Sunny Disposition
Monday, January 31, 2011      2 comments

I woke up early this morning after a night of sleeping much better than usual. I did some light stretches and fixed a nice breakfast of oats with blueberries (frozen) & vanilla extract. I also added a protein shake to the mix since I haven't bee... Read more
Interpreting things in a positive manner
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      6 comments

Guess what: I got a call today and I won a custom made bicycle worth approx. $450!!! emoticon I'm really hap... Read more
My Roller coaster
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      3 comments

I feel like life is a roller coaster. Through it all I always felt like there were ups and downs, but the roller coaster kept on going... Until lately. My roller coaster is stalled on the bottom of the hill and just waiting for the surgeon to co... Read more
No Way! Not again!?!?!?
Monday, January 24, 2011      9 comments

Well I was awakened this morning by a call from the Hospital. I answered expecting the call from OR indicating at what time I needed to show up for surgery tomorrow... Instead I got a call from my Neurosurgeon's secretary informing me that the O... Read more
Week-end before Surgery
Saturday, January 22, 2011      6 comments

We're now Friday night, and I haven't blogged as much as usual lately... I've been pretty wrapped up with myself and have trouble sleeping well because of my upcoming surgery. ... Read more
Short Term Planning
Monday, January 17, 2011      3 comments

The past week has be a rough one for me. As you know, it started with my surgery date being cancelled... And I've had trouble shifting my focus away from the fears surrounding the surgery. I still managed to stay mostly positive though. The fear... Read more
Playing with my Sanity
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      4 comments

Well... My day started with an early morning call from the hospital... The neurosurgeon got news today that the OR will not allow him to do my surgery on Jan 20th so my surgery date will be pushed forward. So I'm AGAIN waiting for a surgery date... Read more
Scared Sh@tless
Saturday, January 08, 2011      6 comments

Well I received a call yesterday from the Hospital regarding my surgery date and it seems like it will be on January 20th - in less than 2 weeks! I tried not to give it much thought, but I have to face it and start planning for it. I will know o... Read more
Blah days!?!?!?
Thursday, January 06, 2011      4 comments

I've been feeling down for the past week. I did get a bit of a cold, but I think it might be a bit more than that. My boyfriend too seems to be going down the negative path, although I'm showing a bit more resistance. I try to keep my mind focus... Read more
Resolutions version 1.0
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      3 comments

Well I have decided to st myself goals for 2011. I feel in a weird place since I'm just awaiting for surgery and still in a grey zone: awaiting to start the long road to rehabilitation. It's a bit like the new year hasn't started yet for me and ... Read more
Starting the year with a Smile on my Face
Sunday, January 02, 2011      4 comments

Well it's finally 2011 and I was away for two full days. Well a new year is starting and I'm getting ready for my surgery. I really hope I get a surgery date soon since it's hard to get ready and prep when the date gets delayed and delayed. I ne... Read more
Counting down the hours!!
Friday, December 31, 2010      3 comments

A new year makes us think about the changes we want to make in our lives and it makes us want to re-evaluate and improve ourselves. ... Read more
How to feel Beautiful...
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      5 comments

I woke up this morning feeling tired, but also happy. I stopped taking Effexor (an anti-depressant) in September and it was hard emotionally. But lately I wake up feeling positive more and more often! I credit the Spark for some of it since I... Read more
What will the New Year bring?
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      5 comments

We're now mid-Holidays and I've been thinking about the changes 2011 will bring. I will soon be undergoing lower back surgery and I am hoping to be able to rehabilitate and be active again. I am obviously worried, but also very hopeful... After ... Read more
Post-Holidays and Christmas Partying!!
Monday, December 27, 2010      0 comments

Well my post-holiday time was a bit rough (I removed a few posts since I was receiving too many negative emails) as my boyfriend and I had an argument. But he has since realised his wrongdoing and apologised. I think that he is a loving man, but... Read more

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