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SOmetimes it is so hard to keep going

Saturday, February 20, 2010      18 comments

I need to vent a little. I am working so hard at my healthy lifestyle. I go to the gym 5-6 (sometimes even 7) days a week. I wear a heart rate monitor to track my calories. I spend at least two hours working out and burn 1000-1200 calories p... Read more

Shaping Up with Shape Ups

Thursday, February 18, 2010      10 comments

I did something I have never done before. I saw an ad (during the SuperBowl) on tv and went right to my computer and ordered the item. It was Skechers' new Shape Ups. I had never heard of them until that night. WHen I looked them up, i learn... Read more

DO You Really Want to Know???

Wednesday, February 10, 2010      8 comments

I saw this on a friend's blog and thought it was interesting so I thought I'd do it, too. 49 Questions: THese are fun and it is great reading about everyone! 1. What time did you get up this morning? 6:53 am 2. How do you like you... Read more

Working Out Working Out

Monday, February 08, 2010      10 comments

I have back problems. There is no space between my L4, L5 and S1. In addition, where they sit on each other, my spine has twisted. The result is constant pain. Walking any distance is painful. Standing in one place is excruciating. At my ... Read more

Let's Eat and Enjoy It

Sunday, February 07, 2010      8 comments

This is a blog about food I like. I am not a vegan or a true vegetarian. I do not eat land animals: meat or poultry. I do eat seafood, dairy and eggs. Because of this I have a hard time getting enough protein. My dietitian has me on a high... Read more

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

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