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Updates: Martin, DD, Me
Thursday, May 28, 2020      12 comments

Update on Martin: COVID19 test was negative. However, his employer requires 2 negative tests 3 days apart, so he's still waiting to go back to work. Honestly, his strength is still returning, so it may be just as well that he has to wait a coup... Read more
Testing Day
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      12 comments

Martin told me yesterday that he is being tested for Covid19 today, and if he is negative he will be put back on the work schedule. He said he is feeling pretty good now. I just called my granddaughter Natalie to find out if she needs anyth... Read more
Made Me Laugh
Monday, May 25, 2020      16 comments

I was practicing The Sound of Music on my piano, singing along. This is my second week working on it and I have it down pretty well, so I was enjoying myself, focused on the sound. Casey, dear almost one year old dog, snuck into the room. I didn... Read more
PT Report
Sunday, May 24, 2020      13 comments

My new PT routine takes about 20 minutes in the morning and about 15 minutes in the evening. I've just done it for 3 days. The exercises are gentle and not painful. I am surprised how much soreness/DOMS I currently have especially in my abdomen.... Read more
Back to PT (Pun Intended)
Thursday, May 21, 2020      13 comments

Gary will have his first procedure at St Luke's Cataract and Laser Institute in Tarpon Springs on June 15th. There will be 3 more procedures, but they aren't scheduled yet. Clearly I will be the family driver for many, many more months. The good... Read more
Today was Easier
Wednesday, May 20, 2020      12 comments

St Luke's Cataract and Laser Institute. The parking lot is so pretty I don't even need to go find a park to walk in. There are several blocks of it. I ca... Read more
Multiple Trips Coming Up
Tuesday, May 19, 2020      14 comments

Drove hubby to Tarpon Springs for his eye exam yesterday. It took about 2 hours to get there, it sprinkled, but it waited until I was in the parking lot to start the lightening, deluge, and wind hard enough to shake the car. Glad I didn't have t... Read more
New Workshop
Saturday, May 16, 2020      13 comments

New experience. I attended an online WW workshop today. My leader, Carol Lee, was almost as entertaining and just as informative as in person. The topi... Read more
SparkFriends are Gold!
Friday, May 15, 2020      9 comments

Yesterday I was bemoaning my continuing struggles with food. A great SparkFriend reminded me I felt pretty comfortable maintaining on WW purple plan. I really didn't lose, but I wasn't gaining. That plan has 300 foods to eat intuitively, "to sat... Read more
Thinking More -- About Yesterday's Blog and More
Thursday, May 14, 2020      10 comments

I do run on 3 asphalt areas: Lake Hollingsworth, 3 Park Trail, and Ft. Fraser Trail. I also occasionally get to Holloway Park to run on grass trails. Three of those require a car ride, but I can get to Fort Fraser if I go on the sidewalk over a ... Read more
Tip From My Physical Therapist
Wednesday, May 13, 2020      13 comments

My PT said to run on flat surfaces and as much as possible avoid streets with camber. But since we live in an area that gets a lot of rain, most of our roads are high in the middle and drop off on the sides. I know when I run on the high, flat m... Read more
Overcoming Obstacles
Tuesday, May 12, 2020      13 comments

Last week when Casey and I were out walking, a teenaged friend of Casey's came running up to us. He said to watch out for the hornet nest in his yard near the corner. We didn't let it stop us, but we gave it a wide berth. Then yesterday wh... Read more
Another Reason to Maintain a Healthy Weight
Monday, May 11, 2020      13 comments

And NOW another compelling reason to maintain a healthy weight. Per JAMA article, "In this case series that included 5700 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the New York City area, the most common comorbidities were hypertension, obesity, ... Read more
Mystery Solved with Thoughts of Mom ----
Sunday, May 10, 2020      10 comments

Mystery solved. I got a note from my financial advisor, Isaac. He is a very smart and earnest young man. I was one of his first clients around year 2000. A friend of mine told me about him. He graduated valedictorian of his high school and at t... Read more
Martin is Home, Now Rein it In!
Friday, May 08, 2020      12 comments

Martin is home from the hospital. Appreciate all your good prayers and thoughts for him. Hope to get to talk to him in more detail tomorrow. I mis-wrote yesterday, and everyone was too kind to correct me. DD bought a Hyundai Pilot, not the... Read more

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