USMAWIFE's SparkPeople Blog USMAWIFE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Meet the lady who plans to knit while running the NY Marathon <link><BR>ss/meet-the-woman-whos-going_b_8245142<BR>.html </link> Tue, 6 Oct 2015 11:51:55 EST what would you do in life..... If you knew you couldn't fail what would you do in life? <BR> <BR> Seriously no trick questions- if you knew you couldn't fail, now what? Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:29:56 EST Need a laugh Woman: Is there a problem, Officer? <BR> Officer: Ma’am, you were speeding. <BR> Woman: Oh, I see. <BR> Officer: Can I see your license please? <BR> Woman: I’d give it to you but I don’t have one. <BR> Officer: Don’t have one? <BR> Woman: Lost it 4 times for drunk driving. <BR> Officer: I see…Can I see your vehicle registration papers please. <BR> Woman: I can’t do that. <BR> Officer: Why not? <BR> Woman: I stole this car. <BR> Officer: Stole it? <BR> Woman: Yes, and I killed and ... Thu, 4 Jun 2015 14:50:05 EST Hump day right now my mind is going in so many directions ... trying just to focus on one thing for a few minutes is a miracle <BR> <BR> I know its bad when I do mindless knitting and within a half hour I have knitted a foot over where I should have stopped <BR> Wed, 3 Jun 2015 17:40:13 EST Can I please have one wish granted LOL Today finally got someone to check out the AC units. <BR> <BR> The upstairs unit which still works, needed frion. Can not believe how much that stuff costs, 90.00 /unit <BR> <BR> The downstairs unit was hit by lightening and the fan needs to be replaced. <BR> <BR> So right now all my extra in case money for the month has been spent. Praying now there are no more things that pop up <BR> <BR> Have not heard from my PCP about the CT scan which means it is either normal or the results ... Tue, 2 Jun 2015 18:48:18 EST a good reason to loose weight and get healthy about an hour ago, I found out that one of my closest friends from high school passed away. <BR> <BR> Mary was always on the heavier side, I would say at least 200 when we where in high school <BR> <BR> This picture of her shows that she got heavier and like several friends mentioned she never had the desire to find out what was causing her weight issue. They say she did not eat a lot and was very active as a pastors wife and choir director <link><BR>t <... Mon, 1 Jun 2015 15:49:33 EST UFO weekend progress I got three projects off the needles and started a new cardigan which I was able to get over 20 inches knitted on the back yesterday Mon, 1 Jun 2015 04:40:20 EST UFO weekend My plan is to get all the projects I have off the needles and then one day later sew them up if they need to be Sat, 30 May 2015 12:15:13 EST Friday up early as hubby had to be in early then tried to take a nap for a while but it was hard <BR> <BR> Had to start drinking the barium at 630 the total i had to take in in 30 minutes equaled about 4 cups of this horrible drink. i could not do it in 30 and was lucky i finished in 60. Still had time before my appointment and got there early hoping the machine was on and they were ready to go. Nope. Had to wait until 905 to get in and then i had to drink another cup of the barium and was t... Fri, 29 May 2015 21:12:53 EST Happy National Hamburger Day How do you like your burger Thu, 28 May 2015 09:21:50 EST What a way to start the day Have to call our local police as while we were gone sometime this month, someone came into our backyard and pulled the bars on one section of our fence so they can escape into or out of our yard <BR> <BR> Then the copper wiring for our ac was also stolen <BR> <BR> And my loving PCP has me schedule for an abodinal CAT scan to see if there is an obstruction which is causing me to loose weight. Now i have to run down to the scanning center to pick up the prep kit for this procedure Wed, 27 May 2015 10:04:32 EST round two this blog does not want to be written as it has disappeared several times while I was doing it Tue, 26 May 2015 20:20:00 EST The more I do ......(finish this sentence) So many answers to this. lets see your thoughts Mon, 25 May 2015 09:03:26 EST Sunday I started feeling pain in the back and legs last night and figured it was from 7 hours in a car and also sleeping badly the night before. <BR> <BR> took a hot bath to help relax the muscles but it got worse. Also like the body was upset with me for overworking it <BR> <BR> But then during the night it occured to me, once the doctors knocked me out they had to position me in the operating room so that they had access to get to my vocal cords to inject the stuff into it <BR> <BR> the pain w... Sun, 24 May 2015 18:25:02 EST saturday This is actually one of the best days I have had in a long time <BR> <BR> The procedure actually stopped the post nasal drip which was a big nuisance <BR> <BR> have not taken any pain pills which is a huge plus <BR> Sat, 23 May 2015 20:46:08 EST Friday Got to the hospital at 550 this morning and within 30 minutes I was already brought back to the pre op room and meeting with the pre op and surgery room nurses who were doing their histories together since they were almost the same <BR> <BR> Changed clothes, they got me comfortable. Shockingly my bp was normal which is rare since usually the thought of the IV freaks me out <BR> <BR> My doctor stopped by for a few minutes and said the anesthiologist and her nurse would be in soon to start t... Fri, 22 May 2015 21:04:41 EST thursday We are here and down to the last 12 hours of waiting for me to get this procedure done <BR> <BR> YEAH Thu, 21 May 2015 17:33:37 EST Tuesday the good? <BR> weight is down 3 1/2 lbs from last Tuesday <BR> <BR> after dealing with lab corp and showing them over and over again that our co pay was paid and they could not find it, called our secondary insurance who talked their language and found out what I suspected since the check was cashed nd one invoice paid, they took the money and suspended it until they could find where it belonged. Kept asking them that and they kept denying it but our agent got through and that was what they... Tue, 19 May 2015 16:19:55 EST thought for today sometimes when you find yourself in a very dark place, you think you have been buried. <BR> <BR> The truth is, you've been PLANTED. God has plans for your blossom. Mon, 18 May 2015 10:34:27 EST Sunday I am truly beiving to believe there is something with our house ventailation system as both ubby and I am coughing so much <BR> <BR> No meds are working for me and going to ask my doctor in the morning when he change my thryoid meds to please give me some prescription cough medicine so that I can stop this coughing and my surgurical procedure can go on as schedule this Friday Sun, 17 May 2015 19:12:48 EST saturday thank goodness it is over Sat, 16 May 2015 21:02:54 EST Little known thing about our Veterans Administration Our friend whose hsuabnd is having so many issues with the VA and had our first phone chat in years now <BR> <BR> I connected with one o my husbands classmates about their issues with the VA and he gave me some wonderful ideas including that he was going to step in and help them with some issues they are having <BR> <BR> During the chat with my girlfriend she mentioned about a wheel chair situation <BR> <BR> Her husbands first wheelchair was in their car and due to some freak accident, ... Fri, 15 May 2015 09:38:15 EST my thought for today Sometimes you have to burn a few bridges <BR> to keep the crazies from following you <BR> Thu, 14 May 2015 19:15:38 EST Hump day another morning of going to bed at 2 am and up at 630 at least tonight I know he will be up erly as he has to be up at 4 am <BR> <BR> got a lot of errands run this afternoon. Our compounding pharmacy had the supplements our doctor ordered for us went to pick one up and ended up with three different one since he gives 20 percent off on each after the first one just the discounts equals a bottle <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Wed, 13 May 2015 20:27:42 EST Tuesday was LONG after doing the normal Monday get up at 4 am, back to sleep at 7 and then up at 830, I figured last night we would be heading to bed early <BR> <BR> that did not work out at all <BR> <BR> hubby came home and the cough he has had for the last month. Last night it was worse. Honestly thought he was going to blow the lung <BR> <BR> So from 7 pm to 230 am. yes you read that right, he was coughing, throwing up, sweating like he was going to pass out. All his coughing and sneezing was scari... Tue, 12 May 2015 19:21:03 EST do not know how to title this my brain is not functioning Sometimes you have to shut the world out, close your eyes and turn the music up <BR> <BR> Today is one of those days <BR> <BR> <BR> Not sleeping well last night <BR> <BR> between Labcorp still not admitting they have the payment and posted it to the wrong invoice <BR> <BR> being sent to the wrong building at the hospital for the EKG. Then went I got to the main hospital had to walk up hill to get there. I felt sorry for those people who have medical issues which walking up hill and up... Mon, 11 May 2015 14:44:06 EST Another Sunday today was what i expected it to be just another ordinary Sunday <BR> <BR> My mother in law did call to say that my father in laws brother and sons surprised them yesterday with a picnic since a lot of family is doubting he will live to see father's day next month. She said it really did raise his spirits a lot which is a great thing Sun, 10 May 2015 20:49:06 EST saturday staying in and trying to keep myself from getting in trouble Sat, 9 May 2015 16:13:45 EST Friday today just had to get out the house. went to my doctors office to pick up my labs and was shocked <BR> <BR> last week tsh was 0.048 while I was taking nature thryoid. a week later it is now 5.5 went from hypo to hyper in a week which is normal for me <BR> <BR> also had to give the nurses their nurses apprecition card <BR> <BR> next top was fuddruckers for lunch. <BR> <BR> Then to the book store and soma intimates. was looking for some fun pj's that I could drive home from the su... Fri, 8 May 2015 17:38:18 EST Hump day Just when I thought my daughter in law had put all this student loan stuff alone and accept it <BR> she comes out again at bedtime last night attaching me so letting me son get into all this debt <BR> <BR> she even had the nerve to ask when he bought his car if I went with him to help get him a deal. I said I did and even loaned him an extra 4,000 with what the insurance company was giving for his other car to help lower the payments. and when he lost his job a month later, I helped make s... Wed, 6 May 2015 19:11:37 EST Life is short Life is short, break the RULES. <BR> FORGIVE quickly. <BR> KISS slowly, <BR> LOVE truly, <BR> LAUGH uncontrollably <BR> , and NEVER REGRET anything that made you SMILE. Tue, 5 May 2015 16:09:30 EST Monday Well we are still atmy inlaws andI still have not eaten since 7 pm Saturday night <BR> <BR> we were supposed to leave at 10 am so we could pick up the dog at the boarding place but that is not going to happen <BR> <BR> my father in law did not get up until 1130 so breakfast was at noon and now we are waiting for the social worker to show up so we can hear what she has to say. <BR> <BR> While I truly understand my husband is an only child, he is still missing that I am light headed and r... Mon, 4 May 2015 12:21:15 EST Sunday This is not one of the best days <BR> <BR> Since getting here my appetite has flown out the window. I ate a baked potato last night for dinner even thought my mother in law cooked dinner. Problem is all the food is bland, so soft a baby could eat it and the smell made me think I was having morning sickness <BR> <BR> Today I have no desire to eat as I want something very spicy but it is Sunday and all the good Mexican resturants were closed. So food is not going to work until we st... Sun, 3 May 2015 20:54:43 EST Final wishes How many of you have either pre planned how you want you remains to be handled as in services, where buried, cremated etc or do you want your loved ones to decide for you Sat, 2 May 2015 12:17:02 EST wiped out it was a very long trip but we made it here. heading home on Sunday is all stays stable Fri, 1 May 2015 23:23:11 EST thursday mentally exhausted now Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:51:32 EST Hump day this has been the most horrible of weeks <BR> <BR> Tuesday morning MIL calls at 4 am to say FIL was admitted to the hospital and it did not look good <BR> <BR> Hubby left to go to work and we would see how the day went <BR> <BR> tried to go back to sleep but responded to an email from my DIL. which kind of ticked me off <BR> <BR> Feel asleep at 7 but was awaken by a good friend of my husbands at 815 <BR> <BR> stayed up now and changed some appts around, cancelled some completely and cont... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:17:55 EST Thought for Today Don't be so busy adding up your troubles that you forget to count your blessings. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:39:37 EST Laid back day hubby woke me up way to early this morning as he can't stop coughing, It has been going on for 2 weeks and I suggested a trip to urgent care might be in order since cough meds are not helping the problem Of course, his answer was a bloody mary and more sleep <BR> <BR> I got up and did some laundry, made spaghetti sauce and continued to knit on my new shawl. I did so much knitting on it that I used up a bit over 1000 yards and still have more time to knit tonight before bed Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:12:39 EST Messages so we do not give up hope For what seem like the last few years, friends I have grown up with and I have been chatting about how our lives got messed up due to things we never saw coming. <BR> <BR> Yesterday one was blessed with a true miracle and she wanted to share with the other two messages below that we should never give up hope <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I dont know how my story will end but nowhere in my text will it say I gave up <BR> <BR> From a Julian Lennon Photo <BR> <BR> <BR> Joel Osteen Ministries <B... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:10:31 EST Friday just trying to have fun Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:58:22 EST Your all time favorite movie Name your favorite movie you have seen at least 5 times and each time draws you back to it when you see it is on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:52:51 EST new starts "Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” – Carl Bard Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:38:08 EST I will be knitting a lot or else someone will get hurt LOL Today is one of those days where I want to kill someone <BR> <BR> I never thought I would get stabbed by someone I love but they really threw me under the bus and I am getting chewed out by someone who just entered the family. I truly know who is taking over as the family matriarch now lol <BR> <BR> also tired of telling people. these are the days of our appointments and now 48 hours before the appointments, I have to change them all again since they messed up <BR> <BR> I was going to g... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:39:15 EST Happy Monday Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year." <BR> Ralph Waldo Emerson Mon, 20 Apr 2015 06:07:59 EST Just relax "Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax." — Bryant McGill Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:31:05 EST ten reasons to dismiss someone from your life <link><BR>4/10/ten-reasons-to-dismiss-someone-fr<BR>om-your-life/ </link> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:56:40 EST How is your day going If you had to ‪#‎hashtag‬ your day so far, what should it be? Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:41:11 EST Miracles are they brought on as a result of prayer or <BR> <BR> are do they happen to people just because Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:16:01 EST Finish this sentence: I feel completely confident when I am Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:23:31 EST