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Been Hiding Out

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      14 comments

I am sick and tired of hiding out. Not sleeping more than 4 hours a nite with no planned naps. Am like a zombie dragging thru life. I have zero motivation. Have a lot of time on my hands and isolating. Don't want to go to the gym becau... Read more

Mourning Loss of Friend

Friday, July 10, 2015      25 comments

My good friend lost her battle with cancer this morning. She made such a difference in so many lives including mine. She is with the angels and, probably, singing and dancing. She is now at peace and has no pain. See you on the other sid... Read more

Finished Physical Therapy

Saturday, June 20, 2015      9 comments

Friday was my last day of physical therapy and have already been working out at the gym. I feel stronger but still having issues with my balance. The nerve damage in my leg will never go away and have accepted that. I will continue to wo... Read more

Greatest Motivation!

Friday, June 05, 2015      12 comments

I was working out at the gym this morning and enjoying myself. Someone asked me if I would show them how to create an exercise routine. I was really flattered since she was 40 years younger than me and had been a member of the gym for a long... Read more


Thursday, June 04, 2015      12 comments

I re-joined the gym! They have made many improvements and I am excited! Worked out for 2 hours yesterday; mostly lower body. Tomorrow it will be upper body and squats. Saturday I will do either treadmill or walk outside if the heat doesn... Read more

That Little Word, 'Binge"

Sunday, May 24, 2015      15 comments

It sneaked up on me again! Distraction can be a big stumbling block and I stumbled big time! I was distracted by other's needs and forgot to take care of myself. Today was a food disaster. The good thing is that my kitchen closed at 7 pm.... Read more

Dealing with Reality

Saturday, May 23, 2015      13 comments

Have been in a funk the last few weeks. I have known that a few friends were dealing with cancer and not doing well. One is in the hospital scheduled for more surgeries. Another is in a nursing home since she can no longer live alone. ... Read more

No Blog in a Long Time

Friday, May 08, 2015      11 comments

No, I didn't fall off the face of the Spark earth. Just got somewhat lazy. Have been doing well with food and exercise. Am at my goal weight once again and really happy about it! Seems like I go up and then down all the time. Looking f... Read more

Early Up Tuesday

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      10 comments

Woke up at 3:30 am today. Took advantage of the extra hours and energy. Felt really great and did a two hour workout, a heavy duty one! Had physical therapy which was intense and awesome. This has been the best I've felt in weeks. Will... Read more

Tough Few Days

Monday, April 20, 2015      12 comments

Had my IVGG on Thursday which is a monthly thing. Reaction began early Saturday morning. Managed to work a few hours and then everything went downhill. Had another tough head and neck ache with 102 fever. Same thing happened last month (... Read more


Thursday, April 16, 2015      8 comments

I was so tired Went to bed at 9:30 pm. Wide awake at 2 am! Yes, pain woke me up. This has gotta stop and soon. Craving coffee this morning after being off of it for almost a year. It is so delish! Think the caffeine would give me ... Read more

Better Wednesday

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      6 comments

Started the anti inflammatory and pain medication this morning. Finally got some relief! Physical therapy was incredible this afternoon. Got my butt kicked and it felt great. Bought a new pair of workout sneakers. Love 'em. Wil... Read more

Painful Tuesday

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      11 comments

When is it going to stop??? I can't recall when I had more than a few days of feeling good. Still not sleeping and am in more and more pain. Saw the pain management doc today. I am having several injections into the facet joints next wee... Read more

Tough Monday

Monday, April 13, 2015      9 comments

Went to bed at 11 pm last nite and was awakened with serious back spasms at 2 am. Spent the day dragging and tired. Had errands to run and did so in spite of... Got some walking in and some serious stretching. Had physical therapy this a... Read more


Sunday, April 12, 2015      12 comments

Had a fantastic day! First day of feeling almost normal. Pain was just about gone! Have been in physical therapy for over a week. Still not pain free at night and awaken several times. The wonderful thing is that I see progress. M... Read more

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