It’s been over 4 months since I have started back lifting weights and trying to get back to that person I was, prior to entering medical school. Fitness was something I was very proud of, and my dedication to it, showed through my physique. As second year of medical school rolled around, I had to make a personal decision; succeed in medical school, or keep my physique. Unfortunately, I had to pick the former, as there wasn’t enough time on my day to really focus 100% into training, like I used to. Also, medical school was a whole new ball park for me, so I didn’t want to jeopardize my grades, because I wanted to lift some weights. To me, it was a reasonable sacrifice, for a rewarding career that I would, basically, for the remainder of my adult life. I could always get back that physique, but time was basically running out on getting myself a stable and satisfying education/career.
Due to that, I lost a lot of my muscle mass, and replaced that with a soft, squashy body that was more body fat, rather than muscle tone. So, getting back into the groove of things, were very difficult because my diet was bad, I haven’t done training in a long time so my endurance was reduced and trying to incorporate that into a 8-4, or 9-5 day, was something new.
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