I see that I haven't written a blog since August. I have been quite disheartened with regaining most of my weight, and not wanting to change my eating habits again.
All of the research I have been reading, seems to point to the fact that ... Read more
Having a very lazy day today. This weekend was our family reunion, and we had a great time. But, I am now exhausted.
Have loved our reunion since I was just a small child. Once a year, we see people that we don't see the rest of the ye... Read more
Have been enjoying working on the new play that we will be putting on in Sept.
One of the things I have missed so much during my period of inactivity has been working at the theater.
Now I am feeling great to be back.
I am having dif... Read more
Just came from the Y where I swam strong for 50 minutes. I got out of the pool and saw my reflection in the window.
Normally I would have looked away, not wanting to see my shape. This time i looked at my body and said "what a good stro... Read more
I have been feeling better every day since my last post. Have gone swimming about twice a week, have walked with a cart in the store, and even walked twice at the park.
My knees don't hurt anymore. The only explanation I have is that I thi... Read more
still feeling pretty good.
Have a couple of issues that are keeping me out of the water right now, but am trying to keep active in other ways.
Saw the Dr on Tuesday, and he changed my meds, and I have slept better for the past two nigh... Read more
Well, I have gotten past the depression for the most part. I am feeling very good.
About 4 weeks ago, or so, my upper back and my knees stopped being as painful, and I was able to go to the Y to swim.
Since that time, I have gone swim... Read more
Having a lot of anxiety, and depression the last few days. My tolerance for frustration is about that of a 2 year old.
All a part of the process, I know, but I am really tired.
Not sleeping well either.
This too shall pass, but r... Read more
I am finding that I am feeling better these days. I am being more active, and getting more small projects done around the house.
I used to go through my big old house, and clean it all in one day. That was quite some years ago. FInally h... Read more
Since the beginning of Sept of 2014, I have lost 5 friends and my brother.
Just last week I lost the 5th friend.
I have to admit, that I have been spending a great deal of time feeling sorry for myself. It has been overwhelming to tel... Read more
Today I am feeling better. It seems as if a curtain has opened. I know there will be ups and downs, but am just glad I had a pretty good day today.
I was getting tired of feeling bad all of the time.... Read more
I am having a very difficult time with the death of my brother. We were not very close, or even in each other's lives much, but he was my brother, and for 63 years, he has been my brother.
I am having a really difficult time realizing that... Read more
My Brother, Gary, Aug 25th 1951 to March 24th 2015
I am posting my brother's obituary here in case someone wants to read it.
Gary passed from this earth late on the evening of March 24th, 2015. He was an avid sportsman, hunter and fisherman, who loved his life. Gary is survived by his ... Read more
Monday March 9th, 2015
I am feeling better since my last post. I rested my body. I have been doing small projects around the house, walking with a cart in the stores, and riding my stationary bike some.
My body is finally recovering from the periods of doing to... Read more
I have lost almost all of the lessons I had learned beginning in Nov of 2007 when I began to make lifestyle changes.
I had lost 70 pounds, and kept it off for several years. I was exercising regularly, with some times when I couldn't becau... Read more