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Surgery Date!

Monday, May 25, 2015      12 comments

I got in on a cancellation! My bunionette removal happens June 2nd! Miffed that I can't eat anything after midnight and my surgery is not until 3 pm!! Going to starve!!!! Especially as I will be doing my favorite workouts one last time that... Read more

Daisy & Friends Photos

Sunday, May 24, 2015      11 comments

So my last hike at Mom's was a very relaxed one, some of it along the beach so Daisy could get water time on this very hot day with a high of 31 C (87.8 F). First up was this very speedy Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever only seven months old:... Read more

8.85 Mile Hike

Saturday, May 23, 2015      11 comments

I started out early this morning in hopes of seeing a beaver. Saw nothing but evidence they had been around: The beaver usually never take pine tree... Read more

Drug Pusher

Friday, May 22, 2015      13 comments

My beloved bridge mentor is a drug pusher. Every time I play with her she says I should try medical marijuana. I am totally not interested. Its legal to use for medical purposes in Canada, but the grey area is in obtaining it and the possessi... Read more

Saturday Smiles Hike Photos

Monday, May 18, 2015      15 comments

Mom wanted to take Daisy for a swim and play session down by the river. Some of the beach was being washed away: Read more

Thursday Triumph, Friday Fallen

Saturday, May 16, 2015      10 comments

I started out my Thursday morning with a very high energy, challenging Zumba workout by a instructor so young I thought she was a teen at first lol. All her moves were new to me and it challenged me to keep up. But at the end of the class when... Read more

Weekend At Mom's!

Wednesday, May 13, 2015      5 comments

I did 155 minutes of online videos this morning, hoping to perhaps see a movie this afternoon. I had to go to my family Dr. to get my Humira injection as the nurse was away in my building. I decided at the last minute to pack up and go direct... Read more

Surgeon Report, 9 Mile Walk Photos From Last Week

Tuesday, May 12, 2015      7 comments

The trail is still under development from where it started and these steps were new since I had last been there: Its starting to leaf out and green u... Read more

Fun Hike Ends Weekend (Photos)

Monday, May 11, 2015      11 comments

The day started out cold, overcast and windy but in the afternoon the sun fully came out and it warmed up a bit. We started out by the water treatment plant going as far as we could until we ran into the mud: Read more

Trail System in my City and Account Hijacked Again!!

Saturday, May 09, 2015      13 comments

My city is one that sprawls along both sides of a river. Thanks to tightly controlled development, most of it along the river is in its natural state and has some 40 miles of paved trails running along it as well as wooded trails closer to the... Read more

Long Walk/Hike, Response From Surgeon

Saturday, May 09, 2015      9 comments

My day started out with a walk with the Probus club. It so happened the place they chose to go was the trail next to the museum where my Globe Walk Gala was. Wonderful choice so convenient! Unfortunately, I was ten minutes late getting there... Read more

Request Denied!

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      16 comments

My request for transfer to another apartment downtown was denied. Reason: too young, the age requirement is 60 unless I was confined to a wheelchair which I am not. I am 52. So yet another health risk on my already battered body. The effects... Read more

Learning To Turn It Off

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      12 comments

So I am trying to cut back my exercise. Funny as that sounds as many people struggle just to get it in. The problem is my intensity. When you love something, you can't get enough of it. I am an all or nothing person. I could go until I ... Read more


Monday, May 04, 2015      16 comments

I came home after my wonderful five days at Mom's place, when no sooner then I finished unpacking then my neighbor's cigarette smoke started flooding my apartment. So I opened my one tiny window and cranked up my three fans, but it couldn't ste... Read more

The End! Hike Photos

Sunday, May 03, 2015      14 comments

I finished my Globe Walk To The Moon challenge with 287.65 miles for April for an average of 9.58 miles per day, less than other months. When I submitted them, my team captain said I had the highest totals of the 54 person team. I will get to ... Read more

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