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Good News...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      4 comments

Just a quick update: Had good news today at physical therapy... I am progressing well enough that they upped my weight bearing status from just "toe touch" (which is basically nothing) to 25-50% weight bearing (which is so much easier to ma... Read more
1 Month Streak...
Friday, July 19, 2013      2 comments

Celebrating the fact that I have gone 1 full month (30 days) without drinking any type of caffeine... including my daily Diet Mt. Dew and the energy drinks that I used to rely on to get me through my night shifts! Even better... I never s... Read more
Quick Update:
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      1 comments

I survived my initial week of pretty much "bedrest" since the doctor wanted me to take it easy w/out going too stir crazy. It was getting rough by the end of the week, but fortunately some of my kids came to visit and that really helped get me ... Read more
And the Diagnosis is...
Monday, July 08, 2013      8 comments

So today I had my follow-up appt. w/ my ortho doc to discuss the results of my C.T. scan from Friday, and figure out what the treatment plan is... Gotta say, that I got better news than I expected: NO surgery required! YAY!!! However... Read more
A "Not-So-Festive" 4th of July Weekend...
Saturday, July 06, 2013      5 comments

So this week has not turned out at all like I thought it would... I had a short 2-day work week scheduled, and then was planning to enjoy a nice long 6-day holiday weekend! Had plans for a couple of fireworks shows, some lake time, a little roa... Read more
4-Month Recap (aka The Good, The Bad & The Good)...
Monday, July 01, 2013      4 comments

Evidently I haven't posted a blog in awhile... so let me share the "good" first... followed by the "bad"... and now the "good" again... So the 1st GOOD: After I completed my weight loss classes at my gym, I was very successful, ... Read more
February Results...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      12 comments

So like I did last month, I am going to post my TOTAL losses since Feb. 1st instead of from my previous measurements... So, here are my results since Feb. 1st: Weight: 6.6 lb. lost Body fat %: 1.1% lost Upper arms: 0.5 in... Read more
Mid-Month Progress Report...
Thursday, February 14, 2013      5 comments

So far, February has been a very good month for me... I've stayed consistent w/ my eating, I've actually made it to all of my gym classes (even going to an extra one or two), AND I've finally gotten back to strength training. So, here ar... Read more
The A-Z of Me...
Thursday, January 31, 2013      2 comments

(I've had several of my Sparkfriends post this, so I decided to join in the fun) A - Available or married: Married - just celebrated 9th anniversary on New Year's Eve. B - Book: I'm not much of a reader, but I did give in to the ... Read more
January Results... (a day or two early)
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      4 comments

So I'm a couple of days early w/ my monthly measurements, but I wanted to see how I was doing after my week of restrictions from exercise. I know that I posted a "mid-month" results, but I'm going to post my TOTAL losses since Jan. 1st instead ... Read more
Making the Most of My Restrictions...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      3 comments

This is what I keep telling myself while I'm "benched" from my Zumba & water aerobics & gym workouts! Just 2 more days of restrictions, and then I can SLOWLY start ge... Read more
Minor Setback... but NOT a Failure...
Sunday, January 20, 2013      2 comments

So some of you have probably noticed my status posts regarding "taking it easy"... thought I should explain what I'm dealing w/ right now... Thursday evening before work, my father, hubby & I took my stepson & his GF out for dinner for her ... Read more
Mid-Month Progress Report...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      4 comments

So, I'm only 2 weeks into the new year, but I'm wanting to really stay on track w/ my eating & fitness efforts... so I thought I would post a mid-month report in addition to my monthly one to keep me accountable throughout the month. So, he... Read more
Kick Start... and We are off & running!!!
Friday, January 04, 2013      0 comments

Today my local gym started it's annual fitness program for the public: Kick Start. As part of the "kick-off", I had to do a pre-assessment to measure my current fitness level & stamina. Of course, there will be a post-assessment after the 10... Read more
Happy New Year!!!
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      2 comments

One Word "getting to know you" game. It's been awhile since I did one of these, and w/ the new year upon us, it seemed like a good time to do so again. Thanks Sunny (SUNNY332) for a sharing... Where is your cell phone? Armrest Spouse... Read more

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