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My Third Consecutive Day
Monday, March 26, 2012      2 comments

I am now on my third consecutive day of exercising outside of my Physical Therapy. This is a good streak for me since I have been disabled for the past 6 months. I am feeling better about myself. But for some odd reason I am feeling sleepy right... Read more
Had A Good Weekend!!
Sunday, March 25, 2012      1 comments

I am getting back on track. I did the Elliptical yesterday and today. I joined a challenge to do 20 min a day. Yesterday I did 25 minutes and today I did 32 minutes. This is good for me since I am still recovering from my knee injury from last S... Read more
"YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THE LAST OF ME!"
Saturday, March 10, 2012      0 comments

It has been a long time since I have posted a blog. But I am back. On one of the teams I am a member of we have a “Question of the Day” thread. One of the questions in the past month or two was “What is a good Song title for how you are feeling ... Read more
New Year and Time for a New Chapter in My Life!!!!!
Sunday, January 01, 2012      4 comments

Today is Jan 1, 2012. It is a new day and a time to start a new chapter in my life. Last year was not a good year for me. I started the year off work on workers comp after having surgery for carpal tunnel. I finished the year off work for a knee... Read more
Trying to Stay Positive... I will do This!!!!!!
Thursday, October 06, 2011      1 comments

I went and seen my Primary Care Physician today. I injured my knee on Sept 10, 2011. I have been sitting at home not able to do anything other than keep my leg elevated for most of the day. Literally about 90% of my day is spent in my recliner w... Read more
Feeling of Helplessness....
Friday, September 23, 2011      1 comments

It has been 2 weeks since I have injured my knee. Dr thinks it is a Menisci tear. I have not been able to walk or stand for more than a few minutes at a time since it happened. And I am still having problems with my hand as well. With both injur... Read more
Relay For Life...... Please Help
Saturday, August 20, 2011      0 comments

Hi! I am posting this because I just registered online for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. When I registered online, I was issued my own personal fundraising web page. It explains what Relay For Life is and why I chose to ge... Read more
Time for Brutal Honesty
Saturday, August 06, 2011      3 comments

To borrow a phrase from one of my SP Team Members it is “TIME TO GET BRUTALLY HONEST”. I have had another bout with emotional eating and have not done so well over the past 4-6 weeks. I had a few bad weeks that I let get to me and I shouldn’t ha... Read more
Thank You SparkPeople
Sunday, July 17, 2011      1 comments

I once again have been motivated by a SP Blog: I took a 15 min walk and turned it into a 40 min walk TWICE yesterday. Ended up with 12000 steps ... Read more
Finally Feel Like I am Making Progress
Sunday, July 10, 2011      2 comments

It has been a great weekend for me for calories and exercise. I burned 2756 yesterday and 2852 (probably more, still not done) today. That puts me at a calorie deficit of 1200-1400 each day. ... Read more
Trying To Get Back To Basics
Saturday, June 25, 2011      0 comments

I have been having a rough time getting back into the swing of things for a while now, I am talking months here. I have tried getting right back into it full throttle, but that did not work. I tried doing half of what I had gotten used to, again... Read more
My Thoughts.... SP is Reading My Mind.......
Saturday, June 04, 2011      0 comments

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone might be looking. - HL Mencken, author, critic and newspaperman What does your conscience tell you? Ever get the feeling that you should be doing something other than what ... Read more
I AM WORTH IT
Saturday, May 21, 2011      1 comments

It is a Sunny Saturday here is Cali. I was reading a blog this morning and an email from one of my good SparkPeople friends and they reminded me of some not so good memories. I come from a family of 6 kids. My father was an alcoholic. We were ab... Read more
It Has Been A While Since My Last Blog
Sunday, May 15, 2011      0 comments

It has been a while since my last blog. I have been doing OK for the past couple of weeks. Sleep is better for me. It is more back to what is normal for me. I am getting 4-6 hours of broken sleep a night and maybe 7-8 on the weekends. I ha... Read more
On My Mind.... I don't get life
Sunday, May 01, 2011      3 comments

My daughter called me last night and ask if I could do her a favor. My daughter moved away to go to college over 4 years ago and has decided she is not moving back home. She now lives 300 miles from here. Any way she ask if I could take flowers ... Read more

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