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Recovering And Restless
Wednesday, September 03, 2014      2 comments

Good morning everyone! It's been a month since my second hip replacement. I'm still a little sore, but I feel so much better! Even though I still have hip precautions for another two weeks, I'm moving better than I have.....well ever! I go back ... Read more
Still Going Strong
Monday, March 31, 2014      1 comments

I've been working out every day since my last post. One day of body weight exercises, followed by another day of stretches and walking. It's too early to see any major changes, but I feel better. I have more energy and am filled with hope. ... Read more
Back On The Horse
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      3 comments

Such an odd saying, but there it is. I'm back on the horse, or in the saddle or whatever horse-related saying you want to use. I'm cleaning up my diet, or atleast I'm trying to. The thing is, I have yet to have one "perfect eating day". I'... Read more
Guess What Day It Is!!!
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      4 comments

Have you seen that Geico commercial with the obnoxious camel? If not, check it out....I'll wait. See? Hilarious! That's exactly how I felt today. Thanks to the magic that is Benadryl, I was able to get a full night's sleep last night. I have bee... Read more
Happy New Year!
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      3 comments

Happy New Year everyone! This year is going to be amazing...I can feel it! I have so many great things to look forward to. I will finally get my hips fixed. This will allow me to ride bikes and walk long distances and possibly go hiking. So exci... Read more
More Bad News
Saturday, November 16, 2013      7 comments

Thank you to everyone who shared words of advice and encouragement. I really appreciate your support. Unfortunately, my second opinion didn't go as I had hoped. It turns out that my condition is so severe that I will not only have to replac... Read more
Bad News
Sunday, November 10, 2013      4 comments

So lately I've been having horrible pain in my lower back and hips. I was on the maximum dosage of over the counter meds and was prescribed a more powerful medication to help the pain. Last week I had my appointment with the hip specialist.... Read more
Inspiration Board
Sunday, October 20, 2013      3 comments

I finally finished my Inspiration Board. I wasn't sure what to put so I just included fitness and health goals that I am working towards. 1. Paleo Food Pyramid. Food is 90% of the battle for a healthy Meg, so it made sense to make it the bi... Read more
Motivation For The Week
Sunday, October 06, 2013      5 comments

I walked for over an hour today! The trees are beautiful this time of year. They are a mix of green, yellow, orange and red. It was perfect weather for a walk too. It was cloudy and well below 70. Currently, I'm watching an amazing documen... Read more
Woot
Saturday, October 05, 2013      6 comments

Had an awesome workout today! The free weight section of my gym was completely empty. So I had first dibs on all of the equipment. I even got to try out the squat rack, which I've been eyeing for over a month. I worked out extra hard and can alr... Read more
Leap Into Fall Challenge
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      9 comments

Currently doing the Leap Into Fall Challenge. Super excited! This fall I hope to focus on eating clean and staying injury free during training. I will be doing a mix of weight lifting and cardio to get in shape. Currently looking at the Beautifu... Read more
Family Time
Sunday, September 15, 2013      0 comments

I'm so happy to be spending some time with my family. One of my siblings is currently going through a rough patch. I'm taking the day today to hang out with him and let him know that I'm there for him. I'm finding that doing so has helped me to ... Read more
I Survived CrossFit!
Wednesday, September 11, 2013      2 comments

I finally did it! I took my first crossfit class. It was an intense workout with very little rest in between exercises. I wish that I could say that I enjoyed all of it, but I was conflicted the entire time. In one hour session, I went through a... Read more
Day 5 of My Healthy Eating Challenge
Thursday, September 05, 2013      2 comments

Today I cheated. I cheated bad. I indulged in foods that I know that I shouldn't have indulged in. Why did I do it? Was it because I knew I could? Was it because I knew they would taste good? Even though I know that the food isn't healthy ... Read more
Day 2 of My Healthy Eating Challenge
Monday, September 02, 2013      1 comments

I've started another whole 30 challenge. It's a challenge to eat only whole foods for 30 days. I've had little cheats (such as some hot cocoa in my coffee), but over all I've been pretty healthy. Today's Menu: Breakfast ~ 2 boiled eggs, ... Read more

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