TEDYBEAR2838's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=TEDYBEAR2838 TEDYBEAR2838'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/ 5/29/16 SUNDAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6172583 5/29/16 SUNDAY <BR> <BR> Having a fairly good day. Ankle coming along. <BR> Still swelling a lot and foot does not bend a lot, <BR> but it's not painful today. For which I am thankful <BR> to the Good Lord Above! <BR> <BR> A few owies, but I can deal with that. <BR> <BR> Because of Medicare I am losing my primary care <BR> physician as of Tuesday so have to start with square <BR> 1 when it comes to the foot, diabetes, etc. <BR> <BR> I am so UNHAPPY with Medicare, but then again it does ... Sun, 29 May 2016 17:37:52 EST Sat 5/29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6172131 Sat 5/29 <BR> <BR> Been a fairly good day. <BR> So much less pain, it was enjoyed to be without <BR> a lot of pain. <BR> <BR> Still LOTS of swelling! May have to go back to Dr but <BR> waiting to see if it gets smaller with time. <BR> Certain times it is. Maybe just being on it all <BR> day with the problem being so recent? <BR> <BR> Eating in my limits. Making good choices. <BR> <BR> Hard to get enough stuff, protein, etc when not eating <BR> meat for now & staying away from breads. <... Sat, 28 May 2016 21:46:41 EST Thursday 5/26/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6170970 Thursday 5/26/16 <BR> <BR> Doing much better today but ways to go. Thanks everyone <BR> for your thoughts and kind words & definitely for your prayers. <BR> <BR> Stuck to my eating program, got in a little exercise. <BR> <BR> Blessing on you all. Thu, 26 May 2016 20:31:37 EST Wed 5/25/16 Still logging in. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6170344 Wed 5/25/16 <BR> I log in every day so far, but I'm having really <BR> painful issues with my ankle / suspect gout, will <BR> find out tomorrow results of test. Also pain in the <BR> same foot in the heel area. <BR> <BR> I get around pretty good. Heel hurts more today <BR> than the ankle. Still swell, etc. Worse at night of <BR> course. Had 3 bad nights so far. <BR> <BR> Hopefully tomorrow we can figure out something <BR> for relief. <BR> <BR> Lost I guess 6 pounds or more, eating fru... Wed, 25 May 2016 20:12:01 EST 5/21/16 OH NO, SparkPeople did an upgarde with their webpage! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6167772 5/21/16 OH NO, SparkPeople did an upgarde with their webpage! <BR> <BR> It's tough when you log on and everything changed. I guess I'm old <BR> and set in my ways, if it ain't broke don't fix it. LOL <BR> <BR> But I guess it's ok. <BR> <BR> Been suffering---------PAIN -----------with Gout just about every day this week. <BR> Last Sunday woke up with it, Last night Again 3AM.. OH MY anyone ever <BR> had it, you'll know the feeling. But dealing with it, changed up to lots of fruits <BR... Sat, 21 May 2016 21:18:14 EST 5/17/16 Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6165061 5/17/16 Tuesday <BR> <BR> Woke up yesteday, gout in my left ankle. OH MY! If that <BR> wasn't fun! I had woke up 3 times during the night to <BR> use the bathroom. Everytime I was just fine. BUT, when <BR> I woke up, my foot/ankle mostly, was swollen, hurt like <BR> the dickins, hard knot.. could not move toes. <BR> <BR> Had this once before .. no fun, as you can imagine. I <BR> went on fruit and veggie diet. Still on it today. Drink LOTS <BR> of water, put ice on it quite a bit,... Tue, 17 May 2016 19:08:45 EST 5/13/16 Together We Can Do IT! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6162402 Hi Everyone, so nice to be back blogging for a change. <BR> I just been busy, lazy, etc. <BR> <BR> I log in every day, get my points most days and that's about it. <BR> <BR> 1634 calories today. <BR> ate well & in line with my expectations <BR> <BR> Exercise still to a minimum but my legs are behaving much <BR> better for the last 2 weeks it seems or there about. <BR> <BR> Praising the Lord for the results. <BR> <BR> Hope you are all following your own specific plan and not <BR> being to... Fri, 13 May 2016 20:58:06 EST 4/24/16 Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6149418 4/24/16 Sunday <BR> <BR> It was a good day. <BR> <BR> stayed in my calorie limit today <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> Got a lot of things listed today. <BR> <BR> Ready to sit back and take it easy <BR> <BR> Have a great evening! Sun, 24 Apr 2016 18:25:17 EST 4/23/16 Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6148832 4/23/16 Saturday <BR> <BR> It was a good day. I did overeat at lunch <BR> but was careful the rest of the day. <BR> <BR> I think it's an OK day for food. <BR> <BR> Church was awesome tonight. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5c5accda-83f2-4656-bee5-5eb07abf8d87.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Saw this in the sky, beautiful handiwork of God! <BR> <BR> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 20:47:44 EST 4/22/16 Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6148232 4/22/16 Friday <BR> <BR> Great day. Got a lot done. <BR> Did some errands. <BR> <BR> Worked a lot on Ebay. <BR> My friends went to the Dr this AM. <BR> Got some meds and need to take lots of fluids <BR> and their medicine. SHould be fine in a few days. <BR> <BR> 1,600 calories. <BR> Did a lot of walking today. <BR> <BR> ate in my calorie range Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:17:01 EST 4/21/16 Home Again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6147504 4/21/16 Home Again <BR> <BR> Back home a day early from Dog sitting. <BR> <BR> Both husband and wife came down with something. <BR> Cindy the day they left, him yesterday. They spent <BR> their whole vacation in motels, not eating. Just feeling <BR> terrible. Went to Myrtle Beach had tickets for 2 Gaither <BR> concerts. <BR> <BR> I felt so bad for them. They came in, I finished getting my <BR> stuff in the car and I left before they went into the house. <BR> <BR> They waited, didn't wa... Thu, 21 Apr 2016 20:54:39 EST 4/14/16 Yikes! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6141998 4/14/16 Yikes! <BR> <BR> OK, the last few days my weight is going NORTH! <BR> <BR> This has to stop! <BR> <BR> I REFUSE to EVER be 200 pounds again! <BR> <BR> So, do what I must, I will get those 6 pounds back <BR> off before they become 4 more & I hit 200. <BR> <BR> I have been eating over my budget and not tracking. <BR> <BR> Will start writing everything down again, most likely <BR> starting tomorrow... <BR> <BR> Thanks for your good thoughts, prayers & words of <BR> encouragement.... Thu, 14 Apr 2016 08:05:03 EST 4/12/16 Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6141029 4/12/16 Tuesday <BR> <BR> I just got to Sparkpeople 9:15 PM <BR> <BR> Got my points, writing my blog & going to shut <BR> down for the night. <BR> <BR> Had a pretty good day. <BR> <BR> Hope you all are well & Sparking On! Tue, 12 Apr 2016 21:25:54 EST 4/11/16 Victory http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6139683 4/11/16 Victory <BR> <BR> A small victory. I weighed 193.5 the day I left to <BR> go Dog Sit. <BR> <BR> Came home and this morning I weigh 192.5 <BR> <BR> <em>9</em> Doing the happy dance! <BR> <BR> <em>381</em> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 08:20:29 EST 4/10/16 Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6139416 4/10/16 Sunday <BR> <BR> Home from dog sitting. Had a nice time being away. Just <BR> hard because it's not my house and don't have my things <BR> to occupy my time. I do visit my GF Vivian a lot and her hubby <BR> bill while up there. We do things together also. <BR> <BR> Gizmo has a doggy door to go in and out when he wants. Make it <BR> easier to watch him. He's a sweetie. <BR> <BR> I'm glad to be home so I can blog every day and enter my calories. <BR> Tomorrow I guess I'll get on t... Sun, 10 Apr 2016 21:12:05 EST 4/7/16 Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6136965 4/7/16 Thursday <BR> <BR> I had such a much better night of sleep. <BR> <BR> Less pain and today is doing fairly well also. <BR> <BR> Came home to ship a few things for Ebay. <BR> <BR> Heading back north to watch my little doggie friend. <BR> <BR> He's so cute and so well behaved. <BR> <BR> Fun to play with and lots of company. <BR> Here's a cute pic of the dog Gizmo <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3f88c321-a083-43c6-b0fd-bfdca42451e0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img s... Thu, 7 Apr 2016 09:00:37 EST 4/6/16 Evening http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6136534 it was a good day stuck to my eating program. ate healthy. dog is great. pain today was so much less. Thank you for praying. Praying sleep tonight is much better. happy Friday! Wed, 6 Apr 2016 18:05:41 EST 4/6/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6136396 Had lots of trouble sleeping at my friends house. Pain like tooth ache in my hip. Dog is great and can go in and out by himself. Sure is a big help. Feeling much better today so I am thankful for that. Still using ice and Advil. Yesterday was not a good day eating although I did go over my calorie limit. Today I am back on plan and plan to stick on it until I get home on Sunday. You all have a great week Wed, 6 Apr 2016 13:49:02 EST 4/4/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6135070 4/4/16 <BR> It was a good day. <BR> less pain. Easier to walk, for which I <BR> am always thankful. <BR> <BR> Ate at high end of calorie range. <BR> <BR> DId a few Ebay things. <BR> Went to the mall had coffee with friends. <BR> <BR> Going to be house/dog sitting for friends <BR> from tomorrow till Sunday, so might not get to <BR> blog but will check in every day, hopefully. <BR> <BR> Have a great week! Mon, 4 Apr 2016 21:13:55 EST 4/3/16 Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6134284 Sunday 4/3/16 <BR> <BR> 1,462 calories <BR> <BR> 3,000+ steps <BR> <BR> had a pretty good day. A lot better on the legs today. <BR> Praying for a better tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Have a great week, Everyone! <BR> <BR> Sun, 3 Apr 2016 21:24:36 EST 4/2/16 Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6133558 Had a pretty good day. I'm in bed. Will write more tomorrow. Hips stll giving me a fit, so please continue good thoughts and prayers. thank you Sat, 2 Apr 2016 21:49:25 EST 4/1/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6132931 Friday. just checking in . doing good. will write more tomorrow Fri, 1 Apr 2016 23:14:38 EST 3/31/16 Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6132037 3/31/16 Thursday <BR> <BR> It was a good day. Walking almost normal now. <BR> <BR> Brianna wanted Chicken Alfredo for dinner. Her <BR> mom made it from scratch. SHe's a great cook! <BR> <BR> Dinner was Yummy. <BR> <BR> Brianna got 2 American Dolls. They gave her one <BR> yesterday on her Birthday. <BR> <BR> Saved the other as a surprise for today when they had <BR> company. <BR> <BR> Of course there was cake, which I decided to have 2 pieces <BR> of. They weren't huge but they we... Thu, 31 Mar 2016 21:14:19 EST 3/30/16 Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6131244 3/30/16 Wednesday <BR> <BR> It was a good day. Still taking it easy on the walking. <BR> Still some minor issues. <BR> <BR> Stayed in calorie range. <BR> <BR> Did a bunch of Ebay. <BR> <BR> Went to Mid week services @ church tonight. <BR> SO glad I went, although I could not sit the whole <BR> time. I had to stand up. We are fortunate to have <BR> other rooms besides the main sanctuary that you <BR> can hear the message & watch on a screen, so if you <BR> have to get up it's easie... Wed, 30 Mar 2016 20:52:10 EST 3/29/16 Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6130363 3/29/16 Tuesday <BR> <BR> 1,395 Calories <BR> Healthy choices <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> Did some more walking. Pain in hip eased off <BR> today. I'm so thankful to the Lord for that! <BR> <BR> Taking it easy & walking slow, but managed so much <BR> better today. <BR> <BR> Sugar #'s good, <BR> Blood pressure good. <BR> <BR> God Is Good! All the time! <BR> <BR> Have a wonderful evening, where ever <BR> you may be. <BR> <BR> Keep Sparking! Tue, 29 Mar 2016 19:05:58 EST 3/28/16 Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6129589 3/28/16 Monday <BR> <BR> 1,804 CALORIES <BR> All good calories. No junk <BR> <BR> Still issues with my hip & knee. <BR> Manage to do well. Lots of rest today. <BR> Using my crutch to keep some of the <BR> weight off the hip. Seems a bit better <BR> this evening. <BR> <BR> Looking forward to getting back to walking. <BR> <BR> Got a lot of Ebay done off & on today. Did a few, <BR> relaxed, iced both areas. Lay down a few times <BR> to do so. <BR> <BR> I pray you all had a fabulous Monda... Mon, 28 Mar 2016 18:50:15 EST 3/27/16 Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6128878 3/27/16 Sunday <BR> <BR> 1,172 calories today <BR> Down 1.5 Pounds from yesterday. <BR> 2 days in a row of Chinese did not help... So <BR> back on track, 2 days in a row now. <BR> <BR> Having much trouble with my left hip. Right <BR> knee is not as bad. Walking funny throws your <BR> whole body off, especially as we get older. <BR> <BR> Trouble walking so did not get in a lot of steps <BR> Taking it easy <BR> <BR> Anyway, <BR> Praying you all had a <BR> BLESSED RESURRECTION DAY!? <BR> ... Sun, 27 Mar 2016 20:38:34 EST 3/25 & 3/26/16 Friday & Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6128254 3/26/16 Saturday <BR> <BR> Hi, I didn't blog yesterday. Time just slipped away. <BR> <BR> Friday was great. Good Friday Services @ church were <BR> awesome as usual. <BR> <BR> Then I went to my daughter's church at night, they put on <BR> a play about the life of Jesus. My daughter was one of the <BR> directors. Did a great job. She's talented & Love the Lord! <BR> <BR> Today I did a lot of things. Ate within my calorie limit <BR> Approx 1,300 calories. <BR> <BR> I have gained a few... Sat, 26 Mar 2016 20:42:03 EST 3/24/16 Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126943 3/24/16 Thursday <BR> <BR> Been out ALL day with my GF. we met about <BR> 40 minutes from me, went to see Miracles from Heaven. <BR> <BR> AWESOME! Made me cry a few times but good stuff. <BR> Ended well. I would highly recommend! <BR> <BR> We ate lunch out. Chinese. Love it! I did good, I think. <BR> Did not write calories today. I'm just tuckered out. <BR> <BR> Night all! <BR> <BR> Thu, 24 Mar 2016 20:30:20 EST 3/23/16 Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126269 3/23/16 Wednesday <BR> <BR> Just a quick checkin <BR> <BR> Had a fairly good day. <BR> Pain about the same, manageable. <BR> <BR> Ate at high end of my calorie range. <BR> <BR> Got in quite a few steps, just not sure <BR> how many. <BR> <BR> Have a great night. Tired, pulling the plug! Wed, 23 Mar 2016 22:01:52 EST 3/22/16 Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6125462 3/22/16 Tuesday <BR> <BR> It was quite a good day. <BR> <BR> Did a few errands. <BR> Went to the mall, had coffee with friends. <BR> <BR> Came home, made lunch. <BR> <BR> Worked a lot on Ebay listings! <BR> <BR> 1,572 Calories today <BR> 46 min walking <BR> 4,218 steps. <BR> <BR> It was a pretty good day. <BR> Less pain, evening get a bit more painful, <BR> but it's doable right now. <BR> <BR> Thanks again for asking and for your prayers. <BR> <BR> SO much appreciated! <BR> <BR> God ... Tue, 22 Mar 2016 21:17:15 EST 3/21/16 Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6124657 3/21/16 Monday <BR> <BR> Crawled in bed last night, remembered that I forgot to <BR> write a blog. Could not bring myself to get back up. <BR> <BR> Reminds me that sometimes I could out of a store and <BR> I'll say to a passerby....I forgot to remember where I parked. <BR> They just laugh. <BR> <BR> So .. I had 2 good days, calorie wise. <BR> 1,159 today <BR> <BR> My knee hurt quite a bit yesterday. <BR> <BR> Today was about the best day, although tonight <BR> it's giving me fits when I... Mon, 21 Mar 2016 20:23:33 EST 3/19/16 Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123180 3/19/16 Saturday <BR> <BR> Short & sweet, it was a good day! <BR> <BR> Tired & going to bed. Stayed in calorie range. <BR> <BR> Got quite a bit of walking in, not sure haven't <BR> checked the phone. <BR> <BR> Will report more tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Night All. <BR> <BR> Happy SUNDAY! Sat, 19 Mar 2016 21:56:02 EST 3/18/16 Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6122513 3/18/16 Friday <BR> <BR> Got home about 5PM today. Unloaded the car, <BR> job in itself! <BR> <BR> It's about 100 steps from where I park my car to the <BR> door, so with several trips it's a lot of walking. <BR> <BR> My leg is really bothering me today. <BR> <BR> My friend is supposed to be taking lasix but didn't <BR> want to take on the cruise so she is very swollen, <BR> not very good, leg is really hurting her & her back also. <BR> She has knee & back problems. Praying that she ... Fri, 18 Mar 2016 21:44:37 EST 3/17/16 Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6121777 3/17/16 Thursday <BR> <BR> It was a good day. Puppy is happy and doing well. <BR> <BR> I walked about 2500 steps. <BR> <BR> Knee just ached a lot today and my other leg hip area <BR> was hurting. I think it's from leaning too much on the one <BR> side and just throws things out of wack. But it's ok, so far <BR> it's do-able. <BR> <BR> Ate in my calories today. Maybe high end. <BR> <BR> Will be easier when I get home to get back on track. <BR> <BR> Writing in my nutrition tracker. ... Thu, 17 Mar 2016 21:46:31 EST 3/16/16 Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6120954 3/16/16 Wednesday <BR> <BR> Had a good day. Great dog I'm sitting. <BR> <BR> Walked total 60 minutes <BR> 5,517 steps. <BR> so that is about 2 miles. <BR> <BR> Still pain, but it's always something that hurts <BR> most days as I get older. Just seems almost normal. <BR> <BR> Just taking Advil 2 times a day. <BR> <BR> Eating this week is I think way off. I got to take hold <BR> and get smart again. Gaining is not an option. Tomorrow <BR> back to logging. It's not been horrible but ... Wed, 16 Mar 2016 21:23:00 EST 3/15/16 Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6120090 3/15/16 Tuesday <BR> <BR> Had a fairly good day. <BR> i think i'm in my calorie range. Not writing everything <BR> down since I'm away. <BR> <BR> Went to orthopedic Dr today. Slight tear in meniscus, <BR> not a bit one. Could go in and scrape it if I wanted but <BR> I can also see how it goes. Decided to see how it goes. <BR> Walking quite well, some pain at times, but nothing close <BR> to what it was. He said it would not heal on it's own..so? <BR> <BR> Also have a cyst behind my knee... Tue, 15 Mar 2016 19:52:08 EST 3/13/16 Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6118540 3/13/16Sunday. In bed at friends house. almost forgot to blog. Steps 4009 today. didn't write cals down, will dog sit tomorrow through Friday. I think I stayed in calorie range. Night all. Have a blessed week! Sun, 13 Mar 2016 22:21:01 EST 3/12/16 Saturday SET YOUR CLOCKS AHEAD TONIGHT! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6117789 3/12/16 Saturday SET YOUR CLOCKS AHEAD TONIGHT! <BR> <BR> I most likely will forget, but I went to church tonight so I don't have <BR> to worry about being late tomorrow. <BR> <BR> It was a good day. Got a lot done. Did a bit of grocery shopping. <BR> Walked about 4,000 steps. <BR> <BR> Calories on the higher end of my range, but still within that range. <BR> <BR> Praying you all have a most awesome Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>381</em> <em>381</em> Sat, 12 Mar 2016 21:27:46 EST 3/11/16 Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6117052 3/11/16 Friday <BR> <BR> Overdid it a bit today. Leg hurts. <BR> Walked 4,084 steps. Not exactly <BR> taking it easy, was it. <BR> <BR> 1,469 calories. <BR> <BR> Got to be careful since I'm not doing <BR> the amount of walking I am used to <BR> <BR> Thanks for the note on laminate flooring. <BR> i'm checking them out! <BR> <BR> Have a super fine weekend everyone! Fri, 11 Mar 2016 20:46:19 EST 3/10/16 Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6116378 3/10/16 Thursday <BR> <BR> Calories 1,758 (A bit on the high side) <BR> <BR> Had lunch with friends. <BR> <BR> It was a good day. Went to the mall, had to <BR> park a bit further out than I would have liked, <BR> but I did OK. Sat and had coffee with my friends <BR> there. I took my time and walked slowly. Did not <BR> walk for recreational purposes. Just what I needed <BR> to. <BR> <BR> OK what do you clean Laminate flooring with? Mine is <BR> looking worse. Tried some kind of stu... Thu, 10 Mar 2016 22:30:40 EST 3/9/16 Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6115403 3/9/16 Wednesday <BR> <BR> Calories 1,299 <BR> <BR> !!! Weight down to 187 this AM !!! <BR> <BR> <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> It was a pretty good day. <BR> Did a lot of walking between the apartment, <BR> Ebay & Walmart for a few things. <BR> <BR> Pains from time to time, more localized spots. <BR> I can deal with it if it's no worse than this. <BR> <BR> Yup, waiting for a week for an appointment <BR> after you get MRI seems crazy, but we actually <BR> set up the Next appt before the M... Wed, 9 Mar 2016 18:35:14 EST 3/8/16 Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6114648 3/8/16 Tuesday <BR> <BR> Well, another good day for my leg. <BR> Less pain but you know the "twinges" <BR> of pain. Walked most of the day without <BR> crutch. Used it and the electric cart at the <BR> store. Needed to get some milk. Did not <BR> want to overdo. <BR> <BR> Waiting till Tues next week for the results of <BR> the MRI. Would you not think if it were something <BR> more serious you should not be walking on it for <BR> a week before finding out? Just thinking? <BR> <BR> We'... Tue, 8 Mar 2016 20:44:25 EST 3/7/16 Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6113866 3/7/16 Monday <BR> <BR> It was a good day. <BR> Leg doing better each day. <BR> Still some pain, but minimal now. <BR> <BR> Doctor appt, took Xray, didn't show anything so sent <BR> me for an MRI. Now to wait till Tues for results. <BR> <BR> Ate within my calorie limit but didn't get to write stuff down. <BR> Tired and going to bed. <BR> <BR> Walking without the crutch tonight. He said I could, just <BR> taking it easy and slow. <BR> <BR> Only walking when I have to.. so not much ex... Mon, 7 Mar 2016 22:30:41 EST 3/6/16 Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6112838 3/6/16 Sunday Good day. Less actual pain in my knee. more achy, probably good. Ate within calorie limits. Very little walking needless to say. Using ice and crutches and walker to keep full weight off it. Thank you for your prayers and good thoughts. Still at my Friend Viv n Bill's house.Doctors tomorrow at 1PM Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:04:16 EST Saturday 3/5/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6112218 1,440 calories walking g very little knee less agrivate than yesterday, but still hurts. staying off of it a lot. using ice a lot. thank you for your prayers Sat, 5 Mar 2016 22:18:27 EST Fri 3/4/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6111359 Fri 3/4/16 Hurt my knee pretty bad this AM. Staying at friends house. Using crutches and walker. Went to walk in Clinic, just got pills...what's new...Got appt with my friends orthopedic doctor on Monday afternoon. please remember me in your prayers. I can't walk on it normally Thank you. Fri, 4 Mar 2016 18:40:34 EST 3/3/16 Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6110577 3/3/16 Thursday <BR> <BR> Just did a lot of running today. I am REALLY tired. <BR> I am sure most of you are. Just especially tired tonight. <BR> <BR> ANyway, it was a good day. Did a lot and went to lots of <BR> places. <BR> <BR> 1,481 Calories <BR> <BR> 9,300 Steps <BR> <BR> 100 Minutes walking <BR> <BR> <em>102</em> Thu, 3 Mar 2016 19:00:38 EST 3/2/16 Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6109809 3/2/16 Wednesday <BR> <BR> I totally missed last nights blog. <BR> <BR> I'm going to concentrate on Calories, increasing the good stuff, <BR> eliminating some of the other stuff. <BR> <BR> Also on my exercise. Going to ditch the scale for a week, until <BR> Monday. <BR> <BR> Calories 1,173 <BR> <BR> minutes walked 95 <BR> <BR> steps 8,900 <BR> It was a good walking day. <BR> Felt pretty good, usual aches & pains <BR> but at 70 I think I have to get used to it. <BR> <BR> Church ... Wed, 2 Mar 2016 21:10:32 EST 2/29/16 Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6107936 2/29/16 Monday <BR> <BR> Good Monday. <BR> Great time with my GF Vivian. <BR> We spent about 4 hours together. <BR> Had lunch and visited the thrift store. <BR> Sat at lunch about 3 hours. <BR> Great visit & laughs. <BR> <BR> Found some new pants at the thrift store <BR> in smaller sizes. feels so good! <BR> <BR> steps 5,700 <BR> <BR> calories 1,742 <BR> <BR> Minutes walked 60 <BR> <BR> Got lots of stuff done with Ebay also. <BR> Had 2 good sales. One paid, waiting on 2 more <BR> <BR... Mon, 29 Feb 2016 20:14:27 EST