FITx50 \ week 11

2014-09-23 19.18.53

Gotta get up to get down

That’s this week’s theme. I’ve been faithfully training for my first fitness benchmark – October 11th’s Warrior Dash. Crossfit 5x/week along with running and cycling. Cut carbs WAY down and feasted on protein throughout the days. On target to work close with our Cops-N-Kilts team.

Then, I hear the kiddo make that late night sound every parent dreads – the Yulp.

Yes, stomach virus. Of course, doctor dad attends into the morning and next day with lugging the solid frame around the house to comfort him. Next night you guessed it.

The Yulp.

It was me this time. You know how long it takes to get over that little ittsy bittsy bug? I’ll tell you when I’m there.

Anyway, I’m not giving up or giving in – We are dashing to raise money to kick the crap out of cancer – I’ve got SO many amazingly inspirational people I’m doing this for.


1. Maintain sensible diet {Not so much}

2. Exercise at least 4 times next week {NONE}

3. Buy new scale but not obsess over readings. {No longer a factor or temptation}

4. Encourage you to join me and share experience and commitments. {Share what was your favorite exercise this week}

5. Be positive about the quest for fitness. {Funny how a single tummy ache derails you}

6. I finally wore those crazy finger toe shoes. Not bad

Cops-N-Kilts News:

The partnership with mega-author Liliana Hart to raise money funding cancer research has kicked off and doing great. We’ve added new team members and the energy is growing. Please be a part of the effort. I promise, after the Warrior Dash (Oct 11) there will be plenty of great video to share.

I’m still not sure how she convinced us all to wear GoPro cameras – Oh the suffering.



T-Shirts are also available for sale, with all proceeds going toward our goal of $5,000.

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FITx50 \ week 11

2 replies »

  1. Scott, I also had a stomach bug this week, but was fortunate and it was only a 24 hr thing. However, with classes starting this week, and that bug, I only made it to the gym twice; cardio only. And now that school is back in, I’m likely to be ill more often, because students tend to spread stuff around on common computers, etc. I also indulged in ice cream last night! The scale laughed at me this morning; will have to beat it into submission. This was a particularly poor week for dietary choices. However, I did shave 40 seconds off my 1.5 mile time.
    That Warrior Dash doesn’t stand a chance against you. Determination alone will carry you through it! 🙂

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