I am not one for making New Year resolutions. But isn't that what change implies? It means taking a look a your shortcomings and make improvements that will benefit yourself and others. My fortune cookie said today that my best friend is "ME." I'm going to be a better friend to myself.
I give up my time for the needs of other's, often at my own expense. In the past two days I have changed that. I'm investing in "me". The past two days, I have gone for my twenty minute walks, cold or not, it is a good habit to get into.
I've always enjoyed radio in the morning. Our family tuned in, in the A.M., as I was growing up. Mostly, it was to keep watch on the time, having three brother's and a sister with only one bathroom, was "challenging" to say the least. Breakfast was usually eaten while running down the stairs and I jumped the neighbors fence many mornings. My sister and I went at a pretty good clip one hour and a half walk (run) to school. Many mornings, my friend Ginny, after waiting for a bit, would begin to walk to school without me. Of course, detention was administered for being late for school.
The new A.M. Station (WQVR) is very enjoyable, (a good mix) mostly Country Songs. The only change needed is: "Local News and Community updates." The weather and temperature is available, as well as international news, which is a plus.
The other change beside an increase in exercise, will be trying to get to bed at a decent time. I've been reading and sewing which I enjoy and doing word seek puzzles. Playing the organ is another activity that I've been trying to get in on a daily basis. My entertainment room sports two new pieces of gym equipment, which is conveniently placed in front of both the television and Internet. It is fun to exercise to music or a favorite show. I'd like to get a "book rack" for my new bike. I know that they sell them as I saw one on a commercial recently.
There are other changes that I'm working on. We can all find something that could improve our life and then implement the change. If you don't know what to do, just ask someone. Someone you can trust.
5 weeks ago