A Great Day
Saturday, April 04, 2009 3 comments
I'm having a great day. Hubby and I went out to yard sales this morning and watched movies or read this afternoon. We had nice salads for lunch. For dinner, we had salads and a leftover pasta dish (made with Dreanfields pasta). This evening ... Read more
Yea! Finally my MRI is April 8th
Friday, April 03, 2009 5 comments
I finally got the date for my MRI. Yea!!! I'm having it on April 8th in the afternoon. I just want to get it over with so my doctor can tell me how we're going to proceed for treatment. She may be correct that it could be the lower spine pai... Read more
You know what I love about Sundays and the beginning of the month?
Monday, March 30, 2009 6 comments
You know what I love about Sundays and the beginning of a new month? You get to have a fresh start! You can re-commit yourself to getting healthy and learning to love yourself. So if you hate Mondays, start looking at them differently. Monda... Read more
Square, Rectangle, Triangle, Circle or Squiggle.... A Little of Each?
Saturday, March 28, 2009 4 comments
I enjoyed reading Nicole Nichols blog, "Discover the Perfect Workout for Your Fitness Personality." It made me think about who I am now, where I've been, where I'm going, all of the choices that are out there for me and who I want to become in... Read more
YES - I Slept Like A Log!
Friday, March 27, 2009 3 comments
I slept like I was dead last night until about 3 a.m.! WooHoo! The doctor gave me a new medication for the muscles in my back and it knocked my young (lol) butt right out! I think the easing of the pain let my tired body rest for a little whi... Read more
Thursday, March 26, 2009 5 comments
I finally got to see my pain management doctor today. (She is an amazing, compassionate human being) I suffer from the chronic pain, produced by degenerative disk disease, which is usually at least somewhat under control. (I have one fusion an... Read more
On a positive note...
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 3 comments
Good news! The rash spread a bit last night but it stopped itching and is no longer red! This means that the cream I put on it worked! Yea!!! (My sister is still miserable and using Benadryl cream) I will ask the gym about the chemicals. T... Read more
I Went Into The Water Today!
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 4 comments
The good news is that I went into the water today. I did a deep water type workout so that my feet didn't touch the bottom. I was able to do about 80 minutes before I pooped out with fatigue. The not so great news is that I broke out in a ras... Read more
The Water Was Great!
Thursday, March 19, 2009 4 comments
The water was wonderful and it made me feel invigorated! I stayed in about 90 minutes. I both swam and did a bike riding motion by balancing on a noodle. I also worked with water weights. It wasn't particularly hard to keep my feet off the b... Read more
Off to Water Exercise
Monday, March 16, 2009 3 comments
At last the day has come when I can go to play/exercise in the pool. I won't be participating in water aerobics but rather splashing around on my own; trying to exercise without putting my sore foot on the bottom of the pool. I will follow it ... Read more
Saturday, March 14, 2009 7 comments
One of my goals for this week is to put into place boundaries and to do so without getting angry or frustrated with other people. This is not as easy as it sounds however. My whole life I've felt like I have to justify every decision and every... Read more
Good News and Bad News
Friday, March 13, 2009 4 comments
I had my foot doctor's appointment yesterday. The good news is that my heel bone is healing very well. The bad news is that just as we expected, I have strained my Achilles tendon. This means that although I can go back into the water (YES!) ... Read more
Today's Pampered Princess
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 3 comments
I was so surprised when I logged onto SP and saw that I'm today's Pampered Princess. I am bowled over by the generosity of all of the people who wrote to me. To all of you, thank you from the bottom of my heart for being so supportive. And, o... Read more
Pampering Myself - Additional Goal
Monday, March 09, 2009 2 comments
I'm making great progress with my Pennies for Pampering! I had four perfect days last week! Yay me! I've been keeping my goal sheet right next to my food diary on the kitchen counter - that way I can check each thing off as I complete it! I'... Read more
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