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Cleaning Up My Reasons (Journal from March 08)
Thursday, June 19, 2008      1 comments

Why am I changing the way I eat and the way I do things? To lose weight, right? well - that's not really a good enough reason for me to workout, feel exhausted and in all over pain, sacrifice food favorites, and be all sweaty and stinky. I f... Read more
Today in My World
Thursday, June 19, 2008      1 comments

I went to the dentist....and my dentist was on vacation...but I didn't freak about the 'sub' dentist...at least this is the dentist that is the partner in the practice. Everything is OK! I put in a call for a doctor that specializes in FMS... Read more
Bible Thoughts for June 18, 2008
Wednesday, June 18, 2008      1 comments

I desire to read the Bible every day. But I don't. I desire to pray in some organized fashion every day. But I don't. I desire to be joyful, patient, loving, and all those other fruits every day. But I'm not. But I know that the Lord is ... Read more
New challenges
Wednesday, June 18, 2008      1 comments

Ok - so I was happy that my knee was ok....and I felt validated that the doc acknowledges the FMS Dx......but now, I feel like I'm in the dark again. FMS can attack my joints????? And just a year ago, I went to a doc and said - Ok - FMS s... Read more
God is bigger than the Orthopod!
Tuesday, June 17, 2008      2 comments

I've been through this knee thing so many times - I KNEW what the MRI was saying....I even looked at the MRI disc and tried to find the tears....I did see a whole lot of fat - if you want to wake yourself up on the need to lose weight - go get a... Read more
For my day to day goals
Monday, June 16, 2008      2 comments

I had some streaks going....then, I dropped the ball. My goal this week is to get one thing done each day, and hopefully add one more. I want to get back to my set of goals....and then work from there. My goal for today - is to get my wat... Read more
Fantastic Father's Day for the Family
Monday, June 16, 2008      0 comments

Jim did the Fantastic Father's Day 5 miler race on his own - he finished just under 55 minutes Clock for 5 miles! WOO HOO JIM!!! I sat in my wheelchair at the finish line directing finisher traffic. I surprised him for Father's day w... Read more
A New Can of Do!
Saturday, June 14, 2008      0 comments

Me and God had a deep talk last night about the weight issue....actually, He got me to shut up so He could talk, and I listened. The number one issue I'm dealing with is diabetes - which which increases my risk for every bad health issue - as ... Read more
New drugs anyone?
Wednesday, June 11, 2008      0 comments

I need to find a pain med that is NOT narcotic....if I don't take the vicadin at least once a day, the pain is immobilizing....but to take a narcotic every day goes against my core being....my mom was a drug addict. And like children of alcohol... Read more
This will be short
Tuesday, June 10, 2008      0 comments

I have a headache from the vicadin....so it's a choice - semi migraine pain or hip, knees and shoulder pain? Hmmm, I just go back and forth between them. Today I have an MRI - I thought I was going to get a wheelchair and a massage, but Ji... Read more
Learning my Lessons.....well???
Friday, June 06, 2008      0 comments

Update on the biopsy for my daughter - I think it acted like a benign cyst rather than malignant....and I am hoping for that...but we will know when the biopsy comes back. If it's benign, the surgery is scheduled for June 23rd to remove it. ... Read more
Some weight loss thoughts
Thursday, June 05, 2008      1 comments

There were some awesome weight loss stories on Oprah on Monday, June 2. I'm sure it was a repeat since it's summer....but it was very inspiring - people who have lost hundreds....some 300s... But Bob Greene said something that really hit me. ... Read more
Say Good night, Christi!
Wednesday, June 04, 2008      1 comments

I am being referred to another orthopedic doctor...and I've been removed from the tylenol 3(I puke with codeine) and given vicodin ... Read more
An Update on my Knees
Wednesday, June 04, 2008      1 comments

First - thanks for all the well wishes and prayers and thoughts sent my way - they really helped, I was much calmer about this whole thing yesterday! Love you guys! Yesterday I realized I needed to start the ball rolling for care for my knee. ... Read more
Today - so far so good
Monday, June 02, 2008      1 comments

I have eaten according to my plan - with only supper left. I have that planned as well: 4 oz Tilapia with Mrs., Dash Lemon Pepper Marinade, Broccoli Carrot mix of cooked veggies, a tossed salad, with the spray dressing, and 1/2 grapef... Read more

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