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  • 6 Weeks Post Op Update

    7/15/2015 9:10:10 PM, by JPONCIN

    Well I am still Non-Weight-Bearing for a couple more weeks. It has been a crap summer so far!!! Yesterday, I hit the emotional bottom after my 3r... Read more

  • Blogging is what I need right now!

    7/14/2015 2:47:22 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I think I am done taking pictures of my food and trying to stay close to a group. It seemed to work for me for awhile but I think what really wor... Read more

  • New medicine is helping

    7/10/2015 10:34:34 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, the new medicines are helping. Since Monday, I've lost 4 pounds. It has helped my legs a lot but not much. At least they're not as bloated ... Read more

  • Taking some new medicines

    7/8/2015 3:28:40 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm taking some new medicines but not for the headaches or shortness of breath. My legs have been bloated since my dad took me to the emergency r... Read more

  • Results of 3rd test

    7/2/2015 9:42:49 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I got the results of the PFT test today. The test showed something abnormal but I'm not sure what though. I have to see a lung doctor on August 1... Read more

  • Got results of two of the tests

    6/23/2015 4:52:50 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well I had to call the doctor's office to see about the lung test tomorrow and where its at. I'm having the PFT tomorrow. I also asked about the ... Read more

  • Ugh on the way that I've been feeling

    6/21/2015 9:56:29 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Sorry for the long delay but I've been feeling like crud for the past month. Headaches, chest pains, shortness of breath, numbness, and a few oth... Read more

  • Finding a groove in all areas of life

    6/19/2015 11:31:54 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Slowly slowly moving down. Last weigh in I was at 187.4, down 34 lbs since pregnancy. I am also down to nursing only two times a day so that has ... Read more

  • Post-Op Fear, Nausea, and Relief

    6/7/2015 3:30:08 PM, by JPONCIN

    Well, I did it! It was terrifying, and I spent almost the entire week prior, trying to talk myself out of it. The one thing that kept me from run... Read more

  • Foot Surgery Countdown and More

    5/28/2015 7:58:48 AM, by JPONCIN

    I went to my anesthesiologist appointment on Tuesday and found out that I can't have ibuprofen or Aleve from now until after my surgery, because ... Read more

  • On vacation to Ohio

    5/15/2015 10:31:06 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    My dad and I got in about 5 hours go to my brother's house in Ohio. Got to meet the two male cats that him and his wife have. Loki and Bailey. Sw... Read more

  • Making headway!

    5/15/2015 9:59:48 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    It's been awhile since I wrote last. I feel like I am finally getting somewhere. I was down to 191 last week and I am changing my weigh in day. I... Read more

  • FAI

    5/6/2015 4:22:53 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I started about 6 weeks ago with horrible chronic pain in my hip. I finally got answers today. I have FAI. I have to go to a specialist and see a... Read more

  • Sorry for the long delay

    4/17/2015 11:53:13 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm sorry for the delay but there hasn't been much news coming from here. I have been feeling better since my trip to the emergency room but the ... Read more

  • Stress

    4/10/2015 9:37:54 AM, by JAEMOM

    I have so much stress in my life right now. I can never seem to get my life where I want it. Taking on two extra children, who I know need our he... Read more

  • Diabetic Dog

    4/9/2015 3:53:17 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I guess I haven't written in awhile. Bella did turn out to be diabetic. 500 do... Read more

  • Helpful info requested on an Elimination Diet?

    3/30/2015 11:53:11 PM, by JENNIW70

    The saying: "Sick and tired of being sick and tired" certainly applies to my struggle with CFS! And there are times where I am just desperate an... Read more

  • Pulling it Together

    3/30/2015 8:15:42 PM, by JPONCIN

    This morning at the gym, I finally weighed in and told myself it was time to get back in gear. I had a good swim after lifting weights, and I did... Read more

  • Stay the same

    3/30/2015 2:05:21 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    This week my new goal is going to WERQ Tuesday and Thursday and lifting right after. Probably need to skip stretching and get right to it. But I... Read more

  • Streak!

    3/25/2015 9:38:05 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I have finally found a weight loss path, yayyyyyy!!! It's been hard to get started. It's not super fast but hey it's progressing and I will take ... Read more

  • Feeling better since trip to the emergency room

    3/22/2015 8:07:26 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, I'm doing better since my trip to the emergency room. I saw my doctor the day after the stress test. He said that the emergency room didn't... Read more

  • Here there and everywhere

    3/16/2015 12:43:22 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    FB group is sorta helping. It's kinda sad to see what someone weighing 135-145 lbs eats. Makes me not really want to weigh under 150 if that's h... Read more

  • Spent time in the emergency room

    3/11/2015 9:59:12 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I got to spend some time in the emergency room yesterday afternoon for over 3 hours. I had some signs and symptoms of a heart attack but I didn't... Read more

  • What happened 2 days ago

    3/8/2015 10:48:13 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Friday we were heading to another town north of us and we hit a piece of steel tubing about 2 inch square that was about 4 feet long with a piece... Read more

  • Week 7

    3/4/2015 4:05:20 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Well, no weight been pretty much at a standstill since I started th... Read more

  • Doing good finally

    2/28/2015 11:15:59 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    The fb group has really been helping me stay on track. We photograph all of our food for the day. So that makes a big difference. I don't really ... Read more

  • Update of week 5 & 6

    2/24/2015 4:42:11 PM, by BECCAJ98

    6 weeks down and also 16.2 lbs!! My lost has not been as great as the first few weeks. Part of that is getting used to the new position at work. ... Read more

  • Ash Wednesday

    2/18/2015 10:56:59 AM, by JPONCIN

    Today is usually when I start starving myself in hopes of pulling my crap together. It is a time of sacrifice and reflection. But this year, I'm ... Read more

  • Ready set go

    2/17/2015 1:56:38 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Well the last week has been kind of a worldwind. I had my shortest job possible at the gym daycare. Way too much stress, not worth it at the mo... Read more

  • Reflection of past few years

    2/13/2015 10:29:07 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I joined Spark People in September of 2010. I would look at the web site once in awhile, but never did much. I had lost about 25 # though. In Ja... Read more

  • Its going to be a long day

    2/11/2015 4:01:12 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Its going to be a long day. Dad's therapy starts at 4:20pm and it was the only time that they had for him this week. So I'm going to be bored. I'... Read more

  • Official 4 week blog

    2/10/2015 10:25:35 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I am really proud of myself. I'm down 14.6#, so of course that's pretty awesome. But even more than that was the miracle that happened while eati... Read more

  • Still not in the mood to exercise

    2/9/2015 3:20:50 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm still not in the mood to exercise. I was going to do a workout DVD this morning before dad got but didn't. It isn't because I'm still mournin... Read more

  • Almost end of week 4 and best compliment ever!!!

    2/9/2015 10:33:44 AM, by BECCAJ98

    Almost the end of first 4 weeks, down 13#. Feeling great even tho this past weekend, my boyfriend and I had a bit of cheating. Which in the schem... Read more

  • Treadmill-less week

    2/8/2015 12:03:12 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Something in me just could not get on the treadmill this week. Maybe because I planned it out too much in my head. Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Fri... Read more

  • Thanks for the thoughts and prayers

    2/7/2015 9:57:24 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Thanks for the thoughts and prayers for my uncle who passed away 5 days ago. It doesn't seem possible that he's gone. Since he died, this week h... Read more

  • Snowed in problem

    2/5/2015 8:33:47 AM, by BECCAJ98

    We got more snow yesterday. After my doctor's appointment, I decided I was staying off the roads until I had to go to work. Which of course meant... Read more

  • Week 3 recap

    2/4/2015 10:25:54 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I'm down 11 pounds total right now, has really slowed down from first 10 days, but I'm ok with that. Best thing about this week was having to mov... Read more

  • Need thoughts and prayers

    2/2/2015 1:28:48 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Please keep me in thoughts and prayers. I got a call from my uncle (my mom's younger brother) who lives half an hour north of me this morning and... Read more

  • Finding rails

    1/31/2015 9:41:53 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I would say the most positive thing that happened this week was sleep. Max slept two night for 9 hours and then the other nights were 7.5-8 hrs. ... Read more

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