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Healthy Week End

Saturday, February 23, 2013

I have been very busy with my family and looking for a house....

We found a great house yesterday, only to find out there was an offer already....so Tuesday it's back to looking more....

i have been trying hard to eat healthy and keep up with my exercise.....

As I watch the older folk at the rehab place I know I need to do this for me...they explain to my Dad that no matter what some form of exercise should happen every day, NO MATTER YOUR AGE.... today a very pretty young women told him if you can breathe you can exercise......lol...she is right....it can be as easy as a walk or as hard as a full out run...depends your ability....she was nice and got him to laugh and enjoy the stretchy band exercises ...I learned a few things to do for myself as well...

I'm hoping I am encouraging him to do more when he gets home...if he keeps doing as he is now we will be taking him home by next Saturday.....this young lady told him to even keep to soup can near where he sits the most and do curls and over head lifts several times a day....start slow them work your way up....this will keep you moving and enjoying your life....

so lets all be good examples for our loved ones...get up and do it for them.....lets be good role models..and we too will reap the benefits..

have a healthy week end......
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SHARON10002 2/28/2013 4:53PM

    Kitt, I know there is a house out there that is waiting just for you! Hope your dad is able to come home soon. You are right about the exercise. Every little bit helps, or eventually we can no longer perform our necessary Activities of Daily Living.

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YAFENELRA 2/24/2013 6:23PM

    Glad things are going better for your dad.

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BARBARAROSE54 2/24/2013 5:31PM

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 2/24/2013 8:22AM

    You are so right that we should be good role models for our loved ones.

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NASFKAB 2/24/2013 4:52AM

  great your Dad will be able to go home soon hope you find your home HUGS

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MICKEYH 2/24/2013 2:32AM

    Great blog !! So glad that young lady gave him a encouragement to do exercise. Sounds like she is very kind lady. WTG for your Dad !!

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SIMONEKP 2/24/2013 1:48AM

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LOLAJO54 2/23/2013 11:20PM

    hey Kitt did you see the news about the man 103 years retiring from running.. he is a marathon runner ... tell your dad that one.. it was on the news .. so it will be here on the internet ...

hope you soon find a home that is just perfect for you and Gary

hugs Jo

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WARMSPRINGDAY 2/23/2013 9:12PM

    I think we need to get my Dad doing more exercises. He has my 2 pound dumbbells and seems to enjoy using those. Right now, walking "laps" around the inside of the house is his other form of exercise. He is to be walking every 2 hours, but . . .

You have encouraged me to continue my quest to health and strength.

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RAINBOWMF 2/23/2013 7:49PM

    Too bad about the house
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Mary

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SOCKITTOME 2/23/2013 6:38PM

    Bummer about the house, Kitt! I hope the perfect one just for you turns up soon! Glad to hear your dad is doing well. He definitely has a good role model with you for a daughter!

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 2/23/2013 6:17PM

    That's great information for your dad! I hope he listens to his therapist when he goes home. Thanks for sharing this with us.

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KATHYJO56 2/23/2013 6:12PM

    I love what your Dad was told about breathing and exercise. What a great thought provoker! I hope that he is able to go home in a week. That would be wonderful. I hope that you find the perfect house for you and Gary soon. Maybe after you are in your own house, you will feel like you are finally at home. emoticon emoticon

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CHERYL_ANNE 2/23/2013 5:36PM

    Hurray for your Dad!

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