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days like these....
Thursday, March 25, 2010      0 comments

started the day with a phone call to my mom's doctor. she needs to be in hospital but there are no beds available. they will call me when that changes. called bank of america. my check card replacement was sent on monday and i still don't have i... Read more
Monday, March 22, 2010      1 comments

today my mom spent the day in the hospital; she had 1 day surgery to help a pressure wound heal. and today my mom celebrated her 86th birthday. although there are infinitely better ways to celebrate a birthday, at 86, every day is a celebration.... Read more
yucky day weatherwise
Sunday, March 14, 2010      2 comments

it was cold and raw and rainy and windy and all-around miserable. but. i walked the springfield trail for 3 miles/one hour. although i was chilled, i felt satisfied that i succeeded in completing the walk.... Read more
still on track
Saturday, March 13, 2010      0 comments

week ends are notoriously perfect for overeating...it seems like i have orchestrated most social activities around food....people for dinner, eating out, grazing in front of the tv, eating humongous amounts of food in the dark of the movie theat... Read more
Friday, March 12, 2010      0 comments

i started out the day with a 3 mile walk. it was chilly and raw, an early spring day here in vermont, but i finished. that was the easy part. trying to eat healthy out to lunch with my disabled older brother was challenging but i managed to avoi... Read more
happy birthday, carolyn
Thursday, March 11, 2010      2 comments

today i met a friend for lunch. we haven't known each other all that long.....maybe since december. she, it turns out, is the aunt of some close friends i have. small world. anyway, today i took her to lunch because she turned 75 years old today... Read more
learning to enjoy the moment
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      0 comments

today i spent the day with my sister, enjoying some retail therapy. i started panicking about 'where to eat lunch/what to eat' but i ended up with a great salad and a dish of frozen ff vanilla yogurt with strawberry topping. and i was content ... Read more
walking and enjoying a gorgeous vermont afternoon
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      1 comments

i decided to visit a neighbouring town and walk along their beautiful trail...it used to be a railroad track....and meanders along a river. i brought along my 'rolling walker' because my balance now has made using a cane not the most stable way ... Read more
time to get serious....
Monday, March 08, 2010      3 comments

i am not obese but i am overweight....and i am tired of dealing with weight issues....i also have a neurological disorder, spinocerebellar ataxia. i am slowly, steadily losing my balance. my cerebellum is deteriorating. i don't need the added st... Read more