Posts Tagged ‘ healthy living ’

The Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl – The Reboot! My Physical Assessment and (EGADS!) My Eating Habits!

5th April 2015 | 2 Comments

Day Two of my journey to fitness was a session with tiny Kimberlee and involved a physical assessment and a few simple questions about my eating habits. The physical assessment involved me standing on what looked like a weight scale with a pull up bar attached. “Stand on the platform hold the bar and wait: [...]


Playing the Odds with Our Health.

8th May 2014 | 2 Comments

I am reeling from a scare yesterday. Someone very dear to me suffered a mild stroke in her home. She is younger than I and lives alone. Luckily she was able to get out and get herself to the hospital within an hour of the occurrence so she is expected to recover 100%. But this [...]


The Knee Chronicles: Thoughts In the Waiting Room

25th January 2011 | 4 Comments

It’s morning and I am sitting in the doctor’s waiting room. The doctor’s office is located in an area hospital. It’s not posh or fancy in any way. This comforts me for some reason. There are people of color here, working people – quite unlike the last time I was in an Ortho clinic (four [...]


The Amazing Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl: Litmus Test – The Movies!!!

1st March 2010 | 0 Comments

I did it!! I went to see a movie in the theater for the first time in over a month and I ordered no popcorn or a soda or candy or anything!!! And I lived to tell the tale. I can watch movies at home without stuffing my face with extra buttered popcorn and a [...]


Waiting for the Shoe to Drop

6th January 2010 | 8 Comments

I sent a “Happy Birthday!” email to a friend today, thinking how fortunate it was that a mutual friend reminded me of the birthday in time. She is a gorgeous woman, smart, funny and vivacious. She responded: Thanks so much..50 can u believe it!!!! I’m sitting at… hosp waiting for my 3rd radiation treatment..3 down [...]