For the last couple of days, I have been MIA on Sparks. The internet would come and go and finally went at 1 p.m. yesterday. The technician came by this morning and fixed it. Now, our phones, TV and internet are all working A-OK!! ... Read more
Since Monday after Tai Chi, my ribs were very painful so I decided to go see my doctor yesterday (Thursday). I did an X-Ray this morning and also a sonogram. I do have bruised ribs but nothing is broken and the organs have not been touched. I... Read more
Thank you for your comments -- The importance of exercise
Today, I am sore at the knee level, my right breast and my left side just below the ribs. I may have overdone it yesterday by exercising but I really do believe that when you are sore, you should continue exercising (to a limit of course).
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The importance of exercise
Today, while going to the store on foot, I fell down basically kissing the ground because I was avoiding a vehicle who was in the process of parking on the sidewalk. My knee hit the ground first, then my breast hit a post which I took down with... Read more
Computer is fixed!
One thing that I love about living in Africa is that once you have good contacts they will take good care of you. We just relayed our problem, opened up the back of the laptop and took out a barrette. It had died on me. After all my frustrati... Read more
My computer is down . I will be going to the technician this afternoon but am unsure as to how long this will take. I am presently using my tablet but compared to a computer, it is very slow. Please bear with me... ... Read more
No connection at all...
These last couple of days were very trying for both my husband and me. WE HAD NO CONNECTION AT ALL! Anyway, with my husband's insistence, a technician did come over and found out that our wire was cut outside (we do live close to the ocean so ... Read more
Of late I have been having connection problems with our server. Therefore, if you do not hear from me, this is the reason why. It seems as though I get an excellent connection when everyone is sleeping -- not exactly convenient for me though! ... Read more
Wow, what a month!
Since joining Spark People nearly 5 years ago, March 2014 was my slowest month. To date, I have only 615 fitness minutes (due to no time available to me, I may have forgotten to insert my information) for this month. April is just around the c... Read more
I'm happy to be back online!
Thank you all for the encouragement sent our way. My husband is back home and is recovering quite well. On Saturday morning, we just need to go in to change the bandages and do follow-up visits to the doctor's office but that's it. I'm taking... Read more
Hubby still in hospital.
Hello everybody. This is to let you know that my husband is still in the hospital but we expect him to come out either tomorrow (Thursday the 6th or Friday the 7th). He's doing really well and is in good spirit. I do spend my entire day and e... Read more
Busy these days! Husband in hospital.
Lately, I've not been online much. My husband has been hospitalized and had some surgery this last Saturday. He's recuperating well but he does need help getting around. This week will be taken up by my being with him but I will try to come o... Read more
More quotes from Nelson Mandela
On Al Jazeera News, I was watching part of Mandela's commemoration in Johannesburg. I wish I could have been there...
Here are some more of his famous quotes:
"Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front."
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Nelson Mandela: Quotes
"A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special."
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In commemoration of Nelson Mandela
In commemoration of this wonderful man, I would like to share some of his quotes for the next little while.
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but... Read more