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It’s been about a month without a migraine
Friday, April 30, 2021      22 comments

Until this morning that is… sigh. I couldn’t get out of bed this morning, so dad walked the Cooper-dog and his dog, Angel. The weather is unpleasant for little dogs (drizzle and light rain), so dad said he only got them to go about half a mile b... Read more
Am I a failure?
Tuesday, April 27, 2021      24 comments

I was at my maintenance weight for a few years, but in the past couple of years I have put some of that weight back on, much to my dismay and discomfort. I have this little piece of my brain that says that I have “failed” at weight loss, because... Read more
Progress
Monday, April 26, 2021      21 comments

I have been going to physical therapy twice a week since the middle of January trying to regain strength and re-establish range of motion in my right shoulder. I had tendinitis of the supraspinitis tendon at the top of the shoulder. I had gone t... Read more
Odds and ends
Thursday, April 22, 2021      16 comments

I don’t normally mind the snow too much (ice is a whole other story), and I prefer cooler temperatures, but yesterday’s snowfall is testing my patience.... Read more
Walk, walk, walk, and...
Tuesday, April 20, 2021      18 comments

I have been walking each day. If I want a greater challenge I turn left out of our driveway. That way is all uphill. It’s a winding, hilly country road... Read more
Oof... proof that I am not a spring chicken anymore
Thursday, April 15, 2021      19 comments

Yesterday I decided to go for a walk in town. I also made a date with my brother (not the one currently dealing with health issues) to go to lunch at a... Read more
Spring is sprung
Saturday, April 10, 2021      20 comments

I have been able to maintain my walking workouts on a daily basis. I am averaging about 7 miles a day over the last five weeks or so. Last Sunday I ended... Read more
Yes, another update
Tuesday, April 06, 2021      26 comments

My brother had an appointment with the cardiologist today. It turns out sometime in the past year he had a heart attack and never realized it! He has been making positive changes since the day he got out of the hospital. I am proud of him, but ... Read more
Update
Saturday, April 03, 2021      25 comments

My brother has been out of the hospital for a couple of days. He has an appointment with a cardiologist on the 6th. He was informed that his ejection fraction was down to 15% after the tests they did in the hospital, but they also said his condi... Read more
It’s been a long week already
Monday, March 29, 2021      23 comments

I drove my brother to the emergency room Saturday morning and dropped him off, because he was having trouble breathing and his blood pressure was sky high. He said they would treat him and release him, as that is what they have done in the past.... Read more
Feels like starting over
Sunday, March 21, 2021      21 comments

I walked to go visit my best friend today. She lives two towns over and it usually would take me about 2 hours to walk there. I used to do that walk reg... Read more
Cardio exercise
Friday, March 19, 2021      16 comments

This morning’s workout... I was kinda slow today, as I wasn’t feeling my best. I have been more consistent with my intentional cardio exercise for th... Read more
A typical Sunday
Sunday, March 14, 2021      17 comments

I went to bed really early with a migraine last night. I still had it this morning, so I didn’t walk with dad and the dogs on the early morning walk. Ins... Read more
PT
Tuesday, March 02, 2021      19 comments

I had PT this morning. It was cold today. I had on my fleece jacket over my light cotton jacket, and covered it all up with my heavyweight winter jacket. It was still too cold for a long early morning walk. So we took a longer afternoon walk tha... Read more
Word from the doctor
Monday, March 01, 2021      24 comments

I saw the orthopedic doctor today. He said he can see some improvement since I started PT, so he recommended that I continue with that, and the ibuprofen to help calm the inflammation. He also said that unless the shoulder gets worse again I don... Read more

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