SROUS1340's Blogs

I've been here before...
Sunday, May 02, 2010      5 comments

So here's the thing. I am having a really tough time with eating right now. A friend brought a loaf of homemade bread and for the last 3 days, I have had 2-3 slices wit (lightly) butter and honey. It is so good and is hitting that spot in ... Read more
PT Day 4
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      3 comments

I am sitting here in my underwear getting ready for pt-if I can just get away from SP....I am in a mood. Today I want to do my vision collage and I want to use the walking girl emoticon all over it. Does anybody with computer skills know how... Read more
Day 3 of Pain and Torture
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      4 comments

So, today is the first of 3 physical therapy appointments for the week or as one of my SP buddies calls it "pain and torture". I was so sore over the weekend from my Friday appointment that Vicodin was my best friend. This is the road back ... Read more
Saturday, April 24, 2010      10 comments

So maybe yesterday was the first day on the road back. I had a full pt appointment, some electrical muscle stimulation and heat-very nice, followed by my therapist doing gentle stretching and then me doing some mild exercise with pulleys. Toda... Read more
Just 2 weeks...
Thursday, April 22, 2010      6 comments

Just 2 weeks ago I was in surgery getting a complete shoulder replacement. In just 2 weeks my shoulder will have healed to the point of being stable. That means that for only 2 weeks more I have to behave myself and take extreme care not to wr... Read more
New Shouder Sue, Day 11...
Monday, April 19, 2010      7 comments

Well I am down to two pain pills a day. Waiting for a call back from the PT to schedule first appointment. Getting back to sparking. Started to track my food again today. Goal for the week is to track my food, eat healthy, get off the couch... Read more
Post Op day
Thursday, April 15, 2010      6 comments

Today is post op day. I think the staples are coming out of my shoulder today. I don't like to think about any of it, staples going, coming out, ugh. The last 2 days were the hardest so far-Tuesday felt like I was hit by a truck and Wed... Read more
Read slowly...
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      13 comments

Hi Spark Friends, it is Tuesday, 5 days after my shoulder was installed and today i feel like I was hit by a truck. Pain isn't bad, easily managed with meds, I am letting everyone wait on me, spending most of my time in bed except for hourly wa... Read more
made it thru
Saturday, April 10, 2010      9 comments

all is well on surgery point. got to come home next day. pain minimal. typing with one hand. thank you all for all the love, prayers and blessings. I know it made a difference. more later. love susan... Read more
The day of reckoning approaches...
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      7 comments

So here I am, the day before the big day. You won't hear from me tomorrow as we have to be at the hospital at 5:45am for the 7:30am surgery. I am doing laundry,packing, making chili, sparking, working to clear my desk so I have nothing pressin... Read more
A bit of mild anxiety...
Monday, April 05, 2010      7 comments

So today is the day I go for pre-op appointments with my surgeon and the hospital in preparation for Thursday's surgery. I am not freaking out, but I have to tell you, I have some anxiety about the event. Found myself munching last nite-didn't... Read more
The Journey is the reason...
Saturday, April 03, 2010      7 comments

So there has been a lot of change going on in my life lately and probably because of that I have been sparking with AHA moments a lot more frequently. As a life long dieter and battler of the scale (when I was 10 the doc gave me diet pills-for ... Read more
Today's Thankful List...
Thursday, April 01, 2010      5 comments

Today I am thankful: my husband would rather snuggle in the morning with me than get up and go to work. my daughter is beginning to see my weight loss as a competition between us-she's working a little harder to stay ahead of mom. ... Read more
Getting ready for the next big thing...
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      5 comments

So it has been 10 days since I lost my job and made the next big decision for my life, my healthy life. I have shoulder replacement surgery scheduled for April 8. I was told 2 years ago by an orthopedic surgeon that if my shoulder was a hip, ... Read more
Sunday, March 28, 2010      8 comments

It's official, I am shrinking. It's only 15lbs weight lost, not that many inches, nothing really earth-shattering other than "you look great" comments. Yesterday I put on a pair of jean capris that my daughter saved when she got too small for ... Read more

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