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Another year older
Monday, January 30, 2012      7 comments

Yep, it happened whether I wanted it to or not. This picture describes it perfectly! An old friend and I went out to a new restaurant for dinner and gossiped. Lowkeye... Read more
White Chili Recipe
Thursday, January 19, 2012      5 comments

A friend was asking for simple recipes and this is one that I gave her. I think it's on the menu this weekend! www.bettycrocker.com/rec
4a0-8170-fc2343fa7ff8 ... Read more
Doctor's 6 month checkup
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      8 comments

Well for once a good visit. BP was just a little high-but I hadn't gone back on one of my BP meds since surgery, so we are adding it back and see what happens. May not keep it if I can get the swelling down in my leg and back to walking mo... Read more
Keeping busy
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      4 comments

Hi all, this has been a busy time of the year. Tax season is gearing up-so now working 6-7 days a week. Kinda tough after surgery. Still haven't built up my endurance yet-PT tried upping the exercises and I had to add back my pain meds and co... Read more
Goals for 2012
Sunday, January 01, 2012      7 comments

So, my left knee is fixed and the back is on the road to recovery. So here are my 2012 goals: A vacation - and not using my PTO (paid time off) for surgery! No plans yet-but I'll find something! ... Read more
Reflections on 2011
Sunday, January 01, 2012      0 comments

Hi all, It seems like reflections on last year's goals are appropriate before setting the new ones. This year was a tough one for me physically. And that did limit my opportunities to succeed in other areas-as well as bring new challenge... Read more
Merry Christmas everyone!
Saturday, December 24, 2011      3 comments

Well, got mom off to her cruise with my sister's family. Home for a nap and then some cooking. Found some awesome Sparkrecipes since I'm cooking just for me tomarrow! A fun sweet potato casserole, turkey, noodles and dressing. Some sa... Read more
The neighbor's house
Friday, December 16, 2011      1 comments

Here's the picture. I thought I was having trouble downloading from my phone-but apparently my email thought it was spam! ... Read more
It pays to live close to the Fire Department!
Thursday, December 15, 2011      9 comments

Well, this week I chose to work half days again-physical therapy was really making me sore and tired last week. So today I stopped at Target to pick up a prescription. I decided to go home for a nap before physical therapy and I was abou... Read more
Another week down
Sunday, December 04, 2011      8 comments

Boy am I glad I only went back to work half days. This week was very tiring. I started physical therapy and had trouble sleeping this week-just could not get comfortable in bed. I ended up going back on the prescription pain meds. That has h... Read more
Back to work and PT
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      6 comments

Last week I started back to work but only half days. The doc really wanted me to wait another month but that caused some issues with disability and my part time job with a tax firm. Now I'm glad they insisted-I was pooped after the first three... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      6 comments

Wow, it's hard to believe that it's Thanksgiving time already. I made reservations for a buffet since it is just mom and I. This way no leftovers and no dishes! I returned to work this week-per doctor's request on half days. I de... Read more
Ortho update
Friday, November 18, 2011      11 comments

Thursday was my visit to the orthopedic surgeon. Monday is the original return to work date that was set up before my wound healing complications. After discussion with the PA, it was decided that I will return to work on Monday because the in... Read more
The Ruby Team and other miscellaneous stuff
Wednesday, November 09, 2011      9 comments

Today is the third anniversary of the Rootin' for Ruby Team. This team has an awesome group of people as well as fantastic leaders and fun challenges. I have enjoyed being a member for over a year. My days are getting busier-yesterday I w... Read more
Knee doc appointment
Wednesday, November 02, 2011      10 comments

Today was my annual visit and xrays for the knee replacement last August. It was pushed a little later due to my back surgery. The good news is xrays look good-I have no complaints and next appointment in 5 years. Do still have to take K... Read more

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