No Excuses

Saturday, January 12, 2013

I've been out of work for about a month because of my amputation. I had been wanting to start Jillian Michaels Ripped in 30 program but I knew that my 8lb weights would be too heavy for my healing hand. I didn't have the money to buy new weights so I raided my kitchen and came up with these alternatives. The soup cans aren't as heavy as I would like but I figure they are keeping me from pushing myself too hard. Once my love finishes his bottle of lemonade, I think I will fill that with water to step my weights up.

The moral of they story? If a newly nine-fingered woman can make do with what she has and get moving for 30 minutes a day, so can you.
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    Thanks for sharing! This was an excellent read!
    1734 days ago
  • TEAGUE1612
    Welcome back divebunny! inspirational stuff. hope your recovery goes well and you don't have any troubles getting back into the workouts. you sound like you're just powering through all the obstacles. i sooo don't have any excuses that wouldn't sound lame after the above blog!
    1737 days ago
    You are at least trying to use alternatives rather than give up all together....God bless & continued healing...

    1738 days ago
    1738 days ago
    congrats on pushing forward. You are an inspiration
    1738 days ago
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