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One Wobbly Step after Another....
Saturday, November 26, 2011      8 comments

Doesn't it just figure? I have my new iPod Nano strapped to my wrist...I have motivation to burn...I have a new treadmill (which I haven't even tried out yet)...For once I WANT to exercise..... So what's holding me back? My body. (Fee... Read more
Unhealthy in a Health Food Store
Sunday, November 13, 2011      6 comments

Today I went into my favorite place on earth (I have not yet been to many places :) )--It's a large heatlh food store about an hour from my home that has every conceivable product one could want for just about any diet; and products ranging from... Read more
the latest
Sunday, October 23, 2011      8 comments

hi all thanks for all your messages of support...My blood test results were fairly normal with the exception of very low Red Blood Cell (RBC) count and low H&H (Hematocrit and Hemoglobin) levels...which mean that I'm quite anemic. They suspec... Read more
Good News....and Awaiting Word
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      6 comments

For about the past week or two I've noticed decided swelling in my legs, finally creeping up to my belly, face, and down to my fingers....by Saturday I looked like the Michelin Man's twin sister! the Doctor had begun with 40 mg of Lasix a day a... Read more
"I've cut the Dickens Out of my finger!"
Thursday, October 13, 2011      6 comments

So. I've been (attempting to) eat "clean" for about a week now. And so today decided to try the "Crock Pot Porridge" This was because it was 4:00 AM (having been up since 1:00 :( ) I decided to throw it all into the mini crock pot that I h... Read more
Pushing Every Limit...what Else??
Monday, October 10, 2011      5 comments

No dramatic assertions of commitment. No promises. Just taking it one day; one decision at a time. Last Friday, I was supposed to have a volunteer crew here to help me move back into our post - flooded basement...The repairs are finall... Read more
A Stumble, A Wander, A Falter--A Decision
Monday, October 03, 2011      6 comments

For the past two days...I've been HUNGRY it seems -- all the time. And I haven't exercised --at all. As I look back I have to ask myself, "What happened?" ASTHMA happened. And once more, I find myself on the dreaded, evil drug: ... Read more
A Leap, A Limp, and a Stagger = PROGRESS
Thursday, September 29, 2011      9 comments

I haven't yet lost any weight...( I don't THINK anyway...I had one weight reading that was really high...and the next one some days later was a lot lower...so am not quite sure...today's reading was somewhere in the middle....So it is the one I'... Read more
quick note on a great ending
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      11 comments

A quick word as I run off to start my day. I've decided to keep all my food log entered in a small notebook which I'll maintain throughout the day..then the next morning, I will add all of the PRIOR day' data into TODAY'S tracker....So in case... Read more
a RUDE awakening
Monday, September 26, 2011      8 comments

Recently I was described by a friend as a "Big, fat, cuddly fluff ball." I don't think I like one single word in that description. And I've just gone up another jean size. And the scale is giving me more and more bad news. I did ... Read more
Unhappy and Stuffing my Face
Sunday, September 18, 2011      8 comments

I've never before been "an emotional eater"...someone who comforts themselves with food. I've always overeaten out of simple gluttony: because it tastes so good! OR because I've been on steroids or other drugs that make me constantly ravenous.... Read more
just need to share this:
Saturday, September 10, 2011      8 comments

I have schizophrenia. Don't know if I've admitted that yet on this site. SZ is not having multiple personalities...just want to make that clear. People with SZ suffer from hallucinations and delusions...as well as many many other horrible sym... Read more
A New Start--because it' s a Whole Different Story Now
Saturday, September 10, 2011      8 comments

Things are changing for me, rapidly, in terms of my physical abilities and my medical status. I am going, in October for a right shoulder replacement; something that is terrifying to me as I've heard it's worse than even the hip replacement surg... Read more
Who Defines Impossible?
Thursday, May 05, 2011      7 comments

I just wrote a comment in the comment column of a fellow sparker who just finished a half marathon with two knee replacements. ( And my comment said this: "I have two recent hip replacements and dream of running, but have been told that it's imp... Read more
A Day in the Life of....
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      8 comments

I'm going to try again to write a blog on this accursed site. LOL...only accursed because for each of the last two lengthy blogs which I tried to post, cyber space made a good dinner of them, and they vanished into thin air. This time, I have a... Read more

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