Tag Archives: health

Energy Gone

I don’t know what has caused my store of energy to evaporate.  Seems like I’m tired all the time.  Nothing gets accomplished.  This must change because I do not enjoy being a slug. I’ve a ticket to the Symphony tonight.  … Continue reading

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Good News

Today was my appointment with the orthopedist about my sore knees. As I already knew, he told me I have a lot of arthritis in my knees. The good news, though, was that there was no indication on my x-rays … Continue reading

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I Need A Job

This morning I went to the eye doctor for my annual exam. Turned out I need a prescription change in one eye and the cataract in that eye has had some growth but not to the extent it needs to … Continue reading

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Arthritic Knees Send Me to Library

I have arthritis in m;y knees (and elsewhere) and cannot kneel or put weight on them. Usually this doesn’t cause a problem but this week it’s a big problem. My computer has dial-up Internet service. The phone cord clip has … Continue reading

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Learning to Grocery Shop

I’m sure that if you have any interest at all in eating healthily, you’ve read or been told to “shop the perimeter of the store.” What exactly does that mean? Today I found out. The dietician at the hospital where … Continue reading

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Frightening Figures

In the weekly newspaper which came yesterday there was an article about how falls are serious health risks. It included some frightening figures. According to this article, one of three adults who are 65 or older will fall this year. … Continue reading

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Bronchitis Interrupts Blogging Schedule

This bout of bronchitis is playing havoc with my life! I cough and hack and sleep. I haven’t slept this much since I was a baby. Needless to say, this does not produce interesting blog posts. In case anyone is … Continue reading

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Coff, Coff, Hack, Hack

It started Wednesday. I was coughing and coughing. Couldn’t bring anything up but it sure hurt. It felt like I was trying to rip out my bronchial tubes. Yes, I feared this was the dreaded bronchitis that I seem to … Continue reading

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Using Your Noodle

Last Saturday at the Knitters’ Guild meeting, the speaker was a physical therapist. She spoke to us about how to avoid repetitive stress injuries as a result of our knitting for hours and hours. As you would expect, she stressed taking … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Hospital

No, it wasn’t an emergency. A hospital in a nearby suburb is closing next week. I believe senior housing is planned for their site. A new hospital, with a new name, was built in my area to take its place. … Continue reading

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