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Christmas Lunch
Friday, December 21, 2012      4 comments

Today was our SS class's Christmas lunch. Proud to say that I did reasonably welll on the calorie count. Hostess furnished pulled pork, rolls, potato salad and drinks. Rest of us brought a covered dish. We had a lot of great dishes - onion, ... Read more
Bad weather
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      2 comments

Just as I was leaving pool after water aerobics today the tornado siren sounded. So next 3 hours were spent in restaurant at the hotel. Three tornadoes touched down in our area. Two were pretty close to my place. Luckily no one was injure... Read more
Birthday present
Thursday, September 06, 2012      4 comments

Today my workout buddy wanted to do a little shopping before she went to pool ( I had attended a water aerobics class earlier). She said it wouldn't take long. When we pulled in the parking lot at the craft store I thought it was a little unu... Read more
Monday, August 06, 2012      3 comments

We finally got some rain. We got about 1/4" Saturday morning and about 1/2" last night. Not much I know but it's the first measurable rain since Memorial Day.... Read more
Loving water aerobics!!!
Thursday, June 28, 2012      9 comments

When I attended my first water aerobics class 4 weeks ago I wasn't sure I would like it. Even though I live in a small town I knew no one in the class. At the second session a friend with whom I had taught for 20+ years walked in. It is great... Read more
Bi-annual physical today.
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      1 comments

Had my bi-annual checkup with my family doctor at 11:30 this morning. Well the appointment was for 11:30. At 12:20 was escorted to examining room; 1:30 saw doctor; 1:50 made appointment for next bi-annual appointment. Just think of the exerci... Read more
Water aerobics class
Monday, June 04, 2012      3 comments

Finally decided to enroll in a water aerobics class. Really enjoyed the class although it was not what I expected. My idea of an aerobics class is that all the participants are paying attention to the instructor and trying to do their best. ... Read more
Mother's Day present
Friday, May 18, 2012      2 comments

My DS has always been able to figure out the perfect present for Mother's Day. This year the gift was a little late but was exactly what I had been planning to buy - The SparkPeople Cookbook. I plan to start preparing recipes from it tomorrow. ... Read more
What a day
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      1 comments

Started the day with feeling very energetic. Knew I had a lot to do since a old classmate is visiting tomorrow. I had just finished an hour ride on stationary bike and just began stretching when phone rang. My BF was calling in a panic becaus... Read more
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      5 comments

It's hard to believe it has been a month since my TKR. Doctor and PT both say I'm doing great. Seems like progress is a lot slower this time than when I had R knee TKR 2 years ago. Can now bend knee to 106 deg. but have couple of degrees to ... Read more
Surgery update.
Monday, February 13, 2012      7 comments

Surgery went great. Little nausea afterward but better now. Doc said I had actually worn grooves in the bone where they had rubbed together Been on CPM machine for 2 and half hours. Had liittle pain when started but none now. Thanks f... Read more
Knee replacement TODAY
Monday, February 13, 2012      8 comments

Well today is the day. Will be getting left TKR later today. Hope it goes as well as the right one. Must be at hospital by 10 am. Sure wish it was earlier but at least it is today. The last week has been pretty painful since only pain medic... Read more