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May we see sunshine tomorrow!

Saturday, February 05, 2011      3 comments

There is nothing to get you down than a cloudy dreary rainy day! And boy do we have it all today. I have been struggling this week with a nasty cold. I hope it is about to go away. I'm tired of feeling like this especially since I have a big cel... Read more

Thankful for all the spark friends!

Thursday, January 27, 2011      2 comments

emoticon I am so thankful for all the support and well wishes for my 50th birthday for all my sparkfriends. I ... Read more

Bootcamp Week 1

Saturday, January 08, 2011      5 comments

Wow, I'm getting close of completing my first week in bootcamp. I did not know there were so many different movements and boy the burn. emoticonRead more

Vacation Coming to a End

Saturday, December 11, 2010      7 comments

It's really hard to believe how fast this week has past. I actually had some great time to relax and do nothing. The beach was great even though it was so cold this week. It was wonderful to see the sunrise each day over the ocean. The view is a... Read more

Relaxing at Myrtle Beach, SC

Wednesday, December 08, 2010      2 comments

It has been an enjoyable time at the beach. It has been so much colder than usual on my annual visit here each year; but I've made the best of it. The mall and strip mall have given me alternatives for getting my walking in for a few days. The o... Read more

Another beautiful October day!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010      1 comments

Wow, the brisk air this morning was perfect for my first of many walks today. I plan to get out and plant some bulbs in my garden. I've been wanting to work on so many of my garden beds for so long but it's been extremely too hot and knee issues... Read more

My 5K Fundraiser walk for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Saturday, October 02, 2010      4 comments

I got up at 5am to prepare our walk today for Making Strides. I did the walk with my husband and best friend. We had only one other person from the office to join us. We never found the others. There were over 4,000 participants. Read more

Finally hit 10,000 steps

Saturday, September 11, 2010      8 comments

I am so happy today. I finally reached 10,000 steps yesterday. It has been a long time since I've seen that number in steps. My road back from knee surgery has been slow but steady. It has been 4 months now and I still am not fully recovered; bu... Read more

Wonderful start of my day today!

Saturday, August 07, 2010      4 comments

I was really surprised with my husband, Mike, who ask if I want to walk with him. You have to understand my husband. He usually is the one who wants to sit on the couch. We usually walk our dog, Chip, together occassionally; but this time ... Read more

Ready to push myself this Month

Wednesday, August 04, 2010      2 comments

This has been a slow process since my surgery. I am in week 14 of my recovery. I find each week I am able to do more things. My walk stride is actually starting to feel almost normal. The biggest issue is how quickly I tire out. Last week I... Read more

An amazing week!

Sunday, June 13, 2010      4 comments

It's hard to believe tomorrow will mark my 8 weeks since my knee surgery. The last 2 weeks I have seen significant changes...all positive. On Friday, I pushed myself maybe a little too hard but I did get almost my 10,000 steps! It was late... Read more

Wow, another Monday and physical therapy

Monday, May 10, 2010      2 comments

I survived another session of physical therapy today. It was tough to get my knee to bend. He's proud of my walking and straightening of my knee. I just can't get it bend as I think it should. The first attempt I only reached 80 degrees then lat... Read more

My Progress Continues & How I'll Celebrate Mother's Day

Friday, May 07, 2010      4 comments

Well, I am almost 2 1/2 weeks since my knee surgery. I am getting somewhat better but it's going slow. I have progressed to one crutch and trying to walk more. I am still not tracking a lot of steps but I'm thinking each one I take is just one m... Read more

Grateful for my family's support

Sunday, April 25, 2010      2 comments

Today, marks my 6th day since my knee surgery. I've been gradually able to decrease my pain medicines which also enable me to get around the house better. I've had assistance from my family this weekend since my husband had to work all weekend. ... Read more

Surviving after knee surgery on Monday, 4/19

Friday, April 23, 2010      2 comments

Well this has been an interesting week for sure. It's my first time back using a computer or actually sitting up for any length of time since my knee surgery on Monday. Between the pain and pain meds I've not been up to do anything but lie in my... Read more


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