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knocked down again by pain
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      4 comments

Tired of living with pain. I blogged about barriers before, but this is my biggest one. I don't want to move when I hurt. I don't care what I eat when I hurt. My depression is deep when I hurt. I can get out of bed and go to work. In f... Read more
Monday, April 25, 2016      7 comments

I have run into a lot of barriers lately, and I've been letting them get the best of me. My goal this week is 10 minutes exercise, plus my 10 minutes physical therapy. Barriers: 1. Pain: I overdid it one day and my hips were hurti... Read more
Decluttering leads to hummus :)
Tuesday, April 19, 2016      2 comments

I have to admit I wasn't excited about decluttering being one of the goals on our Spring Challenge this week. But I have to say, it surprised me. I had off from work yesterday, so was working on decluttering in the kitchen. I had previo... Read more
Feeling a little better
Thursday, April 14, 2016      5 comments

I'm starting to feel better, still sleeping too much though. I did a cardio video yesterday, and it felt good. I'm feeling a little sore in my hips, so plan on keeping things low key today. Some strength training and a yoga video. But ... Read more
Tuesday, April 12, 2016      5 comments

Been depressed these last few days. I have cyclic depression, so I go through cycles. Affects my activity level, and my nutrition, especially cheese. I love cheese anyway, but when I'm depressed, I swear it is all I want to eat. So yesterday... Read more
No change, but hanging in there
Saturday, April 09, 2016      6 comments

No change in my weight this week. but still good with the NSVs. I'm wearing a shirt today that previously was too small. Went for a bike ride today, decided to go a different way, one with hills. Wow!! I thought I was getting better but... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Non-Scale Victories
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      119 comments

I admit, I was a little disappointed when I weighed myself this week and the scale only went down 0.2 lbs. I felt I did really well keeping on track nutritionally and physically. But, I'm balancing that disappointment with happiness at my non-... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Positive changes
Wednesday, March 30, 2016      20 comments

I'm feeling good about the changes I am making. For the last two days, I got in over 10,000 steps. My goal is to go for a walk on lunch every day for at least 30 minutes. I also want to either walk or bike ride when I get home. This week has ... Read more
Need to work on recovery more
Friday, March 25, 2016      3 comments

Once every few months, my friend and I have lunch at an amazing pizza place, and we have calzones. Even cut in half, they are very high calorie and fat. I know I'll be over on those days. Last night I planned on going home and cooking fis... Read more
Sleep apnea
Wednesday, March 23, 2016      6 comments

I got my results from my sleep study and I have mild obstructive sleep apnea. I was really hoping I wouldn't need CPAP, but I do :( Positive side is that since it will help me sleep, I will have more energy. I'm hoping once I'm in health... Read more
Good blood pressure check today
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      4 comments

My blood pressure was normal when I went in for my check today. I'm not sure I 100% trust it since its be running high, but I'll be happy just the same. I know its trends that my doctor is looking for, not just one measurement. But it was... Read more
My weight and pant sizes
Friday, March 11, 2016      4 comments

I have three sizes of pants: 12, 14 and 16. These show the range of sizes that I have worn over the past 4 years. Which I wear have become a way to track not just my weight loss but how I feel about it. When I am wearing my 16s, that is w... Read more
This is harder than before
Thursday, March 10, 2016      1 comments

Last time I was here, I followed the Sparkpeople recommendations . . . in general. I wasn't very strict about the grams of fat, protein and carbs and if I was under or over a little on calories, I figured it would even out in the end. This... Read more
Sore today
Tuesday, March 08, 2016      0 comments

I am sore today. I'm hoping it is related to doing a lot of work in the garden this weekend and upping my exercise. I still need to start PT, hopefully that will help too. My fear is that we solved one back issue just to reveal another. ... Read more
Back procedures
Friday, March 04, 2016      2 comments

I love the Shawshank Redemption, one of my favorite movies. A theme in it is that hope is a good thing. After my recent procedures, I feel hope again that I can overcome all the issues I've been having with my back. Yesterday I had my ra... Read more

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