SHAROND52's Blogs

A bad few days, but am back on the right track
Thursday, December 30, 2010      3 comments

I had a very bad reaction to some over the counter meds but have recovered and getting a fresh start on the New Year. I am also re-evaluating my goals and how I can make them happen. My hubby is seeing a GI md to find out why he is having all... Read more
Walking with Poles
Thursday, December 23, 2010      5 comments

I have found that using walking poles (like ski poles) helps me get more of a workout when walking without adding any strain to my walks. They give me an upper body workout. I also used them when I was recovering from my ankle surgery. Right n... Read more
Walking for stress
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      5 comments

Today has been a rotten day involving my hubby spending the morning in the ER due to dizziness . Nothing then was resolved other then he has to see a gastro md on 1/14. After I got him home and in bed I went out and walked and I was able to go... Read more
Snacking in bed
Monday, December 20, 2010      5 comments

That is one of my biggest problems. Normally when I go to bed I tend to take a few cookies or even candy to munch on while I read in bed. I tend to read up to an hr a night before turning out the lights. Since I have fibromyalgia I tend to wa... Read more
One Day At A Time and Faith
Saturday, December 18, 2010      4 comments

I know that is a very popular phrase, but, for me right now it seems to be the best way to work the program. I can't always face the thought of doing certain things for a long period, or not eating the foods I crave. But with the help of my L... Read more
Eating out and staying within guidelines
Friday, December 17, 2010      1 comments

Today after finishing the holiday shopping dh and I treated ourselves to lunch at LoneStar. I ordered a 11oz sirloin with sweet potato and steamed broccoli. I ate the veggies and brought half the steak home for lunch tomorrow. Then I had dh dr... Read more
INDOOR CYCLING and Walking shoes
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      5 comments

I managed to do 10 minutes on the indoor bike. It is 32 degrees outside and I am just not in the mood to go out walking sinceIi have had a bit of gastro bug I figured that indoor was better. I have found that I can knit while using the indoor... Read more
Exersizing in bad weather
Monday, December 13, 2010      7 comments

It is 36 degrees and drizzling rain with a light snow mix and I am debating about trying to get a walk in. It is so much easier to just curl up with a cup of hot tea and continue to work on dh's sweater. If I do that I will need to get on the ... Read more
Walking again finally
Sunday, December 12, 2010      5 comments

I finally got my new walking shoes from a place that took the time to properly fit me with the right shoes. Today is the first day since all of this started last August that I went and did an actual exercise walk. A 15 minute mile, it is quite... Read more
Accepting change
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      3 comments

In the last few days I had to make a major decision in my life and now that I finally made it and put it into motion I am starting to realize that not all change is bad. For years I have been a passionate weaver. Due to ongoing problems with ... Read more
Starting back up again
Friday, November 12, 2010      4 comments

I am finally at a point emotionally and physically to start back on the program. In August, I gave up on just about anything due to the fact I was having a lot of trouble with my ankle. I was told no exercise walking and try to stay off the f... Read more
Finished traveling
Monday, August 30, 2010      5 comments

We are home from the last of the mini vacations and now it is a matter of really getting back into healthy routines. Yesterday I bought a really nice 6 speed bike so I can run local errands and get some fresh air exercise in at the same ti... Read more
Things are getting better every day
Friday, August 20, 2010      2 comments

Hubby is doing well and mending after his surgery on Wed. I am getting back on the Spark more everyday. And I am down to 200 pounds as of today. I still am having to baby my ankle though. I think I may get a brace for it this morning. And m... Read more
Thanks for all the support
Thursday, August 19, 2010      3 comments

Thanks for everyone's support and prayers for my hubby's surgery yesterday. All went well and he is home recovering. I was able to avoid the vending machines, by bringing my own healthy food and water. I also managed to do a fair amount of... Read more
Starting to walk again
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      4 comments

Today I did a SLOW half mile walk while it was cook. I imagine that I will get a bit more walking done in the hospital while hubby is having surgery today, but , I will take it slow again to prevent stressing the ankle again... Read more

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