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Busy Season at Work

Wednesday, October 21, 2009      5 comments

Work has been really busy the last few weeks, especially with this crazy flu season. I order all the meds for the clinic where I work and I train all the nurses so I have been going crazy trying to get flu vaccine and handling calls from the co... Read more

Listening to my Body

Tuesday, October 20, 2009      3 comments

I was a little tired and slow yesterday. I think I may have overdone it with my hike this weekend. I think that it is good to challenge yourself but sometimes I go over the limit. Both my DH and my dog were kind of out of it yesterday so I th... Read more

Healthier, Stronger and Happier

Monday, October 19, 2009      2 comments

I lost another 2 pounds and am thrilled. I am sitting here thinking..."what has been the key to success this time?" I know that Spark People has been elemental but I think an even more important factor has been that I am ready this time. I th... Read more

I Surprised Myself

Sunday, October 18, 2009      3 comments

My DH and I went for a mountain hike with our dog Buck this weekend. I did a whole lot better than I thought I would. We went up a trail called Donner Pass Trail in the Roosevelt Forest. We walked about a mile straight up - It seemed straight... Read more

Into the 230's

Thursday, October 15, 2009      3 comments

It is so unbelievable to see a number I haven't seen for years. I had long term care insurance denied 4 years ago because I was 243 lbs. I just went up from there. The number really isn't important other than as a sign of health and wellness.... Read more

"Groovin' and Movin"

Wednesday, October 14, 2009      6 comments

I tried to put the Leslie Sansone DVD from Exercise TV on this am, but none of the Exercises would come up. A notice said to call the Cable Company, but I have to go to work in 1/2 hour so I decided to put on the Golden Oldie's channel. I just... Read more

Keep Sparking

Tuesday, October 13, 2009      2 comments

I woke up late and didn't get to look at Spark or do my exercises. I guess I needed sleep. emoticon I walk... Read more


Monday, October 12, 2009      4 comments

After coming back from a weekend where I ate more calories than I should (but all healthful food) I didn't expect to lose weight today at my weigh in. However I was down a pound! Read more

More Calories in Cold Weather?

Sunday, October 11, 2009      4 comments

This weekend at the cabin was great! We had 6 inches of snow and it never got above 32 degrees F. I didn't want to go out walking Saturday am but DH was so excited by the snow he really encouraged me to go walking with him. I'm sure glad he d... Read more

No Meds!

Friday, October 09, 2009      2 comments

My fasting blood sugar was still above 100 but the one and two hour levels were good. My LDL cholesterol was a little high but the total was good. So my doctor said that since I was doing such a good job with my weight and exercise and that my... Read more

Chit Chat

Thursday, October 08, 2009      4 comments

I had my 2 hour glucose tolerance test yesterday. 400 calories in one sickening drink emoticon Now I just ... Read more

Things Are Not Always What They Seem

Wednesday, October 07, 2009      1 comments

Last night I watched the Biggest Loser. I used to think this was an exploitation, reality type show and thought it gave a poor image of overweight people. I was opposed to it, but I didn't watch it. It was just the idea of it. Now I've seen ... Read more

Hungry Days

Tuesday, October 06, 2009      4 comments

Every so often I get what I call "hungry days". I just feel hungry all day. Yesterday was another one of them. On my hungry days I usually eat about 2000 calories. I decided to stop and analyze yesterday to try and get a handle on what happe... Read more

It Breaks my Heart

Monday, October 05, 2009      8 comments

My DH and I had friends up to our cabin this weekend. The male friend is 58 and had a heart attack last year. My DH has been walking with him daily since that time. However, if my DH can't walk our friend just stays at home and doesn't walk. ... Read more

Thrown for a Loop

Friday, October 02, 2009      13 comments

I saw the endocrinologist yesterday for my thyroid nodule and as I suspected I will need to have another biopsy. She agreed with me that my risk is low, but I need to have it checked. I will post results after the test. BUT - She handed m... Read more

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