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Year Three, Day 96: Reuniting with My Old Friend

I am playing my piano again. It feels good. Like reuniting with an old friend.

I am feeling the need to re-prioritize.  Fall is just around the corner. New grandbaby on the way!

And a solar eclipse is threatening to disrupt our lives.  I spoke with a lovely lady from the church where I work in the office weekday mornings.  She said she and her husband have gotten eclipse fever. Especially since she just realized she will not be around for the next eclipse of this magnitude, 39 years from now.

I probably won't either. Unless I plan on living until I'm 94!  I guess I'd be o.k. with that. As long as I don't outlive my loved ones. And I can still hula hoop, walk and play my piano!

But what really affected my perception, was the realization that my granddaughter will be 39 at the next eclipse!

Life is so short. I told my friend from church that we will probably be in heaven. Watching the next eclipse with Jesus.

I like that.

I had a nice hoop session this morning. By my favorite tree. But as usual, I feel like I need to work this bod harder. So, after my piano students this afternoon, I am heading straight to the gym for some strength training!

Besides Dr. Davis, another doctor I follow online is Dr. Hyman.  He posted an idea for making a salad bar that you keep in your fridge at home. I have done something similar in the past. Cut up veggies and put them in separate little tupperware containers. Grab and assemble a salad in the morning.  And this is perfect timing. My life is about to get very busy. I will not have much time for food prep or cooking. But I do not want to be at the mercy of restaurant eating.

I like how Dr. Hyman lays it out in his post.  Always nice to have a visual reminder!

Here is the link to Dr. Hyman's Super Salad Bar post:

http://drhyman.com/blog/2017/08/15/dr-hymans-super-salad-bar/?mc_cid=56bf84d7c9&mc_eid=c7423901dd

As usual, I have more thoughts, but not enough time to put them into writing.  They will keep until tomorrow. I"ll talk to you then...

Happy Wednesday!

Peace and Love,

Zita


p.s. Here is today's hooping video. Day 62 of daily hooping!




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