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Advice from Mom

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

My 92-year-old mom, during our Mother's Day buffet brunch together, said to me, "You have to learn to pace yourself, Sue."

And I know she is right (as usual).

During the past 5 months, I have spent only about 4 weeks at home.
Our family was in Spain for a week.
My husband and I spent 3 months in Arizona - during which time I flew home to the northeast twice and flew to California 3 times to spend time with my grandkids.
My husband and I babysat in California for a week.
My husband and I just spent a week sightseeing in California and visiting my son and his family again.

I don't want to get on another airplane for a long time.

I feel tired. My energy is depleted.

I am napping during these days, rather than overeating.
That is one of the benefits of being retired.

So, too, is having the time to travel so much.

However, I do have to learn to better pace myself.

Thanks, Mom.

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