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Walking Journal

  • By Nobu · New reply 5:37 am
  • Discussion in I Can and I Will: Promises and Inspirations · 73 replies
  • After a harsh winter spring has finally come. I even saw a big wasp in my room today. The coralberry trees outside attract insects, even though so far I saw only this wasp. Actually they attract little ...

Working over nights

  • By Mojd80 · Posted 4:48 am
  • Discussion in Fit at Fifty-Plus · 0 replies
  • I am turning 51 in May and am now working the 11pm-7am shift, 4 days on 2 off. I am occasionally having sleep problems but am pretty set there. My question is when is it best to work out? Jogging, walking ...

Boost VHC Drink - 530 Calories

  • By Duvie · New reply 12:21 am
  • Journal · 68 replies
  • Thanks to a lovely lady battling ALS, I have found out about this new Boost high- calorie drink to pass on to those struggling to maintain or to gain weight. Check it out online. Take special notice to ...

Family can be really stupid

  • By Trishyff · New reply yesterday at 10:50 pm
  • Journal · 62 replies
  • Lets see where do I begin....It's 5am and I feel blessed to be here. I havent felt any symptoms except fatigue from the treatment (#3) which I think is a good thing. But it does make me wonder if its ...

Looking for a workout / lose weight partner

  • By simplyme2 · New reply yesterday at 12:09 pm
  • Discussion in Find a Buddy · 102 replies
  • I decided that starting Monday, March 17th, 2014 I am going to start my losing weight and working out or at least getting more active. I'm totally lacking motivation tho so im looking for someone like ...

You are ALL Heroes!!!

  • By chaplainstevens · New reply yesterday at 12:15 am
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • “We are hard pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed… Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly ...

My Cardiac Rehab Orientation

  • By lisapavlov · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • Cause ppl like to share their experiences: Woke up at 7:30 for a registration time at 7:45 am (kids supposed to wake me at 6am before they went to school). Tore open gym bag for suitable gym clothes ...

Day 21 of My 30 Day Challenge

  • By Bill-Fatherof5 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I made it to day 21!! This morning I jogged 6 miles before work. I love running, it's just getting out of bed and putting on those socks. I feel so much better during the day when I run in the morning ...

Arizona Hike-A-Thon!

  • By healthygrl · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Hello Arizona Psoriasis Community! A Hike-A-Thon will be held in Arizona Saturday May 17th, 8am-11am at the Merkle Trail at Usery Park in Mesa; all proceeds benefit the National Psoriasis Foundation (see ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Starting Cardiac Rehab

  • By lisapavlov · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 27 replies
  • On Thursday, insurance all cleared. Have an intake appt with a Cardiovascular guy that morning :) Never been so glad to exercise ...

Day 19 of My 30 Day Challenge

  • By Bill-Fatherof5 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I hit the gym last night to test my running on a treadmill after discovering a road rash on my upper thigh from Goldy's 5k. So I took off Sunday to heel and decided not to run Monday morning. The treadmill ...

Plantar Fasciitis

  • By AnnMV · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Anyone out there suffering from this? Between quitting smoking January 1 (it was an "occasional" vice, but I"m delighted to be free of it--yay me!) and this darned heel pain, I find the pounds piling ...

a new journey

  • By Jackyrodz · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • Today was my first day @ work and it was great!!! It's been only seven weeks since my surgery (2/26/14) and my body is still adjusting to the changes, but my mind was ready to move on. This time my wellbeing ...

How About That

  • By la4dreams · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Today may have started off as a not so great day but once again it must be turned into a great day. I got up feeling okay just a little achy so I pushed myself to move and jumped in the shower. Accomplished ...

Stomach Upset??

  • By lisapavlov · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 21 replies
  • With diarrhea for seven days. When would you call doc?? I saw cardiologist yesterday and mentioned it. She asked if I had a fever. I had one Sunday night only I'm on Coreg, Effient, Baby Aspirin, Lipitor ...

Need a Good Laugh???

  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 13, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • I spit my coffee out when I saw this ...

Day 17 of My 30 Day Challenge

  • By Bill-Fatherof5 · Posted April 12, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Feeling great after the Goldy's 5k run. I ran a good run and I'm happy with my time. Going to hit the gym up later today and get a hydro massage after lifting weights. Tomorrow the plan is to jog a 9 ...

Is Sea food good for weight loss

  • By weightloser1 · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Discussion in Good Food · 1 reply
  • I like to eat sea food but I am over weight. Is sea food good for weight loss diet. I want to eat. So, please give me guideline whether I can eat or not. Thank you ...

Day 16 of My 30 Day Challenge

  • By Bill-Fatherof5 · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Well I took this morning off to let my body rest up before I run the Goldys 5k tomorrow. I super proud of myself for the last 2 nights. I went to the gym on my own without my son. Tuesday night my son ...

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