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Doctor was pleased! and Purchasing a new scale.
Thursday, November 18, 2010      5 comments

Well, I saw the oncologist yesterday and he was pleased with my weight loss. I told him that I was committed to getting myself healthier and he was ecstatic. The nurse that weighed me before my appointment was pleased as well. She told me tha... Read more
I made my mini goal and then some!
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      4 comments

Woo Hoo! I made my mini goal! I'm so excited to go and see the oncologist this afternoon to show him my progress. Also, I just realized that I should have taken my measurements again two weeks ago! I'll have to do it today to see what th... Read more
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      5 comments

Well, tomorrow is the day that I weigh in and see if I met my mini goal of 16 pounds so that I can surprise my oncologist later in the afternoon. People really haven't noticed yet, but I know. I'm thinking thatm, once I lose another 15, they ... Read more
I've almost met my mini goal!
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      5 comments

Well, after today's weigh in, I am ecstatic to say that I have lost another 2 pounds! I have 2 more pounds to lose until I reach my mini goal of 16 pounds by the time I see the oncologist on November 17th! I hope I make it. I so want to impre... Read more
Started Geocaching Again
Monday, November 08, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday, I finally had the energy to go geocaching again. I'm starting to feel better - not as tired and achy. I think the effects of all the chemical treatments are starting to wear off and I'm starting to feel somewhat normal again. ... Read more
My first hair cut!
Friday, November 05, 2010      3 comments

Well, I went out and got my first hair cut yesterday. As some of you may not know, when your hair grows back in after chemo, it usually comes in curly. Then, some people will keep the curls and some will go back to having straight hair. Mine ... Read more
My new mini goal!
Monday, November 01, 2010      3 comments

Well I go visit my oncologist on the 17th of November; so, I thought I would give myself a new mini goal. I would like to have lost a total of 16 pounds by then. I don't weigh in until this Wednesday, but I had a peek this morning and I was 2... Read more
It's out! It's out!
Thursday, October 28, 2010      4 comments

Well, I took the final step with regard to my cancer treatment and had my port removed yesterday. I am incredibly sore, mind you, I have always been more sensitive than most with regard to pain. Most people, I'm sure don't feel it as much as I... Read more
My first 10 pounds!!!/Port Removal
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      6 comments

Well, I did it. It's the end of week three and I have now lost 10 pounds! Woo Hoo! If you could see me, I am doing the Dance of Joy! Na. Na. Na Na Na Na Na. I have entered stage 2 now and am learning about portion control and what a si... Read more
First Walk
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      4 comments

Went out for my first walk yesterday. I managed about 2000 steps. That's about all that I could do and I was pooped! Well, I look at it this way - baby steps. I want to start off slow so that my body doesn't go out of whack and then I get di... Read more
I bought a pedometer
Monday, October 25, 2010      5 comments

Well, I went out on the weekend and bought a pedometer. I calibrated it yesterday and wore it during the afternoon. I didn't realize how inactive I was until I wore it. I only walked 428 steps when I went out. I don't know how I'm supposed t... Read more
Week 2 Success!
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      2 comments

Well, I made it to week 2! Woo Hoo! I lost 3 pounds this past week. I'm starting to think that I will really make my goal of 15 pounds by Christmas! I think that I'm going to go out and buy a pedometer and set myself some goals - baby ones a... Read more
Water Consumption
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      4 comments

I'm wondering if anyone has any suggestions with regard to water consumption. I have no problem getting in my 8 glasses of water; however, with the cold weather coming, I get really cold after drinking a bottle. I've thought of warming it up, ... Read more
Electronic Food Diary
Monday, October 18, 2010      2 comments

I was surfing the web the other day and came across an electronic food diary that you carry around with with you in your purse. It is called Calorie Smart. Just wondered if anyone out there has one. It looks really good and I'm thinking of pu... Read more
Chugging along...
Saturday, October 16, 2010      2 comments

Well, it's about the middle of week 2 and things are going well. I've got my mind set on what I call losing weight mode. Also, I'm in eating healthy mode. I walked a fair bit yesterday for my standards. I still fatigue easily from the chemo ... Read more

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