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New Family photo 2020
Friday, January 01, 2021      3 comments

This is part of our first family photo since Kurtis passed away on May 7th, 2018 well in fact our first family photo since 2008. We just didn't get them that often with the four of us being adults there was not much change in the way that we loo... Read more
Pain after surgery
Saturday, March 07, 2020      7 comments

I had surgery on the 19th of February and was told that the pain would be unbearable. The surgery was to remove or shave the bone deformity off the bottom of my left foot. Surgery went great and I am super happy to report that my pain has ... Read more
Upcoming Foot surgery
Friday, February 07, 2020      8 comments

I am looking forward to having surgery on my foot on February 19th after 9 really long months of having to stay off of my foot due to a wound on the bottom of the left foot. I have rocker foot a bone deformity due to the collapsing of the middle... Read more
Doing what you can with what limitations you are presented with.
Thursday, July 18, 2019      5 comments

I am working on making this set back as productive as possible. I injured the bottom of my foot back in the middle of May. It created a small hole in the bottom of my left foot. I have a bone deformity on that foot as it was often referred... Read more
Finding new ways to get in activity while having to stay off of my foot for a few weeks.
Sunday, May 26, 2019      3 comments

I have to remain off of my foot until a wound heals completely. This is going to take several weeks if not months. So that I do not risk losing the foot completely. After this full week of boredom thinking about all of the things that I could b... Read more
Loving my physical therapy and the outlook.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019      4 comments

Who would of thought that someone would actually love going to physical therapy? Not me for sure. I have had to go through P.T. many times over the years for a lot of different things. I have always dreaded it because it hurts and I am so tired ... Read more
Plans changed!
Saturday, October 13, 2018      5 comments

Life happens and things change unexpectedly . We have always adapted really well.over the years. Now is different as we are struggling with the loss of our son a few months ago. Now I am the only family member for my aunt and so that is ta... Read more
Chronic pain issues subsided the past 3 weeks.
Saturday, October 06, 2018      4 comments

I am super excited that my chronic pain issues have been at bay. I have not required hardly any pain medication at all. I have been able to be more active because of it and it has really shown on the scale and the way my clothes are fittin... Read more
Be grateful for the ablities you do have wither big or small.
Sunday, September 23, 2018      5 comments

Today I am very grateful for the physical abilities I do have currently although I wished that I was able to do more. I will in due time as I continue my journey to a better and more healthy lifestyle. One day I will be able to walk again withou... Read more
Smart breaks instead of fake breaks
Thursday, August 02, 2018      11 comments

My husband has a thing at his work called "Live Well" meetings where they teach you all aspects of living well, health, activity, finances etc. and I got thinking about something that they taught us. It was to take smart breaks instead of fake ... Read more
Happy despite the fact that I look like a one eyed raccoon.
Thursday, July 12, 2018      6 comments

On Wednesday morning I took a nasty fall in our bathroom smacking my head on the door frame. I have had quite a few falls the past 2 years. This was the worse one that has happened. It is on my left side of my face and it really swelled up bad y... Read more
Moving exercise things into a new area of our house.
Sunday, June 17, 2018      5 comments

We have finally moved all of our exercise things including a huge treadmill emoticon ... Read more
5% Challenges open for sign ups.. Team Champions in the Kitchen
Sunday, June 03, 2018      6 comments

I just finished the Spring 5% challenge with a kind, loving and supportive team. I know that all teams are awesome. I couldn't of made it this past year without my teams support. I didn't meet my goal this time around but I will for the Su... Read more
Kurtis' passing
Thursday, May 17, 2018      16 comments

Kurtis passed away on May 7th, 2018 He was our oldest son 33 and he lived what he considered an awesome life. Despite that he was born with Spina Bifida you hardly knew that he had limitations up until about 5 years ago when he developed a... Read more
How many of you have read "The Spoon Theory" I have read it! It is 9:40 my spoons are all gone
Wednesday, March 21, 2018      5 comments

If you have not read it yet. I would suggest doing a search on The Spoon Theory and read up on it. You might find that you are that person with only so many spoons to make it though the day. It refers to depression and touches some on pain issu... Read more

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