BUTTERFLY464's Blogs

So honored!
Thursday, February 27, 2020      3 comments

Being a 2 X Breast Cancer survivor, I've been chosen by the American Cancer Society to be a Portrait of Hope for this year and next.... Read more
Great Weigh In
Sunday, September 22, 2019      3 comments

Well, my weigh in today was good. I've now lost a total of 16 lbs since 6 weeks ago. I"m not on a specific diet. Just cutting back. And cutting out sugar and bread. I was lecture by a woman who weighs about 400 lbs yesterday about what to eat to... Read more
Doing great!
Wednesday, September 18, 2019      3 comments

Well, I've now lost 14.6 lbs since I started this again a month ago. I'm happy with that! That's 2 1/2 lbs a week. Not too fast. And I'm not really dieting, I'm just cutting back and eating smaller more often. And NO SUGAR!!! I thing making life... Read more
Great News at my dr appt!
Wednesday, September 04, 2019      4 comments

Went to consult with a cardiac surgeon, He said I don't need a heart cath right now. I'm so happy!!! Didn't look forward to that. But it inspired me even more to get this weight off. Our son told me to start adding flax seed and chia seed to my... Read more
Met My First Goal!
Monday, September 02, 2019      3 comments

I decided instead of setting the goal for 45 lbs off, I would make smaller goals. Thanks Michelle for suggesting that! So I set the first one at 10 LBS, I met that! Now I've lost the first LB of the next goal. Goal weight here I come! ... Read more
Another Dr Appointment!
Sunday, September 01, 2019      0 comments

Well, I got a call from my dr saying I"m borderline diabetic. Then I got a call saying I need a heart cath. Not a fun day. But I"m changing things, I've lost 11 lbs now and got the mindset to get this weight off! I refuse to become a diabetic! G... Read more
Moving on..
Thursday, August 15, 2019      4 comments

Well, I took off 7 then splurged A LOT over the weekend. Put back 2. But I'm back on track. It's very important that I lose weight. I'm 72 and facing some health problems.... Read more
Wednesday, August 07, 2019      4 comments

WOO HOO!! One year ago I had my second bout with breast cancer. On this day one year ago I had a lumpectomy to remove all the cancer. Which was stage 0 and non invasive. Followed by 20 treatments with radiation. One weird effect...hair under my ... Read more
Good News!!
Tuesday, August 06, 2019      1 comments

I've been having some difficulty breathing, especially going up the stairs. So Dr ordered an EKG and Echocardiogram. Today I got the results...everything is good! But 2 weeks ago she did labs, I wasn't fasting, so my BS was high! Today she repea... Read more
Getting Serious!
Monday, August 05, 2019      4 comments

haven't been on here since January. So what's going on? Well, I'm doing great! Altho I had a scare. I was having difficulty breathing and having pain in my mid back. Dr is ruling out the worst possible things first. Had an echocardiogram today. ... Read more
Thursday, January 03, 2019      2 comments

Well, I was cancer free for 22 months. Then the routine mammo showed it was back again. So lumpectomy again and this time 20 days of radiation and now taking Amnastrazole for 5 years. But I"m doing great! My Knitted Knockers group is now su... Read more
Just Catching You Up
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      5 comments

Back in September of 2016 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Grim diagnosis I know. But the miracle is I had decided 2 years before that I don't need mammograms at my age! Yep, I'm practicing medicine! haha But with our son from Ethiopia, there... Read more
Big changes this year!
Sunday, May 21, 2017      0 comments

First, after the lumpectomy, Dr said she got it all and considers me cancer free!!! YEA!!! No chemo, no radiation! They recommended radiation but after hearing all the side effects I said NO! My surgeon said she agreed! Second, Mez is grad... Read more
Monday, October 24, 2016      2 comments

I started a post, then hit post before it was finished. So I reposted the correction. On the breast cancer...... Read more
BIG year for me!
Sunday, October 23, 2016      0 comments

In October I was diagnosed with breast cancer! But I praise God for the diagnosis!! You see when I was 67 two yrs ago, I decided I no longer need mammograms! Yea, didn't discuss with my dr or anyone...just made the decision myself...because I"m ... Read more

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