My Superhero Body – Week 6

Happy 4th of July, gryphans!

This post is going to be short and sweet with just a couple of quick updates to share.

'Cause baby you're a firework
‘Cause baby you’re a firework

Miss last week? My Superhero Body – Week 5

Want to catch up from the beginning? My Superhero Body – Getting Started

No Post Mortem

Seriously.

Last week was more of the same, so good overall.

Weekly Weigh-In

The Numbers

On July 3rd, 2017:

  • I weighed 279.2 pounds
  • My body fat was 36.3%
  • That means 101.3 pounds of me is fat

In the last week:

  • I’ve lost 5 pounds
  • I’ve lost 3.2 pounds of fat

Since I’ve started:

  • I’ve lost 26.2 pounds
  • I’ve lost 16.8 pounds of fat

The Awesome Thing I Did

Freakin’ 5k, Man

Okay, so Mrs. Gryphon signed us up for the annual 4th of July 5k. You know what I said?

Be quiet, inner Fat Chris Pratt!
Be quiet, inner Fat Chris Pratt!

I said, “Um… Yeah, okay. We can, um… yeah.”

Then I got good and pumped. Yes, I haven’t completed my 5k training yet, but I can run a 5k, right? Right?

Yeah, okay.

I mean, YEAH!

So I put on my running outfit…

Wait, not this one...
Wait, not this one…
This one!

And I ran!

And I kept running until I finished!

I survived!
I survived!

Then I turned around and walked back to meet Mrs. Gryphon who was pushing Baby Boy Gryphon in the stroller and walking.

I was tired, but had fun.

The Outfit

Okay, I have to brag about my outfit. It was obnoxious, but people cheered my outfit on, and that helped me keep going. I actually made my outfit. Sewed it all up from a fabric so obnoxious that I’ve been trying to find a reason to use some for over six months. The shirt was covered in foil stars and dots. I was like a disco ball, man!

Me IRL
Me IRL

Moving Forward

Next week is more of the same. But now I know I can run a 5k, which is amazing!

 

Thanks for making this journey with me, gryphans,

Mr. Gryphon

 

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Jake (a.k.a. Mr. Gryphon) is the mystical Golden Gryphon an Alpha Geek who enjoys building and destroying things. He's also an author of supernatural fiction and a fan of the sci-fi and fantasy genres. Visit his author website here: http://jacobcox.us/

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