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Using What I've Learned!
Wednesday, December 13, 2017      6 comments

I've completed my to do list. It took me six months to get our house the way I wanted it. Why six months? I've battled continuing health issues for three years. I've been forced to learn how to break down tasks into small doable chunks. I can... Read more
Thanksgiving Time
Thursday, November 23, 2017      1 comments

The gluten free, sugar free apple dessert has been made. (I made up the recipe myself and hubby says it's delicious!) The stuffing has been made and is warming in a covered dish. Hubby loves my stuffing! Keeping him from eating it before dinner... Read more
Keeping Busy Manages Stress
Sunday, November 19, 2017      6 comments

After my self pep talk yesterday, I felt motivated to take action. I groomed/bathed the dogs, vacuumed the house, used wood cleaner on our wood floors and went to the grocery store. I have long used physical activity to deal with stress. Yester... Read more
Dealing With Stress And Disappointment
Saturday, November 18, 2017      10 comments

We've had some picky, demanding and rude potential buyers looking at our house. (Even though I've been cleaning twice a week and we've done tons of favors to accommodate buyers!) This creates stress. Couple that with my sore back and knee and i... Read more
All Clean And Organized!
Monday, November 13, 2017      4 comments

I was a careful but thorough cleaner yesterday! I cleaned (as in took apart the shelves and washed) the refrigerator, wiped down the counters/cabinets and microwave in the kitchen. Then, I cleaned both bathrooms. I took a short rest between e... Read more
Cleaning After Organizing
Sunday, November 12, 2017      5 comments

I spent two days cleaning the floors. I vacuumed, cleaned the wood floors, mopped the tile floors and shampooed the bedroom carpets. This week, I will wipe down the kitchen, clean the bathrooms, and start cleaning the refrigerator. The refrige... Read more
I Sorted All 7 Christmas Boxes!
Friday, November 10, 2017      2 comments

Yesterday, my task was to sort through 7 large tubs/boxes of Christmas decorations. I said in my last blog that I would approach the task with the same ruthless determination that I used in organizing our interior living space. It took me abou... Read more
I'm Finished With Our Living Area!
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      5 comments

It has taken quite a while but I am finished with organizing our inside living space. We need to box up a few more things and clean the house so the house will smell as good as it looks! Then, on to organizing the garage! I will be as ruthless... Read more
The House is Starting To Look Great!
Sunday, October 22, 2017      4 comments

My current project (a monumental undertaking) is to get rid of clutter and unused items. After that, I organized everything in our house. The whole process has taken me five months so far. The results are simply amazing! Over the next few da... Read more
Trying To Slowly Increase My Activity
Saturday, October 14, 2017      5 comments

I am pretty much finished with organizing the cabinets, closets and bookcases in our house. It has taken me several months to finish. I filled the trash cans many times, donated tons of stuff to Good Will, sent things to our oldest daughter an... Read more
I've Been A Busy Bee
Monday, October 02, 2017      9 comments

My leg is slowly getting stronger. I'm doing Silver Sneakers followed by Chair Yoga, two times per week. At first, I was exhausted and could barely make it home to rest. The combination of the 2 classes (one following the other) has kept me ... Read more
Very Little Storm Damage!
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      11 comments

I'm glad we survived hurricane Irma! Our power was only off for 18 hours but the internet, land line and television were off for 8 days. They came on in the late afternoon on Monday. I was busy doing tasks from my to do list since the televisi... Read more
We're As Ready As Possible
Sunday, September 10, 2017      13 comments

Sunday, September 10, 2017. at 8:00am With the exception of hurricane shutters or plywood boards, we are as ready as possible for hurricane Irma. We have flashlights, candles, canned foods, bread, cereal, water, trash bags, bleach, a first... Read more
Progress Update #22
Sunday, August 27, 2017      6 comments

Good news! My leg is finally starting to get stronger! I was able to complete a Silver Sneakers class this week, followed by chair yoga. The instructor suggested that I should stay after the Silver Sneakers class for the chair yoga so that I ... Read more
Progress Update #21
Saturday, July 29, 2017      7 comments

I am slowly making progress. I'm now back in physical therapy. This week we added some easy balance exercises to the ultra sound treatments and ice. The area that was infected blistered and peeled. It now looks brown instead of bright red. A... Read more

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