Health and Nutrition

Disc Extrusion: A Neurosurgeon’s Advice

October 24, 2016 Fitness

Visit with a neurosurgeon for my disc extrusion that’s causing weakness in my left leg.

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A Good Talk

October 19, 2016 Fitness

disk extrusion

I had a good talk with my sports medicine doctor yesterday that helped settle my mind. Dr. A. said that it’s good in a way that it’s hard to decide what to do in my case. If my back injury had been worse, it would have been obvious to everyone that I needed surgery and […]

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Still in Limbo

October 16, 2016 Fitness

Two different opinions on what I should do about my extruded disc that’s causing weakness in my leg and foot.

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Mending my Back: Injections, Pros and Cons of Surgery

October 9, 2016 Fitness

Looking into the pros and cons of decompressive surgery for a herniated disc while waiting to see how it recovers on its own.

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Therapeutic Yoga and other Easy Exercise

September 26, 2016 Fitness

Pebble mosaic at Winthrop Physical Therapy

Trying to stay a little active as I work through a back injury.

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Spectating and Waiting: ISU Vancouver

September 9, 2016 Figure skating

Kathleen Parker on her way to a bronze medal in Bronze Ladies III

Report from the Vancouver ISU competition, and looking forward to Skate America this October. Progress report on my back injury.

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A Reluctant Swimmer

August 20, 2016 Fitness

Gold's Gym salt-purified pool

Dipping my feet in, so to speak.

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Physical Therapy Catastrophe

August 8, 2016 Figure skating

The horribly ironic end to my PT, and the beginning of a new round: a bad disc injury.

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Skating Changes

June 23, 2016 Figure skating

Kim, Mary, Ty

Recent changes in my skating life.

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Team Challenge Cup Red Carpet

June 4, 2016 Figure skating

Being a fan girl with Jason Brown

Red Carpet event for the skaters, press, and local skating clubs at the Team Challenge Cup in Spokane, April 2016.

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