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Finally, an appointment for my sore foot!
I finally heard from my primary doctor about the x-rays that I had taken on my sore foot a week age. She wrote comments on the report that indicated that I need to see a foot specialist as soon as possible due to a large amount of arthritis, so... Read more
16th Anniversary Celebration
I just had to share this with everyone. Yesterday (Jan. 16th) was our 16th wedding anniversary and Sunday (Jan. 18th) is the 18th anniversary of our first date! My husband and I went out to dinner at a lovely restaurant. I had three tiny pie... Read more
Water aerobics on a sore foot is so frustrating!
Today, I did 90 minutes of water aerobics, 10 min New You Boot Camp Video and did the vacuuming that I didn't get to do yesterday. (All this with my sore heel.) I called the doctor's office today to find out the results of the x-rays. The doc... Read more
January 13 I'm not sore!
I'm not sore today. I thought I would be but surprise, surprise, I'm not!!! Yes!
I'm off to do the New You Boot Camp day 10. Then I'll vacuum and go for a walk. Got to keep moving!... Read more
January 12 Exercise
I just completed 90 minutes of water aerobics followed by 60 minutes of sloooowww walking. I came home and did day 9 of the New Year Boot Camp. I probably will be sore tomorrow but I think it's worth it! Off to eat a healthy dinner and then r... Read more
Reflection on Week 2 of January Challenge
Week 2 of the January Challenge went well. Despite being on steroids for allergies, I managed to lose 1.5 pounds. My doctor was pleased with my progress too! She wants me back in the water as much as possible since I have a wider range of mo... Read more
Back In the Water
I'm excited! I went to the dermatologist this morning and he said that I can try to go back to water aerobics class tomorrow. Oh how I've missed the water. It's been almost four weeks since I've been able to got to aerobics class. I can do ... Read more
January 2009 Challenge end of week one
I've done a fairly good job so far, for this week anyway. Stayed in my calorie range, need to sleep a bit better tonight, I've done lots of exercise, took time for me, drank lots of water and completed the daily challenges. I do need to watch ... Read more
Off to a Great Start
I'm off to great start. I've done 130 minutes of exercise and I've stayed in my calorie range! I'm feeling good and relaxed. I feel confident that I'm going to be successful this year too! I think I can, I think I can, I think I can, I know ... Read more
Looking back on 2008
One thing I like to do at the end of every year, is to reflect on that year. This has been a year of changes for me. Some good, some bad, some happy and some sad. (that sounds like a little poem!)
I am pleased with my decision to become hea... Read more
My sudden fatigue and understanding it
I had an eye opening moment this morning when I was setting up my medication for the week. I was putting my Levoxyl into my pill holder when I glanced down at the pill bottle. The doctor had reduced the dose and I was starting to have this bur... Read more
A New Year Time to Re-Commit Myself to Health
As 2008 winds down, it is time to take a look back to see how far I've come. I'm pleased with my progress so far but I need to look ahead and plan out my strategy for my future. To be successful in 2009, I need to come up with a plan. What I'... Read more
Getting back on track
I must admit that when my dad passed away, my life came to an abrupt standstill. After all the years of abuse, who would have thought it? Don't get me wrong, I love my dad; I just don't like him. My brother is almost but not quite the same as... Read more
November Challenge 2008 Week Four
Here we are at the end of November already! I must confess that this month flew by and I'm surprised that today is the 30th!
I have updated my goals and revamped my goal to reflect 80 pounds instead of 100 pounds. This is because I've lo... Read more
November Challenge Week Three
Well, week three started out great. I was walking and doing water aerobics like clockwork. However, when I got on the scale on Sunday, I gained .5 pounds! I reviewed my food diary and discovered that I had eaten several things when I ate out ... Read more