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A Leap, A Limp, and a Stagger = PROGRESS
Thursday, September 29, 2011      9 comments

I haven't yet lost any weight...( I don't THINK anyway...I had one weight reading that was really high...and the next one some days later was a lot lower...so am not quite sure...today's reading was somewhere in the middle....So it is the one I'... Read more
quick note on a great ending
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      11 comments

A quick word as I run off to start my day. I've decided to keep all my food log entered in a small notebook which I'll maintain throughout the day..then the next morning, I will add all of the PRIOR day' data into TODAY'S tracker....So in case... Read more
a RUDE awakening
Monday, September 26, 2011      8 comments

Recently I was described by a friend as a "Big, fat, cuddly fluff ball." I don't think I like one single word in that description. And I've just gone up another jean size. And the scale is giving me more and more bad news. I did ... Read more
Unhappy and Stuffing my Face
Sunday, September 18, 2011      8 comments

I've never before been "an emotional eater"...someone who comforts themselves with food. I've always overeaten out of simple gluttony: because it tastes so good! OR because I've been on steroids or other drugs that make me constantly ravenous.... Read more
just need to share this:
Saturday, September 10, 2011      8 comments

I have schizophrenia. Don't know if I've admitted that yet on this site. SZ is not having multiple personalities...just want to make that clear. People with SZ suffer from hallucinations and delusions...as well as many many other horrible sym... Read more
A New Start--because it' s a Whole Different Story Now
Saturday, September 10, 2011      8 comments

Things are changing for me, rapidly, in terms of my physical abilities and my medical status. I am going, in October for a right shoulder replacement; something that is terrifying to me as I've heard it's worse than even the hip replacement surg... Read more
Who Defines Impossible?
Thursday, May 05, 2011      7 comments

I just wrote a comment in the comment column of a fellow sparker who just finished a half marathon with two knee replacements. ( And my comment said this: "I have two recent hip replacements and dream of running, but have been told that it's imp... Read more
A Day in the Life of....
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      8 comments

I'm going to try again to write a blog on this accursed site. LOL...only accursed because for each of the last two lengthy blogs which I tried to post, cyber space made a good dinner of them, and they vanished into thin air. This time, I have a... Read more
The Moon's Lore and Lure
Sunday, March 20, 2011      7 comments

The moon was, as most people know, the closest to the earth that it gets last night...the closest that it has been in the past 19 years in fact! Where was I the las... Read more
God's Diet
Sunday, March 13, 2011      8 comments

Philippians 2:13 NLT "For God is working in you to give you the desire and the power to do what pleases him." It's a short verse. One line. It had somehow, in the million times I'd read Philippians escaped my notice --maybe because in... Read more
Pushing Back
Saturday, March 12, 2011      5 comments

Last night I actually slept maybe four or five hours all together (if you add all the broken up pieces together)! This is a record of many months. I think it happened because my body was so exhausted it was able to ignore the pain for a little... Read more
Monday, March 07, 2011      8 comments

I just read over my last blog here...can't believe I was exercising on Feb. 28th....even though I know that what I was doing then was pretty simple basic stuff, it seems impossible to me now. My pain levels - especially in my spine have skyrock... Read more
Coming Back (mid-surgery report)
Monday, February 28, 2011      7 comments

Today was a busy day...too busy for my little supply of strength being about one month post op after a hip replacement. Actually it's been a really busy four days! It either is completely dull or hopping around here...Wish there was some kin... Read more
Baby Steps
Saturday, February 26, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday, before leaving the house for two MD appointments in a trip to NY that took all day, I did my PT exercises...and even used the resistance band which was a bit more resistance than the PT had used on our last appointment (which actuall... Read more
Too Much Time on My Hands
Thursday, February 24, 2011      7 comments

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