Monday, February 24, 2020 1 comments
Sick for three days with a respiratory infection. Not sure if there is a connection, but every 8 weeks since my surgery in August I have caught an upper respiratory infection. This time, luckily I didn't have to take the strong antibiotics. I sl... Read more
I am a SPINSTER apparently. Who knew?
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 3 comments
I was in a committee meeting at church and we were talking about inviting others to be on our committee. During the meeting another woman with a few years on me, said, "We don't need anymore SPINSTERS like you, Christine." Huh? What? Why a... Read more
What the??? What was I thinking?
Monday, February 10, 2020 4 comments
Sorry to be unusually negative here. But I need to be honest with myself and also commit to doing better. Blew the whole food plan, I really did! I overdid it this weekend. Accountability means something to me. To be transpare... Read more
Friday Report: Not too bad!
Friday, January 31, 2020 1 comments
Started this week with a migraine on Sunday and the fun of stomach bug symptoms. Ick! Tuesday the stress and long hours at work became my most challenging aspect of the week. I only left work on time Tuesday night. Double Drat. ... Read more
Weekly Focus is not yet in Focus...
Monday, January 13, 2020 5 comments
So WEEK ONE I had grand plans to clean the kitchen. Nope. Nada. I did barely anything. IT IS STILL A MESS! WEEK TWO the focus was to eliminate extraneous sugar and treats from my diet. Nope. Nada. I barely did anything. I did note when I tr... Read more
Week One - Clean Kitchen/Week two - clean out the sugar!
Monday, January 06, 2020 1 comments
So week one I did almost nothing on the kitchen, I was ill very ill with sinus challenges. Nose bleed central. But, that is why I put catch up weeks in the 56 week plan! Week two of the plan...this week 'should' be easy. No sugar. If it is... Read more
Another Year and more goals (some seem to be repeats)
Thursday, December 26, 2019 1 comments
In my quiet time on Christmas day I realized that my vision board last year looked like impossible soup. There were no clear defined spaces around goals, just photos of cars, places to travel and scales with my ideal weight on them. Just at ever... Read more
Temporary high glucose, feeling like I can do more.
Thursday, November 14, 2019 2 comments
I want to kick high blood sugar readings to the curb. I have been less than carful with my food thinking that my meds will make up for it. Today I almost fell down because I was really dizzy. My glucose reading was about 240 so that was not good... Read more
Funny story. I went for a Parathyroid gland procedure & 4 hours later...
Monday, November 04, 2019 6 comments
Let's see if you can guess this one!? Medical riddle... No voice some days. I sound like the Nelson editors are bleeping me. Some days I sound like a man or a chain smoker. Feeling like my hair won't stop falling out. Cleaning the drai... Read more
Hypercalcimia, Parathyroid tumor & partial thyroidectomy
Sunday, September 08, 2019 4 comments
There isn't a much actual patient experience on this topic out there. Mostly there is information about the surgery and what to expect in the days leading up to and following surgery. I hope the information I give here will help. I am posting ... Read more
Working too much! Suggestions?
Tuesday, July 09, 2019 2 comments
Lately, I have been working through lunch, not taking breaks and racking in 11 or more hours a day. I also worked the last two Saturdays too. I have a long way to go before I get caught up. I am hoping this is temporary. I need to get in acti... Read more
Tracking my steps
Monday, June 24, 2019 5 comments
I downloaded a free app to my phone that tracks steps, time active and calories burned based on pace and miles covered. It has made me aware of how little activity get outside of my workouts. I am taking steps (no pun intended) to add more dista... Read more
Pop goes the junk monster!
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 2 comments
May 6th I started this weight loss challenge at work, then bam I go on vacation. I was really good and stuck to the plan up till the vacation. Lost over 6 pounds that first week. Nothing like being in front of family in a bathing sui... Read more
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