Tag Archives: good health

I love it!

It’s raining – and I love it. I’m resting – and I love it. It’s quiet – and I love it.  I’d love it even it were noisy! I’m losing Candy Crush – and that’s okay (I don’t love it, … Continue reading

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I DO!

“Who wants to do aquafit this morning?” “I DO!”  I said. “Who wants to go for a walk in the woods?” “I DO!” I said. “Who wants to scale down and up that cliff?” “I DO!” I said. “Who wants … Continue reading

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One Full Step

This morning I walked downstairs one foot per step. It has been nearly two months since I’ve had to use two feet per step as  my achilles tendons have been so tight – a side effect of the antibiotic I … Continue reading

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Shuffle along!

Oh, what good things a good night’s sleep can do! Last night – I put my mother’s heating pad around my aching legs.  Truthfully, I’m not sure if it was the heating pad or my mother’s healing hand that helped, … Continue reading

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Step – in Time

I didn’t trust that I got the time right.  I don’t trust my memory to most things these days.  When I walked in Vandie’s front door, however, and heard the fitness music playing I breathed a sigh of relief.  I … Continue reading

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Getting old is (not) for the birds

“Don’t grow old, Stacey.”  my father used to say to me.  “Getting old is for the birds!” “There is only one other alternative, Dad.  And I don’t like the alternative.”  I used to respond. He would laugh.  “Yeah – I … Continue reading

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Getting Back on Track

I’m scared.   I must confess.  I am afraid to have surgery and I am afraid to not have surgery.  It seems I sit between a rock and a hard place. I’m consumed by my own thoughts.  The mornings and … Continue reading

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What scares me more than Zombies at Halloween?

My grocery bill today: Blueberry juice for $5.99 and … a box of Tangy Halloween Twists for $5.99 Canola Mayo  for $6.49  and… a bag of Assorted Hershey Chocolates for $8.99 Organic Brown Flour for $6.49 (on sale)  and… a … Continue reading

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