Yesterday I did a light strength workout in the am. I was planning to walk 15 min with Leslie after work, but I came home very tired after my first day back at work so I ate supper and was in bed asleep by 8 pm.
This am I walked the 1 mile... Read more
Well, the 3 pounds I lost while I was sick are still off! I've lost 40 pounds! I don't have an increased appetite with the prednisone and hopefully I can work all day today without having to come home because of the coughing. I am going to do... Read more
I am really progressing! I am down 40 as of today. I reset my goal for another 20 pounds. Slow and easy does it. I was a little taken aback that my calorie goal went down to 1280 for the low point. I have NEVER eaten that little in a day ev... Read more
I'm still coughing but I think things are loosening up. I am sure tired of sitting in my recliner. Thank goodness for Spark so I have something productive to do while I'm sitting here.
I lost another pound just by being sick. I am eating... Read more
I've been laid up with an exacerbation of my asthma which is usually well controlled. After the cold I had last week I just couldn't stop coughing and couldn't catch my breath. I saw a nurse practitioner on Tues and got started on prednisone a... Read more
I've really had a hard time fighting this cold I've had since last week. I went to work because I don't have a fever or anything, but I couldn't stop coughing. So today I broke down and went to a nurse practitioner here at the clinic and she s... Read more
I have been off Spark People since Wednesday due to a bad head and chest cold. I was home from work on Thursday and we didn't go to the cabin Friday because I was coughing so much. I started to feel better Saturday, so we went to the cabin the... Read more
I don't think about it often, but my DH and I are both veterans. We met in Japan where we were serving in the Army during the Vietnam War. He was drafted and I joined the Army to have them put me thru Nursing School. I was a Private First Cla... Read more
I've been struggling a little since I hurt my back cleaning the garage on Friday. When I'm having back pain everything slows down and I get hungry. I have been walking with Leslie Sansone but can't do my shred right now. I did my strength exe... Read more
Saturday we went to the Pot Luck at the mountain school "Stove Prairie School" and met some of the neighbors as well as the volunteer firefighters. We really enjoyed it and DH's salad went over really well with the chili.
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I had quite a day yesterday. I went to the Rec Center and tried out a swimming training session provided by Swimplan.com. I found out about this website from a blog on Spark People and I thought I'd give it a try. I really enjoyed it. It mad... Read more
I have really been having fun the last 3 evenings. I have had clothing stored in 3 different closests in 3 different phases of my recent life. My bedroom had sizes 22 and 24, my office had sizes 20 and 22 and my guest bedroom had sizes 16 and ... Read more
This weekend DH has Rotary function on Saturday morning so we're not going up to the cabin until Saturday afternoon. Saturday night there is a neighborhood meeting at the firehouse in the mountains so we will finally get to meet some of our nei... Read more
Nothing much to talk about today, but I wanted to stay in touch. I am trying to blog daily. I am still working the program. I am staying at the same spot right now, but I can feel my "shape shifting" ... Read more
My DH has seen a change in my physical fitness and has actually asked me to help him with his flexibility! So this morning we are going to do about 10 minutes aerobic exercise and some stretching. Wish me luck in making it a routine!... Read more