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The old Yiche12 is coming back!

Friday, August 19, 2011

Oh yes, I feel the old me coming back! My energy level is back and I feel great. For the last while I felt as though my energy was wavering and I couldn't do what I was used to doing. Since, I have upped my Levothyroxine (for my Hypothyroidism) and still taking the same dosage of my T4. What more can I say? I just feel wonderful again. Once I start exercising, I just go on and on...

This is very encouraging I must say.

Hugs to you all.

Lise

  
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BEACHGIRL76 9/8/2011 5:24PM

    This is late but just wanted to know how happy I am for you! Glad you are doing good:)

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So glad to hear your good news!

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1BEACHWALKER 8/30/2011 5:32AM

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CCSDESTINY 8/26/2011 6:56PM

    So glad you are feeling better!! Have a great weekend! :)

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UBERMELI 8/26/2011 12:13AM

    Congratulations, very inspiring!
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ROCKPORT9 8/22/2011 1:47PM

    It sounds like your body is balancing and you are ready to roll! emoticon hugs, Laurel (South Texas)

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 8/20/2011 3:18PM

    I'm so happy for you...it's hard to have enough energy when your thyroid isn't cooperating. I'm glad you are getting more pep in your step!

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FITFABME2 8/20/2011 12:35AM

    I swear exercise and healthful eating (just like your background inspires) is the tonic to energy and greater health.

SO glad to hear that you are feeling like 'you' again...I completely relate to how the fatigue and general drained existence when dealing with hypothyroid can literally sap the 'you' out of you...

A Hearty Congratulations - now you are on a roll!

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HAPPYSOUL91 8/19/2011 9:52PM

    emoticon great news

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MEADSBAY 8/19/2011 8:26PM

    That is so grrrrrrrrrrrreat!
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TRESSWANN 8/19/2011 8:10PM

    Great. Isn't it the best feeling? emoticon

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40XFORTY 8/19/2011 7:22PM

    Yay! I think how you feel can be a better indicator of hormone replacement effectiveness, no matter what any blood tests say. Glad you are feeling better emoticon

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GRANDMACOO 8/19/2011 7:16PM

    Oh yeah! Welcome back!

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TESSYOM 8/19/2011 6:47PM

    Glad you are back to yourself again. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MONIKA1948 8/19/2011 6:42PM

    Glad you are feeling better and ready to start exercising again. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NOMORESTALLING 8/19/2011 5:09PM

    emoticon MYSELF I ABSOLUTELY HATE IT WHEN I HAVE NO ENERGY. IT INFURIATES ME BECAUSE I WANT TO BE DOING SO MUCH AND WHEN I'M LIMITED IT'S JUST DOWN RIGHT AGGRAVATING.

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HIPPICHICK1 8/19/2011 4:50PM

    That's wonderful news!! Glad to hear you're back and with a lovely shopping basket full of yummy foods too!

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NATPLUMMER 8/19/2011 4:12PM

    YAY!!!

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    I am so happy for you. emoticon emoticon

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LORETTA24 8/19/2011 3:48PM

    emoticon This is great news! I pray it just keeps getting better for you! emoticon

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DIZZYDOC 8/19/2011 3:14PM

    That is so FANTASTIC! I hope you continue to feel better and better. emoticon

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Back in the 140s, WooHoo!

Sunday, August 07, 2011

On Nov. 13, 2010, I had gotten off the 150s but Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, other outings, etc. came along and I was back in the 150s. Yes, since then, I have been around 150 all the time (up two, down two lbs). It was kind of frustrating I must say.

Well, I'm happy to announce that as of yesterday, I am finally off the 150s. And 140 here I come. I know what needs to be done -- exercise more and stay well within my calorie range which is 1200-1600 calories. If I stay at about 1400 calories and burn off lots of calories, the weight WILL come off.

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HAWAII2011 8/17/2011 5:37AM

  That's great news :o) well done :o)x

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SUNNY332 8/8/2011 7:59AM

    GREAT job. I know if I eat on the bottom side of my range, I don't loose.

Have a Marvelous week and keep up the good work.

Sunny

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TBRANCH2 8/7/2011 10:15PM

    emoticonGo, You!!!

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FITFABME2 8/7/2011 5:37PM

    Good job - well done, Lise - it's incredible what that movement into a new 10s range does psychologically, isn't it? You must be very pleased....no need to take the batteries out of the scale now! lol! It's very satisfying to see movement -- momentum is on your side now!

Hugs,

Christine

PS Your shopping cart looks absolutely yummy!

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TRESSWANN 8/7/2011 4:52PM

    Congratulations. Isnt it the best? emoticon

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CHRYS13 8/7/2011 4:50PM

    Fantastic! I'm so thrilled for you! emoticon

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DO4FIT 8/7/2011 1:11PM

  emoticon Yahoo!!!

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DAZZEEDOO 8/7/2011 12:57PM

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No Doubt that YOU CAN DO IT!

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JMARIES51 8/7/2011 12:33PM

    Great to hear that your motivation is high! Keep it up and of course emoticon emoticon

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BEACHGIRL76 8/7/2011 10:58AM

    Awesome job! Way to go! I know you must feel great! Keep up the good work:) emoticon

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1BEACHWALKER 8/7/2011 10:45AM

    emoticonWhat an awesome accomplishment!! I used to weigh in the 140's 37 years ago, when we got married-would be great to be there again!

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FITFABJENN 8/7/2011 10:25AM

    You've got this for sure. emoticon

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ERLYWA 8/7/2011 10:24AM

    Way to go! You got this!! :)

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Wonderful news!! Keep going, sweetie!

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FCARMICH 8/7/2011 9:45AM

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Don't put off for tomorrow what you can do today.

Sunday, July 03, 2011

Have you heard yourself say at times "Oh, I'll start or I'll do it tomorrow." Well did you start the next day? What I like to remind people every now and then in the huddles is that "TODAY is yesterday's tomorrow". You will feel better about yourself when you start NOW instead of putting off doing whatever needs to be done, albeit your exercises, putting away things, doing the dishes, etc. I always feel that we have a tendency of procrastinating and that is why we are here today. The promised tomorrows never came and they went by being todays and yesterdays...

NOW is as good a time as any to do whatever needs to be done, so let's do it! emoticon

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CCSDESTINY 7/28/2011 10:51PM

    Very true! I was just thinking this earlier today! Thanks - I very much enjoyed reading this today :)

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1BEACHWALKER 7/25/2011 9:17PM

    I loved this! I am bad at this sometimes, but my husband-now he is the king of procrastinating! I am going to show him this blog-worth a try to see if it will inspire him too! emoticon emoticon

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2CATS2LOVE1 7/25/2011 1:23PM

    Ditto!

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DIZZYDOC 7/7/2011 2:08AM

    Wow... what a great reminder for the queen of procrastination. Thank you I needed it.
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    Thanks for the reminder. emoticon

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MOSTMOM1 7/4/2011 11:16AM

    I agree. Tomorrow always turns into today, so it's best to just get started. It doesn't have to be perfect, it just has to be!

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HAPPYSOUL91 7/4/2011 9:55AM

    I sure agree that the time is NOW

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KAMAPERRY 7/3/2011 9:26PM

    Very true!

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SERENITY0808 7/3/2011 8:38PM

    Tomorrow never comes. It's like someday. Someday never get here either. That's why with anything you have to think of TODAY. Great blog.

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NEW-CAZ 7/3/2011 3:30PM

    great advice!

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SRHALLIN 7/3/2011 2:26PM

    Such a good message to share with us. "Why put off until tomorrow, what you can do today?" Personally, I'm generally too lazy to put things off for too long; health and circumstances permitting. I do prefer to get the hard work done up front. Then I know it is out of the way. It isn't accumulating to sneak out at an inopportune time to assault me when I'm wiped out from exercise, or whatever. Its just finished.

Thank you for the reminder and the added positivity in the SP Universe.

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BEACHGIRL76 7/3/2011 2:16PM

    That is so true. We need to just do it now because we always feel so much better when we make the right choices. This can go with anything in life:) Thanks for sharing!

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JADUNN68 7/3/2011 1:37PM

    Thanks for your blog message and so true.

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THREADS3 7/3/2011 1:36PM

    Man, I have to get off'n my dead butt...one of these days!

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Sorry for not being as active of late!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

I have been busy... Yes, I know we all are but it is the truth because Spark People has me hooked and for me not to be around as much is an unlikely thing. Also, we still have blackouts every now and then and that also keeps me from getting on when I do have time. It's kind of frustrating for me but I'm here and will be here for you all.

Hugs to all my friends.

Lise

  
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CHRYS13 6/25/2011 12:29PM

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CANDOK1260 6/24/2011 11:01AM

    congrat on the fitness min

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 6/21/2011 5:00AM

    You live such an unusual life with the blackouts and all. Good to hear from you.

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LIZABETT 6/19/2011 11:46PM

    emoticon to you too Lise. So glad to hear from you. emoticon for commenting on my blog. So happy you had a nice Father's Day with your DH.
Well, off and running into another week tomorrow. Hope all is good with you. emoticon

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TURTLETALK 6/19/2011 7:54PM

    Glad to see you checking in!

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NATPLUMMER 6/19/2011 6:07PM

    It's great to hear from you and know you are well.
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NEW-CAZ 6/19/2011 3:45PM

    Nice to see you Lise.
I know life can really get in the way of sparking emoticon

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CLS413 6/19/2011 2:06PM

    Yup, life happens. Hope everything's going well with you.
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I love the new nutritional tracker!

Monday, May 16, 2011

Thank you so much Spark People for the new nutritional tracker. It's so fast too! Spark People continues to impress me even after two years of being on board. emoticon

  
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WILDFIREKRISTIN 5/28/2011 11:41AM

    I am so with you! This site just keeps getting better and better!

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 5/17/2011 5:16PM

    I like the improvements too!

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ZOEYBLU 5/17/2011 10:48AM

    Me too !


Loved your inspiration on your main page !



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UNIQUELY_BELLA 5/16/2011 11:40PM

    I LOVE it too! Very impressed! emoticon SP emoticon

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ANNA907 5/16/2011 6:55PM

    I like the changes too.
Only thing I would like is to be able to click on what they have listed and just change the amount. Maybe that will be down the road.

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MEADSBAY 5/16/2011 1:46PM

    Me, too!
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FITFABME2 5/16/2011 1:28PM

    Why have I noticed no difference...am I missing something? When did it change?

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KAMAPERRY 5/16/2011 1:21PM

    Me too!

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  I like it too. It's been a little slow, sometimes for me, but I like the new features for sure.

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MOSTMOM1 5/16/2011 11:13AM

    I really like the tracker app. And to believe, this is all for free. Thank you SP!!!
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MMNICKS 5/16/2011 11:10AM

    It was great, and all this for free!!! That is so amazing.

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THINBUCKEYE 5/16/2011 11:07AM

    It is great! Very user friendly. I love it too!


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REW1983 5/16/2011 11:02AM

  I like it to.

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