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Snow Day and other things

Monday, January 25, 2016      5 comments

We had snow over the weekend here in NC. More accurately, we had rain, which then turned to sleet and freezing rain, which then turned to snow, then back to freezing rain. My lawn is completely covered still today with that white stuff, and I ... Read more

NSV

Friday, January 08, 2016      10 comments

Couple of NSV's for me. 1) When the doctor gave me a cortisone shot in my shoulder (it's been bugging me for a month), I asked about weight training and resistance training. He said not for the next two weeks. My response to him was "Oh ... Read more

Finding the good

Thursday, January 07, 2016      5 comments

For about a month I've been having shoulder pain. It was annoying at first, and only if I moved a certain way. It has been getting steadily worse, and finally got to the point where it was disturbing my sleep, so off to the doctor I went. ... Read more

Post holiday wrap up

Monday, December 28, 2015      6 comments

This was a very nice holiday for us. Getting the cancer-free news made it the best by far. We relaxed, enjoyed family and friends company and really focused on what is important...the people in our lives. Yes, there were gifts involved,... Read more

Merriest Christmas News

Thursday, December 24, 2015      7 comments

I came in to work this morning with one thing on my mind....I need to get as much done as possible. When my phone rang, I got the best news ever. The lump they found is benign. Hearing that there is no cancer is the best gift anyone could hav... Read more

Interesting questions I was asked

Friday, December 18, 2015      4 comments

Yesterday I was asked if I am scared of what might be found. That's difficult to answer. Overall, no I'm not scared. Concerned? You bet. That doesn't mean that I am not having moments when I want to scream. I was also asked if I had an... Read more

Well shoot

Wednesday, December 16, 2015      6 comments

So I had the second look yesterday. Instead of another mammogram, they went straight to sonogram. I had brought the films of the first mammogram with me, and the doctor at the breast health place said this was the way to go. He's very nice, a... Read more

Family love

Tuesday, December 15, 2015      5 comments

This past weekend I travelled back to my home state to celebrate my dad's 80th birthday. We purposely scheduled it for 2 weeks after his birthday to surprise him, and boy did we! He had no idea that Plex, Boo and I were even in town! Best par... Read more

Taking the steps

Friday, October 30, 2015      3 comments

So I'm doing this whole quit smoking thing under a doctor's guidance. Because of the medications I am on, I have to monitor several things daily...like blood sugar and blood pressure. This is not a bad thing in my book. And this guy is on top... Read more

The price for years of bad living

Thursday, October 29, 2015      8 comments

Having spent so many years not taking care of myself properly have caught up to me. Every year around this time I get struck down by an asthma attack. It's allergy and temperature related (leaf mold and the first hard frost) is what I keep tel... Read more

Playing catch up

Thursday, September 17, 2015      5 comments

I'm going to be participating in the Fall 5% Challenge, and we are gearing up for the start. One thing I haven't done yet is the mini-challenge if you want to call it that. So I am going to be doing that over the next few days. Check list... Read more

Positive Affirmations

Tuesday, September 15, 2015      4 comments

So the month of August was a huge blur of STRESS!! If you don't think stress can lead to weight gain, let me just say that gaining 17 pounds over a 6 week period of time happened to me (I hit my all time highest weight of 331.6 lbs) and I wasn'... Read more

The results are in

Tuesday, September 01, 2015      6 comments

I got the results of the blood work this morning. A1C is down to 6.2 from 6.7 Iron is normal Cholesterol is normal Thyroid is normal Vitamin D is low My weight gain hasn't been explained, but damn I am happy about that A1C! Gu... Read more

Taking charge

Monday, August 31, 2015      6 comments

August was a busy month filled with much stress both at work and at home. The home stress though will be concluding this coming weekend. Our house is just about ready to accept our friends who will be moving from RI to NC. I have some more th... Read more

Goal Setting - How you can help me

Tuesday, August 18, 2015      7 comments

Being specific is not something I'm very good at when it comes to setting goals. If I had to try to define why, it might be because my career path ... Read more


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