Trying to Get Back on Track
Saturday, July 28, 2012      4 comments

I am in a real quandry. I know I need to lose the 20 # I put on over the last year. My walking has decreased in quantity and distance. I know I need to do it for my health as well as my weight. My eating is cautious. I watch what I eat, but... Read more
Chemo is on the Horizon
Saturday, July 16, 2011      4 comments

I just found out this week that I will have to have chemotherapy. I am overwhelmed and in disbelief. It was all supposed to be so simple, lumpectomy and hormone therapy. Wrong, detour, I couldn't have radiation so that increased the importance... Read more
Cancer Update
Monday, June 27, 2011      4 comments

I have had my lumpectomy and sentinel node biopsy. My margins were clear and my node was negative. I am waiting for results from an oncotype test to determine if I need chemotherapy. I am obviously hoping I don't. If I don't I will begin Hor... Read more
Breast Cancer
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      4 comments

I was diagnosed with breast cancer almost one month ago. The journey is grueling, waiting for dr. appt., test results, decisions about treatment. I am frustrated, overwhelmed, I feel like time is crawling and I need to escape. I see a plastic... Read more
Thursday, November 11, 2010      1 comments

I reached my initial goal of 145 pounds. I need to get down to 140 so that will be my next goal. If I am really psyched I will go down to 133 pounds which would mean that I have lost 100 pounds over 2 years. Which as my mother says is a whole... Read more
Gym Motivation
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      0 comments

I joined a gym and plan to go there 3 days a week. I also exercise daily, walking for an hour, 3.5 miles. I also do yoga almost every day. I know I need the gym for cardio and strength training. I have a very hard time getting myself there a... Read more
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      2 comments

I have been making it to the gym three times a week, with considerable effort. I know I need the cardio and strength training in addition to my daily 3.5 mile, one hour walk/jog, but it is hard to get myself there. I keep reading SP motivation... Read more
Downer At A Gym
Thursday, September 09, 2010      5 comments

I walk 3.5 miles in an hour and do 45 minutes of yoga daily. I was told by the trainer that these are just "activities" and don't count as exercise. I have lost 17 pounds since March with SP, which is slower than I would like, but the directio... Read more
Catching Up
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      0 comments

I broke my streak for login yesterday. I was out of town and spent 5 hours in a doctor's appointment and another 5 hours waiting for a delayed flight at the airport. I did not get home until 2 AM. I had not missed a day since I started SP in ... Read more
Thursday, June 03, 2010      1 comments

I am finally back at my all time low, I have been hovering for about 10 days and didn't go down. I am tracking just fine. My real struggle is getting in the aerobic exercise and strength training. I can't join a club right now because I don't... Read more
Broke the Plateau
Friday, May 14, 2010      2 comments

I am so happy, I finally broke my plateau and have reached one of my short 2 pound goals, I have been hovering above it for over three weeks. All of a sudden I am down 4 pounds. Hallelujah.... Read more