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Don't know what to do!
I have a problem and I'm not sure what to do. For the last two years I have been on medication for leg edema. My left leg is larger than my right leg. This happened late summer in 2010. I want to be off the medication, but it won't stay away. It... Read more
Thanksgiving November 24, 2011
Well Thanksgiving has come and gone. In a few hours I will be at work waiting for the doors to open at midnight. Not looking forward to that. They are supposed to feed us, but I am bringing my own food. I only used a stick and a half of butter t... Read more
My Mini-Goal November 22, 2011
Hello. In my blog dated November 1st, I stated that I gave myself until Thanksgiving to lose 10 lbs to meet my mini-goal. I actually have it written on my calendar for next Tuesday, November 29th. I chose Tuesday because that's when I go to my w... Read more
MegaYoga dvd November 15, 2011
I pre-ordered a yoga dvd from Amazon. According to the UPS, my package should be here tomorrow. I cannot wait! I went to a store and bought a yoga mat for $5 in preparation for tomorrow. Being as big as I am it is hard to move, bend, and stretch... Read more
Rainy Tuesday :( November 8, 2011
Good morning SparkPeople! It's raining here in Chicago and it makes me sleepy. I walked to my Weight Watchers meeting this morning and I didn't get too wet. I lost 2 more pounds. I need to lose 3.8 more pounds to hit my first 10% mark. I was so ... Read more
Brand new month! Tuesday-November 1, 2011
I started the new month with a 1.8 lb loss at Weight Watchers this morning. My leader gave out all kinds of reading material to keep us motivated. I stopped at the grocery store before my meeting to buy the November issue of Cooking Light. I wan... Read more
I want to sew something to wear. Sunday, October 30, 2011
I have already cut the tissue pieces from a pattern to make a jacket. I love to sew, except I hate being hunched over a table to cut the material. I have a lot of patterns and I want to make nice clothes. Everything I wear is stretchy and has el... Read more
Being accountable. Saturday, 10/29/2011
Well, I had work today. I work part-time and I don't get too many hours. We opened an hour earlier today than we normally do on Saturdays. So, that means I ate lunch super early. When I was home in the afternoon I was feeling peckish and it was ... Read more
Friday and Feeling Fine! 10/28/2011
It's Friday and my backache is almost gone. I feel a little twinge when I move a certain way but I'm able to move better today. Yesterday my husband went to Dunkin' Donuts after work and they gave him 3 extra donuts for free. I had a chocolate i... Read more
It's Thursday and raining in Chicago.
It's a sad, gloomy day. Whenever it's overcast and rainy all I want to do is sleep. I have got to start moving. I woke up with a backache yesterday and today the pain is not as bad as yesterday. It is still hard to bend or move from side to side... Read more
My First Blog Entry-Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011
I had Weight Watchers this morning. Not happy, had a 2.2 lb gain. I know I did everything right, except one thing. I don't move enough. Also, I have Edema in both legs for over a year now and I'm on meds. I tracked everything I ate, I drank wate... Read more