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Doing Much Better!

Friday, October 02, 2015      4 comments

Well I am out of my boot and I am increasing my exercise. I am so glad that I can physically walk now. I still need to rest but I have been spacing it out. When I relax I sit in the recliner and elevate my legs. There are days that my knee and f... Read more

A Good Day!

Wednesday, August 19, 2015      5 comments

I have had a good day today. I did some errands, went to the dentist office for a cleaning, cooked a nice dinner and just relaxed.... Read more

Drs. Appointment today!

Thursday, August 13, 2015      4 comments

Well I go back to see my Dr. today. He is back this week so I get to see him. Yeah! I always feel more comfortable when it is the Dr. I started with. I'll see what he has to say about wearing the boot for a couple of more weeks. Deep down I hope... Read more

Doing Better!

Sunday, August 09, 2015      8 comments

Well I am still wearing the boot. I make sure every time I get up the boot is on my foot. It is hot and heavy, but I really focus on putting it on my foot. I see my Dr. on Thurs. hopefully only a couple more weeks with this on. I'm keeping my fi... Read more

Still Wearing the Boot!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      3 comments

Well I went to my Drs. appointment today. He removed the stitches and put me back in the boot. One good thing is I can take the bandage and boot off to take a shower. Yeah!! On Sat. I will be able to go swimming ( actually I can tread water). I ... Read more

Dr. App't!

Friday, July 24, 2015      2 comments

I went to my Drs. app't today. I was there for over an hour. The nurse took off the bandages and cleaned around the incision. When the Dr. came in he re bandaged the foot and gave me a walking boot to wear for the next 10 days. I can take the b... Read more

Getting Around!

Monday, July 20, 2015      5 comments

I'm finally hobbling around the house. Today my hubby took me for a ride just to get out for a short time. It really felt good. Tomorrow I may venture to the post office to get my mail. I need to do this in the morning or I will get too tired. W... Read more


Saturday, July 18, 2015      4 comments

I am now home and recuperating. I was able to exercise Thurs. because my surgery wasn't until 2:30, so I took advantage of the morning. Now I am lucky if I get up and sit for a while. Today is our family reunion but I don't know if I'm going. It... Read more

Surgery done!

Thursday, July 16, 2015      6 comments

Well I had my surgery today. The screw wasn't put on moot.y knee, it was put in my foot. I am home now and in intense pain. I am in bed now with my foor elevated. Hopefully tomorrow I feel better.... Read more


Saturday, July 11, 2015      7 comments

Well my surgery is scheduled for July 16th, I'll know what time the day before. I am a little nervous but I'll be ok. Just a little worried about recovery. I just say more prayers for God to watch over me.... Read more


Monday, June 22, 2015      6 comments

Went to see my foot Dr. the other day and I was given 3 options. 1) don't do anything just live with the pain 2) have a cast put on for 6 weeks, when that comes off no guarantee it will be fixed 3) surgery go in and put a screw in the knee. The... Read more

Having an Enjoyable Weekend!

Saturday, May 02, 2015      3 comments

This weekend is time for me to enjoy space. I am visiting relatives and just relaxing. Much needed!!! Tomorrow off to babysit for my daughter. will have fun with my grandsons. Monday my youngest grandson is having minor surgery. Will be there f... Read more

Resting Today!!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      3 comments

Today I am not doing so well. It is raining and my left leg is throbbing. It Is not just the knee, it is the ankle and the calf of my leg. I see my Dr. on Thurs. and I'm going to make an appointment with my other Dr. I need to have my knee repla... Read more

An Energetic Day!!

Sunday, April 12, 2015      4 comments

Today I started out by doing some walking. I watched the Mass this morning and I got motivated. I ate a healthy breakfast, cleaned the house and then went outside and raked for 30 minutes. I have also made my bed cooked a meal for my husband an... Read more

A Great Day!

Sunday, April 05, 2015      2 comments

Today was a great day. My family was here and we enjoyed a wonderful Easter celebration. Great food and plenty of family time.... Read more

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