Monthly Archives: January 2013

Semi-Wordless Wednesday: Owie

My ankle is just another in a long line of bone and joint issues.  But that’s ok.  I will not let it defeat me!  I might have to sit still for a while – well, kinda still – but I’m still working toward my goals.  I’ll just be hobbling for a few.

Progress, baby!

My progress may not me the same as yours, and that’s okay.  Progress is the goal.  Consistency is key.

I am sore and hate every second of it, but am walking on air!  Another three pounds, gone!  Another few inches, gone!  While my official measurement day is a week away, I decided to take a peek.  After this past few days of pain, I needed something to make me feel like the work is paying off.  It’s paying, baby! 

Clean eating + working as hard as I can = progress.  My progress may not me the same as yours, and that’s okay.  Progress is the goal.  Consistency is key.   It took me a long, long time to learn that.  It finally clicked and things are moving in the right direction.

I will get through this.  I will continue to work within safe parameters while working hard.  I will continue to get stronger.  I will continue down this path.

Here’s to finding the path that is yours.  And finding success on it.

Until next time, peace.  

Party, party!

Oz is my boy!  He’s getting older but is still a puppy.  

So I set a first set of goals. – and beat some!  I’ve hit or surpassed my goals for my hips, waist, arms, and body fat!  Yes!  I’m getting closer on weight, thighs, and blood pressure! Yeah, baby!  

I need to set some more, but first, celebration!  With time outside on this gorgeous day.  With my fav walking buddy.

Peace, all.  

Changes

**This is a crosspost from my SparkPeople blog.**

Happy 2013!  What are your plans on this first weekend?  Changes are on tap for me and mine.

My workout plans included Les Mills Combat, but my body has other ideas.  I wasn’t going all Combat for every workout, but once or twice a week with Tai Cheng, 10 Minute Trainer, and yoga in the mix.  But my back, shoulder, and hip have decided that that’s not going to happen.  I have to pull back and go gentle.  So Tai Cheng with walking and occasional strength training is the new plan.  I’ll still hit the gym with hubs on occasion, but the bulk of my plan is on the gentler tip.

My food plans included a low gluten veggie menu, but my tummy said nu-uh.  I cannot have some things without major tummy distress.  So the fab cake I made, although nummy chocolate vegan goodness, is off the table for me because I used wheat flour.  I also need to watch the starchy stuff for the same reason, so it’s a lower carb veggie menu for me.  I’m still on the PCRM Vegan Kickstart, but doing my own menus.  100 net grams of carbs seems to be my max, so I’m sticking with that.   That is high as far as most low carb people are concerned, but it’s my top average overall.

No bad changes, just necessary ones considering my body and what works best for me.   And that’s what it’s all about right?  Doing what’s best.

What are you up to?

Until next time, peace.