Yesterday morning, I went for my therapy and afterwards did not feel too well....back/calf pain. I had a meeting at my church which ran over...2 1/2 hours instead of 1 1/2 hours so sitting all that time maybe did me in too! Not sure, but last ... Read more
Day 19.....spinal decompression
This morning during the last 5 minutes of the decompression, my right rib hurt and I called for the dr. Maybe the belt was too tight, but I feel fine now. It was like a pulling sensation. Oh, yes, I just got my new ergo seat and I think I put... Read more
Need to make changes!!!!
I am really looking at myself in a new light........and finally getting on that scale instead of just "guessing" that I weigh.........., and I was surprised at what I saw, but then again, when you are not active and not really paying too much ab... Read more
Hello all and Happy Labor Day. Summer flew by, but I am hoping with fall, I can get out and take more walks. I truly am feeling a lot better, and I only felt the need to ice once yesterday and I only did that in the evening.......for just in c... Read more
Final tip from Think yourself fit
Hi all......hoping you are enjoying the last official weekend of summer! I actually love fall....the fresh, crisp air, the colorful leaves. The top of a maple tree in our sub has already turned red!!! The bottom was still green! I love it!
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Think yourself fit.....#2
I appreciate my spark friends reminding me to take it slow and easy, and I am doing just that!
OK, here is #2 from Michael O'Shea
Most athletes don't perform up to their ability not because their bodies fail but be... Read more
Day 17...spinal decompression
We're leveling off at 97#....a little more than 1/2 my weight but I feel ok during it and just a little pain afterwards, but I told my dr. I woke up around 3:45 with my back bothering me. Actually I went to bed last night with some pain and sho... Read more
Think yourself fit!
This was from an article in Parade back in June......just going to give you one today...all I have time to post here, as I am not supposed to be sitting too long anytime....due to my back problems.
What we think profoundly affects our bo... Read more
Day 16....Spinal decompression
Here we go again.......I'm feelin' it! It is soooooooo beautiful here today.....now wind and nice temperature.....barely 70!!!! I love it, so I went for a short 15 minute walk....nonaerobic and talked to my mom on the phone during that! I u... Read more
Day 14..or is it 15 Spinal decompression!
Oh, wow, I've lost track of my treatments; I know I have it written down on my exercise calendar! Anyway, it got hiked up to 95#!!!!!! That was quite a good pull, but really not painful!!!!! We're going to get that disc back into place!!!!!
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Good Night's sleep!!!!!! :)
What a difference a night of 7-8 hours of sleep can give us!!!!!!!
Mary left to drive back to Chicago yesterday early afternoon. She met a college friend in Ann Arbor for dinner and got into Chicago around 9:00 our time, 8 hers.....Dh an... Read more
Well, we had a nice time out last night for dh's birthday; he had the huge rib platter with leftovers for 2-3 meals!!!!! Mary and I each had the bbque chicken on a bed of lettuce and it was good and satisfying; I was NOT stuffed. DH got a free... Read more
DH's birthday and Mary drove home for it!
WOW, I have a 61 year old husband! He is soooooo fit though; still has that same cute butt he had 31 years ago......still looks good in his jeans!!!!! ... Read more
Day 13.......90# spinal decompression
WOW......I got all strapped in and my dr. pushed it up to 90#!!!! It really is not painful at all during the decompression....just a stretching type of thing...in case any of you were wondering; I have not even had to ice yet today!!!!! My si... Read more
Happiness is a choice
There are days when I just don't feel happy, and I have to make up my mind to be.....especially when I don't feel too well....with my back issues. NOT a day goes by where I don't ice my back! Maybe some day; I'm praying for that but I think ... Read more