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Monday, August 11, 2014      65 comments

I saw this quote on Oprah.com and I thought it was very fitting for Spark People. So many people feel overwhelmed at the beginning of a weight loss journey; I know I... Read more
DVD Review: Stronger Seniors with Anne Pringle Burnell Stretch & Strength workout
Sunday, August 03, 2014      15 comments

First, a little background information about myself, for those that aren't familiar with my story, so you can understand why I would choose this type of workout. I have been living with stage IV breast cancer with mets to the bone and liver... Read more
Bone and CT Scan Results
Tuesday, July 29, 2014      20 comments

Today was one of those oncologist appointments that was not just a "routine" visit; today he went over the results of the bone and CT scans I had last week. The CT scan showed some lesions in my liver, but they are very small, and appear to... Read more
Finished another afghan
Sunday, July 20, 2014      23 comments

Last night I finished the afghan that I have been working on. I made this one for my sister and will give it to her for Christmas. If you look really close, you can ... Read more
Endoscopy results
Friday, July 18, 2014      18 comments

Everything went well with my endoscopy yesterday. Most of my ulcers have healed. I do have a few left yet, but only 10 very small ones. Overall, it was a good report. I have to see my GI doctor again in the office in 3 months. I am having s... Read more
14 day exercise streak; successfully completed!
Wednesday, July 16, 2014      13 comments

Today I completed one of the small goals I set for myself 2 weeks ago; 14 days in a row of exercise! They were all workouts of at least 30 minutes, except for one day, (it was a bad pain day) I only did 25 minutes. There were a few days I w... Read more
Today's oncologist appointment; scan time again
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      21 comments

I had my routine monthly appointment with my oncologist this morning. Well, at least I was expecting it to be "just" routine. Since my tumor markers keep rising, he decided it's time for scans again. I am scheduled for bone and CT scans next wee... Read more
My 8 Year Spark-versary
Sunday, July 06, 2014      24 comments

I just realized this weekend that I passed my 8 year "Spark-versary" on the 3rd of this month. I guess I have been so focused on dealing with my health issues and keeping track of all my medical appointments that the day had just slipped by me u... Read more
20 Day Exercise Streak
Thursday, July 03, 2014      16 comments

I had to end a 20 days in a row exercise streak yesterday because I had a "sick day". Yesterday morning, I woke up with migraine, and nausea. Shortly after taking my thyroid and stomach meds, I ended up throwing up my dinner from the night ... Read more
Eating healthy and summer gatherings
Sunday, June 29, 2014      17 comments

With another holiday coming up, for many that means get- togethers with friends and family, which can present a challenge when it comes to healthy eating, especially to those who are just starting their weight loss journey. It's much easier, (fo... Read more
First appointment with hematologist
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      16 comments

I had my long awaited appointment with the hematologist this afternoon. He was running late today, so it was about 45 minutes past my appointment time when he finally got to me, but when he did, he took his time with talking to me. I don't mind ... Read more
Dealing with stomach ulcers
Friday, June 20, 2014      15 comments

Yesterday I had my followup appointment with my gastroenterologist, regarding the results of the tests I've recently had. The colonoscopy and small bowel x-rays were normal. It sounds like what was causing my intestinal problems was just a ... Read more
Oncologist appointment today
Tuesday, June 17, 2014      17 comments

This morning I had my monthly appointment with my oncologist. Since I have been tolerating the Afinitor quite well since he put me back on it last month, just taking it every other day, he has decided now to have me take it 2 days in a row, then... Read more
Recipe: Greek Egg Lemon Soup
Monday, June 16, 2014      8 comments

This is a new recipe I tried over the weekend; it was very good! I found this recipe at TheLemonBowl.com. GREEK EGG LEMON SOUP 6 cups low sodium chicken broth 3/4 cup uncooked white rice 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1 TBSP cor... Read more
Finished a crochet project
Friday, June 13, 2014      18 comments

I finally finished a project last night, a crocheted lap throw that I had originally intended to give to a friend last Christmas. I started it very early in the year, giving myself more than enough to finish it, but with the extreme fatigue I wa... Read more

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