Muscle and Brawn Forums
 

Go Back   Muscle and Brawn Forums > Training > Training Logs
Mark Forums Read
Register Articles Members List Search Today's Posts

Notices

Training Logs Keep your training and supplement logs here

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-28-2013, 10:57 AM   #3421
BendtheBar
Bearded Beast of Duloc
Max Brawn
Points: 1,554,481, Level: 100 Points: 1,554,481, Level: 100 Points: 1,554,481, Level: 100
Activity: 49% Activity: 49% Activity: 49%
 
BendtheBar's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 79,789
Training Exp: 20+ years
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Butter
Reputation: 2583792
BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!
Default

Enjoy the rest.
__________________
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Destroy That Which Destroys You

"Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado."


BendtheBar is online now   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 02-28-2013, 11:07 AM   #3422
KD5NFW
13 in 15
Max Brawn
Points: 12,466, Level: 73 Points: 12,466, Level: 73 Points: 12,466, Level: 73
Activity: 37% Activity: 37% Activity: 37%
 
KD5NFW's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: DFW
Posts: 4,766
Training Exp: 3
Training Type: ARGH!!!
Fav Exercise: yes
Fav Supp: meat
Reputation: 423739
KD5NFW is one with Crom!KD5NFW is one with Crom!KD5NFW is one with Crom!KD5NFW is one with Crom!KD5NFW is one with Crom!KD5NFW is one with Crom!KD5NFW is one with Crom!KD5NFW is one with Crom!KD5NFW is one with Crom!KD5NFW is one with Crom!KD5NFW is one with Crom!
Default

Great session Jim!! Hoping that the surgery went well and you will be back at it soon
KD5NFW is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2013, 11:44 AM   #3423
moeheep
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 9,512, Level: 65 Points: 9,512, Level: 65 Points: 9,512, Level: 65
Activity: 6% Activity: 6% Activity: 6%
 
moeheep's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Hastings, Florida
Posts: 3,350
Training Exp: 1.5 years
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: DEADS
Fav Supp: Condense
Reputation: 321283
moeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite member
Default

Jim,

I will be thinking about you all day today!!
__________________
Best Gym Lifts...Dosen't matter....they don't count!

Best Meet Lifts:
Squat = 325
Bench = 210
Dead = 353
Total = 888

The iron is there during my times of happiness, sadness and anger. The iron is there available through the 4 seasons and inclement weather. The iron is there to either comfort me or motivate me. The Iron manages to show me how strong I am or how humble I need to be. The iron does not yell, but it always demands respect. The iron is not a disciplinarian, but when disrespected, I feel it for a long time. The iron does not love or hate, but we definitely share a strong bond. And no matter how far I stay away or for how long, the iron is there, waiting to be lifted.
moeheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2013, 01:22 PM   #3424
markievicz
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 12,998, Level: 74 Points: 12,998, Level: 74 Points: 12,998, Level: 74
Activity: 3% Activity: 3% Activity: 3%
 
markievicz's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Ireland
Posts: 4,151
Training Exp: 2.5yrs
Fav Exercise: OHP
Reputation: 237329
markievicz is a master membermarkievicz is a master membermarkievicz is a master membermarkievicz is a master membermarkievicz is a master membermarkievicz is a master membermarkievicz is a master membermarkievicz is a master membermarkievicz is a master membermarkievicz is a master membermarkievicz is a master member
Default

Best of luck with the surgery Jim,


Sent from my LT30p using Tapatalk 2
__________________
Training Log

Twitter: @markievicz5
YouTube: Markievicz5
markievicz is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2013, 01:55 PM   #3425
linedriver465
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 5,829, Level: 49 Points: 5,829, Level: 49 Points: 5,829, Level: 49
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
 
linedriver465's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 1,840
Training Exp: 3.5 years
Training Type: Volume
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Caffeine
Reputation: 76586
linedriver465 is a lifting beastlinedriver465 is a lifting beastlinedriver465 is a lifting beastlinedriver465 is a lifting beastlinedriver465 is a lifting beastlinedriver465 is a lifting beastlinedriver465 is a lifting beastlinedriver465 is a lifting beastlinedriver465 is a lifting beastlinedriver465 is a lifting beastlinedriver465 is a lifting beast
Default

Best of luck with the surgery brother!
linedriver465 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2013, 03:46 PM   #3426
Squatter
Squatatron
Max Brawn
Points: 27,624, Level: 98 Points: 27,624, Level: 98 Points: 27,624, Level: 98
Activity: 99% Activity: 99% Activity: 99%
 
Squatter's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: JimGym/CrewGym
Posts: 10,453
Training Exp: 20 Years
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: Squat & Deadlift
Fav Supp: Collagen
Reputation: 742772
Squatter is one with Crom!Squatter is one with Crom!Squatter is one with Crom!Squatter is one with Crom!Squatter is one with Crom!Squatter is one with Crom!Squatter is one with Crom!Squatter is one with Crom!Squatter is one with Crom!Squatter is one with Crom!Squatter is one with Crom!
Default

Thanks everyone for the well wishes!

The surgery lasted about 1 hour and it was a success!

I had the choice of anesthesia or freezing. I chose to not be put asleep so that I would be able to feast after I was released. There were steaks and ribs dancing around inside my head all day. We went to a restaurant that had all you can eat pork back ribs after I was released.

The surgery itself was quite interesting considering I was awake. They covered my left eye so there was less chance of a freak out lol. However, I am used to them coming at me with needles, so no worries. They froze my eye by putting a needle under my eyeball - and yes, I could feel my eyeball move.All I could see with the right eye was the color blue and sometimes the shadows of instruments. The operation was basically an incision into the Sclera (white portion of eye), clean out the gunk and blood, all the while being careful to not "upset" the Birdshot, and fix a couple of things in there as well.

After the eye patch removal, I could not see anything except a tiny bit of light. It was, and still is for that matter, an experience in what it is truly like to be blind. The surgeon did promise me the vision will slowly return in the coming weeks while the eye heals. There is also a gas bubble in the eye which is supposed to go away on it's own, along with the stitches.

I was also told it will be at least 6 weeks, if not 8, before I will be cleared to lift again. Not sure how to handle the withdrawal! I am continuing on with the cut however, which will be even more difficult as I get more and more bored sitting around at home. I am not allowed to do anything. Currently, I weigh in at 222 lbs, which is 13 lbs lost in 7 weeks - all with no calorie counting. The changes to diet include eating for auto immune, which involved giving up all dairy, potato's, and tomato's - three foods which were a staple here, especially tomato's with an Italian wife. It's been tough so far, but if I can cold turkey wheat, gluten, smoking, and drinking, I can do this. Just when I thought my diet couldn't get any cleaner haha.

I am really looking forward to resuming JB's program, although I am quite sure I will be much weaker. I want to time the end of my cut with my return to lifting, so that I can slowly return to a "just right" calorie surplus and go after my 500 pull, 450+ squaat, and 315 bench. MedX Back Bitch rehab will resume as well when cleared to lift. Being well rested with a healthy back and lifting the JB way is definitely something well worth waiting for.

I also hope to get back to reading all the journals as I can. It all depends on how long my left eye wants to look at a computer screen.

This is me the day after the surgery:

__________________
My Favorite Part Of Lifting Is Having The Opportunity
Meet PR's: (May 2014)
Squat 475 lbs
Bench: 286 lbs
Deadlift: 501 lbs
Total: 1262 lbs
Age: 50

Gym PR's:
Squat: 495 lbs
Bench: 300 lbs
Deadlift: 520 lbs
Total: 1315 Lbs
Age 50
Squatter is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2013, 03:50 PM   #3427
EliteDreams
Moderation is for cowards
Max Brawn
Points: 12,838, Level: 73 Points: 12,838, Level: 73 Points: 12,838, Level: 73
Activity: 27% Activity: 27% Activity: 27%
 
EliteDreams's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: N Ga Mountains
Posts: 5,603
Training Exp: Started 5/2/11
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: PRs
Fav Supp: Steak
Reputation: 442252
EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!
Default

So glad to hear that!!!!

Enjoy the relaxation best you can slim Jim!
__________________
"Thats you, a new creation born of tragedy, but capable of greatness." - jdmalm123


The gates of hell have been unlocked, headstones pushed aside!
EliteDreams is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2013, 03:53 PM   #3428
BendtheBar
Bearded Beast of Duloc
Max Brawn
Points: 1,554,481, Level: 100 Points: 1,554,481, Level: 100 Points: 1,554,481, Level: 100
Activity: 49% Activity: 49% Activity: 49%
 
BendtheBar's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 79,789
Training Exp: 20+ years
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Butter
Reputation: 2583792
BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!
Default

Welcome back Jim. Much love your way hombre. Recover quickly. Glad to hear everything went well.

Quote:
I was also told it will be at least 6 weeks, if not 8, before I will be cleared to lift again. Not sure how to handle the withdrawal!
Your strength will come back quickly. It always does. Plus you should have all the little nagging injuries nice and healed.
__________________
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Destroy That Which Destroys You

"Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado."


BendtheBar is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2013, 03:57 PM   #3429
SecondsOut
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 1,960, Level: 26 Points: 1,960, Level: 26 Points: 1,960, Level: 26
Activity: 15% Activity: 15% Activity: 15%
 
SecondsOut's Avatar
 

Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 779
Fav Exercise: Squat
Fav Supp: Oxidane
Reputation: 68942
SecondsOut is a lifting beastSecondsOut is a lifting beastSecondsOut is a lifting beastSecondsOut is a lifting beastSecondsOut is a lifting beastSecondsOut is a lifting beastSecondsOut is a lifting beastSecondsOut is a lifting beastSecondsOut is a lifting beastSecondsOut is a lifting beastSecondsOut is a lifting beast
Default

i truly hope this is the last medical/body-related thing you have to deal with for a long time. you've had more than your fair share of doctors and procedures! get well soon
SecondsOut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2013, 04:09 PM   #3430
IrishHitman
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 6,200, Level: 51 Points: 6,200, Level: 51 Points: 6,200, Level: 51
Activity: 4% Activity: 4% Activity: 4%
 
IrishHitman's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Northport, AL, USA
Posts: 943
Training Exp: 8
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Squats
Fav Supp: Chili Oil
Reputation: 75970
IrishHitman is a lifting beastIrishHitman is a lifting beastIrishHitman is a lifting beastIrishHitman is a lifting beastIrishHitman is a lifting beastIrishHitman is a lifting beastIrishHitman is a lifting beastIrishHitman is a lifting beastIrishHitman is a lifting beastIrishHitman is a lifting beastIrishHitman is a lifting beast
Default

Glad to hear everything went well, Jimbo. You're a braver man than I for staying awake. I could probably do it, but like to think I couldn't. Getting back to nearly 100% is gonna feel nice when you lift, I'm sure. Be easy man. Heal quickly.
__________________
My Training Log

"If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride - and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards."
~Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant

1 March 2014
SQUAT: 650 lbs
BENCH: 340 lbs
DEADLIFT: 580 lbs
TOTAL: 1570 lbs
IrishHitman is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
bad, good, journalthe, squatter, ugly


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tank316's Journal tank316 Training Logs 216 03-13-2014 07:20 PM
DW's Journal DieselWeasel Training Logs 1393 09-08-2013 11:32 AM
8/23 ME Bench- Ugly J_Byrd Video 8 11-15-2012 07:43 AM
Good eats. Chocolate Almond cake thats good for you. Rich Knapp Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 2 11-27-2011 10:36 AM
Chad?s Meet Results and A Very Ugly Squat Tug Gibson General Board 0 01-21-2011 12:07 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.