It’s funny, I was visiting with The Mermaid about this egg thing, mulling over all the things that eggs are in and she said to me, “It probably would be better to focus on the things that you can eat rather than the things that you can’t.”. One of the things that I love about training with The Mermaid is that is pretty much her … Continue reading Egg Allergies: What Can I Even Eat Now??
So, yesterday, I blogged about the food allergy testing and the sad realization that I’m allergic to eggs. Just you know, one of the main staples of my diet… What does this mean? Well, it’s a delayed reaction allergy, meaning I won’t an epi pen or have a serious reaction, like my throat swelling shut. On a five point scale, my allergy rates at a … Continue reading Egg Allergies, What Does that Even Mean???
So, as a kid, I grew up thinking I had severe environmental allergies, was on all kinds of allergy medications and have been throughout my life. Part of this ENT testing was to also have a full allergy screen. So part one, was a full panel of dozens of environmental allergens. The do this by dipping these little razory, scratchy things, into allergens, then scratch … Continue reading ENT Saga Part Two: Allergies
So, as I previously blogged about going to the ENT. I had the MRI which showed, as the doctor had already determined, that my septum is deviated and will need to be surgically repaired. The MRI also showed that my previous excessive use of Afrin has damaged my sinus passages, apparently Afrin is like the poison of nasal medications… I may or may not have … Continue reading ENT Saga Part One: Deviated Septum
Sometimes, we just have days, that we just aren’t ourselves. Today is that day for me. I didn’t eat well at all over the weekend, my routine was off, I didn’t meal prep or go grocery shopping, so my cummy eating has passed on to today. I did spin this morning, and did feel that I worked hard while doing so, but since then haven’t … Continue reading Un-Motivated Monday
Pretty good little weekend! All five kids this weekend. Two great bike rides, 20 miles each day. A great fundraiser Saturday night, for a woman who is so incredibly strong it’s unbelievable. And fun at the pumpkin patch this afternoon. Another busy week ahead!!! Continue reading Sunday Prep
10. The I’m-creepily-watching-you-while-you-workout-guy… Yes guy, I’m working out, no guy, I’m not here picking up dudes. 9. The I-don’t-need-to-say-on-your-left-cyclist. Seriously, you are going to ride right beside me, not be bothered to announce yourself, and nearly run me over. Look guy, I didn’t come out to run, to try and die. You announce yourself or I’ll stick a tree branch in your wheel. 8. The … Continue reading 10 Types of People Who Annoy Me While I Workout
So look what came in the mail! My first Gear Geek Box! I know you are just dying to know more about this and its contents! First of all, Honey Stinger chews! I absolutely love Honey Stinger products, so this is awesome. I hadn’t tried this kind until tonight and they are super yummy. Honey Stinger products don’t cause the GI issues that most other … Continue reading Gear Geek Box #1
Going to be another excellent week!! Continue reading Sunday Prep
After texting with my mom this morning about supplements, I realized this was the second or third time this week that I have had someone ask me about what supplements I take and why. So below is a rundown of what I take and why. Please note that not all supplements work for all people, that supplements are not monitored by the FDA therefore it … Continue reading Supplement Madness!!!