ELLFIN3's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=ELLFIN3 ELLFIN3's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Lots of rain! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6355301 Here at the farm We have had 3 inches plus today. I am not sure about at home. We have pretty much stayed in. We did go to WalMart. It has rain off and on all day. Still more coming. Be weather aware and stay safe!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 29 Apr 2017 20:18:53 EST Woo Hoo it is FRIDAY!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6354843 I have all My things and checks ready for the Boss's signature Monday. I am working on the extra project for Him. Last night was wonderful. For a very small school and drama class their presentation of the Wizard of Oz was wonderful. The young People who had singing parts were great. They had a live dog for Toto! He was a hoot!! I loved the young man who played the Lion. He was a perfect Lion!!! We had a late night for Us-but a fun night. I hope all is well in Your corner of the wo... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:23:25 EST Going to have a good evening! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6354447 I got a lot done at work. We are going tonight to see the Wizard of Oz done by a local High School. Should be fun. Enjoy Your evening!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:09:46 EST Had a good work day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6353992 I stayed in today. It was cold and windy out. I got a lot done on My project for the Boss. I hope You had a wonderful day! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:49:43 EST Got more done! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6353460 I was in bed and asleep by 9:10 last night! I did get more done today. I went on My lunch hour to look for flowers for the cemeteries for Memorial Day. I have 4 saddle for the headstones and 3 bunches of flowers to do for vases. I found a few. I need to get going the big project for the Boss tomorrow!! I hope You have had a great day. Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:55:01 EST Sleepy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6352989 I have been sleepy and tired all day! Not sure what is going on! I did not get much done today! I hope You have had a much more productive day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:37:00 EST Sun shine & blue skies! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6352530 Cleaned out the frig and cleaned the kitchen. I have done laundry. I cleaned Lilly's house. I have done yard work. DH & I went for a motor cycle ride! WooHoo!!!!!!! DH grilled steaks and fixed salad and baked potatoes for supper. I hope Your day has been great!! Luv Y'all!! <BR> ((HUGS)) Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:34:22 EST Rain Glorious Rain!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6351640 We had thunderstorms last night around 3:30. It woke the dogs. Then after I got to work this morning it got very dark and really rained. Now it is raining a little. I got out and did the errands I needed to in between thundershowers. DH sent Me pictures of the farm and boy has the grass grown in 2 weeks. If it is not raining I should be able to get some good fitness tomorrow. I talked to Our primary care Doc's office they are working on getting DH into the radiation oncologist. WooHoo... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:07:32 EST WOW How hard can this be!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6351242 So DH found a Clinic in Oklahoma City. So I called to check into it. The Lady said all He needed was a Referral from the Doc who did the test. So I called them. She girl there ask if He had seen the other Doc in their building and I told Her no. My DH decided that was not what He wanted to do. She put Me on hold and told Me Doc wanted to see My DH before He would refer Him. Why should He do that. So not referral!!! I am trying to get this done through Our Primary care Doc. I have no... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:04:44 EST Bad news!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6350799 Well today Cancer Centers of America tells Me they can not treat My DH. The Guy yesterday did not listen to what I told Him!!! I registered a complaint!!! Not that they care! <BR> Well back to square one! The Lady in Our Doc's office gave Me another Clinic to look into! <BR> I will do that tomorrow! I wish people would take better pride in how they do their job!!! I hope You have had a better day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:33:16 EST Good news! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6350348 Our insurance will cover DH being seen by the Canter Centers of America! I worked today. <BR> I got caught up. Now back to the project the Boss needs done. Have a great evening! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:18:05 EST Made a full day at work! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6349877 I got caught up on things today. I have not felt great-but did feel better! I got cold coming home from supper. I think I will go have a nice hot shower. Enjoy You evening Dear Friends!! Thanks for the thoughts, Prayers and great suggestions! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 17 Apr 2017 19:58:48 EST Spark Friends are AWESOME!! Spent the morning in the ER!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6349413 I had all kinds of fun in the ER this morning. I had all kinds of tests and fluid. The ER Doc thinks I had a reaction to the antibiotic given to Me for the UTI Monday. She changed that! She also gave Me Phnergren (I am sure this is not spelled right) for the nausea. Youngest Daughter and Her DH cooked Our evening meal. I could not eat much but it was very tasty! <BR> I am going to try to work at least 1/2 day tomorrow. I also need to find out more about Canter Center of Oklahoma in Tul... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 19:18:34 EST Still not good! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6348960 I have not slept as much today. I just sent My DH and Daughters and SIL, BIL, and Niece off to My SIL 80th Birthday Party. I am going back to bed to rest. Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 15 Apr 2017 17:46:12 EST This has been awful! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6348568 Not sure what it is but it has been bad! I am out of bed for the first time since yesterday at noon! I have kept some crackers and such down. But I still feel very bad! I have a Birthday Party I want to go to tomorrow night but it looks doubtful! I think I will go lay back down for awhile. Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 14 Apr 2017 18:50:02 EST Ellfin is one sick little Kittie!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6347678 I started getting sick around 3:30 this afternoon. Throwing up. I even threw up in the car on the way home from work. I that to clean up!!! I am going to go lay down! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 12 Apr 2017 20:20:42 EST Good work day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6347202 I got to go over things with the Boss today. He even complimented Me on a spread sheet I am doing for Him. I hope You had a good day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 11 Apr 2017 21:09:50 EST Saw the Doc this morning!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6346678 I had Doc appointment. I do have a UTI. I also have a upper respiratory infection. I got a shot and antibiotics and cough syrup. Then it was off to work. I got a lot done at work. I have had 5451 walking steps today. I rode the exercise bike for 10 min-4miles. Now I am going to do some squats, wall pushups, core exercises and a little yoga! I stayed within calorie count and drank My water! WooHoo how did You do????? Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 10 Apr 2017 19:44:09 EST Bad day good day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6346160 I do seem to have a UTI! It has been bad today. I did get a lot done! I got home and cleaned out under the kitchen sink. The sprayer hose part broke. DH got that fixed and I got that stuff put up!! I got laundry going. I fixed and baked 2 casseroles. One for Us and one for My BIL next door. My SIL and Grandson came over and helped DH take the hard top off My Thunderbird-now I have a convertible. I hope You have had a great day!! Luv Y'all!!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 9 Apr 2017 19:27:56 EST Wow no post yesterday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6345715 The Boss had Us looking for an abstract yesterday morning! I left at 11:30 to have get Our taxes done! We owe but not to much!! Today We have been to WalMart and Homeland. I am cooking tator tot casserole tomorrow for Us and Our BIL next door. I have done trimming, gardening and mowing today. I think I am trying to get a urinary tract infection again. I sure hope not. I do have a Doc appointment Monday morning. Enjoy the rest of Your weekend!!!!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 8 Apr 2017 20:35:16 EST Busy day-Fun evening! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6344822 I got a lot done at work today! I came home I went over to the Kids. I visited with My SIL! <BR> He and Our Youngest Daughter are Our town's Ward 1 Commissioner and Clerk Treasurer. <BR> We live in a very tiny town. We held a small town meeting in the front yard. It was fun!! The real meeting was Tuesday night. I hope You have had a great day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 6 Apr 2017 20:39:31 EST Doc appoint & dinner for dinner!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6344340 I have an appointment Monday morning with Our regular Doc. I have some things to go over with Him for Me. But I also want to talk to Him about My DH. Then We have an appointment Thursday afternoon with the Radiology Doc. We should know more then! Our oldest Daughter's Boss gave Us tickets for the Kiwanis Pancake Feed. It was very good. <BR> I had a busy day at work. I am going to go rest!! Enjoy Your evening!!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 5 Apr 2017 19:37:05 EST No storms yet-Doc appointment! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6343861 We have not had any storms yet-probably won't! My DH has been diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer. We saw a surgeon today regarding the options. Next We will see a radiation Doc. Then DH will make the decision as to what therapy He wants to go with. Probably radiation. Prayers Please to guide Us to make a good decision! I hope You have had a wonderful Tuesday!! Luv You!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 4 Apr 2017 20:32:49 EST Exercise bike! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6343327 I just rode the exercise bike for 10 minutes. It really seems to be helping My knee. WooHoo! <BR> The boss came up with another project for Me today. Yeah! I hope You had a great Monday!! Enjoy Your evening!!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 3 Apr 2017 19:41:57 EST Book work Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6342820 I came home and got LillyPad's house cleaned. The laundry done. Then it was tax work. I think I got it done. The Youngest Daughter and Her DH cook lunch and supper for Us today for My DH's Birthday. His Birthday is Tuesday. Then the Oldest Daughter and Her Daughter brought Him His BD. It has been a good day!!! I hope You have had a great Sunday!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 2 Apr 2017 19:33:24 EST Happy April 1!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6342372 It has been a mowing, fill the deer feeder and bird feeders kind of day! We got a lot done! <BR> I hope You day was great! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 1 Apr 2017 19:41:19 EST Almost time to go home! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6341855 It is Friday!!! And it is almost time to go home!! The office manager and I got a lot done today. I printed 1 tax report and 1 portion is off 264.06-which is not bad. I will find the problem Monday. Sunday I need to finish up DH's company tax work. We are going next Friday to have them figure! Have a great evening!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 31 Mar 2017 17:06:32 EST My exercise bike!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6341425 I did get busy at work. I got a lot done. I rode the exercise bike for 11 min tonight. I think it is helping My knee! I will give it Friday and Saturday night off. I hope You have had a great day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:48:36 EST Knee and My DH!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6340960 My knee is very sore but I did 7.1 minutes-3.0 miles tonight! I will go put ice on it now. My DH had some test run 2 weeks ago. He got the results and He had an early stage cancer. We will see the Doc next week to figure out treatment. It should not cause many problems. We will know more next Tuesday. I hope You have had a lovely Wednesday!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:59:03 EST Rain and maybe storms!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6340381 I got a lot done at work. After supper I rode the exercise bike for 6.3 minutes I know it is not much, but this is the first time to ride since injuring My knee, The storms are in the state. I hope they calm down before they get here. We do need the rain! Be safe!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:47:20 EST Monday Monday ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6339874 Not much going on today! I hope You had a great day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:57:11 EST Cleaning & tax work! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6339355 I got Lillyp0ad's house cleaned. I got the house straightened up from having so much company last week, I got the laundry done. I fixed supper. I work all afternoon on DH's company tax work! Now I am ready to rest! I hope Your Sunday was great!! Luv Y'all! ((HUGS)) Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:45:12 EST Long hard week and a rough Friday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6338911 Thursday evening We had a lot of Family come in. Our oldest Daughter had pizza for Us all. Then those who wanted to went to the church to decorate and get ready for the memorial Friday. Friday morning Family started coming in to Our house and BIL's house. We all went to the Methodist Church. My SIL's Daughter and Our 2 Daughter's had done the decorations at the church. The flowers were beautiful. Lot of pinks and corals. One of Her Great Nephews spoke. Her Preacher spoke. The Preach... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:13:30 EST I am one tired Woman!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6337522 I am getting a lot done on projects at work. Now I need to get things done at home. Tomorrow We are having some of the Family over. The Cousins are working some pictures and such for the Memorial for My SIL! I hope You have had a great day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:55:04 EST Making Great progress at work!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6336925 I am making great progress at work. So I am trying to get back on track here on Spark People!! Have a great evening! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:57:22 EST Busy day! And a Thank You!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6335984 Thank You to all My Spark Friends for the thoughts, prayers and well wishes. I repeat a statement I make often-Spark Friends are the Best!! I got a lot done at work even with all the interruptions. The phone kept ringing and ringing!! Then My oldest Daughter was working with My SIL Daughter on the Friday service. Then I talked to My Sister and My SIL in Texas! I think things are worked out. But I am not sure. I hope everyone has had a fabulous day! I hope You have had a wonderful day... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:37:59 EST A very Sad day and 1 bright Spot! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6335415 When We came in from the farm there was an ambulance and fire rescue at My SIL's. I went right over. She had stopped breathing several times. Since She did not have a Do Not Resuscitate they stabilized Her and took Her to the ER. I got the call around 3:30 that She had crossed over the Rainbow Bridge!! I am going to miss Her so much. We were best BUDS!!! The bright spot is when We went over to the oldest Daughter's house I knocked on the door and Our Grandson who is in the Navy opened ... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:32:37 EST Good News, Bad News and Crazy News!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334972 The good news is the Physician's Assistant gave Me a steroid sot in My knee it has helped. Bad news He said that if I have the complete knee done I will be off 6-8 weeks. I can not be off the job that long. He did OK for Me to do low impact exercise. He said the exercise bike, swimming and easy walking is OK!! Now to the crazy news of the day. DH & I took the dogs out for the last run of the day. They run and We ride the golf car. There was something in the field. We drove over to se... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 20:07:53 EST Crazy Morning!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334405 I got to work and started going over what the Boss signed yesterday. And getting with the office manager on what else He needed done. The I find out the one of the Boss's cows was hit by a car. So I started the paper work and phone calls on that. No one other than the cow was hurt. They had to put the cow down! I have already been to the post office and the bank. I need to go to the Gun Room with some paper work. Then I need to drop off some paper work to the accountants before I head... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:05:06 EST Long day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334006 DH had a Doc appointment this morning. He had a procedure done. He said the procedure was not bad. But now that the meds have worn off He is sore. I stayed home in case He needed anything. My SIL went home this afternoon. I have a knee appointment tomorrow afternoon. I hope everyone has had a great day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 16 Mar 2017 19:35:10 EST Good work day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6333536 I am not sure what I did at work but I got a lot done. Miloh the puppy dog was with Me all day today. He slept but He is still company!! My SIL is resting-She spent the day with Her Sister who is on Hospice! This is so hard on all the Family! My DH has a procedure tomorrow to I will be going with Him as the driver. I have a knee appointment Friday. The SIL from Texas is suppose to be coming in on Monday. I think I will go rest! Have a great evening!!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 15 Mar 2017 19:47:37 EST Where does time go???? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6332985 I got a lot done at work today. My SIL from Tulsa called and She is coming in this afternoon. I am not sure if there has been a change in My other SIL or not. Enjoy the rest of Your day!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:10:03 EST COLD!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6332533 I know Our weather is not as bad as in other parts of the US. But I do not like being cold. I got a few things posted at work. Went to the store and got dog and cat food. I did all the usual errands. I am ready to go rest My sore knee!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:46:14 EST Missing in Action!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6331992 Mother Nature seems to be missing. She is believe to be bi-polar and is off Her meds! It has been rather cold here all day. I did get housecleaning done to today. I cleaned out Me closet I had dropped expensive earring and needed to find it. I did find it! I got the toilets cleaned, the vacuum run, the living room dusted and laundry done. I cleaned out Lilly's house and took the trash to the dumpster. I saw the Youngest Daughter out and We talk for awhile. I went over to see My SIL i... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 19:36:57 EST Blah!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6331518 ELLFIN3 has gone down the depression rabbit hole! Just kind of overwhelmed!! I need to clean at home. I need to work on taxes at home. I need to do a lot of things and I just do not feel like doing any of them!! We shall see what tomorrow brings! We did get some much needed rain. Not much any is better than none!! Have a wonderful Saturday evening!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 11 Mar 2017 20:18:10 EST Another wonderful day in the neighborhood! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6331011 Ok at least the morning was good. One of the Gun Room guys had to use the machine shop at My office and brought Moog & Mihlo to stay with Me while He worked. The Dogs and I had a wonderful time. They are so sweet!!! My knee is somewhat better. I think the ice is helping. Not sure about the ointment yet. Have a wonderful weekend!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 10 Mar 2017 19:59:33 EST Thursday-knee http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6330448 OK what is with the change to the Start page. No more Team points!! WOW!! I called this morning about My knee. I have not been icing the knees as I should have been. Also I can not take Tylenol or stuff like it because of My arthritis meds. So they prescribed an ointment for My knee. I am getting ready to go shower and try it!! I also go a new hot/cold thing to use at work. A couple of times today I had My jeans wet from the ice. : ) I hope You have had a wonderful day!! Luv Y'a... Thu, 9 Mar 2017 19:36:21 EST I got a big project done at work!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6329932 WooHoo! I am so glad to get this one project done. Now on to My tax work!! My knee is still giving Me a lot of pain. I think I will call the Doc tomorrow. The winds are back and so are the fires! I hope You have had a safe wonderful day!!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 8 Mar 2017 19:27:49 EST NO WIND!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6329361 I hope everyone is OK after the fires and storms of yesterday!! We had about a 1/2 inch of rain last night. With it We had high winds and hail. No damage. The fires in the western part of Oklahoma and of Texas and Kansas were very bad. I think some of them are still burning!! <BR> It is the time of the year to stay weather aware! Take care of You!!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 7 Mar 2017 16:48:44 EST So very windy!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6328876 Winds at 45 - 50 miles an hour!! Fire in the northwestern part of the state. Then cold front moving through. And maybe storms!! The weather Dude is saying hail and strong winds. <BR> Everyone stay safe and weather aware!! Luv Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 6 Mar 2017 18:22:52 EST