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Sunday, August 21, 2016      14 comments

It has been forever since I have posted a blog. I have been going to the gym regularly but my dedication hasn't been consistent. My weight has gone up and down some. I haven't gained anywhere near all of my weight back but emotionally I am in... Read more
2nd great running day
Tuesday, October 13, 2015      1 comments

I don't know where it came from but for the 2nd day in a row the hidden runner in me has made her way out. Yesterday I ran for 20 minutes, 2+ miles nonstop. Today my determination got me to 40 minutes, 3.5 miles nonstop. It has been about 5... Read more
21day fix and a great run
Monday, October 12, 2015      0 comments

I successfully finished the 21 day fix two weeks ago. I did quite well, losing 6 3/4 inches and 5 lbs. Although I didn't lose the amount of weight that it advertises, I was pleased. I actually lost about what I expected because I wasn't... Read more
21 day fix
Sunday, September 13, 2015      0 comments

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
Monday, September 07, 2015      5 comments

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
Tuesday, August 04, 2015      5 comments

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
Monday, May 26, 2014      2 comments

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
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      1 comments

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
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      1 comments

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????
Sunday, August 05, 2012      1 comments

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
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      1 comments

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
Friday, July 06, 2012      5 comments

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
Monday, November 07, 2011      0 comments

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)
Saturday, October 08, 2011      3 comments

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
Sunday, September 25, 2011      1 comments

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

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