day 2057 – front squats

been concentrating on going heavy with front squats for the past several weeks and progress is there. i really wanted to build the strength back up; started barely cracking the century mark to now being able to hit one twenty five for working sets. i’m not far off from one plate front squats and think hitting it before my birthday is totally doable. i feel the power exercises has translated well with my explosiveness. i just feel like i tend to hold back sometimes because i want to ensure i can control them properly


day 967 – reebok crossfitters


so excited my new reebok crossfits arrived in the mail today. i tried them on immediately after getting home and they fit and feel amazing on my feet. i have a strong feeling i am going to fall in love with this once i get this into the gym. this is the first reebok shoes i bought since my early 2000s basketball shoes. now i can fully retire my first generation free run that served me so well day in day out. impulsive purchases got the better of me as with many other occasions; i definitely need to hold back for a while

day 495 – chocolate block


the inevitable christmas chocolates are starting to flood in like crazy. at first i was puzzled when i opened the box and the first thing i saw was the metal hammer. it all makes sense after i flipped open the wrapper to find a thirteen inch by eight inch solid block of milk chocolate. i guess it all makes sense when the gift was coming from engineers. that’s a lot of chocolate to be had, how can i keep my hands off this??

day 327 – bills piling


piling on those expenses many of which i don’t know if they are considered necessities. my bank account certainly took a plunge with the recent credit card activity but maybe it’s all for a good cause. should probably limit those impulse purchases and shopping sprees. online shopping made easy, too easy