Regular old day
Thursday, May 26, 2011      1 comments

Everything pretty normal today. Awaiting my appt. with surgeon re: breast cancer. Awaiting my appt with orthopedic dr. for collapsed ankles....waiting, waiting, waiting. We need to get good at it because we have to do it a lot. I'm doing ok ... Read more
Refocused and ready to go!
Wednesday, May 25, 2011      2 comments

Well, at weigh-in last night I gained 8.25 lbs. Didn't think that was possible. I had so much sodium though...much is fluid weight but it is weight, nevertheless that has to be lost....again. But the choice is always ours...whether to ref... Read more
Today is Weigh In
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      2 comments

I go to TOPS to get weighed in. I've gained badly this week but I'm ready to start anew....just want to see the damage tonight, accept responsibility for it and move on. My friend is coming with me tonight and I'm really excited about that! I... Read more
Rainy Monday
Monday, May 23, 2011      2 comments

More rain again today....unbelievable. Still went out to eat again yesterday. My goal for today is to not go out to eat. I did not chose wisely any of the 3 times I went out to eat this week. My weight is up 2.5 lbs....official day to we... Read more
Happy Sunday
Sunday, May 22, 2011      4 comments

I have eaten out for 2 nights in a row now. Although I enjoyed the experience, I did feel some guilt each time. I did go way over my nutrition goals. It seems like no matter where you eat, the sodium content is through the roof. I guess I ne... Read more
What's going to happen
Saturday, May 21, 2011      8 comments

Well, I got a call back on my mammogram. After all the extra imaging and an ultrasound, they see something in both breasts...;-((( Now I have to see my surgeon to have MRI's done on both sides and a needle biopsy on one side....then it's the w... Read more
Happy Day
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      3 comments

Well, my official weigh in after being taken off the diuretic, was up 3 lbs. A friend mentioned to me that I might be getting too few calories for my size....I weigh 285.25 and I get around 1200 calories. So, I'm upping my calorie intake to wh... Read more
Up and Down
Monday, May 16, 2011      0 comments

Back up .2 lbs. Weighing in officially tomorrow night. Maybe the water weight will come off by then...hopefully. Every day is an see how I can keep my sodium low and calories within range. Grocery shopped this morning....m... Read more
Normal Day
Sunday, May 15, 2011      2 comments

My weight is stable, I'm happy and I'm continuing my healthy lifestyle and will add exercise tomorrow. I think these normal days are what make up the bulk of our journey. The days we just continue on doing the right thing, making right choices... Read more
Saturday, May 14, 2011      4 comments

Today, the scale actually went down .2 lbs. Small loss I know but the gain from the diuretic withdrawal stopped today....I hope it stays stopped. I hope I can continue to go down and lose the weight I put on...I am very hopeful. This expe... Read more
More Weight Gain
Friday, May 13, 2011      3 comments

well, up 1.4 lbs today for a total of 2.6 lbs since being taken off the diuretic. Still holding my own emotionally but I do wonder where it will stop.... Read more
Accepting some weight gain
Thursday, May 12, 2011      6 comments

I am accepting some weight gain from being taken off my diuretic. A good friend said to me, "I think you need to let it just happen" and I think that is true as long as my healthy eating, sodium levels and water intake are good. I am going to ... Read more
Doctor's Visit
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      3 comments

Well, I went to the doctor's yesterday because I was dizzy when sitting up from lying and standing up from sitting. I'm on several meds for high blood pressure. She decided that I could come off my diuretic because I'm keeping my sodium low an... Read more
A Loss!
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      2 comments

Well, today the scale dropped a lb...which puts it back to where it was...I still hope I can at least lost 1/4 lb tonight. But it has taught me something. If I want to weigh everyday, I cannot obsess over the scale. I didn't think I was but i... Read more
Getting Perspective
Monday, May 09, 2011      9 comments

I have been on a plateau for 9 days now but I have learned a lot that I can do from other SparkPeople members and I've learned to look at the bigger picture. I know that I need to measure everything, but my salad dressing in particular....I... Read more

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