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Beta Blocker Battle

Saturday, February 06, 2010      10 comments

Last August I reached the 100 pound lost milestone. It was hard work. My journey began in March, 2008. Last week, I finally achieved the 120 pound loss. It was even harder work because in November the cardiac doctor put me on a beta blocker.... Read more

Heart and Lungs

Tuesday, December 22, 2009      9 comments

If you are interested in the results of my heart tests and CT scan read my personal blog here:
2009/12/heart-and-lungs.html ... Read more

Matters of the Heart

Tuesday, December 01, 2009      10 comments

For the latest update on my heart tests see my personal blog:
2009/12/matters-of-heart.html ... Read more

Baby, Baby, Can You Feel My Heartbeat?

Wednesday, November 11, 2009      13 comments

To find out what happened when I saw the cardiologist for the first time this week, see my personal blog:
feel-my-heartbeat.html I appreciate your prayers and good t... Read more

My Cute Cardio Candy Canes POA

Friday, October 30, 2009      9 comments

This has been a tough week for me. I got a lot of not good news - personal and medical. I had to have tests done and schedule more tests (medical). I have not been sleeping well with so much on my mind. But I do not want to let my team down,... Read more

Heart Problem

Wednesday, October 28, 2009      15 comments

For more information on the heart problem I mentioned yesterday see my personal blog:
2009/10/medical-update.html ... Read more

Ruby's Book

Tuesday, October 27, 2009      11 comments

First of all if you do not know who RUby Gettinger is, you need to go to Style Tv network and find her show, Ruby and find out. If you are not familiar with her show, some of the things in the book will not make as much sense. I just finishe... Read more

Sleep test #4

Wednesday, October 21, 2009      9 comments

Read about my latest sleep test results here:
2009/10/sleep-test-4.html I am encouraged.... Read more

New Sleep Doctor

Tuesday, October 13, 2009      5 comments

Rather than publish it twice, here is the link to my blog about my experience with my new sleep doctor:
2009/10/new-sleep-doctor.html I am very encouraged.... Read more

Picture Not So Perfect

Thursday, September 24, 2009      10 comments

I am feeling upset. For about a year I have been on Facebook. I enjoy the social interaction of that site. Like SP, I have friends there who are either personal friends, or people with common interests. Part of the Facebook site is adding p... Read more

Beyond the Scale

Friday, September 18, 2009      16 comments

I have lost 100 pounds. And while I am proud of that accomplishment, I have been feeling discouraged. The weight loss has come to a standstill, even though I am staying on track and exercising consistently. The medical issues are still what t... Read more

Why Can't I Lose Weight?

Friday, September 04, 2009      16 comments

Stay with me here. I know you look at my weight ticker and think what is she talking about. She has already lost 101 pounds. True. But since MArch I have fought for every pound. NOthing seems to work for more than two weeks. SInce March... Read more

What COuld Be Better Than Getting FLowers?

Thursday, August 13, 2009      11 comments

THe other day on Facebook, one of my friend posted that her husband brought her flowers for no reason and how thrilled she was. I got to thinking how my sweet hubby does something even better for me. Whenever he goes into Brooklyn for one of ... Read more

Anxious Anticipation

Thursday, August 06, 2009      10 comments

Tomorrow I see my dietitian for weigh in. It has been a rough 5 months. I was doing do well consistently losing weight until the end of MArch. FOr a whole year I was losing 1-2 pounds per week, then it stopped. SInce the end of March (in fiv... Read more

Snack Time!

Tuesday, August 04, 2009      9 comments

I belong to Facebook. One of my friends is the company that my dietitian works for. Once a month they post a healthy snack idea on FB. WHile that is nice, it is always a snack that is high in fat, like celery and peanut butter. I am on a low... Read more

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