First Gym type class at the Y
Sunday, November 08, 2015 1 comments
They started a new small group class at the Y called Fit Together. It is for people who are just starting an exercise program and need to learn how to put a routine together. This was the first week of the class, so we did 10 minutes of ... Read more
Diagnoses are good, right?
Friday, August 31, 2012 1 comments
I finally have a diagnosis to go with my foot pain -- plantar faciitis (which apparently I can't spell correctly). Anyway, I have stretches to do three times a day and a way to tape my feet that help support the arches while the tendons are... Read more
It happened again!
Sunday, August 26, 2012 2 comments
When I eat at home, I have a hard time eating enough protein. Enough carbs and fat, no problem. When I eat in restaurants, choosing entrees with relatively lean meat and vegetables for side dishes (or salads at McD's) I end up with my carb... Read more
Busy Day, lots of exercise!
Thursday, August 23, 2012 0 comments
So far today I have: Carried a 50 pound desk upstairs with minimal help from my teenager. Cleaned two rooms. Weeded the yard. Walked around both the CSA farm and the Farmer's Market loaded with ~15 lbs of various produce. Lugged the... Read more
Oooops! Forgot to check for gluten!
Friday, August 17, 2012 0 comments
So who would have guessed that the bulk filler in Carnation 'Breakfast Essentials' powder is WHEAT STARCH? My husband and children drink the stuff regularly, but I am lactose intolerant so I only occasionally have some when I make a smoothie. ... Read more
Eight glasses, really?
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 4 comments
I've been keeping track of my water, trying to drink 8, 8 oz glasses of water (which is more like 6.5 glasses, since my glasses hold 9.5 oz. The only time I came close, I had to pee at least once an hour, and twice in the middle of the nigh... Read more