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Clutching at silver linings

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by Tobias
on 18 Aug, 20222 minutes read

Hello and welcome back to Tobias Talks.

It's been a tough week to condense into a single blog, but i'll try, I think a simple pros/cons list will help


  • Went to the gym every weekday
  • Hit big compound lifts every session (bench press, squats, deadlifts)
  • possibly gained a small amount of muscle
  • weighed 274 lb yesterday


  • had a takeaway pizza last night
  • weighed 276.6 lb this morning
  • put on a pound compared to this time last week

As you can see, it's been a pretty balanced week, of course I'm not happy about moving further from my goal this week but I was ahead of the goal just yesterday. Perhaps this weight fluctuation will be on my side and I'll be drop a few pounds over the next day, or perhaps any muscle I have put on has forever moved the goalposts.

I am content with my consistency in the gym, been lifting heavy and pushing hard, whilst being careful not to cause any injury.

Moving forward I am going to continue with my diet as it had been going well, minus the takeaway. I'm going to be in the gym 3 times a week minimum and I'm going to keep a level head and keep moving forwards.

I am going to finish this short blog with a teaching from a most hallowed guru, Homer Simpson;

You can't keep blaming yourself, just blame yourself once and move on.

Homer Simpson