92 Y/O LADIES PHILOSOPHY
92-year-old, petite, legally blind, well-poised and proud lady,
was fully dressed this morning by eight o'clock. Her hair was
fashionably coifed and makeup perfectly applied. She was moving
to a nursing home today. Her husband of 70 years recently passed
away, making the move necessary.
After many hours of waiting patiently in the lobby of the
nursing home, she smiled sweetly when told her room was ready. As
she maneuvered her walker to the elevator, she was provided a visual
description of her tiny room, including the eyelet sheets that had
been hung on her window.
I love it," she stated with the enthusiasm of an eight-year-old
who had just been presented with a new puppy.
"Mrs.. Jones, you haven't seen the room yet, just wait!"
"That doesn't have anything to do with it," she replied.
"Happiness is something you decide on ahead of time. Whether I
like my room or not doesn't depend on how the furniture is arranged
... it's how I arrange my mind. I already decided to love it.
It's a decision I make every morning when I wake up.
I have a choice; I can spend the day in bed recounting the
difficulty I have with the parts of my body that no longer work,
or get out of bed and be thankful for the ones that do.
Each day is a gift, and as long as my eyes open, I'll focus on
the new day and all the happy memories I've stored away just for
this time in my life.
Old age is like a bank account: you withdraw from what you've
So, my advice to you would be to deposit a lot of happiness in the
Thank you for your part in filling my Memory bank. I am still
Remember the five simple rules to be happy:
1. Free your heart from hatred.
2. Free your mind from worries.
3. Live simply.
4. Give more.
5. Expect less.
Author Unknown - Shared by Dr. Gloria Jo Floyd
© 1999-2012- Dr.
Gloria "Jo" Floyd, NCEHS, 14439 N.W. Military highway, #108, PMB 615 San
Antonio, TX 78231 [O] 210-698-8700, [F]
email: email@example.com; www.ncehs.com; or www.DrGloriaJoFloyd.com
©2012 All Rights Reserved
Click any of the links below to see more
available information you
might need, enjoy, or access.
NCEHS and Dr. Gloria Jo
Dr. Gloria Jo Floyd (Ph.D., R.N., LCCA) /
Free Prize Drawing
Current Courses Offered By NCEHS / Life Thoughts / Do You Need An Outstanding Speaker / Home Health Consultant / Home Health Speaker / Medical Legal Expert Services & Speaker
School Nursing Speaker / NCEHS Speakers Bureau
Educational and Audiovisual Materials / Home Health Care Documentation System
List of Clients / Great Web Sites / Brief Articles By Dr. Gloria Jo Floyd / Live Nursing & Social Workers' Teleseminars / The Nurses' Coach (TM) E-magazine, Journal & Newsletter / The Nurses' Coach Group Coaching Sessions /
Live Teleseminars For General Audiences / The People's Coach (TM) E-magazine, Journal & Newsletter / The Entrepreneurs, Business Owner, Speaker and Consultant Newsletter / Live Teleseminars For Entrepreneurs / ContinuingEducation On-Line (Take part in our special offer / Spiritual Reflections / Classified Ads / A Texas Corporate Retreat / Family Gathering Site
Comments About This Web Site / Prayer Requests