KATHY20104's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=KATHY20104 KATHY20104'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/ better week.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5198452 well I just got home from work & its now 835 am. the last 2 nights have been pretty good. I've stuck to my caloric goals & water intake so I'm proud of myself, now I just need to figure out how to get some exercise in. <BR> hopefully when I wakeup I can jump on the treadmill & walk away some of these LBS. <BR> G-Night (day) . Wed, 9 Jan 2013 09:40:28 EST Finally Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5194804 how sad is that? saying Finally monday, I had a terrible weekend. I had to work & I work in the healthcare field & we had some VERY unapriciaded patients. it was very busy & patients were treating their stay as if it were a hotel stay & that wasnt even the worst part. anyway its over & i'm moving on. I'm just glad its over. well I'm turning 50 this Feb & not really taking it well, I would like to do something special (for me) or have the family do something for me but I'm not sure if thats g... Mon, 7 Jan 2013 11:04:03 EST tired & lazy today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4716745 I havent been sleeping well lately. the past 2 days were very nice but today is different. <BR> I woke up had a 1/2 pot of coffee did some house work ate breakfast & lunch & cannot get motivated to save my life. <BR> Just going to the store is a big job for me today, I mean i have to force myself to go out?! <BR> I hate feeling like this. I think is has something to do with my PMS! but really for the most part that is how it is most of the time for me I have to force myself to get moving! I k... Wed, 1 Feb 2012 14:47:49 EST another good day. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4714670 WOW 2 in a row! I'm actually thinking this positive thinking & prayer everyday works! <BR> I'm looking forward to getting home & exercising. I do how ever need to plan out my meals better. <BR> I've been hungry all day & I think its due to poor menu planning. <BR> so tonight is my time to sit down & plan for tomorrow. <BR> there is allot I need to focus on right now but I'm thinking its now time for ME! <BR> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 16:04:05 EST monday monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4713144 well I got up this morning feeling pretty good. I was in a great mood & decided I was going to stay positive & boy I needed it. <BR> I had a hand full of crabby people to work with. <BR> but I held my own & stayed in my happy place. <BR> I got home jumped on the treadmill for about 30 min & now I'm getting ready for what I'm hoping to be another positive day! Mon, 30 Jan 2012 21:11:24 EST trying to be positive. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4703041 I'm feeling a little down today. I'm back at work & trying to make the best of this & I thank god for my job but since my foot surgery I feel like I have not been the same. <BR> it takes pretty much every ounce for me to get up & do ANYTHING! <BR> my body hurts from the waist down & I' m sure its because I come home from work & sit! I mean I'm on my feet ALL day long & I'm tired, & I would think being at work & busy I would gain some strength back in my legs but they feel so Weak sometimes li... Wed, 25 Jan 2012 10:41:38 EST its a chilly day today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4673709 its a little harder to get moving today, after having a high of 52 degrees yesterday this is really our winter wakeup call. <BR> I'm off today so when I get done here I'm going to do my W/O Dvd & move on with my day. <BR> my mood is good and I can hear that little voice inside of me saying" lets just sit on the couch under a blanket & watch T.V" but that isnt going to happen untill I get all of my geter done list done. <BR> <em>253</em> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 11:44:55 EST feeling good. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4668913 I got up this morning feeling pretty good. my daughter & her family moved out of my house yesterday & they feel good (very happy) and so do I. <BR> she is 23, married & has 3 kids & has had a pretty rough go the last 5.5 years. <BR> but now I feel confident that moving out is a good move, they need their own space just as much as we do & I think we've done enough & its time they spread their wings. I'm going to start (continue) to focus on my husband & other daughter & ofcoarse myself. <BR> I... Mon, 9 Jan 2012 13:59:31 EST 1 day at a time. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4658677 well its 204 Am & here I'm at work feeling pretty sluggish. I got up yesterday morning did some house work and of coarse starting to talk myself out of doing my workout. <BR> it always starts by......oh maybe I'll just exercise at home, maybe later, but eventually I got my lazy butt up & went for an hour long jog in the pool at the gym & ya know it felt good! its just so stinking hard to get there. I wish I could just go! <BR> well anyway I got it done. I had to teach confirmation class & now... Thu, 5 Jan 2012 03:19:34 EST trying to be better. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4656481 well its wednesday & I'm trying to be better at this. I guess I have this attitude "I WANT IT NOW" not getting it fast enough really brings me down. <BR> Oh of coarse I have to have the I CAN DO THIS ATTITUDE WITH IT, which I need to work on. I had allot of comments from some really great SP friends & going to follow all of them. I wish some or even one of you were here in the great state of Mn to call me & say come on Kath! its gym time lets go! but Just getting on SP page will be good to be... Wed, 4 Jan 2012 10:02:47 EST I cant do this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4644064 I'm having such a hard time with this whole weightloss thing its killing me! <BR> I mean I cant even stick to one simple challenge! <BR> I dont feel good about myself & cannot motivate myself to eat right get to the gym or anything else! <BR> I'm just so frustrated with myself, I pretty much know what I should be doing but dont! <BR> I' tired just Tired. <BR> I know alot of you would say get off your butt & do it but for me its easier said than done. I havent been on this page for 2 months! <... Thu, 29 Dec 2011 22:12:06 EST Sunday 10/09/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4526648 I bought another step counter yesterday because I'm on my feet all day & Night and wanted to know about how many steps I take a day, I figured I could count them in as some exercise to.? <BR> the pool re opens tomorrow so after work I'll be going there & looking forward to it. <BR> today I'm meeting my sister a Panera for lunch & trying to figure out what to eat, everything is sooo good & FATENING to so I gotta watch it there. <BR> its going to be a pretty mellow day. Sun, 9 Oct 2011 11:08:35 EST better day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4525328 its saturday & I was going to the gym for a swim, I havent been there for a week because the pool was (is) closed for cleaning. <BR> I called the gym & the pool is still closed & doesnt re-open until monday! <BR> I guess I'm just going to do some weight training at home & take a nice walk with the dog. <BR> This weekend I feel like staying home & getting stuff done around the house. <BR> I really need to get my windows washed & car cleaned out there both pretty dirty. <BR> I need get more foc... Sat, 8 Oct 2011 10:56:48 EST Finally finished. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4518688 well I finished my night stretch so now I have to get my body back on schedule. <BR> I'm feeling very sluggish & tired & bloated! YUP of coarse its that time of the month for me to. <BR> Really!!! <BR> I need a boost of something to get me moving & motivated. <BR> I really hate feeling this way. <BR> there are so many things I need to get done and I just keep putting them off. <BR> I know a lot of it is my foot, I just cant seem to get it in a comfortable orthotic, I mean my god Iv been bac... Tue, 4 Oct 2011 10:23:32 EST feeling a little lazy. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4509939 Ok so it too every thing I got to get up yesterday & take my dog to the dog park. <BR> it was either that or go for a swim at the gym. I choose the dog park because it was beautiful out and my dog was making me feel guilty. <BR> I really hate feeling this way I'm so good at talking myself out of things, I really need a way to stay positive & strong! <BR> today is the start of my 4 NIGHT stretch & some how I have to figure out how I'm going to get my butt to the gym or do something instead of ... Thu, 29 Sep 2011 09:20:37 EST Sunday 09/25/11 ?,?, & More ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4502856 so I'm a little confused about where to put in our weights & cardio stuff for week 2 BL challenge. I mean I did enter it in, but I'm not sure if its in the right place. <BR> I'm so comp Illiterate its not funny. <BR> anyway I didnt gain or loose so I guess I'll just keep plugging along. <BR> OH! also I need to know a couple of things....when we enter out cardio time in are we suppose to also put Mins also or just what we did? <BR> anyway the Vikings play today so I've got to get to the Gym &... Sun, 25 Sep 2011 10:40:44 EST feeling a little down today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4493236 well I'm back to work now and have worked the last three days & what happened? my back went out!! my god it was killing me the last 2 days. <BR> I 've been off the last 6 months & this happened....thank god the pain lasted only a couple of days OH and now I wake up this morning with body aches & a cold! <BR> what the heck? <BR> anyway I got up had some coffee & went to my water arobics class went groc shopping & going to take a little nap some time before my shift starts tonight (at 11:00). <... Mon, 19 Sep 2011 15:53:11 EST 09/15/11 another day is done http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4487315 wow this has been a busy week, a good week but busy. my grandsons 5th birthday was yesterday so I took him to the mall of america for some lunch & shopping it was very fun. <BR> he is sooo special to me, I love him so much. <BR> well I actually completed my first week of the biggest looser challenge & got in 240 minutes of cardio ( water jogging & water arobics) I'm very proud of myself, usually when I start something I'm pretty much done (quit) WI the first week & now I cant wait to begin ... Thu, 15 Sep 2011 22:16:37 EST 09/13/11 another good day!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4483388 WOW! I got up this morning had my coffee & was trying to figure out the day & it came to me...tomorrow is my grandsons 5th birthday! <BR> were going to spend the day at the mall of america shopping & out for lunch at the Rain forest cafe. <BR> now tomorrow is also my water arobics class...couldnt do both so I went water jogging for 60 min today! <BR> I love the water & I'm happy I Finally found something that I enjoy doing, it makes me feel like I've got a chance at this. Tue, 13 Sep 2011 20:39:05 EST 9/12/11 good day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4481061 well so far today has been very good, I joined the Biggest Looser challenge & I've been doing my water jogging & water arobics & I really think its paying off, I lost 5 Lbs! <BR> I was so excited, I couldnt believe it. <BR> I never really stick to anything until now, I mean really the only reason why I started this was because of my foot. <BR> I had Surge last may & and am now just getting back on my feet & I thought this would do the trick & it has in more ways that one. sooo I guess I'm goi... Mon, 12 Sep 2011 16:16:00 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4475772 so its friday & it may be a busy weekend depending on what my kids have planned for me. <BR> today I did my usual, got up had my coffee (of coarse) went to the gym & did 60 minutes of water jogging, saw some very interesting people but I wont get into that. :) <BR> now I'm home & going to babysit my 3 grandchildren so that's where I am today, feeling good & ready for the next part of this beautiful 81 & perfectly sunny day! <em>253</em> Fri, 9 Sep 2011 15:12:50 EST Wed 9/7/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4471102 I just sent the family on there way to school, work & day care. now I'm getting ready to plan my day. <BR> nothing exciting there. :) <BR> I have what is my last Dr's Appointment for my foot & he will send me on my way. <BR> the next step is going back to work. <BR> its going to be ruff to get back in action since I've been off since last February! <BR> but I need to get a life & get moving again + I have a Cruise I'm going on with my husband next may so I really need to earn my way onto that... Wed, 7 Sep 2011 09:11:50 EST labor day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4467153 good morning all ITS LABOR DAY!!! hope everyone is going to do something fun. <BR> well of coarse I have not been here for awhile sooooo here I go. I had surg on my foot last may and am now getting back on my feet. <BR> I'm very excited and pumped. <BR> I've been going to the Gym 3 times a week doing water aerobics and I do believe my foot is finally getting better. <BR> so I'm going back to work on the 13th & trying to get a routine down now so I can keep it going for good. <BR> it took me a... Mon, 5 Sep 2011 10:13:55 EST mello saturday....so far. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4395775 well here I'm on saturday morning sitting at my computer & trying to figure out what to do next. <BR> I've tracked my food & cals in for BF & Lunch today & so far so good. <BR> I know that tracking all of this info is suppose to be good & informational and all but its a little to teidouse for me. <BR> I have a hard time doing that because it takes such a long time. <BR> anyway so far its done. <BR> so I'm babysitting my grand kids tonight so I'm trying to think of something to do with them, m... Sat, 30 Jul 2011 12:12:06 EST its Thursday ..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4391712 well here I'm on Thursday morning doing the same ole thing, having coffee & puttering on the computer. <BR> Unfortunately I didnt eat my normal breakfast, my daughter brought me a BK breakfast & of coarse I at it! <BR> so right away I went on SP & counted up my cals so far and OUCH!!!!! <BR> I'm really going to have to watch it today. <BR> well its done & I have to move on I have to be (get) that mind set on track. <BR> anyway I'm thinking today would be a good day to get some flowers for our... Thu, 28 Jul 2011 10:32:01 EST wed 07/27/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4390091 i got up today with a pretty good aditude. I ate a good breakfast,got my exercises done & now I'm kind of at a loss. <BR> I'm a little tired, I would like to go get some flowers for our deck, maybe bake a cake or make some chicken salad for dinner.......but still a little lazy. <BR> I just cant get motivated today. <BR> at least I got my exercises in right? Wed, 27 Jul 2011 15:11:55 EST back at it. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4387337 I should have blogged yesterday i could have used some help. I have this problem with my ankle. <BR> its healing but not as fast as i would like. <BR> I went to the dr.yesterday & brought my shoe was very exicted because he gave me the impression I WAS GOING TO WEAR IT! <BR> no he said lets wait 2 more weeks! I left the DRs, office & cryed. <BR> I know two more weeks is not a long time, but for me its an eturnity. I havent worked since last feb because of this foot & just want to move on. <... Tue, 26 Jul 2011 12:18:43 EST working on the mind set. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4379634 well I'm kind of proud of myself today, my daughter & I went shopping & we didnt stop at any FF restaurants. That's huge for me, when ever we go shopping we almost always stop somewhere. <BR> Yesterday I took my daughter to the Dr & she asked if we could stop at BK to get lunch & I DIDNT GET ANYTHING! yea baby that's right not a thing. <BR> I'm not saying that will always be the case but I know this is making me think alittle more. Fri, 22 Jul 2011 16:03:36 EST Ashamed of myself. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4370110 once again I 'm saying I'm back again. <BR> its been over a month since I've been to this site & I really need to get on track & stay on track with this program. <BR> anyway, I've tracked all of my food for the day & actually have Cals to spare, its a mater of staying with in my cal range. <BR> I"M GOING TO DO THIS! Mon, 18 Jul 2011 12:15:30 EST withdrawals?!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4289775 ok its friday & I've been off my feet for about 3 weeks. I think I'm going through food withdrawals. <BR> if there is anything like that, I dont know. <BR> but I cant drive so I cant go out to get food or a snack, so I have to take what I get here & I cant take it anymore! <BR> I feel like I'm always hungry, not satisfied at all & having a hard time with this. <BR> I'm frustrated. <BR> I know its a good thing not being able to make that run for fast food or junk food but I need to find somet... Fri, 10 Jun 2011 10:44:45 EST still with it http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4287782 well I'm still here, resting my foot & trying to think of different things to do off of my feet. <BR> it is my day to exercise so I'll be doing that. <BR> I'm also getting my daughter ready for camp. <BR> shes totally excited about going (or) being away from her parents for a week. Ha Ha <BR> anyway, just trying to stay up beat & positive. <em>20</em> <em>41</em> Thu, 9 Jun 2011 12:20:11 EST its just another day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4285833 well I'm still sitting here with my foot up. <BR> I cant wait till this cast comes off. its really beautifull out today, I think its about 80 & sunny I love these kind of days. <BR> yesterday it was 103 & those kinds of days you dont really want to go out or anything. <BR> anyway at least I'm getting my water intake in <BR> I just need to keep positive thoughts <BR> later Wed, 8 Jun 2011 15:00:18 EST monday,monday,monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4280598 well this is the first time I've blogged so this should be interesting. <BR> <BR> I'm sitting here with my foot up as I've had some pretty major foot surgery. <BR> its pretty tough trying to loose weight & have to be non weight bearing on one leg. <BR> <BR> I cant do much for exercise but I do need to focus on my food intake which will be a challenge. <BR> so here I'm trying to keep busy WO thinking about food all of the time. <BR> <BR> <em>24</em> Mon, 6 Jun 2011 12:24:35 EST