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Saturday, January 09, 2021      8 comments

A friend asked me to post a blog and tell what I've been up to lately, so here goes... For a while, I was struggling with trigeminal neuralgia pain. It was hard to function. However, the pain is now mostly under control with meds, so I'm ex... Read more
Quick Update
Tuesday, September 15, 2020      6 comments

Hey everyone, Thank you to all of you who have checked in with me. I am starting to get the pain under control. I hope to be more active here soon. I've been logging in daily, but I haven't been tracking food and I have spent way too much t... Read more
Taking a break
Tuesday, August 18, 2020      11 comments

Hey everyone, A lot of you have asked me what's going on. I have been having daily head/face pains for almost a year. They have been getting worse and worse. I was working with my doctor trying to get a diagnosis, but that all slowed d... Read more
MRI day Friday
Saturday, August 15, 2020      4 comments

MRI Day Friday? That's not fun. I thought you were supposed to be having fun... Yes, well, I decided to take the easy rhyme. And actually, the MRI nearly made me laugh out loud. I felt like I was in a pinball machine. What can I say, I am o... Read more
Fursday Thursday
Friday, August 14, 2020      3 comments

I didn't end up doing anything special Thursday for fun. I found out that my brother is really sick. He is waiting for his Covid test result. I am hoping he has the flu. I was pretty bummed most of the day. I did play with my pups quite a b... Read more
Jason Gray Wednesday
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      3 comments

Today's fun is watching Jason Gray and Nichole Nordeman in a virtual concert. I am so, so happy to be able to watch this. www.fmsc.org/feed-our-world-
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Snoozeday Tuesday
Tuesday, August 11, 2020      4 comments

I had hoped to do something fun tonight, but my head hurts. I have been getting frequent headaches since last fall. I'm getting an MRI on Friday. I have taken a lot of pain medicine lately, so my stomach hurts. I'm really tired too, despite havi... Read more
Funday Monday
Monday, August 10, 2020      5 comments

Today's fun activity was to attend a virtual concert. I saw Marc Martel play tonight. In fact, I'm watching and listening right now! Marc is incredible. I've been a fan of his for many years. Ben was casting for an Overwatch tournament, so he mi... Read more
Monday, August 10, 2020      6 comments

It seems a bit indulgent, but I'm going to work on having fun this week. Starting tomorrow (Monday), I'm going to try and do something fun every day for the week. I think I'll get Ben (my son) to help me figure out how to have some fun. He may w... Read more
Goodbye 40 lbs--Again
Monday, July 27, 2020      11 comments

I'm celebrating losing 40lbs. I'm cautiously optimistic, as I have lost 40lbs before but gained some of it back. However, I'm more prepared to get healthy this time around. I have a list of reasons why I want to get healthy. I have a list of rea... Read more
Daily exerciser
Wednesday, July 08, 2020      10 comments

I have recently become a daily exerciser. I now exercise 7 days a week. I haven't had a good exercise habit in many years. Here's my schedule: M, W, F: Cardio and stretching Tu, Th, Sa: Strength and short yoga routine Sunday: Longer gen... Read more
Under 300 lbs--again
Thursday, July 02, 2020      8 comments

I have been checking my weight daily and for the last couple of days, I have been under 300 lbs. (I haven't "officially" weighed in yet, so my ticker hasn't changed.) I'm excited to get back here again. Like many people, I put on the Quarantine ... Read more
Shaking up my exercise routine
Monday, June 29, 2020      3 comments

The Spark Coach program told me to write a blog about shaking up my fitness routine. Well, I haven't had a fitness routine in years. I was just exercising here or there. Last week, I created a new fitness routine for myself, so I think that's en... Read more
2020 Summer 5% Challenge--Before Pictures
Saturday, June 27, 2020      6 comments

I had my son take these pictures before we went for a walk. Wow. They are not flattering! Ha. That's okay. I've never been very photogenic. I also asked him to cut my hair to shoulder length. Well, after his first cut with the scissors, he said... Read more
Moderation vs. Perfection
Thursday, June 18, 2020      2 comments

My assignment in Spark Coaching is to write about where I need to work on moderation versus perfection. For me, that is definitely exercise. I have some health issues, and sometimes a full-blown workout just seems overwhelming. However, most of ... Read more

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