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Starting out strong
Sunday, January 01, 2017      4 comments

After some time down due to surgery, I am back and strong for 2017. Fighting cold but I have already done my glut, leg, hip exercises this morning and am determined to get strong in both this area as well as my right shoulder, back. Finished P... Read more
God heals
Tuesday, December 13, 2016      4 comments

I had surgery and it was rough afterward. I thank everyone for their prayers as God answered. He truly gave me a miracle and today things are so much better because He healed me. The surgeon is stunned even though we told him that we were prayin... Read more
Leave the fork down
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      2 comments

Well, the second set of glut exercises did not get done. I was sitting at a doctors office past 6pm while they worked to get surgery scheduled (of course Thanksgiving is slowing things down even when it is suppose to be asap). Second time aroun... Read more
Discovering gluts
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      3 comments

So the PT says my knee problem is coming from a hip that is misdirecting my knee due to weak gluts (on one side!). She discovered this after several movements, me walking, and my embarrassing attempt at balancing on my one leg ( I will be sure t... Read more
Exercising my joy muscle
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      1 comments

We can allow so much to get in our way of exercising physically daily. In much the same way, I can allow things to bog me down and fret and worry so that my joy is nearly non existent. Yet, I don't have to do that because daily I can rejoice i... Read more
Alignment and listening to our bodies
Saturday, November 19, 2016      4 comments

Lots of different doctor visits lately, and one of those was to an ortho surgeon for a knee that was extremely painful. My nurse daughter immediately sends me studies that show surgery for miniscus tears and back surgeries are not helpful when ... Read more
God is good - always
Friday, November 18, 2016      4 comments

Home from the woods - my husband got his first deer. Packed into our new freezer - eating it will be a new experience for me. Lots has happened in a short period of time. I lost weight - 8 lbs but a lot of it was due to my getting sick. Havin... Read more
Weight moving downward
Monday, October 31, 2016      3 comments

Finally! Up and down, up and down, with more up than down, I have finally got on that downward trend. Headed off to camp today while the men hunt deer. Happy that the only foods that are going for me are things that will help me from derailin... Read more
Change ain't easy
Sunday, October 30, 2016      7 comments

Feeling proud of myself though a little uncomfortable. Going camping with son, husband as they are going hunting. They don't want to eat the way I want to, so norm is I go along with them, cook what they want, and bake those specialities (dutc... Read more
Taking care of others is easy for many of us
Saturday, October 29, 2016      4 comments

After being a wife 33 years, mother and grandmother, and caretaker, taking care of others is very comfortable and I have become very good at it. So when it comes to taking care of me, life often becomes uncomfortable for myself as well as those... Read more
Moving - a quote I want to remember every day
Sunday, September 18, 2016      3 comments

"Trust your body and trust the fact that we are made to move, and motion itself has a healing effect," Robertson says. "What may feel a little achy at first will have some great results -- not only [in] how your knees feel, but in how your whole... Read more
knee injury
Sunday, September 18, 2016      4 comments

So my knee was sore, hurting for several months but I was still active. Then I turned a certain direction in the store, and wham, everything in that knee has gone downhill since. So they did an mri this week, and now my doc is on vacation till ... Read more
Yesterday's tantrum and today's light
Sunday, September 04, 2016      6 comments

So yesterday was a bit of a tantrum. It was the comment about rebellion made by a spf that helped me see the light. Over the years, I have adopted many healthful life practices. I don't add sugar to anything - haven't for over 20 years. I ea... Read more
Can anyone else relate?
Saturday, September 03, 2016      4 comments

Trying to get things in order, I was skimming thru past years of journals (I have always kept a journal so I have boxes). Over the years, there are many, many weight and diet entries. Having yoyoed for as long as I can remember, I was either lo... Read more
Reminder to self : sudden weight gain and its loss
Friday, September 02, 2016      2 comments

Over a week now since I have been home and 4 pounds down. It has to be water weight when I gain most of it in such a short time, and then it is not that difficult to drop it. Still it really affects me - I am going to think about changing what... Read more

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