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After a week of being alone with no husband at home I realized a few things.
HE is supposed to kill big black spiders…not me.
HE is supposed to fix the leaking coffee pot… not me.
HE is the reason I iron most of the time… I can wear wrinkly clothes at home and press them if I am going somewhere.
Cooking for one is interesting.
Last night it was baked chicken legs from the stores deli section and corn on the cob.
I am not sad to be alone.
As a child growing up that was my safe place.
During the day I have had two nine year grand daughters and an almost four year old great niece.
So it hasn’t been too bad although it will be nice to have my husband home.
Even if he is asleep in the chair… he is here.
Called my doctors office to get my lab reports and they think they lost them.
Not happy to give blood again and don’t want to pay twice.
I always like to read the doctor’s report.
She said I was groomed well but appeared to be inactive and obese.
That did not make my day.
I have seen obese people.

Obesity means having too much body fat. It is not the same as being overweight, which means weighing too much. A person may be overweight from extra muscle, bone, or water, as well as from having too much fat. Both terms mean that a person’s weight is higher than what is thought to be healthy for his or her height.
I am five foot tall and weigh in at one fifty two YES I need to lose some but I do not feel like I fit in the obese category. For the first time in years I actually feel pretty healthy.

It is a challenge to stay positive when one is receiving conflicting reports.
I am healthy but… I need medication for a ‘past’ blood pressure issue.
I need medication for a thyroid that doesn’t work so well.
I need medication for cholesterol that seems a bit high.
I need medication for an inflammatory issue in my joints that sometimes hurt.
I am healthy but…
At nearing age 59 I feel fortunate things are not worse.
Survived many things in life and have many more things to share and experience.
According to the doctor’s opinion losing weight is part of that new journey.
My cardiologist said to not lose more than 10-12 pounds and no more than two pounds a month.
So that is a good goal and something I can manage for the next four months.
What kinds of random things are you dealing with these days?