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Knee Sugery Update
Thursday, August 05, 2010      24 comments

My knee surgery was yesterday and the doctor repaired two places where the meniscus was torn. He also said there were signs of wear and will probably have to have a knee replacement in 10-15 years. I had a rough time last night. I couldn'... Read more
Canning & House Guests
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      13 comments

The last 3 days I have spent canning apricots. The yield = 14 qts, 37 pts jam. I made plain apricot jam, apricot blueberry, apricot raspberry and Splenda apricot, Splenda Apricot Blueberry jam. I was on my feet solid for 3 days. My feet and ... Read more
Still Packing
Sunday, July 25, 2010      8 comments

Yesterday (Sat) I was up at 4:00 am , got ready and headed to my father's house. When I got there just before 7:00 everyone was still sleeping. So, I started picking apricots on the first tree. Finished that around 8:00. By then, my two othe... Read more
MRI Results
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      17 comments

Well I saw my primary doctor yesterday. The MRI confirmed his diagnosis of a torn meniscus. I saw the orthopedic surgeon today. He said that not only do I have a torn meniscus, but some wear and tear on the cartilage on the patella next to th... Read more
Rollercoaster Starting Again
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      13 comments

Well, the saga continues/starts up again. My dad gave notice to my sister and her family to be out of his house by July 31 because he has it rented as of Aug 1. Plus, his new wife gave notice to her landlord and they will be moving to a new r... Read more
Knee Update
Thursday, July 08, 2010      9 comments

Now that it is past July 1st (new insurance kicked in on the 1st), I went to the dr today concerning my knee. He had it x-rayed. The good news - the bones are in good shape and there is no arthritis. He still is pretty sure it is a torn menis... Read more
New Day One--Oxycise & Apples
Friday, July 02, 2010      9 comments

Day One: Well, I achieved the goals for July 1st. I even did my oxycise routine in the car on the way to Greeley!! I ate an apple -- and stayed focused the rest of the day. It feels good to be focused again! I will be careful this wee... Read more
Time to be Honest with myself
Thursday, July 01, 2010      13 comments

Okay, this last month has been a bear. I got on the scale today and cried. I have gained weight instead of losing(I am adjusting my tracker to reflect). I just have not been able to focus on weight loss or the healthy habits. It was like my b... Read more
Night of Praise
Saturday, June 05, 2010      15 comments

Friday night my husband and I went up to Breckenridge for Dennis Jernigan's Night of Praise. We got there early, checked into the bed & breakfast and went for a walk down MainStreet Frisco and had a simple supper of fish and chips. The Ni... Read more
Knee Survived
Sunday, May 30, 2010      7 comments

Well, yesterday, my knee wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Friday night I put ointment on, took Advil and put a heating pad on ( I know I was supposed to ice it but the heat felt better) and went to bed. It throbbed for a couple of hours... Read more
Will I pay for it tomorrow?
Friday, May 28, 2010      8 comments

Well, I might have done something good or not so good. I went out and rotatilled and planted my garden tonight. It felt good to get that goal accomplished. BUT, I don't know how my knee is going to do. It was okay while working, but it is th... Read more
Monday, May 24, 2010      7 comments

I will ROAR.. Will you ROAR too??? R-- Refuse to Quit O- Overcome all Obstacles A Account for all of my Actions R. Reach all of my goals!... Read more
Summer Challenge Motivators
Friday, May 21, 2010      7 comments

PreChallenge – Let’s Get Motivated – Post a blog listing 5 things you would do to stay motivated during the 10 weeks of the Summer Challenge! As I think about this summer's Biggest Loser Team Challenge these are the things that motiv... Read more
Great Weekend!
Monday, May 17, 2010      8 comments

This last weekend was great! Friday and Saturday I spent baking and cleaning the main level of the house-- all in preparation for my daughter's highschool graduation open house on Sunday. It was a beautiful day. I saw friends I haven't se... Read more
Daughter's Graduating!!
Thursday, May 13, 2010      20 comments

Today is the culmination of 18 years of homeschooling for me. My youngest daughter is graduating from high school!! I'm so proud of her and her accomplishments.... Read more

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