Goal Achieved!!! And Not Stopping!!! This week’s weather has had its ups and downs. We had breaks for two days at one time and one day in between due to rain, however we went at least a mile and a half every day getting to that fourth set of benches. I saw aFIFTH set of … Continue reading Union Station Clubhouse Weekly; Volume 7, Issue 5; April 30, 2021
Members Share About Handling the Loss of a Loved One 2016 was one of the hardest years for me as I lost my maternal grandparents within 9 months and three days that year. First, my grandmother died suddenly the day after Palm Sunday. That fall, my grandfather fell into badhealth and needed to be put … Continue reading Union Station Clubhouse Weekly; April 23, 2021; Volume 7 , Issue 4
My Easter Holiday I spent Good Friday with my Clubhouse Family as I was off on my normally scheduled day. When I came home, I made a twin pack of Suddenly Salad for dinner for my parents house the next day. When I went there the next day, I took the dish and everyone was … Continue reading Union Station Weekly: April 16, 2021; Volume 7, Issue 3
Stepping Safely Into the Community For many, being secluded on and off for over a year has caused many people to gain weight due to boredom and inactivity. In the course of the winter, I have gained a lot of weight which has made doing simple things like going shopping become difficult. When spring broke, … Continue reading Union Station Weekly; April 9, 2021; Volume 7, Issue 2
For Easter I plan to spend the majority of Holy Week at the Clubhouse and the weekend with my family. We haven't got together since last Easter. This year, I will be making the pasta salad, a dish I love at Easter.
Spring turns a corner in my step. It has made me realize that I need to improve my wellness as far as getting back on the weight loss train for real. No gimmicks, no fabrications. I need to get outside as long as the weather isn't too bad each and every day, no matter what I do. . I want to get back to the gym on the days I am away from the Clubhouse so that I can get back in shape.
11 Years of Working This week. I have set another milestone: It has been 11 years of me being employed for the Mental Health Association In Fayette County as a Consumer Satisfaction Team Member. While it may not seem like much, each year is a milestone because it means that I am doing well and … Continue reading Union Station Weekly; Volume 6, Issue 6; March 12, 2021
Spring Fever! T he first few months at my apartment have been well, but this winter hasn't had the kindest weather. Ittakes us back to how it was several years ago opposed to the last few years when it has been warm. As I am writing this article, I am excited to report that the … Continue reading Union Station Weekly; Volume 6, Issue 4; February 26, 2021
It has been a year this week since we members were kept at home and the Clubhouse was physically closed due to the new Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we all were told it would be two weeks, maybe longer. Two weeks, Clubhouse members and Scott met for virtually until eventually other staff were called back from furlough and eventually we returned to the facility to where we are still open physically today (along with PPE and distancing).
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