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Take a step back

June 21, 2017

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So off I went to the dentist to get a filling fixed. The dentist is a talkative fellow. I guess he has to be so he can distract his patients from the torture, er discomfort of what he is doing. All of a sudden he stops talking and goes, “Mmmmm.” I have learned that when […]

Some of my favorite summer things

June 14, 2017

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The lazy days of summer are upon us. I got to thinking about the summer and how I love it. Here’s why I love summer: 1. Many hours of daylight. I am a morning person and I love to exercise in the morning. That being said, it sure is hard to get up at 4:30 […]

Nancy and Ken’s excellent New Jersey adventure

April 12, 2017

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Yes, one can have a fun and excellent adventure in New Jersey. Mr. Ken and I were in the Garden State this past weekend for a family wedding. New Jersey holds a special place in my heart because a. I was born there and b. I first met Mr. Ken there. So the story of […]

Welcome to February

February 15, 2017

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Here in New England, we have been lucky this winter. That is until last week, when a series of snowstorms started. Here’s how things looked on Thursday. These aren’t the clearest pictures, but there was no way I was going to stand outside and take pictures. These were all taken through the window. The frontyard. […]

Where there’s a will, there’s a way

December 14, 2016

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Day by day my foot is getting better and healing. I am now able to hobble around without crutches and without much pain. I am still trying to be a model patient though and not overdo things. I am excited to report I have found a good setup in my exercise room. Note the cool […]

The aftermath

December 7, 2016

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Well, so far so good with the foot surgery. I was pretty uncomfortable over the weekend, but the pain pills made me so sleepy that it is all a blur. I actually didn’t find it all that hard to sit still. Today I awoke and had no pain, yay! I am able to move around […]

Forced inactivity – ack!

November 30, 2016

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As my December 2 foot surgery looms, I am getting prepared for a long period of forced inactivity. As my doctor likes to say, “For the next several weeks, you will be living in a triangle consisting of the sofa, the bathroom and your bed.” For someone who loves to exercise for at least an […]