With the last few weeks being full of pain, I just stopped weighing my food and tracking it. I have been staying on the way I eat, but tracking is always a good idea. So now that I feel improvement I am going to try to get here every day and t... Read more
I am finally feeling better from the fibro flare. About 4 days now that my legs no longer buckle and I have been able to put the cane aside again. The pain is so much less! This was a long one. It is also above freezing today, a second day i... Read more
In a lot of pain
I have fibromyalgia and it has been pretty stable for awhile now. But it flared up super bad over a week ago and I am in agony and feeling weak in the legs so I do not move around a lot. I am still eating right tho! I do some slow movements w... Read more
I was 22 pounds less than my last visit and my cholesterol was below 200 for the first time ever. My good cholesterol was high and my bad was low. My triglycerides where a little above normal but that goes with the low thyroid so she was uncon... Read more
Hmm, same weight for 2 weeks
I hate it when my body seems to stall out on the scale. But I have noticed a change. I look like I lost weight. I actually see it in the mirror now. So my body seems to be pausing and readjusting. If it needs to do that, fine, but I want it... Read more
I have Hashimotos's and my body is killing off my thyroid, has been going on for decades. My most recent test shows that my TSH is high, meaning I need an increase in my thyroid replacement hormone. I am so glad! I have been suffering the col... Read more
Had to buy a sweater
I found myself in need of a nice sweater so I had to think of where to go, I decided Dress Barn might have one I could fit into. They only go up to 24 and the ones I wear now are 26, but I thought, a little tight on the hips is okay since it i... Read more
How did you do it?!
This morning at my religious meeting someone told me it was like a new person was there, I looked so different. I told her I had lost 70 pounds. Her eyes opened wide! She asked, how did you do it?
How do you answer that question? There ... Read more
I actually have to force myself to eat, reminding myself. Food is a source of anxiety for me now. I am eating only things that are healthy, and every new thing I try I wait in fear to see if it will cause me more pain. I find myself eating on... Read more
The doctor told me if I do not see improvement of any kind in four weeks she needs to see me. I can honestly say that I am having less pain so the road to recovery is finally real to me. Three weeks in on meds and my ulcer is causing less pai... Read more
All the stress the last 8 weeks and the eating of sugar and not treating my reflux has resulted in an inflamed esophagus and an ulcer. The scleroderma makes everything move slowly and the esophagus doesn't move food down well, so when acid goes... Read more
I keep trying
So I am trying again. I had a loss in my life and ate and ate. But I cannot use that anymore. Bad choice. Trying again.... Read more
Went off grid for a couple months, I had a severe fibromyalgia flare for the entire month of June, and the spasms pinched a nerve and I got sciatica for the first time ever, and it was debilitating. That lasted 3 weeks and then finally disappea... Read more
finally feeling better!
I have been sick, 3 times really really sick, since mid Feb. The last one was a super bad sinus/throat/ear/bronchial infection. The third round of antibiotics finally did the trick, and I can breathe a sigh of relief. My sense of smell has no... Read more
a new number
I have been steady and secure with my number for awhile now, so happy to be in the 60s and not the 70s for a change. 263 on April 1. Finally 262 this morning's weigh in. I am glad I leveled out for a month, it made the change real and secure.... Read more