Drugs & divorce to happy & healthy-a weight lifting story
Alright, for those of you that, like me, are impatient and scroll past the story, here’s some pictures to get you started. June 9 2012, and June 2013. Now, if that somewhat gets your attention, thanks! In honor of my one year on MFP, I decided I might as well post a story, if for no other reason, to let my friends here…
5 weeks in
Well my husband and I have been doing Paleo now (he's more Primal, he loves his cheese) since October 18th. Between June and October, I had lost 16lbs, and my husband had lost body fat, but not really numbers on the scale. Since starting Paleo, I'm down 15 lbs, and he's down 12lbs. Of course this is just an awesome bonus,…
So my husband and I will be driving from Idaho to Texas next month (1,500 miles). I'll take a cooler, so besides what I've already thought of (jerky, nuts, figs), what Paleo food could I take that wouldn't go bad? The trip will take about 3 days.
Paleo: A visual
This is pretty cool, as I am very visual. I think it's pretty accurate too. Just thought I'd share :smile: http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2jsdXk/www.greatist.com/health/the-ultimate-guide-to-eating-paleo-022012/
Ladies, how much do you bench?
So today was the first time I did flat and incline bench press (I used the Smith machine). I felt like weak sauce. How much does everyone else bench? I just want a comparison for what is reasonable. Thanks!
New friends and lifting fans
Hey everyone! My name is Ali, and I'm 29, a full time history/teaching student, and mom of three (9 1/2, 4, and 3 months). I've yo-yoed my whole life, at one point getting down to my goal weight through cardio and low carb. After getting pregnant, life, etc. I gained it all back years later. I had an epiphany about fitness…