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My memoir-"It Happened at Dawn" was published this year--it is my first book.



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“Whatever you are doing, keep it up!” Those were the words of my rheumatologist 30+ years ago after being diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder called ‘ankylosing spondylitis.’ X-rays revealed my spine to be 100% fused, with pain and stiffness.

I defied the doomsday diagnoses given by an orthopedist 35 years ago, “Be prepared to be disabled and in a wheelchair by the time you are in your forties!”

To that I replied, ‘NO I won't! So, in keeping with my rheumatologist’, I did what he recommended. I stayed mobile and kept moving! I am now 74 and worked full time, in very physically demanding job—and retired in my 70th year.

The awful prophecy did not come to pass, as the Dr. Grim said. I never made plans for anything but happiness and a fulfilled life—and that is what has come to pass!

I love retirement, except I found a new career which is writing! I have added Author to my nursing career. More below.



Member Since: 2/24/2012

My Goals:
October.....Made a personal challenge that's right for me. Plan to keep doing what works at any age And that is stay mobile keep moving! A body in motion keeps me well. No need for doctor visits except for my yearly checkup!


My Program:
I've always loved fitness and living an active life. I enjoy walking, dancing, and lots of weight bearing and strength training exercise. I look for ways to keep the fun in fitness! Variety keeps it enjoyable and Rewards me with so many health benefits!




Personal Information:
I am married happily for 42 years and we live in Eugene, Oregon
2020 has been a challenging year--no question about it. But through the turmoil, I am proud to say i added Author to my life's accomplishments--and my memoir, "It Happened at Dawn" was published in January of 2020. I am currently writing my second book, which is nearly finished.


I graduated from the Institute of Children's Literature in Reading, Connecticut.
Have a son and two daughters and five granddaughters.
Also two adorable parakeets named BeeGee and Simi. They make our house a happy hone!



Other Information:
I also writing fun and inspiring blogs on spark people.
And believe it or not, I enjoy being a senior citizen and love the silver lining that I have found after retirement.
Retirement actually is not in my vocabulary as I am just as busy as when I was still working! Wouldn't change it for the world!
ALSO-My second book-"You Don't Have to Be a Star to Shine" is published: January of 2021.




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  • v BARBIEE52
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    My body sometimes feels sore, but it works.
    I don't sleep well most nights, but I do wake up to fight another day.
    My wallet is not full but my stomach is.
    I don't have all the things I ever wanted but I do have everything I will ever need.
    I'm thankful because although my life is by no means perfect, its my life and I'm happy.

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    4 hours ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Tuesday: Well, got to Costco yesterday for some supplements. Went during Senior shopping hours and was in and out in 15 minutes. Wonderful! I can handle that.

    Jason has physical therapy this morning. Hope for progress. Should be in the therapy pool next week! Hallelujah and praise be.

    Hugs and a terrific Tuesday


    10 hours ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Monday: Well, another week ahead! Today is promised to be a little cooler. At least it’s less humid.

    Have some household chores to do today, they definitely taking Miss Lilly to the park. Been too warm to spend any time there. May make a Costco run.

    It is so lovely out! 66F. Doors and windows opened!

    HUGS and motivated Monday.

    1 day ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Sunday: No rain overnight. We sure need it.

    Mowing the lawn today. Fun, eh! LOL

    Otherwise, going to relax a little.

    HUGS and blessings.

    2 days ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514
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    .Smile let everyone know that today you’re a lot stronger Than you were yesterday. And are feeling better
    “A smile is happiness you will find right under your nose.”
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    2 days ago
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