7 05, 2013

Tai Chi is my “medicine in motion”

By |2013-05-07T15:06:25+00:00May 7th, 2013|

My 24-day journey from death bed to full recovery  This is a urinary tract infection gone wild. So wild that during my six days in ICU, my family and priest were called in from Colorado for last rights. Thankfully, my 19 year old grandson, Collin, was screaming in my ear, “NO, don’t give up Grandma!” Healing takes time, especially in your mid-sixties and beyond. The energy and determination it took to rebound from most of my organs shutting down, truly [...]

3 05, 2013

Lots of smiles for Maynard’s 106th Birthday!

By |2013-05-03T22:11:10+00:00May 3rd, 2013|

Today was a BIG celebration at the IronOaks Fitness Center in Sun Lakes! The oldest Silver Sneakers member on record, Maynard Smith, celebrated his 106th birthday! At age 104, Maynard was in my IronOaks Sneakers MS ROM class. At age 105, he was in my Chair Tai Chi  class. Who knows where I will see Maynard at 106 - maybe at my HulaCHI class this summer!  What a super duper example of taking care of osteoporosis with movement!  He is [...]