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Day 220 - Can't Complain About The Week

Friday, February 07, 2020

The last 7 days have been pretty darn good. My mental state seems to have found a balance and I'm no longer in a downward spiral. It feels pretty good knowing I didn't get sucked down into the darkness. I have no idea why, except that I used every tool I have available to help prevent it...and it seems to have worked. For now. I'm hopeful.

Weight wise the week was really great. I cut out the wine, straightened up with healthier food, cut portions a little, and went to the gym Mon-Friday. I lost 3.6lbs!! I know that some of that weight was definitely water retention. But it made me so happy, I couldn't care less. Weight loss is weight loss, even if it's water! lol

I hope to get through this weekend without over-indulging in any food or wine. I really have to stop drinking the wine anyways as my kidney function has declined again. I'm a hair away from stage 4 (kidney disease) and losing function too quickly for comfort. I use the wine to calm the tornado of negative thoughts in my head. I need to find another tool besides the wine, I know. I think I'm still in denial that my future is going to include dialysis. I see my nephrologist on Monday, let's see what he says about.

I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!
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  • SPICY23
    emoticon wishing you strength and fortitude in sticking to your plans and intentions. Renal disease is no joke, and the negative effects can really alter your ability to think clearly. Wishing you health and wellness. emoticon

    Peace and Care
    258 days ago
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