the 36 Hour Day
This is the name of the book I was referred to. I bought it the same day, and nave started reading it.
The book focuses on the diseases of Alzheimer's, Dementia and Brain Damage. It is extremely insightful for me!
As some of you know... Read more
Why Did You Join a Team Anyway??
I don't want to sound sanctimonious or that I am lecturing, but I belong to the Spirited Underdogs team and half of the team members are not logging in or waiting to just log in their weight on Saturdays.
This is NOT TEAM SPIRIT!!!
I j... Read more
Yesterday's Break is Over, Today? Back to the Grind!
My friend Irene invited me to lunch yesterday. It was the first break I have had for a while, and it was WONDERFUL!!!! We spent three whole hours of just sitting and chatting about whatever came to mind. We didn't even mention DH or DD. It w... Read more
I'm Feeling the Burnout
I can feel the burnout from giving so much care to daughter and hubby. I have been neglecting myself and proper rest time and "ME" time.
It is showing in my physical strength, my mental capabilities and my emotional being.
I go to my ... Read more
Most Admired Woman
I am back from a very difficult trip to Massachusetts. I was visiting with my DD, otherwise known as Bossy Daughter. She has a very rare type of brain cancer.
I met a woman there I never knew existed. My daughter. ... Read more
Getting all ready to go
Today I am getting the house, laundry and some of the yard all ready for me to be gone. I leave on May 12 for Massachusetts to visit my Darling Daughter who has brain cancer.
She and I will (her healthier and strength permitting) take a pa... Read more
Busy Days Ahead
today I go to Quilt Club. That's a good thing.
Today I am working on getting Benny's air transportation so he arrives on May 22 or May 23.
That's a good thing.
today I work on the plan for while I am in Massachusetts, visiting my DD... Read more
A Day for "VIGORATION"
This morning I learned some sad news about Bossy Daughter's treatment modalities. She begins radiation and chemo therapy on April 14, and is really frightened about it.
I wish I could do the "Mommy will kiss it and make it better" thing, b... Read more
I'm getting Stronger
This morning after my walk, I showered, dressed and did my hair all by myself. It took a lot of patience, huffing and puffing, and blowing out the pain messages, but I did it.
Now I am all ready for my care giver to come take me to see t... Read more
Crocuses and Daffodils are blooming!
Take heart, those of you covered with snow! On my walks today, and in my yard, I saw crocuses and daffodils in bloom. The trees are budding.
SPRING WILL COME TO YOU!!!! Read more
I'm on my way Back!!!
Ok. So the surgery was a bit more intense than we expected. But today I can actually wiggle my fingers enough to try to let you know how I am doing.
Than answer? TERRIFIC!!!
THAT's how I am doing. Today DH helped me get a shower ... Read more
Things to Make on a Monday Afternoon
Here is the first insulated bowl that I made today. It will be terrific for when putting something into the microwave, but the dish or bowl gets too darned hot to get out. Just put the bowl into the insulated bowl holder, pop it into the micro... Read more
My Latest Creations
As a lot of you know, I am having shoulder replacement surgery Feb. 10. I can't lift anything heavy, so can't work on the full size quilts.
DH is acting out his Alzheimer's the past couple of days by laying corpse-like in his bed, wanting ... Read more
Making Adaptable clothing
As most of you know, I am having a total shoulder replacement January 27, and of course, it is on my right side. It HAS to be my RIGHT side, of course, because I AM RIGHT HANDED!
This will be a whole new learning curve, that's for sure.
... Read more
New Stocking Photos to See
I hope you will take a look at my photo page. I updated it with a FEW of the Christmas stockings I made for others this year. If you look at the photo of the cutting table, you will see in the background a big box that is filled with stockings... Read more
Get An Email Alert Each Time 1BEARWIFE Posts