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Not much left to do...

Saturday, July 12, 2014      0 comments

Well, lots of good news this week. First of all, ALL my tests came back normal. EGD, Spirometry, CT Scan, all good. Very happy about that. I had the CT scan since my blood pressures were off from arm to arm. Still don't know why, but at lea... Read more

Getting closer...

Saturday, June 28, 2014      2 comments

So this week was pretty good. I went to the pulmonologist and everything went well there. I have a spirometry test that I need to do this coming week and I don't anticipate it to be bad. I may find out that I have asthma and it will just add ... Read more

Uh oh...

Saturday, June 21, 2014      1 comments

Not a whole lot of excitement this week. I did go see the cardiologist though. I had a quick EKG taken which was a piece of cake. My blood pressure was higher than it has been in a month. It was 160/90 where it had been around 140/80. The c... Read more

Getting it done...

Thursday, June 12, 2014      3 comments

Ok, it's been about 2 weeks since I last wrote but things are going along well. I've had my psych consult today and met with one of the docs. I also got a work order for what will feel like about 50% of my blood. I thought the doc was handing... Read more

Making Progress

Saturday, May 31, 2014      3 comments

I've had a busy week this week. I had my blood work done on Tuesday. I also this week managed to schedule my visit with my cardiologist, scheduled my lifestyles classes, registered to meet with the psychologist and the nurse practitioner, and ... Read more

The Process has Begun!!

Saturday, May 24, 2014      2 comments

So I met with the surgeon on Wednesday and he agreed that this would be a good thing. Of course he did, he wants the money! emoticonRead more

Bariatric Surgery Seminar

Wednesday, May 21, 2014      0 comments

Well, last night I attended the Bariatric Surgery Seminar at my local hospital. This was the 2nd time that I've attended one. I also went to one about 2 years ago but never followed through with the rest of the program. The surgeon that d... Read more

The quest to be sleeved!!

Saturday, May 17, 2014      1 comments

Well, well, well... I've been away for about 2 years now. I've been a member for around 4. I've lost some weight, gained some weight, but I'm still here. I had thought about deleting my account completely and starting all over again, from scr... Read more

Top 10 things to look forward to when I reach my goal weight...

Monday, February 27, 2012      1 comments

Top 10 things to look forward to when I reach my goal weight... Ok, so a friend of mine said that I hadn't blogged in a while which is true so here's my entry for today. It's a silly top 10 list and I hope you get a kick out of it! ... Read more

A cheap piece of meat...

Saturday, January 28, 2012      1 comments

Ok... so I was REALLY pi$$ed today when I weighed myself and found that I gained like 2 pounds. I've been watching what I eat, tracking all of it, busting my ass in the gym getting like almost an hour of cardio a day and for what?? Not just a ... Read more

The Arc Strikes Back...

Thursday, January 26, 2012      2 comments

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far, away... I wrote a blog about the ARC machine at Planet Fitness. I confirmed that it was brutal and even possibly evil. Placed here by the evil Lord Vader to torture all of us on a path to become fit. ... Read more

The ARC is evil!!!!

Friday, January 20, 2012      3 comments

Ok, so up until today I thought that the ARC was a good thing. Noah built it, animals 2 x 2, big flood, yadda, yadda, yadda. Today I found out that the arc is NOT good but EVIL!!! I've seen people at Planet Fitness using it and they were ... Read more

Awesome article!!!

Thursday, January 12, 2012      4 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/reso
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sp?id=1366 This article was awesome (long, but awesome)! It really seemed to describe me to a tee. I definitely have a MAJOR fatitude problem. But at least no... Read more

My first outdoor walk this year...

Saturday, January 07, 2012      1 comments

So today I went out and walked at Glasgow Park and it's the first time I've walked (for fitness) in quite a while. The loop is about 2.4 miles and the terrain has some small hills with the exception of the final stretch. Right at the end you'l... Read more

A little inspiration for the new year...

Monday, January 02, 2012      1 comments

Here's a little story I found on the internet, thought it might inspire others as it did me. Enjoy... Climb The Mountain I tried to climb the mountain today. As I inched my way up the path, I felt out of breath and had to turn back. ... Read more


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