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My New Normal
Monday, August 28, 2017      25 comments

It's been just six years and one day that I suffered injuries that would forever change my life. It was a very hot August 5am. I had just had a busy August 26th. The night I went to bed, we had lost our air conditioner. (eventually to be replac... Read more
A Bit Of This & That
Wednesday, July 26, 2017      18 comments

I have been having some pain in my right shoulder, the one that was replaced six years ago. The doctor said that the prosthesis should be good for at least 10 years. Having quite a bit of daily pain recently. I plan to not call the orthopedic's ... Read more
Thursday, July 13, 2017      26 comments

I went to the gym today. Before I started my cardio, I was in a strength exercise room just for women. I had heard a woman talking to an elderly lady. (I later found out that she is 83 and in awesome shape) The elderly woman went on to a workout... Read more
Adding Two More Grandchildren To The Family - Thanks To Foster Care
Thursday, June 22, 2017      21 comments

I am blessed to have three grandchildren ranging in age from 8 - 14. It is a wonderful time in my life to enjoy kids after being blessed with my own... Read more
I Am Backsliding
Sunday, June 04, 2017      29 comments

For the past year, I have done so well. I have cut calories, worked out, etc. We recently moved to another state and closer to our family. I know that has really changed my eating habits. We have family dinners and treats. My goal is to reactiv... Read more
Do You Feel Your Age?
Friday, May 26, 2017      20 comments

Do you feel the age you are? Or will you always be a teenager at heart? I am 62. I cannot say that I feel my age. There are physical changes. If I become ill, it often takes longer to recover. However, I am not ill as often as I was in earl... Read more
Remembering on Mother's Day
Saturday, May 13, 2017      15 comments

"Even as a small child, I understood that women had secrets, and that some of these were only to be told to daughters. In this way we were bound together for eternity." ―Alice Hoffman My mother passed away in 1992 of breast cancer. I h... Read more
What Others See
Sunday, April 09, 2017      23 comments

Today I was complimented at church. A woman saw me and said "oh, you are really losing weight. You look so great - you are getting so skinny." It wa... Read more
20 Pounds Gone Forever
Wednesday, March 15, 2017      39 comments

My youngest daughter turned 29 years old today. That really makes me feel old. March 15th was her due date. She came just when we expected her. Secretly, I wanted her to be born on March 17th due to St. Patrick's Day. Instead she came home from ... Read more
Listen To What Others Say
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      25 comments

Today was an interesting day. Hubby and I are buying a new house. We needed to drop off a few papers at the banker's office. I was sure that this would be a short visit. I like people. I like listening to others. As my banker started talking, he... Read more
Thursday, February 02, 2017      22 comments

It has been a long year - and it is only February. . I will say that I am especially happy that my weight and measurements are going down. For that reason, I feel pretty well. I think I need some lighthearted posts on my blog. ... Read more
January - not a good start to 2017
Monday, January 30, 2017      29 comments

January has not been my favorite month. I have noticed a lot of vision changes. I am having more difficulty seeing at a distance. I really noticed i... Read more
Sunday, December 18, 2016      33 comments

The holidays are here. It is a festive and fun time. It is difficult to believe that Christmas is one week away. Especially difficult when there is ... Read more
The Last Ten
Saturday, December 10, 2016      22 comments

Walking is always a form of exercise I enjoy. Most of the time hubby walks with me. That is something special for me. He will always find a different ... Read more
Beyond Thankful
Thursday, November 24, 2016      19 comments

“I woke up. I have clothes to wear. I have running water. I have food to eat. Life is good. I am thankful.” Janis Ian Celebrating Thanksgiving always gives us time to reflect on our life. I am so blessed. ... Read more

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