Today I Took The Day Off From Exercise And Instead...........
Thursday, October 24, 2013 4 comments
I tied up a bunch of loose ends. I feel that my whole day was constructive. Days like this one make me smile! I am now up to date with my "to do list" and it feels great. My day started out by going out to breakfast with hubby. I had a... Read more
Strategies For Dealing With Feeling Isolated
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 3 comments
With the various health issues, family health care issues, long work hours, economic issues (cost of groceries, gas and medical care) and home repair issues, it is often easy to find ourselves isolated and detached from our friends and neighbors... Read more
The Ping Pong Health Game Begins......
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 4 comments
Yesterday, I had my last appointment with my shoulder specialist. I explained to him what was going on between my shoulder and my neck. He said that my shoulder range of motion was great, but that I show a slight weakness on the left. Oh what... Read more
Thanks For All Of The Support.....
Thursday, October 17, 2013 2 comments
Thanks for all of the support that my Spark friends have lavished me with. You may not be aware of it, but you are all life savers! We will find an answer to my issues eventually. Blogging about my trials and tribulations is a helpful way to ... Read more
The Good, The Bad And The Frustrating!
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 7 comments
Yesterday, I had an appointment with my neurosurgeon. He had a little bit of an attitude since I insisted upon having an appointment to see him. I explained what has been going on with the sudden return of my migraines and he said that the goo... Read more
Anxiously Getting Ready For My Neurosurgeon Appointment
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2 comments
I'm anxiously awaiting today's appointment with my neurosurgeon. Will he see something on the MRI, that I had on Saturday morning? Part of me wants my pain to show up on the MRI so that I will know that my worries are well founded and not "ju... Read more
Being A Good Caretaker To Yourself...........
Sunday, October 13, 2013 4 comments
I'm taking the advice from good Spark friend, SLENDERELLA61, and trying to be kind to myself this week. To me, being kind to myself means taking care of my body, my mind, my emotions and my spirit. It means paying attention to the signals that... Read more
I'm Benched For A Few Days........
Saturday, October 12, 2013 4 comments
I'm benched for a few days due to the return of my dreaded migraines. Sigh! I guess I'm in denial about a progressive condition with my spine, which is the main source of the migraines. Part of me is terrified that I'll have a repeat of what ... Read more
A Busy Sunday....
Sunday, October 06, 2013 4 comments
This morning I got up, got ready and met friends (and family) for a healthy breakfast. We stopped and got a paper on the way home - which I have yet to read. I decided that I wanted to do some cleaning today and shampoo the bedroom carpet. So... Read more
My ActiveLink Says I've Earned A Whopping 21 Activity Points Since.....
Saturday, October 05, 2013 2 comments
Wednesday, October 2! No wonder I'm tired! Here's my breakdown: Wednesday 5 points Thursday 6 points Friday 8 points Saturday 2 points - ( 2 points is my goal) These activity points are an overall ave... Read more
Lots of Activity Today!
Saturday, October 05, 2013 3 comments
This morning, hubby and I started off by taking the puppies for a short walk. Then it was off to pick up my sister for a day of fun! We ate a small, healthy breakfast at Perkins and enjoyed girl talk. Then we picked up my ornament order at Gr... Read more
Still Sore But Forging On!
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 3 comments
After having had 20+ steroid shots in my head and neck on Friday, I'm still sore but carefully forging on. For those of you who haven't had injections in very nerve sensitive areas, after the zylocane wears off, the areas ache just like a bee s... Read more
Sidelined Today By A Migraine - Thank Goodness For My Neurologist!
Friday, September 27, 2013 4 comments
I knew that I would have to lay low this afternoon, so the puppies and I took our walk early today. I had a neurologist appointment today, in Tampa, for several blocks in my head and neck. My neurologist is very gentle and caring as well as br... Read more
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