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Monday, May 10, 2010      6 comments

I was frustrated this morning. I got on the treadmill for my C to 5K practice and had two phone calls within 12 minutes. When the second call came, I finally quit. Only got in three of the run sessions. Now I need to figure out when, how to get ... Read more
Vitamin D & Bone Density
Thursday, March 25, 2010      5 comments

After some research, it seems that my increased bone density may have been caused by the increase in Vitamin D all last year. For most of last year, doctors were trying to determine the cause of my skin problems (hives & dermatitis) . At firs... Read more
Stronger Bones
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      6 comments

The results of my recent bone density test shows a 9% increase over last test about 10 years ago. Sounds good to me. Doctor’s office is mailing me a copy of the report... Read more
Thursday, March 18, 2010      3 comments

Laundry is going. Housekeeper is due soon. I need coffee. I need to move today. Exercise and photograph combined. Might make getting out in the cold, grey easier. Maybe not. We'll see.... Read more
Cautiously Optimistic
Monday, March 15, 2010      5 comments

I seem to be sleeping better and longer and feeling more energy. Perhaps the thyroid medicine, the lower carb/higher protein and fat and the extra exercise really will help me lost these unwanted pounds and feel more normal.... Read more
Saturday, February 27, 2010      6 comments

My blood work at my annual physical last Thursday, showed that I have Hypothyroidism and my doctor has put me on a thyroid medicine. Now I have to change the way I take my other medicines and eat. The thyroid medicine needs to be taken in the ... Read more
Boot Straps Found
Sunday, November 01, 2009      3 comments

My boot straps have been found in the way of Spark friends here. Multiple encouragements and one challenge from a dear friend who has just gone through BC treatments and is ready to begin her fight toward a healthy and happy life. She is off ... Read more
Boot Strap Search
Saturday, October 31, 2009      5 comments

Here I am at the end of yet another month and I haven’t made the progress I wanted to make. I am trying to find my boot straps because I desperately need to pull myself up by them. I fell into a slump and haven’t exercised and then quit w... Read more
Thursday, October 15, 2009      5 comments

Confession Time - I had gained weight this week. It seems that every time I eat away from home as in the luncheon I had last Tuesday, my weight jumps up. May be salt. But as with today, it usually goes back down. The problem is that I have o... Read more
SP Nutrition Rant
Friday, September 18, 2009      2 comments

I hate it when you can't find what you need in the nutritional files. I put pinto beans on my salad for lunch today and there is no way to figure out the differences in canned be... Read more
8/31/09 JRNL
Monday, August 31, 2009      4 comments

Monday, August 31, 2009 I am dragging. I get enough sleep, and even wake up on my own, but I don’t want to get out of bed. I just am sluggish and dragging. I have been battling skin allergies and hives for 7 to 8 months and have been to ... Read more
Sunday, January 04, 2009
Sunday, January 04, 2009      2 comments

I managed to complete the first day of the Boot Camp and my daily list. I have taken down and packed away all of the Christmas decorations except for the wreath, the bows and greenery outside and the crèche. I will get on those tomorrow. ... Read more
January 3, 2009
Saturday, January 03, 2009      2 comments

Starting information Weight - 139.6 No exercise today but a good day with food choices. Tomorrow begins the challenge. That is going to be a struggle for me as I find it all too easy not to move from the computer or the couch and boo... Read more
January 2, 2009
Saturday, January 03, 2009      0 comments

Friday, January 2, 2009 I love the sound of 09. It has a ring to it. It purports to be a good year. I mustn’t waste this year. There are no “have-to’s”, only opportunities. I plan to have fun, to experiment, to help, to learn. The yea... Read more
Happy New Year
Thursday, January 01, 2009      1 comments

Thursday, January 1, 2009 A new day. A new year. A new plan. A plan that I don’t have yet, but hope to by the end of the day. Optimistic aren’t I? Time for a review, and a renewal of effort and dedication. Time passes so quickly. An ol... Read more

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