DEB912's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=DEB912 DEB912's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ NEVER GIVE UP EVEN WHEN YOU CAN NOT SEE ALIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5199736 FIRST OF ALL LET ME TELL EVERYONE I AM NOT THE MOST RELIGIOUS PERSON IN THE WORLD BY NO MEANS. BUT IN LATE JANUARY OR EARLY FEBUARY OF 2012 MY WORLD CAME CRASHING IN WHEN MY HUSBAND THE LOVE OF MY LIFE GOT SICK. AFTER 3 BAD MARRIAGES I HAVE FINALLY FOUND MY TRUE LOVE AND HE TAKES VERY GOOD CARE OF ME. HE WAS TRAVELING AT THE TIME WITH HIS JOB AND HE CAME HOME REAL SICK SO I TOOK HIM TO OUR LOCAL HOSPITAL. THE DOCTORS THERE ADMITTED HIM AND HAD TO DO A COMPLETE BLOOD TRANSFUSION ON HIM. TH... Wed, 9 Jan 2013 23:54:50 EST WE HAVE RECEIVED VERY GOOD NEWS...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5199589 I COULD NOT BE SO HAPPY TO TELL THE WHOLE WORLD WE HAVE A AWESOME WONDERFUL GOD FOR MY HUSBAND IS NOW IN REMISSION WITH HIS LEUKEMIA AFTER BEING SO SICK AND COMING SO CLOSE TO LOSING HIM THIS PAST YEAR. I HOPE I DO NOT OFFEND ANYONE BY THIS POST BUT I AM TELLING THE TRUTH PRAYER WORKS BECAUSE THAT IS ALL WE HAD TO GO ON THIS PAST YEAR FOR MY HUSBAND AND NOW HE IS IN REMISSION AND THAT IS A BIG STEP. I FEEL LIKE A TON OF BRICKS HAS BEEN LIFTED OFF MY CHEST I COULD JUST RUN THE STREET SINGIN... Wed, 9 Jan 2013 22:04:41 EST JUST TO LET EVERYONE KNOW I HAVE NOT GIVEN UP.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5101788 I HAVE BEEN VERY SICK WITH PNEMONIA. I HAVE BEEN SLEEPING ALOT AND NO EXERCISING AND BARELY EATING BUT I AM GETTING BETTER. I HAVE NOT BEEN ON THE COMPUTER TO MUCH EITHER BECAUSE I JUST HAVE NOT FELT LIKE IT. THANK S TO EVERYBODY <em>223</em> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 20:53:47 EST SORRY I HAVE BEEN GONE FOR A FEW DAYS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5093404 SORRY BUT I HAVE FEELING PRETTY BAD UNDER THE WEATHER AND I HAVE BEEN STAYING IN BED AND I HAD A LOT OF PERSONAL BUSINESS TO TAKE CARE OF DURING THE DAY. I AM TRYING TO GET MY HUBBY BACK ON MEDICAID OR ON MEDICARE DUE TO HIS LUEKEMIA AND MDS. NOW THIS COMING MONDAY HE GOES FOR ANOTHER BONE MARROW TEST AND WE ARE GOING TO TRY TO GET A BONE SCAN DONE BECAUSE HE HAS BEEN HURTING SO BAD IN HIS BONES WE ARE WORRIED. BUT, I WILL START BEING BACK ON WITH YA'LL REAL SOON EACH DAY. <BR> <em>213</... Tue, 9 Oct 2012 23:38:49 EST I THANK I AM MAKING GOOD PROGRESS AND ON A GOOD ROLL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5088196 I HAVE BEEN EATING A LOT HEALTHIER, SLEEPING MORE, EXERCISING MORE ESPECIALLY ON THE WII FIT, WALKING, DOING YOGA AND TRYING THE EXERCISING ON SOME OF THE SPARK VIDEOS AND I HAVE STARTED LOSING WEIGHT. WHEN I WENT TO THE DOCTOR I HAD LOST 4 LBS. AND I KNOW THATS NOT MUCH BUT THATS MORE THAN I HAVE LOST IN A YEAR USUALLY I HAD GAINED WEIGHT. I FELT SO GOOD ABOUT MYSELF AND I TOLD THE NURSE I JOINED SPARK PEOPLE AND SHE KNEW ABOUT THE PROGRAM AND SHE SAID KEEP IT UP BECAUSE IT WILL WORK. I ... Fri, 5 Oct 2012 17:53:41 EST JUST A FEW SHORT WORDS TODAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5083164 I WANT THANK EVERYONE FOR ALL THE SUPPORT I HAVE GOTTEN SINCE I JOINED THIS SITE I NEVER WOULD HAD THOUGHT I WOULD OF ENJOYED THIS AS MUCH AS I DO. THATS ALL I WANTED TO SAY. <em>43</em> <em>252</em> <em>223</em> Tue, 2 Oct 2012 00:03:42 EST MY FAMILY NEEDS LOTS OF PRAYER RIGHT NOW BECAUSE: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5080018 MY 9 YEAR OLD NEPHEW WAS IN TERRIBLE 4 WHEELER ACCIDENT TODAY AND HE IN SURGEORY TONIGHT AS I AM TYPING THIS BLOG. RIGHT NOW AS WE KNOW HIS EAR WORN TORN OFF, HIS OPTICAL BONE IS BROKE, HE MAY LOSE HIS EYE, HE MAY LOSE HIS HEARING IN THE ONE EAR, HIS JAW IS BROKE, HE HAS SEVERAL SKULL FRACTURES, HIS NECK MAY BE FRACTURED, HE IS ALL CUT AND SCRATCHED UP. HE TAKEN TO A SMALL HOSPITAL HERE IN NORTH GEORGIA WHERE HE LIVES AND HAD TO TAKEN TO A LARGER CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OUT OF STATE HIS INJURIE... Sat, 29 Sep 2012 23:38:54 EST I NEED HELP FROM EVERYBODY ANYBODY WHO CARES: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5076521 FIRST OF ALL LET ME TELL EVEYONE THIS IS GOING TO BE A LONG CONVERSATION. <BR> I HAVE A PROBLEM AS SOME OF YOU KNOW MY HUSBAND HAS LEUKEMIA AND MSD WHICHIS MYELOIDEPLASTIS SYNDROME WHICH IS ALSO BLOOD CANCER THAT CAUSED THE LEUKEMIA. <BR> ANYWAY, HE WAS DIAGNOSED BACK IN JANUARY WITH THESE 2 CANCERS. WE WERE TOLD BY HIS CANCER DOCTOR AND EMORY HOSPITAL HE COULD NOT WORK ANY LONGER BECAUSE HE HAS ALMOST NO IMMUNE SYSTEM LEFT. SO WE WENT AND APPLIED FOR DISABILITY FOR HIM. WELL I AM DISABLE... Thu, 27 Sep 2012 00:11:07 EST YES IT'S MONDAY AND YOU CAN TELL BECAUSE...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5073696 EVERYTHING THAT CAN GO WRONG CAN GO WRONG. I HAVE BEEN TIRED WITH NO ENERGY, GROUCHIER THAN USUAL, HURTING ALL OVER, JUST PLAIN NOT FEELING GOOD AND SLEPT JUST ABOUT MY WHOLE DAY AWAY SITTING ON THE COUCH. MY DAUGHTERS AND HUSBAND WERE SCARED TO WAKE ME UP BECAUSE I WAS IN A BAD MOOD. I DO NOT KNOW WHY BUT SOMETIMES I GET LIKE THAT I WOKE UP EARLY FELT PRETTY GOOD ATE AND CLEANED UP AND ALL OF SUDDEN MY MID GOT TO RACING AND I GOT TO THINKING ABOUT EVERYTHING GOING ON AND BAM INSTANT BAD M... Mon, 24 Sep 2012 22:44:46 EST ONE DAY AT A TIME http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5072106 I HAVE DECIDED TO TAKE EVERYTHING ONE DAY AT A TIME FROM MY DIET TO MY EVERY DAY LIFE. IF YOU HAVE BEEN READING ANY OF MY BLOGS YOU KNOW THAT MY HUSBAND HAS LEUKEMIA AND I HAVE ALOT HEALTH ISSUES MYSELF. ALL WE HAVE IS EACH DAY TOGETHER AND WE NEVER KNOW WHAT TOMORROW WILL BRING TO OUR FAMILY AND IT IS TIME FOR ME TO GET BETTER AND HAVE TIME WITH MY FAMILY. WITH MY NEW SPARK PEOPLE FRIENDS I BELIEVE I CAN DO THIS AND LOSE THIS WEIGHT AND GET IN SHAPE SO I CAN BE HERE FOR MY FAMILY I NEED LOTS... Sun, 23 Sep 2012 22:07:39 EST MEDICATIONS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5070712 I WOULD LIKE TO TALK TO PEOPLE ABOUT ON ALOT OF MEDICATIONS BECAUSE I AM ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO USE TO BE ON A BUNCH AND IS STILL ON WHAT I BELIEVE IS TO MANY. I WAS WATCHING A PROGRAM THE OTHER DAY IT WAS EITHER THE DOCTORS OR DR. OZ AND IT WAS SAID THAT IF YOU ARE 5 OR MORE PILLS A DAY YOU ARE ARE PROBABLY ON TO MANY AND THE FIFTH PILL IS MORE THAN LIKELY TRYING TO CORRECT SOMETHING ONE OF THE MEDS HAS CAUSED. COULD THIS BE TRUE? I TAKE WELL OVER 5 PILLS A DAY NOT INCLUDING MY VITAMIN ... Sat, 22 Sep 2012 19:10:51 EST ON TOP OF EVERYTHING ELSE TRYING TO QUIT SMOKING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5066883 <em>303</em> HELP WITH MOTIVATION AND SUPPORT I HAVE BEEN SMOKING FOR MANY OF YEARS AND I HAVE NOW DECIDED TO QUIT BECAUSE OF MY HEALTH AND I WANT TO LIVE. I HAVE A WONDERFUL HUSBAND THAT HAS RECENTLYNBEEN DIAGNOSED WITH MSD AND LEUKEMIA AND WE MAY MAY NOT HAVE MUCH LONGER TOGETHER BECAUSE IT HAS REALLY TAKEN ITS TOLL ON HIM AND I WANT TO BE ABLE TO TAKE OF HIM AND LOVE HIM ALL I CAN. I WANT TO BE ABLE TO BE HERE FOR ALL ELEVEN OF OUR CHILDREN AND 13 GRANDCHILDREN. <BR> TO BE ABLE TO DO T... Wed, 19 Sep 2012 20:14:58 EST GOOD NEWS FROM DOCTOR http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5065244 <em>236</em> <BR> EARLIER THIS MONTH MY EYE DOCTOR FOUND A GROWTH BEHIND MY RIGHT EYE AND WE HAD TO HAVE A MRI DONE AND SHE SAID IT HAD GREW FROM THE SIZE OF A PEA TO MUCH LARGER AFTER HAVING A SECOND MRI DONE AND BEING ON PREDISONE FOR A MONTH. I WENT TODAY AND GOT A VERY GOOD REPORT THE GROWTH IS GONE. THEY SAY IT WAS A CYST AND THE PREDISONE HELP DRY IT UP. I AM SO THANKFUL BECAUSE I WAS SO SCARED I WAS GOING TO LOSE MY EYE OR EVEN JUST MY SIGHT. <BR> <em>224</em> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:41:29 EST feeling pretty punny today but kept up the work http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5064125 <em>198</em> <BR> I woke up this morning with my sugar extremely low and then it sky rocketed when i ate ad took my meds and it has been just bouncing around all day. I can,t wait to come off these steriods hopefully tomorrow the doc. will let me come start coming off of them. I went today with my husband to get his chemo treatment because he has leukemia and one of the nurses that sees me everytime looked at me and said how many steriods does your doctor have u on and she did not even k... Mon, 17 Sep 2012 23:06:51 EST ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER WALK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5062249 I HAVE JUST STARTED WALKING EVERYDAY AND I AM ENJOYING BUT SOMETIMES FINDING SORT OF BORING DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY GOOD IDEAS FOR ME? Sun, 16 Sep 2012 21:43:48 EST HI I AM NEW TO THIS !!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5060897 <em>20</em> MY NAME IS DEB AND I AM 44 YEAR OLD FEMALE IN GEORGIA. I HAVE DIABETES, COPD, CHF, AND A COUPLE OF OTHER HEALTH PROBLEMS ON TOP OF BEING OBESE. I WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT AND START LIVING MY LIFE AND BE ABLE TO DO THINGS WITH MY FAMILY AGAIN. I LOVE COMPUTERS AND TALKING SO BE PREPARE TO HEAR FROM ME ALOT. Sat, 15 Sep 2012 21:37:03 EST