VALUCHKA's SparkPeople Blog VALUCHKA's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Now what do I do? I'm so discouraged. I have hurt my back and can't workout like I'm used to. I miss it and I'm tired of sitting around. I'm not sure what to do to keep in shape or even if I should. I mean, do i need to let my muscles weaken so the back releases somehow and if so, how do i rebuild and when? I ve decided not to take any more painkillers because I want to know exactly what i'm doing that is hurting my back and exactly when so I don't do It. And then there's the vertigo that comes and goes. I ca... Tue, 6 Jul 2010 10:01:35 EST What a day, what lessons! Yesterday was amazing. It was just one of those truly awesome days. Last week I celebrated fitting into single digit sized jeans for the first time I can remember. It was really something to fit size 8. But then yesterday I realized that they were TOO BAGGY! I bought a pair of size 6, tried them on and they FIT!!!!! My mind is still coping with the change in my body. When I held them up I thought there was no possible way they would fit me, but they do, they do. All those years of thinki... Sat, 5 Jun 2010 15:04:20 EST The Dreaded Colonoscopy Today I'm taking it easy on my exercising because I'm still feeling a little odd after my procedure. Yes, as they say, the worst part is the prep the day before. The taste of the prep solution wasn't as bad as I was expecting. The effects, well, you know. But there again not as bad as expected. The procedure itself I don't even remember. They told me they were about to begin and the next thing I knew they told me they were all done. It's over! I've done it! No more dread. It took a ... Wed, 12 May 2010 15:37:38 EST