day 2292 – gutsy testing

img_20200124_1549582392730685212064989.jpghonest to god i was super scared when i made the call to test my stupid foot, but also super excited to be on the platform. my workout got amended to only what my body can manage now. the first part was mainly accessory exercise for back and traps. i did get to work on some light snatch variations later on. i wouldn’t say it didn’t hurt because it did a bit. it’s humbling that after two weeks of bed rest and inactivity, i’ve lost a lot of strength. i’m hoping the muscle memory is there and will come back to me quick. either way, i’m just happy to be back doing some form of olympic lifting

day 1022 – landed in hong kong

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much of the day was spent trapped in a confined plane, but i finally made it out to see some light. it’s kind of hard to keep track since i lose a day due to crossing numerous time zones. luckily the seat next to mine was not occupied, which made the thirteen hour flight a tad better. during the plane ride, i jotted down many things in my notebook including some upcoming plans, goals, thoughts and reflections that i want to attack and achieve once i get from this trip. i also got a chance to watch the movie fantastic four

the weather is humid but fortunately it’s not too hot today. everything went smoothly as i took the double decker out of airport and my parents were there to meet me at the terminus station near my grandma’s place. it has been a week since i saw my parents; they were very glad to see me, and so was i. i went to bed before 11pm because plane rides are very taxing

day 913 – off limits

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i had to stay away from legs exercises all week long because of my shin issues, today was no exception. it hasn’t allowed me to walk or drive properly, let alone handle any lower body exercises – trust me, i was crazy enough to try. a couple days of inactivity and so called rest, and i’m sad to say my legs are still off limit. i still got to do what i got to do, so i guess today is yet another upper body day. i’m almost begging my shins to heal up so i can go about my business