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What day of the week is it
Tuesday, May 11, 2021      0 comments

All the time, kept thinking Friday. Why? Have my fitness coach on Tuesday and Friday, so today has to be Friday. Last weakend was wet a d damnp and humid. ... Read more
All I have is now. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery
Friday, May 07, 2021      0 comments

I begin today by putting the events of the 2019 and 2020 into history. I am only what I tell myself I am. I live in the moment telling my mind what I am. I am not defined by others. People will perceive what they want based on their m... Read more
Oops, forgot about pledges to church, and relax
Thursday, May 06, 2021      1 comments

Let's see paid Chiropractor $4XX.00 package deal 10 sessions. Okay, figured it was in the budget. Oh, boy. Got reminder in email of 2 pledge payments made several months ago. Let's see ... Read more
"Live every day of your life as though you expect to live forever."
Wednesday, May 05, 2021      1 comments

Youth is not a time of life. It's a stat of mind. It's a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions, a predominance of courage over timidity of the appetite for adventure. Nobody grows old by merely living a n... Read more
Weather whether or not
Tuesday, May 04, 2021      0 comments

Confusion rains. Yes, it rains here for 2 or 3 daze, the clears up for a couple ofdays. I don't know about you, but for me lately not being able to get out, do to weather is confusing my days of the week. I know I have training se... Read more
Don't know whether to cry or . . .
Friday, April 30, 2021      1 comments

Yes, since my knee replacement surgery, I have so many "specialist" none had any answers. Not going to go through physical therapy and have a PT Assistant watch me. Made the decision since the "pain" was not medical, to go to Chiropract... Read more
When virtual walking meets reality, St. Vincent Island
Monday, April 26, 2021      2 comments

World walkers @worldwalking.org steps are due to land on St. Vincent Island. ... Read more
Sciatic joint disfunction, PTSD (proved wrong by my doctor, again)
Sunday, April 25, 2021      1 comments

Phew, the moreI read about it, the more confusing it is. Cause: two even "total length" legs. BUT there in lays the problem, hips aren't at the same height. So right knee and left knee are uneven. Thus causing the joint where the scia... Read more
Resulting from knee replacement, don't know what next
Saturday, April 24, 2021      0 comments

I searched the web again for sciatic joint. Yes, it said the sciatic joint can become painful if one leg is longer. Fits me, to a T. The weather is cold, damp, raining, low pressure. Doctor said there is no arthritis in... Read more
Treadmill is out of storage., Rejoice with me.
Thursday, April 22, 2021      0 comments

Was told not to use it, months ago my walking gait was awkward. I have put inserts in my shoes to adjust my "height " back to pre-knee surgery. Tried it this morning. Painful a bit yes. But slow and steady. Now, can use my walk... Read more
Sciatica my solution,
Wednesday, April 21, 2021      0 comments

Here are some steps you can take in the meantime: Practice good posture. Stand up straight with your ears aligned with your shoulders. Align your shoulders with your hips and your buttocks tucked in. Your knees should be bent slightly. Do... Read more
Physical therapy not going to work, won't work with an "assistant"
Tuesday, April 20, 2021      0 comments

Yesterday started hopeful, going to get therapy. Wrong, was just going to have a paid "assistant" watch me. I arrived in pain, actually only reason I went to ask questions. She didn't ask how I was doing, did I have any questions (not ... Read more
COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS aren't anything
Monday, April 19, 2021      2 comments

Until and unless you are from a military family, you can't even start to compromise what separation really is. This is from a friend, whose father was a Marine Margie I remember standing on the tarmac waving goodbye knowing that I ... Read more
Never trust a PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
Tuesday, April 13, 2021      1 comments

2nd time. I had no choice. She was the only "spine" specialist in the area I could find. She knew works in the BJC Medical System at Belleville Memorial hospital in the orthopedic clinic. She didn't look at the MRI relied on the re... Read more
Why it pays to look for the cause not treat symptoms
Monday, April 12, 2021      1 comments

I have had pains in my right side since my knee replacement surgery Feb 19, 2019.  Having seen 4 orthopedic specialist at Wash. University BJC Advanced Medicine with no cause found. Saw a spinal PA at Memorial.   None were able to find a cause... Read more

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