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Wednesday afternoon
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      9 comments

I met my step goal today, did lots of weight lifting with hand weights and moving boxes. It is very windy and hazy here, looking for more rain, as it rained this morning. My neck feels slightly better today, rice packs and Minagin are the ke... Read more
Tuesday afternoon
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      8 comments

More rain and black clouds today, no outdoor activities. I met my step goal and did some strength exercises.... Read more
Monday morning
Monday, May 22, 2017      5 comments

I rested well last night, rose gingerly, afraid to stretch ANYTHING! Today is financial day, getting things in order for the wee, day. We still have high winds, black skies and a threat of rain, so keeping those windows closed in the 50 deg... Read more
Sunday, a day of rest and reflection
Sunday, May 21, 2017      10 comments

It is rainy, dark and humid outside, so I am just resting today. My neck is still in pain, but DD applied Minagin to my entire back and neck this morning. I am taking it easy and using neck exercises and everything I did yesterday. I am ver... Read more
Saturday morning
Saturday, May 20, 2017      8 comments

I finally got my neck mostly pain-free last night. This morning I woke up, stretched while still ling in bed, pulled the muscle in my neck again. I am in severe pain and just had to get up to this chair to move again. I did the ibuprofin, rice... Read more
Friday evening
Friday, May 19, 2017      8 comments

Last night the temperature dropped from the 80's to a crisp 46 degrees in two hours. IT is misting rain, very windy and cool, overcast today. A trip to do some stock-up shopping and then to the library to catch up on Consumer's Reports magazin... Read more
Another sauna day
Thursday, May 18, 2017      7 comments

The humidity here is so bad with the heat,and the leaves of my red maple tree are actually curled under like a drought. I have never seen this in humidity, only dry weather. The humidity is around 92% here, with 18 mph winds. The wind is b... Read more
Wednesday
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      7 comments

It is very warm, VERY humid(88%) and difficult to breathe. We have the windows closed to keep the hot, humid air outside.... Read more
Tuesday afternoon
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      6 comments

A good day at work for a change. I was happy to have days off over the weekend and will have to put in for my vacation time tomorrow. After raining all night, it turned out to be a humid, sunny day.... Read more
Monday afternoon
Monday, May 15, 2017      6 comments

Errand-running, visiting, skyping with a friend. Back to work tomorrow and I hope my pain does not get worse after working.... Read more
Sunday afternoon
Sunday, May 14, 2017      7 comments

I got to catch up on some sleep, make a nice breakfast, and watch a video about Mel Blanc. Yesterday afternoon I swept leaves and debris off the deck, filled the suet for the birds, and DD helped me clean and fill the bird feeder. The gril... Read more
National Windmill Day!
Saturday, May 13, 2017      10 comments

Here in Michigan, we have an authentic Dutch windmill in Holland,Michigan. IT is on Windmill Island there. We also have many places in the state with high tech windmills for energy. Ancient power mills!... Read more
Friday morning blessings
Friday, May 12, 2017      6 comments

I woke up, I can walk and breathe on my own. I can drive, have somewhat of a memory, appreciate all of my blessings. I put capsacin packs on yesterday after work. Today after errand-running, I am going to put Minagin on my entire back and jus... Read more
Thursday afternoon
Thursday, May 11, 2017      6 comments

A very busy day at work, but I am glad to be home. This pinched nerve goes from my neck to my hip/spine. I am in pain. I have been trying to do some light stretching and exercises to loosen things up, but the pain shoots right through me like ... Read more
Tuesday afternoon
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      12 comments

I got a call from my dear friend John Mahler yesterday. His son died over the weekend, age 51. Heart attack and he was revived four times en route to the hospital. NO-go, it was his time to go home. I used to babysit Todd and his brother from t... Read more

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