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Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday, May 23, 2009      3 comments

Memorial Day weekend is like the start of summer for me. But before I dive into those salads, barbecued chicken or fruit/veggie platters, it's important to remember what Memorial Day is all about. Webster defines Memorial Day .... Memorial D... Read more

My Knees Are Doing Well!!!

Friday, May 22, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday, I had my one year check up for my latest knee replacement. I'm thrilled to report that my knees are both doing well and the doctor doesn't need to see me for 2 years! Of course it took a lot of effort on my part to get them this far... Read more

It Has Been One Year Since My Left Knee Replacement

Thursday, May 21, 2009      4 comments

Today I'm going for my one year check up on my left knee replacement. Where has the time gone? My knee replacement has been a blessing. It has enabled me to become much more active. I haven't lost that much weight this past year, but I've lo... Read more

I'm Getting Emotionally Stronger

Tuesday, May 19, 2009      3 comments

I was leafing through my journal this morning and it occurred to me that with introspective study and work, I'm getting emotionally stronger. I can actually see my own progress! Read more


Monday, May 18, 2009      5 comments

I slept over 9 hours last night and I would still be sleeping if I didn't have to get up to answer nature's calling. I'm still very tired and groggy and I've been up for 2.5 hours! Today I will take my sister out to lunch for her birthday. It... Read more

Day Two Post Procedure

Sunday, May 17, 2009      5 comments

Today is Sunday and I had my spinal procedure Friday morning. I'm feeling tired but the pain is about 60% gone! Yea! My hubby took me out for breakfast this morning . I was also well enough to walk out to the mailbox twice! It's beautiful o... Read more

Feeling better and maybe a bit hopeful

Saturday, May 16, 2009      3 comments

Today I'm feeling a bit better and seeing some little rays of hope on my horizon! My back is still quite sore and I'm very tired but a bit hopeful for the eventual outcome of my treatments. I'm off to take a little nap and play with the contro... Read more

Our New Bed Is Great!

Friday, May 15, 2009      4 comments

I just want to let all of you know that our Temperpedic "Rhapsody" bed is awesome. For the first time in 15 years I slept without any pressure on my trigger points and didn't wake up because of pain! Read more

Doing Fine

Friday, May 15, 2009      1 comments

I had my 6 shots in the spine this morning and I'm doing fine. I'm in discomfort but that is normal. I'll be in bed (my wonderful new bed!) through the weekend and then I have to take it easy for 2 weeks. I will probably have a repeat of the ... Read more

Our new bed arrives Thursday!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009      3 comments

We finally bought our new bed and it is coming between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. tomorrow! I can't wait. It is a Temperpedic and it has a built in massage function as well as being movable electronically. This will really help my spine when I sleep.... Read more

Saturday and Sunday

Sunday, May 10, 2009      3 comments

Hubby and I went shopping for a new bed yesterday morning. As predicted, we got a chance to roll around on all of the beds and to try out all of the movable gadgets. Hubby liked all of the beds that I picked out which was nice but didn't reall... Read more

I Went Out Shopping For A Bed

Friday, May 08, 2009      5 comments

I just got back from bed shopping this afternoon (don't read that one too fast or you'll get the wrong impression!). My pain management doctor told me yesterday that the best thing for my back would be a Temper-pedic bed. Do you know how expe... Read more

Team Dinner/Meetings on Wednesdays

Thursday, May 07, 2009      3 comments

We had our first team dinner/meeting last night. All I can say is WOW! What a wonderful group of people we have in our Polk County Team! I think most of us felt very comfortable with each other, we had a nice conversation going the whole time... Read more

Polk County Team Meeting Tonight

Wednesday, May 06, 2009      2 comments

I'm very excited! Our Polk County Team is meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m. to have dinner together. I can't wait. After all of these months of emails and support, we will finally meet in person and be able to put faces to names. I'm hoping that ... Read more

To Fat Or Not To Fat- That Is The Question!

Tuesday, May 05, 2009      4 comments

I just finished reading Jen Mueller's blog, "Is Eating Red Meat Bad For Your Health? " What a great blog! It made me think about the kind of protein/meat I eat and I'm happy to say that for years I've gotten something right! I am what my husb... Read more

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