My Constant Companion...Pain
A few months ago my latest Pediotrist put me on steriod treatment and told me that if I was still in pain come June, to call and make an appoinment for an MRI and Ifollow-up. Okay, I am in pain daily, some days I can tough through the pain and... Read more
Changes Being Made Everywhere!
Besides starting on my road to a heathier me, after taking a break for almost a year, I have noticed that I am also making changes in other areas of my life. Over the weekends, my family and I are working on our yard and gardens. Last weekend,... Read more
Making a Positive Change
It use to be that I hated Mondays. Like many, that was the day I had to return to work, and since retiring, it was my first day of classes for the week. For summer semester, I am taking both on-line and traditional classes, but those classes a... Read more
No More Gym for Me!
I have decided to formally end my gym membership with the gym literally a mile from my house. For the past few months, I have either been too swamped to workout there, or have been under doctor's orders to keep my foot immobile. Yesterday and ... Read more
I tell myself that today I am going to get out and get my cardio done, then I look at my to do list and find myself doing errands instead. Today I had to transcribe a book so that I could drive up to the main campus (too far to even bike) today... Read more
Just as I starting working out with a trainer last fall, I was medically retired from the Air Force. One week after I stopped working, I started going to school full-time. I continued to work out with my trainer through October, seeing the los... Read more
Thoughts for the Day
I have been actively working out for a month solid now. I haven't seen any changes on the scale, but that is normal for me due to my thyroid. I have seen improvements when I am working out at the gym and with my trainer. I can now jog for a m... Read more
Despite being sick mid-week, last week, I finished the week strong. Senior Lottery at my University for prime parking spots came out, and I was one of the lucky ones. Once I found my new spot, all I could hear was my personal trainer, Greg, ... Read more
One Month In with Personal Trainer
I started out strong with my blogs and got side-tracked. But I am happy to report that the blogs were the only thing to suffer. I had my first progress check with my personal trainer last week. Okay, I was not happy with the numbers, but th... Read more
I started last week blogging about my new workout routine and my new personal trainer. I have not stopped working out, just got caught up in life, so couldn't post. Anyways, this past Thursday (after spending the morning in the hospital with m... Read more
First Workout with a Personal Trainer
Well yesterday afternoon was my first ever workout with a personal trainer. I have had trainers set me up with routines before, but I have never actually worked out with a trainer. The differences between the two types of workouts are like nig... Read more
At the beginning of the year, like everyone else, I was gun ho to get the weight off and posted regularly. After a few months, I noticed an improvement and got cocky. I decided that I didn't need any help and that I could do this by myself. O... Read more
I Can Do This!!
Since losing my initial 5 pounds, I have been gaining and losing all month. At first I thought that it was muscle weight, nope tape measure said otherwise. Then I took a hard look at what I was eating and doing, plus my stress level. Time to ... Read more
4 Feb 2010
I know that it hasn't been a full month here yet, but since my weigh-in with my weight support group is the first Thursday of every month, I am picking this as my update blog.
I started SP around 14 Jan, in the past "month" I have lost 5.8 ... Read more
I know that I have only been doing SP for a little over two weeks, but I wanted to see if I was making any headway at all. So, last night I remeasured myself. Down in some areas, up in another, so it all evened out to a zero change. Okay, it ... Read more