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Beware! A full length mirror!!
Friday, June 21, 2013      13 comments

I took a big, positive step for myself yesterday. I joined the YMCA. I have the time now and will find the money somewhere! Why is it that the things we need most in life are so expensive?? I got the grand tour yesterday and a schedule to follow... Read more
He's at it again!
Monday, April 15, 2013      8 comments

I don't usually blog this much but I don't belong to any Teams at present. Hopefully I can find one that will meet my needs. I told my Hubby that I was trying to get healthy again. He just looked at me as if to say, yeah, right! He fussed... Read more
I'm back!
Saturday, April 13, 2013      1 comments

There is really no excuse for my weight gain. I guess I didn't want it bad enough. But I've reached the point where I am so miserable that I want to try again. I've had numerous medical problems. And my Mom has been very sick. Her chronic heart ... Read more
Tests negative! Now what?
Monday, November 05, 2012      11 comments

I am happy that my chest x-ray and echocardiogram were negative. I really didn't notice much improvement in my breathing after the nebulizer treatment. My Lasix was increased for several days. Gradually my breathing has improved. I seem to be ge... Read more
Shortness of breath continues
Thursday, October 25, 2012      5 comments

I went to walk yesterday and couldn't finish. I was so short of breath. I made it home okay and called my Doctor's office. I got in to see him at 9:15 am. B/P, pulse,respirations and temperature all normal. Pulse Ox. was 99 % which is great. Sti... Read more
Guess I forgot!!
Thursday, October 04, 2012      6 comments

I haven't blogged in awhile because I feel like such a failure. I regained 33 pounds. But then I thought, maybe I can keep someone else from making the same mistake. So here goes. Guess I forgot how bad I used to feel. My feet are itching and... Read more
Too busy right now to Spark, maybe this Fall or Winter. Love you all!
Thursday, August 02, 2012      8 comments

My Mom's health is failing. I have all the garden work plus the housework, bill paying, shopping, etc. to do. l've also taken on a project near to my heart. My neighbor and I are catching stray cats and busing them to Angels of Assisi to be spa... Read more
Fighting my way back!
Monday, July 09, 2012      11 comments

I'm sure most of you are getting tired of my "off again, on again" journey. I know I am. I was doing so well 9 days ago. I was back in the right frame of mind and losing the weight I had gained. Then the storm struck. It's hard to be concerned a... Read more
The Battle of my Mind and Heart!
Sunday, May 20, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday was the best day I've had in 5 years or more. Hubby took a day off from golf. We had our CNA/Sitter come in to stay with Mom. Mom decided that she liked her so it would be okay for her to stay while I was gone. We went over to We... Read more
Is curly hair a NSV?
Monday, April 30, 2012      10 comments

Everyone in my family had curly hair but me. It bugged me quite a bit. So imagine my surprise when I noticed my hair had a wave to it. Now it is getting a little curl. What happened!?!?!? Could it be that after all these years I am finally eatin... Read more
Just a Nurse being a bad Patient or am I really sick!
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      13 comments

I need to know how to coordinate sickness and healthy living. I am at my wits end. For the last few months I have been so tired. Just drained! Absolutely exhausted. Okay, you get the idea!! I finally had my 6 month check-up. All my lab work was ... Read more
Am I too proud/ashamed to ask for help!
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      13 comments

I don't know what has happened to me. I am a different person. All I want to do is eat. I think of food day and night. The amount of junk food I consume is staggering. My whole mind set is different. I don't want to gain the weight back. I don't... Read more
Amazing stat!
Monday, December 26, 2011      6 comments

I knew on Halloween that I wouldn't be able to fight my cravings all through the Holidays. So I made a vow to re-start my journey the day after Christmas. I indulged in every single one of my favorite junk foods up until today. I am not proud of... Read more
I am not SuperWoman------let me explain.
Saturday, December 17, 2011      5 comments

Just in case any of you have noticed my weight loss posted on "My Ticker" and other Spark postings, let me explain. All of my other weights were from scales in my Docs office. And of course, you are weighed fully clothed with shoes. I never had... Read more
What was I thinking!! Missed you all!
Saturday, October 22, 2011      8 comments

I've been busy this last week. I have weighed the Pros and Cons of my life as it stands now. The Pros so outweigh the Cons. I feel so much better than I did in February when I started this journey. I can breathe better.( Which is essential for l... Read more

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