Workouts have been going good. I've noticed an increase in strength and stamina. Recovery is also very fast.
Weight today was at 225.5lbs. Up 5.5 pounds thus far. Had some bloat the other day, but introduced an RC at .30ml's eod. Seems to have done the trick.
My diet has not been very good. Not so much my diet, but my appetite is somewhat surppressed. I find myself having to force feed myself to get the calories up. However, there have been a few days when my calories suffered (been low).
On Monday, I worked chest and tri's. Had a very good workout. I got home, slammed down a shake, showered, and had to take the wife to a doctors appointment. I began to feel like crap, achy all over. I took a few Ibuprofen and drank a bunch of water, and began to feel much better. I believe the problem was from lactic acid.
Anyways...days 7-9 had some back pumps, but nothing major. Began to feel them at my last set of dead lifts. It has since gone away.
I had a couple of unexpected complements.
First was from my wife. She had been out of town for a couple of weeks. I was laying down and she was sitting on top of me (Keep picturing that one you pervs ). She had her hands on my chest and began commenting on how my chest feels much tighter, harder, fuller. She said "wow, you've been really focusing on your chest, haven't you? I can really tell a difference." That was nice to hear.
Second was at my gym from a retired sports doctor. The doctor was working out next to me and commented on how he could tell that I've been growing. He said he's been watching me for the past year (don't know if that's good or bad ). He said he could tell that I've put on at least 20 pounds of muscle since. I thought, dude, he almost nailed the amount.
I'm almost at the two week mark, so I believe things should be really kicking in this point. Just need to do something about the appetite. Hopefully it kicks in as well.