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Monday, May 24, 2010      4 comments

Well the allergies are still in full bloom, the antihistamines make me feel almost as bad the the hay fever. What to do, tough it out without and sneeze my head off or take pills and take a 6 week nap. I go back and forth, I've taken the pills... Read more
I'm pooped...
Friday, May 21, 2010      10 comments

I really am. My eyes are itching with hay fever. I went on a beautiful walk today, 3.3 mi-half uphill, half down. I barely made it home. Tonite my daughter the preschool teacher has her first class graduating and wants me and her dad t... Read more
I'm on a roll...
Thursday, May 20, 2010      9 comments

So I have completed Day 2 of my Marathon of walking. Walked downtown for my haircut and back, almost 3.5 mi. And I seem to be past the meltdowns of the past few weeks. My eating is taking care of itself right now. Fruit and vegetables are th... Read more
Marathon of walking...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      7 comments

I watched Biggest Loser last nite. I watched Daris eating at midnight and it was like watching myself. Saw Michael changing the way his family cooks Italian food, I could relate. Saw Koli and Ashley being distracted by life outside the ranch ... Read more
Sparks of light...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      6 comments

I just got back from physical therapy where I met with the shoulder specialist for the first time in several weeks. I am a month into PT and normally work with another therapist on my visit. Jessica, the PT specialist was really pleased... Read more
Monday, May 17, 2010      6 comments

So the really interesting-and intimidating thing about my life right now is that I get to create each new day. No packing it off to work to do something for 8 hours, no real demands on my time beyond, exercising both my arm and my body. keeping... Read more
Short and sweet...
Sunday, May 16, 2010      6 comments

It's Sunday, my DH brought me coffee, the Sunday paper, and a breakfast croissant sandwich in bed this am. I don't normally eat those things but he got it from the bagel shop, very fresh and so thoughtful. I ate it, enjoyed it, and plan to sp... Read more
Another lesson learned, again...
Saturday, May 15, 2010      7 comments

I really need to avoid refined carbs, just like I avoid sugar. My body has the same reaction to both...not good. Last nite I brought home a baguette-for everyone else- from the grocery to go with the pasta we were having. I like baguet... Read more
Friday, May 14, 2010      6 comments

I am excited! I have a result from all my efforts this week. After weighing pretty much the same for the past 2 months, I have lost 2.6 lbs at this week's weigh-in. And I can feel that loss, my belly is getting smaller. Big Woo Hoo! The tu... Read more
Drama Free
Thursday, May 13, 2010      4 comments

So here's today's news and updates. My physical therapist has taken me off 3x a week until the first of June because I am doing everything I can do until then-then we start light weights-can you say 2lbs? I have a home regime that I do fai... Read more
I'm here to have some fun...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      8 comments

So more on the new productive "New Shoulder Sue". It is 9am, I have had a telephone interview this am-probably not a good fit since it requires lifting 40lbs on a regular basis and driving about 60,000 mi a year-but a very nice interview all th... Read more
My new daily blog...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      6 comments

So first of all my Spark Friends, thank you for rallying around me yesterday as I melted-not really, I wish-down. I attended my own pity party and am happy to say today is a new day and yesterday was pretty good too. My eating yesterday wa... Read more
Confessions of a Whiny Girl...
Monday, May 10, 2010      9 comments

I really do hate to whine and I hate to listen to whiners but here I am... whining. I have read all the motivation articles I can find. I have a real, defined short term realistic goal that I want to reach, 10lbs lost by July 3, my 59th bi... Read more
It's my Day 100 of SparkPeople...
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      4 comments

So it is hard to think of an aspect of my life that hasn't changed in the past 100 days. The healthy habits are the first to come to mind. I have gone from couch potato to a person who wants to walk at least a couple of miles a day. I always... Read more
I just had a successful eating day...
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      8 comments

I just came back from dinner with my best friend. We went to a restaurant that I had seen on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives (not generally known for health food establishments). I had a great dinner, got to try everything I wanted, ate 1100 cals ... Read more

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