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What goes up must come down
Monday, May 11, 2020      10 comments

I have been struggling with this up and down thing for a year now. I comfort myself thinking that at least I am not gaining significantly. But I weighed and was up 4 pounds. I looked at my ankles. Wow. So swollen. No more salt for me. I have ... Read more
Happy mother's day.
Sunday, May 10, 2020      9 comments

You never know when your last visit with anyone will be the last. I went to see my mom today . I forget how beautiful she is. She enjoys her flowers an... Read more
Better shape
Sunday, April 19, 2020      11 comments

Last month I bought a new stability ball and began doing some exercises with it. One is the back extensions and crunches. I was afraid I would hurt myself and was really sore for a couple of days but did continue for about 2 weeks. 3 to 4 times ... Read more
Friday, April 10, 2020      9 comments

I love to watch my bulbs burst into bloom this time of year. It is a miracle. God put things together so beautifully. In this time of self isolation ... Read more
Sunday, March 22, 2020      7 comments

This Covid 19 thing has alot of people having to stay home. I am a director of a Long term Care Facility/rehab/ SNF otherwise known as a nursing home .. not a rest home a skilled nursing facility. There is a huge difference. Also I am director o... Read more
My morning walk.
Saturday, March 14, 2020      5 comments

Every morning I get up for work and the day is so gorgeous and I long for a morning walk. But I have a job to do and by the time I get home the sun has s... Read more
Saturday, March 07, 2020      12 comments

I am glad we went o. Our cruise when we did. Every one is scared now to go on one. So I got my balcony room and had a lovely time.... Read more
Happy Valentines day
Friday, February 14, 2020      8 comments

I woke up this morning and my DH had placed my gift on the dresser. It was so sweet. A little bear in a cup. A small heart shaped chocolates and a card to get a man/ped. plus 2 new pajama outfits. I hugged him and kissed him and said thank you. ... Read more
Friday, January 10, 2020      7 comments

I finally made it to my Rheumatology appointment today. I have a very nice doctor called Ana Arvato. She is not from around here. Has an accent . But she was really nice .. likes to knit and was very sweet. So did a bunch of tests but she ... Read more
Tuesday, November 12, 2019      16 comments

I was doing Ok. Meeting my calorie goals all week. My husband brought home a cheeseburger and a chicken sandwich with fries. I love McDonald's so I ate it all. I am over calorie budget today. I rode my exercise bike for 45 minutes. I could say i... Read more
20 minutes
Saturday, October 26, 2019      14 comments

I have a bad habit that I need to break. I do well through the day. I drink my water and I eat small portions and walk at lunch while I am at work. I have gained 50 pounds since my husband retired. He is the main cook and grocery shopper. He is ... Read more
Sunday, October 13, 2019      6 comments

Here is a picture of me 60 pounds ago. 10 years ago.at 46 years old. Before my heart was broken and life took a bad change. Alot of grief has taken it... Read more
Saturday, October 12, 2019      3 comments

I have been at the SPARK again for almost a year now. (9 months) I have not really lost any weight but am moving easier. I can reach my 10000 step goal almost every day. I am still in pain at times but I am better. I am eating healthier or at le... Read more
Saturday, October 05, 2019      10 comments

I walked to the river this afternoon. Only 4 cars passed me and 3people.... Read more
Friday, September 27, 2019      3 comments

I recently went to my conference for fellow DONs in the great state of NC. One thing among many that I took away was take care of yourself. Go to the doctor when you are supposed to go. Do not put if off. I do not think I have ever gone to the d... Read more

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