AQUAGIRL08
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Making My Journey Just About Me Not The Scale
Tuesday, August 11, 2015      6 comments

I am continuing to use my check off sheet daily. The biggest plus with using the check off sheet is that it is so easy. The creation of the sheet itself at the beginning was just a loose guideline for nutrition and self care. If I want more s... Read more
Starting Some Medical Self Care
Friday, August 07, 2015      10 comments

My check off sheet is working out pretty well so far. I can see what nutrients I have consumed, what I still need to consume, how I am managing stress and any other issues that come up. Since I started using the sheet, I have become aware that... Read more
I Have Been A Sparker For Seven Years Now!!!
Thursday, August 06, 2015      9 comments

I just looked at the date and realized that I have been on Spark People for seven years now! Wow, how fast time goes by! ... Read more
I Thought I Was In A Bad Spot, But Maybe Not.......
Wednesday, August 05, 2015      7 comments

Two days ago, I would have said that I was in a bad place. Then I changed my focus. I never realized how liberating a few changes could be! I sat down and designed a check off sheet for nutrition and self care. I used it every time I put some... Read more
Taking My Focus Off The Scale
Tuesday, August 04, 2015      12 comments

Since I am unable to workout, I have spent the last few months obsessing over weight gain and the number on the scale. I have always used exercise as both an outlet for stress and as a way to trigger my metabolism. Right now, exercise is barely... Read more
Frequent Flier Miles Earned The Hard Way
Thursday, July 30, 2015      7 comments

I had my appointment with the orthopedist this afternoon. He said that I am his favorite patient. He was shocked at the appearance of my left leg, which kissed the cement when I fell yesterday. It is very colorful in appearance. If I remembe... Read more
I Was Concentrating So Hard On The Way I Walking That...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015      5 comments

I didn't see the slant and slight dip in the sidewalk and I fell. It isn't really anybody else's fault, just a clumsy accident. How I avoided a head or face injury, I don't know. My hat flew off my head, my glasses slid down my nose, my left ... Read more
Changing My Taste Along With My Diet
Monday, July 27, 2015      6 comments

If you had asked me ten years ago if I wanted grilled fish, I would have given you an emphatic, NO! I loved seafood but not fish. (Still to this day I can't stand the scent of fish cooking.) Tonight, when I took hubby out for his birthday din... Read more
Struggling With Getting Stronger
Sunday, July 26, 2015      7 comments

Other than doing some housework and some short walks, my rehabilitation is going very slowly. If I do a little too much, I am sidelined for a full day. (Actually, that is an improvement in the grand scheme of things! LOL ) I can now hobble wa... Read more
All Kinds Of Constructive Activity Today!
Friday, July 24, 2015      3 comments

I started off my morning by enjoying one of Chef Meg's blueberry flax muffins along with some cooked egg whites. As I did my chores and sipped my chai latte, I realized that I wasn't hungry again until 2:30pm! I got a lot of satisfaction and f... Read more
Pampering Is Good For The Soul
Thursday, July 23, 2015      6 comments

Today, I treated myself. Hubby and I went out for a healthy breakfast. Later, I had a hair appointment. I love to have my hair done! I feel relaxed and pampered. It has been a great day!... Read more
Out And About Today
Wednesday, July 22, 2015      6 comments

Hubby likes to have company when he runs errands, so I decoded to go with him today. We drove my car instead of his work van, so I would be more comfortable. We were able to use my new windshield wipers as it rained intermittently all the way ... Read more
Numbness Gone, Still Stiff
Monday, July 20, 2015      6 comments

Yesterday, when I awoke, the numbness in my leg was all gone. I realized that it probably dissipated sometime the evening before. My pain is much more manageable. Hubby and I went to a small, indoor craft fair and walked around for about 45 m... Read more
It Is Raining So My Duck Walk Is Fitting
Saturday, July 18, 2015      7 comments

Yesterday, my primary said that I should go to the orthopedic urgent care and get a steroid shot in my hip. Hubby was afraid that if the pain was severe, I would have trouble driving the 120 round trip miles by myself. His Friday afternoon cli... Read more
Letting My Doctor Help Is A Relief
Wednesday, July 15, 2015      4 comments

I went for my check up this afternoon, with my primary care doctor. We discussed the issues that I have been having with my supporting leg and the swelling in my healing foot. She was very supportive and listened carefully. She gave me a trea... Read more

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