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BACK IS ACHING!!

Friday, September 30, 2011

Not sure what I did, but my back is aching - kinda below right shoulder blade but also back of right elbow etc. I suspect it's my digestion and some trigger point massage might be helpful. May have to break down and allow myself to buy a trigger point tool... not too many places around for midnight reflexology or trigger point massage... heh.

Julia

  
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HEALTHYFITFREE 9/30/2011 12:35PM

  Love "trigger" massage! Hope you get better!

I finally got an inversion table. Along with valerian supplement from time to time for muscle relaxant, and health bounce for 10 minutes, and the inversion table - hardly have to go to chiropractor any more...unless I just don't use what I have emoticon LOL!

Maybe if you do some slow walking - that might work some kinks out?

HUGS!!



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LITTLEFARMMOMMA 9/30/2011 10:14AM

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GAYLLYNNE 9/30/2011 9:45AM

    Whenever my back talks to me, I run to the chiropractor. It has helps so much and I trust her! Good luck!!

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TAMIK1964 9/30/2011 5:22AM

    Is it a pinched nerve possibly? Hope it feels better soon.

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LINDA! 9/30/2011 12:47AM

    Please take care. If this continues see a doctor. emoticon

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Tuesday mid-day

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

I went for a walk this morning BEFORE getting on SparkPeople. I have this "loop" (we don't have rectangular "blocks" like parts of Wichita does. I think the planner here platted the roads out by knocking a bowl of cooked spaghetti onto the floor and where the spaghetti landed, that's how he platted the roads. It's very strange, to me, but then again, not much different than some of the curvy roads like outside Atlanta or in the Ozarks etc. Just that I'm used to the 8 blocks n/s and 16 blocks e/w to the mile "format" done in most of the Wichita area.). So anyway, this one loop I recently discovered, is just over a mile (it's saved under "anonymous". Pretty well blows my cover, eh?).

Well...the Prairie Fire Marathon and 4 or 5 smaller races, coming up October 9th, will also include a 5K run/walk. 5K is roughly 3.1 miles - and I can easily walk that, no problem. Running, eh I'm not going to be ready, I'm fairly certain, although I might be able to pull off a fast runnish-waddle during part of it, to bring my time in better. I've walked/run this route before, using the MPH setting on my iMapMyWalk app, but today I turned on the KM setting and sure enough, it was just over 5 km. But...I hadn't walked in several days and hadn't eaten right and today my time was really bad, just over 59 minutes but less than 30 seconds (and there is no way to post HH:MM: and :SS on the SparkPeople Fitness Tracker. (***SIGH***)

So I rounded it down to 59 instead of up to 60 minutes. I didn't check it both ways to see which would favor me on the total calories burned. I figure it's a wash - I either burned more calories because I walked "faster" or I burned more calories because I walked "longer".

Go figure.

Now I feel sleepy...is it because I'm truly tired? or is it because I really need to eat something as I only had an apple for breakfast and 2 or 3 pieces of dark chocolate haystack blobs from the Nifty Nut House (you who are from Wichita, you can laugh with great understanding... assuming that you even KNOW about "The Nifty Nut House".).

(humming "They're coming to take me away, hee hee, haa haa, ho ho, hoo hoo.... the men in white..." etc however the rest of that song goes...).

Think I'll take a leeettle bitty nap....

  
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JESSIKA_56 9/28/2011 9:57AM

    Yum, I'm going to the Nifty Nut House today to spend a gift card that I've had since MAY!!!

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JANNEPERRY 9/28/2011 8:24AM

    Have fun on your walks--this weather is perfect for it. And yes, the Nifty Nut House is fantastic!

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TAMIK1964 9/27/2011 2:58PM

    I delivered FedEx Home Delivery in Wichita for 5 years (everything north of 21st St.) and, especially in the newer additions, there are a LOT of spaghetti neighborhoods......lol. I like walking/jogging on the curvy streets, makes things more interesting :)

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And Blog Number 3!!!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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Can't wait for Thanksgiving!!

  
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TAMIK1964 9/27/2011 5:14AM

    Me too!!! On top of everything else, I get a 5 day weekend :)

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Blog 2 for Monday.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011


In honor of the Race for the Cure which was this past Saturday but basically we've had "Pink Newspaper" all the past week or two, I'll practice uploading a photo. Does the "glittery" effect show up in here too? We'll see...



remember - get those TaTa's checked Every Year!

  
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TAMIK1964 9/27/2011 5:13AM

    The glitter definitely shows! Hoooray for the Ta Tas!!!

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Blog Posts for Monday

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Duh! I just noticed I could write up to 3 blog posts a day, for 3 points!

FAR OUT!

( need better reading glasses. Or more sleep?).

Had a funeral to go to this afternoon. Was sad, so few people were there. But a perfectly beautiful fall day for a graveside service. Military honors were presented. This was the first time I could not hear Taps being played - the bugler was too far away from our tent. Never saw them that far away. One I went to about 15 years ago, they were just outside the tent and about blasted all of us across the street (or at least the hearing people. Or I should say, the formerly hearing people!). I could just barely hear it then.

SO I just imagined I was hearing it off a CD, even though I wasn't actually "hearing" it in person. Still managed to cry, even though I hardly know the guy (I remember his wife though - he died almost 18 years to the day of the anniversary of her death...).

Oh better hurry to do Blog 2 and 3.

  
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TAMIK1964 9/27/2011 5:16AM

    That is sad that so few people were there. Seems to be the way with older people. I always think about how many of their friends have also gone before them.

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