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A Good Week

Thursday, March 01, 2012

I went to my aqua jog on Wednesday but our usual instructor was on holiday and the replacement did a different routine which was harder but still enjoyable.
We seem to have spent a lot of money this week as on Tuesday we had something called roof guard fitted and we are also buying a new vacuum cleaner tomorrow. I am meeting my mum tomorrow in Nottingham, its not my favourite way to spend a day as I do not like shopping.

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BRANDI1809 3/2/2012 8:23AM

    I hate shopping as well. Glad you are having a better week.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

I went to aqua jog yesterday but it was not until a friend asked where my swim gear was that I realised I had forgotten it, I still went to the gym and to a fitness class so tomorrow I am going to aqua jog tomorrow.
Things are back to normal here at least for a couple of weeks. Still feeling tired and I do have an appointment to see the doctor but not until the 12th, think I may have had a chest infection as I am using my inhaler more.

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BRANDI1809 2/29/2012 5:38AM

    Take care of your health, don't overdo things. Glad things are better for you at the moment.

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GETBACK2GOOD 2/28/2012 2:35PM

    I cannot wait until summer for this aqua jog to be incorporated into my day ;)

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Tired and depressed

Friday, February 24, 2012

I am feeling very tired depressed, it is nearly 7 weeks since Michael was up and I spend most of my evenings alone (apart from Tuesday when it is knitting and sewing group) days are a little better especially if it Wednesday when I go to art group but if the weather is good I go for a walk.
I am finding it very hard to stick to my diet, Tuesday was a bad day as I kept eating Jaffa cakes but been OK since one thing that did not help was when I weighed myself and found that I had not lost any.
One the good news side I have been given £250 for a gym membership which I hope to do on Monday.
At the moment I could just sit down and cry so I am trying to keep busy.

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ELAINEANNE1 2/26/2012 12:22PM

    Thank you for all the comments, you all help keep me on track. I am going to start counting my points again.

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VONBLACKBIRD 2/26/2012 11:07AM

    Some weeks go without losing a pound and then after another week will lose 4 lbs...don't give up. It is all worth it. Good luck with gym. Having others there will help so much. We are cheering you on. Hugs. Barb

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BRANDI1809 2/25/2012 4:52AM

    I hope Michael picks up his mood soon, is the medication not working this time, maybe he needs them changing.
Take care of yourself & remember, you may not have lost anything, but you haven't gained either.
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MCJULIEO 2/24/2012 9:43PM

    Oh dear! How I ache for you!

Please try to keep busy, and those small victories will help you in the BIG challenges...

We're rooting for you.

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BRENMICH 2/24/2012 3:51PM

    Some times a good cry helps to relieve those pent up emotions. After a good cry, get a fresh shower and wash it away. I try to avoid crying and it comes to a head so getting it taken care of can your cleanse the soul. You can do this and take it a day at a time for a better you. emoticon

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HEIDIJO2424 2/24/2012 1:21PM

    Keep your chin up!!! Take it day by day :D You're not in this alone. emoticon

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Not feeling too good

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Not sure why but I'm not feeling too good, I went for a walk on Tuesday which I enjoyed and seemed to do it easy enough but on Wednesday my back ached more than usual, I am also feeling very low in mood mainly because Michael is now on his 6th week of is depressive episode.
Now for good news, I've had a £250 grant from a charity which is for a yearly gym membership. I have not been to exercise this week because of a committee meeting on Monday and tomorrow I am in Derby for the mental health forum.
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ELI0704 4/6/2012 1:27PM

  I agree exercise always helps.

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BRANDI1809 2/17/2012 4:58AM

    Hope Michael comes out of this 'episode' soon. Enjoy your membership.

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MCJULIEO 2/16/2012 11:37AM

    Congrats on that grant!

I suspect that exercise will help you feel better, too!


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Feeling fed up

Friday, February 10, 2012

I am feeling tired and a bit fed up, think I maybe coming down with a cold as I have had a stuffy nose for a few days and now my throat feels a sore.
We had a little more snow overnight but it did not stop me going shopping in Sutton, did not buy much much apart from food but did win a prize in a free raffle.

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SINNIBLONDE 2/12/2012 11:55AM

    so what did you win? WOOHOO, l.ucky you!


Where's Sutton?

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CAROLIAN 2/12/2012 4:28AM

    The weather doesnt help when you are feeling poorly keep warm and plenty of fluids emoticon

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BRANDI1809 2/11/2012 12:39PM

    Wow what did you win? Hope you feel better soon.

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SUZRAI 2/10/2012 2:18PM

    The whole world is not as much fun when not feeling well. I agree with RLB, some good old fashioned Chicken soup will do wonders! If your calorie count allows pasta and butter our family has "chicken noodle soup with shells" as our "get feeling better staple".

This recipe is for a whole family:
1 large and 1 regular size can of Campbell's Chicken noodle soup cook as directed in a large sauce pan
1 box (1 lb.)of medium size shells (the shape/size of the pasta does make a difference in the taste)cooked until almost done drain, add to the chicken noodle soup with 1 tbsp unsalted butter.
Serve toppped with a very light layer of grated parmesan or romano cheese ... it will comfort you in no time.

by the way... no crackers... emoticon

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RLB54321 2/10/2012 1:11PM

    Sounds like some good soup in order! I hope you feel better soon.

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