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Reflections For The First Quarter

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

I'm not sure today is the best of days to be blogging because mentally I have had a coupe of rough days (and I'm not sure why), but at the beginning of 2014 I set a goal for myself to refocus on SP and my Healthy Lifestyle Journey and that I would review how I am doing with they goal on a quarterly basis. Well, the first quarter of 2014 is up!

January was out the window as I was still in post-surgical recover mode and not doing so well. I did, however, put my Spark Tracker back on towards the end of the month which was the first step to reaching my goal of getting healthy.

I had been so sick to my stomach in January as a result of the pain pills that I was taking that I didn't tolerate eating very much. Well, let me tell you, that I made up for lost time! I ate and drank way more than I should have and the scale showed it. This approach was not going to get me where I wanted to be! Towards the end of February start a healthy journey journal so I could review where I had been, what I was doing and feeling, and where I needed to go from here.

I have kept my journaling up throughout March and made sure I noted what lessons I could learn from my mistakes. I also renewed my Spark Coach and started over at Stage I. Here is what I have figured out so far from my journal:

1. Lessons Learned: Drinking less would put me in better control.

2. Lessons Learned: Stick to small social groups. Do not skip a meal even if you can only manage a small one.

3. Lesson Learned: Taking a day off may be a nice treat, but don’t skip absolutely everything; do a little some of your routine, but just not as much of it.

4. Lesson Learned: Take a pain pill when you hurt!

5. Lesson Learned: It is o.k. not finish every bite on your plate. Remember the phrase “Can I think about it for a while?”. It can apply to many aspects of my life.

6. Lesson Learned: If you are going to have a snack during TV time, plan ahead so you have some healthy ones to choose from.

7. Lesson Learned: I need my life to be ordered both mentally and physically.

8. Lesson Learned: I need to stick to my plan.

9. Lesson Learned: Oh well! What’s done is done and today is another day.

10. Lesson Learned: Don’t give up. Keep working on “Staying In The Moment”.

11. Lesson Learned: Social outings cause me anxiety and TV watching can bore me. I need to work on portion control; all things in moderation.

12. Lesson Learned: Portion Control is something I will need to work on for some time!

13. Lesson Leaned: Life happens and that is part of the journey. It is alright to celebrate once in a while, but not every day.

These are some important lessons for me that will guide me to the healthy lifestyle I really want to live and so for the second quarter of 2014 I will need to keep reviewing these lessons over and over.

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ZELLAZM 4/14/2014 6:20AM

    Good blog - lessons learned and relearned! Onward to the next quarter (where did the first one go!?)

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FEARLESSNOW 4/6/2014 4:12PM

    That is fantastic that instead of beating yourself up, you reflected on what you have learned. Best of luck for the next quarter.

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2BEHEALTHY2014 4/3/2014 11:12AM

    These are lessons we all need to learn. Thanks for sharing.

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KELLIEBEAN 4/2/2014 9:29PM

    I love this. Excellent reminders for all us.

You've go this!

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68ANNE 4/2/2014 3:41PM

    I am starting to learn many also. One of my favorite is to not put off a workout, take those ten minutes and just do something so you can get it out of the way.

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PATTISTAMPS 4/2/2014 1:39PM

    Those are GREAT lessons! I know that it will be easier as you continue to heal and get back to you pre-surgery health. I know the doc says you are healed, but sometimes the parts we can't measure are still working to get back to normal. Remember that Rome wasn't built in a day, and neither are good habits. One suggestion - find something to do that will keep your hands busy - for me it is paper crafting. Don't want to get any thing on the paper, so I don't snack when I do it. Maybe knitting or sewing or painting... whatever you can enjoy.

Have a successful April!

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STEP Right Up

Friday, March 28, 2014

My last blog was a review of the journey I have taken with my hip over the past 4 months. Although it was most likely a bit boring for you, I want to thank all of my Spark Friends who trudged through it and offered support as it helped me focus on some of the things I learned about disabilities and empathy for others. It's our Spark Friends who help us keep going.

This blog is also a review of sorts as I have been struggling recently with some concepts. Blogging out my thoughts really seems to help me put things in order for me. The issue I have been struggling with is fitness minutes.

Shortly after I recommitted to SP I was able to develop a fitness plan for myself. This is something that I had never done in my entire life or even given it any thought! I was doing yoga 2d/w, Curves 2d/w, and jogging almost every day to prepare for my first 5K. That 5K was the end of jogging for me as my hip pain really flared up after that. So in place of jogging I switched to walking. Even though I have long legs I have never been able to make them move at a speed faster than 3.5 mph, but even that got to be a challenge because of the pain. So I decided to slow it down a notch to 3.0 mph and be satisfied with the fact that I was at least doing something and still following my fitness schedule.

At the same time a Spark Friend of mine introduced me to the MapMyRun app on my phone which helped me keep track of my walk speed and distance while outside. All around Spark people were also talking about their FitBits. I was considering a purchase, but put it off due to the price. Then SP came out with their own tracker! The price was right and so I took the plunge and purchased one. I started tracking steps October 21, 2013.

It has been interesting looking back over that time and seeing my weekly step results. Getting the hang of this "step" business took me a while, but I built my numbers up from 8412 to 19,716. That's right. That was for an entire week! When I look at those numbers now I laugh at how pathetic they are for me. In reviewing the results it became very clear by mid-November that I was struggling since my steps started to fluctuate greatly most likely depending on how much pain I was having on any given day. By December my fitness schedule was done for and I generally became a couch potato while I waited for my surgery day.

I started using my Tracker again in mid-January and although I had a bit of a health setback I have built my weekly steps up to 30,564. Today is my last visit to P.T. and last week I started back at Curves which I am very happy about. It is these "steps" that are really getting my down. I have read that for general good health you should get 10,000 steps in per day and for weight loss you should get 12,000 - 15,000 steps in per day. Has anyone else heard or read this same thing? Are they kidding me!? On a lazy Sunday I can get as few as 600 steps in around the house. Right now on a busy day for me with running errands and chores around the house I get somewhere around 2,500 steps in. I have really been pushing myself to build the strength back up in my leg/hip/glut muscles that get destroyed during a hip replacement. Last night I managed to walk on my TM for 1 hour at an average pace of 2.7 mph. Really! Is that all I've got?! Where is that 3.0 mph feels like a stroll in the park?! This is killing me!

And so here lies the struggle I mentioned above. I am not happy right now with all of this. I find myself frustrated that I can't do what I used to do, frustrated that I am not doing 3,000+ FM like many of my Spark Friends are, frustrated that I am even comparing myself to others. I tossed and turned all night last night because my hips and back hurt. Yes, it did feel good to be able to increase my speed and time on the TM last night, but is pushing myself worth the pain (after all I did yesterday I still only got 7,632 steps in). I know some people think it would be, but this is my journey to healthier living and so I have to figure out if I want to continue down this path of push or if I want to back off from the Spark Tracker for a bit and be happy once again with the fact that I am doing something, no matter how small in comparison to others, that is leading me to a healthier life style.

Decisions, Decisions!

Today is my DH birthday and it will be a busy w/e of celebrating. I think I will relax and enjoy it. I hope you all have a Sparkling w/e. emoticon

  
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68ANNE 3/28/2014 9:15PM

    I agree with many here. Not worth it if it is causing you that much trouble. I haven't gotten the tracker. I sit all day at my job and really don't want to become obsessed like I see with others (no offense) and I can not really justify the expense right now. It does take quite a while to come back from hip surgery and I think sticking with the exercises the PT gave you plus any others that don't cause you pain are just fine.

Stop comparing yourself to others just race with yourself!

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FEARLESSNOW 3/28/2014 7:14PM

    "If it isn't fun, don't do it!". Good luck. I'm sure you will figure out what works for you.

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IMLOCOLINDA 3/28/2014 3:45PM

    The numbers aren't as important as how you feel when you are doing it. The competition should only be with yourself. I have been trying to do a 5K walk in under 45 minutes and I walk every single day, when it -35 wind chill, I'm out there...and so the wind and weather have been part of why I can't seem to break it...but when I'm way above, I am still doing it. On the days my knees ache, I go as slow as I need to go. I'm not going to hurt myself and it's just some random number in my mind. I was in the Army and I was Airborne so we RAN every single day. I know those days are long gone and I'd only run if someone was shooting at me. I have an old pedometer and I don't even know how accurate it is anymore. I go much more by the amount of minutes I get in because I have several 15 or 30 minutes things (videos) or boxing work-outs at the club...but don't use the tracker as a value of your worth and don't use anyone else's numbers/minutes to feel the value of what you are doing for your body. It really is only about YOU!!

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PATTISTAMPS 3/28/2014 2:08PM

    I use a fitbit, and the only one I am competing with is ME! Most weeks I average about 5,000 steps a day. But some weeks it's only 4,000. and when my knee was giving me trouble, I didn't wear it. I do find it helps me to push myself to get moving. But unless the doc says you should push past the pain to get stronger, there is no way you should be hurting yourself. You know the difference between "good" pain I had a workout and pushed my limits - and "bad" pain. This really hurts and I can't sleep... It takes a while to get back to where you were... and there are sometimes obstacles that have to be taken one step at a time.

Take care of yourself! You know your limits better than anyone else!

PS... I am jealous of those 3000 minute people too, but 100 minutes a day is just beyond me!!!

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2BEHEALTHY2014 3/28/2014 11:59AM

    I think if the tracker is causing you to stress about hoe many steps you're getting then stop using it. Do what you can and take your time to build yourself back up. You had major surgery, it's going to be awhile be fore your strength is back fully. Just do what you can.

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Hip Hoorah!

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Life has been such a struggle for me during the past 4 months that I thought I would lay it all out in a blog for my SP friends and anyone else interested. This may be a bit long, but laying it all out will help me put my life in perspective.

I have struggle for about 6 years with hip pain and trying to get the bottom of the cause so that an appropriate plan of action could be taken. Is this problem generating from my back or my hips? Any of you who have had similar health issues probably know what I am talking about. It has been back and forth from one doctor to another for one test or x-ray and then back to the doctors again. Whenever I have any health issues I am so thankful for my professional background in nursing. I can't imagine what a struggle it is for non-medical people to deal with the medical world so they can figure their health info out.

As the years went on the pain in my hips shifted from one to the other ( for no apparent reason) and progressively got worse. I was referred to a pain clinic and at first I thought that would be my answer until I found out that at each visit I would be injected somewhere else in order to determine, again, where the pain was generating from. In the end a did get a definitive diagnosis, I stopped getting the steroid injections, and a plan for surgery was formulated.

I stopped the injections because I thought they were not helping only to discover "What did I know!" as the steroids were metabolized out of my body. I started on narcotic pain pills and it all seemed down hill from there. I had so wanted to make it through the holidays, but the medication made me so nauseated that the holidays were horrible for me (and for my family I'm sure). I couldn't wait for my surgery date of 12/22 to get here.

Family and friends in real life and here on SP were so supportive; telling me how much better I would feel when my surgery was done. I entered the surgery room with happiness in my heart. I came out of the surgery room and thought "What the heck! This hurts like H***! ! !" Why didn't anyone tell me how much this was going to hurt.

The new year, 2014, was not off to a good start. The care I received in the hospital was horrible, the home care agency nurse wasn't much better, and I ended back in the hospital, sicker than a dog, due to pain med complications.

The point I want to talk about here is how depressing this life event was. Not because of all I went through with the surgery and pain, but because of the altering body image I had of myself. I was missing a body part! Even though it was replaced artificially, I felt like it was not really me. This experience has given me new insight into how others with disabilities, whether they be obesity, the loss of a body part, or any other abnormality, may feel. I think I went through a sort of grieving process the same as you would if you lost a loved one. Although not quite the same, I lost a loved body part and it made me feel less than normal, human, and worthy to some degree. I not only lost a body part I also lost my independence for a time. As part of any post-op recovery and because of additional "hip precautions", my DH had to do everything for me. I was once a strong and active person who could do many things that others my age could not do and now I was reduced to almost total dependence on someone else. Talk about altering your self-image! It was pretty devastating for me.

Almost a month to the date I ended back in the hospital with diverticulitis. When I was discharged I felt so much better. I was off all pain meds and had actually regained enough of my strength so that I could at least bathe and dress myself except for my knees to my feet. I felt like a new person who could accomplish the rest of the recovery period and reach my goal of complete independence once again.

This life experience has helped me become a better person. Someone with more empathy and love in my heart for others. Someone less judgemental about others. Someone who has been shown, again, that we are all equal in God's eyes!

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CAT-IN-CJ 3/24/2014 3:42PM

    It really is a grieving process that you can go through.. . . . and I'm glad you're able to articulate it.

I am so sorry you had to repeatedly endure such pain and discomfort during your convalescence. You are a strong woman but this kind of stuff can drive the strength, courage, etc. right out of you.

Lots of hugs and encouragement as you continue to heal and regain your strength.

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IMLOCOLINDA 3/24/2014 2:28PM

    The Gift of Pain. You should read the book, I think you would totally relate to the empathy part. Glad you are on the road to recovery and thanks for such an honest blog!

Sometimes we really do need to walk a mile in someone else's shoes and you learned a valuable lesson from the walk!

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68ANNE 3/23/2014 8:37PM

    I am so glad to hear you are doing better and getting back into the swing of it

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WILSONWR 3/23/2014 11:28AM

    I'm sorry you had to go through so much. My wife went through similar feelings after she was diagnosed with Amyloidosis. She went from being an active, vibrant person to a wheelchair-bound individual who had to depend on me for everything. It was terrible for her. The one good thing is that you have a chance for recovery. Try to get past the hurt and make yourself determined to become active and strong again. You can do It!

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2BEHEALTHY2014 3/23/2014 11:07AM

    I am sorry that you had so much trouble and pain. I am glad you are able to bring something positive out of it. I really hope the rest of 2024 if much better for you.

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Soups On and the SP Recipe Calculator

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Geez, it feels rather strange to be here I haven't blogged in so long! I have floundered for months now, but that is another story. Perhaps it is because there is the faintest hint of spring in the air here in Michigan that I have gotten sick and tired of myself. So, after a self-pep talk, I am trying to buckle down to business. Today I need help with the SP Recipe Calculator.

I love to cook and my cookbook shelf shows it. In addition to various cookbooks, which I tried to thin out a year ago, I also have a large 3-ring binder that is chucked full of recipes that I have gotten from others or cut from magazines. I can honestly say that there was a long streak of several years when DH and I never ate the same thing twice; every night it was a new recipe.

My hip is strong enough now that I am back to doing our grocery shopping by myself. The other day the red peppers were on sale and a light bulb went off in my head - Red Pepper Soup - yum, yum! So I bought the peppers and headed home to look for a recipe on-line. Heaven forbid that I would check out all of those recipes I already have saved - LOL!

I love the Food Channel and if you ever wonder what I am doing in the late afternoon you can know that most likely I am sitting in front of the TV watching their cooking shows. So I checked out their web site for my soup recipe and wha-la there it was - Cream of Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup w/ Roasted Sweet Corn and Cilantro-Lime Sour Cream by Emeril no less. Many of you already know that these recipes are not calorie friendly and I was o.k. with that because, outside of a couple slices of multigrain bread, that was all I was planning on eating for dinner.

In my new "gung-ho" mode I have been making an effort to track all of my food (yuk!) and so I entered the recipe into the SP Recipe Calculator in order to get the nutritional info I needed for tracking. After I entered everything and hit "enter" I realized I had failed to put in the # of servings so I did a "makeover" to correct that. When you view the recipe it screams "MAKEOVER" at you. Talk about embarrassing! OMG, I made a mistake! ! ! This must be the perfectionist in my talking.

So now the issue is this. Based on 6 servings the calories were 463.4, fat gr. 34.8, and the Sodium gr. was 1908.8 per serving ! With all of that being said, for our serving size of 1 1/2 cups, it became very obvious that this recipe made 8 servings instead of 6. I really would like to revise this recipe to correct the servings and lower the cals/fat/sodium, but when I looked into doing so the Calculator screamed "MAKEOVER, MAKEOVER" at me!

Is anyone familiar with the SP Recipe Calculator? Is there any way I can fix my recipe w/o seeing the "MAKEOVER, MAKEOVER" or completely entering the entire thing as a new recipe? I'm feeling like a real idiot!

  
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IMREITE 3/15/2014 1:24AM

    i dont use the SP Recipe Calculator to often. but i do like looking through others posts to create my own items.

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CAT-IN-CJ 3/13/2014 12:33PM

    Been there, done that too! Glad you have it figured out.

So glad to hear your hip is doing so great!!!!

We can do t his!

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FUNLOVEN 3/13/2014 6:43AM

    Thanks everyone for your replies. Yes, Evelyn had the answer!

I managed to do the first edit by removing the 2 tsp. of salt which helped a bit. Recipe still needs a bit more tweeking to reduce salt further and cut some of the fat. Will replace heavy cream with half & half and switch out some of the chicken broth to the low salt version.

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ZELLAZM 3/13/2014 5:39AM

    I think Evelyn gave you the advice you need. I have also had a few run-ins with the calculator but generally was able to edit without any issues. I'm a soup fan - will look for your Emeril recipe!

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KELLIEBEAN 3/12/2014 9:31PM

    Hopefully you have your answer. I am recipe challenged, heck, I'm culinarily challenge. It's a good thing DH is a great cook!

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It's great to "see" you again!

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68ANNE 3/12/2014 8:33PM

    I hadn't seen that but I've only done one recipe.

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JOANNKW 3/12/2014 5:31PM

    Heavens I didn't know there was a makeover version, or a way to edit it! I've had to do it over a couple of times because I somehow forgot to get the servings in. Many recipes make more than one serving, but there is something about the recipe calculator that causes me to miss that entry. I would love to have known this. I'm so glad you asked this question.

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EJOY-EVELYN 3/12/2014 3:50PM

    Instead of MAKEOVER go back to your recipe box, scroll down to your original recipe and select the EDIT mode versus just clicking on the recipe. I love red, yellow and orange pepper soup. Yum.

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2BEHEALTHY2014 3/12/2014 9:48AM

    I didn't even know there was a makeover option. I've had to re-enter several recipes.

Welcome back to Sparking! I've missed chatting with you.

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Tunnel Vision

Sunday, January 26, 2014

I have been MIA for some time from the Blog world, but thought it was time to bring my Spark friends up to date.

It is a strange phenomena what stress can do to a person and there are all kind of stressors in this life. It seems the more stress you are under the more your focus diminishes until you end up with tunnel vision and can hardly see the forest from the tree. My stress has been my health.

A brief review for my new Spark friends. I joined SP last March and was very gung-ho to lose weight and get fit. At the same time I was dealing with some hip pain and had been trying to get a definitive diagnosis for the past 5 years so I could develop a plan of action; either side, the choice is yours! Just the same I was not going to let that pain stand in my way. My doctor sent me to the pain clinic for injections and at first I felt on top of the world. I even trained for and jogged my first 5K at 61 years old in May 2013. That turned out to be the beginning of the end for me as it really did me in as far as my hip pain went.

I can really thank my Pain Clinic doctor for finally helping me sort this all out. The pain injections just weren't working like they did at first. He sent me for x-rays which showed a possible hairline hip fracture and then forwarded me back to one of my orthopedic surgeons. I stopped getting those steroid injections because, after all, if they aren't going to work why bother?! My surgeon took one look at my x=rays and said "Yup, when do you want to do this?". The game plan was on. As time passed and the benefits of the steroids (the ones that I thought weren't helping, but found out they really were) wore off, my tunnel vision set in more and more. I thank the heavens for my DH as the Holiday Season is sooooo busy and he was such a big help at getting up through it. I laugh with my daughter now that 2013 will go down as our worst Holiday Season ever when we remember back about it. By the time December hit I couldn't wait to get my Left Total Hip replacement done. December 23 couldn't get here fast enough for me! I even dropped out of my 5% Fall Challenge Team which was an unbearable decision for me.

Well, I gotta tell you. No one ever told me how much it would hurt afterwards! ! ! My first week post-op was unbearable, but things did get a bit better as the weeks past. This kind of major surgery really turns your life around and upside down. For an active person to go to an extremely sedentary lifestyle where it is work just to put one foot in front of the other and to have to think about every move you make so you don't exceed your "hip precautions" (for 3 months none the less) can be very discouraging and depressing. To go from being active to having your Spark Tracker only record 550 steps for the day! I want you to try sitting down in your favorite chair and then I want you to sit there all day long, day after day. It quickly becomes your not-so-very-favorite chair in a hurry.

Do you think Tunnel Vision and Pity Party go together? I'm beginning to wonder! There was a moment of sunshine in all of this by week 4. I even started to venture out of the house and met some gals I knew to attend a Wine About Winter event in my downtown area. I started to set up some new fitness goals for myself too; increasing my steps from 550 to 750 - whoo hoo! But it was a start. Then the set-back came. I ended up in the hospital last week with Acute Diverticulitis. What the heck! ! !

On top of all of this bodily insult I have been dealing with nausea and a horrible appetite for the past 2 months and even lost 6# this past week. Don't think I am doing such a wonderful job at losing weight. This is not the way to do it! Although I won't turn down any weight loss any way I can get it, I am now off of all narcotic pain meds and playing it day by day to see what my stomach and bowels will tolerate. At least I can say that food once again tastes good to me even if I do get full pretty fast.

So here I am at this w/e. I am feeling reasonably well and I am trying to stay positive. I am eager to see my physical therapist this coming Tuesday so we can increase my ST exercises and I would like to get the o.k. to do a little walking on my TM of Stationary Bike. Our 5% Challenge this week is Tracking. I hate this necessary evil and haven't done it in months. I'm not sure I will even be able to do it now as I am just happy to tolerate any food I put in my mouth without worrying about what it is. That might be hard to understand unless you have gone through weeks of nothing tasting good and no desire to eat what-so-ever. I will contribute the best I can to my team.

My Peripheral Vision is improving as my Tunnel Vision diminishes. I do believe there is light at the end of this tunnel and I look forward to reaching it!

  
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EJOY-EVELYN 1/28/2014 7:44PM

    Wow! – You’ve been through so much! You deserve to focus on doing whatever it takes to be on the mend. Therapy can be a Godsend and I pray your therapist truly know what’s in your best interest. Hope the light at the end of the tunnel broadens as each day goes by. Hug, hug -- Evelyn

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CAT-IN-CJ 1/27/2014 2:36PM

    Glad you are on the mend.

Oh, geez.... diverticulitis in addition to total hip replacement recovery!

Our bodies will teach us what they need . . . and it pays to listen and cooperate.

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STARBUCKSAMORE 1/27/2014 12:32PM

    Focus on getting yourself healthy again and envisioning full and total health. Use your chair time to meditate and bring in good energy that surrounds us into your body so you can fully realize why you are here on earth. Focus on what you are grateful for, as your shift in perception is an opportunity to deepen and appreciate.

Lots of good thoughts coming your way :)
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2BEHEALTHY2014 1/27/2014 11:20AM

    I am so sorry you're having so much trouble. I remember how worried you were about having the surgery. I hope you start feeling better soon and can get up and moving again.

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68ANNE 1/26/2014 6:52PM

    Ah it is lovely to see the light. Glad you are moving more and feeling better

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KELLIEBEAN 1/26/2014 2:52PM

    So sorry you ended up back in the hospital. My cousin has had some diverticulitis issues. That is no joke. On top of everything else that was pretty cruel.

I'm glad you are starting to feel better. Focus on all those healthy foods to track to keep building your strength!

Major healing wishes to you! Great to see a blog by you again!

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BILLB000 1/26/2014 11:08AM

    It is a shock to realize how much a joint replacement surgery can impact so many areas of your life. Even tho' it is done widely these days ….. the person on the receiving end has much to deal with, including the emotional parts of the surgery. It is major stuff (having been through bilateral knee replacement myself). I like the fact that you keep moving and keep trying and striving toward the next goal. It is the only way you will prevail. It is truly day by day and small steps.

Take the pressure of weight loss off yourself. Focus on eating healthy as you can tolerate, focus on the PT and steadily getting stronger. If you gain or lose weight now, doesn't really matter. Getting stronger and healing does matter. Next challenge, in the spring…. we will see you back and ready to get serious about getting to a healthy weight. I think you are doing fantastic, given everything you have gone through.
Bill

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TRAILRIDERKJ 1/26/2014 10:09AM

  It will be worth it in the long run! it is amazing the workout you can get even in a chair. chair Zumba lets you actively move upper body. Every little bit helps.

I had surgery the end of December and know how difficult it is can be.

Take this time to hone your food intake and make the positive tweaks. You may even find tracking gets easier.

Hope your feeling on top real soon.

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