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Back to the Basics. Giving myself the gifts I need the most!

Saturday, February 08, 2014

January was one of the toughest months I have had in a long time. My diet, exercise, and waist-line definitely suffered the consequences. I had walking pneumonia as a complication from the flu I came down with on Christmas Day. I passed out and hit my head on the sink, giving myself a concussion that plagued me with head-aches, dizziness, and nausea for 2 weeks. It also made me moody and very foggy for awhile. I pretty much stayed exhausted and in a Fibro flare, and Todd's work schedule left us reeling just about every day. Stress was high to say the least. All I managed to do was barely maintain my home and get caught up on classes. The good news is I finished my first Accounting class with a 94. I'm now in the middle of my Accounting II class. UGH! I am FINALLY feeling well enough to get started again with my diet and exercise and I sooo need it! I gained about 7 lbs. during the month and it has really made an impact of how I feel physically and emotionally. I felt so much better and had more functional days 35 lbs. ago so this 35 lbs. is my mid-term goal...20 is my first short-term goal. Something has got to give because this is just not the way to feel and live. My confidence has taken a hit which I hate and I just feel blah physically most of the time. So today I start back on my plan with even more determination to reach my goals and give myself the gifts of health and living a fuller life!
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  • WRITINGRUNNER
    Poor you, that sounds like a horrid month. I'm glad you're feeling better and I hope you have a wonderful February xx
    2198 days ago
  • TWESTEN1
    Wow - you did have a rough month. I pray that Feb. treats you much better! I'm glad to hear that you're not giving up, but rather are determined to reach your goals. You are capable and you can do this. We're all routing for you. And congrats on finishing your class with a 94! That is awesome. Keep it up :)
    2200 days ago
  • CHUBBY_MOM
    Oh my goodness! It certainly sounds like you did have a rough month! Glad that you are starting to feel better!
    Great job on the accounting class!
    2200 days ago
  • GRANDMAFRANNY
    HI !! emoticon !! HOPE YOU WENT TO DR.'S FOR X-RAY'S. CONCUSSION YOU DON'T MESS WITH. I WAS A MEDICAL ASSISTANT, MY DAUGHTER IS LPN & MY SON WAS AN EMT FOR CITY OF DETROIT FOR 15 YRS. POST ME IF YOU CAN. GOD BLESS YOU AND NOW emoticon IT, KID.
    2200 days ago
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