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Salt... The not so good seasoning.
Monday, April 04, 2016      1 comments

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
Great day...
Saturday, April 02, 2016      4 comments

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...
Friday, April 01, 2016      2 comments

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
Wednesday, March 30, 2016      3 comments

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
Exciting news...
Tuesday, March 29, 2016      4 comments

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
Easter greeting...
Monday, March 28, 2016      2 comments

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
Saturday, March 26, 2016      2 comments

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
Friday, March 25, 2016      0 comments

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
Wednesday, March 23, 2016      2 comments

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.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      2 comments

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...
Monday, March 21, 2016      3 comments

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)
Monday, March 21, 2016      1 comments

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.
Friday, March 18, 2016      9 comments

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...
Thursday, March 17, 2016      1 comments

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.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016      1 comments

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

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