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Happy 4th Of July!

Saturday, July 04, 2015      7 comments

The 4th of July always makes me think of our founding fathers, who fought for our independence. It also makes me think of those who fought in World War 1 and World War II as well as in Korea and Vietnam. Currently, I am thankful for those who ... Read more

Back In The Water Today!

Friday, July 03, 2015      5 comments

This morning, I loaded my gym bag into the car, packed lots of water and off I went to the Y's pool. Much to my initial distress, the water classes were all cancelled until next Monday. This actually turned out to be a real blessing. I secured... Read more

Carefully Returning To A Normal Routine!

Thursday, July 02, 2015      5 comments

My orthopedist was very pleased with my healing today! He immediately put me into my regular shoe and said I could get rid of my post surgical shoe. I am ecstatic to have two shoes that are the same height. My back felt better right away. Th... Read more

Trying A Shoe On Today

Wednesday, July 01, 2015      7 comments

This is very exciting! I am trying a shoe on my foot today. I set the timer for 15 minutes and I walked around the kitchen first and now I am laying on the bed. But, I have a shoe on my foot! Read more

A New Week, A Fresh Start

Monday, June 29, 2015      8 comments

When my alarm went off this morning, I could feel myself groaning inwardly. Time to get up and get going! Ugh! How can I turn it around? I can change my thinking! Instead of starting the week with a negative and a groan, I can look at it an... Read more

Healing Slowly

Sunday, June 28, 2015      5 comments

It has now been 76 days since my foot surgery. (Tomorrow will mark 11 long weeks of recovery!) I am happy to report that I am now wearing a dry dressing on my foot during the day, covered by a diabetic sock. (This type of sock lets the air cir... Read more

Still Celebrating, Today Is My Daughter's Birthday

Thursday, June 25, 2015      7 comments

Today is our oldest daughter's birthday. She would have been born a day earlier but my OB/GYN appointment was originally on my birthday and knowing I would most likely go into labor, I changed my appointment to the following day. I wanted to b... Read more

A Great Birthday!

Wednesday, June 24, 2015      9 comments

Yesterday was my birthday. I started my day by getting my blood work done. That was easy. I was going to go out to breakfast to one of those places that give you a free meal on your birthday. It just didn't happen because hubby and I went ou... Read more

Busy Day Celebrating!

Monday, June 22, 2015      6 comments

Hubby and I ate a healthy breakfast and then went out to get a few supplies for our friend's birthday. I wrapped her gift and signed the card. We purchased some balloons and cupcakes and off we went. She was very surprised and gave hugs all a... Read more

Hubby's Father's Day

Sunday, June 21, 2015      8 comments

This morning, hubby and I got off to a slow start. Hubby opened his cards and we had some good laughs. I gave him a wall hanging with Kermit and some words from the song "Rainbow Connection" on it. Hubby loved it because he and his younger br... Read more

Lunch Out With A Friend

Saturday, June 20, 2015      8 comments

I was so excited today. I was able to drive to my friend's house for a visit, then we went out to lunch. It is the first time I have been able to spend an afternoon out, since I had my surgery (on April 13th). Of course we didn't get too cra... Read more

The Good News Is That I Am Healing!

Thursday, June 18, 2015      9 comments

I went to the doctor this morning, bright and early. The doctor was excited because apparently, the color of my incision has changed from a cranberry color to a dull rose color. This means that the necrosis is being controlled by the antibioti... Read more

Today's Doctor's Appointment

Thursday, June 11, 2015      5 comments

After all of the excitement from yesterday, today's appointment seemed anticlimactic. I welcomed the joy and excited distraction yesterday because my foot was super painful and draining a pink/orange substance. I chose to focus on the positive... Read more

It's A Boy!

Thursday, June 11, 2015      11 comments

Last night our youngest daughter gave birth to a nine and a half pound baby boy! Both mother and son are doing fine. Our daughter called right before the nurses took her up to her room, a little before 11pm, and talked for about ten minutes. ... Read more

Exciting Day

Wednesday, June 10, 2015      2 comments

Today is an exciting day! Our youngest daughter is in labor today. She went into the hospital at six this morning and the doctor gave her the shot to induce labor at seven. Now six and a half hours later, they want to do a C-section and she d... Read more


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