The title of the last blog was, Should I quit alcohol for good? I was sat in the pub on a Thursday night after work, just having one beer with food when I wrote that. After an unplanned drinking session, drinking myself into another day off work the next day. I realised finally....... The answer … Continue reading Step 1 – I admit I am powerless over alcohol.
Do you know when you get knocked out of your flow in life and you find it so hard to get going again. Well I've had a lot of that going on recently. I was flying! I was up at 0500 every morning, insanity training, eating healthy, motivated at work, focussing on bigger goals etc. … Continue reading Resting guiltily….
Today is my girlfriend Ruth's birthday. She loves birthdays! I think today is a perfect time to give aknowledgment to her for her part in my alcohol free journey. Quite honestly, I would never have done it if it wasn't for her. She made me see things differently. She woke me up. And I'm so … Continue reading Happy Birthday Ruth x
Completed insanity day 10 today. Ok, it's taken me 13 days, cos I failed to hit the 5am get ups 3 times in 2 weeks. But 10 high intensity training sessions in 13 days is not too bad in my mind. I'd love to catch up though and today I intended to do two sessions … Continue reading 10 HIITs in 13 days….
What a glorious bank holiday weekend it's been! The sun showed up for the full weekend, and its the first time, in probably 20 years, that i haven't craved a drink of alcohol on a weekend like that. Instead I was out in the garden, baking in the sun whilst mowing my lawn, planting, potting, … Continue reading Sunny drinks turn sour.
Well that's 1 down 7 to go! The first week of insanity is over and I'm proud to report that I have done huffed and puffed my way through every session. Today was the Plyo session, a repeat of day 2. In fact the remainder of the first four weeks are all repeats now, apart from … Continue reading Insanity week 1 complete! 🙂 Sobriety rocks!!
'Sean T starting to Sweat!' Me too Sean, me too! Today was Insanity pure cardio... Today epitomised the meaning of the word - Insanity! Again, surprised at the lack of achingness in my limbs but very tired as I woke, I dragged my sorry arse downstairs and flicked open the laptop. I was happy that … Continue reading Insanity Day 5 – Pure Cardio review!
In the hazy moments of transition from horizontal to a sleepy vertical this morning, one word was ringing around in my head. Insanity. Its the 4th day of the insanity workout and today was cardio recovery. 0500 in the conservatory/makeshift gym floor, trainers on, t-shirt on inside out and ready to go. I've been surprised … Continue reading Insanity day 4! Cardio Recovery.. ..
For two days in a row, I've been up at 0500 and hitting the insanity workout. Today I am feeling it already. Yesterday was the fit test. It was a sign of things to come. It's amazing the range of different body weight exercises that can be done to push your heart rate through the … Continue reading Insanity day 2 done. Ouch.