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Day 356: Ups and downs
Friday, May 04, 2007      5 comments

This whole week has been a rollercoaster ride. Up one minute, down the next. Went to see Dad last night, found him more alert and talkative than he's been all week and the doctor had just been there and said surgery was back on for today. ... Read more
Day 355: My Dad is not doing well
Thursday, May 03, 2007      8 comments

I haven't been around much since my Dad has been in the hospital (since Sunday). He had asked them to call his oncologist the first night he went into the hospital, they assured him that they would. Found out last night that they had not c... Read more
Monday night update on Dad
Monday, April 30, 2007      4 comments

It's nearly 9 p.m., we've been to the hospital again and I just got son in bed and have a few minutes to myself. Dad is still having awful pain. Mom said the surgeon came in while she was there and they are going to do the gallbladder surger... Read more
Day 352: Update on my Dad
Monday, April 30, 2007      7 comments

I just got home from the hospital. This is what my Dad told me that the doctor said to him this morning. He has several gallstones, one is blocking the duct to his pancreas, which has caused the pancreas to be inflamed and the severe pain t... Read more
Sunday 4/29: My Dad is in the hospital
Monday, April 30, 2007      5 comments

We spent the afternoon at my parents house and all was well, we left their house around 4 p.m. Shortly after 7 p.m. my bro-in-law called to say that my dad had collapsed and was en route to the hospital by ambulance. We were at the hospit... Read more
Day 351: Regaining my sanity
Sunday, April 29, 2007      2 comments

In order to regain my sanity, I sent the scales packing today and won't bring them back to the house until May 15th. After that, I plan to only weigh once a month. I've realized I am not one of those people who can weigh daily or even week... Read more
Day 350: The end is almost here
Saturday, April 28, 2007      2 comments

End of my first year of Sparking that is. May 15th is just around the corner. On one hand that is exciting to me, on the other hand I dread it because that annoying little voice in my head keeps saying ''you should have lost more weight in a... Read more
Day 348: Breaking the painful chains of the past in order to better my future
Thursday, April 26, 2007      9 comments

So I haven't been having a great week. Scale says I gained 3 lbs. TOM ended Monday I figured if it was just water weight it would be gone by now but it's still there. I don't know why but I had a flashback today of something that ... Read more
Day 347: Ever just have nothing to say?
Wednesday, April 25, 2007      2 comments

It's been 3 days since my last blog, I should write about something but I can't think of anything. Nothing has changed with my weight. My TOM ended Monday and I had hoped for a good # on the scale but as of today, nope. This ha... Read more
Day 344: Christmas in April
Sunday, April 22, 2007      4 comments

Remember that Christmas cartoon (Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town) that has been shown every year for as long as I can remember (and I'm 43 years old). This song has been in my head all day today so I googled the lyrics and it's good for anytim... Read more
Day 342: Today's Healthy Reflection is a keeper
Friday, April 20, 2007      4 comments

''The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.'' - Swedish proverb *********************** Taking Responsibility for Your Success We all need support from other people. Love, encouragement, wo... Read more
today's Healthy Reflection is a good one
Wednesday, April 18, 2007      4 comments

''Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you, too, can become great.'' - Mark Twain, writer and satirist ... Read more
Day 340: Measurement update
Wednesday, April 18, 2007      8 comments

Did measurements this morning. I did not begin measuring until about 2 months after I began this program in May 2006 so I don't know what my true 'beginning' measurements were in the beginning. So, from where I started tracking it, I have lo... Read more
Day 338: WOO HOO!!!! I'm in the 250's
Monday, April 16, 2007      7 comments

I almost couldn't believe my eyes when I weighed in this morning at 259. I am so happy happy happy because this gives me hope that I can be at 255 by May 15th! Tomorrow is another day ... ... Read more
Day 337: Today's quote
Sunday, April 15, 2007      3 comments

This is today's Healthy Reflection: ''There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either IN or you're OUT. There's no such thing as life in-between.'' (Pat Riley, basketball coach) ____________________________... Read more

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