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Three steps back..
Tuesday, November 24, 2020      5 comments

I feel so sorry for my residents. For a little while they were allowed to eat in the dining room. Do activities. As long as they had no symptoms, stayed 6 feet apart and wore a mask. The could sit outside on nice days. Family could visit. Thi... Read more
Adding Strength Training?
Friday, October 16, 2020      7 comments

Where do I even begin? I'm looking at the various machines at my gym and I'll be honest, I don't even know what half of them do. I read that after 40 we start to lose muscle mass. I'm 10 years in, and let's face it, I didn't have a lot of muscl... Read more
Wednesday, October 14, 2020      2 comments

Over the weekend P and I traveled north up by Chicago to the Anderson Japanese Gardens. Such a breathtakingly beautiful place. I recommend it to anyone... Read more
Back In The Saddle Again
Tuesday, October 06, 2020      3 comments

My youngest talked me into going to the gym this morning. I took it slow 🐌 but I got an hour in on the treadmill. It's a start... Read more
Monday, August 24, 2020      5 comments

I'm on my 6th 12 hour shift in a row. To say I'm tired would be an understatement. I keep hoping there will be some relief from this soon. We desperately need more people hired soon.... Read more
The 12s are back
Saturday, August 22, 2020      4 comments

We are literally down to 6 CNA's at my job. For the time being I will be working 12 hour shifts. Praying we get a pay raise that will attract more workers... Read more
Missouri Botanical Gardens
Saturday, August 15, 2020      3 comments

Headed to St. Louis so P some take some pics and I can get in some extra steps... Read more
Working the weekend
Sunday, July 12, 2020      2 comments

I got up at 11 and had an omelette with chicken, mild cheddar, mushrooms and onions. It was so yummy and filling. Before work I took my son Adam to the gym to sign him up on my family account. I walked on the treadmill both Thursday (30 minute... Read more
Happy July!
Thursday, July 02, 2020      3 comments

I can't believe it's July already. There were no new cases of Covid 19 in the county I live in today. Praise God! I just found out that starting Monday the residents where I work will start eating meals in the dining room. Of course in groups... Read more
Wednesday, June 24, 2020      5 comments

I just cannot believe some of the things going on in this country... Read more
Tuesday, June 23, 2020      5 comments

My doctor prescribed Trulicity. My first 4 doses were the lowest dose. I picked Saturday as the day I would do the injection. My doctor warned me that I might be nauseous until I get used to it. Did it ever. The first few days after the shot ... Read more
Working 12s again
Wednesday, June 10, 2020      5 comments

I wish we could keep people where I work. Just when I think we have enough staff to cover shifts here, somebody quits. On a positive note, this was in... Read more
What do I do on my day off?
Sunday, June 07, 2020      2 comments

Clean? No. Watch shows? No. Take a drive so P can take pics? No. So what do I do? Sleep. Some hard core sleeping... Read more
Politely Declining Lasagna?
Friday, June 05, 2020      5 comments

P's father had a birthday yesterday. So, P's mother is having lasagna Sunday night to celebrate. The whole family loves her lasagna. It's super cheesy. Sometimes we have salad but 9 times out of 10 it's just the lasagna. His mom dips everybody'... Read more
When Did I Get Old Enough To Be An AARP Member?
Thursday, June 04, 2020      3 comments

In my head I still see myself as much younger than I am. I'm 50. I got a newsletter from AARP with stories about how this pandemic is affecting us old... Read more

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