Friday, 25 March 2011

Thank Daff's It's Friday

WHEW that was a tough week to get through mentally, emotionally and physically but I made it


Quick workout summary from today:Warm-up: 

Side raises-alternating front raises-bent rear raises triset (10-20-10) 
1 set with 1¼kg plates; 1 set with 2½kg
Side raises-alternating front raises-bent rear raises triset 
8-16-8 5kg x2 sets; 5-12-6 5kg x1 set
Bar Press: Olympic bar only - no weights 8/10/8
Lying EZ extensions: Bar only 10/12; +5kg 8
Them be hard but nothing like those walking lunges ;-)

.... can you tell I'm not letting those lunges go until the pain subsides heeheehee

To lighten my mood I'm copying a poem I posted onto
Donnyfans blog the other day, it reminds me of my Nanna who could recite it verbatim, good memories xxxx

"Daffodils" (1804)
I WANDER'D lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.
Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the Milky Way,
They stretch'd in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay:
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.
The waves beside them danced; but they
Out-did the sparkling waves in glee:
A poet could not but be gay,
In such a jocund company:
I gazed -- and gazed -- but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:
For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.
By William Wordsworth (1770-1850).



  1. Ohhhh weighted lunges! I haven't done them for ages, they kill me too! Yowzaa! Good work :-)

  2. a good workout is such a great stress reliever :) xx


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