A little over a year ago, I wrote a blog post as a long-overdue update to a previous blog post sharing my desire to get fit again. Unfortunately, I did not get around to making it a public post. Here's what I said in that May 26, 2016 unpublished private post
A couple of years ago, I could easily do more than 35 consecutive pull-ups with proper form and without resting. My push-up game was on point too. I was well over 40 years old, and I felt more than strong—I truly felt physically powerful. Actually, I was. Currently--not so much.