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WINNIE1978's Blogs

Anxiety, sodium, and looking for a new gym.
Sunday, February 19, 2012      12 comments

I really need to stop freaking myself out. Ever since I passed out at the gym I am like hypersensitive about every little thing my body does… and it’s driving me nuts, which really isn’t a long drive anyway! I was in the shower yesterd... Read more
1st day back at the gym!
Friday, February 17, 2012      7 comments

I set the alarm clock for 5:30am… So I could go to the gym!! emoticon The boyfriend was shipping somethin... Read more
Tests... and "unofficial" results!
Thursday, February 16, 2012      14 comments

The day of tests is now complete… well, mostly complete. I was called back promptly at 11am for my echocardiogram. I’ve had two other echocardiograms in the past so I wasn’t really stressing about the actual test, but I have been a lit... Read more
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      16 comments

Mama drama has me STRESSED out! My mom sees a pain management doctor for a bladder disease that causes her severe, chronic pain… without pain medication she wouldn’t be able to function. She even has to self-catheterize herself in order to... Read more
The something exciting...
Monday, February 13, 2012      16 comments

Today was a pretty boring day. I left work a little early to go to my GYN appointment. Much to my surprise, the doctor that rarely gets excited about anything was thrilled that I lost 50 pounds since I last saw him. Everything che... Read more
I gave in and exercised today... but I took it easy! =)
Sunday, February 12, 2012      9 comments

I gave in and walked on the treadmill today. I was going nuts without exercise… and I was getting achy too! Notice I said walked… but I really wanted to do walk/jog intervals. =( I upped the speed slowly… my heart rate was in the ... Read more
3 day weekend... with pics!
Saturday, February 11, 2012      7 comments

I love three day weekends!!! With my work schedule I am *supposed* to have every other Friday off, but I usually end up working on the “off” Fridays… but not this Friday! Instead of working… I slept in! I lounged around in my PJ... Read more
I've been procrastinating... Review of Coach Nicole's 28-Day Boot Camp DVD
Friday, February 10, 2012      10 comments

I have been procrastinating about writing the blog for a while now. I was given the opportunity to try out Coach Nicole’s 28-Day Boot Camp DVD and I was asked to write a blog with my opinion of the DVD. The reason I have been procrast... Read more
How the doctor crushed my world...
Monday, February 06, 2012      34 comments

So the doctor crushed my world today. He was happy that I’d lost more weight! He said that my sodium was WAY too low for someone with a diagnosis of neurocardiogenic syncope since it averages between 1,000 and 1,500 mg a day. He s... Read more
Happy hour, a bad haircut, a safe, and totally off plan eating… oh my!
Sunday, February 05, 2012      11 comments

Well the title of this blog pretty much sums up my weekend. Friday after work we went to a happy hour celebration for a friend/co-worker that is quitting next week. I’m totally bummed that she is leaving because she is one of those fab... Read more
A change in plans...
Thursday, February 02, 2012      18 comments

I had a bit of a change in plans this evening. I usually go to the gym on Fridays after work, but a very good friend/co-worker is leaving work and is having a happy hour celebration on Friday... so I did the responsible thing and moved my F... Read more
Irrational, destructive thoughts!
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      19 comments

Since the Sunday “pass out” episode at the gym I’ve been struggling with my thoughts a bit. I did some reading about neurocardiogenic syncope. It appears that there’s more information available now than there was in 2004 when I was first d... Read more
First ride in an ambulance
Sunday, January 29, 2012      26 comments

Today was supposed to be an uneventful Sunday. I was supposed to go to the gym, do laundry and a bit of cleaning around the house, and prepare myself for the work week. What happened was a little different though. I woke up and ha... Read more
Lie if you want, but your BODY knows!
Saturday, January 28, 2012      17 comments

Your food tracker doesn't care if you didn't write down every single bite that you ate today. Your food tracker doesn't care if you "estimated" your servings instead of measuring them accurately. Your food tracker doesn't care if you h... Read more
Good day, weird weather... and an interesting nutrition label!
Friday, January 27, 2012      12 comments

Today ended up being a much better day than I was anticipating. It was raining when I woke up and since I was supposed to work outside today I was definitely not excited about the day. When I got to work there was a change of plans tho... Read more

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