I woke up today feeling mad at myself about the day before, when a great day and diet turned into one step away from all out binging. There is bad food all around me, and I can't do anything about it-it's not mine. I grew up in an area of MN whe... Read more
Sugar Cravings Be Gone!
Does anyone else crave sugar? I'm not just talking in sweets, but literally the granulated sugar you put on your cereal?
I can eat normal and healthy all day. Around 9:30 at night, I start to have sugar cravings. It's ridiculous. I do get e... Read more
Snow, Snow, Go Away!
Living in Minnesota in what seems to be a never ending snow fest, I feel like am ALWAYS shoveling. I got a little behind on my shoveling "project" late last month because I was sick and am still trying to catch up because it seemed like every da... Read more
Zodiac Signs and Other Ramblings
What a week!
First, I get knocked out by a nasty cold virus, days without exercising, doing anything other than logging in to SP and feeling sorry for yourself. What is it about being sick? The first thing I think about is wishing my mom we... Read more
A fresh start, whether I like it or not
When I started SP a few months ago, I did so knowing I had a knee injury, but at the time, no one knew what that injury was. Since my injury in May, my doctor had prescribed me pills, x-rays, and physical therapy to a consistently impatient pers... Read more
It's been a while...
Hey all. I realize that it has been a while since the last time I was on SP. About a month actually. It's been a long month, and I thought I would fill you in on what is happening.
I finally got in to see the orthopedic surgeon about 1.5 we... Read more
I never really realized how active people in Minnesota were until today. People are EVERYWHERE enjoying the weather. I mean, I knew that the state is consistently considered one of the healthiest and most active (even in the winter), but I guess... Read more
Frustration Kicks In
I've been on SP now about a month. The first couple weeks went great until my knee started bothering me. Although I stopped the workouts that the PT had me doing per their request, it didn't help. It's been getting really sore and swollen-the sa... Read more
Grrrrrr....Knee Injury Update
Since I joined SP a couple weeks ago, I've been doing well with my workouts and eating and have managed to lose ten pounds, even though I have to go at a much slower pace then I normally would. Considering that the only two things I've been allo... Read more
Slow and Steady Wins the Race?
Once upon a time, I was a very active person. I loved to play tennis and basketball. Kickboxing was an obsession. I even enjoyed some cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and just being outside enjoying the benefits that Minnesota has to offer.
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