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The Should Haves

Monday, April 21, 2014

I should have.....
1. Got off the sofa & moved
2. Put the knitting down
3. Turned off the TV
4. Called family members
5. Met with family Easter Day
6. NOT updated my IPhone
7. Worked on my pain level
8. Organized my week
9. Gone to bed earlier
10. Talked myself into moving

Now that I know what I should have done I will have to do each one and check off the list


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YELLOW09RED 4/21/2014 9:28PM


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Monday, April 14, 2014

It doesn't seem like I have any friends to depend on in my life and that is why I am having such a hard time sticking to goals that I set. I can't seem to find anyone in my area to keep me walking daily or talk about lifestyle changes. My hubby is in his own little world of denial and I find that I am more of a loner (not that I want to be) it seems my life is my life and my friends lives are theirs. Schedules are different and I just adapt to life One Day At A Time. Everything works out in time. Happiness isn't everything lol

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AZ_CAT_PERSON 4/15/2014 10:47AM

    I know the feeling..I too don't have any friends to depend on to walk with me or talk with. I adapt to one day at a time also, due to staying home on medical leave. Happiness may not be everything, but it sure helps.
follow through the best that you can thats all you can do. Do the best you can do.


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YELLOW09RED 4/14/2014 11:55AM

    I think we have to do this for ourselves. I'm sorry about your dh.
Happiness is very important to me Jan. God bless you my friend.
Sending you some Happy vibes now.
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I'll be here for you everyday.

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JAROL7 4/14/2014 7:47AM

    DECIDING is 90% of the process ... then just follow through on your plan.

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Awesome Day

Sunday, April 13, 2014

It started out with rain this morning. I felt a little down. Hubby working & I have Addie duty. Knitting scarfs & hats to keep me focus. It's back and forth to make sure A is eating, taking pills, and doing her routine. She gets a bit nasty at times and doesn't want to eat. I decided to take an hour walk and relax before giving her dinner tonight. I'd been sitting knitting too long. Knee pain was about a 6, as I walked, but the sun was awesome & I didn't push myself to do a fast pace. (I know I will regret it this evening) Ice is in my future before bed, but I do have to say....it felt good even with the pain. lol

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YELLOW09RED 4/14/2014 10:56AM

    I'm glad you did the walk.
emoticon for your pain today. Take care. I hope the ice helps.
Is Addie your dog?
Hugs & smiles,

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MARAGRAM 4/13/2014 6:27PM

    Know how you feel, sore but victorious.

Remember to warm up and stretch out afterwards.

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ONECALMMOM 4/13/2014 6:17PM

  Hope you feel better. Ice works wonders.

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I Am Grateful For.....

Friday, April 11, 2014

Grateful for:

1. SparkCoach for making me think about who I am and who I want to be.

2. Springtime for making me want to move outside again & get my 30 min walks in sometimes earlier than I think.

3. My hubby for working as hard as he does to make life easier for me.

4. My job for the past 35 yrs (Nov 14') that knows they have a good employee. (Mgrs & DM's anyway)

5. Lack of pain as I move to relieve arthritis knee pain. The more I move the better I feel.

6. The fact that knowledge is everywhere to keep me healthy & active from one day to the next.

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GADGETCC 4/12/2014 10:10AM

    I like your blog. I think it is important that all of us step back every once in a while to be thankful for what we have, lest we take it all for granted.

Your blog was well said.


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YELLOW09RED 4/11/2014 1:32PM

    Hi Jan,
I'm glad you are using the SparkCoach.
35 yrs at your job is wonderful.
Enjoy your walks outside.
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Have a wonderful Friday and weekend,
hugs and smiles,

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More Exercise

Thursday, April 10, 2014

So Dr says to get more exercise & watch what I am eating to get my cholesterol under control. I got the results the other day and in Oct 13' it was (270) Apr 14' it is (193). I think I must be doing something right to get it down to the 193. I know I have to keep working at it and now that the weather is more Spring like it will be easier to get out for a 30 or more minute walk. It's been 4 days in a row getting 10,000 or more steps in a day. I plan to continue even, if the walks are 3 - 10 min walks in-between stores. I've pushed myself to get steps in at the end of my day and as I start I am in pain, but the walking usually improves the pain by the time I am done. Positive thinking seems to help. Everything does fall into place. One Day At A Time.

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YELLOW09RED 4/11/2014 1:48PM

    I like your One day at a Time. Hugs Jan,
your # are great. emoticon emoticon emoticon
Hugs and smiles,

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AZ_CAT_PERSON 4/10/2014 9:21PM

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Congrats on the weight loss. I know you can keep up with the walking.


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144AUTUMN 4/10/2014 8:02PM

  You can do it!!

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