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Sunday, April 11, 2010      3 comments

While I was out recuperating from my shoulder surgery I was feeling down and depressed my only form of social life was going to doctor, dentist, and physical therapy appointments and the occasional grocery shopping trip. I wanted to do somethin... Read more

Happy Holidays To All SparkPeople

Sunday, December 20, 2009      2 comments

I want to extend my best wishes to all SparkPeople Teams and people that make the available to us. I will be undergoing surgery tomorrow 12/21/09 and am glad to be having this done as I have a torn rotator cuff (Shoulder) ligame... Read more

A Special Thank-You

Wednesday, September 30, 2009      2 comments

I want to say "Thank-you" to everyone who responded to me through this Blog site or through sparkmail. Your ideas, words of encouragement and support were greatly appreciated. The Orthopedic doctor changed my medications and my Primary Care Ph... Read more

Depressed, Upset, and In Pain

Tuesday, September 29, 2009      4 comments

Went to my Orthopedic doctors office today at 2:30 pm EST. My appointment wasn't until October 14th but I had to see him ASAP. I told him that the pain in my right shoulder that he said was bursitis is not responding to the treatment of Ant... Read more

Success with Day One Addition of Strength Training

Monday, September 28, 2009      0 comments

Today I added on Strength Training to my Agenda. My program consists of 5 exercises that take into consideration upper/lower body and core. I started out by doing my 30 minutes of Cardio using my Richard Simmons Sweating to the Oldies CD then ... Read more

I wonder if counting sheep would help?

Sunday, September 27, 2009      1 comments

Last night has got to have been one of the worst in my life. I found myself falling asleep on and off in front of the television (the TV was watching me) so I decided to go to bed. I lay there wide awake watching the clock as it changed minute... Read more

Adding Strength Training to my Agenda

Friday, September 25, 2009      1 comments

Commencing on 9/28/09 I am adding six strength training exercises to be done three days per week they take into consideration core strength, upper body, and lower body. Then I have my seven (7) prescribed shoulder exercises that I am requ... Read more

Making up for Blah Day 9/23/09

Friday, September 25, 2009      1 comments

Tomorrow 9/26/09, I will do my 30 minute Cardio that I did not do on 9/23/09. On that day my emotions were strained and I ended up not doing my Cardio and I ate an additional 250-300 calories that was "EMOTIONAL EATING". I feel like I did myse... Read more


Wednesday, September 23, 2009      2 comments

Feeling less than motivated today pain is physical and emotional and I don't even feel like doing my cardio workout. It is now 4:04 EST and I have a podiatrist appointment at 5:30. I can't find any work I've been unemployed since the middle of... Read more

And Slowly We Go Pound By Pound, Inch By Inch

Tuesday, September 22, 2009      1 comments

Today was the day for my weekly weigh-in & measurements of my waist and hips and the results are in......Drum roll please Weight emoticonRead more

Daily - A Blast From The Past

Monday, September 21, 2009      3 comments

In addition to being overweight I have bilateral Lymphedema of both of my lower legs and feet, I have osteoarthritis to both of my knees, recently I was diagnosed with bursitis of my right shoulder and the pain I have been feeling in my elbows &... Read more

A Bedtime Story

Monday, September 21, 2009      1 comments

There once was a train who had low self-esteem he was faced with getting up a very steep hill. He said "I think I can, I think I can" and he with faith in self climbed the very steep hill. Read more

A Very Busy Beaver

Sunday, September 20, 2009      2 comments

Surely if they gave awards for longest time spent doing various actions on I think I would fall into that category. I have responded to everyones messages for every group that I belong to. Additionally, I welcomed any and all n... Read more

A Celebratory Occasion

Friday, September 18, 2009      3 comments

Today 09/18/09 at 6pm will mark a very special day in my life. On this day in 1985, I Graduated from the Mercer County Vocational School in Trenton, New Jersey as a Licensed Practical Nurse. This day stands out in my memory as it was the firs... Read more

Not A Happy Camper

Tuesday, September 15, 2009      1 comments

Today was the day for my weekly weight and hip and waist measurements. The weight showed me to be up 2 lbs., the waist measurement showed a 1" increase and my hip measurement showed a 1/2" increase between 9/8/09 - 9/15/09. I am trackin... Read more

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