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Beating the Bullfrog
Saturday, May 03, 2014      4 comments

when I'm wheezing, I sound like a dying bullfrog...gasping/croaking. Once I reach that point, the only thing that will help is a nebulizer and a lot of prayer...It takes VERY little to get me to that point. My goal for today is to be as activ... Read more
Beginning---in the Middle
Friday, May 02, 2014      8 comments

I am a four year veteran of Spark People. In my first year I was guns afire, losing 70 pounds and working out every day. Then came hip replacement surgery.6 dislocated hips and 4 more hip surgeries. Then came several brushes with death due to a... Read more
It's become OBVIOUS...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      5 comments

...that this weight is not going to go away magically on it's own without any significant effort by me. I know I"m eating too much of the wrong things (and the right things) and my scale knows it too! I've said this a million times....I'm ... Read more
On she goes....
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      6 comments

I weighed myself this morning for the first time in a couple of days. In those days I tried to moderate my eating, do some exercise and continue to drink water. I lost 2 pounds!! This is after a week or two of gaining a pound a day. Than... Read more
Monday, April 14, 2014      8 comments

I didn't weigh myself today. Every time I weighed myself in the past week or so, I gained a pound with every weigh in. I am really seeing how fat I am ---feeling heavy and fitting in to only my biggest clothes. But I have been making some pos... Read more
Tiny Steps in the Right Direction
Thursday, April 10, 2014      6 comments

It's not much, but it beats nothing. 1) I've logged in 5 days in a row 2) I've done my PT for my shoulder 3) I did a seated exercise sequence I found online 4) I did squats and calf raises 5) I tracked most of my food yesterday I ... Read more
A Familiy Needs Your Prayers
Saturday, April 05, 2014      8 comments

Igot some good news yesterday evening.The initial reports on Matt's crash were exaggerated.He didn;t fly through the windshield.He climbed through it to get out of the car. Then he passed out face first into the dirt....and he aspirated some of... Read more
Well, what do you Know?
Saturday, March 22, 2014      7 comments

I just tracked my food for the day(we haven't eaten dinner yet but I know what I'm eating and how much) I have between268 and over 300 calories to spare.I will have a protein bar in the middle of the night and a cup of prune juice. That juice ... Read more
Renew and Restart
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      7 comments

so I've gained 26 pounds since I stopped following the Eat to Live program (and that happened partly because I was back on steroids and partly because my husband refused to eat the Eat to Live meals.) Blame aside...it's my fault.My fault for li... Read more
Lookin' for the Lovely
Thursday, February 27, 2014      9 comments

Yesterday I found out that I'd won a free hour long session with a life coach. She has a blog I follow online and recently held a contest to win an hour long session with her. Here is something I was thinking about this AM sparked by a blo... Read more
Now that I'm Free.....
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      11 comments

In an act of stubbornness and in an attempt to hurt my feelings my husband announced he would never again eat anything I cooked. My husband is likely dying of heart disease....He has been "living" (more like "dying" )on potato chips and cereal. ... Read more
Fit Bit Recall
Friday, February 21, 2014      4 comments

the-force-fitness-tracker/ Just came across this in my webcrawling.... Hope it's something they can easily fix.... Read more
Who Owns your Body?
Thursday, February 20, 2014      4 comments

This article was an eye-opener. Although it pointed out some of the fallacies in the way we view our bodies, it did not point out the TRUTHS about our body: who owns it,how we should view it; or our responsibilities in caring for it...because I... Read more
one thing at a time
Thursday, February 13, 2014      7 comments

As many of you know, two weeks ago I had a shoulder replacement....my original shoulder was destroyed by a triple whammy of RA,PsA (Psoriatic arthritis), and Sj (Sjogren's disorder)...My other"good (better)" shoulder is patiently waiting it's tu... Read more
Messages for me?
Friday, February 07, 2014      6 comments

Today in my Bible reading an angel woke up the sleeping prophet Elijah and gave him some food. Elijah then slept again and once more the angel woke him and told him to eat. "The journey ahead will be too much for you." The phrase struck me. ... Read more

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