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Post surgery
Tuesday, March 29, 2016      6 comments

It's been 3 weeks since my total knee replacement. Doing well. Start outpatient therapy Thursday. I hate having to sit around so much but I just remind myself once I have healed I can focus on my exercise again.... Read more
Great new
Friday, February 12, 2016      6 comments

I saw the rheumatologist Wednesday. They did a ton of labs annd xrays. Yesterday they called and everything was negative. I also weighed this morning. I lost 4 pounds this week. Woo hoo !!!!... Read more
A new month
Monday, February 01, 2016      4 comments

Today is the first of february. I have set my goal to do some form of exercise every day this month. I did well losing 10 pounds last month. Started with 60 min. on the bike this morning. Lets go!!... Read more
Exercising
Friday, January 29, 2016      7 comments

I hadn't been exercising much because of my knee, but my orthopedic told me I could ride a bike with no resistance to loosen the joint up. So I got on my bike and I have rode at least 5 days a week for the last two weeks. He told me if I didn'... Read more
Snowed in
Saturday, January 23, 2016      6 comments

We have 12 inches of snow here in Tennessee. I lost 2 pounds this week.yea!!... Read more
Staying positive
Thursday, January 21, 2016      6 comments

I had my appt. With the doctor I thought I would have my knee surgery done. He was quite rude and insulting. All he wanted to talk about was my mental health. I'm bipolar and got a great report from psych doctor. Then he wanted to talk about how... Read more
Woo hoo
Sunday, January 17, 2016      10 comments

After 3 months of 5 pound weight gain, the last two weeks I have lost 8 pounds .I hope this is the finally rolling in the positive direction. Each week I put a dollar for each pound lost for that week in a vacation jar .... Read more
Great Day
Friday, January 15, 2016      7 comments

Today is a great day. I go see my psychiatrist because I am bipolar after 6 months. I also have not had to have maintenance ECT. I am real proud that my medication is working and I have not had any inpatient hospitilazations which is Great! I... Read more
Optimistic
Saturday, January 09, 2016      3 comments

The doctor's appointment went well. The outcome is still the same that it is necessary that I have a knee replacement. At first I was disappointed the doctor I saw whom I have such confidence in, does not do replacements. However, they have jo... Read more
Anxious
Friday, January 08, 2016      4 comments

Today is the day I see another orthopedic for a second a opinion about my knee. I was scheduled for surgery back in December, but I became sick and had to cancel. I decided to get an opinion from the doctor that did surgery on my hip two years... Read more
Thank you
Thursday, December 31, 2015      0 comments

I want to thank everyone that has responded to my blog. It was great some of the ideas and positive motivation that I was given. Thank you so much. It has really made a difference in the negative thinking I was facing. I plan to implement some... Read more
Terrible day
Wednesday, December 30, 2015      5 comments

Today I have ate anything that didn't bite me first. I woke up that way. I wrote in my journal and I believe it's emotional eating but I'm not sure how to help because most of my stress is things I have basically no control over. I really didn't... Read more
10% weight tracking.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015      4 comments

I got to thinking about what I would like to do in the new year. I changed weight ticker to measuring 10% of my weight loss at a time. It is less overwhelming that way to me and it gives me something to track easier than going from starting we... Read more
Doctor's appointment
Sunday, December 27, 2015      4 comments

I made a trip to my physician the other day to try and get over a cold that just seemed to want to hang on. One of the first things he asked me was when was the last time had I had my blood tests run. Honestly I don't remember. I made an appo... Read more
70 days logging in.
Monday, December 21, 2015      4 comments

I was just sitting here going through the website and it showed I had logged in for 70 days. I had no idea it had been that long. My weight has gone up by 7 pounds during that time, but I am not devastated like I thought I would be. I know in m... Read more

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