Tag Archives: Independence

Why I’ve Been Missing From Social Media Lately

In case you missed it, here’s the video I recorded a couple of weeks ago about why I’ve been missing from social media – I was attacked by my neighbor – here it is so you can hear the first part of this saga.  The one thing that I left out of the video, is […]

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How to Modify Exercises for Bad Knees

When you have an artificial knee or bad knees, there is no more running, jumping or high impact exercise moves anymore – unless you want to have to go through that surgery again.  The modifications that I demonstrate here prove that you can still get a good workout without running or jumping!  Want to read […]

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My Journey to Becoming A Personal Trainer

My journey to becoming a personal trainer started in the 80’s but I didn’t really realize it at the time. I noticed a lot of books and magazines about women body builders and fitness experts and bought several of them and started trying to do the exercise routines that they recommended. While I tried the workouts, […]

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Fitness, Restless Leg Syndrome and My Knee Replacement Part VI

I’m past the three month mark now and starting to feel like I can do more. The tear in the scar tissue has healed and I’m back at being pushed in my Physical Therapy by James and Julie. I need to strengthen the muscles in my leg so I keep doing the work. When I […]

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Fitness, Restless Leg Syndrome and My Knee Replacement Part V

When I went to my next Physical Therapy appointment with James, he took me over to the stationary bike and I thought – no problem. To me that’s not even much of a workout. I gingerly got on and he knelt down by my right foot and helped me put it on the pedal. He […]

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Fitness, Restless Leg Syndrome and My Knee Replacement Part IV

The next two weeks were spent with my Physical Therapist coming to the house three times a week and on the other days I did all the exercises on my own. On her last visit she measured the bend in my knee and I had surpassed her goal for me at 128 degrees. That was […]

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Fitness, Restless Leg Syndrome and My Knee Replacement Part III

  It’s funny…..you don’t realize the little things that are around the house that can be difficult for you to deal with when you’re hurt. Mom and Eric had already taken up all the throw rugs so I wouldn’t trip and moved the coffee table away from the sofa so I would have room to […]

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The Top 10 Reasons To Join My Team

True life changing results and new outlook on life are right at the top of the list My personal journey has taken me down a course in life that is both wonderful, and at the same time completely life changing! The best way that I can describe the change in my life is both physically […]

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