My rib cage feels like it's suffocating me, like I can't breathe. My sternum hurts and my lower back hurts and my rib cage hurts and I just don't feel well. Is it RA or something else?... Read more
Well, Wednesdays are typically my weigh-in day but I've joined this new challenge and we're supposed to weigh-in on Mondays so what to do, what to do? I weighed in this morning but was the same weight as last Wednesday so I guess I don't have t... Read more
I wasn't going to weigh in today because I knew I gained but I did and I only gained half a pound from last week so that's not too bad since I've been eating really badly and not exercising.
But, it's time to get back on track. Foodwise, f... Read more
Well, I did 20 minutes this morning even though the phone rang part way through and then my iPod earbud got stuck in my ear. I was going to do half an hour but my legs were still sore from yesterday. Yesterday, DH and I went to an art gallery ... Read more
Well, I gained 1.8 pounds from last week but all-in-all, that's not too bad considering I've eaten two Christmas dinners plus Chinese on Christmas Eve, plus lots of cookies and chocolate plus a couple of mugs of Bailey's Irish Cream.
I had ... Read more
It's disheartening. I gained 2.7 pounds. I ate well most of the week but once again was unable to exercise because of sore knees, etc.
How am I going to do for the next week when I'm not exercising and I have six special events to go to? ... Read more
Today's Weigh-in - Yay!
Even though, I'm still not exercising because of my knee problems, I'm down 2.4 pounds today for a grand total of 23.6 since January! Yay, me!... Read more
I gained weight this week (1.8 pounds) but I'm not surprised since I only did 50 minutes of exercise for the whole week and I haven't been eating very well. In fact, I went out to dinner last night with my sister and so I weighed in yesterday m... Read more
I'm ready for Christmas but...
Boy am I ever sore. I just spent the last 2 hours decorating the house for Christmas. But my arms and legs are killing me.
I've also done two loads of laundry and am just starting my third and then I have to make dinner. I'm making roast... Read more
Overall, I lost 3.2 pounds for the month but this week has been bad. I haven't done any real exercise since Monday because my left knee is killing me and it seems when this happens, I tend to eat more, too so I've been eating too much and not e... Read more
I'm weighing in early today instead of on Wednesday because I'm going out to dinner tonight with friends from work. I know that's sort of cheating but I don't care. Don't worry, I won't go wild. I just want to eat and not worry about the scal... Read more
Safe and Fit at 50 (even though I'm not 50 yet)
After not being able to exercise at all yesterday, I did this DVD this morning. It's a really good low-impact cardio and strength-training DVD and one of things that I like best about it is that the ab work and strength-training portion is most... Read more
Well, I tried to exercise this morning but my left knee wouldn't cooperate. I did 20 minutes trying 3 different exercise DVDs including one I bought called "Chair Dancing" that I thought would be good for those days when my knees hurt but even ... Read more
Today is the anniversary of my mum's death. It was 9 years ago this morning (in about half an hour) that she died as she was getting ready to go to the hospital for more tests. She had lung cancer and even though, she was sleeping downstairs o... Read more
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Let's not forget to give back...
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