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Sesamoiditis

Sunday, October 12, 2014

On August 6, I wrote about workout depression. I was turning around my viewpoint and I wasn't going to let the tendonitis bring me down. I did pretty good with my motivation and smaller workouts until the beginning of September. It has been another two months of inactivity and I had a very rude awakening today. I had to squeeze into my fat jeans!

This is the pair of jeans that I was so excited about because they were too big for me. They were my first milestone in my weight loss journey these the last two and a half years. Now they're going to have to be a milestone all over again!

It will be an interesting ride. I have a Sesamoiditis aka... a broken sesamoid bone and torn ligament. I should be having surgery to remove the broken/dying bone and sew up the ligament in November. After that I'll be in the boot for another 3 weeks. I don't know what recovery time is, but I'm hoping I'll be jogging by February! Hopefully February isn't too optimistic, I'll know more after my first pre-op appointment on October 28.

Until then I am going to be grabbing this new motivation by the horns! I'm only going to buy fresh food, I'm going to do chair workouts so that I get some cardio in and I'm going to do awesome!

  


No more "workout depression"

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

After one month of 'workout depression' aka thinking...

"I cannot do this. My foot hurts. What is the point? Let me eat all the Oreos"

I have decided to get back on track. Last night I may have had an extra helping of spaghetti with avocado and cottage cheese, but I didn't follow my craving for dessert. I resisted and had more water instead!

I have capsulitis and tendonitis in my great toe joint. This brace isn't going to hold me down for the next 4-6 weeks... I did a seated core workout this morning and now I'm going to do pushups, on my knees since I can't use my toes. Anything is better than nothing right?

  


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Gardening on the balcony!

Sunday, June 01, 2014



It has been a long time since I have submitted a blog entry, exercised regularly, or tracked my nutrition. On a more positive note, I am no longer addicted to caffeine, so I don't need coffee in the morning to wake me up. I started a garden on my balcony. I cleaned out my kitchen, so there is less crappy food. I'm really excited to start clean eating! I am excited for later this summer when I'll be able to eat the vegetables that I grew myself!

  
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LUVS2BIKE101 7/1/2014 9:23AM

    I love gardening and I'm glad to hear you are moving in the positive direction on your journey to better health!
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DASARMEHASEN 6/27/2014 6:30PM

    that's excellent. am jealous of your little garden.

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GEEKYGIRLCHERYL 6/12/2014 3:37PM

    Saw your blog on the featured blogs. Your balcony garden looks fantastic.

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JEWITCH 6/8/2014 12:23PM

    emoticon Thanks for sharing.

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KWILLI43 6/5/2014 10:13PM

    Nice job! The gardening looks good. I am too growing a container garden but on my deck. Isn't it great growing your own veggies! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CEDARCITYMOM 6/5/2014 11:02AM

    emoticon emoticon I garden a lot for years. Though container gardening I've not done a lot of.... Way to go on being adventurous!

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TAMMYR1967 6/4/2014 5:03PM

    Very nice

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PIGGYWAY 6/3/2014 9:36PM

  emoticon I LOVE GROWING MY OWN GARDEN

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CCBULLDOG 6/3/2014 7:02PM

    emoticon I put my first tomato plants in the other day...I don't have much of a green thumb...but I'm hoping I get at least one tomato this summer. emoticon Good luck with yours! emoticon

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AJB121299 6/3/2014 5:06PM

    nice

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JILLAJ 6/3/2014 2:23PM

    Sounds like you are making positive changes. Who says you always have to write it all down when you are too busy living your life to get to it?

Great garden!!

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GRATEFUL_BEING 6/3/2014 10:55AM

  Love it! I've seen all kinds of container gardens. Bags, buckets, storage bins... ya gotta do what ya gotta do. It's so much better than buying it at the store taste wise and money wise. Good job!!

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JEEP14 6/3/2014 10:49AM

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So cute... I have one tomato plant!! Which reminds me I need to water~! lol.



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JEEP14 6/3/2014 10:29AM

    emoticon Good job

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JSPIN74 6/3/2014 10:29AM

    What a lovely garden...awesome! emoticon

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    Lovely balcony garden! emoticon

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MLYN92 6/3/2014 7:53AM

    Thanks everyone! I'm growing one tomato plant, one zucchini plant, two bell pepper plants, and four cherry tomato plants. Three is one more pot to fill. But dragging the dirt up two flights of stairs would have been ridiculous, thank goodness for elevators!

I bought the pots on Amazon, the set of 3 green planters was around $17! It was the least expensive way to start this garden living in an apartment! They are made by Haxnicks.

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JANA2111 6/3/2014 1:44AM

    Awesome... I was just looking into doing the same thing... bravo to you. What are you growing?

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Gluten, dairy free and delicious

Sunday, February 09, 2014

I made spaghetti squash in the oven, and my own really basic pesto sauce (I just blended fresh basil with olive oil) for dinner tonight. I topped it with grape tomatoes that I halved. I thought it was delicious and I was so excited that I unwittingly made a gluten and dairy free meal!

  
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I can do this and so can all of you!

Monday, January 13, 2014

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WAHOO!
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As of right now I've logged 258 fitness minutes in 2014! The best part is that it is not even the middle of January yet! I am so pumped! I've never achieved the 500 Monthly Fitness Minutes award here yet... I really would love to do so this month! How is that for motivation??
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It has taken me 1 year and 7 months to have this much motivation and to plan to keep it up. I am going to make 2014 my year! I'm pumped. I can do this and so can all of you!!!
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JOGSWITHDOGS 1/13/2014 9:21PM

    Way to go! With that mindset, you will be unstoppable. Keep up the good work.

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