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HAVE no excuse for forgetting to log in and track food and exercise....
Wednesday, December 06, 2017      1 comments

Just got rid of cable due to high price. I am using unlimited data through my phone company and watching Netflix on my IPad. I have the largest IPad, a Pro, and often go into web site instead of apps so I can enlarge small print and pics. Had... Read more
The rollercoaster has returned...
Sunday, November 26, 2017      3 comments

And I know why: I have stopped tracking my nutrition. Did some mindless eating of “healthy Snacks.” Also, ate too much “pie” which I supposedly made for NH residents. I am cleaning out my fridge today and am tracking again.... Read more
I am soon leaving the house to go swim at the gym in spite of cold weatherl
Sunday, November 12, 2017      2 comments

The gym is only 1/2 mile away but it will take about 30 minutes to get there as I have back pain that is not improving much in the past 6 weeks. I had a fall on my tailbone about Sept 20th and the pain has settled in the sacroiliac. I do feel ... Read more
Kept my promise to myself and walked 1 mile, swam 30 minutes at the gym.
Sunday, November 05, 2017      4 comments

I feel like I finally accomplished what I wanted to do but didn’t on Friday and Saturday. Monday will be visiting hubby at NH, then going to senior center to get memory evaluation for myself. I am pretty sure I am doing well in that depa... Read more
SINCE OCT 1, LOST 14 LB...
Sunday, November 05, 2017      4 comments

10 OF IT WAS WATER WEIGHT AFTER PREDNISONE BURST....BUT IT IS GONE PLUS 4 MORE POUNDS. I AM DETERMINED TO STAY ON THE SPARKPEOPLE PLAN WITH TRACKING FOOD AND WATCHING FATS/CARBS/PROTEIN AND REDUCED SODIUM INTAKE. IT’S WORKING AND I AM GO... Read more
Promised myself to go swimming today but broke promise...again...
Saturday, November 04, 2017      3 comments

Had tummy problems and in addition am feeling weak and dizzy. Decided to go early tomorrow morning and possibly early Monday morning before going to NH to visit hubby. Tuesday will be my 4-week shot at vitreoretinal specialist’s office for sho... Read more
Friday. Brought hubby 2 treats for lunch.
Friday, November 03, 2017      0 comments

4 oz of shrimp cocktail which he enjoyed immensely. No dessert on the menu at NH today. I brought him a medium size salted nut roll. (His doctor said he need not worry about cholesterol or sodium intake. He enjoyed both. After he ate those ... Read more
Thursday, today, is a ME day. \
Thursday, November 02, 2017      0 comments

I was able to sleep a full 8 hours for the first time in quite awhile. Have been waking up due to back pain and other issues and icing back and walking around about 3-4 hours after going to bed, so was surprised when my alarm woke me up for a c... Read more
Fun music for Halloween... Adams Family Theme Song. (Played on piano)
Wednesday, November 01, 2017      2 comments

The nursing home residents perked up when they heard the theme song from the old TV show, The Adams Family. I even snapped my fingers on the intro to the song. Got some smiles and chuckles from some of the memory care residents. As I pl... Read more
Lost almost 10 lb this week after spiking 10 lb with temp Rx
Friday, October 27, 2017      1 comments

I fell about a month ago and ortho doctor prescribed a prednisone burst. After taking this short burst of steroids I had a sudden 10-lb weight gain which I finally lost this past week. I also considered joining a commercial weight loss program... Read more
Hubby's birthday was on August 31st. He is 82 now. I brought him shrimp cocktail and asparagus. (
Sunday, September 03, 2017      1 comments

When I told him I had to go get my ride, he wondered if he could have shrimp again the next day. And I assured him he could and he seemed very happy to hear that. He inhaled his second serving of shrimp.. (only figuratively). 🎹🎼🎹🎹 played o... Read more
Beautiful music at the nursing home...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      5 comments

I played the piano when I visited my hubby in memory care unit. I see him at least three times a week and his 82nd birthday is coming up on the last day of August. It is hard to see him slipping further into dementia but he still knows me and ... Read more
I didn't have my usual 2 cups of coffee upon awakening close to noon...
Saturday, August 05, 2017      3 comments

And fell asleep in my zero gravity recliner for 2 hours and then went back to bed for the afternoon, sleeping about 15 or 16 hours since midnight. If this continues I might have to get a checkup to see if something is wrong. A couple of days ag... Read more
Weather is better (temporarily). And other things on my mind.....
Thursday, August 03, 2017      4 comments

Today's high was less than 60. So we are having a short reprieve from the hot muggy weather of the past month or so. My daughter lives out west and they have had super hot weather even though she lives in the mountains. Unfortunately all the ... Read more

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