KennedysDisease #SBMA #ExtremeSpasticity
My last article Supporting Documentation for “The Method” indicated that I would change the things I did in response to an event in alignment to Shannon Clark’s bodybuilding method to prepare your body for an intense workout.
A few hours after I published the article, I started into an event. I slammed a BCAA. Followed by drinking one. It was late in the evening. I fell asleep halfway through the second BCAA. By the time I was drifting of to sleep, I remember thinking, “This is working.” My muscles were considerably tight… but, I was absent the spasms.
When I awoke at 12:30 am. I felt the damage to my muscles. However, I could walk. The damage to the muscles was no where near as severe as previous events. One trial does not make a trend. Nor does it prove anything. However, I almost look forward to the next event. I didn’t follow through with the protein until hours later. I didn’t finish the second BCAA. There were things I didn’t do correctly. However, I believe the BCAA, for some reason, abated the more severe affects of the spasmodic event.
Today, I had an appointment mid-day. Mid-day is generally a bad time for me. I ate 20 g of protein one hour prior, and drank 2 BCAAs about 30 minutes prior to the event. I drank water through the appointment. The hour-long appointment went well. My only complaint was my lower back was tight and I had to move around to stretch it out. After the appointment, I went on a short shopping trip. I pushed a buggy. I didn’t ride or us a cane. I pushed a buggy!
After checkout, I was happy to make it to my automobile. There was no question where I was headed… home. I was whipped, but I had freedom! I really think the method is working. I need to go through more events before I consider this effective.
I found another medical report that suggested another drink to add to the mix. Creatine, as my friend suggested I try yesterday, appears in the report. Evidently, the chemical carriers that get the creatine to do what it needs to do is at a diminished quantity in KD Patients. I need to read it a few more times and do additional research as to the implementation of the drink/powder. But, that is for another day. Creatine, compared to the protein and BCAA mixes, is cheap. I am curious about the chemical makeup of my body. It seems that KD Patients have a lot out of whack.
So, until next time, I am tired. I plan on getting sleep tonight… without spasms. I cannot express the hope I feel in words. If I can abate the spasms, my life would change. I have lived with stretched, pulled or torn muscles for two years now. The concept of not having them is foreign to me.
Jay C. “Jazzy_J” Theriot
Jay C. Theriot can usually be found as “Jazzy_J” on the IRC Channel #ExtremeSpasticity on Freenode.net –> see: irc://irc.freenode.net/ExtremeSpasticity. You will need an IRC Client such as HexChat to connect.