COCOPUFF_79's Blogs

blowing the dust off this old blog...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      0 comments

Wow...I've been away a long time. Since I last logged in: 1. my 'doc with answers' didn't have any'. Turns out that he misdiagnosed me and I had a non-union stress fracture in my heel that he failed to see. I went to numerous doctors before... Read more
Great work out today...
Friday, March 16, 2012      0 comments

Got my second foot taping yesterday (the doc is trying out some stuff to see what kind of insert works best) and today was a big improvement. I did 25 minutes on the stationary bike without any knee pain and a great workout on my own using ke... Read more
Finally a Doctor with Answers!
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      0 comments

Finally...a diagnosis! On my third try I found a really good podiatrist who took xrays (from the sides and bottom), analyzed my walking and posture and gave me some concrete answers about my foot issues. Turns out that : 1. I have a random e... Read more
Dumping my Doctor
Thursday, March 08, 2012      1 comments

Argh...more than 2 weeks since I injured my leg/ankle/knee I still have no idea what is actually wrong with my right leg. I went to this doctor at a clinic that was highly recommended and had one of the worst experiences I have ever had. The p... Read more in the world did I injure BOTH legs?
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      1 comments

Ack...I went for a morning run on Saturday and shortly after my right knee started to ache....than my right calf started getting sore to the point that I could barely walk. THEN my left ankle started throbbing! Its kind of my own fault. I have b... Read more
Registered: Broad Street Run 10-miler!
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      0 comments

I consider myself lucky to have actually gotten through the registration-all 33,000 spots went in under 4 hours! Registration opened 'around' 10am but I kept the page open from 9am and was able to long on around 9:40 before everything went south... Read more
"A watched scale never moves..."
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      2 comments

I'm about one weight in from tossing this scale out into the middle of the street. And the scale in the gym...and the scale in the office fitness room...And pretty every scale I step on. *sigh*... Read more
Jumping Rope...much easier when I was 8
Saturday, February 11, 2012      1 comments

So today at the gym I decided I was going to add jump roping to my circuit mix and try to do a minute or so between kettlebell swinging. was so hard! I barely got to a minute and afterwards I was so winded I had to take a 30 second brea... Read more
My Fitness Shopping List...
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      1 comments

I finally sold my condo (Yay!) and i made it through a submittal deadline (double Yay!) and I'm about to celebrate by buying a bunch of stuff I need...well kinda need. 1. Foam Roller I didn't buy into the hype but my personal trainer made... Read more
Egg Whites are Evil...
Monday, January 23, 2012      9 comments

I don't like egg whites. My previous efforts to make breakfast all resulted in a whole lot of effort and not a lot of food to show for it. I realize that the yolk is supposed to be bad for you but its also the tasty part! Its also the thing tha... Read more
The 'miracle' of green tea
Thursday, January 19, 2012      1 comments

The best thing about coming off the wafarin drugs is that now I'm free to drink my green tea again! I decided that I wanted to try some loose leaf tea and headed over to Chinatown to pick up some for cheap and get a little tea brewing pot. So ... Read more
Boo BMI!
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      1 comments

I don't care what my BMI index says...I'm not obese! I signed up for some body fat measurements and metabolism tests at my gym and I'm really annoyed at the results. Both body fat tests (the one where you hold the device out in front of you an... Read more
Post surgery return to the gym!
Monday, January 02, 2012      0 comments

Yay...past the 6 week mark on my surgery and I'm excited about going back to the gym this week! Fitness resolutions for 2012: -15 pounds lost by March -get into a solid 10 minute mile average -10 mile run in Philly in May -half marath... Read more
The recovery begins...
Monday, November 21, 2011      0 comments

Well...I'm finally home from my myomectomy surgery and the long road to recovery has begun. The surgery went smoothly and I don't expect any complications as long as I stick to the doctors advice...but man is it hard! I hate depending on other p... Read more
And things are looking down again...
Monday, September 26, 2011      3 comments

Ugh...turns out there is a reason why my tummy refused to give up its membership in the Biggest Loser club-I have a stomach full of fibroids! Now instead of rejoicing the end of 6 months of wafarin-I get to prepare for being out of commission (... Read more

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