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8/23/14 4:09 P
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Daily check in's will be a challenge!! First day, happy and grateful for SparkPeople and this
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8/23/14 3:36 A

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I hope that everyone has a happy weekend and thoroughly enjoys these last days of summer. The weather around here is mildly hot, we are expecting temperatures in the high 80's with clear, sunny skies. Sending out positive energy, prayers and hugs to those that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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8/22/14 1:53 P

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The last few days I have really been dragging. Seems like I get all my energy in the evening. This will be good when I start working nights next week, but I still have a couple of days that I have to do stuff all day.

I have got to get myself up to do something now in hopes that I will sleep tonight as I have to be at work at 7am tomorrow.

Blessings,
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8/22/14 1:48 P

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I've done really well this week with walking during my lunch break - I fit in 15-20 minutes every work day so far. Today, though, my body feels like it's in molasses. I couldn't get myself to walk during lunch, so I'm planning to take a walk after work instead. Maybe a change in scenery is all I need.

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8/22/14 1:11 P

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Thank you Deb! Your prayers mean more than you know!

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8/22/14 12:24 P

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Praying for you Regina. Take care and God bless, Deb

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8/21/14 10:14 A

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For all of you who pray, please ask God to give me grace today. Thank you. Regina

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8/21/14 9:45 A

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Hi all! I did it! I woke up 20 minutes earlier than yesterday! I am starting my daily regimen of Garcinia Cambogia and a Natural Cleanser. -shrugs- The sun is out so I can get my walk time in. And I am already up cleaning and chasing my 2 year old. Let the Cardio and running begin (or should I say chasing..hahaha). Happy Thursday!!!!

Grr..gotta lose it..


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8/21/14 7:53 A

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Hi all,

Today is going to be a great day. I'm starting it out by taking my grandson to school, so a little alone grandma/Blaine time first thing this morning. The weather is going to be a doable mostly sunny, 79 degree day today and I have an appointment with my therapist. All in all a pleasant way to spend the day.

Congratulations Chaya on your two pound loss. That is great! Hope that the new scale is working out for you.

Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them today. Take care and God bless, Deb

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8/20/14 8:19 P

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Lost two pound this week. I am thrilled, but I am not going to get my hopes up when so many around me are continuously cheering me on with food. Starting to get angry. Why can't people just be happy for me? Btw, went to Wal-Mart to buy a new scale. Got the Sumbeam Old-Style Scale. Praying it works cause I really don't feel like throwing another away or taking it back...

Grr..gotta lose it..


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8/14/14 1:32 P

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Anne, Glad the surgery went well. Are you having physical therapy? I had a bone removed from my right hand in 2011 and went for several weeks of therapy and I can sympathize with you having to use your left hand all the time. For me, I went from not being able to hold a pen to being fully functional and pain free so it was worth the hassle.

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8/14/14 11:37 A

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Hi all,

Ah, a return to better weather today. The humidity and thunderstorms are now a thing of the past, thank goodness. I have a lot of errands to run today, so I will be out and about all morning long with my daughter and grandson.

Anne, I'm glad to know that you are recuperating well. Keep up the good work.

Sending positive energy and hugs to all that need them today. I hope that you all have a great day. Take care and God bless, Deb

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8/11/14 11:12 A

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Thanks Deb!
I had hand surgery for carpel tunnel and they fixed my tendon too. It is tough to do everything left handed, and with just one hand, but I am improving everyday emoticon
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8/10/14 5:03 P

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Hi Anne,

I'm glad to hear that you are recuperating from your surgery well. Be sure not to push yourself too hard when getting back into the swing of things. I hope that you have a swift recovery and return to good health soon. Take care and God bless, Deb emoticon

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8/10/14 9:25 A

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Good Morning!
Well the recovery from my surgery is going well. I still don't feel 100% and am not getting on here track everything, but surgery was 3 days ago so I know it won't be too long now.
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8/10/14 6:54 A

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Hi Everyone,

I hope that all are enjoying their weekend. Ours is hot, hot, hot. It's going to be 96 or so here today. Way too hot to exercise in the heat of the day. It looks like I will be getting my strength training in early,early this morning, as well as my walk. It was a productive week. I got a lot done around the house and I feel good about the coming week.

Sassy, Congratulations on your great test score!!!! It's wonderful when our medications do the job they are supposed to do. Wishing you another great coming week.

Onicam, I hope that you enjoyed your vacation. It is so good to be able to get away from home for awhile. Nice to have you back!

Sending out positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Wishing you all the best on the upcoming week. Take care and God bless, Deb

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8/9/14 7:34 P

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I have been busy and on vacation. I just came home yesterday and lost the Internet until today.

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8/9/14 6:02 P

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Hello Ladies,

Have been busy working and going to school but finally I have some time since I resigned from my cleaning job. It was getting too hard for me with my fibro and my mother is really having problems with her health as well Got a 100% on my Old Testament Survey Test. Completed 4 test over the past two weeks. I am on a roll. The cymbalta is really helping me focus and my depression is under control.

Deb- Good for you for the work that you got done. It is gratifying to complete tasks.

Chris- Love your attitude. I binge too but try also to keep it healthy. Avocado is a weakness for me too.

Terp- Enjoy your time off and do your best. It is all any of us can do .

Linda!- I am back and promise to post more often now that my schedule is slowing down.

Sweetpea- Hope you had a good day and week.

Fromnside- Hi and my name is Sandy. Hope you are doing well.

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8/6/14 7:49 P

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Chris, emoticon I'm sure that you will have a better evening! I like your "can do" attitude. I'm sure that you will succeed. Cheering you on emoticon


Today has been very laid back compared to the beginning of the week. The weather is beautiful with mostly sunny skies. It has been in the low 80's with a good breeze - very tolerable. I've gotten a lot done this week, so far and I've kept up with my exercises and challenges. I may make today a day of mostly rest. I haven't quite decided. Sending out positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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8/6/14 3:35 P

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Well I'm checking in. Today will be a good day! I'm determined ! 've been having a problem sabotaging my food intake. I do well until the evening. Last night was avacodo wrapped in turkey slices. I try to keep it healthy.

But today is a new day and the evening will be a challenge but I will succeed.

Have a terrific day!
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8/5/14 6:38 A

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It should be a bit better today. It will only be in the high 80's instead of the 90's. It will be sunny and possibly humid. I am looking forward to going to the gym today to walk on the treadmill and ride the recumbent bike. I have a lot of housework to do and I should get started. It should be a productive day. Sending out positive energy and hugs to those that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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8/4/14 5:43 P

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8/4/14 2:15 P

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Today is Monday - trying to be nice to Monday.

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8/4/14 9:34 A

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Good Morning!
I am at a conference in Yakima, which in a desert compared to where I live. It is already in the 70's and expected to get to 102 today. I am used to 70...lol

I am worried about not having the tools to measure my food and the choices I will get (they feed us). On the upside, I know I will still be successful as long as I eat smart and keep exercising. I have a pool and will be swimming everyday.

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8/4/14 6:06 A

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It's already warm today and it is only 3:00 am. Sitting here drinking my coffee having some quiet time before I have to get my daughter and grandson up, so that we can get my daughter off to work on time. Mornings start early around here. Hoping for a really good sunrise while I take my daughter to work. Getting ready for my morning exercise. It should be a really good start to the week. I hope that everyone has a productive week. Sending out positive energy and hugs to those that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb emoticon

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8/3/14 8:07 P

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In the 80's All week.

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Good Morning!
Starting out cloudy here and hoping for emoticon I leave for a conference today and will be going where it is emoticon but I will have access to a pool everyday :)
Going to try to swim a couple times a day and plan to stay on track as much as possible.
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8/3/14 7:59 A

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Good Morning,

So far I am sticking with my challenges, charting my fitness and charting my food. I am getting in 45 minutes of exercise a day and I have lost 2 pounds for my projected five pounds for the month. The weather here is sunny and in the high 80's. It should be another stellar day. Sending out positive energy and hugs to all those who need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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Such a beautiful day out!! Was able to get some much needed rest last night and woke up refreshed. Going to make it a great day. emoticon emoticon

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Good Morning!
Happy Saturday! :) It is warm and cloudy here, but the clouds will burn off and we will have a nice emoticon day in the 70s. You can keep the hot and humid Deb emoticon

I hope you have a great day everyone and just keep moving!
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8/2/14 8:33 A

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Hello everyone,

Just popping in to wish everyone a great weekend. It is hot and humid here. It is warm already and it is only 5:30 am. Sending out positive energy and hugs to all that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb emoticon

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Edited by: IAMAGEMLOVER at: 8/1/2014 (14:26)
I love SparkPeople

Today is the first day of the rest of my life.

I am responsible for my own happiness.

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emoticon you were able to get to the gym for any length of time. You'll work back up to your 20 or 30 minutes. Just take the small victories right now. You did emoticon emoticon emoticon I'm cheering you on. emoticon Take care and God bless, Deb

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Thank u Deb.

I forced myself to go to the gym this afternoon. But was able to do only 15 minutes on the treadmill, where I had been doing from 20 to 30 minutes. So I am pretty disappointed that I did only 15 minutes. But the pain from osteoarthritis was killing and I was having a terrible time breathing, wheezing a lot.

HAPPY 2014. MAKE IT A FUN & HEALTHY YEAR!

"RIP MY SWEETIE, I LOVE & MISS YOU." MARCH 3rd 2014


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Hi Starr,

I am so glad that you have seen your doctor and that he has prescribed new medication for you. It sounds as if he is on top of the referral for your grief therapy too. I'm happy to hear that you have talked to Griefshare. I have heard very good things about them. You have set everything you can in motion. I am so very proud of you for not giving up and for taking care of yourself. Grief is so very hard to deal with and it's next to impossible to do it on your own. I'm sure that you will be more relieved when you have your mental health support and support group in place. Kudos to you!! Let me know if you need to talk or if you need extra support from your friends. I'm happy that you followed through and gave us an update on your situation. Keep in touch. I'm keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Take care and God bless, Deb emoticon emoticon

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Deb, somehow I managed to find the website of Griefshare not too long after my sweet Alan passed away. I went there and found that there was a grief class in my area that was just ending their 6 month class. The next class starts the 1st week of September, and I plan on being in it. The lady that I talked to at that church told me to call her back by the 1st week of August, if I had not heard from you by mail, to get an application for the class and purchase a bereavement workbook.

The doctor today told me that the Cymbalta I have been taking for 4 years does not seem to be working. I told him that I did not see where it has ever helped for the depression, but it does help a bit for the pain from fibromyalgia. I think. He put me on Meloxicam, which is suppose to help with osteoarthritis, and Nortriptyline which I am suppose to take before bed. He said it is for depression and will also help me sleep. And he is sending in a referral for grief therapy.



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Hi Starr,

I am so very sorry for your loss. I know how devoted you were to your husband. Please stop back by and let us know how the doctor's visit goes and if another referral has been made on your behalf. There is an organization known as Griefshare. They have grief support groups all over the United States and Canada. I can give you the link that will get you to a page where you can input your information and they can tell you what may be available in your area.

www.griefshare.org/

Try contacting them and see if you can find a grief support group that will work for you. If there is anything at all that I can do for you, please let me know. I am available 24/7 for talking if you need a shoulder, just Sparkmail me.

I hope that your doctor's visit is profitable. K80DALY is so right about the anti depressant and letting your doctor know the problems that you've had getting a referral to a psychiatrist or psychologist. I wish you great success, my friend. Take care and God bless, Deb



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Starr,

Your GP can prescribe you with an anti-depressant, no need to wait for a psychiatrist for that. I've been through every medication on the market, so don't lose hope if it does not seem to work (most will take approximately 6 weeks to build up in your bloodstream, anyway). While you're at your doctor's office for the antidepressant prescription, let your doctor know that you have not been able to secure an appointment with the psychiatrist yet, and get another referral. I've seen LOTS of psychiatrists in my years and have never had to deal with the run-around you are currently experiencing. It is inexcusable. Your doctor needs to know this so that he/she does not continue to refer patients to them.


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Hello there everyone. My name is Starr, and I was part of this team more then a year ago. Since then I lost my dear sweet husband to ALS 4 months ago. I am now more depressed then ever. Even more then thru the 13 years that I spent taking full time physical care of him. Now I am heart broken, feel like my heart has been ripped out, am SO depressed, have no energy, no will, no drive to do anything, no desire for anything (except eating and sleeping). My body feels like Jello and my head feels full of cobwebs. I've gained almost 30 pounds since he passed away, even though I am not really eating any more/less then I was before he passed away. Did I say that I am very depressed?????????????????

People tell me that it will all get better with time, but will it? I was feeling this way long before my sweetie passed away. The only difference is now it FEELS (I do mean feels) like it is 4 times worse.

Both of us are in our early 50's and we'd known one another since we were teenagers. We'd been married for 27 years, 13 of which he was physically disabled and confined to a electric power chair. The last 5 years he was not able to do anything for himself, except turn the pages in a book while he was reading the book in his lap, and change the TV channels with the remote control sitting in his lap. EVERYTHING else had to be done for him. I LOVED him SO, SO much. How does my shattered heart get better? How do I start feeling better? I already had very low self esteem, due to being super obese. Weighing 150 pounds over what the "charts" say that I should weigh according to my short stature.

I was physically & mentally abused as a child/teenager by my mother, so I was already dealing with depression, but man all of this stuff in one heap. I see no light at the end of the tunnel, I don't even see a pathway that MIGHT lead to the beginning of the tunnel. In fact, at this point in time, I doubt that there even is a light at the end of the tunnel.

This morning I am doing ok mentally, but can't say how that will be in a hour from now. Yesterday was a bad day for me.

Anyway, that is me........................................
...................maybe some of you all could give me a few hints to help. I would sure appreciate it.

In March, when my DH passed, I went to my doctor and asked to be referred to a psychologist. A month later I got a call from that clinic saying that they would get to me as quick as they can. Two months later I get another call from them saying that I am still on the waiting list to get put on the appointment schedule. I was told that once I actually had an appointment, it would be another 6 to 8 weeks before I would be seen. WHY I'd like to know, does it take 7 or 8 months to be seen in a mental health clinic? I do NOT understand that!! So today I make an appointment with my oldest DD's doctor to see if he can help me get the mental health care that I know I desperately need. That appointment is the day after tomorrow.

Hugs to everyone,
~~Starr~~

HAPPY 2014. MAKE IT A FUN & HEALTHY YEAR!

"RIP MY SWEETIE, I LOVE & MISS YOU." MARCH 3rd 2014


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Hi all,

FROMNSIDE, I'm sorry that your feeling down about your situation. It's no fun being without a job,let alone being unhappy with your living arrangement. I'm glad that you are in therapy. Perhaps that will help. Sending you hugs because you deserve them.

Anne, Good positivism. Knowing where you went wrong is half the battle the other half is not giving up. Good luck with your weigh in on Monday!

It's going to be in the low 80's here today with plenty of sunshine and clear skies. It will be my first day back at the gym. I will begin to feel better about myself once I get a treadmill walk under my belt and some endorphin's circulating. I am watching my calories and staying within my ranges. Have a great weekend every one!! Take care and God bless, Deb

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Almost through my first week of Spark and have not done the best with the calories, but I know I can do this and I will get better. The true test will come with my weigh-in on Monday.

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i left a bad situation only to end up living in a duplex type of place where i am still surrounded by people. they mean well, but i just want to be left alone. if i had money, i would save it and live in the country (with a good internet provider) and exercise when i want to and listen to music when i want to and go to the store when i wanted to and eat when i want to. and sleep. i would still sleep a lot.

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Hi Anne,

Sorry that I missed the metaphor and sorry that you've had bad news. I'm glad that you didn't physically fall though. Falls can be tough. Good for you picking yourself back up and getting back with the program. Small steps, that's the way to go. emoticon emoticon Deb

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Hi Deb!
I meant metaphorically I fell down. We got some bad news and I caved. I ate too much. Today I have a better grasp on things and will make this positive.
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Hi Everyone,

Oh Anne, I hope that you are alright! The last time I feel I scraped up my hands and knees pretty well. Good, positive attitude!! emoticon

Aphil223, Being in a funk can certainly sideline you. I hope that you were able to rally and get in some activity to make yourself feel better. emoticon

I found out yesterday that I am prediabetic. Not happy news for me. Now diet and exercise are no longer options, they are necessities. I will lose this weight and get in some sort of activity every day. I am buying new tennis shoes to walk on the treadmill at the gym. Wish me luck. Sending out hugs to all that need them. emoticon Deb

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Time to drag myself out of my funk and get some exercise!

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Fell down yesterday, but I will get back up and I will find success!
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Ketuckymel, what a great goal - a half marathon. Good job on getting out and running even though your depression has been bothering you. It's hard to go out and work out while you are not feeling your best. Small steps are the way to achieve success with both your work outs and your diet. Hopefully you will find it easier to sleep because of the exercise. It should have a double benefit for you. Kudos to you for toughing it out today. I hope that your meeting goes well for you in the morning. emoticon

Jeffjapan, it's nice to see you here. If you're not feeling well, this is the place to come to talk about your day. I'm sorry that your feet are swollen. It sounds very uncomfortable. Hoping that you find relief soon.

Take care and God bless, Deb

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KentuckyMel that's great that you even got out for a run I'm diabetic with swollen feet so i can't run although running in this heat and humidity would kill me if i did. Good luck on your half marathon.

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I have really slacked on my eating and exercise the past few days due to just feeling really down. However, despite my depression, I made myself get out for a run tonight. I'm training for a half marathon and I don't want my hard work to go by the wayside. The run wasn't great but I'm glad I did it. I didn't go as far as I would have liked but a little bit is better than nothing.

My nutrition also needs to be worked on. I definitely need to add more fruits and veggies but I'm taking it one task at a time.

I haven't been sleeping well lately either but I'm hoping I can sleep some tonight since I have an early meeting for work tomorrow.


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What a great start to your day and to your regimen, Anne! To match your ten minutes I will work out with Coach Nicole's Fit, Firm and Fired Up DVD. I'm not part of the daily challenge, but I will make it my goal to match your enthusiasm. One goal met for the day!! Anyone else up for 10 minutes today?

Onicam, I hope that you were able to reduce your anxiety level and feel better. I have seen your posts and you are doing so well with your diet! That weight is coming off. Congratulations on your losses.

Today is muggy and overcast. It rained most of the night. It is supposed to be cooler here for a couple of days. I hope that everyone had a good start for the week. Sending out hugs to those that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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Good Morning!
Today is off to a good start! I joined a 10 minute a day exercise challenge and got my 10 minutes in doing a kickboxing workout with Nicole. I think 10 minutes a day is a good place to start. I am focusing on staying positive and working on staying in my calorie range. emoticon emoticon

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I didn't yet. I was not where I could do it since I was waiting for the bus.

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Onicam,
Have you tried exercise like taking a long walk or a bike ride to help alleviate your symptoms?

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My anxiety is big time high. I am not sure how to calm down right now. I tried the breathing, muscle relaxation, and eft, and meditation.

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I hope that everyone will have a great Sunday. Cooler here this part of the week. Looking forward to a productive and positive week. Sending out hugs to those that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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I am doing ok and loosing weight. I am also off of soda, sugar, and chips and having flour very seldom.

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achy breaky body, Bad week two sick kids. Arf and Barf ......... emoticon

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I'm going to the doctor today. Weigh in, not looking forward to this. I have to have blood work done too. I hate being poked because they always have such a hard time finding a vein. I am hydrating so that it makes the blood draw easier. Well, at least I'll know where I stand by the time I leave. That's a good thing.

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Not losing pounds/inches anywhere near as fast as I thought I would but I'm working out, eating in my range and my workouts are getting easier so I'm just working on being patient and not letting it get me down.

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Tired. emoticon

Little by little, step by step, day by day.


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Just worked out for an hour! My legs feel like jello.

So glad I came home and worked out. I really, REALLY didn't want to.

Call me Cody!

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One more day in the mid nineties! The heat doesn't bother me if it is dry heat, but the humidity associated with this heat is stifling. I can't complain too much because it is so much better than the cloudy, rainy winter months. The sun works wonders on my depression. I hope that everyone is having a good week so far. Sending out hugs to those that need them! Take care and God bless, Deb

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Need to get moving on stuff and get it done, but I can't seem to do it. Why do I procrastinate and avoid so much? Need to examine this issue.

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keeping a positive attitude while accepting that this is not easy and it takes a lot of hard work and commitment to get myself to a better place. I am glad you are here with me!

KEEP ON KEEPING ON! I CAN DO IT!

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I have not had a lot of time and I have not given up.

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it's just too cool here. in the high 80's again. I need some over 100's emoticon . this is the South, we need some Sunshine emoticon !!!

i didn't swim today. Maybe, tomorrow will warm up some for me.

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Last night I had 5 hours of sleep. the night before that only 3. I've been averaging only 4 hours every night this week.Last night I went to a friend's farewell party. She's on old drinking buddy, but I seen haven't my friends who there at the party in months because I stopped stopped drinking When I was diagnosed with diabetes (or that's my excuse for not drinking). I couldn't talk to any one because my new hearing aids picked all the sounds in the room and it was very disorienting. I can't even drown my sorrows in booze cause it's bad for mitochondria...I have melas (mitochondria encephalomyopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like symptoms), which can cause depression and diabetes which i'm suffering from now. I'm also more shy than ever and have become basically a recluse.

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emoticon It's going to be another scorcher here today. It should be well into the 90's. I have the fans on full blast and will take my grand son to the park to play in the cool shade of the fir trees. Cooling baths seem to be in order this afternoon, as well. I see a swimming pool trip in the future for the evening hours.

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All in all not a bad day. Errands done, mom feeling better and even got some laundry done.

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Tired and going to bed. It's been a roller coaster week with a lot of emotion for me, and new stresses (good and bad). Working hard to be positive and keep on track.

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It was a long day. I drove my parents (84 & 88) to have lunch with my dad's sister who is 96. Just a long day in the car. But I also got my TV fixed so things are pretty much back to normal. Finally

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Today I have to go to the dentist. I am not looking forward to trying to locate the office. It is my first time at this particular dentist and I am apprehensive. I hate dental appointments. Other than that it should be a really good day. The sun is shinning and the skies are clear. It will be in the mid 80's today and that is tolerable. I hope that everyone has a really great weekend. Take care and God bless, Deb

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A fair day. I did something very scary today and it turned out ok. I also did something else scary and it went way bad. First off I cancelled my homeowners and auto insurance and went to a new company. In all my 66 years I've never done that by myself. The other thing I tried was to install Chromecast on my TV. Tomorrow I'll have to see if I can't find someone to come get my dish and my TV working again. So today balanced itself out. Yea

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It is a beautiful day today. The sunrise was gorgeous and the coffee was hot. It will be a busy day for me today. Picking one grandson up from school for his Dad, picking my daughter up from work, then taking another grandson to the doctor for his school physical. I probably won't end up getting home until after 4 pm. It's a long day, but getting a lot accomplished. emoticon

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Why does life have to be such a rat race? I got up way to early and had too much going on in the house today and then my dad calls and says you need to come take your mother to the hospital. She's OK but will be on prednizone for a week to help with her breathing. So tonight I'm really worn out both physically and mentally.

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Sick today, major sore throat but It is so nice out and I am going to take the kids to the beach today and go swimming!! Determined to feel better. Hope everyone had a great 4th!! emoticon

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The sun is shinning and it looks like it is going to be another really nice day. There is nothing like a cup of good coffee watching the sun rise early in the morning. Hoping that all have a really good weekend after the holiday. Sending hugs out to those that need them. Take care and God bless, Deb

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