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Some thoughts on two years of maintenance.....
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      6 comments

First, I do want to apologize for not getting the guitar blog up yet, very busy, will try for the weekend. Today is my two year maintenance anniversary. I can hardly believe this. I have no great words of wisdom, but I can say a few thing... Read more
Guitar Shopping.....
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      8 comments

La, la, la la, la....... Happy happy joy joy! I usually do not get this giddy, but... I am approaching my 2nd anniversary of maintenance. How am I doing? A few pounds up, but still well within normal BMI and clothes fit fine. W... Read more
Update on stuff!
Friday, August 31, 2012      7 comments

Hello everyone! I was at the fracture clinic yesterday, last time for this go around. I am "putting down a lot of new bone" according to the surgeon. This is good, and especially good considering my age and worries about arthritis in ... Read more
My Summer Vacation August 28, 2012--with pictures! (I hope!)
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      5 comments

As my blog title states, my summer vacation this year was one day.....and DH and I put a lot into the day! We started at the Royal Ontario Museum: I called this beas... Read more
Do you like to listen to audiobooks?
Sunday, August 26, 2012      9 comments

Here is an almost bottomless source of free (public domain) books i have just come upon. I have been listening to them for years, first on cassette tapes and then cd's from the library; then downloaded from Lit2go from iTunes U; and now lib... Read more
Ten minutes left for my lunch hour....
Thursday, August 16, 2012      7 comments

So I'll write a blog. I have come to pleasantly anticipate reading the regular blogs of some of my Sparkfriends, so I thought it is important that I reciprocate! Monday at the supermarket. I am in the checkout line. It is extra ... Read more
So I'll Write a Blog.....
Sunday, August 12, 2012      5 comments

just before I return to work full time at the office. Things may be a bit blurry and crazy next week, so.... Firstly, I have some clarification on Bright Sided and Positive Psychology for Dummies. We are talking apples and oranges her... Read more
How to Drive Yourself Crazy....
Thursday, August 09, 2012      5 comments

or improve your analytic abilities big time! I am reading concurrently the books "Positive Psychology for Dummies" and Barbara Ehrenreich's book "Bright Sided" (recommended by Meddy). Not at the same time, or course.....I trade off. ... Read more
Heading Back.....
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      4 comments

To work. Not that I haven't been working from home, but I am heading back to my office, with computer and large monitor and two boxes of documents in tow, and will be setting up in my home office and sometimes traveling to our other offices... Read more
I Forgot about the TEMPTATION.....
Monday, August 06, 2012      4 comments

of grocery shopping! Boy oh boy! So today was my first solo grocery trip in 8 weeks. Getting ready for total return to responsibilities when I go back to my office after this week..... So I walk into my local No Frills....and food! ... Read more
This and That...
Sunday, August 05, 2012      7 comments

Today is the first day since my surgery when I really believe I am going to heal up and get my capacity back...all of it. Did a full housecleaning today, including using the vacuum instead of a carpet sweeper, and then walked for 30 minutes... Read more
I'm at the mall!
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      7 comments

How did I get here, you may ask? I drove here! I am sitting in the food court, having just finished lunch (brought from home, of course) in between follow up appointment for my hand surgery (all is good) and my first physiotherapy appo... Read more
What A Difference....
Thursday, July 26, 2012      9 comments

A visit to the fracture clinic makes! Pins--in my possession but not in my foot Bandage--gone Boot--in my possession but not on my foot Physiotherapy--required, covered by my work Driving--as the foot can tolerate it Treadmill-... Read more
Book Review--"Breaking Free from Emotional Eating", by Geneen Roth
Monday, July 23, 2012      8 comments

This is the third book I set myself to read during my healing from foot surgery. The opinions are solely my own. Ms. Roth has been there. She is, or has been, an emotional eater and is very emphatic with we who suffer as well. I could no... Read more
How am I doing?
Thursday, July 19, 2012      8 comments

Okay! This is a difficult journey, Sparkfriends, and I roll along with it as best I can. I have one more week until my second visit to that lovely place I have already blogged about, the Fracture Clinic. I do believe the pins will com... Read more

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