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Hello. I think we are learning to listen to our bodies more now. When we are young we do what suits our families and life style,
After my cancer surgery I took a look at my life and what I want to do. I tried to carry on as before but I can't . The loss of my dh then cancer surgery weeks later took toll of me.
We don't have to always do the same things. I now don't want meat at all, but love fish . I prefer to eat small meals more frequently rather than three meals a day,
I now break large tasks down into smaller ones and concentrate on one part at a time.
Many things are having to be adjusted and accepted . Life does change and we have to accept that, That's my sermon for the day! Ree

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8/22/16 9:57 P

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I read Wheat Belly early on and rarely have bread now. I avoid aluminum in cooking, in sunscreens, deodorants, and vaccines. Period! Sugar is a huge nutrition no-no. Honey is very nutritious and beneficial in that it is recognized now to have antibiotic properties. It is an immune booster. Sticking to grass- fed, going organic and lots of veggies is the best route to good health.


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Hi Roberta and Ree, and others reading this post. DH and I have remarkably good health for being 90 and 92. Even though I have incontinence, and probably up 3 times a night to use BR, I do go right back to sleep and wake feeling fine. We follow a mainly vegetarian diet ,sometimes chicken and fish, with lots of nuts and seeds. And lots of eggs!,Staying away from wheat but using Gluten free kinds of breads . You might want to read "Wheat Belly' its an eye opener. Never too late to learn something new I say to myself!
Our doctors say-what ever you are doing keep it up:)

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8/21/16 1:12 P

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Ree, check out the Living Low Carb team on Spark:

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A question on another team this week was what was Sparks lacking and what would your suggest how it could improve? Overwhelmingly the answer was more for older people. Most ithe exercises are beyond us. One person said most sparks recipes have too much sodium in to suit us. We are a minority I am sure in Sparks but do you think we are a neglected minority? Ree

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8/13/16 9:57 A

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Slept well last night; however, with chronic fatigue, I never wake up feeling rested and refreshed. I am grateful for waking up! At home work today.
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Sleep deprived again. Slept 18 minutes last night! Went back to bed for a while, but no sleep. Just rested a little and that helped. Gotta get back to anti-insomnia routine, if I can remember what that was. emoticon


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Good morning ladies !
Hi Ree--Just wanted to add that my doctor recommended a daily use of a product called
Citrucel for me for similar symptoms. Works like a charm. It is a a mild fiber laxative
Also to incude fiber foods daily which I try to do also.

Hi Roberta too--i haven't come on to my step counter-it may be in Texas.
Counting or not-I am purposely walking more each day.

We had a very enjoyabe weekend. Old friends from back home came to visit. They are both in their early 90's as well! We so appreciate their son and wife for bringingthem over!


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Thank you Roberta for advice ,Yes I have been treated for IBs before so what i am experiencing now could be a flare up of that,
I coped ok in a hotel over the weekend. I was quite relaxed so maybe that helped too.
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Ree, there is a disorder called "irritable bowel syndrome."

Just remember that you have been through a lot of challenges, and that can upset the body's normal functioning. Hugs, Roberta


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Thanks for advice. I am going away this weekend in a hotel but will do my best to eat as I need to do. But will start keeping a food diary to try to find a cause for the discomfort I am having. I can not get an immediate apptointment at the medical centre unless it's an emergency, they wouldn't consider my problem an emergency. I am seeing my doctor on 23rd that's been booked now for two weeks and was first non urgent appointment available. I will ask then about this problem. Don't forget this is uk and our NHS . I don't okay for any medical ned, my mastectomy and hospital treatment was all free, seeing doctors and meducations are free.
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Pat, what tracker do you use? In order to get in every step, I found I had to wear my Fitbit One on a belt around my ankle. It did not register any place else, no matter what the company said. I have worn it there for 2 - 3 years now, and it works perfectly. Even went through airport security without a hitch.


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Ree, check out the new nutrition: low carb, high fat. I follow "Primal Blueprint" by Mark Sisson and get his "Mark's Daily Apple" email news every day. There is a Low Carb team here on Spark: Living Low Carb (Atkins, and other Low Carb). Also, Dr. Mercola is excellent for information: Mercola.com

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Good for you Roberta!
Guess i better locate mine. Around here somewhere.

Are you looking forward to the Olympics like We are?
Now that may get me motivated if anything will!
It Will be a be a great replacement for constant Trump -Hillary news won't it ?

Off To the dentist this afternoon.

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Hi, Pat. I wear my Fitbit One 24/7.



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Wish i knew what to tell you ,Ree. It is a good question for your doctor as to why you are having these digestion problems. She or He may have a diet that could help you immensely!
Good luck! Please let us know what is recommended.

Oh just read, some folks have meat allergy symtoms too!

Good for you Roberta! Improvising is clever and good for the brain:) Keep up the good work and setting examples for all of us to follow. are you wearing your step counter yet?

I still have not added any extra workouts . For now I have to count the daily making of our bed -cooking, doing dishes daily and keeping up with the wash as my main source of exercise. Couldn't do all that for quite a while --so am grateful!

DD # 1- whom we live with summers, , is off to 1/2 time work most days now .she loves her job at the public library. she is a wonderful caregiver ( much like a registered nurse!:) and she even arranges for others to be here when she is gone. We appreciate!
I just baked a pan of Brownies plus a pan of cornbread . . Our grandson's family is coming to
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It could be sensitivity to gluten. Check food labels. Check with your doctor for " leaky gut." So many things can cause digestive problems. Good luck. Take care of yourself.


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Something else is causing bloating now , I have not had bread for almost a week, the only dufferent thing I can think it may be is red meat I seldom eat it but there was beef in a Chinese
Meal I had yesterday and Lamb in a casserole the day before, both nights I was awake ages with discomfort and swelling, I eat so little meat usually it won't be difficult to cut it out, I am a piscarian generally. I love fish and also experimenting with vegetarian meals . But know little of that , green veg also gives me bloating , ohh. Ree

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I just found my hand weights, so will add those to my sitting exercises. This apartment is much smaller, so I have to improvise a lot. I found a way to sprint down the hallway-- revs up my breathing! I do those during commercials.


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Same here, Roberta and Ree! We just had family lunch with Grandson and family and I too skipped the bread! No problem. But I did indulge in a small sliver of cherry pie:)!

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It took a while to get over my craving for bread! I still want potato chips with tuna salad and crackers with soup, but it is getting easier. Good for you, Ree.
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Hello on Sunday. Thanks for thinking of me. I am doing alright. Doctor put me on pills to lower BP, I asked why was I so tired? She thinks I expect too much too soon, I have had a lot happen in the last months . But I think the tiredness bouts are getting less frequent , I do nap when I feel in needed of sleep. I am getting back to my own healthy eating plan and starting doing morning exercises again,
I found cutting bread from my diet helps me a lot. Bread bloats me, I love bread but can live without it.
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Good idea, Roberta ! We have the Betty Crocker cookbook tucked away in kitchen cupboard. I will have to take a look too:)!
It is not always easy limiting my carbs to 100 grams and including -enough -.protein at every meal with dear daughters cooking. :) another daughter arrived at 4:00 today for 3 day visit and she is excited to cook for us. She is using a non wheat pasta and making a chicken dish. :)
I appreciate whatever they do for us!
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PS- thinking of Ree and hope you are doing OK after all you havevbeen through. Taking it one day at a time is good advice for all of us!



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i've been hungry for some old-fashion foods my mother made and ordered the Better Homes & Gardens and Betty Crocker cookbooks. I just picked them out of the mail box. emoticon Found the beef pot roast that I remember. emoticon Plus, there was a section on slow cookers, too. Of course, they still use flour, but I don't have to.
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Pat, we are are the same nutrition plan. emoticon emoticon Roberta


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Hi Roberta- hope you recover quickly from your sleepless night Wed. I sleep very well between potty runs. Glad i was only up once last night. I think getting to bed at 11:30 after watching a good movie was the reason only once. Usually hit the sack abot 10:00. But watching the conventions too. Oh, congratulations on the many steps you are racking up as well.

I still haven't got back to my walking program yet sadly with my recent bladder infection I was counting my numerous trips to the bat room ( up to 14 a day,) as my walking exercise.. But I am back to contributing my version of nutritious meals around here. Right now I am Including protein at every meal, increasing the good fats and limititing carbs and sugar sources.

Speaking of weather we really need rain and are promised it starting tonight at 10:00 and lasting through tomorrow. We will see.

Hope both you , Marsha and other team members get a good nights sleep.
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Beautiful day in the neighborhood today--and much cooler--in the 80s.
Grateful for that blessing.
Still recovering from Wednesday night's insomnia!
Sleeping has improved but not where it should be.
After these sleepless nights, it takes about a week to recover, but I WILL!

One perk: the scale started going in the right direction. emoticon


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Hi friends-- Good for you Ree! Taking it one day at a time is very good advice. We Can make the best of what ever our current situation! You are not alone. We can do it!
By the way -we are under an extreme heat wave over here too.! A good time to stay indoors for a while fo all of us.
Good night all,,
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Did 15,281 steps yesterday. That was 150% of my daily goal of 10,000.

On Walking4Fun Arizona Trail, I finished up Stage 12 and on to Stage 13 last evening.
That is 12 out of 43! (31 more to go)

I slept 1:40 hrs last night out of 13:16 hrs in bed--took 9:30 hrs to fall asleep! (And here I was doing so well!) That strawberry smoothie for supper was responsible! All those carbs! What was I thinking! I wasn't! I was hungry! It was quick! emoticon


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Summer finally arrived in uk. Very hot at present, we aren't used to it so dint cope well!

I am to go onto blood pressure meducation now. On Tuesday I am to have a fasting blood test and an ECG l I have been first fortunate in having very good health until this year my 84th one when things started to go wrong, but I shall take one day at a time and stay positive.
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This is a good day to stay home and do homework (aka chores). Temperatures are to be in the 90s! I can still do my steps indoors and other exercises all through my day.

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Enjoy your day, Ree. emoticon Roberta

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Thanks for advice, I do home exercises daily I am trying to concentrate in lower half of my body, I need to strengthen my legs , I feel they don't want to do much walking, I live on a steep hill , so where ever I walk to i have this hill to struggle up on returning home ,I am worn out when I get home . But we must keep going ! Ree

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You have been through two draining life events, Ree. Give yourself some TLC-- you deserve it. Sitting is the new smoking, so it will help you to keep moving a little more each day. There are exercises you can do while sitting. I do exercises in the kitchen while waiting for my tea water to boil. Some leg exercises in the morning before getting up. I walk virtual trails on Walking4Fun.com--short ones and long ones. Walking4fun.com

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Hello ladies on Saturday morning,I am still here I plod on, I have to accept there will be changes in health as I get older, I have always been fit but the cancer scare showed me everyone gets something sooner or later, I feel tired so much now . I don't go out so much but am happy at home with hobbies and tv. My son Mike lives with me but out all day at work,but is company in evenings. He goes to see his own family every other weekend, he is divorced with grown up kids. We get on well but need a break from each other at times .
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Hi, Pat. I hope you are feeling better.

Regarding good books, I have several Kindle edition books by Mark Sisson. Primal Blueprint is excellent. I still re-read it, and I subscribe to his email newsletters-- Mark's Daily Apple. Great info there.

I am also participating on my iPad to Fitbit's Goal Day challenge. I noticed that all of us are getting in more steps.
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Hello Ladies! Hope you are both doing ok! So glad Ree's cancer was removed completely!
Glad Roberta is reading all the great books . I am making a note of those she has read to have DD bring home for me from library she works at.
Finished book WheatBelly and now eliminating wheat products. Already lost 2 pounds.
I know you Take care of your health and appreciate each day
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Glad to hear from you Roberta. Happy 4th July. Ree

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Hi, Ree. I post my exercises most every day, but my life is not interesting to anyone but me. I have been reading quite a bit--Mark Sisson's Primal Blueprint, Joe Osteen's The Power of I Am, and I Declare. Also doing whatever I can to br strong, healthy, and fit with energy and stamina. I will be 90 in October. I am a work in progress--still. ;-D.

It is good to see your email come in. I belong to five other teams that are quite active. Today is our July Fourth celebrations. Lots of activities going on here.

Take care of yourself. Hugs, Roberta

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I keep looking to see if anyone has checked in since my last post. Sad to see the team fade away. Look after youselves ladies , if no response thus week I will accept i and say good bye. Ree

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Hello ladies , I am still here. I have been so tired lately and got a bit down. But I have had check ups and told its natural to take a long time to recover from major surgery. I had a mastectomy in April, I have been discussing after care, the cancer was small and fully removed, it was suggested I had chemotherapy afterwards ,I refused thinking quality of life is more important to me now. It was syggested as it may help in preventing future cancers. This week I disussed radiology I have a week to decide but again am thinking I'm refusing it, I want to get on with my life again,
Oh that's marvellous to have a good nights sleep. I do find I need a couple of naps in a day now, take care Ree

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6/7/16 9:48 A

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I had a challenging day yesterday, BUT I HAD . . .

An amazing event last night: I slept 8:32 hrs last night without interruption!
Sleep efficiency was 100%! In bed 8:43 hrs. restless 2X, awake 0X!
This is the first time in decades that I have slept this well this long.
That Elemis is amazing! I am eternally grateful to my cousin for sharing it with me.
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6/6/16 8:25 P

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Hi Ree, i apologize for not being on of late. We traveled from Texas to our Michigan home a week ago- 1200 miles, and I have been busy settling in.
I do not plan to join a different team. We may be small but we can sure make up for it in other ways.
I pray you are feeling stronger and healing more every day.
We have been busy planting garden and getting our yard flower beds cleaned out and planted with new border plants as well. Trips to nurseries are always fun.
The Weather here has been fine so far but other areas of the country are flooding. Hope you are not in flood zones. I see France and Germany are having troubles with weather as well.
Please keep us posted as to what you are up to.
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6/4/16 3:55 A

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Sorry we are drifting away in this team, I have joined a new team for
Over 80s , only two of us in it do far! Drop in if you like ? I found it listed in new teams , it dudnt come up in age related teams,
Have a good weekend . Ree

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Thank you for caring and praying for me it's been an emotional month. I did get the all clear at the breast clinic, that's good isn't it ? Well yes but they want to do procedures to prevent cancer returning" I had to go to oncology department to discuss chemotherapy.
I refused that, I am in good health generally and want to spend months feeling ill, now it's radiotherapy on offer? I can refuse and say I will take my chances on it returning. I just don't know yet . ,
But I am doing well generally gaining strength and walking more . I had a birthday too this month.i am 84 now . Let's keep plodding on , look after yourselves and enjiy life . Ree

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About to make another cup of tea from my many tea gift bags
to go with cookies from gift bags as well.:)
Turning 90 can make you gain weight I'm afraid but what fun!

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Hi Roberta--
Glad that you figured out your E-mail problems without calling for help:) sometimes we don't realize our own God given geneses:)

Good you got your lockbox open too!

You are doing great job of caring for and monitoring need of your fuchsias too.
Glad you are using your grocery bags in waste baskets. We do that too but still use the large black ones in garage containers. Along that subject -daughter # 4 sent me a long "sock like bag" open on both ends, that is used for keeping our grocery bags in. Works great and hangs in my bathroom over the basket.

As for me I have been kept pretty busy preparing hearty lunch meals daily for the hired man DH has helping him out at the farm daily They have now straightened up the garage that was leaning and when raining here -removing tons of staples off the kitchen floor. Dh also built long steps to go down embankment to the pond to reach the floating dock he built earlier. Yesterday they were adjusting the barrels under the floating dock more securely. Pretty amazing work for a 92 year old I think:) DH does the building and the 21 year old does alot of the muscle work:)



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I had an email problem and discovered the solution by myself. I am so proud of me!!! emoticon I wish I knew what causes these little glitches from time to time. Probably updates. Cancelled my appointment at Apple’s Genius Bar at the Mall. Relieved that I don’t have go.

Yesterday, I had multiple email going back and forth with the Mayflower claims adjuster. The locksmith came out to unlock my file cabinet, but he had a difficult time as the cabinet is so elderly, he could not find info on the internet to help. He ended up drilling into the lock, also with great difficulty. Now, the cabinet has holes in various places, and it is usable, but not lockable. No problem, as I never locked it—the movers did! I had to move a lot of boxes, paintings, etc., out of the way so he could get to the cabinet, and then put them all back. That’s OK, I needed to do some lifting.

The fuchsias are gorgeous! The blossoms are coming open one or two at a time and may be blooming all summer. I keep monitoring the humidity to keep them from wilting, and wind to move them back out of the blasts that come in from time to time. We had a sudden, and unexpected, brief rain and wind yesterday afternoon. I’m getting in my lifting exercise by moving them out of harm’s way—from the front of my back porch to safety next to the wall.

A few days ago, I had a light-bulb moment about garbage bags! I buy the large ones for garbage/trash and recyclables. Then I looked at the 7-8 grocery bags filled with more grocery bags to be tossed into the trash bins, and the light bulb turned on. They fit on the large waste baskets just fine, are more economical, and are easier to lift into the trash bins! Plus, I get more exercise by having to take them to the outside bins more often. So it turned out to be a win-win situation—more exercise and saving money. Oh, I just have to pat myself on the back! emoticon

Regarding this weird election, I turned it over to God, and am praying that He will find a good leader for us, and all will work out OK.

I hope your day is enjoyable whatever you are doing. Take good care of yourself.

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Well, HAPPY 90th, Pat! That is a wonderful achievement and milepost. emoticon
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Back to our 1/2 servings of everything today after celebrating my 90 BD all day yesterday with BD cakes and and teas!!! .

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Thinking of you ,Ree! Praying you are feeling better every day.

As usual, DH and I are working on losing weight- and by hook or by crook-we are getting there! .
My method is a little different than his. Both working
He is skipping one meal
and I am cutting all servings to 1/3.
Also setting phone timer to 20 minutes for 3 sips of water from my thermos. I read on line that this method could help my incontinence which I have had since my colon surgery. It seems to be helping alot!!

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Happy May Day everyone! Hope it all was well with you today.
Our DD and husband brought us a delicious meal from our favorite Italian restaurant.
1 salad and 2 different pasta dishes and Teramisu for dessert.
And the enjoyment of their company as well.
We are blessed.
Have a great May everyone!
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Welcome back dear Ree!
Battered and bruised for sure but pray you get a clean bill of heath at checkup.
May is my birthday month as well.
We can celebrate together! I will turn 90, how about you?
I sure don't need a cake but a cupcake would be just fine:)!

Hi Roberta! Hope all is well with you.
Just now found your wonderful post about your mothers day gifts,!
Looking forward to your humming birds coming back
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Welcome back, Ree. It is good to read your posts again. Hugs, Roberta



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Reporting back for duty ! Battered and bruised minus one breast. But I am still here counting my blessings , I am doing ok taking things slowly , I go back to hospital May 3rd for a check up. Praying for an all clear verdict . It's been a rotten year for me so far, but May is my birthday and wedding anniversary month. So am hoping fir a fresh start then. How are you all doing ? Ree emoticon

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My DD surprised me today with an early Mother's Day gift--two ornate plant stands and two hanging fuchsia plants for the patio. They are full of buds and will be gorgeous when in full bloom. If any hummers pass by and partake of the sweet treat, I will hang the sugar water container on one of the hangers. Then we enjoyed gourmet sandwiches from Idaho Pizza with chips and drinks. We had a lovely, sweet lunch and visit. Such a blessing.
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When I first moved into this cramped apartment, I complained vigorously! But after losing my balance several times and crashing into the laundry machines or furniture, I am very grateful that it IS cramped! This happens when I get into a hurry to do something.

Note to Self: SLOW DOWN! And sign up for that class at the Senior Center, "Fit & Fall Proof."


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I am profoundly grateful for all of God's blessings, and especially for sleeping better. The sleep mode in my Fitbit caused concern when I viewed the daily reports--there was no improvement after all the sleep hygiene I tried, so I stopped wearing it night before last and this morning deleted that program completely from the dashboard. I am not focusing on getting sleep, I just go to bed, listen to the thunderstorm CD, turn the TV timer on and drift off. I feel good. emoticon
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