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Update on my left knee
Thursday, June 10, 2021      5 comments

Well, I went to the doctor yesterday morning. She examined me and sent me for x-rays. She came back and said, "you're knee is misbehaving!" Turns out, the outside of the knee, where it was hurting and popping, is compensating for ... Read more
What time is later?
Thursday, June 03, 2021      5 comments

I met with a friend yesterday. When I told her that I had not made progress on my license, she asked me an important question: What time is later? Later could 5 minutes from now, or tomorrow, or next week, or never! I will do... Read more
I'm going to make it to the finish line!
Wednesday, June 02, 2021      6 comments

I have been putting off doing some of the things required to get my therapist's license back. No more fooling around! If this is what I want (and it is), then straight on to the finish line! Here I go... ... Read more
Thank you!
Tuesday, June 01, 2021      2 comments

My last post was about my left knee. I got some very useful and encouraging responses on my last blog post. Not only did I take your suggestions to heart (and to knee), but I also added some stretching and today, little by little, I was ab... Read more
What do I do now?
Monday, May 31, 2021      5 comments

I signed up for the Biggest Loser summer challenge... I'm on a Biggest Loser team (Scarlet Dragons) I was getting ready to do whatever I can to reach some goals that I have set for myself... NOW! I'm having trouble with my le... Read more
Need more people to sign up for the summer Biggest Loser team
Wednesday, May 26, 2021      3 comments

If you want some fun and a challenge, join!
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Biggest Loser Summer Challenge!
Saturday, May 22, 2021      3 comments

I am on team Scarlet Dragon I am going to drop it like it's hot! My challenge actually starts Wednesday, but I'm going to start Monday wit... Read more
It's a cold, wet, and rainy day!
Wednesday, May 12, 2021      1 comments

I know that it's almost the middle of May! I know that it's almost summer! Today, it's in the 40's and it's cloudy, cold, wet, and rainy. I couldn't be happier! I can get things done without being drenched in sweat! I'm doin... Read more
Happy Mother's Day!
Sunday, May 09, 2021      7 comments

It has been Mother's Day all day! My husband treated me to brunch, then made me a fantastic dinner! I miss my mom. I miss my mother-in-law. I miss my son. I know that my mom and mother-in-law have Mother's Day in heaven. I ... Read more
A little coolness in May
Friday, May 07, 2021      4 comments

Today was a little cool for May, but I love it when it's cool! I suggested to my husband that we go for an evening stroll around the neighborhood. It was cool and it was glorious! I was able to keep up with my husband (okay, so he was... Read more
Working up a sweat!
Thursday, May 06, 2021      3 comments

A little walking here, a little walking there, added up to 25 minutes of walking today! I also did some dishes, well, he washed and I dried and put the dishes away. More walking! What really caused me to work up a sweat was unpacking ... Read more
Looking for reasons to walk
Wednesday, May 05, 2021      6 comments

I want to go outside and walk, so I met with a friend and walked in the park. Yesterday, I walked with my husband. He walks faster than me, but I just let him go and walked on my own. Who knows what I'll do tomorrow. Now that I have ... Read more
I'm still pumped from my weekend in the mountains!
Monday, May 03, 2021      3 comments

Hello, I'm back! Actually, I got back yesterday... I explained to my Peer Support worker how much it meant to me to be able to dance this past weekend. After I wrote my last post, I danced two more dances! It made a difference to not... Read more
Dancing in the mountains part 2!
Saturday, May 01, 2021      5 comments

There was a time for beginners Israeli dancing, so I went. I knew most of the songs and the dances, but I took my time and took it slow. I danced two and a half songs! It has been years since I did more than one dance! I can still do this!... Read more
I danced in the mountains!
Friday, April 30, 2021      4 comments

I'm here in the mountains and I have done a lot of walking, but tonight, I danced! It was one dance and, yes, it wore me out and, yes, my knees hurt, but I danced! I think that I will do it again tomorrow! Good night, Sparkpeople!... Read more

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