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DRATS: Computer Issues

Thursday, June 11, 2015

I had reached 40 + consecutive spins on the spark wheel. And then my computer cord died...only we thought it was the battery. So Ii ordered a new battery -only to find that that was not the problem. And for some odd reason- my Kindle refuses to let me sign on to Spark People....so my streak of sign ons was broken ....sigh... Now i am working with a borrowed cord while I am waiting for my new cord to arrive. I used to love my Kindle....Now i HATE it....I am not a person who likes to use a stylus or a thumb to peck out her words....I hate that the kindle decides on the strangest, most bizarre things to change my perfectly logical words into. I hate that the print on my Facebook and email pages is so small I have no hope of being able to read it with these diseased eyes. No...give me an old fashioned laptop any day. I'm so glad I had decided against an iPhone. I would NOT have been happy with it.

So where do I stand in terms of eating/exercise?
Don't ask.
I had been doing well in the "six week" strict eating plan--mostly plant based foods, with beans, nuts/seeds, onions and mushrooms. But then I slipped. And then I slid. and then I crashed.

Nuts
No not the kind you eat. The kind you speak when you want to really let a curseword fly.

So I regained all of the 8 lbs I'd lost. And NOW am working on re-losing those 8 lbs. I HATE that I seem to be unable to maintain any good solid streaks of weight loss without regraining weight an re-losing ground.

The good news is that I am off of the steroids completely. The bad news is that now --I'm wide open for respiratory issues without the aid of the daily steroids. And should THAT happen then I will need 2 or 3 weeks of heavy duty steroid IV treatment. And THAT, my friends, is when I gain weight, big time. The other bad news is that I am without the buffer that the steroids gave me against the pain that I suffer from 3 auto immune diseases. And that , not only makes life a living hell, but also makes exercise almost impossible. Why did I got off of them you may ask? They were weakening my muscles (a condition called "Steroid Myopathy") and that could potentially lead me into a wheelchair permanently. And no, I don't want that. However the pain in my feet how is so great the wheelchair looks like a looming monster on my horizon anyway.
Dang.
I can't win.
but I will keep on trying to.
Win, that is.
so I will keep you posted on the the world of my frustration, littered by little successes.
It's good to be back in the webworld with a real keyboard under my fingers.
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  • LUCYCAN7
    So sorry to hear about your computer issues and also the health issues.
    Don't know whos health issues are the worst yours or my DH.Prayers,
    hugs and blessings! emoticon
    1925 days ago
  • _LINDA
    A rock and a hard place, yes that is you :-( I hope your pollen season is over and that the weather is reasonable enough to keep your asthma from triggering. I feel sorry for anyone in my city with respiratory issues. We have had a long period of drought and with high winds and everything is flying in the air. If you can afford it/ if its insured, maybe get physiotherapy, more for treatments like ultrasound, etc. to help keep you moving and try to reduce pain. You need to be on a heavy duty pain therapy with a sustained release patch or something. Is there no narcotic combo you could be on?
    I don't like my tablet for the same reasons you describe. I can see being frustrated with using it on my trip. I will miss my huge screen desktop computer for sure. That is if I can make it to September at the rate I am falling apart :-P My Kindle's charging adapter died, just when I was getting down to the good parts of a book :-((
    I am down to one finger typing once more, so responses will be slow, but I will be thinking of you, reading your words and sending healing thoughts.
    I just started a free 21 day healing meditation with Wild Divine. This women claims it can actually heal you as it works on your whole body mind, spirit and soul. I can only hope. Nothing else is working.
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    1926 days ago
  • PGHP31CK
    Praying, friend. May your pain ease so that you can move. Very very gentle hugs!
    1926 days ago
  • MILPAM3
    Sorry to hear about the lapse in your log-in streak. But for one forgetful Sunday, I had logged in every day this year. Ah well. It is not an eternal thing, so it really doesn't matter. Would you be able to get your emails on your phone and log in that way? At least most phones allow you to tap and spread your page to increase picture.

    As for every bondage the devil has put on you, although it may SEEM trite, I say, "Claim the power that is in the blood stripes of Jesus!" He came to restore that which was lost. Consider that Adam and Eve were in a perfect world (until they sinned and opened the door for the enemy's afflictions of every kind), and they had no sickness, pain nor weariness. Study the healing scriptures and put your faith in the Word. That faith, plus the knowledge God gave doctors, will provide a remedy. emoticon emoticon
    1926 days ago
  • ARNETTELEE
    Sorry about your issues! Happy sparking!
    1926 days ago
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