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Goals For The Next 12 Days

Saturday, May 19, 2012      5 comments

It felt great to get back into the water yesterday after being out of commission for several days. I've been out of sync off and on for the past month due to illness and tests. Now that the testing is over and my system is getting back to norm... Read more

Tired But Pleased After My Tests

Thursday, May 17, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday, I had my endoscopy and colonoscopy. For the first time since 1998, my stomach appeared normal. By this I mean that the red streaks and erosions are finally gone! I only had one polyp removed during the colonoscopy this time, which... Read more

Accomplishments In The Pool

Tuesday, May 15, 2012      3 comments

I went to the pool and do 100 minutes of swimming and water aerobics this morning. I'm so proud of myself! I was able to swim 15 full laps (down and back) of the Olympic sized pool. I forced myself to do it slowly so that I wouldn't burn myse... Read more

Ugh! Tests, Tests, And More Tests!

Sunday, May 13, 2012      4 comments

Last Thursday I had my nerve conduction test on my left arm. As we suspected, I have ulnar nerve neuropathy. It isn't severe enough to trigger the test but if it flares up badly again I'm supposed to call my neurologist after 3 months and she ... Read more

Happy Mother's Day!

Sunday, May 13, 2012      2 comments

To all of my spark friends and team mates, happy Mother's Day to all of you moms out there! I appreciate your friendship and support!... Read more

Taking Care Of Business Today

Thursday, May 10, 2012      6 comments

I'm finally starting to feel a little bit better. It has been over three weeks since I first got sick and I'm getting back to normal. My stomach has stopped hurting and my sinus infection seems to be gone. Hooray! I've been to water aerobics... Read more

Cleaning And Cooking Today

Sunday, May 06, 2012      3 comments

I had a very constructive day today. I did some laundry, folded clothes and put them away. I stripped the bed, sprayed it Lysol Spray and let it air. Then I made up the bed with clean sheets and put away the sheets that I washed and dried thi... Read more

Feeling Better So Far Today

Saturday, May 05, 2012      2 comments

Listening to my body and toning things down yesterday, really paid off. I slept like a brick last night and awoke refreshed. Hooray! I ate oatmeal, skim milk and 2 egg whites for breakfast so I got off to a great start. I decided to try work... Read more

Taking Things Slower

Friday, May 04, 2012      6 comments

I woke up this morning with every intention of going to water aerobics. Hubby left early to attend to some business and I fell back to sleep. I was sleeping the sleep of the exhausted when the phone rang. It was my doctor's office calling to ... Read more

On The Mend

Thursday, May 03, 2012      3 comments

I was determined to go to water aerobics at least once this week. Today was the day. I could really see that my stamina has decreased. I felt like I was wading through Jello! I warmed up and did an easy workout on my own and only did the fi... Read more

Starting To Feel Better

Wednesday, May 02, 2012      2 comments

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

Taking A Break Due To Illness

Sunday, April 29, 2012      5 comments

I'm taking a small break due to illness. I've had a vicious bout of the stomach/intestinal flu. Hope to be back soon.... Read more

Perhaps A Clue To My Fatigue

Tuesday, April 24, 2012      5 comments

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

You Can Do It And Come Through It, Just Start By Taking The First Step!

Friday, April 20, 2012      4 comments

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

Paying Attention To My Health Is Paying Off

Thursday, April 19, 2012      3 comments

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

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