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  • New Office Project

    8/30/2014 4:48:38 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Looking for a new office desk and it's driving me bonkers. Why can' I find one that fits my configurations? Either their too big, too small or do... Read more

  • 30th May 2014

    8/30/2014 8:29:03 AM, by WENDYJM4

    I sent a email to Susie (SUSIEPH1) this morning and this is part of the answer I received from her .. I have had a really bad time with bron... Read more

  • Great Weather and Golf

    8/29/2014 9:02:01 PM, by SBECKER526

    I got to play Willow Hollow Golf Course today and to see the staff. Bob and Bill were friendly and helpful. I signed up for my Thursday morning... Read more

  • Beer Late Than Never

    8/29/2014 11:42:27 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    My doctor finally got around to signing me up for a second round of Kidney Fundamental Classes. Oh boy! He's intent on me knowing as much as poss... Read more

  • Thursday Tidbits

    8/28/2014 8:35:38 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Enjoyed my time with Peanut today, sorting through toys making some room for Christmas, playing checkers, I WON - twice, Twister fun, I spun, he ... Read more

  • Appreciating some down time

    8/27/2014 11:24:30 PM, by SBECKER526

    I really enjoyed today. I only had a personal training booked today. I spent time at home in the morning with my husband. I got to call a frie... Read more

  • This is just sooooooo hard!

    8/27/2014 12:25:32 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I just can't believe it. I put on 5.7kg over the weekend! I am on dialysis and that is a massive weight gain. All I did was drink a little extra ... Read more

  • Scary Moment

    8/26/2014 12:03:49 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Exciting moment at the doctor this morning. Had a very scary low blood sugar episode while there so no blood work today. Doc comes ... Read more

  • Neat Family

    8/24/2014 4:06:07 PM, by SBECKER526

    I have three super friends in one family. Hen is my golf partner and neighbor. Linda is a new pastor of Calvary United Church of Christ in Bart... Read more

  • ...

    8/24/2014 9:34:30 AM, by I.M.MAGIC

    It's the sabbath, and as usual, I have a lot of preparation to do today... It's not going to be easy... My dad passed away last night... Read more

  • My Life at the Moment

    8/23/2014 3:15:05 PM, by SBECKER526

    My husband is needing almost constant care. He is almost housebound. When that time comes we will need to bring in outside help. Currently I ... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/23/2014 10:14:24 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Exercise time out of the way. YAY! I bought a new 75 cm Fitness Ball yesterday. Yet it doesn't seem to be as strong as the one I use at the physi... Read more

  • OMG. What NOW...

    8/23/2014 1:17:24 AM, by I.M.MAGIC

    My dad is in big trouble... He's 85, and he has been falling a LOT over the last several months... two weeks or so ago he fell through the g... Read more

  • Saddened over former friend's selfishness!

    8/22/2014 3:03:59 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I had a close friend who was recently pressuring me to invest heavily in this referential affiliate scheme. While I understood where she was comi... Read more

  • The Day Has Turned Around

    8/21/2014 3:43:29 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Recovering from P/T was a bit easier today. Muscles are definitely protesting in the way of leg cramps but Victoria's routine was much more genti... Read more

  • Not A Good Day So Far

    8/21/2014 9:40:31 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    So not feeling well today. I was so tired and sore from Physical Therapy Tuesday that I slept most of yesterday. And silly me forgot to take my m... Read more

  • fitness goal

    8/19/2014 2:47:41 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am working on swimming strokes to regain full use of right arm after breast cancer radiation and surgery.... Read more

  • Counting My Blessings!

    8/18/2014 9:43:27 PM, by EOWYN2424

    I used to blame God and moan and complain constantly because I am on dialysis but now I realize how wrong I was. True, I have a disability but I ... Read more

  • grateful

    8/18/2014 1:43:19 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am so grateful for each for each day. I am surprised with all the good things that happen to me. I am concerned about world events. ... Read more

  • Changes with respect to Sparkpeople

    8/16/2014 4:41:26 PM, by SBECKER526

    I normally spent 1 hour on Sparkpeople per day. I had to learn about tracking foods and entering my groups. I then entered my favorite exercise... Read more

  • Wouldn't believe it if I hadn't been there...

    8/16/2014 3:58:26 PM, by I.M.MAGIC

    What a roller coaster ride! LOL I had that fever for THREE WEEKS... and still have the cough, so Thursday found me in the Cardio/Pulmonary u... Read more

  • Lazy Day

    8/15/2014 5:41:05 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Had a laid-back Friday on account I woke up this morning feeling at least 25 years older than I am. Lol Creakily old bones. UGH Finally getting s... Read more

  • Crazy thought

    8/14/2014 8:21:29 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Feeling that elliptical machine tonight. Legs, arms and upper back are hurting. Yet I feel good! Who would have thought that just 7 minutes on th... Read more

  • P/T Day 8

    8/14/2014 2:01:21 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Physical Therapy - Day 8 was GREAT. Killer but GREAT! First day on the Recliner Elliptical. A whole 7 minutes. WOOHOO!! Slow going but it's a sta... Read more

  • 14th August 2014

    8/14/2014 8:42:21 AM, by WENDYJM4

    I was so sad when I heard the news of Robin Williams. Like most of us I have seen most of his films. A very entertaining man. RIP. so much ... Read more

  • Scaling Back

    8/13/2014 9:29:33 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am now golfing just on Tuesdays in a league. I am having hand, foot and knee problems with my meds. I now take 3000 international units of vi... Read more

  • New Hope For The Coming Weeks

    8/13/2014 10:30:25 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    I thought I made some positive changes to my nutritional plan this week but alas my weight has stayed the same. 235 lbs. UGH Guess I haven't ma... Read more

  • P/T Day 7

    8/12/2014 7:11:28 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Physical Therapy - Round 7 was killer today but definitely needed. Up to 2 sets of 10 now on each exercise. Woohoo! Still can't bend my left leg ... Read more

  • Keeping Calm

    8/12/2014 3:17:14 PM, by SBECKER526

    I decided that getting upset is not working in my favor. So now I must figure out how to keep calm in the midst of disorder. Why is there dis... Read more


    8/10/2014 10:18:07 PM, by WARRIOR11209

    I am not handling stress well and as a result I am using food to self medicate. I have kept the weight (100 pounds) that I lost off since 2007, b... Read more

  • Blah day x 2

    8/10/2014 1:10:59 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    So super tired the pass two days. All I want to do is sleep and I have certainly done that but I'm still so tired. Wondering if the kidney has fi... Read more

  • Looking back over the past weeks with gratitude

    8/9/2014 11:37:19 AM, by SBECKER526

    I took time today to pause and reflect over what has happened to my husband and me over the last 3 weeks. I feel deep gratitude for all the supp... Read more

  • The Man Drives Me CRAZY

    8/7/2014 6:19:47 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    So DH confused Urologist with Oncologist the other day. Today we received his lab report. The nurse called huim the other day and he told me she... Read more

  • 7th August 2014

    8/7/2014 8:42:18 AM, by WENDYJM4

    wow, my Mum and Dad celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary today. ... Read more

  • Wednesday Tibbits

    8/6/2014 7:01:02 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Physical Therapy kicked my butt yesterday and I slept most of the afternoon. Its probably best that I did since I was feeling down anyway. It's b... Read more

  • Getting my extra hour per day

    8/6/2014 12:21:33 PM, by SBECKER526

    I'm working on getting that extra hour per day. I refined my number of trips to the gym to what really matters: personal training, body combat, ... Read more

  • one more hour per day

    8/5/2014 10:28:48 PM, by SBECKER526

    If I had one more hour per day, I would spend it with my husband and cat. I would listen to his thoughts and concerns. I would play with the ... Read more

  • Monday Moments

    8/4/2014 11:23:14 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Hip Pain down to a a pain level of 5 most of the time now. Although there are moves I still can't do. Moves like Jagger are still out of the ques... Read more

  • 4th August 2014

    8/4/2014 7:58:58 AM, by WENDYJM4

    I finally have my appointment to see the Thyroid Clinic in Adelaide. This is the 16th September. Hope they can help me.... Read more

  • God works in mysterious ways.......

    8/4/2014 3:03:19 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I was supposed to be on church worship duty next Sunday, the 10th of August but I misread my calendar and thought I was on duty yesterday. Turns ... Read more

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