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Colorful Leg

Monday, July 06, 2015      1 comments

The real bruising didn't start showing up until Saturday. The PT said it indicated that I was actually doing well, putting my knee through its paces. I figured I'd get a couple pix of the leg at this stage, just for the record. Read more

Pressing On

Saturday, July 04, 2015      5 comments

I have successfully slept in my bed since coming home from the hospital. Pain meds definitely help! Yesterday and today before heading downstairs I did the prescribed post-op exercises. I find myself talking encouragingly to my new knee! It does... Read more

Home with a New Knee

Thursday, July 02, 2015      2 comments

I went in for total knee replacement on the 30th. Surgery was at 12:30 pm. I was discharged today, picked up at 3:30 pm. That's 50 hours. Only 2 hours more than my discharge for the hip - probably just as well because I got in on a second round ... Read more

I Love Birds!

Friday, June 26, 2015      2 comments

Thanks to my parents, I have always been interested in nature. My paternal grandparents fixed up their backyard like a little bird sanctuary, planting all kinds of flora the fruits, nuts and seeds of which would attract even the rarest of birds.... Read more

The Sin

Monday, June 22, 2015      2 comments

Two elderly, excited Southern women were sitting together in the front pew of church listening to a fiery preacher. When this preacher condemned the sin of stealing, these two ladies cried out at the top of their lungs, "AMEN, BROTHER!" ... Read more

Talented Hamster

Monday, June 15, 2015      7 comments

A mangy looking guy who goes into a bar and orders a drink. The bartender says: "No way. I don't think you can pay for it. The guy says, "You're right. I don't have any money, but if I show you something you haven't seen before, will you g... Read more

Panda Lunch

Friday, June 05, 2015      3 comments

A panda walks into a restaurant, sits down, and orders a sandwich. He eats the sandwich, pulls out a gun, and shoots the table. As the panda stands up to leave, the manager shouts, "Hey! Where are you going? You just shot my table and you ... Read more

Random Thoughts As We Age

Wednesday, June 03, 2015      5 comments

The biggest lie I tell myself is ..."I don't need to write that down, I'll remember it." Wouldn't it be great if we could put ourselves in th... Read more


Tuesday, May 19, 2015      1 comments

Maybe it's because I was away from my class all those weeks. After my first week back with my little students I began to get congested; runny nose; coughing. Well, see, my kids are not very good at covering their coughs (like, open mouth HACK, d... Read more

Attitude Is Everything

Monday, May 18, 2015      5 comments

I'm a "half-full" kind of person. received from : A well-known proverb states that an optimistic would say a glass is half full, wh... Read more

Productive Day Planned

Thursday, April 16, 2015      0 comments

I've been reading in 1 Samuel in the mornings. Then when I went downstairs, I had two of my DD's super-healthy muffins made from home-ground steel-cut oat flour, apples, walnuts and flax (with my coffee...) Read more

A Little Trip to the Park

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      0 comments

Today I had to take DD to an appointment for my grandson. My granddaughter came along because she's home schooled. We didn't know how long it would take, and rather than pay for parking and waiting around, I drove with my granddaughter to Highla... Read more

Better Sore Than Sorry

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      2 comments

And really I WAS sore after my successful workout on Saturday. I took Sunday off to recuperate...and then I took Monday off because I was lazy and just didn't feel like it... Read more

Half Is Better Than None At All

Saturday, April 11, 2015      1 comments

I just finished my second set of 15 minutes of Sweat and Shout
watch?v=M-KFOVP5PUU I use an online timer. Since I'd gott... Read more

Picking Myself Up

Friday, April 10, 2015      2 comments

Actually, no, I didn't literally FALL. I've just fallen off the routine of exercise, and it shows in my weight gain. I've simply gotten lazy. I do miss being able to get o... Read more

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