Besides stress at work, recooping from my knee surgery, my partner's daughter called me today with this:
Suz had angiogram today. They cannot even think of fixing abdominal aneurysm (which is huge/in danger of rupture) til she has TRIPLE BY... Read more
one of my favorite summer meals? Yesterday I bought 2% cottage cheese. I also bought fresh fruit...a combo of watermelon, cantaloupe, strawberries and pineapple. My grocery store prepares it daily fresh.
I cut the fruit chunks in half and a... Read more
I am really recuperating nicely (finally) and hope that if you have issues, you are, too. A positive attitude really helps.
I am in out-patient physical therapy now. Yesterday I didn't even use my cane, and I did more housework and laundry ... Read more
I am having a pity party. I am out of rehab, and that's good.
It's just me and my kitty here, and I am lonely. I miss my Suzy so much!
I didn't share this here, but the day I went in for surgery to replace my knee, the doggie went to S... Read more
Understand, my dear friends, that that shopping, that housecleaning I logged today...before the leg and knee gave out, the same tasks would have taken MUCH less time.
I will be very glad when this is over. Nine days yet.
Hope everyone ... Read more
I was at the hospital today being prepped for surgery when the nurse doing it noted that pre-surgery labs last week showed an infection. No one told me. I am just starting the antibiotics now.
Dr said he will do his best to make it just 2-3... Read more
My dear friends and team mates, tomorrow is the day I get my knee replaced!
I am so happy. When it hurts to do anything, it's awful. My house has suffered, my laundry, my exercise...
But my daughter came from MN to be with me at Loyola... Read more
I don't know if it's the pain of sciatica, hip and knee, partner being out of commission, too, the overwhelming housework and laundry partly due to the flooded basement that I haven't the strength to do or what...my emotions (tears particularly... Read more
The 4th of July!! The declaration of America's independence from Great Britain.....
Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence?
Their story. . .
Five signers were... Read more
I won't be doing anything except kegels and hand weights for a while.
I overdid it at work Wednesday (according to the doc I saw yesterday). Walked almost 9,000 steps (with the cane, of course). He says I exacerbated the arthritis.
T... Read more
I have been missing (again) for a couple of days. It was dealing with the flooded basement, etc.
Great things have happened, though...and wonderful surprises!
After the agent saying we have no coverage...we find we do have coverage for... Read more
According to SP, it has been 384 days since I logged in.
I maintained the weight I had when I left until the beginning of winter 2015. At that time the arthritis was hurting so much that I virtually quit exercising. I was under great stress... Read more
I AM SO SORRY FRIENDS! I tried the link here, too. A friend sent this facebook post to me in an email. It worked in the email.
Here is a brief description: a young couple with a small farm had some animals and wanted to add ducks.
The... Read more
I haven't been around here much. This is due to a number of reasons (if you're interested, SP mail me. If you're on my ACIM team, you may know already)
BUT I just had to pass on this wonderful story of love:
https://www.faceboo... Read more
I bought a package of cilantro lime shrimp at Costco. I decided to use them in a salad, and was it wonderful:
what I call 'good' lettuce, green onions, 1/2 an avocado, tomato, BROCCOLI SPROUTS (yum!), the shrimp...all topped with a bit of H... Read more