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  • Transitional time

    7/3/2015 9:26:27 AM, by SBECKER526

    We have an interview with the medical director and social worker of the Highlands at Wyomissing soon. I am eager for that interview and approach... Read more

  • dialysis. 2nd July 2015

    7/2/2015 6:26:43 AM, by WENDYJM4

    hi everyone, been extremely busy but I have some disappointing news. Now for my news, I had a blood test last Friday and got the results on... Read more

  • Finally A Near Perfect Day

    6/29/2015 8:06:54 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    After 10 days of trying all or nothing, I finally completed a nearly PERFECT DAY! I counted off from absolute perfection because I didn't get in ... Read more

  • Lisa's gift from the heart

    6/28/2015 11:33:09 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am blessed with a wonderful and compassionate friend who gave me the best birthday present, A Day at the Beach. I am my husband's dialysis nur... Read more

  • Step by step

    6/24/2015 11:51:42 PM, by SBECKER526

    I was feeling quite overwhelmed. I am doing better. Each day I tackle one item - closet, drawers in a chest, or a box in the attic. Gentle pro... Read more

  • Durian season is starting!

    6/22/2015 6:01:00 AM, by EOWYN2424

    My Dad bought some good quality durian today. One of the earliest harvests. Durian season is officially July-August. It's now late June, so duria... Read more

  • The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

    6/20/2015 2:33:59 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    THE GOOD consists of my newly formed motivation and determination to get back down to it. I know - know, it has taken me a really long time to g... Read more

  • A Workout Surprise!

    6/20/2015 11:07:39 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I have been a little naughty today! I kept watching youtube vids till I had no time to get a good cardio workout! Well, actually, it was a hot da... Read more

  • Worked on downsizing

    6/19/2015 11:10:26 PM, by SBECKER526

    I got wonderful tips on making the most of my apartment. Bob's dialysis supplies (28 boxes) will fit in 1/2 of the closet of our bedroom. I wil... Read more

  • A bad day!

    6/19/2015 9:38:15 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I went for dialysis in the 2nd shift today, officially 11am to 3pm. But I went early, and started at 9.30am, I finished at 1.30pm. When the staff... Read more

  • Quick note...

    6/17/2015 8:34:47 PM, by I.M.MAGIC

    Another disaster. It's so commonplace now, I'm not even surprised. I've been without running water for over a week. I'm carting in ju... Read more

  • Feeling some better

    6/16/2015 11:43:57 PM, by SBECKER526

    We made a formal application to the Highlands after touring our apartment. I went to get a massage and then could not stop sobbing. My home mea... Read more

  • More things to do!

    6/14/2015 12:19:47 PM, by SBECKER526

    Still waiting to get the feedback on my financial disclosures and my application to a retirement community. I may have to wait awhile. That wil... Read more

  • June Update

    6/12/2015 9:26:56 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    I know that it has been a while. Have had some computer problems to deal with. Here is a brief update. UNC has pushed back some of my medic... Read more

  • The long overdue report of my Ipoh daytrip!

    6/11/2015 10:59:41 PM, by EOWYN2424

    I went to Ipoh (a small town in Peninsular Malaysia) last Saturday with my Mom and an Aunt. It was fun! I had lots of nice food and we also bough... Read more

  • Mindful of busyness

    6/8/2015 11:00:42 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am really working at using my time wisely. I tend to over schedule myself. Now I am putting meetings, appointments, exercise times in my sche... Read more

  • Adding Tabata Style Workouts to my Fitness Plan!

    5/30/2015 11:24:35 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I found a whole bunch of these Tabata or HIIT workouts on Youtube! I also some Barre ones! There are so many free workouts that I can keep changi... Read more

  • Recycling So Much

    5/29/2015 5:54:13 PM, by SBECKER526

    Our house is noticeably downsized with stuff. I feel so good about helping people while I have no RA pain. To date: 1. 26 boxes of books... Read more

  • Quiet Memorial Day Weekend

    5/23/2015 6:48:20 PM, by SBECKER526

    The last month has been so busy that Bob and I decided to enjoy 3 days at home. We feasted on hot days, watermelon and corn today. Tomorrow we ... Read more

  • Smiling--the SUN is out!

    5/22/2015 1:57:26 PM, by I.M.MAGIC

    Anyone who knows where I live KNOWS how rare it is this time of year! LOL I still haven't found a place yet, and TODAY is the auctio... Read more

  • My plan!

    5/20/2015 5:00:19 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I will do a workout DVD, take a long walk or do youtube workouts for a minimum of 40 minutes at least 4 times a week. The walks will be at least ... Read more

  • Decision Has Finally Been Made

    5/19/2015 7:30:23 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    That is... just where will the daughter be getting married? After weeks of hearing Charleston SC , Las Vegas, Niagara Falls and her and Dan, futu... Read more

  • Zumba-thon

    5/17/2015 9:38:50 PM, by SBECKER526

    My wellness center held a Zumba-thon yesterday for 2 hours. I hesitated going to classes as I felt so tired. I paid my entrance fee and decided... Read more

  • I know I need to work on my character.....

    5/17/2015 9:41:13 AM, by EOWYN2424

    esp self control, patience and gentleness. I also need to learn to be more patient with my parents because they are getting old and hence, they a... Read more

  • working on my home

    5/16/2015 11:19:33 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am enjoying more time at home as I work to declutter my home. My teen age year bookcases will go to the homeless shelter's store on Thursday.... Read more

  • Only got a minute...

    5/15/2015 7:29:01 PM, by I.M.MAGIC

    The apartment building is being auctioned off on the 22nd of this month, and I still am trying to find a place... and all kinds of other "stuff" ... Read more

  • I have to be more patient with myself!

    5/13/2015 11:01:52 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I have been logging my food here as best I can. I may have skipped a few days but I'm determined to log my food more consistently because it's im... Read more

  • Geocaching and Mother's Day

    5/11/2015 6:09:06 PM, by K1TT3N

    1st I hope everyone had a great Mother's Day. DH , DD , her friend and I went geocaching for the first time on Saturday, I loved it , even though... Read more

  • Feeling good about donations and changes

    5/8/2015 11:29:35 PM, by SBECKER526

    My home is simpler as we donate items to the homeless shelter and Habitat for humanity. I will be more organized. I'm also testing how well I c... Read more

  • Decluttering and having fun

    5/5/2015 11:24:49 PM, by SBECKER526

    We are seriously preparing for an apartment after being in our home for 43 years. The amount of stuff ... Read more

  • Less Worrying...More organization

    5/2/2015 6:30:21 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am not worrying about the future. I worked diligently for years to set aside funds for entrance to a retirement community. I will be able to ... Read more

  • Retirement Community

    4/28/2015 9:34:01 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am a proud member of the Future Resident Club of the Highlands of Wyomissing. I attended the Soup to Nuts session for a presentation, luncheon... Read more

  • She Said YES!

    4/27/2015 7:54:44 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    As promised, the daughter's Engagement pictures. Dan popped the question at the top of Bridal Veil Falls on Sunday. Read more

  • It's Official!

    4/26/2015 6:48:31 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    My daughter became engaged today. Her boyfriend Dan took her up to the top of Bridal Veil Falls and proposed to her with her son pre... Read more

  • reset

    4/26/2015 3:21:07 PM, by K1TT3N

    Reset on counting days , but down 25 lbs since January, the Dr notice the difference and was happy... Read more

  • A Good Day

    4/26/2015 6:12:15 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Had another awesome time with the grandson yesterday! Oh, how I LOVE that kid!! Bought some goodies at his school Book Fair and saw... Read more

  • Coping

    4/25/2015 6:29:06 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am feeling better when our weather is milder. I got out to play golf on Tuesday. I did well. I get very tired. I will need to give up some ... Read more

  • So Frustrated

    4/19/2015 9:44:58 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    I finally got over the worse stomach bug of all time. YAY!! However I am now facing a new issue with the FAM. The part involving my husban... Read more

  • Time passes soooo fast!!!!

    4/18/2015 5:51:42 AM, by EOWYN2424

    Seems like only yesterday I posted on my blog. But lo! it's already the following Saturday today! I'm having another lazy Saturday but after this... Read more

  • Golf and RA - post surgery

    4/16/2015 11:32:05 PM, by SBECKER526

    I have worried about golfing, RA, and post abdominal surgery. My surgery on Jan 17 restricted me from exercise for 2 weeks and then with modific... Read more

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