SSTealth – Slow, Thoughtful & Silent walking

I'm "sstalking", trying to correct a bad habit I've developed while learning to walk again .  It started with my first AFO (ankle foot orthotic) - I guess I was just so anxious to get on my feet again, that I didn't pay good attention to  a bad habit I was developing (and neither did …

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Beware the Gray Tsunami! You’re It!

This tsunami......  Is it you?  Your Significant Other? A Mother, Father, special Relative or All of these?  I heard the term gray tsunami from my RMT on Massage Wednesday in town - she is recently back from a professional conference in Vancouver dealing with the topic of aging (mostly boomers, who else?) who will soon …

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An exercise routine…..

It's been quite a week here in my little town, at my house, what with cake, ice-cream and random acts of kindness and all.  But through it all there is a routine and mine includes exercise at least four times a week for at least an hour.  The actual exercise program changes from day to …

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What’s in your life plan? Where’s your awesome at?

Today's feature image is me in Fiji almost 14 years ago just before I got married.  I think, until recently, I've  been living under the impression that one day this will all be over, I will have some or all of my old life back, awesome will reign supreme all around me and poof this …

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I dare you to be sad when you look at this stately pug

It's getting a bit harder  to get out of bed and the facade slips  every now and again.  When I feel like this I try to  remember who's in charge here.  You are of course, kick that wayward mind of yours into submission.  This is a dark topic - saddness, anger, melancholy, depression.  It doesn't …

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Assistive Aids – Part Two – The Top Half

I mentioned yesterday that I have a subluxated left shoulder.  It's an awkward injury and apparently a common one after stroke.  It's where the upper arm bone (humerus) drops out of the shoulder socket due to weakness or spasticity.I have often wished I just dislocated it so it could be popped back in with some …

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