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Finally got a Fitbit!!

Thursday, March 26, 2015      20 comments

After many years of contempating getting a Fitbit, I finally got one!!! I got the new Fitbit HR because I wanted to be able to monitor my heart rate and I wanted to wear the monitor on my wrist. I had a 30% off coupon at Kohl's so I was ab... Read more

Line dancing, ballroom dancing...haircut

Friday, March 20, 2015      19 comments

Today, I got my third haircut since finishing chemo about a year ago. The first couple cuts were good, but the purpose of those cuts was to get rid of the curly mullet that I was growing. This cut was the first one that actually gave me a real... Read more

Bike ride two days in a row...first Zumba class!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      12 comments

Hubby and I want to ride our bicycles regularly now that the weather has gotten better where we live. We rode yesterday for the first time and rode again today. We rode about 6 miles each time. My goal is to do that every day this week and th... Read more

First bicycle ride of season and hubby's birthday

Monday, March 16, 2015      20 comments

Today is hubby's birthday. He's 64 years old. (I'm 62.) I feel very fortunate to be married to someone who is in as good health as he is. This morning, we went to aerobics class and then did a 6 mile bicycle ride. It was our first ride of t... Read more

Mom back in assisted living...Breast surgeon checkup okay

Thursday, March 05, 2015      25 comments

My mom got out of the hospital yesterday (from having a heart attack). Thankfully, she was strong enough to go directly back into assisted living. That was a huge relief for my brother and I who share in dealing with her care. My brother actu... Read more

Power back...Mom had a heart attack

Monday, March 02, 2015      29 comments

RANT ALERT: My husband and I have decided Feb. was the month from hell for us. After both of us getting the flu and then not having any electricity for a week due to a massive ice storm, our power was restored and we were able to get... Read more

Day 6 of no power....

Thursday, February 26, 2015      20 comments

Last night it snowed a couple inches. It's pretty, but I just want the electric company workers to be able to restore power to the thousands in our county that haven't had power for almost a week now. We are safe and relatively warm in the time... Read more

The Flu And The Big Ice Storm!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015      17 comments

It's been a rough couple weeks. I got the flu a couple weeks ago. It was pretty bad for a week. As I was getting better, my husband got it. We were both coughing like crazy. Just as my husband was getting better, we had a major ice st... Read more

Smart TV's and exercise

Tuesday, February 10, 2015      27 comments

Usually, hubby and I go to an aerobics class every weekday morning at 8 am. Over the weekend, hubby hurt his back and wasn't feeling up to going to class on Monday. I was all dressed in my workout clothes before I realized he wasn't able to wo... Read more

Back in Tennessee....it's good to be home.

Monday, February 09, 2015      23 comments

I really loved my month in Florida last month. It was the first time that I've ever been a snowbird. I really "get" the concept after doing it. Even though the winters in Tennessee aren't nearly as bad as they are in so much of the US, Januar... Read more

Jim and the big fish!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      24 comments

My husband went deep sea fishing today and got this! Now he's got a big fish tale to tell!... Read more

One year anniversary from last chemo!

Thursday, January 15, 2015      33 comments

Today is the one year anniversary from my last chemo infusion. This time last year, I barely had enough strength to climb a flight of stairs or walk from one end of the house to the other. I was completely bald and would surprise myself every ... Read more

Beach boys at the beach!

Saturday, January 10, 2015      22 comments

Yesterday was a wonderful day. I took a three mile walk on the beach....barefoot and in shorts. I love how I get to do this in January! It was 10 degrees this morning back home. I think I could easily become a snowbird! Read more

High winds this morning....but still in the 60's

Thursday, January 08, 2015      23 comments

This morning, I woke up to the sound of howling wind on the beach. The plate glass sliding doors to the balcony of our rental unit are actually bowing with the wind gusts. It's pretty amazing. Even so, it's supposed to be in the mid 60's here... Read more

Greetings from Florida!

Monday, January 05, 2015      26 comments

Hubby and I are in Florida for the month of January. It's so relaxing walking on the beach each day. What a wonderful way to get some exercise. I'm having trouble loading pictures this morning, but here is one of the sunrise view from o... Read more


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