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Looking forward to another good night's sleep...soon
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      3 comments

Making this short....I had a nice side-effect from the steroid "burst," my knees felt wonderful today and I walked pretty normally without pain. I am still having difficulty walking up and down stairs as the quads are still weak but I stayed i... Read more
Dr recommended 2 OTCs and 1 Rx...feeling better and slept well last night
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      7 comments

The minute I laid down to sleep my feet started itching again so I gave them a spray of the antifungal spray but did it under the sheet to keep from breathing the fumes this time. I got a Medrol dosepak (steroid burst) and was told to take a do... Read more
Itching kept me awake half the night....arghhhhhhhhhhhhh~~~~~!!
Monday, August 23, 2010      9 comments

I swam in the outdoor pool at the club for 30 minutes and then 15 minutes in the indoor pool and finished with the warm whirlpool. During the night, starting with my hands and feet I started having itching. I even got up at 3:00 a.m. to take a... Read more
Beautiful day for a walk...
Sunday, August 22, 2010      8 comments

It's sunny and warm...a perfect day for a walk.... This is the last day of rmy 4 day weekend. I hope I get a decent night's sleep tonight. Looking forward to the therapy pool on Thursday (it is closed this Tuesday). The outdoor pool at th... Read more
Chair yoga or easy yoga...I'm gonna try it...
Friday, August 20, 2010      5 comments

I saw a nice blog entry with a series of videos on Spark People with chair yoga videos.go to member anneburnell...I didn't try it yet but with my two new knees I am afraid to get on the floor (my qaud strength is still not up to par and getting ... Read more
Leaving soon for therapy pool 6 to 7 a.m.
Thursday, August 19, 2010      2 comments

I can hardly wait to get in the therapy pool. Even though I am taking the day off work I will drive the 10 miles there to get in that 92 degree water and do exercises. I find it so relaxing and always feel better after I do that. Tod... Read more
Sister is up and down....
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      0 comments

Apparently my sister is not ready to die yet and she even was eating in the past few days and carrying on conversations with doctors and visitors even asking to go out for dinner. She alternates from being very sick to seeming to rebound and ge... Read more
Need to blog quickly....
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      1 comments

N ot much going on. Gotta get to work early so I can take off half hour early in order to pick up hubby's hearing aid that went to the factory for repair. I will be glad when he can set the volume on the t.v. to a normal level again. I ... Read more
Another chilly morning...57 degrees at 5:45 a.m.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      2 comments

It is cool again and have the air conditioner off 2 days in a row. No rain predicted so it should be another pleasant day. My therapy pool is closed this morning so instead I will walk around the block and use the recumbent bike before going t... Read more
Quick blog...gotta get to work on time....
Monday, August 16, 2010      5 comments

Good morning, Monday!!!! I think I need a mini-vacation starting now, but will trudge along this chilly morning. ... Read more
Happy to be able to walk around the block last night...sad news about sister...
Sunday, August 15, 2010      9 comments

I was a bit worried I wouldn't be able to get around the block (1/2 mile) before sunset but took a chance anyhow and truly amazed myself by making it in about 15 minutes which means I was able to walk 2 miles per hour. This doesn't sound like m... Read more
Sleep better since allowed to sleep on side...
Saturday, August 14, 2010      4 comments

I slept an extra 2+ hours this morning. Plan to go to farmer's market to get fresh tomatoes and then on to the gym to swim in the outdoor pool after that. This last week at work was generally good and I think I almost made the quota. It... Read more
Funny news from a small town in Montana ...
Friday, August 13, 2010      2 comments

I was complaining to my daughter that I am tired of seeing about local murders and fatal car accidents on t.v. She told me not to watch. I just wish they would at least balance the news with some good news for a change. She called me lo... Read more
More rainy weather is not helping my knee pain....but TGIF!!!
Friday, August 13, 2010      0 comments

Slept pretty good considering there were thundersttorms all night. I think I woke up only once during the night. The therapist said I could try sleeping on my side to help (I had been told to only sleep on my back with my knees straight which ... Read more
Eating more but lost lb has not come back...
Thursday, August 12, 2010      1 comments

I think my food choices have allowed me to eat more but stay within my calorie target. One thing I noticed is that my potassium intake one day was over 5000! Most of that was from eating 2 cups of beet greens. Perhaps next time I should eat o... Read more

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