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Cookie-making injury. Seriously.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      2 comments

My complex arm injury was caused by using a device called a 'therabite' to stretch tight muscles following my daughter's jaw surgery. It involved grasping the device and squeezing as hard as I could and holding for upwards of 2 minutes at a tim... Read more
Monday, February 13, 2012      0 comments

I scheduled my next appointment with Dave. We'll go over where I'm at, stretching (which I don't currently do and think I need to do), and muscle building strategies. And we'll schedule another session to come up with a workout/workouts releva... Read more
side-by-side comparison
Sunday, February 12, 2012      11 comments

OK.... I did it! 2 well-educated adults could NOT figure out how to pose my body to get my hip to jut out like hers. I am definitely NOT built with a waist like that! ... Read more
Things that make you go 'hmmmm.....'
Saturday, February 11, 2012      5 comments

I look at a lot of fitness pictures, trying to get an idea of what my 'goal' body is. I've collected a few and over time I've decided that I want a body that is 'softer' than a lot of the early pictures I saved. As I drop more body fat I becom... Read more
2 more workouts.... I need a break
Friday, February 10, 2012      1 comments

I got 2 'Fine Tune' phase workouts in this week so I only have 2 more to go. I also got in one centergy class. Low end of how many times I want to go to the gym but life continues to get in the way. So..... this was my last heavy lifti... Read more
4 more workouts.....
Friday, February 03, 2012      1 comments

I've only got 4 more workouts in phase 4 of the Female Body Breakthrough. Must get after pictures when I wrap up. I'm not sure this last phase has been very productive for me given all the interruptions. Perhaps I will revisit it right before... Read more
la la la la life goes on
Thursday, February 02, 2012      3 comments

I'm talking to my son from the bottom of the steps, he's not looking so hot but, eh, he hates having to go to school so early in the morning so I don't think much of it. Next I know he's getting sick in the bathroom. UGGGGH. 24-hr exclusion f... Read more
February Goals
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      2 comments

February goals: 1. Finish phase 4 of the female body breakthrough and meet with Dave before the end of the month to discuss a muscle building plan. 2. Maintain in the 120-124 range (no change). I joined the Springiest Maintainers challeng... Read more
January Wrap-Up
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      1 comments

Not a very good month for health & fitness but I feel good about how well I've coped with all we have going on. My goals for January were to: 1. Do phase 4 of the female body breakthrough and book a fitness assessment with Dave for Fe... Read more
Crazy Shopping Week
Monday, January 30, 2012      1 comments

I could NOT resist the sales this week. Monday I bought a size 4P royal blue duchesse satin sheath cocktail dress on clearance at Talbots. Can't go smaller through the shoulders but I may have the waist taken in a bit closer to our July cru... Read more
OBM Day 9
Friday, January 27, 2012      1 comments

To date (from day 3 to now) weight up 2.8 pounds body fat percentage up 0.6 percent (ave) fat up 2.1 pounds muscle up 1.2 pounds water up 0.3 pounds Everything is up (and the sum is more than the total.... must be that water i... Read more
back at it!
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      0 comments

After a 5 day hiatus: sick kid, sick kid, snow storm, crazy day, out of town appointment... I was back at the gym today. Did the A3 workout of the final phase of The Female Body Breakthrough. There are 12 workouts and that is workout 5. It is... Read more
Nice Weekend
Monday, January 23, 2012      2 comments

Since my weight had dipped so low I had a whole splurge *weekend*. Saturday DD had a basketball game and after I cooked and cooked. We had a delicious chuck roast, roasted sweet potatoes, and sauteed green beans. For dessert we had low-... Read more
OBM Days 6 & 7
Monday, January 23, 2012      0 comments

I don't have the numbers in front of me but in short... gained some weight but am still comfortably below my 'safe weight' which is 2 pounds below goal.... didn't exercise... scale says I have more muscle than ever and I don't really believe dri... Read more
OBM Day 5 - oops
Saturday, January 21, 2012      1 comments

weight 120.0 (down 2.2, down 1.6 overall) muscle: 46.3 (down 0.9, down 0.6 overall) - this is the oops! fat: 22.9 water: 66.2 (those sum to greater than my weight so I assume there is water in the muscle and/or fat, especially since the... Read more

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