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still exercising

Monday, February 08, 2016      7 comments

I really enjoy exercising. I try to walk 3 miles each day. I am cycling 30 minutes on days I don't get to classes. I do one tai chi class , one QiGong class, one Aqua Class, one Zumba, and one yoga class per week. I hope to work in one pilate... Read more

Appreciation for all those who helped during our 30 inch storm

Wednesday, January 27, 2016      4 comments

All o f the people who touched my life during the storm gave of themselves. From the drivers who brought key personnel to our residence to keep us going with food and service. The maintenance and grounds people who had so much to do to clean w... Read more

Enjoying life

Monday, January 18, 2016      2 comments

I am enjoying meeting new people and to hear their stories. Each of us has challenges and special traits that are great to hear about. I have a new friend who is facing heart surgery. She inspires me with the calmness and faith she prepares f... Read more

Progress in defining new life

Friday, January 15, 2016      4 comments

My husband and I completed the new resident orientation and found the program to be worthwhile. We understand our new environment and the governance of it as well. I have a deep respect for the planners. My apartment is safe and comfortable. ... Read more

Hopes

Friday, January 01, 2016      4 comments

I have many hopes as I look at 2016. Here are a few of them. 1. We sell our home of 42 years. 2. We continue to adjust to our new lifestyle at the Highlands of Wyomissing. 3. Enjoy good health and times with friends. 4. Work at exercise... Read more

Getting better

Thursday, December 31, 2015      5 comments

Physical therapy and my guide to fitness are helping. I am regaining strength in my knee. Yesterday I climbed the 30 steps to my apartment without pain. I can use the bathtub and get up from the floor after playing with Snaggles, my cat. I a... Read more

Eating and Exercising

Saturday, December 26, 2015      7 comments

I now have my plan for exercising in place with low impact cardio, strength, yoga, tai chi and qigong. I try to cycle in my apartment for 20 minutes each day. I make sensible breakfasts each day. We have a snack of fruit, carb, and prot... Read more

Beautiful Christmas

Friday, December 25, 2015      2 comments

I am so blessed. Our move to the Highlands at Wyomissing was so perfect. The opportunities and fellowship are great. My friends also contributed so much more. The thoughtful gifts, excellent dinner by Sherry, sangria wine to have next week, ... Read more

Special time in my life

Tuesday, December 22, 2015      11 comments

This is a special time in my life. My years of working are behind me. All of the stuff we accumulated was auctioned, sold at a flea market, or donated. We have what we need (and a little extra), Our apartment meets our needs. Life is better... Read more

Acceptance of a new normal

Sunday, December 20, 2015      5 comments

I am blessed and happy. I am learning to accept my limitations and to make adjustments. It is okay not to get to a church service at 9 am if my body needs more time to get ready. I also am not scheduling many appointments prior to 10 am in ge... Read more

Blessed and Fortunate!

Saturday, December 12, 2015      7 comments

My husband and I are blessed to be living at the Highlands of Wyomissing. We decorated our apartment and started Christmas cards. We are just sending a few as my RA and hands find writing to be a challenge. We are enjoying concerts, holiday p... Read more

Different Holidays

Wednesday, November 25, 2015      5 comments

We are beginning our holiday season with dinner in the restaurant we enjoy. The meal will be at 12:30 pm. emoticonRead more

Less is More!

Thursday, November 12, 2015      7 comments

I have less space and things. I now can find what I need. I am learning to toss out stuff if I want to replace something. Gifts are really special events or services when I can do so! I will do some gift cards to places my friends like. ... Read more

The during stage

Sunday, November 01, 2015      5 comments

I am enjoying life so much more now that I am in my apartment. It helped me purge my material possessions and get my priorities straight. I am still adjusting to the new life. I am enjoying each day. I think many times before I purchase an i... Read more

Adjusting to new apartment

Saturday, October 24, 2015      4 comments

I lived in a house for 43 years. I did not think a move to an apartment would be a big thing. Yet, I needed to give myself time to adjust. I find the housekeeping schedule to be perfect. The arrival of fresh linens for the bed and towels is ... Read more


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