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things are looking better.....

Friday, March 30, 2012

Got a call from the company ,that I interviewed with. As soon as my drug test (I tested positive for opiates,no surprise there ,since I am taken taken Vicodin for my knee) and my back ground check come back, I can go to work. They are aiming for Thursday of next week. Can't wait to go back to work. they are driving me insane here at home. It was nice at first to be home, but now 3 months later , I am getting antsy. And the money will come in again.
Had a good workout this morning on the Wii fit. 22 minutes mix of aerobics, strength and yoga. Felt great. Tonight we will take the dogs for a walk again,usually 1 mile up and down these little hills.
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EFFIEANNIE 4/1/2012 9:35AM

    Good to get back to work and back in aroutine. Things always feel so much more settled then. Not to mention the money!! Good luck to you.

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BLUE42DOWN 4/1/2012 12:19AM

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How nice to have it a done deal and be getting back to work!

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JUNEBUG1944 3/31/2012 4:23PM

    That's great! You sould like you're ready!

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SCOOTDOG 3/31/2012 12:27AM

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BOVEY63 3/30/2012 9:31PM

    Have a wonderful weekend and best of luck at work next week.
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MEME102 3/30/2012 7:28PM

    I've never tried the yoga on the Wii......my balance isn't what it was and I guess I should at least LOOK at it!!! I like the island bicycling or whatever its called and the balance exercises....when I was doing them!! Keeping fingers crossed for you to be able to start work next week!!

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RAE_LEIGH22 3/30/2012 6:53PM

    Sounds like everything's going good with the company you interviewed with. Sometimes it is difficult to deal with everybody at home! Are you looking forward to going back to work?

Good job on Wii! I love Wii. Sounds like you'll get in a good workout tonite, too. Walking up and down hills is incredible aerobics (and gives you killer legs!)
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time to take a break...

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

I guess I have to take it easy for a day or so with my exercising. I have been working out twice a day this last couple days. But my new is saying "Take it easy". went to Physical therapy today and worked out for about 1 hour. Can bend my knee 93 degrees. Next time they will et me go into the pool. Looking forward to it.
Tomorrow I have a job interview. Hope everything works out. It would be a great job for me, working night shift. It would be easier for me and my new knee.
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SCOOTDOG 3/28/2012 8:24PM

    Good luck with the job interview. Don't get discouraged when the knee says take it a little easy. Mine was doing the same thing last week after I upped my exercises. Decided to go back to one a day on knee exercises but upped the time on bike by 10 minutes. This week it is doing much better. (so far)

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MEME102 3/28/2012 5:54PM

    Nothing wrong with taking a break -- good luck on the interview!!!
Lynn

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BOVEY63 3/28/2012 1:48PM

    Continued success at PT!
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EVWINGS 3/27/2012 11:18PM

    Keep up the great work with your PT and exercises. If this is the job you really want, I hope the interview will assure you get it.

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MAMAWALMART 3/27/2012 11:18PM

    Best of luck on continued success. Doctor has me starting physical therapy soon. Trying to avoid knee surgery. He told me to start my exercise program with mostly chair exercises, so that I don't strain the knee any worse. He also suggested I start a water workout. I'm looking forward to that. By the way I like the your ending emoticons. I take it you are an animal lover. So am I. I started rescuing them last year right after my mother past away. Have a great day.
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RAE_LEIGH22 3/27/2012 11:15PM

    Good luck with your job interview!

My mother was in so much pain in her shoulder that she could barely move. She went to physical therapy and she can funtion completely normal now. I'm unfarmiliar with your other blogs, so I don't know why you're there, but I figured I'd let you know that it works and good luck!
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JUDITH316 3/27/2012 11:08PM

    Congrats on your progress, you are doing a great job, here's hoping your interview went well for you.. Blessings on your day and week... emoticon emoticon

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weekend at last

Saturday, March 24, 2012

well this has been a pretty good week. Therapy is getting better and I can bend my knee 90 degrees now. So now I have to work towards the 100 degree mark. I am now walking mostly without a cane. Go me....
Next week I am going job hunting, I think I will try a few Nursing Homes around here. Haven't heard anything from my current employer since they disapproved my medical leave. I was upset at first. But now I know that I can do better then them.
I also started working out on my Wii fit plus this week again. I can do about 10 minutes of aerobic exercises or about 20 minutes of yoga. I getting better every day and keep going.
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REDWRITINGHOOD 3/26/2012 10:54AM

    I love working with my Wii Fit, also emoticon I also like to use Exerbeat, which has some Pilates and yoga, as well as dancing.

I think you are doing great! Keep it up!

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RAE_LEIGH22 3/26/2012 7:40AM

    I love Wii Fit! How exciting that you're able to use it! Congrats on your workouts!

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SCOOTDOG 3/25/2012 7:33PM

    emoticon Won't be long til you're forgetting where you put that cane. emoticon

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BLUE42DOWN 3/25/2012 5:04PM

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It must be exciting to see the progress in your ability to use your knee!

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BOVEY63 3/25/2012 3:05PM

    Best of luck with the knee and job search!

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MEME102 3/24/2012 9:52PM

    Great job --- Good for you for getting back to the Wii fit plus -- I've let mine sit for quite awhile now....grrrr....can't believe your employer disapproved your medical leave....their loss -- something better is waiting for you I'm sure!! Doesn't that feel like a 'graduation' when you lose the walker, then the cane?? Keep up the great work!!

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CHLOE453 3/24/2012 9:08PM

    emoticon To hear that your therapy is working!

Wishing you emoticon success on your job hunt and keep up the fantastic work with your emoticon and aerobic workout. emoticon. Hugs~~Kelly

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having a good week...

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

This week is starting out pretty good,(I hope I don't jinx my self)went to therapy today and worked on my knee for 45 minutes. So I am a little tired right now. And for some reason I am hungry today. But I am staying with my low cal healthy snacks. Will be making some fish tonight and home made potato salad with lots of veggies on the side.
Yesterday I finally was able to work out on my Wii fit plus. So far it's only Yoga, but tomorrow I will try to do some basic step exercises. And every day I walk for about 15 minutes. I guess that is not too bad for someone , who had her left knee replaced 6 weeks ago.
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BOVEY63 3/21/2012 5:30PM

    So happy to hear that therapy is going so well. you're doing awesome!

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I feel Good...

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Feeling real good , knee is healing. I still can't bend it very well, but I keep on working on it. I lost weight and feel great, thanks to all the support from my spark friends and my great husband.
It feels good to be able to move more and don't have that much pain. Friday my staples are finally coming out. It took long enough and the physical therapist said , I will be able to move even better.
Thunder storm out side and me and my little girl are watching the lightning show. Mother Nature is just awesome. Getting ready to plant in my flower bed this next week. Just love this spring time weather
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BLVINBUTTERFLYS 3/19/2012 12:00AM

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JUNEBUG1944 3/17/2012 7:33PM

    You'll get there with the bend...it just takes time. I was glued so don't know how the staples affect the bending or PT. You're doing great! I'm happy for you!

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MEME102 3/16/2012 8:13AM

    Thanks for the update - yes I think your P/T is right - getting the staples does help in the movement. When I stopped P/T after 8 weeks - my bend was just under 100 and they wanted more but I told them I'd keep working on it -- still am but it does cause me some fits on some days...But walking feels GOOD!!! Not having pain is amazing. Love watching storms come in too.... esp. the wind ....just don't like when it hail etc...

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SCOOTDOG 3/15/2012 10:33PM

    Glad to hear your knee is improving. I had staples out two weeks after surgery and could really tell the difference the next day during therapy.

Now if I could just sleep on my side again.

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BOVEY63 3/15/2012 12:27PM

    So happy to hear about your knee improvement and weight loss!
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I love watching storms, but it's tough to do when my dog is terrified of them - spend more time calming her down.

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EMMAEKAY 3/14/2012 10:09PM

    I love thunderstorms, too! We haven't had one yet, but I always look forward to the first thunderstorm of spring. :)

I'm super glad you're doing well!

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SABLENESS 3/14/2012 9:52PM

    Glad you're healing well and have contributed to your wellbeing with losing weight! emoticonStorms ARE awesome. When my girls were little and the power went out, we rounded up all our music boxes and had a candlelight music box concert. Made it less scary. emoticon

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