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Feeling better

Friday, May 20, 2011

Not much sleep but feel a lot better been able to keep food down today and exercise a little.Head still aching and joints still jumping but judt decided to keep going may lie down for a while later. Ians dad went to pick meds up for me and helped hoover.Decided to paint sitting room dining room and kitchen next week though Ians dad will do most of it they usually do it when i am out.
Ians mam made a couple of baby cardigans for charity and her friend bought them off her so over 100 pounds made so far this month
Watched baby calf being born this morning while waiting for farmer to come no complications cow let me close and touch both her and calf but wouldn't have anything to do or let stockman near.after about 40 mins calf was walking about field.The farmer had thought all cows had calved 6 weeks ago this one must have slipped through the checks
It brightened my day and lifted my spirits i love watching new life.
My neighbour Tony is back from hospital today he has been in 3 weeks he seems ok will pop in later.

  
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JENNY712 5/23/2011 3:15PM

    Hello! I am glad you are better! I agree new life on the farm is a blessing and makes any day bright. God bless you! Jenny emoticon emoticon

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JUSTJO66 5/23/2011 10:04AM

    Glad you are feeling better.

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SLOLOSER 5/22/2011 6:31AM

    I'm glad to her you are feeling better!

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KIMF42 5/20/2011 10:12AM

  Good morning and thanks for stopping at my blog! May you have a blessed day!

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Day out to Leeds

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Went into work with Ian he only had 20 passengers today Bradford/Leeds 5/15
Passengers got off we went to park up not feeling too good so Ian went train spotting i lay accross back seat of coach,aching all over feeling sick back hurts head hurts.feel like crap.
Decided to go to sanwich take away near by the smell of food was horendous to me. Bough plain ham roll no spread just dry roll.Walked back to coach still have roll couldn't eat it.
Ian took me to range a shop that sells household garden craft goods bought some craft materials went to cafe bought ian cofee and tea for me which i don't normally drink but i thought it might help,also bought fruit scone which Ian ate. Ended up in loo bringing tea back up.
Back to coach onto back seat again till time to pick passengers up.Moved off hostess seat went into body of coach so i could sit accross 2 seats.Made it back to depot after dropping passengers off had another drink water as soon as it hit stomach back it came.Not sure if ive picked a bug up or just tired anyway off to bed see how i feel in the morning.Glad don't have to visit mam this week. could also be sun was shining and front of coach like sitting in a greenhouse.Did a bit exercise but food gone to pot today lol

  


What i have gained in 2yrs with the help of SP

Monday, May 16, 2011

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1 more confidence in trying new thing including food
2 Eating a better diet
Being able to say no instead off putting up with something
4 Having an exercise plan and buying an ex bike.
5 Being released from my councillor who was helping me with depression and anxiety problems
6 Being able to go places whereas before didnt have the confidence to do so
7Joined local disabled club outings though don't go to the meetings
8 Face the supermarket without just grabbing what is easy to make ie frozen and ready made meals
9 Though weight only moving off slowly not letting it bug me to saying to hell with it
10 Not having so many mood swings
11 being able to say no to junk food or being able to eat it in moderation
12 Enjoying cooking meals from scratch and experimenting with ingredients i had never used
13 Having a more positive outlook on life
14 Not judging people by their weight or looks and bing more positive when meeting new people
15 the confidence to go into an unknown place town. cafe.hotel etc without panicking

I would like to thank Sp for the support they give me
And most of all I would like to thank all my spark friends for helping me through the last two years you have always been there when needed.
without you all i would have given up but you have all been such an inspiration
I Love You ALL and THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart. may we continue our SP path together
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NYDIA07 5/17/2011 5:39PM

    I know the feeling! I stopped all SP activity for a few months and packed 30 lbs back on :( So here I am again. Keep up the great work :)

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VW_STEPH 5/17/2011 4:15PM

    And what a great 15 gains, yay! Well done you! And thank you for my encouraging blog comments =D x

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BUTTERFLYLAURA 5/17/2011 5:55AM

    Thanks for your message on my page :D

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BUTTERFLYLAURA 5/17/2011 5:54AM

    That is so awesome thank you for sharing :D
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Butterfly Laura

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CONTENTCHRIS 5/16/2011 2:55PM

    YOUR DOING A GREAT JOB! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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I.M.MAGIC 5/16/2011 1:39PM

    It's amazing the difference it makes, knowing you're not alone!
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DIANA_IS_BACK 5/16/2011 9:33AM

    That is a great list of accomplishments. Now I know what I have to look forward to in the bnext year and a half!

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IDLETYME 5/16/2011 9:24AM

    Being on Spark People has been a rewarding journey for you. That's great! Keep up the good work. We're all "with you"!
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SORCHA89 5/16/2011 3:40AM

    Wow that's so great to hear!!! I'm am so glad that SP has been able to really help you change your whole life! I've only been a member for 3.5 months but I already have noticed changes to my lifestyle, so to hear that you've stuck with it FOR TWO YEARS it really makes me happy!

Good job! Keep up the great work!

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Sun 15 May

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Tired today lost another 1lb this week
foot sore so taking it easy today
Raining again today watered greenhouse
Ian didn't get here till 2am he had taked coach load of Man city supporters to Wembly he's there again in two Week with Man Utd it cup finals in football they always works out his two days off week and he's to knackered to enjoy them He says he is putting in for 5days off so we can go to Lincolnshire for him trainspotting. I usually just roam about on buses visiting craft shops or taking photographs. Cant wait.
It will make a change of scenery sea and countryside on the East coast of england we live on west coast of england ,different smells.

  
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MIMIDOT 5/15/2011 8:14AM

    Congratulations on loosing. Every pound counts.

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sat 14 may

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Visit with mam went very well we even managed to get her to go to the village coop with us Ians mam said she need to go to the shop.and quite a suprise my mam said she would come with us,usually we cannot get her out of the house.
They have changed her drugs for altzimers so she is more with us,Has even suggested we take Ians mam and dad to Chester le street as they havent been before so hopefully in two weeks we will do that. Still cannot get her to come and stay with me for a while.never mind keep on trying.
Looked in her cuopboards and fridge freezer plenty of food and today she said she was making sausage rolls for my sis and bil visit tomorrow they only live 9 mile away and call once a week for half an hour yet we trek 130 mile and try to make it least a 4 hr or more visit
My mam even showed iand parents around her house and let the dad more some bits for her.
Got back home so fatigued with the stress and the journey, Ian needed a 3am alarm so today i am completely buggered Still got housework and exercise in.slowing down rest of the day might make some cards for charity lol to all

  
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RAINBOWCHOC 5/14/2011 9:11AM

    sounds like the drugs are making an improvement for your mum. hope you are feeling better after a good rest
best wishes, Sandra

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