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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

I am learning to be healthy

I have found out that years of watching every thing you do, everything you eat, every place you visit... to finally have freedom takes a while.

I still carry O2 in the car with me just in case.  I really haven't tested myself too hard.  I go grocery shopping, I go to Church and Bible study twice a week.  I volunteer on Saturdays for the Democratic party in town.  I do a little retail therapy with a girlfriend once in a while.  That's been about it.  Probably the most strenuous thing I have done is vacuuming, which I take breaks and sit down to let my heart rate go back down.

I went to my Cardiologist last Tuesday and he said I have made a remarkable recovery.  :-)  I can't tell you how happy I am to hear that.  He even removed one heart medication from my huge list of meds.  This Tuesday I went to my Primary Care Doctor and she said all my "stats" are O.K.,  She was checking my incisions from the surgery and felt 2 lumps in my breast.  She said she thinks they are only cyst's and I will have an ultra-sound next week to look at them.  I am not worried.  I think after everything I went through God wouldn't let this get me down.

Other than that I feel wonderful.  I have bought new clothes and got my hair re-done.  I can wear jewelry for the first time in 3 1/2 years.  I am still losing weight and actually will start Physical Therapy to begin to build back up my core muscles and stamina next Thursday.

I'll blog later with some results.  


Bonnie said...

So happy for you Kellie! Finally you're able to get out in the world and enjoy your smoke-free life! Thanks for the update and you look fabulous!

Patti Jones said...

Its so encouraging to hear that you are doing well!! I wish you all the best!!! You look GREAT!

gardener said...

Kellie, i prayed along with your prayer warriors and knew you'd come through that tough surgery. it's so great to read about all that you're doing now and must be the greatest feeling in the world! i give all blessings to God for yours and my recovery from different medical problems but we would have given up without him! i love your new blog! hugs and love to you my fb friend!

Anonymous said...

So glad you've navigated this mountain in your journey and are doing so well...Savannah

Nancy1Marie said...

this blog is so special because it is you the lives it and you are so special...I am so glad that your life has turned the corner....I will continue to pray for you because God does answers prayers...Love you