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An Ode To FitBit Susan

An Ode To FitBit Susan I have found motivation in the most unlikely of places: a random stranger. No, not like: I read this article and the subject of the article inspired me to be a better version of me. My motivation comes via a person added to a FitBit challenge I participate in with my friends. It is the sister of one of those friends and we will call her “Susan”. In recent weeks I actually had my mind set to []

Pathology and Progress

During the evening of April 13th, I started to come up from anesthesia.  My husband was at my side, holding my hand.  He said (paraphrasing from my foggy memory), “It was bad. Because it was bad they had to do a lot more.  They were not able to do a vaginal hysterectomy.  They had to cut you open.  And, they took one of your ovaries.”  I remember being filled with anger and sadness and (maybe in my own head) yelling: “I told []

Dude, it’s leg day!

I hate leg/butt day.  I am strong in the lower section but I inevitably do something to make it impossible to walk unlike John Wayne for two days after.  Oofa. But, because I want the butt illustrated below, leg/butt days must happen… Jose Cuervo, you are not a friend of mine….lol  But anyway, my leg workout (with illustrations) is as follows: 1.     10 Forward Lunges: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43FKLnpyPDU His voice gives me the robotic giggles! 2.     1o Plie Jumps: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9rZeX5Aq4s She makes them seem easier []