This morning I started Physical Therapy (PT) . The Physical Therapist name is Genevieve. Don't you just love that name, she is very sweet although she assures me that I will not feel the same way at some points in this process. Today was evaluat... Read more
This is an easy blog to write , it should be named "Been there Done that " ... I had to make the decision to make the changes. Life smacked me and well it was either do something or just die. I was 366 pounds . I didnt know where to start or how... Read more
Life gets comfortable ... you dont even realize that you are eating and doing the same things. We all stay with what is comfortable to us. I for one dont like change at all. I take the same paths when traveling, buy the same foods , I stay in my... Read more
What is HIIT? HIIT is high intensity interval training and it is not for everyone. When I started out I weighed 366 pounds High intensity for me was walking from the couch to the bathroom . So I couldnt do this program then and to be honest 80 ... Read more
Swim your way to stronger ...
www.sparkpeople.com/reso urce/fitness_articles.asp? id=641
I use swimming all the time in my exercise routine. As a fat bodied person I started out in the pool. But I have always l... Read more
You know everyday I think write a blog. You must understand that my brain never shuts off. As a matter of fact if I could get my tush to work as much as my brain does I would have been a goal weight years ago. So Pardon this interruption as I cl... Read more
So I was looking for some motivating pictures this morning but I didnt see the pictures with the right words .. So I created my own ... they are some of my favorite pictures and quotes from friends that inspire me ...
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B: Is there anything you need?
Me: No , I am good I think.
B: when is the last time you had a meat Pie?
Me: oh lord not in ages.
B : Ok I will bring you one.
Me: oh and some french fries.
B: * giggle * yes
Me : how about som... Read more
New fat shaming commercials article
www.dietsinreview.com/di et_column/09/new-fat-shami ng-commercials-do-more-har m-than-good-in-obesity-pre vention-efforts/
It is amazing how the world believes that as a f... Read more
I have been part of weight loss groups over the years. TOPS and weight watchers to name the two biggest ones. These were groups. A group to me is a meeting of individuals with similar interest. These groups had a general theme of weight loss. Th... Read more
So after surgery life has definately slowed for me. An infection on my toes now means i cant use my right for any walking at all. So it is a one leg hop to the restroom and anything else i have to do. By the time i get back to the couch to put m... Read more
On Wednesday of this week I had surgery . The removal of mass and the removal of a heel spur. In the past my experience with crutches has been very painful. I had no upper body strength and weak ankles . Since I have been on Spark People I have ... Read more
I haven't done a meaningful blog in a while. This is because I couldn't find the words to say what i wanted to say. Each step of this journey has unlocked something that was new to me. Most things are good however the latest thing isn't good. Wh... Read more