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Working on creating an active lifestyle
I was a member of the "sandwich" generation, almost two years ago, when my Mom died Christmas Eve. Now, I am working on taking bettear care of myself, spending time with my son, who is now in high school. It is hard to believe, that in a few y... Read more
Nike loves flowers
Happy National Dog Day!... Read more
Just over halfway
The photo shows 25 pounds lost. I am now closer to my goal weight than my start weight. That feels good. Just hope the stomach keeps shrinking too. ... Read more
Just one of those very long days at work, where you work hard, but there is more than what you can do. Wish I worked else where. Everything is so broken. I like my co-workers, but not sure that I have the patience to make it through what needs... Read more
I've been feeling very good about how healthy we have been eating. This weekend we had turkey burgers on the grill. A year ago, this would have been burgers, chips and the obligatory limp veggies. Yuck. This weekend it was fresh cherries, ... Read more
Sexy, Slim and Fabulous!
You are what you repeat. That is what my Weight Watcher leader said at the last meeting. So, I say I am Sexy, Slim and Fabulous! Much nicer than negative inner dialogue. Hopefully, it will be a self-fulfilling prophecy. At first, it isn't n... Read more
Memory Loss and Death of a Loved One
My Uncle died quietly in his sleep Wednesday/ Thursday. He was a quiet man with a good sense of humor, and always a twinkle in his eyes. I knew his health was not great, but am surprised to find him gone. He will be missed.
My Mom, has v... Read more
Not such a good week as far as sleeping has been. I am only getting about 3 hours a night. Not much, I can do about it. Nothing really seems to work long term. So, I try to be positive about it. This morning, I was up early, so I let the do... Read more
Sleep Journal 1
I've decided to start a sleep journal, to try and track what is happening. Also, not so good at communicating.
I fell asleep in five minutes. Slept for 3 hrs 50 minutes. Woke 8 times during the night and was up and 3:30am. I hour before... Read more
So, tired. It is 3am and I have had 2.5 hours of sleep. That's it for the day. Ugh, welcome to Monday. I've been doing better, sleeping longer. I slept an entire 7 hours on Sunday. I honestly don't remember the last time I slept that well.... Read more
Building a Healthy Life
Well, it kind of feels like starting over. Since I am down only about 10 pounds since I started SP. But, without SP I don't know that I would have made it through this last year. It was a year, August 25th that my Dad died (day after my birth... Read more
I'm not sure where to begin on this blog. But my purpose is to begin to become happier and stronger. Right now, I am struggling with insomnia and depression. Because of this my weight is slowly creeping up. I'm not sure which comes first the... Read more
Long time, no blog (1 Year SP)
I see me last blog was back in November as we were moving my Mom. We moved her essentials in November. But, with the holidays are now moving the rest of her things. January 26th is when the moving truck is scheduled. After that we will have... Read more
Moving Mom to Assisted Living
Just a quick note to my sparkfriends, that an opening happened in the Assisted Living Apartments my Mom is wanting. She will be moving on Saturday. As I have two days to prepare for the move, I will not be on Sparkpeople until afte... Read more
Just a note to let you know that I had to take my Mom to the hospital last night as she was very confused. It turns out she was dehydrated and has a UTI. They are keeping her for observation, OT and PT today. So, hoping if she is fine that sh... Read more