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Always look on the bright side of life!!!!

Friday, January 08, 2010      7 comments

Eu-stress is good stress. Sometimes eu (or good) stress is just as hard on a person as bad stress. The problem is the body doesn't seem to know the difference. An example of eu-stress is the sudden feeling of elation when someone has somethin... Read more

Stitches out and okay to swim!!!

Thursday, January 07, 2010      10 comments

I am so happy to be able to swim. That is my favorite exercise. Tuesdays and Thursday eves at 6:00 to 7:00 there is a water aerobics class and I will be there with bells on today. Will have to take it easy on the hand, however, cause I am not... Read more

Weight steady..on track with exercise

Thursday, January 07, 2010      5 comments

Went to gym and did 20 minutes on recumbent bike, 20 minutes on treadmill and 20 minutes of knee exercises in the whirlpool, then steamed 10 minutes (sounds like a recipe, LOL). I was well done but forgot my shampoo so didn't take shower ... Read more

Weight holding steady...tracking food..

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      9 comments

I need to weigh myself every day to be sure I am not getting retention from too much sodium. (Watching sodium is rather tedious but thanks to SparkPeople if I track my food it is listed in my detailed accounting....Even though it was a bit high... Read more

How did I lose 3 lb in 2 days?

Tuesday, January 05, 2010      13 comments

It has to be water weight. I dare not weigh myself after I hydrate today. Must weigh naked and thirsty. Two days ago I blogged about forgetting to track close to 2000 calories... Today I am going to try to hold onto that weight los... Read more

Did you forget to track your food?

Monday, January 04, 2010      6 comments

Would it be cool (or not) if we had a computer that automatically counted all the food we "forgot" to track? Yesterday is a case in point. I finished off the bag of Lindor truffles I bought "to bring to work" (120 calories X 6 = 720), a "handful... Read more

As long as the electricity stays on, we are good to go!!!

Monday, January 04, 2010      6 comments

It warmed up to -7 with -18 wind chills...yeahh.....I'm going out today...I refuse to stay in the house another day....been home for 2 whole days and am going to gym today. It is WARMER....by next Friday the high will be in the minus category s... Read more

I could get used to this...(time off work)...

Sunday, January 03, 2010      5 comments

I have to remember that I will have to go back to work but I am trying to enjoy my leave of absence while I can. I still wake up early (one day was 3:00 a.m. but today I slept in until 5:30!!!). My hand feels good but cannot do much and I am s... Read more

Is there a good excuse?

Saturday, January 02, 2010      13 comments

Excuses for not exercising... Monday, June 23, 2008 And then.... I got upset....and then I felt tired...and then I was angry...and then my neck was sore...and then my husband whined when I said I wanted to go to the gym...and then I felt ... Read more

OMG

Thursday, December 31, 2009      9 comments

Working on bills and 2010 budget which seems a disaster. Makes me want to run away from home (which, of course, is not an option). Need to say little prayers throughout the day for strength. Oh, Lordy, Lordy, Lordy.... Read more

2 day respite almost over...

Thursday, December 31, 2009      5 comments

I am going home today. Had a nice 2 day mini-vacation with a girlfriend. Look forward to having some private, alone time. I am not a hermit at heart but there are times I would like to be able to watch t.v. or talk on the phone without anothe... Read more

getting rested up...feeling very well.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009      6 comments

No swelling and very little pain. Carpal tunnel release and trigger thumb release much easier than CPC joint replacement surgery when bones were cut. This time only soft tissues were cut and will be able to shower 3 days after surgery....Stitc... Read more

N.P.O. from midnight.....

Tuesday, December 29, 2009      10 comments

Am I thirsty? Arghhhhhh.... Nothing per mouth from midnight even though it is just local anesthesia for my hand surgery. Today the surgery is scheduled for 10:15 (are they ever on time?)...I am having carpal tunnel release and trigger thumb re... Read more

Cat Fires or Cats and Candles Don't Mix

Monday, December 28, 2009      11 comments

We have had 2 "cat fires." The first happened when I worked at home and my supervisor called to discuss something and suddenly I said, "Oh, no, the cat's on fire!" and then hung up the phone. It is one of the favorite stories in the department o... Read more

My two best friends are coming over for Christmas dinner today.

Sunday, December 27, 2009      7 comments

I have to go pick up one of my friends as she does not drive. I am bringing her excess food from my cupboards (they are overflowing) because her social security checks are $230 less a month while the government takes taxes out on a "forgiven" s... Read more


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