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Type 2 Diabetes

Wednesday, April 14, 2010      7 comments

Three weeks ago, my husband was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. He was already quite active and does a lot of walking and strength-training. He has since lost 9# and his blood sugar level is coming down to levels that are closer to a healthy r... Read more

My First Day At The Doll Hospital

Tuesday, April 13, 2010      9 comments

I set out at 7 AM today, not really knowing what I would be doing from 8 to Noon at my new Volunteer position. Since I retired, I have been keeping my eyes and ears open, hoping to find a volunteer position where I could do some good. A few ... Read more

Garden Exercise

Monday, April 12, 2010      4 comments

I spent about four hours in two of my eight gardens Sunday afternoon. Last Spring, this would have meant extreme muscle soreness and back spasms. When I woke up this morning, I couldn't believe how good I felt. The results of my nine months w... Read more

You REALLY Can Exercise ANYWHERE!!!

Sunday, April 11, 2010      7 comments

On Easter Sunday, we drive a little over two hours one way to have dinner with my brother-in-law and his wife and daughter. I have NEVER been good at sitting this long, but since I had complete knee replacement, I have become worse at it. Sinc... Read more

Remember When??????

Saturday, April 10, 2010      7 comments

Yesterday, I took my Mom out for lunch and we met 5 other people at a nearby restaurant. Four of the women were in their mid-eighties or a bit older. I have found in visiting with elderly people, men or women, when you ask them how they met th... Read more

Out To Lunch......

Friday, April 09, 2010      3 comments

I don't know about you, but I still get a little nervous when I go out to eat!!! At home, I have full control over what I eat and how I prepare it. When I go out to eat, I try to choose something that I feel is as healthy as possible, but I am... Read more


Thursday, April 08, 2010      8 comments

Of all of the exercises you do, which one do you feel benefits you most both mentally and physically?... Read more

Your Inner Child......

Wednesday, April 07, 2010      5 comments

We all have one.........but sometimes we forget to let it out. My question for you today is, "Can you give me at least one example of how you keep your inner child alive and well?" I actually find myself letting my inner child take over ev... Read more

Your Career Choice (What would you do different? Or would you?)

Tuesday, April 06, 2010      8 comments

I am a retired teacher. "Back in the day", women were encouraged to go into the "Service Areas" like teaching or nursing. At 16 I wanted to be a lawyer. I talked to the Guidance Counselor and SHE discouraged me from doing this because it was ... Read more

Where Do You Shop? (Humorous)

Monday, April 05, 2010      7 comments

A new supermarket opened near me..... It has an automatic water mister to keep the produce fresh.....just before it goes on, you hear the distant sound of thunder and the smell of fresh rain. When you pass the milk cases, you hear cows... Read more

How Will You Spend Your Easter Sunday?

Sunday, April 04, 2010      6 comments

Our family has driven 2 hours to my brother-in-law's home for so many years, I have lost count. We usually stop after the first hour and walk for about 15 minutes. We started this when the boys were little so they could run off some steam. No... Read more


Saturday, April 03, 2010      4 comments

I am a gardener..........I don't have just one garden. In fact, at last count I have 8 gardens. My husband has a vegetable garden and I have all flowers. We also live on a hill surrounded by MANY trees. Finding my gardens in the Spring means... Read more


Friday, April 02, 2010      8 comments

What is the most important reason that THIS TIME you are experiencing SUCCESS in your Healthy Living changes?... Read more

Finding Humor Re: My Aging Body Parts.....

Thursday, April 01, 2010      9 comments

Maya Angelou was interviewed by Oprah on her 70+ birthday....... Oprah asked her what she thought of growing older. And, there on television, she said it was "EXCITING....." Regarding body changes, she said there were many, occurring every d... Read more


Wednesday, March 31, 2010      4 comments

If you were stranded on a desert island and one supplement could wash ashore, which one would you hope for? Obviously, this question is for those of you who take daily supplements. What I am looking for is which one do you feel is most val... Read more

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