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365 Letters to Myself

January 24th - A+...

I received an A+ today…at least from my physician’s nurse. Better weight, good blood pressure, vitals – I will take it!

For someone not big on ‘Western’ medicine, I do think it is important to consistently practice preventative care…an annual physical, other regular tests based on gender and /or age, eye care, and dental appointments (at least I use to be diligent on teeth cleanings). When I am not feeling well, my go to is natural – more vitamins C-D-zinc, garlic, broth, tea, Vicks, Epsom salt baths and of course rest/sleep. It appears to be working for me. My doctor too chimed in – “you look really good” – my glucose, hemoglobin normal also!

It is nice to have a positive check-up. I do try to stay well but in balance. The point to me is to live and enjoy life, not restrict myself of all that might bring pleasure – just avoid the extremes. It feels good to stay active and fit – pride in a body that is ‘in shape’, at least for my 50’s (ok perhaps closer to 60-yikes!). Looks like I can keep the course, not let up but keep improving as desired, incentivized by a bit of affirmation I am currently aging ok. So grateful!!

Oh, how we think we can buy time with our health, until time starts running out.

Hmmm, making the health grade, today…day 183!

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