Month: April 2022

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My Daily Gratitude for Saturday, April 30, 2022

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
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I love eating with my nursing home lady friends. We yak and Laugh!! It is great fun, plus the food is great. AND there are bird feeders where we can watch birdies when they come and eat!

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My Daily Gratitude for April 29, 2022 Friday.

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
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I was able to lift and move my bad leg today onto my bed! That’s improvement I needed to see! I walked with my walker 35 feet today! That is my farthest yet. And I am standing for longer times! My therapy ladies gave me weekend homework: to get off and on the toilet and …

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My Daily Gratitude for Thursday, April 28, 2022

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
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My legs are stronger and I learned how to get in and out of bed. I am also doing better at making a ponytail. I can reach the sides of my head but not the back. But everyday I can do a little more. Like for my physical therapy exercises, I do 30 instead of …

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My Daily Gratitude for Wednesday, April 27, 2022

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
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I have so much to be grateful for! This morning I learned to clean myself when I go to the bathroom. I had lunch with some lovely ladies today who laughed at my jokes! I saw a wheelchair bound resident walk a great distance!!! I got my hair trimmed! The food here really is delicious! …

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My Daily Gratitude for Tuesday April 26, 2022

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
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I got my shower and hair washed. All cleaned up and when I got back to my room,I soiled myself. I hate being incontinent. I went to physical and occupational therapy and stood up and walked even further! PLUS my steroids dose is lower and my blood sugars from today are normal.

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My Daily Gratitude for Monday, April 25, 2022

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
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I got a new wheelchair!! So much better than the last one. I met some new ladies at lunch. We yakked and laughed!!! It was awesome and much needed. The food we get is delicious. The other day we had a salad with sliced cranberries, spinach, walnuts with a raspberry vianegrette dressing. It was Excellent. …

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My Daily Gratitude for Sunday, April 24, 2022

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
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I enjoy getting out of bed and going to eat in the dinning room.  The food is hotter, plus I meet more people every time I go. A lot of folks stay in their rooms. I think about 40 eat in the dining room. I need a different wheel chair. The one I use is …

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Thoughts from rehab

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
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The food here is excellent and the people could not be nicer. I have a lovely roomate. She is older than I am, like pretty much everyone here. Can’t remember why she is in rehab. Falling I think. My short term memory is messed up. I can’t remember names or faces very well. I don’t …

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My Daily Gratitude for Saturday, April 23, 2022

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
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So I went roaming today and met some new people. My legs are tired, lol. Plus I snarfed almost a pound of grapes and now I am full. The positive reinforcement I hear up and down these halls. warms my heart. It makes me see how I need people around me. I have got to …

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My Daily Gratitude for Friday, April 22, 2022

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
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Today I got showered and my hair washed. I did some physical therapy early. I was able to move my hips to adjust myself sitting down! Slowly that is getting easier! I am so relieved!

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