Visualize and it shall be so

A couple of years ago, one of my therapists suggested that I visualize myself walking.  At the time I couldn't. I just couldn't seem to remember how I might have looked striding down the street.  Perhaps because I could no longer stride.  My walk has evolved into a 1.5-2.0 pace. ( that is the speed …

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Nice Calvin, Sweetie!

husband walked by me this morning slapped me in on the ass and said "nice Calvin".  Before smiling and walking away. well here's the story (as an aside:, no photographs of my Calvin will accompany this post) Here's the story Back when I returned from my trip to Portugal my husband met me at the …

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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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We’re all getting older, do yourself a favour and plan ahead

There are some things I know now, that if I knew a few years ago I would do or practice to prepare for getting old.  Something I never, ever, thought about, at least not very seriously, in fact I still don't think about it much. But maybe I and you should.  However, after  18 months …

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Embracing Agility in Managing Change

Yesterday was brilliant.  Half price waxing Wednesday went well and was quick and relatively painless.  Massage was awesome, as usual, afavourite part of the week. Today I have two major and many minor tasks to do.  I workout with Marty at 11:00 and have a portfolio review with my investment advisor at 1:00. I've been …

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