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Weigh in day!

Saturday, August 29, 2015      3 comments

I was so excited today to weigh in. I had a great week with lots of encouragement. After months of no progress, I lost 2 lbs this week. It represents lots of hard work but it was well worth it. My only hope is it doesn't come back.... Read more

I regained my spark!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015      8 comments

I am day 5 into my new SP challenge and loving it. It's a lot of hard work but like they say, no pain, no gain. The exercise part has been a real challenge. So many nights I just want to say, that's enough! But then I see how close I am to f... Read more


Monday, August 24, 2015      4 comments

I joined a new challenge this past Sat and being how competitive I am, I have had a really great start. I used to join different ones in the beginning when I first got on here and I did very well but then I got lazy and stopped. Now I see how ... Read more

This is my fight song week 2

Monday, August 10, 2015      3 comments

I'm taking back my life! I have last week, the first week, under my belt and already I feel stronger and my mind is in the right place. I have finally got all my stresses under control. I feel in charge again. So I am starting week 2, I'm in... Read more

This is my fight song!

Thursday, August 06, 2015      6 comments

I found a new motivation in the new song out, 'This is my fight song, take back my life song'. It's got a catchy tune but more important the words get to me. This is the first week all this year that I have taken back control of my life. It i... Read more

100% of exercise goal!

Tuesday, August 04, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday, I went to have one of the four stitches removed by laser in my eye. It went well but these have to be done one at a time which is a pain in the neck. The outer stitches are the dissolvable kind but the inner ones aren't. I just can... Read more

It's a good day!

Thursday, July 30, 2015      4 comments

Seeing 2 docs today, 1 down, 1 to go. This mornings visit went very well. I'm grateful for such understanding and compassion, she was so helpful and there was no judgement of my life. I was so tired of everyone setting down impossible rules f... Read more


Tuesday, July 28, 2015      4 comments

I am so hopeful that this week will be better. I saw the eye doc yesterday and he is pleased with my progress finally. It sure took a long time! I can now see with both eyes focused. That means I am walking better. I had to stop exercising ... Read more

Surgery over

Friday, July 24, 2015      5 comments

I am having one hell of a week! Tuesday's pre op was cancelled because there was no date on the faxed form. When I got a dated one, I found out they gave away my appt and couldn't get another one. I was supposed to have surgery on Wedsday so ... Read more

Funeral turned party!

Saturday, July 18, 2015      6 comments

I wrote an entire blog yesterday only to have it disappear before it posted. So today will be a continuation of it. I went to my aunts funeral this morning. She had a long life, passed away at age 93 and was up and walking right up to when sh... Read more

Make today a good day!

Monday, July 06, 2015      4 comments

Today is the first day of a new week. It's time to put some effort into my workouts so I started this morning with over 1,000 steps. It doesn't sound like a lot but with my legs it is. I also have to get some veggies in as I have been sorely ... Read more

More surgery

Friday, June 26, 2015      6 comments

How I wish I had goods news today at the eye doctors but it was not to be. My pressure is creeping up and it's reached the unacceptable point even with all the drops I'm using. So next Thursday, I meet with the surgeon about opening the tear d... Read more

Numbers are going down!

Friday, June 12, 2015      7 comments

I'm always here when I have to vent so today I decided to share some good news instead. I've been working hard to get my sugar numbers down and for the first time in over 6 months this morning it was 105! Those that know can appreciate this. ... Read more

The mind rules!

Thursday, June 11, 2015      4 comments

I had a new to me thought today that I want to share. I play a game sometimes on line where I find the hidden objects. There are days when I can whiz right thru it and then there are days when I can't find anything and how easy it is to give u... Read more

Where's the fun!

Tuesday, June 09, 2015      3 comments

It's been awhile and things have finally calmed down in my life. Perhaps I've just accepted how they are and am moving forward. I've let go of most of my stress and that made a world of difference. I am still dealing with the eye doctor situa... Read more

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