Katla49 wrote: »
Machka: Keeping you in my prayers and good thoughts. I hope you get a resolution that solves the problem and allows you to enjoy long-distance bike rides again. The bone density scan and MRI are both good ideas. I have had two bone density scans, several years apart. The first one showed bone loss and I was advised to take calcium and exercise. The second one was set up by my new doctor. It showed increased bone density to the point I’m out of the worry zone. I am thrilled and very happy about it. I was told by my previous doctor that it was impossible to improve bone-density after the first bone scan but she thought I might be able to slow the decline. That turned out to be less than what has happened. Weight bearing exercise plus Vitamin D3 are the things that I increased and I also started taking alondrate, a bone density medication. The combination is working beautifully for me, although it hasn’t fixed my damaged knee. Keeping my weight down is the best helper for the damaged knee, which is an over-use injury that is not related to bone density. I damaged my cartilage while posting at a trot on a lesson horse for too long. (This is not the same teacher I've had for the past few years.) Losing just a few pounds of weight makes a difference in eliminating knee pain for me. :flowerforyou:
barbiecat wrote: »
The dogs and I had a nice walk together after our third nap of the day. Here is an interesting question to ask yourself--What would I get up and do on a day when I was really sick? No need to share your answer, but I realized that walking the dogs is what I'd do even if I did nothing else on my to do list. Barbie
barbiecat wrote: »
Here is an interesting question to ask yourself--What would I get up and do on a day when I was really sick? No need to share your answer, but I realized that walking the dogs is what I'd do even if I did nothing else on my to do list. Barbie
kymarai wrote: »
She gave my dh and I a gift certificate to Eddie Merlots for our birthdays. DH really wanted to go tomorrow on my birthday, but they were booked. We are going this evening. OMG! It is a dining experience! I dont get excited about food, but I loved this place! It may be our new special occasion place. Too expensive to go very often. Friends took us there for Christmas. SIL is coming with us. It will be fun.
Tomorrow my youngest daughter is fixing me chicken n dumplings for lunch. My favorite meal. Will probably end up at a super bowl party for a short while. My oldest daughter and her family are on their way to Disney as I type.
auntiebk wrote: »
Thank you Barbie for getting us off to a fresh February start.
Just finished skimming January, will have to catch up with 4+ pages of February tomorrow.
Ah, the powers of positive, Plan B procrastination. Most important Thursday? SWSY. What did I do? Fire district minutes from Jan 23 meeting ;} It's only been on the list for 8 days. Now to start the taxes (on the list for 3 days). Stopped prepping post and got up and did SWSY. Yay me. Too bad both ate up the only sunny day this week... Kylia fun is the important thing. Dance on! Thanks be for the Aubrey update. Good news.Carol sorry about the stinky gift. TMI:
Scooter puked up a bit yesterday. I'd worry as he is subject to pancreatitis, but then I saw bits of the greenie dental chew in the spew. No more for him!
Grace "husband was replaced with an alien last night as he came home from work cheerful and was talkative and friendly..." love it when that happens Barbie sad you're :sick:Lanette "...before the really sick people arrive..." Brilliant!Rita you're right, Bulletproof Coffee sounds REALLY gross.Betsy Brava for keeping up with exercise and food journal. Well done.pip running amidst 25thousand people? Yikes!Allie and Carol thanks for the Alfie pic, cracked me up :bigsmile:KJ Yay YOU for declining to take unscheduled kiddo. Delighted to hear you taking time for yourself.Sharon I just love your Allan stories. Can imagine you two squirting away the summer, especially with no clothes to get wet... Felicia, Lanette, Kylia et al what you all said about comparisons, accepting ourselves, thank you for your wise words.
Jan: walk one more step 94%, 60 g protein=94% rx/vits=90% meditate 97%, knee exercises=97% SWSY up 100% SWSY low 100% core= 100% Tumble=39% hang up or purge art 0, AF 77%
Dec: walk one more step 71%, 60 g protein=71% rx/vits=76% meditate 81%, knee exercises=81% SWSY up 0% SWSY low 0% core= 0% Tumble=44% hang up or purge art 0, AF 77%
Nov: walk one more step 63%, 60 g protein=77% rx/vits=77% meditate 80%, knee exercises=83% SWSY up 13% SWSY low 10% core=13% Tumble=37% hang up or purge art 1, AF 77%
Oct: walk one more step 74%, 60 g protein=71% rx/vits=58% meditate 42%, knee exercises=42% SWSY 0% core=13% Tumble=19% hang up or purge art 0, AF 77%
February intention, Play more with Tumble, while maintaining percentages.
Daily: walk one more step, 60 g protein, meditate, knee exercises, 10 minutes play training Tumble.
Twice weekly: core, SWSY upper, SWSY lower
Weekly: hang or purge 1 piece of art
Bonus: AF days
Lighter, lovelies!Barbara, the Southern Oregon Coastie AHMOD.
walk one more step 29/31, 60 g protein 29/31, rx/vits 28/31, meditate 30/31, knee exercises 30/31, SWSY UP 9/9, SWSY LOW 9/9, core 9/9, play with Tumble 12/31, hang up or purge art 0/4 AF 23/31.
Word for 2019: "GOOD" good attitude, good food, good times, good choices, good enough, feel good, GOOD!
01/30 LT: start taxes, CFRFPD minutes-N MT: dog group-Y ST: make 4H email group, send meeting notice/request for questions-Y
01/31 LT: SWSY-Y MT: CFRFPD minutes-Y ST: comb Scooter-N
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