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2 weeks completed since surgery - Doing great!
Sunday, October 09, 2011      9 comments

Amazing how time flies. Yes its been 2 weeks since my hip surgery. I am still only supposed to put 50% of my weight on my new hip although in the coming week that will change. The leadeness on my right side has basically dissipated, alt... Read more
Rounding out the first 7 days
Monday, October 03, 2011      4 comments

Sunday started normal routine - get up; wash up; hobble downstairs and eat my breakfast. Then I logged on work and started going through mail. I got sucked into the void and almost 3 hours passed. Not good as I'm only supposed to be sit... Read more
Day 6 - still up beat
Sunday, October 02, 2011      4 comments

Saturday has passed and a little more progress seen. Still tire quite easily and am surprised I have little initiative to logon and do mail or check on work when the laptop is normally my lifeline. Home nurse stopped by and my blood INR ju... Read more
Post Op - Day 1 - 5
Saturday, October 01, 2011      10 comments

First - thanks for everyones thoughts, prayers and posts to me. It was very much appreciated. For those of you not familiar I am 52 year old woman who just underwent her first surgical procedure - right hip replacement. Needless to say I ... Read more
Sudoku quilt
Monday, September 19, 2011      11 comments

The 2 different color greens are left over backings from other quilts. I think I have enough to piece together and make a backing for this quilt. I broke it into 9 qu... Read more
Another Sat drive through NH and VT
Sunday, September 18, 2011      3 comments

/2011-0917.pdf The colors haven't started turning yet but there is so much to see in New England that you will always drive away with a memory or two. Fort at Number 4 ... old revolutionary ... Read more
Less than 2 weeks to go
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      6 comments

Boy the hip surgery is coming up fast. Hard to believe its been months since I scheduled it. The planned weight loss did not come to fruition although the muscles are a lot stronger and harder from the aqua aerobics 4-5 times a week. ... Read more
Spent the day at Newport RI
Sunday, September 11, 2011      5 comments

Gorgeous day out and a nice drive to RI chungaroo.kchung.net/PDF
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Photos of 8 hour trek
Sunday, September 04, 2011      6 comments

Me looking down to where I climbed Next step looking up - was I crazy - absolutely I can do it, I ... Read more
8 hour hike - I'm exhausted.
Saturday, September 03, 2011      6 comments

Today my DH and I hiked up Monadnock Mountain - although it is about 5.5 miles round trip - it is precarious with all the rocks and basically straight uphill. I don't think I was thinking straight when I told my husband sure I can do that. Thi... Read more
My attempt at a Mariner's compass
Thursday, August 04, 2011      15 comments

I always wanted to do this but was intimidated by the circles. Well I have it pieced and with some creative pinning have it basically flat. Now trying to best figure out ... Read more
My Alabama quilt
Monday, July 11, 2011      16 comments

The following quilt I made from fabric I picked up in Alabama. Bev Presley pointed me to a fantastic quilt shop. I had the Green fabric and was looking for matching fabric. I had previously done one quilt with curves and wanted to do anot... Read more
Holiday festivities
Friday, July 01, 2011      6 comments

I'm taking a long weekend and the boys and I will be going white water rafting and waterfall sighting. Should be a relaxing weekend - especially as I'm not doing any of the steering on the raft. Hope you all have a fantastic holiday weeke... Read more
I really have not been missing in action - it just seemed that way.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      5 comments

Guys!! - I have been here but somehow lost my SP threads I was carrying and just realized it. Let me catch you up as I read through all the posts I missed. I have been very active in aqua aerobics to prep for my hip surgery in the fall. I... Read more
More great news on the health front
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      4 comments

As I've been working hard to improve my core muscles to prepare for surgery I have been dealing with a sore shoulder for a few months. I finally took the time to see what can be done and after failing PT of the shoulder had an MRI done. The ve... Read more

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