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Get me some super glue STAT.
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      4 comments

My best friends' husband died yesterday after a year long battle with cancer. He was 48 and left my friend and 7 year old son behind. It seems like cancer and terminal illnesses have touched everyone around me this past year and now it looks li... Read more
Beautiful day
Sunday, January 02, 2011      1 comments

It's a lovely day here in Decatur, Georgia. The sky is blue, the temperature is in the mid 50's and it's a good day to be alive.... Read more
Getting close to the end
Sunday, November 29, 2009      6 comments

of my masters degree. Just 10 more days to go. I am so psyched!!! emoticon... Read more
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      0 comments

Saturday 11/7 3 miles + abs..........done Sunday 11/8 3 miles + arms............done Monday 11/9 4 miles..............done Tuesday 11/10 2 miles.............done Wednesday 11/11 rest (knee was killing me...a sure sign I need to take it d... Read more
Commitment to Exercise
Sunday, November 01, 2009      1 comments

This is my commitment to exercise this week: Sunday: yoga 20 min., knee exercises (long routine) Monday: 30 minutes cardio, 7 min. knee exercise routine Tuesday: yoga 20 min., knee exercises (long routine) Wednesday: 30 minutes cardi... Read more
weekly exercise plan
Sunday, October 04, 2009      1 comments

Monday: knee exercises, LS workout Tuesday: knee exercises, upper and core ST Wednesday: knee exercises, LS workout Thursday: knee exercises, LS workout Friday: knee exercises, walk in neighborhood Saturday: knee exercises, upper and c... Read more
short and sweet
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      1 comments

Tuesday: knee strengthening exercises; done .... 30 minute walk; done Wednesday: knee strengthening exercises; done Thursday: knee strengthening exercises; walk (20 minutes) done Friday: Physical therapy (60 minutes) done Saturday: knee ... Read more
On the mend
Sunday, September 20, 2009      3 comments

Well it's been a little over two weeks since I had surgery to repair the torn meniscus in my right knee and I'm starting to see some big improvement. I can walk a little faster, my limp is less pronounced, I don't feel like my knee is going to g... Read more
Yippee! A knee diagnosis!
Friday, August 21, 2009      2 comments

After 8 weeks of walking around in pain it turns out that I have a severe tear in my meniscus and some excess fluid and cysts under my patella. I never thought I would be happy to hear this but it means that I will have surgery and a relatively ... Read more
Exercise plan for the week
Friday, August 14, 2009      1 comments

Saturday: 2 SP workouts Sunday: 2 SP workouts Monday: Rest (MRI) Tuesday: 2 SP workouts Wednesday: 2 SP workouts Thursday: orthopedist appt. (rest) ... Read more
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      2 comments

Well it's been five weeks to the day since I injured my right knee. I finally had my orthopedist appt. yesterday and she agreed that there was definitely some soft tissue damage but could not make a diagnosis without an MRI which had to be done ... Read more
One Year SP Anniversary today!
Sunday, August 02, 2009      7 comments

What a difference a year can make! I am so grateful for stumbling on the Sparkpeople website last year and for having the guts to take the SP plunge. In that year I have reshaped my body and more importantly, my outlook on my health. I have made... Read more
Knee diagnosis & reading the book Ten Years Younger
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      3 comments

My knee problem is most likely not a serious injury and will (hopefully) be healed in the next 10 days or so. The doctor thought that I had strained a ligament and that no treatment other than COMPLETELY resting is in order. Over the last two we... Read more
Exercise plan for the week
Thursday, July 16, 2009      0 comments

Monday: 60 min TKD done Tuesday: rest Wednesday: 60 min TKD done Thursday: 50 min LS Walk Away Your Waistline....done Friday: 3 or 4 miles with Leslie + Abs workout....worked in the yard for two hours instead and now my knee is really a... Read more
Getting back to basics
Thursday, July 16, 2009      1 comments

Since I lost 30 pounds with SP (Aug-Dec 2008), I've been sort of coasting along more in maintenance mode rather than weight loss mode. I hit a plateau in January and instead of "busting through it," I guess I accepted that I would hang out at th... Read more

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