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AQUAGIRL08
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Because I Was Not Using Moderation
Thursday, August 11, 2016      11 comments

I read an article here on Spark People today by Coach Dean. The subject was using moderation. This got me thinking about the American idea that more is somehow better. The idea of quantity vs quality popped into my mind. Like many other ... Read more
Short Blog
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      12 comments

I'm on page 161 in the book "You On A Diet". I looked at the next chapter (chapter 8) of the book and I see that it is going to touch upon the mental aspect of weight loss. I am excited to continue reading. I can't wait to see what Dr. Oz and D... Read more
New Additional Steps For Success
Sunday, August 07, 2016      9 comments

As many of you know, I have had many health issues repeatedly over the past five years. I won't lie to you, it has been difficult but I have had the support of family. friends and Spark friends. I don't know how anyone can be successful on this ... Read more
The Orthopedist Is Very Concerned Too
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      10 comments

This morning hubby took me to the orthopedist. This time I saw only the doctor not the nurse practitioner. Don't get me wrong, the nurse practitioner is wonderful but there is something wrong with me that is a little out of the ordinary. The ... Read more
To The Orthopedist - Please Give Me Some Answers
Monday, August 01, 2016      8 comments

Enough is enough! I'm now 9+ weeks post op. I am tired of pain, limited mobility and taking pain pills. I am tired of staying in the bedroom in a prone position. I want to make progress with physical therapy and don't understand why that is ... Read more
Wednesday
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      6 comments

We've got lots of things going on today. We purchased a new mattress for my side of the split king. The mattress cost three times more than my first car! The mattress was delivered yesterday morning. So far, it is making a huge difference in... Read more
Facing Personal Challenges
Sunday, July 24, 2016      8 comments

For the last eleven days, my oldest daughter has been visiting to take care of me as I recuperate. Hubby was gone half of that time, while he visited our youngest daughter, grandsons and attended his younger sister's wedding. During her visit,... Read more
Day One Outpatient Therapy
Monday, July 18, 2016      9 comments

I approached outpatient therapy with trepidation to say the least. My daughter took me to therapy and waited with me as I was treated. Both my therapist and a doctoral student, who is almost finished with his training, completed my initial exa... Read more
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Thursday, July 14, 2016      9 comments

Yesterday, hubby walked me into the doctor's office, then he went to the airport to pick up DD1. While he is at a family wedding, she will be on "Mom duty". I was early and shock of shocks (orthopedist's offices generally run about an hour lat... Read more
Venting - Frustration And More Frustration
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      15 comments

I woke up this morning with a song in my heart because my daughter is coming to visit tomorrow. I can't wait. I haven't seen her since Christmas and have missed seeing her sweet smiling face. Then, I turned over in bed and got up. There is was... Read more
Been Out Of Commission ....
Sunday, July 10, 2016      8 comments

This hip replacement seems to have been cursed with loads of issues. Since I have felt so awful and didn't want to keep writing blog after blog about pain and Illness I quit writing after I wrote my blog on July 4th. I have managed to write a ... Read more
4th Of July Reflection
Monday, July 04, 2016      9 comments

I am sitting here listening to the pops and booms of fireworks, pondering the meaning of our 4th of July. I often think that in the day to day hustle and bustle of our lives we don't pause and think about the original circumstances surrounding o... Read more
Update
Saturday, July 02, 2016      10 comments

On Wednesday, I went to the doctor because of severe pain, muscle spasms and fatigue. Hubby took me and I was pretty scared. First I had a whole series of x-rays done. Then, the nurse practitioner examined me very carefully. She didn't like ... Read more
Sometimes Pain Needs Medical Intervention
Monday, June 27, 2016      12 comments

I had therapy scheduled for 9am this morning. I had been up half the night with huge amounts of pain and discomfort. I am in the process of changing from a very strong pain medication to one that is one step down. I always go through a short p... Read more
Slow And Steady Wins The Race
Saturday, June 25, 2016      9 comments

Therapy has been really tough for the last two weeks. I have had lots of pain and swelling in my hip and leg. The whole approach to rehab for a hip replacement as opposed to a knee replacement is different. With a knee replacement, therapy is... Read more

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