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My Healthy Opportunities
Saturday, May 08, 2010      6 comments

One of Sparkpeople's checkup questions is how you do with seeking healthy Opportunities. I was thinking about that last night & realized that I have greatly improved. Even now as I sit here with my wheat toast & my eggs & hash browns cooked w/ ... Read more
My New Mobile Phone
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      3 comments

I'm testing out sparkpeople on my new phone today, including this blog. I've tried to blog from my phone before, bot it just didn't work. Now I have an upgraded version, plus I downloaded Skyfire for my browse. So far I have been able to spin ... Read more
My Soon-to-be-Famous Peanut Butter Pancakes Recipe
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      7 comments

To cut the recipe in half, I just use 1/8 cup (2 tbsp) of egg beaters. You could also cut the recipe in half using just the egg white rather than the whole egg. Makes 4 pancakes approx. 6 in. across. 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 egg 1 c... Read more
My Latest Recipe "Invention"
Monday, April 26, 2010      5 comments

This morning, my daughter wanted pancakes for breakfast, of course. She would eat them every day if I was willing to make them every day. Since she's been on this pancake kick the last few weeks, in order to break up the monotony, I started tryi... Read more
My Return to the Gym
Sunday, April 25, 2010      3 comments

We made it to the gym yesterday. I took Marti swimming. I wanted to swim for an hour, but I made it 40 minutes before I felt my energy draining and I still had to go shopping, so I didn't want to push it. It's a start, though. Maybe next time, ... Read more
My Goal for Today
Saturday, April 24, 2010      3 comments

I have a set a small goal for myself today. I want to track all my food for today. I have gained some weight back, probably due to the Prednisone, but the best way to try not to gain more weight is to stay on top of my eating habits. I managed t... Read more
My Disappointment in Myself
Friday, April 23, 2010      8 comments

I disappointed myself today. I had a couple things I intended to do or wanted to do and ended up sitting around all day. I got about an hour and a half of crochet time in, but I didn't get the laundry in and I didn't take Marti to the park. I di... Read more
My Trip to San Francisco
Thursday, April 22, 2010      4 comments

I had my appt. at the GI clinic at UCSF yesterday. The doc agreed that Remicade is a good idea, but wants a full colonoscopy done before he is willing to actually make the switch. I gotta go back to my regular GI and relay this information to s... Read more
My Arm/Hands Cardio
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      2 comments

I have been trying to track my calories burned lately since I started working on my beaded crochet dress. I've also done some walking but I keep forgetting to write down the time whenever I go shopping or anything like that. So, it's pretty much... Read more
My Busy Day
Saturday, April 17, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday was too beautiful to stay inside, especially after my couple days of staying in due to my procedure. I wanted to go to the thrift store, so I gave Marti the option of going for a drive or staying in town and she wanted to go for a driv... Read more
My Colonoscopy
Thursday, April 15, 2010      7 comments

I had a colonoscopy yesterday, at least that was the plan. Unfortunately, as soon as he started, he realized that my poor colon is so severely inflamed and ulcerated, he wasn't able to complete the procedure. He only went partway in, took some p... Read more
My State of Mind
Saturday, April 10, 2010      6 comments

I feel good today. I'm happy, I have energy. The more physical activity I do, the better I feel. I added Biotin and Potassium to my supplement list and I have more energy than I have had in months! I am losing tons of water weight that collected... Read more
My Fuddruckers Experience
Thursday, April 08, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday, while out and about, DH and I needed to find a place to eat dinner that wasn't fast food. We decided to try a place called Fuddrucker's that boasts "the world's greatest hamburgers". Figuring I should be able to find something non-bee... Read more
My Dr. Appointment
Thursday, April 08, 2010      3 comments

My GI is keeping me on the Prednisone for now and I'm scheduled for a colonoscopy next week to examine the extent of the inflammation. He still wants a second opinion from the UCSF GI Doc. whether or not to put me on Remicade or a med like it. ... Read more
My Painless Shower
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      3 comments

My body made another huge step today. I desperately needed a shower, but the Pyoderma (skin lesion) still hasn't completely healed up. This caused my previous showers to be excruciating once the water made contact with the raw flesh. (Imagine wa... Read more

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