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The big day has arrived!! RETIREMENT!
Thursday, April 19, 2018      5 comments

I never thought i'd hear those words...RETIREMENT! "this soon"? haha. It just snuck up on me while I wasn't even looking. The kids are grown and on their own, i'm a grandmother ( Neena), married for almost 34 years. Yes, i'm still in love, 'cept... Read more
Getting old gives me the blues
Friday, March 16, 2018      5 comments

Hard to believe I'm going to be 59 yrs old in a couple months. Funny. My mind thinks I'm in my 40's but my body thinks I'm in my 70's! I just keep putting one foot in front of the other and be thankful for another day!... Read more
aging and exercise
Friday, December 27, 2013      6 comments

I have been working out since I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue over 20 yrs ago. I started out walking a mile a day and just kept building up from there. On days I was to uncomfortable to move, I just parked myself in the bath ... Read more
Dementia...no respecter of person!
Friday, August 16, 2013      9 comments

The face of dementia... Look at her. My mother in law. No one could know she has dementia just by a photo. You'll know right away when she speaks. Dementia is a thief! ... Read more
Best new born baby workout
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      2 comments

I loved bringing home our new baby from the hospital. We were all settled in and cozy. UNTIL, the baby seemed to have a set of grown folk lungs. I remember those days ver... Read more
Turning 54 with attitude!
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      6 comments

Seriously!! 54 is kind've creeping me out. It's scary to think about getting older. What does that mean....older? It's just a number. It doesn't reflect how I act or b... Read more
Facing cancer...mom style.
Thursday, April 25, 2013      6 comments

My daughter is 2 yrs out from being diagnosed with cancer. What was supposed to be a migraine was actually brain cancer. So rare is her cancer that the Dr.'s at Clevelan... Read more
Jim home from Afghanistan the 1st time
Sunday, February 17, 2013      4 comments

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Nothing takes God's love away from us
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      1 comments

February 12 Our Inseparable Relationship Romans 8:31-39 Far too many relationships in today's world are uncertain. Disunity is found in marriages, churches, and international alliances. Yet there's one relat... Read more
cfs and fibromyalgia
Friday, May 18, 2012      2 comments

CFS and fibromyalgia seem like the twins from hell! I do everything I know i'm supposed to to help with symptoms. For the most part I would say I do rather well. HOWEVER!!! The fatigue is what i'm having a problem getting relief. Good thing I wo... Read more
HIIT Trial run
Friday, May 04, 2012      1 comments

WOW! I mean that! WOW! HIIT is really an intense, sweaty, work out. It's really rough. For me anyway. It's just an awesome way to go though. I did 20 min last night. I sweat more in 20 min than I do for any 50 min workout. It's the way to go I t... Read more
HIIT work outs
Thursday, May 03, 2012      3 comments

I've been browsing the internet for new ideas for working out. I think I've tried just about every work out program on the planet! It's sure seems that way anyway. I found the HIIT (high intensity interval training) work outs. I haven't found an... Read more
getting some "me" time...on purpose
Monday, April 23, 2012      1 comments

Hmm...it's 12:50 a.m. and I finally have a chance to sit down and just say "whew"! I just had a "eureka" moment. Me time is my time to just sit and "be". The demands of the day are behind me and tomorrow hasn't quite started. I can't pretend to ... Read more
the downside of pain
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      2 comments

The downside of pain is...there's no upside. emoticon Learning how to deal with it or how to manage is can be tr... Read more
handling stress
Thursday, April 05, 2012      1 comments

You know those days when nothing seems to go right? Job, family, friends...things just seem to be get out of control. My day was yesterday. There was just so much drama at work I just felt beside myself with everything going on at the same time... Read more

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