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As of today, May 20, 2020 my user name is SeniorSaxLady. Decided to change it since I'm back to my sax playing once again.

Hi everyone and welcome to my LIFE.. I'm a 72 year old, happily married woman of 41 years living ion the West coast of Fl. I'm a mom to our feline named Max. I've been a member of Spark since August 6, 2006. When I joined Spark, I weighed 150 pounds which was the most I ever weighed. My weight today is 125. I have to watch my weight since I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in June of 2015. So far I'm not on medication, and I hope to keep it that way. Then in September of 2017 I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Osteo-arthritis and I am on methotrexate for that. It is imperative I keep my joints moving. I have a peddling machine here at home that i plan on using 6 days a week.

I love music and up until February of 2019 I played alto saxophone in my church's "House Band" as our Bishop named us. My church is St. Mary's Episcopal in Dade Ciry, Fl. Because of all my physical challenges, it became harder for me to go to rehearsal Sat. mornings and also play Sunday mornings.So, God and I made the decision it was time to step down from playing in church.
Here are a few of my favorite music quotations.

"Music is the prayer the heart sings." Unknown

"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything." - Plato

"Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn."... Charlie Parker
A Cat's Prayer

Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray this cushy life to keep.
I pray for toys that look like mice,
And sofa cushions, soft and nice.
I pray for gourmet kitty snacks,
And someone nice to scratch my back,
For windowsills all warm and bright,
For shadows to explore at night.
I pray I'll always stay real cool
And keep the secret feline rule
To NEVER tell a human that
The world is really ruled by CATS!
Author Unknown

Member Since: 8/2/2006

My Goals:

Let all my talk and actions reflect that I am God's daughter.

My Program:
1 Watch what i eat. .
2. Use my peddling machine for 30 minutes each day.

Personal Information:
I'm a native of NE Pa, and moved to the West coast of Fl. with my husband, Arjay, in 1980. We have a cat named Max who is my little black panther. He's solid black with amber eyes.

Other Information:
Hobbies are: Playing my alto sax who is named Allyson. .
Reading: biographies, the Bible and other religious books, Debbie Macomber's books, books about classical composers.. Medical thrillers, books by Dean Koonz, James Patterson, David Baldachi, etc.
Coloring: I love coloring adult coloring pages. Some can be very intricate and challenging.
Watching sports. I like hockey, golf, and football. I also love watching the Olympics

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  • v PRINCESS601
    Hi ElayneMae - We are indeed alike. I also love music, reading and sports sometimes. I have 2 cats , a female (Anissa) and a male (Patches). They are both indoor cats. Anissa is the most loving, acts more like a dog and is the dominate of the 2. Patches is the most shy, but is also loving, but not to the extemt as Anissa. They are from the same litter and are now 10 yrs old. I just turned 61 on Nov. 29th. I live in South Portland, Maine. I moved from New Haven, Ct , 16 yrs ago and came to Portland, Maine with my then boyfriend, Les. We married 4 yrs later. I married late in life at the age of 48. We were married for 6 yrs before he passed away in Dec or 2000. Ive had no one since. But I am doing OK. There is blessedness in being single. I picked the name Princess601 for a reason. I am the Princess of the King, as we all are princesses and princes who believe in Christ. Hugs - Loretta.
    5310 days ago
    ANGELBELIEVER, you have really done well on your weight loss. You are a real inspiration to me. I use to do WW but everytime I would get to my weight goal, I would end up gaining and then would quit because I didn't want to pay. I just have a tough time maintaining. I like the way you have your sparkpage with your goals numbered.

    It is cold in North Dakota today, below 0 temps but then it's January. See you on the threads!!
    5311 days ago
    Thanks for the welcome! I really appreciate it. Your homepage looks really great.

    My son (12 yr old) plays the alto sax.

    I look forward to posting with you. You have really made a lot of progress, God willing. How wonderful!

    God Bless,
    ~D~ aka Breaking Free
    5313 days ago
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