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Mid-2020 check in...pandemic..riots and looting..
Sunday, May 31, 2020      7 comments

Well, tomorrow is June 1st. We are now in middle of 2020. What a year it has been so far. First the pandemic in the beginning of the year. Now, riots and looting that started earlier in Minneapolis, Minnesota this week and now across ... Read more
Zoom! Online Weekly meetings with my Voc Counselor & Online streaming workouts
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      7 comments

Well...everyday life has been different since the panademic. I'm exercising at home. My zumba instructors and strength training instructors from my gym are holding their classes online. I'm meeting weekly with my Vocational Counselor from the l... Read more
Zumba!
Friday, March 20, 2020      10 comments

Yay! I just did my first online Zumba class, which was taught by one of my my zumba instructors at gym, which she streamed from her own home...and I broke a sweat! Leslie Sansone DVDs are okay, but I don't break a sweat with them. I h... Read more
Life after the Coronavirus Outbreak
Thursday, March 19, 2020      10 comments

On Monday, March 16th, I received an email from my gym that they will be closed now until further notice. Same with my public library. Emails from my favorite restaurants followed. Supermarkets now have limited hours. Everyone now is requried to... Read more
20-20
Thursday, January 09, 2020      7 comments

Happy New Year! Wow...we are in 20-20! It still feels unreal. It seems like yesterday that I was amazed that we were in 2000...and that was 20 years ago, already. How time flies! Well… today was my last shift at Target. Forever. I ac... Read more
Still hanging on...
Tuesday, November 26, 2019      12 comments

This blog is a continuation regarding my new job at Target. I had mentioned that I started a new job at the Target Store first as a Fulfillment Associate where I collected items within the store for online orders, pack and ship... A posit... Read more
Yikes! I gained weight...!!!!
Wednesday, November 20, 2019      11 comments

Well, it's been a YEAR, since my profile pic was taken before I started work at Amazon. The work at Amazon, unfortunately, following multiple injuries and stress took a toll on me and I GAINED weight. On Sparkpeople, I have tracked exercise... Read more
New Job - Part 2
Sunday, November 03, 2019      8 comments

At the end of my second week at the job at Target as Fulfillment Associate at the Target Store, where I collected items within the store for online orders, pack and ship....My supervisor came up to me and told me I was too slow, and asked me if ... Read more
New Job
Monday, October 14, 2019      9 comments

I got a new job! My first day was on October 1st, and I am a Fullfillment Associate at the Target Store. Which means I collect items ordered online from within the store, pack and ship the shopping itmes to the people who order online. So... Read more
I returned to work finally...after 3 weeks off work.
Monday, August 05, 2019      9 comments

Well, I tried to go back after 2 weeks, but I couldn't because the doctor had me on restrictions...so after 2 more physical therapy sessions...I was good to go! And got an okay to return to work! Yeah! Here's pictures of me an my co-workers on m... Read more
I'm on the mend! Physical Therapy and my first zumba class after my injury. (Photo)
Sunday, July 28, 2019      8 comments

During my time off, I started physical therapy and I was seen by a doctor a twice. After 2 weeks of therapy and my time off, the pain was gone and I was ready to go back to work...or so I thought. Yesterday, Saturday, 7/27, was suppose to... Read more
I am currently off from work for 2 weeks...
Sunday, July 21, 2019      8 comments

I went to the hospital the day after to get checked out. It was a Sunday, so my clinic was closed so I went to urgent care at my hospital. I was x-rayed, but nothing was broken! Thank God. The doctor wrote a note for work to be off for 1 week. Y... Read more
I was in an accident yesterday at work.
Sunday, July 14, 2019      15 comments

Hi everyone.... I was in an accident yesterday at work. I work at the Amazon Warehouse, where I scan packages...which I happily got after lots of job searching with my vocational counselor for something I can do at after my stroke, a major ... Read more
Five Years ago today....
Sunday, February 10, 2019      7 comments

On this day, 5 years ago, Feb.10, 2014…one week before my birthday, I went into work...and I suffered a stroke, a brain hemmorage, and I almost died. Because I was at work, an ambulance was called right away. I was in a coma for 4 months…I woke ... Read more
Work got cancelled in minus 27 degree weather. What a relief.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019      8 comments

I am so so happy! It's minus 27 degrees. My work got cancelled. I work in a warehouse. It gets really, really cold since there's no heat. I'm so grateful my employers are so thoughtful. Whew!... Read more

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