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Gingerly I step

Friday, February 01, 2013

This morning I carefully carefully gently did some of my physical therapy stretches without weights and being careful regarding my neck and pulling my arms. My shoulder/neck still hurt some, but I was able to get through work yesterday no problem.

I am all set for the outpatient procedure on the 15th, as I went to the doc yesterday. I need to go for bloodwork. Unfortunately, the prednisone pushed the scale up according to the doctor's scale. Rats.

A couple days ago I started with a facial breakout again, then when it was really bad yesterday and the day before my back was pretty bad too. I am not sure if there is a correlation or coincidence yet since I am still exploring how to alleviate the rash/breakouts. I may have let some wheat slip in somewhere since last Thursday before the breakout started. I am being more vigilant now.

Last night, we had a date night and went out to eat. I am proud to say I only ate half of my meal, except for the salad, and brought home the leftovers for a meal for today. I also only had about 1 square inch of the garlic bread that is so hard to resist.

Little baby steps. one little step at a time. One little day at a time. One decision at a time.

My blood pressure yesterday was the best it has been in a long time~!

Today, my other cat, Pumpkin, allowed me to hold him about 4 minutes. that is a record. Then he realized what he was doing and jumped down! Peaches is such a better lap cat, but I hope that eventually Pumpkin will calm down enough to want to be a lap cat.
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    I have to ask I might have missed something is PUMPKIN new to your household. I only ever saw PEACHES before.

    I have been taking a medication that is counter productive, it really helped but I have decided to not take it and then I must decide which way is better. I feel great but no weight loss despite tracking and exercise but now I am trying to do more for this month. I am frankly happy where I am. HUGS Be Patient Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon
    1359 days ago
    emoticon How Cute!

    So glad you enjoyed your date night and ate the way you desired. I pray that you be completely restored from all the pain and rashes and whatever else is going on in your body in Jesus' Name!
    Many Blessings!
    1360 days ago
  • ORANGE81
    Sorry you have to take medicine that goes against the hard work you do. Been there! lol At last I am off those things but the weight is not coming off any faster but we will get there. I have a 80 pound lap dog! I dream of a cat but I don't think "Chico",my picture on face book, would like it. He is not a cat dog. He helps finish my food so he keeps me in check. But the cat in picture is BEAUTIFUL. Glad your getting better.
    1361 days ago
  • BEEJAY49
    I agree with Scooter! That's quite a lap full of kitty. LOL! Sorry about the prednisone. :( I hate it when I have to take that too. You'll get it back off. One step at a time for everything. :) HUGS!
    1362 days ago
  • _LINDA
    Wow! That is one big cat!! You may want to rethink having that one for a lap cat!! He completely buries you!!
    Sorry you are still having issues :(( I know what you mean about garlic bread *sigh*
    Have a good weekend of rest!
    1362 days ago
  • FROSTY99
    Yeah for little baby steps- that will get you where you want to go - just takes a little longer.

    1362 days ago
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  • SCOOTER4263
    LOLOL Look at the size of that cat! That's quite a lap-full!

    Glad to hear you're making progress. Don't let that false prednisone weight get you down, my friend. emoticon
    1362 days ago
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