Monday, December 3, 2012

Slogged The Whole Lake!!

Dan and I just slogged the lake!!! We went through the blustery rain, a total of three miles in 45 minutes. A pace of just under 13 min mile. No stops.

I'm enjoying focusing on getting better. I have completely revamped my diet, back to its' normal state, along with restricting my calories by 30-40%. It is widely proven that a carbohydrate and calorically restricted diet helps starve tumors and cancer in general. If you calculate the proportions correctly with enough healthy fats and delicious protein, you have enough energy and tend to be satiated. Inevitably, there will be times when you're hungry, but hunger is not that big of a deal, just put water on to boil. Decaf teas of various flavors become your proverbial box of chocolates. And, they heat you up instantly, unlike the type warmth you get from candies (if you know what I mean).

Tomorrow I find out if I'm able to head to Germany for dendritic cell therapy....I'm so nervous!!

To distract, Dan and I decorated our Charlie Brown tree (that's Dan calls it anyway).

By the way, I still haven't gotten back into email or Facebook. It might be a bit. I'm starting with blogging and I'll continue to integrate slowly. I'm happy though, and very excited about how well things are progressing. I'm sleeping a lot, but that makes sense since I'm pushing myself quite a bit. YAY! I love pushing myself!!


  1. "So Cal" PattiDecember 3, 2012 at 7:19 PM

    What a wonderful day as you and Dan made it around the lake! That is HUGE Jess- you are AMAZING!!! Glad to see that you are getting back into the physical activities that you enjoy! I just love your Charlie Brown tree! Don't worry about all the correspondence at this point as we are all delighted with your posts! Keep up the good work! Love, Patti

  2. Sending love your way, and happiness, and hope, and may God's blessings rain down on you!!!!!

  3. Jess!!! Way to go!! You are seriously unbelievable! :) Love the tree, too! Keep it up - sending prayers for awesome news during your phone call tomorrow!!!

  4. You are both so incredible!! Thank you for taking care of yourself-we need you around!! If there is anyone that inspires me most in this world with her strength, intelligence, perseverance and beauty in every way, it is you!! Thank you for being you!!
    Love, Maleka

  5. Jess, I sent you a private message on Facebook. Did you see it? It was important. Angie Krieger


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