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Old 02-02-2014, 10:41 AM   #4
carter
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S/C/G: 275/155/189/???

Height: 5'5"

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Blown what? Really, what do you think you blow if you don't exercise for some period of time?

If you miss a few workouts, you don't instantly gain back all the weight you lost. You don't instantly lose all the strength and endurance you've gained. To the contrary it's probably a good thing for your body to have a rest week every once in a while.

And even if you do miss enough workouts that you do undo most of your progress - still, what have you blown?

Definitely, go easier on yourself. Missing workouts, just like eating off plan, is not a sin or a crime. There's nothing to feel guilty about. Just put it behind you and go do your next workout. Absolute perfection need not be your goal; but even if it is, there is no moral failing implied, no punishment due, for not quite attaining absolute perfection all the time.
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High weight: 275 (August 2009) *** Low weight: 155 (October 2012)
Today, working off a partial regain. Current weight: 189.
Goals:
* Make the best choice I can make, with every choice.
* Remember that the temptation in front of me is not the last of its kind that I will ever see; say "I'll pass today."
* Say "no!" to my whiny inner five-year-old.

Last edited by carter; 02-02-2014 at 10:42 AM.
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