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Wednesday, September 16, 2015      2 comments

I joined Planet Fitness and for several months tried out the different machines while noticing how my body reacted. Because I've had six surgeries on my ... Read more


Friday, September 11, 2015      7 comments

Here's s picture of a Monarch Butterfly that just emerged from its clear chrysalis. It's just hanging around until it's wings have dried. The drying proc... Read more


Sunday, August 30, 2015      1 comments

Five months is the time-span I had to adjust to my husband filing retirement papers with his employer. Minus his scheduled days off, I (we) now have 20 days until his final day. Five months ago I looked forward to his final day. With 20 days rem... Read more

Resting is Important

Friday, August 21, 2015      2 comments

After my cataract surgery I've spent a lot of time resting mainly because My vision was still blurry. With all the extra rest time, I've noticed the inflammation in my left hip had subsided a lot. Maybe I do too much and need more rest than I've... Read more

Green- It's Not Just A Color

Wednesday, December 11, 2013      3 comments

This is the front of a long-sleeved t-shirt that I bought several years ago. The color green brings to mind many things. Here are a few: Ecology: green represents the ... Read more

New Water Bottle Image- Make It Special to You!

Wednesday, December 04, 2013      6 comments

This is an image of my new water bottle & my "old but very handy" carrier. Everyone, don't forget to drink your water!! Read more

Drinking Water Daily

Tuesday, December 03, 2013      6 comments

The below is actually my answer to the topic, "Have You Drank 8 Glasses of Water Today?" for the Team Forum, "The Spark Solution (The Official Team)". Yes I have drank at least 8 glasses of water today! Read more

Health Update

Thursday, November 28, 2013      6 comments

I went to doctor appointment on Wednesday afternoon. After looking over the x-ray the doctor said my prosthetic and pelvic were okay. I have bursitis in my left hip. The doctor said to get lots of rest, gave me a couple of shots, some medicin... Read more

Doctor Appointment

Thursday, November 21, 2013      2 comments

Well, I went ahead & scheduled an appointment with my ortho doctor/nurse. It's Wednesday, Nov 27 at 11:45 am. The first available appointment was January 8, 2014; however, the doctor & his nurse decided to squeeze me in the day before Thanksgi... Read more

Wise Husband, New Plan

Friday, November 15, 2013      3 comments

Although I was born with Legg Perthes (now just called Perthes) in my left hip, diagnosis didn't happen until I was 11 years old. Up until then the doctors just said it was growing pains. Well those growing pains never slowed me down any. ... Read more


Thursday, November 14, 2013      3 comments

I've decided to not ride my recumbent bike for a while & see if the pain in my leg subsides. I will just do some easy walking... lay low for a while to see if things improve any. If not, I'll schedule a doctor appointment & go from there. ... Read more

Inspires Me to Workout

Thursday, November 14, 2013      1 comments

1. Reading God's Word 2. Keeps me flexible 3. My 13 window room 4. Recumbent Bike 5. Gives me a happy attitude... Read more


Wednesday, November 13, 2013      0 comments

Everything was going well, pedaling at least 15 minutes three or four times a day. I was feeling good then... inflammation? The pain began as it always does, after exercising consistently day in day out, week 1 turns into week 3 or 4. The... Read more


Wednesday, November 13, 2013      0 comments

Clothes shopping has never been an important part of my life. When I do go, I try to get what I need quickly. If I am there too long, my stress level goes up.... Read more


Wednesday, October 09, 2013      5 comments

With my SPARK attached, I have been very motivated to 'move it, move it'. My husband and I went out for dinner at Wendy's. We love their chili; however, because tonight we were going to Bible Study and would be around people, we decided ... Read more

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