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Feeling beat up (April 6, 2017)

I’m sitting here watching myself breathe. Trying to figure out why I am having such a hard time writing a post. Am I depressed? Yes. Exhausted? Yes. Discouraged? Yes. I’m over 300 on this stress scale:  https://www.stress.org/holmes-rahe-stress-inventory/   and I’m feeling …Continue reading →

A year on Coimbra

I wrote posts and parts of posts in the last few months. For one reason or another, I hesitated to publish them. I was honored and humbled (not to mention surprised) to see so many comments this morning. I am …Continue reading →

Moving on down the road

This picture was taken before we were married. A long, long time ago! Now, after 40 years, we’re moving on. Into a CCRC Continuous Care Retirement Community. I’m glad and relieved but most of me still feels like a kid. …Continue reading →

The calm before the storm

It’s a warm, sunny morning. According to the weather maps, we’re in for Hurricane Matthew. We will pull the storm shutters and hunker down in place. Our poured concrete house should be able to stand whatever comes along. We may …Continue reading →

Grateful for the roof over our heads

I’m surprised I’m so pleased with our new roof. It took just over two weeks to install. I was not feeling well and we stayed home the entire time and the noise wasn’t bad!  Pretty, isn’t it?

Off to the races!

Saturday morning Nick and I got up at 5 a.m. to walk/run in a 5K charity event. I wasn’t sure I could walk for an hour+ in the heat and humidity. Instead, I and many others walked the mile route around …Continue reading →

The shadow of your pain…

The storms passed us by although we did have plenty of rain on our not-quite-completed roof. We were to have dinner with friends Tuesday night but she had a migraine. The pressure, I asked. Yes. She’s as sensitive to the …Continue reading →

Working on the protocol

It’s not easy to get three liters of water into me every day (protocol calls for 2.5L+). I start immediately upon awakening with a cup of tea and a full glass of water. I go for the 3 L because …Continue reading →

Lesson learned?

I returned from CA on July 9th and got right back into my life in FL. Not so fast, my body said after two days. And I’m still struggling almost two weeks later. So, what’s the lesson? I’m sorry to …Continue reading →

June 12 Week 5

I’m one month into the Coimbra Protocol with astounding results. But, never one for moderation, I had a busy week and could feel the energy drain out of me by Friday afternoon. Four out of five days I was in …Continue reading →

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