Not A Stellar Pain Day.....
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 4 comments
Today was not a stellar day for me. I think of today as a Bermuda Triangle day. I have three physical issues going on at the same time and I let my pain get out of control. Once my pain was out of control, my pain specialist had to step in an... Read more
Off To See An Orthopedist
Thursday, June 12, 2014 4 comments
I couldn't understand why my primary doctor still hadn't called me back this week. I called both Monday and Tuesday about my Achilles' tendon on my right leg. Hubby and I decided that I should give it one more try, so I called again today. Su... Read more
Being Off My Feet Doesn't Mean That I'm Not Busy
Thursday, June 05, 2014 4 comments
On Monday, I had my female wellness check up with our family doctor. My mammogram came back normal and I am waiting to hear back on a few other tests, my blood work is great and both my doctor and I were pleased with the results. My blood pre... Read more
Thank You Doesn't Seem Like Enough
Monday, May 26, 2014 4 comments
To all of our military, thank you for your service to our great country. Some of you have given your lives for us, some of you have been wounded or permanently disfigured or have lost part of your body. Some of you fought for our great nation ... Read more
Down Another Pound!
Sunday, May 18, 2014 6 comments
Great news! When I weighed in at Weight Watchers on Thursday, I was down another 1.4 pounds! I have allergy testing tomorrow and a test on my lumbar spine on Wednesday. I will exercise in water when I can and fill in with walks at home when I... Read more
Persistence Pays Off
Thursday, May 08, 2014 5 comments
Since October 2013, my weight has gone up and down and slowly climbed and stayed up. This was mainly due to medical issues and a series of medications that are known to cause weight gain. I also had 2-3 periods when I made poor food choices due... Read more
Why Not Just Give Up?
Monday, April 28, 2014 10 comments
We've all been there. We hit a rough patch and everything seems to go wrong. We gain instead of losing. We hate ourselves and feel frustrated at the slow pace of our progress. We ask ourselves, "Why not just give up? It's so hard. Giving up ... Read more
Sodium Is Hidden In Many Places
Monday, April 14, 2014 10 comments
Yesterday, I was so proud of myself for a good drop in the scale. I wasn't as diligent in watching my sodium as I am normally. Sigh, when I got on the scale this morning, my weight was up 4 pounds! It is a good thing I realize what caused the... Read more
Doing Creative Things Makes Me Feel Good
Thursday, April 10, 2014 5 comments
Today, I spent the day making greeting cards with a small group of women. We started the morning with coffee and mini muffins. We spent the next several hours learning how to make four different types of cards. We made two of every design. T... Read more
One Body Part Heals, Another Is On The Fritz
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 6 comments
I had my 4 week check up on my radio frequency ablations yesterday. The back of my head is healing on schedule and my pain has decreased significantly. My doctor was pleased. However, avoiding the left side of my body has stressed the lower r... Read more
Increasing Stamina Without Pain Or Injury
Thursday, March 27, 2014 3 comments
After having had a rough start to 2014, I have been working on building up my stamina. It has been more difficult than I had anticipated because I had to build up my stamina and not rush the process. It has taken me almost a full month to get t... Read more
Pool Heater Is Fixed And I Had A Good Workout!
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 4 comments
The Y finally fixed the heater and filter this week! Yes! Monday the water was a bit cool, at approximately 82 degrees. They tried to tell us it was 85.5 but today it was much warmer at around 83, so we knew that Monday's temperature was way ... Read more
We Got A New Car And A Great Deal!
Friday, March 21, 2014 9 comments
For 3-4 days, I wrestled with purchasing a new vehicle. If you have gone through this process, then you know how stressful it can be. By Wednesday afternoon, I was ready to pull my hair out. Couple that with hubby telling me that I was going ... Read more
Car Shopping Is Stressful!
Thursday, March 20, 2014 4 comments
The one thing I find more stressful to my daily living, other than selling a house and moving, is shopping for a car. What should be a happy time that I can enjoy, 9 times out of 10, becomes a big headache, especially if you are trading in anot... Read more
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