Cleared for sneakers!! Yay!
Thursday, August 27, 2015      3 comments

YAY! Dr cleared me for tennis shoes if I can fit into them. Thank goodness my son Aiden had an old pair of size 10s in his closet. My own size 7s weren't havin' it. I can slowly begin to apply full body weight as I walk and even stand on... Read more
Set Me Free!!
Thursday, August 27, 2015      2 comments

Okay hopefully THIS will be my last walking cast workout picture. Yes I was supposed to get bandages taken off last week but my Dr AGAIN refused to release me from bondage (okay, bandages, but you see what I did there? Lol) because, my sw... Read more
Eat for Heat - Matt Stone
Wednesday, August 19, 2015      2 comments

Finished reading Matt Stone's Eat for Heat and again wow emoticon . Almost the opposite of everything we are bein... Read more
Diet Recovery 2 - Matt Stone
Tuesday, August 18, 2015      1 comments

Just finished the first half of Matt Stone's Diet Recovery 2 and it IS as unbelievable as I thought yesterday but hopefully valid. The theory is, many people, especially dieters have broken metabolisms which he blames for a multitude of i... Read more
Life on the IR (Injured Reserve) List Week 3
Monday, August 17, 2015      1 comments

Hello All, Still in bandages unfortunately. I was supposed to get them off last week when I got my stitches out (ouch)but my doctor must've seen that look in my eye and deemed me too eager so he took them off and put them right back on. "Ju... Read more
Recovering one step at a time
Friday, August 14, 2015      4 comments

OK I lasted two weeks and three days without working out and I couldn't take it anymore. When the warden (my darling husband) left for work I snuck downs... Read more
Deez Ole Bunions
Wednesday, July 29, 2015      5 comments

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Accidental intermittent fasting & Back at GOAL!!!!!
Thursday, June 25, 2015      8 comments

Okay, now that I'm back at goal, let me tell you what I've been experimenting with. I went back to my habit of not eating after 7pm and I realized that I was accidentaly using a form of intermittent fasting. By having my last meal befor... Read more
The Cons of Being an Information Junkie
Tuesday, June 16, 2015      6 comments

What I've learned about the overflow of new information about weight loss is that every suggestion is not for every "body". Like the theory being circulated that suggests that cardio is not effective for weight loss. Now whereas I will weight l... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Sparkpeople is the best home base.
Sunday, June 14, 2015      33 comments

"Happy Birthday to me" . My birthday gift to myself is coming back to Sparkpeople. As usual I've been MIA partly because I've been "wildin out" as they say but as I was getting closer to my birthday, I decided to make some changes in the right... Read more
Update on Heart Monitor Frustration
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      3 comments

First of all thank you for the suggestions. JazzID, I ordered the electrode gel that you suggested and let me say, BRILLIANT, but even with that the 00's persisted on my F11 so I bought the Polar FT4. To compare accuracy between it and my... Read more
Friday, January 09, 2015      3 comments

​Okay, this morning's workouts were 30 Mins to fitness Weights (upper body) with low cardio rests and Turbo Fire Fat Blaster all for which my Polar F11 HRM says I burned 160 calories total. SERIOUSLY? How would it know when almost ... Read more
Don't sleep on...
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      2 comments

Remember Turbo Jam? That was my old school treat this morning. Cardio Party 3. Not that it's THAT old but it was the first workout program that I fell in love with enough to do consistently and lost a ton of weight with. SO much fun. Si... Read more
Oldies but goodies.
Friday, January 02, 2015      6 comments

Late entry but had a wonderfully busy, productive day. Workout this morning was a bit old school. Kathy Smith Matrix Method Ultimate Sculpt. A bit different but could be effective if you can get through Kathy's high pitched squealing like a dit... Read more
Brevity is the soul of wit - Shakespeare
Thursday, January 01, 2015      5 comments

Good morning Sparker's ! Happy New Year! I could wax on all poetic about the new year and all my plans and goals blah, blah, blah, but wash, rinse, repeat, right? Even I'm tired of hearing about it. Body goals for this year, drink more wa... Read more

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