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Welcome 2013! Time to set some goals!

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      1 comments

Ah! I love a new year and all of it's promises! I am so happy that I started my journey and already have lost 20 lbs. I feel like I have a head start on the rest of the world!! I went back to work, and when I did, I found I didn't have a... Read more

Welcome 2013! Time to set some goals!

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      0 comments

Ah! I love a new year and all of it's promises! I am so happy that I started my journey and already have lost 20 lbs. I feel like I have a head start on the rest of the world!! I went back to work, and when I did, I found I didn't have a... Read more

Back to work and Glowing

Monday, November 19, 2012      1 comments

Today, I return to work!! I have been off since Oct 15 with pulmonary embolisms. I had such an awakening in the hospital and feel that I really am ready to make positive changes!!! I have been off of diet mt dew for awhile now and the headach... Read more

Small steps lead to big ones!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012      5 comments

My small steps yesterday have lead to bigger ones today! I tracked all of my food yesterday and today. I got my wellness results back from work and was so excited! My numbers improved so much in just two weeks!! Two weeks! It is incredible! ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Building on a Small Victory

Tuesday, November 13, 2012      38 comments

I haven't been on Spark People for several days. My mom and brother came to visit for a few days and it was just too hard to eat right! I have gained some weight back, my sodium is crazy, my ankles are swollen! Good grief!! I have been cravi... Read more

Gloomy Monday

Monday, November 05, 2012      1 comments

It's a gloomy day and I don't seem to have any energy. Having a low-key day. Haven't quite got this website all figured out yet, but that's ok. It will keep me coming back! ... Read more

Happy Sunday

Sunday, November 04, 2012      0 comments

Good day today. Went to church this morning and went to my small group tonight. So good t o be with my friends. Struggling with the low sodium thing! Hard to do!!! Doing great otherwise and still motivated to do well.... Read more

Hungry

Friday, November 02, 2012      3 comments

Today has been the first day that I've really been hungry. I have eaten a lot of protein today (skinless chicken breast for lunch and lean baked pork chop for supper). I am really wanting to eat bad stuff (ie candy and junk food!), but, I haven... Read more

water, salt and no candy

Thursday, November 01, 2012      0 comments

No trouble making it thru Halloween. Didn't buy any candy! Lol! Saw the doctor yesterday and I am trying to increase my motion. I did 10 minutes on my recumbent bike last night! Having trouble balancing my nutrition. I just don't like... Read more

Day 6 Doing Good - Let's Cook!

Wednesday, October 31, 2012      2 comments

I went to the grocery store yesterday. It really wore me out, but I did have fun. Now I have all kinds of low sodium and healthy staples in my pantry to make some good meals! I'm kind of excited about it! I do know that this isn't always go... Read more

Day 5 Weak but empowered

Tuesday, October 30, 2012      1 comments

Feeling pretty weak and trembly today. Eating continues to go well. Have concerns that this will become more difficult to keep up the 'low salt' part and be able to pack lunches for work. Convenience foods are loaded with sodium. Important t... Read more

Day 4 Hope and Carbs

Monday, October 29, 2012      0 comments

I am doing great! Excited about this plan! Today I am going to work on being more mindful of carbs. I just don't know that much about them and I am going to educate myself on some of things they are in that I haven't realized! Need to get mo... Read more

Day 3 High BP but no more Lovenox Shots in the Stomach!!!

Sunday, October 28, 2012      0 comments

Today is my 3rd day on Spark People! I am doing very well and am enjoying using the site. I went to the hospital this morning for blood test, and found out that I don't have to have any more shots in my stomach! Unfortunately, my blood pressu... Read more

Day 2

Saturday, October 27, 2012      1 comments

Enjoyed setting up my site yesterday and found ways to track my cholestrol as well as my sodium and calories. Have not had any caffeine for a couple of days now and feel fine. Slept a lot yesterday despite being on steroids! Ate well and was s... Read more


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