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Salt... The not so good seasoning.
Within the last 2 days, I ate so much salty food my hands & legs swelled up... Definitely not good. Remembering what my doctor told me, I increased my water intake & wore my compression socks & glove (for right hand) all day.
Still a littl... Read more
Awesome day today... Completed a strength training workout, did the laundry & ironing all before having to leave for work. Also ate 3 healthy meals today, meeting all my nutritional requirements for the day.... Read more
Back on track...
Today was a new day... With that said, I made a conscious effort to eat 3 healthy meals by bringing my lunch (to work) from home & eating both breakfast and dinner at home. Feeling better already.... Read more
Ok... I'll admit it. I splurged last night at the arena when I went to the hockey game. I had macaroni & cheese, (medium) fries, a Pepsi, & waffle cone / twist ice cream.
At the time, I thought nothing of it. But today the guilt has set in.... Read more
Went to see my plastic surgeon for a follow-up appointment today. As always, I was told everything was healing nicely. What I didn't expect was to be told that I only have about 2 more months to go before I can have the final 'step' to my recons... Read more
This may be a bit late, but I'd like to wish everyone a very safe & happy Easter.... Read more
Short Term Goal... Day 3
Not sure if it's a good or bad thing...
Had a bagel with cream cheese to eat while on break today. I did however avoid sweets by bringing my own lunch from home.... Read more
Short Term Goal... Day 2
Today was a day off & being that we were hit with a snowstorm (Springtime in Wisconsin), I did really good today with my meals; eating only at home.
This morning (before the weather turned to snow) I got a lot accomplished... Dentist appoin... Read more
Short Term Goal... Day 1
Worked 4th shift today (12 - 8 pm)... With 2 breaks during my shift, I did pretty well. By the time my 1st break rolled around, I wasn't in the mood for lunch so I opted for a cinnamon raisin bagel w/ cream cheese & a banana that I brought from ... Read more
Doing good... But, could do better.
For those that do not know, I work in the bakery department at a large, family owned grocery store. I bring a relatively healthy lunch from home every day (always have).
Yet, being around pastries, buns / bread, etc. can be deadly (I learne... Read more
I survived my first day working a shift w/o supervision from a trainer...
Today was my first night closing @ the store by myself... Despite the large volume of customers, I think I did ok. As I was told by a co-worker earlier in the day, the manager is bound to find something 'not right' and say something. I was told ... Read more
Hippy Hop... Here comes Peter Cotton Tail (aka: The Easter Bunny)
Yesterday, I spent the morning at work walking around dressed up as the Easter Bunny for the store's Easter Eggtravaganza event and had a blast!
The event kicked off with the annual Easter egg (plastic eggs) & candy hunt through the aisles ... Read more
Excited... Another one off the bucket list.
Tomorrow, I'm crossing another thing off my bucket list... Dressing up in one of those 'mascot' type costumes; as I am to be the Easter bunny for the Easter Eggstravaganza at the store tomorrow morning. I will be walking around the store handing... Read more
Just another busy day...
Today I had off of work, yet I was busy all day. My day started off at the Cancer Care Center with lab work & infusion (low-dose, maintenance chemo). Arriving home, I focused on getting things done on my To-Do list... Knowing I'm going to be wor... Read more
What a day... The next day.
Got 9 hours of sleep last night despite the heavy rain, high winds, & thunderstorm... I woke up feeling wonderful.
With St. Patrick's Day looming around the corner & Easter fast approaching, the store had a steady flow of customers... Which... Read more