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Friday, September 19, 2014

I notice that some people whom I have conversed with over time, are very encouraging and make comments or likes on my friend feed.

I truly appreciate the effort to be encouraging and helpful to me. I have to admit, that I am not very good about going to the feed and responding to people.

I try to keep up with about 4 threads, do some blogging, and read articles and comment on the blogs of others etc.

I would love to be able to thank all of you individually, I hate to say it, but I just don't have the time.

I am glad to respond to you on the threads, or on Spark Mail, I don't mean to sound full of myself, but I do have to limit time on the computer. I used to be on the computer a lot more, when I was unable to get out and actually have a life and be active. I thank God that those times are over, and I am so grateful to be able to do so much more.

I am so glad to have all of you on my journey, but I feel kind of bad for not getting to you all.

God Bless and have a wonderful time on your journeys as well.


I just came in the house from riding my real bike(, not the exercise in the house bike), for 20 minutes. Second time since my injuries and surgeries that I have actually been able to ride a bit. SInce it has been a few years, I am so grateful, even if I am a bit wobbly!

PROGRESS, I wish you all the same


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SUNNYBEACHGIRL 9/20/2014 12:09AM

    Yeah on the bike ride

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UMBILICAL 9/19/2014 3:10PM

  Love biking

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65 tomorrow. a true senior!

Saturday, September 13, 2014

I will be 65 years old tomorrow.

I am feeling really good! I have been getting so much more exercise, and eating in a very healthy way for about 3 weeks now.

I feel so much more optimistic. This getting old stuff is not so bad.

I was so fortunate that my health issues have all been structural. Arthritis and back and knee issues are inherited in my family.

I have had back problems since my twenties. My back is so very good since my surgery. Color me grateful.

My knee surgeries were both within the last 13 months. They are improving. It is taking a longer time because of my weight, I had to have a more invasive surgery, and because of the weight, they are healing more slowly. But, they are so much better. I can do so much more.

Grateful again!

So lucky to be living at a time when the medical community can do so much more.

Who said getting old wasn't a good thing. NOT ME!

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FOUNDER3 9/15/2014 4:24PM

    Thanks so much to all of you.

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ELIZACG9 9/15/2014 3:52PM

    Your look Marvelous! emoticon

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KNEEMAKER 9/13/2014 10:54PM

  Yep never give up. Old age is better than the alternative. Just Keep on Keeping on! emoticon

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LUNORZAHRA 9/13/2014 8:24PM

    Happy Birthday!! emoticon

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GEORGE815 9/13/2014 8:22PM

    Glad you are on the mend, and have a great attitude for future challenges.

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Sunday, September 07, 2014

I had such a great day. Had breakfast with two of my favorite and close people, Laura dn Derek.

Went to the grocery, only needed coffee, so did about 20 minutes of fast, for me, walking. I find it is easier for me to walk with a cart, so trying to build up,

Did 35 minutes on the recumbent cross trainer at the Y, over 4000 steps. Came home, called my friend Diana, and we went back to the Y, and spent an hour in the pool.

I feel so good.

Also ate lots of healthy food today.

This was a wonderful day for me

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FOUNDER3 9/8/2014 7:31PM


You are absolutely correct. When I am able to exercise regularly, I feel so much better about everything, and am so much more motivated.

I have seen a psychologist over the years at different times. Have been seeing this one for several years. Her niece, in the same practice, does hypnosis, and gives me a very reasonable rate because my funds are limited.

I do believe that both of those things are helping as well.

Between this, and the pain pills so I don't hurt so much when I exercise, I am feeling so much better.

Thanks so much for noticing, my friend.

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    I have noticed a strong relationship between your exercising, feeling happier and increase blogging. Glad to see you happy

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FOUNDER3 9/7/2014 7:23PM

    Thanks. Loved this day

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DYANNE4293 9/7/2014 7:22PM


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Busy day

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Had a funeral this morning. It was a lovely service for a lovely person. Very sad, but she was a woman of great faith, so that was soothing.

Came home and swam in the pool with my nephew and his children. We had a pretty nice time.

He and I then spent the rest of the day cleaning and emptying the pool so we could close it. LOTS of exercise, so that is good, and the job is done.

Knees and back are very tired and sore, but I know when I get up in the morning, I will feel fine.

I feel blessed with my life.

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FOUNDER3 9/7/2014 1:47PM

    Thanks girls. I appreciate the input and support! Bonnie

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PICKIE98 9/7/2014 7:50AM

    Sounds like your friend is where she worked to be all of her life.. happy day for her!

If we can wrap our heads around that fact, going to our next life with new people, ought to be easier..

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MELYROD18 9/6/2014 11:56PM

    May she rest in peace. It sounds like you had a good day. I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Good day

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Had a pretty good day today. I am still feeling so much more positive and energetic.

My exercise today was walking around the grocery store shopping. That was enough.

My left knee is a bit sore, think I have been overdoing it a bit in my enthusiasm for having my free Y membership. Took a small break today but still walked.

Not having the compulsive feelings about food right now, and that is always such a relief to me. It makes me feel good not to have to deal with those horrible feelings.

I am going to enjoy it while I am feeling this way, and try to remember how it good it feels if I have another problem. I need to just remind myself, and hopefully can pull myself back out of the yucky feelings

ONe day at a time, I can do this.

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    So glad you are getting in more exercise. Do be careful and make sure you are strengthening all your muscles.

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