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Forum: 40-Somethings 03-29-2013, 10:52 AM
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Posted By petra65
I can totally relate to the crazy cycles near...

I can totally relate to the crazy cycles near menopause. I recently went 7 months without a period and then.....surprise! One day out of the blue, it reappears. This has been going on for a couple...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-27-2013, 07:35 AM
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Posted By petra65
Ukemama- I am totally with you on the dishwasher...

Ukemama- I am totally with you on the dishwasher thing. I had to wash dishes by hand for our family of 5 growing up. I now say that if I have to hand wash dishes, I'd rather starve.

2Fatcats- ...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-25-2013, 06:56 AM
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Posted By petra65
Wow. It has been quiet here for a couple days. ...

Wow. It has been quiet here for a couple days. My life will hopefully get back to a little more normalcy this week. No one is on vacation at work- although I'm starting to feel like I need one,...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-22-2013, 07:14 AM
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Posted By petra65
Ukemama. Look for a good used piano. You can...

Ukemama. Look for a good used piano. You can save a lot of money and can still get a good instrument. My husband is really cheap too which is comical in our house because I earn the money. I guess...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-19-2013, 07:25 AM
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Views: 13,816
Posted By petra65
I'll join this thread this time. I've been...

I'll join this thread this time. I've been struggling to get back to my exercise routine since my mother-in-law got sick. I want to get back to at least 3 times a week.
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-19-2013, 07:09 AM
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Posted By petra65
You can now do WW entirely online. Meetings are...

You can now do WW entirely online. Meetings are not required. Commitment is an internal thing. I have found a formula that helps me stay on track-keeping a journal, checking in here, regular...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-18-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,432
Posted By petra65
I can't believe the weekend is over already. I...

I can't believe the weekend is over already. I go back to my regular job today which is a relief because it is much less stressful. I'm still sick but I did go to a "doc in the box" on Sat and got...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-14-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,432
Posted By petra65
Brides-welcome. It sounds like you are off to a...

Brides-welcome. It sounds like you are off to a great start. You have overcome a lot already.

Karen1968-welcome. You can't post a ticker until you have been here a certain amount of time and...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-13-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,432
Posted By petra65
Moon dance- Don't know what you are taking for...

Moon dance- Don't know what you are taking for your Crohn's disease but if it includes a steroid it can definitely affect your weight that much. Also. If you are close to menopause......

NEMom-...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 03-10-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,251
Posted By petra65
2Chi-if your surgeons office has support groups...

2Chi-if your surgeons office has support groups that may be another great source of information and support.
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-10-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,432
Posted By petra65
Sorry I've been MIA for a few days. Things were...

Sorry I've been MIA for a few days. Things were worse with my MIL than expected. She ended up in the I CU on a ventilator by Thurs afternoon and that's where she has been ever since. They are...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-07-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,432
Posted By petra65
A lot of activity here the past couple days. ...

A lot of activity here the past couple days. When I hear about all the snow people are having elsewhere, I feel really lucky. I am originally from PA (near Philadelphia) but have lived down here...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-05-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,432
Posted By petra65
MrsTryingAgain-thanks for the update. Hope...

MrsTryingAgain-thanks for the update. Hope everything goes smoothly for both of you.

NEMom- so sorry to hear about your son. Adolescence is such a difficult time in some kids lives. Im sure...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-05-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By petra65
I met my husband on plenty of fish which has the...

I met my husband on plenty of fish which has the advantage of being free. You do have to be more diligent in screening your replies there but there is a lot more to choose from. We actually worked...
Forum: Sonoma Diet and the Mediterranean Diet 03-04-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,325
Posted By petra65
With all the positive news out about the health...

With all the positive news out about the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, I'm still amazed this is not more popular.
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-04-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,432
Posted By petra65
Sept2012-I totally agree. There doesn't tend to...

Sept2012-I totally agree. There doesn't tend to be much of that here to my memory. I think maturity may also play a roie.

Can't believe it's Monday morning and I have to go to work again.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 03-03-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By petra65
DH is very supportive. He wants me to live to a...

DH is very supportive. He wants me to live to a ripe old age.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 03-03-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By petra65
Thanks Jiffypop. I wrote a reply to this that...

Thanks Jiffypop. I wrote a reply to this that apparently didn't post. Yes, I have hypertension but usually not that high. I think nerves did play a big role. He didn't say anything about me...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-03-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,432
Posted By petra65
Hi Newleaf! Yes, I remember you. Glad to see...

Hi Newleaf! Yes, I remember you. Glad to see you have been faithful to your goals. Is this trip one of those you take with sister or sisters? I think I remember something about that. Yes, DH is...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-02-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,432
Posted By petra65
MrsTryingAgain- thanks for the update. Glad you...

MrsTryingAgain- thanks for the update. Glad you got some answers. Nice pics too. Those are the kind I like to take.

Ukemama - never heard of wonder slim. I assume it is some kind of low carb...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 03-01-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By petra65
Had my appt today. Found out I'm an inch shorter...

Had my appt today. Found out I'm an inch shorter than I thought or maybe I shrunk? My blood pressure was really high so he is having me see a cardiologist before I can schedule my surgery. I see...
Forum: 40-Somethings 03-01-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,432
Posted By petra65
Thanks for starting the March thread. Mboo-...

Thanks for starting the March thread.

Mboo- happy anniversary!

I have had a long hard day. My blood pressure was really high at the surgon's office. They took it 4 times and every time they...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-28-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By petra65
First appt with the surgeon

I have my first appt with the bariatric surgeon in the morning. I've got my paperwork all filled out and my questions ready. I was counting on DH to go with me but wouldn't you know it, he got a...
Forum: 40-Somethings 02-28-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,214
Posted By petra65
My Wii Fit told me I did a good job tonight! I...

My Wii Fit told me I did a good job tonight! I got my highest score on rhythm boxing. Didn't know it had any other responses.

Have my appointment with the surgeon in the morning and DH has a...
Forum: 40-Somethings 02-28-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,214
Posted By petra65
Ukemama: a lot of vertigo is caused by inner ear...

Ukemama: a lot of vertigo is caused by inner ear problems. Good idea to check with your family doc.

I envy all you runners. I used to run in high school and college but now I have knee...
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