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late start and just walked but then mowed to make up for it.
Monday, April 08, 2013      4 comments

I love being off Mondays. It gives me a day to take it easy. Like today, I knew I had planned to do a bit of mowing, so I casually walked the poochies much later than usual. Also, I was thinking of all the biking and running from yesterday and p... Read more
Ran 3.3 and biked 9
Sunday, April 07, 2013      2 comments

Set my clock early enough to do morning run and still get to church in time to set up for communion, aka the meal that heals. After service dh and I biked to the bridge over the belt line by the art museum on the lovely House Trail. Just about d... Read more
incredibly beautiful day despite dropping cell phone in sink
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      3 comments

A cell phone is a handy tool. I have my Spark app that can scan most any food bar code. However, dropping mine in the sink today---------yes, it was an accident, has allowed me to NOT be hooked up to the little machine. I'm happily un... Read more
another day, another run
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      3 comments

Spring is amazing. I'm loving seeing all the little green leaves. And all these colorful trees! And, finally, I feel like I'm getting the hang of daylight savings time. May I just say, "YUCK!" to messing with my sleeping and waking. I wonde... Read more
new use for muscadines.........woo hoo!
Monday, April 01, 2013      5 comments

down at the beach for Palm Sunday and stopped by Port City Java. They have a new muscadine smoothie with nothing but muscadines and apple juice. Hmm, I'm thinking about the 9 gallons of muscadines in my freezer........... So, my new morning... Read more
surgery was PERFECT. I'm pooped.
Thursday, February 28, 2013      6 comments

Baby girl came through with what has to be considered flying colors. Thanks for all the Spark prayers, y'all. Her nerve block is still wearing off so her pain has been much less than when I had my ACL repaired many years ago....plus, I think the... Read more
doctor report from yesterday....thyroid increased! surg tomorrow.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      5 comments

I did share with my doctor the relationship that I had found regarding elevated TSH and hypertension...there is much out there especially about subclinical hypothyroidism in women in their 50s. VERY INTERESTING! Having a low thyroid (an e... Read more
back for thyroid check today. BLOOD PRESSURE HAS NORMALIZED!
Monday, February 25, 2013      6 comments

Okay, here is the thing. I just couldn't figure out why being on thyroid has normalized my blood pressure so I went web searching on pubmed to find the answers. Well, it seems that when thyroid is low and metabolism is then low, blood pools cent... Read more
heading into Friday loaded with beets and other root veggies
Friday, February 15, 2013      5 comments

I plan to roast a bunch of veggies today. The biggest time is the prep so I'll prep LOTS and roast a couple of pans full. One day at a time........That is all we need and that is all we get. Thank goodness.... Read more
Ash Wednesday, my Lent plans
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      4 comments

Today is Ash Wednesday and one of my favorite days in the Church calendar because of the beauty and significance of the service.... If you have never been to one then try it! So my Lenten plans are to: feast fast be thankful F... Read more
looking at Lent... challenge!
Monday, February 11, 2013      1 comments

Tomorrow is Mardigras, but I have no king cake although I know there are stores even up here that carry them. Don't need all that sugar rush. Wednesday is Ash Wednesday. I'm looking forward to that cross of ash on my forehead, followed by ... Read more
one week in.........best colorful recipe
Monday, February 04, 2013      4 comments

so today makes one week in the thyroid supplementing, cholesterol lowering life. Can not say my energy is any much better, but I wish I had a cheap test to see how my cholesterol is doing. Am totally enjoying eating more plants and colors. I fou... Read more
early morning, rotten night's sleep, but then..........RUNNING
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      5 comments

Kept waking up last night and got up a tad before 6. Read and drank my coffee, and then at 8 decided to at least walk the dogs before the rain falls. Well, as usual, once I got out on the path my feet began to move faster and faster and bef... Read more
day one on thyroid medicine
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      3 comments

hmmmm. was wondering if I would feel anything. answer...............no Still good day at work. Ran this morning. First time since Friday when I kind of messed up my right knee. Actually, ran most of the path and then walked when my ri... Read more
physical results...............Doc recommends Spark People
Monday, January 28, 2013      2 comments

well, there was good news and bad news. The "good" in a sense was that for the first time in my life I now need to supplement with thyroid. That may explain some of the exhaustion and the difficulty with weight issues. Most labs were fine but my... Read more

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