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Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-01-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 12,409
Posted By becca
I'm 68, DH 74, we completed our 2nd Pfizer shot...

I'm 68, DH 74, we completed our 2nd Pfizer shot on Feb 9, with no side effects other than sore arms. What a relief. Most friends in our age group have gotten at least their 1st vaccine. It has...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-25-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 61,816
Posted By becca
One of the best days I have had in a long time. ...

One of the best days I have had in a long time. After a long cold winter we had a sunny 70 degree day. I took a hike with 3 friends by a scenic, flowing river. Then we went for coffee and sat...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-25-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 48,563
Posted By becca
I've resumed in person yoga classes. I have had...

I've resumed in person yoga classes. I have had both vaccines and am two+ weeks past last shot. The class currently has 4-6 people in a huge room, we are all 10-12 feet apart and everyone has had...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-10-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 19,646
Posted By becca
Had 2nd Pfizer shot yesterday. Only side effect...

Had 2nd Pfizer shot yesterday. Only side effect is a very, very sore arm....more so than the first dose. Uncomfortable sleeping last night because of the arm situation but no other side effects. ...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-03-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 163,354
Posted By becca
I'm so depressed. Was able to get first dose of...

I'm so depressed. Was able to get first dose of vaccine on 1/21 but can't seem to book an appointment for the 2nd dose which is due on 2/11. I now I'm wondering if I even want it. The news is so...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-02-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,580
Posted By becca
I'm 68. Average about 15k steps a day. Have two...

I'm 68. Average about 15k steps a day. Have two friends in their early 70s I walk with every morning. This camaraderie gets us out there every day. I guess I can say I have slow downed a bit in...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-19-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,784
Posted By becca
My mother was on HRT after having a hysterectomy...

My mother was on HRT after having a hysterectomy (which was probably not necessary) in her 40s. She developed dementia in her early 70s and died of a stroke at 79. She did not smoke, was not obese,...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-18-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,985
Posted By becca
Another one here for Kirkland Mature Multi. I...

Another one here for Kirkland Mature Multi. I also take Vitamin C, a probiotic, Biotin and D3. I occasionally take Melatonin for sleep. Awaiting the delivery of Niacinamide from Amazon today. ...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-01-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,648
Posted By becca
My brother, age 73, would not get colonoscopies. ...

My brother, age 73, would not get colonoscopies. Earlier this year he started having bad stomach cramps and losing weight...that went on for weeks. Turns out it was stage 2 colon cancer. They...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 08-09-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,803
Posted By becca
I have an 87 year old aunt (lives alone) who has...

I have an 87 year old aunt (lives alone) who has decided she would rather take her chances and see her family than be isolated from them for the unforeseeable future. She feels like at her age she...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-29-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By becca
The owner of the bike store where we bought our...

The owner of the bike store where we bought our bikes told us he has been in business since 1972 and he has sold more bikes in the last 4 months than any other time he has had the shop.
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-28-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By becca
I am 67, DH is 73, I think the e-bikes will keep...

I am 67, DH is 73, I think the e-bikes will keep us riding for a while longer.
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-28-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By becca
E-Bike

DH and I just purchased e-bikes. So much fun and more enjoyable than riding our regular bikes. We live in a hilly area and riding these new bikes around here are a breeze. They are not cheap but...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-07-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,873
Posted By becca
I am 67 and at a normal weight. I walk 5 miles...

I am 67 and at a normal weight. I walk 5 miles almost every day and find it keeps my weight stable. If I slack off on the walking I will gain a few pounds and have to cut back on eating for a few...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-02-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,879
Posted By becca
I've been doing yoga 2 or 3 days a week for 15...

I've been doing yoga 2 or 3 days a week for 15 years. I have actually "grown" 1/2 inch in height, so not stooped. Yoga is an excellent exercise for aging bodies (and minds).
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 06-30-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,151
Posted By becca
I had an appointment for a cleaning scheduled for...

I had an appointment for a cleaning scheduled for July 13, but I use any excuse I can to avoid going to the dentist, so I cancelled it for now.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 06-26-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 13,142
Posted By becca
CDC has just added mild obesity to the list of...

CDC has just added mild obesity to the list of risk factors. Has also removed ages 65 and up to be replaced by risk by increasing age.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 06-25-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,726
Posted By becca
Two grocery stores in our town I feel safe...

Two grocery stores in our town I feel safe shopping at....Trader Joes and Costco.

Our Trader Joes only lets 20 people in at a time. True you might have to stand in line a bit (the longest I...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 05-27-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 116,351
Posted By becca
I lucked out at Costco last week. While I was...

I lucked out at Costco last week. While I was shopping they brought out a pallet of lysol wipes (5 containers in 1 package). They went fast but I got one. Gave each of my two children a container,...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 05-03-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 10,319
Posted By becca
My daughter is a RN in the pediatric unit of a...

My daughter is a RN in the pediatric unit of a large hospital. Over 600+ beds and the largest number of covid patients they have had is 30 (currently less than 20). The covid patients are isolated...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-09-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 116,351
Posted By becca
Week one I went to Giant Food, week two I went to...

Week one I went to Giant Food, week two I went to Costco, week three (today) I went to senior hour at Trader Joes. Of the three I felt the most comfortable and found the most stock at Costco. Giant...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-06-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,276
Posted By becca
I have found myself not wasting food. We're...

I have found myself not wasting food. We're making a point of eating leftovers instead of letting them sit in the refrigerator for weeks. Also making an effort of using up fresh vegetables/fruit...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-01-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,540
Posted By becca
My 73 yo brother tested positive for CV. His...

My 73 yo brother tested positive for CV. His only symptoms were a one day temperature of 103, slight sore throat, slight cough and slight chest pain all relieved with one dose of tylenol. He only...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-31-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,508
Posted By becca
Dropped our landline and YouTube TV (which we...

Dropped our landline and YouTube TV (which we were using for ACC sports).
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-30-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 26,624
Posted By becca
Went to Costco this morning. Not crowded at all....

Went to Costco this morning. Not crowded at all. Very well stocked, plenty of paper towels and toilet paper. Very well organized, no wait at checkout, 3 or 4 employees working at each checkout,...
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