Category Archives: Weight

Weight is a struggle for me and I want to opening talk about it. I want to share my struggles and even the things I am doing wrong and what I am doing right.

Pursuing Bariatric Surgery

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The Hard Decision If you follow me on Facebook or are one of my friends on Facebook you might have read that I am Pursuing Bariatric Surgery. This was not an easy decision for me to make. It has taken me years. Choosing to change your stomach with surgery shouldn’t be an easy decision and […]

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Keep Moving Forward

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      I am writing this post on my tablet. My lap top finally ran out of memory. Although I am frustrated by this, I am thankful that I have a tablet so I can still write, research, and email. I can still use my voice. The tablet is different than a computer, so […]

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Go 4 Life: Exercise & Physical Activity Book

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    Since starting my living with Chronic Illness Journey in 2008 I have been doing a lot of different types of reading and researching about how to live well. Living well is one of my major goals for my life. Living well to me means balancing my mind, my body, and my spirit. With […]

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The Benefits of Pool Therapy

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  This month, August, I started pool therapy. I have gone three times so far. I am loving going. Yes, I do wake up most mornings not feeling like I want to go, but I go anyway. I have not regretted not going. Pool therapy has gotten me to thinking about this option for exercise […]

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Progress: I’m Ready

  This morning I put my Plumb’s Exhale CD into my lap top as I got ready write. The first song that came up is Lord, I’m Ready Now. Tears began to fall down my face. This song is hitting a specific place in my heart. You see this month has been a challenge for […]

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The Value of Time Alone

The last week in a half I have been off the Internet. The management had someone remove a giant cedar tree from the property and it somehow damaged the internet connection. Currently the internet is back on, but there is a big obstacle course. They are taking the carpet out and putting in tile on […]

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Chasing Wellness: Being Intentional

Time for my next installment of chasing wellness with me. I failed. I didn’t do my standing that much this week. I have been feeling the effects of missing my Rituximab infusion which is a month overdue. I woke up swollen, a headache, and my joints hurting. I just didn’t feel well. Yesterday, I got my […]

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Moving Forward

  If you are my friend then you already saw my video that I created telling you about my experience with meeting with my physical therapist for my assessment. It was an eye opening experience. I never realized how far I have deteriorated with my physical abilities until that assessment. I am thoroughly upset, but […]

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June: Sharing My Spoons

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  Wow, May sure went by fast, didn’t it? June is here. May was a busy month. I ended up having another laser surgery on my throat on May 25th, so I am in healing mode right now. I now have my stitches out. I did not accomplish many of my goals for May. For […]

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Admitting To My Regrets

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  Every time I go into the rec room I see a young man running on the tread mill. We smile at each other and don’t speak. Today, we spoke. I admire people who go into the gym and do things that I cannot do anymore. I can’t run. Since my tracheal stenosis I haven’t […]

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