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Friday, November 04, 2011      4 comments

I have gotten off track. I went on a cruise and old habits took over, unfortunately. I haven't been able to get back on track. I don't want to lose all the progress i made! ... Read more
Trying to stay positive.
Monday, August 29, 2011      2 comments

I'm just stuck. The little lady I was watching passed away last week. Her funeral is today. So, now I am out of a job. I don't like being in this position. I spoke with Marjorie to let her know I was available for another client, but... Read more
Rough couple of weeks..... continued....
Sunday, August 28, 2011      0 comments

Still flaring..... the research study I was supposed to be a part of has been held off until the end of September......still on Prednisone. Husband and I spent a couple of days at the Mayo Clinic. He went through the endescopy to check the... Read more
Rough couple of weeks.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

It's been a rough couple of weeks for me. My Rheumatoid Arthritis is flaring. No energy. I'm also on that dreaded Prednisone, which plays havoc with my moods. I will be a part of a research trial for RA. It is stem cell research. I kno... Read more
Not good on the eating front.
Saturday, July 23, 2011      2 comments

Went out to lunch.... made some smart choices but..... when I got home I was in a snacky mood..... so..... popcorn with butter, ice cream and chocolate covered m&m pretzels.... and I really don't do alot of snacking normally. Oh... Read more
Achy, breaky body.
Thursday, July 21, 2011      2 comments

Very sore today from the RA. Trying to stay away from the prednisone. At next visit to Rheumatologist I will need to let him know if I want to go to the next level in treatment: Biologics. Dr. gave me the brochures on Enbrel and Hum... Read more
Big clothes are history!
Monday, July 18, 2011      5 comments

I went through my closet and took all of the pants that I can't fit into anymore out. Quite a few pairs of pants. Too big. WooHoo! So now, on our limited budget I will have to replace my clothes! That is okay. I am happy about t... Read more
Ate at Chili's tonight
Thursday, July 14, 2011      1 comments

Chili's does not seem to have too many low cal options. My hubby and I shared the beef fijita's. I'm thinking I went over on the calorie count. We brought home leftovers, though. The scale hasn't budged in awhile. I was yo-yoing b... Read more
No energy.
Monday, July 11, 2011      1 comments

I have had no energy this week. At first I attributed it to the Mayo cllinic trip last thursday and friday. It always wears me out to go up there with hubby. I should be recovered by now. It could be the RA that is kicking in. I went... Read more
I am getting it!
Saturday, July 02, 2011      3 comments

It's kind of like learning any new skill.... eating right. I've done it since I was born, but it hasn't always been the right way. Now, I'm listening to my body's signals and not just eating to eat, but just eating to fuel the body. It takes... Read more
Lonely night.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      3 comments

I'm doing what I do on most nights. Sitting home and on the computer and watching T.V. On most nights my husband is sleeping. He tries to stay up just to spend time with me, but it is hard for him to do that. His liver is shutting dow... Read more
Monday, June 27, 2011      1 comments

I managed to get on the treadmill today at the same exact time that I was on the treadmill yesterday. It felt so good to walk for 50 minutes. It helps to transport me away from the stresses of life today. I can't say I totally enjoy e... Read more
I got alot done today.
Sunday, June 26, 2011      2 comments

I did get alot done today. 45 minutes on the treadmill. A couple of set on the Ab Crunch machine. Vaccuumed the living room. Laundry. Went through the junk pile and got rid of some stuff. Woo Hoo. Feeling good.... Read more
I did exercise today!
Friday, June 24, 2011      0 comments

I got on the treadmill for about 45 minutes today. I also did some abdominal crunches. I've eaten well, so far today and have tracked everything! ... Read more
Swimming today
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      1 comments

Spent the morning at my daughters' pool. I don't actually swim laps or anything, I keep my body moving though. I'll hang onto the side of the pool and kick my legs or do ballet moves underwater. By the time I get out my body feels like... Read more

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