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Visual Feelings...

Monday, January 23, 2012      2 comments

I have felt like this for 4 years..Have you? I know there are those of you out there with amazing success, and I am so proud of you...I don't want to be this bear a... Read more

Note To Self

Sunday, January 22, 2012      3 comments

Okay I restarted Spark this week...In 4 days I lost 2.6 pounds..Considering I have been on steroids for 3 weeks, this is initself amazing, because Prednisone, is known for blowing you up with fluids... SO Note to self: Good Job! Impr... Read more

ALL I can do is cry....

Wednesday, January 18, 2012      7 comments

My beloved sister passed away Dec 13th, after a long struggle with recovery from a severe brain injury near her brain stem. She aspirated on vomit, was septic, and ventilator dependent after a 5 day emergecy ordeal in the hospital beginning Dec ... Read more

My Lungs Suck

Sunday, July 11, 2010      11 comments

Yep its true, my lung disease has me fully disabled by the VA and the Social Security ... I had a pulmonary function test mid June, turns out I have a whopping 40% of lung volume....( hello not 100%) Last friday morning i woke up light... Read more

The Sad Truth is....

Saturday, June 12, 2010      7 comments

That dose of Prednisone last month, gave me an automatic gift of 9 pounds back on...Sad but true. So I have been stressing over that immensenly. I am only 2 or so pounds from getting back to where I was. It has been a heartbreaking process... Read more

My Own Challenge for June

Wednesday, June 02, 2010      9 comments

I am making my own challenge for this month. 200 miles to burn off! Tools Needed: My Own two feet ... Leslie Sansone 5 mile DVD, dog walking, and my new stationary bike. The stationary bike is going to be the biggest challange. I start... Read more

Prednisone, You Won't Stop ME....

Thursday, May 13, 2010      14 comments

After a week on 50 mg of prednisone, and the taper dose, the marvels of medicine, I have gained 7 pounds. DO I feel awful, hell yes! I was so depressed last week, I was an emotional wreck, I should of lost 5 pounds in tears... But this i... Read more

Wake-Up It's time to Spark

Friday, May 07, 2010      7 comments

Wake up Melody....Between taking Chantrix and Benadryl for allergies I have been a zombie this week, except of course Tuesday night...when we went to the Beatle Mania concert.... I don't like this feeling if lethargy...I need my energy back... Read more

Confidentially Speaking

Thursday, April 29, 2010      4 comments

I read a blog yesterday that really inspired me, as well as described something I feel personally. My freinds mean the world to me..YOU ALL AT SP...I love my teams, and still getting to know new people on those teams. I just can't mold... Read more

Pedometer vs Mileage Tracker

Tuesday, April 27, 2010      11 comments

Over the weekend I took my dogs to our favorite park. I wore my pedometer for the first time, just for the heck of it...when we got back inside the car, my pedometer said 1.32 miles, I thought dang, I thought that walk was longer than that... ... Read more

One of My Goals

Thursday, April 22, 2010      6 comments

For sure after I get my first 50 lbs off, I am going to get a new Drivers License picture, they really did me wrong last yr. Being so tall, they told me I had to look down at this dot, the pic gave me 3 damn chins....Oh yes I am going to get eve... Read more

Earth Day

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      3 comments

Well it is amazing to me that it has taken this many years to really become something important. My memory of Earth Day, well I was in 5th or 6th grade, our class went out on a field trip to a Christmas Tree farm....(this is ORegon mind yo... Read more

I Almost Did It...

Saturday, April 17, 2010      9 comments

I have worked out hard this week, especially in the yard yesterday. Planted 6 new rose bushes, 2 peonies, 6 ( Susan Kolman cure) pink lillies, 2 baby hibiscus trees...dug up Giant weeds in the garden, ( I plan on rototillering tomorrow, the vege... Read more

90 Days approaching

Wednesday, April 14, 2010      8 comments

I don't know that I have had my ah ha moment yet. The seasons of Biggest Loser have come and gone, and interestingly enough, there comes that time of the break down for the contestant, and BAM, they get it.... I suspect that many of us who ... Read more

Handy Spark People Reports

Saturday, April 10, 2010      5 comments

Hello Gang, been kind of out this week, taking care of business... I got a letter today from my PCP, I had some labs drawn March 26, my fasting labs were perfectly fine, but my AIC climbed up to 6.5.. so she is considering starting me on me... Read more


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