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Thinking about my goals
Wednesday, January 20, 2021      5 comments

I am proud that I still am not smoking - from Election to to Inauguration Day - 6 weeks! Since my household is now just my daughter and I, my stress level has gone WAY down. Exercising has given me more energy and I am doing more around the hous... Read more
2020 laughs at our plans
Friday, December 25, 2020      8 comments

My son quarantined for 2 weeks so he could come for Christmas, but then the dreaded “lake effect” hit. So even though we did all we could to reduce the danger of Covid, 2020 brought us dangerous roads! The snow has ended now - Christmas night - ... Read more
Christmas prep
Wednesday, December 16, 2020      1 comments

I have planned all the food for Christmas, including a few vegan dishes because Mike is coming! Got most of the shopping done and almost everything is wrapped! This weekend we will be baking lots of cookies. One of the desserts will be a vegan ... Read more
I made it over a month!
Monday, December 07, 2020      7 comments

Without smoking. (As of Dec 4) I wonder how long I will need to take Chantix? Of course they recommend 6 months - but is that just because they want to sell more drugs?... Read more
Covid exposure
Sunday, November 15, 2020      4 comments

My grown daughter - the one whose child I adopted - has been exposed to Covid twice in one week. She was tested after the first time, but does not have results yet and even if that test is negative, she will need a second test because of the sec... Read more
10 days!
Saturday, November 14, 2020      2 comments

It has been 10 days since I last smoked! emoticon I’m so proud of myself! I still want one though - how long befo... Read more
Still not smoking!
Tuesday, November 10, 2020      7 comments

I’m an ex-smoker! Today is the 6th day and despite some insane family drama and horrible cravings - I did not give in! I still am having cravings, but I am trying to keep busy and that helps - and also burns calories from all the eating I’m doin... Read more
Delay
Friday, November 06, 2020      2 comments

The election stressed me out (why did I think I could stop smoking then), so I smoked some more. As of this evening, I have not had a cigarette in 30 hours - and I Want One So Bad! But I want to quit more - so lots of deep breathing and I am che... Read more
Stop smoking day
Sunday, November 01, 2020      7 comments

Today is the day I stop smoking. I have been smoking for over 45 years, although I did quit a couple of times (the longest was for 6 months). I still plan to log what I eat, but I am not going to worry about being over in calories for a few days... Read more
WIO Challenge
Tuesday, October 27, 2020      3 comments

I made French (Woman Don’t Get Fat) Toast for my daughter and myself. Had to sub Eggland’s best egg for the egg beaters. I was very good and I will... Read more
Starting to feel better
Thursday, October 15, 2020      3 comments

I have antibiotics now and am starting to feel better. Rascal does not feel itchy, 12 hours after his allergy shot. Thanks for the well wishes Spark friends! I am ready to get back to reorganizing the house. Since Aiyana moved out, I have ... Read more
This is going to be a challenging day
Wednesday, October 14, 2020      4 comments

I called my doc office cause I think I have a bladder infection, but they don’t have any openings, so I have to go to immediate care. I also called the vet cause Rascal is Super Itchy. He woke me up rubbing himself on the floor. It started last ... Read more
Blood work results
Saturday, October 03, 2020      4 comments

I am a Type 2 diabetic. Last December my A1C was 6.7% (Diabetic). My bloodwork yesterday showed A1C of 5.5% - which is in the normal range! This is a HUGE result from exercising! So encouraging! Going to do Walk It Out now! Thanks SparkPeo... Read more
Feeling more hopeful
Monday, September 28, 2020      4 comments

I have been very upset about the state of our country, but I realize that anxiety is not helping me on my journey to better health. I have decided when I start feeling upset, I will stop listening to the news - at least for that day. Also I... Read more
Anxiety
Wednesday, September 23, 2020      6 comments

Watching the news this morning and it all hit me. I am terrified for our country. There are so many terrible stories. Republicans are going to fill the Supreme Court seat with a super Conservative Justice which will probably result in an end to ... Read more

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