SENIORSAXLADY
100,000-149,999 SparkPoints 147,725
SparkPoints
 
Photos
See this image larger
Willow and me with my new hair cut.



See this image larger
Peddling away with a smile.



See this image larger
Max in his box social distancing.


SparkGoodies
go to goodies page
Concert Tickets
From:
AMUSICALLIFE
go to goodies page
Applause
From:
AMUSICALLIFE
go to goodies page
Pilates Ring
From:
1ZIPPYC
Awards

SENIORSAXLADY is a SparkPeople Motivator!

See All SparkPeople Motivators
 
Interact with SENIORSAXLADY
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment Recent Message
Board Posts


As of today, May 20, 2020 my user name is SeniorSaxLady. Decided to change it since I'm back to my sax playing once again.

Hi everyone and welcome to my LIFE.. I'm a 71 year old, happily married woman of 40 years living in Central Fl. I'm a mom to our feline named Max. I've been a member of Spark since August 6, 2006. When I joined Spark, I weighed 150 pounds which was the most I ever weighed. My weight today is 125. I have to watch my weight since I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in June of 2015. So far I'm not on medication, and I hope to keep it that way. Then in September of 2017 I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Osteo-arthritis and I am on methotrexate for that. It is imperative I keep my joints moving. I have a peddling machine here at home that i plan on using 6 days a week.

I love music and up until February of 2019 I played alto saxophone in my church's "House Band" as our Bishop named us. My church is St. Mary's Episcopal in Dade Ciry, Fl. Because of all my physical challenges, it became harder for me to go to rehearsal Sat. mornings and also play Sunday mornings. By Monday I was exhausted. I was becoming quite undependable and that is not fair to my music director or the band. God and I decided it was time to step down. It was a very difficult decision, but I am at peace now. I will keep playing at home, and will play a solo once in a while when my music director asks me to.

********************************
Here are a few of my favorite music quotations.

"Music is the prayer the heart sings." Unknown

"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything." - Plato

"Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn."... Charlie Parker
*************************
A Cat's Prayer

Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray this cushy life to keep.
I pray for toys that look like mice,
And sofa cushions, soft and nice.
I pray for gourmet kitty snacks,
And someone nice to scratch my back,
For windowsills all warm and bright,
For shadows to explore at night.
I pray I'll always stay real cool
And keep the secret feline rule
To NEVER tell a human that
The world is really ruled by CATS!
Author Unknown
*******************************



Member Since: 8/2/2006

My Goals:

Let all my talk and actions reflect that I am God's daughter.


My Program:
1 Watch what i eat. .
2. Use my peddling machine for30 minutes each day.





Personal Information:
I'm a native of NE Pa, and moved to central Fl. with my husband, Arjay, in 1980. We have a cat named Max who is my little black panther. He's solid black with amber eyes.





Other Information:
Hobbies are: Playing my alto sax who is named Allyson. Also, my soprano sax named Willow.
Reading: biographies, the Bible and other religious books, Debbie Macomber's books, books about classical composers.. Medical thrillers, books by Dean Koonz, James Patterson, David Baldachi, etc.
Coloring: I love coloring adult coloring pages. Some can be very intricate and challenging.
Watching sports. I like hockey, golf, and football. I also love watching the Olympics




Read More About SENIORSAXLADY - Profile Information moved here. (Updated May 27)




Shown if member clicks "Read More"








(Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
Current Status:
My Ticker:
 current weight: 127.0 
150
143.75
137.5
131.25
125
Login to Leave Comment
Comments
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*
    There is nothing wrong w/you as the self. It is what it is to perfection. It is the mirror that is not clear & true, and therefore, gives you false images. Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*

    14 hours ago
  • v 2BDYNAMIC
    Thank you for such a nice comment on my birthday blog! emoticon ..😊 ...And I hope you're having a wonderful day!
    1 day ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*
    Why is it that so few people view themselves w/a sense of wonder . . . awe . . . enchantment? It is the result of the socially-induced delusion of “not quite good enough”. Sara Maria
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*

    1 day ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*
    One dream can change your life. Kaya
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*

    Have a wonderful 4th of July.

    2 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*
    . . . . the greatest treasure we will ever have in this world is each other. Shonika Proctor
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*

    3 days ago
Member Comments (6091):  123Next >Last >>