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Friday, May 17, 2019      3 comments

Been struggling some. Haven't put any weight on, but not getting that last 15 off either. My son who is in his early forties is very sick. He has severe psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. He has had 2 hip replacements and needs both knees done.... Read more
Difficult Times
Sunday, March 24, 2019      3 comments

I have not had an easy life, but I have always had hope. Right now that seems to be slipping from me. My 42 year old son has severe psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. He has had 2 hip replacements in NH where he had Medicaid. Because he was dep... Read more
Here Comes March
Friday, March 01, 2019      3 comments

I have managed to stay the same in my weight. I lost 40 pounds about 8 years ago and have managed to keep that off. That to me is a success. I want to take another 20 pounds off and it has been difficult. Last month, Feb, we went away for a... Read more
Here Comes February
Friday, February 01, 2019      6 comments

I didn't have a great January and I didn't have a bad one. Kinda stayed where I was. I did a lot of walking in January and got 10,000 plus steps for 20 days of the month. I got 5,000 plus steps on all the rest of the days. Going to do bette... Read more
Weigh-In Surprise
Friday, January 04, 2019      6 comments

I finally weighed in and expected to be up 10 pounds because of all the bad eating I did in December. Surprised it was only 2 pounds up. I guess all the walking I did paid off for me. However, got to get the eating back on track for the mon... Read more
Happy New Year
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      3 comments

December was very difficult for me. I ate terrible and didn't feel much motivation to do better in that area. I did well on exercise. I did 19 days in Dec of 10,000 plus steps. I also never went below 5,000 steps in any one day. New Year an... Read more
Vacay Over
Friday, October 26, 2018      7 comments

We got back from our vacay at Busch Gardens in Fl. My hubby has never been. I have been many times, but loved going again. We did do a lot of walking and that was good. We also did a lot of eating the wrong foods and that was not so good. H... Read more
Frozen Shoulder
Friday, September 28, 2018      5 comments

My should is still giving me a lot of trouble. Doctor said I have a frozen shoulder. Very painful. I had one in my other arm about 8 yrs ago. That one worked its way out in about 6 months. Doctor told me it can take up to 1 or 2 yrs or more in m... Read more
Sugar Adds Pain To Me
Thursday, September 13, 2018      6 comments

I have been eliminating sugar from my diet and keeping my carbs low. I read that this would help the inflammation in my arm which is causing me a lot of pain. The shoulder has been doing well and pain has been limited. Yesterday was my gran... Read more
Good Start For September
Monday, September 10, 2018      7 comments

So far I am down -1.2 pounds from start of Sept. I am happy with that. Now at 161. This low carb (no more than 50) is working well for me. Has seemed to help the pain in my shoulder. It has been hard to keep carbs to 50 or less. I have... Read more
Working on September
Wednesday, September 05, 2018      4 comments

Still having a lot of shoulder pain. PT certainly helped, but I have to do the rest on my own. They gave me an excellent program to follow three times a week for 30 minutes, which is free weights and resistance bands. I am not taking any me... Read more
Powering Up For September
Saturday, September 01, 2018      6 comments

I had a not so good August because of the pain in my shoulder. Still bad and working on it, I have calcium buildup which gives me bursitis. I really need to get back on track for September, which will also help my shoulder pain. Here are my plan... Read more
PT is Awesome
Thursday, August 09, 2018      3 comments

Have been going to PT for my bad shoulder for over a month. I see the doctor on Monday and hopefully will get just a home program. I am a big fan of physical therapy as it works well for me. I have been going 3 times a week for 1 full hour. They... Read more
And Down I Went
Sunday, August 05, 2018      8 comments

My almost 3 year old grandson is a blessing to me and a little ball of energy. He never stops. Yesterday we were going to the toddler gym, which he loves! He loves to climb, jump on the floor trampoline, run around attaching balls, jumping into ... Read more
Dressing Up My Yogurt
Wednesday, August 01, 2018      4 comments

Lately I have been eating more yogurt. I buy the Greek Plain Yogurt and dress it up. I add some cinnamon, turmeric, ginger and sometimes stevia or blueberries. Yummy and healthy. So much better than those heavy sugared flavored yogurts I stay a... Read more

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