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Infection Round 2
7/25/2014 3:12:42 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Well, I just got home May 1 from my big round with the infections I had and they are sending out the home health care people. I have a nurse, PT and O...  Read more

ANGELFINDER

Been a good day so far!
7/23/2014 10:01:38 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I made it to the gym bright and early this morning. Got on the elliptical for 30 minutes. At first the backs of my knees hurt and gave me fits about i...  Read more

TEXASLADY65

BLC 25
7/21/2014 1:31:38 PM,  9 COMMENTS

This has been a good round for me, I've lost weight-10 since Jan, I like my team the geckos, and I've increased my exercise. There is a long break...  Read more

BONBON561

changes
7/14/2014 7:22:51 AM,  4 COMMENTS

starting to see slight changes. My belly isn't sticking out so much...lol. I am sleeping better. I am starting to enjoy cooking and eating again. Eati...  Read more

TEXASLADY65

Day by Day
7/11/2014 11:01:09 PM,  1 COMMENTS

My son left for Army basic training this past Tuesday and once I got to the point I was able to calm down, I started realizing how much junk food and...  Read more

TEXASLADY65

Will Arthritis become my Boss?
7/11/2014 3:05:27 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I have osteo-arthritis which keeps me from walking as much as I would like to do, on some days, but I can still walk for exercise. But again some days...  Read more

ASHLEEWEBART

Sleep Apnea
7/6/2014 7:11:02 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Okay, so a couple months ago I had a sleep study done and found out that the reason I have been overwhelmingly tired all the time is from severe obstr...  Read more

CARINGANGEL1

Beautiful Start for the Fourth of July
7/4/2014 11:56:44 AM,  6 COMMENTS

It's such a beautiful morning to enjoy breakfast on the pergola again. the humidity is gone for the morning and probably for the day. The sun i...  Read more

PANDABEAR42

The second week back starting late!
7/2/2014 10:57:28 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So what would have been my second week back my little brother came for a visit from out of state and I had not seen him in years! It felt amazing to g...  Read more

CLUTTRELL8

3 cheers - hip hip hooray!!
6/25/2014 4:46:05 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I am happy. I managed to motivate myself and do a task that was pending for the last 5 years!! I know i should be ashamed for being so lazy and grossl...  Read more

VIDYARP

My very first blog.
6/22/2014 10:20:46 PM,  11 COMMENTS

213 This is my very first blog and, to be totally honest, I really am not sure what to write?? 38 38 I guess I could just write about me & my...  Read more

DELYNNGEY

ADS, ADS, ADS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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6/18/2014 4:50:55 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Because of all the ads now on spark people, I'm constantly having to hit refresh before I can do anything on here. Takes me 1/2 an hour just to put my...  Read more

VICKI-B-N-FLA

CONTINUING FORWARD
6/12/2014 8:48:20 PM,  13 COMMENTS

I AM HAPPY TO SAY MY DOCTORS VISIT WAS A SUCCESS TODAY. MY BLOODWORK WAS GOOD. I HAD LOSS SINCE I WAS THERE IN JANUARY. HE TOLD ME TO KEEP DOING WHAT...  Read more

ICECUB

SORE =)
6/12/2014 11:06:15 AM,  1 COMMENTS

holy crap I am incredibly sore!! But its so worth it =) I excersised alot yesterday. But as I do more I have more energy and then I want to keep going...  Read more

PINKLOTUSFLOWER

A tiny little pat on my back!!
6/12/2014 1:18:01 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So we went to this party last evening. There was food all over the place and all those lovely snacks and drinks. But i stuck to drinking water. I did...  Read more

VIDYARP

MOTIVATION AND BEYOND!!
6/11/2014 1:18:37 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I think that as we start our journey to weight loss there are other things we discover along the way that take the focus off of only weight loss. For...  Read more

PINKLOTUSFLOWER

First Week Back Done!
6/11/2014 12:13:19 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I tracked all my calories and exercise all week long (even if I had to go back and fill in the night before). I keep tracking my physical therapy exer...  Read more

CLUTTRELL8

KEEP ON KEEPING ON...
6/10/2014 7:26:21 PM,  9 COMMENTS

WELL IT IS TUESDAY . I GO BACK TO DR ON THURSDAY. I THINK MY WEIGHT WILL BE DOWN A LITTLE FROM LAST TIME.I DON'T KNOW ABOUT MY B/P I THINK BEING IN P...  Read more

ICECUB

Positive attitude
6/10/2014 1:03:01 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Its funny what your attitude can do to you. I mean, you wake up in the morning - you stare at a long list of things to do. You either wilt under press...  Read more

VIDYARP

Learning to love myself
6/9/2014 1:33:38 AM,  0 COMMENTS

For years, i've been telling myself that i lack motivation, i lack determination, i dont have the willpower and i lack the killer instinct. I've talke...  Read more

VIDYARP

I formed a team called "Staten Island New York Members".
6/7/2014 8:29:45 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I formed a team for my home area and am hoping to find people that would be on SparkPeople and would like to walk together. Something that I n...  Read more

NEW123ME123

great start
6/7/2014 11:11:18 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Yesterday went great! I did all the things I said I was going to do and it felt awesome to hit some goals. I went for a 5 min jog in the morning with...  Read more

PINKLOTUSFLOWER

Day 3 of Return - Finding Motivation
6/6/2014 3:21:35 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am down a couple of pounds from just tracking my calories so far it seems. I know that my Physical Therapy is considered Strength Training exer...  Read more

CLUTTRELL8

Now i know
6/6/2014 4:04:39 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I can eat mindlessly. I eat even when i am full. I eat even if i dont like the taste of it. I eat till my stomach hurts. I eat in a frenzy. Sound...  Read more

VIDYARP

Bonnie's cabin in the woods-June Walk
6/5/2014 4:47:53 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I've just moved in and will walk around my place. On Sunday I walked the 2 miles round trip to the lake. When I got there I took off my shoes and sp...  Read more

BONBON561

Breakfast on the Pergola
6/5/2014 10:36:36 AM,  5 COMMENTS

The mornings are so calm sitting on the pergola attached to the porch. this is a picture from last year. The pond is so beautiful and full...  Read more

PANDABEAR42

I can walk!!
6/5/2014 12:55:18 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Yesterday - was the first day in more than a month, when i could actually walk with out any pain. I walked about a mile non-stop. And that's a huge de...  Read more

VIDYARP

Old Goals - Cleaning House
6/4/2014 10:15:52 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It has been a year and a half since I've been on Spark People. I took a bad fall down our hardwood stairs and hurt myself... got offtrack on exercise...  Read more

CLUTTRELL8

Walking buddies
6/4/2014 3:51:06 PM,  7 COMMENTS

361 I'm wondering how to find walking buddies. I created a team for Staten Islanders but so far I'm the only team member! LOL 342...  Read more

NEW123ME123

Replace "Someday" with "Now"
6/4/2014 3:20:33 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I have this whole to-do list which i need to work on. It has a whole wide range of tasks (basically, i like to write down everything i need to accompl...  Read more

VIDYARP

Day 3
6/2/2014 9:55:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It was very hectic at work today. I didn't over eat though. I took a walk tonight. Not a long one but at least I did something. The scale...  Read more

MILNERTM4

Day 2
6/1/2014 6:25:55 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Well I still didn't start my exercise. I find it so hard to just get started. On another note I did eat much better yesterday and today. The sc...  Read more

MILNERTM4

SUMMER GOALS
6/1/2014 4:27:20 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I HAVE BEEN THINKING ABOUT MY GOALS FOR THIS SUMMER. I'LL START WITH JUNE. I WOULD LIKE TO BE OUT OF THE 200s BY THE END OF JUNE. I WOULD LIKE TO BE...  Read more

ICECUB

It's do this or die
5/31/2014 9:00:44 AM,  10 COMMENTS

So yesterday I spent 7 hours at the hospital while my mother underwent yet another surgery for diabetes complications. This time it was another v...  Read more

MILNERTM4

Not giving in to temptations
5/29/2014 1:00:50 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Ok - so yesterday i had all the opportunity to binge. I could have gone home and ordered that amazingly delicious pizza along with a mouth watering s...  Read more

VIDYARP

Something on my mind.
5/28/2014 3:50:41 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So for the past few..ish years ive has an extremely off balanced cycle. In this house it's known as.. The Curse. I was finally able to see a Doctor...  Read more

EULAJADE

What is success
5/28/2014 12:43:58 AM,  0 COMMENTS

A man's success should be judged, not by what he has achieved, but by what obstacles he has overcome. Obstacles and curveballs are a part of life...  Read more

VIDYARP

So you've got a problem - deal with it!!
5/27/2014 12:58:32 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Anyone who has been reading my previous blogs would know that i have been down and out with arthritis flare up. Well...i went to the doc last weekend...  Read more

VIDYARP

Moving ON!
5/24/2014 1:38:42 AM,  6 COMMENTS

When I first started in January I couldn't do any exercise type walking or other exercises. I started out by doing 2 & 3 minute chair exercises and wo...  Read more

NEW123ME123

I want to live a better life
5/22/2014 1:41:52 AM,  3 COMMENTS

If only i can explain in words...the pain i am going through right now because of a bad case of arthritis flare up!! I have never in my 39 years, felt...  Read more

VIDYARP

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