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  • DorothyMH
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    Good work with the sewing

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  • camwynya
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    February 3 was day 1099. Unfortunately I did not get to do Easy Cardio then, it was a mess of a day. I did, however, get my flossing done so that's day 4 of that one.

    Today is day 1100 of the streak.

    Classic warm up
    Easy Cardio day 2
    Captain workout. Only level 1, and only at cardio intensity rather than full HIIT, but I extended each exercise to 30 seconds instead of 20, and I only rested 30 seconds between completed sets of exercises.
    Epic Arms workout, unmodded, using 15 lb weights in each hand
    22:32 total non-warmup workout time, so that's 2 for the week

    on the sewing front, since 1/19/22 I have completed:
    two Greenstyle no-show thongs
    one Greenstyle low-rise no-show briefs
    one Greenstyle mid-rise no-show briefs with waistband added
    one Greenstyle high-rise no-show briefs (note: this feels like it'll stay in place when you put it on, but unless you're wearing a unitard or something, this cut isn't worth it; it doesn't react well to a lower pants waistline)
    one Seamwork 'Florence' lounge bra with optional channeling and underwires
    pattern drawn up to clone the pair of PJ pants I tore doing wide lunges
    flannel cut, pinned, and mostly sewn for the clone pants; still got to install the cuffs, elastic waistband, and drawstring

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  • camwynya
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    Today is day 1098.

    Classic warm up
    Easy Cardio challenge day 1
    Started doing 100 pushups workout, realized I wasn't ready to do that one all the way through once, let alone five times
    Was doing Roamer workout with EC, but got as far as finishing set 4 and then got called upon for tech support at work; stopped the clock at 11:09 minutes of hard exercise (I was doubling the number of each set in Roamer to make it have a little more impact)
    Will edit this later to reflect flossing and/or any other workouts I may do
    EDIT: no other workouts, but thirty days of floss, day 3

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  • camwynya
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    Tuesday, February 1st, was day 1097. Game On workout, level 1; thirty days of floss, day 2.

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  • camwynya
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    Saturday, January 29th, was day 1094. 3 sets 15 wall pushups before bed; day 29 of flossing.
    Sunday, January 30th, was day 1095. 120 punches in the bathroom before bed. Day 30 of flossing. Challenge done, starting over so that I have something to compel me to keep up with the damn floss.
    Today is day 1096. I had a few pieces of beef jerky earlier, which resulted in me getting day 1 of thirty days of floss done early.
    Classic warm up, slightly abbreviated due to arrival of cat
    Captain On Deck workout, level 3, with EC
    Modded Peach workout. 3 sets of each exercise, 20 reps per leg each set for the leg extensions, leg swings, side extensions; 3 sets of clamshells, 20 reps on each side in each set; 3 sets of lying side leg lifts, 20 reps per leg per lift; 3 sets 20 V leg extensions; no glute flexes; 10-15 seconds rest between each set, with EC

    24:13 so that's 1 for the week

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  • camwynya
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    Todau, Jamuary 28, was day 1093. Rest day. 100 punches before bed, and day 28 of flossing (did it yesterday before bed, too, just didn't note it down then).

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  • camwynya
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    Today is day 1092.Yesterday's pyjama trousers rip was along the side of the center back seam, just to the right of the stitches, rather than the stitches popping and coming open. I may be able to repair that if I use a strip of flannel, but first I'm going to take the closest clone that I can of the fabric pieces involved without taking them apart. If the fabric ripped, I don't know how well it'll hold up to patching. Something new may be called for. As soon as I finish the current project I can start with the pattern paper.

    That being said. Like I said, day 1092.

    Classic warm up
    Started the Punch Out! challenge, got as far as 125 overhead punches and 1 minute 20 seconds, then got interrupted by work
    Opted to restart Punch Out! from scratch, also to restart my timer
    Punch Out! day 30, 500 overhead punches. This challenge is complete.
    10,000 Punches, day 30, 20 floor pushups, 700 punches. This challenge is complete.
    Captain workout, level 1, at what I think was HIIT intensity or as close as I've gotten to HIIT intensity yet; 25 seconds rather than 20 per exercise, just in case; 30 seconds rest between sets, so that's EC

    31:15 total from start of second Punch Out! to end of Captain so that's day 4 for the week

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  • camwynya
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    Today is day 1091. Currently on the exhausted and not-feeling-the-greatest side. I may or may not hit the full 20 minutes, but I do intend to at least get my challenges out of the way.

    Classic warm up
    Punch Out! day 29, 500 punches
    10,000 Punches day 29 - 10 floor pushups, 640 punches
    Booty Builder workout, with EC. Also I should have changed into my tights or workout shorts because the pyjama pants I was wearing split down the back during the wide squats. Oh well, I was planning on tracing these to replicate them in flannel anyway. I can see if they're reparable or I can take them apart and use them for templates, either one.

    24:40 hard breathing/sweat time after the warmup, that's day 3 for the week
    ETA: thirty days of floss, day 26

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  • camwynya
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    Today is day 1090. Note to self: high rise briefs don't work with this pair of workout leggings/tights. Low rise or workout thong only. Next pair of tights should be made with a higher waistband.

    Anyway.

    Classic warm up
    Punch Out! Day 28, 480 overhead punches in 4 sets
    10,000 Punches day 28- 5 floor pushups, 100 punches
    Goliath workout, 15 lbs per hand except for lat raises, which were 10 lbs per hand, so no EC (although I did a max of 30 sec rest between sets FWIW)
    Orientation Day workout, level 2

    Total hard breathing/sweat time after warmup: 30 minutes 15 seconds, so that's day 2 for the week
    will edit after tonight's flossing - ETA: thirty days of floss. Day 25.

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  • camwynya
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    Today is day 1089.

    Classic warm up
    Modded Peach workout. 3 sets of each exercise, 20 reps per leg each set for the leg extensions, leg swings, side extensions; 3 sets of clamshells, 20 reps on each side in each set; 3 sets of lying side leg lifts, 20 reps per leg per lift; 3 sets 20 V leg extensions; no glute flexes; 10-15 seconds rest between each set, with EC
    Punch Out! day 27, 480 punches, not sure why I thought they were supposed to be overheads when I tried to do them yesterday, but oh well
    10,000 Punches day 27, 600 punches + 15 floor pushups

    Total non-warmup heavy breathing/sweating workout time was 33:30, so that's day 1 for the week
    Will edit when I floss tonight. ETA: thirty days of floss day 24

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  • camwynya
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    January 22 was day 1087. It was a token day of 100 punches, but I did it, and it was also thirty days of floss day 22.
    January 23 was day 1088. I got up to 291 overhead punches (I was working on Punch Out!) when I got interrupted. At least I got that much done. Also did flossing day 23.

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  • camwynya
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    I've never actually done quilt making. I went from sewing multi-layer masks to clothing, with the occasional sidestep into sewing fishtail-shaped bags for my nine-year-old nieces or an oven mitt. Not sure I'd have the patience for working up a quilt. i got the thong and the low rise briefs done; today I'll be working on other briefs later since my pattern comes with like three different rise heights and an optional waistband piece.

    Exercise-wise, January 20 was day 1085, although I only did day 25 of Punch Out! - 460 punches. Both the 19th and the 20th were flossing days, so I"m up to day 20 of Thirty Days of Floss.
    Today is day 1086 of the streak.

    Classic warm up
    Punch Out! Day 26, 460 overhead punches in 4 sets total
    10,000 Punches day 26- ten floor pushups, 580 punches
    Captain workout, but done at cardio intensity rather than full HIIT; each set was 25 sec rather than 30; 60 seconds or less between rounds. Level 1. Not sure if this counts as extra credit or not.
    Stopwatch was a bit short of my desired goal so I did side jacks until I hit 30 minutes, 30 seconds of hard breathing/sweat intensity exercise; that's day 3 for the week.
    Will floss later and count it then; ETA: thirty days of flossing day 21

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  • DorothyMH
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    I have that “sewing a little each day” on my 2022 goals, as well. It helps with my anxiety I am not working on anything as useful as exercise gear, tho, or any actual clothing….just quilt making

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  • camwynya
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    Today is day 1084.

    Classic warm up
    Goliath workout, used only 10 lbs per hand as it was my first real weight work in a while, but 15-20 seconds rest between sets may have added a little edge
    Punch Out! challenge day 24, 420 overhead punches in 3 sets
    Orientation Day workout level 1 but with EC

    25:03 breathing hard or sweating, so that's day 2 for the week
    Will floss tonight and edit this tonight or tomorrow

    Started on next sewing project: unobtrusive thongs and/or briefs for wearing under exercise leggings or tights. Have cut out the base fabric for the first thong and the pattern pieces for the briefs as well as the pattern pieces for the cotton crotch bits. I am trying to work on something sewing related every day this year if at all possible, and the exercise wear stuff, at least, seems appropriately mentioned here.

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  • camwynya
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    Sunday the 16th was day 1081. 10,000 Punches, day 24, 5 wall pushups and 100 punches. Thirty Days of Flossing day 16.
    Monday the 17th was day 1082. Got distracted by other things, only did 100 generic punches and thirty days of flossing day 17.
    Today is day 1083.

    Classic warm up
    10,000 Punches, day 25, 5 floor pushups and 560 nonstop punches
    Punch Out! Day 23, 420 punches in 2 sets
    Fountain of Youth workout, level 1, but with EC.

    22:53 breathing hard or sweating, so that's day 1 for the week. Will floss tonight and count it then.

    ETA: thirty days of floss, day 18. Also I finished my third sewing project for the year. #1 and #2 were pairs of workout tights from a pattern by Greenstyle; today I finished the second copy of a friend's pair of all-but-disintegrated men's shorts.

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