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Simple Heart Cure
I ordered this book called, "Simple Heart Cure. I ordered a hard copy because I couldn't find it in E-fromat. I am really looking to make some changes. I want to live a healthy lifestyle. I'm going to start by looking at my goals. Instead of l... Read more
I did a 16 min. bike ride (stationary) today. Feeling good about doing something positive for me. I'm off to a great start today. Positive thoughts will bring positive change. So, I'm thinking, I will eat better today than I did yesterday. I ... Read more
Tired of Starting Over
How do I get off the roller coaster? I'm up and down on the scale. I just want to give up. I always come back to SparkPeople when I don't know what to do. I know the answer must be somewhere but I can't see far enough to get to the answer. Any ... Read more
Somedays are really better than others.
I started back taking my medication after a two week reprieve. It makes me so tired, with no energy at all. I stopped taking it to see what would happen with doctors permission, of course. Well, I wasn't tired but my heart was doing double tim... Read more
Yesterday, I felt so good. I felt as if nothing could derail my plan of eating. Well, it did. What's next? I didn't want to blog today because I knew, I would have to be honest with my fellow Sparkers. I'm a all or nothing type of person so, I ... Read more
Here's to Good Health
I'm singing a song today because all of my lab work came back great. All of my procedures were excellent. I will continue to stay on top of things because I want to see my grandchildren graduate college. Ok, here's the kicker; I don't have any g... Read more
It is so hard to drink plain water. I'm not drinking enough water. My head hurts and I know it's because I need to drink more water. I can't have water with my meals nor 30 to 45 minutes before or after a meal. Any suggestions on how to get the ... Read more
My BMI is 27.5. I am going to keep working to get it in the healthy range. Knowledge is power. So,thanks SparkPeople for keeping me inform. I had no clue that my BMI had risen that much. I know my weight was up. I guess, this is my wake up cal... Read more
I did not gain the weight overnight and I certainly can't expect it to disappear overnight. I gain weight by not paying attention and not taking care of myself. I am learning many things about me as I take on the challenge of getting healthy. I ... Read more
I'm going to think positive. I weighed myself this morning and it showed a pound and half gain. I know, I didn't cheat myself so, what gives? I named this Blog entry, Positive because when the scale moves up or doesn't move at all, I usually be... Read more
Today, I'm going for my annual check-up. I guess, I can't call it annual, it seems as if, I live at the doctor's office. I'm one of the lucky ones, I have really good insurance coverage. Still, I stress when I go to the doctors. My first thought... Read more
I'm following the Dukan Diet. I've been tracking what I eat and it is hard to get over a 1000 cals. on the Attack days where I only eat protein. It's easier on the days when I can have vegetables with my protein. When I try to eat 1200-1500 cal... Read more
As I Walked!
I went out for a walk this morning. The breeze was cool although, the temperature was already in the 80. It should be around 101 today. It was so calming watching the birds fly overhead. Along the way I picked up can to be recycled. There's th... Read more
Twice as Much
Today, I'm going to go out and buy a pair of walking sneakers. I brought a cheap pair and I do mean a cheap pair. In about 3 weeks after wearing them my left ankle and knee hurts. So, cheap isn't always good. I need a shoe with good arch suppo... Read more
Sick of starting over
I'm starting over, AGAIN. Every time I'm stress, I eat and eat and eat. No, I'm not 314 anymore but I still have issue with food. I eat through the good times and the bad. My son and only child is getting married. This is a happy time but a str... Read more