Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Getting Better

Second post today, maybe third if you count the one I posted at 11pm last night, but I had to come and let you know that I think I have really turned a corner with getting over my sickness. I walked the pup over a mile today, it is sunny and warm, I came home and continued eating on plan, and this afternoon I actually feel *really good*! The hives have suddenly started to fade and for the first time in weeks I do not have big bumpy itchy blistering spots on my hands (hey, maybe Reece's Eggs are the cure for hives??). I just have very faint pink spots now, and they hardly itch at all. My headache from this morning is gone, and so is the "yucky smell" I have been worried about for the past few days (which I think some of you who said it was the smell of the sinus infection were correct). I have another week of two antibiotics and I am very hopeful now that I am on the mend. Finally!

I am in so much better spirits today, thanks to the support I found here, the improvement in my health, and the nice weather. I have stayed on plan 100% so far today. I have not struggled with my eating today. And for that I am thankful. I can sense my body wanting to *move* more, to get things done around the house, to be outside. I like that feeling. I missed it. I need to get on the scale tomorrow and see where I'm at. I was at 189 a couple days ago, 191 a few days before that, 185 on the first of the month. The drugs I am on are affecting the scale numbers as well, but I like to be aware anyway.

Now I am off to take my girl to dance!


Lori said...

I'm so happy for you.

Whatever the sale says tomorrow just take it and move forward. Don't beat yourself up over what is in the past.

I wish you only the best!!

Dawn said...

Great to her you are feeling ...and sounding better!. Keep looking after yourself, get plenty of rest ( I sound like my mother now!)

spunkysuzi said...

I'm so happy your doing better!

Stephanie said...

Hi Lyn - sounds like your mood is lifting along with your health and that's great. Went back and read your post re: the ice cream/egg incident. Shit happens - we move on. You're doing great. I was on a blogging hiatus for over 6 months and just decided to rejoin you all again. So I am thrilled to see you're still at it, every day, making your life better. I will be dropping in more often. Thanks for what you do and giving us all inspiration.

Keliane said...

Hey I really want you to know that your blog has been a real encouragement to me this week. I've been on Medifast for a while, now I'm down to my last 15 pounds and it feels like they WON'T GO AWAY! Sometimes it's scary how we can lose control and that one donut turns into four, but you're in good company and we're all rooting for ya! All the best to you!

Theresa said...

glad you are feeling a bit better! I'm not a fan of that dream!!!! Yikes.
take good care today. We'd all love to help in any way we can.

Anonymous said...

Hey, kiddo, this is great...the hope you are showing, I mean. Remember that numbers on a scale do not reveal anything about your goodness as a person. They are not a gauge of your morality, in any way shape or form, but just a rough estimate of some stuff you have been doing to cope with a lot of stress and pain. It will all pass.

You are learning every day.

Thanks for sharing your experiences. They are special gifts only you can offer.


w0rld4vamps said...

Yay! Congrats on feeling better! I'm sorry you had to get so sick in the first place. How horrible. :(

Jean said...

Hmmm....I want to know if the peanut butter eggs helped the hives too! Sometimes life seems like a bunch of exchanges and we have to trade-off especially when we're under the weather.

I know I end up with more honey in my herbal tea when I'm not feeling well because it just seems more soothing with the sweeter taste. Loved the new picture of the pup with a stuffed friend!

You're just going through a hiccup in the long run-I'm so glad it's sunny and warm for you! (We just got a foot of snow last weekend--grrr...!)

LHA said...

I'm catching up on reading your blog after missing a few days. So sorry about your illness hanging on. Like many others, I totally understand about the ice cream/candy egg incident. We have all been there! Treat yourself with kindness and don't allow your guilt to bring you down. It was just a short incident and is now over. Your honesty is refreshing and your journey inspiring. I hope your upswing on health continues!

Jumanah said...

I've been reading your blog for awhile but never commented. Just wanted to say that you are truely and inspiration. I read your blog everyday for motivation for my own weight loss. Thanks!

Diandra said...

I hope your health improvement will continue!

Hanlie said...

I'm doing the happy dance for you! Glad you're feeling better!