Made it to the Gym!

Last week, I decided to start going to the gym before work rather than workout after work to get it over with. I found that when I exercised in the morning, my back was a lot less stiff and I had a bit more energy (other than the afternoon “drowsies”!) than if I had not…

Crustless Egg Frittata

I’ve been eating eggs and oatmeal for breakfast for quite some time and I notice the difference when I eat a hearty breakfast vs. eating a skimpy one.  Lots of people say that they skip breakfast…don’t do it! You’ll end up starting your day on the wrong foot. Here’s my recipe for a crustless egg…

Having My Life Back (3 Month Update)

It’s been 3 months since my surgery and things are still going pretty well. Here are some things that I still notice about my body: I still can’t jump or do anything that stretches my ab area without feeling sore the next day I still can’t wear jeans without feeling sore the next day, but the…

Turkey Sausage Recipe

When it comes to choosing between bacon and sausage, I always go for the sausage…hands down! I used to boil my store-bought turkey sausage which helped keep the sodium down, but then one day I thought to myself “I wonder if there’s a recipe for turkey sausage patties?”…and lo and behold…there are!  The store-bought sausages…

Trying to Keep the Weight Off

I knew how long recovery would be and how I’d have to rest my body and I also know how much I loved eating junk food like cookies, chips…anything tasty…when I wasn’t feeling so well.  Because of that, I asked my trainer to develop a meal plan for me because I’ve been working hard at…