JOYCEANN2's SparkPeople Blog JOYCEANN2's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community sore but feels good well as i posted saturday i did a total 6 mile walk ,sunday no exercise and monday i went to gym and workout on machines for 1 hr well today i went for a 5mile walk on a newly paved walking trail in peabody mass it was so cool i seen a eastern blue bird Tue, 16 Nov 2010 19:23:49 EST doing it since my last writting i still am continuing on exercising and walking , this week i have gone to adult fitness class on tuesday and thursday and have gone to the machines on monday and wensday, friday i went to my nieces 18th birthday party aND saturday i walkede 6 miles on the new rail trail in our neighborhood i was dieing the path was rocky not completly paved i wanted to turn around so bad at 3 miles but was motivated by others saying come on a little bit more, andf i did it, Sun, 14 Nov 2010 07:05:56 EST feeling good again well wensday i couldnt even walk no lie, my quad muscles were so sore and tight feeling i stayed home and took a 3hr nap must of really needed the rest , yesterday thursday i went back to the y to the adult fitness class and felt so much better after the workout and learned some quad stretches my morn blood sugars i have been 100 wqhich is good im happy with that for now im feeling bursts of energy ,i know that alot of fruits raise my sugar at night time for my snack , but i feel its better t... Fri, 29 Oct 2010 08:25:12 EST ymca yesterday i went to the ymca which is around the corner for hme exactly 5 min walk,i did water aerobics my first time my first day i was so nervous but i did it i didnt think it was intense at all however last night i felt sore and this morning, so hee i am today tuesday and off to the y today for adult fitness, not a aerobic exercise so we will see how this goes i hope they go easy on me i am sore, Tue, 26 Oct 2010 08:37:37 EST 30 pounds lighter and limber i am amazed how today i was able to put 1 foot on the back of the pick up truck bumper and lift my self up and over into the baCk of the truck,,,months go i couldnt do it i needed a boost from behind Sat, 9 Oct 2010 17:35:36 EST rain rain go away another day of rain here in MA,ive been home all day basically on compter got a little housework done but that was it, ah a day of rest, booking a hotel for york maine nov 27 adn nov 28 for the lighting of nubble light lighhouse it will be cold but hot choc and cookies will be served i have to have that warm me up and be festive for santa who arrives by fire boat via york harbor sounds like alot of fun the wntire lighhouse will be wrapped in lughts Wed, 6 Oct 2010 18:05:46 EST 3 more pounds down need to change my weight loss ticker Tue, 5 Oct 2010 11:46:59 EST sunday ysterday i did 2 walks both 22-25min approx 1mile each thanks everyone for respnding to yesterdays blog, dinner aloing with the chicken i mashed some cauliflower carrots and 1 sweet potato together all from my garden, today ive been up sicne 4am i had to go to bathroom and some times i will just stay awak as today, i had my oatmeal and so mcuh coffee all ready thats from being up so early i will go for morning work pretty soon its so cold out 55 right now this will be my first cold morning wa... Sun, 3 Oct 2010 08:09:14 EST coo and crisp great day for a walk yesterday friday was dark and raining no wqalk nor exercise i have alot on my mind this week being the week my mom died 13 yrs ago i see her face everysingle day im not kidding adn i am constantly remebering amemory every day, next week will be my dads 2 yr anniversary since he passed and the week after that my birthday wow! my nephew who is 9 is in need for my help i dont know what to do im having a hard time deciding what to do, i will go for a walk today and as i walk i will try not to thi... Sat, 2 Oct 2010 08:49:10 EST rain here in MA it is raining and so windy i didnt go out for walk today so i will do some crunches and squats, my dinner tonight is pastaprimavera from the dreamfields website i made it last month and so yoummy, Fri, 1 Oct 2010 14:19:55 EST feeling better and exercise well aft 9days no exercise i decided yesterday this cough is not gonna go away so i need to deal with it i walked 1 mile yesterday as well as today time 22 min not bad Thu, 30 Sep 2010 15:03:43 EST trying to get motivation back still coughing, was sick with a flu? i guess for 7 days now for 2 dsays cant get rid of the cough exspecailly when i xhale i cough so so much i was doing so good lost 25 lbs as soon as i found out i had the diavbetes about 2 1/2 months ago walking and exercing everyday now i havent down crap in 9 days i am gonna try today to walk my street has a incline then levels out and thats what i was doing i hope i make it up today,with out coughing to bad. Wed, 29 Sep 2010 09:50:30 EST 89 and its fall ive been sick all week , flu? cold? dont know feeling a bit better today but dont wanna push it havent really eaten healthy all week or exercised ,im still congested in my chest so i wont push it maybe sit out in yard get some air ande thats all Sat, 25 Sep 2010 07:36:43 EST flat of italy <img src="">this is a pic of my flat of italy onion dont know whats wrong with it looks a little droopy, i give it tlc every day, any ideas Thu, 19 Mar 2009 11:23:18 EST recession/depression <img src="">me and my nephew michale taken on saturday at enicott park here in danvers,ma well i just am at my witts end with this whole mess with the economy, money and surviving, as alot of you know i had my teeth pulled on top , well yesterday i went for the impressions and was told i need to pay the $2000 in order to get the dentures so i guess i will continuw with ice cream soup, eggs and pudding, i dont have 2.000. then come april i ne... Wed, 18 Mar 2009 10:02:30 EST dentist <img src="">well thats my catr friskie and here i go again off to the dentist to get the remaing top teeth out, this is so scary cause the last pullings i went thru hell , if you all remember had the pain and the infection well one of the teeth they are pulling is the eye tooth, and thats the tooth they gave me trouble on the other side, so im just gonna tell him right off the bat need antibiotics , motrin and vicodin Tue, 24 Feb 2009 07:47:18 EST seeds have been sprouting <img src=""> this was taken last week since then 2 types of lettuces has sproted started those first cause they can go into the garden first late april, and two types of onions have sprouted they are all in the south facing window getting sun i try and rotate them and put under a grow light that i have, i dont have shope lights or rhings that people with more room have i just try and do the best with what i have and lots of loving care,,pla... Sat, 21 Feb 2009 07:43:33 EST mon the pain continues the dentist called me saturday and i started penisulin on sunday, and constant motrin he gae me 800mg and ive bern up all night , ive had no sleep with throbbing gum pain, this is bad,finally at 3am did the warm water with salt rinse and took the motrin and tylenol and i guess thats all i can do, im gonna call there today im sorry but the pain is interferring with my sleep i dont think it should be that way <em>198</em> Mon, 2 Feb 2009 03:37:42 EST infection <img src="">thats yesterday in my yard, well i am having teeth taken out from the top to get dentures on thurs i had 3 more taken out theres 3 left to do , well he had a prob with 1 particular tooth the eye tooth, and today my face is swollen and in oain i woke at 4am cause my face was hurting more than my gum, the swelling gors to my inner eye and is noticable to others, so i dought the office is open today which means ill need to see if my... Sat, 31 Jan 2009 05:36:50 EST pain went to the dentist and had 3 more teeth taken out 3more to go for top dentures oh well but this time the pain is really bad nithing like the last time, maybe because it has to do with the front tooth? so anywas he just called me in vicodin , i got some ceeam of broclli soup and ice crean and jello pudding foe supper and for tommorow i have no more back teet on top so i guess i wont be staying on my diet to good,oh well ill still be here supporting everyone Thu, 29 Jan 2009 17:00:18 EST even it bad weather the birds are still there <img src="">i belive thats a wren i uploaded in my backyard, i selected this pic cause even if its snowing , or cold the birds are out there, they dont quit they need to eat etc, and we shouldnt quit just cause its cold out, we still need to exercise, i went on the treadmill yesterday 8 in in the morning and 10 min after supper, and will be doing the same today, Thu, 22 Jan 2009 08:37:28 EST continuation of today the 16th i am so proud of myself i just have to share: as i have said i keep the meal planning and the list with me and stick by it, todays shopping tree im thinking of munchies which i love to do at night with the tv (of course) i looked at some trail mixes and looked at ingredients and price and said let me make my own mix and then devide them up into containers, baggies whatever of the mix and that i did!!!!i got a small jar of unsalted peanuts, bag of sunflower seeds and some healthy soy puff chip... Fri, 16 Jan 2009 16:02:09 EST waiting for spring <img src="">that is a pic of the community garden plot that i rent $30 for the year, this april it opens till nov and it will be me and scottys first time with a plot30x30, looking forward to it, for peace serenity and for exercise, lots of bending for weeds and picking and wheeling ovr compost etc, we usually do 5 gal buckets of begies at the apt, but this year we expand!!!!the winter is hard for me i isolate alot, i stay indoor... Fri, 16 Jan 2009 08:04:02 EST nervous getting the wisdom tooth pulled today, boy am i having anxiety so nervouse Wed, 14 Jan 2009 06:43:47 EST Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, th i found this quote today and just loved it , its so so tru not surrenering to hardship brings us out strength, , well i continue with the pain from the wisdom tooth and now the swelling around it, tommorow is the appt 8am, scotty made a wonderfull dinner all low fat , we are watching our saturated fats , cholestrol and carbs as best we can i got the recipes from eating clean or is it clean eating i allways foget the one,baked chick breast with just some honey and mustard, steam broccli and r... Tue, 13 Jan 2009 07:29:30 EST progress i made a meal plan for last week and stuck to it, some of the things that i did and noticed helped me were: 1, i cut up/sliced up onions, cilantro, peppers, cucumbers etc, and put them in seperate containers, when i needed something it wasnt such a hassle it was all ready for me to grab, were as before just grabbing wahtever was available and fast, <BR> <BR> 2, i followed the menu instead of saying o god!! what will i eat today. <BR> <BR> 3, when i did look at other ... Mon, 12 Jan 2009 07:35:29 EST saturdayand smoking <img src="">well its saturday, i feel like i caught a slight cold from working outside yesterday, but at the same time i feel it gave me the motivation to get off my butt. im doing houewrok today you all know how that is, laundery, changing sheets picking up odd and ends,,,,,i really wanna quit smoking ive talked to some one about chantix and am seriously thinking about seeing my dr., for a prescription i know other people who have used it s... Sat, 3 Jan 2009 10:19:46 EST the new year well its only 2 days into the new yeat, but, i am feeling good . yesteray i kep mycarbs under 35 and today 5 carbs, and today i worked my butt off, i am sore as anything but, it felt so good, i worked outside today for 6 hrs loading a truck from a cellar of drywall, boards, wood and trash, tommorow is saturday and i am making my list of recipes for the week, Fri, 2 Jan 2009 18:09:08 EST the beginning of the ned of themonth well kids, i did good yesterday i met all my goals and my streak continues on my page. i drank for me 3 glasses of water did a walk with my nephew, had 2 low carb vedies and a meal low carb, stood under my low carb amt ofor the day posted my food with carbs.i posted to boards etc,,,,,so heere we are tommorow newyears eve,i am worried so mych about my brother david he left to agghanastan on friday,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,i think of him all through out the day, Tue, 30 Dec 2008 09:51:56 EST dec 23,2008 <img src=""> thats my brothers david family 2006, thats where i am off to today david my bro is in the army , the kids are 18, 16 and 111 and are so busy and today is the only day this week we could get together, i love seeing them , everyone pls keep david in yr thoughts along with the rest of our military who are making sacrifices, he deploys 12-26 to afghanastan,,,,,i just became leader of anorthshore ma im happy abput that since i live i... Tue, 23 Dec 2008 05:28:40 EST looking ahead todays the 22nd and looking ahead to 2009 and thinking of my goals i wana accomplish,well this week is cookie week ive been baking for a couple of days a tray of goodies goes to my brother davids kids he is in the army and sarah has her request fr whoopie pies, another tray goes to boyfriends moms house she doesnt care what she gets as long as she gets,,,lol,,,,,,,then a tray here for xmas eve when my other bro comes over with his son,,,and of coure a tray to down stairs neighbor and 1 for us... Mon, 22 Dec 2008 09:27:28 EST looking back i hope this pic uploiaded it is in this order, my sis elaine from las vegas her daughter mellisa , my nephew michale and my niece amanda and me, we were all together for my dad;s funeral and my other niece sarah and nephew david, . i think the loss of my dad, was not harder than my moms 11 yrs ago, but just unexpected, we didnt know it was gonna happen like with my ma. he was up the night before talking with me and having coffee, its just hard to belive he is gone, its hard to belive he didnt... Tue, 28 Oct 2008 08:52:23 EST the parade wow what a time it was the best fun i have had in years i seen the trophy and the players it was great ,,,,i hade pizza yes 2 slices but that was all i had for the whole day and 3 coffees my nieces and nephew had a blast and my nephew made it on local fox 25 news,,,i am so tired from yesterday ,,,wow Wed, 31 Oct 2007 14:16:40 EST red sox nation and me the picture is out side of fenwat at the game rally when they won the alc oct 1 now tomorrow ill be going to the parade, yes at boston as they arrivce on the ducktour busses make there way thru the streets of boston to city hall plaza,,,i was up till 2am watching the game and the after game celebrations, so boston is hot this year the pats are gonna all the way, Mon, 29 Oct 2007 09:04:08 EST (no title) wonderfull borthday cake ..roses and orchards and high carbs o god help i am so bloated,,,,,in my p;j's Sun, 21 Oct 2007 08:45:11 EST feeling gd well i am down 10 lbs its been 3 weeks i belive i started this on sept 27 but at any rate this is gd its a start i have alot to learn but i am enjoying the journey i love rmy grp and the people they really are helpfull to me, i love the recipes and trying new things and also contributing as i do ,,,,if i could exercise it would be even better i am feeling a little better no more leg cramps thanks to the increase in my synthroid meds and i dont have anything wrong with my head just a heavy... Wed, 17 Oct 2007 12:41:21 EST (no title) go sox...................... Fri, 12 Oct 2007 18:26:02 EST down 6 lbs well its been a little over 2weeks i belive doing this low carb way of eating and its working,,,yesterday i had energy and could feel the difference and today i weighed my self lost 6 lbs,,,i cant wait to see the dietician again and go over what ive been eating and see what she thinks also cant wait to have my blood sugar tested again and a1c .........well it hasnt been to hard thanks to gen low carb recipes and great people on this grp,,,,its just a learning thing ,,learning to adjust yr fo... Thu, 4 Oct 2007 12:00:43 EST wonderfull day i love this time of year sunny and cool not humid, food went good today lol. didnt pig out as we usually do on sundays, i was brought up that sunday was a day of rest and enjoying family and cooking great sunday meals and just relaxing and i did most of that today..turkey breast with mashed cauliflower instead of mashed potatoes was something totallydifferent and no biscuits was really un usual for us, all and all, i loved my day, wish i could move my butt a little more but that will come and... Sun, 23 Sep 2007 20:31:08 EST the carb cycle well i was gonna start off editing my orginally posts ive made in the past yer etc and my org intriduction to my pg, then i changed my mind cause thats who i am and was at that point in my life, today 9--22-07 im 42 yrs old and carbs are getting me in trouble,,,and my has gone up never in my life been heavier than 165,,170 tops and here iam at what `197 o god!!!!!!!!but hey its a new day, and i just gotta stick to low carbs they really are trouble and i know that now, well it was a beautifuy... Sat, 22 Sep 2007 21:54:26 EST sunshinning day well i havent posted in the journal in a few days. but, i do log in track my meals with the planner and then read some articles and ideas and of course get my points. i havent been walking the weather went south again but it should be getting the sun is out its a little chilly but i will walk 20-30 min.........i feel good but i must say not as good as i felt the days i walked and was 110% committed <BR> Thu, 6 Apr 2006 08:43:50 EST feeling good i am feeling good today im not feeling tired and sluggished. i actually couldnt wait to go out and go for a walk i did some exersises and drank water which are all so hard to belive i was buying tonic like u wouldnt belive and im keeping away from the sweets Mon, 27 Mar 2006 19:37:08 EST walked the mall i kept saying it and saying it and i finally walked the mall i took my time and went in all the stores and just did it i was there for 2 hrd and im sore Sun, 26 Mar 2006 14:45:59 EST