TASSIEKATHY's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=TASSIEKATHY TASSIEKATHY'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/ sick http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5102937 why...when you decide to take your health serious and start to eat right anjd exercise...do you get sick???????? <BR> I have a nasty sore throat, cough, stuffy head, aches pains and can barely drag myself out of bed. I haven't been this sick in YEARS <em>46</em> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 19:31:21 EST still going http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5098991 so I tracked for a few days then that time of the month hit, and I lost the plot. Glad to say though that it was only a few days that was off tracking and now I'M BACK! <BR> <BR> I'm biggest problem I think is MOVING...I'm very sedintary and lazy, and I need to MOVE...I don't know why I can't get that bit but no matter what I JUST DON'T DO IT. I know that my upcoming times away are going to be busy and I need to get mving now so I at least have some energyso I can enjoy the sun, sand, surf,... Sun, 14 Oct 2012 19:07:43 EST oh NO!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5091769 Well, it's been about a YEAR since I was here...how can that BE!?!?! I'm sure it was just weeks........ <BR> <BR> I'm still the same weight, if not HIGHER!! GGRRR <BR> I'm still working on it, by seeing a psychologist who's helping me and we are working through a program on PROCRASTINATING <BR> I have a new plan, that is to get back to TRACKING, workout with DVDs, and try to take it slow and steady and try not to give up..just keeps swimming, just keep swimming <BR> <BR> I have a HUGE mont... Mon, 8 Oct 2012 19:24:56 EST exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4495537 I don't know what it is, I don't know why this is happening, I don't know what's stopping me, I don't know what to do about it...but I just can't seem to make myself do it!!!!!!!!!! <BR> I have the wii fit, I have just dance, I have tons of workout dvds, I buy them all the time, I have downloaded exercise programs, I have done soooo much....except DO anything. <BR> I go to be saying to myself that I will get up early and workout before I do anything else, then the morning comes and I sleep in... Tue, 20 Sep 2011 20:22:44 EST downer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4490591 since my last blog entry I have been down and NOT in a mood for tracking. It's that time of the month and I feel soooo tired and worn out, even though it's light and only lasts 3 days. <BR> The weather has been HOT and extrememly dry with the humidity like 8% and even though it's waaaaay better than HIGH humidity, it's too sudden!! Last friday was FREEZING, raining, blowing a GALE and now it's hot and really smokey. Sure plays up with the sinuses. <BR> <BR> Today I spent AAAALLLLLLLL day cli... Sun, 18 Sep 2011 04:41:28 EST NNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOO http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4481995 I have been weighing in every week at my dr and they have the scales where you move the weights. <BR> I know that when you use different scales that they may weigh differently, and now I'm starting to use my own scales. <BR> Last week at the drs my weigh was 110kg/242lb and today, weighing on my scale it was 111.9kg/247lb!!! I know it's probably just the difference in teh sclae, but still... <BR> To make things worse, I went out and got that terrible, familiar cramps in my back and tummy...do... Tue, 13 Sep 2011 04:17:39 EST brrrrr http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4477740 it's sunday here, and last friday we had a massive cold change. It blew a GALE and poured with rain all day, and saturday was FREEZING cold LOL LOL We had been having some lovely sprng weather with temps in the 20s/70s and it dropped to in the low teens/40s. <BR> I had finally started drinking water after not having any for MONTHS and now I'm back to the hot drinks again. I really don't like cold drinks, even on the hottest day, I still drink my drinks at room temp. <BR> I spent all friday c... Sat, 10 Sep 2011 20:08:02 EST something's wrong with me!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4470874 I actually made some good choices!!! just because I WANTED TOO!!!!!! That has never happened <BR> This isn't normal LOL LOL LOL <BR> This afternoon I was hungry and didn't know what to have. I hadn't had lunch and it was almost 3pm. There was a packet of chips in the pantry and I picked them up, put them back and grabbed a can of SOUP!! Then tonight at dinner I cooked some pork snitzel (breaded) that I cooked on my panini press. For the kids and my husband I made oven fries and gravy, and for... Wed, 7 Sep 2011 04:57:32 EST weigh in day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4468683 down about 700g (about a lb) not much, but better than a gain LOL LOL, I'm still not down to what I was a couple of months ago, just 2kg (4lb) and I wil be. My dr wants me to be down 5kg (10lb) by the end of the year, but I hope to be alot lower than that. If I lose just 500g (about a lb) I should be down 8kg (close to 20lb) by then. Better get moving!!! <BR> I'm still not exercising. I really need to just get and do it. My husband is on evening shift, so he goes to work before the kids get h... Tue, 6 Sep 2011 02:22:42 EST ahhhh the weekend!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4463219 I don't have a job, and I don't have time for a paid job LOL LOL!! Our big week at school is finally OVER, now I plan to spend the next week spring cleaning *groan* <BR> My eating has been OK, except for some homewmade chex mix that I made to sell at the stall. There were some left over, so I got them...silly ME!!! <BR> Tomorrow is father's day, so I guess I will be doing alot to let my husband have a rest....breakfast in bed, favourite meal ect, ect and I guess that means I won't get a sleep... Fri, 2 Sep 2011 20:37:15 EST it's going to be busier LOL LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4457844 I took my last puppy to his new home today, which was very sad. It was about a 90 minute drive each way, plus my working at school, and I ended up eating 2 take out meals...a 6 inch steak sub on honey oat and then some rotisserie chicken, 2 nuggets, 2 slices of garlic bread, fries and gravy... BUT I only had 8 fries, even though I could have eaten more. <BR> I have been watching what I eat and eating less, and this meal made me sooooo thirsty!! My body must be getting used to the lower salt,... Wed, 31 Aug 2011 07:07:42 EST busy week!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4455058 it's father's day here in Australia this coming sunday! <BR> I attend a group every tuesday at school, with a bunch of other mkothers and we make things to seel to the children for mother's day, father's day and christmas. <BR> Yesterday I spent the day making different chex mixes to put with either a coffee mug or beer glass, and boy was I tired. <BR> Today (tuesday) I will make more, as well as set up for the stall <BR> Wednesday I will finish with the setup and I have to take our last pup... Mon, 29 Aug 2011 17:24:20 EST one day in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4451887 food went pretty well yeaterday. had my normal breakfast, left over pasta for dinner, and a burger with salad fof dinner. <BR> I've also done a menu for the next 2 weeks for my family, and even though I'm eating the same as them, I'll just have to make sure I have smaller meat and up the veges. My husband has been on evenings for the past 6 weeks, and we have had alot of convieniece meals, so now he'll be on days and I will cook from scratch. <BR> I think with me, consistency is what will get... Sat, 27 Aug 2011 21:34:25 EST over a MONTH away!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4450250 well, I'm still "off" the plan, but JUST below my starting weight *groan* <BR> The reason why I started this is that I NEED to lose weight. I'm almost double what I should weigh. <BR> I went to my dr about hip pain and he made me fill out a questionairre regarding risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes. My risk factors are low..until they added my waist measurment, and that pushed me over. The goverment has started a program to reduce the risk factors and try to prevent type 2 diabetes.... Fri, 26 Aug 2011 19:44:49 EST down.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4369305 haven't been having a good time lately. It seems that since I was sick, I just haven't been able to get back on track, and haven't been eating well at all. Lots of snacks and no real main meals, just picking at all the wrong things. Maybe it's PMS...maybe I just need a swift kick *groan* LOL LOL LOL <BR> I also haven't been exercising. I knew that would happen...once I gave myself a day off, I can't get back into it. I also have some tendonitis in my thumb, but that's just making excuses for ... 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