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Birthday
Wednesday, April 01, 2020      11 comments

My grandson turned 6 today. I'm temporarily staying with his Mom (my daughter) and him. The dinosaur pop-up book I gave him was a hit. He had several people face-timing him with promises to get together in the future. Even my son (his u... Read more
End of Month
Tuesday, March 31, 2020      14 comments

I would not have anticipated how different the end of this month than usual. Temporarily living with my daughter. Playing on the porch or in the yard with my grandson. Mass online rather than in person. Financial and medical appointments... Read more
Cold
Monday, March 30, 2020      11 comments

We've had a 30 degree temperature drop since yesterday. Playing ball and drawing with chalk outside with my grandson with frigid. I didn't bring gloves with m, so my hands were COLD. It's difficult to enjoy the outdoors with a 5yo and h... Read more
Bear Hunt
Sunday, March 29, 2020      14 comments

My grandson, daughter and I drove around part of the town today on a 'bear hunt'. Several houses participated. My 3 favorites were a huge pink bear at the end of the driveway of a house that sat back far from the road, a large bear peaking... Read more
Good Ideas for Moving Forward
Saturday, March 28, 2020      9 comments

From a friend ❤️ 1. Look for the positive, happy things happening in your life. There is always something to be thankful for. Take a minute each day to think of one thing you are grateful for or happy about from that day. 2. Keep a routine... Read more
Success
Friday, March 27, 2020      11 comments

I made a trip home today. There was less traffic on the road, which was good. Besides my medication, I picked up my mail. It was eerie walking into the apartment building and seeing no one. There were signs everywhere about staying in y... Read more
Quiet Day
Thursday, March 26, 2020      8 comments

It was a relatively quiet day. The Dr. Oz episode is still not online. My medication was delivered to the wrong address - which means a trip tomorrow. My grandson and I had quality time playing outside.... Read more
Impatient
Wednesday, March 25, 2020      9 comments

The Dr. Oz crew still doesn't have the 3/23/2020 episode available on the web. They said episodes would be available 24 hr after airing. I don't know if the delay is due to NY City being hit hard with Covid-19. I'll Ley you know when I fi... Read more
Lemonade
Tuesday, March 24, 2020      8 comments

As we adjust to this situation, remember we've been through crisis situations in the past. We are survivors. We can chose to wallow or succeed. For me, remembering God is in control helps. I'm going to chose to make lemonade from the... Read more
Dr. Oz
Monday, March 23, 2020      13 comments

The Dr. Oz show about the book Cured by Dr. Jeffrey Rediger aired today. I was one of the 2 patients presented. I believe if you click this link https://www.doctoroz.com
/episodes?page=2 and search for 'originally a... Read more
Nap
Sunday, March 22, 2020      11 comments

My grandson usually still has a nap (which got missed yesterday}. At lunch today, he expressed displeasure about the thought of laying down today as he hadn't yesterday.. So, I decided to set the example and went up and laid down. He foll... Read more
Daughter's
Saturday, March 21, 2020      12 comments

I've temporarily 'moved in' with my daughter and 5 year old grandson. This is a WIN-WIN-WIN! Great for my mental health. Daughter's mind is eased (re: probable day care shutdown) Grandson always excited and happy when I come (esp. for a... Read more
Doing Better
Friday, March 20, 2020      12 comments

Thanks so much for the virtual cyber hugs. It's great to have such caring friends. I'll be spending the rest of the month with my daughter and grandson.... Read more
Rough Day
Thursday, March 19, 2020      13 comments

With the isolation due to the current situation I had a rougher than usual day. I refer to hugs as vitamin H - as important as any other vitamin. 3 days with 0 hugs had me seeing the world in a more negative light. Enacted coping mechan... Read more
Under Your Control
Wednesday, March 18, 2020      10 comments

In this time of unsettledness: You can control - your attitude what you think about what you focus on what you listen to what you're grateful for your work, study and effort how you speak to others how you live the Golden ... Read more

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