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More MRIs Next Week - Hip And Lumbar Spine
Friday, October 16, 2015      6 comments

First, let me thank those of you who have been there for me on this seemingly never ending quest for good health! If it weren't for all of you, I wouldn't be as hopeful as I am currently. Now, down to brass tacks! Hubby went to the pain s... Read more
It Isn't The Knee Or Hip But The Back?
Thursday, October 15, 2015      3 comments

I had my appointment with the knee/hip specialist this morning. It took me 1.5 hours to get to the doctor's office. Once I was there, I had to wait for 1.5 hours just to be seen. My leg was hurting badly by this time. When the doctor came in... Read more
Sometimes I Really Struggle With My Eating......
Wednesday, October 14, 2015      6 comments

With all of the pain and anxiety that I have been experiencing, sometimes I really struggle with my eating. Most of what I put in my mouth is clean and healthy. I will give myself credit for that. I do well getting at least five servings of f... Read more
Medical Issues Dragging On And On
Saturday, October 10, 2015      3 comments

Hubby and I were talking last night about medical issues. His BIL is currently in the hospital for a leaking heart valve and an infection. He is 88 years old. Surgery is risky but will be life saving. It took his doctors four days to actually... Read more
My MRI Capped The Day
Friday, October 09, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday, I had my specialized MRI on my knee (that has a partial replacement). It capped off a less than stellar day for my bum knee. My day started off okay. I stopped for a newspaper and as I walked into the store, my shoe felt like it w... Read more
A Doctor With A Sense Of Humor
Tuesday, October 06, 2015      12 comments

I had an appointment with my primary care physician this morning. I was afraid that my lab work would be poor since I have been unable to do a regular workout so I was anxious. The nurse came in and took my vitals. My BP was high, 148/80. That... Read more
A Check Up With My Primary Doctor Today
Tuesday, October 06, 2015      5 comments

Today, I have a check up with my primary care physician. Since I have spent a lot of time on my backside, I kind of dread what my blood work will say. Last time, after being put to bed for three months with an infection, the results were surpri... Read more
Plugging Away Doing What I Can
Monday, October 05, 2015      1 comments

I am paying close attention to activity pacing and pain levels right now. I am resting my leg intermittently - spreading out light chores and at home therapy exercises. I went to Walmart, the pet supply store and Publix this morning. I made s... Read more
A Specialized MRI
Saturday, October 03, 2015      5 comments

I had my knee specialist appointment yesterday. The good news is that my knees are no longer loose at the lower part of the leg. Thank you physical therapy! The bad news is that the X-Rays show that the replacement on the right knee is sinkin... Read more
Having To Stop Physical Therapy
Thursday, October 01, 2015      8 comments

We had to discontinue my physical therapy as of today. Although my leg strength and balance has improved, my pain has not decreased at all and the knee is now wanting to buckle. Since I really hurt myself by falling this summer, I am terrified... Read more
Wednesday Ramblings
Wednesday, September 30, 2015      5 comments

I was pleased with my healing when I saw the doctor for my hand on Monday. it has been 9 weeks since I fell and broke my arm. It will be another month before the bone is totally healed. It will be 6 more months before the nerve is healed. I do... Read more
Sunday Reflection
Sunday, September 27, 2015      8 comments

I finished my arm and hand therapy on Friday. This was a big relief, as I was going to therapy five times per week for the last four weeks. Finishing arm therapy drops me down to therapy just twice a week, if we determine that my hip is making... Read more
Suddenly My Physical Therapist Sees Progress
Tuesday, September 22, 2015      7 comments

At the beginning of my therapy, my physical therapist told me that when we see a sudden increase in progress, it makes therapy fun. Today, when she measured the pressure of my grip, there was an increase of one pound. This is just since last F... Read more
An Active Day
Friday, September 18, 2015      5 comments

I went to physical therapy at 9:15am this morning. We did all kinds of exercises to loosen up my wrist and arm bone. It hurt but I can see the progress! After PT was finished, I decided to go over to the gym and ride the bike. It was lik... Read more
Hand And Arm Making Progress
Thursday, September 17, 2015      6 comments

I am delighted to say that my hand and arm are really beginning to make progress. My hip and leg are making slower progress. My grip measured an increase of four pounds! That is fairly amazing since three of my fingers are still numb! In lim... Read more

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