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A Better Night's Sleep!
Friday, March 22, 2019      43 comments

One of my long-term goals is to get a better night's sleep without any OTC medications. For many years, I have had difficulty getting to sleep and staying asleep. Last night, for the first time in many years, almost slept through the night. I... Read more
Good Health is a Lifelong Journey
Thursday, March 21, 2019      37 comments

Yesterday I had my annual exam with my primary care physician. All went well, and my cholesterol numbers and my blood pressure numbers are looking gre... Read more
Ruts
Wednesday, March 20, 2019      36 comments

New Hampshire Ruts are especially dangerous in Spring. Springtime in New Hampshire means that the dirt rods are soft, and full of mucky, muddy ... Read more
Dear Me
Tuesday, March 19, 2019      49 comments

Dear Me, Your day is coming! Your efforts to live a happier, healthier life are paying off. The time will come when you will be able to run and pla... Read more
Time flies when you're dancing!
Monday, March 18, 2019      54 comments

Never be in a hurry when waiting to be released from the hospital. Don't trust the words "You'll be on your way soon." What is soon? Just relax, and... Read more
winter storms
Sunday, March 17, 2019      48 comments

The end of winter can seem like the darkest and cruelest time of the year. It seems especially difficult when there is a stormy blast of cold. When l... Read more
Unhelpful Help
Saturday, March 16, 2019      46 comments

Mom is in the hospital, and unfortunately, in one important area, the information that we have been given has been very unhelpful. We were told tha... Read more
Friends
Friday, March 15, 2019      44 comments

Today I'm thankful for my friends. These past few days have been tough with my mother in the hospital. I've been under extra stress at work. Crea... Read more
No Running Away From Old Age
Thursday, March 14, 2019      54 comments

I've heard the old saying that age is just a number. In my mother's case, that is no longer true. At almost 97, old age has found her, and there's no... Read more
I love a challenge!
Wednesday, March 13, 2019      40 comments

I have some big challenges that I face each day. 1. I have my 96-year-old mom to care for. 2. My children and grandchildren live far from me, and... Read more
A Closer Look at Carbohydrates
Tuesday, March 12, 2019      41 comments

Carbs are Complicated and Complex! I am dealing with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), and I am continuously learning about food. Currently, I'm studying carbohydrates. I've looked at various sites, but have decided that the government studies have the... Read more
Like Mother, Like Daughter!
Monday, March 11, 2019      40 comments

Mom gave me some good things: she taught me to sew, she gave me a love from crafts and home. Mom also taught me to love others. Those are all things... Read more
Competitive Me.
Sunday, March 10, 2019      38 comments

Normally I just compete against myself. I check my FitBit every few hours and work to get in a few more steps than I did last week. Recently, that ch... Read more
Writing Myself Healthy!
Saturday, March 09, 2019      41 comments

Every day I take a few minutes to write about my life. I have written about my family, my sewing, and my health, especially dealing with Type 2 Diabe... Read more
Staying on Track
Friday, March 08, 2019      51 comments

One of the toughest things for me to do is to stay on track with food. I don't know why it is so easy to end up in a ditch with my food program. Late... Read more

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