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2021 5% challenge as a Firecracker
Monday, March 29, 2021      9 comments

I am beyond excited to be on the Firecracker team doing the 5% challenge. I have alot of goals to complete. The first goal is to eat within my range. I have been doing okay but not the best. I know this because I have been tracking everyday. Whe... Read more
Videoconferencing with the renal specialists next week
Thursday, February 04, 2021      13 comments

Well I had an ultrasound a couple of weeks ago and they found that everything was normal thank God. There is no explanation that they can think of as to why my kidney function is low. I am going to have a video conference with the doctors to tal... Read more
Kidney function is low
Saturday, January 09, 2021      15 comments

Yesterday I found out that my kidney function was worse than it was when I had lab tests before. The doctor is going to run some tests and see what happens next. I am praying that I don't need dialysis. I know that God will not let this happen t... Read more
Sonshine
Monday, January 04, 2021      10 comments

I got to visit with my son yesterday. Due to covid I haven't seen him at his assisted living house. He is doing well. We took the Christmas decorations down. I immediately ordered valentine's day decorations. I am going to decorate his room thi... Read more
Oh what fun it is to walk my dog Dusty!
Wednesday, December 30, 2020      10 comments

I go for a walk with my golden retriever Dusty just about everyday! Sometimes we go for short walks and sometimes we go for long walks that can total up to three miles. This is great for a dog who is fourteen years old! We go all over the place.... Read more
A joyous Christmas in the middle of the pandemic
Saturday, December 26, 2020      8 comments

This year was different from previous Christmas eve's and Christmases. We didn't have our usual family get together on Christmas eve where we make chili and have chips out and different snacks for everyone to munch on. Instead we delivered delic... Read more
What is my problem?
Friday, December 11, 2020      14 comments

Today I weighed on the scale and saw that I gained eight pounds! I think it is because of the beer I have been drinking. I will cut down. I am not an alcoholic I just like to drink every now and then. I will try this holiday season to not overea... Read more
Tennis elbow
Thursday, December 03, 2020      11 comments

I was diagnosed with tennis elbow Monday. I have to wear a brace and have physical therapy. I have a hard time even lifting up a cup as tennis elbow usually is in the dominant hand which is my left hand. They say the best thing for it is ice and... Read more
The never ending saga of my weight loss
Tuesday, November 24, 2020      8 comments

I have been so bummed lately. The scale still hasn't been moving. I don't know if I am on a very long plateau or if I have something wrong with me such as hormones. I am trying very hard. If someone has any experience with this or can help me or... Read more
Tales of woe
Wednesday, September 30, 2020      17 comments

I have a problem with my scale. It doesn't budge. I am staying within my calorie range and it is still not moving. I exercise everyday. Can someone tell me what to do? I need advice. I still feel motivated to keep doing the things that I am doin... Read more
Surgery Tuesday
Monday, August 24, 2020      14 comments

Tuesday I am having surgery on my nose. I am getting my deviated septum fixed, my turbinates shortened and an implant to open my nose so I can breathe better. I must say I am a little nervous. My husband can't go inside with me to be with me bef... Read more
Falling off the bandwagon and I need suggestions
Tuesday, August 11, 2020      10 comments

Today has been a day! It started early this morning waking up feeling ravenous. It has stuck with me all day. I can't get enough to eat although I am trying to eat healthy. I haven't exercised and I am sleepy during the day. I know that i need t... Read more
You are my sonshine
Sunday, August 02, 2020      15 comments

Today I will be going to visit my son in his home. It is not just a home it is a home for people with disabilities. You see he wanted to go. It was time. He wanted to be independent so we let him go. He has been doing great there but I sure do m... Read more
The day in the life of me...
Sunday, June 21, 2020      13 comments

I had a great week! Today is the start of another great week! My garden beds are for the most part finished and my husband and I cycled yesterday. We only did fourteen miles because I was tired from gardening most of the day yesterday. We did it... Read more
Cycling goal
Friday, June 12, 2020      10 comments

Just a quick update. A few days ago I said our goal for June was to ride our bikes for twenty miles! Well, yesterday we completed our goal! It was windy too which didn't make it easy to do. Our next goal will be twenty five miles. That will take... Read more

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