It’s been 10 weeks since I tore my ACL/MCL and meniscus and things are feeling decent since my last update. My knee is still sore and still keeps me from sleeping at night but I’ve started to introduce some light leg exercises to try and build back some strength. My legs have slowly started to … More Physique Update #5 – Feeling Lean and Mean
Road to Men’s Physique Part II So 6 days ago (April 13/16) I ended up in emergency with what the doctors think is a torn MCL. There’s nothing they can do until the swelling goes down and I get an MRI done to assess if surgery is required. So for now I’m stuck on crutches … More Physique Update #2 – Can’t Seem to Catch a Break
Low carb day today, so I increase my fat intake to make up for the lower carbs. I am currently carb cycling but calories and protein intake stay the same each day but carbs and fats vary. I love tuna sandwiches but cannot afford the unnecessary calories from the mayo when dieting. I used avocado … More Tuna Avocado Sandwich
One year ago I decided to start this thing called FlaredupFitness to share my story while promoting health, wellness, nutrition, and fitness. I wanted to show people with my disease what can be possible while pushing the limits of their body and mind even with a debilitating chronic disease. When I was first diagnosed over … More Celebrating One Year of FlaredupFitness!
I often have a hard time eating out with so many dietary restrictions so I decided to make my own sushi. It’s a lot of work but gives me piece of mind knowing there isn’t any deep fried vegetables, lettuce, or sesame seeds present that could make me sick. It is really easy to make … More Homemade Sushi
Sorry for not blogging as much as I would like. It’s only the third week of the semester and I’m already swamped. Here’s a quick post to hold you over until next time. This was todays post workout meal, well balanced with protein, carbs and fat. I had over a 12 hour day at school … More BBQ Chicken and Red Potato Wedges
I don’t know anyone who actually likes getting pricked by a needle, but with some chronic diseases it is something you need to get comfortable with fast. I was the kid in elementary school who would almost pass out everytime I got the flu shot. Fast forward to 2009 when I was diagnosed with Crohn’s … More Humira – A Miracle Drug?
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Whether it’s a fitness model, bodybuilder or professional athlete, every one of them has had to count calories at some point in their career. When it comes to nutrition and maintaining a balanced and healthy lifestyle, counting calories is a great way to find out how the different things you eat can affect your body … More Counting Calories 101
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