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  • Did a Core Workout Today!

    10/23/2016 10:14:07 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I did an old favorite today! Leah Sarago's Ballet Body Core workout. I have all 3 DVDs! The other 2 are upper and lower body. I do the core one m... Read more

  • My resolve!

    10/20/2016 10:02:04 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I have resolved to watch what I eat. Not to take salty food! Limit salty soups and snacks. I have also resolved to space out my sips of water, so... Read more

  • Very Very Bad News!!!

    10/19/2016 1:42:54 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I saw the kidney doctor today. And he upped my iron pills twice over, also, I have to take 10 bottles of wenofer (iron drips), which cost RM34 ea... Read more

  • I am SO amazed...

    10/18/2016 2:52:00 AM, by I.M.MAGIC

    ... and humbled... I've been invited to sing solo for the Christmas program at church! Wow. I said yes... ...and I have no idea what to... Read more

  • Planning to buy my own grain!

    10/16/2016 10:20:15 PM, by EOWYN2424

    I am so excited to be buying my own grain! My Dad will only eat white rice so that's all my Mom buys! I will be buying healthier whole grains and... Read more

  • Sticking with Gratitude

    10/14/2016 11:54:27 PM, by SBECKER526

    Each day I am thankful for 24 hours to do something good. I am grateful for all of you who also want to help others. Today I received good news... Read more

  • Underestimated Leslie's workout!

    10/14/2016 6:20:22 AM, by EOWYN2424

    It looked so simple, I immediately opened the 3 mile workout, thinking, this should be easy. 45 minutes later I was sweaty and wanting a drink! ... Read more

  • Moving Onward

    10/10/2016 12:39:15 AM, by SBECKER526

    Bob's dialysis is working again. Our dialysis team f... Read more

  • Not exactly much, but better than nothing!

    10/8/2016 9:49:10 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I felt really, really lazy today! Didn't feel like exercising at all! But felt I had to do something! I had an early dinner, I was planning on ex... Read more

  • Stretching it out!

    10/7/2016 6:03:11 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I really need to get another pair of sneakers for outdoor walking. The soles of my current pair is getting worn down. But I am holding out till I... Read more

  • Husband - very ill

    10/7/2016 12:06:29 AM, by SBECKER526

    Bob is exhibiting all the signs of dialysis not working well. Been on the phone with his nurses and with the Baxter staff as well. He is on dia... Read more

  • I am glad I exercised as planned today!

    10/5/2016 12:21:16 PM, by EOWYN2424

    Me and my Mom had a marathon session on watching kdrama! I knew once we started watching, there would be no end till she was ready for bed. So, I... Read more

  • Better than nothing

    10/2/2016 9:21:55 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I was supposed to do either some mat pilates or some strength training today but I wasn't in the mood for either of them. Instead, I just did ano... Read more

  • Lazy day!!!

    9/29/2016 8:28:41 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I woke up around 2pm today and was still feeling groggy. I hung up the family laundry and then sparked till about 5pm. Then my Mom came home and ... Read more

  • Don't feel like exercising? Dance!

    9/28/2016 5:50:10 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I just did a 30 minute dance workout today! It was simple Latin dancing and the 30 minutes was over before I knew it! It didn't feel like work at... Read more

  • Good week reconnecting

    9/24/2016 12:26:24 AM, by SBECKER526

    I enjoyed lunch and time with my cousins on 9/16. I had not been in their company for 10 years. Today I connected with 2 friends. We have not se... Read more


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  • Not feeling very good!

    9/16/2016 7:57:23 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I am on a course of antibiotics. Tomorrow is the last day but my mucus still hasn't cleared up. I am feeling better. No fever. And my throat does... Read more

  • Crazy: my PERMANENT address

    9/16/2016 12:01:59 AM, by I.M.MAGIC

    ... at least according to my sister. Too much going on. My half sister is in the hospital, just had a hysterectomy, my sister had arthroscopic kn... Read more

  • Progress

    9/9/2016 11:34:49 PM, by SBECKER526

    My test occurred earlier. The doctor really had skills. I am making progress. Bob has time with physical therapy. He is getting stronger.... Read more

  • Mat Pilates today!

    9/5/2016 8:31:46 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I did some mat pilates today! It felt wonderful to stretch out my whole body! I save these workouts for when I don't feel like sweaty cardio.... Read more

  • Hopeful!

    9/4/2016 11:09:50 PM, by SBECKER526

    Bob still is more fatigued from his fall. He did not have bleeding or a fracture, but has some memory problems and fatigue. The headache is alm... Read more

  • It rained again!

    9/3/2016 8:28:50 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I went for a walk later in the evening after the rain had stopped! I was nice and cool! I'm testing my activity tracker and it's working fine! I ... Read more

  • My activity tracker is here!!!!

    9/2/2016 5:02:55 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I'm having fun setting it up! Now, I'm going for my usual walk to test the pedometer function! I will come back with a report!!!!... Read more

  • A respite from the heat!

    9/1/2016 7:19:44 PM, by EOWYN2424

    It rained heavily last night. It is cool this morning! I just love this kind of weather! I hope it will rain again and this cool weather will las... Read more

  • Opting to stay home instead!

    9/1/2016 12:31:40 AM, by EOWYN2424

    My Mom offered to take drop me off at the mall today but I opted to stay home to wait for my deliveries. Also, I have not much money in my purse ... Read more

  • Great workout today!

    8/31/2016 9:30:44 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I did an old favorite, it's a cardio dance workout, but for some reason, I sweated even more today and I felt like I was half dead at the end of ... Read more

  • Tricky Merchants!

    8/30/2016 5:56:38 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I made a purchase of a set of 2 rechargeable batteries, then I surfed around, and found the exact same thing for a much cheaper price. So, I cont... Read more

  • Most disappointed in myself!

    8/29/2016 4:27:57 AM, by EOWYN2424

    Oh Good Lord! I put on 4.6kg over the weekend! How could I have have drank so much!!!! The weather has been beastly hot!!!! My mouth felt constan... Read more

  • Just ordered an Activity Tracker!

    8/27/2016 11:39:32 PM, by EOWYN2424

    I really wanted a Samsung smart watch, the Gear 2 Classic in Rose Gold, to be precise! But that costs like RM1,899, way out of my league. W... Read more

  • It's a Miracle!!!!

    8/26/2016 6:36:51 AM, by EOWYN2424

    Today at dialysis, I came with a 4kg increase, however, the nurse set the target to 3kg because she is worried that my bp will drop and I'll feel... Read more

  • Sooooo disappointed with myself!

    8/25/2016 8:19:21 PM, by EOWYN2424

    I drank too much water yesterday. My mouth kept feeling very dry! It was a very hot day yesterday! So I came to the dialysis center with a 4kg we... Read more

  • I have new CD and mp3 Player!

    8/25/2016 8:54:03 AM, by EOWYN2424

    Yeah! I have a new radio! It can play CDs as well as mp3s! That is : it has a USB slot! My old player was malfuntioning! Only thing is, I c... Read more

  • Each Day

    8/22/2016 4:01:32 PM, by MOMMA_BEAR_69

    There is so much you can do with a day! Each sunrise brings a brand-new chance to solve a problem, heal a hurt, settle a difference, forgive a f... Read more

  • The Good and The Bad!

    8/19/2016 2:03:14 AM, by EOWYN2424

    First, the good news! I have successfully lost half a kg! As confirmed by my doctor! The bad news : I have to keep it that way by ... Read more

  • Hello, again, Hello! LOL

    8/18/2016 5:17:44 PM, by I.M.MAGIC

    My XDH moved into his own place yesterday. Right next door. LOL He doesn't know for how long, he's been trying to establish a new income sou... Read more

  • Can't stand this heat!

    8/18/2016 8:51:47 AM, by EOWYN2424

    The heatwave is back with a vengence! After almost constant rain a couple of months back, it is now very hot and dry! To make matters even worse,... Read more

  • Challenges seem to follow me

    8/16/2016 10:55:29 AM, by SBECKER526

    My husband had a nasty fall. I am working with him so that he recovers. He had a mild concussion. I am slowly getting relief for the radiation... Read more

  • Rats! I have the flu!

    8/16/2016 3:09:35 AM, by EOWYN2424

    No fever, no body aches, but a runny nose and sneezing! My Dad was having a bad flu over the weekend and I seem to have caught a mild version of ... Read more

  • Golly! I hope not!

    8/15/2016 12:47:40 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I have been sneezing and having a runny nose all morning during dialysis! I had to put another pack of tissues in my bag! My Dad had a bad flu! I... Read more

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