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Updates and Carpe Diem!
Friday, February 23, 2018      8 comments

I saw my p-doc yesterday, I'm doing pretty good except for my anxiety. Or at least I'm doing good this week. So we are going to keep things as is for the next two months, as they are part of my rough time of year, and then meet back and see how ... Read more
So Excited! Things finally starting to come together!!!
Friday, February 16, 2018      6 comments

Wowzer, what an up and down yesterday was!! But overall it was wonderful and I can't wait to take on today! First I didn't sleep yesterday (nor much last night), not even during my usual window of sleep time after the kids leave for school... Read more
Sunday: So Much To Say!
Sunday, February 11, 2018      7 comments

Good Sunday Morning everyone! I woke up super early, wide awake, on the couch. I did not remember coming down to the living room, so it was one of those, "where am I?" Kind of moments, lol. Guess my cough got bad last night. Oh well. I see my EN... Read more
Thursday Ramblings
Thursday, February 01, 2018      6 comments

Made my first sourdough starter last night! Got at least a week to see if it comes alive or not. I sure hope it does! I won't see any activity until day 3 or 4, and the class on it said it could take longer depending on the weather (too cold) an... Read more
Who needs sleep - I DO!!!
Wednesday, January 31, 2018      6 comments

Whenever I get to this point in my insomnia I always think of this song entitled, "Who Needs Sleep." I'm not as exhausted today, I got like an hour or two of sleep last night and that was enough to perk my manic self back up. So I'm cheating on ... Read more
This Time Of Year...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018      5 comments

I got more sleep last night! It wasn't enough, but it was more than I have been getting, so, hooray! I'm bone-tired, but still manic! I'm restless, want to do stuff and mind is going 90 to nothing. But my body can't quite keep up with as li... Read more
Mini Goals/ Rambling
Monday, January 29, 2018      6 comments

Good Monday Morning fellow Sparkers! Up at 0440, I decided last night not to work out this morning, to wait and see how my back is doing. I re-hurt it taking out the garbage (DH is supposed to do that...) and then last evening was walking to the... Read more
Lots to Ponder Upon
Saturday, January 27, 2018      2 comments

Today I will be strong. I will stick to my meal plan, and feed my body only healthy foods that it deserves. I will walk on the treadmill and give my body the exercise it needs. Today I will remember that no matter how much extra weight I have, I... Read more
Setback is a Setup for a Comeback!
Wednesday, January 24, 2018      3 comments

"A setback is a set-up for a come-back!" I don't know who originally said it, but my old pastor said it a lot. I'm choosing to believe that when this setback hit. One of the things that this clinic has you do is a sleep study, before you c... Read more
HAPPY Monday!!!
Monday, January 22, 2018      3 comments

I'm so excited for this week! Not sure what is going to happen, and that makes it all the more exciting! I'm picking up my supplies for my pre-op diet, checking with the coordinator, and hopefully setting a date! I can't wait! There is a chance ... Read more
I made weigh in!
Saturday, January 20, 2018      11 comments

I am so excited that I made weigh in by 5 pounds!! I'm so happy (happy dance!). So soon, aka next week, I will buy my food (shakes, puddings, soups, drinks....) for my pre-surgery diet and talk with the surgery coordinator to set up a date. OMG,... Read more
Rambling and waiting!
Friday, January 19, 2018      5 comments

I am absolutely a-flutter inside with worry/hope for my weigh in today. I was down two pounds yesterday surely I won't have gained two pounds in one day. Says the lady who just snuck a banana to eat. This is why I'm nervous. (sigh) So tomor... Read more
Good Morning!
Thursday, January 18, 2018      8 comments

I'm nervous about tomorrow, my last dietitian visit for my 4 visits before insurance will cover my surgery. I'm on the line weight-wise and I don't want to miss my mark. Have I done the best I could? No. I could have done better, lost more. But ... Read more
One Week Till Dietitian Visit!!
Friday, January 12, 2018      4 comments

Today, Friday is one week exactly till my dietitian visit for my gastric bypass surgery! I have to be under a certain weight to be okay for the surgery. So this week I have to stay on plan every day, no excuses!! I know I've talked a lot ab... Read more
Do you know why you want to be healthy & fit?
Monday, January 08, 2018      7 comments

Hmmm, let's see... 1. To Save My Life. The doctor plainly told me that if I didn't lose weight, and do so quickly, I would not be around more than 5 to 10 years. There's a motivator for you! 2. I Want To Keep My Diabetes (type 2) In Ch... Read more

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