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Not a diet but a lifestyle.

Monday, February 08, 2016      2 comments

Another night of sleeping with only melatonin. I was so exhausted I actually slept but this is going to be rough. We tried taking the stairs yesterday but I was exhausted after one full flight. Since ending up in the hospital in October and b... Read more

Watching everything that goes into my body very carefully

Sunday, February 07, 2016      2 comments

We got on the ship yesterday and I had a big plate of veggies and a little piece of chicken for protein. In the evening at the Concierge Lounge I had only one glass of wine, passed on all the hors d'oeuvres, having water instead. I wasn't hung... Read more

So glad...

Saturday, February 06, 2016      3 comments

To be getting on a ship! Came down with a UTI yesterday...burning, urgency every single minute. Luckily I had on one in Mexico and was able to buy some Cipro at a local pharmacy and now carry it everywhere. I know the dose so will treat myself ... Read more

Driving 12 hours in pouring rain!

Friday, February 05, 2016      1 comments

Accidents everywhere, three bad semitrrck wrecks, one didn't look survivable. We sat on the freeway at one wreck for over 2 hours. Finally got out of South Carolina and a sheet of rain came Down, we had torrential rains all the way into Tampa ... Read more

Heading to Florida!

Thursday, February 04, 2016      3 comments

Beloved is driving us to Florida today...we will get as close to Tampa as we can since we sail out Saturday. Can't wait, need this break. It will be a different cruise since I'll be abstaining from much of the marvelous food and wine. It must... Read more

Do raisins help you sleep?

Wednesday, February 03, 2016      1 comments

The doctor called me at home last night...even tho I'd seen her at 9am. She is ordering a liver ultrasound because my labs are abnormal...again, and she stopped the amitriptyline (elavil) that I take every bedtime to help me stay asleep. She th... Read more

Out of challenges, what next?

Tuesday, February 02, 2016      1 comments

I'm still starving for points, and now I have completed all the challenges I have no way to earn more! It's almost an obsession...seeing how many points I can get each day. I saw my doctor today and have to have a liver ultrasound...bummer.... Read more

Going back to vegan to heal my fatty liver!

Monday, February 01, 2016      2 comments

Again, fatty liver. If I were needing pate I could harvest myself... I suppose a lovely coconut walnut tea bread sample from the bread store isn't advisable almost every day, nor celebrating with Krispy Kreme donuts when the Panthers win! Back... Read more

Time for severe change...fatty liver is back!

Sunday, January 31, 2016      4 comments

The doctor called, all my liver studies are elevated again so it;s back to lots of raw veggies, greens without dressing, and cooked cabbage. I have reversed this before with loads of raw means no sugar, nothing white, and no wine ... Read more

God has a special place in heaven for teachers!

Friday, January 29, 2016      2 comments

And it may include alcohol because if I had to do this full time...well, I couldn't. I was not called to be a teacher, I was called to be a nurse, and it's takes a real calling to be excellent at either. The classroom has not burned down nor ha... Read more

Prayers needed...I have to cover a classroom this week!

Tuesday, January 26, 2016      4 comments

And I am NOT a teacher, never was, just a Registered Nurse for neonates, but I AM a volunteer. One of the teachers where Mum and I volunteer has an autoimmune problem that has attacked her corneas so she's out for the week. They have nobody to ... Read more

The sun is shining!

Monday, January 25, 2016      1 comments

We had two days of snow which is all melted now, just enough to close school and church. I enjoyed the quiet time with my beloved who brought Mum over for chili and an afternoon of Downton Abbey. My eye is rid of pink-eye, my cough is almost go... Read more

Pink eye, sinus infection, hacking cough!

Friday, January 22, 2016      1 comments

All came on the day before yesterday but I was blessed to actually have a doctors appoint yesterday! Got started on the proper treatments but still don't feel any better yet. We were supposed to be volunteering at school today but are getting ... Read more

home again for two weeks

Sunday, January 17, 2016      4 comments

Over fed, over wined. Now two weeks to cut back before I see the doctors. My bones are even thinner than before although I drink almond milk, take fosamax, and eat leafy greens. Guess I'll have to resort to the dreaded weight lifting. Bummer!... Read more

Tour bus crash in Jamaica

Friday, January 15, 2016      5 comments

One of the tour buses from the cruise ship was hit by a semi-truck yesterday afternoon coming back from the Dunn falls. One guest killed, 21 guests injured. We sailed out of Jamaica four hours late, the Captain is making up the lost time today... Read more

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