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Starting to see the light
Monday, October 26, 2009      4 comments

As you know my husband retired at the end of September after 30 years with the same company. He has accepted a new job in Tulsa, Oklahoma with anew company. We are anxious to get back to Oklahoma and the change of seasons. I know the climate ... Read more
New Chapter September 2009
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      10 comments

My husband, is retiring with a company he has been with for over 30 years...we have been in Texas (the longest) for the past 12 years. We met in Oklahoma City and we are looking forward to going back and looking forward to the changes of the se... Read more
Thankful
Monday, July 06, 2009      2 comments

Despite the challenges we all go through each day, I am thankful that I am putting my health first and doing everything I can to build and strengthen my body. I have faithfully been exercising everyday and eating clean for a long time now and I... Read more
Stress Fractures................... :(
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      4 comments

I've been trying to focus on building muscle and good weight to help me deal with the anxiety and worries about my husband with his recent heart attack. I've been very consistent. Sometimes I am thankful for this personality trait and sometime... Read more
Marathon
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      2 comments

We just got back from OKC, where my husband ran his 13th marathon, after a heart attack in January with my daughter Jessica. This was her first marathon ever and we are so proud of her, despite the horrible humid and windy weather. Despite I d... Read more
March 2009 Madness
Wednesday, April 01, 2009      3 comments

This month I felt quite challenged, trying to exercise with pain, not being able to do everything, trying to find answers for husbands recent heart disease and finding a lump in my throat. I had several appointments with various doctors reg... Read more
God doesn't give you anymore than you can handle....RIGHT????
Thursday, March 05, 2009      3 comments

Last week I made an appointment with my Infectious disease doctor and told him I was still having pain in my foot and was ready to do any kind of test to rule out infection before I started going to a neurologist and doing tests for nerve damage... Read more
Happy Valentine's Day 2009
Saturday, February 14, 2009      1 comments

Today, I am thankful to share this day with my wonderful husband and thankful for all the heartfelt blessings these past couple of weeks. About four weeks ago, I had surgery, AGAIN, on my poor foot. Doctor cleaned it out and I started all over... Read more
Good Bye 2008
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      1 comments

I wanted to blog about this so I can try and put it behind me and focus on a new year. Update...I recently finished six weeks of heavy IV therapy from a foot infection (unsuccessful bunionectomy from a previous doctor) Yesterday, I had several... Read more
Seeing the light December 12, 2008
Friday, December 12, 2008      0 comments

Despite this is usually a happy time of year I have to admit how challenging it has been not being able to walk, cook, shop, bake etc for my family. I have had to crawl because at times the pain has been really bad from the bone/joint infectio... Read more
Difficult Challenges with Feet
Friday, November 21, 2008      0 comments

On October 31, 2008, I had surgery on my left foot. Weekly, my doctor ex-rayed my right foot with slow improvement. Since it was broken in four places, he was afraid that the pins/screws would not hold and he wanted the bones to heal all the w... Read more
Hurricane & Toe Disaster
Thursday, September 18, 2008      0 comments

I live in Katy, Texas and we survived a very challenging week. Seven days ago today I woke up at 5:00am and started my day preparing for the hurricane. It took me3 hours at the grocery store as everyone else in town was try to get food and s... Read more
Half Marathon Mistake
Friday, September 12, 2008      0 comments

After riding my bicycle all summer since April to August, 10-15 miles everyday and working out at the Y, and riding 20 miles on the weekends, I guess I thought I was ready for another challenge. My husband has succeeded at all his goals and has... Read more
Motivated and determined to not let chronic pain stop me from being the best that I can be...
Friday, June 06, 2008      2 comments

When I told my nutritionist that I wanted to seriously build bone and muscle and that I was riding my bike 15-20 miles 5 times a week and working out, she became concerned. She was worried about my nutrition and not getting enough protein in ... Read more
One week post-op
Monday, March 10, 2008      0 comments

Today I am one week post op. Thank you to my spark friends for the call (while in the hospital ***Dedene***,, e-mails and goodie I received during this difficult time. Words cannot describe how much I appreciated it. Despite I had some challe... Read more

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