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Getting off Meds

Tuesday, February 09, 2010      11 comments

My blood pressure has been below normal for the last 2 weeks and I have been getting dizzy when I stand up quickly. I have cut out the diuretic from my bp med (per MDs advice) and am now wondering if I need to stop the bp med entirely. I have ... Read more

Taking Care of ME

Monday, February 08, 2010      6 comments

This weekend I decided to take off a few days for myself. I told DH I wanted -- no needed-- some personal time. I said I wanted to stay home instead of go to the cabin. He didn't really understand, but he packed up Bucky and Midi (our dog and... Read more

Swim Like a Fish

Friday, February 05, 2010      4 comments

I've been really enjoying my Friday morning swim at the Rec Center. When I was younger (about 50 years ago!....really 50 years ago!) I was on a swim team and I used to dive. About 25 years ago I was on a synchronized swimming team. But I hav... Read more

Ups and Downs

Thursday, February 04, 2010      5 comments

Today I ate 3 cookies and a small piece of cake. Tonight I made a beautiful vegetable curry. I am not going to get overly excited about either one. I made a poor decision at work and I made a conscious healthy decision when I came home. My g... Read more

Always a Mother

Wednesday, February 03, 2010      8 comments

I am sad tonight. My DD and her DH are having a hard time right now. Her job situation and their finances are providing challenges. She is stuck in the town where she works tonight because of bad weather. It is her DD's 13 th birthday tonigh... Read more

New Tops!

Tuesday, February 02, 2010      4 comments

I told you all how I bought 3 new pairs of pants last week. Well a Spark Friend mentioned how she is buying things at Goodwill while she is losing. So I went to a place called Savvy Seconds here in town and got 6 new size 16 shirts/tops/sweate... Read more

New Pants!

Monday, February 01, 2010      13 comments

As a reward for completing the Spark Your Body! challenge in January I bought myself 3 pairs of size 16 pants! Wow, I haven't seen size 16 for 10 years! I wore a pair today for the first time. One person actually commented "I'm glad to see yo... Read more

Another Weekend

Sunday, January 31, 2010      5 comments

Had a great weekend! Before I left on Friday morning I read all the great comments on my blog. Wow, what great friends I have! emoticonRead more


Friday, January 29, 2010      11 comments

I have been doing so well lately and feeling absolutely great! I have energy, enthusiasm, and feel like I look good. I've been here 2 x in my life before. Two times before I have lost 60 pounds and felt great. But 2 x before I blew it. I di... Read more

Best MD Visit

Wednesday, January 27, 2010      7 comments

I saw my MD for a follow up visit today. I lost 10 pounds since my last visit, and have normal blood pressure and blood sugar. She is reducing my antihypertensive med and cutting my dose of antidepressant. Read more

Yum Yum

Tuesday, January 26, 2010      4 comments

Got home from work tonite and the house smelled great. Turns out DH bought some ground turkey and a bunch of beans and made a fantastic turkey chili in our new crockpot....without a recipe. Read more

This is the Life!

Monday, January 25, 2010      4 comments

I'm starting week 4 of the Spark your Body Challenge and feeling great. I've been doing the extra exercise and watching what I eat and have actually lost 10 pounds this month! I can't believe it! I didn't even lose this much when I first star... Read more


Friday, January 22, 2010      4 comments

I am getting more comfortable with my changing body size. emoticon Some days I feel really slender, other... Read more

Dinner Out

Thursday, January 21, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday wasn't one of my best. I ate over my specified number of calories and I only did 10 min of aerobic exercise. Today will be and actually already is a better day. I exercised 30 min this am and did the Spark Challenge video before I c... Read more

Bootcamp Challenge

Wednesday, January 20, 2010      4 comments

The challenge has been absolutely amazing for me. In 2 weeks I have actually lost 10 pounds. I have done every video and most of the optional challenges. This blog is today's optional challenge. I have developed a new workout schedule. Inst... Read more

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