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Please Pray for My SparkFriend Jhadzia
The light dawned late. On Saturday, I took a decongestant pill and a swig of cough syrup in an effort to beat this cold into submission. Generally, I take half of a normal dosage for even over the counter drugs such as these were. I had no su... Read more
Not Safe to Drive
This cold is a doozy. I cannot walk straight, cannot think straight. I think the combination of the cold meds are not doing me any favors. I have taken nothing today and my head is still quite foggy. We had errands to do today, but I don't f... Read more
One Week Into the Year
As I write this, the Jets have just beat the Colts and the Saints lost to the Seahawks earlier today. I feel like a jinx - the teams I like are losing! Actually, having lived in Alaska, the Seahawks are one of my teams, too, but I was rooting f... Read more
Making Today a Success
"Making Today a Success" is my current status. When I posted that this morning, it was a comment of determination, not yet a statement of fact. This cold has really wrecked the beginning of the year for me. I hated taking 2 sick days in the f... Read more
Cold = No Appetite
I stayed home sick again today. I slept a lot and did not do much else. A coworker emailed me with the news that a manager has been let go. She was not well liked, but I hate to see anyone lose their job. Of course, I don't know the details ... Read more
A Sad Day
Today was a long day...I made it through the day at work and got some good work done, but am drained as I type this. My head cold is centered on my throat and I am tired.
I ate lightly and got in over 8K steps. Not much strength trainin... Read more
Another Wasted Day!
Yesterday's HVAC failure at work meant everyone was cold. I woke up with swollen glands and swollen tonsils so I stayed home and slept a lot. Another day of no exercise. Tomorrow I will go back to work and get some steps in...I am really unha... Read more
Ouch and Brrr!
A few days ago, I really overdid it housekeeping and hurt myself in some weird spots. My left arm hurts if I move it or attempt to carry anything of any weight. Today, I was glad to get back to walking at work, forgetting that the cafe was clo... Read more
A friend of mine gave me some money for Christmas and I used it at Ross Dress for Less when I found the Fit and Fresh food containers. Tomorrow is the first day of work for the new year, so I prepared my breakfast and lunch tonight (partially).... Read more
Instead of Resolutions, Commitments
01/27/10 was the day I finally signed up on SparkPeople. I had found it the week before, poked around and thought about it. Even after signing up, I still did not know much about the journey ahead, all I knew was what had failed or worked only... Read more
Freezing Cold Today!
I am feeling better today, but had absolutely zero energy. I did not move. No exercise at all. The fever has broken, I think and the cough is almost gone.
I accidentally figured out why my broadband access card was not working, It is ... Read more
Fitness Buddy Circle & Other Thoughts
December 29, 2010
The 3rd anniversary of my cousin Kirsti's sudden death
Day 4 of my 28 day challenge
Day 1 of the new team "Fitness Buddy Circle"
I was a total couch potato today. When I got up this mornin... Read more
Eyes, Calories and Not Enough Steps
Day 3 of my 28 day plan. I "saved" 180 calories by not eating them and burned either 150 or 88 depending on if you believe the SP site or my pedometer. Either way, I did not function at a 500 calorie deficit, which is what I need to do every d... Read more
Day 2 of my 28 day plan. I did not get much done on my to-do list, but one of the things I did do was get a walk in. I walked 2.2 miles, but I fell twice. I think I sprained my left wrist and left ankle. I am also really sore on both knees a... Read more
28 x 2
I decided to start the 28 day program today. I should have done it when I first started on SP laste last January, but I was so overwhelmed at the time that I didn't even learn about the plan for months...
I want to get below 160 by 1/31/11... Read more