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dejavued
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Join date: Jul 2008
Location: Ohio, USA
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nutrition's been good. finally pulled my head out of my ass after getting in a blah/negative place last week.

for me it's pretty much half mental and half just making myself go through the motions of doing the right things to feel better even when they sound like the last things on earth i wanna do.

and i finally reminded myself that if you want the good things in life you'll never get them by focusing on the bad. period.

got in a quick workout....

hip mobility
bb fsq: 60 x 8; 90 x 5; 125 x 3; 145 x 1, 1, 1
low handle trap bar deadlift from deficit (plates): 140 x 8; 210 x 6, 6

short and sweet. just trying to get back to feeling good and positive and on top of the world.

off to work. yay.

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mom-in-MD
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Join date: Sep 2005
Location: Maryland, USA
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hope life gets more good-er

:)

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cholulalula
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dejavued wrote:
for me it's pretty much half mental and half just making myself go through the motions of doing the right things to feel better even when they sound like the last things on earth i wanna do.

and i finally reminded myself that if you want the good things in life you'll never get them by focusing on the bad. period.



yes. this. as cliche as it is, the fake it til you make it thing always worked for me too. glad you're in a better spot.

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Mascherano
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Aww, Deja! Glad things are looking up, mama.

Sometimes it is work to get your head in the right place, boy do I know it. But life is short, sometimes you just gotta let things go.

At any rate, good on you for keeping the eats tight and hitting the gym. Keep plugging!

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nlmain
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Join date: Sep 2005
Location: Quebec, CAN
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be the duck: let the rain wash over you and keep the important positive stuff close to your heart for warmth.

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arachne12
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Join date: Feb 2009
Location: Colorado, USA
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dejavued wrote:
for me it's pretty much half mental and half just making myself go through the motions of doing the right things to feel better even when they sound like the last things on earth i wanna do.



True, right here. ^ Keep it up, doll.

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dejavued
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Join date: Jul 2008
Location: Ohio, USA
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man soooooooo freakin busy. need a schedule change so bad!

anyways got in a long workout with the 50 lb db sunday.

box squats monday.

and today got in a quick workout:

fsq: 90 x 8; 140 x 3; 170 x 1
bb bp: 60 x 8; 90 x 6; 120 x 4, 2
pullups (pronated grip): bw x 8

been keeping the nutrition in check on work days. slowly leaning out. want this for the long term so just have to keep on trucking and enjoy the nice, slow, snailpaced progress.

forcing in workouts when i can.....but have absolutely no free time lately.

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kimbakimba
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Join date: Apr 2009
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Strong front squats, deja! I hope you get a work schedule change so that you can enjoy life a bit more.

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brute_fury
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Join date: Oct 2005
Location: Colorado, USA
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DEJA!!! Summer isn't too far! warmth..long days..and hopefully less work madness.

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dejavued
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Join date: Jul 2008
Location: Ohio, USA
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yah i am CERTAINLY dreaming of summer. and since winter skipped us so far up here i'm feelin lucky. sure it can still hit us hard....but at least it's not gonna be four straight months of it. yay!

fun valentines weekend with the pearl.

back to bidness today.

workout:

bb dl: 185 x 6; 255 x 4; 295 x 3, 2
trapbar dl (low handle): 210 x 10
bb mp: 60 x 8; 80 x 6; 90 x 4; 95 x 3; 75 x 8

short n sweet.

two night shifts, a day and a half off, then rotate to the new schedule. at least it's sposed to be finalized that way by wednesday. i'll believe it then. my hopes are DEFINITELY up though.

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nlmain
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Join date: Sep 2005
Location: Quebec, CAN
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keeping my fingers crossed for you XX

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arachne12
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Join date: Feb 2009
Location: Colorado, USA
Posts: 1240

where my deja?

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dejavued
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Join date: Jul 2008
Location: Ohio, USA
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busy busy beaver!! still been working out and eatin decent. not killer, but pretty good. will get back here one of deese days.

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