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AIR-CAST

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Well yesterday my syatica acting up & my legs gave out. I fell off the stair landing & landed on my right ankle. This ankle I serious sprained about 10 yrs ago & its never healed properly.

So after i fell I used my cane for the rest of the day. The rest of the day included me doing the afterschool program which involves walking up to the 3rd flr of the school. Then walking to get La from school then home which is a mile & half. I did ice it.
Couldn't sleep due to the pain. Went to get up out of the bed this morning & couldn't put no pressure on it at all. Soooo I decided to go to the hospital.

To cut to the chase it is not broken but there is such long term damage they wanted to cast it. I choose the air so I can still shower n soak. The ligaments are stretched really bad & there r bone spurs after the air-cast comes off I need to wear braces on both ankles for added support due to all of the exercise I do.

I m on crutches for the next week then I can use the cane if the ankle can handle it. Once my insurance is active next mth I need therapy & to c an orthopedic.

My daughter made me promise not to go to curves or do the wii @ least until Monday. She knows that I don't follow dr directions to well . That is partially y this I so bad My cousin in law keeps calling to check on me to make sure I'm staying off it. THEY ARE DRIVING ME NUTS!!
It should be interesting taking La to school; my daughter wants me to take the bus
instead of walking

Keep me in your prayers & I will keep every1 updated

  
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LINDAKAY228 12/9/2009 10:15PM

    I'm so sorry about your setback. But listen to the doctor and your family and give it time to heal or you'll end up not being able to use it even longer. DO as Dawn suggested and use some of her chair exercises. There are ways to be creative and yet take care of yourself. And it's a setback but only a temporary one. Most importantly, don't give up!
I'll keep you in my thoughts and prayers. emoticon

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 12/9/2009 9:47PM

    You are absolutely in my prayers honey. When you're feeling a little bit better... just give me a shout and I'll share my chair exercises with you. I exercise sitting on the side of my bed or in my exercise chair OR a sturdy kitchen chair. Get lots of calorie burn and never have to put any pressure on my damaged leg which will not support weight bearing exercises. They are fun and you can sit and watch tv and burn baby burn! Love ya, Dawn emoticon

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BUSY BUSY BUSY

Saturday, December 05, 2009

Wow I cant believe that I haven't blogged since Monday. It has been such a busy week. It seems like I have a commitment every day for the last wk n now going into next week.
I've lost 2 lbs so @ least that's still on track.
I've been baking healthy holiday cookies; my 1 son wouldn't even try then when he stopped in 2 take me shopping.
Tomorrow is my friends and family Sunday @ church. That's the reason for the baking, I also made to boxed cakes.
Wednesday is our Curves Christmas party so I will b sharing my cookies and my recipes.
I'll blog more tomorrow when I have some time. Prayers to everyone

  
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DAWNWATERWOMAN 12/5/2009 7:11PM

    Glad to read your blog my friend. Sounds like you really have been a busy bee! Congratulations on the 2pounds lost! Keep up the good work. GO MAHOGANY MELTERS! I hope that you have a serene Sunday and that all your friends enjoy the goodies that you share. Love, Dawn emoticon

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BACK ON FITNESS TRACK

Monday, November 30, 2009

Today I got back on track with my fitness track although everyday will not be this extreme I will focus on my fitness everyday. I've gotten good @ my calories now its the exercise. Today I walk 3 miles; did curves; rode my bike over 10 miles n did very little wii fit plus. But I have been energized all day. Tomorrow I have to skip curves due to Tuesday being the day I teach BUT I will get in my 3 mile walk & my wii fit plus. I think I will also try to get a bike ride in if the weather aint to bad.

I've made a promise to myself that this winter I WILL NOT ADD THE LAYER OF FAT instead I will eliminate one

La's School 40 218
Curves Circuit Training 30 213
6.30 mile bike ride Curves 54 354
5.42 mile bike ride ride 2 visit & back 43 282
La's School 40 218
wii fit plus 11 63

  
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DAWNWATERWOMAN 12/1/2009 11:53AM

    Looks like an excellent plan to me. Spark On my friend. Love, Dawn emoticon

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THENAMESLISA 11/30/2009 11:03PM

    Way to go!!!!

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ANOTHER DAY

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Well today was a Blessing

Taught Sunday School Deaconed @ church

came home cleaned half the yard.

Spent time reflecting on my life n the changes that I've been making.

I have alot to b thankful for yet I seem to find so much to complain about.

Tomorrow I go back to curves si prayerfully that will help to get me refocused.

My goal is to get to 220 by New Years Day.

  
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CHEERFULJANE 11/30/2009 9:06AM

    I agree with Dawn.

Keep up that positive and grateful attitude and you can conquer the world emoticon

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 11/30/2009 12:10AM

    With the drive and ambition that you have I KNOW that you'll make your goal. Love ya, Dawn

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2nd HEALTHY THANKSGIVING

Saturday, November 28, 2009

This was my 2nd healthy Thanksgiving.

It feels good to be not only eating healthier but to b feeding others healthier. Although my daughter wasn't here for Thanksgiving she did come by here yesterday 2 pics up some of my leftovers.
It amazing how good food can taste especially if u leave off all the extras. I now enjoy my veggies without a ton of margarine on it. I like them just as they come or with a little seasoning.
I still make all the salads but I use alot less mayo, I've found that I can just add an extra egg.

I m looking forward to a big healthy family meal. My 3 children n their others along with the grandchildren will all b here on Christmas Eve. We are having a Birthday party for Jesus then go to Christmas Eve service my La will b singing.
Its so cute watching this 4 yr old blossom. Although Santa doesn't leave gifts at our house he will stop in for the b-day party & give everyone a gift to celebrate the births of Christ.

All the food on the meal will b cooked by me and cooked healthy.

  
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GETDONE 11/28/2009 11:18PM

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 11/28/2009 8:53PM

    You amaze and inspire me! Great job on having a 2nd healthy Thanksgiving and for the wonderful plans that you have for a birthday party on Christmas eve. Wonderful. Love, Dawn

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