A pleasant surprise
I got the typical newbie gains and thought to myself “I must be one of those freak gainer people!”. Then the next however many days I would whip out the ruler and give a quick measure for fun. Nothing. Well, I started weighing the worth of all of my time I have invested and would be investing over the years and started to psych myself out.
Then, after a day off, I decided to give a quick measure before I hopped in the shower. It was only BPFSL, but I had to pull that ruler away and take another look. I had gained a 1/4”. My BPEL is nearly the same (+1/16” in 2 weeks) as last week, but it sure feels good to see that difference on the ruler.
I didn’t start long ago at all, but I got caught up in high from the quick stretch I had from the get go. Originally I had told myself that I needed four months to see gains. What an ungrateful punk I must seem like. I looked in my log and was really blown away at my progress by comparison to some of the hard gainers that have been at this for awhile.
I checked my attitude and reminded myself of my one year goals. My mind is now right and I won’t lean into doubt again.