Settling in, weight lifting, stomach pains.

Hello dear readers,

Hope you are all doing well. Excuse the title; I was fishing around for something creative and thats the best I could get this morning. Things have finally been calming down since Sarah and I moved house, and life has been returning to a normal state. Previously I mentioned about getting back into weight lifting and as planned my first week was very light. Last week I stepped things up and this week I’ve been upping my game further. It feels amazing! However for the first time in a long while I had a bit of a flare up at work yesterday.

Living room set up for my “Push” workout

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Busy. That’s the word for our life lately: busy. We’ve spent the last few weeks moving house which I’m sure you can understand is a nightmare. Now, however, things are finally settling down and I’m looking again at my weights…

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I’m back!

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I’m back! I do appologise for the huge delay in writing here. Life has been busy, amazing and for the most part healthy. Lots has happened in the last year, from diets to weddings; with all of that going on writing has gone out of the window. Yesterday I posted on my Instagram page – @tomcoppin23 – following the “3 things you might not know about me” posts, raising awareness for Crohns and Colitis UK. Posting this inspired me to dust off this page and write to you guys again.

3 things you might not know about me:1) I can deadlift 145kg; 2) I’m a bassist; 3) I was diagnosed with Crohns disease in 2000

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Tom and Sarah’s first steps to self sufficiency…?

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How are we all? I hope a good Christmas was had by everyone. As expected here: a lot of food was consumed, beverages were drunk, sofas were napped in, and most importantly family and friends were seen. The loyalty to my diet wavered at points especially on the 4 hour drive to see my uncle, cousin and grandparents where roadside services are limited in cuisine.  Continue reading

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Happy Christmas! 

Hello dear readers!

Just a quick note to say happy Christmas to you all. I hope you’re all set for the holidays? I’ve had my last day at work (can’t beat an after work bbq in December!) We are now set for a relaxing week and a bit full of seeing family, rest and food. Needless to say it’ll be nigh on impossible to stick to my diet. I just need to keep to it where possible and not stress when I don’t. 

It’s quite funny – on my second day off I feel completely shattered. As always I suspect my body’s been steaming through with everything that’s gone on; work, moving house etc. Now that I have gotten to the holidays my body’s just gone into that state of rest and relax. The sudden absence of energy is its way of getting me to take it easy. 

I wish you all a relaxing holiday whatever out get up too. Thanks for your continuing support, all the best for 2018! 

KBO

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