OHSODEMURE's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=OHSODEMURE OHSODEMURE'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/ Read it before you eat it http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5241401 This morning I was in a big rush. I headed out the door without breakfast. I stopped by my local gas station for a cup of their legendary coffee, used fat free creamer and Splenda. I was looking at the pre-packaged, road ready breakfast items. Powdered mini-donuts, Raspberry and cream cheese iced danish, cinnamon buns as big as my face. No way man. So I make what I think is a reasonable purchase of a coffee-flavored muffin. no frosting or filling or chocolate or candies, just a straight up mu... Thu, 7 Feb 2013 10:32:04 EST HLC Spring - Goal setting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5236931 <BR> 1. What are your goals for this challenge? What do you want to accomplish (doesn't specifically have to be weight related) over these next 8 weeks? <BR> <BR> My goals are to try to be consistent with my tracking. I am good during the week but fall off on the weekends. I also currently do not exercise AT ALL. I am looking for sneaky ways to either get at least a few minutes in every day or discover a form of exercise I do not detest. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 2. How will you go about reac... Mon, 4 Feb 2013 10:22:20 EST The road to recovery http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5227692 Just a quick update. My bulb, staples and bandages are all off. Today was my first day back to work and while I am exhausted it felt good to have somewhere to go and something to do. I had cabin fever. I have been in my house for the last two weeks solid (unless you count doctor appointments). I was going stir crazy. It is good to be at work. And I am so very happy my recovery has gone as smoothly as it has. I guess that's what's happens when you follow your doctors' orders. Whoda thunk it. <... Mon, 28 Jan 2013 19:59:13 EST Well, that's one way to drop a few pounds. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5212428 Sunday was such a good day. Me and my shopping buddies went out to spend the last of our holiday gift cards. Gossip and shoe shopping and, of course, a giant meal and drinks to wrap it all up. As I sat there, laughing it up over my chili cheeseburger and bottomless fries I thought to myself how good life is. <BR> Fast forward a few hours and I was praying for death. I had a pain in my abdomen like nothing I had ever felt before. It felt like getting stabbed while being crushed to death. It h... Fri, 18 Jan 2013 03:21:17 EST