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A Question For Other Former Smokers
Thursday, September 15, 2011      10 comments

I know that when you quit smoking, your sense of tastes is supposed to get better, but what I have noticed is my sense of SMELL has become more acute. Has any one else noticed this after quitting? Working as a Nursing Assistant, I am expos... Read more
Accomplishments and Giving Back
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      2 comments

First, a big emoticon for the start of week 4 of my life ... Read more
Accomplishments and Giving Back
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      0 comments

First, a big emoticon for the start of week 4 of my life ... Read more
Yahoo, I can roll again.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      0 comments

So, I was finally able to replace the inner tube on my bike. I am very happy! emoticon I have missed riding, an... Read more
Progress and Remembrance.
Sunday, September 11, 2011      2 comments

It's been a good week. I mostly stayed at the lower range of my calorie goals, I exercised, and I am still tobacco free. I am down 1.2 lbs. That makes a total of 16.2 lbs since I started. ... Read more
Once in a While
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      2 comments

Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day. Holidays that we observe in the US that have become synonymous with picnics and barbecues and celebrating Summer. Getting together with friends and family, socializing, and enjoying food. My fa... Read more
And I wanted to work!
Saturday, September 03, 2011      2 comments

What a day! emoticon I was scheduled to work Day Shift, but with the hospital census being down, I have been can... Read more
Stepping into September and Loosing the Coffin Nails.
Thursday, September 01, 2011      1 comments

Well, August was a month full of ups and downs. I started the month off strong; cardio every day, tracking my food, and I added strength exercises. I participated in The American Heart Association Heart Walk with my co-workers, and the big one... Read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      1 comments

I hate it when plans go awry. Today is strength day, so I usually ride my bike for my cardio. I need to go into town to run errands and pay bills, so I decided to pack my bike on the bus and use it to get around town instead of hopping on and ... Read more
Exhaustion explained.
Thursday, August 18, 2011      1 comments

Well, now I know why I have been feeling so drained for the last few days. I did errands after work today, and it was after 11am by the time I got home. I was just going to take a short nap, then get up and exercise and clean house. I ended u... Read more
Weight down, two days of rest.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      1 comments

Today was weigh in day, I am down to 164 lbs, that leaves 2 more pounds to lose to meet my Sept 5 goal. I did take 2 days off from exercising. I have just felt so exhausted since Saturday, plus my knees were trying to lock up when I wal... Read more
Friday and Saturday
Sunday, August 14, 2011      0 comments

The last two days have been hectic. Friday I was up at 5am. We had a committal ceremony for my Uncle Stephen scheduled at 11am, and my Mom decided that once her car-pool riders were dropped off at work, she did not want to go back home before ... Read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      3 comments

emoticonI have lost 10lbs since I stared July 5th. ... Read more
A Small Vent
Monday, August 08, 2011      3 comments

I share a house with my parents, not an unusual circumstance in Hawaii. For years we have all pitched in with the cooking, and the trend was to cook what tastes good, not what is necessarily what was good for us. we have been slowly modifying ... Read more
Caution: Mo'o X-ing
Thursday, August 04, 2011      2 comments

I walk or ride my bike every day. The route I take follows Farrington Hwy, which is a four lane highway and is the main thoroughfare through 'Oahu's west coast. The speed... Read more

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