Category Archives: Ministry of Health

Health, medicine, and similar matters.

Eating more, and more often

After I shed the initial 5-7 pounds, I stopped losing weight.  Lately, I’ve been eating more, and more often, including more carbs and fats.  …And I’ve been dropping pounds again.  So weird.

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It continues

Strength P90 exercise yesterday, cardio + abs today.  (I picked that instead of running today.  I was barely treading water on week 4, and fear week 5.)

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~Half done with C25k, goal check

Having completed week 4 of Couch to 5k, I am about half done. And the pattern remains: if I run on the day after I do a P90 routine, it’s torturous.   Like, legs saggy and completely without energy after … Continue reading

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A pattern emerges

Whenever I do the strength workout video (Power 90): 1. Kinda sore the next day, but not so much to avoid running.  But after I start, the run is really slow, a little painful, inspires scenarios of quitting half-way through. … Continue reading

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Busy day

0. Had poker last night, got home and asleep around 2am. 1. Brief appearance at next door neighbor boy’s 5th birthday at a park in Campbell.  I ran for about 4 minutes across the park to fetch the car.  Neat. … Continue reading

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Critical update: not sore today

Did an evening run last night, round about 8pm, had some post-run nutrition.  I can tell that I ran, but I’m not at all sore, near as I can tell.  Yay. In case you’re wondering: yes.  YES, this is ‘portnt … Continue reading

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Week 4 in the hizzay

Feels like forever since I last ran.  Anyway, week 4 run 1: in the till.  Ended up doing it at night.  Was outright dark when I finished. It was tough, but my legs were well-rested, and I’m not doing the … Continue reading

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That was not easy.

Just did the last of the week 3 runs.  Each one has gotten harder.  Unexpected.  I’m not sure if it has to do with starting the Power 90 thing after the first run, or a build-up of fatigue on my … Continue reading

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Weekend Update

It is Monday morning, 8:24am, and I have taken a weekend off.  Eon left early on Friday to help her cousin Paloma get married, so I was flying solo.  Saturday I took the kids to a friend’s birthday party, then … Continue reading

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Couch to 5k, week 3 run 2

Back (about 2.5 weeks ago, lo, in ancient times) when I started C25k, that’s all I was doing.  And it was not too easy at first; I really started from, if not the couch, then the office chair.  Earlier this week, … Continue reading

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