Thursday, August 16, 2007

hAAlf nAAked thursdAAy

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todAAy i AAm grAAteful & thAAnkful

to hear some Experience, Strength & Hope from my therapist at the mid-day AA meeting yesterday

that I can be of help to others when asked

that Hayden and I were able to work out a major difference of opinion which might have ended our friendship

for a pretty good diagnosis/prognosis from a Vascular Surgeon regarding my Peripheral Artery Disease. Surgery will not be needed because of the improvement which is due to the fact that (a) I stopped smoking last year (b) I am getting daily exercise. When I began working out in early June, I could only do 5 minutes on the treadmill at a very slow speed before my calves would totally lock up and become inoperable. Today, I can walk as long as I want at a much quicker pace with minimal soreness, if any.

I have overwhelming feelings of feeling useless and unwanted at times. I am grateful that I can stay sober through these times. I'm also grateful that I have an appointment with my therapist today. LOL

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


Mary Christine said...

I am so glad you quit smoking - a world without Daave would be a dismal place. Keep on a walkin'. XXXOOO

Redhead Gal said...

Thanks for your advice on my blog entry. It's good and I'm going to take it. I started with prayer this AM.

By the way, you are looking quite fit in those pix!

Scott W said...

Nancy Sinatra says you may want some boots that are made for walking.

peanut said...

Dear dAAve,

I'm tired just watching you work out !

You are always wanted, needed, appreciated.

Perhaps we don't tell you enough.

I love you.

johno said...

Glad to hear your legs are on the ? up !! excersize is not that bad really, I am finding, it has its good moments. even if its at times only the eye candy down the gym

Anonymous said...

you sound like you are doing really well in a difficult time. glad to see the program works in you. love you.

Ricky!!! said...

Those special effects make it look like it is snowing in that gym you are in

lushgurl said...

I am so glad that you are taking such good care of my friend dAAve today... wanted, needed and loved he is!!!

Tab said...

I seriously need to get into shape so I can kick your butt when you feel unwanted!
Tab xo

Syd said...

dAAve, glad that the results of taking good care of yourself are showing. And glad that you and Hayden worked things out.

Todd HellsKitchen said...

Work that body,
Work that body,
You don't want to hurt nobody!

Zane-nawwaa said...

I love it when my friends are winners in so many areas of their lives. GOOD for you in health,hayden,and your dedication to what you believe in. As for your feelings of not being wanted,
leave em alone, Those are MINE! I will not share.

recoveryroad said...

I've been mezmerized by that gym sequence. What colour is your lycra, babe?