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I Joined A New Gym Today!
Friday, June 22, 2018      6 comments

This morning, I joined a new gym and did my first Silver Sneakers class since last January. I met some very nice people too. When I got home, I showered and lay down. I ended up with a severe headache. I learned several things from this. One,... Read more
Progress - One Small Step At A Time!
Tuesday, June 19, 2018      5 comments

I'm progressing with my home therapy program and with my walking. Yesterday, I walked 6450 steps. Somewhere around 5000 of those steps were done as I walked up and down, close to every isle inside the Super Walmart. It took me about 75-90 minut... Read more
This And That
Wednesday, June 13, 2018      5 comments

Today, I started physical therapy for my migraines - specifically the cervical spine. I discovered that my muscles are tighter than I originally thought. That was an eye opener. The good news is that I can have my radio frequency ablation witho... Read more
Today Is A Strength Training,Day
Sunday, June 10, 2018      5 comments

I've been looking at gyms in my area that offer the Silver Sneakers classes. I found one that has those classes and also offers water classes. I want to look at one other gym before I make my final decision. So, I ran into a friend this morni... Read more
One Step Closer To Normal
Wednesday, June 06, 2018      8 comments

As the awful medication works it's way out of my system, I'm feeling better. Yesterday, I took a one mile walk in our neighborhood. Finally, it was sunny for a few hours! The humidity was horrendous but there was a breeze so I was determined ... Read more
I Ditched The New Medication
Tuesday, June 05, 2018      6 comments

The medication I was trying last weeek, ended up messing with my digestive tract in a major way. I made the decision to stop taking it on Sunday. I'm feeling much better now. I called my neurologist's office and spoke to his medical assistant.... Read more
Thursday, May 31, 2018      8 comments

I meant to write an additional blog yesterday but I forgot. I hit a big milestone on Tuesday! I went out for the first time, by myself with my chariot (AKA the rollator Walker), and I walked a full mile. I found a period of about 30-40 minutes... Read more
Good News - Kind Of
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      5 comments

This morning, I had an appointment with my neurologist. I reviewed my appointment with the neurosurgeon and he was shocked and disappointed. He kept apologizing over and over, since he was the one who had sent me to that neurosurgeon. Oh well, t... Read more
Good Lab Results
Saturday, May 26, 2018      6 comments

This has been a packed week. I had an appointment with a new neurosurgeon on Monday, who was worthless. He never examined me, really couldn't answer my questions because he hadn't read my test results or the reason for my referral and totally mi... Read more
Round Two Of Testing
Monday, April 30, 2018      7 comments

This morning I got the results of round one of my neurological testing. I have some strange form of (moderate to severe) neuropathy affecting both legs. The name was complicated and long. My left had has no ulnar nerve impingement as previousl... Read more
Round One Of Testing Is Completed
Tuesday, April 24, 2018      7 comments

Yesterday, I had testing done at the neurologist's office. I'll call this round one. Surprisingly enough, the part with the electrode response was especially painful in the scarring behind my right knee. (I had complications during a knee repla... Read more
Positive New Doctor Visit
Friday, April 20, 2018      3 comments

It is really a very small world! Hubby and I went to my new neurologist appointment yesterday. The doctor was a lovely, gentle, intelligent human being. Here's the surprise, he studied with my migraine neurologist during a time period when I w... Read more
Warning - this is a long blog. It has been a while....
Saturday, April 14, 2018      3 comments

I noticed that it has been over a month since my last blog. During this time period, I've experienced lots of very extreme emotions due to things that are going on in my life. We are still in the process of settling into our new house. Since I... Read more
Kind Of Good News....
Saturday, March 10, 2018      7 comments

from my doctor's appointment this week. The good news surprise was that my bone density test came back in the normal range! Yes! What a relief! I used to have osteopenia but (due to doing Silver Sneakers twice a week) my bone strength improv... Read more
Fixing Little And Big Stuff
Saturday, March 03, 2018      4 comments

Thursday, Friday and today (Saturday), have been fix it days. The construction supervisor had to reorder our garage door openers because they "disappeared" before we closed on the house. The house keys didn't fit so when we went to the grocery ... Read more

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