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Walked more than I had in months!
Friday, February 12, 2016      6 comments

We walked an hour from the ship in to Cozumel, walked all over the lovely town, and hen walked back. Got in almost 10 miles of walking!... Read more
Calories increased but still being careful
Thursday, February 11, 2016      3 comments

Getting miles of walking in although my caloric intake has increased from the lovely wine they serve us every evening. Today we have a 10 mile hike planned, then will stop for fish tacos, just made, and share one beer, all while sitting in the ... Read more
Toured slums yesterday...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016      1 comments

American poor have no concept of poverty. We toured the slums yesterday, so much like the slums of Panama when we first lived there. Tin shacks on stilts, garbage thrown out the empty window into the bog. We tried to visit the church we like t... Read more
Walking, walking, walking
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      4 comments

Surprised at how much stamina I have lost after being down for 5 months. Working on walking, walking, walking!... Read more
Not a diet but a lifestyle.
Monday, February 08, 2016      2 comments

Another night of sleeping with only melatonin. I was so exhausted I actually slept but this is going to be rough. We tried taking the stairs yesterday but I was exhausted after one full flight. Since ending up in the hospital in October and b... Read more
Watching everything that goes into my body very carefully
Sunday, February 07, 2016      2 comments

We got on the ship yesterday and I had a big plate of veggies and a little piece of chicken for protein. In the evening at the Concierge Lounge I had only one glass of wine, passed on all the hors d'oeuvres, having water instead. I wasn't hung... Read more
So glad...
Saturday, February 06, 2016      3 comments

To be getting on a ship! Came down with a UTI yesterday...burning, urgency every single minute. Luckily I had on one in Mexico and was able to buy some Cipro at a local pharmacy and now carry it everywhere. I know the dose so will treat myself ... Read more
Driving 12 hours in pouring rain!
Friday, February 05, 2016      1 comments

Accidents everywhere, three bad semitrrck wrecks, one didn't look survivable. We sat on the freeway at one wreck for over 2 hours. Finally got out of South Carolina and a sheet of rain came Down, we had torrential rains all the way into Tampa ... Read more
Heading to Florida!
Thursday, February 04, 2016      3 comments

Beloved is driving us to Florida today...we will get as close to Tampa as we can since we sail out Saturday. Can't wait, need this break. It will be a different cruise since I'll be abstaining from much of the marvelous food and wine. It must... Read more
Do raisins help you sleep?
Wednesday, February 03, 2016      1 comments

The doctor called me at home last night...even tho I'd seen her at 9am. She is ordering a liver ultrasound because my labs are abnormal...again, and she stopped the amitriptyline (elavil) that I take every bedtime to help me stay asleep. She th... Read more
Out of challenges, what next?
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      1 comments

I'm still starving for points, and now I have completed all the challenges I have no way to earn more! It's almost an obsession...seeing how many points I can get each day. I saw my doctor today and have to have a liver ultrasound...bummer.... Read more
Going back to vegan to heal my fatty liver!
Monday, February 01, 2016      2 comments

Again, fatty liver. If I were needing pate I could harvest myself... I suppose a lovely coconut walnut tea bread sample from the bread store isn't advisable almost every day, nor celebrating with Krispy Kreme donuts when the Panthers win! Back... Read more
Time for severe change...fatty liver is back!
Sunday, January 31, 2016      4 comments

The doctor called, all my liver studies are elevated again so it;s back to lots of raw veggies, greens without dressing, and cooked cabbage. I have reversed this before with loads of raw veggies...it means no sugar, nothing white, and no wine ... Read more
God has a special place in heaven for teachers!
Friday, January 29, 2016      2 comments

And it may include alcohol because if I had to do this full time...well, I couldn't. I was not called to be a teacher, I was called to be a nurse, and it's takes a real calling to be excellent at either. The classroom has not burned down nor ha... Read more
Prayers needed...I have to cover a classroom this week!
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      4 comments

And I am NOT a teacher, never was, just a Registered Nurse for neonates, but I AM a volunteer. One of the teachers where Mum and I volunteer has an autoimmune problem that has attacked her corneas so she's out for the week. They have nobody to ... Read more

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