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A Funny Thing Happened in Front of the Mirror

Saturday, June 01, 2013      7 comments

After many, many years, I looked in the mirror this morning and I liked what I saw. I'm not at goal, I don't exercise enough, I have gray hair, but I finally saw a me, I truly like. My clothes fit. I stopped wearing what I had and bought some... Read more

Reading for Inspiration

Thursday, March 07, 2013      6 comments

I recently read two books, which for me, were very helpful. The first was Fat Chance Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease by Robert H. Lustig,M.D. The book was listed in one of the SP articles I read. The second... Read more

Reading for Inspiration

Thursday, March 07, 2013      1 comments

I recently read two books, which for me, were very helpful. The first was Fat Chance Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease by Robert H. Lustig,M.D. The book was listed in one of the SP articles I read. The second... Read more

New Year, New Plan

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      2 comments

Today I started my new plan to lose weight and get healthier. I started a journal again! Each day I will record daily doings , meals and snacks eaten, and exercise done. I also set a weekly goal and a monthly goal. I also decided on rewards for... Read more

Wasting Time

Friday, December 21, 2012      2 comments

TV is my downfall. When I get home from work I need the release. I work as a HHA and I do a lot of physical work, but I don't think of it as exercise. I need to do more, but it only seems to happen if I get to the gym. I have free weights and... Read more

Tired

Monday, June 14, 2010      2 comments

I cannot begin to tell you how tired I am. I do home health aide work as an LNA. I am currently working for 2 companies and doing a private duty case. I'm so tired I can't even remember how to use a computer. Monday is my day off from everyt... Read more

When Life gives You Lemons

Monday, April 05, 2010      0 comments

quickly make lemonade so you will at least have something to drink! I have never been this far down. I have only been back at work for two weeks since my head injury in January and resulting post concussion syndrome which came me out of work f... Read more

When Specialists Aren't

Monday, February 22, 2010      1 comments

I saw the neurologist today to be sure my primary care doctor is handling every thing correctly. First of all he corrects the diagnosis. It's not really post concussion syndrome because I never had a concussion. I have post brain injury syndrome... Read more

My Shoulder Saga

Friday, December 04, 2009      3 comments

I finished PT at the end of October. I continue to work on range of motion at home because my arm does not fully extend over my head and I cannot reach my scapula in back. Every day is better. I just finished my weight training and to my eye it ... Read more

Six Weeks of Nothing

Saturday, July 18, 2009      3 comments

I think I made a bad decision. I had my shoulder surgery on Tuesday. No problems. I had my follow-up appointment yesterday and my first physical therapy. I am not allowed to use my shoulder muscles for six weeks! The physical therapist will do p... Read more

MRI Results Follow-up

Monday, June 15, 2009      0 comments

I have a bone spur in my left shoulder which caused the tear in my rotator tendon. I have to have surgery to repair all the damage and remove the spur. I set the surgery for August 4, so I would have time to work and put money away to pay all th... Read more

MRI Results

Tuesday, June 09, 2009      1 comments

My Dr.'s office called with the results of my MRI. It's not good. I have a tear in my rotator cuff and subdeltoid bursitis. I have an appointment with an orthopedic specialist on Friday to find out what my options are. I'm hoping to avoid surger... Read more

MRI Done

Sunday, June 07, 2009      1 comments

I finally had the MRI of my shoulder today. It was incredibly painful. My shoulder had to slide into a holder and my arm was wrapped in a pillow. This was all jammed against the side of the machine. I have been sleeping holding on to a pillow to... Read more

MRI

Tuesday, June 02, 2009      1 comments

I finally got an appointment for an MRI of my left shoulder. My PT asked for it on May 7, but my Primary care physician was out of the office the whole month of May. I have an appointment for Sunday. Maybe now I'll get some answers so I can use ... Read more

Trying to Do the Right Thing

Friday, May 08, 2009      0 comments

I love being told to take care of myself and then having it all go wrong. After not having dental insurance for the last four years I finally got it this year. I've had a broken tooth for several years and it has bothered me once or twice. Whe... Read more


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