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Life is Different and That's OK!
Saturday, February 06, 2021      17 comments

And what a year it has been! this time a year ago we were settling in to our place in Florida and loving it. We were laser focused on the coming Presidential election and all that entailed and then WHAM! Covid 19 turned everything upside d... Read more
As The Year Turns
Thursday, December 31, 2020      13 comments

Thinking back to last year's New Year's Even who could possibly have thought that 2020 would turn out the way it did? The Washington Post asked readers to give them the one word that described the year and needless to say most were not positiv... Read more
A Day in the ER
Thursday, December 17, 2020      16 comments

If you don't "get it" this will make it real. https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=IdeHSkDCm58 Thankfully vaccines are coming, but it will be awhile before we can all get them. Until then do your part. PLEASE!... Read more
Getting the Loose Ends Tied Up
Sunday, December 13, 2020      10 comments

It's been a busy couple of weeks as we get ready to leave for Florida (12/19) and I've packed in a lot! Got my medical stuff done and have skipped the wine on the suggestion of my cardiologist and that has made all the difference in the w... Read more
Rainy Day Monday
Monday, November 23, 2020      9 comments

Woke to warmer weather and the rain pouring down...UGH. We did take Fletcher out and he is a dog who doesn't like the rain so he got only so far, did his "business" and headed home. Since it wasn't that bad and we were already dressed for the... Read more
Figuring it Out
Thursday, November 19, 2020      12 comments

When we were I Florida life changed on March 13 with everything closing and we started walking all day every day. Even though I was eating a little more and enjoying wine every night my weight stayed on the low side of my maintenance range. Th... Read more
Remembering (and Doing) What Works
Thursday, November 12, 2020      11 comments

On Tuesday when I stepped on the scale it was a "YIKES!" moment with the number of 145 showing. Now that is the top of my maintenance range and something I really wasn't happy to see. For years I've been in the 142 range +/- 3 lbs and while i... Read more
Who Me? Stressed?
Monday, November 02, 2020      15 comments

Right now I think I can spell "stress" as M - A - R- T - H - A!!!! Like many I've been waiting FOUR years for Election Day and like many I'm on pins and needles. At 70 years old I've been through a lot of elections starting with my parents wh... Read more
Best Laid Plans
Wednesday, October 28, 2020      12 comments

Yesterday I had today all laid out....and then I woke up to rain! My plan was to walk Fletcher which is usually a 35 - 50 minute walk then go for another walk. have lunch, sit outside with Fletcher while my partner participated in a zoom call... Read more
Have to Make A Choice
Thursday, October 15, 2020      16 comments

For the last couple of weeks my exercise routine has been pretty slack due to a cold and then a broken elbow. With all that going on in the U.S. I used these two events to eat a little more than I usually do. Soooooo, combined with the reduc... Read more
If it's Not One Thing It's Another!
Sunday, October 11, 2020      12 comments

First the good news...as expected I tested negative for COVID so my runny nose, sneezing & cough were all due to a cold and/or allergies. From what I read of my symptoms I was pretty sure it was just a cold. Second thing (and not such goo... Read more
What a Time!
Friday, October 09, 2020      13 comments

Last week I stopped by urgent care to. have my cold checked out. While they didn't think it was COVID they did a test (still don't have results) and just said to rest and stay home for 10 days. Have basically been quarantining and taking it ea... Read more
Look on the Bright Side
Friday, September 25, 2020      13 comments

I know, I know! What bright side can there possibly be right now? For the moment lets not even get into politics which is making me crazy. The pandemic is still in full swing and from reports looks like it'll be a tough fall and winter. ... Read more
Choices & Balance
Saturday, August 29, 2020      14 comments

https://www.nytimes.com/
2020/08/28/opinion/coronav
irus-schools-tradeoffs.htm
l?action=click&module=Opin
ion&pgtype=Homepage Good article in today's New York Times about tradeoffs and risk in the times of COVID... Read more
Back to the gym!
Wednesday, August 26, 2020      15 comments

In New York, our governor allowed gyms to reopen on the 24th which is a BIG DEAL!!! Of course subject to restrictions and personal care like wearing a mask. Our gym is going to reopen on September 1st as they are still working through detail... Read more

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