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Stress blog day 12 - tired
8/20/2014 4:11:37 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Worked out with my trainer this morning, which was good. Also walked the dogs and did the dishes although as I write this I realize I forgot to do the...  Read more

UUSUZANNE

Stress blog day 11 - chemo
8/19/2014 5:55:31 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today was Frank's second chemo session. They are still waiting to start the Avastin (which they will do in two weeks), so today was just the Folfox. F...  Read more

UUSUZANNE

Finding Light in the Darkness
8/19/2014 11:02:26 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Nothing makes you appreciate the little things in life more than suddenly being without them. I'm determined that this is NOT going to be a whiny blo...  Read more

SWDESERTLOVER

Stress blog day 10 - doing ok
8/19/2014 12:34:22 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Today was one of the days I work out with my trainer. She comes Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. This may sound extravagant but in fact she is a student...  Read more

UUSUZANNE

Ughh...Still trucking
8/18/2014 12:25:26 AM,  2 COMMENTS

For the first time in a long time I am a bit down. I am tired. The kids are going back to school, my mom is ill, running my own business...It can be...  Read more

MSNAPE28

Stress blog day 9 - better
8/17/2014 3:03:41 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday wound up being a better day; I didn't get much exercise but I ate to plan and read through some of the stress-relieving tips, which I found...  Read more

UUSUZANNE

Jackpot!
8/16/2014 11:39:09 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I went to the Goodwill store today with my hubby; not expecting to find much of anything for myself. I have such a hard time finding clothes that fit....  Read more

56ROSE

Stress blog day 8 - more stressed than ever :-(
8/16/2014 1:48:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Obviously I haven't blogged in a few days. Yesterday was particularly bad; I didn't record any of my foods, and didn't check in with spark coach eithe...  Read more

UUSUZANNE

Life...& Death
8/15/2014 8:17:01 PM,  2 COMMENTS

One of my many current challenges is find time to really take care of me. My mother is terminally ill with stage 4 breast cancer and currently not ta...  Read more

MSNAPE28

Stress blog day 5 (OK, I forgot to blog yesterday)
8/13/2014 7:02:54 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Yesterday was OK. I lost track of the time and hadn't eaten dinner before I had to take Frank to his county board meeting; afterwards we went to a bar...  Read more

UUSUZANNE

Stress blog day 3
8/12/2014 12:04:37 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Today was a pretty good day. I had a good workout with my trainer. In the afternoon I went grocery shopping, and had a latte and scone before shopping...  Read more

UUSUZANNE

chemo update...
8/10/2014 9:59:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Uuhhgggg... it so incredibly hard. My hubby's hair is falling out and he's not eating, Im pretty force feeding him ensures. It feels like he is just d...  Read more

DREA6789

Stress blog day 2
8/10/2014 11:39:48 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Today is a little better than yesterday. We didn't get up in time to get to church, and that is ok. I've walked the dogs, fed them and the cats, made...  Read more

UUSUZANNE

Grand Adventure
8/9/2014 10:22:13 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Today we returned from a 2 day trip to McCall, Idaho. This was our first trip with our Grandchildren, ages 8 and 10. Initially, I was somewhat apprehe...  Read more

56ROSE

Stress Blog Day 1
8/9/2014 3:36:53 PM,  0 COMMENTS

OK, I signed up for the 30-day stress busting challenge. The biggest stressor in my life right now is my husband Frank's cancer (and associated issues...  Read more

UUSUZANNE

Post-Op
8/8/2014 6:27:22 PM,  10 COMMENTS

First, I want to thank everyone for all the nice notes, comments and goodies you've sent my way. It's been ten days since my surgery, and I had my fi...  Read more

SWDESERTLOVER

100 Days to a New You challenge day 086/100/014
8/7/2014 11:38:14 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I did a lot of walking inside drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book, a lot of TV watc...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

100 Days to a New You challenge day 085/100/015
8/6/2014 10:48:21 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside & outside, drank 8 glasses of water & did some Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book, TV watching &...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

100 Days to a New You Challenge day 084/100/016
8/5/2014 10:59:14 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside, drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some TV watching took a nap did some reading in a pap...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

100 Days to a New You challenge day 083/100/017
8/4/2014 10:34:33 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside drank 8 glasses of water & did some coloring on Mandala #12 in book #2. I did a lot of TV watching, reading in a paper...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

End of July
8/3/2014 11:08:49 PM,  1 COMMENTS

July came and went with nary a bang to speak of. Realistically I realize that this is a good thing in my life right now. My husband has been up a...  Read more

C03SIZT

100 Days to a New You challenge day 082/100/018
8/3/2014 10:41:50 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did a lot of TV watching, reading in a paperback book & ga...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

Saturday Swim with the family,
8/3/2014 3:25:23 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today my children and close family friends had an unplanned pool day. We were in the pool all day until 10pm. Just off to bed now. Tired but happy!...  Read more

MSNAPE28

Still losing
8/2/2014 10:29:17 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I have lost almost 5 lbs in the past 6 weeks! Although the bloating has subsided, I'm still cautious about my food choices since I'm also dealing with...  Read more

56ROSE

100 Days to a New You Challenge day 081/100/019
8/2/2014 9:48:35 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside & outside, drank 10 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book, TV watch...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

100 Days to a New You Challenge day 080/100/020
8/1/2014 11:15:19 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside, drank 9 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did a lot of TV watching, game playing on my Tablet lapto...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

100 days to a New You challenge day 079/100/021
7/31/2014 10:50:48 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside, drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book, TV watching & game...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

100 Days to a new You challenge day 078/100/022
7/30/2014 11:16:19 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside, drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did a lot of TV watching & game playing on my Tablet & ga...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

100 Days to a New You Challenge day 077/100/023
7/29/2014 11:07:20 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside, drank 10 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some TV watching & game playing on my Tablet & game...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

Potato Chip Crisis alert!
7/29/2014 7:52:56 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I had a good weight in yesterday, down 3 pounds...progress. Feeling good today, clothes are feeling a bit loser YEAH. On the way home stopped to...  Read more

ANNASGOALS

100 Days to a new You challenge day 076/100/024
7/28/2014 11:12:09 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today I did a lot of walking outside, drank 12 glasses of water, & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some TV watching & game playing on my Tablet &...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

100 Days to a New You Challenge day 075/100/025
7/27/2014 10:39:00 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside, drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book & game playing on my...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

Stronger
7/27/2014 7:36:43 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I am staring a workout plan tomorrow called "Stronger." I am excited and hopeful that the quick 30 minute, need no equipment workouts will help me foc...  Read more

C03SIZT

FODMAPS
7/26/2014 10:02:37 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I have been dealing with digestive issues (mostly chronic bloating) all week. After doing some online research, I stumbled across FODMAP diets for IBS...  Read more

56ROSE

Deja Vu
7/26/2014 9:21:47 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I remember now how much I started hating my bedroom, the television, sleeping . . . when I had my surgery back in February. Now I feel like I'm in an...  Read more

SWDESERTLOVER

100 Days to a New You Challenge day 074/100/026
7/26/2014 9:01:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today I took a walk outside, drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book & game playing on my Tab...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

100 Days to a New You Challenge day 073/100/027
7/25/2014 10:42:09 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today my weight is back down to 249.4 lbs. I have lost a total of 15 lbs. so far on this challenge & my goal was to lose 10 lbs. I did a lot of walkin...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

100 Days to a New You Challenge day 072/100/028
7/24/2014 11:03:44 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside & outside, drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book & game pla...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

Can't believe I did this!
7/24/2014 9:40:36 PM,  16 COMMENTS

Does this look familiar? Nope, it is not another picture from my surgery in February, even though it looks almost the same. My son and I were...  Read more

SWDESERTLOVER

100 Days to a New You Challenge day 071/100/029
7/23/2014 10:51:22 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside & outside, drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book & game pla...  Read more

TKRYSTINA

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