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My new eating plan
Monday, June 02, 2008      1 comments

Based on the research done about insulin resistance, I am eating 5-6 meals, balancing no more than 35 carbs with at least 15 protein. Here's the basic idea: Breakfast: Kashi Instant Hot Cereal - 26-8(150 cal) Nonfat Soy Milk ... Read more
Meeting with my PT
Thursday, May 29, 2008      0 comments

I told Jen we were going to sit and have a talk. I told her what I loved about her as a Personal Trainer - that she would find ways that I could do things with the injuries I have, and that she always seems to encourages me to do more in the w... Read more
More thoughts on PT Support
Thursday, May 29, 2008      1 comments

One thing I realized last night - Jen kept saying my pains were weight related - ok, this knee issue came up at 211 - that's the LOWEST I'VE BEEN IN 10 YEARS!!! Ok, so I'm back up to 221 - BUT - IT HAPPENED AT 211!!! The weight is a result of ... Read more
Today in My World
Tuesday, May 27, 2008      1 comments

Sooooo, I did go see Jennifer today - and we were able to do some workouts with me standing up - as opposed to only sitting down because of my knees. Then - I walked around WalMart to find stuff for our remodeling event this week. Then - I ... Read more
Frustrations
Friday, May 23, 2008      2 comments

I am frustrated - and I'm just going to write it out. I have exercised and started down an great path before - and then, my legs give out. This time, I know not to push past the bone on bone pain - to do stretches - and yet, this time, it's n... Read more
Nope, I didn't.
Monday, May 19, 2008      2 comments

I did not do the Race for the Cure on Saturday. Not even at the gym. My knees were starting to feel better...and, honestly, we think that what I did wrong was just doing back to back 5k's....May 3, then May 10 - and to continue that on May 17 ... Read more
90 minutes of near heaven
Friday, May 16, 2008      1 comments

People with Fibromyalgia are greatly helped by regular massages. People with any type of soft tissue inflammation are greatly helped by massages. People without any thing wrong with them can enjoy massage - I have a monthly membership with... Read more
My Knee appointment - get out the cheese.....
Thursday, May 15, 2008      2 comments

Yesterday, I had the appointment with the knee and hip doctor. My goal was to show him how much stronger I was(but I was in pain), and get him to give me help to get stronger, and ways to deal with the pain when it comes.....so I said: "I do ... Read more
My Battlefield this week - knees
Tuesday, May 13, 2008      1 comments

My knees have been hurting pretty badly since the walk last Saturday. I got to talk with Jen, my PT today, and she said "your shoes look all sloppy....did you wash them?" No - but I did do a 5k in the pouring rain, and since I forgot my second... Read more
Thoughts on Psalm 118
Tuesday, May 13, 2008      1 comments

Thoughts from Psalm 118 :14 The LORD [is] my strength and song, and is become my salvation. For years I have song a song with this verse from Moses in Exodus 15:1-2 “I will sing unto the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse an... Read more
Saturday's 5k - all alone
Monday, May 12, 2008      0 comments

This race was in support of Pregnancy Decision Health Centers. This is the first time I've raced by myself - and there were several other things I had to face - but here's the news: I didn't complete the race - the 5k part - they only had ... Read more
When Pigs Flew - a wet 5k- FACING FEAR!
Monday, May 05, 2008      1 comments

I tackled so many fears this weekend - Let me mention a few: 1. large groups of people - I HATE Large groups of people. I'm almost phobic - so, why am I doing races? Face the fear! 2. Bridges...and heights - and bridges that happen to be hi... Read more
Carpe Diem
Thursday, May 01, 2008      0 comments

Today - I am at a crossroads. Do I take a medicine that hinders the weight loss I need for health, because it MAY help me to sleep without nightmares - or do I forsake that little pill, risk the nightmares, but lose the weight to gain the healt... Read more
Curse the Sickies!!!
Thursday, May 01, 2008      0 comments

booo booo booo Yucky sicky bugs - they mess everything up!!! Blood sugar is whacked because of it - but getting back to normal. My breathing is harder than I can remember when working out...and, well, I was able to walk an hour at 2.5mph wi... Read more
The Intrinsic Worth Jounral Thought
Monday, April 28, 2008      0 comments

This is quote is deep - but profound. A quote by Joan Didion To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self respect is potentially to have everything. The ability to discriminate, to love and to remain indifferent. To ... Read more

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