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Smile - Day 1 of gratitude

Tuesday, May 05, 2015      1 comments

(Humor me and try to keep a smile on your face as you read this) As a child I would play a game with my cousins. As we rode in the camper bunk above the cab we would smile and wave at people we passed. If we could make them smile we got a po... Read more

Pulling Back the Throttle

Monday, May 04, 2015      4 comments

I'm back on track today. I think all the stress had just been building in me. There are something things I haven't shared - like a funeral I will be going to this Thursday, looking for a job and now getting interviews and my self doubt of ... Read more

Boiling Kettle

Saturday, May 02, 2015      2 comments

So I'm normally more positive that most - so if that is the type of blog you want to read, turn the page - today I'm letting off some steam. Truthfully the day has been a wonderful mix or fantastic and growl feelings. I got less hours ... Read more


Saturday, May 02, 2015      5 comments

Tear as in lateral meniscal knee tear, but I do not have a tear in my eye. I was so afraid the MRI report would come back showing nothing. There is also something up with the cartilage of my patella (knee cap). Going to wait to hear what ... Read more

Counting my Chickens

Friday, May 01, 2015      4 comments

They say not to do this. Jump ahead. Run ahead with your imagination. You are suppose to "live in the moment" - taking each step as they come, not getting ahead of yourself. I get not living in the past. Why beat myself up over mist... Read more

Nice get well gift

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      2 comments

For the last three days, I have felt uck and low energy. So I just worked on staying hydrated and allowed myself some licorice which helps settle my stomach. What I love now when I get a "treat" I'm still being able to stay with in the walls ... Read more

ongoing uck

Tuesday, April 28, 2015      5 comments

methotrexate hit me hard this time with nausea. I used Pepto-Bismol yesterday, today I'm just holding off on eating hoping it passes. So tired. My plan on eating is soup. I made some homemade stock. I will still try to do 20 minutes of ... Read more

My day of rest

Monday, April 27, 2015      1 comments

Got some sunlight and did some reading, but mostly a sore resting day. My weight was the same this morning but I'm expecting it toI be up tomorrow for two reasons: 1) I ate more - because I was sore, I know my body is repairing muscles, so I... Read more

Pool Productive

Saturday, April 25, 2015      3 comments

So put in a lot of work pressure washing the walkways around our homeowner assocation pool. Also lifted up the covers for the drain that circumscribe the pool, getting out all the needles, beetles, spiders and winter muck. Got some sun and... Read more

Collection of Knee-less Exercises

Friday, April 24, 2015      1 comments

When you are overweight, it is wonderful to get up and start moving. As you do the pounds roll off. However, as I have discovered the impact to your feet, ankles and knees can be life changing in a huge negative fashion. So I'm put together a... Read more


Thursday, April 23, 2015      4 comments

Lessons in listening to your body: Yesterday, I was craving Cheetos all day long - yes I was also craving ice cream and a doughnut (which by the way doughnuts have always been disappointingly unsatisfying when I finally break down and have ... Read more

Good Choices

Thursday, April 23, 2015      2 comments

Going out to a restaurant has gotten easier for me. I look for the leanest protein and all the options for vegetables. I seek nutritional information and most of all I ask servers to help lead me to the best options. Today I had a bigger ... Read more

Under 100 kilograms

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      3 comments

This is like working on a treadmill where you work on rounding off steps to a solid number and then a bit more for a round number on calories burned. I've been working in pounds, but what the heck, how fun to jump on my smartie scale and have i... Read more

Step one of house cleaning.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      2 comments

Dug in big time on cleaning up. Voted. Organized. Took my hubby out to a frugal dinner. Under ate on calories today. My weigh in was only .5 lbs off should have been 1 lb, so forcing the decrease. No doubt my body's metabolism is off. Me... Read more

I will adapt

Monday, April 20, 2015      3 comments

I don't except can't. Not an option. If I'm going to finish this journey it can't be just about eating (although the majority of my progress is all about strict calorie restriction), yet I need muscles to increase my calorie burning furnace. ... Read more

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