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My First Surgery!
Whee, scheduled for my very first surgery ever at the end of the month to diagnose/treat my endometriosis. I'm terrified/morbidly curious as to how it will go. I'll try to concentrate on the morbid curiosity part, heh.
In weight... Read more
Got a call back from the doctor (fiiiiinallllyyyyyy) and I am free of ovarian cysts and fibroids that they can tell, but because of something they saw (way to be vague guys.) they are definitely suspecting endometriosis, and want me to go see a ... Read more
hurry up test results! Argh!
The ultrasound place told me they'd get my scans to my doctor Thursday morning, so I'd probably hear from them friday. I'm so tired of waiting. I just want to know if I have ovarian cysts or fibroids or SOMETHING that could be causing all of thi... Read more
So close to leveling up!
Yay, I'm only 389 sparkpoints away from getting to level 7! I wish you could level up faster in Spark People, because it seems like it takes forever to get to the next level. I do enjoy that there's a leveling up system. It's so gamey! If only I... Read more
I want all of the food ever. Except cheese.
Today has been the longest day everrrrrrrrr. I have to fast for my ultrasound at 3pm. The last time I could eat anything was at 9am, and it said I could only have a light breakfast. Awesome me woke up at 9:30, arrrrgh.
I can't even have tea... Read more
wow, I dreamt about tea.
I had this fantastic dream that I found an assortment of tea with all these really interesting types that I'd not tried before, like rose flavored tea, and a lavender bergamot one, and something called like, willow moss, or something along those... Read more
cuts you up.
A good friend and coworker passed away yesterday. It still doesn't seem real.
I also got the suspected diagnosis of endometriosis and ovarian cysts, and have an ultrasound scheduled to rule out large fibroids or masses. I guess after that i... Read more
no rest for the wicked
Good: FINALLY got a doctor's appointment for today. I've been having chronic back and pelvic pain for months, and March was the soonest they could see me, but someone cancelled and I got an appointment. I am fairly certain due to various factor... Read more
mopey bat is mopey.
It's kinda hard to concentrate on eating well when you're extremely tired and in pain about 80% of the time. Ugh.
Measure my blood sugar for a week. It's on the slightly higher end of normal, but that's expected. I successfully cut back my ... Read more
Watch out everyone, I've got a plan.
So for the past month I've been feeling awful. Super jittery, anxious, depressed and unbelievably tired. I've made a doctor's appt, but the soonest they can see me for a complete workup is in March. :(
So, I'm trying to be all proactive and... Read more
Whoa, added a recipe. Go me!
I reached a really awesome goal today - I found a recipe for something I really liked (Planet Hollywood's Chicken Crunch) and then through research, created my own healthy recipe for it, and entered it in to Spark Recipes! Wow!
As someone ... Read more
All aboard the failboat!
I keep trying to peptalk myself into staying with weight loss efforts despite the fact that it's winter, but I'm failing miserably.
It doesn't help that I'm really tired all the time, which sucks. It's weird - if I go out with people after... Read more
Positive things to do when it's cold.
I'm trying to think of positive weight loss things about cold weather. So far I've got:
-I like eating soup when it's cold, and it's easy to choose low calorie soups
-exercising warms me up, so I'm more motivated to do it.
-I drink more... Read more
Whoo, still goin'!
Here's my summary of the last month and a half:
Cons: haven't lost any weight, not exercising, got realllllly depressed, might have another medical issue that contributes to weight gain (endometriosis? does that make yo... Read more
yay, new victory!
YES, I finally got past my stupid month long plateau. It feels like years long. I finally found out what was causing it.
drumroll.....Oh hey, I eat too much. Heh.
I'd actually lowered my high end calorie threshold on advice from my do... Read more