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Four Weeks Post Right Hip Replacement
Friday, March 23, 2018      3 comments

I have really lapsed on Spark People. I had my right hip replaced about a month ago and have been recuperating at home. I had in-home physical therapy for two weeks along with occupational therapy. I'm coming along, but right now I think I am... Read more
Sudden Death
Thursday, November 16, 2017      13 comments

My family experienced a shocking experience this past week. Our 21-year-old former foster daughter passed away suddenly due to an apparent drug overdose. She had lived with us off and on for 4 years. She had moved out in April of this year. ... Read more
Wraps, Shakes, Etc.
Sunday, November 12, 2017      5 comments

Anyone have any luck with these things? I have never tried a wrap. I have tried a couple of different shakes, but they have all left me hungry. I don't understand the point of shakes. If you are consuming x amount of calories why drink a sha... Read more
Feeling better
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      3 comments

I think the key to feeling better is to stick to skirts and dresses until it cools down. The pants just stuck to me yesterday. ... Read more
Painful Day
Monday, September 25, 2017      5 comments

In a lot of pain. I bid on another at an elementary building as a one on one. I am a classroom aide right now and am everywhere. I’m hoping if I get the job I will be more in one room. If it doesn’t feel any better tomorrow going to call doctor.... Read more
Day 5 Post Injection
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      4 comments

Today is five days since the hip injection. So far I haven't had any relief. In fact, it feels worse. I don't know if it is just due to me walking more right now due to going back to work or if this is just the way it is always going to be. ... Read more
Making It Through the Week
Friday, September 08, 2017      4 comments

It was the first four day week of school. I enjoy my new adventures as a paraprofessional. I was really nervous because I was afraid I would not like my teachers and/or classes that I am in. It is all good. I am really exhausted. I had m... Read more
I am a nervous wreck
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      7 comments

The big day is tomorrow. I don't know what to expect. I won't see my schedule until tomorrow. I hope I can get some sleep. Last night was rough. my hip was really hurting and I just couldn't seem to fall asleep. By this time tomorrow it will a... Read more
The Party is almost Over
Friday, August 25, 2017      4 comments

My party as in my summer vacation is almost over. I go back to work on Tuesday. The first two days are Inservice which is good to ease into the school year. The first day of school is Thursday, August 31st. The kids have two days and then a ... Read more
I Am Stupid
Saturday, August 19, 2017      7 comments

I weighed in am back where I started. I don't know why this is so hard for me. Anyway I got good news from the doctor, I can get cortisone injections in my hip. I am planning on surgery but not until school's is out.... Read more
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      6 comments

I don't understand my appetite. I can eat a certain combination of foods for 2 or 3 or 4 days in a row and feel full and not hungry. Then, one day I am starving. I just don't understand it. I feel like I am eating the right foods by eating x... Read more
Feeling Very Depressed Today
Monday, August 14, 2017      5 comments

I am just not having a good day. Nothing major, just having a blah day. I need to get out of the house more. In a way, I can't wait to get back to work. I have cleaned our bedroom and organized my clothes in colors. I would love to organize ... Read more
Proud of Myself Today
Friday, August 11, 2017      8 comments

DH and I went out for breakfast this morning. Breakfast is my favorite meal. I love pancakes, eggs, bacon, etc. I especially love pancakes because I don't like to make them at home. I told myself last night that I was going to eat healthily ... Read more
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      8 comments

I am 59 years old and I think I am turning into my mother. The main reason is I now have to wear pants with an elastic waist that are very baggy. I went to the Thrift Store and bought some pants with an elastic waist like my mother has always ... Read more
I will be buzzed tonight
Sunday, August 06, 2017      6 comments

I woke up this morning and felt really achy, sore, etc. I've been drinking Diet Coke all day. I think I have drunk about 6 cans. If I can't sleep tonight I will know why. I normally drink maybe one or two cans. A dreary and depressing da... Read more

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