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Changes 😥
Thursday, June 10, 2021      4 comments

I started my Spark journey 6 years ago. Although I haven't made much progress physically, I've learned so much from this site. The news that this valued part of my day is going away has made me more than a little sad. I hate change. I'm very muc... Read more
Progress
Wednesday, June 02, 2021      4 comments

I'm starting to notice patterns by tracking my blood sugar before and after meals... Read more
Changes
Saturday, May 29, 2021      2 comments

So today I started working on making some serious changes. I started a journal to monitor my blood sugar, my exercise my food and my weight. Hopefully I can figure out where I need to make improvements to my diet and exercise.... Read more
Wake Up Call ⏰
Tuesday, May 25, 2021      7 comments

I've been a type 2 diabetic for about 20 years. For the first ten years I was able to keep my sugar under control with medication. But then I didn't have insurance for a few years and couldn't afford my medication. When I started my current jo... Read more
Trying...
Sunday, May 02, 2021      2 comments

This new schedule is so hard to get used to.... Read more
Working Again
Wednesday, April 28, 2021      4 comments

I had five weeks off work and tonight was my first night back. It hasn't been too bad. I'm a little rusty but the residents were happy to see me. I was happy to see them too... Read more
Back to the real world
Monday, April 26, 2021      1 comments

My flight got in yesterday afternoon. P took me out for Red Lobster. I had a great visit in Oklahoma and saying goodbye was hard but 8 days is really too long to be away from P. We stopped to see Grandpa on the way home from the airport. It w... Read more
Leavin' On A Jet Plane
Saturday, April 17, 2021      7 comments

My wonderful P bought me a plane ticket to go out and see my Oklahoma Babies for a week. He knew my knee surgery had eaten up all my vacation time and I had already planned to go out next month. I was upset about missing my trip. So, since my r... Read more
Happy
Wednesday, April 14, 2021      3 comments

Had a great day! Starting to feel so much better. Only taking pain meds at bedtime... Read more
Late night
Friday, April 09, 2021      3 comments

P has been working a lot of long hours lately and I've been waiting up for him. It makes for really long days... Read more
Helga's House of Pain
Thursday, April 08, 2021      7 comments

A.k.a physical therapy. 1st actual session done and I hurt. I need ibuprofen, ice and a nap... Read more
Phase 2
Monday, April 05, 2021      5 comments

I got my stitches removed today. No work for 3 more weeks. I went to sign up for physical therapy before I went home and there was a cancelation so I got my first session today. It was quite painful. I'm not giving up though. Have a great wee... Read more
Back Into It
Saturday, April 03, 2021      2 comments

Tomorrow P's family is having an Easter brunch. They want me to come of course. I want to be there as well. I'm just not sure I'm ready to conquer the stairs yet. But eventually I will have to go down them to get to the car.... Read more
One week post surgery
Friday, April 02, 2021      3 comments

Sometime during the night my knee began to feel better. I am actually able to get around today with little discomfort. God is good... Read more
Might have overdone it
Tuesday, March 30, 2021      5 comments

My knee is really throbbing. I know it's because I did too much today but the dishes weren't going to do themselves. Just taking it easy the rest of the day... Read more

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