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January 23

Friday, January 23, 2009

To be honest, all I did today was go to the grocery store, 3 loads of laundry, finished a cross stitch project, cleaned the kitchen & cooked again. Which means I will be doing double exercises tomorrow.

I did manage to get down my 8 cups of water though.

  
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HOPE2BE 1/23/2009 3:27PM

    Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do.

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Day 19 of boot camp

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Since I was lazy yesterday and didn't do anything, I made up for it today. Today is our weekend here, like Saturday in the real world. I did get up and do my 30 minute walk, I did the Wednesday and Thursday boot camp workout videos and the bonus exercise. It felt good to exercise

So now the drs. tell me I have gout and the diabetic nutritionist I went to last night told me I need a Low Purine diet which means cutting more stuff out of my diet now. So I guess I can eat lettuce, tomato, cucumber, a small apple, 1/2 a banana, 1/3 cup rice. Let's not forget yogurt, laban, lebneh.(the last two are SAudi foods) I was reading about gout, I do not have sore, inflamed joints but I have too much protien in my urine. UGH!

Getting old SUCKS!

  
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HOPE2BE 1/22/2009 6:38AM

    My Dad had Gout and was in pain for about 3 years. He took pills to help him. It went away after 3 years. I can remember going to Disney World with him and he could hardly walk but I felt good because I treated them to something they would never get to see again. I planned to have them fly in a plane and they had never flown in a plane before. That saved Mom from driving all the way. Get help for that because it can get worse and watch your diet like your Dr. says.

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Challenge for Day 18

Thursday, January 22, 2009

I'm a day late with thie but the bonus challenge from Wednesday was:
Your Bonus Challenge for Wednesday (optional) is to create a new blog entry on your SparkPage. You can use this time to discuss your recent progress with Bootcamp in general, or delve into a topic or issue that has been hurting your progress, so you can try to come up with some solutions to stay on track. Use this entry to your advantage, whether you need to vent (instead of turning to food to stifle your feelings), come up with a new schedule for your workouts (so that you'll do them instead of putting them off), or rediscover your motivation for doing the Bootcamp

So here is my vent, discussion or whatever. Nothing is happening. I have lost 1/4 of an ince on my waist, nothing anywhere else. My scales say one thing, the ones at the drs say another. My scales say 143, the dr says 66.7 kilos, not the same, but then I went at 5PM in the evening, after eating breakfast, lunch and drinking water. I just have to keep trying.

  
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HOPE2BE 1/22/2009 6:19AM

    I'm not sure how much kilos is. I know I was 210 one morning then had breadfast, lunch 8glasses of water and 4 cups of coffee and had on heavy clothes. When I weighed at the Drs. that day I was 213. Go Figure! However my weights been coming down .5 at a time for a week. I remember losing 1/2 in in my waist which I thought was nothing but the next month I had more progress. Its slow at first then really comes off. I still haven't lost the pounds but am little by little. Hope

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January 21

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

I know I should say something about the presidential inaugration yesterday, but it is an event that takes place every 4 years, do it and get on with it. I personally don't need the circus act that goes with it.

I woke up sore and stiff this morning, my neck & shoulders are sore, probably from doing too much exercise the past couple days. I didn't walk this morning either. Today will be a bad day for me. IT's the start of the weekend too, Wednesday here is like Friday in the real world.

Took Spot kitty to the vets last night, he has a cavity in a tooth so they will fix it today and we can pick him up tonight.
I also have an appointment with a diabetic nutritionist tonight so I am trying to get all my Spark pages together to show her/him along with my weekly menus and information I do have from various American web sites. We'll see what she/he says. I feel like a need a suitcase to take all this information around in. I know I need to take all my medication, my test kit, blood work paper work, reading material and someting to stitch while I'm waiting, LOL.

That's my exciting day in a nutshell.
I did stitch last night too, almost got my little project done.

  
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HOPE2BE 1/21/2009 7:50AM

    Your blood sugar should be low because of all the exercise. A day off from exercise is OK since sometimes we overdue it. YOu need a break sometimes. An example is the soreness. I hope things turn out good at the diabetic nutrionalist. emoticon

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Day 17 of Boot Camp Challenge

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Thank you for your wishes for my daughter. I will call her later when she wakes up. She has to get my grandson off to school and I don't know if she has to work today or not.

I did a 47 minute 2 mile walk this morning with about 30 second jog in there, woo hoo! I'm impressed I could do that!
I did the Day 17 dumb bell work out video then did some extra exercises from another team I am on. It does feel good to be able to do these exercises without getting winded after 2 minutes. I do feel like I make progress even though nothing shows.

Gotta take Furbaby Spot cat to the vets today, his breath stinks and he's just not himself lately. Hopefully he just needs his teeth cleaned. This kitty is DH's B-A-B-Y and he would be lost with out Spot.

  
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HOPE2BE 1/20/2009 7:23AM

    I remember making progress with my exercise that I was doing an hour of walking a day and I found out from the Dr. that I could cut my advair in half and now its cut in half again. This exercise really helps me get healthier in more ways than one. I was up to the top amount of Advair and now its once a day. He's going to see if it works or not but he says my lungs sound clear. You build up stamina in your lungs when you do it.

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