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Plans, Planes and Pondering

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      7 comments

My first plan is to stop procrastinating and get busy booking a trip or two. Mom suggested going to Las Vegas with my brother and his son. His son wants to play in these Magic (fantasy card game) tournaments so my brother will be free to wand... Read more

Help! Need Canoe!

Monday, January 26, 2015      13 comments

Started out my morning with my favorite activity, working out, decided to push on the elliptical with intervals. Was 40 minutes along when*SNAP*!! I just about fell off! Tentatively carried on, it hadn't seem to have affected my elliptical a... Read more

Workout Work-A-Day

Saturday, January 24, 2015      9 comments

It was time I started organizing in ernest the transfer of materials to the new club manager. I had accumulated a lot of outdated material and am ready to take my second lot of papers to the recycle bin. To make sure I was not sitting on my po... Read more

I Am Free!

Thursday, January 22, 2015      15 comments

Its official. February 1st there is a new club manager to take over my position! I have to fully train him first of course, before he can actually take over. He was a past president of our club and a wonderful man, very well liked, a perfect... Read more

Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      10 comments

I started off my morning with my favorite routine, exercise. I enjoyed a low impact 35 min DVD, then switched to online videos. I discovered a chair cardio and did that for 25 minutes -it was actually a good workout, using a towel held firmly ... Read more

190 Fitness Minutes!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      14 comments

Ran an easy game, came home and napped for an hour, then started working out. I had some niggling little injuries, so stuck with low impact workouts. This meant I could handle more of them, and Jessica Smith makes them all fun and interesting.... Read more

Whew!

Saturday, January 17, 2015      11 comments

I started off the morning doing a 60 minute Zumba DVD, followed by a 50 minute Boxercise (with weights) and then showered. I managed to cut and file both my toe nails and fingernails! So now I was ready to shop for groceries! Costco here I co... Read more

Three Appointments

Friday, January 16, 2015      15 comments

First up was the spinal surgeon. He did a thorough head to neck examination, then sent me for X-Rays. He concluded the changes in my spine are similar to the changes that the RA made in my hands. People with RA tend to get these spinal change... Read more

Addendum to Yesterday's Blog

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      19 comments

I was bullied in elementary school for being different, a gimp, ugly, the usual, but I did have one friend who I hung around with throughout my years. But one day she invited me over and when I got there the guys who bullied me were hiding behi... Read more

So Incredibly Sad

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      18 comments

I was playing with my bridge mentor Barb today. 21 years ago I came into the club not having a clue about bridge. After taking the lessons, the very first game I played in was one she was running. I had no partner so she played with me. She ... Read more

I Did It!

Monday, January 12, 2015      15 comments

I put in my request for a transfer to a new apartment building downtown. I specifically asked for a south facing suite and requested all linoleum flooring for ease of movement and cleaning. I said I would wait for these conditions to be met. ... Read more

Better Ball Day!

Sunday, January 11, 2015      16 comments

Tried my hardest to sleep in. Ended up 6 hrs 42 min with an 11 min wake up with 7 restless times totaling 19 minutes. Really just made me overly tired and groggy and had a hard time getting it going. Ended up having breakfast late, then found... Read more

Now This is Cold!!

Friday, January 09, 2015      19 comments

The big story around here is how cold its been. Currently its -24 C, but feels like -34 C (-11 F, feels like -29 F) The cold wouldn't really be that bad, but its the non stop wind on the flat prairies that makes it dangerous :-( So my outdoor... Read more

Nice News!

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      20 comments

I got a letter stating Safeway was giving me 1000 air miles for being a good customer! My mentor and I came first in a tough bridge game of 15 tables. Scores were low, we won with a 59% while the next closest was 56% I got anot... Read more

New Fridge & Phone Call From Doctor

Sunday, January 04, 2015      18 comments

I had another relaxing visit with my sister and niece. Another feast of turkey, curried bean quinoa, sweet potato baked fries, too much again. Spencer plated another dessert -a pineapple ring covered with a sauce she cooked on the stove using ... Read more


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