Category Archives: Empty Nest Blogaholics
Halloween is over, thus signaling the start of the long holiday season. Many run around crazy busy trying to get it all done. Between parties, shopping, cooking and trying to relax and enjoy everything it is hard to stay calm. The holiday shopping season is upon us. As wonderful as this Holiday is, this season can be a real source of stress for many reasons: money woes, pressure about the right gift, tons of people everywhere. I am sure there are few things I did not mention. It can end up being too stressful! Here are a few simple holiday … Continue reading
Are you a Gabby Gloria or a Shy Sheila? And how can knowing this help you be a more effective communicator? I know from all the communication personalities, I can be a bit of all, depending on who I am dealing with. I’d like to see myself as more of a Careful Carla (or in my case a Careful Carol ;D) and also a bit of a Dynamic Darla. Not sure what I’m talking about? Read on! Understanding your communication personality can allow you to make slight changes in your communication style that can help you relate better to others. … Continue reading
Despite the fact that I take a number of medications for my arthritis, I still get achiness or soreness in some joints, specifically my hands, wrists, elbows and knees. My hands and wrists are really the most sensitive joints, because I use them all the time. Quite often I spread some of this cream on my right wrist and forearm and elbow and I received instant relief. In addition, the consistency was very creamy and easy to spread, and there is no scent or fragrance at all. This allowed me to continue to do whatever I was doing – which includes typing on my computer, doing needlepoint stitching, or just cleaning up the kitchen after a meal. If your hands hurt, it can affect your whole body and how you feel. Most activities we do in a day involve our hands.
My last post talked about a big change for me. I sold my condo and a week later, after looking at a lot of houses, I bought myself a beautiful townhouse in Aurora. Now this is going to be a humongous change for me, but I am excited and can’t wait to get into my new house. Its the in-between that has me worried! Its a big job to move out of a home you’ve lived in for 18 years – even if it is a condo. Everyone accumulates a lot of “stuff” and that includes me. I have done a … Continue reading