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Set Backs and Progress
Sunday, July 08, 2018      2 comments

I don't really think I overdid any exercise but I woke up one morning with pain in my leg and by an hour later I could not bear any weight on that leg. We went to the hospital to rule out anything serious like a dislocation of the new hip. The ... Read more
Post Surgery Exercise Time
Sunday, June 24, 2018      1 comments

So now that I have a new hip I have to try and get everything working better again. There is a set of exercises you are sent home with from the hospital but it really isn't set up to respond to your continued improvement. I signed up for a ... Read more
Staples are Gone!
Thursday, June 07, 2018      2 comments

I got the staples from my hip replacement out yesterday. I just couldn't make myself look under that bandage but Bob, my husband, was with me an... Read more
Hip Hip Horray - A New Hip
Monday, June 04, 2018      1 comments

I am over a week past having a hip replacement and just glad it is all over now. I had lots of worries about the actual surgery because of my medical history and there were indeed some problems but it all turned out okay. In some ways, it i... Read more
Fell off that wagon.
Thursday, February 08, 2018      3 comments

I have had a couple good weeks. Diet doing OK and I even bought a city fitness facility pass and got in the pool several times. This has been a bad wee but a lowpoint was poor choice in super bowl grocery purchases. Like letting loose the f... Read more
The Big Push is ON
Saturday, January 27, 2018      6 comments

I saw the Orthopedic surgeon 2 weeks ago and I have a date for hip replacement surgery much sooner than I expected because they had a cancellation. The day will be May 25th! I have to get in better shape before the surgery and I have a lot ... Read more
6 weeks to Christmas
Friday, November 10, 2017      1 comments

Well time to try again. Lots of motivation so I am ready to give getting in shape another shot. I hope losing weight will help with the arthritis issues. I am going to call from now to Christmas phase one. I will work on setting a few mor... Read more
Straighten up the craft materials
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      6 comments

I have been working on cleaning up areas in the basement. So much stuff has accumulated over the years. Mainly I have been focusing on cleaning out the craft and art stuff first. Partly because bits are hidden in several spots around the house a... Read more
I kind of gave up
Friday, January 13, 2017      2 comments

I think I have fought for so long that I ran out of fight for a while. My back and hip have not recovered and now I am at a point where arthritis is being very debilitating. I have recently started physiotherapy with a new person who is very goo... Read more
injury recovery
Thursday, April 21, 2016      2 comments

Well my injury from work is starting to improve but I still am at the level where I am too sore to get by without pain killers. I only have one more physio appointment paid for by compensation and that really isn't enough. I could put in a... Read more
lets try again
Sunday, March 20, 2016      3 comments

I am still really suffering with this back/ hip injury. We have crossed the 3 month mark and I am really starting to wonder if this is really going to resolve. I am sure NOT moving much is not helping. I really do know what kind of exercises sh... Read more
doing nothing today
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      2 comments

sitting around pouting, I finally have a day with nothing to do. I am not getting much done around here either. I have had a few phone calls and email that were not exactly great. Maybe I am just tired.... Read more
Not up to doing the things I enjoy
Sunday, February 21, 2016      0 comments

My Girl Guide Unit is camping this weekend and I am just not in good enough shape to go with. It is an indoor camp but with a lot of outdoor activities and sleeping on a bunk bed. I did a lot of planning and getting things organized to help the ... Read more
Work and injury
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      2 comments

I have been going to work ever since I got hurt and it has been a struggle. I most definitely am doing better but it is just exhausting. The longer it is taking to get better the more worried I am about doing some movement or other that will cau... Read more
I'm doing a bit better
Sunday, February 07, 2016      1 comments

I am getting a bit better but it has been a lot of ups and downs. I feel a bit better, do a bit and wind up in worse shape and with more restrictions from my physiotherapist. My head has a lot of energy but my body has less than ever. Sitting a... Read more

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