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I have no recollection of what I said in that thread.
I don't think I would be welcomed back. In any case, my blood pressure has dropped because of the banning, and my doctor is quite pleased.
For some reason, I keep getting notified by people liking old CE posts of mine, even though I got banned there like four years ago. (Maybe three, I don't remember). Not complaining, but it seems odd.
Deadlift 225x13. That seems pretty good. Going to up the weight next time.
I made Steak Diane, which is like 50 years "out of date" but I loved it. Also Pommes Pont Neuf, but I didn't crisp them enough.
I am reading War and Peace, which I last picked up 25 years ago and barely remember. (Somehow I remember Anna Karenina quite well, though). It is making me very happy. It's great to read something with this towering reputation and not be let down at all but think "Yep, fully justified."
OK, my first workout back I benched 160x10x10x18 (failure). That was about 20% down from my peak weight. (Bench is always dumbbell). Today I did 160x12x12x20, so better. Peak deadlift was 280x5. I never do more than one set and never go past 5. Today I deloaded 20%, so 225. Was able to do 9 reps. I still had the strength to do more but my left wrist was killing me. Hurt like hell just above the base of the thumb. This pain has been there since before I took my...
Took a week off and now trying this. Deloaded by 20%. Failure on last set. Feel quite wobbly when it's over. We shall see.
birdseye sucks
^^^ had some of that last Dec, it was smokin'
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