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Day 3 Dealing With Frustration
Wednesday, February 06, 2019      8 comments

This is Day 3 wearing my hand brace. I've graduated to having to deal with frustration today. Many years ago, as I was having a cast put on my leg/foot, a doctor asked me if I was claustrophobic. I had no idea why he would ask me that in ... Read more
Day 2 Learning To Ask For Help
Tuesday, February 05, 2019      7 comments

I find myself in need of becoming temporarily left handed. This is Day 2 of wearing a brace on my right hand. This journey into a left handed world is challenging. Last night at our local Spark team dinner, hubby had to cut up the meat on ... Read more
The Fun Continues
Monday, February 04, 2019      5 comments

Sometime during the last 3 weeks, I injured my right hand and then compounded the hand injury. It didn't really hit me like a ton of bricks until several hours after last Thursday's Silver Sneakers class. The down side is that It is quite pain... Read more
Using The Planner Can Result In the Criss Cross Effect!
Saturday, December 15, 2018      6 comments

Yesterday, I was able to see that I was overdoing my activity by looking at the activities I had planned on my Spark Coach Planner. Consequently, I had to eliminate vacuuming the floors. Today, I planned my meal times and snacks (for taking my... Read more
I Like The Daily Planner!
Friday, December 14, 2018      13 comments

I've been on medication since my doctor's appointment on Tuesday. I was diagnosed with a sinus infection, allergy and drainage down on top of the bronchial area. This caused severe bronchial spasms and I sound like a seal. LOL. The doctor put ... Read more
I'm Naturally Becoming More Active
Tuesday, December 04, 2018      7 comments

As my back (L3 vertebrae) continues healing I am very slowly increasing my activity. I'm not just talking about my twice weekly Silver Sneakers classes. What has surprised me is the lowest average of steps is over 3400 steps, with several in t... Read more
Thanksgiving Isn't Just One Day
Friday, November 23, 2018      9 comments

I know that in the USA we currently celebrate Thanksgiving the fourth Thursday of November. Abraham Lincoln declared it to be so after the Civil War in 1863. This was to unify the nation after the Civil War. Previously, many countries had perio... Read more
I Can Kick The Migraine - I Am Strong!
Wednesday, November 14, 2018      8 comments

I had a radio frequency ablation on the back of my head, on August 16th, that went awry for some reason. So for those of you who know me, you may have wondered where I've been for the last three months. I've tried to sign on to SP, visit my vari... Read more
Taking Time to Savor Progress
Thursday, October 18, 2018      9 comments

For those of you who know me, you're aware that the last three years have been a huge health challenge for me. A little over a year ago, I was cleared to begin doing Silver Sneakers on land not water. At this point in time, I could lift my fee... Read more
Catching Up With Where I've Been
Friday, September 28, 2018      6 comments

In August, I had a radio frequency ablation (treatment for migraines) on the back left side of my head. I have had many of these in the past, but this is the first one in four years. I've never had an issue up until this point in time. Previo... Read more
Progress - One Foot In Front Of The Other
Tuesday, July 31, 2018      8 comments

About six weeks ago, I joined the Y near me. I tried their Silver Sneakers Circuit Training class exactly twice and was flattened. Never one to accept failure, I changed classes and was able to do the Silver Sneakers Classic at my old Y. I'm h... Read more
Doing What Is Appropriate
Monday, July 23, 2018      4 comments

Sometimes, the best thing can be the tried and true - especially when you are fighting your way back from illness or injury. I tried several new classes at my new gym and physically, they were a disaster for me. I luckily got a membership that... Read more
Stopping Physical Therapy
Wednesday, July 11, 2018      5 comments

Yesterday, I was supposed to resume physical therapy. I updated my therapist on my visit to my neurologist and my three hour intravenous therapy for my migraine. The result was the mutual decision to stop therapy for now. I will reevaluate th... Read more
Monday Goals
Monday, July 09, 2018      8 comments

My goals for today are: Rearrange the hall closet - Completed Put new patio chairs around patio table - Completed Put chair pads on patio chairs - Completed Move mini grill to patio table - Completed Rest - Done Va... Read more
You Never Know How
Thursday, July 05, 2018      7 comments

a small kindness will affect another person or animal. A smile at a stranger, a hug for a friend or family member, a soft gentle stroke for a pet, food for the hungry, a balloon for a child, a blanket for someone who is cold, a tear for someone ... Read more

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