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seeing light
Thursday, April 08, 2021      4 comments

the last few days have been so beautiful outside. i have walked everyday and increasing my steps daily. today it was indoors due to rain, but that was ok. i know the gardens will appreciate it. ... Read more
these things i own
Tuesday, April 06, 2021      3 comments

one of my biggest admissions i have to make to myself is that i self sabotage. i have done so for years and i have to stop!!! any time i have a successful week, bi week or month, i indulge as a "reward". i know it is only going to lead to ... Read more
friend shaming ....is that friendly??
Sunday, April 04, 2021      12 comments

A friend of mine posted a recipe of sorts of baked pineapple drizzled with a little spoon of honey for flavor as a snack. A friend of hers commented about how high the carbs would be and that she was supposed to be doing low carb. This other p... Read more
more ups and even better downs
Thursday, April 01, 2021      5 comments

Yesterday I had my doctors appt and had labs first time in 6 months. My weight was down 10 lbs since last month. my blood pressure was high yesterday but is down today...and the big thing is my LDL cholesterol is up. Now just to be hones... Read more
lows highs and lows
Wednesday, March 31, 2021      2 comments

Doctor appointment today. Busting headache already, makes me wonder if my bp is up. It is always always up when I have a doc appt. I cant explain it. It will be normal all week, day of my appt, UP UP AND AWAY..... one thing I know is NOT u... Read more
knee keep on keepin on
Thursday, March 25, 2021      3 comments

My knee is doing much better after a round of steroids. Friday was day 4 of the steroids and it really improved enough that I got out Saturday and was able to walk around the flea market without pain. I had an appointment today but after 2 ... Read more
knee part two
Tuesday, March 16, 2021      5 comments

Knee update, it was hurting much less yesterday so I went to the store, big mistake, two steps inside and it just got worse. zoom visit with doc and a prescription for prednisone. hoping by next week it begins to get well if not MRI. stay... Read more
woe knee
Monday, March 15, 2021      4 comments

Trying to decide, go to the ER or just wait for the doctor to decide between an xray or an MRI.... Personally I feel an xray is a waste of time. Knee is down for the count. About a week now its been sore and stiff but not really PAIN. Ju... Read more
i give
Tuesday, February 23, 2021      3 comments

I am UP 2 lbs and I have done nothing to cause this. I have watched my carbs and while I have not been getting to walk as much due to weather, I have stayed on my fitbit checking steps, calories etc. I stay so depressed over this bs and I ca... Read more
the battle
Sunday, February 21, 2021      3 comments

The struggle is real. daily. demeaning. overwhelming. defeating. hideous. depressing. lonely. and neverending. ... Read more
we can overcome the lowest of the low!! my son is living proof!!!!
Tuesday, January 19, 2021      4 comments

While all we have heard is how horrible 2020 was, I am... Read more
kitchen mishaps
Friday, October 16, 2020      3 comments

Today makes one week since my kitchen remodel began. What was supposed to have been 3 days has turned into 7 and is looking like it might be several more!!! The problem.....getting anyone to work!!! The guy we hired to help Honey do the hea... Read more
steppin it up
Sunday, October 11, 2020      6 comments

Over the last 3 weeks I have been trying to increase my fastest time on a mile walk. Not that that is the most important thing, but, I used to be much faster and walk much longer. But I have been able to decrease my time by 2 mins and 20 secon... Read more
another year in the books
Wednesday, September 30, 2020      3 comments

i got some not so horrible but not so great news from my doc visit yesterday. my cholestrol is slightly up since last time and is my a1c. while i am not a diabetic, i am moving up the numbers and have to nip it before it gets any higher........ Read more
tired of starting again
Monday, September 28, 2020      4 comments

First person to person face to face doc appointment tomorrow since Feb. Dreading the blood work. Have to get covid test, and antibodies test but wont know the results of that one for up to 10 days. Not sick just getting check up. and D R ... Read more

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