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Taking it easy and not collecting exercise point this week...
Saturday, July 10, 2010      4 comments

Trying to rest and hopefully my muscle tear will heal and will see doctor next Thursday to check on my progress. If it is not better I will be sent for an MRI. For now, the doctor says it is probably a small tear in one of the quad muscles. I... Read more
Update on quad pain...went to doctor this a.m.
Friday, July 09, 2010      8 comments

I had such severe pain getting in and out of car decided to call orthopedic doctor and got in this morning. X-rays did not show a tendon rupture nor anything broken. Dr. thought I have a small (???) tear of the quad and I am to take it eas... Read more
More spasms in right quad...
Friday, July 09, 2010      7 comments

I went to PT yesteday and did 10 minute warmup on stationary bike and was fine. But then tried to get situated on the leg press and when I tried to lift my right leg I got severe spasms, broke down into tears and had to discontinue therapy. I ... Read more
Thursday and the knee is still sore from PT on Tuesday
Thursday, July 08, 2010      1 comments

I have taken it easy since Tuesday and I still am having increased pain in my knee since therapist pushed me with an increase of weight on leg press and increasing to higher step up and down. If I weren't going to therapy pool in a few minutes ... Read more
Achey.. breaky Wednesday...
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      4 comments

emoticon I had a fitful night for sleeping last night. PT was a bit over the top and had to be cut short du... Read more
Adding hubby to my gym membership...
Monday, July 05, 2010      3 comments

Our budget is a little strained but I think by avoiding going out to eat it is an affordable activity which will be good for both of us. Tomorrow is my first half day back at work and I plan to swim in the therapy pool before work and in ... Read more
Going to pool again today..
Sunday, July 04, 2010      3 comments

Surprisingly I am able to do a flutter kick and back stroke. I plan to spend some time in the pools at the gym today (indoor pool as it is raining today and whirlpool). I think I am still having intestinal difficulties due to food poison... Read more
today will cover up in the pool as yesterday I got a slight sunburn
Saturday, July 03, 2010      3 comments

I was enjoying the outdoor pool at my gym so much yesterday I lost track of time and probably was in about 1-1/2 hours which is way too much for a first sun exposure (and without sunblock). Today I will wear my swim shirt to cover up (it is cal... Read more
So excited to be able to swim and whirlpool again...
Friday, July 02, 2010      8 comments

I am so excited to be able to wirlpool and swim again I will probably be going to the gym really early...probably about 6:00 a.m. This will be the first time in six weeks since my second knee replacement. It will feel so good I know I won't be... Read more
still recouping from food poisoning...
Thursday, July 01, 2010      3 comments

The end is in sight? I hope so.... I was up most of the night again and am still unable to tolerate much in terms of solid food. Unable to eat meat as I found out during the night... I will try to eat a light diet until I am "cured." I ... Read more
Sad news regarding sister...
Monday, June 28, 2010      11 comments

My sister has been very ill since Easter and is unable to return to her assisted living due to needing 1:1 care because of her downturn in her health. The last time I talked to her on the phone I could tell she was not doing well as the last 5 ... Read more
Got food poisoning and spent 4 hours in ER on Sunday...
Monday, June 28, 2010      5 comments

Today is Monday and I have spent most of the last 28 hours in bed... I ate a salad with leaf lettuce and strawberries from the church food shelf and I thought they tasted okay but did notice a few were a bit mushy. I picked them over and t... Read more
I overdid a bit today...
Saturday, June 26, 2010      3 comments

I went out with a friend and went to a food shelf and out for lunch and 1 garage sale. I was gone for 5 hours and by the time I got home I was in severe discomfort. I tried napping this afternoon but I guess I will have to ice some more and ta... Read more
Tried to go to bed early but storm was disturbing...
Friday, June 25, 2010      7 comments

I was almost asleep when I heard the storm siren go off and right after that the satellite t.v. went off. We went into the basement and couldn't get our "emergency radio" to work. Water started pouring in the window wells in the basement and w... Read more
trying to guage amount to exercise....
Thursday, June 24, 2010      1 comments

This is apparently a balancing act that I don't know how to do yet but I am working on it. emoticon... Read more

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