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I'm Moving Right Along!
Wednesday, November 13, 2019      7 comments

My daughter was here visiting from last Thursday morning to Tuesday (yesterday) morning. We were very active while she was here and my back and hip started to hurt. After it happened the fourth time, hubby and I decided that I should have all ... Read more
I Rejoined The YMCA Today!
Tuesday, November 05, 2019      9 comments

This afternoon, I drove to the YMCA, that is the closest to our house, and I rejoined! I walked all around the facility and asked lots of questions. (This is a different and older facility than the last one I joined.) An added plus is that it ... Read more
My Surgeon Says I Can Return to The Gym!
Monday, November 04, 2019      6 comments

I was so excited, I had a hard time sleeping last night! Today was the day that my wrist/hand surgeon would determine if I can go back to working out! There was one area of concern. The area is on the outside of my wrist near my wrist bone. ... Read more
My Two Day Project
Sunday, November 03, 2019      6 comments

Since I already had the dining room table set up with craft supplies, I decided to go ahead and do my son-in-law's Christmas ornament. He insists that if he is going to receive an ornament for Christmas, it needs to be hand made for him. We al... Read more
My Big Ten Day Craft Project
Sunday, November 03, 2019      6 comments

Despite having a bum hand, my SIL insisted that I "help" her with a craft project. Translation..."Would you fix a Christmas decoration for me?" I tried avoiding it but for some reason she kept insisting. I caved into her request and ended up ... Read more
I'm Getting Close To Working Out!
Thursday, October 31, 2019      7 comments

Today, I asked my therapist when I can return to working out. She told me that there shouldn't be any restrictions on me at this point other than weight lifting restrictions! Of course this has to be cleared by my doctor first, but if he agree... Read more
Making Progress!
Friday, October 25, 2019      6 comments

I was surprised at how long it has been since I blogged! I'm making slow, steady, painful progress. The doctor wasn't kidding when he stressed how painful this is. The good part is that although I have pain (okay, sometimes throbbing pain) it... Read more
Progress Is Tough
Friday, September 27, 2019      13 comments

The last time I blogged, I shared pictures of all of my battle scars from my surgery. I had a huge amount of pain and stiffness. My motion was almost nonexistent. I have now completed four sessions of physical therapy. This is two weeks wort... Read more
Eight Months To Healing
Monday, September 09, 2019      10 comments

This will have some graphic pictures so if scars make you queasy, this isn't the blog for you. I started this particular part of my journey by trying to get into my BIL's jacked up, humongous truck. It just went downhill from there! Why I... Read more
I'm In A Countdown
Wednesday, September 04, 2019      7 comments

I have only five days left until I get my cast off my arm. My arm and hand have been immobilized for 49 days but who's counting? I am! Once I get the cast off, I will begin the next phase of my healing. As luck would have it, hubby didn't do... Read more
Sunday Brings Me Back To Normal
Monday, August 26, 2019      5 comments

After a rough few days, Sunday came and I'm back to normal! Lesson learned. I'm still supporting my arm when riding in the car. Yesterday my fingers and wrist swelled in the heat. My SIL's house was warm and I could almost sit and watch my ha... Read more
Improving
Friday, August 23, 2019      7 comments

After the horrific afternoon I had yesterday, I slept in stops and starts. When I woke up this morning, the top of each shoulder was sore. I guess the uneven weight distribution made me compensate by tilting to the left. The left shoulder too... Read more
Snowballing Out Of Control
Thursday, August 22, 2019      6 comments

Well, today started out as a great day. Without thinking, I put on a regular bra instead of a T-back bra. So, the day goes on and I reminded myself to support my arm as much as possible, I asked for help, I kept an eye on my pain level etc. I... Read more
Sharing Is A Gift
Wednesday, August 21, 2019      8 comments

Today, I had a doctor’s appointment with my neuro psych specialist. The practice specializes in all kinds of neurological things that are a result of illness, trauma and injury. My migraine specialist referred me to the practice. It’s very inte... Read more
What Kind Of Difference Am I Making?
Monday, August 19, 2019      6 comments

Last week, my daughter's grandparents were in a terrible accident. I got a desperate call from her on Monday evening saying that Grandpa was in critical condition and Grandma was in the ICU. Even though this couple are my ex-husband's parents,... Read more

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