AQUAGIRL08
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The House is Starting To Look Great!
Sunday, October 22, 2017      4 comments

My current project (a monumental undertaking) is to get rid of clutter and unused items. After that, I organized everything in our house. The whole process has taken me five months so far. The results are simply amazing! Over the next few da... Read more
Trying To Slowly Increase My Activity
Saturday, October 14, 2017      5 comments

I am pretty much finished with organizing the cabinets, closets and bookcases in our house. It has taken me several months to finish. I filled the trash cans many times, donated tons of stuff to Good Will, sent things to our oldest daughter an... Read more
I've Been A Busy Bee
Monday, October 02, 2017      9 comments

My leg is slowly getting stronger. I'm doing Silver Sneakers followed by Chair Yoga, two times per week. At first, I was exhausted and could barely make it home to rest. The combination of the 2 classes (one following the other) has kept me ... Read more
Very Little Storm Damage!
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      11 comments

I'm glad we survived hurricane Irma! Our power was only off for 18 hours but the internet, land line and television were off for 8 days. They came on in the late afternoon on Monday. I was busy doing tasks from my to do list since the televisi... Read more
We're As Ready As Possible
Sunday, September 10, 2017      13 comments

Sunday, September 10, 2017. at 8:00am With the exception of hurricane shutters or plywood boards, we are as ready as possible for hurricane Irma. We have flashlights, candles, canned foods, bread, cereal, water, trash bags, bleach, a first... Read more
Progress Update #22
Sunday, August 27, 2017      6 comments

Good news! My leg is finally starting to get stronger! I was able to complete a Silver Sneakers class this week, followed by chair yoga. The instructor suggested that I should stay after the Silver Sneakers class for the chair yoga so that I ... Read more
Progress Update #21
Saturday, July 29, 2017      7 comments

I am slowly making progress. I'm now back in physical therapy. This week we added some easy balance exercises to the ultra sound treatments and ice. The area that was infected blistered and peeled. It now looks brown instead of bright red. A... Read more
Progress Update #20
Wednesday, July 12, 2017      7 comments

Monday, I had my visit with my orthopedist as a follow up to last Wednesday's urgent care visit. Last Wednesday, my knee still looked angry and was red, hot and sore. After 5 more days of a strong antibiotic as well as more bed rest and ice, it... Read more
Progress Update #19
Wednesday, July 05, 2017      6 comments

It has not been a good week. Last Wednesday, I went to see my orthopedic surgeon after my leg turned red and hot after a fall the week before. The doctor wasn't sure if I had an infection or not but gave me an antibiotic just to be safe. He went... Read more
Progress Update #18
Thursday, June 29, 2017      8 comments

Just when you think you can go back into the water a shark called infection, bites. I fell and was caught by a Good Samaritan before hitting the pavement on June 14th. One week later, I woke up feeling off balance and almost fell when I took th... Read more
Progress Update #17
Sunday, June 11, 2017      7 comments

It has been a while since my last blog. The big news is, I am now back in the water for water workouts! After over two years away, due to poor health, it feels good to float around in the water. I am also cleared to ride the recumbent cycle f... Read more
Progress Update #16
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      10 comments

My leg swelled when I increased my activity level over the weekend. I'm not a happy camper. The pain is awful. My whole leg is stinging and throbbing. This morning, my physical therapist worked on trying to move the fluid around so my body wo... Read more
Progress Update #15
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      6 comments

I am now 16 weeks post op. It has been a long and painful recovery. I'm in my 4th week of outpatient physical therapy. Yesterday, for the first time, I felt like I was making progress. I'm pushing myself, sometimes a little too much, to achi... Read more
Progress Update #14
Sunday, April 30, 2017      7 comments

I have mixed feelings about the amount of time it has taken for my leg muscles and scar tissue to calm down after my Thursday physical therapy session. I know that some amount of pain during and after physical therapy is normal. The amount of ... Read more
The Wedding
Friday, April 28, 2017      7 comments

My daughter made a beautiful bride. Her gown sparkled and her face glowed with happiness! We all had fun getting our hair and makeup done. (Brid... Read more

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