lacking calcium...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      8 comments

I had a bone density scan yesterday which revealed that I'm right on the cusp of having osteoporosis. I am not even 40 yet, but my mom was diagnosed with osteoporosis too just a few years ago. It is scary to find out that my bone density is way ... Read more
thankful to be here in the U.S. where anyone can make a difference
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      5 comments

I was going to blog about something else tonight, but I was on the edge of my seat tonight watching the fillibuster in the Texas legislature. I am pro choice. Personally, I wouldn't terminate a pregnancy. But I believe each and every instance of... Read more
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      14 comments

I am feeling so bad. We went on vacation and left a friend in our house to house sit. My husband's friend of 30+ years was housesitting and he had a new girl over to our house, even though we said absolutely no one else could come in the house. ... Read more
I'm getting glaucoma
Friday, May 10, 2013      8 comments

So yesterday I spent the day freaking out and crying. After 6 years of being watched for glaucoma my doctor finally said testing revealed I had some vision loss in my left eye. I am definitely developing glaucoma despite having no risk factors, ... Read more
difficult day
Saturday, April 20, 2013      7 comments

Yesterday was a very difficult day for me. I didn't eat much food, but what I did eat was not healthy for me. I felt tremendously guilty. I have gained back 3 pounds based on weighing in on my weigh in day. I have not been focusing well lately e... Read more
it's the little things...
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      11 comments

Today I went outside to water my garden. I didn't do any more planting because it was over 80°F today where I live. But I did have a nice surprise waiting for me outside. I had my first red, ripe tomato ready for picking. I can't wait to have a ... Read more
First day of Spring!
Friday, March 22, 2013      8 comments

So, okay I have fibromyalgia which means I have pain and fatigue every day. It is a struggle for me to get my daily tasks done and get in some exercise too. Yesterday I way overdid it. I took my first ever pilates class. It was classical pilates... Read more
My Revised 3 Month Goals
Saturday, February 23, 2013      5 comments

GOALS & MOTIVATION To feel a sense of physical freedom from injury/illness To eat more nutritionally whole foods to improve my health EXERCISE GOALS 2 days per week any exercise, any duration, rest period of two days between sessio... Read more
I appreciate you!!!
Friday, February 22, 2013      6 comments

Thank you all for wishing me well after spraining my ankle. The boot is challenging but I'll get through it. The doctor said I could still do my 2 walks a week for a max of 20 minutes. I'm glad because I just did new goals and one of my goals wa... Read more
sprained my ankle
Thursday, February 21, 2013      9 comments

Well, for those who have followed my recent blogs, I am sleeping much better. Maybe a little too much but I am still adjusting to a new medication dose. I saw my orthopedic surgeon today. When I twisted my ankle two weeks ago I sprained it.... Read more
the end to my insomnia???
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      5 comments

Holy Cow! I took the extra trazodone like the doctor told me to last night and I practically slept all day today! I had brief awakenings but got some rock solid sleep. I will have to experiment some because the doctor said it will take me some t... Read more
update - terrible insomnia
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      7 comments

UPDATE: Thank you immensely for all the truly excellent questions, helpful suggestions and sweet comments. In response to these: I am participating in the Better Sleep Challenge (2 weeks in). I am not worried about anything. I follow th... Read more
beautiful walk at the beach today
Sunday, February 17, 2013      9 comments

Today was a cool, breezy day so I took advantage of weather that I think is fantastic here in Florida (sunny and 53 degrees). I hate the heat and humidity. I went for a 25 minute walk on the beach at around 5:30pm today. The beach was quie... Read more
Doing much better
Monday, February 11, 2013      7 comments

Okay, it has taken some work on my part and some help from spark friends but I can honestly say that my motivation is back up where it should be. Over this last week I have lost the three pounds that I gained back while my motivation was so low.... Read more
motivation is down
Sunday, February 03, 2013      10 comments

I'm not sure why, but I seem to be lacking in motivation lately. I have not been eating that well and I need to get back on track again. I did so well for so many months and then when I got sick early in January I started eating what I wanted. N... Read more

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