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Struggling !

Saturday, September 28, 2013      3 comments

I've been trying to walk more but it's so difficult. I have arthritis in my hip joints and it's getting worse. The pain is stopping me. They increased my pain medication dosage and I hate that. So for awhile I have to cut back on anything physic... Read more

A blessed day !

Wednesday, September 04, 2013      1 comments

It's a wonderful day, the best I've had in a long while. I actually got up and cooked a tasty breakfast casserole this morning for all of us. I haven't been able to do this in a very long time. My outlook on life has gone though a gradual chan... Read more

Trivia ?s

Tuesday, September 03, 2013      1 comments

I love answering the trivia questions. I know that you learn something new everyday but I'm actually surprised by the ones I get right . I found out that I know things that I never really gave any thought to. It's funny how we tend to absorb thi... Read more

Prayer Works

Sunday, September 01, 2013      0 comments

For awhile now I've been dealing with some serious pain. It's difficult to even care about doing things the right way.That includes eating,exercising and just about anything else. I finally just sat down and simply asked for just a touch from Go... Read more

Cleaning !!!!!!!!!

Sunday, August 25, 2013      2 comments

Never let anyone tell you that cleaning is not serious exercise. I spent half a day cleaning one room. By the time I was finished I felt like I had run a marathon. I think I used muscles that I haven't used in years. So believe me that was my e... Read more

Three Days Of the Blues

Friday, August 16, 2013      3 comments

Been in an ugly place for the last three days.The cloudy weather didn't help. I just couldn't get past the feelings of hopelessness.I take meds for depression but sometimes things still get to me. I've had no energy and no desire or interest in... Read more

Making Progress

Sunday, August 11, 2013      0 comments

I made it though my morning stretch and my seated cardio with a little more ease today. I'm still not ready to increase the cardio yet but I'm getting there. I always have to be extremely careful because if the disc in my back pulls I'll be b... Read more

Ready and Waiting

Friday, August 09, 2013      2 comments

Every once in awhile I look at my meal plan and think "yuck". I didn't want to cook, didn't want cereal and milk and although there were other options,nothing appealed to me. Before becoming diabetic I would just drink a cup of coffee and not w... Read more

Surprise At The Doctor's Office !!!

Monday, August 05, 2013      7 comments

My doctor told me that the last time I weighed the scales were off and that my weight was higher than I thought. "BAD NEWS" !!!!!!????? "Not really". He also told me that I have consistently lost weight over the last six months. I've gone from 5... Read more

Family !!!!???!!!!

Sunday, August 04, 2013      3 comments

I think yesterday was probably the worst day I've had since I started ,and all because of family issues. You know you love them but every once in awhile they make you want to pull out hair and scream. I generally keep up with everything I eat bu... Read more

The Last Laugh !!!!!

Saturday, August 03, 2013      5 comments

When I was younger I used to laugh when ever my grandmother would say " It going to rain because my knees are aching". Well I no longer laugh. Not only do my knees hurt but my fingers,elbows,back and any other joint you can name. Sometimes my b... Read more

The Dress Fits !!!!!!!!!!

Sunday, July 21, 2013      5 comments

It fits. It's been in the closet for awhile . I bought it and promised myself I would get into it one day. That day has come, thank God !! I kept a promise to my self. Read more

Exercise !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Saturday, July 20, 2013      5 comments

I have been working on this. It took me awhile to build up to 180 steps a day.Mostly it's about pain. My knees and hip joints are the main problem with walking. My back plays a part in it too. I do my leg and knee workout that my therapist taugh... Read more

Sleep Apnea

Sunday, July 14, 2013      2 comments

The doctor told me that I suffered from sleep apnea and that I stopped breathing every 30 seconds. He also told me that I haven't actually slept in years. Well I always wondered why I felt tired and listless all the time. It really makes it har... Read more


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