NJJ-EXERCISE30's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=NJJ%2DEXERCISE30 NJJ-EXERCISE30'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/ Just got back from gym http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5953201 Good Morning; I did not sleep very well. I had things on my mind. So I went to gym early. yesterday, I worked hard inside house and outside the house. Have repair man coming this week to fix things in our house. <em>224</em> I hope repairs go well. This week is hectic and not as calming as I would like. DH has been very unsettled with all the chaos. No one likes disruption in their schedule, but life can be messy at times. One needs to be flexible and know that this will pass. I w... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:11:49 EST Have roofer coming and electrician also http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952722 Good Morning; My Dh was upset to find our roof leaking. He used to do roof work while making money for college. He says he can fix it. I said no- I do not want you on our roof. I hired someone from Angie's list. Hopefully all will be completed this week. Had a good weekend. I have much today to do. I have a huge list. Every one has a good positive day and get some movement in today. <em>243</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:21:59 EST sleep so well my vitals are fantastic http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952169 Good Morning; I have always heard that a body needs good quality sleep. I can testify that even if you eat right, exercise, you still need good quality sleep. I did my vitals: BP 115/82 glucose 81 83 85 on a fast. I have been monitoring my vitals daily for years. I always want to have the facts in my pocket when I go see a doctor b/c I get stressed and raised BP when I go see an <em>104</em> doctor. <em>243</em> <BR> I am about to go to the gym. I invited niece to come for a... Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:25:50 EST woke up in such a positive mood! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951763 Good Morning; I got a great sleep after sleeping with one eye open when we were watching our grandkids. DD invited us to go to the children's museum today and we declined. DH & I talked about it. DH wants to spend his GC he got for father's day. <BR> I feel so bloated today - it is b/c when the grandkids are here I did not take the time to eat regularly or not at all. I did not drink the amount of water I usually do. they just throw my schedule off. But my DH does not have this pro... Sat, 27 Jun 2015 11:19:33 EST what a morning! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951170 Good Morning! It is a good morning. Yesterday last afternoon, I get a call from my DD, the moving van finally came. She asks if I can watch the kids for a couple hours. <BR> DH comes home and tell DD that if having the kids stay over night would be more helpful. DD jumped on the opportunity. In an instant, my relaxing situation became a business evening. GS is getting in more teeth. He is so much better at playing and going to bed. He is now 9 months. GD is her own wise self. Since D... Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:52:30 EST plumbing coming today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950702 Good Morning; we have been having problems with our hot water heater leaking. <BR> DH talked to some people at work to get a tankless hot water heater. Does any one have any experience with one? <em>213</em> I just got back from the gym. I insisted in going so these distractions do not interfere with my program. <em>243</em> VA called me yesterday looking for DS. She said that she has been trying to get ahold of him. Dh read in the paper- that VETS are complaining that they call... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:55:15 EST went to see movie http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950278 Good Morning; If you get a chance to see this movie, do go. It was wonderful - animated about emotions of what one is thinking. My DD begged me to go and I did. <BR> It was a good movie. <em>345</em> Yesterday, I was physically exhausted, but I slept so good last night and I feel great today. <em>224</em> I feel positive and confident today. My neighbor who I used to go to tea with came over b/c she asked me to get her newspaper when she went out of town. We talked about two hours ... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:16:45 EST We have a large toad befriend our gardens http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949618 Good Morning; My Dh and I have worked hard to use organic stuff in our yards and gardens. We have creatures which many yards do not have due to pesticides. When I see these creatures who both my DH and I grew up with, we are really pleased. We used to play with them as kids. <em>243</em> I just came back from the gym. I am getting stronger. That pleases me. Both my DH and I say we are in better shape then we were 20 years ago. The difference we have taken our health seriously. <... Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:23:29 EST Baby sat last night http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949133 Good Morning; My GS is getting so big. He is a powerful baby. He is a sweet baby but he is so tall and weighs close to his older sister. <em>224</em> I slept very good last night. I needed it b/c I have not been sleeping well - allergies. today I am doing chores and running errands. DD sent both my DH & I a thank you for watching her kids. She says I am so glad I moved close to home. I agree, but I told DH that we need time to ourselves also. DH has been moody again. I am just l... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:07:59 EST saw DS new place http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948745 Good evening; What a day. Internet down. Just got it up. Saw DS's place yesterday- nice compared to other one. We talked quite a bit. He told me ex is posting his daughter's picture all over the internet. On some sites - ex has his daughter sitting on other mens lap. DS was upset about it. I do not know what she is trying to pull. <em>234</em> today has been a hard day for me to be in a positive mood. After coming back from DS, DH was not in a good mood. He is trying to fix ... Sun, 21 Jun 2015 17:24:31 EST talked to DS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948201 Good Morning; The VA Crisis center is monitoring him. I could not believe the relief that I heard in his voice. They told him the same things that I have been saying but b/c the messager is different he is listening. We are going up to see his new place. I guess they are going to couples counseling. He says fiancée' made an appt next week. I am so glad. Talk is cheap and I want to see action. Any ways, I am still in a good place. Niece sent me an email that the surgeon would no... Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:05:08 EST yesterday I got a deep tissue massage http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947652 Good Morning; I was limping profoundly yesterday. I got a great massage and boy did I get worked over. I knew it was the right method. I walked out of the room not limping. I believe in massage. I have seen it help me over and over again. <em>243</em> I told the masseuse that I have been carrying my 25 lbs GS. She said that after the massage I would not be limping. she also found that I had much stress in my neck and shoulders. I am sore today but it is not so bad that I need to... Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:12:23 EST more drama with DS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947126 Good Morning; DH & I are looking for a solution, but it is slow going. DS actually got in touch with a VA crisis team to get evaluated. Not sure what that is all about, but I hope it works. DH came home yesterday from work. He is so tired of all this drama. I am too. My program is not suffering, but I did not sleep well. <em>24</em> This has been triggered by his relationship problems. I did go to the gym already. I am having a busy day. <em>198</em> I got an email from my ni... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:54:38 EST program on a roll http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5946640 Good Morning; I am really on a roll with my program in spite of distractions. <BR> My DS had issues yesterday. My Dd wants me to go the movies. Normally I jump on the band wagon, but I have to watch popcorn smells. It is a food that I crave badly in that environment. I told my DD I had other things I needed to get done which is true. I was going to change plans for her. Then I say to myself, "Do you feel comfortable in that environment with popcorn smells all around." I think at this ... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 12:01:03 EST I lost some weight http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945977 Good Morning; my focus is not to lose weight as the number one item. My goal is to eat clean, exercise, watch stress and put myself first. The side effect is weight loss. <BR> My BP is 117/80 this morning. I take no meds except for hypothyroid. <em>243</em> <em>521</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> I talked to son yesterday - what a mess! His fiancée' has shut him out. He moved into a house her family owns. She has been applying for teaching jobs with no luck yet. My DS is... Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:02:44 EST Grand kids gone and it was good http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945364 Good Morning; My grandkids are good eaters. I fed them grilled fish. GS likes people food. GD has always eaten well. She loves salad. A typical breakfast for my GD is eggs, blueberries and tomatoes. I remember my typical breakfast as a kid was sugared boxed cereal and as many bowls as I wanted to eat. We could eat boxed cereal for every meal if we wanted. I remember having cereal for dinner often. <em>198</em> Oh well for today, I am healthy of mind and body and spirit. My DH has ... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:01:53 EST DS surfaced He says he is ok http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5944848 Good Morning; I got a text msg- saying he is ok. Fiancée' and him having problems. <BR> Her mother is very interfering and she is very stressed looking for a teaching job. <BR> Ex is still going after her on social media. DS can be very hard to live with. I told them they need to go to couple counseling. GF is a young 22 and is spoiled. She runs home every time they have a disagreement. DS and I are going to talk more on Monday. He is not sleeping. His dog is a problem who he just l... Sun, 14 Jun 2015 09:32:28 EST grand kids here - we are having fun http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5944533 Good afternoon; I just put the kids down for a nap. they were really tired. Grandpa and I are keeping them busy. I got my DD Little Tikes doll house out and my GD is having so much fun. I also have Grandma's house which was my DS for my GS who is too young to play. He just loves picking up the people and putting them in his mouth. these toys are safe for both kids. GS wants to do everything his sister does. She gets her own house to play and GS has his. I had to do this for my daught... Sat, 13 Jun 2015 15:30:16 EST Have much to do to get ready for grandkids http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943855 Good Morning; I got down from the attic - my kids Little Tikes dollhouse. I had to wash it all from the dust and dirt of being stored for 2 decades. I put all the pieces in the dishwasher. I have the blue roof house and grandma's house. We are watching the kids this weekend. I want to have this ready for them. After this weekend, I am going to give the dollhouse to my GD to take to her house. GS is really progressing on his mobility. He is not satisfied to play with baby stuff when hi... Fri, 12 Jun 2015 07:43:09 EST Can any one answer this question about tricare? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943572 I know this college graduate who is 22 has a father who is a retired military. <BR> <BR> She said she was taken off medical insurance at 21. I know our health insurance which is not military takes dependents to age 26 on your parents health insurance. <BR> <BR> Can't a unmarried person be put on her parents benefits until she is 26 if the health insurance is from tricare or deers? <BR> <BR> This person needs health insurance. Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:52:30 EST Working on program has become automatic http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943366 Good Morning; Just came back from gym. worked hard, tracking food and also went and bought food on way back from gym. I love it when I can take care of myself and my stressors have been giving me a rest. <em>224</em> My niece sent me an email. Her nodes are 3 mm but she still wants a needle biopsy. The surgeon told her that they are so small but he will try. They might be too small. that doctor could of said that he wants to wait. I have let her go. She has become another stressor. ... Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:58:21 EST Having a wonderful day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5942888 Good Morning; Went over to DD yesterday. she called and told me that I did not have to babysit today. I asked her that I can bring over stuff that she left at my house. I told her I would not stay. I went over - her house has a wonderful feel to it - nice and homey with her stuff there and organized. Found out that movers have moved stuff to LA- hope it will be here next week - no firm commitment from movers. SIL was getting rid of boxes and doing other stuff - I was impressed. I found... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:59:46 EST Been to gym already http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5942249 good Morning; DD called me yesterday-Mom can you watch GS Wednesday. SIL stressed- the movers are not coming this week. In fact, they have not even left California. SIL made all the mover arrangements but did not pick a competent mover. We have had 5 moves with former employer. It is still not easy to get your furniture and stuff on your schedules - movers have their own way of doing things. <BR> DD has organized house with what they brought with them. They are sleeping in sleeping bag... Tue, 9 Jun 2015 09:46:42 EST got needed sleep last night http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5941645 Good Morning; watching my grandkids really took much energy. DD & I worked on getting GS to sleep by himself which we succeeded. DD was worried that SIL would <BR> interfere with the process. I heard DD instruct him to leave GS alone when he is trying for a nap. Both DD & I were the ones to put procedures in place during child rearing. SIL and my DH were the fun parents. <em>247</em> Yesterday was pretty hectic with helping DD with unloaded their cars with stuff and unloading our ... Mon, 8 Jun 2015 09:25:34 EST already been to gym http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5941102 Good Morning; I needed to get back to my schedule of exercise. DD and SIL came in last night. They are packing up to move to their new house. Bless my DD's heart, she is like me organizing the morning so she can put everything in her car. My DD doing most of the work; SIL is very unorganized this morning. DH & I are staying out of the way. I am so glad that I thought enough about myself to go to the gym. I need to make sure that I get my exercise in every day when possible. I have be... Sun, 7 Jun 2015 10:08:43 EST thank you for all the advice http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5940609 Good morning; what I know I would do and a frightened, panicked 22 year old would do is two different things. Up until January of this year, I never even talked to her. <BR> Her mom and I were not talking for her entire life. Her mom was a piece of work who never gave her positive support. She was my sister but we grew up in a very messed up family. I got out at 18. She did not. I have wanted my niece to go to counseling but she doesn't feel she needs one. I can listen to her, give ... Sat, 6 Jun 2015 09:00:10 EST Need some opinions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5940350 Good afternoon; I talked to my niece this afternoon. She is having a hard time with out her mom- who died of Thyroid cancer in April . She has been panicking wondering if she has Thyroid cancer- she is 22 and has 2 nodes which were found in an ultrasound. I told her I have nodes but they are just watching them. She is having panic attacks so her doctor put her on anxiety meds. She asked her doctor to schedule all these tests to make sure she does not have cancer. I told her she really ... Fri, 5 Jun 2015 17:56:06 EST precious sleep http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5940083 Good Morning; I was sleep deprived yesterday, but got a good night sleep last night. <BR> GS cooperated last night. Dh was a big help. I was so tired I fell asleep as soon as I hit the pillow. DH let me sleep and he tended to GS. GS just slept longer 3 hours at a time instead of 1 hour the night before. What a difference!!! <em>224</em> GD got upset and wanted to talk to mommy. We called and they were stopping for the night soon. They were making great time, but tired. Mommy talke... Fri, 5 Jun 2015 08:12:48 EST boy I do not know how parents with young children do it http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5939468 Good Morning; I bow to the parents who have young children. Last night my GS did not sleep much. He is teething- He threw up a couple times yesterday. DH & I played tag team taking turns with GS last night. GD would not sleep in the bed we had for her b/c she missed her mom. <BR> I am going to try to go for a walk in the mall today with GS. My day seems to be dictated by my grandkids. I have to play it by ear. I have not been eating enough calories. <BR> I have gotten a cold fr... Thu, 4 Jun 2015 08:00:02 EST Got up early to get work done b/4 grand kids awake http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5938893 Wed, 3 Jun 2015 07:15:10 EST yesterday was a super busy day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5938312 good Morning; I get up super early just to get my stuff done on the computer b/4 my GS wakes up. According to my pedometer, I walked 3 miles yesterday. that is how busy my GS is. He is so very active. DS got her appliances and locks changed on her house. She is also putting together a bed for my GD. What a hard worker! I had GS busy -with just him walking to walk all over. He loves to hold your fingers and he walks. Pretty soon his mom is flying back to help SIL to get their cars. ... Tue, 2 Jun 2015 07:28:00 EST grand kids here http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5937682 Good Morning; what a change in my grandson! He is cruising and actually starting to stand a bit without support. He is crawling all over. He has not discovered my stairs yet, but I know he will soon. We have much to do today. I got over 10000 steps yesterday - half of it was doing things for the kids. My DD is so organized - appliances are coming and locksmith are all scheduled for today. Movers coming end of week. I did not realize that things are happening so fast. My DD takes af... Mon, 1 Jun 2015 07:21:41 EST Been sleeping good http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5936733 Good Morning, Boy with good sleep my BP is normal. My attitude is brighter. <BR> Whole Foods market is on the agenda so replenish the whole foods we need for our programs. I have enjoyed the new vegetables that are local and coming in the marketplace. <em>224</em> DH is really doing well. I am proud of him. What triggered the renewed motivation-I bought his next new size in a couple clothing items. <BR> <em>243</em> I had to get him reigned in b/c it was bothering me the way he was ... Sat, 30 May 2015 10:54:47 EST Niece is coming around and getting financial help http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5936151 Good Morning; I had to let go with my sister's daughter. She went through a time that she knew better or she could figure it out herself. But I do know she is a junior in college and can be reasonable, she got overwhelmed yesterday. She had remembered what I had advised her before. she got verification from another source and then came back to me to tell me what she has been doing. Concerning money, she is going to put much of the insurance money in a college fund with Edward Jones. ... Fri, 29 May 2015 08:39:10 EST Did my exercise already - feel good http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935606 Good Morning; Getting ready for my grandkids to return. GS is now a terror on all fours. He is a fast crawler and loves to climb stairs. He loves the fact he is mobile. <BR> He is tormenting his sister who loves to just sit and read or do puzzles. We knew this time would occur, but sister is not so happy now. DD calls me up and has been sending me videos of his progress. He is a stronger baby and has more weight on him than his sister was at this age. <em>212</em> <em>247</em> ... Thu, 28 May 2015 09:09:35 EST My DS says that I am not a good mother http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935001 Good Morning; I slept very well. DS started this constant texting last evening b/c his ex is causing problems again. I told him that I do not have the energy any more to keep hearing about his problems with his ex. Nothing changes- same old - same old stuff nothing changes. No magic wand. I told him that he needs a counselor to gain skills to handle this situation. He is resistant. He uses me as a counselor -I am tired of it and I have had to set boundaries. He can get abusive when he... Wed, 27 May 2015 07:52:18 EST worked at sorting boxes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934700 Good evening; my day has been busy, but burning calories, too. Every little bit helps. I am back on program and exercise. Hope you all had a good day. I lost track of time to do sparks today. I am eating clean. GS is crawling fast and bothering GD. <BR> DD called and told us that we really will not believe what GS has accomplished in this short time. Have good evening!! <em>243</em> <em>521</em> Tue, 26 May 2015 18:22:35 EST Went to see In-laws http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934085 Good afternoon; We got in today. What a trip with weather issues and two seniors going on 90. My FIL is so sour in his outlook. We had brought in food to feed everyone so we could stay on our program. The last he tells us to take the leftovers - he did not want it in the house. He was so insistent that we packed it up and then preceded to throw it away. We were going on a plane. We asked other family members to take it. they said they didn't need it. <em>198</em> MIL so fragile. ... Mon, 25 May 2015 16:46:51 EST met with DD's inlaws yesterday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932465 Good Morning; the in-laws brought all this junk from their house. My SIL's schools projects, school year books, etc. etc. DD is going to think about all the stuff what a mess. they are going to bring more in 2 weeks. they are downsizing and do not want his stuff in their house. I was a bit surprised. I am doing the same thing, but have already done a first and second pass for both DD and DS of their stuff. <em>247</em> They are just making SIL make the decisions to keep or get ri... Fri, 22 May 2015 10:05:17 EST Been to gym already http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931905 Good morning; I spoke to DS yesterday for over an hour. What has him all jacked up as he say is his ex.. She is harassing him and fiancée' on social media. She is calling his fiancée A fat...... and such. this really hurts her b/c she had gained weight her last year at college. She is dieting for the wedding. Do you want everyone in social media to hear this stuff. DS's friends are telling DS what she is saying. <em>198</em> I told him to contact the administrators at the soci... Thu, 21 May 2015 10:02:15 EST New PTSD movie out http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931302 Good Morning; I was watching MSNBC - good morning Joe. A group of people- made a documentary about PTSD. "That which I love destroys me". It is free from now and through weekend on takepart.com/vets or you can download it from itunes for $4.99. I am downloading it now for me to watch and tell me son about it. I feel very guilty that I have not solved this problem for my son. He has to do the work, but me finding the help he needs. I am a problem solver and a good record of solving pro... Wed, 20 May 2015 09:52:31 EST had a concerning conversation with DS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930706 Good Morning; Sometimes in life things do not change even after weeks or even months. DS called and he was having a dark day. We talked for quite a while. He needs to get back into counseling. He had stopped a couple of months ago. He said he thought they were not helping. I think he got to a point that he got afraid. But the problem is that his fiancée is being handled with kid gloves b/c of their last fight. He is afraid she cannot handle any more stress even him. I told him yo... Tue, 19 May 2015 09:59:02 EST gs is now very mobile with a mind of his own http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929975 Good Morning, DD has been sending me videos of GS's progress. I think he will walk faster than his sister. He is just a bigger kid and very tall. Doctor says he is in the 98% of height for his age. DD is warning me about what my GS can get into. <em>247</em> Had a good weekend. Relaxing weekend where DH & I got many "Honey Dos done." We also went over to DD's house to measure for appliances. Got a lawn service for her until she can figure out what they want to do. DD has thanked ... Mon, 18 May 2015 07:07:58 EST Pouring down rain but still going to gym http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929533 Good Morning; The house was so humid late night from all the rain. DD sent me a video. GS is now pulling himself up on things. He is not cruising yet but I will bet by the time they come back he will be. After he pulls himself up on something, he looks around and is just smiling and so proud. GD calls me up and tells me about her ride on a horse at a fair. DD sends me photos. She is just like her mom, but her mom was a bit older. GD is just crazy about horses. <em>247</em> Thun... Sun, 17 May 2015 10:09:42 EST watching the Preakness today! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929187 Good afternoon; Went over to my DD's new house this morning to do some measurements for her. GD says she wants to talk to me. She says "Nana you see my purple room." I said I sure did. She says I want to go to my new room to her mom. DH was impressed with the choice. There is much work that my SIL will have to do or organized but he will love it. <em>243</em> SIL needs to keep busy or he gets ornery. <em>247</em> DH & I are donated many of my kids books to a charity that gives... Sat, 16 May 2015 15:27:57 EST When do you change doctors? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5928599 Good Morning; I feel like I have high energy and really doing many chores that I have let go overtime. I have been seeing this doctor who is a GP who I have been able to work with my thyroid condition. The problem is not the doctor but her staff. She has family members in the office which are not so competent. I got 3 phone calls and equally number of emails for a simple billing question which I answered the first call. I sent a messsage to my doctor. The billing person is another re... Fri, 15 May 2015 11:20:23 EST Went to gym already - boy did it feel good http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927939 Good Morning! As I have gotten older, I love a routine. I was never one for a routine. Now I love a routine. It organizes me and I feel comfort from it. But I also have to be flexible and use other means of exercise when I am not able to go to the gym. Walking is my go to at all times. <em>243</em> <em>521</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> Talked to DS yesterday. They have made up - it was caused by EX. She is getting on social media and belittling his fiancée. Fiancée put ... Thu, 14 May 2015 08:30:46 EST Have a relaxing but busy day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927487 Good Morning; yesterday morning- I was having such stiffness. I called my massage place to see if they had an appt. They had an opening in the afternoon. The massage hurt my many aching places, but I slept like a baby last night. It was so worth it to take care of myself. This is exactly what my DS needs, but he will not go. He knows it will hurt and does not want to go through with it. Still have not heard if they (son & fiancée) are repairing their relationship, I am not going to ... Wed, 13 May 2015 11:15:36 EST Back on track http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926878 Good morning; got a good night sleep. Have much to do - house chores and such. <BR> Talked to DS - a day ago. Fiancée and ds had a huge fight. Not sure what happened but she has moved out and went back home. It has something to do with ex from what I gathered. I told them both that they need couples counseling to learn how to communicate with each other and work on difficult issues without playing the blame game. I do not want to get involved and I do not take sides. I know there ... Tue, 12 May 2015 10:32:45 EST What a Mother's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926362 Good Morning; dh and I spent the weekend in New Orleans. We had a wonderful time. Yesterday we got our plane trip canceled due to bad weather in Dallas. In fact, the airport closed. So DH and I drove home 9 hours. 3 full planes were canceled so 1000 people at the airport were looking for a trip home. DH did not want to spend the day or two trying to get out of town. It was an adventure to drive. The problem was that we did not eat as well as I would have liked. we did not take... Mon, 11 May 2015 12:44:48 EST