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Well I am still here. What about you?

Saturday, May 21, 2011

I was in Church tonight at 6 PM because I go to the 5 PM mass on Saturday night so I can sleep in on Sundays. Mass went a little over because 14 children made their First Communion. Our Church is so big that the Church needed to spread the First Communions over 6 different masses at different times.

I spoke to Father Mark before Church as I usually do and after we talked about my shoulder, he asks every week I made a comment about 6 PM. I told him I know he is not a betting man as he is a priest but I said," How much you want to bet Church is packed tonight because of "The supposed Rapture?" He laughed and said I was probably right. I was, Church was packed.

It was packed with so many faces I did not recognize. Usually the Catholics that only go to Church on Christmas Day and Easter are not that up on Church doctrine. As Catholics we believe that we will not know when the end of earth as we know it.

Matthew 24:36-44 No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark; and they knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and took them all away. That is how it will be at the coming of the Son of Man.
Two men will be in the field; one will be taken and the other left. Two women will be grinding with a hand mill; one will be taken and the other left.
Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come. But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into. So you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him

Trust me I think half of the people there tonight do not know this as they just make the 2 appearances each year. I think they were buying extra insurance. You can't buy extra insurance, either you believe Christ died for our sins and we are supposed to live like good Catholics 365 days a year and not their courtesy 2. Sorry my opinion. Yes I was happy they made it to Mass but I wished they loved the Lord enough to come every week.

Anywho back to I am still here, what about you? I am saying that in jest because I know today was not Armageddon. However tonight I am attending an After the Rapture party at my girlfriends. She is going all out. Djay and everything. Her backyard is huge with a pool but I think it is too cold to jump in the water tonight. the weather is beautiful tonight and kind of still warm out but not enough to jump in the pool. Who knows the partying may get so rowdy some idiots may jump in.

We are requested to come dressed as either an angel or the devil. I am going to dress as an angel and one of my girlfriends is going to help me with my costume since I can't do anything with my right shoulder yet. She'll just pinup a sheet to make it look like and angel's robe. This angel will have one broken wing though and I will wear my sling tonight as I don't want anyone to bump into my shoulder. We made our halos during the week as well as our wings. They are cute.

I banked calories so I can eat up to 700 calories tonight if I have to. I plan on drinking water so I am not going to be drinking the calories. I am hoping I don't even hit 500 calories so I can be at the lower end of my calorie range. It should be a fun party. it gave a really good theme to a party even though none of us believed the world was going to end at 6 PM.

Off to go to the party and to get into costume. It will be amusing to see who chose to dress as a devil.

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DEFIANTVEGAN 5/23/2011 11:08AM

    Hey Yvonne,

Never anything about a supposed Rapture either way I'm still here and I'm waiting for the rapture too.

Hope you had a blast any pictures?


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MRDPOLING 5/22/2011 6:16PM

    More less than more for me.

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OLDERDANDRT 5/22/2011 5:42PM

    emoticon emoticonHope you had a good time!! emoticon

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GRANDMAMAOF3 5/22/2011 10:45AM

    Me and my friends are still here, too (we're just bad!!! emoticon )
Have a great time at your party!

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WILLOW49 5/22/2011 9:16AM

    What a great party! I'm sure everyone had fun1

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DEVORA4 5/22/2011 7:04AM

  What a cool party. I wish that I had been imvited. I would have come as a emoticon,

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NEW-CAZ 5/22/2011 2:51AM

    Have fun at the party Yvonne!

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FUZZYMOTO 5/22/2011 1:19AM

    Just kive acording to the Tao and your will have nothing to worry about, when the does come. Keep doing what your doing for yourself, everything else will sort itself out on it,s own. emoticon

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 5/22/2011 12:50AM

    That is awesome that your firiend is having a party. Yep, we're all still here.

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L*I*T*A* 5/21/2011 10:12PM

    glad to still be here!!!
have fun at the party...
blessings and hugs.....lita

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    Sounds like a cute & fun party. I hope that you have fun & don't get bumped.

I'm still here. I believe that you can love God & not go to church every week, for what my opinion is worth. Since November, I've been taking my grandchildren to church as often as possible. I am hoping that they will learn as much as possible so that they can make educated decisions in their spiritual lives. I believe that it's important for the adults to teach the children. Like you, I have always believed that we will NOT know when the end is here. It's not only in Matthew, but repeated throughout the scriptures. God is in charge. I'm glad!!!!

Tomorrow the grandchildren & I are visiting a different church...not because of any of the "hoopla" but because there is going to be a baptism there with a family of 2 adults & 3 children. The grandchildren have never seen a baptism and didn't understand what it was about. I have made arrangements for the Pastor to meet with us after the service to answer any of their questions. I read them the John The Baptist story about the baptism of Jesus. They also learned about that in Sunday School a couple of weeks ago. Hopefully they are retaining what I am trying to help them learn.

Bright blessings to you my friend. I miss talking to you. Love, Dawn emoticon

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KATYAROSE 5/21/2011 9:47PM

    I hope you're having fun at the party right now - that is a great theme! I think it's probably an even greater/funnier theme for those of us who didn't believe the whole May 21, 2011 thing. I'm surprised so many 2days-a year-Catholics showed up for Mass tonight.

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1st she was Napoleon, then a weathervane, and now a belly dancer????

Friday, May 20, 2011

You know this rotator cuff surgery certainly has brought a lot of changes in my life. I walked around with my sling looking like Napoleon for the 1st couple of weeks. It is now week 4 and although I do not have to wear my sling any more I still at times hold my right arm as Napoleon because it is still the most comfortable position. Sometimes I wish I could just unscrew my arm from the socket and put it in a self till it heals.

With all of this rain in the past 10 days or so I have felt like my shoulder/arm predicts the weather. It is especially painful when there are going to be thunder and lightening.

My doctor will not let me return to the gym until at least September so the big dilemma has been what can I do for exercise? I have been walking just starting this week and I hate it. The only thing I hate worse than walking is running and that will never happen. I need to do something that will keep my shoulder stable at all times and that is kind of hard to do.

Anglerpack posted a thread on one of the teams I am on about belly dancing. I had a emoticon moment; why not belly dancing as my exercise? It would at least be fun!
Not all belly dancers are skinny minnie because in the Middle Eastern cultures volumptous is considered the preference.

“Belly dancing exercise should help burn 250 to 300 calories per hour and practicing vigorous dance moves for half an hour daily will offer many health benefits that include strengthening the cardiovascular system fend off osteoporosis as well as improve stamina. In combination with a balanced diet, the belly dancing exercise would ensure weight loss and a better belly dancing figure.“

Health Benefits:

Improved posture and muscle toning
Weight loss
Stress reduction
Exercising the carrying muscles without impact
Belly dance is a low impact form of exercise
Building the back muscles evenly
Exercising the arms
Aiding digestion
Bone density increases
Belly dance helps in preparing for childbirth
Belly dancing boosts self-esteem
Belly dancing can help relieve PMS


I am far from the above volumptous lady at the top of the page. I have quite a lot more weight to get there. I am closer to this:

emoticon sadly I bigger than I am still bigger than this. emoticon

Some day i hope to be like this:

I asked my physical therapist if she thought I could do this as exercise without hurting my shoulder. She looked at me like I was crazy, she thought I was kidding. I said , No really!
I told her what the doctor said and then I told I hate walking. First she said no because it is way too much arm movements. I promised her I would wear the sling so I wouldn't move my right shoulder or arms or just try to move my left arm only. We kept discussing it and she finally said I could try it slowly to see if it did not move my shoulder.

So home i went and did these videos:

The 1st and 2nd was a great beginners tutorial and the next 3 were an actual workout. I never realized how much you do use your arms for belly dancing. There was no way I could roll my shoulders or arch my back as in the video but I was able to do most of the other stuff with minimal pain to my shoulder. It was fun and now I have to go to the store to find a Belly Dancing DVD because there was too much of a break in time to switch each video on my computer screen.

Arabic Belly Dance Exercise Part 01 of 02

I had a blast. I did use my left arm because you could not help but to do so. Good thing the surgery one was in the sling because I really wanted to use both AND a good thing I did not use that arm because I would have ripped all the internal stitches. I can't wait till I can use both arms.

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4A-HEALTHY-BMI 5/25/2011 12:07PM

    "Sometimes I wish I could just unscrew my arm from the socket and put it in a shelf till it heals. "


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LORIAPO 5/21/2011 11:50PM

    How inspiring you are!
Look forward to following how you do with your ongoing belly dancing!

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SWEETLIPS 5/21/2011 4:24PM

    Okay - drum roll!!!! I took belly dancing last year and lost 2 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2,2, 2, 2, 2, 2, INCHES OFF MY WAIST IN 6 WEEKS emoticon.

I am glad that you will do this - your thighs and calfs will shout - I am brick house!!!

Do you have comcast - they have this class on the fit channel:

Oh, my belly dance instructor was chunky and ... chunky, but when she began to move her body, her belt was like a blur, she could shale it all. She says that it is a belief that you must have weight on you and are better dancer, the bigger you are. We had a thin girl in our class and she would say, I wish I had what y'all have because there is not enough of me. I am going back this summer. emoticon

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TOFUTONI 5/21/2011 11:13AM

    You are such an inspiration. You go girl!

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OLDERDANDRT 5/21/2011 10:35AM

    Be very careful, my friend!!!! You should probably tie your affected arm to your torso if you are going to attempt bellydancing. My DD did this with 2 good arms and it is a good workout, but moves everything! Is your weather nice enough to get outside? Can you walk through your neighborhood? Or go to a mall and walk the halls and window shop? If you're not going to be able to go to the gym before September, boring just can't be an excuse for you or you'll have a lot of catchup to play on your weight loss. I only lost 2.2 pounds of what I gained with my Prednisone last week, which was what I feared..........gain 6 in one week and take 2-3 weeks to get it back off and wasting that time where I should have simply been losing pounds once.....I have to lose them twice!!!! Not yelling at you and please don't get mad at me....just playing devil's advocate to try to help you, dear. So, enough for now. Please, please don't be mad. Only want to help. emoticon

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WISEDUP1 5/21/2011 10:01AM

    Belly dancing is beautiful and sensual. It allows you to enjoy your body as you are! It is a GREAT workout. I danced for years! I tell people, belly dancing made birthing my son easy! :) Have fun...belly dance your little heart out! :)

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SEAWAVE 5/21/2011 5:07AM

    Now that's turning lemons into lemonade! Sounds like a lot of fun, and you may have discovered something you'll continue even after you heal.

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NEW-CAZ 5/21/2011 3:07AM

    sounds like a lot of fun Yvonne emoticon emoticon

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DARKTHOR 5/21/2011 2:45AM

    So glad to hear you found an exercise to do and one that is so fun too!

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 5/21/2011 12:14AM

    That is wonderful that you found something to do for exercise. I enjoy belly dancing and it doesn't seem like a workout because you're having fun doing it. Good luck with it.

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DS9KIE 5/21/2011 12:06AM

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DEFIANTVEGAN 5/20/2011 11:17PM

    LOL Yvonne you crack me up I'm thinking the same thing I have something on my mind to fill in that exercise that I have been missing even though I can do upper body not doing lower body makes me feel useless.

I've been thinking of buying a Hoola Hoop to get my abs working because I seem to be gaining some weight in that area. LOL

What do you think? emoticon

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    Well...I think belly dancing would be fun! Where would you find the costume though? I would definitely have to have the costume to do it properly! LOL!

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L*I*T*A* 5/20/2011 10:46PM

    sounds like fun...........
thanks for sharing.....
blessings and hugs...........lita

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PRINCESSBEITER 5/20/2011 10:27PM

    Sounds like fun to me!

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DEVORA4 5/20/2011 10:00PM

  I had my children via cesarian section and when it starts to rain the place where they cut starts to itch badly! So sorry but get used to it! Belly dancing, hummm why not!! Lol, I am not laughing at you but with you!!! emoticon

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FUZZYMOTO 5/20/2011 9:43PM

    Hey it sounds good if your able to move and not cause a new issue for your shoulder. Enjoy it. I keep reading in all the stuff SP send out in the e-mails that exercise should be fun, so you should find something that will keep you coming back time and again. emoticon

Keep plugging if you keep your mind on still getting your exercise time in at your normal allotted times it will be that much easier to get back into it when you can use your arm. It will almost be like you never stopped. So keep up your spirits emoticon emoticon

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ANGELARPACK 5/20/2011 9:35PM

    I don't know if I should have encouraged you but if it doesn't bother you then I think that you should do it. Have a great time "shakin' what your mama gave you".

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    I have a chair dancing Belly Dancing DVD and I love it! I went to a festival and all the belly dancers were OUR size!!!! It was awesome to see them having so much fun. I would LOVE to take a class someday. They offer one here locally. You might check into that. I hope that you find a dvd that you like. Love you... Dawn emoticon emoticon

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EMILYBBB 5/20/2011 9:18PM

    What a great idea! My sister took belly dancing lessons and enjoyed it a lot! You go!

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Why do we still import from China?

Thursday, May 19, 2011

I think we Americans are pretty intelligent on the whole but not so sure our government is on the same wavelengths as we are. Why is our government still allowing imports from China to enter our country. I am sure we have had countless scares from China but recent scares or abominations you pick the word was the milk laced with melamine that hit all of the headlines. I read this article with disbelief that the Chinese would paint sesame seeds black with a dye because black sesame seeds will yield a higher asking price. Was shocked to read that the Chinese fishermen inject mercury into fish to make them weight more at market. AND we buy this stuff because most Americans are none the wiser. I am sure China exports to other countries as well but if there government is still allowing the imports then they to have a problem like us. Now the exploding watermelons injected with growth hormones. Where does it end?

I can live on watermelons during the summer so now I guess I will only buy ones that have the stickers on them that show where they were grown. Not sure I have ever seen a watermelon with a grown in China sticker but I do not recall that the small baby watermelons carry labels so i guess those are off limits unless I buy at my local Farmer's Market and speak to the farmer myself .

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SOPHIAWEI 8/23/2014 7:02PM

  Not all products like that,please believe ,can you contact me?

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PONYFARMER 6/16/2011 10:09PM

    I stopped buying China forever after they killed my cat, by adding a powdered glue like substance to make it go farther. Simon did not deserve that, and he suffered. What do we have to do to get off the China not-so-merry-go-round.

emoticonmiss you Simon emoticon

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NWFL59 5/19/2011 10:17PM

    China is not the only exporter from which we receive potentially harmful and or deadly products.

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SULTANAH 5/19/2011 9:51PM

    I have often thought the Chinese were trying to kill us. I am glad I am not alone. What about the Chinese drywall that has ruined many lives of families in many sates. What about the kids toys a few years back. The Chinese drywall caused many familiesto have to move away from their homes because it was hazardous to their health. I cringe everytime I see a label that says made in China. I had no idea about the food. Now I am even more outraged. Glad I am not alone. Now what do we do?


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DEVORA4 5/19/2011 9:42PM

  I only buy locally grown. However, this says I MUST be carefullier. Thanks so much Yvonne, You are the best!

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EBPOOKIE 5/19/2011 5:57PM

    because unions are going to the weighside because we have shipped all of our jobs overseas or to mexico where they can pay people pennies to the our minimum wage etc... they don't want to pay living wages.

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    Sadly...China now owns us!

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DS9KIE 5/19/2011 4:41PM

    we have imports from China cause people don't want to spend alot of money on things.

I have a small piano studio and sell some pianos, because people don't want to spend alot of money on pianos, over the years the "American made pianos" are now non existence. The pianos started to be made in Korea and now they being made in China (and some are well made) I had to augue with a customer cause they wanted to buy an Amreican made piano and there is no such thing (there is one company but they sell very very very expensive pianos). The funny thing is they did not have an American made car.

I think its just awful what links people will go to make a profit...its awful..and its hurt us honest bussines people.

But the point is either you buy American and be willing to pay for it or buy from another country. Ether way it seems people will do anything to sell aomerhing and it doesn't matter what country they are from.

Ok I will stop ranting.

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OLDERDANDRT 5/19/2011 2:20PM

    Got to buy sustainable, local food. I hear ya!! I am with you!!!!!!! Growing my own if I can!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEFIANTVEGAN 5/19/2011 1:50PM

    I totally agree with you on this one I try my best not purchase things from China but let me tell you Tump couldn't have said it better. Don't recall exactly word for word.

It's like a silent take over and they are robbing us with our eyes open.


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L*I*T*A* 5/19/2011 1:47PM

    great reminder that we all must take care and know where things come from!!!
blessings and hugs.......lita

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    WOW! I love watermelon. Guess I'll have to be more careful too! Love ya, Dawn emoticon emoticon

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Crossing my fingers; started the research study for Alzheimer's

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Today I started the 1st of 4 parts of a research study for people with mild cognitive impairment. I think I have the beginnings of Alzheimer's. The study is between 15 - 19 weeks. It is being run by Chiesi Pharmaceuticals which is an Italian drug company. The are working in conjunction with the US Food and Drug Administration. I will not know if I will receive the drug or a placebo. This drug is not yet approved by the FDA, thus the study.

The study consists of a Screening Period, a Baseline Period, a Study Treatment Period, and a Washout Period. Today was the Screening Period and I hope I pass this with flying colors because I really want to take part in the study. It is going to take between a week to 10 days for the results to come back and get analyzed. If my blood work comes back OK then they will schedule a MRI of my brain. If the MRI shows there is no physical reason for my memory loss then I will be asked to participate.

Today's testing consisted of:
1. Complete medical history and medications.
2. Measurement/testing of blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and breathing.
3. EKG
4. Total physical exam including measuring weight and height. Says I shrunk 2 inches now down to 5'5". I am 56 and can't possibly see how I could have shrunk 2 inches at this age. Someone must be wrong, either the 1st doctor that said I was 5'7" or today.
5. A thorough skin cancer screening exam. Passed!
6. Urine sample
7. Complete blood workup including testing for liver and thyroid (hope it shows B12 levels)
8. Stool sample card I came home with - can't wait!
9. Some written, oral, and computer testing.

Crossing my fingers I get to proceed with MRI and then part 2.

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DJS-DEBBIE 5/19/2011 8:24PM

    I hope you get into the study!

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SECRETMUSIC 5/19/2011 5:16PM

    Thinking of you, Yvonne!

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DEFIANTVEGAN 5/19/2011 12:45PM

    Interesting I'm looking forward to the results as my grandmother died of Alzheimer's Dementia.

Yvonne I'm 43 and I was told that I shrunk I think 1/2 an inch. I was 5'11 up until 1 year ago when I went to the doctor for a physical they say I'm 5'10 1/2. emoticon

Keep us updated.

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LISAWILLBEFIT 5/19/2011 9:29AM

    Good luck i hope is the right response.My friend is trying to get into a cancer study as she has cancer.She wont know for a couple of weeks if she is in or not.

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I also pray that the memory problems you are having can be helped with nutrition or any other means-my mother had early onset from around age 52 and lived for 13 more years with it heart goes out to you and I wish you all the best!

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MIZCATHI 5/19/2011 7:40AM

    What a great opportunity to get to know yourself from the inside out, but I do hope that this doesn't stress you out too much! Plus, I hope the results are good, of course, and that you learn only good things, or things that you can deal with.

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SWEETLIPS 5/19/2011 5:01AM

    You are in my prayers daily. I will continue to keep you lifted up. You will survive this, and be able to further extol the benefits of raw eating.

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NEW-CAZ 5/19/2011 3:03AM

    Hi Yvonne I hope all goes well for you hun.
Luv and emoticon

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DEVORA4 5/19/2011 1:03AM

  i WOULD SAY break a leg, BUT considering what you just went through I will say GOOD LUCK, emoticondeb

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 5/19/2011 12:57AM

    Yvonne, I wish you the best with the study and hope that you get the answers that you are looking.

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 5/18/2011 11:36PM

    You're in my thoughts and prayers dear friend. I am sending out positive energies for all that is right & wonderful to come your way. Love you, Dawn emoticon emoticon

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FUZZYMOTO 5/18/2011 10:46PM

    I pray that the memory problems that you are having is just a vitamin deficiency and not something that will affect you in any worsening way.

Best of luck and trust in the Great spirit that all will turn out well. emoticon

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L*I*T*A* 5/18/2011 10:37PM

    all the best........
blessings and hugs......lita

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NO_SNOW_BODY 5/18/2011 10:01PM

    good luck

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LOL I am a weather vane...

Monday, May 16, 2011

Everyone was cranky today at Physical Therapy. We were all complaining of pain during our sessions I just kept counting the minutes till it was over so I could get the beloved ice pack on my shoulder to calm things down. Per my Physical therapist I will be able to predict the weather according to how my arm and shoulder will feel. The damper the weather the more it will hurt. She also forewarned I would also probably be able to detect when we were going to have bad thunder and lightening storms. Imagine that! emoticon

Still trying to get back to 100% Raw but not quite there because the chopping is very hard to do. I don't want to just eat fruit or smoothies till I gain back the strength I need to make precision cuts or even just the same size cuts of each veggie. Right now the sizes of my pieces are all over the place. emoticon

I am still eating healthy even though it is not 100% Raw. Smoothie for breakfast, raw food bar as a snack, a bean salad for lunch, and one of my favorite salads for dinner. I made my Cabbage Slaw with a Twist and did pretty good with shredding the cabbage. The only thing is I have now used up the cabbage my Mom cut in half for me before she went back to Virginia. I have another head in the fridge but it is a whole cabbage. I don't know if I have the strength to cut it in half to shred from there. We'll see what happens in the next few days. Everyday I do get a little more strength back. I think I will stick to romaine salads for the next few days.

My bean salad was not 100% Raw but most of it was. I used chick peas but chopped up raw tomatoes, onion, shredded carrots, sweet red pepper, raw corn, fresh basil and dressed it with fresh lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. I did pretty good at slicing the kernels off the cob on the corn, so I was happy about that. I used a really sharp knife to make it easier to cut off and was happy I did not slip with the knife and cut myself. It is amazing how something that used to be done so simply without even thinking about it is now a difficult task for me.

I love raw corn whether it is eaten off the cob or de-cobbed and added to salads. Raw corn tastes as sweet as candy. Try it sometime.

Now that I am done typing this blog I am headed to the freezer to get my ice pack for my shoulder. emoticon That is going to feel so good.

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WILLOW49 5/19/2011 6:32PM

    Your shoulder, my knee. Guess we will always know what the weather prediction is, huh?! I've joined a gym and been using the pool at least 5 days a week. My knee is not happy. Ice is a good friend of mine, too!

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4A-HEALTHY-BMI 5/19/2011 1:24PM

    OMG I was in such pain Monday afternoon and all Monday night. It didn't help that I woke up with my CAT sleeping on my right shoulder Monday morning...

I ended up staying home Tuesday and lying there with my ice water recirculator going. I even took some oxycodone for the first time in over a week.

This shoulder stuff really is no joke.

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MRDPOLING 5/17/2011 10:02PM

    My physical therapy was odd every visit. He kept getting wierded out 'cause everything he did seemed to either hurt in places that shouldn't have hurt or help in places that neither of us knew needed help.

There was this one day where he did this one thing that was supposed to help stretch the neck and upper spine. when he did there was a very loud multiple cracking sound. My eyes went wide and everyone both froze. He froze 'cause he thought he hurt me. Everyone around us froze 'cause they heard the cracking and I froze 'cause even though the cracking hurt for a fraction of a second, almost instantly there was relief in an area that had hurt for so long that it was normal for it to hurt like that. After it cracked I nearly was in tears 'cause I hadn't known just how badly that particular area needed to crack and realine (spelling). It was almost a spiritual moment for me.

I will never forget the look on that poor physical therapists face when he heard my vertebrae cracking like someone stomped on an empty, plastic milk jug.

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DEFIANTVEGAN 5/17/2011 10:52AM

    I know what you mean I think my leg hurts more lately then before. I'm hoping now that you are saying that it's the cold weather. emoticon

I love raw corn too I'm missing my Raw Avocado corn salad can't wait for the summer as I will be eating more raw.

Happy to see that you are doing things on your own.


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OLDERDANDRT 5/17/2011 10:26AM

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NEW-CAZ 5/17/2011 3:01AM

    You make your food so appealing Yvonne!

I hope you heal soon hun emoticon

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DS9KIE 5/17/2011 12:26AM

    your food sounds yummy.

hey you can always knock on the neighbors door and ask if they can cut your cabbage in half... emoticon

Glad your doing great.

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L*I*T*A* 5/16/2011 10:45PM

    well you don't need the weather man......haha
praying you heal quickly...........
blessings and hugs............lita

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NO_SNOW_BODY 5/16/2011 10:15PM

    My migraines predict the weather, we could go into business together.
I hope you are strong enough soon to get back to the food you love to eat with the ability to cut them safely.

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MT-MOONCHASER 5/16/2011 10:03PM

    I have a problem when I'm in the corn patch picking corn. It's hard for me to have any cobs to take home with me...

About that cabbage....Why don't you take it with you to P T and let the therapist cut it in half? Seems the least she could do!!

Do you have a friend or neighbor who could cut it for you?

Have a good week.


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DEVORA4 5/16/2011 9:42PM

  cheer up befoore you know it you will be back to normalacy! emoticondebby

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    emoticonI hope you are out of pain soon!

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 5/16/2011 7:58PM

    Okay now I'm craving a salad after reading about all of your favorites. YUM! Raw corn is so yummy, love it.

I guess the upside to your arms is that you'll be able to know when bad weather is happening. Is that an upside? I'm glad things are going well with it though.

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