PSYCHRN1's Blogs

Hoping for a much better year
Saturday, January 03, 2009      5 comments

I haven't been posting for so long now....I am still here, still trying....although I did realize I started using Mom's death as an excuse to overeat for awhile.... That isn't what she would've wanted, & it isn't what I want to be doing to mys... Read more
Monday, October 27, 2008      5 comments

Sadly, my Precious Mom died last Friday, October 24th, at 10:30 p.m. She was in a coma for her last several hours, awakening once only long enough to see that my siblings & I were with her. There are no answers available as to what really ha... Read more
Finally a Diagnosis for Mom
Thursday, October 16, 2008      2 comments

Well, after more than 3 weeks of doubt, fear, & lots of Prayers, we finally have a diagnosis for what my Mom has been dealing with. The illness is called High-Grade Myelodysplastic Syndrome, which is a big bunch of words for pre-leukemia. W... Read more
The saga continues
Friday, October 10, 2008      1 comments

Wednesday my Mom & I went to her appt. with her primary care physician......the good news we hoped for didn't come, for her labs which were drawn Monday showed that she is still very anemic, & now her Platelets are lower than they ever have bee... Read more
Update on Mom's health
Friday, October 03, 2008      1 comments

Mom was in the hospital 1 week, Wednesday last week to October 1st. She was put through many tests (scopes from both ends, CT scans, echocardiogram, ultrasounds, etc) , received blood transfusions & then IV iron later....she developed pneumon... Read more
Tuesday, September 30, 2008      2 comments

September 22: gym (cardio & strength training) September 23: 2.8 mile run September 24: gym plus walk , my Mom later was admitted to hospital so I couldn't do more September 25: cardio, hospital visit September 26: long walk, hospita... Read more
The week so far
Wednesday, September 17, 2008      1 comments

Monday: 62 minute mixed heavy cardio at gym Tuesday: Another outdoor 2 mile run, at nature park (was very hot, ugh) Wednesday: plan for gym Hope everyone is well, stay healthy - KIM... Read more
End of week summary
Sunday, September 14, 2008      0 comments

Monday: gym Tuesday: the 2.1 mile run Wednesday: gym Thursday: 1 mile outdoor nature hike Friday: rest (had to work) Saturday: gym, mixed work-out cardio & strength Today: Heavy housecleaning I made my goal of 5 days of exercis... Read more
The week so far
Thursday, September 11, 2008      2 comments

Monday: gym Tuesday: the 2.1 mile run Wednesday: gym Thursday: outdoor walk/hike planned, at a local nature preserve Hope everyone's doing well - ... Read more
WOOHOO! Mission Accomplished
Tuesday, September 09, 2008      2 comments

I wasn't planning to run outdoors today, but the breeze convinced me I needed to make this my day. DH got on his bike & was my "pace car" again. I finished 2.1 miles, with a time of 32 minutes. Have decided that for several weeks I will work ... Read more
Monday, September 08, 2008      1 comments

This morning we went to the gym, & due to some weird stomach pains, I couldn't run like I planned.... we focused on weights & stretching. Then I rode my bike 7 miles later. Not very far by many folks standards, but was fine for me. Tomor... Read more
Latest Update
Monday, September 08, 2008      1 comments

This is being posted late....sorry to take so long, have been working extra shifts...saving to pay for my entry fee for the Turkey Trot, pay bills, the usual we all have to deal with (the bills anyway LOL). Last Monday : workout at gym Tue... Read more
Sunday, August 31, 2008      3 comments

I was able to exercise 5 days this week, either going to gym or walking outdoors. Tuesday : 1.75 miles treadmill run Wednesday: 2 mile walk outside, after dark & while cool outside Thursday: 1.85 miles treadmill run Friday: Upper b... Read more
Friday, August 22, 2008      2 comments

Managed to run 1.5 miles on treadmill today, and then walk .5 miles on there after that....have to keep on plugging to get in shape for the Turkey Trot. More running tomorrow, hopefully. Hope all is well !... Read more
Back from vacation in Virginia
Tuesday, August 19, 2008      0 comments

Drove to Virginia for a weeks vacation, tried very hard to stay on back Sunday. Yesterday, I ran 1 mile plus on the treadmill at the gym, as I have decided to train indoors for my 5K now until it cools down.. Hope all is well with... Read more

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