Barbells, Food and Jojo

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pol·yp ˈpäləp/ noun a growth, typically benign and with a stalk, protruding from a mucous membrane. Okay, let me back up here. If you’re a new follower, welcome! You’re in for a treat. If you’re not, then you are all too familiar with most of my woes. Specifically all the bodily woes I mentioned in …

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If you’ve been in a never-ending cycle of dieting down and eating minimal total calories without seeing much difference or keep plateauing, chances are your body needs a reverse diet to strengthen your metabolism. What’s a reverse diet, you ask?

POW16D7 (Post Op Week 16 Day 7) – I suppose I will keep tracking this until I am back to 100%? Did you see that? I’m four freakin’ months post hip arthroscopy surgery! First of all, a quick, “My baaaaad…” for taking so long to update everyone on how my recovery has been going. I haven’t …

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POW11D6 – Post Op Week 11 Day 6 My, my, my it has been a long time since my last update! Last week I had my third post op appointment with my surgeon after – [ g a s p ] – 11 weeks! I feel like I sound like those pregnant women that talk about …

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POW6D7 Can’t believe I’m on the tail end of my 6th week post op. To me, it honestly feels like it’s been longer but I’m quickly reminded by everyone that that is not that long in the scheme of recovery. Ugh. I lack the patience gene. But when it comes to recovering and a goal, …

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