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One-derland, here I come!!
Sunday, January 27, 2013      10 comments

I have been steadily losing weight for months now. Problem is, it's the same five pounds that I've also been steadily gaining. Gain it; lose it; gain it; lose it; gain it; lose it. Well, I say, ENOUGH. I know that if I could just get beyond ... Read more
Does this Compute?
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      6 comments

I am so so so tired of fighting with this little HP laptop I've been borrowing for some weeks now. It continually goes off line and it's a whole long procedure to get back on....by which time my chat friends have always given up and gone away. ... Read more
Dean Ornish vs: Dr. Oz
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      7 comments

My husband was recently diagnosed with heart disease...three main cardiac arteries almost completely blocked. He has put himself on a severe diet...almost no fat; no meat; and low low sugar. He needs to manage his diabetes as well as clear the... Read more
Anxiety Laden
Thursday, January 17, 2013      9 comments

I had my first at home PT today....She assigned me exercises to be done twice daily. She assessed me and said that I am weak however when she saw me walk and do some of the exercises she couldn't believe that I'm two weeks post surg. She feel... Read more
catchin up.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      3 comments

Well, I see it's been a long time since I"ve blogged. During that time I got a new hip joint put in to try and replace that troublesome one that kept coming out of the socket. This new one feels secure and strong. I got home from my week in r... Read more
Diminishing Returns
Saturday, December 22, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I had my presurgical testing appointment so left the house at 8:00 AM to get there by 9:00. Got done by 11:30 and then ate lunch in the cafe there with my dad....and then he took me grocery shopping...which was mostly shopping for our... Read more
stealing an idea
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      6 comments

my new sparkfriend Meme104 wrote a blog about two months ago c) 1) I will track EVERY BITE of food that goes in my mouth. Weighing and measuring for accuracy. (I've been tracking but a) have not been weighing...Just eyeballing it. and b) h... Read more
Believe it!
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      4 comments

I have a gross confession to make....I didn't realize it at first but when I weighed myself the other day I was quite constipated....and when I got on the scale and said "Sh*t" -- it really was. Yesterday I righted that problem and today re-we... Read more
I don't believe it!!
Sunday, December 16, 2012      4 comments

I got on the scale and not only have I not lost weight (despite exercising almost every day and making very healthy food choices) I have actually GAINED weight!! And not only weight but inches, so I cannot claim muscle weight as the culprit. ... Read more
Saturday, December 15, 2012      3 comments

This past week I did a mile with Leslie Sansone (a DVD, not in person!) and that prompted me to rejoin the WATP team which MAY have been presumptuous as today, when I tried to do another mile, I could not even complete the warmup. My hips hurt ... Read more
Exercise is bad for you....
Wednesday, December 12, 2012      4 comments

I was reading a devotional yesterday by Prayfit and it said that exercise is not good for your body. It tears down muscles among other things. But the great part....the reason we exercise is because of the way the body "comes back" after being... Read more
OMG It's Time
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday was my 50th birthday My parents were over as was my daughter. My dad took pictures. Let me tell you these pictures are "RUDE Awakening 101"---I can't believe how fat I am. It's amazing you can be in your own body; see yourself in ... Read more
Ducks in a Row
Saturday, December 01, 2012      10 comments

I haven't been exercising...not even walking. Why? Out of terror that my hip will pop out of joint again and because of agonizing pain in my feet. The good news is that there are finally things in the works which should address all these iss... Read more
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      7 comments

Well , following my hip dislocation two weeks ago, I had the normal period of extreme caution and lack of mobility while the hip muscles recover from the damage they suffered. On Thursday I am going to see my Ortho surgeon. I"m gonna ask him t... Read more
Saturday, November 24, 2012      6 comments

Today my friend is taking me out to do my Black Friday shopping. I know. It's Saturday. But we figured that maneuvering my wheelchair would be much easier if the crowds are smaller. My friend also went out on Black Friday, leaving at midnigh... Read more

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