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My 94-year-old Grandma passed away earlier this evening in Broomall, PA. She had not been in the greatest of health for several years and ended up dying of congestive heart failure. This is a scary thought because my Dad's mom died 7 years ago... Read more
My Favorite Day of the Year!!
FINALLY, my favorite day of the year! No, not April 3rd exactly, but Opening Day of baseball season! Most of the teams start on Monday, but my team is starting the season on National TV and raising the World Championship flag! Going to be a g... Read more
Ah, April! Spring has sprung and stirred up my allergies more than they already were! That's fine with me! We got away with very little snow this winter here in the middle of Kansas! When I was a child, I would have lamented that fact, now I... Read more
We Now Return You To Your Regularly Scheduled Life!
Life has been CRAAAZZZZYYY lately!! Especially the last month!
My doctor decided to change one of the medications I was on. It was supposed to be an easy switch. Nope!! Finally got everything switched over last Monday and after a few t... Read more
My Next 12 Weeks...The Challenge!!
Well, that didn't work too well! Seems that the medication the Dr. put me on to lose weight affected my blood pressure to the point where I'm now not taking that medication but I AM now taking a blood pressure medication. It's been an interest... Read more
Life has been CRAZY lately! This week especially! Although, I do wish people would quit taking what I say out of context! For some reason, my boss thought I was worried and stressed about a certain project at work. Unless she was referring t... Read more
If At First (Or Second, Or Third, Or Fourth...)
January 10th...Almost 2 weeks into the new year. I didn't even set "resolutions" this year because I'm horrible about keeping them.
December's motivation didn't last long. The older I've gotten, the quicker I've been to realize that the... Read more
December - The Motivation I Needed!
Wow, Christmas is 2 WEEKS FROM FRIDAY!! That means 2016 is 3 weeks from Friday! Which means, my birthday is 47 days away! At that point, the ending point of my 5-year goal/plan that I create for that birthday will end on my 50th birthday! I'... Read more
11-18 Day 7 - Making Progress!!
Okay, so I've been bad about checking in EVERY day! Maybe once a week or so?
I haven't weighed myself and won't until tomorrow. But...
1. I've been drinking more water. With medication the doctor has me on, I've spent more time i... Read more
11-12 My Journey Day 1 - Evening
Picked up my medication from the pharmacy at lunch. I start taking it tomorrow morning. My doctor and pharmacist are both going to be monitoring closely since this Phentermine can have some nasty side effects. I've heard that some people have... Read more
11-12 My Journey - Day 1 (Morning)
Starting my journey today. Went to the doctor this morning about the weight issue. She has me on a medication that acts like an appetite suppressant (not sure what, since I turned in my prescription to my pharmacist to pick up on my lunch hour... Read more
11-11 - A New Outlook on Life
One of my favorite times of day (and days of the year) is 11-11. I'm a numbers geek and seeing the same number on the clock or writing the same day and date is just cool to me!
I've been thinking about the way my life has been going for ... Read more
Wow, where is the year going?! We are finally to my favorite time of the year! The cooler nights, the jacket weather, almost time to get my sweaters out again! My theory is in the winter, if you're cold, you can always put on a sweater or som... Read more
Now I've Done It...
What have I done, you ask? Well, nothing good, as far as my health is concerned!!
Let me just say, I REFUSE to become my grandmother! I've let my health issues get so far out of hand (no matter how hard I try to not let them get that way)... Read more
The month all teachers and students hate...back to school!! For those of us who DON'T get our summers off, it's just August.
Vacation is over. Had a wonderful time, but looked HORRIBLE in pictures, especially the one taken of me on the be... Read more