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Jim and the big fish!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      21 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      31 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

Almost half way there....(to Florida)

Tuesday, December 30, 2014      17 comments

We loaded up the car today and started our toward our month-long stay in Florida. We had planned on an easy 6 hour drive today and another 6 hours tomorrow to make it to our destination (Jensen Beach on Hutchinson Island). I realized we ... Read more

Packing day....met December exercise goal.

Monday, December 29, 2014      19 comments

Today, I'm packing for our month long trip to Florida. I'm debating about taking our bicycles with us. We have a Prius and don't like to carry the bikes on the outside. If we take the bikes inside the car, getting everything else in will be m... Read more

Christmas Decorations Down...Florida is next!

Saturday, December 27, 2014      21 comments

We took the Christmas decorations down today. We needed to get them down early because we will be leaving soon on a trip to Florida! I enjoyed looking at the Christmas decorations so I was a little sad to need to take them down so soon. I... Read more

Quiet Christmas....very nice

Friday, December 26, 2014      19 comments

Yesterday, we had a pretty quiet Christmas. We went to my mom's assisted living place and had lunch with her and my brother and his wife. I really enjoy getting together with my brother and his wife so the visit was a lot of fun. As my mom is... Read more

Line dancing...late to the party!

Friday, December 19, 2014      23 comments

Last spring, hubby I started going to a beginner line dancing class at our fitness center. Neither one of us had every done any line dancing before. It was a great way for me to get back into exercise after finishing up my treatments for brea... Read more

Size inflation/vanity sizing drives me nuts!

Thursday, December 18, 2014      19 comments

Size inflation or vanity sizing is rampant! I lost a lot of weight over the last year. When I finally bought some new pants last summer, I was surprised to find that I wore a size 2 in jeans at Kohl's. BUT....that's not really true.... Read more

What a difference a year makes!

Tuesday, December 16, 2014      18 comments

Today in aerobics class, I was really struck by the difference in me today versus a year ago. This time last year, I was doing what I call "the hard chemo" after three months of doing a "not quite as hard" chemo. I was so weak I couldn't walk ... Read more

First haircut since chemo

Thursday, December 11, 2014      28 comments

I got my first haircut in over a year yesterday. I think my last true haircut was in July 2013....not counting getting my head shaved after losing most of my hair to chemo last winter. My last chemo was almost a year ago. It was January 15th ... Read more

Thanksgiving decorations down...

Monday, December 08, 2014      22 comments

We finally took our Thanksgiving decorations down today! Since we were hosting our family get together the Saturday immediately after Thanksgiving, I planned on waiting until Sunday to take our decorations down. That Sunday was the day tha... Read more

Back from Cruise to Bahamas

Sunday, December 07, 2014      22 comments

Last Sunday, hubby and I made a spur of the moment decision to go on a cruise. We signed up for one that was leaving the next day from Jacksonville, Florida. We threw stuff into a couple bags and we were on our way! I think the month-long tri... Read more


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