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Feeling Better And Have A New Pain Plan
Thursday, February 14, 2013      5 comments

I feel much better today after following my pain plan yesterday. I did fairly slow exercise for 2 hours and just barely broke a sweat when I was finished. The exercise did help my headache recovery. I know that I looked like I was exercising ... Read more
Getting A Handle On Pain Before It Gets A Handle On Me
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday, I saw my neurologist for migraines and chronic nerve pain. She stressed to me that when I'm starting to get a migraine or nerve pain, I should take my medicine instead of trying to "tough it out" and letting it get out of control. A... Read more
Stationary Bike Riding At Level 7-10
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday and today I chose to use the stationary bike as my form of cardiovascular exercise. The new stationary bikes at the Y are amazing! The Y where I belong has upgraded all of their cardiovascular equipment. The recumbent cycle that I u... Read more
Matching Food Tracking With Successful Weight Loss
Sunday, February 10, 2013      4 comments

emoticon Today I decided to look back at the successful times along my journey. I matched my food tracker wi... Read more
Perhaps Duct Tape Will Help My Exercise Program
Saturday, February 09, 2013      4 comments

This past week has been a tough one for me. I've been sidelined from my usual workouts by huge amounts of shoulder pain. When I called the doctor and told his nurse that physical therapy seemed to make things worse, they weren't surprised and ... Read more
Polk County Team - Stepping Up To The Plate - Injured
Thursday, February 07, 2013      3 comments

I am agreeing to head the Polk County Team just so that the team will have a leader. I hate to be a leader and know in advance that I won't be a good one because of an injury. However, I don't want anything to happen to the team since everyone... Read more
I've Been MIA This Week
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      5 comments

I know that I've sort of disappeared this week and much of last week. I have been dealing with issues surrounding my shoulder. I go to physical therapy three times per week. Instead of getting a lot better, this week my shoulder seems to be g... Read more
Workout Buddies Are Wonderful!
Sunday, February 03, 2013      4 comments

I decided to go to deep water aerobics yesterday because I missed all of my friends in the class. I figured that I could just jog for the whole class if not anything else. Our instructor helped me to modify most of the exercises so that I coul... Read more
Honing My Aqua Jogging Routine
Friday, February 01, 2013      4 comments

Thanks to an interesting article that Slenderella61 sent me, I spent this week honing my aqua jogging routine. I'm not a land jogger due to 2 knee replacements but I can jog in the water. The article about water jogging stresses the importance... Read more
Aqua Jogging - A great alternative to Jogging When Injured
Monday, January 28, 2013      3 comments

This morning my physical therapist asked what kind of workout I did before coming to my therapy session. I told him the I did aqua jogging. "But what other exercises did you sneak in?" he queried. Ah, he knows me well. I described the legs o... Read more
A Sad Day Around Our House
Sunday, January 27, 2013      7 comments

Friday, Saturday and today were very sad days around our house. Our 15 year old male K9 son, Tiberius, was unexpectedly diagnosed with pancreatic syndrome and a large cancerous tumor on Friday afternoon. The vet gave us four different medicin... Read more
Aqua Jogging Buddies Are The Best!
Friday, January 25, 2013      3 comments

Today, to my utter delight, Slenderella61 joined me in aqua jogging for an hour. It was so much fun! The time went fast and before we knew it, it was time for me to get out of the pool and get ready for physical therapy. If I didn't think it ... Read more
Aqua Jogging Is A Great Workout
Thursday, January 24, 2013      5 comments

I've been aqua jogging this week and I've found it to be a great workout. It is rather boring but I've decided to let my mind relax and just wonder while I jog. I've also found that continuous jogging for an hour or two is quite challenging! ... Read more
Aqua Jogging Instead Of Water Aerobics For A While
Sunday, January 20, 2013      4 comments

I had my follow up appointment with my orthopedist this past week. I'm still having a lot of pain between my elbow and shoulder. My regular orthopedist injected my elbow the last time I saw him because the pain was really bad. Nothing showed ... Read more
Non Scale Victories!
Sunday, January 06, 2013      5 comments

I'm so excited! Today was my non workout day. This is the day that I don't go to the gym or do a strenuous workout. I decided to walk today as part of my take it easy plan. My first walk, .68 miles, was done with hubby and our two very sweet... Read more

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