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Therapy Update #4...
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      11 comments

I haven't updated everyone on how therapy is going for awhile, and since I really don't have anything to blog about today, no better time than the present! (besides, I need to blog for my Daisies team) I've been off my crutches for exactly... Read more
Exciting News!!!
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      23 comments

This is gonna be a quick little blog, but I had to share some exciting news... My son is currently in college at K-State here in Kansas, but applied for a paid internship through the Disney College program a couple of months ago. He had a... Read more
Daytona 500...
Sunday, February 20, 2011      11 comments

So today was the Daytona 500... and as usual, we have a party at our house for all of our family, since we are all Nascar fanatics. Everyone was able to make it except my son, who had tickets to a concert w/ his friends on the other side of the... Read more
2011 Winter 5% Challenge: Week #1 "Bonus" Blog
Saturday, February 19, 2011      17 comments

This week, our "Living the Good Life" challenge is to blog daily.... but today's blog is going to be a "bonus" blog about my commitments to this challenge. First of all, what are my expectations? For one, I want to actually succeed and rea... Read more
Major Milestone Celebration!!!
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      35 comments

I am thrilled to be able to announce that after weighing in this morning, I have finally returned to "ONE"DERLAND!!! ... Read more
2011 Winter 5% Challenge: Reasons for Motivation
Saturday, February 12, 2011      8 comments

So, today's assignment for the Winter 5% Challenge is to list all the reasons that we want to lose weight... in other words, what motivates us... 1. Well, of course, I want to look better. 2. I want to feel good in my own skin, if that... Read more
2011 Winter 5% Challenge Goals
Thursday, February 10, 2011      4 comments

In preparing to start the next 5% challenge, we are being given assignments to get us ready for it to start next weekend... So Assignment #1 is to create & document our goals for the challenge, and so here are mine: 1. I will follow my... Read more
Super Bowl "victory"???
Monday, February 07, 2011      10 comments

Just a quick little blog about a "victory" of sorts... My BFF and her family are serious Pittsburg Steeler fans, so they hosted a Super Bowl party at their home. There were about 20 of us between adults and children that showed up, and we ... Read more
Recovery Update #3.....
Friday, February 04, 2011      13 comments

I had my 1-month follow-up appointment w/ the surgeon today, and it went great! Everything looked good, and I'm healing well. I still have to use the crutches for 2 more weeks, and then I can wean myself off of them. (countin' the days til th... Read more
January Results...
Monday, January 31, 2011      9 comments

Despite having hip surgery at the beginning of the month, January turned out to be a fairly successful one. Here are my "numbers" for the month: Weight: 5.3 lbs. lost Body fat %: 0.8% lost Upper arms: no change Chest: 0.7... Read more
Therapy Update #3...
Saturday, January 29, 2011      8 comments

So, I had my first "aqua therapy" session yesterday since having my surgery... and it was GREAT!!! I actually got to walk w/out my crutches. I know that the water disperses your weight so that you are not full-weight bearing (hence the rea... Read more
Short-term Goal "Re"-achieved!!
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      9 comments

Well, I'm very happy to be able to say that "damage control" from my pre-surgery period is still going strong... and today I "re-achieved" one of my short-term goals... I am back to 25% of my weight gone... FOREVER this time! ... Read more
Therapy Update #2...
Saturday, January 22, 2011      11 comments

it's been a couple of days since I posted a blog so I thought I'd update everyone on how my therapy has been going... We have found a couple of additional exercises that we could add to my routine that work w/ my partial weight bearing, so ... Read more
Recovery Update #2...
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      13 comments

Had my 2-week post-op check-up today, and all went well. They are pleased w/ my progress in P.T. and my x-ray's looked good. Incision looked great and they removed the staples today as well. The downside is that, as planned, I am still ... Read more
Great Weigh-in...
Monday, January 17, 2011      14 comments

Just had to share my excitement w/ everyone... Lost 4 lbs. this week to get me back on track finally! WooHoo!!! Doin' my version of the "Happy Dance"... the best I can on crutches anyway. LoL ... Read more

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