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    One Month Training Progress After Bulimia Recovery

    I've been consistently eating approx. 1800-1900cals a day, on average, around 120g of protein per day(idk fat/carbs, don't track), and doing the Fierce 5 Novice Dumbbell routine(as per the gyms being closed).

    An idea of how I've improved:(these are not all of the lifts/exercises I've been doing).
    Dumbbell lunges 3x8: Beginning: Used 30lbs each hand. Now: 50lbs each hand(maxed out dumbbell set).
    Dumbbell bench press 3x8: Beginning: 30lbs. Now: 45lbs.
    Dumbbell overhead press 3x8: Beginning: 10lbs. Now: 30lbs.
    Bicep Dumbbell Curls 3x10: Beginning: 8-10lbs. Now: 20lbs.

    Max chin-ups: Beginning: 0, dangled at the bar(literally). Now: 6 full chin ups.
    Max pull ups: Beginning: 0. Now: 5.
    Max pushups: Beginning: 7. Now: 30.

    My weight both before and after, at 5'8: 132lbs
    (in my first post I'd said around 120s, but I was dehydrated and VERY quickly regained weight into the low 130s).

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    Good job! Can tell your starting to get some muscle seperation, and you know it's getting serious when you get a good bicep vein!

    Keep on pushing, and good luck on recovery.

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    I have some experience with what your going through brother. I was a wrestler in college and we couldn’t eat much back then. I would eat a nice big meal then go throw it up. Glad that is behind me and hopefully it will be a memory for you and no longer a problem for you.
    Keep doing what your doing.
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    Great work brother.

    You should be PROUD. So, stand up straight, shoulders back and next time you take a photo keep in mind that you are dominating your obstacles and kicking ass!

    keep at the same routine for at least another month or two. It’s working for you.

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    That’s awesome man. Keep at it! See what eating right and working out did in a short amount of time?

    Stick with it and you’ve got an amazing story to tell.
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    Great Work! Can see you are getting leaner and bigger at the same time, Keep it up man.

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    Really good progress, man. Keep putting in the work and continue to stick around.

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    Making some progress,
    Looking good!

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    I struggled with bulimia in high school, I’m so proud of you for taking care of yourself and putting in the hard work. Your progress is a testament to the fact you’re moving in the right direction!

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    Maybe posting here will help your recovery and self esteem.

    Good Luck
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    Awesome job buddy, so proud of you!!!!

    I see you've maxed out your weight set with your 3x8 lunges. Time to go for 3x10"s. Progression!!! When you're able to, buy a few more plates to put on those DBs.

    Keep up the good work!!!

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    Looks way better, keep taking the monthly progress pics

    Post them up Nice 2 Meet U

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    The height of my bulimia. I was around 112lbs at this point, if I recall correctly. This was the littlest I ever got. I would lightly faint at least once a day.
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    Awesome. Stay health and stay with it.

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    Good work mate, remember consistency is key so make sure you keep at it!

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