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Walking goals and random thoughts
Friday, May 29, 2020      9 comments

I was feeling really rotten about my mileage that I have walked this year. Then, I realized why it was lower than normal. I realized that my brother had that heart attack and his health was bad. So in December we didnt go to Florida for our mon... Read more
Trying to get a new normal going
Wednesday, May 27, 2020      10 comments

Saw my primary care doctor this morning. We talked about all I've been through since September and life now. I told him straight up my eating and walking haven't been consistent or good. He said considering the circumstances he understands and w... Read more
I'm home for now
Monday, May 25, 2020      9 comments

My son and I made it back home about 11:15pm Friday night. While getting something out of the car, the car door closed on my right side. Didnt think anything about it. Saturday was a total wash. I was in so much pain from the trip home. My back... Read more
Wonderful Day Out
Saturday, May 16, 2020      7 comments

My son took me out for the day. It was in the 80's and the sun was shining. We drove to Elizabethton, Tennessee to Sycamore Shoals Historical Place and went in the visitors center wearing our masks, of course. Talked with a volunteer there about... Read more
Feelings - a long post probably
Thursday, May 14, 2020      11 comments

The past 3+ years have taken a major toll on me and my life. In 2017, I lost my Dad then not even six months later my dog and walking buddy crossed the rainbow bridge. In 2018, I had a major fall giving myself a bad concussion and reinjuring old... Read more
Life's challenges
Friday, May 01, 2020      11 comments

My migraines and stress are getting the best of me. Yesterday I remembered that my glaucoma eye drops have headaches as a side effect. The eye drops I just started are the third kind I've tried. The others gave me headaches but then they both c... Read more
Despite it all...
Friday, April 17, 2020      12 comments

Despite all the health issues flaring up and making my life painful and difficult, I have managed to do a few things today. Accomplished: unpacking two suitcases. Got some lifting in with full loaded ones. I have clothes at home and my brother'... Read more
I hit another milestone!
Friday, April 03, 2020      14 comments

I've been walking since July 24th, 2011 and I've tracked every step and mile I've walked. I added yesterday's totals to my walking log and discovered that I hit 12,001.79 miles. I've been walking around the center of the Earth since I started. I... Read more
Saturday March 28, 2020
Saturday, March 28, 2020      13 comments

Times are challenging. I heard last night Kentucky might close the borders against Tennessee. That would not be good for me since I live in Kentucky but I'm in Tennessee. So my future is up in the air. I don't drive so I have had to depend on m... Read more
Saturday night thoughts, March 21st, 2020
Saturday, March 21, 2020      15 comments

Well, I learned tonight that I've pushed my body to the max the past couple of weeks. I'm barely walking and I got this bright idea to do some of a Leslie Sansone walking video routine. Five minutes in my body screamed to stop or collapse in a h... Read more
March 20th, 2020
Friday, March 20, 2020      10 comments

Another day on my life. I'm still.at my brother's house sorting through everything and making phone calls. The thing that is so bad is the call wait times. I e spent over four hours on the phone with four different calls. Yesterday if was almos... Read more
Tuesday March 17th, 2020
Tuesday, March 17, 2020      12 comments

St Patrick's Day will never be the same as it's my late brother's birthday. Also it's the day I picked up his ashes. So he's back home where I am. I feel his presence around me. I have to tell you what happened. Our friend Shawn drove me to the ... Read more
Sunday March 15, 2020
Sunday, March 15, 2020      7 comments

All is quiet here tonight. I'm washing sheets and blankets off one of the beds right now. This morning my son, my bffs who are neighbors across the street and I went out to breakfast at Cracker Barrel. I'm not a breakfast food person so I had ... Read more
Update March 14, 2020
Saturday, March 14, 2020      17 comments

My life changed forever on Wednesday, my brother, Scott Hook, earned his wings and is now my Angel. I'm staying at his house as long as I can. So much will have to be done as he died without a will. Today my son and family friend got my brother... Read more
Update March 10th, 2020
Tuesday, March 10, 2020      9 comments

Today was my brother's left carotid enderectomy. We had to be at the hospital at 8am. I got back at 7:15pm to my brother's house. I got up at 6:30am. I was up with my brother having different issues twice. I maybe got 3 hours of restless sleep.... Read more

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