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Positively Thinking
Saturday, February 09, 2013      5 comments

Do I believe in Positive thinking? Do you mean do I believe in denying that my body is screaming in pain and telling myself that in truth I am just fine? Do you mean convincing myself that by stating a few positive affirmations aloud ... Read more
It only TAkes a DAy
Thursday, February 07, 2013      6 comments

Yesterday I had two doctors appointments. I didn't have time to work out in the morning because we were leaving so early. And in fact the day before that I hadn't gotten a chance to do my cardio....only did strength training. And then yesterd... Read more
Double Toil and Trouble
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      6 comments

Last night I got out of bed to go into my recliner when I heard banging. I went out into the hall and saw my husband in his bed banging on the wall. He was in tears in pain from a knee injury that he's been nursing and then last night when his... Read more
Too Muddy to Tell
Monday, February 04, 2013      6 comments

This morning's workout was altogether unsatisfactory. I started out with a Worlds Biggest Loser DVD but had to abort it because it called for positions that were just really dangerous for my recently replaced hip. So then I went on to a leg sl... Read more
Chit Chat
Sunday, February 03, 2013      4 comments

it's a dull day. I chose this morning not to go to church. I did my half hour on the bike, showered and then forced myself to do something that required a lot of guts. I have a pile of important papers stored in a drawer in my basement. The... Read more
The Ben N Jerry's Challenge
Saturday, February 02, 2013      10 comments

The carton read "frozen Greek Yogurt" Strawberry Shortcake. It was a pint (not too big todo much damage, right?) and it was made by Ben N Jerry's. I bought it. Needed a treat, I told myself and that had at least some nutritional value. I opened... Read more
the Cootie Nurse
Friday, February 01, 2013      7 comments

Today my visiting nurse came...She called last night and said (GRRRR) that she would be here between 8:30 and 9:00. Well, that's my workout time but I couldn't very welll tell her to forget about it.....so I grumbled, "OK see you then." And at... Read more
Keepin on Keepin on
Thursday, January 31, 2013      7 comments

Today my physical therapist is coming at ten. I have to be ready to leave for a doctor's appointment by 12:00 so first thing I did was cook up a big pan full of steelcut oats and ate a bowlfull. Then did my breathing treatment and then went dow... Read more
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

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