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BKWERM's Blogs

Weekly Weigh-in and Other Updates
Wednesday, April 09, 2008      3 comments

Our Living With RA team started a new challenge last week and I lost 1.4 pounds in the first week. Woohoo! I hope I can keep up. I also have recently discovered that wheat causes inflammation so I've been trying to cut it out of my diet a... Read more
24 Years Ago on the 24th of March
Monday, March 24, 2008      2 comments

I got married. And, oh my, I'm a different person now than I was then and I'm so glad. That day, I was a nervous wreck. My parents even let me smoke in the house because I was so nervous. I got married in my parents' livingroom with ... Read more
I can't remember the last time...
Sunday, March 23, 2008      0 comments

I cried while reading a novel. But, it was so sad... When he came back and settled in beside her, she reached up slowly, traced the outline of his lips with the tip of her finger. "You first ravished me on the floor in front of a fire, re... Read more
Dr Appt Update
Thursday, March 20, 2008      0 comments

Well, I had a bad 3 day flare last week and I've had two bad days this week (yesterday and today). Since, March 7th, I've been keeping a pain diary and I printed it up nicely and took it my doctor's appointment with me. He's agreed that I... Read more
This Week's Weigh-in
Saturday, March 15, 2008      1 comments

I'm down a whole point 2 pounds (.2)! WooHoo! But, I should be grateful it's not a gain since I haven't exercised or kept track of my food since Monday. I've had a terrible week, pain-wise. I've been suffering from a flare in my rib ... Read more
Sunday, March 09, 2008      2 comments

I've never seen so much snow that has fallen all at once in my life! I was just amazed that it could snow for so long! I've put some new photos in my gallery showing the snow for those of you who didn't get to experience it. Thoughtful, eh?... Read more
My Weight Loss Ticker
Saturday, March 08, 2008      1 comments

I've changed my start weight to the weight that I was when I initially started trying to lose weight back in 1998 to remind myself how far I've come. Last Saturday when I had to weigh myself for the start of my challenge, I was over what I sta... Read more
It's been awhile...
Saturday, March 08, 2008      1 comments

Since I returned from vacation, winter is feeling very long. We've had several snowstorms and another one started yesterday and is expected to last until tonight. We're supposed to get 10 to 15 inches in total. Personally, I don't really care... Read more
Sunday, February 17, 2008      2 comments

I've returned from the sunny south. Overall, it was a good trip. The pool was great. The sunny days were lovely. The food was good (I probably gained 10 pounds). I'd rate the resort itself about 4 stars. The room, though, I would only rate... Read more
I'm going on holidays...
Thursday, February 07, 2008      2 comments

I'm leaving for my vacation to the Dominican Republic tonight so I won't be on the boards until next Friday (Feb. 15th) at the earliest. If anyone from the Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis team needs anything, create a post and maybe one of the... Read more
I'm Back....
Saturday, February 02, 2008      3 comments

Drove to Sudbury on Wednesday after work in white-out conditions but my husband had rented a Yukon with 4-wheel drive so I felt quite safe. And, the best part about the Yukon was the heated seats. Real nice. Left here around 5 p.m. and got to... Read more
My Complicated Life
Tuesday, January 29, 2008      2 comments

I found out yesterday morning that my husband's uncle died and now we have to travel 9 hours to the funeral so we're leaving tomorrow after work and returning home on Saturday so I'll be away from my computer and SparkPeople for a few days. ... Read more
Turbo Jam
Saturday, January 26, 2008      2 comments

So I bought this DVD and I did it this morning for the first time and OMG, did it ever get my heartrate up! After 22 minutes, I wanted it to be over but I persevered and did the whole Cardio Party!... Read more
Good News
Monday, January 21, 2008      2 comments

The echocardiogram came back negative. I don't have pericarditis. The nurse said that I was probably just having a severe flare that happened to be affecting the joints in my chest and back. Thanks for everyone's support and concern!... Read more
Thursday, January 17, 2008      3 comments

I called my rheumatologist yesterday about this pain I'm having and he booked me for a echocardiogram this morning at 8 a.m. because he thought it sounded like pericarditis (inflammation of the fibrous sac surrounding the heart). So, I wen... Read more

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