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Time to move!
Sunday, February 24, 2019      3 comments

Here's your update. The weatherman is a liar. Says we are having rain and drizzle. It is snowing. The concession between the three of us have decided we can't live in a country where the weatherman lies but gets to keep his job. Deep inves... Read more
I want to keep moving!
Monday, January 21, 2019      8 comments

In April I will be 75 years old. Like everyone, life hasn't always been kind. I have gone through many times that I didn't know if I was going to make it. Many times I was tempted to just give up, and be life's "Victim". But something insid... Read more
Today is Day One for Firm Commitments to move every day
Saturday, January 12, 2019      5 comments

Got in 45 fitness minutes today! I am really happy and proud of me for making a firm commitment to get back to doing Spark every day. Since it has been too long since I was able to do Spark every day, I decided to start with Day one of The Boo... Read more
I am ready to re-enter the world
Wednesday, January 09, 2019      11 comments

My daughter died October 20 from incurable brain cancer. She and I were very close, and the best of friends. I couldn't save her, but I know she was comforted by me being there right up to the very end. Life has been very painful these pa... Read more
Determined to Find ME
Tuesday, June 12, 2018      4 comments

I pretty much lost myself taking care of Ted, and especially so when he died. I was in a haze for the first year. I couldn't find out who ME was. But I got through it, pretty much intact. In short, I survived. I survived being the "... Read more
Detracting from weight loss.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      3 comments

I just finished reading a blog from another member, and sent her this message. I really appreciated your comment about clutter detracting from weight loss. I have been wondering for a couple of days now why I have been sabotaging myse... Read more
Time for Smoothie, Thanks for the RAIN!
Thursday, November 02, 2017      4 comments

OK. My life is not going as I would have it, but it IS going. There ARE things I can manage, in spite of the situations with my DD. Today I was thinking about donuts. I didn't have any in the house, but I was almost willing to grab my ke... Read more
New Phone, New Lessons
Wednesday, November 01, 2017      5 comments

DD decided we needed Apple I-phones. Her original plan was to give each of us one for Christmas so we could do Facetime. Well, with the new cancer aboard our lifeboat, she decided we need them NOW. So now I have a new Apple I-phone to learn a... Read more
Zucchini and Spark
Saturday, October 07, 2017      5 comments

A dear friend gave me a really BIG zucchini. At first I thought "Now what am I going to do with THIS??" Then I thought "Zucchini Bread!". I haven't made that in over 20 years. Don't know why, just never made it. So I get out the s... Read more
Coming Out of the Fog
Thursday, October 05, 2017      8 comments

Six months ago my DH passed away. While I knew he was extremely ill and wouldn't have long to live, I was shocked when it happened. I didn't recon his BEING SO GONE!!! I look back now, and can see where I was walking and living in a kind ... Read more
Carpe Diem
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      9 comments

I used to be very socially active, and had a full life with lots of smiles and happiness. Then DH became very seriously ill, and I wound up being his care taker. That put the kabosh on my social life. For 2 1/2 years I rarely got ou... Read more
Outdoors in the Sunshine
Monday, June 05, 2017      5 comments

I have had flu the past three days, and today awoke feeling a lot better, except for this stupid persistent coughing fits. It was a lovely day here.......warm temps, full sunshine, and I noticed a beautiful rose in bloom on one of my plants... Read more
Trip to Family Part 4
Thursday, June 01, 2017      3 comments

Ok. So now you know what happened to me, and probably think "there isn't any more she could possibly tell us about her trip". Well, not so. As you read yesterday, we did attend the college graduation. GD graduated with highest honors in ... Read more
Trip to my family part 3
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      3 comments

Okay. So we got up, got dressed and off to Urgent Care we go. Even though it is a bit chilly, I have to wear shorts because my jeans won't go over the swollen foot and leg. It is throbbing and totally black with bruises. The Doc takes xr... Read more
Trip to my family part 2
Tuesday, May 30, 2017      3 comments

My DD and I have a favorite story about when she was little that she loves to tell to her kids. Being a single parent, I had to leave my daughter with a babysitter while I worked. Every evening after work, I would pick her up and head to t... Read more

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