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Friday..Zumba Dance party and the start of the meds
Friday, September 30, 2016      2 comments

I taught a demo Chair Zumba Gold and then my partner taught regular Zumba and then we did line dances. it went well and I only stubbed my foot once. Then I taught my second Gold glass using the chair again. Had a light lunch with the girls... Read more
Thursday..saw the back specialist
Thursday, September 29, 2016      4 comments

The verdict is...pinched nerve, arthritis, and disk degeneration. Conservative treatment is steroids for a few days, then a muscle relaxant and pain meds. I am hoping that this works. The rest of the day was ok but I am tired. I am allowed ... Read more
Wednesday...learning how to rest
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      4 comments

I don't really like to rest but I am learning. I also have an appointment with a back specialist tomorrow. NORASPAT, I have used my rice bag and it helps. Thank you! Heat seems to help numbness. At least with pain, you can try to freeze it.... Read more
Tuesday...still dealing..any tips would be appreciated!
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      4 comments

The foot issue is tough. I wore dress shoes for work and my pinky toe is not pleased. Sigh. I did see the Physician's assistant today and it is a wait and see with rest and naproxen. She considered meds to decrease the numbness but wants me... Read more
Monday Zumba and a numb foot
Monday, September 26, 2016      1 comments

Watching the debate...smh..that is all I have to say. I skipped teaching both of my Zumba classes today. I am so not good at resting but I am trying..I saw the chiropractor and the massage therapist. Tomorrow I see my primary doctor's PA. T... Read more
Sunday..Irish festival and tired leg
Sunday, September 25, 2016      4 comments

I stayed up late but slept wonderful. I watched the end of three movies and they all made me smile. My sciatica is still flaring up but we managed to go out for a nice breakfast and then a ride to the Irish festival in North Wildwo... Read more
Saturday night--Cape May
Saturday, September 24, 2016      4 comments

It was a nice friend Carol and I shopped and then had a great lunch at the Mad Batter in Cape May. We followed it up with a walk on the beach. Even though it was cloudy, and we hoped for beach time, it was a great time. My sciatc... Read more
Finally decent news from foot doctor
Friday, September 23, 2016      5 comments

The diagnosis is a split one: the sciatica may be affecting the foot or I have tarsal tunnel syndrome(carpal tunnel for the foot basically). We are doing conservative things: rest, othotics, soaking in hot water, stretches, roomy shoes, and NO J... Read more
Thursday....fighting exhaustion
Thursday, September 22, 2016      4 comments

I can't seem to shake my tired body feeling. Trying to baby my foot and keeping busy at work is exhausting. All I have to say is "yay for naps" . Looking forward to Friday!!! ... Read more
Wednesday...working with the funky foot
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      3 comments

I could have a pinched nerve in my foot or the balky sciatica is causing an issue. The chiropractor and the massage therapist helped quite a bit and I see the foot doctor on Friday. My class went well but my foot just didn't feel like it wa... Read more ok day
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      2 comments

It was an ok a little more sleep than usual. Feel pretty exhausted anyway. Since wearing tight shoes last week, my left foot has two numb toes. I am wearing my yoga toes sandals and they are helping. New day something new is a bit... Read more
Monday..rain and two Zumba classes
Monday, September 19, 2016      6 comments

It poured today...wonder how we are not all moldy!! Taught two Zumba classes and tutored a former student. Nice full day and I made spaghetti and meatballs for dinner. Pretty awesome! Hoping to get a lot of things done this week. Have ... Read more
Sunday....Sunday Zumba is back!
Sunday, September 18, 2016      6 comments

Although I am still pretty tired, I made it to the Sunday Zumba class. Class was good and then I tottered home to take my second shower of the morning. Dh took me out for a late breakfast and then a nice visit to the bookstore. Then we che... Read more
Saturday...a little antiquing and a nice lunch
Saturday, September 17, 2016      2 comments

After the usual chores, we took a ride to route 9 which has a lot of nice antique stores. We had lunch at the Red Sky Cafe which is a very nice Mexican restaurant. Then we went to several shops, enjoying the look of each, but ony buying a ... Read more
Very tired....Thank you for the supportive comments.
Friday, September 16, 2016      3 comments

All of your kind words were very kind and did a lot to help me keep it together. Thank you. We got up early for Steve to go to to work. 3:30 is very early. he ended up going back to bed and so did I I took the early class and taught my... Read more

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