I've gained 2 pounds despite heavy cardio training. Strength is rapidly coming back. Yesterday I benched 315 x 3.
Today was a good DE day. My core strength is also improving so overhead squats today were very stable at ATG. I stuck with using my running shoes instead of going barefoot because my ankle has been hurting recently on this movement only when going without outer-wear, and it did the trick as far as the pain was concerned. Proper ankle support is definitely superior to going bare, it looks like. I should go and finally get some Chuck Taylor's over the weekend.
Doing calf raises on this stupid machine inflicted this: