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We got one!
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      5 comments

Thanks everyone! My sister got her kidney transplant and is doing great, the new kidney, as she calls it 'the bean' is working perfect. She is back to work and taking good care of herself. Her donor, Jennifer, was a friend of the family and she... Read more
Still searching for a kidney for my sister!
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      0 comments

This is a message posted by my brother-in-law on Facebook. The more we can get the word out, the better! My sisters kidney function is now below 10% and even though she seems fine, dialysis will be very draining. I remember what our dad went thr... Read more
My sister needs a kidney!
Thursday, May 12, 2011      4 comments

My brother-in-law Mike is trying to get the word out about my sister Anne. She is in desperate need of a kidney. We have a page on Facebook about it if anyone is interested or can help get the word out! Thanks, Cathy A few simple acts coul... Read more
Making progress
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      4 comments

My back is feeling much better as well as my knees. I've started back doing my walking tapes very slowly. It will take awhile to get back to the strength I had before but I need to build up to it at my own speed. My Lupus and other medical issue... Read more
A different path
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      0 comments

Well after doing the 1st day of bootcamp, I spent the night in pain. I guess my back wasn't ready for the side kicks. I have been going to a chiropractor because I was in a car accident 2 1/2 weeks ago and injured my back. I looked at the 2nd d... Read more
Starting Again
Sunday, January 04, 2009      1 comments

I am beginning this journey to losing again. Actually, I've never stopped trying, just haven't had that spark/motivation. All my medical problems have sidelined me but I'm trying to go on now despite that. All I can do is my best with my limitat... Read more
I'm Back
Monday, November 12, 2007      1 comments

It has been too long since I posted in here. I have not been feeling motivated to write anything because I have been having so many difficulties lately. The weight has been creeping back over the last 1 1/2 years. I have Lupus, ostearthritis, v... Read more
Still at a standstill
Tuesday, May 01, 2007      2 comments

It's been a month since I've posted here??? Being back at work is hard. My job is very physically demanding and I'm hurting and exhausted. My shoulder was very sore today because of PT last night. The knees hurt, the feet are swollen! I'm not li... Read more
Back to work!
Tuesday, April 03, 2007      0 comments

Well, my doc has given me the OK to go back to work. But he also said no limitations on lifting...I reminded him I take care of infants and some weigh 20-25 lbs. He didn't think I should have a problem! HUH?? I haven't been able to lift over 5 l... Read more
Getting back to 'normal'
Friday, March 23, 2007      2 comments

Didn't realise how long since I was here! Ooppss!! Continuing with PT and getting stronger. I've started with strengthening exercises with stretchie bands and still working on range of motion. I bought a new WATP DVD. It has 3 &4 mile wo... Read more
Tuesday, March 06, 2007      1 comments

I am continuing with PT for my shoulder and making good progress. They are slowly adding in more exercise and my range of motion is great. At home I've started using my walking tapes just about everyday doing 1-2 miles and today I did some st... Read more
Some answers
Wednesday, February 21, 2007      1 comments

My chest CT was normal which is a big relief! But I felt there would be nothing wrong anyway...the power of positive thinking! The vein doc wants another ultrasound of both legs because he feels the swelling of my feet is caused by bad veins. ... Read more
Waiting for Answers
Monday, February 19, 2007      0 comments

Continuing with physical therapy and doing well. Trying to get more range of motion before I can start on strengthening the shoulder. It has been 4 weeks since my surgery. I'm waiting to hear results from my CT scan last week of my lungs. I a... Read more
Monday, February 05, 2007      0 comments

I continue to get stronger everyday. I will be starting physical therapy this week for my shoulder. I know progress will be slow but I know this is neccessary in order for my shoulder to heal properly. Doing too much can re-injure what the surge... Read more
Getting Better
Sunday, January 28, 2007      0 comments

Feeling a lot better everyday! I'm able to lie down for short periods without pain and it feels good to be able to stretch!! Because of all my medical issues lately and not being able to exercise, I have gained weight so I changed my weight tr... Read more

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