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Nice Weather, Good Mood, Great Day
Saturday, May 02, 2015      5 comments

Last night, I had severe muscle spasms. I took my medicine and went into a deep sleep, once the spasms stopped. The result was a solid 8 hours of sleep! I don't advocate taking medication to sleep, but this was a measure to stop the spasms an... Read more
Friday
Friday, May 01, 2015      6 comments

This morning, I woke up refreshed after a great night's sleep. What a nice way to start the day. It was a relief because the night before, my foot was so irritated that I had difficulty falling and staying asleep. My new cast took care of the ... Read more
A Pink Cast With Four Days To Go
Thursday, April 30, 2015      2 comments

My doctor's office took off the loose cast. The reason it started hurting so badly is that several of my stitches were caught in the gauze. Once the medical tech untangled everything, all I could feel is relief! Ahhhhh! I have only fou... Read more
Yikes! My Gauze Is Falling Out Of My Cast
Wednesday, April 29, 2015      4 comments

When I woke up this morning, I noticed that the gauze dressing on my toes is falling off. I tried, unsuccessfully I might add, to tighten it and push it back on. Then I called my orthopedist's office. The casting department wanted me to come ... Read more
Six More Days Until My Cast Comes Off
Tuesday, April 28, 2015      5 comments

Only six more days until my appointment with my orthopedist. He will take off my cast and remove my stitches. I know that my foot will be sore for days after that but I am hoping that I can go into the water after a week or so. I must wait un... Read more
Friends - The Best Medicine!
Friday, April 24, 2015      3 comments

I am so excited! My good friend is coming over this afternoon for a visit. This is the first time anyone has been over since I had my surgery. I am really looking forward to seeing my friend!... Read more
Pampering Makes Me Feel Like A New Woman
Thursday, April 23, 2015      2 comments

This morning, I figured out a way to semi give myself a bath without getting my cast wet. Then I got dressed, cleaned the kitchen sink (got to love hot water and Clorox wipes!) and washed my hair. Ahhhh! Being clean and smelling sweet is one o... Read more
Never Quit
Wednesday, April 22, 2015      4 comments

This morning I was feeling lonely and sorry for myself. Here I am, laid up with my foot in a cast, alone etc., boo hoo, I was thinking to myself. Why bother with my weight loss goals? What???? Wait a minute!!!! That is self pity talking. Se... Read more
Out For Lunch -A Fun Treat!
Tuesday, April 21, 2015      7 comments

For the past two nights, I have slept like I have been knocked out. What a relief! After a week of discomfort, sleep felt delicious. The plus side is that I have had little or no appetite. I have been eating strictly based upon the nutrition... Read more
A Blue Cast And Increased Mobility
Monday, April 20, 2015      7 comments

Hubby and I went to my orthopedist this morning. My foot is healing well. The doctor took X-Rays to check on the bone positions. It was a relief to get the heavy dressings off my foot and leg. The incision is about three inches long and look... Read more
Respecting Your Body
Friday, April 17, 2015      5 comments

Over the past few days, one thing has become glaringly apparent. I realize that I take my health and my body for granted. My body is this glorious machine that does so many wonderful and amazing things. Why is it that I only truly appreciate ... Read more
Who Knew Using A Wheelchair Could Be A Workout
Thursday, April 16, 2015      3 comments

Since my surgery on Monday, I have been non weight bearing. That means that I have a choice of using crutches, a walker or a wheelchair to get from point A to point B. I have chosen to use the combination of a wheelchair and a walker. Unless o... Read more
Relaxing Isn't So Easy
Wednesday, April 15, 2015      7 comments

Here I am, resting in bed with my leg elevated. I am supposed to be relaxing and taking it easy. I didn't realize that it would be so difficult. I am being good, mainly because my foot hurts so badly and I know that it won't heal properly if I... Read more
Pain And Fatigued But Healing
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      6 comments

I have been spending the day in bed today. The pain block that the doctor gave me yesterday has worn off. The down side to that is that, today I can feel the pain, full force. I started the day feeling nauseous and in pain. Thank goodness the... Read more
Ready To Go
Monday, April 13, 2015      3 comments

I am ready to go to Tampa for my surgery. I have cooked the spaghetti squash and defrosted the sauce and meatballs. (I even washed the pan and put it away!) Everything is finished. The house sparkles, the dogs look great and I have done all o... Read more

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