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Good to go!

Saturday, July 10, 2010

I went grocery shopping today and got good healthy food. Bought a new pedometer and a set of resistance bands. Oh! I also joined the gym that is less than a 2 minute drive. Start out small on the tread mill for ten minutes, gradually working my way up. I'll find out when the aqua aerobic classes are held. OHH! I HAVE to buy a new swim suit! YES!

For the rest of my day, I'm going to see Eclipse and go shopping for that new swim suit!

(P.S. Note to self...NEED a car with air conditioning! emoticon*LOL*)

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EUPHRATES 7/10/2010 3:39PM

    Good for you! I wish there was a gym worth the drive here - could come in handy when the weather gets nasty this winter. May have to do some scouting. YAY for aqua aerobics - sounds fun!
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YES...YES...YES~

Friday, July 09, 2010

Okie Dokie! Time to kick my tush in gear and get back on track. Going shopping tomorrow and getting all the healthy stuff my body is craving. I have printed up a few Spark Recipes and I am going to amaze even myself! *WEG*

By my faire in October, I want to reach at least 95 pounds gone! I am going to walk into my faire like I own it...Gorgeous in my new garb...head held high and smilin so big! I will be vibrantly healthy and feeling so good. My faire family won't know me!

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TIME_FLIES 7/10/2010 10:34AM

   

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EPIPHANYANGEL 7/10/2010 9:28AM

    You know you can. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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EVERLEARNING 7/10/2010 12:53AM

    Great approach! Spread that healthy attitude!!

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ELLERBY55 7/9/2010 11:42PM

    Yay! for your positive attitude. You go, girl! You can do it!

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TNKELSE 7/9/2010 10:31PM

    Have fun! I have really enjoyed all the recipes I have tried from this site. I'd try more, but my hubby is picky about what he eats. I love the garb in your pics.:)

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Another draws to a close

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Still frustrated at being so tired. Did get my dishes done, so I accomplished something. I will try and do a little each night after work. I'm bound to make some progress. Logically I understand why I am feeling this way. However, I miss the energy and being able to clean or move furniture or run after my friends' little ones with out feeling like I was going to drop dead after five or ten minutes of semi strenuous activity.

I know, slight whine to my post. I know it (and I ) will get better and stronger. Unfortunately, patience is NOT one of my strong points.

On a side note, it is twelve weeks since my final chemo and incredibly...seven months since my surgery, which means it is eight months since this wonderfully exasperating journey began.

I have come a long way, I have to keep reminding myself. I also know I still have a ways to go.

So,,,Brightest blessings...and love, light and laughter...

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HEYRED221 7/9/2010 6:58PM

    One day at a time, one hour at time, whatever it takes - you CAN do it! emoticon

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SORCHAKAT 7/8/2010 10:25PM

    You have accomplished a lot! And you aren't near as whinny as I have been so it is all good! Your kind words help me every time! I am Proud of you!
Peace Love and Dancing!
Sorcha
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EPIPHANYANGEL 7/8/2010 2:55PM

    You are awesome and have come such a long way.

We're all behind you supporting you. emoticon

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EUPHRATES 7/8/2010 1:51AM

    You HAVE come a long way - celebrate those victories! Hang in there, okay?
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Frustration

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

I had a lovely 4th with dear friends. Hopefully, I will be accepted into their Ren Guild. I miss belonging to a guild.

Spent all three days fighting a headache and increasing heart palpitations. I'm used to having palpitations, used to be a mostly pms occurrence. Since my hysterectomy, they have been increasing and it is kind of scary at times.

I had my six month follow-up with my surgeon. I actually saw my original oncologist which was so nice. She is in complete agreement with my hematology oncologist that I needed the four chemo treatments. She said that I made all the right decisions! I thought so, despite what the other surgeon said.(He thought the chemo was total overkill and not needed).

When I asked about my palpitations and lack of energy she said I need to see my PCP as I may be having problems with my thyroid (as far as the palpitations are concerned). The energy, she told me it will probably take a couple of more months to see any increase. Between the surgery and the chemo, it takes time.

I made an appointment to see my PCP and hopefully he can help. (Oh...*sighs* My oncologist said it is also time for my first colonoscopy. Ugh! *LOL*)

Oh well, onward and upward!

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HEYRED221 7/7/2010 2:38PM

    Please take care of yourself! emoticon

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EVERLEARNING 7/6/2010 5:05PM

    Sounds like there's a LOT going on, but you're on top of it and moving in the right direction.
Keep your wonderful attitude going, it will make things easier.

Sending healing energy your way.

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All Righty then...

Thursday, July 01, 2010

First of all, my thanks to all you wonder*full spark friends for your love and support. I have no idea where all the self pity came from, but it is gone! I didn't allow myself to indulge when I was sick and I will not indulge it now. Onward and upward...33 pounds to go and I can say I lost 100 pounds~

I am so looking forward to the weekend. I am spending the holiday with some dear friends who are faire family. I cannot wait to see them. They haven't seen me since I finished chemo...I'll be curious to see their faces when they see me with my uber short salt and pepper hair.

Time for Glee...have a great evening!

  
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HEYRED221 7/2/2010 8:34PM

    I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

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EUPHRATES 7/2/2010 4:41AM

    Good for you! Some times slumps sneak up on us, and they can really try to pull us off track. You're doing fabulously! And yay for holidays and friends. :)
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