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Prayers Please
Monday, April 22, 2013      15 comments

Well... my little niece isn't doing so great again. Her OS keeps going back down when they take her off oxygen even though her lungs "sound" pretty clean. They did an ultrasound of her heart today to rule that out and PTL!! it came back negati... Read more
Friday, April 19, 2013      6 comments

My little niece seems to be improving PTL!! She's off the cpap machine and just on a canula (SP?) the tube thingy now. :) I guess she's well enough to be bored as my DBIL had to grab movies to bring up lol! :)... Read more
Thursday, April 18, 2013      6 comments

Hi! Just a quickie... my neice is still in hospital but her blood work is looking okay and they started weening her off oxygen so hopefully she will progress soon :)... Read more
Food rotating to avoid allergens
Thursday, April 11, 2013      10 comments

Well, I met with a nurse practitioner at the allergy office and found out that not only can I not eat anything I'm allergic to, I also have to rotate the food I'm NOT allergic to. Apparently I am so sensitive and allergic to such prevalent food... Read more
Waiting... til I'm skinny. ????
Monday, March 25, 2013      12 comments

I've been reading a number of "maintenance" articles lately... they seem to be "in season" so to speak right now... and since I found out about the allergies of course my weight has started coming down, and one thing I've found in common with th... Read more
Amazing article on perception after weight loss
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      9 comments

Just read this. shine.yahoo.com/healthy-
63900419.html I think it's pretty amazing! About a woman who lost 180lbs after surgery and her struggles with the wo... Read more
Monday, March 18, 2013      6 comments

If I have one more person tell me I'm not allergic to "____" but rather I have an intolerance or it's the "gluten" or the "lactose" I'm going to throttle them. No, no it's not. And why the F do you think you know more about my medical issues t... Read more
Inflammation, Allergies and Weight Loss
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      4 comments

I did not know that allergies to food could cause inflammation. I also didn't know it could raise insulin levels. Apparently (and in retrospect a big DUH moment) when you're allergic to a food and you eat it it raises your cortisol levels (whi... Read more
Monday, March 11, 2013      6 comments

Well, I haven't been very active lately on SP because frankly I've felt like crap. I just got done having 2 of 3 allergy panels (the foods ones, still have plants, molds and animals to go) and it explained a LOT. I'm allergic to wheat, cor... Read more
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      13 comments

Does anything REALLY point home to you that you are aging as much as having to get bi-focals? :P I finally broke down today and had my yearly exam and ordered them. I splurged and got the progressive for an extra $100 cause I can't see not ha... Read more
Getting off the floor
Sunday, January 06, 2013      13 comments

I read something a week or two ago, it might have been posted in the A&I team? I can't remember, but it said that your ability to get onto and back up off of the floor, WITHOUT assistance, was a way of determining how healthy you were and if you... Read more
Baby Steps!
Thursday, January 03, 2013      10 comments

I can't believe the AWESOME responses I got on my 2012/2013 blog. I love you ALL SO MUCH!! I took some very good advice from all of you and also from Sylvia to talk to my "peeps" as I lovingly call my angels :) I am still way behind LOL but I... Read more
A&I Wk1 2012 review and moving forward in 2013.
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      18 comments

2012 was a very difficult year. Between coming out of a year+ long depression, having a lot of pain (which I now know to have been a pinched neck nerve), having surgery, having my sister diagnosed and treated for breast cancer, and the stress a... Read more
A&I WK2 (Daisies) – My Favorite Hobby
Thursday, November 08, 2012      15 comments

emoticon My favorite hobby is scrapbooking. I make one every year for my sister. I enjoy stamping and mak... Read more
How can journaling help you in preparing to stay on your healthy journey for the holidays?
Thursday, November 08, 2012      7 comments

How can journaling help you in preparing to stay on your healthy journey for the holidays from Thanksgiving until Jan.1? When I write things down, my goals and aspirations, fears and challenges that hold me back, I identify what it is I wan... Read more

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