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Allergies, Coughing, doctors continue
Monday, June 10, 2013      2 comments

Well, I met my deadline, but did not lose the weight I intended to. I lost two pounds according to my scale since my last check up but not at the doctor's. At least I did NOT gain. Positive notes: my blood pressure is terrific. To me, that i... Read more
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      7 comments

Last night I realized I must have eaten something that had something in it. I checked all the labels, no eggs. There is still something else in the food affecting my skin breakouts on my cheeks and around my chin area. I put vitamin e on it, and... Read more
Turning a corner
Monday, June 03, 2013      7 comments

It has been a week since the dizziness started. It is mostly better, though I still experience some if I move too quickly, bend over, get in or out of bed, look up. The cough is finally subsiding, though I had a low grade fever yesterday. I ha... Read more
Cause of my dizziness
Friday, May 31, 2013      7 comments

So I went to the allergist, again, and got the low down on the egg allergy. I stay off eggs or egg products for a full year, then he will retest me. Next step - allergy testing for wheat and soy. Finding food to eat has been a challenge. No br... Read more
Monday, May 27, 2013      7 comments

This morning when I woke up and tried to get up to use the bathroom, the room started spinning big time. It even woke my husband up because I kept talking to myself to stop falling over. I dug out my cane from its special place leaning behind th... Read more
Today I feel overwhelmed
Saturday, May 25, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday was the last of three days of needles. The first was the allergy testing where they found out I am allergic to eggs, the second were my regular allergy shots for molds and trees, etc Then yesterday I had a new nerve conduction study - ... Read more
Detective work pays off
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      7 comments

Today, I finally got some results from allergy testing done today. Remember I have cut out wheat and eggs? Well, I AM allergic to eggs. Although I don't wish allergies on anyone, I am glad that by eliminating food, then trial reintroduction I fo... Read more
Workday Perks
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      5 comments

Today there was a company cookout and meeting. We walked over to the other building in the industrial complex for it, so I got in extra walking (1.75 miles). I brought a gluten free dessert to share, and ate sensibly. Then in the afternoon, afte... Read more
Retail therapy
Saturday, May 18, 2013      5 comments

My dh took an extra day off this week, so we got to go out to the plant place today and to the grocery store. But before all that, I did 20 minutes of my basic weights (1 lb.) and physical therapy routine. We are being mindful as to how we ... Read more
Crazy weeks
Friday, May 17, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday I did get to log in, then couldn't get back on SP due to their technical difficulties. The last few weeks have been hectic. But... I have been maintaining healthy eating choices (except for my choice of banana split for mother's d... Read more
Walking with the monkeys
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      3 comments

Mother's day was lovely. It was a great day to fellowship and worship with my Christian family, and on our way home, my husband was sorry he had to go sleep and not spend time with me. He asked what we could do, as we couldn't go out for lunch... Read more
How about it SparkPeople? New buttons?
Monday, May 13, 2013      10 comments

Every time I go on either my food or fitness tracker page, I really think I would like to be able to track something else. These things are meaningful to our fitness. How about adding the following buttons to either page? How many hour... Read more
Little steps
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      7 comments

Tiny baby steps mean I should be wearing a tutu and dancing around. I did my ten minutes of fitness this morning, and aimed to do a regular workout today. Welllll, it didn't happen. Life happens, got busy, the "y" is sticking on my keyb... Read more
Adding balance to the mix.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      7 comments

Yesterday I felt accomplished. Last night I was tired, slept, but not enough. Today, I did get in my ten minutes before work before getting up. I even ordered a salad with chicken for lunch (only ate about a third of it - it was way too big.) ... Read more
I did it.
Monday, May 06, 2013      9 comments

This morning I was determined to do something. Anything to get my body going in the right direction. I had a Banilla yogurt and fresh strawberry smoothie for my breakfast. And I wondered what fitness I would try and succeed at today. I had... Read more

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