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Shoulder Surgery - Biceps Tenodesis+ - Surgery Day

Shoulder Surgery – Biceps Tenodesis+ – Surgery Day

Surgery day for my SLAP tear. What did I prepare, what should I have prepared, and how was the first 24 hours? ...

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Namaste FAQ

Namaste FAQ

Where did you stay? The first time we went Jess and I stayed at the Wyndham Hotel in Durango. It was about 7 minutes from Namaste. This definitely made travel ...

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Shoulder Surgery – Biceps Tenodesis+ – Surgery Day

Shoulder Surgery - Biceps Tenodesis+ - Surgery Day
Surgery day for my SLAP tear. What did I prepare, what should I have prepared, and how was the first ...

Shoulder Surgery – Biceps Tenodesis+ – The Lead-Up

Shoulder Surgery - Biceps Tenodesis+ - The Lead-Up
After injuring myself with a SLAP tear in a martial arts class and doing physical therapy, then getting an arthrogram, ...

Arthrogram MRI

Arthrogram MRI
Well this was fun. Prior to having shoulder surgery which you can read about here I had to have a ...

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Why Eat Organic?

Why Eat Organic?

Non organic apples cost on average $1.18/pound. Organic apples average $2-$4/pound depending on the variety and where they are purchased. Looking at this comparison one might wonder "are organic apples worth the extra dough?" At first glance the apples appear to be the same in value, but when we dig ...
REVIEW: It Starts With Food (and ends with great results!)

REVIEW: It Starts With Food (and ends with great results!)

Before I embarked on the strict Paleo type challenge created by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig, I was super skeptical. I thought the whole Paleo thing was just another fad that would soon fade out like bell bottom jeans! I was pleasantly surprised with how addicted I became to the 30 ...
Nutrition Notes-Gerson and the Whole 9

Nutrition Notes-Gerson and the Whole 9

The following rules are based on a blend of the Whole30 program (http://whole9life.com), Gerson Therapy (www.gerson.org) and alkaline foods. These guidelines will promote an anti-cancer lifestyle, improve energy levels, weight loss, reduce or negate digestive issues, skin troubles, headaches and seasonal allergies. “The Gerson diet is entirely organic and vegetarian ...
Time For a Little RMR

Time For a Little RMR

So you say you want to lose weight? One would think that lowering your caloric intake would help do the trick. Yes, this is true, but if you lower it too much you do more harm than good. How low can you go? This number is best determined by figuring ...
Believe Big: Face It, Fight It, Overcome It

Believe Big: Face It, Fight It, Overcome It

Believe Big is an organization founded by Ivelisse and Jimmy Page after her fight with colon cancer. The organization serves to educate, connect, and support cancer patients and families as they walk through the cancer journey. The organization was invaluable to our family and serves hundreds of families each year ...
SSPT

SSPT

SSPT is run by two of the biggest names in the powerlifting world who also happen to be two of the nicest as well. Matt Gary and Sioux-Z Hartwig-Gary have been involved in powerlifting for decades both coaching and competing. Check out the bios on their site for more details ...
Quick Tip - Stinky Containers

Quick Tip – Stinky Containers

Protein shakes are a fantastic pre, post, and during workout drink. Sometimes I'll blend a fruit smoothie or even blend eggs to scramble. If they get washed out right away, no problem. If not... Then no matter how much you wash it, that stink remains. It's the putrid, disgusting scent ...
Arthrogram MRI

Arthrogram MRI

Well this was fun. Prior to having shoulder surgery which you can read about here I had to have a shoulder arthrogram MRI. This is basically a special type of MRI where they inject contrast fluid directly into the joint. This lets them see things that they can't really see ...
Shoulder Surgery - Biceps Tenodesis+ - The Lead-Up

Shoulder Surgery – Biceps Tenodesis+ – The Lead-Up

After injuring myself with a SLAP tear in a martial arts class and doing physical therapy, then getting an arthrogram, it turned out that I needed shoulder surgery. Here's how the process went from injury to diagnosis, to the week of surgery ...