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Working to get fit

Thursday, September 26, 2013      3 comments

"There is in every true woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in; the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity." Washington Irving I for some reason can not... Read more


Wednesday, September 18, 2013      5 comments

I have a few brief episodes of rapid heart rate shown on the monitor but they do not think it is a serious problem. So if I have any other episodes then is when they would want me to see a cardiologist. So good news there. I have cut back o... Read more

Having faith

Wednesday, September 11, 2013      6 comments

I am waiting for the results of my heart monitor. I have faith that there is nothing wrong. Been feeling good and the hip/back is starting to really come around. Now to just get the spirit back to get the health on track. At night I tell my... Read more

No more pity party.

Tuesday, September 03, 2013      3 comments

I have awaken this morning with an outlook of no more pity party. I have one more week of this monitor I have on but things have been going fine and I have only pushed the button twice. I agree that I think it was only my blood pressure causin... Read more

What next!

Monday, August 26, 2013      4 comments

Was having dizzy spells so went to doctor. She reduced my blood pressure pill to half and that seems to have worked but with having some fluttering in my chest she decided to put me on a patch to monitor for 2 weeks. Precaution she says. I a... Read more

Fall is fast coming fast.

Thursday, August 22, 2013      2 comments

We had a very good time on our trip. The Island was beautiful and so was Door County. Lots of walking and climbing stairs which my hip and leg told me about. The trees are changing already up there. Makes you wonder if there will be a fall... Read more

A get away is planned.

Thursday, August 08, 2013      3 comments

Haven't blog for awhile but not much going on. We are taking a bus trip starting Monday for 6 days. Headed for Door County and Mackinaw Island. It will be so great to get away and relax. I have been doing the exercises for my back ... Read more

I will fight this

Tuesday, July 30, 2013      4 comments

We had 4 days of great camping except it turned cold. Only in the 60s and 40s at night. It was great to sit around a camp fire but had to bundle up. Things went fine till we were getting ready to leave on Sunday then I stepped wrong out of t... Read more

Cooler Sunday

Sunday, July 21, 2013      2 comments

Cloudy today and lots cooler. This is Puckerbrush weekend in Forest City. It is our town celebration so had a big parade and lots going on down town. The baseball team played a district game last night and sorry to say they lost and their sea... Read more

Time to get back on track

Thursday, July 18, 2013      6 comments

Appt. yesterday showed my back doing ok. I now will start some strength exercise's and do more walking. I am to do some lying on the floor and pulling my legs up to my chest, twice a day. Left leg does fine but right leg will need a lot of w... Read more

July is going so fast

Monday, July 15, 2013      3 comments

July seems to be flying by fast. Wednesday I will go for my x-ray and doctor appt. to see how the back is doing. Hoping good results and I can start doing more. We did ride to the Wisconsin Dells and saw Don Williams perform. He was very g... Read more


Monday, July 08, 2013      8 comments

Sorry to say that I have gained weight. The 17th can't get here soon enough so I can start moving more. I know it will be slow going but so need to feel better. The back is really stiff and the right hip is giving me problems but I hope that... Read more

4th of July

Thursday, July 04, 2013      6 comments

A happy 4th of July to everyone. May our freedom always be. I would love to be camping but haven't been able to yet. This is a packed weekend at the grounds so didn't want to push it. Hubby is afraid I may not sleep well in the camper so wan... Read more

Onward and upward.

Thursday, June 27, 2013      4 comments

Went over and had the staples removed yesterday. That does help make it feel better. Grocery shopped after and then went to a baseball game for grandson so now very tired today. I was told all looked good but still nothing for three weeks an... Read more

Catch up

Monday, June 24, 2013      5 comments

Things are going slow but sure. I have 19 staples in my back that I hope will come out on Wednesday when I go to the doctor. Everything seems to be going ok except for a little trouble with blood pressure dropping to low. Guess that is com... Read more

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