GLITTER60's SparkPeople Blog GLITTER60's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community dh update dont know if hubby will be taking testertone. also i need to take a break from spark. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:04:16 EST dh blood counts dh is doing ok. only his platelets are down. he is going to try testrone some time to see if his this raises them. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:51:46 EST good news from road trip dh and i went to rochester, ny to see a specialist for his lukemia (not head tumor). he does not need pills or chemo. <BR> <BR> he just needs some time off. lucky for us rochester is only 2hours away. as far as i know <BR> dont need to go back. <BR> <BR> so we just need to get back to life and what ever normal is. <BR> <BR> thanks for all your prayers. <BR> <BR> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 07:31:06 EST good news from road trip dh and i saw a specialist in rochester, ny for his lukemia (not head tumor). he does not need pills or any chemo treatment right now. he just needs to take some time off. <BR> <BR> so all that worry and angst was for naught. lucky for us rochester is only 2 hours away. as far as i know we dont have to go back. <BR> <BR> so now we just need to get back to life and what ever normal is. <BR> <BR> thanks for all the prayers. Fri, 4 Apr 2014 07:26:37 EST update on road trip going to rochester april 3. this is sooner than we expected. <BR> <BR> we are going to get there too early, because we can not miss this appointment. Tue, 1 Apr 2014 12:17:16 EST second opion road trip need prayers dh and i are going to rochester, ny sometime in April. <BR> <BR> we dont live too far away. so it will be a day trip. <BR> <BR> will have to see what the doctor has in his bag. his chemo doctor recommended him. <BR> <BR> so still need prayers Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:31:07 EST welcome spring pink and green are my favorite colors. so updated page and ticker to reflect this. <BR> <BR> dont think i will lose 50# by april, but it is hard to figure out how to change things. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:44:31 EST my dad died my dad died before day light savings time. i hope he is with his family and my brother who died. so if i dont track or eat right i hope people understand. Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:29:57 EST my dad back in the hospital my dad does not look good. may not last much longer. <BR> <BR> but who knows. i can not go see him unless i do it in the morning. but my mom going to get a shot for her knee and then breakfast. my brother is going to take her. <BR> <BR> got dh radiation in the afternoon. Tue, 4 Mar 2014 20:18:46 EST update on my dad my dad needs one to one care. so as soon as my brother can wrangle up people or he said he would do it himself. he can go anyplace. trying to get my dad back to the apartment with one to one care until a space opens up in the adjoining nursing home. that way my mom can go see him as often as she wants. <BR> <BR> so need prayers for that to happen. dh still doing radiation so we can not help much at this time. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 07:01:37 EST my dad in hospital my dad 94 has congestive heart failure. he will go into a nursing home <BR> sometime. this is the second time of separation for my parents. first time was WW2. <BR> <BR> hubby still needy. stayed home from saturday church. going for a walk this morning in the mall with few people. Sun, 23 Feb 2014 07:24:59 EST not carpal tunnel no more pt saw dr today. he says that it is my fibromalygia that is causing the cramping and pain. <BR> <BR> so there is nothing he can do for me. i have to live with numbness in my thumb for the rest of my life. <BR> <BR> i can not do pt for my hands because of the bruising in my forearms. so i can do what she taught me at home. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:59:14 EST sparkwheel points 1,000 points. WOW i already bought myself skies from the last large points. got 300 then. <BR> <BR> hubby has to wear a mask to go out in public. he refuses to do that. he will wear it in doctors office. using lap top and hunt and peck method to type. to reduce cramping. <BR> <BR> busy today. doctor in am for me, radiation for dh pm and pt at 5pm. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 05:24:36 EST world NOT ending dh found got good test results from doctors. FREE dh is free to mix with poeple. we are going out tonight to celebrate Valentines day and the good news. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 18:05:09 EST roses and a poem dh got me a dozen red roses for valentines day. i told him that carnations would be ok. we have been married 28 years and this is the first time i got flowers after we were married. <BR> <BR> he said each one was a love note and poem. <BR> <BR> so sweet/ <em>334</em> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 18:58:36 EST right hip out put your left hip out, put your right hip out. do the boggie woggie. well the right hip is OUT. PAIN. <em>28</em> Tue, 4 Feb 2014 11:13:57 EST heart day update my blog to reflex february. got some good news. the hospital billing department is going to send a statement saying that as of a certain date. no money is owed. i hope that brings peace of mind to hubby. <BR> <BR> <BR> happy valentines day Fri, 31 Jan 2014 08:43:57 EST DRINKING EATING HUBBY DRIVING ME TO DRINK I GIVE UP. I CAN NOT DO ANYTHING BUT EAT OT DRINK LIQUOUR Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:48:57 EST cramps HELP any ideas for cramps. i know about drinking liquids. but cramps run in the family. just took an ibuphrophen. and some oj. had fish and potatoes for dinner. lots of potasium there. <BR> <BR> <em>28</em> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 21:48:32 EST radiation for dh just saw radiologist. hubby will have radition tx for small tumor in head. it is a slow growing cancer. <BR> <BR> so some good news. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:40:32 EST DH good news hubby has glioma. cancer that is not serious. it grows very slowly. they may do radiation. but not sure/ seeing radiologist in about a week. thanks for all the prayers. <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> Thu, 2 Jan 2014 20:34:47 EST dh has brain cancer it is a small tumor some kind of blast thing. not sure what or when the next step will be. hubby is home and doing ok so far. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 22:16:42 EST dh ok update hubby made it ok through brain biopsy. will know results in 5 days to a week. thanks for all the prayers. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 23:33:33 EST HO HO HO merry christmas and happy new year. thanks for all the prayers. tomorrow is the brain biopsy. Wed, 25 Dec 2013 15:04:56 EST brain surgery dh well hubby is going for a brain biopsi december 26. so keep up the prayers. <em>198</em> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:12:03 EST cyber knife hubby has small tumor. another spnial tap. first one 20% chance of finding something. nothing definite. so another one with 80% chance of finding something definite. either lymphoma or tumor. depends on what they find how they treat it. lymphoma chemotherapy, tumor cyber knife <BR> <BR> first biopsi. then cyber knife <em>527</em> <BR> <BR> keep praying and thanks spark friends Mon, 9 Dec 2013 21:02:49 EST hospital hubby in hospital. more tests. could not hear in left ear. not sure what is going on in brain. <em>24</em> Sun, 8 Dec 2013 22:26:37 EST husbands scare hubby may have brain problems. dont know what it is. <BR> <BR> test tomorrow. <em>39</em> Thu, 5 Dec 2013 17:54:16 EST back door entry family angst so mush fun typing with one hand. found how to get to blog again. <BR> <BR> i hope i can remember. hubby having chemo this week. <BR> <BR> got the family for christmas. did not want to do it at the house, but not possible to do it at parents assistive living place. <BR> <BR> bother upset because he is not invited because of other brother. <BR> <BR> if anyone is lonely they can have MY family. LOL Wed, 4 Dec 2013 07:44:34 EST vacation from spark <em>46</em> my thumb has tennis elbow so i need to rest it. <BR> <BR> so i will not be posting for awhile hard to do with one hand <em>253</em> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 07:43:12 EST good news hubby is doing well. he had a good blood work up reading. <BR> <BR> he is getting a port because his veins are not good. <BR> <BR> had a nice thanksgiving feast. had 1/2 apple for desert. Sat, 23 Nov 2013 17:13:17 EST ER not not error. hubby went to er because he thought he was having heart pallpitations. he is fine. he needs his meds adjusted. 6 hours what fun <BR> <BR> NOT. he is not sleeping well. i am trying to get use to my CPAP machine. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 21:49:29 EST sugar//chocolate cravings i only ate one piece of chocolate the day before. yesterday i ate the whole bar. <BR> <BR> too much fat this week. Sat, 9 Nov 2013 06:28:58 EST found myself YEAH <em>236</em> found blog. hope i can find it again. how i got here is a mystery. thanks to oa i manage NOT to over eat on ice cream. <BR> <BR> did not have any. i also want to thank spark. Thu, 7 Nov 2013 08:45:48 EST watch died i had a water resistant watch and wore it to the pool. i had to throw it out as it died. not working. <BR> <BR> so no fit bit or spark tracking in the pool for me. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 20:54:00 EST bad day full of tears i had a bad day. so i had a pity party and cried and cried. <BR> <BR> but i did not over eat. that is a first for me. <BR> <BR> i got one person to join my pity party so inviting anyone else. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 18:22:17 EST waterproof? are fit bits waterproof. i like to do water exercises. so i need a tracker that is waterproof. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 08:24:52 EST Falling into fall new photo I added a photo of my former cat. she has a new home. we gave her to a friend. Thu, 3 Oct 2013 23:08:16 EST found it thanks found the lotion at a local grocery store. Price Chopper. <BR> <BR> looking forward to winter <em>40</em> (NOT) lol <BR> <BR> anyway cant wait to try it. Fri, 6 Sep 2013 08:10:08 EST HELP i just started to find out on how to put up the wall papper and now i can not change it. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:33:04 EST OUCH CRAMPS. yes one can do too much exercises. i was in some leg pain in the morning. but i was bored and awake at the crack of dawn so i went for a walk. that was ok. then i went to a water exercise class at the Y. <BR> <BR> ok so far. then i went to the fair. later on that evening while watching Leno, I had horrible cramps. <BR> <BR> so today is a day of rest. <em>46</em> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 07:43:44 EST depression hard time on friday. hubby got upset about his blood count. he had chemo therapy and the white cell count was low. <BR> <BR> so got into the chocolates. later on in the evening he was ok. <BR> <BR> but i tried to be busy today. after dinner again with the chocolates. <BR> <BR> i was hungry, but i did not have any veggies. not good. Sun, 25 Aug 2013 22:17:05 EST need mentor i a looking for a mentor to help me with my weight problems. <BR> <BR> maybe once a week. or more i am having a hard time. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 15:12:46 EST ER RX dh had to go to the er for a nose bleed. of course by the time they saw him it stopped and could not find anything. <BR> <BR> well i was so tired i fell asleep on a machine and when i woke up i was dizzy and had a headache. they told me to take another ibuphrophen and they gave me a sandwich and lorna doones. <BR> <BR> first time i got precribed a sandwich. of course i will be over my tracing points today. but i feel like i deserve a break. Sat, 26 Jan 2013 13:52:40 EST BAGGAGE reading the bible (ezckile sp) and it was saying about baggage. <BR> <BR> i realized that i have been carrying all sorts of baggage most of my life. <BR> <BR> emotional, and physical (weight) so i hope that i can change the emotional part of eating and change my weight. <BR> <BR> so glad for spark people. Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:28:40 EST loose change people are leaving money. believe it or not. went to wegmans (grocery store) accidentally drop dime between convarer belt and scanner. <BR> <BR> clerk told me not to worry about it and that she had a dime. i asked if it would mess up her accounting at the end. but she said no. people <BR> leave change there all the time. <BR> <BR> good grief. give me or some charity the change. especially at christmas. <BR> got lots of salvation army kettles. <em>101</em> Thu, 3 Jan 2013 23:34:43 EST exercise to oldies i got so inspired by a blog that i put on a exercise tape by richard simmons. <BR> <BR> just the warm up wore me out. i did the 30 minutes plus the floor exercises. i did have to sit down for some of the arm exercises, but i finished the video. <em>104</em> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 21:17:45 EST "why we use recipes" From a cook book <BR> <BR> I guessed the pepper, the soup was too hot. <BR> i guessed the water, it dried the pot. <BR> I guessed the salt, and what to you think? <BR> we did nothing else all day but drink. <BR> i guessed the sugar, the sauce was too sweet, <BR> and so by my guessing i spoiled out treat. <BR> and now i guess nothing, for cooking by guess <BR> is sure to result in a terrible mess. Sun, 23 Dec 2012 11:05:59 EST electric that was what my hubby tells me. the mouse makes the page spend up so fast that it makes me dizzy. so i did to discharge before i touch the mouse. <BR> <BR> where is a rug when you need one. got wood floors. <em>246</em> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 22:41:44 EST hobby cat yes my cat has hobbies. she tried to help me sew on my sewing machine the other day and she tries to help me when i am doing my strecthes. she is sooooo talkative. she has to annouce that she is going to use her litter box. and to let us know that she wants tlc. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:13:14 EST