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  • A New Day

    4/19/2015 3:07:19 PM, by JELLYBEAN007

    Last night I stepped on the scale. For the first time in my life, I am officially obese. I guess it's not surprising. I mean, a g... Read more

  • Day 108

    4/18/2015 10:18:54 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Starting again with working out on Monday. I still just can't seem to get out of bed on time! I tried yesterday morning (today is Saturday so I l... Read more

  • Revamping my plan

    4/17/2015 7:32:14 AM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    Everything seemed to be going okay until I got really extrememly constipated (TMI I know)...at least for me. For someone who has very healthy bow... Read more

  • Second two days of chemo

    4/16/2015 8:17:54 PM, by MARYJEANSL

    Unfortunately, the second two days of chemo were not good ones. No two ways about it, the past two days have been horrific. The hospital ... Read more

  • First two days of chemo

    4/15/2015 12:57:57 AM, by MARYJEANSL

    Yesterday Danny and I got up early for a looooong day of chemo. I gave him all the anti-nausea drugs that have been prescribed and are compatibl... Read more

  • Workouts/Clean Eating

    4/14/2015 4:41:05 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I've been rocking the workouts big time. During the week of Passover I managed to fit in 3 30 minute workouts, a 10 minute workout, plus a couple... Read more

  • Shedding more than pounds

    4/14/2015 12:25:19 PM, by BEWELLMOM3

    In the past, I've allowed stress to get in the way of taking care of myself. Granted, I was homeschooling a child with severe health issues/needs... Read more

  • Day 104

    4/14/2015 8:30:04 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I am not giving up, I will not give up! The past 4 days I've slept in every time. My alarm goes off and I think, I'm just going to c... Read more

  • Last week

    4/13/2015 1:38:23 PM, by SUNSHINE_FLOWER

    So the last week in March up to April 2nd I was cleaning house. Deep cleaning. We were getting ready for Passover and Unleavened bread. On April... Read more

  • Keeping my weight ticker correct

    4/13/2015 12:45:46 PM, by F70176555

    I have gained 5 pounds! But I am ok with this as of now because I am breastfeeding and trying to find that happy medium with my calories. Breastf... Read more

  • I'm really good at...

    4/13/2015 5:29:58 AM, by CASSIE580

    Excercise, it's a love/ hate relationship. I love the way I feel, I hate to get started doing it. I think I'm good at pushing myself thru and pus... Read more

  • The last time I challenged myself

    4/12/2015 8:06:54 AM, by CASSIE580

    It has been years since I really challenged myself and didn't give up. For years I have allowed myself to make excuse after excuse of why it didn... Read more

  • Week of Respite

    4/10/2015 5:49:25 PM, by MARYJEANSL

    This has been a pretty good week overall. Monday we found out Danny wouldn't have chemo, and he and I have both been resting and recovering sinc... Read more

  • Day 100

    4/10/2015 8:51:04 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    There it is, another 50 days has passed and I have nothing to show for it. Granted I was sick twice and had an infection and, well, ... Read more

  • Oy

    4/7/2015 11:14:47 PM, by BOMBSHELLY

    It's been quite a while since I've posted a blog entry. I have new impetus for rekindling my inner "Bombshell"....cold, hard cash! Entered a loca... Read more

  • 1 day down :)

    4/6/2015 10:47:07 PM, by CASSIE580

    Ok, so I ate fairly well today. I'm more proud of the fact that I actually used the trackers and got more involved in the online community today.... Read more

  • Before

    4/6/2015 2:21:50 PM, by TORNADOTAMER

    I hate pictures of me, so doing this was an exercise in acceptance of where I am right now. It doesn't feel good to look this way, and I have to... Read more

  • Sometimes life just sucks!!!

    4/6/2015 12:06:09 PM, by TEXASHSMOMOF3

    So a couple of days ago we were running around and came home to a kitchen full of termites. Yes we knew we had termites, BUT no one would treat ... Read more

  • Day 96

    4/6/2015 8:07:11 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Supposed to be rainy all week! Not looking forward to it, rain always makes me sleepy. It's Spring break! So I thou... Read more

  • Quite a Week

    4/6/2015 12:56:54 AM, by MARYJEANSL

    After Danny had a fever caused by one of his chemo drugs last week (Wednesday night) and got checked out as OK on Thursday morning, I was asked t... Read more

  • Sunday Morning

    4/5/2015 11:50:13 AM, by TORNADOTAMER

    Happy Easter! I went to church early this morning, so the rest of the family is there now and I have a quiet house (the littlest one is enjo... Read more

  • Feel Like My Body is Betraying Me

    4/4/2015 8:59:21 AM, by KISSFAN1

    I don't blog much anymore due to lack of energy and time. For the longest time I was so proud of my progress over the years with a healthier lif... Read more

  • Day 93

    4/3/2015 7:40:27 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I'm still feeling sick, but not as bad as I was, I think I'll start back to working out on Sat/Sun, depending on how I feel. So happ... Read more

  • The baby weight is falling off and then some!

    4/2/2015 9:34:04 AM, by F70176555

    Ok I am pleasantly surprised at the loss of weight the past couple of weeks. But I know all too well how easy it is to gain the weight back! So I... Read more

  • Activity #11 - Light Your Fire

    3/31/2015 10:28:45 AM, by TORNADOTAMER

    What can you tell yourself every morning that will give you a sense of purpose for your day? What can you tell yourself when you are thinking of... Read more

  • Day 90

    3/31/2015 8:08:23 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Still not 100%, but I'm better than I was. My sinus still feels all clogged up, so I may pick up a decongestant. I'm going to try to... Read more

  • Neuropsych Testing

    3/30/2015 4:23:19 PM, by MARYJEANSL

    Last Monday, the 23rd, Danny was scheduled for a neuropsych evaluation at the hospital. This is a very thorough exam, usually taking all day, wh... Read more

  • Almost two weeks old!

    3/30/2015 11:08:39 AM, by F70176555

    Time flies by when you are so busy. The days seem shorter and nights longer because not only is my newborn not sleeping neither is my oldest daug... Read more

  • Are You Ready - Countdown Activity #10

    3/30/2015 8:31:59 AM, by TORNADOTAMER

    This activity suggested that I take a quiz, found here www.sparkpeople.com/reso
    asp?quizid=52 . ... Read more

  • What do you do for aches and pains when you've overindulged yourself in fun?

    3/28/2015 11:55:12 AM, by EATTHEELEPHANT

    I thought karate would make me sore and achy, because, well..one - it's karate, and two - i have fibromyalgia. So far, karate has made me feel b... Read more

  • Strategize - Countdown Activity #8

    3/27/2015 12:07:17 PM, by TORNADOTAMER

    Spring 5% Challenge Countdown Activity #8 List your 3 reasons/excuses on why your lifestyle (diets and exercise) plans have not been well ex... Read more

  • Day 86

    3/27/2015 7:09:56 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Still feeling rather stuffy and sick. Had to really push to not fall asleep during the day, so of course when it was finally night a... Read more

  • Fevers and lawn mowers

    3/27/2015 1:40:17 AM, by MARYJEANSL

    Danny had gotten his chemo on Tuesday. Wednesday we spent the day at Randolph AFB, where Danny was "Pilot for a Day." We brought two of his fri... Read more

  • Trying to be more positive.

    3/26/2015 10:22:22 PM, by KRIS_TEA

    So, I had an appointment with my surgeon, the surgeons dietician, the benefits coordinator, and my own physician. My surgeon is apparently one of... Read more

  • Triggers

    3/26/2015 4:14:04 PM, by TORNADOTAMER

    Spring 5% Challenge Countdown Activity - Triggers Trigger situations and foods that trigger my over consumption of calories. Oh my, I l... Read more

  • 10 Reasons for Weight Loss

    3/26/2015 3:58:29 PM, by TORNADOTAMER

    Spring 5% Challenge Countdown Activity #6 10 Reasons for Losing Weight: 1. Get control over my aging body - blood pressure into normal ... Read more

  • Spring 5% Challenge Coutdown Activities 1-5

    3/26/2015 3:56:36 PM, by TORNADOTAMER

    I started all gung ho, the energy wavered a bit, and now I'm facing the end of the honeymoon. This is when it gets serious. Now begins the proc... Read more

  • Karate at my age?

    3/26/2015 10:55:43 AM, by EATTHEELEPHANT

    I have been struggling for two months now, gaining and losing the same five pounds over and over. The food plan quit feeling like a lifestyle ch... Read more

  • Allergic Reaction to Platelets

    3/25/2015 11:35:06 PM, by MARYJEANSL

    After Danny's panic attacks, which were a week ago, and after he recovered so completely, I wasn't expecting to come back to the clinic until Tue... Read more

  • Day 84/ vertigo

    3/25/2015 9:16:02 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    So I went to the doctor's today after my therapy appointment. I had that thing where my head felt weird and my eyes went all blurry,... Read more

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