06/05/15- Paula's Healthy Living Eating/Exercise Journal: Tuesday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 6. June 2015 20:11

When you receive health care coverage summaries from your insurance company or from a hospital after a procedure, it is very important to stay on top of your bills and organize your own test results.  You are your best advocate when you interact with the medical world.

This can assure you have accurate information about your personal health history, and that the billing totals and procedures that you are being billed for are accurate.  There are so many opportunities for mistakes along the chain of employees that come into contact with your information.  You have to stay knowledgeable and aware of accuracy with the billing and process of information.

When the bill arrives, check it for accuracy. Never be embarrassed or afraid to challenge charges. Last year I received a 'surprise' bill from a hospital following major surgery for location costs (these were never explained to me before the procedure, even though I investigated costs in advance, to work out how to save up to pay the deductible for the surgery, beginning at the new year). I contacted the hospital directly, explaining to them that I didn't have the money to pay the bill. They quickly reduced the over-all charge and created a payment plan that I could afford on a monthly basis. FYI.

Make sure that you keep a trail either in paper or on a flash drive for a period of time following a procedure to be able to defend any challenges you may bring up.


Wednesday 06/05/12:Workout Diary-

strength train- legs

leg press-100lb

walking lunges holding 8 lb barbells- 3 sets 50 steps

 calf raises- holding 20 lb barbell

leg curl- 30 lb

leg extention- 10lb

squats with E-Z bar & 20 lbs


06/05/12- Wednesday Eating Diary:

7 am- 4 egg whites, spinach, onions (130 cal)

2 oz. oatmeal ( dry weight) (221 cal)

11 am- protein shake, 1/4 cup strawberries (160 cal)

2 p.m.- 3 oz cod (144 cal)

3 oz brown rice ( 101 cal)

8 oz green vegetables (raw or steamed) (88 cal)

1/2 tsp uda or flax oil ( 65 cal)

no calorie or reduced sugar diabetic salad dressing

6 p.m.- homemade appetiser, lobster and brie dip (Clean Eating Magazine), 4 low fat whole wheat crackers (213 cal)

bowl of home made gazpacho soup- (88 cal)

3 oz. Halibut (broiled) (145 cal)

3 oz beans, Lima (frozen) (104 cal)

broiled brussel sprouts, EVOO, homemade pesto (153 cal)


1/4 cup dark chocolate acai berries (168 cal)




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