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  • Using What I've Learned!

    12/13/2017 2:35:03 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I've completed my to do list. It took me six months to get our house the way I wanted it. Why six months? I've battled continuing health issues... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Time

    11/23/2017 12:30:28 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    The gluten free, sugar free apple dessert has been made. (I made up the recipe myself and hubby says it's delicious!) The stuffing has been made... Read more

  • Keeping Busy Manages Stress

    11/19/2017 3:15:31 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    After my self pep talk yesterday, I felt motivated to take action. I groomed/bathed the dogs, vacuumed the house, used wood cleaner on our wood f... Read more

  • Dealing With Stress And Disappointment

    11/18/2017 7:27:55 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    We've had some picky, demanding and rude potential buyers looking at our house. (Even though I've been cleaning twice a week and we've done tons ... Read more

  • Getting Better

    11/14/2017 2:13:59 AM, by SUE4491

    I am getting DH to walk ...I found he will walk for food so now I make him walk to the kitchen for his breakfast and lunch and sometimes to get u... Read more

  • All Clean And Organized!

    11/13/2017 7:44:50 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I was a careful but thorough cleaner yesterday! I cleaned (as in took apart the shelves and washed) the refrigerator, wiped down the counters/cab... Read more

  • Cleaning After Organizing

    11/12/2017 7:39:11 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I spent two days cleaning the floors. I vacuumed, cleaned the wood floors, mopped the tile floors and shampooed the bedroom carpets. This week, ... Read more

  • I Sorted All 7 Christmas Boxes!

    11/10/2017 8:17:52 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Yesterday, my task was to sort through 7 large tubs/boxes of Christmas decorations. I said in my last blog that I would approach the task with t... Read more

  • I'm Finished With Our Living Area!

    11/7/2017 5:37:02 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    It has taken quite a while but I am finished with organizing our inside living space. We need to box up a few more things and clean the house so... Read more

  • The House is Starting To Look Great!

    10/22/2017 9:45:24 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    My current project (a monumental undertaking) is to get rid of clutter and unused items. After that, I organized everything in our house. The w... Read more

  • Trying To Slowly Increase My Activity

    10/14/2017 2:37:58 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I am pretty much finished with organizing the cabinets, closets and bookcases in our house. It has taken me several months to finish. I filled ... Read more

  • long

    10/2/2017 5:04:40 PM, by JKPONYGIRL

    It's been a long time since I blogged. I got a little inspiration from a wonderful blogger here on SP. She is one of the most supported and ded... Read more

  • I've Been A Busy Bee

    10/2/2017 2:24:04 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    My leg is slowly getting stronger. I'm doing Silver Sneakers followed by Chair Yoga, two times per week. At first, I was exhausted and could ba... Read more

  • Very Little Storm Damage!

    9/20/2017 7:49:00 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I'm glad we survived hurricane Irma! Our power was only off for 18 hours but the internet, land line and television were off for 8 days. They ca... Read more

  • We're As Ready As Possible

    9/10/2017 6:39:11 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Sunday, September 10, 2017. at 8:00am With the exception of hurricane shutters or plywood boards, we are as ready as possible for hurricane ... Read more

  • It can get better too!

    9/3/2017 9:21:38 AM, by SUE4491

    Well, my hamstring injury is almost healed and I'm ... Read more

  • Progress Update #22

    8/27/2017 9:56:32 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Good news! My leg is finally starting to get stronger! I was able to complete a Silver Sneakers class this week, followed by chair yoga. The i... Read more

  • It can always get worse!

    8/17/2017 4:05:53 PM, by SUE4491

    Had a small - well not that small) awakening, Aug 2... Read more

  • Progress Update #21

    7/29/2017 9:46:37 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I am slowly making progress. I'm now back in physical therapy. This week we added some easy balance exercises to the ultra sound treatments and ... Read more

  • The week from heck!

    7/28/2017 4:42:49 PM, by SUE4491

    This week was difficult. Started in with DH yellin... Read more

  • Progress Update #20

    7/12/2017 10:09:18 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Monday, I had my visit with my orthopedist as a follow up to last Wednesday's urgent care visit. Last Wednesday, my knee still looked angry and w... Read more

  • Progress Update #19

    7/5/2017 9:27:07 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    It has not been a good week. Last Wednesday, I went to see my orthopedic surgeon after my leg turned red and hot after a fall the week before. Th... Read more

  • 4th of July

    7/4/2017 7:02:12 PM, by SUE4491

    I thought today, the 4th of July, would be a downer. Previous years, we've spent it with our son and DIL. This year, with my hubby very depressed... Read more

  • Progress Update #18

    6/29/2017 10:05:21 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Just when you think you can go back into the water a shark called infection, bites. I fell and was caught by a Good Samaritan before hitting the ... Read more

  • Up and down

    6/19/2017 3:15:28 PM, by SUE4491

    Kind of down again today. Saw photos on social media..DS had a family gathering for Father's Day and not only didn't invite us but when I had ask... Read more

  • Progress Update #17

    6/11/2017 9:53:18 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    It has been a while since my last blog. The big news is, I am now back in the water for water workouts! After over two years away, due to poor ... Read more

  • Feeling a lot better now

    6/1/2017 2:46:36 AM, by SUE4491

    I am finally getting used to my new life as a caregiver.... DH has had a bit of return, but somehow, I feel much better. Have been really stressi... Read more

  • Progress Update #16

    5/23/2017 11:04:37 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    My leg swelled when I increased my activity level over the weekend. I'm not a happy camper. The pain is awful. My whole leg is stinging and thr... Read more

  • And Life goes on....

    5/22/2017 5:56:07 PM, by SUE4491

    If I could say one word to describe caregiving, it would be tired. Always tired. DH decided to go walking without his walker outside in Feb... Read more

  • Progress Update #15

    5/17/2017 9:56:23 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I am now 16 weeks post op. It has been a long and painful recovery. I'm in my 4th week of outpatient physical therapy. Yesterday, for the firs... Read more

  • And again . . .

    5/5/2017 9:22:03 PM, by JQRICHMOND

    I'm not looking back, just forward. 5 days in and I've lost a few pounds. I had gained even more than ever before so I have a long way to go. ... Read more

  • Progress Update #14

    4/30/2017 8:21:58 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I have mixed feelings about the amount of time it has taken for my leg muscles and scar tissue to calm down after my Thursday physical therapy se... Read more

  • The Wedding

    4/28/2017 9:18:36 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    My daughter made a beautiful bride. Her gown spark... Read more

  • Progress Update #13

    4/28/2017 8:11:50 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    The wedding was beautiful (pictures later) but the schedule we kept was grueling. Hubby and I are exhausted still. The big thing we have notice... Read more

  • Progress Update #12

    4/13/2017 8:15:01 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    My progress is currently a real mixed bag. I have lots of highs and lows. Today, I had my final visit with wound care. I am totally finished w... Read more

  • Still Hanging in there!

    4/11/2017 2:07:05 PM, by SUE4491

    Got my bike ride in early and it's getting too hot ... Read more

  • Progress Update #11

    4/9/2017 12:20:52 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I walked around the antiques fair in town and......drumroll.....I drove today! I drove for the first time in 3 months! WooHoo!!!... Read more

  • Progress Update #10

    4/6/2017 9:21:54 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    This has been a big week for me. On Tuesday, I was released from home health physical therapy. I am now at a fully functional level. The thera... Read more

  • Progress Update #9

    4/2/2017 9:28:06 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Progress is still slow but now it is more steadily going in a positive direction. I have developed a huge amount of scar tissue from all of my o... Read more

  • Progress Update #8

    3/24/2017 12:09:46 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Yesterday, I met with the orthopedist. I had x-rays after I got there and then had an hour wait to be called back to see the doctor. It was an ... Read more

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