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Sometimes we are on a roll and occasionally it feels like we are nothing but a hot dog

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

There are times when everything seems to be going my way and at others like there is not another thing or person that could DUMP on me. This week seems to be the first kind of roll. I am feeling giddy/silly/crazy - nothing is really exciting or new or different, just the week seems to be going smoothly. Objectively, there is NO REAL GOOD REASON to feel so happy BUT I do. The students have been sick, whiny, but not aggressive. There have been a ton of things that have gone kinda wrong but they don't seem to bother me this week. I have often blogged about having days when I am down, sad, out of sorts or whatever and can't really explain why - this one is about being happy, content, peaceful and not really knowing why.

Seriously though - for me there are moments and milestones that are so much more than I would expect them to be. I have been having SERIOUS knee problems for about 3 years - I have lost 50+ lbs but while they have hurt less, it has continued to be there. Once I tumbled over the threshold of 300 all of a sudden - they don't hurt. I may be weird - okay I AM weird and I know it - but it seems really remarkable that there are MAJOR changes where a single lb makes ALL the difference in the world. Why would ONE lb make that BIG a difference? I don't know but I can assure you that it REALLY does when it is the RIGHT ONE lb. When I got under 200 the last time, I no longer had to take ANY med i cations for diabetes, BP, cholesterol, asthma, sleep ap nea or even my allergies. When I hit 201 I started needed them again.

I guess I have rambled enough. Everyone have a great evening and tomorrow.
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    Good for you! I understand, when I started to regain weight I fought to stay under 300. The century figures are huge milestone markers packed with great feelings of happiness or dread! Congrats on your success! Keep up the great work!
    1844 days ago
  • JILL313
    Hi Nancy, I love hearing about your mood. In spite of issues at school and I'm sure life something inside is making you full of Joy and Happiness. I hope that awesome Joyful feeling continues for you. My knees for some reason have been hurting so bad and I'm thinking about having them replaced, but scared and I've also heard some "horror" stories. So, I continue to try to lose weight in the hopes of not having to get them done. I'm so glad your knees are hurting you less as I know they can make for a painful walk and get us down. Continue thinking positive my dear friend.


    1844 days ago
    emoticon on your accomplishments and glad that you are happy and content.
    1844 days ago
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