April 1st, I had an appt with my “internal
medicine” doctor about “inflammation of the joints” situation and learned I may
have Rheumatoid Arthritis. I will be
going for more tests over the next two weeks.
April 2nd, I attended the monthly TGTSNBN
meetup and had an enjoyable evening. We
were discussing many aspects of “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”.
April 3rd to 5th, I visited with
the parents, brother and sister-in-law over the holiday weekend in upstate NY.
April 5th, I had a private yoga class at my
apt with Fabrice in the evening.
April 8th, I volunteered at WCW office to
assist with computer work.
April 10th, I had a private yoga class at my
apt with Fabrice in the evening.
April 11th, was a busy, productive and fun day
for me. It started out with getting
X-rays done on my knee and ankle, followed by shopping and the cleaners. Plus, I did abit of spring cleaning at the
apt before heading into Manhattan for the annual MoCCA event on West 22nd
Street. Met up with Debbie, as one of
the exhibitors was her hubby Larry with his books, plus he shared a table with
his illustrator friends. Afterwards, I
strolled along the HighLine to catch the sun’s rays and take photos. At 7pm I joined friends at Sammy’s Noodle
Shop for dinner and Mari’s birthday celebrations. Jenna made a delicious vegan cake for all to
April 12th, I participated in the Greenpoint
Swap at the local Shul. Clothing and
donations go to those in need.
Afterwards I treated myself to a much needed manicure and then picked up
lunch at Jungle Café to eat down by the river front. The parks were bustling with people and their
children, as the weather was a lovely spring day.
April 13th, I had a much needed appt with my
chiropractor for adjustments.
April 14th, I attended the monthly BFP
Fundraising committee meeting at Ken’s apt.
April 16th, I attended the monthly “Friends of
April 17th, I had a private yoga class back at
the studio with Fabrice in the evening and got to see the Shiva.
April 18th, after Dana cleaned my apt in the
morning, I headed out to do numerous errands and chores before getting a much
needed mani/pedi at a new salon.
April 19th, I visited my good friend Katherine
up in CT. I treated her to a belated
birthday luncheon and we finally exchanged our Xmas gifties. Weather was lovely!
April 20th, I had an appt with my lung
specialist regarding follow-up, and he says my Iron count is low. I am not keen about taking Iron pills. I’d rather eat, or juicing or smoothie healthy,
organic food rich in Iron. They include
… Brussel Sprouts, raisins,
lentils, pumpkin seeds, soybeans, pinto beans, arugula, collard greens, black
beans, brown rice prune juice, oatmeal, potatoes, tofu, lima beans, broccoli,
kale, dark chocolate [YUM!], sunflower seeds, peas, strawberries and spinach.
21st, I attended the productive monthly BFP Arts & Culture
22nd, I had an appt with my “internal medicine” doctor about the
Rheumatoid Arthritis, which I do not have, but I was diagnosed as Anemic. So, this week, I started upping my intake of
healthy foods with Iron traits. What
has a good source of Iron … Brussel Sprouts, raisins, lentils, pumpkin seeds,
soybeans, pinto beans, arugula, collard greens, black beans, brown rice, prune
juice, oatmeal, potatoes, tofu, lima beans, broccoli, kale, dark chocolate
[YUM!], sunflower seeds, peas, strawberries and spinach.
April 23rd, I attended the “Peace and Justice
Faire” meeting in Fort Greene. Meeting
was hosted by Ed and Melissa … was productive and interesting.
April 24th to 27th, my friend Cindy
was visiting from Ohio to attend the annual Yoga Journal conference at the
Hilton. She stayed at my apt to cut down
on expensive NYC costs.
April 24th, I attended my private yoga class
this evening with my friend Cindy, who is visiting NYC for the weekend.
April 25th, I participated in TGTSNBN
Springtime Cosplay at Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan. I debuted my Steampunk Hufflepuff “look” and
it was well received. Weather was sunny,
but abit cool, at first, then warmed up after 12pm. Our group was at the park from 11am to
4:30pm. Afterwards, I stopped by the
Hilton to pick up Cindy. We did some
shopping in the East Village before taking a taxi to my hood for dinner at Thai
April 26th, I joined my friend Margaret at the
Brooklyn Botanical Gardens from 11am to 1:30pm for the annual Sakura Matsuri
festival. Weather was sunny and lovely
outside. We had a great time and I took
lots of photos. Afterwards, I headed to
the office to utilize my laptop to edit photos from Saturday/Sunday before
meeting Cindy at the Hilton. After she
did abit of shopping we had dinner at a Cosi before heading back to my hood. Cindy flies back to Ohio tomorrow.