Rough Start to August
Monday, August 13, 2012      0 comments

Went to see the spinal specialist and I have a severely herniated disc. Surgery isn't an option just epidural steroid injections 3 times a year and some physical therapy. Doc said it will heal itself..in two years. Disappointed but really nothin... Read more
Little bit broken
Monday, July 30, 2012      2 comments

Had an Mri for my back last week. Got a phone call the very next morning, which is always disconcerting considering how slow they normally are. I have a severe spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal cavity) caused by a disc being pushed into t... Read more
Too young to feel this old
Friday, July 13, 2012      1 comments

Just a quick update on my little life. I've been having lower back and hip pain for most of this year (I'm the only 25 year old who can predict the weather with her hip). I've seen two chiropractors and they did help some, but things are g... Read more
Rainy Day Reflections
Wednesday, May 30, 2012      3 comments

I hope everyone had a very productive and safe Memorial Weekend. Although there was a bit of drinking and less than 100% healthy eats, I feel I kept active enough to balance out the splurge. Hiked through the cemeteries in the tri-county area la... Read more
Just wanted to share this
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      4 comments

e-up-in-order-to-be-happy/ Someone on my facebook had a link to this article and it was exactly what I needed to read tonight. Whenever the scale isn't moving my min... Read more
Injuries injuries injuries
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      1 comments

So remember that lower back injury I had earlier this year? Well turns out it caused me to favor my right side and now I have a hip bursa (pocket of fluid-super painful at times) that prevents me from doing lower body workouts (lunges, squats, e... Read more
Monday, April 02, 2012      1 comments

From the beginning of January to the end of March progress picture. 8 pound difference give or take some muscle. I would have liked to see the number on the scale go dow... Read more
Quickie Update
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      4 comments

First off....I GOT INTO GRAD SCHOOL! Woohoo! To celebrate I decided to donate 14 inches of my hair to Locks of Love :) ... Read more
Ending February with a Bang
Monday, February 27, 2012      2 comments

This month has not been my proudest fitness month. Every single weekend has been filled with unavoidable social gatherings filled with food, drink, and friends. I am so lucky to have a full social calendar and friends who greatly enjoy my compan... Read more
January Summary
Sunday, January 29, 2012      3 comments

Final weigh in for January will be tomorrow morning, but I think the tally will stay at a 5 lb loss for the month. I am very pleased with this. I strained a muscle in my back two weeks ago and haven't been able to do a decent workout since. I we... Read more
Ups and Downs
Monday, January 16, 2012      4 comments

Ups: Down 4 lbs for the first two weeks of the year. Haven't missed a day of exercise. Fat jeans can now come off without unbuckling. Downs: Think I pulled a muscle in my lower back trying to wrestle Santa back up in the attic this weekend... Read more
So Far So Good
Sunday, January 08, 2012      3 comments

One week into the new year with all of my healthy habits in place. I ate within my range every day but one, I did my new Jillian Michaels Ripped in 30 DVD m-f, took my vitamin and omega 3's every day, and with the beautiful weather outside I man... Read more
December is Very Educational
Monday, December 19, 2011      3 comments

December has been a transition month. I have good days and I have incredibly terrible diet days. The festive season hasn't helped, but I'm ok with the progress that I've made because I know that this month is just about getting back into good ha... Read more
Here we go again
Thursday, November 17, 2011      1 comments

My best efforts at low carbing were quickly foiled by the change in living situation. Picky eating boyfriend put the kibosh on my lower carb menus and after butting heads about it enough I finally gave in so now back to good ole spark eating hab... Read more
Catching up!
Thursday, October 13, 2011      1 comments

Quick update then off to bed as I have class bright and early tomorrow. Still doing low carb and enjoying it. Results have slowed down mostly because September was littered with diet land mines related to one of my friend's weddings (bridal show... Read more

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