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Less pain and healing

Wednesday, October 07, 2015      4 comments

I have less pain. I declared it time to put exercise back into my appointment schedule. I find I can take care of Bob and the cat. Since I go downstairs (one floor) and get a walk along hallways as as my warm up, I can get to class in under... Read more

Returning to exercise classes

Sunday, October 04, 2015      3 comments

I am getting back into attending exercise classes - now at the Highlands. I enjoyed a yoga class, two aquatic exercise classes, water walking/swimming, walking a trail, qigong, zumba and more. I did all of these in 6 days. I did not have to d... Read more

Loving my new life

Monday, September 28, 2015      6 comments

I moved into the Highlands at Wyomissing 3 weeks ago. I prepared for the move for 9 weeks ahead of that. I visualized my new life and felt ready to make the move. Caring for the house interfered with the care of my husband and my own needs. ... Read more

at home

Saturday, September 19, 2015      7 comments

I love our new home. I also am happy with less stuff. I am resorting items and finding more order in my life. I really like having a stackable washer-dryer in my walkin closet. I am in heaven. Snaggles adjusted well. He is playful and love... Read more

Moving accomplished

Sunday, September 13, 2015      4 comments

We moved to our apartment a few days ago. We no longer have boxes in each room. The movers and resettlers did a great job. I have a few things to finish. I have a group cleaning out my house this coming week. I prayed much during the we... Read more


Monday, September 07, 2015      8 comments

I am reworking the layout of our apartment once again. I just didn't feel good about some items. We added a server and a scooter. I then checked switches and more. I felt some things needed adjustment. Now to take a photo of it. We mad... Read more

Getting stronger

Sunday, August 30, 2015      7 comments

I had several weeks of severe RA pain. I also was doing too much in preparation for our move. Finally the move is 10 days away. I went through all boxes. Everything is set to move. I need to use up more food. I need to finish some sorting ... Read more

Wellness is a priority

Sunday, August 23, 2015      4 comments

I am making time for all facets of wellness. I exercise each day. I am sticking with my food program. I communicate and go out with friends. I am taking my meds. Spending time with my husband and cat are foremost. I feel blessed. Yes,... Read more

Almost there!

Sunday, August 16, 2015      10 comments

I will have a new beginning soon. I have numerous chores to finish. I need to contact the cable company and pay off my la-z boy rocker-recliner. I have the closets and cupboards almost done. The drawers of the chests and storage cabinets are... Read more

One day at a time

Monday, August 10, 2015      6 comments

Snaggles got to the vet. I must have a care plan for the Highlands. I have the veternarian, my cat sitters, possible adopter and more. I am interviewi... Read more

My world is full of helpers

Sunday, August 02, 2015      4 comments

I feel so blessed to have the support that I need. Friends who are witnessing my advanced directive for my doctors and new residence. Senior moving managers who clue me into my next step, advise me what to take, and help me get used to my ne... Read more

Fixing up to sell

Friday, July 31, 2015      9 comments

I had a list of 4 things that my realtor recommended to have fixed prior to putting the house up for sale. I contacted my friend who is a painter/handyman. Within 4 days he fixed everything for us. My husband is thrilled.... Read more

Getting closer to deciding what to take

Saturday, July 25, 2015      4 comments

I have most of the boxes in the attic checked. I had a few surprises. I diagrammed my storaige area and then measured the size of my tote. I have a plan for my husband's dialysis supplies and what I want to store. I am analyzing the type... Read more

Finalist in Silver Sneaker Inspiration Award

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      6 comments

My gym nominated me as a candidate for the Richard Swanson Award from Silver Sneakers. I made it to a finalist position. If you are willing, would you want to vote for me? HOW TO VOTE: Click on the link and select "VOTE" next to the final... Read more

Seeking Balance!

Monday, July 20, 2015      5 comments

I went out with some friends Sunday and Monday. I enjoyed their company and thoughts. We went for walks at the Rodale Institute and Gring's Mill. Whew! We had high humidity and temperatures. Tomorrow is golf night with my friends. Yeah!! ... Read more

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