Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 4 days, 7 hours ago

Man its cold..

So, still able to just swim on Tues and Thursday as well as Monday and Friday PT. Even my swimming is not very much, just adding laps every time but not even close to my 1 mile benchmark yet.

I cant wait until they free m


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 1 week, 3 days ago

So I am finally doing SOMETHING...was taken off walking (like workout walking, if that makes sense) but I am allowed to swim and cycle. Of course, Im not cycling in 35 degree weather but I did start swimming yesterday. My arms and legs were not having


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Well, I cant even say rehab is going well this week because I am in jury duty all week...

So, I am just doing stretches at home that I would be doing there. I just dont have the machines or weights. But, I can do what i can.


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Christmas is only 2 months away..thats crazy..

Had a meeting in Nashville today with my doctor and his PT..I told them of the pain I was having an dso he did an Xray and had me talk to his PT their..

She pushed and poked and got to a po


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

Hope everyone is enjoying this fall weather..

Nothing really new to report..

Rehab, walk, rehab... repeat..

One of my running friends qualified for Boston yesterday at the Chicago Marathon..she is 50 and crushed a 3:48..our othe


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

Another week of rehab in the books. It seems like we are focusing more on strength now and not quite as much on mobility.

Walked 3.1 miles today and the weather was perfect. 51 degrees, little wind..this is the weather I wish I was running in..


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I am currently 7 weeks out of surgery. Rehab is going well. I have walked a few 5ks in the last few weeks. This is the only thing I am cleared for as of right now.

Hopefully everyone is getting some of this fall weather.


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

Another week of rehab in the books. Still have a "twinge" when I get into the car (left leg). I did start walking last week, going to do that more this week. She actually had me on the elliptical today for 5 minutes.

Cant wait to be finally cle


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

So rehab is coming along..Im at one month out of surgery..I go permission to "walk" so Monday I walked 1.5 miles around the park..I tried to keep up my heart rate as much as I could but didn't want to push it..

I need to work on "My Core" accor


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend.

Week 2 of rehab is in the books. FINALLY got rid of the crutches so Im able to walk now. Trying to not limp. My leg is very weak. I have to do these exercises at home (stretches, air squats, squeezes


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Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

Today will begin the healing process.

Heading to Nashville in a couple of hours and having surgery at 3 cst.

Hopefully, with rehab, I will be back to exercising by January is what the doctor said. Until then it looks like crutches for a


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Hey everyone, Im having hip surgery Monday. They wanted to put me on Celebrex and also Aspirin for blood clots. Both of those are a no go. Im waiting for my Bariatric nurse to call me back and suggest alternatives.

Just wondering if anyone hear


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Hello everyone..

Drove to Nashville today for a Cat scan..wont be doing any exercise today. I did do some open water training on Sunday which was really fun. The water at the lake was perfect.

Monday-nothing

Tuesday-either cycle


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Looks like us in the South are going to get some good weather this week..

Monday-cycled...20.6 miles..15.7 mph

Tuesday-Swim

Wednesday-Cycle

Thursday-Swim

Friday-Cycle

Sat and Sun--Chillax


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 4 months ago

This rain is going to put a damper on everything this week..

Monday-Swam 1 mile..47:15

Tuesday-Fri..rain based???


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 4 months, 1 week ago

Hope everyone had a great 4th of July weekend..

I rode 45 miles Thursday and took the rest of the weekend off. I felt it today though

Monday-rode 20.55 miles..16.2 mph

Tues-Swim

Wed-Cycle

Thurs-Swim-

Fri-


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Anyone had one Post WLS???..

It looks like the day before I will be on the same liquid diet pre-RNY surgery..Jello, broth,water etc..

Anyone have any issues? thoughts? concerns?

I have it scheduled for next Monday June 10th... s


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 6 months ago

So, I completed my first Olympic Open water Triathlon..Im still battling a hip injury and even though I got an injection on Wednesday, it didnt really help.

However, it was so much fun...and I learned so much. #1. Its very hard to sight without


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 6 months ago

So, my MRI shows I have a CAM Impingement..(if you knew what that was without Goggle, you are way more informed than me)

I am going for a Shot on Thursday that may help relieve the inflammation. Im going to try to get "aligned" by a friend of m


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 6 months, 2 weeks ago

So, this week I should, maybe, possibly find out some answers. MRI on Friday for my leg.

Monday-Swam 1500 meters..42:45..getting slower..ughh.....may go cycle tonight as well

Tuesday-cycle in the am

Wednesday-cycle as well


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 6 months, 3 weeks ago

So I went with my swim coach to one of our lakes here in TN to practice some "open water" swimming. It is so different that swimming in the pool plus it was reallllllyyyy cold. So we started off going with the current so I could get my bearings. My co


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 6 months, 4 weeks ago

Well, probably another off week for me..

Looks like Im going to have to get an MRI on my leg to see whats wrong with it. The Prednisone doesnt seem to be working so that really sucks...not sure how thats going to affect my running schedule this


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 7 months ago

Been so busy today, forgot to post..

As an accountant, 4 years ago and 2 days was the last day of tax season. The next day was the dreaded "jello day" and then the 17th I had the surgery.

It has been an amazing experience for me and my

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Jackson, TN
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35.2
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RNY
Surgery
04/17/2015
Surgery Date
Jul 24, 2018
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