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because life has ups and downs…

Loneliness is Real for Aging Parents

My 84-year-old mom fell in April when she tripped on asparagus that dropped from her grocery bag and broke her hip. I found out that she fell through a voicemail … Continue reading

June 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

My Running Mission Field

It’s summer! For this teacher, it means the chance to run in the mornings. I just can’t seem to get into a morning exercise groove during the school year. I’ve … Continue reading

June 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Transform 20

I’m trying something new, friends. Over the past year, my fitness routine has taken a back seat. I’ve been so far back that I should probably say that I’ve been … Continue reading

February 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hot Flashes Are No Joke!

When I was younger, I heard women complain about hot flashes. I’m so sorry, ladies, but I didn’t get it. I kind of assumed that hot flashes couldn’t be THAT … Continue reading

January 13, 2019 · 1 Comment

RECIPE- Sweet Cream Cheese Cups

We had a few of our big kids over for dinner last night. It was actually more of a belated Christmas celebration because it was the first time that this … Continue reading

January 4, 2019 · 2 Comments

The Wonders of My CPAP Machine

You might remember that I previously posted about my sleep issues. As it turned out, a trip to my ENT and subsequent sleep study showed that I have severe Obstructive … Continue reading

December 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Snoring Isn’t Just About the Noise

As much as I hate to admit it, I’m a snorer. I’m not one of those cute little snorers who makes a slight squeak off and on throughout the night. … Continue reading

October 27, 2018 · Leave a comment