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My memoir-"It Happened at Dawn" was published this year--it is my first book.



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“Whatever you are doing, keep it up!” Those were the words of my rheumatologist 30+ years ago after being diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder called ‘ankylosing spondylitis.’ X-rays revealed my spine to be 100% fused, with pain and stiffness.

I defied the doomsday diagnoses given by an orthopedist 35 years ago, “Be prepared to be disabled and in a wheelchair by the time you are in your forties!”

To that I replied, ‘NO I won't! So, in keeping with my rheumatologist’, I did what he recommended. I stayed mobile and kept moving! I am now 74 and worked full time, in very physically demanding job—and retired in my 70th year.

The awful prophecy did not come to pass, as the Dr. Grim said. I never made plans for anything but happiness and a fulfilled life—and that is what has come to pass!

I love retirement, except I found a new career which is writing! I have added Author to my nursing career. More below.



Member Since: 2/24/2012

My Goals:
October.....Made a personal challenge that's right for me. Plan to keep doing what works at any age And that is stay mobile keep moving! A body in motion keeps me well. No need for doctor visits except for my yearly checkup!


My Program:
I've always loved fitness and living an active life. I enjoy walking, dancing, and lots of weight bearing and strength training exercise. I look for ways to keep the fun in fitness! Variety keeps it enjoyable and Rewards me with so many health benefits!




Personal Information:
I am married happily for 42 years and we live in Eugene, Oregon
2020 has been a challenging year--no question about it. But through the turmoil, I am proud to say i added Author to my life's accomplishments--and my memoir, "It Happened at Dawn" was published in January of 2020. I am currently writing my second book, which is nearly finished.


I graduated from the Institute of Children's Literature in Reading, Connecticut.
Have a son and two daughters and five granddaughters.
Also two adorable parakeets named BeeGee and Simi. They make our house a happy hone!



Other Information:
I also writing fun and inspiring blogs on spark people.
And believe it or not, I enjoy being a senior citizen and love the silver lining that I have found after retirement.
Retirement actually is not in my vocabulary as I am just as busy as when I was still working! Wouldn't change it for the world!
ALSO-My second book-"You Don't Have to Be a Star to Shine" is published: January of 2021.




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  • v SPARKFRAN514
    “You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, enjoy the day .” – Dr. Seuss

    When you’re in a Slump, you’re not in for much fun.So Un-slumping yourself and enjoy the day
    – Dr. Seuss
    Lets do something fun that makes us smile this week end emoticon emoticon

    emoticon have to agree with Barb he may turn off spark people and leave us behind we need to keep our spark going and marching the trail i for one don't plan to let my little light go out emoticon
    4 hours ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    emoticon And yes, I hope to always continue to spread the spark flame . .. life is so precious, you just have to pass it on.
    5 hours ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Friday: Oh my goodness. This week is just flying by.

    We did get some rain yesterday! Got rain overnight and it’s supposed to last even through part of today. Air quality alert, so just indoors today except for Miss Lilly ot do her outside biz.

    HUGS

    16 hours ago
  • v CINDYCHARLENE
    Don't measure your success by someone else"s ruler. Also success should never be measured against the ideal. Instead measure success as the difference between where you are now and where you started.
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    1 day ago
  • v SHARON10002
    Just dropping in to say Hi, and leaving you a note, and a emoticon .
    I hope your Wednesday was a wonderful one, and that your Thursday will be terrific! emoticon
    2 days ago
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