Happy Happy Sunday!
Hope you’re having a great weekend getting all your Thanksgiving goodies bought for the big celebration this week. Thankfully I bought my turkey a few weekends ago. I still haven’t committed to my menu. I’m sure there will be last minute changes as usual. #commitmentphob
I’m still taking it easy letting this ankle sprain heal. The ankle pain is less, but now I have a cranky foot and calf. I had charlie horses so bad in my calf I didn’t sleep a couple nights. This has been my exciting life all week RICEing.
Resting is boring with a capital B. I’m going stir crazy. But I do think it’s working. The swelling is going down. I swam most mornings this week and stretching exercises through Gigabody.com (which I will tell you more about soon). Other than that, I took it easy. Yesterday I saw the holistic doctor. He did the usual round of adjustments (my pelvis is still out of whack), acupuncture and ultrasound on my ankle. We’ll see today if my ankle swelling improves. I’ve had a lot of success with that in the past. Tomorrow I check in with the doc to discuss where to go from here. Crossing my fingers all this resting will buy me no surgery. One good thing about resting is wearing yoga pants all day. I could spend the rest of my life in yoga pants and tennis shoes. No problemo….
New linkup feature this week. Feel free to share one of your posts from the week. I love reading them. You’ll see the link at the end of the links. See you guys back tomorrow with a snazzy Thanksgiving treat. Have a great day!
How We’re Saving Money on Christmas Shopping This Year via Our Freaking Budget – Great advice on saving money this holiday season.
All About That Baste via Mashable – Hilarious.
The Perfect Diet Doesn’t Exist via Healthy Helper – Brilliant post. No one size fits all when it comes to what food plans work best for an individual.
How To Survive A Workplace Holiday Feast via I Failed Fran – Or how to survive the war zone. Offices are ridiculous over the holidays.
Predictable Food Journey of the New Millennium Woman via Wine to Weightlifting – Well written post on the phases of discovering food nirvana.
Tips for Planning a Healthy Holiday Menu via Fine Fit Day – The splurge is the best tip ever.
How to Make Your Holiday Baking Healthy via Run Wiki – Love these healthy substitutes.
Let’s Talk About Food, Baby: Nutrition 101 via The Little Honey Bee – Great info on the different types of food, what they are & how much you should eat.
Thanksgiving for Nerds: Easy Excel Menu, Recipes, Automated Grocery List Maker, and Timeline via 50 by 25 – Sounds nerdy, but completely useful!
Periods via Fueled by Oz – Every woman should read this.
Are You Trying Too Hard? via Paleo Runnin Momma – Something important to ponder.
7 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays via Diary of an Ex Sloth – Good tips to keep your health balanced during the holidays. Love #6.
Five Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain via Enjoy Every Bite – How to enjoy the holiday without getting you weight out of control.
7 Ways to De-Stress During the Holidays via Jill Conyers – Great reminders! I especially like #1 and #5.
Could This Be The Reason You Aren’t Losing Weight? via Slim Sanity – Definitely. For me this is a struggle.
The Most Efficient Way to Strength Train via Mommy Run Fast – Read & find out how to get the most fat burn.
30 Dumbbell Exercises Missing From Your Routine via Greatist – All the exercises you need to be doing.
Quick 10 Minutes or Less Workouts via Itz Linz – Great roundup of many quick and effective exercises.
Blogging 101: Free Stock Photo Resources via Erika Eventually – Free photo sources, you’ll want to bookmark these.
How To Start A Blog in 5 Simple Steps via Lexi’s Clean Kitchen – Helpful tips to get you started on blogging.
11 New Social Media Tips You Need to Know Now via The Muse – Lots of good tips. One about being personal is really good.
10 Tips For Improving Your Food Photography via Fitfluential – I really need to spend time with my camera’s instruction manual.