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  • counseling

    12/9/2016 3:09:40 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I am too start counseling for about the 4th time on Monday, I prefer to talk to someone that is not connected to me as I find it easier, friends... Read more

  • Tough few weeks

    11/23/2016 10:16:17 AM, by ELAINEANNE1

    The last few weeks have not been good for me. My husband was in a very low depression(11 weeks) I had the doctor down to see him and we was... Read more

  • Nothings changed

    10/27/2016 1:56:04 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    My diet is still not going well, I am trying but feel so stressed at times I just eat without thinking about it, I am still exercising as much as... Read more

  • My feelings

    10/14/2016 2:30:00 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I am still feeling the same but doing my best to carry on, I am keeping busy but maybe a bit to busy as it is the only way I can cope with his mo... Read more

  • Tired

    10/10/2016 4:03:00 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I have had a sort of good day, I went into Nottingham to meet mum(I don't like going into town now to busy to crowded usually), mums not been wel... Read more

  • Hello

    10/5/2016 2:04:57 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Well it is an understatement to say it has been a while but hoping I am back to stay. I have not been feeling very good recently and the result ... Read more

  • All OK now.

    4/14/2016 6:31:09 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    After a week of sulking, popping Zovirax, and overeat... Read more

  • Whiny blog entry

    4/10/2016 9:07:42 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    Here I sit sulking at the end of Day 4 of what I believe is a shingles outbreak, though my doctor said she wasn't sure before she gave me a scrip... Read more

  • Stressful day

    2/23/2016 4:10:44 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Been doing quite well on my diet but yesterday was not good. It started early when I forgot my bank cards, then dropped a large tub of yogurt, f... Read more

  • Weekends

    2/21/2016 1:57:28 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Since I last weighted myself(January sometime) I have lost 4 pounds mostly in the last week as I cut out most sweet stuff and diet coke(did have ... Read more

  • Aaaaargggh!

    2/15/2016 2:03:08 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    WID = Weigh-in day WID-2 179 WID-1 179 WID 181 WID+1 179 WID+2 179 Lol. I really gotta stop peeking.... Read more

  • Razor cut

    2/12/2016 10:41:54 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I blogged a while ago about planning to grow out my s... Read more

  • A little first for me!

    2/6/2016 12:44:37 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I was hungry but it wasn't lunchtime. I made a cup of coffee, and then mixed Halo mandarin orange slices into a container of nonfat vanilla Greek... Read more

  • Happy Birthday to Me!

    1/7/2016 10:28:01 AM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    This is a happy day for me. Even though I'm 62 today, I've always been a big kid about my birthday. I hope I have a lot more of them. Hubby is ta... Read more

  • Giving it another go

    1/3/2016 12:45:30 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I am yet again back on my diet, I find it really difficult to keep positive at times(I am a carer and this gets me down at times) but I do not w... Read more

  • All right now

    12/31/2015 4:39:02 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    My husband and I had a good talk. We are spreading out the gift certificates (I don't think any of them expire) and just using them for post-gym ... Read more

  • Things that freak me out

    12/30/2015 9:22:44 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I don't know if anyone can understand this, but loud noises and bright lights freak me out. I want to scream and run. We went to a restaurant to... Read more

  • Looking at My Nutrition reports

    12/13/2015 8:54:14 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I love numbers, and those reports are pretty useful little things. After looking at mine, I think I'll ditch the Clif Bar. In the beginning, when... Read more

  • A hairy situation

    12/8/2015 10:41:58 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    Lately I have been thinking of letting myself go naturally gray. I started plucking silver hairs from my head when I was a teenager in the late 6... Read more

  • I hate to exercise

    12/5/2015 12:43:35 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    Though I do like the results. I walked again for a half-hour this morning. During that time I wanted to end the walk at least 20 times. But I we... Read more

  • I did it! (Baby steps)

    12/4/2015 12:46:05 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I walked outside for a whole 30 minutes in the lot across the street. Outside of the gym, I was doing 15 minutes tops walking before I got winded... Read more

  • My husband took pictures of me today

    12/1/2015 5:52:34 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    ...at my request. I have avoided cameras for the last several years. And if someone tried to tag me in a (rare) photo on FB I always denied permi... Read more

  • Today would have been my dad's 88th bday

    11/29/2015 7:05:45 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    He passed away 10 years ago last July. Hard to bel... Read more

  • Thanksgiving has been cancelled

    11/26/2015 11:49:54 AM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    My sister in NY just called me to say that my mom wasn't feeling well enough to make the trip today. So we canceled our reservations, and will tr... Read more

  • Rrrrrgh

    11/24/2015 6:53:35 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I saw the pain doctor today. He thinks the best bet is radio frequency neurotomy ablation. The nerve endings to L4 and L5 will be cut on the left... Read more

  • Another chair workout

    11/20/2015 5:03:21 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    Lol. It was only 12 minutes, but it worked my upper abs and that makes two days in a row. It felt good, and I never stopped to think that I never... Read more

  • Seated workout tape

    11/19/2015 2:25:25 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    Today I found that my continuing ed online class had been canceled so I went to YouTube and found a 12-minute video meant for people with injurie... Read more

  • Drat!

    11/17/2015 3:41:44 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I just tried to do a Leslie Sansone 14-minute walking video at home. I couldn't do more that 5 minutes before my back started aching. The cortis... Read more

  • Not done very well yet

    11/17/2015 12:56:56 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I have had a couple of difficult weeks keeping to my diet and exercise(been hard getting into my stride after the chest infection) but hope I am ... Read more

  • The morning after the cheat meal

    11/15/2015 10:13:51 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    Ugh. I decided to go out to eat last night with DH. My mistake was ordering a glass of Merlot, which led to two other glasses. The food choices w... Read more

  • Just got back from the gym!

    11/13/2015 6:05:37 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    My DH took me there at about 4 pm, since that seems to be the best time for me. I walked on a treadmill between 2.5 and 3 mph, which is faster th... Read more

  • Pleasant fitness YT vids for beginners?

    11/13/2015 3:47:19 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    There are so many things out there on YouTube, but in a lot of them the music sounds like porno music and the instructors seem to be yelling. Is ... Read more

  • Holidays and chest infections

    10/29/2015 3:06:19 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    It has not been good recently as I had a bad chest infection and Michael is once again very low. We did have a good few days away on the Isle ... Read more

  • Elaine's health

    9/26/2015 1:36:15 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Well yet again I have fell by the wayside, I have put on a little weight about 3-4 pounds but the main problem is comfort and evening eating. I... Read more

  • love lost

    7/30/2015 7:01:14 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    remembering loss. Me and both Joe's got married on feb 14.1977 and 1996,and also again on june 3 2013. Today, as opposed to the past when I p... Read more

  • domestic viloence

    7/28/2015 5:30:35 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    domestic violence After I left DV I was so relieved and so happy I wasn't killed. Now I almost wish he did kill me because the agony keeps gett... Read more

  • Day out

    7/20/2015 1:17:52 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I had a lovely day out in York on Saturday and visited two great places, one being the Quilt Museum and there was a beautiful exhibition of quilt... Read more

  • Having problems

    7/4/2015 2:32:58 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Once again not been on for a while. We went on holiday in mid June and it was really good, we had a week in Torquay and then I went on a day trip... Read more

  • feeling overwhelmed

    6/21/2015 2:05:52 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    feeling overwhelmed I'm so tired today! Tired of trying so hard, to keep moving forward, to think the right things, to not miss...ect ect! My l... Read more


    6/18/2015 7:44:28 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I GOT OUT ALIVE: "Why did you stay?" It's my least favorite question. No matter how nicely someone askes me, with their tilted head and sad eyes,... Read more

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