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2017 Update
Saturday, July 29, 2017      5 comments

Just an update ~ Last week I weighed in at 268. I am using intermittent fasting and working out and higher doses of protein and vegetables to lose weight. It's been working most of the time. I have knee pain, just not enough for surgery. So t... Read more
Protein Protein Protein
Saturday, July 29, 2017      8 comments

Yesterday I may have made an oopsie. I didn't eat enough vegetables, not enough protein to satisfy me, and too many carbs. I stayed up too late and started craving carbs again. And it probably started with a yummy, but sugary ginger sauce. Grrr... Read more
Update
Sunday, April 09, 2017      3 comments

I injured my left knee last month after slipping in the snow 2x. It was painful. I'm up to around 265 pounds and today is the first day where I've actually been able to workout gently with very little pain or discomfort. Right now what I'm ... Read more
Meds, Fatigue and Progress
Friday, February 26, 2016      3 comments

I have been having the WORST time ever with fatigue lately and its horrible. I need to rest and nap daily. Grrrrrr. Its so frustrating not being able to do things I've been doing. But ..... I have found a doctor who listens to me. I had a... Read more
Leg and Knee pain again
Tuesday, August 04, 2015      0 comments

I went to the orthopedic doctor and found out I have a hamstring strain and IT band syndrome on my left side. Oh my. I have to take some MORE inflammatories, heat and ice, plus some more physical therapy. I have been rolling my ... Read more
Summer Update!
Saturday, July 18, 2015      2 comments

I tried to do a fitness challenge, 4 weeks long for low - impact by Fitness Blender. SOOO many of their workouts just weren't good for my back and my knees so I had to step back quite a bit. I have to start back quite a bit slower t... Read more
Some summer progress
Monday, June 15, 2015      2 comments

I'm still having a hard time getting the right exercise with kidz home all the time. BUT, with all the walking I've been making to the grocery store (3 stores within a half a mile), I've gone down a few pounds. I don't use too much food. E... Read more
New Knee Issues
Monday, June 01, 2015      2 comments

I've been having pain on the inside of my knees pretty bad and I have a hard time crossing my legs. I went to the doctor today and I had steroid shots in my bursa. I have mild arthritis, inflammation and possibly ITB. I wanted to hol... Read more
Talk with my Dietitian :D
Tuesday, May 05, 2015      2 comments

So .... I had a quick talk with my dietitian today protein shakes in the morning are working great for me, besides the fact that its milk. I'm trying some rice milk here shortly. Fruit - is not working out great. I just got my multi-v... Read more
exercising between meals
Monday, April 20, 2015      0 comments

Well I was experimenting today to see if I could get ALL of my exercising done between breakfast and second breakfast. yeah .....NO I got soo hungry and blood sugar got kinda low. It did not work for me. So from now on, I have to spli... Read more
Saw my first Dietitian!
Friday, April 17, 2015      2 comments

Well I went to a Dietitian today and shes going to work with me on my weight loss. One thing is I wait too long to eat after waking up. Because of my kidz i wake up at around 5-7am. And ..... I don't eat until 10 or 11. So I'm going to sta... Read more
No Fruits!
Wednesday, March 04, 2015      4 comments

I have tried time and time again to eat fruits. They're healthy, they're yummy and they're sweet. When I was 16 and in the best shape ever, I never ate fruit. And I had many small meals a day. And I felt great. I always read some hea... Read more
Update!
Wednesday, March 04, 2015      0 comments

Well, After my knee surgery in October, I had another one in January on my right knee. I'm going to physical therapy and am getting stronger. However, my left knee is compensating. oh boy. But I'm trying really hard. I'm doing all my rehab ex... Read more
Update!
Wednesday, March 04, 2015      0 comments

Well, After my knee surgery in October, I had another one in January on my right knee. I'm going to physical therapy and am getting stronger. However, my left knee is compensating. oh boy. But I'm trying really hard. I'm doing all my rehab ex... Read more
Knee Surgery Update!
Monday, October 06, 2014      8 comments

I had knee surgery on Thursday! I am slowly recovering. Still icing a lot and am limping along. I get soo tired so easily a lot. Still napping often. Get lightheaded easily. but I got the surgery. They called it "cleaning out the joi... Read more

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