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Day One Hundred Fifty

July 21st, 2016 at 06:51 am

Calories: 1645

I had a shake yesterday, which took me to a rather high total, but it filled me up for the rest of the day.

I just cleared the cache on my phone apps, so I'm hoping that will help with the storage problem. And that it won't cause new problems!

This is the first of four hot-hot days. So far I am okay, but it's not yet 9 AM. I have the fans going. I've changed plans for a dish I was planning to make. Instead of baking the chicken breasts, I will saute them on top of the stove, and make the sauce/topping in a saucepan. Ordinarily it all bakes together. I would use the crockpot, but I don't think this recipe would adapt well, as it contains fresh lemons, and it's awfully wet -- needs to cook down.

Getting ready to go to the gym -- it's air-conditioned! And this afternoon I'll go to GS2's Tae Kwan Do class, which is also air-conditioned. If I'm just miserable in between, I'll go to the library to cool off.

I think I may have fibromyalgia. Which is not something I ever thought of, even considered it kind of a made-up disease. But last night I Googled "why do I have knots in my thighs?" and I got a whole host of fibromyalgia information. The list of symptoms -- which is long -- are almost all things I suffer from. Admittedly, a lot of them are pretty universal, like insomnia, headaches, fatigue, etc. But the leg problem is pretty specific. And restless legs is another symptom, which is also something that bothers me terribly. I am interested enough that I am going to start reading up on it, and I'll mention it to my doctor when I go in September.

It looks like the bad news is that it is incurable, but there are things I can do to alleviate the symptoms. Exercise is one, so off I go to the gym!

4 Responses to “Day One Hundred Fifty”

  1. SecretarySaving Says:

    I have restless leg syndrome. I read somewhere if you put a bar of soap in your pocket, socks or under the bed sheets that will help. Sounds weird so I have never tried it. The other day I got a Charlie horse in my calf muscle. Those are the worst. I hope you stay cool!

  2. VS_ozgirl Says:

    Stay cool in the hot weather!

  3. CB in the City Says:

    I have actually TRIED the bar of soap under the sheets -- that's how desperate I was. Needless to say, it doesn't work.

  4. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    CB - low iron can also cause restless leg syndrome.

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