We're In Our New House!
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 8 comments
If you read yesterday's blog, you'll know that our closing on our old house didn't go well. (That's an understatement if ever I've seen one!!). We finally signed our copies of the documents after cleaning the house etc, etc. and drove to our ... Read more
You Know You're Having A Bad Day.......
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 6 comments
when the afternoon before the settlement on your old house, the buyer decides she wants to make changes the contract. We were moving all of our stuff out of the house into a moving van. Hubby said no and I agreed. She never showed up in late ... Read more
Packed And Ready
Friday, February 23, 2018 2 comments
Finally, we are all packed. We are living in a maze of boxes. Hubby and a neighbor have cleared me a path so I can do my walking. The carpets have been cleaned, so I'm currently staying in the spare room while they dry. We have a person comi... Read more
Everything Is Changing
Thursday, February 22, 2018 4 comments
Our oldest daughter and her hubby left yesterday morning. They took our three pups with them. Man, the house was quiet when we woke up this morning! The dogs are doing well so, that is a huge relief for us. In the midst of all of this chaos,... Read more
Exciting But Bittersweet
Monday, February 19, 2018 4 comments
Today, we had the walk through for our new house. Our oldest daughter and her hubby are visiting and she came with us. It has been over four weeks since I last saw the house. Wow! It looks wonderful! The house is very different than anything... Read more
And The Highlight Of My Day Was.....
Sunday, February 11, 2018 3 comments
A trip to Walmart! Yes, you read that correctly, a trip to Wally World. Who would have thought that going to the store would be fun for me. I've been flat on my back for weeks now. Again. The first week, I was wondering why this keeps ... Read more
Physical Therapy And Occupational Therapy Started Already
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6 comments
It is only one week since my terrible fall and I've already started physical therapy and occupational therapy. The two therapists came to our house yesterday. They examined me and set up a program for me. By the time I was ready for sleep las... Read more
It's Always Something!
Saturday, January 27, 2018 8 comments
Well, I now have 5 months of Silver Sneakers and Yoga/Stretch/Balance under my belt. I could actually feel myself making improvements! My legs are stronger, my arms and core area stronger and my balance is improving. We sold our house and bou... Read more
Using What I've Learned!
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 6 comments
I've completed my to do list. It took me six months to get our house the way I wanted it. Why six months? I've battled continuing health issues for three years. I've been forced to learn how to break down tasks into small doable chunks. I can... Read more
Thursday, November 23, 2017 1 comments
The gluten free, sugar free apple dessert has been made. (I made up the recipe myself and hubby says it's delicious!) The stuffing has been made and is warming in a covered dish. Hubby loves my stuffing! Keeping him from eating it before dinner... Read more
Keeping Busy Manages Stress
Sunday, November 19, 2017 6 comments
After my self pep talk yesterday, I felt motivated to take action. I groomed/bathed the dogs, vacuumed the house, used wood cleaner on our wood floors and went to the grocery store. I have long used physical activity to deal with stress. Yester... Read more
Dealing With Stress And Disappointment
Saturday, November 18, 2017 10 comments
We've had some picky, demanding and rude potential buyers looking at our house. (Even though I've been cleaning twice a week and we've done tons of favors to accommodate buyers!) This creates stress. Couple that with my sore back and knee and i... Read more
All Clean And Organized!
Monday, November 13, 2017 4 comments
I was a careful but thorough cleaner yesterday! I cleaned (as in took apart the shelves and washed) the refrigerator, wiped down the counters/cabinets and microwave in the kitchen. Then, I cleaned both bathrooms. I took a short rest between e... Read more
Cleaning After Organizing
Sunday, November 12, 2017 5 comments
I spent two days cleaning the floors. I vacuumed, cleaned the wood floors, mopped the tile floors and shampooed the bedroom carpets. This week, I will wipe down the kitchen, clean the bathrooms, and start cleaning the refrigerator. The refrige... Read more
I Sorted All 7 Christmas Boxes!
Friday, November 10, 2017 2 comments
Yesterday, my task was to sort through 7 large tubs/boxes of Christmas decorations. I said in my last blog that I would approach the task with the same ruthless determination that I used in organizing our interior living space. It took me abou... Read more
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