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My son, his wife and their grandson, on his 9th birthday. July 31/20

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"I THINK positive,.
Therefore I SPEAK positive;
Therefore I DO positive."

"Tomorrow" starts today!!

2020 - the year of the Coronavirus.
March 9 - I self-isolated.

April 25 - so it's been over a month and no end in sight. My niece picks up groceries for me every two weeks and brings them here. She's been the only person in my apt since March. My children stay away, afraid they may bring the virus to me. To be continued ...

May 16 - having a bad bout of Bronchitis, brought on by fragrances in my apt. I should not have any fragrance in here at all because it triggers the Bronchitis! All my Scentsy stuff plus candles are now packed up and my daughter Sue will pick them up tomorrow. What a sight my hair is, so long and unruly! When I can get it cut again, I'm going for the Gamin pixie style, cut right off!

July 15 - I've had a bad cough for several months, today I had extensive tests done at the hospital and they could not see the cause of it. I also had the test done for the Coronavirus and am okay in that dept, thank goodness. I go to my own doctor on the 28th and he'll figure out what's behind this cough.

July 24 - saw my own doctor and he told me I have COPD. That took the wind out of my sales for a while but then I'm okay with it now. It is what it is. I'm on a new puffer to take for life plus use my other puffer as well.

Aug 4 - The very first time I've gone grocery shopping since March 9th and wow, how different it is now. Store was fairly empty so we did well on my first time out, even went to the license bureau to have my OHIP and handicap sign for vehicle renewed. Lovely day!

Aug 5 - My 85th birthday and my niece Mame took me to the Red Lobster where I had my favourite Escargots for lunch! What a nice way to celebrate!

Sept 8 - Family doctor is sending me to a lung specialist, I have an appt to see him next month. My cough just won't go away and it is a bad one, have had it since February! Something is going on with my lungs, let's hope it isn't serious.

Member Since: 7/22/2009

Fitness Minutes: 26,535

My Goals:
Gain a healthier and stronger body

My Program:
Eat small portions, lots of vegetables and protein
Have a healthy breakfast to start off each day
Do my leg exercises daily plus get in several walks a week

Personal Information:
I'm a Mom to five grown children, four grown grandsons, three great-grandchildren

I separated from my husband in 2014 but now that I'm used to living alone, I like it.

Other Information:
I am deaf but had a Cochlear Implant in 1984 so I am able to hear all sounds but words can be difficult for me to understand at times. Telephone conversations don't work well for me. I like to read, knit a bit, watch a good movie on TV plus I love the reruns of old TV programs. I enjoy a quiet life and if it was possible, I'd live beside a lake.

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  • v SPARKFRAN514
    2/20 Losing weight happens one good choice at time Glitter Girl
    Push lazy aside get up and move it won’t happen unless you make it happen
    Just because you mess up doesn’t mean you have to give up
    With your diet don’t dawdle if you don’t want to waddle
    Hope you are feeling better today
    1682 days ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514

    You know on Friday I have to share Dance quotes
    "If you stumble make it part of the dance."
    Dancing is the closest thing to magic
    Don’t ever forget you love to dance
    Eat wise drop a size
    Ambition is the road to successful weight loss Persistence is the vehicle we arrive in.
    It was rainy nice rainy and cloudy to day we were able to get our walks in between rain drops. Watching college basket ball right now my team is a head still have the second half to play.

    1683 days ago
    Thank you for my Valentine Gloria!!! I am just now opening my Spark page.

    Marcy emoticon
    1683 days ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514
    Good friends are like angels on earth.

    "Friends are angels that lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly." ~unknown~

    ./_\.Sending a guardian angel to
    bless you on this beautiful day!

    ./_\. May this angel watch over you and guide you to make healthy choices! On the Spark Trail to good health
    Before you go bed tonight give all your troubles to God He will be up all night any way

    1684 days ago
    emoticon Thanks for stopping by my page. The weather where I spend most of my time has 2 seasons, warm and dry (most of the year) vs cooler and rainy (July-Sept). The warm season feels hot because of the directness of the tropical sun, but I am at a high altitude, so the actual temp isn't too high. I sometimes travel to an area that is mostly hot most of the time, and I don't enjoy that so much! I grew up in Buffalo, and really miss the 4 distinct seasons, especially the fall!!
    1684 days ago