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WUB-- goals for May-- quick update

Thursday, May 17, 2012

This has been a busy and exhausting week! I finally went to the doctor this week. I have some antibiotics for my upper respiratory infection. I was being stubborn and hoping it went away on its own.....

The nurse heard something on my heart so I had an EKG. I have missing P-waves now which means the signals don't work (pretty much). My hear then beats incorrectly.
I have an arrhythmia and an older EKG showed it somewhat. I get dizzy a lot and I have some symptoms so I see a cardiologist next week.
My mother has an arrhythmia so this is not too shocking to me.

However only I would lose 100 pounds then have heart trouble. Just my luck. :)

In the past I would have eaten like a pig due to something like this. Now I committed myself to measuring food and being more careful. I was getting lazy with my measuring and may have been eating too many calories!!

So since I am sick and so tired from the medicine. I am not able to stay on track for some of my monthly goals. This upsets me but being sick is getting old and I need ti to go away!!

May 2012 Goals

Exercise 2500+ minutes --
I might just make this one... over 1k now

Run/Walk 3 times a week --
I can walk but I ran 1 time this week. Too hard on my lungs.

Take one active rest day per week --
This one is easy!

Do Strength Training 4-5 times a week
Not a problem.

Eat 6-7 Freggies a day
I think one day I was short on this one.

One day per week allow myself to go over calories by 100 or so. Just to reset my metabolism
I did not go over this week but lowered my calories so some days were higher than others.

Try a New Type of Exercise In May
I tried some new spark fitness videos Friday!!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BMCKEOW1 5/21/2012 2:59PM

    I understand the respirtory problems. They always suck. But guess what, you're not giving up. That's a huge success and you should be so proud of yourself.

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MOMOFBOYS 5/19/2012 9:09AM

    Glad you are starting to feel better! AND that you are getting your heart checked out! You do great all the time and you are an inspiration! emoticon

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NATPLUMMER 5/18/2012 2:08PM

    I hope the antibiotics kick in quick so you get better soon!!
Glad you're getting your heart checked out. I have a murmur. What are you going to do?
Don't beat yourself up about not getting your running/walking in. You're sick....get better first.

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JOEYKTTN 5/18/2012 11:17AM

    Glad you're getting checked out. My heart does funky things too (skipped beats, etc), but the cardiologist says I'm ok. And that actually helped encourage me to get healthier too. I really, really hope you're feeling better VERY soon! Yay that you aren't letting this crappy sick stuff get in the way of keeping on target with most of your goals, and you're giving yourself grace on the others (like running). Have a restful, feel better, weekend!

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VALKYRIA- 5/18/2012 9:51AM

    There's not much we can do when our bodies won't cooperate, but glad that you are measuring food again, just staying on top of the diet thing will help a lot until you are able to get back in there and start exercising again. Feel better soon!

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JTAYLOR2011 5/18/2012 7:09AM

    You're doing a great job of taking care of yourself, one day at a time. emoticon

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SEABREEZE65 5/18/2012 6:59AM

    Lots of health issues. Even though you would rather NOT have these issues, the good thing is that you are addressing them and dealing with them rather than letting them control you.


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RICHILA 5/17/2012 9:21PM

    Upper respiratory infections are a pain. Remember if you are congested, you need extra water to thin it out.
{{{Hugs}}} emoticon

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FYRPIXI 5/17/2012 9:16PM

    I hope the appointment goes well! You will totally make your fitness goals for the month!

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