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  • #76
    Oh, hello everyone.

    Here's my update - prepare for pic bomb :P - oh, and by the way, I'm nineteen now!




    I'll keep the writing short but sweet because I'm going out real soon, but the jist of it:
    Saturday
    Saturday was nice. As I last posted, went out with my girlfriend and best friends to grab some Kiwiyo and get given prezzies, which were:
    • Lots of Thomas the Tank Engine stuff (joke, based on my name - easy enough to decipher, now)
    • Batman suit and undies (because freaking Batman)
    • Molasses liquorices
    • Two awesome note things
    • A beer


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    ^^FFyea. My friends know me too well. ^_^

    Oh, and Red Velvet Kiwiyo was in stock! I love that stuff!
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    Afterwards we chilled, went to Laser-tag but it was full, went bowling, but it was full, went to play pool but it was bloody full so we settled for a coffee at the Plant Barn.
    Then I was dropped off at home where my girlfriend went to work and I ate dinner (wedges and dip) and a proteiny dessert shake thing. Then she picked me up at 11 and I stayed at hers for a bit.
    ... Yes, a bit. Was going to stay the night, but her aunt/uncle were drunk and loud with friends, so I left. Eventually called my Dad and he gave me a ride hone, collapsed into bed.

    Sunday

    Woke up to 20+ texts from the girl worry about me... She apparently was asleep when I said I was going out and so had no idea where I was. I did my best to make it up to her. Made us both breakfast:
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    ^That's her breakfast. A bacon omelette with sliced banana/strawberry lightly dusted in powdered sugar and a cup of tea. Only managed to snap that pic - but I had 3 x eggs/bacon/potato along with fried asparagus and a protein shake.

    We spent the whole day in bed - both exhausted, her moreso than me. She fortunately forgave me, then we parted ways and she wished me a happy "last 18th" day.
    Dark chocolate and coffee, running through my veins...

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    • #77
      In terms of nutrition? Hit all my macros and calories for the week. Here are some noms:

      Cottage cheese w/frozen banana/blueberries, honey and cinammon
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      Eaten Saturday after I was dropped off.

      Potatoes, eggs, bacon and asparagus
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      In regards to previous post - oops, found I did take a pic! Ah, well, hers looked nicer, anyway. Served with almond milk/whey shake.

      Chicken with wedges and yoghurt dip and chilli sauce
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      This was legit. This new Yoghurt, clear waters, has the consistency of sour cream with a higher protein amount and better taste, nom.

      Vanilla Milkshake
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      1 scoop whey, two frozen bananas and whole milk. What does it make with a few ice cubes and a new blender? A thick shake of awesomeness, topped with cinnamon, for more awesomeness.
      Parents have been into making shakes lately so they bought a new, far more effective blender. I think I'll have these more often - it was amazing.

      14/10/2013
      My birthday!


      Had Practicum today. It was great... Yes, that is a short summary, but I'll add more when I have more time. I suppose I can say the kids really liked me as they missed me over the break, and that I'm starting up my lesson plans soon

      NUTRITION - Incomplete

      Protein shake and a coffee
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      Two scoops whey, 300ml whole milk, gelatin and coconut oil.

      Chicken sushi
      (No pic, at school)
      Medium grain rice is amazing. Honestly. Holy, freaking, crap. Stickier, goopier, best consistency ever. Never making sushi with any other kind. Hell, this would make a great rice pudding.
      Chicken was leftover from last night.

      Butter in coffee
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      Oh yeah, forgot about this. Found a little pack of 9g butter in my bag, tossed it in my coffee. Nom.

      Current Macros
      P: 161g
      F: 31g
      C: 100g
      Total kcal 1342kcal
      Estimated kcal - OVER 90000000!

      Anyway, hope everyone has a great night! I'll try and post up eats for tonight, but no promises.

      ebrady and Adrian - I'll reply to you ASAP, just been busy of late. ...if you want to talk to an old man, that is. :P

      Dark chocolate and coffee, running through my veins...

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      • #78
        My birthday dinner was amazing.

        At an all you can eat buffet. With my family (Mum, Dad, two younger sisters), closed family friends (Mum's best friend/my "auntie" and her husband, two kids who I've known their whole lives) and my girlfriend. It was brilliant. Best birthday night ever.

        Promised (kinda) noms:

        Dinner
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        Giant steak torn straight off the grill with a delicious line of fat running through it, two mussels garnished in sweet chilli, three shrimp, roast pumpkin and some beetroot. Because goddamn beetroot.

        Dessert(s)
        Sundae with chocolate coated marshmallows, sprinkles and pineapple on top with whipped cream
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        Sundae with chocolate coated marshmallows
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        Sundae with chocolate covered marshmallows on fruit
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        So, uh, yeah: Macros? Over 9000 xD Craps given? Not a single one. How should I say this? YOT19O? Meh, whatever.

        My sisters and girlfriend "bonded" over this amazing piece of art made from the cup of water, crackers and some other stuff:
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        When the waiter came on by to pick it up... Oh my God, look on his face: Lost. My. Shit.

        Anyway, hope everyone has an amazing night! And I'll reply to all those I need to ASAP. Sweet dreams!
        Dark chocolate and coffee, running through my veins...

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        • #79
          Oh, hello everyone.

          Here's my update - prepare for pic bomb :P - oh, and by the way, I'm nineteen now!
          CONGRATULATIONS : 3 BEST WISHES <3

          Lots of Thomas the Tank Engine stuff (joke, based on my name - easy enough to decipher, now)
          Batman suit and undies (because freaking Batman)
          Great ideas for gifts! So funny : D!
          Batman underwear is the best present so far !

          Afterwards we chilled, went to Laser-tag but it was full, went bowling, but it was full, went to play pool but it was bloody full so we settled for a coffee at the Plant Barn.
          LASER TAG *.* Such a pity.. But coffee is always GREAT. No doubts : 3

          Cottage cheese w/frozen banana/blueberries, honey and cinammon
          Foodgasm. This is it.

          Potatoes, eggs, bacon and asparagus
          True PALEO meal! Simple, a lot of nutrients and tasty <3 I really envy you that one

          Giant steak torn straight off the grill with a delicious line of fat running through it, two mussels garnished in sweet chilli, three shrimp, roast pumpkin and some beetroot. Because goddamn beetroot.
          Gimme that shrimp, bro! They look amazing <3 You had such a great time I can see : ) I'm really happy that you have so great gf and family : 3 I wish mine was just like yours...

          So, uh, yeah: Macros? Over 9000 xD Craps given? Not a single one. How should I say this? YOT19O? Meh, whatever.
          You have b-day once a year, EAT MOAR, MOAR & MOAR !

          CONGRATULATIONS ONCE AGAIN.

          And btw I've got some questions about ur protein powder. I have almost persuaded my parents to buy me one... but I still don't know which one xd

          In 100 g there is:
          117 kcals
          26,4 g protein
          1,5 g carbs
          0,9 g fat
          it's whey they say..

          What do you think ?
          Hardgainer trying to gain - my primal journal : http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread91644.html

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          • #80
            NUTRITION

            Protein/BP Coffee
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            Whey, whole milk and cocoa powder and a butter/Coconut oil/gelatin "dish".

            Tuna sushi
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            Eaten at school, but the pic was taken before I left.

            Salmon on Gluten-free pasta
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            Yes, pasta. Do I like pasta? Not really. Was this Primal? Not really (though, it was just made with rice flour, ice, pretty much just white rice in funny shapes... just not the nice consistency and more expensive), so why did I eat it?
            It's Wednesday tomorrow and the girl's coming for dinner, and adores spaghetti, so we're having GF spaghetti bolognaise, so I sampled some pasta to see if it was okay to eat - a lot of GF products are plain vile. This one was just plain plain. So... meh, it'll do.'
            The salmon was delicious, though. And there were veggies in it, because I'm a healthy mofo. (Yes, that it is also an entire 250g of pasta, because I hate to half-arse things )

            Poverty dessert sludge
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            Of peace. GY, blueberries, cinammon banana and honey. I kinda like GY... kinda.

            MACROS:
            P: 165g
            F: 60g
            C: 380g
            Total: 2643kcal


            Originally posted by Adrian View Post
            Great ideas for gifts! So funny : D!
            Batman underwear is the best present so far !
            You're goddamn right

            Originally posted by Adrian View Post
            True PALEO meal! Simple, a lot of nutrients and tasty <3 I really envy you that one : D
            Ha! That actually was my most PALEO meal (minus the protein powder) I've had in ages. Eggs, taters, veg and meat with a glass of dairy free milk. Whoa!

            Originally posted by Adrian View Post
            Gimme that shrimp, bro! They look amazing <3 You had such a great time I can see : ) I'm really happy that you have so great gf and family : 3 I wish mine was just like yours...



            You have b-day once a year, EAT MOAR, MOAR & MOAR !
            Dude. You have no idea. The shrimp was like, crunchy proteiny chips of foodgasmic proportion, the mussels I could feel were instantaneously fueling my muscles (jokes were made, I assure you, not a single pun was spared) and that steak... my God that steak!
            Have you ever tried pork belly? That gelatinous cut of juicy delicious fat running through it? That was in my steak. It was, in the words of my girlfriend, amazeballs.

            Originally posted by Adrian View Post
            And btw I've got some questions about ur protein powder. I have almost persuaded my parents to buy me one... but I still don't know which one xd

            In 100 g there is:
            117 kcals
            26,4 g protein
            1,5 g carbs
            0,9 g fat
            it's whey they say..

            What do you think : ) ?
            What do I think?

            Well, first off, I think it's great your parents are coming around about the protein powder. It really is quite cheap per serving of protein in the long run over meat, and could help your budget.

            In terms of the powder... I hope you made a typo... if not, that is the worst protein powder I have ever seen in my life. 100g = 26g of protein?! WHAT? That's, like, chicken breast or pork loin macros, not powder! You'd expect that from 30g or one scoop of protein, but for 100g? That's a crazy price, I'd recommend another brand.
            ...Unless it was a typo

            Originally posted by ebrady98
            *Batmannodofapproval.jpeg*
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            Originally posted by ebrady98
            Hnng, i remember you telling me about this.

            It looks fruity. :P
            What is that supposed to imply? Gurlfraaaand.

            Originally posted by ebrady98
            Laser tag is the bomb. Shame you couldn't get in : (

            Mind you, coffee. Worthy compromise.



            Jesus, take the wheel *drools*

            I think this will be my recovery shake of choice, if possible. : D
            It is, and I haven't been in years... but that was a damn good coffee.

            Yeah. Just need a crapton of ice cubes, frozen fruit and a good banana with a liquid. Heavenly.

            Originally posted by ebrady98
            Ew, no. Get away.

            :P
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            Originally posted by ebrady98
            I think the technical term is "YOLO"? Not sure, didn't take sociology. ; )

            Strong jealousy is radiating from my ice-cream craving state. That food looks amazing!

            And yeah, screw cals, macros etc. That shit can be taken into account for another day. : P
            YOT19O - You Only Turn 19 Once. Sociology? I point and laugh at sociologists which baffles them more than you could believe, thus furthering their education.

            Any normal day: "Does this food fit my macros?"

            Birthday/Christmas "What in dafuq is a macro?"

            Anyway, hope everyone has a great night! I'll talk in the morning just before school, maybe even mention the past two school days and two workouts I did. (Have just been posting the eats of late as hardest part to stick with)
            Dark chocolate and coffee, running through my veins...

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            • #81
              Originally posted by Shadowknight137 View Post
              Saturday 21/09/13





              TRAINING – Deadlift DAY
              Deadlift 5x 77.5/90/100/112.5
              Squat: 5x60/65/65/65/65
              Push Up Challenge:48
              Notes:
              • I OWNED the push up challenge! I haven't done push ups in ages, butn managed to dish out a straight 48 with perfect form. My opponent got 55 push ups, but one of the PT's at the gym noted I was doing proper push ups (all the way down) whilst hers were not 100% legit. Am I satisfied? Hell no. Rematch on the 19th, and I'm gonna practice for it.



              Managed to snap some pics in the locker room - terrible quality, I know, but I'm gonna put them here to compare with past pictures.

              1 Year ago, roughly between 48-50kg (103-110lbs):
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              [ATTACH=CONFIG]13207[/ATTACH]

              Today, 60 maybe 61 kg (132-134lbs)
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              [ATTACH=CONFIG]13210[/ATTACH]
              ^And a back pic snapped at home.

              I am quite happy with my progress thus far, and look forward to continuing my bulk.
              Im still on page 3 bt OMG ur progress is AMAZING , keep going !!

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              • #82
                The shrimp was like, crunchy proteiny chips of foodgasmic proportion, the mussels I could feel were instantaneously fueling my muscles (jokes were made, I assure you, not a single pun was spared) and that steak... my God that steak!
                Have you ever tried pork belly? That gelatinous cut of juicy delicious fat running through it? That was in my steak. It was, in the words of my girlfriend, amazeball
                I love shrimp too! But my parents can't stand the smell of fresh ones.. So you know.. I can't have them too often tbh : ) Ofc I have tried pork belly! I sometimes bake it in the oven.. Last time I had it in June I think.. Long time ago : (

                In terms of the powder... I hope you made a typo... if not, that is the worst protein powder I have ever seen in my life. 100g = 26g of protein?! WHAT? That's, like, chicken breast or pork loin macros, not powder! You'd expect that from 30g or one scoop of protein, but for 100g? That's a crazy price, I'd recommend another brand.
                ...Unless it was a typo
                Ooops. 26g per once serving (30g) Excuse me!

                Of peace. GY, blueberries, cinammon banana and honey. I kinda like GY... kinda.
                Looks PRETTY SWEET Good idea ; 3
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                • #83
                  I just finished reading ur journal and I know I'm late but
                  HAPPY BIRTHDAY! !!
                  it sounds like it was amazing and OMG I can believe u ate 3 sundaes !?!
                  Nt macros or anything bt how did u stomach it
                  Bt GOD that dinner looks amazing and I love ur journal looking forward to reading more

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                  • #84
                    ...Well, I'm sick of just posting my macros and saying "I'll post more later". Screw that. It's 11:30pm, but I'll post a bit now.

                    Past few days have been pretty great, getting back into the swing of things in practicum. I love working with the kids, and they love me - same mental age, right.
                    Downsides of the work?
                    The staffroom:
                    • Really boring, teachers seem to associate in their own little groups. Like kids, I guess. The three of us student teachers just awkwardlysit at a centre table and eat our lunch, occasionally being talked to, but even then, it just feels unnatural. Not to mention. everyone is so damn judgemental of food. My sushi? Comments daily. Annoying as hell. That said, teachers seem to eat plate upon plate of salad. Salasaladsaladsalad, grassgrassgrassgrassgrasscarrot. It's crazy.


                    That's about it, really.
                    Past couple of days I've been more active in the class. I've started taking the morning role and have perfected the art of not mispronouncing names, which I know is really annoying to the kids. I've even started reading to them after lunch - so far a book on snake-shaped-cakes and old ladies eating bugs, tomorrow I plan on doing one about a turkey being tricked into eating sheep poop. I love my job.

                    I also have my first lesson plan tomorrow! Reading a book and predicting what will happen next every couple pages. Wish me luck!

                    We also are introducing volleyball to the school. So our Monday staff meeting was, well, volleyball. Have you ever seen teachers play volleyball? No? You're missing out on outrageous comedy.

                    Today is Wednesday, so my girlfriend came around for dinner We decided she'd leave at 8... but yeah, at 10:30pm we parted ways

                    Now, teh macros of peace and justice.

                    NUTRITION:

                    Protein and BP/Gelatin coffee.
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                    Same as always. Protein powder with milk (whole) and coconut oil/gelatin coffee.

                    Salmon sushi
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                    Yesterday leftovers. Best sushi yet, this is half of it - I split it 50/50 for morning tea and lunch. Had at morning tea (this one) with a black tea, because the other alternatives are tea with skim or trim milk. Bleh.

                    Gelatin
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                    Just sweet gelatin for when I got home.

                    NACHOS!
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                    The girl came around and we were gonna have gluten-free spaghetti... but I had too much pasta yesterday, and on the way home I chatted to one of the boys in my class and he was picking up sour cream from the dairy for nachos. Turns out it's his favourite meal, too... pretty much set my mind on it. Was out of kumara, so served on red potatoes - consensus? Still awesome. Topped with CC.
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                    She still had hers with spaghetti. She loves the stuff :P

                    Stuffed Baked apple and ice cream
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                    Baked granny smith stuffed with dates, orange peel and two scoops French vanilla.

                    Macros
                    P: 180g
                    F: 103g
                    C: 282g
                    Total: 2752kcal

                    I didn't log the cottage cheese or the GF molasse liquorice, since I'm finishing that tomorrow, so I logged it then. Why bother, amirite?
                    Dark chocolate and coffee, running through my veins...

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                    • #85
                      Originally posted by Adrian View Post
                      I love shrimp too! But my parents can't stand the smell of fresh ones.. So you know.. I can't have them too often tbh : ) Ofc I have tried pork belly! I sometimes bake it in the oven.. Last time I had it in June I think.. Long time ago : (
                      Really? Pity, that - ah well, their loss. Have you tried buying them frozen?

                      Since my parents had some last week, I hadn't had pork belly in over a year... tragedy

                      Originally posted by Adrian View Post
                      Ooops. 26g per once serving (30g) : D Excuse me!
                      LOL. I hoped so

                      In that case, yes, it seems like an excellent protein powder. What are the ingredients?

                      Originally posted by Adrian View Post
                      Looks PRETTY SWEET : D Good idea ; 3
                      Pssh. Nothing compared to this:
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                      Srsly. You'e the CC sludge king around here

                      Originally posted by ebrady98
                      This sounds weird, but I used to be a huge fan of plain pasta. I seriously used to cook up a batch and eat it, piece by piece (or shape by shape, depending on the pasta ) while doing homework or watching a movie or something. Can't tell you why. I mean, it's got practically no taste.
                      *
                      That is seriously weird, but I kinda get it, It's like how I don't mind the taste of plain rice or potatoes/chips. IMO it's the starch we're craving that makes us just nibble away despite the blandness.

                      I know the feel, too. Used to eat pretty much 1/2 a box of weetbix a day back before coeliacs :P


                      Originally posted by ebrady98
                      Maybe I was just addicted to what or something.
                      *
                      Personally, I find I have an insatiable appetite for 'that's'.

                      Originally posted by ebrady98
                      I lol'd.

                      Looks nice, though! (GY? Am I supposed to know what this means? :/)
                      Whoops.

                      Sorry. GY = Greek Yoghurt. A bit like how CC = Cottage Cheese and PB can be Primal Blueprint or Peanut Butter, depending on where you are. Primal Blueprint Journals? PB & J you, say?!

                      Originally posted by ebrady98
                      Oh ssssstop!
                      Honey I'm fabulouth.

                      Originally posted by ebrady98
                      Christmas = I am pregnant with food twins. I blame my grandma's cooking. Oh, and all the chocolate I recieve that day can't help ; )
                      And be proud of it Too many people actually worry about Christmas and their dietary needs rather than enjoy it with family. If there's any time of year to say "I don't give a rats arse", it's your birthday and Christmas. I mean, come on: who would want to diet with Christmas food around? Lol.

                      Originally posted by egyption grok View Post
                      I just finished reading ur journal and I know I'm late but
                      HAPPY BIRTHDAY! !!
                      it sounds like it was amazing and OMG I can believe u ate 3 sundaes !?!
                      Nt macros or anything bt how did u stomach it : p
                      Bt GOD that dinner looks amazing and I love ur journal looking forward to reading more ; )

                      Thanks!

                      And yeah, I do that. <<Fatkidatheart.
                      How did I stomach it? Like a charm, actually. I did my best to stay away from particularly fibrous foods, like veggies. Screws with my bowels (yay, TMI).

                      I'll reply to your and the others journals tomorrow when I can - 12:03am as I post this, gotta be up at 5:00am! YAY INSOMNIA!

                      Everyone have an amazing day/night/twilight and I look forward to chatting next time!
                      Dark chocolate and coffee, running through my veins...

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                      • #86
                        Im really happy to see future teacher who likes working with children! you seem do be doing pretty well in ur class, keep It up & good luck with ur lesson plan
                        That apple looks delicious you nuked It or baked in the oven?
                        About the shrimp.. I bought them frozen once Or twice but they weren't as good. I'll try another brand maybe. The largest ones ofc!

                        Have a good night and enjoy ur day! I'm sure you'll do fine as always !



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                        • #87
                          Originally posted by Adrian View Post
                          Im really happy to see future teacher who likes working with children! you seem do be doing pretty well in ur class, keep It up & good luck with ur lesson plan
                          k
                          Cheers

                          It went alright. Spent a lot of time trying to get two boys to shut up and pay attention to what I was saying. The rest of the kids were great, though! I even got to run another P.E session.

                          Also booked for two whole days of the whole class next Wednes/Thursday - the latter day I am being assessed by a visiting lecturer. I'm taking lessons mainly on P.E and reading, because I'm me and I'm awesome.

                          I love the feel of helping kids progress. There's this one who struggles with writing, and I helped him write ore in a session than he has all year. Feelsgood.jpg

                          Work is keeeping me buuuusy.

                          Originally posted by Adrian View Post
                          That apple looks delicious you nuked It or baked in the oven?
                          Baked apples > microwaved explosion. Srsly, try it, it's amazing.

                          So, today, managed to get some lifts in.

                          TRAINING - "Some lifts"

                          Bench:
                          10xBar/50
                          5x65
                          70x/5/5/4/Asshole/3
                          60x10/10/10

                          OHP
                          10xBar/30/35
                          40x8/6/6/6/7

                          Notes
                          • Tired, so left earlier than usual. "Earlier"... it was roughly 6:30pm.
                          • There was an asshole going around the gym giving advice to everyone. Made the mistake of asking him to spot me "You need a wider grip" "Yea, sure" "You know you're working your triceps more than your chest, right?" "Oh, sure". Moron doesn't get his grip width is vastly different to someone shorter than him in height and arm width. Ugh, took the weight off everything on that set. Not a single weight was lifted that time. Jackass.
                          • There was a lovely lady squatting whilst I was OHPing, though. Very friendly. We chatted a bit. I like cool people at the gym, take my mind off the assholes. (Peeved/10)



                          NUTRITION

                          Protein shake/gelatin coffee
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                          Whey, 300ml milk and gelatin coffee. The usual.

                          Pear and molasse liquorice
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                          NOM! Liquorice is awesome. Snacked on this stuff all day, forgot how much I missed this. And a pear.

                          Baked red potatoes
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                          Eaten cold at lunch in the staff room. Just got off duty and had to wolf it down, ffs.

                          Bacon wedges
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                          Diced bacon and mushrooms with cottage cheese on kumara wedges. Fun fact: most of the cottage cheese is actually in the mix; I fried the bacon and mushrooms, then added cottage cheese - it melted and added a delicious flavour and consistency. Savoury sludge mix-ins?

                          Raspberry Gelatin with Strawberries and Marshmallow Fluff
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                          Yes. Because goddamn fluff. Anyone here ever tried it? It's delicious. Girlfriend loves it. Had a "measured teaspoon" of it in her hot chocolate yesterday (pretty much 1/3rd the jar, lol)

                          Macros
                          P: 136g
                          F: 64g
                          C: 413g
                          Total 2562g

                          It's kinda funny. Today I was on lunch duty and had to go around and make sure the kids had eaten all their lunch and - despite being coeliac, understanding grains contain many anti-nutrients and frequenting Primal/Paleo forums and (mostly) eating in this way, I made damn sure those kids ate their sandwiches. They want to go and play? Fine, but you'd better eat those PB&J sammies your Mum put in the effort to make for you. Those kids need the calories, srsly, they run around like mad!

                          This reminds me - I'll be up early enough in the morning to check replies (brb now about to pass out deleriously, spent the evening writing up lesson plans) - can I get some lunch suggestions? Instead of cold, baked potatoes (today) or sushi since I haven't had time to make any, does anyone have an idea of a relatively good meal to bring along?
                          (Aware that "meal plan" ideas are stupid and just eat whole foods, ie, fruit, whatever, but seriously have no idea what to bring. Pretty sure teachers in the staff room think I'm weird drinking gelatin coffee and eating cold taters and liquorice, and came damn close to maybe bring tomorrow some kumara with marshmallow fluff on it. Because... I dunno. Shock?
                          Dark chocolate and coffee, running through my veins...

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                          • #88
                            Yup there r those kids thay will always drive u crazy, I have living examples at home Im happy ur having a good time and ur enjoying urself to the max
                            OMG ur food is literally making me drool !!
                            The bacon wedges and the berries with FLUFF!!

                            And for stuff to take with u , y dnt u take "salads" like ebrady and stuff them with fish or meat and potatoes or kumara (I think that wat its called )
                            Way to go on those lifts , keep going
                            And damn I know those jackasses bt also sometimes while im working out I find someone doing something wrong like nt going deep enough in benches and squats so I tell them or if they are suddenly releasing in there eccentric movement and that could cause them a sprain so I tell them just for their own good u know and probably when he took off all the weight from u he probably didnt realize it and was just helping , once my sister was spotting me and it was her first time so she literally carried all the weight I got so pissed bt then I realized she ws just helpin

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                            • #89
                              18/10/2013

                              Cottage cheese, blueberries and banana.
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                              I had breakfast for the first time in who knows how long. Inspired by the CC King himself, who gave me the amazing idea of slicing bananas.

                              Pear, Baked kumara wedges and pork rinds
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                              I hate eating in the staff room. Feels so awkward. Pork rinds = really crunch. Pears = too juicy and dribbly. I've always hated eating around people who actually have a degree of power over me, well, I've always hated eating in general.

                              [B"Cinnamon Roll" Kiwiyo[/B]
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                              A whole tub of the stuff. Got it after saying farewell to the girl and my friend. Verdict? Well, I love cinnamon so HNNNNNNG

                              Salmon on medium-grain rice with veggies
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                              Because I love bro meals.
                              (But srsly, salmon is delicious)

                              Hot cocoa with marshmallow fluff
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                              Hit my macros for the day.Cocoa powder, fluff, cinammon, some strawbs and I tossed a couple more marshmallows on top later. (no pic)
                              Not sure why I'm on a marshmallow rampage right now. 'tis strange.

                              Macros
                              P: 161g
                              F: 63g
                              C: 372g
                              Total: 2653kcal




                              19/10/2013

                              Got a busy day today.

                              Got, like, 10-15 lesson plans to et up, so just gonna reply to some messages, kill it in the gym and get home to drawl my way through them.
                              Fortunately, I'm a nerd and a fantasist, so I'll be able to do them pretending I'm doing something else

                              Hope everyone has a great day! And thanks for reading!
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                              • #90
                                Originally posted by egyption grok View Post
                                Yup there r those kids thay will always drive u crazy, I have living examples at home : p Im happy ur having a good time and ur enjoying urself to the max : D
                                Cheers And yeah, kids can be that way. I just have to get the friend/authorative figure bond done right.

                                Originally posted by egyption grok View Post
                                OMG ur food is literally making me drool !! : p
                                The bacon wedges and the berries with FLUFF!! : D
                                Fluff = <3
                                And bacon, well, obviously equal bacon, to which there is no greater power.

                                Originally posted by egyption grok View Post
                                Way to go on those lifts , keep going ; )
                                And damn I know those jackasses bt also sometimes while im working out I find someone doing something wrong like nt going deep enough in benches and squats so I tell them or if they are suddenly releasing in there eccentric movement and that could cause them a sprain so I tell them just for their own good u know and probably when he took off all the weight from u he probably didnt realize it and was just helping , once my sister was spotting me and it was her first time so she literally carried all the weight : p I got so pissed bt then I realized she ws just helpin
                                p
                                I get you.

                                But this guy was just going around, throwing out advice to everyone. Pretty much "hey, look at me! I can lift, too!". There's nothing more annoying than feeling cheated out of a set at the gym. Am I strong enough to do reps of 70, or was that just him helping? Bleh.

                                Originally posted by ebrady98
                                UGHHH. Nothing I can't stand more than people who comment on your eating habits. Like, no one cares about my salads anymore: at first, they looked upon it like it was an extraterrestrial. Kinda scary how many 14-15 year olds don't know what a radish is, or what asparagus is o.O
                                Dafuq? Asparagus is amazing though.

                                And yea, teachers are like the nobles of food judgement.

                                Originally posted by ebrady98
                                I love how you love your job!

                                Wait, you have told me this before, but I've forgotten because I'm stupid: you're still at uni, aren't you? And this is like a few month sorta deal?

                                Also, yes, teachers playing any sort of sport is usually quite funny.
                                And I love how you love that I love my job!

                                Yeah. This is my first year of Uni and I have a five week Practicum working in a school (will be assessed this coming Thursday) - I had one week before break two weeks ago, now just finished my second week, so three weeks to go. Then back at Uni for one week of exams.
                                Then it be done for the year.

                                It really is. Watch the teachers become students to a younger (couple years older than me) volleyball coach. God damn, I really wish I took up sport growing up. Seriously, my biggest regret. If I'm not infertile, my kids will damn well be joining a sport of some kind. It's seriously one of my greatest regrets.

                                Originally posted by ebrady98
                                Omg Omg I think I died. And went to food heaven.
                                Nachos <3 Haven't had it in so long, love it so much.

                                Earlier this year I was pretty much eating it every night

                                Originally posted by ebrady98
                                : D I want Shadowknight as my teacher. Even though he is only like 3 and a half years older than me. Still. None of my class have made any sort of real progress in English this year. I reckon I could've gotten so much better, had I been left to develop my writing style. But nope. A good teacher is everything, and the kids are lucky to have you.
                                D'aw How sweet of you.

                                I totally get you. It's one of my key motivations to be a teacher. I too had a crappy one in the past for statistics. The result? I failed that class. I strive to never be that teacher and to always ensure kids and students get a quality education.

                                Originally posted by ebrady98
                                want to help anyone...more like "look at how helpful and good at weights I am!" if this wasn't the case, then maybe he was trying to help, but in a really, really bad way.

                                That being said, most gym peeps are cool. Like that lady.
                                Trying to help? Nope,. You hit it right on the head on the bolded text. Guy goes around giving everyone advice. On barbells. Dumbells. Machines. Everything.

                                Now I'm not usually the kind of guy to say this, so forgive my lapse of character. But while this indivividual was fairly in shape and obviously strong (kinda, was "deadlifting" or something with a 50kg/100lb dumbell ), he didn't exactly have an outstanding physique, nor was he particularly big. It's difficult to take advice off someone like that, which I know is biased an unfair, but that combined with spouting bro-science and being a jackass and angry Shadowknight makes.

                                Wow. I feel bitter.

                                Originally posted by ebrady98
                                Good on you! I'd say they're a bit young to be telling them about anti-nutrients and Phytic Acid and calcium magnesium and copper and HDL and LDL and all that jazz ; ) but yeah, kids need the calories, even though they're bad. (actually, maybe not entirely. I'm sure they'll grow up fine: most people do, I guess.)
                                You're damn right they're too young!

                                What am I supposed to say? "Your sandwich is unhealthy, your parents hate you for giving it to you, throw it away immediately and don't let me catch you with one again!". Even if I wanted to, there's little I could do to educate kids of nutrition to to their parents power. Most kids worship their parents, so I can never say "Your mum's wrong, fats aren't bad" or "Sandwiches are bad" (not that they are, but yeah) without risking a crapton of trouble.

                                Don't get me wrong, I'd love to educate kids a bit on nutrition. How fats, particularly saturated fats aren't evil. How you can eat foods like McDonalds and Burger King in moderation but mostly eating fruits, vegetables and meat. I'd educate them mainly on how food is good and not on what food to cut out/restrict. I think I'd be the first as far as I'm aware. Most lectures on that show a plate and what you should be eating" on it.

                                Originally posted by ebrady98
                                Yes, salads are your friend, like EG said :P take a huge container, and meat/veg and colourful veg and fruit. Or, you could bring in stirfry? Beef and rice? Or hell, cold rice and chicken? Chicken drumsticks and diced peppers? Fruit, yoghurt and nuts?
                                I like the ideas of meat and potatoes/rice... but salad? Not a fan. :/ Too... grassy for me

                                Fruit and yoghurt sounds great! Maybe fruit and CC! Cheers!
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