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My planned 18 in 2018 activities:

1. Read 6 books related to health.
2. Reread a childhood favorite book.
3. Read or watch Sophie's Choice. Watched 2/3/18
4. Read a book of poetry.
5. Hand tie a blanket.
6. Make a button bracelet.
7. Try 12 new recipes.
8. Make a lemon meringue pie from scratch.
9. Listen to 12 podcasts.
10. Take a class, one day or several and gardening ones don't count.
11.Attend a symphony performance.
12. Participate in the library's winter reading program. January 21 to March 3. I read 9 books and got a Bingo this year. I won a prize again this year which wasn't surprising since I don't think a lot of people sign up for this and you can only win one prize (there were over 20 offered).
13. Get a deep tissue massage.
14. Try acupuncture.
15. Get a Plant Peel Facial Treatment.
16. Play cards at the senior center.
17. Go on a Brewery Tour.
18. Attend open mic night. Just to listen.

Member Since: 7/22/2008

Fitness Minutes: 404,528

My Goals:
Lose 20 lbs.

My Program:
Eat a healthier diet -- with an emphasis on fruits and vegetables.

Walk/bike/Spark videos for a total of 120 fitness minutes per day.

Drink my water!!!

Learn to think before I eat.

Personal Information:
I live in Central Wisconsin. I retired from my job as a speech therapist for a local school district in June 2008. Then I worked part time until June 2012. Now I am fully retired. I have been married for 35 years. We only have fur kids. Mostly we've owned dogs but in November 2013 we decided to give a kitty a chance. Tony is quite an experience.

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I love to read, cross stitch and crochet. My favorite thing to do is to walk the dogs. My husband was diagnosed with celiac disease in January 2011 so we have had to change the way we cook and eat. For the most part, it has been a positive change. He has other health problems that limit his mobility so I care for him as needed. I also share the care for my aging father and my stepmother who has dementia.

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    Success is only reserved for those who value their dreams and goals over their successes. Peter Voogd
    13 hours ago
  • v EABL81
    Hope the results of the blood work are good (hugs). Glad the music is coming in handy :-)

    Tony must have been in cat heaven. All mine can do is stare longingly out the window and dream.

    It's warming up here again - high 80's - low 90's the next three days, then mid to low 80's for the foreseeable future. The monsoons can't come soon enough, but no sign of them yet. We desperately need the rain to lower the fire danger, plus to cool things down.

    Those low's in the 40's are the only thing that's keeping my apartment comfortable. I open both sliders around 8 o'clock at night when the outside temp finally falls below the temp in my apartment, then just keep the one in my bedroom cracked overnight. I don't have air conditioning, but luckily my ground floor apartment doesn't usually get too hot. That will be tested tomorrow, though, since we have a predicted high of 91.
    1 day ago
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    The only difference between can and can’t is our belief of what’s possible. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    In listening and getting to know the true us, our soul, we become empowered and limitless. Jenny Mannion
    2 days ago
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