I woke up well rested today but stiff. I plan to get to the gym and exercise on the recumbent bike, the pool and the whirlpool. I was not able to make it to 4 hours of pool time as I had planned this week but I did go for 100 minutes (almost 2... Read more
Gee whiz. I should be grateful my mind cannot compute more than 2-3 moderate to severe pains at a time. This morning my feet, especially the right was killing and I had to put my shoes and arch supports on the minute I got up today.
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It's hard but is possible. When someone else doesn't forgive me for mistakes there is nothing I can do about it. I have to put it in that area of things I cannot change and have to let go of. Read more
I am working on hand exercises and my knees when I am in the pool this week. I woke up this morning with a sore back and wonder if that "cross-country skiing exercise in the deep water" did that. I have to do that one more gently today.
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I hate that feeling of being overwhelmed and so I am going to try to work on one problem at a time and one day at a time. No wonder I have felt "scattered" and "overwhelmed" lately. This week I am concentrating on hand exercises and scar massa... Read more
Yesterday turned out to just be a lazy day and I didn't make it to the gym or pool. Today I feel well rested and am getting ready to go do the recumbent bike, swim, then whirlpool and exercise my knees in the warm water, too.
Last week I... Read more
I slept in (until 7:30, I'm usually up by 4:30). I missed my water aerobics class but decided it is just as well as the bouncing in the shallow end of the pool just would be a killer on my feet today. I am going to do solo water aerobics at th... Read more
So things have been pretty calm this week and my stress level is down. So here I am Sparking and need to leave the house in 12 minutes and have not gotten dressed yet nor brushed my teeth nor taken my vitamins....... Read more
What an exciting schedule I have..
6:00 to 3:30 work at office
4:30 to 5:00 dental crown applied
6:00 to 7:00 Best part: Water aerobics then whirlpool at gym
Tomorrow I have hand PT in the middle of the day and hope to build up so... Read more
I can't run...but I am getting to work early today and tomorrow to allow for a "long lunch" at PT for my hand. Hopefully, the weakness and stiffness will be helped with a few visits to PT. I am sure they will give me hand exercises and possibl... Read more
Gotta get to work on time. No use giving excuses to management for downgrading my "performance." The end of this month with mark 20 years with the company. (Last year they discontinued the nice presents that gowith that, $300 gift certificate... Read more
I found out today that I probably won't be able to get my other knee replacement done until late this year or early next year. My knee hurts a lot and I even tried a Sinvisc injection which didn't help much, if at all. I also have a really fan... Read more
I managed to walk for 45 minutes last evening with hubby. Today I HAVE to go to the gym and do the recumbent bike and swim and whirlpool. I always feel better physically and mentally when I exercise, preferrably every day. I plan to feel bett... Read more
Those are those swirling lights people see due to migraines. I usually take a nap for an hour or so and I am fine but today this has lasted about 6 hours so far and has not let up. I don't usually get a headache with this "prodrome" but I am n... Read more