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Request Denied!

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      10 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

Crocus Hike Photos and Surgeon's Report.

Friday, May 01, 2015      20 comments

I wanted to see the first flower of the season here, which is the crocus. It grows like a weed in this grassland area, but doesn't last long. Amazingly, our huge snow fall did not kill them! Read more

Highs & Lows!

Thursday, April 30, 2015      15 comments

Five days ago we had 20 cm (11 inches) of snow dumped on us. Today it was 81 F (27 C). No sign of the snow except in shaded areas sheltered by trees. Weather in Saskatchewan. If you don't like it, wait one minute and it will change. Unfor... Read more

Good News

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      16 comments

I asked the pharmacy if the Drug Exception Status program would do a current review of my medication costs instead of having to wait for the usual annual review. The pharmacist looked into it and he said they agreed my costs have gone up dramat... Read more

Trees Down And Scary Experience!

Monday, April 27, 2015      13 comments

My sister and I thought we would drive to the weir to see if we could see the pelicans. The snow was already melting in earnest: Right around the corner was this: Read more

Snowbound! (video blog)

Sunday, April 26, 2015      19 comments

Huge snowfall, heavy, wet snow caused a mugo to fall over and its still coming down! Its 5:30 am, Mom's usual wake up time and I would have rather stayed snuggled in my blankets, oh well. Its right a freezing but by Monday expected to get up t... Read more

Photo Of My New Shirt!

Friday, April 24, 2015      21 comments

I went to get fitted for my new free bra for being one of the top fundraisers for Bust A Move today. This was exactly what I needed as I was desperately seeking both a ... Read more

I Have Bunionettes!

Thursday, April 23, 2015      15 comments

Also known as a Tailor's bunion, it develops on the outside of the foot at the bottom of the fifth toe. Its usually caused by rubbing and/or too narrow shoes. That is not the case with me as I have always had to get shoes that are wide with a... Read more

Panoramic View Of Bust A Move Site (video blog)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      10 comments

This is how big the facility is that my event was held in. Its designed to hold full athletic track meets. Its neat to be able to work out in a place that top athletes from across Canada and the world met in competition! I was glad to be fi... Read more

Bust A Move!

Sunday, April 19, 2015      14 comments

The fitness fun day arrived! When I got there, I discovered they had moved things around again. My spot had changed, and was still on the edge, but moved in a block. There were a lot of empty spaces around everywhere. Read more

Excited About Tomorrow!

Saturday, April 18, 2015      15 comments

Its finally arrived! My reward for fundraising for breast cancer research and the breast cancer center. My all day health and wellness party. Six fitness classes throughout the day and nutritious snacks and lunch. I rested today. ... Read more

Working It Wednesday!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      11 comments

So there were two days I hit seven to eight hours sleep, but with wake ups. Each time I was in a lot of pain. I think a lot of it was due to not being able to change position. I used to try sleep on my side but my shoulder/arm would soon prot... Read more

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