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Yoga Anyone?

Thursday, December 03, 2009      4 comments

I've been wanting to try some yoga to see if it will help my back a little and maybe help me sleep more than 6 hours a night (or less). I had tried it a few months ago and found it a little challenging, but I thought I'd give it another try. I... Read more

Cereal Fun

Wednesday, December 02, 2009      4 comments

I'm having fun with food! Yesterday at lunch it was too cold to walk around the park so I went to the grocery store. I was looking for ground flaxseed to sprinkle on my cereal and oatmeal, but Safeway didn't have it so I went to the local natu... Read more


Tuesday, December 01, 2009      3 comments

Last night when I got into bed, after a very good nutritional and calorie day, I began to crave...... Oh, I wanted some almonds, or some wheat bread with hummus, or even a big bowl of bran cereal with 1% milk. I just wanted something good.... ... Read more

Mission Accomplished

Monday, November 30, 2009      3 comments

I got thru Thanksgiving well. My asthma is almost back to normal. I got back into my strength training on Friday and my DH did it with me up at the cabin! I walked at least once every day although I couldn't walk my usual distance at altitude... Read more

Thankful for the Joy of Health

Wednesday, November 25, 2009      2 comments

I've been with Spark for about 5 months, lost weight, increased my fitness and improved my attitude. I am so thankful I found this web site. Right before joining, I had been "trying" to lose weight for several months and wavered between 27... Read more

Movin' the Bod

Tuesday, November 24, 2009      3 comments

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

Chit Chat

Monday, November 23, 2009      3 comments

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

Slow and Easy Does It

Sunday, November 22, 2009      5 comments

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

Sitting and Losing!

Saturday, November 21, 2009      6 comments

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

Recovery Around the Bend

Friday, November 20, 2009      5 comments

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

Fighting a Cold

Tuesday, November 17, 2009      4 comments

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'm Back!

Sunday, November 15, 2009      6 comments

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

Being a Veteran

Wednesday, November 11, 2009      5 comments

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

Slump Slump Slump

Tuesday, November 10, 2009      3 comments

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

Another Great Weekend

Monday, November 09, 2009      2 comments

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. Read more

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