and i forgot to mention starbucks.
I feel like between my moms dr appointments and my dads, and cleaning and decorating and making out lists for Christmas, I have been neglecting myself lately.
I know I missed my chiropractors appointment last week so I am going to stop by ther... Read more
at the end of my rope, but its only the beginning.
Tonight I am sick. I am tired. I am sick and tired and my head hurts. My bp is up and I have eaten too much and exercised way too little in the last five days!!!
and tomorrow I have to, once again, take my dad to his doctors appointment.
Thi... Read more
battles, i fight alone.
Still fighting the battles that seem unwinnable.
The battle of cravings.
The battle of cold weather.
The battle fluctuating numbers.
and mostly, the battle of back pain!!!!
Trying in vain to find a decent supportive bra. I have resear... Read more
hella good? well, hella fair anyway.
Made my way to the doctor yesterday.
Monthly bp and weight check. I am beginning to wonder why this is necessary.
She always gives me 2 refills, so why dont I go once every 3 months?
I am going to ask about this.
But, it wasnt all that ... Read more
walking = zen
Finally I got a walk!!! I had just about gotten to an hour, 3 minutes to go and it started pouring rain. I barely had time to make it to my car before being drenched.
I sat there and waited it out, and finally it quit and I walked another 15 m... Read more
HELP!!!!! that little old ant finally got crushed under her own weight!!!!
Ok, Sparkers, I REALLLLLLY need help here. Advice, gumption, new ideas, something.
I was coming off of a really great victory a few weeks ago. Having finally started to lose weight again after such a long hiatus. and then, WHAMBAMSMACKTHUMP, I... Read more
this is long, aging parents, aging bras, and stress!!!
It almost felt like fall just flew by and went straight to winter. We have been having to use the furnace the last few mornings.
So, on Monday, it was sunny and probably around 65. An absolutely beautiful day to be outdoors, exercising, doing... Read more
and no icing on the cake!!!
It just feels good to walk. It feels normal to me once again, to wake up at 630 am and get dressed, make my way to the track and get my 3 miles in, and then some.
I have been doing this once, and on several occasions, twice a day for the last ... Read more
a quick how de do.
I havent blogged in awhile, since my birthday I guess. Not that I had nothing to say, I just guess I took a little break.
I have been doing fair, walking as much as I can and feeling good about that.
I had a great week, then a not so great w... Read more
hear ye hear ye, while you still can without help!!!!
Ok, mini rant. Well, I wont even call it a rant, because I am not angry. I am NOT yelling.
So, tomorrow, I will turn 48.
And I am perfectly happy with that. Has my life turned out just as I would have wanted, probably not, well, really not. ... Read more
ONE good thing.
So, I have lost 2 pounds this week. And I feel pretty good about that.
I have lost 13 pounds since July. And I am walking more, eating healthier, and not obsessing about the scale.
I normally weigh in on Thursday, but tomorrow is my doctors ... Read more
I am slow.
I walk slower than almost anyone else at the track. Sometimes I question why this is, since I have been walking pretty regularly for almost 4 years now.
But I am just a turtle.
To me, I feel as though I am walking pretty fast. B... Read more
happy birt....er. i mean new year!!
I always see Sept as a new year. For me, it is out with the old and in with the new, since it is my birth month. So many painful and bad memories associated with this month. But some good ones as well.
So, as this month comes closer to closing... Read more
short but not sweet
I forgot how much I love walking in the evenings. Now, alot of people will say that morning exercise is best. And I wont lie, there is something great about getting up out of bed super early and going walking. It was better when there werent so... Read more
hot and steamy blog
Very little exercise today. Sitting here with my back pressed against the heating pad for the first time in ages.
Usually a good hot epsom salt soak and a couple of aleve works. But the back is aching overtime this evening.
No muscle pulls... Read more