JANETTEB553's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JANETTEB553 JANETTEB553'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/ Yeah http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5643233 I wanted to stay in bed today. had a really bad night...So wanted to use that as an excuse.. <BR> <BR> But I didn't.. I went swimming for 90 minutes. <BR> Ha tired but happy and proud.. Sat, 8 Mar 2014 22:37:10 EST Again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5642551 Only need 2 more points to make my 200 for the day.. So I Blog and get 3 so 201.... emoticon Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:03:16 EST Points http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5633931 Only need 2 more points to make my 200 for the day.. So I Blog and get 3 so 201.... <em>224</em> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:49:37 EST why does it seem so hard http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5632128 Trying. To keep to the program <BR> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 02:44:42 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5622663 Meant to be restarting Badminton tonight but really do not feel like it :( <BR> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:27:07 EST Yes! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5618288 Still going well Sat, 8 Feb 2014 00:03:34 EST Changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5615276 I am happy as this time I seem to have absorbed the ethos of small changes and small workouts to start. I am doing well . When I first started on the treadmill 3 weeks ago my back was so painful I had to stop and rest it every 0.2km today I walked 3km in 40min and did not have to stop at all. <BR> <BR> Yeah me... Tue, 4 Feb 2014 19:03:59 EST Finally http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5614365 I finally seem to be getting this. Mon, 3 Feb 2014 20:26:19 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5613349 Back again. Trying to change my life.. Sun, 2 Feb 2014 19:46:17 EST 3rd Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5474164 Doing OK with walking...' <BR> Food is another matter... Tue, 3 Sep 2013 02:43:32 EST New Month http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5472055 Back trying again :) Sat, 31 Aug 2013 21:47:14 EST Feeling a bit better http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5469467 Got up at 8am today red letter day <em>30</em> did 30min on treadmill and have spent the rest of the day working in the office and sorting the huge mess in there... <BR> <BR> Feels good.. <BR> Food ok so far.. <BR> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 01:16:49 EST Well no surprises there http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5466158 Dr put me on antibiotics again. <BR> Have throat infection and both ears infected. <BR> Horrid taste in mouth. <BR> <BR> The problem is I am a mouth breather and at night my mouth and throat dry out, even tho I sip at least 700mls of water during the night when I wake up dry. <BR> I end up getting continual throat infections. <BR> They used to say it was Tonsillitis, then I got my tonsils out in June 2012.. <BR> Now they called it Strep Throat. <BR> <BR> Hope this lot of pills works fast <B... Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:40:52 EST Blah http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5465359 Feel yuck going to Dr tomorrow.. Sun, 25 Aug 2013 00:16:19 EST Coming back http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5463274 Have been down again. surprised by how short the feeling good time was.. <BR> Feeling 2/3 to 3/4 at moment about 60% <BR> <BR> 3 good days then 27 of depression tiredness and sloth. <BR> <BR> keeping an interested eye on this. <BR> This is day 1 of climb up. <BR> <BR> Went out 4 a walk today 4 the 1st time in ages. <BR> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:44:30 EST Need a Walking Buddy in Stoke Nelson!! Anyone interested?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5457552 Anyone ? Fri, 16 Aug 2013 20:49:05 EST Need a Buddy in Stoke Nelson!! Anyone interested?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5456363 ok,,6 days no motivation. Reading articles they say a Buddy helps <BR> I am a 60 year old female <BR> not a social being but friendly I think :) <BR> is there anyone in my area that would like company for walks/swimming <BR> I need some reason for getting out. <BR> <BR> pensively waiting... <em>41</em> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 16:52:29 EST Saturday 10th August http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5450517 Lovely sunny day today; Went for coffee with Ulysses club. <BR> Sat, 10 Aug 2013 03:44:25 EST Lost Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5449138 I lost yesterday somewhere! did not record any food, get any points, hardly any steps and I don't know why... strange. <BR> Thu, 8 Aug 2013 18:53:36 EST Better http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5445943 still feel low but really appreciate all the lovely kind people on this site. <BR> Went for a walk yesterday and today. <BR> got a couple of small jobs done <BR> made mainly sensible choices. <BR> <BR> keeping on keeping on <em>30</em> Tue, 6 Aug 2013 01:05:26 EST Hmm http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5444341 Have not blogged for a couple of days. feel flat and empty. <BR> dont want to o anything. <BR> tired <BR> fed up <BR> Sun, 4 Aug 2013 17:33:31 EST 2nd August http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5441801 Bad choice day today. <BR> Was sick last night. Don't know what it was really upset stomach. <BR> So was off colour all day. <BR> <BR> <BR> mood good, body bad.. Fri, 2 Aug 2013 04:01:26 EST 1st Aug http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5440534 Still going well <BR> Feeling positive <BR> feeling well Thu, 1 Aug 2013 02:17:19 EST 31st July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5439347 still streaking.. <BR> :) <BR> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 06:18:07 EST 29th July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5436895 Had a lazy day yesterday and just read. <BR> Just done 10 min on treadmill to get to my 10,000 steps today. <BR> DH took me out to lunch, blue moon tonight :) <BR> Had a lovely day and even got some of my Tax stuff sorted out, am very very late with it but am now working away at it. <BR> <BR> Feell good... bought new running shoes today. Booy they are expensive $399 for a pair of shoes.. <BR> Still last ones I bought were 10 years ago so... <BR> <BR> <BR> Am going to a girlfriends plac... Mon, 29 Jul 2013 04:24:59 EST Rest Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5435889 Tired Sun, 28 Jul 2013 05:43:55 EST Saturday 27th July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5434893 An other good day, <BR> Feeling fine. <BR> 11,000 steps <BR> 16 floors. <BR> <BR> Weigh in tomorrow.... Sat, 27 Jul 2013 04:10:30 EST Friday 26th July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5433820 Still feeling good. <BR> Went back to Thursday night Badminton last night for the first time in months. Almost 2 terms I think. <BR> Went Swimming today again for the first time in months and months. <BR> Both of these activities I really enjoy and yet they are the first to be dropped when I go down. <BR> Why.... <BR> <BR> Did my 10,000 steps as well as the swimming so feeling really virtuous <em>43</em> <BR> <BR> Mood good <BR> Energy lots <BR> Tired but because I have been doing thi... Fri, 26 Jul 2013 01:25:41 EST yo - yo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5432632 Well I am back on track again after yet again going down with Depression. <BR> I seem to have a Cyclic Depression and am going to try and identify when exactly it happens. <BR> I figure I can use this Blogging site to keep track of how I am feeling and hopefully catch myself before I go down again. <BR> I know things to do that help but it seems I do not notice the gradual deterioration of my mood and sleep and eating and by the time I do I am so far in I cannot see a way out (even though I... Thu, 25 Jul 2013 02:57:11 EST Another Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5431087 Woo Hoo Tue, 23 Jul 2013 21:47:36 EST 23rd July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5430128 Woo Hoo I have started a streak.... 3 days @ 10,000+ steps a day. even did my 10,000 today before lunch.... <BR> <BR> I might be back on track.... Tue, 23 Jul 2013 01:37:26 EST 22nd July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5428916 Another good day 10,000 steps and good food choices,, Mon, 22 Jul 2013 03:13:48 EST 21st July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5427886 Ha today I decided to have a day off exercise as my calves ached. <BR> DH suggested a walk after lunch and as it was a beautiful day we went. <BR> ended up doing twice as many steps today than i did any day last week... <BR> <BR> slower pace and chatting ended up walking 1 1/2 hrs... <BR> <BR> :) <BR> Sun, 21 Jul 2013 01:47:29 EST 20th July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5426804 Woo Hoo still going :) Fri, 19 Jul 2013 20:47:42 EST 19th July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5425758 Well 4 days fairly healthy.. <BR> tread milled each day. ' <BR> mostly ate healthy. <BR> definitely chose healthy food over what i wanted quite a few times.. <BR> <BR> baby steps. <BR> one healthy choice at a time. <BR> <BR> I might just be able to do this..' Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:10:53 EST Healthy Choices http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5423613 Healthy choices, healthy choices, healthy choices. <BR> stop and think and make healthy choices .. <BR> <BR> good breakfast and lunch... if only I can do it for the rest of the day... <BR> <BR> one healthy choice at a time.... fingers crossed <BR> <BR> feeling just a bit positive. <BR> <BR> Treadmilled 30 minutes today... still stayed in bed till 12 but we can't have everything... <BR> <BR> healthy choices one step at a time..' <BR> <BR> tomorrow try for an earlier exit from bed.. <BR> ... Tue, 16 Jul 2013 23:19:08 EST 16th July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5422499 Slow start with hard frost everywhere. <BR> But making good food choices and treadmilled 25 minutes so happy... Tue, 16 Jul 2013 00:11:27 EST 14th July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5420125 2 steps forward not saying how many back !! Sat, 13 Jul 2013 20:36:41 EST 8th July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5413483 The fog is lifting...slowly but lifting... <BR> <BR> I treadmilled 10 min yesterday and 15min this morning... <BR> <BR> going to aim for 10 to 15 min a day...' <BR> <BR> <BR> Depression is a killer// Sun, 7 Jul 2013 18:18:59 EST 6th July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5412060 Ha ate healthy then ate a bar of chocolate... 220g... <BR> Should have gone for a walk.. <BR> <BR> Next time... Sat, 6 Jul 2013 03:54:15 EST 5th July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5410889 Slight improvement of mood. <BR> Not drowning in it any more. <BR> But still fighting to just get out of bed.. <BR> <BR> Wednesday drove to bakery and bought lunch <BR> Thursday made myself walk to bakery, still bought bad lunch but at least walked .. <BR> <BR> Today will try to eat at home and therefore healthier.. <BR> <BR> <BR> Thanks for the kind words... they do help... :) tho I am not up to individually answering them... yet,, <BR> Thu, 4 Jul 2013 19:28:47 EST 2nd day of the month http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5408168 still here head still above the line <BR> just <BR> <BR> <BR> Thanks for the kind words... they do help... :) tho I am not up to individually answering them... yet,, <BR> Tue, 2 Jul 2013 05:19:54 EST 1st of the month http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5407022 Back again... <BR> Trying to climb out of the darkness; <BR> <BR> <BR> Thanks for the kind words... they do help... :) tho I am not up to individually answering them... yet,, <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 1 Jul 2013 06:41:57 EST 3 nights in a row http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5351379 For the 3rd night in a row I have been awake till after 4am. <BR> I am trying to break the habit I have of eating before sleeping. <BR> <BR> The 2nd night I gave in at 4.45am, but only allowed myself to eat an apple.' <BR> <BR> Do not know how long it is going to take but I am going to WIN!! <BR> <BR> Thu, 9 May 2013 20:33:54 EST ooohhhhh http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5349693 It is 2.36am and I cannot sleep! went to bed at 10.30pm and have been like a jumping bean ever since.... <BR> I want to eat!! <BR> I really want to eat!! <BR> Have drunk so much water to try and stop the wanting that now part of the reason I cannot sleep is the water!!! <BR> <BR> It is cold in the office so I have come in here to try and make myself --what--- tired by typing ---- tired by getting cold ---- distracted from my incessant mind and rumbling tummy.... <BR> <BR> going back to bed.... Wed, 8 May 2013 10:41:49 EST Better http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5346366 Yes <BR> <BR> 69.7kg on Sunday morning... <BR> <BR> now just take it a day at a time and try to keep on track. <BR> Was on Sunday. <BR> Started well this morning. <BR> <BR> Here goes Sun, 5 May 2013 15:12:16 EST What a slacker!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5341217 New Month <BR> <BR> <BR> New Start <BR> <BR> 72kg damn... have alll the excuses under the sun.... <BR> <BR> Headed back up to where I was... <BR> <BR> Not going to happen.... <BR> <BR> Get a grip.... get some backbone..... stop fartarsing around..... <BR> <BR> You are better than this.... look what you did in 19 weeks last year.... <BR> <BR> Goal 58kg.... should be doable and not too thin for a 60 year old... <BR> <BR> 72 now 58 goal = 14kg to lose.... <BR> <BR> 1st of Oct is 22 we... Tue, 30 Apr 2013 21:12:21 EST 1 week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5322189 lost 0.4 not a lot but at least it is a loss. <BR> Have been up and down with eating and exercise so glad of the loss.. <BR> It will get easier.. <BR> Sat, 13 Apr 2013 21:15:47 EST Day 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5320042 Beginning to remember why I liked this stuff so much last year. <BR> Getting up at 7.30 each day... so far.... and not 9.. <BR> Found that one thing that was stopping me getting up early was I did not want to exercise early, even tho I told myself I would and I should... I just got around it by staying in bed. <BR> <BR> So I have allowed myself just to get up by 7.30 and as long as I have made the bed i can do anything i want till 9. It seems to be working. <BR> <BR> Am using fitbit and hav... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 19:47:13 EST Day 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5316245 Over on day 1 and no real exercise <BR> <BR> Day 2 doing better calories between range... and 10,000 steps so feel good. <BR> <BR> Now to start a streak .... <BR> <BR> Yea stayed within calories and did 7500 steps... <em>224</em> Mon, 8 Apr 2013 18:48:59 EST