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A relaxing weekend........

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Well, I was planning to exercise this weekend, but I ended up doing cross-stitch most of the time. I guess I am listening to my body because I'm still sneezing and sniffling because of the rainy weather and air-conditioning (at the dialysis centre since Friday afternoon, I just can't stop sneezing!).

I got bored this afternoon, and took a short walk to my hairdresser's around 4pm. I asked him what I should do to my hair and he recommended an overall trim at the end of December or January (for Chinese New Year). Since I want to look fab during Christmas, I ended up making an appointment with him for the 15th of December. I may have a Christmas do on the 17th. To my amazement, someone already has an appointment with him at 2pm! I'm scheduled at noon. I guess I'm not the only forward thinking one!

I can't wait for my haircut, my hair is driving me crazy! I keep it off my face with a hairclip and a pony tail. Hopefully, I'll be looking fab this Christmas! And I hope my good haircut lasts till the end of January too for Chinese New Year!

  


It's so hard when you can't eat and drink as much as you want to....

Saturday, November 19, 2011

and I'm not talking about watching portions or getting healthy in general either! You see, I'm on dialysis, which means I have to watch my fluid intake like a hawk, among other things.

While the people around me get to feast on that juicy burger and drink as much water as they want to quench their thirst, I can't. I have to watch my protein/phosphate intake, which means I can have a big juicy burger like only once a month. And when I drink, I can only drink the bare minimum.

And don't even get me started on not being able to go on a holiday! You see, I can't miss my treatments, not even once, it's unadvisable. Which means I can only go on weekend trips, only to be on time for my first treatment on Monday! It sucks! You see, if I make arrangements to have my treatments overseas, it'll be prohibitively expensive! So, I'm stuck here for the rest of my life. As I can only take weekend trips, which means they have to be local.

Sometimes, I feel like there's no point to carry on............

  
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GIRLAWESOME 11/19/2011 5:33PM

    hang in there! i am sure there is lots to explore near you!

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WENDYSPARKS 11/19/2011 7:29AM

    Hang in there and do not give up!

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I think I've caught a chill from the centre!

Friday, November 18, 2011

It was rainy and cloudy today. And despite not being directly under the air cond vent during my dialysis treatment, I still felt very cold despite being covered my my trusty toasty flannel blanket. I just couldn't stop sneezing. I sure hope I don't get another flu! I just started exercising again!

I got in 40 minutes of aerobics on Tuesday and I'm still aching today, especially my butt! I'll have to exercise again on Saturday (tomorrow), 3 days is enough rest for my muscles to mend, I think!

  
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I'm so mad at my stupid brother!

Thursday, November 17, 2011

He's been using the showerhead in the bathroom to wash his behind everytime he poops! It's so unhygenic and downright dirty! Literally! I can see bits of poop on the showerhead! It freaked me out! I had to bath elsewhere! He's crazy! Why can't he use toilet paper like a normal person!? In the toilet, not the bathroom!

  
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MNJONES2 11/17/2011 10:55AM

    YUK!!

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GAYLLYNNE 11/17/2011 9:41AM

    Ugh...that's awful. Buy a new one, make him change it and lock the bathroom door!!!

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WILSON425 11/17/2011 7:56AM

    Yikes! Keep a close eye on your toothbrush. He may be using to clean his nails! emoticon

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I managed to do an exercise DVD today!!!

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

I didn't exercise on Monday. Didn't feel like it today either but I made myself do it anyway! It feels good to at least do a 40 minute workout today. I even managed to sweat a little. I don't sweat usually, funny that, I find it very hard to sweat usually.

Every time I get a good workout, I get this satisfied feeling of accomplishment. I wish I liked exercise more, I usually have to MAKE myself do it! I wish I wasn't so lazy!

  
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POETLKNG2LOSE 11/15/2011 8:09PM

    Great job on your exercise. I did the Spark Cardio and loved it. Find something you like and stay with it. emoticon emoticon

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MARTHASPARKS 11/15/2011 3:17PM

    I understand. Once I make myself do it and the endorphins flow, it is wonderful but there are always days when we must make ourselves move.

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DEBTOLOSE 11/15/2011 12:04PM

    emoticon emoticon try to find a workout you like it is more fun that way

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GIRLAWESOME 11/15/2011 11:46AM

    keep this blog bookmarked- for when you dont want to work out- remember how good you feel after - that is some great motivation right there!

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JILLITA55 11/15/2011 11:38AM

    I'm with you when it comes to exercise. I have to make myself to exercise. My dog makes me take him for a walk, but that isn't enough. I don't like exercise, but I sure do feel great when I am done.

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