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It's been 6 months since my last post. Just over 11 months since my stoke and just over 6 months since my heart procedure. I am doing really well. I have gained most of my energy back and have been working out at our local Y on a regular basis 3x's per week for the last couple months. I walk nearly everyday, and have noticed much improvement with my mobility, balance and speed, there are still some issues in those areas, but I will continue to work on them. My fine motor…Continue
Today I'm moving around a lot better than I was. I'm still just around the house mostly. I've been out for small trips, went to church on Sunday, drove my daughter to her dance class yesterday, went to the store for a few things (which nearly killed me! LOL...). My growing still hurts on both sides but has gotten so much better, there were huge bruises around both sides of my growing area, but they are fading now. My…Continue
Hello Everyone! :)
I realize it has been way too long since my last entry. I have been going through many emotional, mental, and spiritual phases which have not been very easy on me at all. It is personal to me, but I will say I've gone through many ups and downs, depression and self doubt. I've been doing so much soul searching and still have much to do. But I think I'm on the right track. :)
Physically I'm still improving! I'm still not my normal self and have a long…Continue
It has been about 2 1/2 month now since my Stroke, and guess what??!!!
I went to the gym for the 1st time today!!!
I went with my husband. I can't do any cardio yet, because of the unknown about my heart condition, but I did some light exercises. Some squats, curls, shoulder raises, lunges. Some floor work such as planks, back and side leg lifts, and I did tonnes of stretches. I still move pretty slow, and really have to be careful with my balance, but this is a huge step…Continue