Today, I'm finally starting to feel a bit better. At long last!!! I started off last week with a sinus infection then morphed into the stomach/intestinal flu. That took me through this past weekend. By Sunday night my ears were hurting, my h... Read more
Today I met with a new allergist. I liked her very much. We talked about my medical history, specifically my allergy issues current and past. Then my doctor did a physical exam. It appears that I have an allergy induced sinus infection. I c... Read more
I've been asked quite often lately, "With all of the health issues you've had, how did you cope and come through it so well?" I've struggled to explain that I'm a survivor and that I'm worth fighting for because I'm worth the effort. Many peop... Read more
My focus on my own health is paying off! Last week, I had outstanding lab results. Today, I went for my mid year check up, with my neurosurgeon. My doctor needed to check the bone growth on the fusion that I had in September. The last time i... Read more
I had a follow-up appointment with my primary doctor today. He was very pleased with my recent lab work. My cholesterol level was 168, blood pressure 108/68, A1C 5.8, triglycerides 56 and my thyroid levels were out of sync. We discussed all a... Read more
I started my day by paying a visit to the dentist. I was my annual visit and I did well. I will return next week to see if I can have my front tooth bonded to fix a chip.
Upon returning home, hubby wanted to take me out for lunch. We wen... Read more
We started our day Easter Sunday with an outdoor sunrise service. This is my favorite way to celebrate Easter. When you first get to the service, people are scurrying around getting ready for the service. It is dark and chilly outside and the ... Read more
The eggs are boiled and ready for us to dye. The groceries for Easter dinner are put away and the menu is planned. (Lots of fresh veggies by the way!) The table is decorated and looks festive. The Easter baskets are filled and ready. We pur... Read more
This week I've been in an Easter frame of mind. Easter makes me think of renewal and second chances spiritually. "Why not take it a step further," I say to myself, "I'm a whole person, mind, body and spirit. Easter is also a good time for me... Read more
Today I worked out and then traveled 55 miles to my neurologist at Tampa General. I knew that she would be running late since she closed two of her offices and switched everything over to her office at Tampa General. I took some snacks and lo... Read more
Although it is sometimes tough to get up (from that nice warm bed) in the morning to exercise, I'm enjoying the new 8a.m. water aerobics class. The class is fairly small, around 8 - 10 people. We have lots of room to move around in the water a... Read more
My Spark friend RUTHIEBEAR wrote a blog about this great uplifting video. It made me smile, so I'd like to pass it along to everyone. If you have the time, it is worth a listen!
youtu.be/Z8SPwT3nQZ8 ... Read more
I'm so excited! I have not only hit the 100,000 Fitness Minutes goal that I set, I am currently 156 minutes over my goal. When I joined Spark People in 2008 my goal was to log 100,000 fitness minutes. Now I have 100,156 and will set my next g... Read more
Today, for the first time since 1993, I was able to swim a couple of lengths in the pool. I never dreamed that I would have the range of motion with my neck to be able to do this again. I know that I must be very careful when putting my face i... Read more