Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Crazy! still on the road to my goals

My lame excuses for not blogging:

  • Impromptu business trip
  • School (ended up having to drop classes)
  • Preparing my condo to put on the market (don't worry friends not going anywhere soon)
  • Preparing resume & interviewing for an internal job that opened up at my work
  • Go through the interview process
  • Pissed about not getting the job so recommitted to school
  • Switching schools
  • One of my fillings fell out of my tooth
  • Scheduling & going to doctor/dentist appointments
  • Vacation
  • Got sick with bad head cold sinus issues
  • Lack of sleep due to cpap ineffectiveness while sinuses blocked
  • My right toe got stubbed ...........................
 Okay now that I have THAT out of my system here we go.

In an effort to get blogging again I am going to forgo the rest of the "Trip" story and just start at current day. I am way to far behind in stories, events and foods I have eaten to back log. So here goes today.

Daily goal is still 1500 Calories a day although there have been a couple closer to 2000 since we last had a chat. Have gotten out of the habit of logging my food each day and decided the lack of tracking makes me less accountable for what I eat. Logging again as of today.

Problems with my legs from the lymphedema and my weight has been all over the map due to water retention, release ... Decided I am going to weigh in monthly instead of weekly so water retention issues don't get me down. (water retention will fluctuate as much as 20lbs per week depending on medication and if my feet have been up...) I will be scheduling my appointment with the edema clinic this week. My doctor doubled my Zaroxolyn dose and Potassium with it. Had to go 

I am meeting with a blood abnormality specialist Oct. 6th to see what the deal is with my elevated white blood cell count.

I know many of you feel invested in my success, sorry for cutting you off for so long. Fellow bloggers in fat people blogger land ... I miss you and will be checking back to your blogs more often.

Throughout the water gain and loss, I measured 478 on the scale today!!!! That's motivation!

7 comments:

Allan said...

Awesome !! Welcome Back !!

Lanie Painie said...

You are truly amazing Mike. Keep workin it!

Mandy said...

I'm glad you're back! I get worried when I don't see my favorites blog for a while!

bbubblyb said...

Good to see you back Mike. Hope you have a great week!

Pamela said...

Each day a new beginning..Great to know you are ok and good to see you back, Mike!

Barb Mom said...

Hey my sweet son in law I need I need my Mike story fix so help me out Ok! Keep going I am so proud of you!

Lanie Painie said...

Hi MIke! It's been a while! HOw are things going? You're missing all the fun with Patrick's fruit challenge! We miss you!

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Born in Utah, I moved from coast to coast as a kid and camped long enough in Charlotte, NC to call it home in my teens. After High School I served a mission for the LDS church in Ventura CA. I fell in love with the people. After I moved to Utah and met a woman who was everything I wanted in a wife and more. We are building a beautiful family with my handsome boy and my baby girl. I have grown to love the beauty of Utah. When I die and go to heaven, I am convinced it will be a lot like living on a houseboat at Lake Powell. Jack of all trades and master of none, I am a fixer and an idea man. I love to tinker or, as my Dad calls it, dinkin' arround. I love to find solutions to other people's problems and figure out the stuff that drives people crazy. My loooooong term goal is to be a dbadmin or database software developer. I believe in God the Father and in his Son Jesus Christ. I believe in a Latter-Day Prophet and that the gospel of Jesus Christ exists today as it did when he lived on the earth. I hate when people take themselves too seriously. Laugh. Smile. Be nice just because.
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