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Another Bump In The Road

Thursday, April 16, 2009      6 comments

I got my MRI results yesterday. I have a couple of herniated disks in the upper center of my back. They are very small which is good news but still they are very painful. This would finally explain the pain and numbness in my arms and hands.... Read more

It's All About The Choices

Tuesday, April 14, 2009      4 comments

I'll have to admit that on Easter with all of that candy floating around, I made several poor choices. Since it was only one day, I'm not upset about it. Yesterday, it was all about what can make me the healthiest person I can be. Today, I'm ... Read more

Today's Exercise

Monday, April 13, 2009      2 comments

Today I did the whole water aerobics class. I tried my best not to bounce and when the class was bouncing up and down, I marched in place. I'm already a little stiff in my arms and thighs but I'm pleased that I am able to participate without p... Read more

The Whole Meaningful Easter Package

Saturday, April 11, 2009      4 comments

Even though the kids are all grown and living on their own, an Easter tradition that hubby and I started several years ago is our yearly dying of Easter eggs. We always dyed Easter eggs when the kids lived at home and we stopped for a while when... Read more

Back to almost normal...

Friday, April 10, 2009      4 comments

Today I decided to try to do as much of a regular water aerobics class as I could. I skipped some of the jumping around but I tried to stay on two feet for the whole class. So far so good. My ankle doesn't hurt at all and it isn't sore even w... Read more

Good News

Thursday, April 09, 2009      6 comments

I'm pumped! I got some awesome news today. I had a colonoscopy about 3 weeks ago and the doctor removed a bunch of little polyps. The lab work finally came back and there is zero sign of any cancers. The best part is that I don't have to hav... Read more

Tracking More Carefully Today

Tuesday, April 07, 2009      6 comments

Today I am tracking my food more carefully and paying closer attention to what I'm putting into my mouth. I'm usually very good about doing this and it has become a great habit. Yesterday was a bust - granted the first one I've had in over a y... Read more

A Good Workout

Monday, April 06, 2009      2 comments

I was back in the water today. I attended my water aerobics class and it was good to see all of my friends! I was very careful and used alternate positions for almost everything. I skipped all of the jumping around and kept my right foot off ... Read more

A Great Day

Saturday, April 04, 2009      3 comments

I'm having a great day. Hubby and I went out to yard sales this morning and watched movies or read this afternoon. We had nice salads for lunch. For dinner, we had salads and a leftover pasta dish (made with Dreanfields pasta). This evening ... Read more

Yea! Finally my MRI is April 8th

Friday, April 03, 2009      5 comments

I finally got the date for my MRI. Yea!!! I'm having it on April 8th in the afternoon. I just want to get it over with so my doctor can tell me how we're going to proceed for treatment. She may be correct that it could be the lower spine pai... Read more

You know what I love about Sundays and the beginning of the month?

Monday, March 30, 2009      6 comments

You know what I love about Sundays and the beginning of a new month? You get to have a fresh start! You can re-commit yourself to getting healthy and learning to love yourself. So if you hate Mondays, start looking at them differently. Monda... Read more

Square, Rectangle, Triangle, Circle or Squiggle.... A Little of Each?

Saturday, March 28, 2009      4 comments

I enjoyed reading Nicole Nichols blog, "Discover the Perfect Workout for Your Fitness Personality." It made me think about who I am now, where I've been, where I'm going, all of the choices that are out there for me and who I want to become in... Read more

YES - I Slept Like A Log!

Friday, March 27, 2009      3 comments

I slept like I was dead last night until about 3 a.m.! WooHoo! The doctor gave me a new medication for the muscles in my back and it knocked my young (lol) butt right out! I think the easing of the pain let my tired body rest for a little whi... Read more

Doctor's Appointment

Thursday, March 26, 2009      5 comments

I finally got to see my pain management doctor today. (She is an amazing, compassionate human being) I suffer from the chronic pain, produced by degenerative disk disease, which is usually at least somewhat under control. (I have one fusion an... Read more

On a positive note...

Wednesday, March 25, 2009      3 comments

Good news! The rash spread a bit last night but it stopped itching and is no longer red! This means that the cream I put on it worked! Yea!!! (My sister is still miserable and using Benadryl cream) I will ask the gym about the chemicals. T... Read more


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