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How can 8 days get away from me?????????
Monday, January 26, 2009      2 comments

I had my Pilates class this morning then went to work out with Karen. Once again, I was only able to do 20 minutes of the intervals. The Pilates class was better. Aftewards I talked to Karen, and we realized that I have worked out for 8 d... Read more
I did it!
Saturday, January 24, 2009      2 comments

OK, this doesn't have a lot to do with my program except that I got a really good workout today. My major victory today was my lesson on Falcao. I managed to make my bodydo what it needed to do to ride correctly, and Heather (my coach) to... Read more
Tired, but it's a good tired...
Tuesday, January 20, 2009      2 comments

The quilt show is over. Thank goodness. As president of the Quilt Guild putting on the show, I have been busy helping out and being available for the 3 days of the show and hanging on Thursday. My knee help up really well. Hanging on Fri... Read more
I did it!!!
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      3 comments

This has been an eventful week. I've worked to get my studio reorganized while my machine is being serviced, prepared for today, and rode my horse. Each activity this week has been successful! The rides this week have been good. I am hap... Read more
A great day!
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      2 comments

Who can resist a day of sun and 70 degrees on the last day of the year? Not me! Went out to the barn and had a lesson on Falcao. I couldn't believe how well I rode. Suddenly I had a lot of control over what my body did, and could mak... Read more
Wake Up Call!
Monday, December 29, 2008      1 comments

I went to the doctor, not my knee doctor who has proclaimed me fit, but my GP. Hopped on his scale, and OMG!!! I have gained another 6 pounds. I know why, loss of attention, not working out at my normal level, eating too many goodies. Re... Read more
The wait is over!!!!!!!
Friday, December 19, 2008      2 comments

I woke up this morning a little anxious and excited. It was the 11-week checkup with my knee doctor. I wanted so bad for him to proclaim me healthy and able to start riding. Usually if I show up early, he is ready for me. But today I had ... Read more
4 more weeks!~
Thursday, November 27, 2008      0 comments

I was disappointed when I asked the doctor about riding and was given "4 more weeks". NOT the answer I wanted. I realize the reason, he wants to make sure it is good and healed before we chance subjecting it to the stresses that being ar... Read more
Workout or play?
Monday, November 17, 2008      0 comments

Yesterday was the first opportunity I have had to work with Falcao myself from the ground. My husband tells me I was smiling the whole time. It certainly felt good. 30 minutes of walking and "playing" with him as well as working him on the lo... Read more
I am truly rich!
Thursday, November 13, 2008      1 comments

From the moment I woke up early this morning I find that I am surrounded by more friends and love than I realized. I had many sparkgoodies on my page, emails from far-away friends, my mother, my sisters. Then my friends showed up and "kidn... Read more
Knees, viruses and stuff
Thursday, November 06, 2008      1 comments

First of all, I'm happy to report that my knee is healing really well. I am working out in the pool with it, and have gotten a lot of bend in it. I am walking without a cane except at the barn or when I am on uneven ground. Big progress! Jus... Read more
I've ditched the cane! (well mostly)
Monday, October 27, 2008      5 comments

Haven't written lately, but I've been busy. Now that I'm more mobile, I've found much more to do, and have a lot of things to get caught up on. First of all, I finally finished the ecclesiastical stole I was making for a minister's wif... Read more
And the lame shall walk!
Sunday, October 19, 2008      2 comments

Had my doctor's appointment yesterday, and it was a mix of news. First of all I have been informed that my knee is healing slightly ahead of schedule, which I attribute to my healthy diet. I have been told to start putting weight on the knee a... Read more
Sometimes you have to hit bottom to enjoy the ups in life!
Tuesday, October 14, 2008      2 comments

Maybe it's just that I'm tired. I did a lot of "walking" yesterday, including going with a friend to a clothes store to do some shopping for her. (well, I also found some cool pieces for me, too ... Read more
3 weeks down.... Half way!
Wednesday, October 08, 2008      1 comments

I am finding that I am slowly being able to do small things again, but I pushed myself a bit hard the last 2 days, and I'm sore in my shoulders and neck. So I am postponing my hair appointment today. I hope I can reschedule it soon, but I just... Read more

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