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Random Musings

Friday, December 04, 2009      1 comments

I think I am finally well! 3 weeks of feeling lousy, but I'm back on track. I'm back on my daily asthma meds after several years of thinking I didn't need them. I sure don't want to go thru that again so I will follow MDs orders this time. H... Read more

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

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