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Pat, my friend....

Thursday, January 21, 2010      9 comments

Pat is going with me to my 2 dr appts today. I told her I need some "companionship," and it's not a gay thing. Just need to have some "support" and friendship. I am getting my bridge placed at dentist today (getting 2 front teeth). And ... Read more


Wednesday, January 20, 2010      12 comments

I haven't heard the term "scatter brained" lately. But that's how I feel when I have too many things going on at once. I won't bore you with my laundry list of "things to worry about" or "my to-do list." Needles to say a bit of meditation is ... Read more

Swam in therapy pool at 6:30 a.m. feel great

Tuesday, January 19, 2010      9 comments

I managed to get myself out of the house by 6:00 a.m. to go to the therapy pool. I was in only about 20 minutes but feel so much looser and relaxed and less achey. I plan to go 2 more times this week. Now I have to go finish my br... Read more

What a great PA my knee surgeon has!!!!

Monday, January 18, 2010      8 comments

She gave me an injection of Synvisc-1 (new, 1-injection treatment) to help tide me over until I can do the knee replacement some time early summer. I also am getting a custom made knee support to take "the load off" the joint (a hinged knee bra... Read more

Having knee looked at in about 1 hour....

Monday, January 18, 2010      9 comments

I am trying to be hopeful that the knee isn't completely worn out and even if it is am hopeful I can live with it this way until I can have time off work to fix it, and the doctor has a short term solution to the discomfort (hate to call it pain... Read more

Maureen, my friend...

Sunday, January 17, 2010      6 comments

I am so happy my friend is coming over at noon today to help me "organize" my bedroom. It has gotten to the point where I am tripping on things and with my knees being the way they are I decided I needed help so this project wouldn't take weeks... Read more

High Anxiety...

Saturday, January 16, 2010      5 comments

I took it easy and used my walker today and hated using it in public like I did for about 10-15 years when I was so heavy. It brought back a lot of memories that I had forgotten about, feeling out of place at the gym, etc. I did go in the whir... Read more

First things first and deja vu!!!

Saturday, January 16, 2010      5 comments

ight be overreacting to a ligament strain from walking a mile on an icy uneven sidewalk a couple of days ago and resting might be the temporary "cure." I hope so. For now I am not giving up driving and I still want to go to the therapy pool... Read more

Feeling better after exercising yesterday and today...

Thursday, January 14, 2010      7 comments

I got an oil change for my car yestereday and they saidit would take 1-1/2 hours so I walked to my favorite thrift store (took 25 minutes to get there). The sidewalk was very slippery and chunky with ice the whole way. It wasn't so bad going t... Read more

Getting out of the rut...and into the therapy pool...

Thursday, January 14, 2010      6 comments

First thing, get out of these pajamas into my swimsuit and off to the therapy pool with 92-degree water. Can hardly wait. It is the best exercise I can get. The weather is warming up but that also means the humidity is going up due to melting... Read more

The Bickering Bickersons

Tuesday, January 12, 2010      5 comments

First a radio show in 1946 and then had a short run on t.v., the precursor of all the unhappily married coupleson television including the Kramdens (Jackie Gleason), Archie an... Read more

Always look on the bright side of life!!!!

Friday, January 08, 2010      7 comments

Eu-stress is good stress. Sometimes eu (or good) stress is just as hard on a person as bad stress. The problem is the body doesn't seem to know the difference. An example of eu-stress is the sudden feeling of elation when someone has somethin... Read more

Stitches out and okay to swim!!!

Thursday, January 07, 2010      10 comments

I am so happy to be able to swim. That is my favorite exercise. Tuesdays and Thursday eves at 6:00 to 7:00 there is a water aerobics class and I will be there with bells on today. Will have to take it easy on the hand, however, cause I am not... Read more

Weight steady..on track with exercise

Thursday, January 07, 2010      5 comments

Went to gym and did 20 minutes on recumbent bike, 20 minutes on treadmill and 20 minutes of knee exercises in the whirlpool, then steamed 10 minutes (sounds like a recipe, LOL). I was well done but forgot my shampoo so didn't take shower ... Read more

Weight holding steady...tracking food..

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      9 comments

I need to weigh myself every day to be sure I am not getting retention from too much sodium. (Watching sodium is rather tedious but thanks to SparkPeople if I track my food it is listed in my detailed accounting....Even though it was a bit high... Read more

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