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Dark Chocolate
Saturday, January 26, 2013      0 comments

I had my chocolate before breakfast this morning. I know I am not supposed to reward myself with food and I know that depriving myself of chocolate could cause me to binge. It is dangerous for me to have too much candy of any kind too accessib... Read more
Exercise, now and later
Saturday, January 19, 2013      0 comments

I did the 16 minute Gi Gong exercise tonight and it felt so good. Moving so slowly the 16 minutes went by so quickly leaving me feeling peaceful and almost stress-free. I looked at exercises in my Breast Handbook for after a mastectomy so that... Read more
Good Food
Thursday, January 17, 2013      0 comments

My husband is a good cook. We eat lots of Filipino foods including a lot of plain white rice. He gets plenty of exercise and me, well, not so much. I like almost everything he fixes and it shows. Sometimes he brings home his "doggy bag" from ... Read more
Results today...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      2 comments

I have my appointment with the surgeon today to get the results from my breast biopsy on Monday. My husband will go with me and we've talked about the possibilities and what to do next, so I am as prepared as I think I can be. I'm concerned, ... Read more
Specific goals...
Monday, January 14, 2013      0 comments

I want to be active again with the Green Hat Society (for Girl Scouts over the age of 50) working with girls in Girl Scouts. I want to camp, hike, canoe, and cook in the out-of-doors. I want to play with my grandchildren and swim with them out... Read more
Closing out the books...
Sunday, January 06, 2013      0 comments

I tackled some of my stress producing activities today by balacing check books and writing checks to pay some bills. in January I empty my file drawer to make room for the receipts fot the new year. I empty my chest of receipts from all the pu... Read more
Friday, January 04, 2013      0 comments

Eight years ago I had a lumpectomy due to invasive ductal carcinoma. I went into a clinical trial with new medications and took these meds for 6 months and then I had a reaction to the meds, fever for ten days that wouldn't go away until I stop... Read more
Some Things Are Looking UP
Friday, January 04, 2013      0 comments

I do have enthusiasm for following Spark People! I'm learning about nutrition and calories input and output through exercise. I'm searching and finding exercises that I can do. It's fun spinning the spark wheel and building up spark points. ... Read more
The last piece of candy...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      0 comments

Now the box is empty so it won't be calling my name... I have a sweet tooth! It is so hard for me to resist candy when it's around. I keep my licorice in the truck where it is not so readily available. This way I can limit my intake because ... Read more
A New Beginning
Sunday, December 16, 2012      0 comments

This is not my first rodeo. I have had extra weight since giving birth to my children beginning over forty years ago. I have tried numerous various programs and exercises and lost weight, however the weight has come back over time and I have g... Read more

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