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* Patient's Perspective on Preparing For A TKR
* Dealing With Insomnia After a Total Knee Replacement
* "Why Do You Talk Like That?" ...life after a fractured jaw
* Water Exercising After a Total Knee Replacement ....or anyone with mobility concerns
* More to Come....
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How To Fit Exercise Into Your New Year’s Resolution

Hi everyone. The New Year is here and many resolutions involve getting in better shape. I regularly hear how there is no time to exercise. Here are some tried-and-true tips on how to fit exercise into your New Year’s resolution:

Isometrics
These maneuvers involve simply tightening your muscles. Tighten one muscle, like your butt, and hold […]

Early Morning Stretches For A TKR

Hi everyone. I have received some inquiries lately regarding ways to reduce stiffness upon waking in the morning. Seems many of you are like me and need to start using some early morning stretches for a tkr. These are also good for anyone else. So…here are some of my faves that may work equally […]

Guest Post: Holistic, Natural Ways of Keeping Healthy

total knee replacement and holistic, natural living tips

Eight Year Post-TKR Update

Hi everyone. Has it already been eight years since my total knee replacement, otherwise known as a tkr? You bet it has. February 2008 was when I had this surgery. So..it is time for an update.

KNEE FLEXIBILITY. My knee flexibility is still around 90-93. It is due to previous scar tissue dating […]

Don’t Forget Your Stretching

Hi my favorite readers! We all know the necessity of strengthening our muscles and bones, so it’s easy to forget that stretching is just as important.

Stretching exercises come in handy to relieve the pain after strengthening your muscles. You know those days when you’re not really in pain, but have a feeling of discomfort? […]

Keeping Your Mouth Fit

Hi my favorite readers! I just shared an article about an isometric exercise to use to keep your mouth muscles healthy and fit. We need to exercise ALL our muscles, not just our legs. (Just thought I’d throw that in…)

Copy and paste this link to be taken to my music site titled “Marie’s […]

Aquatic Ellipticals

Hi my favorite readers!
Exercising in water provides so many benefits, not the least of which is being able to move about more freely and less painfully than on land. Most exercises, or movements, you can do on land can be done in water. Here is one that I like to do to help stretch […]

A Shocker 19 Months Post TKR

Something interesting happened a couple of days ago, 19 months (WOW! ALREADY!?) after my tkr. As part of my exercise routine I like to lift myself up onto the balls of my feet. I hold onto my stationary bike as I do this. Or, I’ll simply hold onto the kitchen table. I hold onto a […]

My Tony Robbins Blog Post Update

My original post was dated June 4, 2009 about the Ultimate Edge program giving me the tools to lose weight and get in shape. At the time, I lost 10 pounds and wrote about it.

It’s 2.5 months later and I have an update. I’ve lost 20 pounds and feel great. 🙂 In addition to […]

New Search Feature

Hello everyone,
After receiving numerous requests for specific information, I’ve added a Search box to help make it easier to find things. It’s located on the right side bar.
And, my posts are classified according to category topics. So, if you look at my left side bar, you will notice a click […]