LIZK007's Blogs

How will I do this for the next 2 (or more) months?
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      6 comments

On Monday, February 13, 2012, my husband (who is paralyzed from the chest down) woke up and when he tried to get up, was in EXTREME back pain. I called 911 and he was taken to the hospital for what we thought was a kidney stone. He's never had... Read more
Went from being an angel to wanting to slug a guy!
Friday, August 05, 2011      7 comments

I don't enjoy shopping. I find it a chore, especially grocery shopping. It's a necessary evil, which I had to do after work this past Wednesday (8/3). As I was picking out the cat food my Zoe will eat (picky eater that she is) there was an el... Read more
It's time
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      4 comments

I have allowed circumstances and people to throw me off my quest toward becoming the healthiest person I can be. First Greg's health sunk down to the point that I thought I'd lose him on several hospital stays. Praise God - he's stayed out of ... Read more
Coumadin blood check update
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      4 comments

I DREADED this weeks blood test since the last three have been just awful. Greg had to keep reminding me to do it - I really delayed it to the very last moment possible. Greg pricked his own finger and dripped the blood PERFECTLY and it went t... Read more
Coumadin Blood check -
Wednesday, May 25, 2011      6 comments

Okay, the last two blood checks were awful and the company sent out a new machine - just in case the first one was defective. Nurse Debi was once again on hand to help should we have problems again. And we did!!! I used the tube thingy to suc... Read more
Coumadin Blood Test Nightmare
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      12 comments

My husband, Greg, takes Coumadin to help prevent blood clots. He's paralyzed from the chest down so he is unable to move to help prevent clots on his own. Plus he had two clots about 1 1/2 years ago, which increases his chances of getting more... Read more
Monday, October 11, 2010      4 comments

I was able to spend some time going through all my Sparkfriends. There are so many that don't seem to be active. I sent everyone a goodie and noticed there were quite a few friends that seem to be gone - they've not received any goodies (excep... Read more
A funny memory
Friday, October 08, 2010      8 comments

As I was washing dishes this evening I remembered a funny thing. I sold Pampered Chef back in the 1990's. I started selling it to get the product at a greatly reduced price, but I also would have liked the cash the parties brought in. Unfort... Read more
I've been . . .
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      3 comments

I've been happily busy. Greg has been feeling well for a few weeks now - we've even been able to go out & have a bit of fun. It's been a hard year with Greg's ill health, which started November, 2009. I was so worried about him that I stopped... Read more
Cinnamon & bed time snacking
Friday, September 03, 2010      9 comments

I am an emotional eater and a night time eater. I am not necessarily hungry when I eat at bedtime, but for some reason I just want to eat. Plus my choices are not necessarily good choices. Of course this is what caused me to become grossly ob... Read more
A friend took advantage . . . what would you have done?
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      9 comments

This past Sunday my youngest son played with his Tango group for the first time in the Chicago area. This was the first time I got to hear the group live and was happy to share the experience with my friends. Three of my girlfriends went with ... Read more
The World's Healthiest Diets by Rebecca Ruiz, from MSN Health & Fitness
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      5 comments

I got this article from MSN who gave the writing credit to Rebecca Ruiz, FORBES. I believe the American diet is just awful. Today's children have a life expectancy that is SHORTER than their parents! "The World's Healthiest Diets Stea... Read more
Master Your Metabolism from WebMD
Monday, April 12, 2010      3 comments

I got this from WebMD. I don't know if anyone can "master" their metabolism, but I like the idea of getting my body under MY control and eating healthy. Master Your Metabolism By Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD WebMD Expert Review ... Read more
Accentuating a Positive Attitude - Can pessimists learn to see the glass half full?
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      2 comments

I got this from WebMD and thought I'd share it. I think many of us talk negatively to ourselves and we need to change that! We need to show kindness and mercy to ourselves! The end of the article has several helpful tips to get us on track. ... Read more
Couch Potato Workout
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      6 comments

I just got an e-mail from Prevention - it's a great site with lots of information that helps me greatly! I like the idea of short, timed workouts. I do enjoy watching TV in the evenings and this would be a great way to fit in short workouts. ... Read more

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