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Word of the Day: Courage

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Disclaimer: I had time to blog tonight for tomorrow's word of the day blog, and so just posted it early. Yeah. Have to take the time when I can!!!

I had a pretty fabulous day that was also with a few bits of stress and pressure added in. I started my day out by going to the gym at 5:30, putting my personal best in on the spin bike (26.5 miles) followed by 35 minutes on the elliptical machine. I went home, stood on the scale, took a moment to have an inner scream by how slow the scale is going down, but after that moment just accepting that it is what it is and I can only continue doing what I am doing, and that the scale will catch up.

My day otherwise went great. I got so busy that my dinner ran really late, and I hate going to bed on an empty or too full stomach, so instead of the full PB&J sandwich I was planning, I had half of it. I know, I know, what a dinner, but I wanted my dinner to be smaller and had a larger lunch (1 cup of spaghetti).



So, my word for the day. Courage.

Courage is getting up every day and doing the right thing, even if it all seemed wrong the day before.

Courage is taking those bikini/swimsuit pictures and splashing them in a blog. That takes courage. It takes courage to stand up and do what is right for YOU, and not give a damn anymore what others will think.

It takes courage to have a good cry, to immerse yourself in the feelings and emotions you have been trying so hard to hide from, to escape from.



It takes courage to try something new, something you never thought you would ever try, from flying for the first time, to taking a walk for the first time, running for 30 seconds though you feel like it will literally kill you. To going on an adventure. Mountain climbing. Swimming. Shoot, even golfing. Something that took you out of your comfort zone.



It takes courage to try. To do. To be willing to fail if it could possibly mean you may just succeed.

And it takes courage to try again if you did fail. And again, and again, over and over, until you DO succeed. Because once you believe you can do it, you know you WILL do it.

Be the lion. Be courageous. Be proud of yourself today.



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JENNIFERKCM 8/4/2011 11:28PM

    Very cool! I enjoyed the blog. BTW...liked the reference to the Indy 500 on one of the courage boards. I'm near Indy baby! We just had the Brickyard, but everyone knows the 500! :-)

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KAREN_NY 8/4/2011 9:40PM

    Word! Love it.

More on courage that you might like:

Courage is the only virtue that matters. Without it, the other ones don't stand a chance to being lived fully. (My friend, probably quoting someone else, but I liked it!)

Do one thing every day that scares you. I gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which I must stop and look fear in the face. (E. Roosevelt)

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SEATTLESIMS 8/4/2011 1:05PM

    Great word of the day.. thanks for sharing!!

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LINDSAYHENNIGAN 8/4/2011 10:51AM

    Wow, 26.5 miles, then another 35 on the elliptical?!? Wow, all at 5:30 AM?!? Amazing

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RASMUSSEN5 8/4/2011 9:37AM

    Great blog! Sorry the scale is going slow. You have done so amazing so far! Keep it up girl!

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BETTERJULIA 8/4/2011 9:23AM

    Love the quote by anais nin! Beautiful!

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SONGBARDBIRD 8/3/2011 11:12PM

    Great blog! Glad you had a good day, sorry the scale is going slow but just keep it up!

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GRACEISENUF 8/3/2011 10:34PM

    Love this blog!


SP has enabled me to get out there and try so many things I would never have tried before. Hey, way to go on the gym stats (I'm tired just reading them, lol)

Gotta go and hit the "I like this" button ;)

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Word of the day: Beautiful

Wednesday, August 03, 2011



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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller



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I don't see myself as beautiful, because I can see a lot of flaws. People have really odd opinions. They tell me I'm skinny, as if that's supposed to make me happy. ~ Angelina Jolie

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Well, yesterday was another beautiful day, both in weather and with how I felt and did. It was my day off and instead of trying to put in yet more overtime, I had a “me” day. After I came home from the gym and posted my blog, brought Kaylee to daycare, I went home and slept from about 8 until 11:30. Oh, that was so nice. I needed that. I then went on a walk with the dog and DH which was nice :o} Later in the day, I went to WW, where I was told after the meeting by the leader that they would like me to become not just a receptionist, but a leader. I am not sure about that, but I will go through the training and see what I think of it. I just would hate to overextend myself and put too much stress on myself, but I can see that they do have the need for someone to take over some of the meetings (the other leader is wanting to retire and become a full-time grandma :o}).

After the meeting (where I didn't weigh in because I want to be sure I am under 162 for sure before I do that), I went to meet up with the Running Group in town. I went with Erin #1 (I'm Erin #2) and we planned on running 3 miles, but ended up going 4 miles. It was just such a beautiful day for a run and we couldn't help ourselves. We ended up walking most of the last mile because she has a nagging knee pain, but that was also nice.

I ended the day eating around 1200 calories, which is a bit low with my activity level right now, but once I weigh in I plan on upping my calorie counts at least up to 1300-1650.

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I decided to have a theme to my blogs for the next while, with a word of the day and expounding on that word. Yesterday was attitude, and today is beautiful. Yes, I am going to be doing the ABC's :o}

What is beautiful? Does a lovely face make a person beautiful? Or is it their personality, their shining light within, the things they say and do? I truly believe that it IS the inside that makes a person beautiful on the outside. A woman could be physically gorgeous, but have a personality that just ruins that beauty, takes away from it.

Looking at the Angelina Jolie quote above, I take the last part in the most. “as if that's supposed to make me happy.” What a point to make, because being beautiful or skinny will not be what makes us happy. I have not become more happy as I have lost weight because I was looking better in the mirror. I was becoming more happy because of the effect that losing weight had on me, on being more active, eating healthier, becoming more grateful of being given a new lease on life.

If I have become more beautiful after losing 120+ pounds, it was not because of the fat melted off my body. It was because I smiled more authentically, I treasured the minutes given to me, I opened myself up to the world. I looked outward and reached out to others, either to ask for help or to give someone help. I (gasp) actually wanted to be around other people and actually talked to them. Had FUN with them. Enjoyed my time with them. And found beauty in each one of them, too.

I have met so many people, either on here or in my everyday life, who to me are just the most beautiful people in the world because of what they bring to the world, what they contribute. Their souls just shine and they radiate that inward beauty.

I guess what I am saying about all this beauty stuff is....we are all beautiful, unique, and loveable creatures and we may have a dimply butt, stretch marks, a roll here and there, acne, scars, freckles, what have you, we all have “flaws” but you know what? Only we care about those flaws. No one else looks at them and points them out or probably even notices them. We should be focusing on what is beautiful about us, whether it's that toned back, those gorgeous eyes, pretty toes, straight nose, lovely hair, pretty fingernails, but most of all who we are inside. The laugh we have that is contagious, our genuine smiles, our generosity....our loving, giving soul.

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GETFIT2LIVE 8/3/2011 11:42PM

    Beautiful blog--well said, Erin!

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ANDASI 8/3/2011 2:41PM

    Thank You !

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SONGBARDBIRD 8/3/2011 1:00PM

    Great blog--very inspiring! Congrats on being asked to be a WW leader, that's so cool!

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BETTERJULIA 8/3/2011 9:31AM

    Love this!!! You are doing so great and moving forward so much - this journey really is about dealing with the whole package. My sister has a quote she writes on her running shoes - 'a healthy soul in a healthy body' this is a healthy soul blog and you ROCK!

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RDARLING 8/3/2011 9:21AM

    Wonderfully written, Erin! emoticon

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SHERLYN-WILL 8/3/2011 9:00AM

    YEs so true.... what is beautiful about us as women that comes from inside.... my momma always said 'she has a beautiful heart"...

Thank you for writing this!

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Word of the Day: Attitude

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. ~ Winston Churchill

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Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day. ~ Author Unknown

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Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same. ~ Francesca Reigler

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If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it. ~ Mary Engelbreit

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To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have. ~ Ken S. Keyes, Jr.

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The only difference between a good day and a bad day is your attitude. ~ Dennis S. Brown

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Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. ~ Robert Brault

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The soul does not absorb negativity by accident, always by choice. ~ Dodinsky

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Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful. ~ Buddha

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Yesterday was am amazing day. It was amazing because of my attitude. I got up at 5 despite not falling asleep until after midnight. I went to the gym, put in 55 minutes at spinning, hopped on the elliptical for 35 minutes, then went home recharged. I had a blast with my little girl, getting her ready for daycare. I walked her there and even laughed a little when I ended up walking us through mud (she was in her wagon).

I was by myself after work, with DH working until midnight and my DD at my mom's until 8:00. DH ate part of my dinner for lunch (tomato basil marinated chicken breast) so I ended up eating the mashed potatoes with a bit of sour cream and stewed tomatoes. Yummy!!! I took the dog for a long walk, relaxed while watching some reruns of Grey's Anatomy on Netflix, and got ready for today by laying out everything for the gym, washing the dishes, putting away the laundry, and getting my little girl's sippy cup ready with milk.

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It's amazing what a change in my attitude can do for my overall efforts in a day. If I am down in the dumps, or Little Miss Negativity, not only do I bring myself down, I end up bringing those down around me. And the first thing that always, ALWAYS falls prey to my negativity is my nutrition. My tendency to binge comes roaring out like a train with no brakes, and before I know it I have shoveled 4000+ calories into my gullet. I don't find this disgusting as much as I find it sad that I can get to that point so easily just by the flick of my attitude switch. And that is why I am keeping that switch flipped up to the positive. Like I have said to myself so many times, I can't control the situation, I can only change my reaction.

Or, like the Serenity Prayer, which plays a huge role in my recovery:

God, Grant me the Serenity to Accept the Things I cannot Change, the Courage to Change the Things I Can, and the Wisdom to Know the Difference.

I can't change the weather, I can't change or control those around me, but I can change and/or control my behavior, my actions and reactions. And I can make my life happier and better because of it.

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So, my agenda for today? Attitude, attitude, attitude.

My day has already started out amazing. It's my day off, but I still got up at 5, went to the gym, put in 30 minutes on the elliptical and 40 minutes spinning. Went home a happy and satisfied chickadee, got the little girl ready for daycare, walked her over, and now I am posting this sucker before I head back to bed for a little refresher nap. After that? I plan on just getting things done on my to-do list, which has grown pretty long in the last week. I have a garage sale coming up in 2 weeks, thank you cards need to be filled out and sent off from Kaylee's birthday, and just overall I need to get things done, then maybe relax after that. I have my Weight Watchers meeting at 5:15, then I plan on running with the runner's group, probably 3-4 miles.

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Let's do this, Sparkers!! Let's change our attitudes, and enjoy our life, what we have, and make the best of our situations!!

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RAINEMARIE214 8/2/2011 5:15PM

    It's so great to see you with such a positive attitude! You are truly inspiring! I hope when things get settled down for me, with this move and everything, that I can get back to having a positive attitude like you too!

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DIHEALTHYHAPPY 8/2/2011 3:18PM

    Thanks for this! I felt calm and peaceful just reading it!

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DUSTYGIRL25 8/2/2011 2:37PM

    Wonderful motivating Blog! Thanks for the inspiring words of wisdom!
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SONGBARDBIRD 8/2/2011 1:40PM

    I LOVE this post! It's definitely all about the attitude...glad you had a great day, so productive and fun! Congrats...good luck with this week, you are going to rock it! :)

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RAVENSONG37 8/2/2011 1:04PM

    Your attitude is contagious and I'm so happy to hear that you are CHOOSING to feel better! You inspire me so incredibly much Ms. Erin.

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TERESA159 8/2/2011 12:29PM

    Totally agree with your great blog. It IS attitude that dictates your quality of life. And also whether you are one who makes excuses or who take action. Have a great day getting things done!
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LINDSAYHENNIGAN 8/2/2011 12:18PM

    Love it!

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BETTERJULIA 8/2/2011 11:34AM

    Ok thank you for sharing this. I totally feel the same way - totally sad and disappointed that the Julia that has no issue stuffing stuffing stuffing and eating away whatever still is there no matter how long I'm fighting her. You give me hope that I can make it through - and that my positive attitude isn't just rose colored glasses but a successful tool that I can implement to ROCK it out.
THANK YOU!

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SUGIRL06 8/2/2011 9:22AM

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I totally agree! I am guilty of having a crummy attitude sometimes usually because I'm hungry or tired. But it totally cahnges your day if you just decide to be in a good mood! People always ask me why I'm always smiling and I just tell them because i'm always happy! Makes a world of a difference!
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GETFIT2LIVE 8/2/2011 9:17AM

    Great post! Attitude really DOES make a difference, and the cool thing about it is we can CHOOSE to have a good attitude--it's not something that has to be dictated by the circumstances around us. Way to go!

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FITFOODIE806 8/2/2011 8:57AM

    I love this!! It makes me know I'll have a great day today. I hope you do too!

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CLIMBERS_ROCK 8/2/2011 8:26AM

    Great quotes. Here's one for you: Attitude + gratitude = habitude. I'm working to develop a positive habitude and maintaining it 51% of the time to hit the "tipping point."

Make a great day and thanks for starting my day of with habitude.

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August Plan of Action/Update/Word of the Day is "Happy"

Monday, August 01, 2011

"When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life."

~ John Lennon

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I can't believe it is August 1!!! That snuck up on me. This last week has been crazy. First of all, daycare was out for the week (she hurt her back). Then, at my work we got so behind that we were put on 5 hours of mandatory overtime. I worked 30 hours of overtime. You read that right. My days this last week looked the same: Get up at 5:15, go to the gym, come home, punch to work (working 7:45 -5 with a half hour lunch), spend time with my daughter, put her to bed at 8, punch in from 8-midnight. Wash, rinse, repeat.

It was a great cycle, except that with only 5 hours of sleep each night, I was awake for so many more hours of the day than usual, and of course I got hungrier and hungrier. I had 3 days where I pretty much "had at" and of course my weight on the scale suffered, but I got right back up on that horse and started planning and tracking my meals again. This morning, I am at 165.8, which I am pretty plucky and happy about.

A revelation I had this week was that I am happy, and the only thing that gets me down is when I obsess about how I look or what my weight is. My happiness should never be defined by these things, and I am making a choice in my life to be happy with myself, who I am, what I am, and what I have, and of course that I have all I NEED!

I went to a 50th anniversary party for my uncle and aunt on my dad's side. I never see this side of the family, and my mom wanted me to bring Kaylee to show off. Wow, the reaction I got was so overwhelming, and at first I didn't know how to react. A lot of the people there said they didn't recognize me and had to ask who I was...a cousin of mine (who is about 45) told me that he wished we weren't blood relatives and that I was 'SMOKING' hot (which kinda creeped me out, no lie). Another praised my weight loss, and said that I inspire her. This made me feel good overall, and made me realize that my efforts are about the overall picture, not about the efforts of last week or even last month. It takes many small steps to accomplish big things, and I do know that I have a lot to show for all my small steps.

So, today is Monday, where I am backing off the overtime (even if it is offered, I will not be putting in more than a couple of hours here and there). Kaylee is back in daycare. I am hopefully going to start training for Weight Watchers now that they should have all my paperwork. I need to weigh in by this Saturday and I absolutely WILL be under 162.

Oh, and yesterday I ran 8 miles. That's right. I did that. Me. And it made me happy :o}

SOOOOO, on to my August Plan of Action:

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Run 3 miles 2x a week, and my long run on Saturday or Sunday each week. I have been adding a mile a week, which is aggressive, but I have been listening to my body. On the last week of this month, I should be at 12 miles and ready to run my next (2nd) half marathon in October.

I will continue my crosstraining, adding in biking on the road (not just spinning). I just need a helmet before doing that. I want to add in swimming, just starting out and getting used to it. I am tentatively planning on doing my first triathlon next June and want to get a good base on all areas of the tri before actually training for it.

Strength training will become an even more integral part of my training. My muscles need it!!! And I know my running can only improve with this.

Stretching also will become a more important part of my training as this does wonders for preventing injuries.

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For my weight? I would just like to be 10-15 pounds less than I was at the end of August last year, which was 171.2, so I want to be at 156.2 - 161.2. That would be fantastic in my book!!!

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Temptations this week: None but that doesn't mean that they won't come up!

Temptations this month: Renaissance Festival in Minneapolis the third weekend. My mom/brother want to eat at PF Chang's and Cheesecake Factory. A plan will be in place, for sure.

I am so ready to make the rest of this summer count, and to be happy and enjoy the beautiful sun and warmth. I will be enjoying my life this month!

  
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ELISELOVE1 8/2/2011 5:05PM

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DUSTYGIRL25 8/2/2011 2:42PM

    Great Blog and really great action plan! And, thats wonderful about everyone noticing how healthy you've gotten! I love that positive reaction!
Yay for You!
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MIECHI7 8/1/2011 6:57PM

    Love the Lennon quote!!

As I always say to my hubby, "Happy Wife? Happy Life!"
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PINKBEANBOO 8/1/2011 3:34PM

    This morning I saw the "Eat This Not That" guy on the Today show & he said Cheesecake Factory is coming out with a "skinny-lishous" menu with items around 600 calories. Apparently, they've been on his Not That list for years but now that's changing.
I was just there Tuesday & didn't see any new healthy choices, but maybe they'll have it going by the time you go with your family.

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JNK125 8/1/2011 3:07PM

    I love your attitude! How wonderful that so many people praised you for all your hard work at the family get together you went to. I'm impressed by how much you run- I really need to get back into it. I love how running can be a good way to let out all the stress from your day and just get your thoughts together- so I really miss it. You have an amazing outlook on this process and I know you'll continue to be successful in whatever it is that you set your mind to!

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SONGBARDBIRD 8/1/2011 1:39PM

    Those plans are awesome! So glad you're happy...and congrats on getting through that crazy work schedule, wow! And kudos for the compliment, haha, even if it was a little creepy...:P

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EYES_ON_THEPRAZ 8/1/2011 12:37PM

    Great goals/plan!!

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BETTERJULIA 8/1/2011 12:29PM

    This is awesome! You have killer dedication to work that much with your daughter! You are definitely my role model and I hope that one day I can have that reaction with family who haven't seen me in a while. Keep up your great work!

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KNH771 8/1/2011 10:39AM

    I love the quote! I'll have to borrow it. Take care of yourself... All of that overtime - Oh my! I couldn't function on that little sleep for more than a day or two.

Good luck with your August goals.

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RDARLING 8/1/2011 10:22AM

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CARLYG8 8/1/2011 10:01AM

    Great blog and a great action plan for August!!

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PSYCHBAMA 8/1/2011 10:01AM

    Love the idea of word of the day!! What a great motivator! And how nice to have gotten some great feedback from family (even if a little creepy! Ha!) that helps you know how far you have come. Go girl!! Rock it in August!!
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This isn't considered a jinx, but....

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

After my blog last night, I put my sick little girl to bed. A couple of hours later, she woke up nearly screaming. I went in right away and she was burning up emoticon

I checked her temperature, and it was 104.7. I had just given her Tylenol before bedtime, so I had to try other tactics, like giving her a bath, etc. Nothing worked, and her temperature climbed to 105 degrees. I decided to bring her in to the ER.

And what a nightmare THAT was. I had DH meet us there (he was at a friend's house watching TV). We were there for about 40 minutes in the waiting room when she had a massive diarrhea explosion. Poor thing. I changed her, and she went back into daddy's arms, exhausted. The nurse came out and had us follow him back to the exam room, and on the way back, poor Kaylee threw up all over her daddy emoticon

It was a long time waiting in the room, but when the doctor saw her, even though she had no respiratory symptoms except for an intermittent cough, he decided to test her for RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) because there has apparently been an outbreak in our community. He also wanted to test her urine, so placed a catch bag on her instead of catheterizing her (to avoid trauma). A couple of hours later, we found out that she tested positive for RSV, but since she still hadn't peed in her bag, they sent us home with instructions on Tylenol and Motrin every 3 hours alternating, and to keep her well hydrated and rested, and no daycare until at least Thursday depending on her symptoms. We got home around 4, and I knew that I would have to miss going to the gym since I needed sleep. I also knew that I would pretty much be watching Kaylee all day, and keep her home (and not go to grandma's), so working out outside the house was out of the question. Also, since the heat index here today is 115 degrees, there was NO way I was letting Kaylee outside at all.

So, yeah..pretty stressful night. And when we put her to bed at 4:30, she woke up every hour after until 7:30 when she wanted out of the crib. She took a 3-hour nap over the noon hour, and is down now for another nap, and I am picking up some time at work (besides typing this blog). I will be working when she goes to bed tonight, too, since we are behind and the less paid time off I take the better since I want to save it for a rainier day ;o}

I am doing great on eating, and I am going to make sure that this is still a strong day for me. I did walk the dog twice in the heat, so that was maybe not a great fantastic workout, but I sure did still sweat!

I am planning on going to the gym in the morning (unless I get no sleep again). Just wanted to update about my little sick princess....

  
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NUTRIGIRL08 7/20/2011 4:33PM

    Hope she is feeling better! So scary when their temps get that high!!!

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PINKBEANBOO 7/20/2011 1:39PM

    Poor baby! Poor mom! I hope both of you are doing better today.

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JNK125 7/20/2011 9:24AM

    Awe! I'm sorry to hear that Kaylee is so sick and hope she feels better soon. I think walking the dog can definitely be considered a workout- especially with how hot it is. I think you did a great job handling the situation and am extremely motivated by your determination and resolve.

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-POOKIE- 7/20/2011 5:15AM

    emoticon oh goodness, take care x

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RIQUI1 7/19/2011 6:13PM

    Oh, the poor thing! And poor Mom! Big Kudos to you for not letting it become an "excuse" for the day!!

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SEATTLESIMS 7/19/2011 5:57PM

    how scary! I hope she is feeling better and no one else comes down sick! take it easy yourself!


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BETTERJULIA 7/19/2011 5:47PM

    Poor baby! Sick kids are never fun - but I really don't think you realize how little you care about being puked, pooed, or peed on until you have a sick baby and you just want to make them feel better. emoticon emoticon to both you and your baby girl I hope she feels better soon! It's hot down here in Sioux Falls too - I'm not sure what the heat index is but I'm loving it. You take care of yourself and I'll be sending both you and her healthy good vibes.

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GODDESSELLIE07 7/19/2011 5:28PM

    I hope she gets to feeling better soon! What a hard night for all of you. Good job for you to try and stay on track today still!

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GETFIT2LIVE 7/19/2011 4:58PM

    Poor baby--and poor mommy and daddy! I don't know who it is harder on, the parents or the child who is sick. Hope she is feeling better quickly. I'd say walking the dog twice in the heat still counts as a workout; anything that makes you sweat counts in my book!

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LINDSAYHENNIGAN 7/19/2011 4:55PM

    Those are such scary and horrible nights. Good job getting her the help she needed. Sleep well tonight.


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PRETTYLILHEFFER 7/19/2011 4:54PM

    I hope she feels better! Poor thing! emoticon

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EYES_ON_THEPRAZ 7/19/2011 4:52PM

    I hope she feels better soon! You are such a good mommy! I think you get a pass for today, esp since you even walked the dog twice already! Wow!

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