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Saturday, May 02, 2015      5 comments

Tear as in lateral meniscal knee tear, but I do not have a tear in my eye. I was so afraid the MRI report would come back showing nothing. There is also something up with the cartilage of my patella (knee cap). Going to wait to hear what ... Read more
Counting my Chickens
Friday, May 01, 2015      4 comments

They say not to do this. Jump ahead. Run ahead with your imagination. You are suppose to "live in the moment" - taking each step as they come, not getting ahead of yourself. I get not living in the past. Why beat myself up over mist... Read more
Nice get well gift
Wednesday, April 29, 2015      2 comments

For the last three days, I have felt uck and low energy. So I just worked on staying hydrated and allowed myself some licorice which helps settle my stomach. What I love now when I get a "treat" I'm still being able to stay with in the walls ... Read more
ongoing uck
Tuesday, April 28, 2015      5 comments

methotrexate hit me hard this time with nausea. I used Pepto-Bismol yesterday, today I'm just holding off on eating hoping it passes. So tired. My plan on eating is soup. I made some homemade stock. I will still try to do 20 minutes of ... Read more
My day of rest
Monday, April 27, 2015      1 comments

Got some sunlight and did some reading, but mostly a sore resting day. My weight was the same this morning but I'm expecting it toI be up tomorrow for two reasons: 1) I ate more - because I was sore, I know my body is repairing muscles, so I... Read more
Pool Productive
Saturday, April 25, 2015      3 comments

So put in a lot of work pressure washing the walkways around our homeowner assocation pool. Also lifted up the covers for the drain that circumscribe the pool, getting out all the needles, beetles, spiders and winter muck. Got some sun and... Read more
Collection of Knee-less Exercises
Friday, April 24, 2015      1 comments

When you are overweight, it is wonderful to get up and start moving. As you do the pounds roll off. However, as I have discovered the impact to your feet, ankles and knees can be life changing in a huge negative fashion. So I'm put together a... Read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015      4 comments

Lessons in listening to your body: Yesterday, I was craving Cheetos all day long - yes I was also craving ice cream and a doughnut (which by the way doughnuts have always been disappointingly unsatisfying when I finally break down and have ... Read more
Good Choices
Thursday, April 23, 2015      2 comments

Going out to a restaurant has gotten easier for me. I look for the leanest protein and all the options for vegetables. I seek nutritional information and most of all I ask servers to help lead me to the best options. Today I had a bigger ... Read more
Under 100 kilograms
Wednesday, April 22, 2015      3 comments

This is like working on a treadmill where you work on rounding off steps to a solid number and then a bit more for a round number on calories burned. I've been working in pounds, but what the heck, how fun to jump on my smartie scale and have i... Read more
Step one of house cleaning.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015      2 comments

Dug in big time on cleaning up. Voted. Organized. Took my hubby out to a frugal dinner. Under ate on calories today. My weigh in was only .5 lbs off should have been 1 lb, so forcing the decrease. No doubt my body's metabolism is off. Me... Read more
I will adapt
Monday, April 20, 2015      3 comments

I don't except can't. Not an option. If I'm going to finish this journey it can't be just about eating (although the majority of my progress is all about strict calorie restriction), yet I need muscles to increase my calorie burning furnace. ... Read more
Gentle Walking
Sunday, April 19, 2015      3 comments

Friend picked me up today for a ride to see the last of the tulip fields. Have some gentle walking and sun. When I got home sat down to rest. When I went to get up my knee dislocated again. But because I was standing I was able to use gr... Read more
Insert swear word
Friday, April 17, 2015      3 comments

I went out and did some yard work. I was just sitting and clipping, I went to get up and dislocated my left knee. I couldn't move for over an hour without screaming in pain. My husband was willing to take me to ER but I couldn't get into the ... Read more
Keeping on track
Thursday, April 16, 2015      2 comments

I let my body rest yesterday. I felt like doing that more today. But I got up and got on my Nustep and exercised for a little over an hour. I'm keeping on target with my eating. So for a day where I normally would have allowed a rest day... Read more

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