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Day 2 Pre Surgery

Saturday, June 09, 2012      2 comments

Hello Sparkfriends, A day of rest and worship today. Not much surgery preparation, thank goodness, I believe I needed a break! Life goes on..... Tomorrow I will be gearing up, with housecleaning, grocery shopping, and setting... Read more

Day 3 Pre Surgery

Friday, June 08, 2012      3 comments

Hello Sparkfriends, I am pumped for this surgery and believe all will go just fine! I had my last day of work "at work" for a while, although I will certainly be working from home. I told my boss that he will probably be getting e-mails fr... Read more

Day 4 Pre Surgery

Thursday, June 07, 2012      4 comments

Hello sparkers! Continuing to count down, and feeling very ready to get on with this. Today I stopped all of the supplements I take except biotin. I take this one for my hair and nails and the idea of stopping it made me too anxious. ... Read more

Day 5 Pre Surgery

Wednesday, June 06, 2012      2 comments

Hello Sparkers! We are getting quite the thunderstorm right now, this is good, it has been too dry. And, I don't mind because I brought a lot of "stuff" home from work today and got it in the house before the rain hit. This is esp... Read more

Day 6 Pre Surgery

Tuesday, June 05, 2012      1 comments

Hello Sparkfriends. Busy day at work today, part of which was preparing to be away from the office. I've had meetings about what I needed to move ahead so i can continue work in projects at home. I have two direct reports. I have arr... Read more

Day 7 Pre-Surgery

Monday, June 04, 2012      2 comments

Good evening Sparkfriends.... I feel very optimistic about my upcoming surgery today, atta girl, Bonita, get that darned foot fixed! More preparation today. Went grocery shopping and stocked up aon healthy non-perishables, plus some g... Read more

Day 8 pre-surgery

Sunday, June 03, 2012      1 comments

Hello everyone. Thanks all who have replied and offered encouragement. Aside from my usual Sunday activities, including a thorough housecleaning, I have been looking into the BMR (basal metabolic rate). Thank you Calllika for brin... Read more

Day 8 pre-surgery

Sunday, June 03, 2012      0 comments

Hello everyone. Thanks all who have replied and offered encouragement. Aside from my usual Sunday activities, including a thorough housecleaning, I have been looking into the BMR (basal metabolic rate). Thank you Calllika for brin... Read more

Day 9 Pre Surgery

Saturday, June 02, 2012      2 comments

Saturday is my day of rest and prayer, and does involve a good deal of walking, so quiet day, 20,000 plus steps, but thinking a lot about surgery..... I think my biggest concern is the loss of independence and freedom. I have always prided... Read more

Day 10 Pre Surgery

Friday, June 01, 2012      2 comments

Busy day at work, but not too active in the preparing for surgery area. My main objective was to get a handicapped driver permit, and I did get one, for 4 months--that is all the doctor said I need. Well, if he thinks I will be 100% in... Read more

Day 11 Pre-Surgery

Thursday, May 31, 2012      5 comments

So, I have decided to blog this adventure. Partly to keep myself sane, partly to share what living a healthy lifestyle means when exercise is minimal and one is in a decent amount of pain. Details--bunion, hammertoe, and toenail removal su... Read more

Sparkpeople and Gas Powered Water Heaters

Monday, April 23, 2012      8 comments

Huh? Okay, we have a gas powered water heater, the high efficiency kind with no pilot light, etc. Every once in a while it shuts down. When my children were young adults and still at home, they turned it back on. When my husb... Read more

100 Calorie Treat?

Tuesday, April 17, 2012      3 comments

Here's an observation. I am pretty careful about what I buy and eat, and even treats have to have some protein, and fibre, or else I pass them up. I am quite partial to Kashi bars right now.... So a friend at work offered me a 100 calo... Read more

Now this is why I LOVE Sparkpeople!

Monday, April 16, 2012      7 comments

So, I am dealing with ways of coping with some foot surgery (scheduled for June 11) that will keep me away from my beloved treadmill for about two months. Yikes! I did some research on special chairs, and pedaling machines, but there is th... Read more

Surgery update, or, a new adventure?

Tuesday, April 10, 2012      4 comments

Well, I am scheduled for some pretty intrusive foot surgery for June 11, 2012. It involves fixing a bunion, straightening a hammer toe, and removing a deformed toenail (yuck!). Has to be done, even comfortable shoes hurt at this point. ... Read more


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