Thoughtful Thursday – Pre-Diabetes Action Plan – Ki

The Dreaded Diagnosis The bad news came as expected.  As I mentioned in a few of my Sunday Stats posts, my lab tests for November showed that my glucose was at Pre-Diabetes level.  Now, this wasn’t a big shocker for me…it was actually quite expected.  There’s some history here. For one, diabetes runs in my family.  It’s one of those things that the super long medical questionnaires ask when you…

December 20, 2018
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Ki’s Progress: Depression & Sleep Apnea

First…an apology.  I’m sorry. I haven’t written in quite some time.  I haven’t done much of anything in quite some time.  I apologize for that.  I’ve let life catch up with me and it’s been dragging me down a bit.  I’ve let it break the good habits I started and I’ve let it convince me to cheat myself on my goals.  That’s why I haven’t posted. See, I’ve failed myself…

December 2, 2016
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Weight Loss Journey – Doing What’s Right

Who do you believe? One of my biggest frustrations with this whole weight loss journey is trying to figure out what is considered healthy. This happens in many areas. On one hand, you hear that the Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, Mediterranean, etc. Diets are fantastic for weight loss. But then on the other hand you hear, “Stay away from fad diets!” Do you know exactly what a fad diet is? How…

September 29, 2016
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Do You Have The I Can’t Mentality – Learn How To Beat It

Beating the I Can’t Mentality Do you have the I can’t mentality? There are so many times I look at exercises and workouts and think to myself “I can’t do that”. I am fat. I have a hernia. I have PCOS, what if it causes a cyst to burst? I have back issues. What if I hurt myself? I don’t have health insurance. I can’t afford a doctor. I might lay…

July 30, 2016
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Exercise With Chronic Pain – Back Strengthening

Should I Exercise With Chronic Pain? You can exercise with chronic pain as long as you know how to do it properly.  If done correctly, it can help eliminate a lot of the pain. Millions of people suffer with chronic pain over the course of their lifetime.  Personally, I suffer with Degenerative Disk Disease in my back which has progressed due to injuring my L5-S1 in the military when I…

July 30, 2016
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Is Your Weight Causing Depression?

Is Your Weight Causing Depression or Is It The Blue Funk? Being over weight causing depression is a pretty common problem.  But is it really depression? Blue Funk is what I call the negative blahs we have about ourselves from time to time.  In other words, depression. There are two types of depression. One is the Blue Funk which is either situational or temporary and doesn’t last more than a few…

July 27, 2016
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