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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts You Do What It Takes When You Don't Want to Break Your Heart
Sunday, January 15, 2017      84 comments

Reading HOLLYM48's blog "It's not easy breaking your heart" really spoke to me. http://www.sparkpeople.c
ndividual.asp?blog_id=6297890 Why? Because an injury emerged for me on March 13, 20... Read more
Possibilities Unfolding
Thursday, January 12, 2017      33 comments

Last night's training session with Shanel was excellent on a number of accounts. First of all, I really like her. She's a wonderful young woman and I find working with her to be easy. Not, that she takes it easy on me, mind you! Working ... Read more
BONUS Blog: Glimpse of Possibilities
Sunday, January 08, 2017      47 comments

You've heard the saying, Less is more. Well, that's what I see for myself when it comes to my future fitness routine. Less ... I do not see myself physically active as many days a week as I was before. I do not see myself engag... Read more
BONUS Blog: My Understanding of the Pelvic Injury
Sunday, January 08, 2017      8 comments

Recovery from this injury has been brutal and grueling. Thankfully, I am a person with determination, perseverance, stamina and patience. I have had a lot of time to think and learn from this experience ... 95 weeks and counting. With rep... Read more
Indications of Healing Continue
Sunday, January 08, 2017      17 comments

Saw a hydration/inflammation level on the scale this morning lower than I've seen since June 24, 2014. Absolutely shocking to me! And, shocking in an excellent way. I quickly went back through the hydration data that I've kept and see tha... Read more
Awaiting Direction
Thursday, January 05, 2017      26 comments

I had a wonderful conversation with a functional medicine doctor last night. She is a chiropractor and clinical nutritionist by training. Yes. I've already been working with a clinical nutritionist; so, why another? Well, the nutritionis... Read more
Bonus Blog: About the trainer
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      18 comments

I am getting quite a few questions about the trainer. A number of you have asked how did I find her and still others have asked about her age. As far as her age goes, I suspect she is in her 20s. She seems young to me. But, I'm not a ver... Read more
Monday, January 02, 2017      26 comments

I continue to find working with the personal trainer very satisfying. Today was my 4th session with her. She continues to introduce me to new equipment and exercises. It is becoming increasingly evident that the left side of my body is ... Read more
High Maintenance
Saturday, December 31, 2016      25 comments

Saw this birthday card today and couldn't resist sh... Read more
Finding a New Groove
Friday, December 30, 2016      35 comments

Well, as 2016 comes to a close and the dawn of 2017 is nearly upon us, I find myself feeling like I am on the cusp of a new beginning. But, new in a different sort of way ... not like starting over. It's more like a helix ... returning to revi... Read more
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      26 comments

I haven't been a member of a gym for over 30 years. Why? Because I don't like the environment. I'm an outdoors kind of gal. I enjoy communing with nature. So, being outdoors walking, hiking and running was my fast track to nirvana. Nature ... Read more
This and That ... Thyroid Story Promised
Monday, December 26, 2016      22 comments

Well, let's see if I can get myself back in the train of thought I was in a few days ago. I know it's different because several days have passed and each day leaves its impressions upon us, does it not? Anyway, what got my mind humming w... Read more
This and That ...
Friday, December 23, 2016      22 comments

I'll be heading in for my second session with the personal trainer later today. How am I feeling? Fine. I can tell that I've been worked; but, not so much that I'm feeling like another session today would be ill advised. I would describe wha... Read more
The Power of Nutrition
Thursday, December 22, 2016      27 comments

Well, today I had my first personal training session ... ever. It was excellent! I really like the trainer. So far. So good. ... Read more
Inflammation ... More to Share
Monday, December 19, 2016      14 comments

I'm going to see what I can do to put inflammation into context here. I've been immersed in various books and research studies the last year pertaining to inflammation. Again, it was reading Mastering Leptin that launched what I called my "lep... Read more

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