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One of those Days!
Monday, November 20, 2017      3 comments

Well it’s one of those days! You know the kind where you run around like crazy doing the #1 errand all the way down the list to #10 only to realize your fitbit is on the charger or your Spark tracker for is still laying where you placed it befor... Read more
Baby Steps
Friday, November 17, 2017      8 comments

Walking is my favorite exercise. Got a real good deal on a treadmill from a local store going out-of-business. Ten minutes a day at 1.5 mph is a good start. Doctor wants me to stay at 1.5 mph & lengthen the walking time. Sounds good to me! ... Read more
Wednesday, September 16, 2015      2 comments

I joined Planet Fitness and for several months tried out the different machines while noticing how my body reacted. Because I've had six surgeries on my ... Read more
Friday, September 11, 2015      7 comments

Here's s picture of a Monarch Butterfly that just emerged from its clear chrysalis. It's just hanging around until it's wings have dried. The drying proc... Read more
Sunday, August 30, 2015      1 comments

Five months is the time-span I had to adjust to my husband filing retirement papers with his employer. Minus his scheduled days off, I (we) now have 20 days until his final day. Five months ago I looked forward to his final day. With 20 days rem... Read more
Resting is Important
Friday, August 21, 2015      2 comments

After my cataract surgery I've spent a lot of time resting mainly because My vision was still blurry. With all the extra rest time, I've noticed the inflammation in my left hip had subsided a lot. Maybe I do too much and need more rest than I've... Read more
Green- It's Not Just A Color
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      3 comments

This is the front of a long-sleeved t-shirt that I bought several years ago. The color green brings to mind many things. Here are a few: Ecology: green represents the ... Read more
New Water Bottle Image- Make It Special to You!
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      6 comments

This is an image of my new water bottle & my "old but very handy" carrier. Everyone, don't forget to drink your water!! ... Read more
Drinking Water Daily
Tuesday, December 03, 2013      6 comments

The below is actually my answer to the topic, "Have You Drank 8 Glasses of Water Today?" for the Team Forum, "The Spark Solution (The Official Team)". Yes I have drank at least 8 glasses of water today! ... Read more
Health Update
Thursday, November 28, 2013      6 comments

I went to doctor appointment on Wednesday afternoon. After looking over the x-ray the doctor said my prosthetic and pelvic were okay. I have bursitis in my left hip. The doctor said to get lots of rest, gave me a couple of shots, some medicin... Read more
Doctor Appointment
Thursday, November 21, 2013      2 comments

Well, I went ahead & scheduled an appointment with my ortho doctor/nurse. It's Wednesday, Nov 27 at 11:45 am. The first available appointment was January 8, 2014; however, the doctor & his nurse decided to squeeze me in the day before Thanksgi... Read more
Wise Husband, New Plan
Friday, November 15, 2013      3 comments

Although I was born with Legg Perthes (now just called Perthes) in my left hip, diagnosis didn't happen until I was 11 years old. Up until then the doctors just said it was growing pains. Well those growing pains never slowed me down any. ... Read more
Thursday, November 14, 2013      3 comments

I've decided to not ride my recumbent bike for a while & see if the pain in my leg subsides. I will just do some easy walking... lay low for a while to see if things improve any. If not, I'll schedule a doctor appointment & go from there. ... Read more
Inspires Me to Workout
Thursday, November 14, 2013      1 comments

1. Reading God's Word 2. Keeps me flexible 3. My 13 window room 4. Recumbent Bike 5. Gives me a happy attitude... Read more
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      0 comments

Everything was going well, pedaling at least 15 minutes three or four times a day. I was feeling good then... inflammation? The pain began as it always does, after exercising consistently day in day out, week 1 turns into week 3 or 4. The... Read more

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