Final week of the Shred Diet
Okay, due to Easter, I took a week semi-off and ate healthfully, but did not follow the diet. So I just finished the 5th week. I am down another pound. Not bad. For the sixth week I am doing a hybrid plan. I am looking at the Shred and foll... Read more
Shred Diet: Just ended 4th week
I have had a few things going on, but am down 2.6 pounds this week. Week 3 found me ill (cough), so while I easily ate the soups, etc., I didn't follow the diet faithfully and stayed flat for two weeks and just tried to maintain for that time. ... Read more
Week 2 of The Shred Diet
Okay, so today was the second weigh-in on The Shred Diet by Dr. Ian Smith. I lost 2 ounces. That is all. Oh well. I followed the diet as closely as I was able, and did exercise and weight training. I went to bed sort of hungry a couple of n... Read more
My First Week of the Shred Diet
I started the Shred Diet last Wednesday. I had went a month in a bit of a plateau, and was hoping to jump start my weight loss effort again. I had read about Dr. Ian Smith's new plan on some blog, and was intrigued. It used real, normal food.... Read more
Day 2 of the Shred Diet (Dr. Ian Smith)
I started the Shred Diet by Dr. Ian Smith, yesterday. I had went from the end of Christmas, to February 20th in a plateau. I did lose one pound yesterday, but am hoping this plan will help me move forward. So far, I think it is a very balanc... Read more
I think my shoes are causing my pain.
I have a pulled hamstring. I have been doing light exercises and a program by Peggy Brill, a physical therapist to heal my leg. Today, I wore my running shoes for the first time in a few days. Pain!
I have plantar fasciitis and have to w... Read more
This is week 4 of my Do-It-Yourself P90X
So I am in week four of my do-it-yourself P90X. I am doing this using the exercise videos and Wii games that I currently own. I am following Tony Horton's lean plan.
Day 1-Chest, Back, abs and cardio
Day 3-Sh... Read more
Disappointed in what Oprah has done to Fit TV.
I don't know if people are aware, but Oprah has her own channel now, OWN. This used to be the Discovery Health channel. Discovery has changed Fit TV (which had great exercise shows) to Discovery Fitness and Health. This means that they have c... Read more
Exercise makes all the difference
I called my doctor today because of some dizziness. My blood pressure is going low again and making me tired and dizzy. The doctor has submitted a new prescription that is a regular water pill and at the lowest level they make! WOO-HOO! This... Read more
Turning 40 the Healthy Way
I will soon be turning forty. I look at this as a good and a bad thing. The bad is that it seems time is just flying by. It seems like yesterday that I turned eighteen, and now FORTY! The good is that I am determined to make this the best de... Read more
Making better choices
I find that the road to a new lifestyle is all about choices. I choose to make exercise a priority. I choose to eat and cook meals with lots of veggies. I find myself able to skip dessert because my body does not need it. It is about having ... Read more
Hoping this lasts
Currently I have gotten back into fitness and am loving it. I am using the Wii 5-6/7 days per week for exercise. I usually do workout videos, but was getting tired of it. Wanting to stay motivated. After working out for 95 minutes earlier to... Read more