Recovery After Surgery Day 12...
Wow, what I day I had... Yes, I ate 3 relatively healthy meals & managed to stay away from Paczki's (at work), exercise today & stay on track with my 'To Do' List.
What I wasn't expecting was to arrive at work (I work at a small, local fami... Read more
Recovery After Surgery Day 11...
Doing good today.
- Woke up early to get in a short low-impact workout before breakfast.
- Ate 3 healthy meals.
- Completed 1/2 the items on my 'To Do' List. I am planning to complete the list tonight before
going to bed.
Amazing... Read more
Recovery After Surgery Day 10...
Today was my 1st day at work with no medical limitations... Did really good accessing how heavy things were before lifting (i.e. trays of pastries, supplies, misc. boxes, etc.) and continued to ask for assistance lifting the 20+ lb items.
E... Read more
Recovery after Surgery Day 9...
Today, I had a follow-up appointment with my surgeon... Or should I say it was a walk-in, quick glance at the surgical area, re-bandage with instructions to come back in 10 days. It was literally a 5-minute appointment (if that).
Talking wi... Read more
Recovery After Surgery Day 8...
Woke up early... Exercised... Ate breakfast a half hour later. Completed a few things on my 'To Do List' before heading off to the clinic for a follow-up appointment with my oncologist. Arriving home, I ate a healthy lunch; then walked room to ... Read more
Recovery After Surgery Day 7...
Starting today, I have off of work for the next 3 days; returning to work on Saturday.
With today being a day off with no place to go, my main focus is on completing a 'low-impact' workout, completing my taxes, 'light' cleaning (due to the ... Read more
Recovery After Surgery Days 5 & 6...
It's amazing how busy one can be with limitations due to medical reasons...
Started off both yesterday & today with a low-impact morning chair workout. Then ate a healthy breakfast before completing another 5 things on my 'To-Do List' befor... Read more
Recovery After Surgery: Day 4
Yesterday was my first day back to work after surgery... Everyone was happy to see me back & more than happy to help me out as needed. The day went way too fast.
Meeting up with my friend (we carpool) we headed off to the Bradley Center (ar... Read more
Recovery After Surgery: Day 3
Today's the day... I return back to work w/ note in hand from the doctor listing my restrictions.
I can hardly wait to see everyone!
After work, I'm venturing out to hang out with friends... Cannot wait to see them either. Because we are ... Read more
Recovery After Surgery: Day 2
Stil no pain which is a great thing.
With little to do today, I decided it was time to (finally) get organized... Yes, I use a calendar to keep track of appointments; but I needed a weekly 'To Do' list so I get more things accomplished arou... Read more
Recovery After Surgery: Day 1
Yesterday, I had an in-office (reconstruction) surgical procedure that lasted only about an hour. Amazingly there was no pain during the procedure & after. Because of the nature of the surgery & the stitches, I have a 10 lb lifting restriction &... Read more
10 Long Days...
Today, I am having an in-office surgical procedure at the clinic. Planning ahead for this, I ate a healthy breakfast and found the time to squeeze in a 30-minute workout before packing up to leave.
Today was the last day of a 'regular' work... Read more
Temptation... Temptation... Temptation...
I'm not sure if I mentioned this before, but I work at a small, local family-owned grocery store in the bakery department; so I'm around sweets, bread, etc. on a daily basis.
Believe it or not, that's not the problem. Being around sweets a... Read more
I survived the restaurant challenge...
Well, we (my friend & I) didn't end up at the local diner for dinner as I had anticipated. Instead, it was off to Ponderosa (one of those buffet type places) which was great because I could easily eat a larger selection of foods while focusing o... Read more
Today is a tough day for me... My biggest challenge yet.
Spending the day with a friend who eats out constantly... She hates cooking & will not let anyone else cook; thus meals are either something (quick) frozen from the freezer (i.e. TV d... Read more
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