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Things that happened today

Thursday, October 28, 2010

I began with a Mamogram. Yep, sure did. I hope you will consider getting yours, too, ladies! They left the pix on the screen and of course, I looked through them. Not that I am a tech but I didnt see anything unusual so I assume all is well. You cannot leave me alone in a medical office. I get into all kinds of things!

While I was waiting, a lady was talking about going to a candy shop in the next town for caramel apples so I told her where to go in our town instead and we started talking. She said her and her daughter started weight watchers last week (um door opening WIDE for me to pipe in) so I told her about spark (I never did make those damn cards I talked about) and she was really intersted and excited. The apple is her treat for getting mamogram.

SO I came home and worked in office which involved a 1 hour call to quick books tech support (I realize I never would have figured it out by myself) and got the windsheild replaced in my truck. (Several items now crossed off the big to do list).

Then I went to Macys which just opened but I didnt see anything so I went to Torrid to look for Jeans (again). I didnt buy any cause they were all toooo much money and way too long. What the heck is with that? BUT (and this is a big BUT, not a big BUTT!) I did try on a size 20 and they fit although they were too long so I guess it is official now. Another size bites the dust!!!

I also did not get a pretzel or coookies or corn dogs or orange chicken. I got a Partly because my throat is doing a weird tickle thing that is making me cough and I have to keep drinking something.

I realized something about my husband today. He does not just ask random questions. There is always something behind them.
He called to see what I was doing, was on his way home, blah blah and then he asked where the kids were so I told him they were gone here and there. I was thinking after I hung up, "Why does he care where the kids are? Thats weird". Then he calls me back and tells me he is coming home (uh, hello, you already said that!) and he goes, "especially if the kids are gone". At first I was thinking, well thats not very nice. what? you dont want to come home it the girls are here and then it hit me..... It was like he was doing the nudge nudge wink wink with his voice and I started laughing and was like "OH REALLY NOW" Oh Ok, I get it.

It has been a good day. The kind of day you could just kinda forget ever happened, an ordinary day where things just go along but you know what? I appreciate days like that. I really do. I hope you have an ordinary to extraordinary day, too.

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CLASSACT911 11/1/2010 2:12PM

    woohoo! I'm so glad for you on the size 20s

May I recommend looking for a dress barn in your area or a Fashion Bug. They do carry petite sizes as well as Tall. Hey if worse comes to worse get the tall ones and take em to the dry cleaners to get em hemmed. Or better yet do it your dang self!

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BRIAEL 10/29/2010 2:43PM

    Great reminder about the boob squishing session. Always good to promote regular checks! Especially for those of us with family history of cancer.

Sounds like an "interesting" afternoon *wink wink* - hope you guys had fun. ;)

Isn't it whacky when an ordinary day can seem special. I guess you found the secret to happiness. Keep on enjoying it. :)

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KAMAPERRY 10/29/2010 11:56AM

    emoticon Love it!
Oh and I got my mammo yesterday emoticon

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NEDERLUNG 10/29/2010 10:47AM

    You sssssss eeeeeeeeeeeee xxxxxxxxx yyyyyyyyyyy thang you, you left out the part where you met him at the door dressed only in clear plastic wrap!

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BTINTERNET 10/29/2010 9:34AM

    Woohoo on the DH coming home early! And good for you on the squishing. (I'm due in January, it's one of the few good things about being big-chested, it's not actually a real nuisance and they always get clear pictures.)

And yay for the jeans size (although what's with the length?!) emoticon

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WATCHMEGO2 10/29/2010 8:12AM

    Nice! My hubs has been sending me lots of suggestive texts and emails out of the blue lately too....gotta love it!

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TIKITAMI 10/29/2010 2:49AM

Too funny. At least you figured it out!

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BIGMAMAT 10/28/2010 9:28PM

    Prefering my boobies non squished this year. lol.

I clearly remember the last one very well. The tech had a firm grip on my boob with both hands, pulling firmly across the room and if I didn't know better I thought she had her foot on my abdomen applying leverage so she could pull farther.. rofl ( I am passing this year because my insurance only pays every other year...)
Congratulations on avoiding all that unheathy stuff! emoticonHope you had fun this evening. emoticon

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ATREAT4ME 10/28/2010 9:24PM

    So if I make an appt and go to it, will MY DH call me? 'Cuz that makes it much more appealing. LOL.

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PURPLESPEDCOW 10/28/2010 8:20PM

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TYEASLEY 10/28/2010 8:15PM

    emoticon emoticonLove this blog!! emoticon emoticon

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 10/28/2010 7:50PM

    I've been getting the boobies squished since I was 25 yrs old. It runs in the family big time. Congrats on the new jean size, that's always a good day! It sounds like you had a very productive day Jan, and keep spreading the Spark!

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CLEVAGAL 10/28/2010 7:46PM

    nice blog jan....

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SOFT_VAL67 10/28/2010 7:35PM

    i am very discouraged with my weight watcher experience this week, you can, if u want, read more about it on my blog, i am thinking the way they are doing at the meeting place near me isnt going to be a good experience for me, emotionally mostly, but, good thing u had yer mammies grammed, i am planning on one in the next few months.....have a nice day

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My heart is heavy (not a weight loss blog).

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Ok so this is what is going on. As some of you may know, my 20 year old daughter, Kady, has Crohn's disease. It is a debilitating auto immune disease that affects the intestinal tract. The symptoms are weight loss, malnutrition, severe diarrhea and other issues. She was diagnosed when she was 15 and has had a pretty severe case, although not as bad as some. Over the years, we have tried just about every option, some were pretty scary.

She is on a few medications but is doing really well on a infusion therapy called Remicade (also used to Rhuematoid arthritis). She goes into the hospital for about 5 hours every 8 weeks for treatment. She is a trooper, a warrior, unstoppable. She has turned her pain into hope. For herself and for others. She was named the Sacramento Honored Hero for her campaining and fundraising and awareness for the disease. Yes. I am proud of her.

Now, she is facing surgery. She has a stricture in her rectum that is closing. This is from the scarring from the inflammation. They are going to do a Balloon surgery (like when they do angioplasty in heart arteries). If it works, then she may have to do it again periodically which is we could live with.

There is a chance of perforation, infection or worse, it wont work. The option then? There is only 1. A permanant colostomy bag.
Because of where the stricture is located, there is no bypass available. There is no stint that can be placed. Just removal of her colon and having a bag.

Now I realize that this is not the worst thing that can happen. People live with Ostomies and do great. Hell, some people do BETTER.

But this is my baby. This is my little girl. Her biggest worry is that she will go in for the simple surgery and wake up with her life and body completly changed.

I know that no matter how this turns out, now or later, she will deal. She will find a way to make it work for her. As long as she is alive, I will be ok.

I am trying not to worry about what may or may not happen. Either on November 8th or in her future. But yea, it is there.

If anyone would like to send up a prayer or good thoughts or whatever else you use to send good postive energy into the universe, we would surely appreciate it.

Now that I have written this out, I do feel like I can breathe a bit better, so thank you for reading (and Cleva, I dont know how you knew but you did and I love you for it).

I will keep my head up, stay postive for my girl, and keep you all posted.
Here is a picture from the Crohn's walk with daughter Kelly, niece Sami, Kady and cousin,Desi.

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    emoticon I hope it goes well.. It's tough. I have a friend who has a rare type of crohn's disease.. She's had it since she was a teenager. She's gone through similar things you're describing. You're in my prayers and so is Kady!

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GRACEISENUF 10/31/2010 1:34PM

    emoticon emoticon So sorry to hear you are having to deal with this. Prayers for you and your beautiful daughter.

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JO2TOM 10/29/2010 10:37PM

    Simply put, I am thinking and praying for you and your daughter. I really didn't know too much about Crohn's disease, but it sounds like a real trial. I had colon cancer, but amazingly enough, did not need a colostomy, and am now 19 years cancer free. I hope everything goes well, and there are no complications for the surgery.

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ALISA1223 10/28/2010 9:56PM

    Very well put and if in your shoes would feel the same way. I will put good thoughts in for you and send some angels on the 8th. Everything will be as it should be and like you said she will be fine no matter what happens.

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MARTHAWILL 10/28/2010 7:49AM

    Would like to add my encouragement to the other beautiful comments. My sister-in-law had Crohn's disease so I'm quite familiar with the struggles. Praying that all will go well for her and that you all may have peace, whatever the outcome.

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BIGMAMAT 10/28/2010 7:17AM

    Jan, Just want you to know that I will be praying for strength for you.(healing and strength for Kady) Your girls are beautiful just like their mama. Sending positive vibes your way! Hugs. Tricia emoticon

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DONNAJZ4241 10/28/2010 6:53AM

    My thoughts and prayers are with your daughter and your family. I hope everything turns works out.

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SVELTEWARRIOR 10/28/2010 4:38AM

    I will say a prayer for you and your baby girl

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TYEASLEY 10/28/2010 1:03AM

    I will keep you all on my prayer list. Blessings to you. emoticon

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HAPPY92003 10/27/2010 6:17PM

    I will be praying for you and very your brave daughter!



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TERRIFICLYFIT 10/27/2010 5:17PM

    Please know I'll be thinking of you and your daughter. I have 4 chronic illnesses myself, including 3 autoimmune disorders, and had to seriously consider having a liver transplant at age 20 and then again at 31. I share this because I do have an idea of how scary it must be for both of you. I wouldn't wish that life on my own child knowing what a struggle it is just on a day-by-day basis much less having to consider a lifetime of pain and suffering. Please know I'm sending positive thoughts that whatever happens for your daughter that it will be the best for her longterm health so that she may know joy and happiness for the rest of her life. :0) She had made it this far, and she has faced far more in her short life than most people do in their lifetime, and that's such a courageous, admirable, and amazing quality to have. I wish you both all the best!!!

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ROBINSNEWNEST 10/27/2010 5:06PM

    Oh, Jan. I'm absolutely praying for Kady -- and the rest of you.
I'm glad you shared this with us so we can support you as you support us. Will be thinking of you for sure with the belief that all will be well.

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JAKEANDNELLIE 10/27/2010 4:13PM

    Your daughter, you, and your loved ones are in my prayers.

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PORGY_58 10/27/2010 3:39PM

    My heart and prayers go out to both you and your daughter. This will be journey for you both in dealing with what lays ahead. Having read this, I know that you are both very strong women ... she had a great roll model in her mother!

So, take a deep breath and know that all will be well and that you will both meet this new challenge head on!

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DAKOTASMOMMY_07 10/27/2010 3:08PM

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So sorry..As a Mother is it extremely difficult to accept..
No matter what age they will always be our baby.
You and your daughter are in my prayers.
God Bless~Christina

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DEESJOURNEY2FIT 10/27/2010 2:55PM

    I would be honored to pray for Kady. My pastor has Crohn's Disease and I know how terrible it can be. Your little girl is strong and amazing it sounds like. I wish her the best of luck and hope that things turn out even better then we could hope for. emoticon

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TINAKATRINA1 10/27/2010 2:42PM

    Praying for your dd.

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IFDEEVARUNS2 10/27/2010 2:40PM

    Beautiful family! Sending positive vibes your way. emoticon

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    I am sending prayers up for you both.

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DEE797 10/27/2010 2:07PM

    I saw this on the friend feed and had to come over. Thoughts and prayers for your daughter and your family during this time that all will go well. emoticon emoticon

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BEFIT_WITHGUSTO 10/27/2010 2:05PM

    I am so sorry you and your daughter are going through this. I have ulterative colitis and I have three cousins with Chrohn's so I can relate. I'll be sending positive thoughts your way!

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RUNNER12COM 10/27/2010 1:56PM

    Saying a prayer for you and your family is absolutely something I'm happy to do. She sounds truly amazing!


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BTINTERNET 10/27/2010 1:55PM

    Thinking strong thoughts for both of you.

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NEDERLUNG 10/27/2010 1:52PM

    Positive thoughts and prayers to cover you and your daughter! Sometimes it seems rougher on loved ones who are not actually going through it, than on those who are having the surgery. You will both smoothly cruise through this.

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FREDDIE_13 10/27/2010 1:37PM

    emoticon My thoughts and pryaers are with you and your daughter. Praying for everything to work out well for her.


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ABBYEMERSON 10/27/2010 1:20PM

    My thoughts are with you and her.

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BADASSBLONDIE 10/27/2010 1:06PM

    My b/f has Chrohn's Disease. *hugs* You're both in my thoughts.

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TREASURINGLIFE 10/27/2010 11:57AM

    I will definitely be praying for your daughter and your family! ((((HUGS))))

- Michelle

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KAMAPERRY 10/27/2010 11:57AM

    Hugs, and prayers. emoticon

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BJW-FARMGIRL 10/27/2010 11:41AM

    Praying for you both. Have a friend who had the surgery when we were in our 20's. She has enjoyed better health, and had two kids (now raised) since then. I'm sure there is more they can do now to prevent or at least put off the surgery. Best wishes to Kady.

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TINA5318 10/27/2010 11:38AM

    You are in my prayers. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CUTIECAT1 10/27/2010 11:03AM

    Prayers for you and your family...hope the surgery is a success!


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DZINE4KING 10/27/2010 11:02AM

    Will be praying for your daughter, and for you! I am a mother, so I know how hard this must be for you also. Your daughter sounds like a remarkable young lady! Will pray for a successful surgery, or even better yet, that God would completely heel her!

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_TRIXIE_ 10/27/2010 10:45AM

    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. You have raised such an amazing and inspiring daughter -- you should be very proud!

Will be thinking of you in the weeks to come.

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BAYBELIEVER 10/27/2010 10:21AM

    Jan, prayers for you and your family on the way! I know exactly what you mean about this being your baby! Be strong. We are there with you. November 8th, right? Keep us posted.

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LUV4CHOCOLATE 10/27/2010 10:13AM

    Praying right now ...


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MARATHON_MOM 10/27/2010 10:08AM

    Your family is in my prayers! Have you ever read the book "The Maker's Diet"? The author also had Crohn's and beat it with a lifestyle change that he outlines in the book. Just a thought. Many hugs and prayers.

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PIXIEMOM13 10/27/2010 9:54AM

    Adding thoughts, prayers and well wishes!

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COCOMODEAN 10/27/2010 9:39AM

    Your family is in my prayers.

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RONIREDD 10/27/2010 9:30AM

    Sending you my thoughts and prayers! emoticon

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ATREAT4ME 10/27/2010 9:09AM

    You have my prayers for healing and comforting for your daughter, for you, and for your family. I pray that she be strengthened, that the surgeons be enlightened, and that obstacles be decimated.

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SLIMGOODY160 10/27/2010 9:07AM

    I will pray in faith for the total healing of your Daughter. I believe by faith miracles can & will happen. Stay strong and encouraged. (James 5:14-16) You can handle this!
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DENNIEB 10/27/2010 9:01AM

    Sending many prayers for your beautiful daughter and for your family.

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 10/27/2010 9:00AM

    Oh Jan, my thoughts are with you and your family. You're daughter is amazing!
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CINDYLUFUS 10/27/2010 8:22AM

    Sending prayers your way. You sound like you have an amazing daughter with an awesome, positive attitude. No matter what the outcome, her light will keep shining for the world to see.

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K82BTHIN 10/27/2010 8:19AM

    Keeping you all in my prayers.

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ANNA--BANANA 10/27/2010 8:11AM

    My prayers are with you and your daughter. I am sorry to hear she has had such a hard road, but am so touched that she has found ways to be positive in the face of such hardship.

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WATCHMEGO2 10/27/2010 8:07AM

    I will definitely keep your family in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs girl.

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TEENY_BIKINI 10/27/2010 7:59AM

    I am sending prayers and big hugs to you and your beautiful happy. I am so so sorry.

Your daughter sounds like one amazing person. God bless her. What a beautiful spirit.


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Update on todays blog about tricks

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

After carefully reviewing all of your wise words, support and comments, I have come to a realization.
I did not sleep well the night before
I have been a bit low with the protein for sveral days
I do have a situation that is weighing on my heart (another blog will be coming about that)
And I am still so out of touch with myself that I needed you guys to help me figure it out. Thank you for being there for me, as always.
Today has been better with a good night sleep and eating something (healthy) every couple of hours.
I am still gonna walk tonight and I will write a blog later about the other stuff.

Even if I dont respond personally, I read every single thing you guys write to me and I appreciate every word. Thank You. Jan

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TYEASLEY 10/26/2010 10:00PM

    Yes Protein keeps you from being hunger and carbs give you energy. Enjoy your walk!! emoticon

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MAIA2011 10/26/2010 7:52PM

    You're welcome and enjoy your walk, lovely lady!


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Every trick in the book yesterday

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

I was starving. I mean, seriously hungry! I was eating what I usually eat but wanted to snack all day, eat a bunch of food in one sitting, cant get enuf food-hungry!
Yesterday was torture!

I drank my water, had breakfast, had a SOBE 0 calorie drink, ate an applesauce cup, distracted myself, had lunch at noon, (still hungry), had a granola bar, cooked dinner early because I was going to my nephews 9th birthday party(with PIZZA and a cake that has been torturing me for 2 days since my daughter made it). I cooked fish, broccoli, potatoes so I wouldn't be tempted.

When I got there, I was pleased to see a veggie tray and a fruit tray so I had some of that. Then there was a bean dip but I only ate a few chips with that. (still hungry). I brought a bottle of water with me and drank that. The kids were playing a dance game so I joined in where you have to freeze when the music stops (good distraction and a bit of excercise). Then the pizza.

I had a peice of cheese pizza (it was only ok but after not having it for so long, it tasted fantastic and I wanted the whole pizza to myself) and then ate half of a half of a peice of pepperoni (shared with my sister, TEXWIFE). Drank some water.

Then the pinata. Full of candy. I ate a tiny box of milk duds. And wanted the huge movie box size. Drank my water.

Then the cake. I had a small peice, about equal to a cupcake. It was only ok too, but I wanted the rest of it. Drank my water.

I dont usually get like that and if I do, I can control it by filling up with water.

I really hope today isnt like that although I just had a Luna Bar which is a staple breakfast item and I am still hungry! I do not know what is going on. It is not TOM (it friggin better not be!!) so I am just gonna grit my teeth and get through today.

I will be in the car today taking samples to my customer so will take an apple (and water) with me and will not get anything with french fries for lunch. I promise. I also promise to make a healthy dinner and walk Stitchy and Frank tonight.

I really hope this passes cause I do not have any more tricks up my sleeve. What are your tips/tricks for getting through days like this?

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S*T*E*P*H 10/29/2010 12:07AM

    I keep a ziploc of unsalted almonds in my purse. I munch a couple when I get a craving. Quick portable protien. emoticon

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ASHARON 10/26/2010 7:42PM

    Protein and exercise is the key on days like that. Free calorie or low calorie food, too. Cucumbers are next to nothing in calories. Celery has lots of crunching so I feel like I am doing something.
Always make sure you have a plan.

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JRZG8R 10/26/2010 5:32PM

    I hate those days. Have had a few the past week. not sure what is going on with me either. I am blaming the change of season.

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BIGMAMAT 10/26/2010 5:17PM

    Oh mama, I am seeking serious psyciatric help for you. a half of a piece of pepperoni? Who does that?hahaha JK.

There are days when I am just famished. I can't explain it. I say try high fiber foods. They tend to be more filling. Hugs. tricia

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KARLYNCANDOIT 10/26/2010 5:11PM

    Protein is key, but I think everyone just has those days~~ Working out also helps me. emoticon

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DESTINEDTOBFIT 10/26/2010 3:40PM

  Man, kudos to you for being so good. I HATE days like that, and I had several last week--and on top of being hungry all the time, NOTHING suited my taste buds either! Good job and hats off to you for doing so well. When you get the answer you're looking for, feel free to post it on my page b/c I'd like to know too. I might try Maia's suggestion; unfortunately, I'm usually at work and or otherwise crazy occupied and unable to exercise on most of those kinds of days.

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MACHELLE14 10/26/2010 3:14PM

    I've had one of those days recently; I wanted to eat all day long. Nothing I ate seemed to kill the hunger urge. I just kept trying to opt for healthier snacks rather than their high calorie/fat siblings. Exercise also helps. Good luck. emoticon

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LIVINGONTHERED 10/26/2010 2:17PM

    We all have those days! It is icky weather here, and I find myself wandering toward the kitchen... but I know I'm not hungry. Good job on distracting yourself. Keep it up!


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HEALTHYASHLEY 10/26/2010 1:03PM

    I had that kind of weekend. I snacked in front of the TV for the first time in months. Granted it was Kashi 7 grain crackers but still. All weekend I couldn't stop eating. Then on Monday it just stopped. Maybe your body is telling you it needs something.

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ERIN4771 10/26/2010 1:00PM

    are you more stressed than usual? are you getting enough protein and fiber? honestly, sometimes you have those days, not a biggie....try to remain focused on the positive changes you are making and are seeing, those two things can usually help me thru the tougher ones emoticon

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DAISY443 10/26/2010 12:38PM

    I had a day like that recently! The only thing I can do is fix a big bag of carrot and celery sticks and radishes and just keep eating them every time I think about food. Good luck!

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NEDERLUNG 10/26/2010 12:37PM

    Well I hope the difficult time has passed, but there might have been something else going on too - are you getting enough sleep? And you are eating enough?

This is the start of the holiday season and we are bombarded with memories and smells and temptations. Keep a plan, have the health bars ready and lots of fresh fruits.

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ROBINSNEWNEST 10/26/2010 12:19PM

    Whatever you do: do NOT cook italian! lol. Sugar sends me straight to the deep end, this much I'm figuring out. Carol told me (and she was right) to cut that out, single portion everything, focus on the healthy food portion control and plan to stick with it for 3 days. That really did turn the "binge" factor way down. It's like the train jumped the tracks, and I had to get the whole thing back on the rails and moving again.

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SOPKAMANJU 10/26/2010 12:07PM

    thanks for showing that you can make busy and forget about overeating even when all you want to do is stuff your face. emoticon emoticon

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MAIA2011 10/26/2010 11:58AM

    This has worked for me a couple times so try it. I work out!

That being said, something was in the air yesterday because I went a little crazy with food at the end of the day but you made good food choices overall and drank your water SO what to do? You did everything right and you were hungry. You ate. Seems sensible!

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My weekend

Sunday, October 24, 2010

First I want to thank everyone for the POPULAR BLOG AWARD! What an awesome thing to come home too! That was soo great and of course, Frank thinks it was due to him cause the blog featured his selfishness...rofl.

Had a good weekend at the races altho we got rained out but I talked to some people I dont know very well and found out that a girl I know had lost over 100 pounds 3 years ago. I never would have known that which was so cool so we had lots to talk about as you can imagine. She did it herself, just like we are. It was really cool learning that about her.

Another cool thing was I won a 16 gb IPOD Nano in the raffle so I am excited about learning how to download music etc. ( I am going to make Mezzoangel sing every song I like! Have you HEARD her sing!!??Holy crap!! She is amazing!)

Um and I found out two things that do not mix: Miralax and McDonalds. Just saying. You do NOT want to do that. Beleive me.

Hope you guys had a great weekend and didnt miss me too much!! Jan

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MAIA2011 10/25/2010 6:49PM

    Frank's so vain/He probably thought that blog was about him.


Congrats on the blog post award! You're the cutest!

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ROBINSNEWNEST 10/25/2010 10:27AM

    emoticon Congrats on the popular blog award. Boo Hoo on the miralax and McDonalads! Bet that will make the numbers shift on the scale. When I went to the gyn for checkup, I wanted to take off my earrings, clean my ears, cut my hair, anything possible before stepping on the scale. Dang it, I should have thought of Miralax! The kids pediatrician used to prescribe that for anything from a hangnail to a brain tumor. Go get that music downloaded, girlie. Know you will enjoy your new ipod! emoticon


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TIKITAMI 10/25/2010 3:04AM

What a great weekend! Congrats on the blog. I had that happen but I was travelling and it took me awhile to figure out why I had so many comments on a blog :)

Welcome home, I know you will get a lot of use out of that iPod.

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BIGMAMAT 10/24/2010 9:19PM

    Wow! Most popular blog! you go girl! I am glad you had a great weekend! Hugs. Tricia emoticon

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 10/24/2010 6:41PM

    Congrats on the popular blog and yay for the Ipod. I can't live without mine!

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DAISY443 10/24/2010 6:19PM

    Congrats on the popular blog award! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TYEASLEY 10/24/2010 6:17PM

    Yay YOU!! emoticon emoticon I really enjoyed that blog. I'm so happy for you and Congratulations. emoticon

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HEALTHYASHLEY 10/24/2010 5:53PM

    Yeah I am so excited you won for that blog! It was so cute. Loved it. I am so proud of you. I was telling my fiance about how awesome you are the other day. Someday when we make it out to Cali we are so going to visit! Hugs, Ash

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