21 day fix
Tomorrow I will start a new short term adventure. Tomorrow my friend and I will be starting the 21 day fix. This is not something I would normally do, especially since what I have been doing is working. But my friend feels that she is not get... Read more
compliment at the gym
It has been awhile since I have written a blog entry. it isn't because I have not been doing well. Life has just been very hectic. But despite life coming at me full boar, I have stuck to what I need to do to reach my goals.
I have l... Read more
Hello Spark friends
I can't remember the last time I posted a blog. My life has taken many twists and turns, some good, some bad, some very bad. But I have fought through it all and have gotten back to the point where I realized my weight is one thing I do ha... Read more
Fighting my way back
I have not written a blog in a very long time. Mostly out of embarrassment I guess. I worked so hard to get to my goal weight and get fit. I managed to accomplish both goals. But then things happened. I had issues at work. Because of the i... Read more
seeking helpful information
Well, I have now officially been diagnosed with asthma. And I have learned that my best source of support and helpful information is my spark friends. So here I am asking for just that. Let me start by saying that I have been a paramedic for ... Read more
one day at a time
Here is the latest update of everything that i have been experiencing. To answer my last blog, if any of you ever need to have a methacholine challenge test done beware!!!! I wouldn't wish that test on my worst enemy. It was extremely challen... Read more
Anyone had this done before????
The next step in answering my questions, and hopefully feeling better, is a methacholine challenge test which I am having done on Wednesday. Have any of you ever had this test done before? I read online that it is very physically challenging. ... Read more
Still looking for answers
Here is an update from my last blog. Unfortunately, it is not good news. The results of my echocardiogram were negative, just as i suspected. This was followed by an actual visit to my Dr. instead of just a phone call. He informed me that we... Read more
desperately wishing i had answers
I haven't written a blog for a very long time. The truth is, I haven't done anything I should for a very long time. I am way beyond frustrated and wish i had all the answers. But the truth is, I have none.
Here is what has been going o... Read more
Doing well but a frustrating run
I think I have finally gotten back on track. Sometimes I think something just has to click in my brain to get me to care and do the right thing again. I am feeling like that has happened. So, on that note, I have done really well with my eati... Read more
Still having breathing issues but...... (with pics)
For those of you that read my last blog, an update. I felt absolutely lousy for 2 weeks. Then I finally felt better. I even got to go to the Y on Monday. I ran 4 miles on the treadmill and did a full round of nautilus. And it all lasted for... Read more
At a temporary standstill
Several years ago, while providing EMS at a snowmobile event, I had a sudden onset of difficulty breathing. It lasted for about two weeks. At that time, I had a chest x-ray, blood work and a spiral CT scan, all of which were negative. Althoug... Read more
Starting over AGAIN
Ok, not really completely starting over. Just recovering from a REALLY bad weekend. I could give you several excuses of why I did horrible this weekend. But the thing is, that is just what they are. EXCUSES!!!! I need to stop making them an... Read more
Moving forward again
First, I would like to thank you all for your support with my meltdown the other day. You are the reason I was able to force myself to post my confessions. I could not do any of this with out you.
Second, I think you all deserve an update... Read more
I am pretty sure this is the hardest blog I will have written so far. But it is time to do it. It is time to be honest with all of you. The truth that I have been hiding is that shortly after I reached my goal, I started sliding back the othe... Read more
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