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Biding My Time
Friday, July 12, 2013      10 comments

Well, I had my IV port inserted, as well as my consult with the Interventional Radiologist. Now I wait for the authorization for the vertebroplasty. I am unable to be very active, actually I am not supposed to do much of anything at all ... Read more
Friday, June 28, 2013      7 comments

Well, late yesterday afternoon, I heard from our Interventional Radiology Scheduler. I am scheduled for Tuesday, July2nd for the insertion of a PORT for access to my venous system for meds and blood draws. I've been on steroids all my life for ... Read more
Still Waiting!
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      10 comments

Another day I wait to hear from the Dr. or the Insurance Company emoticon I continue to wear my brace and p... Read more
Improving Attitude
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      7 comments

Once again, I'm not going to be big on what I have to say, I am going to share the inspirational thoughts that are keeping me on a track toward a more positive outlook! ... Read more
Saturday, June 22, 2013      8 comments

I thought after the IVC Filter was removed and I felt so great, things would continue to improve and I could get back on the fitness bandwagon! Guess that really wasn't the plan for me. It turns out the pain came back with a vengeance and aft... Read more
I Am Blessed!
Saturday, June 15, 2013      8 comments

On 6/11 I saw my PCP who informed me that the IVC Filter is actually causing a life-threatening situation. She got on the phone to a Dr. Porter, who is an Interventional Radiologist. This all started at 5:00 p.m. At 8:20 a.m. on the 12th, I re... Read more
Another Hurdle!
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      8 comments

I have been having problems with my back and thought I really twisted it and hadn't let it heal. Every time I felt better I would resume cleaning and exercising only to have the spasms increase and get worse ... Read more
Sunday, June 09, 2013      13 comments

Although it's not quite a month since I start SP, I'm seeing a difference. Even though I've thrown out my back and been limited in how much exercise I could do, I have been very true to my nutrition and logging it, as well as communicating with... Read more
Each Day Trying Harder
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      10 comments

I started this process with a bang, but due to my stubbornness, I've reinjured my back which is a real bummer ... Read more
Backyard Camp Out
Sunday, June 02, 2013      2 comments

Over the Memorial Day weekend, John (Papa) and our son BJ (Daddy)introduced our grandsons to the joys of camping! Kaden is 9, Nikoli 7 and Brennon almost 5. It was so much fun to watch and see how excited they were to help set up the tent and c... Read more
Getting Ready to Camp Out in the Back Yard
Sunday, May 26, 2013      3 comments

Today, (5/26/2013), Papa (John), Daddy (BJ), and the boys, Kaden, Nikoli and Brennon worked hard all day to get the tent up in our back yard as well as build a fire to cook the hotdogs and smores. I've been running interference in the hou... Read more
Each Day A Blessing!
Friday, May 24, 2013      7 comments

Just wanted to share some of the reasons I want to improve my health and energy levels. Me: Because I am a precious child of God and I am worth it!!! My Hubby, Best Friend and Wonderful Blessing: ... Read more
PreSchool Graduation
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      3 comments

Last night John and I got to see our youngest Grandson graduate from Grace Lutheran PreSchool! It was so amazing, heartwarming, uplifting and just plain fun!!! ... Read more
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      5 comments

I realized today, that in spite of all my challenges lately, I actually feel quite upbeat and positive. What a novel concept ... Read more
The Journey Begins with ONE Step!
Sunday, May 19, 2013      7 comments

This is a very difficult time for me. I've never weighed this much in my life!! emoticon I am so very ble... Read more