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Planning My Exercise For The Week

Sunday, August 12, 2012      5 comments

Sunday is a day when I set up my week. I take a look at any appointments that might be coming up and I think about when I will be able to exercise. I also do mental reminders for myself regarding healthy snacks, grocery shopping and household ... Read more

Pain Consultation For Special Procedure

Thursday, August 09, 2012      5 comments

I called my new Moffitt Clinic pain specialist's office yesterday and set up a consultation appointment for September 25. This is the doctor who will use radio waves to dull the pain receptors around the two occipital nerves in the back of my h... Read more

Occipital Block Yesterday Was A Success

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      3 comments

I was so glad that I had made the pork and apples in my crock pot Monday night so that it would be ready for dinner last night. I had to go to Tampa yesterday for an occipital block and shots behind the ears and in the muscle across the top of ... Read more

The Recipe Is Yummy!

Tuesday, August 07, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I wrote a blog about a new recipe that I got from a lady in my water aerobics class. The verdict is in! It is a keeper!!! We will be having it for dinner tonight. The house smelled heavenly yesterday as it was cooking. The meat fe... Read more

Trying A New Recipe

Monday, August 06, 2012      7 comments

Today before our water aerobics class began, we were talking about cooking with apples. One woman said that she throws pork chops into the crock pot with apple chunks. She seasons it lightly with cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and ginger. It sounded... Read more

Finished With My To Do List

Sunday, August 05, 2012      4 comments

While hubby is in Texas for our BIL's viewing and funeral, I decided to use my weekend constructively. Since the plane ticket was so expensive, I couldn't attend with hubby. We were both bummed about this, put there wasn't anything else that w... Read more

I Took A Day Off From Working Out Sort Of

Thursday, August 02, 2012      7 comments

Sunday and Wednesday are my chosen days of rest from working out. Taking a day off to rest doesn't necessarily mean that you don't do some sort of activity. I just means that you take a break from doing your usual workout. Yesterday, Wedn... Read more

Trying To Keep Exercise At 120 Minutes

Tuesday, July 31, 2012      4 comments

In order to stay with my plan to keep exercise to 120 minutes or under, I am not leaving for my classes until 8:30a.m. I will take my time getting there, take my time in the locker room and not push myself to keep a frantic pace. My goal today... Read more

Another Good Day

Monday, July 30, 2012      4 comments

I had another great day using moderation and modification today in water exercise. It is still a struggle but I will prevail!!!... Read more

I Met All 8 Of My Goals Yesterday!

Sunday, July 29, 2012      4 comments

I'm very proud for meeting all 8 of the exercise modification and moderation goals that I set for myself yesterday. Here's how I did" 1.) I was in the water for exactly 120 minutes. Goal met! 2.) I drank 30 ounces of water - 10 bef... Read more

Incorporating Exercise Changes

Friday, July 27, 2012      6 comments

Incorporating exercise changes for moderation and rest is proving more difficult than I had anticipated. I modified my arm position when we did interval training this morning, just as my doctor advised me to do. I noticed a big difference in h... Read more

Practicing Moderation With Rest Time

Thursday, July 26, 2012      4 comments

This week I'm practicing more moderation and incorporating more rest time into my busy schedule. It is very hard for me, who has always turned the focus on everyone else, to turn the focus on my own needs. However, I'm giving it the old colleg... Read more

Finally We have A Handle On My Thyroid Medication!

Saturday, July 21, 2012      4 comments

After 3 years of messing with my thyroid medication, it is finally at a steady therapeutic level! This is such great news! I feel the best when my TSH is 1.0 and my free T4 and reverse T3 are in the normal range. This week I finally reached t... Read more

Intervals Are Making A Difference!

Wednesday, July 18, 2012      4 comments

Last week I wrote about adding interval training to your workouts. This week, I am happy to say, I have noticed a difference in my overall recovery time after each interval. What we did today was 15 seconds of flat out water running followed b... Read more

Practicing Interval Cardio

Saturday, July 14, 2012      3 comments

Both yesterday and today, my water classes did interval training. Are you surprised that we can integrate interval training in the pool? Imagine, if you will, trying to run really fast in a tub of watery jello. That's what it felt like to me.... Read more


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