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One year post surgery!

Tuesday, November 03, 2015      2 comments

This past year has been a long hard journey. Having foot surgery tested me and tried my patience more than anything ever has. The struggle to keep from sinking into depression while gaining weight from lack of exercise was very difficult. ... Read more

Scale help...

Wednesday, September 09, 2015      2 comments

Any suggestions for the best scale to use? I don't own one, but think it could be motivation for weekly weigh-ins. I'm willing to spend up to $50, but would prefer a less expensive option. 👍 Thanks in advance for your help! ... Read more

New Shoes!

Monday, August 24, 2015      5 comments

Went for a walk/jog in my new shoes! I felt like I could have run more & my shoes were comfortable, but I am still dealing with pain in my ankle from m... Read more

4/5 days with over 10k steps!

Friday, August 21, 2015      1 comments

I participated in the Work Week Hussle challenge on my Fitbit with nine other friends. I walked more than 10,000 steps 4 of 5 days this work week! I came in 5th out of 10 in the challenge. I ran for the first time since my surgery last fall! :) ... Read more

First official run post surgery!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015      3 comments

I finally bit the bullet went outside and went for a run! In 45 minutes I did two miles!... Read more

My eye opener.

Saturday, August 15, 2015      1 comments

I did a bad thing, well really two bad things. I bought a cheese stuffed crust supreme pizza. It was next to the thin crust 'healthier' supreme pizza but I bought the cheesy yummy one. I made it and took only two pieces. They tasted so good! I ... Read more

10 days into my 30 day challenges

Monday, August 10, 2015      2 comments

I didn't think of it until just now...I am one third of the way done with my 30 day challenges! I am doing the Blogilates 30 day Flat Abs, Butt Lift, and Sleek Arms challenges! I walk up the stairs and my legs hurt - it is a good pain. A pain... Read more

An 18 minute mile... 9 months post surgery

Tuesday, August 04, 2015      1 comments

Recovering after major surgery takes way too much time.... There were moments I felt like there was no point... It took away all of the patience I thought I had... Doubt, anger, sadness, it all felt pointless... but it was and is all wor... Read more

My August Challenge!

Saturday, August 01, 2015      6 comments

I am excited to do some printout workouts! August fitness! ... Read more


Friday, July 31, 2015      1 comments

I am a spark streaker! emoticon I made the decision to jump-start my goal to be a healthier person. I... Read more

2 one-minute jogs

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      4 comments

Yesterday I walked on the treadmill for 12 minutes & I was able to jog twice for a minute each. It took me that long to do half a mile when I used to be able to jog a mile in less than 15 minutes. It is definitely progress, slow progres is defin... Read more

I ate tofu...

Wednesday, July 15, 2015      4 comments

emoticon I have never made food with tofu. I have had food that had tofu in it, but I'd never actually made a m... Read more

Fresh food = awesome!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      1 comments

Sunday I went to Bastille days downtown Milwaukee with a friend and for lunch we ate at Saz's and split a delicious bottle of wine. I had over 30 active fitbit minutes from walking around and enjoying the festival. When I left, I still had to e... Read more

Yard work = exercise

Saturday, July 11, 2015      3 comments

I went up to my parents house this weekend to help with yard work... and play with the puppies! I spent the better part of an afternoon trimming trees a... Read more

I'm ready, I'm ready, I'm ready

Thursday, July 09, 2015      2 comments

My clothes are laid out for tomorrow. It is a not-so-subtle push for getting in gear after I wake up! :) Monday was a twenty minute walk by the lake.... Read more

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