With last night's weigh-in I saw the sixth successive day free of poor fluid function. Can I make it a seventh? With proper meal spacing, appropriate food choices, an appropriate level of activity and otherwise healthy function, the answer to ... Read more
Well, with a return to established calorie targets yesterday following the 3 days of protein and raw greens, the scale did not pop up as I expected it to do. It dropped a tad more and actually dipped below the center weight around which I'd bee... Read more
For those of you that have played the board game, Monopoly. You likely recognized my play on words from the Go to Jail Card - Go To Jail, Go Directly to Jail, Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $100.
Well after 3-days of this protein and raw g... Read more
So, as expected, no issues with evening hunger / cravings last night.
Not hungry this morning. In fact, I've usually eaten breakfast by now. But, I want to wait until I talk to the nutritional folks. A message has been left and I am awai... Read more
Well, no challenges with hunger following dinner last night. Did not awake ravenous this morning.
Saw another drop on the scale. The body released another 0.8 lbs. This morning's weigh-in was the lowest I have seen in 28 days and dropped... Read more
Okay, let me first say, "I am surprised."
Honestly, I did not expect this. But, was willing to try it. And, I remain guardedly optimistic. I am skeptical by nature. And, an isolated day down means nothing to me. Does it catch my attent... Read more
I have been in communication with both my doctor and the nutritional folks supporting me in maintaining my health. There are a number of concerns.
1. Slow healing of the eyes ... 6 weeks and counting.
2. Inflammation present.
The ... Read more
I have had some interesting exchanges with a couple of Spark Friends today. These exchanges have left me pondering life's entry. It was rough. I did not enter the planet feeling supported. I was a rough go from the start.
It began with ... Read more
In response to the question posed to myself in the blog "Could it be?"
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=6206416
I would have to say, "No." At least at this point, there is no clear... Read more
Today there was a blip upward on the scale following a poor fluid function day yesterday. Not entirely sure what factor(s) led to yesterday's poor fluid function.
-- remaining inflammation associated with infection
-- too much salt in resta... Read more
The first thing I noticed this morning is that the swelling at the nose is worse than yesterday and the redness ringing the eyes appears more pronounced. Pelvic pain? Okay. Not bad. Not good. The weight? Same as yesterday morning.
So,... Read more
This is a continuation of thoughts shared earlier today in my blog Could it be? www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=6206416
My predilection and bias towards numbers is evident in my firs... Read more
Well, 24-hours ago I undertook yet another experiment on my body. Yes, I am a scientist through and through. It is far TOO SOON to declare victory and I am actually hesitant to even write this blog because it may leave me feeling incredibly fo... Read more