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by Kevin
Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Tuesday 5/14 - SUCCESS

After three and a half weeks, it's an easy habit.

Today is an S day for me. I'll probably go out to dinner, but I'll still not snack or eat dessert.

Have a good day, everyone.
by Kevin
Tue Jun 14, 2005 8:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Deb, thanks

Thanks for the treatment: I'll give it a try.

I'd hate to think it's arthritis... but if it is, it is.

Anyway, I've heard good things about Glucosamine sulfate, too. I'm trying to determine if it has any effect on blood glucose before I dive in to that particular pool.
by Kevin
Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Betsy's Check-In
Replies: 256
Views: 88010

good job!

Great job!
by Kevin
Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Crasch's Daily Checkin
Replies: 34
Views: 14035

Encouragement

Keep it up... you're doing great!
by Kevin
Tue Jun 14, 2005 2:44 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Monday 6/13 - SUCCESS

Another successful day. I'm probably going to go to a once a week posting. Reinhard, thanks for the encouragement. I'm not sure what's going on with my shoulders, but I'll be 46 tomorrow, and the march of time might be contributing. Although they hurt, I'm getting more muscular. It feels like tendon...
by Kevin
Mon Jun 13, 2005 7:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jammin' Jan's Check-In
Replies: 1081
Views: 332197

You rock, Jan.
by Kevin
Mon Jun 13, 2005 7:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Elinor's Daily Check In
Replies: 40
Views: 26737

Missing snacks

Have you considered making the No S diet the "routine" in your life rather than waiting for a one to pair it with? I dearly missed snacks until day 20. At day 20, they no longer appealed to me much. There is some magic around that three week mark. I got through the first three weeks by talking about...
by Kevin
Mon Jun 13, 2005 5:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

two steps forward, one step back

Deb, if I took two steps forward and one step back then I would have done more exercise than I did all weekend. :0)
by Kevin
Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:29 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Leptins v No S
Replies: 22
Views: 18753

shovelglove

I second Reinhard's caution. Take it very easy with shovelglove while starting up. Hold the hammer near the head and go nice and easy.
by Kevin
Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:26 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Trans-fats
Replies: 6
Views: 6695

trans fats

It's nice to see the free market at work here. There are quite a few companies, even major ones like Frito Lay and Nabisco, that are now producing without trans fats. Fritos - at least the standard flavor ones - and Triscuits for example , are trans fat free. Trans fats were originally devised to in...
by Kevin
Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: cvmom's daily check-in
Replies: 366
Views: 142095

Way to go, CV...

When you say "steele cut oats", do you mean those Irish ones that take forever to cook? I've purchased steel cut oats in the past, but I've never had the 45 minutes it takes to cook them...

Way to go on the diet.
by Kevin
Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Sunday, 6/12 - SUCCESS

Another easy day. I did very little eating in concession to it being an S day.

I have gained weight over the last three days. I haven't SG'd because my shoulders have really hurt. I'm going to have to modify my exercise program for a while, I think.
by Kevin
Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

McDougall and Diabetes

I did McDougall once, quite a long time ago. It was a very strenuous diet. If you are a type II diabetic who still produces insulin , the combination of a healthy diet, weight loss, and regular, aerobic exercise might get you off insulin therapy. The outcome for someone who no longer produces insuli...
by Kevin
Sun Jun 12, 2005 5:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 559691

Keep it up, Deb

Keep it up. Not the S day stuff, I mean, but the no S day stuff...
by Kevin
Sun Jun 12, 2005 5:54 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Jammin' Jan's Check-In
Replies: 1081
Views: 332197

Rock on, Jan.

See the subject line.
by Kevin
Sun Jun 12, 2005 5:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Saturday, June 11 - SUCCESS

This keeps getting easier. I went to a picnic late yesterday afternoon. There was a huge spread, none of which I felt a great desire to eat. Once the burgers hit the grill, I cracked a beer. I had a burger, a few chips, some salad and fresh vegetables, and a big dill pickle (I like mine with lettuce...
by Kevin
Sun Jun 12, 2005 3:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

overweight and Diabetes

The two kinds of Diabetes sort of blend into one in the end... Type I diabetes has nothing to do with weight. It begins as an autoimmune response: your body destroys certain cells in your pancreas whilst trying to attack a virus. Neither my son or I was overweight or inactive when we were diagnosed....
by Kevin
Sat Jun 11, 2005 4:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Elinor's Daily Check In
Replies: 40
Views: 26737

Breaking it down further?

So, maybe don't aim for a day at a time. After breakfast, aim for lunch. After lunch, aim for dinner. After dinner, aim for breakfast.

Frankly, that's the way I do it. Even a day at a time is hard until the day is over.
by Kevin
Sat Jun 11, 2005 4:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Friday, June 11 - Success

Friday was another successful day. I did drink black tea in the afternoon just to give myself the idea I was having something... but I think that's allowed. ClickBeetle, Deb, you're too kind. One of the things that got me wanting to try something - anything - to improve my diet, was that my son was ...
by Kevin
Fri Jun 10, 2005 12:48 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Stickers
Replies: 5
Views: 6545

slash backslash

Reinhard, I noticed that you use a backslash rather than a slash in your personal No S emblem, but the official one uses a backslash is this some sort of a Unix-and-its-variants versus DOS/Windows thing? :0)
by Kevin
Fri Jun 10, 2005 12:34 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: new+ questions
Replies: 11
Views: 5643

meal size

Your English is excellent. Reinhard will weigh in I'm sure, but here's what I do: I eat exactly what I did before I started. In fact, I eat more at meals, although the addition is all vegetables. They fill you up. There's no magic in this diet, it's based on the power of your will. If you avoid all ...
by Kevin
Fri Jun 10, 2005 12:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: jackieO's three willpower weeks
Replies: 10
Views: 8228

Good luck!

I started No S on a Friday and it worked well for me... I've been incident free for three weeks today. It's do-able. I have no excess of willpower and I've pulled it off so far. On Saturday and Sunday, try not to stray too far. Maybe bigger meals or just a dessert, but maybe try not to go crazy. It ...
by Kevin
Fri Jun 10, 2005 12:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Thursday June 9 - Success

Another difficult day with the dog at the vet and the kids going every which way. I do have to report that right in the middle of dinner my daughter realized she had a meeting a church in 10 minutes. So I ate a piece of pizza off a napkin in the car, then returned to eat the salad and pasta. I'm sti...
by Kevin
Thu Jun 09, 2005 8:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Wednesday 6/8 - Success

Dinner was postponed until 7:30, so it got a little tough to avoid the snacks laid out at my son's school play, but I pulled it off.
by Kevin
Wed Jun 08, 2005 2:48 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: How heavy is that hammer?
Replies: 17
Views: 14660

Leverage

Leverage is an important factor here. I played with my shiny, new 14 pound hammer last night. Becuase it was heavier, I choked up and... it was effectively lighter than my 10 pounder. I've been doing most of my swinging with my forward arm about a foot and a half down the 10 pounder's handle. If I c...
by Kevin
Wed Jun 08, 2005 12:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Samurai's "Journal of Self-Discipline"
Replies: 185
Views: 70507

embarrasment

Were you embarassed because you drank a beer, or because you insulted the beer gods by drinking a Coors light? I think of beer as proof that God loves me , personally. Because I can only take so much love (I'm from New England), I limit myself to one very good one a day, with dinner. Best regards.
by Kevin
Wed Jun 08, 2005 12:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Tuesday 6/7 SUCCESS

Another fairly easy day. I'm hungry sometimes, but it doesn't bother me. I'm coming up on my three week anniversary. Began at (at least) 194 pounds, currently down to 186.5. I know others don't like to watch the scale, I personally find it interesting. When you drop seven or so pounds in three weeks...
by Kevin
Tue Jun 07, 2005 3:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Reinhard's Sample Check In
Replies: 400
Views: 445413

Got it.

Got it. I forgot the context - you're being a beginner.

I'm still not going to do a restart becuase I ate two cucumber slices while I was cutting up making dinner the other night.
by Kevin
Tue Jun 07, 2005 1:11 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Harbor Freight
Replies: 1
Views: 4128

Harbor Freight

If any of you have a Harbor Freight store in your neighborhood, they have a really nice 14 pound hammer (yes, 14 pounds - it's probably actually some number of Kgs as it's cast in India) with a nice American Hickory handle for $19.95...

It's going to be my Father's Day gift.
by Kevin
Tue Jun 07, 2005 1:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Reinhard's Sample Check In
Replies: 400
Views: 445413

aren't you being too hard on yourself?

A restart for one failure due to social grace? I wonder if all the soul searching and thinking you put into that one half a tart shows just how strong your habit is. Doesn't the exception you made in a weak moment prove the rule of will? However you count it, good luck and I'm glad your family is we...
by Kevin
Tue Jun 07, 2005 1:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Monday 6/7 SUCCESS

It wasn't even hard today. I did eat a bigger lunch than I had been, but dinner was smaller.

I was eatin w-a-y too much between meals. Way to much.
by Kevin
Tue Jun 07, 2005 12:59 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Crasch's Daily Checkin
Replies: 34
Views: 14035

Good luck...

The first week is definitely the worst time. It gets easier day by day: really. I'm in my third week now and just don't desire food between meals. Well, I'm hungry before dinner, but that's okay.
by Kevin
Tue Jun 07, 2005 12:57 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: S-day Math
Replies: 5
Views: 6166

how about half?

I've done this before: bring a plastic knife to that donut celebration. Cut one in half. Eat half. Leave the knife so it's obvious you cut the donut in a sanitary way. You'll be suprised how fast that other half gets eaten. There are others out there that are just looking for an exuse to celebrate, ...
by Kevin
Mon Jun 06, 2005 3:08 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Shears Gloving!
Replies: 1
Views: 4030

Way to go, Deb. It's nice when your forearms feel like fire jelly (to quote Reinhard). Real world work is definitely a challenge. I dug a couple of trenches yesterday for three hours or so (with lots of drink water and wipe the sweat breaks). It was hard, hard work. I'm guessing, though, that I woul...
by Kevin
Mon Jun 06, 2005 3:05 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: How heavy is that hammer?
Replies: 17
Views: 14660

How heavy is that hammer?

Quick survey...

How heavy is the hammer with which you are SGing? I picked up a 16 pound hammer at Home Depot the other day and was shocked at the weight... I couldn't swing it around for 14 minutes. No way.

Maybe I'm not as manly as I thought. Nah. That can't be it.
by Kevin
Mon Jun 06, 2005 12:42 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Sunday 6/5 SUCCESS

My sole concession to it being Sunday was a big pretzel and a diet soda while I watched the Nats conclude a sweep of the Florida Marlins... Also drank orange juice twice to treat hypoglycemia. I dug two, twenty-foot-long, two-foot-deep ditches in the builder's backfill yesterday to run some downspou...
by Kevin
Mon Jun 06, 2005 12:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: jackieO's three willpower weeks
Replies: 10
Views: 8228

Good luck...

You'll do great. I started on a Friday - That was a stupid day to start. It'll be a tough week, but by Saturday you'll be on your way.
by Kevin
Mon Jun 06, 2005 12:22 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Weight loss among those who have followed No-S?
Replies: 6
Views: 7129

weight loss report...

No-S is not a rapid weight loss plan, it's a keep-your-weight-normal-for-a-lifetime plan. If you are looking for something else, you might be disappointed. That being said, I dropped three pounds my first week and two pounds my second. I expect to slow to about a pound a week. The practice of No-S h...
by Kevin
Sat Jun 04, 2005 10:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Subject Friday June 3 SUCCESS

Thanks for the dispensation, Jan. Friday afternoon was terrible. I went home hungry and very crabby, got in a fight with my wife but swore I wouldn't break down and snack. Tested my Bg before dinner (I'm diabetic). Turns out I was pretty low (low 50s), hence the crabbiness. Hungry and low go togethe...
by Kevin
Fri Jun 03, 2005 7:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Thursday, June 2 - Success

Of course, we went to a dinner for Sunday School teachers at church (I do teach Sunday School), so I ate less well than I usually do, but still just one plate. Okay, I had a second piece of chicken breast, but it was all but forced on me. I'll call this 90% successful and not look back. Friday start...
by Kevin
Fri Jun 03, 2005 7:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Newbie to the s-diet
Replies: 7
Views: 7082

Glad to see you here

I started two weeks ago; I've lost 7 pounds.

Good luck!
by Kevin
Thu Jun 02, 2005 7:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Elinor's Daily Check In
Replies: 40
Views: 26737

Day 1 again?

No, it's not Day 1 again. No one is perfect. You're 15 out of 16. Major league baseball players are thrilled with a batting average of .350... Your batting average is .937!

Just don't break the habit you've been forming. All that work you put into it, those 15 days, it's still there, slugger.
by Kevin
Thu Jun 02, 2005 6:32 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Elinor's Daily Check In
Replies: 40
Views: 26737

Rock on

I think you're doing great.

Today I had an accident. I was making lunch for myself (ham and cheese on rye) and ate a piece of ham before lunch. I swear to God, it was in my mouth and I didn't remember putting it there!

Old habits die hard, nasty, horrible deaths. They do not go easy...
by Kevin
Thu Jun 02, 2005 5:39 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Wednesday 6/1 - Success

Another fairly easy day. It does keep getting easier.
by Kevin
Wed Jun 01, 2005 8:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Tuesday May 31 Success

Pretty easy day.
by Kevin
Tue May 31, 2005 1:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Monday 5/30 Success

Other than treating several hypoglycemic episodes (again - next weekend I'm just turning the damn pump off all afternoon), I did well today.

No concessions at all to it being an S day, except for slightly larger meals.
by Kevin
Tue May 31, 2005 1:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 559691

Encouragement

Good going.

I hope you are doing well.
by Kevin
Mon May 30, 2005 3:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Sunday May 29 - SUCCESS

Worked in the yard a lot, had several hypoglycemic episodes even though my pump was turned way down. Not far enough down, I guess. My concession to it being Sunday was a single beer after dinner while watching the Sox - there is a God - beat the best-team-that-money-can-buy in the New York Yankees. ...
by Kevin
Sun May 29, 2005 8:25 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Strong is strong...
Replies: 4
Views: 6380

monkey strong!

Being able to brachiate is truly a sign of strength. I mean, how strong are monkeys? (see subject for correct answer.)
by Kevin
Sun May 29, 2005 3:24 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Recipes that will make you die laughing!
Replies: 15
Views: 8340

I especially liked the hypertension-in-a-tall glass... two bullion cubes a stalk of celery... and sherry extract?
by Kevin
Sun May 29, 2005 3:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

5/28 Saturday SUCCESS

Had lunch out with my 11 year old. He wanted to go to McDonalds after Karate (first time in two weeks - we limit it). I had a cheeseburger and a diet soda - then came home and had a salad. Fit on one virtual plate although it did spread out over an hour and a half or so. Still, better that salad tha...
by Kevin
Sat May 28, 2005 7:26 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Strong is strong...
Replies: 4
Views: 6380

Strong is strong...

One of my goals is to be able to do 20 pull-ups as I once could do (when I was, you know, young and tough). I started shovelgloving in earnest again just a month or so ago. Today, I walked by a pull up bar (well, monkeybars, but they fit the bill) and did three. Six weeks ago, I couldn't do one. I r...
by Kevin
Sat May 28, 2005 7:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: surely's almost daily check-in
Replies: 3
Views: 5151

Surely you can't be...

Your user name brings to mind all sorts of fun puns... do you remember the move Airplane?

I hope you have nice S days and an easy next week.
by Kevin
Fri May 27, 2005 12:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

5/26 (Thursday) Success

Today marks the beginning of my second week.

My only difficult times are from 4:30 till 6:30, other than that, I'm cruisin'.
by Kevin
Thu May 26, 2005 5:30 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Indian Club Shovelglove
Replies: 2
Views: 5717

Caution: you may not want to try these at home

I should have noted in my previous post that these exercises could be dangerous - truly - given that the hammer spends much of its time directly over your coconut.

Think many times before you try them yourself.
by Kevin
Thu May 26, 2005 1:29 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Indian Club Shovelglove
Replies: 2
Views: 5717

Indian Club Shovelglove

After contemplation of one of Reinhard's posts about indian club exercises, I'm doing some exercises with my hammer that stretch the original shovelglove concept of simulating hard labor. I thought hard about whether to post this. I'm no apostate. These do feel really good, though. I do a slow drive...
by Kevin
Thu May 26, 2005 11:54 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

5/26 SUCCESS

A successful day yesterday. I'm lucky that I have a pretty regular schedule. Evening snacking is not an issue anymore (not even a temptation, even when I'm watching TV) - but the stretch from lunch to dinner is still a bit of a challenge. Scale says I'm 189, down five pounds in a week, but some of t...
by Kevin
Wed May 25, 2005 4:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Fluke?

I don't know that the changes I'm seeing in my insulin requirements are unusual. What they point out should be a lesson for all No-S devotees. When you use an insulin pump, you infuse insulin in two ways. First, you program a basal rate that provides you what you need for normal anatomical function ...
by Kevin
Wed May 25, 2005 1:07 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

5/24 Success

Tough time in the late afternoon. I was very hungry at 5:30 p.m., but I gutted it out. I'm hoping that for every time I keep this promise to myself, it'll get a little easier the next time. Diabetes update: Total daily insulin intake is down 30% since the week before the diet and still dropping. Hyp...
by Kevin
Tue May 24, 2005 2:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Deb's Check-in
Replies: 1722
Views: 559691

Leftovers, late meals

Deb, You know what they say about Chinese food... an hour later, you're hungry again. :0) I've been finding I've been sleeping a lot better going to bed a little hungry (and I don't wake up hungry). Try telling yourself that next time you wake up and want to graze. Water with a little lemon juice te...
by Kevin
Tue May 24, 2005 12:57 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Monday 5/23 - SUCCESS

Had another successful day. Still hungry between meals, but I'm getting to the point where I don't fixate on it - keeping busy is the key.

In three weeks, when this is a habit, I'll be a happy guy.
by Kevin
Mon May 23, 2005 4:17 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Reporting In After 1st "S" Days
Replies: 9
Views: 8907

Jan-Tz wrote: (snipped...) Wish I had known about it years ago!
But we did, didn't we? My mother always insisted on three meals, no snacking...
by Kevin
Mon May 23, 2005 3:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

May 22 - Success

Very busy Sunday. My only concession to it being an S day was a beer before dinner and one extra piece of bread with dinner (I'm not giving up beer, I just usually have one with dinner). Insulin requirements are d-r-o-p-p-i-n-g quickly... Pump basal setting down 25% since Friday. Holy crap! (For you...
by Kevin
Sun May 22, 2005 12:51 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Friday and Saturday Success

Friday was a success. I did graze a carrot and a cucumber slice before dinner, but other than that minor accident (hey, they were on the table and old habits die hard), I was 100%. So say I was 99%. Saturday was my first S day... I had a big dinner, and a beer with it, but it still fit on one plate)...
by Kevin
Fri May 20, 2005 5:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Kevin's daily check-in
Replies: 149
Views: 86246

Kevin's daily check-in

Forgive me if this is more or less a duplicate post... I thought I'd posted previously, but I might have timed out and not posted. Hi. I'm Kevin. I eat too much. So here I am on my first day of NoS: starting on Friday might not have been the best idea, but starting on any day is better than not star...
by Kevin
Fri May 20, 2005 12:28 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Hi Im new !!
Replies: 15
Views: 12045

About shovelglove

Hi, Casey. I've been SGing on and off for a year (off sometimes because of an injured shoulder). You can, maybe should, start with something lighter. Does your husband have a baseball bat? You can probably find one at a yard sale. Get the motions down - or make them up. You can pretend your a martia...
by Kevin
Wed May 04, 2005 2:24 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 4
Views: 6336

Well.... I hurt the shoulder holding pads for someone at Karate. The guy threw a roundhouse after I relaxed, torquing my shoulder quite hard. My shoulder is much better, although I don't know that I'll ever get complete range of motion back. But I can sleep on it, do work with it, raise it to almost...
by Kevin
Tue May 03, 2005 12:06 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: The variability of sledge hammers
Replies: 1
Views: 4562

The variability of sledge hammers

I was in Home Depot yesterday. On the tool rack were hammers purported to be 10 pounders. The heads bore no weight mark. They were markedly bigger than my own 10 pounder. I picked one up - I estimate it weighed 16 pounds. Just to be sure, I went home and weighed myself with and without my (much smal...
by Kevin
Tue May 03, 2005 2:26 am
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 4
Views: 6336

Hello!

Terrific new bulletin board! Hello, everyone. Just some status from the most insane shovel glover of the bunch (mostly because I do it outside in full view of neighbors). My shovelglove workout consists of the following: Squat, grab, pick up and toss a 31x16x10 truck tire as far as possible. 50 reps...