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Still Learning As I Go

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Now that it is summer, if I get up early enough, I can walk before it gets too hot. That gives me more energy than walking in the heat.

I can fill up on my summer fruit! I love the fruits of summer, cherries, plums, nectarines, watermelon, berries.

I am eating less sugar. It is a problem in my house, both DH and I have a sweet tooth. I am eating one piece of chocolate (small) a day. Then I stop.

I earn my computer game time. For every minute I work out, I get a minute to play computer games. I found I was getting addicted and not getting anything done around the house.

Instead of reaching for food, I will get out my beads, or ironing board.

I am limiting my time generally on the computer, so I can now get more done around the house. I am cleaning closets, pantry, cabinets, etc.

I have found some items to list on eBay and sell. That gives me a little extra money for my hobbies.

So, in retirement, you can stay busy and not turn into mush! The games help my brain and the time management helps all around!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
NANA-JEAN 7/12/2013 8:20PM

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TRESSWANN 7/12/2013 5:15AM

    Good work!

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AWESOMECHELZ 7/11/2013 5:05PM

    Doing GREAT!! emoticon emoticon I am spending less time on the computer also. Take care and have a wonderful evening. emoticon
Love, Chelsea emoticon

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MILLIFRED 7/11/2013 10:26AM

    Some really great ideas! I agree it is important to stay busy after retirement. It is too easy to let myself just sit at the computer or read. It helps to get outside for a couple of hours in the morning before the heat of the day. These hot days seem awfully long as we're sort of trapped in the house so I'm trying to use some of that time to get out and get errands done, etc.

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ANASONIC 7/11/2013 8:31AM

    Great ideas Linda. I am weaning myself off the computer too. I lose track of time when I'm on. I love earning your time! emoticon

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LIKINMENOW 7/11/2013 8:27AM

    You are do great my friend--I am so proud of you!!

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MAGGIEVAN 7/10/2013 5:25PM

    Good on you for knowing where to scale down etc. I like that your time exercising is setting the time for games. You go, girl!

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CATLADY52 7/10/2013 5:11PM

    Thank you for the suggestion about earning time. I may have to use that to get my exercise in before I get involved with SP every day. emoticon

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CHARMIN944 7/10/2013 12:41PM

    I agree about staying busy while retired!

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LJCANNON 7/10/2013 11:58AM

    emoticon I Love the Idea of "Earning" your Computer Time. I may have to use that one!!

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JAOTAO 7/10/2013 11:30AM

    Hurrah for you! Sounds as if your plans are doing you good!

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