MEGAN6277's SparkPeople Blog MEGAN6277's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Another disappointing week This week has certainly not been as planned. I found out last night that my newest client had a car accident. He has whiplash and hit his head. I am unsure if he was the driver or not. Then tonight my cousin texts me and says my great aunt whom i love dearly has fallen and broken her hip. Shes going in for surgery in the morning to fix it. Shes 80 or close to it and is my fathers aunt. Sort of our matriarch of the family. Shes been in a nursing home in florida since my second cousin couldnt h... Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:28:27 EST Need help Since i have been diagnosed with hyperthyroid, ive been doing research on how to eat with it. Im finding that many things i currently have in my diet aggrivate the condition. Ive read the best diet for it is the paleo diet..ok its all greek to me and yet seems it should be simple. I like to eat things that arent on the diet because i have a horrible sweet tooth i need to kill or atleast tame somehow. Any ideas or recipes would help....when i was pregnant i was put on the low glycemic index di... Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:29:02 EST My chocolate raspberry obsession <img src=""> <BR> I love the way chocolate and raspberries taste together. I got to thinkin i like the color combination, why not do my room in those colors. Well, this is my new bedding i bought for Christmas. I call my room moms time out. When i wait for my husband to call me when he gets to work, i go in my time out space. The blanket is like nothing ive ever had before. Its almost as soft as a cats fur with sof... Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:06:23 EST Too old for life Ive seen many suns, moons, storms, and troubles in my time. Ive loved, cried, laughed, been respected, now im being thrown away like a piece of trash, never to be seen again. Ive seen times of war, times of peace, depression and many inventions. Im wise beyond your years, but still i get rejected. Once a loved friend, companion, only to be betrayed, and shoved out of your life. I raised you, nursed you, and understood you. I was there to listen, a shoulder to cry on, but yet you yell and chas... Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:55:54 EST Prayer needed Im going through another bad spell at work again. My boss has called a meeting between myself, my boss, and three other people. Many of you have read my past blogs on my situation with Lois. Well, its got to deal with her greatgrandson, yet again. Hopefully we can get it through this knotheads thick skull that Im there for Lois to help her and maybe he will get off my back. But i fear that the opposite is going to happen. I pray that the situation doesnt get worse or that i loose my job with ... Wed, 20 Jan 2016 21:10:16 EST My crazy life <img src=""> <BR> As usual my life hasnt slowed down, not sure if it ever will. My mom had her knee replaced last week and is in rehab for a while until she can walk again. In the meantime, ive become my sisters go to for almost everything. Even though my brother and sil live in the house with her, she calls me. I dont mind at all, but for some reason im slowly getting stressed over it. I cant drop everything and g... Sun, 17 Jan 2016 06:04:48 EST Need advise Ok heres the situation. My one clients grandson(ive talked about him before) has put a survallance camera in the living room a while back. I am not doing anything wrong, am unsure as to why hes done it other then to be a dink. How would you approach the situation and what would you do? Ive already told his mom about it, shes going to talk to her aunt to see if theres anything they can do about it. Ive told my boss as well and am waiting to hear back from her on it. I kmow its not illegal to h... Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:45:10 EST Maybe this year? <img src=""> <BR> Well hopefully this year i will be able to figure out what is going on with me. Ive got an appointment with the endocrinologist in april so hopefully itll be helpful rather then hurtful. Im tired of being tired and not having a cause for it until now. I pray that i dont turn into my mother who is always acting as though the world owes her, or so it seems. Id much rather be and do the best i can an... Sat, 2 Jan 2016 08:17:32 EST And the results are.... I went to the doctors yesterday and had 5 vials of blood taken to run a battery of tests on me. Well Ive got a vitamin D deficiency and an overactive thyroid. My one fix is to take a weekly vitamin d pill and i will go to see an endocrinologist in april. Unfortunately there wasnt anything sooner which is fine. In the meantime i need to do some research on both and find out as much as i can about them. Are there any suggestions you can help me with? Im new at all of this and need help big time... Thu, 24 Dec 2015 17:38:45 EST Lonely You wouldnt expect someone with a lifestyle filled with people to be lonely. Well, I am. My kids are growing older, which i knew they would and need to. My husband is so busy somedays we have to talk on the phone or lock ourselves in the bedroom for a 20 minute conversation. Me, Im surrounded by folks all day but am incredibly lonely. I dont have any friends that want to spend time with me, no close girlfriends to speak of theyre all long distance and too busy with their own lives to be bothe... Fri, 11 Dec 2015 01:49:27 EST Seriously depressing I read an article in our local paper about college graduates salaries. I am way below a high school graduates salary with a bachelor of science degree! I made a serious mistake going to college inheriting a huge debt of 30,000$ just to be a housekeeper boy am i stupid! Somedays I wish i were better off but seriously depressed because im not. Everybody says just go get a better job, ok thats all fine and good if youve got your masters (which i dont). I went to school to be a teacher and life w... Sun, 6 Dec 2015 07:59:57 EST Happy belated Thanksgiving! <img src=""> Yup Im late as usual! The last two weeks have been crazy to say the least. I started with a new client wednsday of this week. My first failure big time. I had the task of getting him in the shower and cleaning his house. We lets just say the house got cleaned and he didnt. He gets in his truck and leaves on me! Yes he still drives and I kinda feel defeated but I can understand. I wouldnt want someone ... Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:58:04 EST Do rewards work? <img src=""> Ive been trying to come up with a way for me to stick with trying to loose weight. I was thinking maybe a reward system for myself might do it. At five pound loss incraments id reward myself with an indulgence of sorts. Nothing to eat, just a little sinful pleasure just for me. Like a new set of sheets or a blanket or pillows stuff like that. Even a much needed back massage would work too maybe. What ... Sun, 15 Nov 2015 20:28:04 EST Finally Friday!! <img src=""> Wow what a week! Im sooo happy its over with. Life this week has been crazy. I had to go to see about renewing my medical insurance Monday. Thats all taken care of for the year. Tuesday i had to take my little one to the doctors. Turns out its a viral infection and will only take time to cure it. Wednsday was fast and furious. I did the normal work and was blessed by my husband having three nights off... Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:34:51 EST Is it friday yet? For the last two weeks theres been some sort of bug going through my house. Theres a sore throat, bad sinus pressure, very tired, and coughing. Sounds like the flu to me. Im gonna take my littlest to the doctors today to find out what it is. Ive still got some of it but i can manage and get thru it. I will let you know if i can what it is. Tue, 10 Nov 2015 04:57:05 EST A much needed break Why is it I get so stressed and annoyed by a child half my age who needs a swift kick in the rear? I realize hes just a child and doesnt know anything about life but atleast he should know how to be respectful to adults and especially his greatgrandmother. You Im having trouble with Lois' greatgrandson again. This time hes won im leaving the situation because i cant take his nit picking any more. He likes to be in control of the situaton and needs an attitude adjustment. Im feeling beat becau... Fri, 30 Oct 2015 08:17:11 EST I need some help I have been having trouble trying to come up with reasons as to why im gaining weight rather then loosing it. So far Ive come up with stress as the majority of it, and im pmsing again. In the last week ive gained two pounds...not fun when everything I seem to be doing isnt qorking. Its doing the opposite of what its supposed to. Ive tried logging my food in, I stay within range of what I eat, still nothing. Again the only exercise ive been getting is cleaning houses(all but mine) and trying t... Fri, 23 Oct 2015 20:41:34 EST Update on my mom My mom did ok today with her procedure on her heart. The doctor says that the vein was 80 percent blocked and it was a good thing she got the stent in. Itll take time for her to fully recover but I think she will be ok. I just wanted to thank everybody for their prayers and concerns!! Hugs to everyone! Thu, 22 Oct 2015 20:00:39 EST Prayers needed I knew my mom was going in to get a stent put in the lower part of her heart, i just didnt know when until today. Seems its going to be tomorrow. Ive tajen the day off work to be with her and was wondering if anyone thought of me to say a prayer for her. Shes probably going to be in over night but my brother will be able to get her home. Im nervous about it, so much so that after working all day I spent about two hours cleaning my own house. I usually wait until the weekend to do stuff while ... Wed, 21 Oct 2015 21:07:04 EST SOOOO EXCITED!!! <img src=""> I had taken this picture during the summer way up at the top of my inlaws hill and kept it for a while. I found an ad in our local paper asking for pictures of our area to be submitted for a calendar of all the shots taken within a three mile radius of us for the sole purpose of the calendar. I just got back an email tellig me mine was foing to be featured!! Its too tall for a full page so it will be o... Sun, 18 Oct 2015 05:04:31 EST Been a while again Life has certainly not slowed down for me one bit lately. Ive got situations on both sides of my family to get through that i dont want to deal with and face. Plus obsticles within my own little family to face and get through. Its too much to deal with at once and Im not sure how to handle it all at the same time. Work is getting crazier with one of my clients. Lois greatgranddaughter in law needs to make up her mind what she wants me to do every day its something different. One day its dont ... Thu, 15 Oct 2015 05:00:34 EST A night not planned Last night was my husbands second night off. We usually try to spend at least one night together a week. I know that doesnt seem like much for many of you but to me its a lpt of time considering the fact he works at night and isnt home much. He got a phone call from his dad telling him his mom was really dizzy and thought hed better take her to the er. So he got dressed and went. I love my mil like my own mom and my heart went in my throat when i heard what was going on. He took her and my fi... Sun, 27 Sep 2015 15:06:59 EST A very long week All I can say is thank goodness its friday! This week has tried my patience with miss haps and two out of three boys down with ear infections, a baring or something going on the front end of my truck, missing work and not being able to get done what needs doing and also a severe lack of sleep Im ready to throw in the towel on this stuff called life! The only thing so far thats happend good is the fact Lees son finally got me a new vaccuum cleaner after beggibg and fixing the old one for a yea... Fri, 25 Sep 2015 05:55:52 EST