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High Anxiety...
Saturday, January 16, 2010      5 comments

I took it easy and used my walker today and hated using it in public like I did for about 10-15 years when I was so heavy. It brought back a lot of memories that I had forgotten about, feeling out of place at the gym, etc. I did go in the whir... Read more
First things first and deja vu!!!
Saturday, January 16, 2010      5 comments

ight be overreacting to a ligament strain from walking a mile on an icy uneven sidewalk a couple of days ago and resting might be the temporary "cure." I hope so. For now I am not giving up driving and I still want to go to the therapy pool... Read more
Feeling better after exercising yesterday and today...
Thursday, January 14, 2010      7 comments

I got an oil change for my car yestereday and they saidit would take 1-1/2 hours so I walked to my favorite thrift store (took 25 minutes to get there). The sidewalk was very slippery and chunky with ice the whole way. It wasn't so bad going t... Read more
Getting out of the rut...and into the therapy pool...
Thursday, January 14, 2010      6 comments

First thing, get out of these pajamas into my swimsuit and off to the therapy pool with 92-degree water. Can hardly wait. It is the best exercise I can get. The weather is warming up but that also means the humidity is going up due to melting... Read more
The Bickering Bickersons
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      5 comments

First a radio show in 1946 and then had a short run on t.v., the precursor of all the unhappily married coupleson television including the Kramdens (Jackie Gleason), Archie an... Read more
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 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
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

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