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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Today was my first routine colonoscopy. The prep yesterday and this morning really wasn't that bad. I was dreading the whole thing and everything went smoothly. I had one small polyp which the doctor removed and sent to the lab. I am not worried. I should get the results in about a week.

I got there at 9:55am and left at 11:15am. The nurse let me leave a little early because when she went out to the waiting room to get my husband, he was on the phone with my youngest daughter. She had just had an accident. She hit a patch of ice and slid off the road and hit a telephone pole. Praise the Lord, she wasn't hurt. There was a big snow drift that she also went into so there was minimal damage to the car. Just a couple of places where the bumper cracked.

I have felt fine most of the afternoon. Took an hour nap. I even went to TOPS and had a 2.5 lb loss! I do have a headache and my neck and shoulders are sore. I am heading for bed as soon as I am finished with this blog.

I also got the results of my mammogram today -- everything looks good.

Needless to say, I didn't exercise today or care that I ate 3 white macadamia nut cookies tonight after supper. I did stay within my calorie count though -- not eating breakfast sure helped and believe it or not I really wasn't that hungry when I got home, so I just had some yogurt for lunch.

Tues 1/11/11

1) Blog daily emoticon

2) Lose 5 lbs ... emoticon

3)Exercise daily for at least 20 min. ---- rest day

4) workout at least 3x's a week at gym -- didn't go today (once so far)

5) Strength Training 3x's a week -- no exercise today -- (2 x's so far)

6) Drink a min of 8 glasses of water ea day. emoticon 10+

7) Follow a low-carb diet -- nope, but didn't care today

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  • no profile photo CD1315172
    Praise the Lord, I am so glad that yours went better than mine.
    3601 days ago
  • no profile photo CD8829652
    Glad to hear all went well today.
    3604 days ago
    Congrats on the your good test results and the weight loss .. and so glad that your daughter is OK .. that must have been scary!!!I'll be happy when all the snow and ice are gone!
    3604 days ago
  • no profile photo CD4592528
    Glad to hear everything went well, and rejoicing at God's protection for your daughter. The icy streets have really been something this week! And emoticon for your 2.5# gone!! Keep up the good work!
    3604 days ago
    great news re:weight loss and glad to hear colonoscopy went ok as well as your daughter being ok after her prang. emoticon emoticon
    3604 days ago
    So thankful that your colonoscopy went seamlessly (how is that for a sewing term?) Glad you are taking care of yourself while you are recovering from the prep and surgery. Prayers that all will be peachy keen. I had my first one last year, and the prep was horrendous for me! I kept throwing up all the solution I was supposed to drink! We finally got a different prescription at 11 p.m. for me to try, which eventually 'worked'. Gotta love it!

    I am also thankful that your daughter was okay too. Those phone calls are never fun to receive. Yeah on your weight loss!

    Enjoy your day!
    Julia : )
    3605 days ago
  • ELLIE381
    Congrats on your weight loss. Wonderful. Great to hear that your DD is ok. It is such a crazy weather time of year. I have had many colonoscopy and dread the prep everytime. Good for you for not minding it. I am sure it is different for everyone. emoticon emoticon
    3605 days ago
  • no profile photo CD6427585
    Oh GOOD for you!!! I am "due" for my 2nd colonoscopy... and I keep putting it off. For me the worst part though was the PREP!!! Lol... I'm glad you came through it well. And glad you DD is okay too!!! Isn't THAT just how life goes? Not even done with one thing before the NEXT thing is upon us!
    3605 days ago
  • MOM4407BECKY
    emoticon On still going to the meeting after all the testing.

    emoticon On getting both of these tests done.

    3605 days ago
  • SJG1953
    emoticon loss Carrie! I'm glad your DD wasn't hurt. You did great on your goals today also!
    3605 days ago
  • TERRYT55
    Good for you.....for having the colonoscopy! I'm sure all will come back fine. Good news too that your mammogram was clear.

    Congrats on a 2.5 pound loss......that's great!
    3605 days ago
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