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BLC23 Evaluation
Friday, December 13, 2013      10 comments

I'm in the last week of BLC23. It's been a really rough round for me personally, probably my worst one yet. I didn't go floater but I probably should have. I'm still in the grief process over losing my mom at the end of June with 2 weeks notice ... Read more
BLC23 Goals
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      5 comments

BLC23 starts tomorrow. Here are my goals. 1. Lose at least the 20 lbs I gained since going on insulin in early August. The one good thing about insulin is that it is better at keeping my blood sugar levels in check and it's also much ... Read more
Thank you to all my Sparkfriends/BLC teammates!
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      3 comments

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013      3 comments

Today is the last day of Back to the Future Week of BLC21. We are supposed to write a letter from ourselves now to what we would say to ourselves at 16. I had not planned on writing because there's just too much going on in my life with my mom's... Read more
After a year of cancer treatment, my mom's surgery has finally been scheduled.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      14 comments

My mom is scheduled for surgery on February 18 with preop appointments on Feb 15. The surgery is pretty major with alot of risks such as infection and bleeding. They also say the cancer that was in the lymph nodes has a chance of returning, but ... Read more
Prayers for my mom, please!
Saturday, January 12, 2013      10 comments

Hi, all. Just wanted to update you all on my mom. She completed what we hope was her final chemo treatment just before Christmas. They could only give her 1/4 of the dose because of her labs being way off. It was so concerning, the day of her la... Read more
Disappointing News
Friday, November 09, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday I went to Mayo with my mom for her surgeon appointment. After having such good news last week, I think we were disappointed with the surgeon appointment. Her surgeon wants her to have 4 more chemo treatments. After the final one, surge... Read more
Good news!
Monday, November 05, 2012      6 comments

My mom's pet scan on Friday came back negative-no cancer whatsoever, which is pretty much a miracle. Her doctors were just hoping the chemo would get rid of the cancer in the one lymph node so she could have surgery. But it got rid of the tumors... Read more
Caught Between a Woo Hoo and Hitting the Restart Button!
Friday, October 19, 2012      6 comments

This blog is an assignment as part of the weekend challenge: TUNE-UP -BLOG it or COLLAGE it! You must PLAN to be SUCCESSFUL! Take a look at your original goals-were they reasonable for 12 weeks? Are they going to help you get where you... Read more
Strongend Update Week 4
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      2 comments

It's 1/3 of the way through the round, and I'm not anywhere near reaching 1/3 of my goal, which is 8 lbs. I've lost 2.8 lbs total so far. But so far this round I have not posted a gain or maintain for any of the weigh ins. Even if the WI's are s... Read more
Strongend Update Week 2
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      1 comments

I'm down .4 this morning, TOM and all. It's ok despite having a harder week this last week. On Friday I had my doctor's appointment. My blood presssure was down from last time. My hemoglobin A1C(a lab test that measures average blood sugar for t... Read more
STRONGend/happiNESS Goals Week 2
Thursday, September 20, 2012      4 comments

Here is the challenge my team is doing this week: Azure Destinations Passport to HappiNESS Challenge Join us for an Azure Destinations tropical cruise as we sail island to island! This is an ongoing challenge where we will sail into... Read more
Strongend Update Week 1
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      6 comments

Today marks the last day of Week 1 of BLC20. I've done well in some parts, not that great in others. I've done really well on the exercise. Friday night I took a 60 minute hip-hip cardio class at my gym. The instructor has a different way of app... Read more
BLC20 Starting Pics
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      12 comments

BLC20 started today and I'm on the BEST team in the BLC, Azure Destinations. I'm looking forward to getting to know my teammates better and also to traveling to different teams within the BLC in the coming weeks, making new friends outside of my... Read more
BLC20 STRONGEND Goals and Plans
Sunday, September 09, 2012      8 comments

BLC20 Goals and Plans Here are my goals for the next 12 weeks. Each week I will post an update blog. telling you all how and what I did and re-evaluating as I go along. I am on the team Azure Destinations this round. Azuritas donít h... Read more

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