Over 5000 Steps & Counting!
I only worked for 4.5 hours today, and, in that short time, I got over 5000 steps in. One wouldn't think a cashier would get that many steps in, but, I saw a need and volunteered to stock the candy aisles, and cleaned several of the registers.... Read more
I was off work today, so I slept in. Had to do some shopping at 3 different stores today and I just remembered that I neglected to eat breakfast today. I'm not usually a breakfast eater anyway, but since I've been on the morning schedule at wo... Read more
I Love My Granddaughter!
I am so excited to finally see some progress in my weight loss. Several months ago I was over 321 pounds, I am down to exactly 316 now. I know that is a long time compared to other people, but with my health problems, I am considering this as ... Read more
Getting Better At Eating Healthy
Since my grand daughter is eating more toddler foods now and more foods that we make ourselves, I have really done my best to eat healthier. Breakfast usually consists of pancakes with no syrup, fruit and water or milk, or, I will chop up fresh... Read more
I Have A Question
Has anyone from Sparkpeople ever heard of the HealthyWage.com sight? Someone told me about it and I was just curious. It's a sight where you bet real money that you can lose weight. For example: I can say I bet 20.00 I can lose 30 pounds in 6... Read more
No more Plavix!!
I went to get my heart checked out today and got good news from the cardiologist, my EKG looked good, and cholesterol is good, but my blood pressure is slightly elevated. He said to finish the bottle of Plavix I have then I don't need to take t... Read more
I haven't been very good at logging in to SP, but with working evenings and trying to sleep during the day, along with having the responsibility of household chores, recovering from surgery, fighting a nasty cold, doctors visits, and, now anothe... Read more
Diabetic Diets From Now On
I went to my neurologist yesterday and given the facts that I have neuropathy, my surgical wound is not healing properly, I'm over weight, and my mother was a diabetic, my doctor has decided to put me on a diabetic diet for stage 2 diabetes. I ... Read more
My internet went down on the night of the 16 and we had to wait for the technician to get out here to fix it. He finally showed up and found that our modem went bad. After he left, we had 15 minutes of internet then it went out again so I had ... Read more
My doctors apt went well this morning. My blood pressure is staying where it should be and the doctor is referring me to a lymphedema specialist for my legs. Trying to get this lymphedema under control before it gets too out of hand, and so fa... Read more
I started using a CPAP last week and so far it seems to be making me feel a little better. I'm still getting use to it and still not sleeping through the night but the sleep I'm getting now, is better quality than what I had before I started th... Read more
Summer Fun With Water Exercise
I went down to our local Rec center today and registered for the water aerobics classes that begin this coming up Monday. I will be going 2 nights a week for 6 weeks. I'm hoping that this will give my metabolism a boost and my energy level goe... Read more
I signed up for 2 challenges yesterday, the 10 minute Daily Exercise Streak Challenge, and Taming Your Sweet Tooth challenge. With both of these challenges I could very easily say my goals are to lose 10 pounds in 2 months, and to stop eating ... Read more
I haven't been doing very well for a very long time. I've been more depressed and it seems that my eating habits are reflecting that. I went to the doctor this afternoon for a follow-up for my ulcer, and their scale said I was back up to 292.8... Read more
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No Motivation and In a Rut
I have been very down in the dumps the past several weeks because of how sick to my stomach I've been ever since getting out of the hospital last month after having knee surgery. I went to my doctor a couple of weeks ago and he had a CT scan do... Read more