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November 22, 2020 Hazel & Violet with their mom, playing in the snow

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Violet, my smiling GGDaughter. :) November 20/20

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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.

Nov 22, 2020 - I totally forgot to come in here to say the lung specialist said I had gotten some food in my lungs, probably when I laughed & snorted, lol. Anyway, I coughed up a huge piece of mucus and he figured whatever was there, came up. Gradually my cough got better & better and is almost gone now.

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 walk my 4th floor hallway at least 5 days a week

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

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
    With every move I make I am getting Healthier and healthier
    No one can go back and change a bad beginning .
    We can start where we are and create a successful f ending.

    Think Happy thoughts
    Exercise emoticon drink water emoticon Be healthy be happy enjoy the journey emoticon
    Winners make it happen losers let it happen emoticon

    1714 days ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514
    Enjoyed a lovely spring day.
    Enjoyed a great evening of Basket ball it was a fun game to watch I got 1,000 steps in walking in the house emoticon . All the tracker lights are on and the game ended 82 GU and 59 on the Sweet 16. emoticon
    Here is to a great week on our journey. emoticon
    Great Ideas need landing gears as well as wings. emoticon
    Stop hating your self for what you are not . Start Loving your self for what you are. emoticon

    1715 days ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514
    Happy Tuesday off we lets finish the month as stars emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon "Start somewhere, today. Don't put it off.
    You can do something, no matter how 'small' you think it is in terms of your long term goal.
    Every step you take is one you'll be thankful for when you get there.
    Remember; You're lapping everyone who's still on the couch."
    -Caressa Sharp

    "Some people dance in the rain, others just get wet."


    1720 days ago
    I've been reading your comments for a while, and love your practical approach to life. I've added you as a friend, and hope that you will add me if you are accepting new friends.
    1727 days ago
    Thanks for the bloglove. TheBrains say "Hi!"

    emoticon We do!
    emoticon Yes! We do!
    1728 days ago