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baby steps with determination
Friday, July 31, 2020      2 comments

So, earlier this year, I was having vision problems and thought my new glasses Rx was messed up - got a free re-check and new lenses. SO....then the doc tried adding a 2nd thyroid med...then cut it in half when my levels were messed up....now s... Read more
new challenge
Thursday, June 04, 2020      0 comments

just when I thought I was ready to do this.....I'm pretty much covered from wrist to shoulder in poison ivy!!! Never actually had a reaction to it before this year and I'm pretty much freaking out because every topical that we've tried (hubby h... Read more
over 5 years.....
Sunday, May 31, 2020      2 comments

Last blog was April 2015....and apparently the thyroid was taken in the fall of 2013....whatever, things start to blur. In the past year alone, I've had damage to my knees (most likely weight-related) and had to do physical therapy, and I broke... Read more
Saturday, April 04, 2015      0 comments

So, I took my daughter out yesterday morning for some 1-1 time....3.5 hours later we were back home and I was exhausted! It was mostly walking around and doing some shopping for her (she's 11 so there are some new "developments" that needed pro... Read more
547 days away from SP.....oh sheesh......
Wednesday, April 01, 2015      1 comments

Partly because I forgot my log in, partly because I gave up......meh. So, here I am at 185 and I've been holding at this weight for a while now. However, I had my thyroid removed this past fall and I really hate having to increase meds bec... Read more
Here we go again, and I have only myself to blame
Monday, September 30, 2013      1 comments

So, I haven't weighed myself in months...decided to do so last night when a favorite pair of jeans felt a little snug - there's a reason behind that....I'm only 4 pounds away from my heaviest, non-pregnant weight.....SO not a good thing. My... Read more
Back to square one
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      1 comments

So...finally tracked down the cause of my anger/migraines/shaking - turns out that the dosage of my thyroid medication was too high (no thyroid malfunction, just nodules on it). So....doctor reduced the dosage, and now I've gained the weight ba... Read more
allowed to exercise again!!
Friday, October 05, 2012      1 comments

Saw my foot doc for follow up yesterday and he said that I could start my walking again...yay!!! However, being out of it for so long, I couldn't even do 3mph like I used to, so I dialed it back and found 2.5-2.6mph was about all I could handl... Read more
derailed by unexpected surgery
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      2 comments

So...with all the walking I had been doing, my right foot started giving me problems. Thought I had somehow busted the second toe - nope, the big toe overlapped the second thanks to a botched bunionectomy from years ago. So...into surgery I we... Read more
something's gotta give
Monday, August 13, 2012      1 comments

so...the boy (oldest, Asperger's, ADHD, anxiety disorder) is REALLY pushing buttons....he's supposed to spend about 5 hours a day on school work and today he thought he could get away with just one....WRONG!!! the girl (youngest, opposition... Read more
8.6 gone.....and surgery coming up
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      0 comments

So...all this walking has lead to extreme foot pain in my left foot. Saw the doc and well, I didn't hurt the second toe, but the big toe was overlapping it....huh...already had 2 surgeries on that foot and you'd have thought it would have been ... Read more
stress = no weight loss, headaches......
Thursday, July 12, 2012      2 comments

woke up at 630, hit snooze for another 20 minutes, but that little bit extra didn't make the headache go away....ice packs and Advil, and back on the couch....woke back up at 9am!! Ate peanut butter crackers and had coffee to get something ... Read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      0 comments

I know I only recently re-joined SP,but I've actually been working on my weight and diet since the beginning of June.....would you believe I've lost a whopping 2 (yes, TWO) pounds in all that time. It's getting annoying and frustrating. I ... Read more
Screw this!
Monday, July 09, 2012      3 comments

That's my attitude toward being 30 pounds heavier than when I got pregnant and 50 pounds heavier than when I got married.....granted, it's been 15 years (in August) since I got married and my oldest just turned 12 in April, but still....screw th... Read more
freaked the kids out
Thursday, January 12, 2012      1 comments

SO, tonight we had turkey with gravy and potatoes, mixed salad, and cheese bread. Not the healthiest meal ever, but one that always goes over well with the family. Freaked the children out when the discovered that we also had dessert planned..... Read more

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