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4/23/2014 4:50:04 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I had my total hysterectomy on 4-4. It went very well. I'm in recovery now. I'm doing OK, just a little cramping. I was told by my doctor today that I...  Read more


When Life Gives you Lemons.....
4/23/2014 4:42:09 PM,  1 COMMENTS

When Life Gives you Lemons… OK – Crap happens!! You lose a job – You gain weight – You get hurt – You lose a loved one – Crap Happens! But what...  Read more


How long does it take to change a habit? some say 21 days--depends on the habit!
4/23/2014 2:58:47 PM,  5 COMMENTS

"Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don’t, and How to Make Any Change Stick" by Jeremy Dean "In a study carried out at Univers...  Read more


Chocolate Cravings
4/23/2014 2:35:05 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I realized something a little bothersome yesterday. Chocolate is my one weakness. And it's got to go. I have given it up before, when I started losing...  Read more


And the beat goes on
4/23/2014 1:12:26 PM,  0 COMMENTS

We were up early this morning with much to do. The temp is already 79. It is parly cloudy today. Exercises going well. Weightg is constant. Calor...  Read more


Pool exercise classes have become a habit for me!
4/23/2014 12:37:34 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I always knew water exercises were best or me. Finally it has become a habit and if I don't go, I miss it. I never thought this would happen for me....  Read more


oops! sorry : ( negative reviews on amazing arms!!!!!
4/23/2014 12:18:42 PM,  2 COMMENTS
/ oh well--if it seems too good to be true, it is probably too good to be true!...  Read more


Achy Breaky
4/23/2014 12:07:09 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am now back to my "normal" achy self. Nothing acute going on at the moment. Just the chronic widespread feeling of achiness that other doctors dis...  Read more


My new audio book on Habits
4/23/2014 11:53:19 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Of course I want to know the magic key to changing the habits that are keeping me obese. I have listened only to the first CD. It explains scien...  Read more


My Blood Sugar.. Skipping Along
4/23/2014 9:09:17 AM,  2 COMMENTS

It's been a lot of work. A lot of testing, tracking and recording of what is and isn't working for me. I've gone from my sugars to being in t...  Read more


A short blog again
4/23/2014 9:01:16 AM,  5 COMMENTS

DH's Aunt passed away yesterday. Taxes got done yesterday. Guests checked out yesterday and now we have no new guests until Friday. We are a...  Read more


Blessings, April 23, 2014
4/23/2014 8:13:05 AM,  2 COMMENTS

My goal is to list at least three blessings every day. Here are today's blessings: 1. I had a great spring break and am ready to finish th...  Read more


Wee determined blog!
4/23/2014 7:03:49 AM,  14 COMMENTS

so true-----so--Spark as if our lives depend on it---- Because it does!!! Yesterday I counted calories-----They came to over 1500-----amazing...  Read more


Fashion solution for flabby arms!
4/23/2014 6:28:22 AM,  18 COMMENTS (fixed link) The only problem is I would want to wear sleeveless things to be cooler. Covering the...  Read more


World's Worst Weather
4/23/2014 5:52:21 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Tuckerman's Ravine is a "ski at your own risk" kind of area. It has been said that "if you can ski the Tuck, you can ski anywhere in the world". Peo...  Read more


After the Cardiogram - Part 2
4/23/2014 5:19:06 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Some new information that I got yesterday from my Cardiologist's nurse was that the muscle that pumps my heart doesn't function very well, it' s hard...  Read more


It's starting.....
4/23/2014 3:51:09 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Things are moving very fast at work. I was called in for a meeting to discuss my new duties and guess what. I being taken off the floor Thursday. It i...  Read more


Finally got A1 c results back - surprisingly high
4/23/2014 1:27:14 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Given that my daily blood sugars, both before and after eating, had improved a lot, the results from my Hemoglobin A1c test (the mail-in type from Wal...  Read more


Fabulous day today.
4/22/2014 11:55:52 PM,  16 COMMENTS

Today I went to a lecture we both en joyed. Our son an d GD helped me to move fallen branches and we raked the yard together. We decided on anothe...  Read more


This is something only YOU can do.
4/22/2014 11:13:57 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I read that in a Spark article today. Don't remember which one- sorry! It reminded me, though, that it's true. Oh sure, i can fantasize abo...  Read more


Late Tuesday update
4/22/2014 10:24:33 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It has been a busy day. Beautiful sunshiny weather around 75 today. Went into Fort Walton Beach to pay some bills and stopped at Walmart viswion cen...  Read more


A Binary Person
4/22/2014 10:12:20 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I've decided that that is what I am - a binary person. I am either out of pain or in a lot of pain - no in between. I am either energized or pooped...  Read more


Had a great walk at a new to me park today!
4/22/2014 10:10:43 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I went to a park I hadn't been to before and had a very nice and brisk 40 to 50 minute walk with a new friend. The weather was perfect for it, c...  Read more


Five days in a row!
4/22/2014 9:18:20 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Today made my 5th day in a row of working out. I'm so proud of myself! I'm actually extra proud of myself cause I had a hard time getting going...  Read more


I'm back ---from vacation :0)
4/22/2014 5:26:54 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Last Thursday DH & I took off to WV to visit our son & DIL & DGDs --Audrey , aged 2 & Weslie, aged 1. We had a wonderful day catching up, even had a e...  Read more


4/22/2014 4:04:35 PM,  143 COMMENTS

I'm no longer who I was, but I still have a nagging feeling sometimes that makes me want to eat when I'm not hungry, when I'm full, when I'm emotional...  Read more


Exercising in keto-adapted state
4/22/2014 3:46:36 PM,  7 COMMENTS

This video is showing Dr. Peter Attia, from doing a very hard workout while in ketosis. So much for the argument that we need to eat...  Read more


We need the break!
4/22/2014 2:56:44 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Done. Taxes with the accountant... done. Nothing is written in stone but we are getting less back than I had hoped for. We have to wait for the num...  Read more


Blessings, April 22, 2014
4/22/2014 7:41:01 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My goal is to list at least three blessings every day. Here are today's blessings: 1. I was able to help my parents yesterday. 2. I...  Read more


Himself bamfoozled!
4/22/2014 7:08:44 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Here is a coffee- Sparkly friends------I'm trying to WAKE UP here!!!--LOL ...that's what happened yesterday, as I saw himself try to find room in...  Read more


4/22/2014 6:48:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So since I'm going to the doctor this afternoon, I went ahead and stepped on the scale this morning to compare numbers of their scales vs mine. I hel...  Read more


Dylan home again!
4/22/2014 5:41:26 AM,  34 COMMENTS

It has been a long 11 days, but Dylan is back home with his family. He spent 6 days in the PICU with pneumonia and Influenza B. He went home with a...  Read more


4/22/2014 1:17:22 AM,  2 COMMENTS

282 Dr's report: lost 6 more lbs, total of 120 lbs lost so far!! 389 down to 269~!!, have I told you all how much I LOVE my Dr? 1st thing he...  Read more


4/22/2014 1:10:37 AM,  2 COMMENTS

334 ` is it shameful for me to think im starting to look as cute as can be? =D my self confidence has soared since this major weight loss.. its so...  Read more


Changing my life one day at a time
4/22/2014 12:16:50 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Tomorrow brings the next challenge in my journey. Tomorrow am I have my pacemaker transplant. As many of you suggested I got a second opinion. The...  Read more


I am hoping to get back on track with my walking.
4/21/2014 11:56:57 PM,  15 COMMENTS

Tomorrow we will be at senior college an d after that I am hoping to walk the rail trail again. Today it was 3 slow miles using walking poles. It was...  Read more


Met most of my goals today!
4/21/2014 11:32:23 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm pleased. I met most of my goals today. 244 Was a little over on fat, though. I cross-country hiked 295 with DH (2.5 miles), and walked an...  Read more


4/21/2014 9:42:15 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today has been a busy day, just as I had planned. I actually woke up before noon today {for me that's pretty impressive!} and started my day. I made...  Read more


A change in position by the American Diabetes Association
4/21/2014 8:44:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I just found this article earlier today in " Diabetes Spectrum", a publication by the American Diabetes Association and thought it was interesting tha...  Read more


Easter weekend with the fam, going a little overboard, and new WATP DVDs
4/21/2014 8:19:41 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I had a very nice time with my family over the weekend but am absolutely worn out and have probably gained at least a pound from all the delicious foo...  Read more


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