Goin2Hawaii's Journal, 01 April 2013

In the past 12 months ...
My mother, cousin and I have battled breast cancer and won. It's been quite a journey. I've not been allowed to "diet" or try in any way to lose weight or even exercise. Energy is still running low, but recovery is going well. I'm anemic, receiving monthly injections of Lupron ($600 each for 6 months) and waiting to be taken off Tamoxifen and put on Arimidex. I'm also starting herbal treatments for menopause today.

My oncologist has cleared me to walk 30 minutes/day, 5 days a week...no more, no less - unless I develop blood clots. ((Did I mention that I've gained 15# since March 1st due to the Tamoxifen?!!!?))

I have 6 months until I can have my second surgery (and stop the injections). I want to use this time to lose as much weight as I can. So I'm taking a break from Facebook and focusing on my health, family, education and gardens.
300.0 lb Lost so far: 0 lb.    Still to go: 115.0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 01 April 2013:
2168 kcal Fat: 76.80g | Prot: 80.82g | Carb: 296.63g.   Breakfast: Great Value Organic Vitamin D Milk, General Mills Golden Grahams Cereal. Lunch: Tap Water, Cooked Mushrooms (Fat Not Added in Cooking), Broccoli Flower Clusters, Tai Pei Pork Potstickers, Fried Chicken Breast No Coating (Skin Not Eaten), Fried Biscuit Dough, Handi-snacks Fat Free Chocolate Pudding. Dinner: Snyder's of Hanover Yellow Corn Tortilla Chips, Ground Beef (80% Lean / 20% Fat), Ortega Original Taco Sauce, Daisy Sour Cream, Young Green Onions, Chi-Chi's Original Recipe Salsa (Medium), Great Value Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Tap Water. Snacks/Other: Coca-Cola Cherry Coke, Detroit Tigers Cookies, Philadelphia Ready-to-Eat Cheesecake Filling (without Crust). more...
4458 kcal Activities & Exercise: Sitting - 5 hours, Walking (slow) - 2/mph - 1 hour, Shopping - 2 hours, Driving - 4 hours, Resting - 4 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet Mayo Clinic Plan   gaining 1.4 lb a week

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