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  • Healing Service

    2/22/2020 7:01:49 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Dr. Nemeh held a Healing Service in Avon Lake today which I was able to attend. He was very much a part of my miracle healing from Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and my first appearance on the Dr. Oz Show. That is where I met Dr. Jeffrey Rediger, the author of Cured. My healing story is part of ... Read more

  • 'Reunion'

    2/21/2020 8:16:09 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    ~ 20 of the class of '67 from EC got together for lunch today. We're planning to get together ~ 1x/month for either brunch or lunch for the foreseeable future. Our next get-together is set for March 16.... Read more

  • Out of order...

    2/21/2020 4:05:47 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Yep, I'd say that's out of order!! I wouldn't want to get on that elevator! 244 Happy Friday!! 244 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Unplanned

    2/20/2020 11:17:24 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    One word for this movie which I saw today -- POWERFUL!!!... Read more

  • February 20, 2020 - My boss is back!

    2/20/2020 1:19:23 PM, by DSHONEYC

    Suddenly my workload has jumped up...she appears ready to jump in and go to work. Have to put on my research hat...yikes. I am abbreviated today. Though the decaf worked ok this morning, I can tell the difference in the taste.This will not be a permanent alteration to my diet in the future. Pl... Read more

  • Yes! Every day!!!!!!!

    2/20/2020 4:01:31 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    234 So aggravating!!!! But... 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390 ... Read more

  • Going, Going

    2/19/2020 10:59:29 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    After Mass, I had a doctor's appointment. (He was pleased with everything.) Next I had a great visit with my sister. On to Bible Study. Trip to the library. Online class was next on the agenda. In the evening, I went to a retirement planning meeting. Glad to be home. ... Read more

  • February 19, 2020 - Week 2 Start of my journey to better health and wellness

    2/19/2020 1:27:14 PM, by DSHONEYC

    Missed my cup of coffee this morning. The Roobios tea tasted, well...tasteless. I am not jittery, but I love the flavor of joe. Stupid me didn't realize decaf would be allowed, so tonight I will pick up some. And I have a test ahead, going to a university lunch program, where they usually serve grea... Read more

  • Getting Ready & Weight Fluctuations

    2/19/2020 12:25:52 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I realized this week, I am stressed as I prepare for my trip to South America. I have so many to do lists, I can't find them all LOL. Regardless the plane leaves Sunday at 6:35 AM and I will be on it. The scale is telling me that I have been doing a bit of stress eating. While my weight has fl... Read more

  • Corn dogs...

    2/19/2020 4:14:02 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    198 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Painting Party

    2/18/2020 8:46:54 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I enjoyed myself at a painting party tonight. We painted love birds on a branch. I was pleased with how it turned out. I 'sign' my paintings with a blue butterfly.... Read more

  • February 18, 2020 - Day 7 and on to Week 2

    2/18/2020 10:55:25 AM, by DSHONEYC

    Listening to an Audible book by Molly Burke (an awesome Canadian) https://www.audible.com/pd/I
    ts-Not-What-It-Looks-Like-
    Audiobook/B07TVF9RMY I gleamed something everyday on my ride to work...yesterday I was in tears at the loss of her first guide / service dog. This resonates with me ... Read more

  • Riddle...

    2/18/2020 4:22:20 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

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  • President's Day

    2/17/2020 7:52:58 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I remember celebrating 2/12 for Lincoln and 2/22 for Washington. When President's Day was created, I thought it was combining these 2. It was only later I learned it was a celebration of all now 46 presidents - both living & deceased... Read more

  • February 17, 2020 - 6th Day on the Plan

    2/17/2020 6:26:07 PM, by DSHONEYC

    Getting ready for Day 8-14 and more eliminations: 1) Caffeine 2) Gluten 3) Corn This on top of sugar, artificial sugar substitutes (which I NEVER use) and fruit juices. My observation is the eliminating sugar does several things: 1) naturally sweet foods are sweeter 2) my appe... Read more

  • Can you relate?

    2/17/2020 6:45:40 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 This is a difficult journey, but never, ever give up!! 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Quiet Day

    2/16/2020 7:29:53 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    After Church, a quiet day at home is 'just what the doctor ordered'. Staying home, resting, catching up on mail, reading, napping, phone calls to children and the computer were the highlights.... Read more

  • Happy New Year: 2020: Reflection

    2/16/2020 12:30:21 PM, by HEALTHYHEARTZ

    I can't believe we are already nearing the end of February. Time seems to have a way of speeding by when you are in your late 40's. :) Oh, how I wish it would just slow down a tad. LOL. I can't believe another year is already pushing us through to another holiday season- which, by the way, is o... Read more

  • Surprised

    2/15/2020 4:31:53 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I had a wonderful visit with my son and his wife. My grandson who lives in Virginia and was off work was able to join us. The unexpected surprise was my granddaugher, who goes to college in Texas, was able to join us. Due to President's Day and having no Friday classes, she had a long weekend!... Read more

  • Febuary 15, 2020 Saturday - Day 4 and I love Saturdays

    2/15/2020 1:04:52 PM, by DSHONEYC

    I can't wait to retire...last day to work 4/1/2020. Then every day will be a Saturday. Except for Sunday...when some friends of friends retired several years ago they bought a sailboat and sailed all around the world. They wrote a book about there adventure called "No More Mondays". I never 'hated' ... Read more

  • Tired But Preparing for Our the Trip

    2/15/2020 3:11:28 AM, by KALISWALKER

    As I prepare for 5 weeks in South America, I am doing my best to ready the house, plan for the dogs, get through a zillion to do lists, and start packing. Update about our cruise. 7 of us were planning on traveling together, but the couple from Malaysia decided not to go. Even though their fli... Read more

  • Flying

    2/14/2020 8:45:07 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I spent today flying as my son, who is stationed in Korea, is on a short stint to Washington DC representing his unit. At the Atlanta airport, my rollator was destroyed by the airline! Talk about hassle! I now have a rental rollator until I can get back home and purchase a new one. Fortun... Read more

  • February 14, 2020 - Day 3

    2/14/2020 3:13:45 PM, by DSHONEYC

    As a valentine treat I am going to Sprouts to get some healthy food! No sugar.... Read more

  • Cupid's First Day...

    2/14/2020 7:57:47 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    198 246 26 129 Happy Valentine's Day!! 129 26 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Full Day

    2/13/2020 8:56:29 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    After Church,(clear snow off car), a quick stop at the grocery for fresh vegetables. Back home, then a ZOOM meeting. Lunch with friends at Panera's I had soup, salad and an apple. (clear snow off car) Stop at the library to pick up a book that had come in and print some documents. (clear sn... Read more

  • February 13, 2020 - Day 2 TGINW (thank God its not Wednesday)

    2/13/2020 2:09:22 PM, by DSHONEYC

    Yesterday was fraught with anxiety...didn't have everything I needed food-wise for my new eating plan and had to take both lunch & dinner to work. Only 4 1/2 hours of sleep and bussed...but I made it. And I wasn't really hungry and stuck fairly closely to the plan. After work I headed to Po... Read more

  • MMMMMooooooo!

    2/13/2020 4:10:12 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

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  • Snow

    2/12/2020 5:43:40 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Snow is in the forecast. Hopefully, it'll be less than the meteorologists are predicting. As it is 34 degrees, I wonder if it will be a snow-rain mix. This is being followed by temperatures dropping into the single digits.... Read more

  • February 12, 2020 - Day 1 of Gain Wellness Program

    2/12/2020 3:42:03 PM, by DSHONEYC

    Weighed in :154.7 Body Fat % : 30.2% BMI : 26.3 Well, this program starts with a fairly vigorous no calorie counting precleanse. Basically, it is geared initially (after exhaustive blood tests) to acquire maximum best range...unlike the huge ranges most doctors use for key measurements (i... Read more

  • Packing for South America & Back on Track

    2/12/2020 1:13:43 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I am preparing for my South American trip, leaving here Feb. 23. There are 7 of us traveling together, starting with 9 days in Peru; then a 14 days cruise from Chile to Buenos Aires. Our last days will be in Brazil and Argentina. We are doing walking tours in various cities along the way. I los... Read more

  • Celebrities & cereal...

    2/12/2020 4:02:00 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    224 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Busy Morning

    2/11/2020 4:07:30 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    After Church, I went to the post office, bank, grocery store and library. I was home in time for my noon video conference. Now, I'm going to take a nap!... Read more

  • February 11, 2020 - Meeting with Wellness & Healthy Lifestyle Coach

    2/11/2020 12:24:30 PM, by DSHONEYC

    This afternoon I have my first program meeting with Dr. Walia. I have taken the pre-meeting videos and downloaded some useful info for my work with her. Included are my goals & whys: SMART Goal #1 - lose 18 pounds by June 1 SMART Goal #2 - Reduce my BMI from 26.3 to 23.3 (weight 135) bu Ju... Read more

  • Poor chicken little...

    2/11/2020 4:08:34 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    198 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Social Security Office

    2/10/2020 1:40:49 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Social Security sent me a letter re: an error they made 12-18 months ago which would negatively affect my next month's check. After an hour and a half wait, and then various paperwork, I was told they should respond within the next 30 days. The silver lining is Miria (the SSA employee) was ver... Read more

  • Haha! LOL! Yikes!!

    2/10/2020 4:12:25 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    40 40 40 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Resting

    2/9/2020 7:04:07 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    After Church, I went to Barnes and Noble then to the Apple store. It was mid-afternoon by the time I was home. An evening of rest and relaxation is in order.... Read more

  • Snow

    2/8/2020 2:34:16 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I was out earlier today. There was ice everywhere! I'm glad to be home for the rest of the day. The falling snow is beautiful. ... Read more

  • Dr. Oz Update

    2/7/2020 8:40:11 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I received an email today, stating the Dr.Oz Show re: the book 'Cured' by Dr. Jeffrey Rediger has been scheduled for 3/23. The email stated that several episodes were pre-empted by the impeachment proceedings and the coronavirus. ... Read more

  • Oh yeah!!!

    2/7/2020 4:08:32 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    224 106 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Son - Short Visit

    2/6/2020 6:33:57 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    My son (who is deployed to Korea) has been assigned to represent his unit at a military conference in Washington DC next week. I'm made plans to visit him while he is in the country. Excited is an understatement for my mood!... Read more

  • Pick-up on aisle 3...

    2/6/2020 4:10:52 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    198 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • TeePee TeeHee...

    2/5/2020 4:02:17 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

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  • Hurrah

    2/4/2020 8:53:03 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Thanks for all the sleep well wishes. I slept like a toddler without a care in the world! Woke up refreshed and invigorated having a very productive day.... Read more

  • Say "people"...

    2/4/2020 4:01:06 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

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  • Tired

    2/3/2020 11:40:41 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Good night... Read more

  • Thou shalt not kale...

    2/3/2020 7:27:31 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 I like kale, but I guess this guy doesn't. If you have a Costco membership, they have an awesome kale salad kit. Delish!!! 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Success

    2/2/2020 6:45:49 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Got further with the 'put off until later' projects than expected. (That doesn't mean I'm totally finished and there are no more) However, feels good to see the progress! Have the evening to relax, read and do Sudoku. ... Read more

  • Ground Hog Day & After the Party & Targets

    2/2/2020 2:14:38 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Some think Canada has a lot of national holidays but Ground Hog Day is not one of them, it's classified as a celebration. I am challenged to think of it's importance as something to celebrate today. These are the paid holidays (statutory) where I live. New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1 ... Read more

  • Catch Up

    2/1/2020 8:09:29 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Going to be catching up on several things this weekend. The 'I'll put off to later' things that seem never to get done. You know, the 'I don't have time right now' pile that keeps getting huger!... Read more

  • National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day – February 1, 2020

    2/1/2020 1:56:58 PM, by KALISWALKER

    LOL I am glad I didn't see this earlier or I may have been tempted to have breakfast at Dairy Queen. Tonight we are going to a Robbie Burns supper/party. A Burns supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns, the author of many Scots poems. Our hosts knock themselves ... Read more

  • Relaxing Day

    1/31/2020 6:41:52 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    After the busy-ness of yesterday, I had a pampering day. After Church, I had a massage and touched base with 2 mentors. I feel refreshed going into the weekend.... Read more

  • Long (but good) Day

    1/30/2020 10:33:45 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Started the day at Mass. Post Office Bank Library Store Adoration Visited a Friend Online meeting Panera's Fest Planning Meeting... Read more

  • Time sure flies...

    1/30/2020 4:07:53 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 Can you believe tomorrow is the last day of January already? Wow! Where does the time go? Treasure every single moment. 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Great Results

    1/29/2020 4:20:51 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Saw the surgeon today. He is pleased with how the breast healed. Unless an issue comes up, it's annual exams for life with him. Next visit is with the medical oncologist in April. ... Read more

  • For fellow book lovers...

    1/29/2020 4:13:39 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 Yes!!! I remember those days! I would be soooooo excited!! As long as I can remember, I've had my nose stuck in a book. Even now, if you catch me on my lunch break, I am reading. There are so many worlds waiting to be discovered in books. 149 150 203 334 Keep smilin... Read more

  • 10 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds

    1/28/2020 11:54:47 PM, by KALISWALKER

    1. Nutrition tracking 2. Drink 8 glasses of water 3. Menu plan each evening for the next day 4. Intermittent fasting - breakfast 8 AM, lunch anytime, 5 or 6 PM dinner 5. More sleep - in bed by 9 PM 6. Free one hour in the morning 7. Water aerobics M - F 8. 2 daily dog walks 9... Read more

  • Airport

    1/28/2020 3:59:09 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I'm at the airport waiting for my flight home. It was a good visit. Dad does need an x-ray of his shoulder and a MRI of his lower back to determine what/if further treatment is needed.... Read more

  • New "super hero"? LOL!

    1/28/2020 4:03:57 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    40 20 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Questions re: Cured

    1/27/2020 11:17:35 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    1. Yes, my story is in it in Chapter 7. I HAD IPF. It is a disease where the body replaces normal lung tissue with scar tissue. Prognosis, I would suffocate to death prior to 2000. Not only is the disease GONE, there is NO residual scar tissue. 2. The book is being released Tuesday, Feb. 4. Al... Read more

  • January 27, 2020 - a month of Noom and 4.5 pounds lost

    1/27/2020 11:08:57 AM, by DSHONEYC

    Not much to brag about. Very hard to stick to 1200 calories and according to them too many 'red' foods. But that isn't the point right now. Friday my boss (who is out on medical leave) volunteered me to work on a grant due 2/1 at 5pm. And after looking at some of the attachments required I am ... Read more

  • Don't try this!

    1/27/2020 4:04:10 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Yikes! 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • book - Cured

    1/26/2020 11:51:14 AM, by PATRICIAAK

    The book Cured by Dr. Jeffrey Rediger MD is being released Feb 4 (is available now for pre-order. I brought my advance copy to show my Dad. He was so impressed with the quality and readability that he is preordering copies for for family members and friends. 0... Read more

  • Apologies

    1/25/2020 3:23:57 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I'm so sorry the link wouldn't work. I used the 'add a link' feature not realizing it would remove the part of the address before the @. docsdailychuckle-join@freegrou
    ps.net Sorry the link didn't work. If you copy & paste this into an e-mail, on the 'To' line, it works. docsdai... Read more

  • New Year's Resolution or New Habit?

    1/25/2020 2:34:33 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Today I wrote a piece for our Winter 5% Challenge and thought I would like to find it next year in my blog and reflect on how my new 2020 habits worked out. It seems Jan. 17 is D-Day for New Year's resolutions – the day most people give up on their good intentions and fall back into old habits.... Read more

  • Yogi & Boo-boo...

    1/24/2020 4:10:37 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

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