I am hoping this Lupus flare is trying to end. I feel a little less fatigued. Now if the body aches will just subside I will have it licked. Hopefully by the end of the week I will feel somewhat normal again. I want to get back to exercising... Read more
Being sick is horrible.......
I was diagnosed with Lupus in October of last year. I started out being tired all the time. That escalated into joint pain along with the fatigue. I then started having headaches and muscle aches. Before I knew it I was sitting in the ER bec... Read more
I managed not to exercise today. I am in a Lupus flare it seems and feel horrible. I just do not have any motivation, all I want to do is lay down. I was hoping to never have one of these again.
There is always tomorrow I suppose.
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I was soooo excited when I got on the scale this morning and it showed a weight loss of over 2 lbs for the last three days!!! I am currently down 23 lbs and so happy about it. It is not as hard as I thought it would be. I know in my heart tha... Read more
I have noticed that my energy level has shot straight up since I have changed my diet and exercise routine. There is simply not enough in the day to keep me busy anymore. My house almost sparkles it is so clean, my dogs cringe at the word bath... Read more
A new kind of work out
I have found a new aerobic that I love. I turned on some loud music, danced around my house and cleaned like a maniac. My house is spotless, I'm tired, it's all good.
My poor poodles sat on the couch looking at me like I was insane person. ... Read more
Tried a new food.....
I tried a new recipe from my sparkpeople cook book tonight. I made Cornish Hens w/ apple pecan stuffing. It was really good, I have never had cornish hens before. I made brown rice and raosted veggies (sweet peppers, red onion, zucchinni, and... Read more
Riding a bike is getting easier. I rode it over a mile today, normally Im just shy of a mile. My bf changed our route half way through, Im glad because he pushed me and I managed to go further and I was able to bike the whole way. The first t... Read more
As predicted I slept like I was dead. When I woke up this morning I had to move very very slowly because EVERYTHING hurts. So I defenetly know I had a work out!!!
On to something else..........I lost 1.5lbs this week. I am finally down be... Read more
Man am I beat. I KNOW for a fact that I burned more calories helping my friend today that I EVER would have walking. Not to mention it was pouring down rain all day, so I could not have walked in that anyway.
I enjoyed the girl time, the fe... Read more
Working out....or not
Well I did not get to go for my walk today. I am helping a friend move into her new home. That will be a work out by itself. I will not beat myself up because if moving does not burn calories, what does?
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New cook book
I decided today to make my honey a little treat for being so patient with me. We rode our bikes, and I came home and baked a cake from my new sparkpeople cook book. I made the Dark Chocolate Angel Food Cake (minus the glaze, saving myself 25 c... Read more
Well by using sparkpeople to log the foods I eat, I am getting a better grasp on what I am lacking. I was so focused on calories that I was missing carbs, potassium, calcium, fat even. My fat intake has been way below what it should be. I lov... Read more
Rain, Rain.....you don't bother me!!
We have been waiting for it to rain for over a week. No rain alllll day, until I stepped out the back door to go for my walk. Did I let it stop me? NOPE!!! I trudged through it for a mile. Of course the lightening did change my min... Read more
30 days and counting
I have been "living my new healthy lifestyle" now for 30 days. I have lost 18 lbs in the process and feel wonderful. I am exercising, eating healthy, and SHRINKING!!! I have kicked some pretty bad habits over the last month too. I put down c... Read more