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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 5K completed and ready for new challenge
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      141 comments

Saturday was cool, crisp and sprinkles of rain but fir... Read more
Six month mark since my spinal surgery
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      8 comments

Dec. 1, 2015 I was in surgery for eight and a half hours with one of the very best neurosurgeons trying to save my ability to walk, control own bowel and bladder function and yes, walk a 5K one day. The next morning I had no feeling or movement... Read more
New things to work on
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      7 comments

I feel like I have come a long way ...still working on endurance in walking after the spinal surgery ...but 2/3rds of the way when a week ago I could walk two miles in one hour with two canes. Goal is still 3.1 miles [ a 5K] in less than 1.5 ho... Read more
5K ...yes...but with restrictions
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      5 comments

I saw the Dr and he says absolutely NO WALKING on pavement after my spinal surgery and no hills So tomorrow I contact the school and see what the restrictions of use of the High school track might be and find a time twice a week to walk there u... Read more
Monday, April 18, 2016      5 comments

Well the 5K I have dreamed of doing has changed course and moved up two weeks - so not sure it is in the possible range but several are wanting to do a Sr / handicapped /cardiac 5K walk on the High School track like I had envisioned .... so I ha... Read more
Report on Dr Visit and what is ahead
Tuesday, April 12, 2016      5 comments

Friday I saw my surgeon for 4 month post op visit for spinal fusion surgery and attempt to save feeling and mobility in legs - 8.5 hour surgery and 18 days in hospital and 2 months in-home physical therapy and gradual progress to walking with tw... Read more
April 6 ... progress
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      8 comments

I started this day in "deep dark depression, just doing what I had to do and moping round not knowing why - just painful and discouraged - decided I needed to come record eating since lunch was out of hand and off diet plan but when I opened Spa... Read more
January 28, 2016 return to Sparks
Thursday, January 28, 2016      8 comments

It is time to try to be accountable to someone or some group for my progress in so many areas but mostly I just want to return to the group that has been good for me in the past - Sparks People. Computer frustrations caused me to leave and t... Read more
Autumn/Winter meal plans
Sunday, October 12, 2014      4 comments

The garden fresh produce is all done for this year...going to miss those simple meals...Now to figure out ways to eat well on the Gluten-free for Celic diet and maintain the DASH -dietary Approach to STOP hypertension- heart healthy meals I need... Read more
Day 3 of DASH with Daniel Plan
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      7 comments

Working hard at DASH with Daniel plans of getting heart healthy Borrowed part of a facebook post and then putting my present status nd will keep working t goals or targets: 6/25 Did you know that people who keep food journals lose twice ... Read more
New profile symbolic of heart stents
Monday, June 16, 2014      5 comments

Jesus has been in my heart since I was in Junior High but all the heart verses have taken on a new meaning since my heart stents placed in May 23rd. Lavender has al... Read more
Returning to Sparks with two new heart stents
Friday, June 13, 2014      5 comments

New emphasis in my life to become heart-healthy --- weight loss is still a big part of this but exercise and diet changes will be important s well s adjusting to hand ful of meds twice day but planning to live a long time with this new healthy ... Read more
Another nativity
Friday, December 20, 2013      5 comments

Artist: Juan Ferrándiz Enjoying out Advent time - anticipating DD home for two days and DH 70th BDay party tomorrow. First December snow is falling .... Read more
Another nativity
Friday, December 20, 2013      0 comments

Juan Ferrándiz is a new artist in my collections of pictures I enjoy looking at per computer... Several nativities painted around 1955 We are having lovely Advent ... Read more
Advent Nativity
Thursday, December 19, 2013      4 comments

Lovely Nativity painting by Margaret Tarrant We are enjoying our Advent season but suffering with severe cold and NO snow to protect the ground crops or store water... Read more

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