Good Morning All:)!
Prishaynes, I LOVE it:)! You WILL leap gracefully like your icon soon:)! Having a vision in mind and posting it TELLS the Universe what it is YOU want! Be doing both, you WILL bring the vision to you:)! I can't wait until I see YOU as the icon leaping:)! AW, thanks for your offer to stay with you. AS I stated, I feel safe...I'm not freaked out...I know God has my back and for whatever reason He needs me to go through all this:)! Like I said, who better to solve a problem than the one who actually has to live through it:)! In many ways, I feel I've been preparing for this part of my journey my entire life:)! I'm just INCREDIBLY grateful I have this forum to post on...it has shown me I am NOT alone and gives me a place to share my heart:)! I'm grateful to all who read and/or post back to me:)!
Well, the verdict is in on my knee...I will need to have surgery on it:(! For those who aren't aware, it was hurt at work, so good thing, workman's comp covers it. They believe, from the MRI and the pain I STILL have (hurt on 7/11) that there might be a small tear...can't tell unless they get in there..IF it is torn, they CAN fix the tear and I will be out of pain:)!...that part, the out of pain thing, is what excites me most:)!...also, I will FINALLY be on my real shift of 3pm-11pm when i heal, which will help me with my daily living schedule, as I planned it around right down to the minute, not 9am-4:30pm...which gives me less hours and about $100 less each month AND less time for ME to focus on those things I need for my journey!
ANYHOW, the doctor only does surgery on Wed...and I will be out of work for about a week. The big issues I needed to cover...I need a ride to and from the hospital bcz I will need to be put under AND I need a place to lay flat with my knee propped! I don't think the doctor will go for my current place of crawling under a table in a barn...lol:)! AND the fact no one knows I AM homeless makes arrangements a tad bit harder:(!
I believe I have my to and from ride covered...and by God's good grace, I just bumped into my neighbor from my old apartment complex here at the library today! (She thinks I'm staying on a friend's couch). Well, bless her heart, she told me to come stay with her during my after care when she asked how my knee was doing. I told her it would be 5-7 days...she stated it was fine, especially after ALL the stuff I gave to her when I moved out. I know she's on Section 8 but she stated as long as I don't stay more than 15 days, she won't get in trouble. I am relieved:)! The only tricky part will be walking up the 3 flights of steps, after that, I will be fine:)! She leaves at 8:30am and gets home after 4pm. So, I will get plenty of sleep/rest. Yep, another moment of getting to be "queen for the day".:)! Rest on a couch watching tv and doing nothing...lol:)!
My Girls should be okay at the barn. I will load them up on food and water, and of course let the lady know my situation. They are adjusting so much better:)! They LOVE the windows:)! My little Sissy is still upset but she has been playing at night and sleeping right next to me...she's at least not in the corner ALL day/night! I will post their pics on my blog shortly for those interested.
I fell asleep thinking and praying for a solution about my knee surgery. Once again, I panicked trying to cross the t's and dot the i's....I think God keeps giving me these tests, waiting for me to just say, "Let go and let God"...instead of trying to control and arrange everything! I KNOW He wants me to just trust Him...to trust the flow of life and allow the Universe to take care of ALL the "HOW" parts that WILL enter my life, especially if I plan on creating a non-proift to help ALL people have access to fresh fruits and veggies, and to teach them how to cook/create healthy meals from the.
I do NOT want surgery BUT I DO need answers....getting the surgery done is a logical solution to the problem, ay least it will answer questions!
Now, my health:)!....I SOOOO wanted to juice all week, but once again, fresh veggies were offered and well, I will NOT turn them down...my body was deprived of them for weigh (yes a pun) too long! I'm not able to afford eating plant-based..yet, BUT I am working on a budget with CCCS to see if I can swing a bit more money so I CAN do a combo as I stated in an earlier post of juicing, water fasting and plant-based week/days....EXCITING:)!
One thing for sure, while healing from surgery those 5-7 days, this girl is either juicing or water fasting...and I am leaning toward a water fast because it will be easiest:)!....I WILL keep you all posted on it...trust me:)! I do know water fasting, while sick or injured gives the body a much needed rest from digesting food, so it CAN work on healing other parts of the body that are hurt...so this will be perfect timing:)!...see a positive out of a not so positive situation:)! Oh, I will have internet access at my friend/neighbor's place so you will REALLY be "hearing" from me during those 5-7 days:)! It will be nice to be able to do and detail a 5-7 water fast to those on the forum...the good and the bad of it:)! WOW:)! NOW I AM actually excited for the surgery:)! , not only will this knee get help BUT also my body/weight:)!
Oh, some of the veggies I got were HUGE portabella mushroom caps:)!...my FAVORITE! I filled them with some hummus and fresh sliced garden tomatoes...they were AWESOME! I forgot to take a picture to post on my blog:(! I still have some left (keeping fresh in the kitty room, which is nicely air conditioned:)!)...I will try to take a picture today, as I plan on finishing them off with the rest of tomatoes, which were also delicious.
The hummus, I actually made at work:)!....I wanted to show a co-worker how to make hummus without oil....chickpeas, fresh lemon, raw sunnies (sunflower seeds), garlic cloves and some water. Well, he brought in the ingredients and blender. Let me tell you how amazed he was by the recipe...blown away how great it tasted without the oil AND how little it cost to make so much!....MUCH cheaper than store bought filled with oil and salt. I wrote down variations of flavors he could make at home....and wouldn't you know it, he whipped up a 16 ounce container of garlic hummus for ME as a thank you! I could have cried! He gave me 4 HUGE mushroom caps and a bag of tomatoes from his garden! just because I showed him how to make oil and salt-free hummus!?!?!?! Seriously:)?!?! THANK YOU GOD THANK YOU GOD THANK YOU GOD...:)! GRATEFUL:)!...he has no idea about my homeless situation nor my quest to regain my health and normal weight! HE was grateful for learning how to make a healthy version of hummus...he himself had lost about 75 pounds and no longer takes ANY medications! He's still learning and tweaking his diet, so being able to add back in a healthy version of hummus into his diet made his day:)!....Helping another person is like THE best feeling in the WHOLE world...and I aim on trying to HELP the whole world:)!...one person at a time:)!
SOOOOO, I drank carrot juice for 2-3 days; then have been living off of tomatoes, hummus (left it in the office fridge:)!) and mushrooms:)!...oh, and I DID have a baked potato (Wendy's) with hummus and chopped tomato for dinner this week, too:)! A little treat:)!
I'm anxious to start adding in juice and water fast days, but feel the free plant foods is a sign to help my body detox a bit more...all I know is I have NOT eaten ANYTHING canned or processed in OVER 30 days and feel AMAZING:)!
Well, yet another long post....lots to share:)! Hope everyone had a WONDERFUL week...hop on over to my blog for more details on my journey, if you are interested. Thanks for reading. I appreciate ALL your support:)!
POWER of the PLANTS!
Leafy Greens and LOTS of <3,