Nobody’s life is perfect.

Nobody's life is perfect, says my Mom to me in her light Scottish accent.....and she is so right.  If you are the kind of person that's really tough on him or herself, take that advice on board. Life isn't easy and it's unpredictable --- and maybe you are too, so perfect is not a likely …

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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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I was wrong My dance card is not full – There is always room for another goal if you really want it!

I met with an Occupational Therapist yesterday morning, let's call her Lou.  Great session to discuss  what can be done to further improve my  mobility and get ready for return to driving and all that is involved in tackling and clearing that hurdle.  Remember when I said my dance card was full and I couldn't …

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Weight Loss, Walking, Agility and Aging

The woods are lovely, dark and deep,. But I have promises to keep,. And miles to go before I sleep,. And miles to go before I sleep. Robert Frost, “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”   Last night I said no to ice cream and that's not a euphemism.  My husband offered to drive down to …

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