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Family Day.
Sunday, October 01, 2017      1 comments

Today was a Very Good day! My oldest grandchild paid a surprise visit to his family. When he came up for a surprise visit last time, I didn't get to see him. So this time, he came up and wanted to see me. Awwwwwwww! What a sweetheart! We we... Read more
Quiet mental health day.
Saturday, September 30, 2017      4 comments

Today I did some things just for me. The tv stayed off for quite a while, and then I watched some movies that I had saved just for me. John Wayne (Hondo) and Basil Rathbone (Sherlock Holmes). I love Westerns, old movies, and murder mysteries. ... Read more
I Amazed Myself!
Friday, September 29, 2017      6 comments

We went grocery shopping for a few things. Of course, we take a list but a "few" things is always a relative term. We found some non-food things on sale. Yeah. But I was Astounded when I realized that I had walked through the grocery store... Read more
Exercising to stay Warm!
Thursday, September 28, 2017      6 comments

Brrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!!!!!!!! Exercising today was not hard to get motivated to do at all! As much as it was too warm a few days ago, now it's getting downright chilly! Mother Nature seems to be on an emotional roller coaster. A few days of 60's, a... Read more
Lost 2 Pounds!!!
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      10 comments

Losing 2 pounds is huge for me! I've been struggling to get under 260 pounds since May 31. I've hovered between 261 and 263, with occasional 265. Since I'm waiting for my surgery, I decided to up my cardio and strength training. Mostly, I... Read more
Got my flu shot.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      8 comments

I went to see my M.D. today. I got clearance from my surgeon to get my flu shot. Not everyone will get them, not everyone agrees with them. At my age, and coming from a medical family, I got one every year. I had the pneumonia shot last year. An... Read more
It's too warm.
Monday, September 25, 2017      6 comments

It got up to 89 degrees here. Tomorrow will also be high 80's, then into the 70's and 60's, which is more normal. So far I've gotten my exercise in, but it's really hard for me in the hot weather. I really do Not do well in the heat! In th... Read more
Upping My Exercise.
Sunday, September 24, 2017      4 comments

Yes, I am. One of the best things I can do is to make sure that my body is strong enough and healthy enough for the surgery. Sunday continues to be my light exercise day. I need to give it a bit of a rest. I exercise for strength training (I try... Read more
Slow and Steady.
Saturday, September 23, 2017      7 comments

Ok. So, basically, I've been thinking about being able to walk without riding in a wheelchair or an Amigo yesterday. It didn't happen overnight. I joined SparkPeople on May 31st of this year. Since then, I've been exercising and eating healthier... Read more
Hysterectomy Surgery Date Set.
Friday, September 22, 2017      6 comments

I met my surgeon today. He's really nice. We set the date for October 17. My cancer is, fortunately, not aggressive, and is usually taken care of by the hysterectomy. There is the possibility that the lymph nodes will also have to be removed. ... Read more
Oncology GYN.
Thursday, September 21, 2017      5 comments

I go see him/her tomorrow for a consult. With any luck, my hysterectomy surgery date will be set. I am Sooooooooooo nervous! Deep breathing and exercise are my friends! Now if I can just keep from hyperventilating. ... Read more
Better but not.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      2 comments

I've been doing decent today. Exercise, food choices . . . head. But then tonight the head got worse. Again. My sweetie has had migraines that last a month. My headaches don't last That long (knock! on! wood!). But when I have headaches tha... Read more
Headache with a HeartBeat.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017      2 comments

Yesterday I woke up woozy. I don't drink. I can't because of the medication I take. But I felt like I was still a bit drunk with the beginnings of a hangover. My sweetie has described a migraine as having more light sensitivity than a vampire... Read more
No craving control
Sunday, September 17, 2017      6 comments

A bag of the "other food" ended up in the basket and made its way into the house. I did good until there was a second helping sitting next to me. I lost it. Checking the servings, sugar and calories, it really wasn't too bad. Unfortunately,... Read more
Love the Strength Training.
Saturday, September 16, 2017      4 comments

There is just something about strength training. Specifically for the Upper Body. It is something that I can do, and feel good about myself while I do it. The exercise time is enjoyable, and something that I look forward to. Cardio is what ... Read more

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