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FINALLY An answer,,, PHEW!!! To why in pain for 2 months
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      17 comments

My regular readers know I've been in pain for over 2 months now. It's abdomen pain, and it is PAINFUL!! I had so many tests that I am grateful my insurance is mostly decent. I have NO clue how others do this. From that comment you likely rea... Read more
So pleased I just have to SHOW WHY!!
Monday, August 10, 2020      14 comments

WOOHOO as a member of the AWESOME A team I've earned a badge I am SO HAPPY WITH!! I have also earned other badges, I'll try to highlight them later this week. The AWESOME A team is a part of the 2020 Summer 5% Challenge. What IS the 5... Read more
Maybe??? Maybe we will be on to something? And WOOHOO loving success!!
Thursday, August 06, 2020      12 comments

Surely by now my regular readers must be SCREAMING "ENOUGH!" And it is!! LOL IT IS!! It's now almost 8 weeks of pain with no change. Many tests have been done, all negative. Today I called the GI office, they had said they'd schedule anot... Read more
Some stuff I've LOVED This week are,, HEALTHY???
Friday, July 31, 2020      15 comments

Those of you who have known me thru the years, know I am NOT a fan of freggies (FRuit/vEGGIES) and I can't do fruits right now, I keep breaking out with most of them. Oh I'm sure once my body is happy again I'll be able to. This is day 4 o... Read more
This will NOT be easy,,, Okay I HATE IT, but sometimes
Monday, July 27, 2020      9 comments

As many of my regular readers know I've been in pain for over 7 weeks. Its in my abdomen area that's very steady (if you do the pain scale it's at a 6) plus my throat is very sore, and my mouth is yellow inside and just gross nasty. No more det... Read more
Test Results and how my goals are going (WOOHOO!)
Tuesday, July 21, 2020      16 comments

I do apologize for not writing sooner and catching you up on how the tests (colonoscopy and endoscopy) went. For those who may be reading this for the first time I've been in bad pain since June 4th (over 6 weeks). The pain is in my abdomen ar... Read more
They can't seem to find the reason for the pain
Tuesday, July 14, 2020      21 comments

For my regular readers, they know I've been in pain since June 4th in my abdomen area and it's very noticeable. I'm also bloated by at least 3 inches, and the inside of my mouth is YELLOW. With the COVID virus, my Dr's office is not at all... Read more
It's okay to not give it our all
Thursday, July 02, 2020      11 comments

I belong to the 2020 Summer 5% Challenge. Here's what is written in our challenge theme (in part): Our Living the Good Life (LTGL) theme – We will continue with our Self-care. It is any activity that you do deliberately in order to take... Read more
But how? How can I do it?
Wednesday, July 01, 2020      10 comments

I went out this morning to run an errand, quite a bit of walking was involved. But!! I went to pay for the stuff at one place, sigh, I had forgotten my wallet!! So home I went to get it, but didn't want to go alllll the way back. Instead I ch... Read more
Its REALLY making such a difference!!
Tuesday, June 30, 2020      10 comments

Those of you who read my blogs know that for the next 5 weeks I've set up 2 goals that are doable, yet a challenge. They are: Daily do 8,000 steps Daily eat 2 freggies (FRuit/vEGGIES) which is NOT AT ALL easy for me. Does having the... Read more
How did I do on my new Goals-- Day 2 (short)
Monday, June 29, 2020      7 comments

DAY 2 of my New Goals. I've set these because without goals I am unfocused on things I want to be focused on. I have 2 goals that I'm working on: Walk at least 8,000 Steps ... Read more
Trying a new way of success -- Goals
Sunday, June 28, 2020      13 comments

I want to credit/Thank _Warrior4life_ for doing hers, and thus it encouraged me also. SPARK people is called SPARKS because we learn from each other, and hence ONE SPARK creates MANY ... Read more
Why Am I taking care of myself?
Wednesday, June 24, 2020      10 comments

I'm on the 2020 Summer 5% Challenge. There's a forum titled "Motivational" which is there for all of the 5% Challenges. I find these REALLY help me... Read more
Sometimes we just have to adjust,, wait
Monday, June 22, 2020      15 comments

Some of you know I've been in pain since the 4th of June. You know I've seen a Dr at my Dr's office (large office) and a PA (Physician Assistance) plus quick care, with no solid answers. Today I had a video conference with a NP (Nurse Pr... Read more
Hoping for a real answer soon: Been in pain for 2 weeks
Saturday, June 20, 2020      10 comments

I'm sure I am not the only who's noticing quite a difference in the medical community when you want/need to be seen. The Dr's office I use, is associated with the largest hospital in Maine. Its an "off campus" office of theirs. Well the hospi... Read more

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