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  • Life is a Roller Coaster

    3/28/2020 1:02:54 PM, by FEARTOLOVE77

    Life is a roller coaster right now. When hope is high and optimism peaks and I am at the top of grateful mountain, I try to shout "Yea!!!! Wheee!!!" I try to pause and take note of it being good -- beautiful fresh air, sunshine, time with my kids, working from home, my present health, bird so... Read more

  • I Hate to Brag but...

    3/28/2020 10:47:56 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    I was avoiding people long before the pandemic hit. (courtesy of a cartoon I saw) Hoping our weather starts to warm up. It's been colder much longer than I remember in prior years. Have a happy, healthy day, friends. "Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose the... Read more

  • Friday 3/27/20

    3/28/2020 2:59:15 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Took tp to a friend today, she's recovering from surgery.... Read more

  • Weather

    3/28/2020 12:33:12 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to mid 60s after 54. It is 55 outside and 67 inside.... Read more

  • Weather

    3/28/2020 12:33:12 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to mid 60s after 54. It is 55 outside and 67 inside.... Read more

  • 4 More Days Left In March

    3/27/2020 11:23:24 PM, by PORTIA70

    Well everyone, we are at the end of March and as of tonight we have over 100,000 cases of Coronavirus here in the United States according to John Hopkins. CDC left off at 85,000 and they will be updated tomorrow. There is also word that China has shut down their cinema's due to a fear that ... Read more

  • 3/27/20

    3/27/2020 9:14:48 PM, by ONEVOICE128

    I called my dentist this morning, and to my (pleasant) shock, someone actually picked up! :) The receptionist said that they were only there today to cancel next week's appointments (they are going to be closed for a while due to COVID-19). I told her how I've been having toothaches, and she asked ... Read more

  • GUESS WHAT I HAVE?

    3/27/2020 4:58:20 PM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    So, I'm waiting for doc’s office to call, the one I have an appt with on April 2. Nurse practitioner called a couple of hours ago, she was the first one I saw. Well, my swabs came back positive for two different viruses. And after doing research after that call, I see that many common colds are c... Read more

  • Weather

    3/27/2020 12:18:47 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was mid 60s after 50. It is 55 outside and 67 inside.... Read more

  • Thursday 3/36/20

    3/26/2020 7:47:00 PM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Been spending this time (at home staying safe) connecting w/ old friends. One is helping to plan our high school class reunion. It's scheduled for next June. Going to be good to visit w/ lots of people again.... Read more

  • Living in the new reality

    3/26/2020 1:22:37 PM, by BEESHELL8

    Like most of us, I'm doing the best to stay healthy, active, and aware of the events and the guidance for shelter in place (SIP) and social distancing. I say MOST of us because KT and I came back from our morning walk and noticed a group of 5 guys - mid 20s to mid 40s, hard to tell - hitting the tra... Read more

  • 3/26/20 Staying optimistic

    3/26/2020 12:46:18 PM, by MUSTLOVEROCK

    "A constructive inner voice supports an upbeat outlook!" Make self-talk positive. Treat yourself as you would a good friend — with encouragement and understanding, not harsh criticism. The word "should" tends to describe regret, criticism, and pressure. Instead of telling yourself I "shou... Read more

  • "It takes all the running you can do...

    3/26/2020 11:54:41 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    to keep in the same place." Lewis Carroll Just wanted to check in and say hi to all of you wonderful folks. Hang in there.... Read more

  • Tuesday 3/25/20

    3/26/2020 2:39:30 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Chicago deciding to practice DNR on all patients w/ coronavirus. NYC short 26,000 Ventilators, even while having two ppl share one. Does flying for lack of PPE. who could have foreseen the US in such a mess? Tomorrow morning I'm off to hunt down rubbing alcoholmsince sanitizing wipes ste in short... Read more

  • Weather

    3/26/2020 12:16:55 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the mid 60s after 57. It is 57 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • To My Kitchen To Yours...

    3/25/2020 5:08:55 PM, by MARINGAL

    I believe the most difficult thing to do is keeping your hands out of the cookie jar these days. Yep, staying at home with little to do can be a real challenge for all of us not to snack or just noshing all day because of boredom. So I have a few low calorie ideas “cooked up” that might pique your i... Read more

  • Elderly Mom Fell

    3/25/2020 1:03:44 PM, by ONEVOICE128

    Today, my Mom was coming home from a Target run. She was carrying a bunch of stuff, and she lost her balance, and fell just outside our apartment. :'( I was inside, but could hear her scream, so I ran to her, and asked if she was okay. But my dad just yelled at her, saying it was her fault for car... Read more

  • Tuesday 3/24/20

    3/25/2020 2:51:26 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Using this staying home time to connect w/ friends I haven't been in touch w/ for awhile. We are all in this together.... Read more

  • Weather

    3/25/2020 12:15:57 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to 67 after 56. It is 60 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • 3/24/20

    3/24/2020 10:24:58 PM, by ONEVOICE128

    Whether or not my mom will paid during the COVID-19 crisis remains to be seen. My sister is at least paying her right now to watch my baby niece, as her preschool is closed, but my sister's work hours are being cut too (she works in home health as an occupational therapist), so even that side incom... Read more

  • A Silver Lining In A Dark Sky.

    3/24/2020 6:52:41 PM, by MARINGAL

    Are you suffering from virus fatigue? I know I am. You can’t turn on the TV or check the Internet without being drenched in stories about how terrible it is -- and of course it is dreadful -- and how grim the prospects are for the long term. While I don’t intend to adopt the way of the ostrich to de... Read more

  • Sending you all love, hope and health!!

    3/24/2020 1:01:17 PM, by JCMSMILE

    I am hunkered down at home, temporarily out of work and doing my best to keep the faith. I just wanted you all to know that I am thinking of you and hope you are well and finding some peace during these difficult days. I hope this helps to lift your spirits: https://www.youtube.com/watcRead more

  • Mon 3/23/20

    3/24/2020 1:30:44 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    In my second week of staying home, staying safe. No errands today & crummy weather. Then I turned on TV to listen to the White House update. Made me angry that POTUS is suggesting that this situation be reviewed next week because the economy matters more than people. If they cancel the shelter... Read more

  • Weather

    3/24/2020 12:16:54 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to high 60s after 56. It is 58 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • 3/23/20 Muscle-building tips

    3/23/2020 6:06:57 PM, by MUSTLOVEROCK

    To maintain muscle mass and feel your best, remember these tips: Lighter weights work: Fitness research reveals that muscle tissue responds when worked to a fatigue point. That means you can see good results from lifting less-hefty dumbbells with more repetitions, while maintaining proper form.... Read more

  • Life in a Bubble

    3/23/2020 9:04:42 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Thank you SUSAN_CDN for sending me this update. March 22, 2020 10:30AM PT Coral Princess Update Princess Cruises can confirm that Coral Princess made a port call to Montevideo, Uruguay, on March 21 to take delivery of supplies and fuel. No guests were permitted to disembark. The ship... Read more

  • Weather

    3/23/2020 12:17:49 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to upper 60s after 56. It is 59 outside and 69 inside. Forecasting rain tonight.... Read more

  • Positive Actions Over the Weekend

    3/22/2020 9:00:38 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi everyone I hope you had a good weekend staying safe and healthy. Here are some of my positive actions over the past several days: 1) I can tell that many people are starved for social interaction. When I take Flash for walks around the neighborhood, I've had good conversations wit... Read more

  • 3/22/20

    3/22/2020 6:52:46 PM, by ONEVOICE128

    In case any of you are curious, I did go out with my mom yesterday. We went to Target, and of course all the toilet paper, paper towels, water bottles, etc. were gone. We got a few things, which I paid for (except for the 2 gift cards my mom got for my sister's birthday next month). Then we got t... Read more

  • Weather

    3/22/2020 12:17:35 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to upper 60s after 56. It is 59 outside and 69 inside.... Read more

  • Saturday And Trying To Find Things To Do

    3/21/2020 10:36:33 PM, by PORTIA70

    Well, we are here on this first Saturday of Spring. I did manage to go pick me up some food and get a walk in. It was really odd though not seeing the neighborhood doing the normal Saturday routine. And seeing new apartment complexes left with no workers to continue the build. It is almost ... Read more

  • Spring?

    3/21/2020 5:05:01 PM, by MARINGAL

    To me, the world -- and certainly my world -- seems to have become still, like molecules at absolute zero (all right, I know that even then they still vibrate a little, but I’ll stick to my metaphor all the same). Seemingly, everything has ground to a halt and we all now live suspended in limbo of a... Read more

  • 3/21/20

    3/21/2020 2:07:06 PM, by ONEVOICE128

    On Thursday at 11:15 am, my court finally closed, and us workers were allowed to go home. The judges and judicial law clerks will be working from home, but management didn't have enough government laptops for the rest of us, so we will just be resting (can't complain!). We are tentatively schedule... Read more

  • RIP KENNY ROGERS

    3/21/2020 10:23:02 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Another talented soul departs, and he will be missed. Thanks for all the great tunes, Kenny. Rest in peace. Well, friends, I haven't had much to say so my blogs have been fewer lately. But I'm trying to stay updated on all of you who write daily. Day 5 of antibiotics as my cold turned i... Read more

  • Weather

    3/21/2020 12:17:43 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the mid 60s after 55. It is 57 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • Canadian Repatriation Help

    3/20/2020 8:25:41 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We are aboard the Coral Princess Cruise Ship. We are looking at options to get home. Like everyone else we were caught by surprise by the rapid escalation of COVID-19. Our ship set sail March 5, well before the federal government’s no cruise advisory issued March 13th. Our group of five were s... Read more

  • And change again, quarantine day 1 (official)

    3/20/2020 8:22:43 PM, by BEESHELL8

    Today is the first official day that we are supposed to be at home, or at our place of residence, per our Governor's order. I got up later than usual, 7:45, usually I’m up at 6 or 6 but anxiety has been rearing it's ugly head and I was struggling yesterday. Too much news, texts, etc. So did yoga bef... Read more

  • Even in Paradise One has to Eat Right & Exercise

    3/20/2020 10:01:16 AM, by KALISWALKER

    We are sailing again. Argentina went into lock down at midnight. People with confirmed airline tickets were supposed to be able to fly out of Buenos Aires, and yesterday some passengers did get to the airport but got returned to ship before 10 PM. We were unaware of the returned passengers till this... Read more

  • Thurs 3/19/30

    3/20/2020 3:02:01 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Sheltering in place in our county until 4/8 has become safer at home in our state w/ no end date. I have a bad feeling about this. All because Trump quashed what the US Health officials knew in late Dec about China's illness. At least the weather was decent today. We went out to pick up a meal & ... Read more

  • Weather

    3/20/2020 12:18:45 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was about 64 after 53. Receive some rain. It is 55 outside and 66 inside.... Read more

  • Are you all holding up out there?

    3/19/2020 10:33:22 PM, by SOULFISH80

    California just issued a full state wide shelter in place order. This may not affect some....but it affects others of us greatly. I am basically out of a job until atleast April 7th. Lucky for me Tim's job is unaffected. Our gym is closed. Nowhere in town has toilet paper or baby wipes, food is wip... Read more

  • Day 3 Sheltering In Place Diary….

    3/19/2020 4:58:21 PM, by MARINGAL

    The Good Of Mankind! Dear Diary, I have been a very good girl the past three days. I have only gone out to walk with Bernie, my Golden; I have only gone out to purchase essential items. Other than that, I am homebound. I even had a VIRTUAL doctor’s appointment yesterday that was so cool! ... Read more

  • Another Day

    3/19/2020 1:26:27 PM, by PORTIA70

    Another day for all of us to enjoy. Even in self isolation we can do things like open the windows to let light in or hear the sounds still happening. We can listen to our music, read our books, turn on a movie. We can chat with friends and families. There is still hope out there to be had. ... Read more

  • Oat-Grain Bread Recipe

    3/19/2020 12:54:29 PM, by MUSTLOVEROCK

    Stores are out of bread, but lucky for us there's easy recipes available! INGREDIENTS: 2 cups water ⅓ cup cracked wheat 2 tablespoons cooking oil 2 tablespoons molasses 1 package active dry yeast 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon rolled oats, divided ¼ cup nonfat dry milk powder ¼ c... Read more

  • 3/19/20 Just a quick reminder...

    3/19/2020 12:46:00 PM, by MUSTLOVEROCK

    We all know times are really hard right now but lets not completely lose touch with the outside world while we try to maintain social distance. Take some time to reach out to your loved ones. Dial up your friends and family the old fashioned way or use a video technology like FaceTime or Skype ... Read more

  • Making the Most of It

    3/19/2020 10:13:38 AM, by FEARTOLOVE77

    I've had this inkling to make the most of my time during shelter-in-place. I initially felt selfish for doing so, due to the seriousness of the reason for why we need to stay inside. But me playing small doesn't help anyone. I might as well put a positive spin on a situation which is completely out ... Read more

  • Wednesday 3/18/20

    3/19/2020 2:58:24 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Sheltering in place w/ my hubby who hates being cooped up. I took a walk in the mid- afternoon & chatted from a safe w/ a couple of my neighbors. Some are still working, others home w/ kids. This whole thing is surreal. Really messing up the lives & finances of many working people. Logically it a... Read more

  • I'm On It Indeed

    3/19/2020 2:08:08 AM, by SHANTRA7

    Got up early and got my steps in. Yay me !!!... Read more

  • Weather

    3/19/2020 12:17:55 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to 62 after 47. It rained some in the morning. It is 55 outside and 64 inside.... Read more

  • Cruising in South America & Buenos Aires Tonight

    3/18/2020 4:23:12 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We are approaching Buenos Aires Argentina. Our South American cruise on Coral Princess officially ends tomorrow morning. I enjoyed the cruise and this special time with our friends. Yes we missed some ports but we have been entertained and well taken care of by the crew. I am looking forward to our ... Read more

  • Coronavirus Thoughts And Current Check IN

    3/18/2020 1:56:40 PM, by PORTIA70

    Hey everyone :) I need to really make time in the morning for SP. I always have good intentions on posting but then by the time evening comes up I am doing other things. Ugh this coronavirus has been a pain in the butt for so many. I am learning how to stay positive. I am an introve... Read more

  • Not 2 Shabby for a Rest Day

    3/18/2020 1:48:09 AM, by SHANTRA7

    I'm simply going to post proof, rest day steps!!!... Read more

  • Weather

    3/18/2020 12:19:03 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 63 after 56. It is 55 outside and 67 inside.... Read more

  • What's your positive action today?

    3/17/2020 9:03:56 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi All Thanks for playing along and listing a bunch of positive steps you are taking during the virus time. My positive action today was giving my wife a massage after she pulled a muscle in her back. Today is Day 117 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak. My highlight today was taking Fl... Read more

  • 3/17/20 Pause for mindfulness

    3/17/2020 6:25:23 PM, by MUSTLOVEROCK

    Mindfulness allows us the ability to pause before reacting to stress. By adding a mindfulness practice into your day, even for just 15 minutes, you can increase focus and improve your well being. Meditation uses the imagination to ease the body, reduce anxiety, and calm the mind. Mindfulness p... Read more

  • Cruising in South America & Change, Change, Change

    3/17/2020 1:44:31 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Yesterday we were happy to move our return flight up to Sunday, March 22nd. Now it looks like we can get an earlier flight Saturday, March 21st. We have difficulty with the website, so hopefully it's not gone. There are many others changing their flights and this allows us to change ours. Our s... Read more

  • Weather

    3/17/2020 12:20:59 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to 63 after 55. It is 56 outside and 66 inside.... Read more

  • How quickly things can change

    3/16/2020 7:32:54 PM, by BEESHELL8

    I've been pretty calm about this pandemic - pretty much staying aware and mindful of hand washing and cleaning, but still attending classes, the gym. But over the past few days, I've become a bit more concerned and am self-isolating as much as I can for now. It helps that we suddenly have colde... Read more

  • Day 5 of self-isolation

    3/16/2020 5:04:01 PM, by SPEEDY143

    DH and I are well over 65 and taking the CDC’s recommendations very seriously. No we have not stock piled water or toilet paper and find our hearts saddened to see families so frightened that they are causing panic buying. We are being told, here in Southern California, it’s NOT a supply proble... Read more

  • Cruising in South America & 14 Days of What?

    3/16/2020 3:43:46 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Yesterday hubby and I did a renewal of wedding vows, along with about 20 other couples. It was meaningful and fun. Later we joined our friends for a lovely dinner in the The Bayou Café. It has an amazing selection of steaks, gumbo and seafood. We watched a musical performance, then a movie. We have ... Read more

  • Taking Time for Me

    3/16/2020 5:19:40 AM, by SHANTRA7

    I allowed myself to be placed inside of someone else's box, I refuse to be that lady again. My apologies for the absence, getting my life in order. Yesterday, I gave up cigarettes - cold turkey, I thought the 1st few days would be difficult but it's not, so far. God is so, so good !!!... Read more

  • Sunday March 15 2020. Ides of March

    3/16/2020 3:05:28 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Beware the Ides of March indeed. Calif governor is telling senior citizens to self isolate & stay out of bars & restaurants plus those businesses should cut back 50% to allow for extra spacing. Those places have already seen a decline in foot traffic, really hurting them financially especially the... Read more

  • Weather

    3/16/2020 12:17:58 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the mid 60s after 55. It is 59 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • Hittin it!!!!

    3/15/2020 7:43:12 PM, by SOULFISH80

    I've lost 11 lbs in 3 weeks, I'm really pleased with this number. I'm going to the gym and counting carbs....and getting enough water. No sugar, not even from fruit in 3 weeks and I'm not craving it. I'm eating better than I have in probably a year and exercising more than I have in atleast that amo... Read more

  • List one positive thing

    3/15/2020 7:08:01 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi Everyone My blog yesterday got such a positive response that I thought I'd do another one today that again focuses on taking small positive steps in any area of life. This is one simple way to take control of the stress from the virus. My positive step today was moving some boxes that ... Read more

  • Cruising in South America & What is Next?

    3/15/2020 3:06:58 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Our plans are evolving as the situation is changing quickly. The latest our government wants Canadians home ASAP, while commercial flights are still available. Some out of country travel insurance companies won’t insure people traveling after 10 days from now. Starting March 17, Argentina is h... Read more

  • school closed

    3/15/2020 7:12:56 AM, by LINTPICKER

    School is closed this next week. I was supposed to complete grading, but now I am not sure how this is going to work. I retire as of June 1, so I am hoping there aren't extra days tacked on to the end of the year. I plan to get a garden in and clean up my art and craft room with the extra time. Th... Read more

  • Weather

    3/15/2020 12:17:10 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the upper 60s after 56. No rain today. It is 59 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • Could it be happening for us?

    3/14/2020 8:57:31 PM, by FEARTOLOVE77

    What if this time is for us? I'm a teacher. This time has been hard, left feeling abandoned and unprotected and both trying to protect all of these young people in my care. Taking it upon myself to disinfect when the district wasn't. Just yesterday we got the last minute news that we were cl... Read more

  • Cruising in South America & Living in the Moment

    3/14/2020 3:30:21 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Saturday and we are cruising on the Coral Princess up the east coast of South America, a sea day. We have been unplugged since we set sail March 5th, so we live in the moment. A couple of times a day we scan TV news, so we are aware of world medical events and how they impact us personally. This mor... Read more

  • Day 114 and best wishes to all!

    3/14/2020 2:48:49 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi Everyone I hope you are doing well under these challenging times for all of us around the world! Try to stay as calm as possible so the stress doesn't become a drag to your immune system and do your best to get enough sleep, good food, and exercise. Everything adds up. Today is Day... Read more

  • #10.

    3/14/2020 1:32:46 PM, by MARINGAL

    10 things you can do while sitting at home taking care of yourself and family: 1) Monopoly or Scrabble (internet) 2) Organize your closet by making three piles; donate, toss, or keep. 3) Get rid of expired food and meds. (collect old meds in a Ziploc bag and bring to a police station ... Read more

  • Friday 3/13/20

    3/14/2020 2:13:13 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Made it! All this Covid-19 craziness, glad there isn't another Friday the 13th until November😐... Read more

  • Weather

    3/14/2020 12:18:01 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the mid 60s after 54. More rain today. It is 57 outside and 66 inside.... Read more

  • 3/13/20 Lets talk about produce

    3/13/2020 3:44:34 PM, by MUSTLOVEROCK

    Who else has a hard time eating fruit and veggies? 213 Eating produce can be challenging but the added effort is well worth it; because no other food group offers more health benefits than produce am I right!!? Here are some ideas: • Add mushrooms, green peppers, and onions to yo... Read more

  • The Obvious...

    3/13/2020 12:44:11 PM, by MARINGAL

    It’s not fun living in our times now. Fear is escalating as days turning into weeks; our government is so ill-prepared; we really have no solid instructions of what to do, where to go and where we can’t go. Our lives have turned upside down and there isn’t a darn thing we can do about it except prep... Read more

  • The Dreaded C

    3/13/2020 12:35:07 AM, by FIREBRTHR

    Just a heads up I'm voicing my opinion. Most likely it differs from yours. Please no hate mail. So, I'm really pissed about this stupid virus. I'm now on an enforced 3wk vacation. I work with seniors. ALL of the senior centers in my town are closed. By center I mean the ones that have activ... Read more

  • Weather

    3/13/2020 12:16:45 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was in the upper 60s after 55. It rained today. It is 57 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • Wednesday 3/11/20

    3/12/2020 2:57:38 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Yesterday at PT we reinstated some different exercises & I'm pleased that I wasn't sore today. Progress planned on hiring pros to complete packing & moving has removed some stress which is also helping. Finally, feeling better but remain cautious.... Read more

  • Weather

    3/12/2020 12:27:49 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to about 70 after 61. It is 63 outside and 72 inside.... Read more

  • Current.

    3/11/2020 3:31:46 PM, by MARINGAL

    The world is ailing all around us and the feeling of helplessness is off the charts. This is how the world feels to me now. Too much, too hidden. Our brains hard at work on problems too big; our hearts hard at work on solutions too complex. It’s a messy mess right now, all around without borders for... Read more

  • Another headache/migraine

    3/11/2020 9:42:24 AM, by WICKEDKISSES

    Started yesterday. Heavy discharge for the last three days... wonder why... Still taking the Multivitamin...... Read more

  • Weather

    3/11/2020 12:19:42 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to mid 60s after 61. It rained today. It is 61 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • 3/1020 The power of habits

    3/10/2020 4:24:09 PM, by MUSTLOVEROCK

    If you’ve ever tried to break a habit, you know how powerful they are. I find the following tips to be very helpful; • Recognize the pattern: Habits often start with a trigger it could be a certain time, place, people, or even emotion, which then lead to the routine. Build healthy habits by not... Read more

  • Been Really Busy

    3/10/2020 3:39:36 AM, by PORTIA70

    Sorry to all of you. I have good intentions every day to post on here, but so much is happening that it is hard to keep my head above water. I am the lead Plaintiff in a lawsuit and that has me on my toes. And there was a lot of drama the last few days surrounding it. Plus so much else g... Read more

  • Monday 3/9/20

    3/10/2020 2:58:34 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Today was errands & grocery shopping. The main car went in to have a noise etc checked & ended up getting the transmission fluid changed, it was right on schedule. Purrs like a kitten now plus had the brakes checked & they are good. Then hit the stores & got everything on the list except produce ... Read more

  • Weather

    3/10/2020 12:17:14 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to around 70 after 51. It is raining now. It is 69 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • Random March thoughts

    3/9/2020 9:01:32 PM, by BEESHELL8

    27 We got a bit of rain yesterday in Northern California - loved it but didn't last long. 376 Planted a few of the trees that I received from the Arbor Foundation - not sure they will take root but planted them in containers to see if they will grow. 135 363 Got a walk in yesterday and... Read more

  • 51 percent Sodium!!!!!!!

    3/9/2020 10:50:01 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    I absentmindedly grabbed a product I never buy, just for a quick snack on a busy day. My March goal is to use less salt and I've been doing very well with it. I caught a glimpse of the label last night and couldn't believe my eyes. Thought it was a typo on the label. 51% sodium. WOW! Cup... Read more

  • Weather

    3/9/2020 12:18:08 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the mid 60s after 55. It is 58 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • Unknown.

    3/8/2020 5:26:51 PM, by MARINGAL

    There is something emotionally jarring when faced with the unknown. Today’s world is frightening, an experience that no one has dealt with in the past. We are faced with questionable challenges now; to stay and be healthy is priority for all of us. I am somewhat isolating. Although I am schedul... Read more

  • Week 7 - Trending Poorly

    3/8/2020 2:35:17 PM, by PEPPERMINT131

    Weight - increased Measurements - increased BP - increased Diet - inconsistent Exercise - walking started last week, resumed weights... Read more

  • 3/8/20 I LOVE ME

    3/8/2020 1:05:59 PM, by MUSTLOVEROCK

    I just heard the new Demi Lovato song & it honestly hits home the lyrics are on point. It’s a must listen for anyone who struggles with self love. I know I'm 100% guilty of being my own worse critic but I'm working really hard on loving an accepting myself as I am flaws and all. And I know healing t... Read more

  • "I have found little that is 'good' about human beings on the whole...

    3/8/2020 12:17:41 PM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    In my experience, most of them are trash." Sigmund Freud Happy first day of DST! Welcoming longer daylight and the coming of Spring. Seems like we've had colder temps this year and I'm ready to start complaining about the heat. (smiling) Wishing all a fun day.... Read more

  • Weather

    3/8/2020 12:17:54 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the mid 60s after 53. It is 56 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • 3/7/20

    3/7/2020 11:24:32 AM, by ONEVOICE128

    I got paid today. For some reason, I got $2 more than I usually do this paycheck. I also got my bonus, but it was only for $302.63. :( That's less than half of what I got last year. :( Oh well--anything is better than nothing! :) I finally saw my plastic surgeon yesterday. It turns out that ... Read more

  • "Before enlightenment- chop wood, carry water...

    3/7/2020 9:51:37 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    After enlightenment - chop wood, carry water." Zen proverb Starting to feel a lot better from this cold. Looking forward to the time change this weekend. Wishing you a wonderful day. ... Read more

  • Good bye mom

    3/7/2020 4:32:15 AM, by KING_SLAYER

    It is with a very heavy heart that I must report my mom passed away Thursday evening. She took her last breath at approximately 5:17. Her last couple of days were very hard, as she was unresponsive. Hospice was wonderful for the short time they were involved and all of their services were comfortin... Read more

  • Friday 3/6/20

    3/7/2020 2:08:12 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Dinner tonite was sauteed baby carrots & brussel sprouts plus used up some leftover spaghetti sauce on brown rice. Dessert will be unsweetened applesauce. Sounds simple, right? It all began this morning when I took out from freezer a container hubby had labeled "spaghetti" w/ date. A couple hour... Read more

  • Weather

    3/7/2020 12:18:45 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to mid 60s after it was foggy. It was 54. It is 59 outside and 69 inside.... Read more