work again
Monday, January 02, 2012      0 comments

today i went back to work full time after my knee surgery. It has been 13 days since surgery and let me tell you it has been tough today. My co-workers are great and has been a big help. I am just ready to start walking on the treadmill again... Read more
Friday, December 23, 2011      1 comments

I am currently 3 days post op on my knee surgery. Today i may get to put some weight on my knee. I think healing is going to take months. Not weeks... Read more
trying again
Saturday, December 17, 2011      0 comments

I havent been on sparks in a long time. Life threw me a few curve balls and i decide to take a break. Right now i am scheduled for knee surgery on tues dec 20. Lots of cartlidge damage and some torn ligaments. But since i have struggled physical... Read more
weights are my friend
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      1 comments

I have always avoided the weights at the gym. I see those guys huffing and puffing and grunting as they hoist those heavy weights. Every thing i read says that you have to add weights to help you lose the weight. Well, ok, i give in. I have ... Read more
Causing a stir
Thursday, April 22, 2010      4 comments

I have to admit it i do have a facebook page. it started as a way to keep up with my kids lives, but now all my friends have one and it's a great way to communicate with everyone. So i posted a picture of me in my mini-skirt, my profile pictur... Read more
Stop whining and just get up!
Monday, April 19, 2010      2 comments

One of my biggest issues with my life is i put to much pressure on me. I knew when i started that my weight loss was going to have to depend on my changing my life for ever, not just for a few months. I just didnt expect life to throw me so ma... Read more
where did it go?
Thursday, April 15, 2010      2 comments

Ok, this is so silly, but where did that drive and passion go? I found it again a few weeks ago, but then i got injured. Now i just cant seem to get up in the morning, i cant seem to find the time or energy to get back at it. Thank goodness i ... Read more
life without the boot
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      0 comments

Ok, i confess that it was against my doctor and husbands advice, but i went to the gym this morning. I resisted the urge to run, but went for the treadlemill and it felt great. No pain, no pulling, no strain! maybe just maybe it was a pulled ... Read more
running over with??
Thursday, April 01, 2010      2 comments

as i type i could just cry. I tore my achilles tendon on Monday morning. I am in a boot cast for at least 2 weeks and then when the inflammation has gone down i will have a recheck. If not better then a mri and possibly surgery. I know my mis... Read more
vacation over
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      0 comments

Ok, i admit it, i gave in and took some time off from the gym and counting calories. I tried to keep it up the first few days of vacation, but caved. Now, back at it. At least i only gained 2 lbs during that week so it should be pretty quickl... Read more
post op visit
Friday, March 12, 2010      0 comments

Yesterday i had my post op visit with my doctor. My biopsy site is healing well, but still alot of swelling. She said that is normal and should take a couple more weeks for that to resolve. Just mammogram every 6 months. Now i am back to the... Read more
nightmare over
Thursday, March 04, 2010      4 comments

I have great and wonderful news to share with this post...the biopsy was negative; no cancer!!! It has been a long 2 wks and i am just so grateful to be able to put this behind me. Right now, i have a 5k at the end of the month that i have my ... Read more
Back to the gym
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      0 comments

I stayed home from work yesterday and didnt go to the gym, but today it's time to get back to normal. We have a 5K picked out for the end of March and i hope to be there and in top shape. I am ready to put this breast cancer scare behind me an... Read more
post biopsy
Monday, March 01, 2010      2 comments

The biopsy went better and smoother than i thought it would. 1 1/2 hour later and it just feels like a bee sting, but the lidocaine is just now wearing off. The great news is the breast cancer specialist feels that the path report will come ba... Read more
biopsy tomorrow
Sunday, February 28, 2010      10 comments

Today is Sunday, tomorrow needle biopsy. Needless to say this weekend has been a roller coaster. Ome minute i am fine, as if nothing was going on, then the next minute i am depressed, sad, scared, worried.... I also meet with the breast cancer... Read more

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