DH is seeing a chiropractor who wants him to go on an anti-inflammatory diet for two weeks to start to decrease the inflammation in his body and allow it to heal. He has becoming increasingly less mobile since the back/buttock pain started near... Read more
Here's my list for this year. I left the last one open. When I make my list, I always have so many ideas left that it's hard to decide on that last one. I also reserve the right to change any one of my ideas at any time during the year. The w... Read more
In the interest of improving body, mind and soul in 2014, I listed 14 things at the beginning of the year that I wanted to do. I tried to list things to do instead of resolutions but some still read as resolutions. I did not think it was neces... Read more
I have lost my motivation. I'm sure it is some where amidst the chaos of being a care giver for others. Unlike working at a job, the stress from care giving makes me feel that I am not in control. And that's exactly how I am behaving.
So... Read more
On August 22nd, I had surgery to reduce the length of my ulna and to release the trigger thumb on my right hand. I spent 5 days in the post surgery wrap and, then on August 27th, I got a cast.
I was at a funeral on Saturday, for my last uncle. I saw a woman there who seemed vaguely familiar but I couldn't place her. Well, it turned out to be my cousin's wife and she has lost ALOT of weight. I had heard that she was using MedFast (o... Read more
My goals were to
1) have lost 18 pounds. Didn't happen.
2) have a cholesterol level below 200. Well, I'm at 201 and HDL is at 68 so I'll take this one as a win.
3) have a blood sugar level below 100. Didn't happen. I can't se... Read more
or mindful eating, whatever term you use, is not for me. At least not yet. Not in the near future either. I always think I should eat. Perhaps I need to start at a more basic level and just admit to myself how hungry I am each time I reach f... Read more
Most days Molly and I go to Wildwood Park to walk. We can walk any where from 60 to 90 minutes depending on where I go. Sometimes I stay within the park and sometimes I go out by the armory and airport and/or Main Street and/or the swimming po... Read more
I started the month well but this week I have really struggled. My food choices are just too frequent and poor quality. My exercise isn't suffering and, lucky for me, neither has my weight (YET!).
My continuing OMAT goal from May is a veg... Read more
On my walk this morning, I was thinking about all the things I am doing now that were sparked by my involvement on Spark People. I feel I am stronger and healthier than I have ever been and that sure does feel good even if the weight has been s... Read more