Big benefits from thinking small - Parkinson's Movement

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Big benefits from thinking small

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Well we finally moved! It's taken over a year complicated by my meltdown. But I now have a home. It's just wonderful.

As a consequence my life style has transformed.

I'm in a gorgeous town, everything is on my doorstep, literally. I have entered the gentle ebb and flow of 'things. Wednesday is market day with an array of perfect vegetables, Friday is fresh bread from an artisan bakery. Tuesday is lunch with a newly made friend in the shop opposite. My head nods as I pass windows, familiar faces smile, hands wave. I have a safety net.

My car hasn't moved for two weeks, my tiny fridge never swells from a weekly shop, I buy daily, everything is less..... Less rubbish, less dishes, less laundry, less mess.

As a consequence I can cope. More than that, I'm blooming. I feel liberated, I've gained some control back. I'm no longer overwhelmed.

It's brilliant!

Kindest, ever

CHH

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Hi Colleen

It was good to read your latest post. You sound more like your positive self. How great that you have found somewhere to live, somewhere that sounds as though it has worked its magic on you already. Please continue posting as I love to read your posts. I would like to wish you every happiness in your new home. Maybe we should all take a leaf out of your book!!

Sue

Fantastic, great to hear thanks

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As always my thanks to you

Nice!

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Congratulations Colleen,

It sounds like heaven on earth!

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Hidden in reply to firefly0780

Thank you it's simply wonderful! X

So happy or you!

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Hidden in reply to Esined

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I am so happy for you. May your Holidays be bright and full of joy!

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And joy to you all this Xmas x

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Thanks for your post it will inspire some one if only one you will get a mark in heaven.

But after reading your post you already have enough for a full ride.

with respect

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So very touching

That sounds wonderful. I am so happy for you. I wish you continued peace & happiness.

Hugs, llwwd

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Hallelujah! Your place is lovely. Looks like you have a musical life. It's so good to hear you are doing well and enjoying your new environment!

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Thank you !

That's so great. My plan are very similar - in five years, we are planning to 'downsize' to a small market town where everything is in the doorstep. I don't know how my health will be by then, but it's a good plan. I'd be really interested in learning how you get on.

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Hidden in reply to stevie3

I wholeheartedly recommend it, and I will keep you updated.

C

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I will :-)

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