SLIMMERJESSE
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When/How to Resume Exercise After Illness
Friday, January 03, 2014      25 comments

It's always risky business when deciding when to start moving again - and how much to do. Yes, listen to my body after a week of pneumonia sounds simple. But actually, it's not. Knowing when and how to get going is a bit experimental as my bo... Read more
Old Habits Die Hard (But they DO die!)
Thursday, January 02, 2014      25 comments

I just wrote about packing away my coffeemaker the other day. Well, I stopped into the grocery store yesterday to pick up a few things and noticed that the holiday bags of coffee were marked down to $3.00. They are pumpkin flavored coffee and ... Read more
I Sent Sugar Packing Along with 2013
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      27 comments

I did several months in 2013 w/o sugar. Not sugar-free completely, but no sugary drinks, candy, etc. Then I found that when I gave myself "permission" to have some, I enjoyed it less and less. Now I'm at a point where I can take it or l... Read more
Today I Packed the Coffeemaker Away for the Final Time
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      29 comments

Those who've known me over the 5 years I've been here on SP know that this is deja vu. Yes, I've quit my one daily mug of coffee before. My only caffeine intake, but it wasn't good for me in several ways. This time, with these two infec... Read more
"Plus-Size" Barbie?!
Monday, December 30, 2013      27 comments

Will they do the same with the Ken doll? Will they call it "realistic" Ken rather than "plus-size" Ken? Do I really care? Not really. Just observing. (There's a pic on the internet.) Feeling stronger today. Wishing all of you in ... Read more
HOW MY SPARK BUDDIES MIGHT HAVE HELPED SAVE MY LIFE (NO KIDDING)
Sunday, December 29, 2013      28 comments

Several gentle nudges from concerned SPfriends helped me decide to go to the ER. Not flippant about my health, but I DO have a tendency to think I can handle everything (okay many things) since I know my body so well. I'm not into medical solu... Read more
Spent Afternoon in ER
Saturday, December 28, 2013      24 comments

Started coughing up blood and was told to go to ER. Fortunately, not bad enough to alarm them, but they put me on heavy duty meds. I'm normally very healthy, but this year I've got socked in the nose with this stuff. Wishing all my fr... Read more
Pneumonia and One Other Infection
Friday, December 27, 2013      27 comments

Spent most of yesterday morning in urgent care. Pneumonia (again!) and UTI. Can't figure out where UTI came from since the usual causes do not apply. All I can think is that my immune system is worn down and body became too acidic? To ... Read more
Another Intl. Space Station Live Feed for Repairs
Tuesday, December 24, 2013      9 comments

The earth in the background and they continue to repair the coolant system both in dark cycles and light. It's 6:16 in the morning here, so if you get a chance to tune into NASA television, it's worth watching the live coverage. Love space stu... Read more
What I Hope Santa Brings My Spark Friends
Monday, December 23, 2013      24 comments

For those who are ill, I wish you better health. It breaks my heart to read your suffering, even Though you wear brave armor. For those who are sad, I wish you a ray of sunshine and relief from your emotional pain. For those going ... Read more
Good Riddance to 2013
Sunday, December 22, 2013      15 comments

Good riddance to this year Said the voice inside my head. I'm ready for '14 Without any dread. Many years of losses, Dear ones now have gone. But I'll face this new year bravely, Even if all alone. Because I refuse to give ... Read more
Watching Intl. Space Station Repair Live Feed - FASCINATING!
Saturday, December 21, 2013      15 comments

Wow, I'm amazed and in awe of this repair. Two men outside the space station and they are an hour ahead of their schedule in the attempt to replace a coolant pump. They are showing many views of them and the space station. It's provided live... Read more
Singing in the Rain (actually, the drizzle)
Thursday, December 19, 2013      22 comments

What's as freeing as Light wind and rain Blowing over my being While I walk And me singing At the top of my lungs?... Read more
Crazy Weather
Wednesday, December 18, 2013      21 comments

Cold at night, Warm all day, This weather's crazy. That's all I'll say.... Read more
Forget About Supplements
Tuesday, December 17, 2013      17 comments

It amazes me how hard the AMA keeps fighting to get vitamin supplements off the market. Last night's news was full of reports on how they are ineffective, so save your money. And how they are cutting out paying docs to prescribe Paxel and ... Read more

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