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I've lost an X..... or 2
Friday, March 05, 2021      4 comments

I'm not a clothes horse, never have been. Not one to provide free advertising to any of the labels we all know and recognize. If it fits and is relatively inexpensive I'm good. But I have to admit, my late mother did not bless me with the best b... Read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2021      2 comments

After multiple frustrating attempts, I was finally able to secure an appointment for the COVID vaccine. My first shot is on Saturday, one day before my 45th wedding anniversary. Yes..... we got married on Valentine's Day. Have to admit though...... Read more
COVID Vaccine
Sunday, January 03, 2021      4 comments

So tomorrow the website for those of us 65 and older goes LIVE to schedule our COVID vaccine, round 1. I feel somewhat guilty as we are being placed before teachers and others who are exposed daily. I'm certainly going to accept the gift. With g... Read more
We kicked 2020 out the door!
Friday, January 01, 2021      3 comments

Happy New Year Everybody! Here's to a 2021 where goals are achieved, dreams are realized and we are finally freed from all the craziness that dominated our lives in the year never to be mentioned again. Cheers.... Read more
New Resistance Bands
Wednesday, December 30, 2020      5 comments

Started yesterday using my new set of resistance bands as COVID keeps me grounded until I get my vaccine. You get a really great workout with them at whatever level is comfortable and mimic many of the movements I would do with free weights. Am ... Read more
Monday, December 28, 2020      3 comments

With Christmas in the rear view mirror I jumped on the scale this morning to find I'd gained 2 pounds since last week. But I know exactly why. Too many wheat thins with port wine cheeseball spread. That and hitting the peanut M&M's after convinc... Read more
Merry Christmas Everybody!
Friday, December 25, 2020      3 comments

No matter where you are or whether you're with someone or not. you are not alone! There are people out there that are thinking about you today. Merry Christmas!... Read more
Great Doctor Visit Today
Tuesday, December 22, 2020      3 comments

Blood Pressure 108/64. A1C down to 5.5 with cholesterol within a normal range. This sleeve thing is working as designed! So Thankful for my doctors and the entire care team, not to mention that of my wife, daughter and granddaughter. I'll begin ... Read more
Thoughts of Gratitude
Sunday, December 20, 2020      8 comments

As 2020 began I weighed 400 pounds. Began going to the gym 4x a week and by mid March was down to 370. Then came COVID. By May I was back to 380. Having decided to enter a bariatric surgery program I'd met my surgeon in March prior to everything... Read more