For the past week or so I have felt like i had lost more weight, so I decided to weigh myself this morning. My intuition was indeed correct ! I weighed 221 lbs down 5 lbs from 226 on May 9th and a full 20 lbs from my starting weight 241 lbs on March 25th. … Continue reading fitness notes….
Overweight kids face irreversible damage to their bodies and a reduced risk of longevity... That's what this article says about the dangers of obesity. Of course the dangers of obesity are very real; but what about the danger of bad sentence structure ? Shouldn't that be "risk of reduced longevity" ? LOL !
Strokes are bad news; they can kill you or mess you up real bad ! If caught early and treated promptly the damage can be greatly reduced. Here is some useful information about stroke and how to recognize a stroke in progress.... STROKE: Remember the 1st Three Letters....S.T.R. STROKE IDENTIFICATION: During a BBQ, a friend … Continue reading information about Stroke….
I'm really wore out and sore this morning after having mowed the front yard last night. The grass was thick and there was a lot of resistance pushing that mower; especially on the bank. Tonight I will soak in a hot tub and take a double hit of motrin ! I had a follow up … Continue reading wednesday morning….
Yesterday and today I exceeded my calories limit by about 80 calories ! I'm not happy about that and will have to do better. Overall though I am doing quite well. I walked twice yesterday 35 minutes each time and did the same again today. Today I also worked out on my elliptical trainer for … Continue reading progress report…
An easy day at work, although there were moments. So far I have went walking twice today 20 minutes in the morning and 35 minutes at lunch time. I have also been keeping well within my 1,800 calories per day quota. I will bust loose from here soon and see what the weekend brings...
Fitness & Nutrition Web Sites « notations / lurking chihuahua I added a page of links to fitness & nutrition resources. I will continue to add more as I find them. I recently started a weight loss program and I see that there is a lot of useful information and tools out there in cyberspace. … Continue reading Fitness & Nutrition Web Sites « notations / lurking chihuahua
Google Answers: How many calories per stair? I wanted to find out the calories burned if I did a complete circuit down and then back up of the stairs in my office building (50 down 50 up). I kept finding calories per hour for either up or down which really wasn't helpful to me. I … Continue reading Google Answers: How many calories per stair?
I have been on my weight loss program for a month or so and today I had an appointment with the Dietitian. For the past couple weeks I have subjectively felt that I was a bit lighter and today I had partial confirmation of that. I say partial because the change was not that great … Continue reading an account of my session with the dietitian…
I got Sweetous' car out of the shop today; only cost $600.00 so not too bad. Of course the real proof will be when it passes the emissions test. I went to my consult with the Psychologist today to discuss what changes I could make in my behavior that would result in my loosing weight. … Continue reading thursday evening…
too much water - Google Search The nurse called me again today and said I may be drinking too much water ! Balls and Hell those doctors are such a pain in the ass and I think half the time they're just taking a best guess anyway. I had told them the last phone conversation … Continue reading too much water ????
Here is a good article that should inspire me to walk more... Link: Exercise on the Brain - New York Times. One form of training, however, has been shown to maintain and improve brain health — physical exercise. In humans, exercise improves what scientists call “executive function,” the set of abilities that allows you to … Continue reading exercise on the brain….
I woke up this morning and it felt like I was still partially numb from the novacaine yesterday. I got dressed and let the micro-dogs out 'cause they like their morning frolic in the yard. I suppose they gotta pis too. Anyway, Sweetous came downstairs and told me that my face was swelled up ! … Continue reading an update….
Well, I am feeling mellow this evening, yes very mellow indeed ! I went to the Dentist today so she could finish my root canal that she started on Monday. Monday was pretty easy, but today was downright traumatic ! The worst part was some sort of solution she put in there which burned like … Continue reading Feeling lovely….
I had a good day at work today, kept busy but was not overwhelmed; worked on a couple spreadsheets and boxed up some old files to ship out. Last week I was at the dentist and she prepared a tooth for a cap and put a temporary cap on it. Last night the tooth started … Continue reading notes….
I'm feeling sluggish this morning, but not too bad anyway. I was up late last night for church and concurrent with that I experienced an especially malevolent allergy episode. When I got back from church I took a double hit of benedryl and surfed the web about a half hour waiting for it to kick … Continue reading
Adolescent Chlamydia Prevention Program - Wow, they have a program for everything I suppose ! I clicked the link and found a plethora of information about all manner of sexually transmitted diseases and related matters. Well, I don`t doubt that teens (and adults) need to know these things, but the prevention of chlamydia and other sexually … Continue reading
..yeaterday, I had my appointment with oral surgery to follow-up on the giant cell granuloma. Doctor said it was gone and completely healed. He said the "puffy" area I felt was sublingual saliva gland which I could feel because I was missing so many teeth. My scans and labs were all normal, so I am … Continue reading Giant cell granulomas and other matters….
......fairly good day at work today except that I kept getting interruptions to do print jobs for people. Oh well, I still got some stuff done. I went to the Navy Hospital today to pick up some pills. I also remembered to order LB's pills which I will pick up tomorrow. I need to make … Continue reading some notes and scary medical stuff…
.....well, today was really hectic at work, in fact all week was a whirlwind of activity. TGIF ! My mouth surgery seems to be healing now, but I still need to get appointments to start dealing with the hyperparathyroidism - doctors, doctors, lots of fun. Oh well, I am thankful to have good healthcare. Today … Continue reading some notes….