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Monday, March 28, 2016      2 comments

Not even when that seems to be your "sport" of choice, and your hubby has left branches & logs, dropped from 40 feet in the air, on your path? He was kind enough to cut it out of my walking trail. So yesterday I spent cleaning out my 5-drawer ... Read more
3 weeks in...
Thursday, March 10, 2016      4 comments

And I have gained 10 pounds. Yes, tracking food & some days going a bit over - I won't lie about the adjustment being hard, but no harder than the last time I've done it. Every day I work out, my legs & ankles swell as far as my skin will stre... Read more
Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      3 comments

Haw, Haw, Haw, Haw... Just came in from walking. All braced up so when my underclothes braces come off, they are all slimy from sweating on neoprene. The outside brace is for the fixed position to keep my lumbar & sacral joints in & it looks ... Read more
Still moving... I'm surprised!
Thursday, February 25, 2016      3 comments

Let's see, I took Monday off to recover for the weekend. But these last 3 days I got outside and walked. No elliptical stepper machine... Just me & the Hellhounds. I did 0.78 miles Tues, 1.17 miles Wed, and 1.66 miles today in 39 minutes!! N... Read more
Monday again
Monday, February 15, 2016      6 comments

Taking the weekend off made me have to start all over again on momentum. I only made us 15 minutes on the stepper but I upped the resistance another level & stayed at a 15% incline. Florida is FLAT. I see no reason to walk at a 30% incline. ... Read more
Just an inspiring quote...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016      7 comments

A little thing to think about when you feel like you've hit that wall. We've all been there, me maybe more than others in the past 4 years. SO LISTEN UP! (Rather read & remember) Quote of the Week: A dead end can never be a one way street; ... Read more
Going off the rails on a Crazy Train
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      5 comments

... Thank you Ozzy. Those 10 pounds I gained overnight. I lost them overnight too. It wasn't a scale malfunction because it happened to no one else in my home. We even moved it to several different spots. And it isn't digital; it's a brand ... Read more
Here I go again. Again. Repeat...
Monday, February 08, 2016      6 comments

(Let me preface by saying I'm known to be a bit of a ornery smart-arse, so take what negative things I say with a grain of salt. I'm here to have fun & ... Read more
Getting back into gear
Tuesday, November 10, 2015      5 comments

My year has been plagued with sickness, infections after surgery, now a social security review at the height of the holiday season just getting under way, so Doctor appts to get records & such. Doc says "I'm not concerned that u gained weight, ... Read more
Washing 'The Hounds' IS Strength Training!
Tuesday, October 27, 2015      5 comments

The faux kind! Now, I'm still recovering from 4 surgeries last year, and the BOGO infections I received with those surgeries, so exercise is still a lit... Read more
Walking the Halls of Health?
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      4 comments

Wy father is having heart ablation surgery today to hopefully stop his "fight" against his pacemaker. We both have screwy heart-wiring so I'm taking notes in what NOT to do when I get older! I'm back at the "killer" hospital today and since I ... Read more
One small conquest
Thursday, August 27, 2015      5 comments

one HUGE BATTLE! I've been glaring at that stationary bike every day since I made Joe rush out in the rain one Saturday so we could pick it up... In lat... Read more
Still gaining. Back to basics
Friday, July 03, 2015      2 comments

Since my surgeries have kept me down for 10 months now, and still keeping me down & blue, I have gained back 36 pounds. It sickens me because I worked s... Read more
Caffeine? Heck No!
Monday, March 30, 2015      6 comments

MOSTLY... Yes, I did it. I am on decaf coffee except some on the weekend with Joe, but here's the kicker... I GAVE UP SODAS! And still haven't lost a damn pound. But how can I when people keep sticking their hands in my spine & moving it ar... Read more
Duh! Back to square one...
Sunday, March 29, 2015      6 comments

I'm am once again 9 days post-op. I herniated the SAME disk that I had my previous laminectomy. Hmm... Could it be that there was only half s disk left and OF COURSE it's gonna rupture! Anyway. I got out if the hospital on the 23rd with anot... Read more

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