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My baby is 17/Procedure follow up
Monday, November 13, 2017      8 comments

We are celebrating today -- my youngest is 17! Where has the time gone? I remember that day clear as a bell! I am surprising him later this afternoon at his JROTC staff meeting with balloons and snacks for his fellow cadets. I hope he won't ... Read more
Prep Day
Thursday, November 09, 2017      4 comments

As of 8am, I am on a clear liquid diet until after my procedure tomorrow. No red anything, no dairy. Jello & broth are fine, juice is fine as long as it doesn't have pulp. So far, so good. My husband bought sugar free jello by accident, ... Read more
A Rainy Tuesday?
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      7 comments

Fall is definitely here in NC. My street is an explosion of yellows & oranges, and with the drizzle it's kind of a damp, grey day. My endoscopy/colonoscopy has been moved up to Friday. I am looking forward to having that behind me. I rea... Read more
Another Rainy Monday
Monday, October 23, 2017      5 comments

It has poured all day. I guess I should have known it was coming when our youngest cat presented another mouse late last night. The mice are still under the delusion that this is a safe shelter in bad weather. Back to work today after 3 ... Read more
Catching Up...
Saturday, October 21, 2017      3 comments

Thought I'd share the link to my caring bridge page - https://www.caringbridge
8a1388e84cd75352 . I did an update on my health there. Just like on FB, I only p... Read more
Rainy Monday
Monday, October 09, 2017      9 comments

Today I am just worn out. The variety of medical issues is winning today. I am waiting on a call back from the endocrinologist to see what we are changing my nighttime insulin to. While I had fabulous results with it, I also gained almost 40 ... Read more
The Fun never ends
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      6 comments

There are times when I think, "why am I worrying about my weight" when I have so many things that are more important right now? I know the answer is that my overall health is important too, and eventually I will get traction on that. Until I d... Read more
Quick Update on Me
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      8 comments

Saw my oncologist for a quarterly follow up yesterday. This is the first time to address the anemia since it was diagnosed and I started oral iron supplements in July. Well, I am MORE anemic than I was in July. :( We have discontinued the or... Read more
A Great Opportunity
Monday, August 28, 2017      3 comments

Want a chance to join an incredibly active team, learn more about the Spark People way, and get healthier while you do it? Consider joining the 5% Fall challenge!
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Tuesday Update
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      6 comments

Yep, cellulitis. They admitted my husband to the hospital yesterday. Waiting on news from the ultrasound & MRI they did yesterday. There is at least one member of my team (5% challenge) who is struggling with relationship challenges. I... Read more
Monday Musings....
Monday, August 14, 2017      6 comments

This summer is just FLYING by! We are already on week 6 of the Summer 5% challenge. In two more weeks school starts back for my high school junior. Where has the time gone? I started something new this week -- MONTHS ago I signed up to ... Read more
An Apology
Wednesday, August 09, 2017      8 comments

Sorry I've been a bit absent Rowdy Rebels -- life has attacked with a vengeance. I've been feeling super tired, work is NUTZ, my son's schedule has gotten crazy, and I'm trying to make time to talk to my mom daily while she's going through a sh... Read more
Thursday, August 03, 2017      9 comments

My first born, Duncan, turned 21 yesterday. We surprised him with lunch at the restaurant he works at. His employer arranged for some balloons to decorate the table with. Duncan is on the autism spectrum, so he can get overwhelmed. There was... Read more
I should stop now...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      11 comments

This almost never happens... For a brief moment, I contemplated stopping for the day right here! ... Read more
I'm such a loser...
Monday, July 24, 2017      8 comments

I am such a loser that I actually LOST weight this week in my 5% challenge. A whole pound! I was actually down more on Friday, but our weigh-ins are Saturday. Ah, well. I of course then promptly had a bit of binge eating on Sunday. Si... Read more

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