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The 5 stages of grief during a 90 minute endurance workout

DENIAL (Before I even walk into the class) Why do I ever sign up for these things? F*ck I really don’t want to go. Should’ve just cancelled my class this morning while I still had time! Ughhh whyyy did I come here! HORROR Post warm up: oh my God I’m EXHAUSTED! Turn to look at… Continue reading The 5 stages of grief during a 90 minute endurance workout

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Why I refused prescription drugs in spite of having a chronic progressive degenerative disease

When I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, it felt like a slap in the face. I thought, hey, I’ve always been healthy! I’ve never been overweight, heck I go to the gym five days a week, then where did this come from!? I wanted to point fingers at my genes, at ‘fate’, at anything that… Continue reading Why I refused prescription drugs in spite of having a chronic progressive degenerative disease

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chocolate mousse (no baking, no dairy, low fat!)

Chocolate was a huge part of my diet before I was diagnosed. Now I bake without chocolate or even butter, as they are both high in saturated fat. Cacao powder is a great substitute for chocolate. This recipe is primarily avocado, and one avocado has 5 grams of saturated fat, and hence should be eaten… Continue reading chocolate mousse (no baking, no dairy, low fat!)