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BKWERM
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Worry and Maybe A Little Hope?
Wednesday, November 02, 2016      14 comments

So as you all know, I've had a cough for the past 19 months. I've had numerous tests and they've all come back normal. I've tried multiple cough remedies including some far out ones like Vicks on the soles of my feet to having a spoonful of ho... Read more
Endoscopy and the Cough
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      7 comments

I've had a rough week so far in that I was awake half the night coughing both Sunday and Monday nights. This morning, I emailed my boss around 6 a.m. to say I needed a couple more hours of sleep but I would make up the time and went into work l... Read more
BLC32 WEC - What Am I Doing Right?
Monday, October 10, 2016      9 comments

For the Week 5 WEC (weekend challenge), we're supposed to blog about what we're doing right. Initially, I was thinking that since I've been essentially plateauing since June, I probably wasn't doing much right but reading the blogs of the other... Read more
Because Of A Promise
Sunday, October 02, 2016      9 comments

For this weekend's challenge, I'm supposed to blog about why I will never give up my dream of achieving a healthy weight and lifestyle. in 1998, my mother was dying from lung cancer. She had been heavy for a lot of years prior to getting s... Read more
S.M.A.R.T. Goals for BLC32
Wednesday, September 07, 2016      6 comments

S.M.A.R.T. Goals are: 1. Goals that are put down in writing - lose weight. 2. Goals are specific and measurable - lose 10 pounds by the end of 2016 3. Goals are attainable and realistic - they are. 4. Goals have a specific... Read more
I Want to Start A Blog
Saturday, August 27, 2016      9 comments

I know I already blog here on SP and I have another blog on a different website but I want to start a blog where I can talk about anything and where I set the rules and don't have to adhere to other people's rules and standards and I want to be ... Read more
The Tragically Hip
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      6 comments

My husband and I went to see The Tragically Hip at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton last night for what is sure to be their last show here since the lead singer, Gord Downie was diagnosed with a rare and inoperable brain cancer earlier this year. I j... Read more
BLC32 Registration is Now Open
Friday, August 05, 2016      1 comments

If you need a fun and challenging and motivating way to lose weight then you should join BLC. You'll make a lot of new friends and do things that you never thought you could and, the bonus? You might even lose weight. The best way to re... Read more
My Vacation (Long)
Monday, July 18, 2016      2 comments

Tomorrow is my last day of this round of vacation days. It's been an eventful one and in some ways, I wish I'd had more down time but it's not my last vacation from work this year so I'll try to enjoy more downtime during the remaining ones. ... Read more
Variety is the Spice of Life
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      4 comments

So, I'm one of those people who gets bored with doing the same thing all the time especially exercise (except hiking and swimming, which I love doing anytime ... Read more
An Update on My Mother-in-Law
Friday, July 08, 2016      5 comments

We moved my MIL into her new home on June 15. I ended up taking the day off work so I could be there if I wanted to. DH drew the "short straw" as the sibling to take his mum to her new home but the night before the move, his sister and brother... Read more
My Mother-in-Law
Sunday, June 12, 2016      5 comments

It's been a rough week. I've had an underlying current of anxiety with me every day. My mother-in-law has Alzheimer's and last Monday, she was placed on the critical list for getting into a nursing home due to starting wandering (she escaped fro... Read more
Medical Appointment Updates
Saturday, May 28, 2016      5 comments

On Thursday, I met with 3 of my doctors. My first appointment was with the ENT doctor about my ear. So you know I've had fluid coming out of the tube that he put in my ear on May 4? Well, apparently, it wasn't supposed to do that and app... Read more
BLC30 Results
Wednesday, May 04, 2016      8 comments

I lost 7.4 pounds during BLC30 and here are my before and after measurements: January Chest - 39 May Chest - 38 January Waist - 37.5 May Waist - 36.5 January Belly - 46 May Belly - 42 January Hips - 46.25 May ... Read more
Cough & Ear Update
Wednesday, May 04, 2016      7 comments

I had my ENT appointment yesterday. After waiting an hour and a half in the waiting room and getting more and more anxious about the whole procedure, I was finally let into the examining room 45 minutes after my scheduled appointment. The ... Read more

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