Almost gave up
Crazy, busy, out of whack life...spiraled into depression and using sugar and caffeine to get through the day.
At my highest weight ever...but today is a fresh start. For some reason I have gotten out of the habit of drinking water and goi... Read more
It has been such a whirlwind of a summer, with little me time and lots of activity. I am scheduled to compete in a Sprint Tri in a couple of weeks, aside from swimming, no real training...I just want to finish and not die.
I need to buy n... Read more
I got the blues...
My knee surgery went great, better than expected. No more pain!
Feeling tired and down. I have to work today. Usually I am excited, but I think I really need a weekend off, and its not gonna be this one...
Tomorrow I start 3o days ... Read more
Time for surgery!
Well, I went to see another ortho for a second opinion, glad I did. After discussing the options I decided to opt for cleaning out the knee, the sooner the better. It will be removing cushion, but cushion that is no longer functioning well. I... Read more
Feeling much better today. I got the news, I have a sprained knee and a small tear in my meniscus. So it turns out that I have been walking around, clowning, and working out with this since mid September! I need to make an... Read more
Yesterday I was scheduled for an MRI of my left leg. It was a totally humbling experience. First of all, the tech looked at my weight on the doctor's order, looked at me, and gave me a gown that was 3 sizes too big. OK, I know I am big but I ... Read more
Broke through a barrier
I have been pushing forward, but injured. My left knee has still not recovered since September, even with physical therapy, rest, stretching, whirlpooling, heat, ice, advil, aspirin, you name it, I have tried it. Except not working out at all.... Read more
Getting back on track...healthy eating 101 and pool time
Since I am not clowning today I hit the health club. Swam for 45 minutes, water jogged for 15, had a great steam sauna, and whirlpool. Everyone at home was still sleeping! It felt great. I bought some fruit and veggies on my way home for jui... Read more
The numbers are going the WRONG WAY!
Haven't been on in a long time, and totally fell off the wagon over the holidays. Had a lot of fun, but ate a lot of food I didn't need or really want. The result, one pound away from 300. Went back to the pool last night. Took it easy, real... Read more
Live with JOY!
I went to see my new friend Lynda and had a great time celebrating her birthday early. I got more than I planned for...she ended up being released that day, so we spent almost 10 hours together! She needs a new heart. She has an external mach... Read more
Back in the Pool
Life has gotten interesting...it is true, if you don't have plans something will fill your time. Life is put back into perspective for me. I am going to go visit a 22 year old woman tomorrow, the same age as my son, and help her celebrate her ... Read more
Woo hoo! Buff by Valentine's Day
My friend jokingly said I was going to be buff by Valentine's Day, I am going to prove him right!
Physical therapy was short, but productive. My hamstring is looser, and I have a better idea of the exercises to do. I hit the pool after, a... Read more
Catch up blog...
I have missed blogging...I have a new laptop now, so I can blog away!
I had a great, productive week in Florida, logged lots of fitness minutes, tracked, and lost 7 pounds. Unfortunately, the last day I over did it on the bike, and strain... Read more
Success in Florida
It's working...eating right, working out, taking time to relax. Down 5 pounds! At a mineral springs today. Time for a healthy lunch, then more soaking and swimming. Had my second manicure ever. It is great to have the support of my sister B... Read more
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First Smart Phone Blog - Florida Fun
Having a great time in Florida. Started with a bare fridge, added only healthy food. Eating planned healthy meals. Bought my supplements today. Walking and swimming daily with some strength and some core. Loving the weather! It's great hav... Read more