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blog entries about health issues

Monday, December 31, 2012      2 comments

It probably seems like my health is what I blog about here; that's for sure true. Sharing with others is a good form of support. Every once in awhile I even hear from someone who is in a similar place. I'm at it again - treatment for the ... Read more

I'm done with treatment

Friday, July 13, 2012      4 comments

I finished treatment for non hodgkins lymphoma TODAY; this was my 6th time. I responded well:)... Read more

I'm half way thru .. .. ..

Thursday, July 05, 2012      3 comments

.. .. .. chemo. I've been battling on hodgkins lymphoma since 1995. It keeps coming back & right now I'm being treated for the 6th time. One good thing is that I've been responding to a low level of treatment; I'm not losing hair, no... Read more

exercising all the same

Wednesday, June 20, 2012      0 comments

It is going to be super hot in Connecticut today and for the next couple of days. Add that to the fact that I'm a little washed out and I have a great excuse to be lazy; but I am still going to walk a little. Thru experience I found that a... Read more

a tough week, but I'm still smilin'

Saturday, June 09, 2012      0 comments

I wanted to post this earlier, but the words just weren't flowing .. .. .. I found out last Friday(6.1) that I've relapsed, yet again, with non hodgkins lymphoma. The doc sent me for a ct scan and more definitive bloodwork on Saturday... Read more

still plugging away

Sunday, May 13, 2012      1 comments

I need to step up the calorie burning a nothc or two. I'm proud of myself, with the not over-eating ~ but the weight is not changing. Part of my problem is having the stamin to work physically harder and longer. Struggling is one thing -... Read more

still walking .. .. ..

Wednesday, May 02, 2012      2 comments

I'm in my 4th week of walking M-F. I still can't do a huge hike, but I'm actually looking for opportunities to walk these days! I'm still walking the cul de sac at work. In fact, I'm looking for opportunities to walk instead of shying awa... Read more

continuing the cul de sac walk

Tuesday, April 17, 2012      0 comments

I started walking last week; 1 time around the cul de sac at work. I progressed to 2 turns around and today went up to 3. I'm going to stick with 3 times around for a bit and see how I do with that.... Read more

I did well this week, but .. .. ..

Saturday, April 14, 2012      2 comments

This was a good week; my eating was under control and I walked M-F during my break at work - I hadn't been walking at all prior to this week. The BUT is for what I saw when I got on the scale - I gained 2 pounds, despite my best efforts. ... Read more


Wednesday, April 11, 2012      1 comments

I'm really our of shape, I can admit that. When I exert myself I get out of breath quickly. I've been using that as an excuse not to get any exercise. Monday I walked around the cul de sac at work during a break. I went around once with a ... Read more

I'm struggling

Wednesday, December 14, 2011      2 comments

Like so many folks who visit SparkPeople, I'm an over-eater. This occurs not only during the holidays, but ESPECIALLY during the holidays. I bake for others and, of course, I have to sample to make sure it tastes right. I'm trying to have... Read more

still walking

Tuesday, December 06, 2011      0 comments

I'm keeping up with my walking. I leave the car in the driveway in the morning - do the half mile to work on my own 2 feet. I started on November 21st and have only missed 1 day of walking(M-F) - wasn't feeling too well that morning. ... Read more

prodigal one returns

Thursday, November 24, 2011      4 comments

At midnight on Wednesday I was still up doing some prep things for Thanksgiving> I heard a scratching at the door - it wass Mr!!! Our cat came home; since he's never been outside we werent sure we'd see him again. Another something to be tha... Read more

blue Wednesday

Wednesday, November 23, 2011      1 comments

I'm down in the dumps today. We lost a pet last night. Somehow our older indoor cat got out and he is nowhere to be found. I've posted quite a few notices in hopes that he turns up. You folks who have pets know how it feels when somethin... Read more

walking again

Tuesday, November 22, 2011      1 comments

For s year and a half I walked a half mile to work, no matter what the weather was. I turned down ride offers. Then I got into the habit of driving in - boo on me. Well .. .. .. I'm back to walking! Today was day #2 of walki... Read more

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