TABBYKAT75's SparkPeople Blog TABBYKAT75's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Made 100 hats for the church to give away in the fall I can only post 25 of the 100 hats <img src=""> Feeling a bit better today. Not sure what makes my liver so inflamed and sick. I made chili honey lime salmon today with black beans corn and tomatoes. It was really good. I need to walk but I am tired. Need a nap but it's time to go to the church 5 week study on judges lead by our pastor hopefully tomorrow will be better Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:43:49 EST My daughter got the Dean's List <img src=""> <BR> I rested more today. Feeling a bit better. My oldest was in the paper today. I am so proud of her. She just turned 19 got her associates degree at 18 when she graduated high school. Tomorrow I hope to walk some and get motivated to lose this weight. And feel better. Sun, 11 Mar 2018 19:16:43 EST Day 1 291 Woke up sick. Got sick. Went to sleep for a bit. Got girls ready for b day party stopped at the library first. They put the book I have been wanting back and someone checked it out. I put it on hold yesterday. Got to b day party and it's next Sunday. My eyes hurt and I'm tired. Dropped my girls off with my sister for a few hours I've cream party in going home to bed I hope. Hubby made me chicken noodle soup not my favorite really did not want it but I ate it. I re did my weight our olde... Sat, 10 Mar 2018 14:49:58 EST Debbie Macomber <img src=""> Saw Debbie Macomber on Feb 14th 2018 Valentine's Day. It was amazing. My oldest daughter my husband my sister and my mom went with me. With my feet I did not stand in line to get my picture with her my sister and daughter did and got their picture with her and my book signed. Got to get my feet better Fri, 2 Mar 2018 22:46:08 EST Happy Valentine's Day Saw Debbie Macomber on Valentine's Day it was so awesome. I got my book signed and everything Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:00:38 EST Jan 7th In the morning Sun, 7 Jan 2018 23:48:31 EST Jan 6th Hum Sun, 7 Jan 2018 23:47:55 EST JANUARY 5th <img src=""> <BR> Friday. It was 1 degree this morning. No school to cold. I had my asthma Dr apt this morning my oldest daughter was home today I'm very happy. She took me. We talked about my asthma some took an x ray of my head. I was born with no upper sinus so was .y oldest not a big deal. No sinus infection though. I got new nasal sprays for my nose on top of the flonase I should get my sleep apnea machin... Fri, 5 Jan 2018 21:01:12 EST JANUARY 4TH <img src=""> Thursday my oldest came back from St Louis today on the plane. She had a nice vacation. It's very cold. They called off school tomorrow the girls only went to school today so it's a long vacation for them. Stay warm Fri, 5 Jan 2018 20:56:24 EST Jan 3rd. <img src=""> <BR> This is my year. Went to orthodontist with middle girl for x rays and imprints meet up with sis in law for breakfast. Had toast and 2 fried eggs over easy. Found pain in side was worse today after breakfast. Cleaned the living room and put away the Christmas tree and stuff today. Made 3 more hats today. Got a total of 30 done now for the church for this fall. I listened to a book Little Fires Ev... Wed, 3 Jan 2018 23:32:01 EST Jan 2 my dress goal for July <img src=""> <img src=""> <img src=""> Today my food was a bit off point. I watched movies with my girls and I did 45 minutes on my hand bike I rested and made some more hats for next fall. This is the dress I got on Amazon for a wedding in July. It's a size... Tue, 2 Jan 2018 22:15:46 EST Jan 1st First day of the New Year. I think I did pretty good. I was on my bike for 45 minutes it killed my behind. I had a pretty good day food wise low sod v8 juice a buffalo hard boiled egg it was awesome and a protein shake. I remembered all my meds I made a few hats for next fall. Watched Wonder Woman with the girls rested and had hot tea dinner and lunch was some new green veggie pasta and veggie pasta sauce. With red chili flakes. Tue, 2 Jan 2018 18:26:00 EST Sleep Apnea test tonight night 2 Not a good night it was uncomfortable I slept worse. Have a very sore throat from the air I don't know if I will like this nightly. Can t wait to go home to bed and sleep Wed, 27 Dec 2017 21:08:11 EST Merry Christmas and a healthy New Year with pictures Christmas <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Family picture September <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Michigan Oct <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Baby Appendicitis Oct <BR> <img src=""> <BR> My Birthday Nov ... Tue, 26 Dec 2017 22:15:34 EST Happy Easter Did not eat a whole bunch today. Kinda depressed. Stopped at the drug store and while there I checked my blood pressure and weight. Not so good. I thought magically it would be normal. I guess it is time to get my head out of the sand and really face it. 140/90 it said and 293 lbs. time to change things. Sun, 16 Apr 2017 21:48:06 EST Day 2. Had another good day Weight 288. I stayed in calorie goal. I stayed in cholesterol goal and sodium goal. Mornings with out my dippy eggs. Kinda sad. But I will get over it. Had egg beaters for dinner though I will start exercising after my feet heal up some. Last night first night I did not use a pillow under my feet to sleep. Poor feet are sore burning today but nothing like a month ago so no real complaints here. I read some today. So that makes me a happy girl. Hubby made dinner I went to bed. Biscuits g... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:53:23 EST Day 1. Did Amazing Dr said I have high cholesterol high triglyceride s high blood pressure low vitamin D I have planter ficioutous I also have perfieral diabetic nerophy I am still diabetic I am still overweight. I did lose 2 pounds since Feb Dr visit and I quit 🚬 right after Valentine's day 💘 he said I am a walking ❤ heart attack and he said it will not be a small one. So I guess I hit rock bottom and I got my wake up call. I ate all the foods I wanted this weekend. I tried the dairy queen double... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 05:13:32 EST Dr Day Went to the doctor. Not a good report Wed, 5 Apr 2017 21:25:09 EST April <img src=""> <BR> Today was great. 2 eggs and 2 toast with coffee ☕water for breakfast. Lunch with my oldest daughter got a lettuce wrap with double turkey, 🍅 cucumber avocado spread mustard onions a tiny bit of mustard and sprouts yummy. 2 bottles of water. Dinner was a full chicken 🐔 Mediterranean salad with 32 oz of unsweetened tea. Dessert was a low carb fudge bar. I'm feeling 👍. Now to heal or fix my fee... Tue, 4 Apr 2017 18:26:09 EST Today Using my kindle cause my phone don't like to upload pics to sp <BR> 288 pounds today. Not very happy. My daughters graduation 🎓 from high school is May 23 and her graduation 🎓 from college is May 21 yes she has worked very hard for 4 years to do high school and college at the same time. I'm very proud of her she will have her associate degree in art 2 days before her high school diploma. I am still a huge blob. Her graduation party is June 23 I hope to be smaller by then for sure. May 2... Mon, 3 Apr 2017 18:28:14 EST Ash Wednesday & 1st Day of Lent Pic from yesterday it would not let me post it <img src=""> Wed, 1 Mar 2017 12:02:59 EST Happy Fat Tuesday Queen of Mardi Gras Well it will not let me post my picture I have been taking my new diabetic meds. Today I took them then I took a nap. My sugar was 72 when I woke up. I was shaking and sick. That never happens of course I don't usually nap after my meds either but it was kinda scary. Had some dinner feeling better Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:10:40 EST Sunday <img src=""> Went to 🍴 lunch with my hubby. Used a gift card 💳 for Outback we had. I got the ahi tuna 🐟 . I love ❤️ it I got a side salad 🥗 as well. I had water 💦 with natural black cherry 🍒 flavor. I let hubs have the bread 🍞. We went and looked at stuff I got 51 minutes active minutes on my Fitbit. I got a eleptical exercise bike 🚴🏻 at Walmart got the floor model 25% off. So it was cheap and put togeth... Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:24:50 EST Dentist Day for the girls <img src=""> Went shopping today found this rock and I left a rock in its place today lol got some chicken and salmon to cook in my insta pot that should arrive tomorrow my aunt/Grandma got me a gift card for Amazon and I have been saving for it and it was on sale. Took all 3 girls to the dentist after school. Sam got her braces off when she was 16 she now has beautiful teeth she got hers cleaned and they are gre... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:33:05 EST Eye Dr Day <img src=""> Tuesday Youngest girls back in school today. Middle girl took 19 hats I made for her teacher last year. I made 19 and 15 for my girls class for Valentine's Day. This is a pic of the ones for today. Sam did not have college. My hubby and I got our eyes examined this morning we went where they have 2 pairs for a certain price. I got purple frames and green frames should be back in about ten days. They... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:57:00 EST Today was a good day Today was a good day. I did 4 watp miles 2 at a time. Got 12,000 steps in. My sugar was 150 my sinus are draining a lot today not feeling super . I think the 2 younger girls are feeling the same way I planned my meals for tomorrow I have an eye dr apt I need glasses badly I got real sick almost 3 years ago and it affected my eyes I painted my toes and fingers tonight it's a bit hard but soon I will be able to reach my feet. We had Valentines Day with my grandma and aunt tonight. My gran... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:45:12 EST Emotional Journey weight today 292 <BR> taking medicine for my belly, 2 for my now full blown diabetes probably one for high blood pressure soon i have allergy meds now to plus my vitamins and fish oil. i can barely walk move my body is pretty stiff in every joint <BR> <BR> spent the day rereading all of my old blogs from 2007 till now. I see there was a whole year i was not on here but after everything i am back to achieve my goals this year. my baby is now 7 my middle girl is now 10 and my oldest just t... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:46:13 EST Day 1 <img src=""> <img src=""> <img src=""> Breakfast was 1/2 cup of oatmeal I only had half of the pic. I brought the other half home 1 egg fruit cup with melons and grapes. Water Lunch was Greek salad with pita bread and unsweet tea Took a 20 minute walk. Too... Thu, 1 Sep 2016 20:51:15 EST Gave up again Gave up on my goals again spent the last month eating junk and not working out still at a standstill with my weight up and down the same two or three pounds Today I knitted and read I am smoking my last pack of cigarettes and eating the last of the junk I had 2 eggs and 2 jalape�o cheddar sausages. Ice cream. Coffee water baked beans and 2 more jalape�o cheddar sausages. Dinner was baked beans mashed potatoes and a boneless bbq rib now to watch big brother Watching Master Chef out... Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:05:11 EST May 1st. Day 1 of the 30 day Challenge Weight 288.5 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Breakfast. 2 slices light whole wheat bread 1/2 avocado <BR> Lunch 2 c spinach ... Sun, 1 May 2016 16:59:49 EST 4-2-16 All 4 seasons in 1 day It was warm in the morning. Then it started snowing then hail then sleet then pouring rain then huge snowflakes <BR> Almost done with this job from Hades <BR> <BR> Heading home tonight. I can't wait. Pics of the work we did this week will post tomorrow. I'm exhausted <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http://p... Sat, 2 Apr 2016 23:54:35 EST 4-1-16. April Fools Day Worked again today. We cleaned up the dirt pile today <img src=""> <img src=""> <img src=""> Sat, 2 Apr 2016 23:51:30 EST 3-31-16 <img src=""> <BR> Worked up at the cottage today. I really don't like this job very much. I can't wait to get home. The girls are calling this the worse spring break ever Sat, 2 Apr 2016 23:49:37 EST 3/30/16 Spent most of the day in the truck making trips to the store I think it's about 40 minutes each trip so 80 minutes round trip we made 4 round trips and a trip down further to look at some blocks. Kids and hubby got sonic. I got nothing. Later stopped at grocery store up here. Girls love sushi. I know it's not much fun up here for them so I got them some. They had some with fish roe on top. I have always wanted to try that so I got me a small plate. They was yummy. Glad I did not get sonic.... Wed, 30 Mar 2016 19:48:28 EST 3-29-16 Had a good day. Walked with the girls. Watched them play at the park 2 streets over from our job. The park overlooks Lake Erie. I got over 60 oz water today. I ate my nutrasystem foods today. I packed them because it's easy to pack and eat up there and I m not going out to eat. Family got McDonald's I got nothing. Yeah me. Still no smokes. I'm doing good. <img src=""> Wed, 30 Mar 2016 19:42:31 EST 3-28-16 <img src="">Finished packing up and then spent 2 in a half hours driving. Went to get some bricks at the local store up there then it was dark out. Did some school work with the girls byes even on spring break they are working. Did not eat to bad today. <BR> <img src=""> Wed, 30 Mar 2016 19:39:16 EST 3-27-16 Happy Easter Did not eat as terrible today. Had my last smoke at 3:00. Packed up and ready to go up to Marblehead to finish this masonry job we started in the fall. I know people think it's a great job but it's been anything but. I took the job so I could fish. I have not seen the fish or the water to fish. We have worked sun up to sun down every day we are there. We are taking our youngest 2 girls with us so I don't know how much I will even get to work. Wed, 30 Mar 2016 19:37:29 EST Ready to start over <img src=""> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Tomorrow I w... Sat, 26 Mar 2016 22:41:23 EST 245 by my 40 th Birthday. help me reach my goal 11/18 Today I am down 8 pounds in 3 weeks finally broke the platue I hope. Been stuck for almost a year now. I really want to be under 250 for my 40th birthday. I know I can do it but I just can't seem to hold myself accountable. Please help me. I need to be on here everyday and posting what I am doing. I know I need to walk and eat much better than I am doing right now. I need to get my sugars under control. I have picked up a few bad habits lately. I have started smoking again I quit fo... Sun, 9 Aug 2015 18:06:06 EST Happy New Year I said I would blog every day for 1 year. Take a picture of myself daily for a year. Read my Bible in a year. I got my Kops status at Tops. I still have lots of weight to lose but I will figure it out. Right now I qualify for Chapter Queen and Division 1 winner and graduate as Kops in May. I have a list of other things I want to accomplish this year. I will keep posting daily. Today my food was not great And I need to go get me a new nike fuel band. I don't like my new activity tracker so I... Thu, 1 Jan 2015 23:28:13 EST Happy Birthday to Me Breakfast <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:02:02 EST Before & After <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Early Birthday Get together <BR> <img src=""> <BR> 39 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 21:54:12 EST Cold with a Cold today was cold. We worked outside. It was snowing some flakes. I am <BR> Catching a cold as well. My feet was frozen. After work we went to the tsc store and I got warm work boots and a thermal ski mask thing to keep the cold out of my lungs instead of my scarf. Next trip I need a thermos and a thermos bowl to keep my lunch warm and warm gloves too Fri, 7 Nov 2014 21:14:19 EST I got baptized last night While I was sick this spring and summer. I felt like dying it was awful. My bible and prayer got me through it also long talks with my husband. I keep coming back to baptism our church really don't seem to do it. Knew nothing about it. So I have been studying with my friends from tops who happen to be a minister and his wife. Last night my husband , my 99 1/2 year old grandmother and I got baptized. I feel like the death was my sickness and now I have new life. I went through and forgave peop... Fri, 3 Oct 2014 03:54:45 EST Back after an extended illness Glad to be back and feeling better. I got sick in May ended up with vertigo , ulcers and a few other things I have a few side effects. I lose balance some now and then but I could not move my head off the pillow with out getting sick a few months ago. It was like being hungover 24/7 for over 3 months. I lost over 40 pounds being sick <BR> <BR> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:49:55 EST April 12th part 6. Park in spring <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Apple dumpling <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Bubble trouble <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http:/... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:10:36 EST April 12 th Part 5. Hooters Hooters Balloons <BR> Bean got Spider-Man <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Sav got captain America <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Hubby got red head like me <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Got a blond for his friend <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=" Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:04:20 EST April 12th part 4 Cinderella Ride Walked from Kentucky to Ohio and Back Again <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=" Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:56:51 EST April 12th part 3. Walk in Cincinnati & egg hunt Found another park to walk <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Was driving around and saw a free egg hunt that started in 30 minutes. Girls had a blast <BR> <img src... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:50:00 EST April 12 th part 2. Taft Art Gallery Cincinnati Lunch <BR> Jade lettuce cups with tofu and Asian veggies. It was delicious <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Baby still sick <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Chopsticks <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img sr... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:43:17 EST