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Got the All Clear from the Doc
Saturday, February 25, 2017      4 comments

After seeing my doctor for unexplained knee pain, he told me it was just swelling. I asked if working out the major cause for my discomfort. He told me that working out was the best thing for me and to continue doing working out. I was instr... Read more
Knee pain kept me from the gym all week
Friday, February 24, 2017      2 comments

I work out 5-6 days a week for 1-2 hours. I feel I'm addicted at times. However, Sunday I had unusual pain in my left knee. Let's face it, I've had 12 surgeries on this knee and am disabled because of it. I'm always in pain if I'm not taking... Read more
Great workout day
Monday, February 13, 2017      5 comments

Did an intense 1-hour cardio sculp workout followed by a 1-hour zumba class. It is so cool to continually be able to workout on an empty stomach (intermittent fasting (keto). I'm 10 weeks in and I know I am not turning back. Reto works for me... Read more
Very Busy Day
Thursday, October 15, 2015      3 comments

I am going on vacation next week to Phoenix and Chicago, so I wanted to get some things done and not wait until the last minute. In order to continue my workouts, I want to make sure I can work out at LA Fitness nationwide, so I stopped by the ... Read more
Back In The Saddle
Wednesday, October 14, 2015      2 comments

After dealing with a cold and not feeling so well since Sunday, I returned to gym. I am happy to report I had an awesome 2 hour workout. I did a cardio weight class and a zumba class. I had so much energy and I enjoyed both classes. I also c... Read more
Still Sick
Tuesday, October 13, 2015      2 comments

I have been nursing a cold for a couple of days. I am weak but able to walk. I have continued to meet my Fitbit goals with exception of sleep but I have been getting much needed rest to fight this cold. I have stayed within my calorie goals, ... Read more
Again, listen to what your body is telling you
Sunday, October 11, 2015      2 comments

Yesterday, I woke up with an itchy throat, eyes, and nose. I thought to myself, I am not going to the gym today because I don't feel well. I thought maybe its just my allergies so I felt, you should to go and push through. So that is what I d... Read more
Lots of errands, lots of steps
Friday, October 09, 2015      2 comments

I was on it today. I went to the gym for my Friday yoga class, did 45 minutes on the treadmill, and walked the stairs in the gym. After leaving the gym, I ran errands. First the produce store, followed by the beauty supply store, BJ's wholesa... Read more
Feeling Good But Disappointed
Thursday, October 08, 2015      3 comments

Today I saw my orthopedic surgeon today to check on my knee. I had my second revision of my knee replacement back in April and a manipulation in July to try to improve the flexibility. Well, the jury is in and neither procedure worked. I can'... Read more
Another Successful Day In The Books
Wednesday, October 07, 2015      3 comments

Well, my day didn't go as planned but it was an excellent day. I was feeling really lazy today but had planned to go to the gym and do strength training. I had planned to go early in the day but I was enjoying my relaxed mood. So I decided to... Read more
Good Workout = Good Sleep
Tuesday, October 06, 2015      3 comments

After two days off from the gym, I had an awesome workout tonight. 30 minutes on the treadmill, 20 minutes on the elliptical, and 1 hour yoga class. I had plenty of energy and my body felt great in spite of no sleep at all last night. I guess ... Read more
15000 Steps
Monday, October 05, 2015      4 comments

I took another day off from the gym. But the great thing is I feel good about it because I always manage to get a minimum of 10000 steps. Today it was over 15000 steps. I did 10 flights of stairs and I burned over 700 calories, which is what ... Read more
A Day of Rest
Sunday, October 04, 2015      4 comments

Today I took the day off from the gym and spent the day watching football. I also did a little laundry, washed and deep conditioned my hair, and completed my Fitbit goals. I ate well and healthy, only about 1679 calories along with 72 oz of wa... Read more
Up and Raring To Go
Saturday, October 03, 2015      2 comments

After a good day of rest yesterday following my body quitting on me, I could not sleep last night. I finally fell asleep around 7:30 am. I got up around 12:30 pm. Right now I am feeling pretty good. I did my morning routine of time with God,... Read more
Mind vs Body (the mind lost)
Friday, October 02, 2015      2 comments

Today I planned on going to the gym to do my weekly Friday yoga class, treadmill, and work back/biceps. I woke up feeling good and ready to go. About halfway to the gym, I realized I had not taken my pain medication for my knee. Because I was... Read more

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