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In the mental (dental) chair.
Saturday, November 23, 2019      11 comments

I recently had new crown made as the tooth next to my shiny $$$ implant suffered the effects of some "crowding" due to the fit, causing some pain. I thought I had great hygiene. I haven't had cavities in YEARS! I brush well, or so I thought. I ... Read more
End of PT and beginning of working out smarter.
Friday, November 22, 2019      10 comments

Today is my last therapy session for these danged, overused and abused hamstrings, IT ligaments and inflamed bursas. I now get up in the morning without hamstring pain and have learned how to keep more limber. I'm stuck with the inflamed gr... Read more
The gift horse of sleep
Wednesday, November 20, 2019      14 comments

I'm so confused! emoticon I went to bed at 10 last night and got up at 6. I GOT 8 HOURS OF UNINTERRUPTED ... Read more
I highly recommend physical therapy for many reasons
Saturday, November 16, 2019      12 comments

Who knew at the ripe age of 65 I'd find I was moving incorrectly? I noticed I was starting to sway when I walked. My hips and hamstrings were hurting and some of my exercises were suspect in these aches. My therapist worked with me to chang... Read more
Introspection on weight loss and maintenance of many kinds
Tuesday, November 12, 2019      11 comments

"To every season, turn, turn, turn" has taken on a new meaning for me this year. There IS a time for everything. My therapist and a PT student accompanied me into the gym yesterday as I have less pain in my hamstrings and am learning bette... Read more
Thinking again, this time about "too".
Saturday, November 09, 2019      15 comments

I've been behind the scenes brewing about intuitive eating, intermittent fasting and various other methodologies to apply to my quest for being healthier. I've mentioned before that I've conquered the physicality of my quest. I exercise, too muc... Read more
Long Tuesday musings, everyone is improving
Tuesday, November 05, 2019      9 comments

DH is happily snoring on the couch wearing his "cataract sunglasses" after having his other eye done this morning. Superman with super-vision under supervision! It was funny to see my charmer in action with all the ladies at the surgical cent... Read more
Know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em.
Saturday, November 02, 2019      7 comments

Sigh. The printed out parking garage maps sit on my keys. I sit in the living room. I was determined to meet up with my Spark buds; something we planned back in April. My hips had other plans. I can walk through the house in discomfort... Read more
A few great Halloween guests
Friday, November 01, 2019      9 comments

We go overrun by kids last night! Several made quite an impression and I'm sorry I didn't get video. One was a 8 or 9 year old in a "Wavey Winston" costume, the blow up dude in various colors used for street side advertising. This chil... Read more
DNA-like. Part 2 The pictorial
Wednesday, October 30, 2019      11 comments

I didn't need DNA testing to know how I stacked against my heritage in the weight department. It was all there in the pictures. One of my great grandmothers and her daughter, my grandmother (Dad's side) GGM about 70, GM maybe 50 ... Read more
Lunch get together, the benefits.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019      11 comments

I don't eat much at this meeting of retirees. I'm there for the party! emoticon We meet twice a year to hear... Read more
When DNA brings surprises or; be careful what you wish for. Part 1
Sunday, October 27, 2019      10 comments

The bottom line is my DNA test helped confirm my father had an unknown or secret half-sister. Am I shocked? No. Stuff happens. I'm pleasantly surprised I have a bevy of new relatives. They look like me(beautiful and full of fun)! I have pos... Read more
Ouch
Friday, October 25, 2019      11 comments

Pt yesterday was therapeutic for the therapist! She got to watch me go through my paces on my own as I'm a quick learner. Small movements, baby steps. Then she said, try this. Yep, I can do that. And like everything else I do, I went big.... Read more
Still busy
Thursday, October 24, 2019      8 comments

DH's post op trip revealed what he had already noticed; better vision! I keep smiling because he says everything I told him he would and he had scoffed at my words! Oh, well. He's already anticipating the second eye surgery in 2 weeks. No di... Read more
Taking care of DH
Tuesday, October 22, 2019      15 comments

DH has his first cataract surgery today and he's happily snoozing on the couch. We left the house at 6:10 and walked back in at 8:30!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He insisted on making his own, usual oatmeal and remarked about the differences in the... Read more

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