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Slow but Steady
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      9 comments

For the longest time my weight was around 138 - 141 which is lower than my target of 140 - 143. Not a big difference but one that I was and am comfortable with. Wasn't that hard to maintain with walking and exercise and eating a healthy diet a... Read more
Person Training Again!
Saturday, August 08, 2020      12 comments

Last year we started personal training and loved it. Well "love" might not be the right word! But it really made a difference and I was adding in some of the exercises when I worked out so could see I was getting stronger. We stopped when we g... Read more
Cooking Again
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      11 comments

Recently I've gotten back into looking for interesting and healthy recipes and what a treat! Last week I found something on food network, healthy sheet pan shrimp and greens which was so easy and so delicious: Link below. Yesterday I ma... Read more
Nevah, evah give up
Thursday, July 30, 2020      13 comments

These last 5 months or so have been tough to say the least. We were in Florida when our development closed all indoor facilities of March 13. No more gym??? ... Read more
Life is Good
Saturday, July 11, 2020      12 comments

Just read an article about the company that does the t-shirts "life is good." Love those t-shirts and inspired by their story so I went to the site and bought 4 shirts. Fun sayings like "longest rain delay" and "wash your paws." When I checke... Read more
It Ain't that Hard to Stop the Spread
Thursday, July 09, 2020      21 comments

No, I'm not talking about exercise or eating right. I'm talking about taking precautions to avoid COVID. It is mind boggling to read and see people who refuse to wear a mask! or stay physically distant from others! or demand in door dining... Read more
Time to Check It!
Thursday, June 25, 2020      16 comments

We got back from Florida on May 15 and since then seems like we haven't stopped. We closed on our lake house June 1 and we are STILL clearing it out. to say that all this coupled with the continuing pandemic is stressing me out is an understa... Read more
Moving is a First Class Stressor!
Sunday, June 14, 2020      22 comments

We closed on our lake house June 1 emoticon and we've rented it for the month so we can get it packed up and cl... Read more
The New "Normal"
Wednesday, May 27, 2020      9 comments

Dropped my partner off at the train station today (had medical appointment in the city) and parked and walked around town. Wore my mask in town and almost everyone else was wearing a mask. I did take it off when I got out of the main area th... Read more
What a difference a day makes....or four months
Monday, May 18, 2020      17 comments

Back in NY (Westchester County) on Friday and can't get over the differences from four months ago when we left to drive to Florida. Of course it was cold here when we left and until recently it was still COLD in NY (they had snow the weekend of... Read more
Winding Down
Sunday, May 10, 2020      12 comments

This is our last Sunday in Florida emoticon and have mixed feelings about it. We have loved it here even with th... Read more
Counting My Blessings
Friday, May 01, 2020      12 comments

Took a walk after lunch and was reflecting on how are life has been affected by Covid-19 and realized that we have been very, very lucky! My biggest "sacrifice" has been not getting my hair cut and in the grand scheme of things, that is nothin... Read more
My New Sense of Time
Saturday, April 25, 2020      12 comments

My new sense of time is basically it doesn't matter! Not long ago (although it seems like years) my days were structured around the clock. Fletcher got us up around 7 and I needed over an hour to watch the news, have tea, breakfast and then ge... Read more
This Made Me Feel Great!
Tuesday, April 21, 2020      14 comments

Just read this article on "Why You Shouldn't Stress About Lockdown Weight Gain" the author notes that these aren't normal times! Far from it. Our routines have been turned upside down and it's hard to establish new rout... Read more
Dealing with Uncertainty
Saturday, April 18, 2020      13 comments

As we move into week 5 of staying at home there are days when my anxiety is off the charts and days when I'm just fine. If I think back, imagine that the days when I'm fine correspond to those days where I've limited the news I watch and read.... Read more

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