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Please be careful while shoveling...

WE have had two light weight snow falls.

It was very easy to move.

But we as humans get spoiled.

This next snow will be heavier and harder to shovel.

Don't try and do it all at once.

Take a few breaks.  Heart attacks are killers.

One good tip is when shoveling, exhale when lifting.

It puts a lot less stress on the heart!

 

Don't forge to feed the birds if you have been feeding them.

Comment balloon 8 commentsWilliam Feela • February 24 2018 02:44AM

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I woke up early, did a short meditation, prepped my smoothie, put on snow pants, sweater, warm socks, hat, long down coat, gloves and went out to shovel. Damn, I just did it a few days ago. No one except a couple kids at the bus stop were out. There was only one set of tire tracks in the alley,  I could tell that it was a jeep.  More is on it's way. Can we blame it on the Groundhog?

Posted by Mary Jo Quay (Remax Results) 4 months ago

No shoveling for me ever, Bill. I will have to wait on mother nature to melt it for me.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) 4 months ago

Morning William.

Or you could just move to a place that gets little to no snow at all.

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty AR LLC) 4 months ago

I was sitting here wondering. . .What do the elderly, who aren't able to shovel do?  Are there those they can hire to get it done?  I've never lived where you need to shovel snow, so I'm clueless.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 4 months ago

Bill, you make two good points.The part of not holdin g your breath when lifting is so important.

Posted by Vern Eaton, Realtor 651-674-7449 4 months ago

Good morning Bill. You are absolutely right and it really matters. Enjoy the day.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) 4 months ago

Great advice. Snow shoveling does take its toll each winter.  We used to shovel snow for older folks when we lived in Alaska. 

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) 4 months ago

Anything too strenuous can certainly be taxing on the body.

Posted by JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate (Coldwell Banker) 4 months ago

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