Diabetic Rant
Thursday, December 30, 2010      2 comments

Diabetic Rant So this holiday I met with my sisters. I have eight of them. I’ve left the nest so long ago, it is a shock when I return. We ate at Friendly’s. For those not from the Midwest, Friendly’s is a “friendly” ice cream... Read more
Conference Mode
Thursday, December 02, 2010      3 comments

I was going to add this to a discussion thread but it was too long winded: I do abs daily and commonly do calves 2 or 3 days in a row. This week is an example of why. I’m at a week long conference in Chicago. The West building at M... Read more
Good Thanksgiving
Monday, November 29, 2010      4 comments

I ate barely any dessert over Thanksgiving weekend!! I LOVE my new lifestyle. The dessert treats were not even on my radar screen. I DID enjoy roasted veggies. I diced a rutabaga (white turnip) and included it with yams, onions & potatoe... Read more
Fabulously Fit
Monday, November 22, 2010      7 comments

Fabulously Fit It is interesting to me that Frank Zane credits his drive to perform bodybuilding with a deficiency. He opens his book, Fabulously Fit Forever, explaining his observation than many bodybuilders he knows had fathers who were ... Read more
Finish with Dignity
Friday, November 19, 2010      3 comments

I told Kxxx how strong she looked crossing the half marathon finish line. When I complemented her the day of the race, she said she felt like crap. Today, I learned she thinks, too, about how she looks in a race. She said her goal is to fin... Read more
New Combo Exercise on Cable
Thursday, November 18, 2010      3 comments

Combo exercise: Vince showed squat with mid-cable row. Pull shoulder blades back while rising from squat. I used 27.5# weight. I like it!! Yesterday was focused on arms. Today, start the routine with the abdominal circuit, cardio—then ... Read more
I Need More Days Like Today
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      0 comments

Coach Vince has me do assisted pull ups with a wide grip tonight instead of narrow. It gets more back muscles involved. I’m LOTS better at decline sit ups—all my ab work has improved me so much, I did not know I got a lot better. We did a... Read more
New Team Membership and DS Relocates to NYC
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      3 comments

I joined Carolyn’s Fabulous Fitness team. Shoot, it was her detailed food journal that really hit home for me that I needed to increase my protein. I have not gotten very involved with a small team before now. It has been a year, I’ve stayed p... Read more
Just Life Update
Friday, November 12, 2010      3 comments

I’ve been working hard on a house to sell and it has been disrupting my workout time. However, I’m running more since I can’t get to the Y. DH has joined me—either walks or jogs—and there is less tv watching for him now!! My son got a ... Read more
On Tracking
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday, I commented on a blog that was about the author’s frustration with tracking. I support tracking and know that, for me, I will track off and on for the rest of my life. ... Read more
On Target
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      3 comments

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MATH and a PLAN!!
Monday, October 11, 2010      1 comments

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Black Rice and Steel Wool
Friday, October 08, 2010      0 comments

Every time I’ve made black rice so far, I’ve burnt the bottom and had to steel wool my pan. I wasted a lot of black rice. I rinse the rice then I soak it overnight. The first time I made it, I threw away the deep purple water from soaking. I... Read more
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      3 comments

This comment I made at the end of my nutrition tracker today: Wait a minute! I thought I "blew it". I was ready to blow off the rest of my day when I looked at the damage report here on my tracker. My carbs are over 200. I knew by mid after... Read more
Shoulder Injury Prevention
Friday, October 01, 2010      3 comments

emoticonShoulders—I did the bench press to failure Monday plus the bench incline with DBs. I also did pull-dow... Read more

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