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Bucket List-Algebra

I can now say that I have conquered Algebra!  I received my final grade of “C”.  I will take it.  I so struggled with this. I knew the material, just really struggled with the tests.  Overall, I did well.  I am so thankful it is done.  The anxiety with the tests was really overwhelming.  I… Continue reading Bucket List-Algebra

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · goal · Goals · Uncategorized · WLS

Distance

Don’t compare your progress with that of others. We all need our own time to travel our own distance. A friend on Facebook posted this today.  A good reminder for me today in many areas of my life.  For me not to get anxious about math, our children and their path, or my weight, or… Continue reading Distance

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · frustration · goal · weight loss · WLS

Gain

I believe that I have always been an open book.  Probably tell more than I should, but  accepting that this is where I am today and holding myself accountable.  So…I have gained 7 pounds and back to 192.4 lbs. UGH!  I know what I have done to get here. I am not going back to… Continue reading Gain

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Back to it…

Today I begin classes again. I am nervous and excited.  I got my toes done on Saturday and realized that the color matches my new backpack.  I just purchased the backpack.  I have lots of totes and bags but not a backpack. So on our recent trip to LSU, I got a backpack. I so… Continue reading Back to it…

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Dropping

With all of the change I will be experiencing in the next month, we decided to drop my summer classes.  I wasn’t doing well with the online math class due to losing focus.  I need the structure of a classroom.  I am too new to this back to school thing, and admitting that I can’t… Continue reading Dropping

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · goal · Goals · lupus · Uncategorized · WLS

Weekly Shots -Update

Last week I saw my Rheumatologist, and we decided to take me off of the Methotrexate shots.  I had been experiencing too many of the side affects, and really felt the need to get off it. Really won’t see the benefit until a couple more weeks go by, but excited that my immune system can recover.… Continue reading Weekly Shots -Update

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Bucket List #18

My bucket list item #18 is conquer math.  I began the journey in January with developmental math due to my placement test.  I have such test anxiety that it wouldn’t have mattered how much I would have prepared for the placement test.  I needed to go to the first developmental class.  I was really okay… Continue reading Bucket List #18

5k · Bariatric Surgery - My Story · goal · Goals · new routines · Uncategorized · walking · WLS

Mud Bug 5k

Last Saturday, David and I participated in the Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers Mud Bug 5k.  It is a great fund raiser, and got in another try at a 5k.  It was hot, and I hadn’t been working on my time or walking in general.I finished at 52:35 which was a minute less than the Lucky… Continue reading Mud Bug 5k