Heidi

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Mom, desperately trying to get the health thing right! I started this blog so that I can pass along all the great things that I learn everyday on damage control for our wonderful bodies. It is tough to keep up sometimes with all the things going on in our daily lives so hopefully some of the helpful hints that I provide can make your life easier and healthier. I welcome your comments and tips as well! I am a vegetarian, animal rights advocate and avid animal rescuer.
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2011-12-07

A Little Surgery And I Now Know I am Not Invincible! Doing Great!

A quick update to all...... I had surgery a week ago today-nothing serious and some elective and some not. If anything it has taught me to respect my body and the limits I have to respect so it can heal. I thought I could have a 4 hour surgery get completely cut open from side to side and go to work 5 days later. Well I did go back 5 days later but it hurt so I had to stay home today and listen to what my body was saying-rest Heidi you stubborn girl!!!!!! I am used to being on the go,go, go and running and all kinds of exercise. Now to bend, stand up straight, cough, even laughing hurts.  I am going back to work tomorrow to try again bc I do find it so hard to be isolated at home in bed. This time I will take it much easier and not think I can be up and running around all day.  I believe in the power of positive thought as well as taking all the millionsof meds the doctors have given me as well as some natural remedies I have researched on my own. The doctor says I can get back to running in about 6 weeks which I welcome but my scars may take up to a year to heal which is okay with me.  With each experience my body goes through... child birth, surgery, etc I respect it even more.  May not write too much but maybe more since I do feel pretty isolated.  Miss you all:)



To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
Buddha