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My 20 Push-Up Challenge
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      25 comments

Yesterday I saw the new Challenge Yourself button and pushed it. I just wanted to see what it was. I have been working on my fitness, so I added the ... Read more
Working Together
Tuesday, January 16, 2018      40 comments

Today is a day of family compromise. We are having a meeting at the nursing facility to come up with our plan to help Mom. We all want Mom safe and h... Read more
Caring for the Caregiver
Monday, January 15, 2018      36 comments

I've had a great weekend away, and today I'm heading home. I've enjoyed my time at the foot of Mt. Washington. There's a lot of drama and decision... Read more
Knowing My Limits and Mt. Washington
Sunday, January 14, 2018      41 comments

Today I'm remembering 32 year-old Kate Matrovosa, and her last climb in the Presidential Mountains. Taking risks and the decisions that each of us make have a big effect on our lives. Although Kate was an elite hiker from Siberia, she died hik... Read more
My Place of Peace
Saturday, January 13, 2018      58 comments

I have had a week of family drama. I need a change of pace in order to be of any help to myself, my Mom and the rest of my family. That is why I am spending the weekend at Pinkham Notch Visitor's Center as the Information Volunteer. ... Read more
The Family Feud
Friday, January 12, 2018      57 comments

We all love Mom in our own special way. We all love each other too, but yesterday was not a great day. Some want Mom to be home, while others trus... Read more
Moving Mom
Thursday, January 11, 2018      51 comments

I'm not looking forward to today. Yesterday I made the tough decision to have my mother moved to a short-term rehab facility, and today is that day. Believe me when I say that not everyone agrees with my decision, but I believe that it is what... Read more
Worry
Wednesday, January 10, 2018      40 comments

Mama needs our prayers. She is in the hospital for observation. Yesterday she was "off", and so far, they have found nothing wrong. At 95 and living ... Read more
The Old Ratty-Looking Sweater
Tuesday, January 09, 2018      38 comments

Sometimes I love it, and sometimes I hate it! My Mother always wants to wear it-no matter where she's going!! My Mom just loves comfortable clothin... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Going Beyond "ALMOST"
Monday, January 08, 2018      49 comments

No More Almost! Today is my day to I work to finish the goals that I set out to meet! I've made minor changes in the past, but today is the day that ... Read more
Let your mistakes be bridges!
Sunday, January 07, 2018      62 comments

Let your mistakes be bridges! Mistakes are the portals of discovery" James Joyce. Don't let your mistakes make you feel guilty! No one is perfec... Read more
Staying Warm when Going Out in the COLD
Saturday, January 06, 2018      34 comments

Today is another record cold day in the NorthEast, and many people like me just cannot stay inside. Today I have to drive 90 minutes to care for my mo... Read more
sleeping in
Friday, January 05, 2018      31 comments

It was way too easy to hit the snooze button this morning. I was sleeping soundly-just like a baby! Yesterday's snowstorm turned into several hours ... Read more
Preparing For The Impending Storm
Thursday, January 04, 2018      41 comments

The school has been canceled, and we know that a blizzard is about to hit. We're expecting high winds and lots of snow. As silly as it might sound, I... Read more
Dear Friend who chose not to change,
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      44 comments

I'm surprised by your anger towards me. Do I remind you of the fact that you could be living a healthier lifestyle? I chose to change. I changed one... Read more

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