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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

Successful Procedure, But Painful

Wednesday, March 25, 2015      8 comments

My procedure looks like it was successful. I am in a lot of pain this time and with the pain comes the nausea. Ice and medication are really helping. When we first got home, I slept for about four hours. I think the dogs were worried because... Read more

Today's To Do List

Tuesday, March 24, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday, I got everything done except for wiping down the kitchen counters, finishing the Easter cards, changing the sheets and washing the spread, making dinner and going to the grocery store. I worked up such a sweat cleaning the bathrooms,... Read more

Working On My To Do List

Monday, March 23, 2015      4 comments

I will be having two surgical procedures within the next three weeks. The first one is this Wednesday morning. Since I am a planner by nature, I thought about all of the things that I will need to do before each procedure. Before Wednesday's ... Read more

Busy Day Today

Saturday, March 21, 2015      6 comments

I ate a healthy breakfast and then was off to deep water class. I was still a bit tired from helping out at our friends' restaurant last night for 2.5 hours. They owe us some serious dinner one night next week! After my class, I showered, dr... Read more

I Enjoyed My Swim

Wednesday, March 18, 2015      2 comments

Today, I was finally able to go to the pool and workout. It was great and I enjoyed every moment of it! Tomorrow, I have an appointment with my Ear, Nose and Throat specialist. I hope he doesn't find anything else wrong. I miss my workouts a... Read more


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