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SBECKER526's Blogs

Sticking with Gratitude
Friday, October 14, 2016      5 comments

Each day I am thankful for 24 hours to do something good. I am grateful for all of you who also want to help others. Today I received good news that I may safely stop a drug that was suspected of giving me more foot pain. Tomorrow begins my t... Read more
Moving Onward
Monday, October 10, 2016      6 comments

Bob's dialysis is working again. Our dialysis team found the proper solution. Thanks for comments and kind prayers. He still has a nasty headache. ... Read more
Husband - very ill
Friday, October 07, 2016      10 comments

Bob is exhibiting all the signs of dialysis not working well. Been on the phone with his nurses and with the Baxter staff as well. He is on dialysis now. I am to call nurses at 8:30 am tomorrow. If he is still as bad, I will order an ambulan... Read more
Good week reconnecting
Saturday, September 24, 2016      2 comments

I enjoyed lunch and time with my cousins on 9/16. I had not been in their company for 10 years. Today I connected with 2 friends. We have not seen each other for 50 years. We plan to get together in a month. I connected with another friend on... Read more
Friday, September 09, 2016      3 comments

My test occurred earlier. The doctor really had skills. I am making progress. Bob has time with physical therapy. He is getting stronger.... Read more
Sunday, September 04, 2016      2 comments

Bob still is more fatigued from his fall. He did not have bleeding or a fracture, but has some memory problems and fatigue. The headache is almost gone. I have tests on my nerves in my legs and feet. I am uneasy as I don't know much ab... Read more
Challenges seem to follow me
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      8 comments

My husband had a nasty fall. I am working with him so that he recovers. He had a mild concussion. I am slowly getting relief for the radiation burn like problem on the soles of both feet. I am returning to SparkPeople minus the ads. I use S... Read more
Exercising during a flare
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      4 comments

I want to keep exercising when I have a Rheumatoid Arthritis flare, but do not want to cause more joint damage. I also changed my exercising routine to adjust to limitations. Sunday - Line dancing for 1 hour Monday - yoga flow and training ... Read more
Feeling more connected and happy
Friday, July 08, 2016      3 comments

I am having less pain if I limit what I do. The newsletter is almost done. Printing for my organizations is done. My mailing committee needs to accomplish two small mailings. I can only work at the computer for 30 minutes at a time. I ... Read more
Need to Simplify My Life Further
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      4 comments

Dear Sparkpeople Friends, I am needing to spend more time at home with the cat and husband. I must cut back my technology time. It appears that I need more rest. I have been cutting back. I am doing fine. I feel blessed and face the futur... Read more
Grateful for so many things
Sunday, June 19, 2016      3 comments

My heart is so full of gratitude. I value the relationships I have. I feel the love flowing. Bob and I are aware that his body is changing. He faces challenges. We are so calm about this. He is listening to all his doctors and even me. ... Read more
Time to follow my bliss
Friday, June 10, 2016      5 comments

Joseph Campbell wrote about following your bliss. I am adjusting well to life at the Highlands. I have a solid exercise program with many options. I have activities that I enjoy and many people I care about at the Highlands and in my organiza... Read more
Enjoying walking in the park
Sunday, May 29, 2016      4 comments

I went out walking this afternoon in the Wyomissing Park from door 5 of the Highlands and went down Parkview to the parking lot. I then walked the entire trail thder the pines. I got to the barn and then the farmhouse. Up, Up past the Villas ... Read more
Enjoying home
Saturday, May 14, 2016      5 comments

It is great to be home. I love sitting at my writing desk and looking out the bay window. Rain is pelting the window. The cat left the window sill and is sleeping by the balcony doors. I tried on a suit I bought 6 months ago. It fits ... Read more
quiet times
Thursday, April 28, 2016      5 comments

I am enjoying a time of planning. I will be facilitating a discussion on the book, The Faith Club for our residents. My team consists of Barbara Hetrick, Chaplain Carl Wenzel, and me. We will present this program to the residents at the May T... Read more

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