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Another measure...
Monday, June 15, 2009      0 comments

This morning I stopped at the grocery store to pick up some tuna for lunch. While this "may" sound like I am taking joy in someone else's despair it is not that at all. There was a lady around my age came into physical therapy about 2 ... Read more
CORRECTION - Now It's a 4-fer
Saturday, June 06, 2009      5 comments

Gotta share cause it made me smile. I walk into WW this morning and there are only a couple people there at the time and both the Leader and the clerk commented on how well I was walking and a bit later a gal I have spoken with several time... Read more
End of the Week Pick Me Up!!
Saturday, June 06, 2009      3 comments

I decided yesterday at lunch time to take a quick walk around the block between raindrops. As I was returning to the office another co-worker came out the front door and walking towards me. She had a big grin on her face and of course I wonder... Read more
What I Have Learned in 4 Days!
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      4 comments

"STICK TO THE PLAN" is NOT my mantra!! That's what I have learned!! I MUST have a plan, but I MUST BE FLEXIBLE. That's the new mantra. BE FLEXIBLE. If it doesn't go according to plan, that doesn't mean it is a failure, it just means I t... Read more
What Can I Accomplish In 38 Days??
Sunday, May 31, 2009      6 comments

38 days from today is my 54th birthday. I have been pissing around with this weight loss up and down stuff for so long I can't even remember any more. If I remember correctly, I wanted to be at my goal this time last year. Never broke out of ... Read more
Every Day is a New Beginning!
Sunday, May 17, 2009      4 comments

I was trying to figure out how many days it has been since my TKR. It's been 76 days - not even three months yet. I have noticed that I seem to focus on the fact that I am "not where I want to be" rather than celebrating "how much progress I h... Read more
Back to the Grind!!
Sunday, May 03, 2009      2 comments

OK - I have taken two days in a row off from exercise, due to physically running myself thin with obligations and being tired, but today is a new day and I am back at it. The real "Grind" starts tomorrow with the return to full time at work... Read more
Parting is such sweet sorrow...
Monday, April 27, 2009      1 comments

OK - OK - that is a bit much. Thursday is my last PT. I was really worried about it coming to an end, but I think I have a handle on it now. I have accomplished 113 degrees -... Read more
End of Week One - It Has GOT to Get Better!!!
Friday, April 24, 2009      5 comments

Boy, it was a very tough week. Back to work part time - 4 hours a day. I really thought I was physically ready. I knew I was mentally ready - needed to get back to work. I... Read more
One more Step in the Name of Progress
Thursday, April 16, 2009      5 comments

I am going back to work, part time, on Monday. I will be working 4 hours a day for two weeks, then back at it full time. Kind of a 'break in' period in an effort to rebuild... Read more
A Dip in the Pool!!
Thursday, April 09, 2009      2 comments

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It's ALL in the Approach!!
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      4 comments

Last year, after arthoscopy, I was given the name of a seasoned and well respected physical therapist. I chose her to get me back to normal - or whatever that was to be. I ... Read more
300 is the GOAL!!
Monday, April 06, 2009      1 comments

300 Exercise Minutes a week, that is! I have some concerns about how I am feeling. I still have pain - not the pain I had before - what I have is more achyness rather than pain. The bones ache, the muscles ache, my butt, my back hurts fro... Read more
The DREADED Basement Stairs!!
Friday, April 03, 2009      2 comments

After knee surgery, they make you do all sorts of crazy things for exercise. Some of the hardest are up stairs, riding a bike and going down stairs. Stairs are tricky as t... Read more
The Sun
Thursday, April 02, 2009      2 comments

emoticon The sun is suppose to show itself today and abe about 65 degrees. How nice that will be. I am influe... Read more

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