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Starting Fitness
Wednesday, February 25, 2015      2 comments

I started with baby steps. On Monday, I did the 12 Minute chair fitness routine. On Tuesday I did the 11 minute chair aerobics routine. I am so out of shape! I know I'm still recovering from open heart surgery but wow, am I ever weak. So, I will... Read more
I'm Back and Need to be Back
Monday, February 16, 2015      1 comments

On New Year's Eve I experienced the worst pain of my life. I was rushed to hospital and was diagnosed with and Aortic Aneurysm. Since the hospital is a small one and couldn't treat me I was transferred to Hamilton General Hospital in an ambulanc... Read more
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      4 comments

What a winter! I have been ill off and on - mostly on - since the first week of December. Because of my age (69) and the fact that I am asthmatic, I have been getting the flu shot since it was first available years ago. This year was not excepti... Read more
The Road to Mental Health is a Slippery Slope to Climb - Again.
Friday, February 15, 2013      5 comments

I've had a relapse with the depression. It's been brewing for a couple of months. I'm back on anti-depressants and have a temporary med to help me sleep. Now to find a GP Psychoanalyst practitioner. They are covered by our Health Plan. Unl... Read more
Getting back on track
Saturday, January 05, 2013      4 comments

I'm feeling much better getting back on track but it is difficult after the over indulgence of the Holidays. I made a resolution to forgive myself as easily as I forgive others for any missteps. It only makes sense really. Why are we always so m... Read more
What Happens When I Don't Eat Well.
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      4 comments

1. I feel bloated 2. My stomach feels upset 3. My mood is bad because I feel guilty 4. My skin gets extremely itchy from eating foods I'm sensitive to 5. I'm lethargic 6. I feel like a failure. 7. I'm feel sorry for myself 8. I fee... Read more
Another New Start
Sunday, December 30, 2012      4 comments

Well I gave up ... again, but this is my forgiveness letter to myself to remind me that this journey I've chosen isn't easy. I am an emotional eater. I eat to celebrate, to soothe my crazy emotions and just because, no reason. I'm not using t... Read more
*Cough, Cough, Wheeze, Wheeze, Cough*
Monday, December 03, 2012      6 comments

I've been so sick with my asthma and COPD. It's a stuggle to breathe and harder to sleep for very long. My only fear is getting pneumonia. The doctor put me on an extra puffer, prednisone and an antibiotic. Unfortunetly, my daught needed to co... Read more
To Sleep, Perhaps to Dream
Saturday, November 24, 2012      7 comments

I hope to have a good weekend since it will be the last down weekend until after New Year's Day. I am pleased to say I didn't gain any weight this week. Did I really say 'pleased"?? Yes I did! My usual habit is to gorge on both good and bad food... Read more
What's The Point?
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      12 comments

That's a question I have asked myself too many times. After a major mental breakdown 7 years ago, I still have times where the depression and anxiety get the better of me. No matter how many times I tell myself that this is a life-style change, ... Read more
Stressed Out!
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      6 comments

I'm going through a rough patch emotionally but I know there's a light at the end of the tunnel. I just don't know how long the tunnel is but I know I'll get there. Don't worry I'm still trying my best to stay on track but right now I'm tryin... Read more
What a Week
Sunday, September 09, 2012      3 comments

emoticon I'm so glad it's over! It looks like a quiet weekend for everyone. My oldest daughter phone yesterday co... Read more
Daily Headache.
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      2 comments

I still don't know why I wake up with a headache every morning but today isn't as bad as yesterday. I'm not sure if it's my sinuses or tension. Unfortunately the meds for my sinuses give me a headache too! I hate taking anything for them unless ... Read more
Goal Setting, Again
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      2 comments

This is our vacation month and we always travel but this year are plans had to change. So although we will go away, it won't be too far and only for about 2 weeks. One stop will be Letchworth State Park. It's where Kodak took all it's fall pictu... Read more
I Hate Headaches.
Saturday, August 18, 2012      3 comments

I have had a headache everyday for the last 4 weeks. At least they are not as painful as they were up until last week. One of the medications I started last month has headaches as a side effect. Wonderful, guess who always gets the rotten side ... Read more

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