DCFKAF's Blogs

Sunday, September 11, 2011      0 comments

...been a long time again...sorry! Doing ok...back is good. Knee not so much, but the allergist cleared me for the synvisc injection! Need to get approval from the insurance company now. Dropped 6 pounds the last 2 weeks, so I'm happy about ... Read more
Definitely NOT the summer of Kim!
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      1 comments

So, was doing pretty well with recovering from moped accident. Made it back to the gym a few times, even. Then I moved Kate back to New Paltz, to college and managed to throw my back out while cleaning/rearranging her apartment!! Had to drive... Read more
I suck at journaling regularly!
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

Sorry...I mean to write more frequently...just not good at it. Anyway, I'm healing so well from the accident. Been back to the gym two days in a row this week and feeling stronger! Even managed a complete course on the elliptical, at a ... Read more
Mini set back
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      3 comments

So I was doing great...able to work out, for shortened lengths of time than before, but working out, nonetheless. Then I helped my son move out of his 2nd story apartment...going upstairs wasn't too bad, but going down, especially while carryin... Read more
Getting better...
Monday, July 25, 2011      5 comments

I swam in a lake for 20 minutes yesterday, with almost no pain! Today I'm going to go to the gym and try a gentle workout! I'm so happy to be healing as well as I am! My accident was 2 weeks ago today. I've made tremendous progress! My knee... Read more
6-8 weeks...
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      3 comments

...that's how long the doctor thinks it will take for me to make a full recovery. Once the wounds (scabs) have healed, I can start swimming for exercise. And when I can stand it, going easily on the elliptical again. It could have been MUCH w... Read more
It's been a while since I blogged...
Sunday, July 17, 2011      2 comments

...I had a moped accident a week ago. I'm in a knee imobilizer and on pain meds. I go for an ortho appointment tomorrow morning. The meds make me a bit weepy and I'm very impatient to get back up and around. I'm trying to listen to my body a... Read more
Quick blog entry...
Thursday, June 23, 2011      3 comments

...it's been a long while, so I thought I'd drop a quick note...still hanging in there...still struggling with knee issues...still working with Echelle and journaling food and exercise. Still wearing 8's and 10's with a goal of 6 eventually. M... Read more
Long time without a blog entry
Tuesday, June 14, 2011      2 comments

It's been a long while since an update...because there's not a lot going on. My knee is still troublesome, I'm working out when it allows me to. My next appointment (rhumatology) is in a week. Because I've been doing more weight lifting while... Read more
Knee doctor today!
Friday, May 13, 2011      0 comments

Fingers crossed that I can get the synvisc shot or something to help me!!!!... Read more
change in workout routine
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      2 comments

Echelle suggested increasing weights and reducing sets from 4 to 2...so I did...increased weights by 5 pounds and decreased to 2 sets...feel exhausted today! Can't wait to see/feel results!... Read more
Should NOT have run!
Monday, May 09, 2011      2 comments

So I blogged that I ran a couple of times on the treadmill, with minimal pain. Well, I got all cocky and decided to run a 5K...on pavement. Not my brightest idea. This was Saturday morning I ran. I'm still paying for it. I will not be runni... Read more
I'm running!!!!
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      4 comments

Not fast. Not far. But on Monday, I ran a mile, nonstop, on the elliptical in 13:20. My knee has been bothering me a bit and nothing seemed to make it better...here I was NOT doing all the things I want to do to keep it from hurting and it wa... Read more
Happy Friday!
Friday, April 29, 2011      4 comments

No real news here...still plugging along with some knee discomfort. Think I'll switch it up and swim for a while, for exercise, to give the knee a break from the jarring...although far less on the elliptical, there still is some. Hoping al... Read more
Must not freak out...
Thursday, April 21, 2011      3 comments

...tell tale signs...blemishes, puffy fingers, craving junk, "snappish", scale crawling upward despite working out like crazy and eating right...it's coming! After nearly 3 weeks of being sick and finally feeling better and getting back to the ... Read more

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