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Hot Thursday

Thursday, July 22, 2010

It was another hot day here in Southern Colorado.....and I keep waiting for the rain they promise each day that just seems to by pass us...

It was a good day, got my exercise in this morning plus a walk at lunch and still might do 30 minutes on the treadmill when I go to the family rom for a bit of worthless TV...lol

I'm feeling stronger today, was a bit weak this morning after my bike ride....
It has been a month since I started the supplements and have to report that all the cramps in legs, and feet are gone...not sure I have that pep I was hoping would come back, but happy that the cramps have stopped...
A bit concerned that when I asked the doctor how long I need to take the Vit. D, 2000 IU's and the calcium 1200 mg. he said for ever?? Vit. D is not w ater soluble , so it can build up in your body, I need to read more about this...any one understand this stuff? if so let me in on it.....lol

I'm off to the farmers market in the morning , looking for local produce and the cool arts and craft they have....I always buy the hand made this, they are so beautiful and I know they are made with love, those nice ladies, work all winter knitting and sewing to make extra money. So I feel like I'm helping them out and I don't have time to do it myself...maybe when I retire again in a few years.

Well lets all have a healthy week end, drink plenty of water, it's hot out there..


a side note I'm still hanging in at 139...so I am yahoo about that..... emoticon

maybe I'll get a new picture this week end but if not we are going on the 29th for professional pictures to send our family for Christmas....That's just a week away.

not sure what to wear. might go out and buy something new, low cut and sexy......not....lol

Kitt
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  • COUNTING_DOWN
    I am thrilled for you that you cracked that 140 barrier. Remember a couple of months ago how discouraged you were to be sitting on the plateau? Good work, and what an example you set for all of us.
    3395 days ago
  • TRACYZABELLE
    I hope you get your levels up-- I am also trying to get my VIT d up as well
    3399 days ago
  • TRAILWALKERJO54
    I take calcium and vitamin D but I was told to also make sure it has magnesium with it so it will absorb into the body..that is the most I know...
    hope you get your pep back soon...
    emoticon Jo
    3399 days ago
  • PINKNFITCARLA
    We have our patients take from 400 IU's to 2000 IU's of Vitamin D (depending on their level, age, if they already have osteopenia or osteoporosis and other bone related issues), each and every day.....forever. Some who have extremely low levels take 50,000 IU's per week. You have to have the proper amount of D with the calcium to protect your bones. It is possible to have Vitamin D toxicity, but with sustained use of very, very high levels. We check their levels every couple of months and adjust if necessary.

    Great job staying at 139! emoticon
    3399 days ago
  • SOCKITTOME
    Kitt, lots of women our age have to take supplements, so don't be too bummed about that.

    Welcome to middle age! emoticon

    Glad to hear the cramps have stopped. Hope your get-up-and-go comes back. I'm kind of tired lately, too, and decided it must be the heat. Thankfully we're getting small breaks here and there, and I wish I could send you some of it!

    Hooray for the scale, too! You are in yet another new territory...very normal weight. Amazing!!!!!

    3399 days ago
  • LAINIESNEWLIFE
    Great report, Kitt!!! Keep up the great work!!
    3399 days ago
  • RAINBOWMF
    I can't help with your question but you do know this site has a wealth of info so if you find the time search the vitamin thing .

    Glad the cramps have stopped.

    Hugs Mary
    3399 days ago
  • BARBARAROSE54
    Wish I could help you with your questions about vitamins. All I know is my doctor told me to take vitamin D and calcium and I listen to him.

    glad to hear the cramps have stopped.

    You are doing great Kitt !
    3399 days ago
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