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Tuesday, February 06, 2018      3 comments

So the epidural wore off already. I am back to having spine surgery. They submitted request for authorization yesterday. I'll get through this, and then I'll be fine. The disk I am having removed has a pretty good success rate compared to ot... Read more
10 Pounds Lost
Saturday, February 03, 2018      9 comments

I got on the scale yesterday, and I lost 10 pounds last month. I'll take it. It's nice to see my weight go down for the first time in a long time. I am feeling more in control again these days, and that feels good. My thoughts about it... Read more
I Still Can't Run, but I Can Walk
Thursday, February 01, 2018      4 comments

Last night, I walked about 3 miles. Since my injury in September, a 3 mile walk would make my pain flare up, and I'd be laying down and icing my neck (bulging disks and nerve impingement) for hours after. The whole right side of my body would ... Read more
Feeling Better
Sunday, January 28, 2018      5 comments

So I had an epidural on Tuesday and I was able to do things like brush my hair, cut my food, and write again this week. I still have some pain, but it's been minor. My trainer on Friday decided we should work on my lower back muscles, to suppo... Read more
Why Do I Still Do This?
Friday, January 19, 2018      3 comments

Last week, my dog of 11 years appeared to be sick. I watched it for a couple of days, then took her to the vet. Our vet sent her home with antibiotics and did some lab work. Thursday I got a call that my dog had a rather aggressive strain of ... Read more
Random thought of the day
Tuesday, January 09, 2018      3 comments

I've been clean eating all week, and I've been consistently going to the gym. The mood is not as glum. I need to think about why I punish myself with sugar when I am sad, in the guise of indulging. It's not so soothing. I know it's not my fr... Read more
My Future Running Buddy
Monday, January 08, 2018      2 comments

So we inherited another dog recently. Chelsea.... Chelsea is no Chocolate (officially named by my daughter Chocolate Milkshake). ... Read more
A Little Planning
Sunday, January 07, 2018      1 comments

This week I am trying something new. I am going to do some meal prepping. I figure frozen fruits, veggies, oatmeal, nuts, and yogurt can make interesti... Read more
Hello 2018
Thursday, January 04, 2018      4 comments

So I had a hiccup during the holidays. I found out that I will most likely need spine surgery, and it quite honestly sent me into a mini depression. Then it was followed with things that made me feel not so independent, like I was unable to cu... Read more
It's Relative
Monday, November 20, 2017      6 comments

As Thanksgiving is around the corner, I want to give thanks for where I am at this moment. I am mobile and relatively healthy. I am recovering from an ... Read more
Week 2 of my fitness streak-Recovery
Tuesday, November 14, 2017      5 comments

Week 2 of water jogging is completed. I've gone nearly every day for at least an hour. I had personal trainer session yesterday. He's trying to work within my restrictions and limitations, so we did a lot of core, ab, and leg work. I've been... Read more
Be Nice
Sunday, November 12, 2017      3 comments

Today as I was out and about, I ran into an old friend. This particular friend was fitness model for a while and probably still could be today. She says, "you're looking good". I belittled myself in my head and thought, "No I don't. I am the... Read more
Week 1 of My New Fitness Streak- Recovery
Thursday, November 09, 2017      1 comments I found this video after a break up. I found it very funny but also very touching and inspiring. Yesterday I made myself laugh because I am working out with the old folks, and it's been a good workout. It bro... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 2017 Goals and Where I am At
Monday, November 06, 2017      4 comments

Since I originally lost the nearly 200 pounds, I've been a goal setter. I'd say my life before the loss was a little more of a dreamer, and less of a doer. I've accomplished a whole lot the last few years. If read my last blog that I wrote th... Read more
I Can Do Something
Monday, November 06, 2017      7 comments

September 1st I was walking a child to the restroom and he just flopped to the floor while holding my hand. At first, I was diagnosed with a sprained neck and shoulder, and strained trapezius muscle. Two months later and I am still off work. ... Read more

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