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Bad girl!
Saturday, May 26, 2012      3 comments

BF parents are visiting and we decided to take a long weekend road trip. everyday I'm at the whim of their terrible eating habits. They don't eat lunch and we're on the road so I can't stop if they don't want to. So every night has been a pig ou... Read more
9 weeks post knee surgery
Monday, May 14, 2012      3 comments

Well I'm doing about 90% better since I had my knee surgery 9 weeks ago. I'm still not walking down the stairs properly but it's mostly better. I'm exercising regularly now and trying to do as much as I am allowed to do every day. My physical th... Read more
Progress not perfection
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      0 comments

Well I just keep pigging out on chocolate lately. It seems like every day there is some kind of calorie bomb being offered. It is very hard to resist when it's right in front of you. On a positive note, usually fruit is also offered. I'm trackin... Read more
House hunting
Monday, April 30, 2012      3 comments

So we're planning to move into bigger place this year and have started searching on-line for the house we will live in for the next 20+ years. There is this great channel here in the US called HGTV (home and garden television). I must say I've b... Read more
Health Insurance
Sunday, April 29, 2012      1 comments

So most of you know me already but here's a little background. I had ACL surgery 7 weeks ago and have now been recovering and going to Physical therapy 3 times per week. So I just foundĀ out from my bastard health insurance company that they only... Read more
Sunday, April 22, 2012      2 comments

In four more weeks I'm allowed to run again. I can't believe it has been 6 weeks since my knee surgery. I still don't feel 100 percent, but that is to be expected. I wonder what my physical therapist is going to have me do this week. Whatever it... Read more
New school
Monday, April 09, 2012      4 comments

First day at my new job. It was very quiet today. I still don't have computer access so I had to sit around all day. I occupied my time with trade magazines and papers. The new place has an awesome cafeteria with a great salad bar, so there is n... Read more
Thursday, April 05, 2012      2 comments

So tomorrow is my last day at my old job. I'm looking forward to starting my new job, but I will miss my coworkers. They're all good people and it was a good place to work but it's time to move on.... Read more
Day 22 Post op
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      2 comments

I'm walking without the crutches at home, but with the crutches outside. It's more of a protection rather than a need. I'm limping a little but it's very quickly going away. It depends how well rested I am. For example this morning I wasn't limp... Read more
Making Progress
Friday, March 30, 2012      4 comments

Slowly starting to walk without crutches, but only at home and in the Physical Therapists office. It's such a great feeling making progress. As far as my diet is concerned, I've been really good through all this. I've maintained my current weigh... Read more
Woo hoo!
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      3 comments

I finally started walking on my bum leg, slowly with a little bit of weight bearing exercise. So this means I will be off the crutches soon. And I got to go on the exercise bike for 10 minutes today at the physical therapist office. The pain in ... Read more
First day back to work
Monday, March 26, 2012      3 comments

I'm exhausted! Well it was back to work for me today. My leg is feeling much better. I won't need the pain meds at all soon. The only thing that really stunk today was taking getting to work on crutches. My commute is basically 3 blocks to the s... Read more
Sunday, March 25, 2012      0 comments

What a great weekend! I'm finally starting to feel better and spring is finally here. Have great start to the week everyone.... Read more
Saturday, March 24, 2012      2 comments

So it's been 12 days since my ACL surgery and today I'm venturing out into Manhattan for the first time since. I am feeling better everyday and I feel pretty strong with a moderate, bearable level of pain, so I think I'll be ok. If I get too tir... Read more
Friday, March 23, 2012      2 comments

So today is my last day home from work. I don't really want to go back, but i have to. I did my exercises today. I'm way under my calories for today and trying to figure out what to eat. Any good snack ideas?... Read more

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