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The new me

Thanksgiving is over and soon it will be Christmas and a new year. Wow, the year both flew by and yet felt like it lasted 30 years, am I right? It’s holiday season and I’m kinda feeling like the Grinch. Over the last couple of months, I just haven’t felt like myself. I blame menopause,… Continue reading The new me

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My current diet

A few days ago, I talked about how things are for me now that I’m 55. My body has gone through so many changes over the last several years. I’ve talked about the weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats. Another thing that I haven’t talked about is my change in diet. For many years,… Continue reading My current diet

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Current workout program

Good morning! I hope you’ve been enjoying your long weekend. Mine has been great! I watched some college football and ate too many unhealthy snacks on Saturday, had brunch yesterday with the family and ate way too much food, enjoyed the nice weather in the backyard with my husband, drank some cocktails and learned how… Continue reading Current workout program

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Not later, not someday, NOW

Good morning, readers! It’s been a quiet, relaxing Sunday morning. I slept in until 7:00 a.m., enjoyed a cup of coffee while reading a book. I then baked some muffins, watched an episode of a new series on Netflix, The Chair (highly recommend!) and went outside with the dogs for a bit because it looks… Continue reading Not later, not someday, NOW

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Everything’s fine.

Please excuse my long absence, but let me assure you that everything is fine. Well, sort of. The last time I blogged, I was getting to ready to have surgery and our youngest daughter was going to have surgery as well. Also during that time, my employer was asking everyone to come back to work… Continue reading Everything’s fine.

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Expected recovery process

Thank you to everyone who expressed their kind words of love and support for our family following Tuesday’s post. We are still waiting on a surgery date for Kayla, but meet with her doctor on Monday and hope to know more after that visit. I had my preoperative work-up appointment on Wednesday and learned more… Continue reading Expected recovery process