Changes and Decisions!
Sunday, February 09, 2020 5 comments
It is amazing how you can get comfortable in your life and then everything changes and decisions must be made of how to proceed. 2019 was that year! It started with a trip to the emergency room of our local hospital where it was discovered I ha... Read more
Friday, June 29, 2018 1 comments
A new experience today. Doctor ordered a stress test a few weeks ago and today was the day. Between trying to find a vein to put the medication in then laying completely still for 15 minutes while the machine did it's work, then a long walk to... Read more
World COPD Day!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12 comments
November is COPD Month and today is World COPD Day. I was diagnosed with COPD back in 2001. Thank Goodness, I quit smoking that same year. Today, thanks to the medications/inhailers, 24/7 oxygen and pulmonary rehab, I am still active and curr... Read more
The holidays are coming, ready or not!
Saturday, November 12, 2016 9 comments
Thanksgiving is on the horizon. Think Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Noodles, Cheesy Casseroles, Pies, etc....Then shortly after comes Christmas with Ham, Potato Casseroles, Hot Rolls, Cookies, Candy. Thank Goodness for the Seasonal 5% challenges th... Read more
Saturday, September 10, 2016 4 comments
Got a late start today after a stormy night. Thinking of all the things I had hoped to do today and wondering why I always start the mornings off with lots of plans for the day and then when bedtime rolls around and I start checking off the acc... Read more
Spark Tracker Addiction!
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 8 comments
Guess I will be going "cold turkey". Loved that little button and feel it kept me motivated to move more. Alas, I lost Spark Tracker #2 this past week. I have decided not to buy another and will rely on my determination to exercise and "Walk ... Read more
New Day! New User Name!
Sunday, September 15, 2013 11 comments
Today I changed my user name to reflect another year in this world. BELTONWALKER66 has been replaced with BELTONWALKER67! Granddaughter made my favorite cupcakes last night (Strawberry) and I had to have one a little early. Rest are in the re... Read more
Finally! A Lightbulb Moment!
Sunday, August 11, 2013 13 comments
Today I made a discovery! I have been playing with the nutrition tracker throughout my Spark journey. Sometimes using the suggested Spark Menu and sometimes just entering foods at the end of the day that I had eaten throughout the day. Today I... Read more
ET To The Rescue!
Sunday, March 10, 2013 15 comments
The dreaded CPAP mask, machine & oxygen tanks were all delivered on Friday. Took me awhile to figure out what hose went where but managed. Granddaughter said I looked like ET when I got it all hooked up. Friday night went well, sleep-wise. O... Read more
Anything Else To Share?
Friday, March 08, 2013 13 comments
Broke my consistency record yesterday. Busy day at office plus doctor appointment which gave me the amazing Z-Pack and a higher dose of Advair (250 to 500). Left office and did medications and went to bed. So..5% challenge got put on the back... Read more
What can I improve on?
Wednesday, March 06, 2013 13 comments
I have been consistent all week in logging my foods but gave up on the Spark Menu Plan as most of the foods I didn't have in the house or didn't like. I have been logging in what I eat and have been within my calorie range, but have noticed a s... Read more
Day by Day!
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 15 comments
Progress is being made. I have been consistent in tracking my foods..getting in some form of exercise. Still working on the 8 cups of water...usually around 6..plus upping the fruits & veggies. Each day brings new opportunities to reach those... Read more
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