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May 5 - 2 years since Diagnosis
Friday, May 05, 2017      11 comments

Two years ago today - the first time I heard the words "severe Spinal stenosis" and "You will be paralyzed from waist down, so go home and find your wheel chair and begin to adapt your life"... I was alone, 3.5 hours from home at a specialist's ... Read more
May - This is the month that it all comes together
Tuesday, May 02, 2017      4 comments

I have strong intention of pulling all my efforts together and finally losing the pounds to allow me to see ONE-derland - I-think-I-Can I-think-I-Can I-think-I-Can ... Plan of action ... I have gotten to 30 min. on exercise bike at te... Read more
April 9 - anti-inflammatory AND dairy free
Sunday, April 09, 2017      4 comments

Have been told for few years I needed to try dairy free to cut my inflammatory and fibromyalgia pain...finally greed to give it month trial run - Day one is done nd feeling positive...I CAN DO THIS!!!... Read more
April = ANTI-inflamatory diet
Sunday, April 02, 2017      2 comments

Those who know me know how hard I have fought to keep moving - strength and mobility is still primary goals for the exercise part of my efforts - the peripheral neuropathy and arthritis are still there and are relentless - Dr says the only way ... Read more
03/17 March Goal setting
Wednesday, March 01, 2017      2 comments

Review of Feb :Goal 1 - learn every-other-day fasting =learned and successful 6/7days/wk. Goal 2 - exercise with pedometer/Fitbit counting the steps Failed... fit bit not working Goal 3 Shall remain till I finally see ONDERLAND. No loss, n... Read more
February Goal setting
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      5 comments

Goal review and Setting Time Last month's Goal #1of getting well is 95% met - Still have one inflamed place on left leg #2 to get sugar out of life probably 90% and #3 FAILED ... saw .5# loss once but finished with 2# GAIN Take deep bre... Read more
January 2017
Friday, January 06, 2017      2 comments

I am a little late posting new Year's goals and plans. Goal 1 is to overcome the painfull red nodule illness - now in week 4 of expected 6 and finally no more fevers and no new spots for several days. Swelling continues but I am accepting ... Read more
2016 ending with a mysterious illness
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      9 comments

After my eventful year of learning to walk again after spinal and back reconstruct, walked a 5K in June and then began to concentrate on weight loss harder Goal of ONEderland was not met but will keep working in the new year. Then in early Dec... Read more
Dec. 1 One year since surgery + Month's goals
Thursday, December 01, 2016      8 comments

Dec 1 - and exactly one year since the 8.5 hour spinal/ back reconstruction surgery - I had no idea what it would mean in my life but 24 hours later I was able to sit on commode and do my "duty" - the surgery had saved those nerves!!! NOW to ret... Read more
First Sunday of Advent 2016
Sunday, November 27, 2016      4 comments

Lovely graphic of the Sundays of advent [I know it is hard to read but you get the overview. Wk 1 is the prophetic candle meaning HOPE. remember t... Read more
First day of Advent for me
Friday, November 25, 2016      7 comments

The day after Thanksgiving is the first day of Advent for me - with less abilities this year, our precious daughter put up our tree for us and encourag... Read more
Day two of grief is much more gentle
Saturday, November 12, 2016      8 comments

This was our family reunion - all five of us siblings and spouses and at least one child from each couple was there...No ways near all of the decendant... Read more
11/10/16 My eldest Brother died this evening
Friday, November 11, 2016      10 comments

Seems so very strange to know my brother really is gone ---I have had good preparatory time and knew this was coming but it is still hard to know that he is gone - that my dear sister-in-law must go on without him and their children now have no ... Read more
11/08/16 Sad and yet so very blessed
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      8 comments

This has been a hard day for me - My oldest brother has been very ill for a month and this morning they signed the papers for hospice care - cancer is a terrible thing and I am so sorry for him, for the family and for the hundreds of people who ... Read more
11/2016 Goals and comments
Friday, November 04, 2016      4 comments

Tuesday was my final appointment with Dr. 11 months following the 8.5 hour spine surgery - he is very pleased with my surgical site, my progress and is pleased that it seems I am still getting improvement in neuropathy symptoms - slow but sure ... Read more

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