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Unconscious exercise
Monday, December 05, 2016      11 comments

Y'all know I preach each day to remember to "go to recess". For me, that means to take my labor law mandated breaks at work, and do something "modestly" active with them: take a walk AWAY from the desk. Sometimes it's outdoors, sometimes it's... Read more
Messiah!
Sunday, December 04, 2016      18 comments

emoticon My non-Sparking sister is the principal violist of the Hastings, Nebraska symphony orchestra, and today (r... Read more
Walk before you try to run
Saturday, December 03, 2016      27 comments

The title is just plain common sense, and listening to the body. I left the alarm shut off when I went to bed EARLY last night. I have a number of observations based on how my physical body is feeling today. 1) While the face looks a whol... Read more
Bonus blog - Barbara Berkeley's tips for Holiday Maintenance
Friday, December 02, 2016      27 comments

Remember a while back (over a year ago?) when I blogged my way through Refuse to Regain! 12 Tough Rules to Maintain the Body You've Earned! by Barbara Berkeley, M.D.? Well, I continue to subscribe to her blog and today I got the email notificat... Read more
Easy does it
Friday, December 02, 2016      27 comments

Yesterday afternoon, as I ecstatically posted in my status, my regular doctor removed the stitches from the wound on my upper right eyelid. The bruises continue to lighten and migrate away from the initial impact sites. Healing is an amazing p... Read more
The face looks better every day
Thursday, December 01, 2016      35 comments

I saw a change in colors yesterday, and since I was upright most of the day, a reduction in swelling as well. Some of the other (more minor) injuries showed up in bruises over the days, the hands and knees, a spot on my tongue lost its normal t... Read more
Around the next turning point in recovery
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      26 comments

Today, I have packed the bag. Given that the body tolerated even dairy yesterday, I am going to try to work at least half a day today. I have packed the bag. I have papers to sign, related to the part-time schedule starting in January. T... Read more
Bonus blog - answers to questions about the fall
Tuesday, November 29, 2016      24 comments

SLENDERELLA61 asked these in the comments to my earlier blog, but there are others who may be wondering the same things, so I'll put the answers in a bonus blog. The pertinent points of her comments: Did you trip over something? Did you ... Read more
Baby steps, did I say?
Tuesday, November 29, 2016      42 comments

Thank God for the existence of support structure! We all need it, even those of us the most independent. I have three sisters, a son, and a daughter in law in town. All have been checking up on me, since I live alone, and they have been made ... Read more
This was NOT how it was supposed to go!
Saturday, November 26, 2016      76 comments

Yeah, that's me. Note to self: head is NOT supposed to make contact with concrete. Note to others: I don't think the head did, but the sunglass... Read more
Some days are all about baby steps
Friday, November 25, 2016      24 comments

Some days you just have to jolly yourself along. This was one for me. I got up on time, because I had an appointment at 7:30 a.m. I'd been to the Dr. on Tuesday for my annual check up and ladies, y'all know what that means... follow up fo... Read more
Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 24, 2016      34 comments

A Happy Thanksgiving to all! Hope you got what you needed: I know I did. My morning was pretty normal. I considered it "practice for retirement". Normal breakfast, normal Spark time. Then I went out for a run, just 4 miles today... rem... Read more
Last work day before Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      26 comments

Hopefully it will be a quiet day at work. Lots of people out. I don't have to take the day off, since I'm not hosting this year. ... Read more
The annual medicalizing
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      24 comments

I think I may have mentioned once or twice that I really like my doctor. As I keep acquiring different conditions that need to be addressed, more doctors get added to my collection, but this is my primary care guy, the one who ten years or so a... Read more
The big holiday week begins
Monday, November 21, 2016      30 comments

Only three work days this week, but it will be a good chunk of peopling come the weekend. I have Thanksgiving with the sisters on Thursday, with the kids on Sunday, and in between a 9 mile Galloway run. I've managed to duck out on much coo... Read more

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