"Housework is good exercise, and Tai Chi, which a doctor recommended. I live in a ground floor flat (appt if you're American) , but the little front garden is under my care, and I put salt down now, I can't do snow shovelling, my late…"
"I woke up to heavy snow this morning, the first in years. I too, am glad the surgery went well. Looking forward to the Winter Solstice, which heralds lighter mornings and evenings. It's an emotional time for all of us here, but I'm sure…"
"Well, it's settled down to "good" days without pain, and "not so good" when it twinges, but nowhere near the agony it was.
Elaine, I wish you well for your surgery, and your surgeon sounds very nice. I'm sure he is…"
"A retired greyhound is ideal for older folk, low maintenance couch potatoes. Light grooming, and because they are sprinters, just two stately short walks a day. Not all have raced, some just don't take to it. If I wasn't disabled, a…"
"We bred and exhibited etc German Shepherds and Samoyeds for over 30 yrs, companions first and foremost, no kennel dogs for us. Our last GSD died aged 16 yrs from a stroke, Babsi was a German Import, she waited until my husband came home, went to…"
"Pets give us a reason to get out of bed in the morning. They are incredible empaths, they know exactly how we are feeling. When I was a girl I had an incredible Border Collie, if I was upset, crying, he would rest his head on my knee and whimper…"
"There is a subscription, not sure about smart TV, here in the UK it is £7.49 a month. Very affordable considering. I'm all for films that are pure hokum, and stand up comedians, after all, laughter is the best medicine!"
"Being a massive Steven King fan, and having read the book years ago, it was Geralds Game on Netflix for me, I absolutely loved it. I would bawl my eyes out if I watched the film you mention, so I've wussed out of watching it, for now."
"Elaine, whenever I see couples still together, I want to tell them to make the most of what they still have, but I don't, it's inevitable that one of them will be in your shoes one day, it's a sad fact of life."
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