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The Day I Stopped Making Excuses
Thursday, March 21, 2013      8 comments

....is today. I've told myself, "You're fat because you take medicines that keep you fat. You're fat because you can't exercise like other people because of your bad joints. You're fat because of a night time eating disorder. You're fat bec... Read more
The Weigh it Goes
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      6 comments

Earlier this week, my weight escalated from 217 to 220 without any observable cause. I kept on tracking and after weighing myself once more to find it still at 220, I decided just to ignore it and stick with the program. I rarely weigh myself ... Read more
chit chat
Sunday, March 17, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday we made a trek to town, despite heavy snow. It was warm enough that the snow was not really sticking to the roads....The snow made no dent in the crowds in Walmart. Getting a parking place there was impossible as usual...handicapped ... Read more
I Give Up
Friday, March 15, 2013      10 comments

For the past three days I have eaten UNDER my allotted amount of calories...(Not by a lot....am not going into starvation mode) and today I weighed myself and it says that I'd GAINED Four pounds!! I know I know. Water weight ...yada yada. But... Read more
The Hungries
Friday, March 08, 2013      7 comments

Today I weighed myself. I weigh 217...down 2.5 pounds from the other day....so the scale is going in the right direction once again. I won't be satisfied though until I"m back down at 211 like I was a week or two ago. However, today that just... Read more
Confession and Resolve
Sunday, March 03, 2013      7 comments

Last week there were ways in which I succeeded. I said no to cinnamon buns dripping with warm icing and to hot apple pie at Bible study on Wed.... I walked for what must have totaled miles on Friday when my friend took me out for the day. I di... Read more
Confession and Resolve
Sunday, March 03, 2013      1 comments

Last week there were ways in which I succeeded. I said no to cinnamon buns dripping with warm icing and to hot apple pie at Bible study on Wed.... I walked for what must have totaled miles on Friday when my friend took me out for the day. I di... Read more
Wednesday Review
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      4 comments

Today my husband is having his cardiac stents placed....the remainder of them. He is scared to death, convinced he will die in the process. I"m going in to visit him later. It will be good to see him after the fact....all relieved. He's been... Read more
Knit one Purl two
Saturday, February 23, 2013      6 comments

Two days ago my knitting supplies which I had ordered, arrived. In my excitement and joy at picking up a hobby I had let fall by the wayside, I spent two days doing really nothing but knitting. This morning I picked up my knitting and my hands... Read more
Lots of Pain; Little Gain
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      4 comments

Last night I crawled into bed, tired. Two hours later I woke feeling like someone was twisting my arm off at the shoulder . I stirred. My neck too was in a vise....My hands would not bend, my knees were throbbing. My lower back ached. I craw... Read more
New Resolves
Sunday, February 17, 2013      5 comments

The other day I was down and out. Told not to exercise by my doctor...eaten a Valentine's Heart full of candy....ready to throw in the towel. Today though, I got a Spark Mail (thanks Catspank) that turned my picture of defeat upside down. ... Read more
Forbidden to Exercise!
Thursday, February 14, 2013      5 comments

I called my surgeon today (big mistake) to ask him when I should begin to exercise again since I injured my hip the other day....thinking he would tell me tomorrow or thereabouts.....Imagine my surprise when the nurse called me this evening and ... Read more
Spring Feverish thoughts
Thursday, February 14, 2013      4 comments

The sun is shining on the sparkling new fallen inch of snow which I hope will be melted off the driveway by this afternoon. The temps are mild and somehow today I am thinking of spring time. I have a lot of work waiting for me this spring. La... Read more
A Response
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      5 comments

In response to the comments on my last blog: Some things simply cannot be done with reachers......It is IMPOSSIBLE to live without bending. (I'm not even talking about a deep bend...it can be a slight one that does it too). My husband is not ... Read more
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      4 comments

Says ortho doc: "This hip joint should be almost impossible to dislocate....You would have to yank the whole thing apart to do it" Says me after almost dislocating it.: Ouch. yes, I had to put it to the test. And it passed the test bu... Read more

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