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Friends - The Best Medicine!

Friday, April 24, 2015      3 comments

I am so excited! My good friend is coming over this afternoon for a visit. This is the first time anyone has been over since I had my surgery. I am really looking forward to seeing my friend!... Read more

Pampering Makes Me Feel Like A New Woman

Thursday, April 23, 2015      2 comments

This morning, I figured out a way to semi give myself a bath without getting my cast wet. Then I got dressed, cleaned the kitchen sink (got to love hot water and Clorox wipes!) and washed my hair. Ahhhh! Being clean and smelling sweet is one o... Read more

Never Quit

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      4 comments

This morning I was feeling lonely and sorry for myself. Here I am, laid up with my foot in a cast, alone etc., boo hoo, I was thinking to myself. Why bother with my weight loss goals? What???? Wait a minute!!!! That is self pity talking. Se... Read more

Out For Lunch -A Fun Treat!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      7 comments

For the past two nights, I have slept like I have been knocked out. What a relief! After a week of discomfort, sleep felt delicious. The plus side is that I have had little or no appetite. I have been eating strictly based upon the nutrition... Read more

A Blue Cast And Increased Mobility

Monday, April 20, 2015      7 comments

Hubby and I went to my orthopedist this morning. My foot is healing well. The doctor took X-Rays to check on the bone positions. It was a relief to get the heavy dressings off my foot and leg. The incision is about three inches long and look... Read more

Respecting Your Body

Friday, April 17, 2015      5 comments

Over the past few days, one thing has become glaringly apparent. I realize that I take my health and my body for granted. My body is this glorious machine that does so many wonderful and amazing things. Why is it that I only truly appreciate ... Read more

Who Knew Using A Wheelchair Could Be A Workout

Thursday, April 16, 2015      3 comments

Since my surgery on Monday, I have been non weight bearing. That means that I have a choice of using crutches, a walker or a wheelchair to get from point A to point B. I have chosen to use the combination of a wheelchair and a walker. Unless o... Read more

Relaxing Isn't So Easy

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      7 comments

Here I am, resting in bed with my leg elevated. I am supposed to be relaxing and taking it easy. I didn't realize that it would be so difficult. I am being good, mainly because my foot hurts so badly and I know that it won't heal properly if I... Read more

Pain And Fatigued But Healing

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      6 comments

I have been spending the day in bed today. The pain block that the doctor gave me yesterday has worn off. The down side to that is that, today I can feel the pain, full force. I started the day feeling nauseous and in pain. Thank goodness the... Read more

Ready To Go

Monday, April 13, 2015      3 comments

I am ready to go to Tampa for my surgery. I have cooked the spaghetti squash and defrosted the sauce and meatballs. (I even washed the pan and put it away!) Everything is finished. The house sparkles, the dogs look great and I have done all o... Read more

I Am As Ready AS I Am Going To BE!!!

Sunday, April 12, 2015      5 comments

Yesterday, I posted a list of things that I still needed to do before my surgery. Here is how I did with my list: Groom and bathe the dogs - Finished Complete laundry - Finished Move things away from my side of the bed - Finished C... Read more

Almost Ready For Surgery

Friday, April 10, 2015      5 comments

The meals are cooked and frozen, closets cleaned out, hair will be done today, groceries are purchased, new phones and carrier set up, supplies are ready for sponge baths and prescriptions are refilled. The chores that are left to be done are: ... Read more

Running Errands And Tying Up Loose Ends

Thursday, April 02, 2015      4 comments

Hubby and I ran a logistics check on the set up of the bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. We were especially checking for maneuverability for the four weeks post surgery when I will be non weight bearing. What we discovered was that I may end up r... Read more

Slower Than I Would Like, But Healing

Saturday, March 28, 2015      5 comments

My healing is slower than I would like. I don't remember, from last year's radio frequency ablation on my head, that I felt this bad for this long. Perhaps my memory is a bit off due to the fact that I also had a similar procedure on my lower ... Read more

Slowly Feeling A Bit Better

Thursday, March 26, 2015      2 comments

I woke up this morning and was really feeling rough. My hair was crisp from the disinfectant the doctor cleaned the back of my head with before my ablation. As I expected, the back of my head was bruised and swollen. I guess I could say I was... Read more


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