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2/10/16 8:07 P

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I had a fairly good day. DH & I went out and did shopping and filled all our gas cans as we have been having some outages and we have run the generator off & on.
Hope everyone had a good day.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
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 current weight: 160.2 
 
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148.8
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2/8/16 1:35 P

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Feeling better today. Cough is getting better. Went to church yesterday and the ladies at church prayed over me. I have only had 1 coughing spell today. Praise God.

Hope everyone has a great week.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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2/6/16 4:36 P

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Having a good weekend so far. Walked a little just too keep going and resting. Still not up to par but I have not cough as much as I have been.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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2/5/16 4:00 P

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Not feeling that great still. I needed to give both bathrooms a good cleaning so that is what I did and now I am resting. Glad it is the weekend and going to do nothing

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



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 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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2/2/16 3:06 P

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we are having sun today, but cold. Only 20 degrees right now.
Went to DR yesterday. He said he can not figure out why I am still coughing so bad since Nov. He wanted to put me on some more steroids for 15 days, but the cost my insurance would not cover. It was $220.00 for 15 days. Then he was going to try another one and it was $90.00. I told him I will put this in Gods hands as I do not have that kind of money to shell out for 15 days. He also said there is nothing else he can do for me.
I will just eat even more healthy and try to find some over the counter meds to try. Today I walked 5 miles this morning, but I had put my spark tracker in a different spot and it only registered .6 miles. I have another one that I wear so I just took off the SP one for today and will manual enter the other at the end of the day.

Hope everyone is doing well and I am praying for everyone on each of my teams.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



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 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/31/16 5:24 P

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Been resting today. Really not feeling well today. DH knows I am sick when I do not want to do anything. Have DR appointment again tomorrow morning.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/29/16 1:29 P

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Yesterday in 4 hrs. we ended up with 6 inches of snow. It stopped over night and started again this morning. We have had 3 more inches since 5:30am. Still snowing and more on the way. Saying 3-5 inches during the day and another 3-5 tonight.

Made a big batch of veggie beef soup to eat during the day. Warms the stomach up. Been out side shoveling also for 2hrs. It is a never ending task.

Have a great weekend everyone
Anyone coming to McCall this weekend please be careful, the roads may look clear but they may be slick. HWY 95 is closed or blocked right now the transportation Dept. says.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/28/16 7:28 P

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Snowing again. I HATE SNOW. Went in to the pulmonary testing this morning and then got my blood work done. Had to fast so I got to eat at lunch when I got home. DH & I got everything done we had to before the snow started. In 1hr we have gotten 1.5 inches and we are in a white out. They say up to 5inches before midnight. Then snow through Feb 6th.

Will wait to see if I will have to go back on daytime oxygen again. I sure hope not. Blood work was for my TSH and vitamin D.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/27/16 6:56 P

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Debbie....

I know what you mean by the extra weight. With the thyroid being under active it is a struggle for me. I fight it every day. I am thankful for whatever I lose. I walk in my home every day as GYM'S are expensive and we really do not have one around here. I walk in place for 30 min each day and being we have a open concept home we can walk between the living room, to kitchen, to dinning room and back to the living room. It is .2 miles. I figure 42 pounds from 2008 is good for me. That equals out to point 5 pounds per year. Being I started at 199 on Jan 6 2008 that really is 42 LB I am not carrying on my 4'9" frame with bad knees at 71 years old. Now 157lb.

We are really thinking about moving down south from us ( Boise area) We have put it in Gods hands and we have the rest of the winter to think. After the snow melts which I hope will be slow otherwise we will be flooding till July or Aug. We have a very water level here as it is farm land.

You have a good evening and a good rest of the week.
If you would like you can email me you phone number and where you live and when I go to Boise on a trip maybe we can connect so we can meet. I will email you a email that is not through SP when I am finish posting today.

God Bless
Ida

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/27/16 5:39 P

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Afternoon everybody, hope this finds you all doing good. Wow Ida i could not live up where u live and all that snow. I sure hope you get to feeling better soon, take it easy up there in all that snow. I am doing ok here, just working and joined the gym to help me lose this extra weight that does not want to go away :). Hope everyone has a great day and stay warm.



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1/27/16 12:42 P

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Morning everyone.........

Well the sun is out but only 10 degrees. I am feeling a little better today. Still going to rest as much as much as possible. If I only get a little walking in it is better then nothing. I just want to get better and get rid of what ever has attacked my body. I have been like this since before Nov and I don not like it. They are saying snow tonight through Feb 4 and I really hope it does not come. The temps are going to be cold in the teens till at least Feb 9.

Want to thank everyone that has been praying for me and to let you all know how much I appreciate it.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/26/16 1:35 P

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Having a little better day today. Cough med, steroids, heart med, antibiotics, and pain med, inhaler is helping some today. Trying not to go outside unless I have to. it is only 12 degrees and high they say will be 19. They say we are going to have more snow up to 5 inches. We have had so much that we have had to put boards over some of our windows as the snow had blocked them and ripped one screen so far We do not want any of them broken as we just had them installed about 1-2 years ago. My wrist is wrapped and as long as I do not hold anything with too much weigh it is doing well today.

They say the Golden years are good. I would disagree with that if how I am feeling is any inkling to that.

Anyone coming up my way for winter carnival the 29- Feb 6. expect snow, cold temps an bundle up. Drive carefully through the canyon as there has been a number of accidents this past week.

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God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/25/16 5:46 P

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Went to DR today. He did x-ray of chest, and hand changed my heart med as he said it could cause coughing fits, plus added antibiotics, cough med, new heart med and some steroids.

Have a appointment on Thursday with the pulmonary people. I have anther appointment with him on Feb 1 for a follow up. I sure hope what he is trying works.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/24/16 1:27 P

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Trying to take it easy today. More snow fell off roof around 5pm yesterday. DH & I spent 2hrs. cleaning it us so we could get out if we had to. My body is paying for it today. I ended up hurting my wrist that I broke back in 2006. I have it wrapped today. I just can not have my DH go out and do it himself as he has heart problems also.
We are thinking of selling our home come spring and moving down south where the weather is better. We have put it in God's hands.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/22/16 11:42 A

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Here is a picture of what the snow looked like before we shoveled and after we got it done.

Before



After



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The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/22/16 11:33 A

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Today all I am going to say is who ever is having snow cold temps and ice. I really do feel sorry for you as we have been going through it and more is coming. I know what you are going through and what you will go through. God will get you through all of this and we will all be a better person for it.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/16/16 2:30 P

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High everyone........

Someone asked if we had the amount in one month The answer is NO
That was 131.5 from November through now. Last night we had 1.5 inches and so far today we have had 1 inch and still snowing. We used the snow blower to get a lot of the area, but we have to shovel the part that the snow blower will nit get into. I love this area, but today if I could sell my home I would at a drop of a dime. Even when I lived on the East coast as a child I do not remember this much snow in this short of time.

Going to try to have a positive day even with the snow. Shoveled for 2 hours this morning and now inside listening to Christian music to soul the sole. Relax the mind and just rest for a while before it stacks up again.
Here are some pictures from today.












God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/14/16 5:27 P

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We ended up having 15 inches yesterday. Total from Nov 131.5 inches. I am so sick of it. Last year we only had 87 inches. The snow may be in our yard till July .They say we will be having between 3-5 inches tonight and snow till Monday. Being the snow stopped for a while we went out and did some shopping.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/13/16 1:53 P

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Well I am just getting on. Been out side cleaning side walks. It started snowing at 6:30am and we have been getting about 1 inch per hr. They say we are expected to get up to10 inches today. I really hope not. We are so sick of snow here. and winter just started.

I am doing some what better, but half way up to par. Now I am going to rest and just had some home made veggie soup.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/10/16 7:24 P

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Today was another foggy day. Cold also minus 15 degrees. High was only 17 degrees. I just wish I could get over what is staying in my body as if it is some sort of flu or cold bug. Ever since I had the sinus infection and bronchitis's I still have not felt well.

Did some walking today and resting.

Debbie good to see you on.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



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 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/10/16 8:27 A

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Good Morning everyone, hope this finds you all doing great. New Year new goals, my biggest goal is to stay on plan and get my excerise in at least 4 days a week and keep eating good. Hope everyone is staying warm. The weather here has been pretty nice, the snow we got is starting to melt. Have a great day and week.



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1/8/16 4:07 P

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Been busy the last couple of days. Today was shopping day . Had to drive in the fog which I really do not like doing. Now it is time to get posting done and rest.
Have a great weekend everyone.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



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 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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Having a good day today. DH & I feel better. Today I celebrate my 8 year emoticon

I never thought I would make it . I did a blog on it. Today is Cloudy, warm, snow, rain sun. You pick it and it is there. Tonight they say snow. We did have 1 inch today.

Have a good week.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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it is so nice to have above minus temps. Still cold and some snow. The sun is trying to come out and I am walking and resting today. Stomach is acting up and I have a very bad head ack.
Hope everyone has a great week.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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We only made it to 5 degrees for the high. That tells me the weather man does not know how to project the weather.

Relaxed and put some of the Christmas things away

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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1/1/16 11:48 A

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Happy New Year everyone. Well it is very cold this morning. We are at minus 18 right now. This is what they say out temps will be this week. I know that they will change by noon today. All I know is it is cold.

Fri
Jan 1
Sunny with Occasional Very Light Snow
25F
Low -6F

Sat
Jan 2
Mostly Sunny
21F
Low -17F

Sun
Jan 3
Mostly Cloudy with Slight Chance of Light Snow
27F
Low -10F

Mon
Jan 4
Mostly Cloudy with Slight Chance of Light Snow
28F
Low 12F

Tue
Jan 5
Mostly Cloudy with Slight Chance of Light Snow Showers
32F
Low 18F

Wed
Jan 6
Mostly Cloudy with Chance of Light Snow Showers
34F
Low 16F

Thu
Jan 7
Mostly Cloudy with Chance of Light Snow Showers
28F
Low 18F

I fulfilled my last year Resolution. Here is my 2016 New Year Resolution
To stay focus in God and continue to keep my Faith in God no matter what happens. To have more patience with my husband.

Have a great day everyone
Ida

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
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 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
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Been busy getting things put away and trying to stay warm and out of the cold. Haven't been feeling that good lately. Stomach has been kind of upset and just trying to take it easy.

Happy New Year everyone.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
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 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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We had a good Christmas. The sun was shinning. Today it is 6 degrees as of 2:30pm. The low today was minus 16. It is cloudy out and still cold. They say snow again. Did stick to my plan to stay within my calorie count. Winter just started and I am ready for spring to start. This year is even worse then when we got here in 2007. It was bad enough that year, but this tops that so far. We will be fighting the water in the spring if it does not melt slow. We will flood as our home is built on farm land which does not hold water that great. We do have pumps to help as we did flood back in 2012-2013.

Hope everyone had a good Christmas and will have a safe and good New Year. I have already figured out my New Year's resolution. I kept to my last year one and made it through with out braking it.

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God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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*** Ida *****
Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
SP Start weight



Mountain Time Zone



 current weight: 160.2 
 
160.2
156.4
152.6
148.8
145
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The sun is out and minus 12 degrees. We had a great Christmas with good friends. The afternoon went real well as I got to relax as I had gotten everything done a day before.

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I want to wish everyone a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!



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Who would like some snow?????? I have over 90 inches that you can have if you want it. You come and hall it away. It is still coming down.

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE

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Praise God....
The sun is out right now for the last 2hrs. It is so nice to see it. But the snow is coming back. We are waiting for our snow blower to arrive from Boise. They said by noon. The power is back on for now. Not sure if it will go out again, but we are leaving all the cords so we can just hook back up to the generator if needed. I did not ever think we would see the sun for this long again. The forecast is snow till Dec 31st. We have already had 82 inches of snow. Packed snow on my measuring stick in front yard is berried. The stick is 36 inches high.

I will cook my turkey tomorrow as that way I know it will be ready for dinner on Friday. I will have it carved and packed in turkey juice and refrigerated. Thursday I will get the rest of the things done so on Friday when our guests arrive I will be able to enjoy and just relax with them.

Hope everyone is doing well and that you all have a great Christmas.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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We are under a ADVISORIES - WINTER STORM WARNING We have gotten from last night at 10pm till now at 10:25 9 inches of snow and still coming down heavy. We know we will have a white Christmas. I am to the point that I hate snow. We can not get out to do anything.
Power has been flickering again today. I just hope that it does not go out again today, but if it does we are ready.

Merry Christmas everyone from our family to yours
Ida & Keith

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We have been without power all day. It just came back on. Thank God we have a generator that will keep our ref & freezer working. It went off at 10:20 and it is 5:12 now. Thank God again that it had stopped snowing during the outage, it is snowing now again.

Hope all had a great weekend

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The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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We will have a white Christmas. They are saying snow through Jan 2 2016 for us. I just wish it would slow down. Today at 5:50pm we have had a total of 24 inches and it is still snowing.

Have a great weekend everyone.

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The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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So far this morning we have had 12 inches and still coming down. Here are a couple more pictures from this morning.

This is over 6 foot high




This is out my dinning room window



This is the bench out front


This is side view of bench Don't know if you can see high of snow on side



All I know is we can not keep up with the snow this morning. It is coming down at a rate of 1.5 inches per hr.

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PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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Instead of 3-5 inches of snow, they are saying 5-15 by morning and more snow after that till next Thursday.

My car battery went dead yesterday so we did not get anything done. Today we went and finished up shopping for Christmas dinner so we don't have to go out next week.
Hope everyone is doing well and getting ready for Christmas. It will be a somewhat quiet day as all our family is in Oregon, Washington state and Virginia. Our friend and her DH and her parents are coming for dinner. They came last year also. She was our DR then. She has retired.

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PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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Well the snow is back. They say up to 3-5 inches today. At least we had some sun yesterday. I use to like the snow, not I am getting to hate it. We have to still go shopping today and also pick up meds.
Will be back later

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PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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Well the sun has been shinning all day. It was nice to see it. They say the snow starts again tomorrow. I am not looking forward to it. I think I pulled a mussel or a rib the other day shoveling the snow. I really hurt. Today we have just been recouping from the total of 27 inches in 3 days. I feel like I live in a cave as the snow that has come off the roof is above the windows. We still have a lot of snow on the roof that has not come off yet. Today seems more like the weekend for us.

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The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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So far it is not snowing. I welcome the break. Here are a couple of pictures
First is looking out my computer room window.



Next is the top of the ski lift that we can see




DH with snowman from the other day



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Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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well we are in taking a break and having lunch drying our cloths and resting before we go back out. It is 11:12am and have been out side since 5am. We have been under a
WINTER STORM WARNING ADVISORIES since last night. It is going to be this way till Tuesday morning. We have removed 17 inches or more of snow so far. It is coming down right now at about 1 inch per hr. We will be going back out in a while as we can not afford to have our drive way blocked. I just wish the snow would stop for about 2 hrs. so we can catch up on all the shoveling. Will be burning a lot of calories today.

Have a good weekend and week everyone.

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The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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So far today we have had 3.5 inches of snow. Here is Picture of part of ski resort that we see out our back window. On a nice day we can see all the way up the lift. We spent 2 hr out shoveling the drive way so if we need to get out. They say another 3-5 inches this afternoon. I really hope not.



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PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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The weather here is being so weird. It rained early. Then it started snowing, real windy. We are on a ADVISORIES - WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY starting later today. They are saying up to 11 inches of snow. I really hope they are wrong.

I am staying inside and going to do some walking. Have a great day everyone.

Edited by: OUTDOORGIRL71 at: 12/9/2015 (12:24)
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Yesterday we had winds gust at 39 mph and lots of rain in the afternoon with heavy winds. First was the 3 inches of snow. Then later afternoon 2 inches of rain. We are getting a lot of flooding in the area.

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PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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woke up to 3 more inches of snow. Went out and helped DH shovel it as he are saying more later today. Did it for 2hrs. Now we are inside just relaxing. So far for Dec we have had 9.5 inches of snow here. and winter has not eve began yet. I just hope we do not get any tonight as I have a DR appointment at 9 tomorrow.

Going to get my hot apple cider. see you all later or tomorrow.

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The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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I finished up with the pierogies today. I ended up with 12 dozen. I was hoping for 15 but it did not work out that way. I will be using a lot of them as gifts for special people. We had another 2 inches of snow this morning.

I still do not feel that great but I know I have to get things done. I have never tried fruit ones. I know I do not like potato and cheese ones. Before my dad died he got me a book with different kinds. I may try making some beef and mushrooms, cabbage and mushrooms .

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The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
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Been busy making Pierogi mix today. Will be starting on making them tomorrow and freezing them for Christmas gifts. It takes a while to get the filling made and then I put it away till I get the dough made tomorrow and start making them. It will take about 2.5 weeks to get all of them done. That will be around 12 dozen.

We are having guests for Christmas dinner so I need to get a lot of things done early so I can relax with company.

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The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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I am get on late as we were out shopping and just running around in 12 degree weather. Nice to be back in my nice warm home. Having a nice quiet birthday. No big cake or sweets

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PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
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Just want everyone to know I changed my user name to outdoorgirl71

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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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I hope you are doing well. I miss seeing you and Lowtide on here. Hope you both are doing well. Please keep in touch

God Bless

Ida

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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
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I had a great time with friends and there family. Did not even count calories I know I had at least 875.

Around 50 family members. Reminded me of the Thanksgivings with my family way back when all 7 of us kids and our families went to my parents home and gather around the table. Brought back lots of memories of how families always got together. Now a day that is not common as kids go there ways on the Holidays.

Feeling good except I ate something that kicked off the gerds (acid reflex) I knew that might happen. I will live with it for a couple of days and get back to where I am not taking a lot of antacids.

Glade every got to spend time with Loved ones.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
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I am feeling so much better today. I finished the steroids pills yesterday. Now we see if I can stay well without them. It is cold today. Temp will reach 28 degrees for the high. Yesterday we got 4 inches of snow. I did go out and help DH shovel. Only able to get 25 min in, but any help I can give him helps.

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The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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Here is wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. DH & I are spending the afternoon with one of our pastors and his family. What a Blessed day it will be.

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Dec 2008 135 low

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Had a good day today. got 11.75 miles in. Feeling better. Had 2 inches of snow this morning. Went out for 25 min to help shovel snow.Tomorrow we are going to some friends for Thanksgiving. Will try to stay in calorie range. It may be hard as the person cooking is a very good cook.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone

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The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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Prayers going up for all of us that are sick, been sick and anyone having any problems.

Today I feel good. Going to do some walking. It is snowing this morning. It started 7am my time. It is now 8:30am and we have had 1/2 inch so far. They say up to 3 inches this morning.

Hope all are doing well and doing slow getting ready for Thanksgiving. Have a great day.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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Feeling better today.

I just finished making home made pumpkin custard from the puree I made from my home grown pumpkins. I also made pumpkin seeds.

The sun is out and it is up to 20 degrees at 12:30. Staying in and just doing what the DR said. I have 3 more days of pills left and we will see what happens after that. I really hope that it has totally gone away by that time.

Missed church again which bothers me, but Monday I will be able to listen to it on our church web site. The DR really does not want me around people till I am over this and my immune system is better. I am not contagious, but she does not want me to pick up something from someone else.

Prayers are out there for all.

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The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
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Here it is 12:41 and it is only 10 degrees here. Keeping warm and staying out of trouble.

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Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
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160.2
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148.8
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we have had a couple of power outages. Today it is minus 8 degrees and the high will be 29 degrees. Staying inside and keeping warm. Doing a little better each day.

Everyone having bad weather keep warm and stay safe.

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The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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Finished 2015 at 156.2

May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

Jan 6 2008
158
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Yesterday we had 4.5 inches of snow. The winds were going at 25-35 MPH. It was a cold and horrible day. Today the sun is out and calm.

I am doing better today. Taking one day at a time. I don't like the pills but if they are working that is all that counts.

Have a great weekend everyone.

God is my Strength & Salvation.
The Joy Of The LORD IS My Strength. .
PRAISE GOD always and he will take care of you,
Always Keep A Positive Attitude
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May 10 2013 New High 199

Dec 2008 135 low

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 current weight: 160.2 
 
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Hang in there outdoor girl our prayers are with you, hope you find a way to control. I had the same problem years ago but had a Laptocolygy (sec spelling) (lap my stomach over the my esophagus and have not had a problem since. I can eat any thing now without going in cough fits.
A side effect make some people in able to through up , that was never a problem for me. But sure in proved my life style, that was 20 plus years ago. I am a 71 year old male so food for thought.

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Afternoon...........

Just want to let everyone know I am doing better today then I have been. The DR visit went well. This DR who is covering for my regular DR put on a different kind of cough med and some steroid meds pills for 10 days that she thinks might help. I am not too keen about them, but if they help it will be great. She thinks a lot of this is being caused from the Gerds and being my esophagus does not close like it should. She is kind of worried that this may keep happening to me if I get a little stressed out or I eat the wrong foods. I really hope so. At least today I feel like a human and not coughing like I was. I will keep everyone updated.
Thank you all for your concern and well wishes.

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I see the DR again today. What ever I have will not go away. I have had it for 4 weeks now and it is not getting any better. If I did not know better I would think that I had pneumonia.

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Morning all.....
I am not still feeling all that well today. Another week of not going to church. Thank God our sermons are on line so I can listen to the week before today.

My sinus is still swollen and I have this giant cold sore on my bottom lip now. The sun is out but very cold. They say snow later today. I need to get better as we have our Thanksgiving pot luck next Sunday and we have been invited to Thanksgiving dinner at some friends.

I hope everyone is having a great weekend.

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Morning all....

I am still here but not up to par. Still fighting a sinus infection, and bronchitis. I also have a very bad cold sore on my lip that hurts real bad along with a ear infection.
We had out really first snow yesterday and last night. It was 3 inches. They say more snow coming. Winter is here for us up in the mountains of Idaho.

Have a great day everyone.



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Just want to let everyone know that on DEC 1 my new user name will be outdoorgirl71

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Thank you everyone for the Spark Goodie.It means a lot to me. A little bit about why I have not been posting. A lot of my health problems started with my last bought of cancer. I made it through the first 3 cancers the breast cancer is what has done me in. That ended burning my left lung burned my thyroid, and started the Gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD) by damaging my esophagus the DR said. I worrie every time that I get something as I do not know if it will be cancer again. I am just like the rest of our team on that one. I just don't say it like they do. I am thankful that I found the team's I am on when I was going through the breast cancer. It has been a life saver for me.I am not as open about talking as some of the team members as I am kind of a privet person. The DR said I have bronchitis which is caused by the infection in my esophagus. I ended up vomiting for almost a hour off and on the other night. I just wanted to die. I ended up getting Bronchitis and now I have a sinus infection.

I could put things like this in a blog, but I don't want people feeling sorry for me. Today I feel somewhat good and I hope it lasts the rest of the day so I can get some exercising in.

Have a great weekend and thanks for listening to a 70 year old whine.

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Ida

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I really hope you would stay as a co leader. AS I said once before you really do not have to do anything but be here. I have been sick also and should check in more often. Please think about it. You are a important part of the team. I did a blog the other day on my medical problems.

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hi every one i am stepping down from co leader, i am having some medical issues that medicine seems to just make it worse, i feel i just can not help or do this site any good, it seems this team is not rally doing much anyways, I hope everyone is ok , Be blessed Share emoticon

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Good afternoon Idaoans, hope you are all doing great. So sorry i have not been around, been having some health issues and personal issues. Started a new job yesterday, i am working at an assisted living center and I am the memory care manager, enjoying it up to now. I am trying to eat good but the last month has not been great but now that i am working i will be doing better. Have a great day everyone and i will try to post more.



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sorry Ida sure hope you get better news,Praying for you emoticon i have been sick but on the mend now will talk morel tomorrow,
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I am doing OK tonight. Out come was not what I wanted to here. I will have to talk to my DR hopeful tomorrow or on Friday as I was kind of out of it. I think he said that my esophagus is damage and does not always open and that is why I always feel something is stuck in my throat, and that I would be at risk of dyeing if I go through with the hernia surgery. At least that is what I think he said. Right now my throat is so sore that I am having trouble swallow.
I an just trying to get through this part. The first test this morning where they put a tube up your nose and down the throat is where they found the damage.

I am going to leave this in God's hands for now and let him take care of things. Getting ready to go back to bed.

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Sorry I have been missing. Down in Boise . Having my first procedure done at 9am. Surgery at 1pm. Can't eat or drink till tomorrow morning. Then they decide when my hiatal hernia surgery will be.

Hope to be back on line real later today.

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YOU Know Ida you are in my prayers,
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No on the 14th. I have to have this done for the pre op things that is before. It will be done at ST Als

Yes I will keep everyone updated..

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Ida i was starting to worry about you , are you having the hiatal hernia surgery on the 14th?? where you getting it done , i will be praying for you keep us all updated ,
i got this cold /cough i cant shake so haven't exercised much but doing well on my eating,

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