Well, after knee surgery followed by an infection and complications, I am finally up and around and looking at eating well. I am currently anemic so I am not allowed to go under a certain number of calories til that is better.
I have learne... Read more
oh, and btw
I imagine I've lost some weight -but can't get on scales to find out!... Read more
post-surgery recovery and anemia
My surgery went well and I left the hospital on schedule. It was kind nice to just have people deliver healthy food to me in bed (-:
Recovery is turning out to be much more onerous than I thought. It's going well; in fact, I am ahead of sc... Read more
Out of pocket
It has been a really, really busy week and I haven't logged in at all. I have, however, done well with my eating and lost a little. I have not been able to exercise as much for physical reasons, but I'm trying.
Tuesday I will be going into ... Read more
Rdy for week
Okay, not the *best* weekend, but not the worst either, considering anniversary dinner, husband's return and a lot of activity.
I have prepared for the week, though --
1)prepared several helping so the cottage cheese salad I like to e... Read more
I'm here. I did NOT eat my good breakfast this morning and have kind of been "off" all day. Didn't overeat but just felt blah. Well, I didn't overeat until DH got back from out of town tonight and had some Double-stuff Oreos with him -- I had 4... Read more
medical stuff/planning to cheat
I could only eat clear liquids all day yesterday in preparation for a medical procedure this morning. You'd think it would show at the scales since all I had was fat free chicken broth and sugar free Jell-o, but nope! )-: Not so far, anyway.
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This, that and people who struggle to have food
It's a beautiful day. I was very ache-y yesterday and only exercised half-time but woke up this morning raring to go. Although, as I've said before, what I do hardly qualifies for exercise, it is so light, it DOES make me feel so much better whe... Read more
I added some small hand barbels to my exercise routine today. AND -- not exactly fitness related, but I ordered a new MacPro. Yay! I have coveted a Mac since my husband got his a couple of years ago but couldn't justify a new computer til now -... Read more
Exercise and healthy eating seemed easier today. I don't know if it is because I am just feeling better overall or if it is just a phase. I know days will come when it isn't as easy, for whatever reason, but having an easy day is sure nice!... Read more
Four jobs I have had in my life:
1. Head start daycare worker/nurse
2. Pediatric oncology nurse
Four movies I have watched more than once:
1. An Affair to Remember
2. All Star Trek movies
3. Love Actu... Read more
musings from the front porch
I love this time of the year because I can sit on the porch while eating my breakfast or lunch (I work PT but at home). There is something so joyous and peaceful about sitting outside, eating, and if possible, lingering, while gazing out at the ... Read more
busy day but things going well.... Read more
Night time eating
Does anyone have any tips for how to avoid night time eating? Distractions, strategies, etc? Besides not eating in bed.. i know that one.
I'm making a new goal...to not eat after 8 pm.
I am definitely a night eater. Yesterday, I found ... Read more
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Yay! Sunny day!
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