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2012!!
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      2 comments

2011 is officially over & possibly my life is going to improve! On December 2, I wound up back in the ER. I had a second angiogram, this time entering visa the wrist. I have also had a stress test. The week after my release from the hosp... Read more
More Downs then Ups...
Thursday, December 01, 2011      2 comments

The last few weeks have been rather depressing. My feet have gotten better, but the left heel still hurts if I walk much. I caught pink eye from my grandsons twice, once with me basically blind for a day & unable to read for several days. One... Read more
My feet hurt!!!
Saturday, October 22, 2011      3 comments

I am not presently a happy camper, or walker. I seem to suddenly be having severe pain in my feet, especially the heels. It seems I am developing plantar fasciitis. I am suddenly unable to walk without pain & doing the dreadmill is not an opt... Read more
Ok, I am starting to believe I can lose weight.
Saturday, September 24, 2011      8 comments

I have proof past the scale I am starting to lose weight. I tried taking Bodhi for a walk this morning. It didn't go well, 3/4 of the way around the block, my loose pants, started to fall off. I hadn't worn this pair in a few months, last... Read more
Flu free?
Saturday, September 24, 2011      2 comments

After a week of flu in the family, it is starting to abate. Today I was tired & overwhelmed at times, but not nauseous. I'll take that as a start! I haven't exercised in several days, nor done much past the minimum daily life requirements. ... Read more
Gonna go cattin' around!
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      5 comments

I have gotten my team assignment for the 5% Fall Challenge. I am on the Cats team. I am still kinda wonky from picking up the stomach bug Reilly shared with me from preschool. I have therefore been messing around online more then usual. It's... Read more
Loss & renewal
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      1 comments

On Wednesday, I had to have Ryo put down. He was in the hospital overnight. The vet was amazed at his improvement. Then a turn around indicated he was undergoing organ failure & was in pain. I could not let him suffer. The call came during ... Read more
Recovery Partner
Monday, September 05, 2011      2 comments

Ryo, my golden lab has gotten an infection in his mouth. He has lost a lot weight & is on antibiotics. We have been apart since my heart attack. It has been hte hardest part of living with Mom while I recover - missing my dog. Now he is up h... Read more
Three Wheelin'!
Friday, August 12, 2011      1 comments

The adult trike I ordered arrived in a box today. I bribed my son with $20 to get it done today. He works all night Friday & Saturday, so normally he is not much help on weekends. As a university student he is perpetually broke...it worked. ... Read more
Cardio Progress
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      1 comments

I get to start exercising next week without a heart monitor. This is pretty exciting as I won't need to have sticky goo all over my abdomen from the hookups! My torso looks rather dirty & sticky most of the time lately. I no sooner get it al... Read more
Commitment
Thursday, July 21, 2011      1 comments

I am trying to really make a commitment to exercise. I felt rather out of it all day. Yet at 8:30 PM, I still headed to the dreadmill & while watching Doc Martin treaded. (The pic here is Mom & I standing on Doc Martin's front stoop). I did ... Read more
Cardio- Rehab starts TOMORROW!
Sunday, July 10, 2011      3 comments

I have very mixed feelings about this whole deal. If they help me find some things to keep motivated, learn some strength training or something, GREAT! However, I have already developed a few concerns: they talk in the phone to me loud and slo... Read more
60 minutes
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      5 comments

The recent change in recommendations to 60 minutes a day of exercise a day for weight loss was not a welcome one. I was really struggling with 30. My commitment was minimal this Winter. My almost never ending sinus infection zapped all my ene... Read more
Day 3 of this time's, rest of my life
Thursday, October 01, 2009      1 comments

Yep I have 3 entire days of food logs done. Today I was way below calories - skipped lunch and no more sweet corn! I have had a sinus headache most of the day. I am ready to go do a rain dance to try to insure the forecasted rain. If the du... Read more
Sweeeeeet Corn Redux!
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      0 comments

Wow that sweet corn realy packs on the calories. My daily calories ballooned again with the sweet corn. Dang it was tasty tho! Tuesday is my get nothing done day generally. It was definitely a Tuesday, hence the recording on Wednesday. ... Read more

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