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Learning Curves
Friday, January 19, 2018      2 comments

It's slow going increasing my exercise program. I did a short upper body workout with 10 pound dumbbells yesterday, and I was pretty sore today. I used to work out with pretty heavy weights (over 10 years ago!)...it's hard on the ego to be sore ... Read more
Getting my Spark Back
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      3 comments

I have now tracked my food for 4 days. I have exercised three out of four days. I am starting to feel a bit less bloated and tired :-) My goal is to start including some weight training three days per week (like M-W-F) and cardio 5-6 days per we... Read more
Enough fun and games!
Saturday, January 13, 2018      2 comments

WELL. I think I have finally eaten enough Christmas cookies and cheesy potatoes for a while. I don't make New Year's resolutions, but I do have some goals for myself this year. I achieved one of my big bucket list goals last year by getting my b... Read more
Monday etc.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      2 comments

I really overdid the sugar this weekend and I paid for it today! I felt like I was hungover most of the day. I've been maintaining my weight although I haven't lost more since after my surgery. Now that I'm more recovered I've been starting to r... Read more
Anniversaries etc.
Thursday, September 14, 2017      2 comments

The first anniversary of my Dad's death has now come and gone. All week I've been having a lot of very weird dreams. I continue to heal up well from my breast reduction surgery and am slowly increasing my exercise again. I really want to keep on... Read more
Small Setbacks
Monday, August 28, 2017      3 comments

I was 3 weeks post surgery as of last Friday and had been feeling so good that I had been increasing my exercise and doing a lot more stuff around the house and yard. I had even gone to the pool a couple of times. When I went for my recheck on F... Read more
An eclipse for Dad
Tuesday, August 22, 2017      1 comments

Today would have been my dad's 86th birthday if he was still alive. He died one month after turning 85, on the last day of summer which we thought was appropriate for him as he had always loved the sun, and being outside and in the water especia... Read more
Breast Reduction 11 Day Update
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      5 comments

It has been 11 days now since my surgery and I am doing better than I ever expected! I went last Friday for my second recheck. The nurse removed (carefully!) the tape and then the exterior stitches, of which there were several on each side, and ... Read more
Humming along!
Thursday, August 10, 2017      5 comments

Day 6 after my breast reduction surgery and I am doing great! I decided to switch to just Tylenol yesterday and get off the percoset. I have only mild discomfort and have been able to do light tasks around the house. I take a break when I need t... Read more
Feeling groovy!
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      4 comments

Just a quick update...I had my breast reduction surgery Friday afternoon and I am already feeling so good! I've cut my pain meds way back and have been able to sleep in my bed (with extra pillows for support). I went for my first recheck yesterd... Read more
It's almost here!
Friday, August 04, 2017      2 comments

In one hour and 15 minutes it will be Friday, August 4th, 2017. The day I get to have the breast reduction I have wanted since I was a teenager. I still have to take a shower with antibacterial soap, and then get some sleep. Tomorrow I have to c... Read more
Surgery Approved and Scheduled!
Wednesday, August 02, 2017      6 comments

I blogged recently about trying to get approved for a breast reduction by my insurance. It took a while for the surgeon's office to get everything submitted, but the insurance company approved it in 2 days! I got the call yesterday asking when I... Read more
Friday, July 28, 2017      3 comments

Lots of things moving along-my husband is working again, which is an adjustment for both of us as he has been out of work for quite a while.I'm getting back in the routine of doing most of the around the house stuff, which is kind of like having... Read more
Wednesday, July 19, 2017      4 comments

I haven't blogged in a while. I am still tracking all my food and exercise, but for now I'm not trying to lose any weight. The reason is that I am waiting to see if my insurance company will pay for me to have a breast reduction. They approved a... Read more
Honesty is the best policy.
Tuesday, July 04, 2017      4 comments

I've been eating a lot the past few days. I've had healthy meals but I've had a lot of extras. There are a few things going on that I will explain in a later blog but I'm still tracking everything, drinking water and exercising almost every day.... Read more

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