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Christmas Day

Thursday, December 25, 2014      2 comments

Had an enjoyable time at the daughter's with the grandson and Dan. Thank you Lindsay for spoiling me. I love you so much!! I actually received 4 gifts this year from my daughter. 3 cookbooks from a practical standpoint to aid in my new lifestyl... Read more

Christmas Eve

Wednesday, December 24, 2014      4 comments

Spending a quiet Christmas Eve with the husband. WE plan on opening gifts tonight after enjoying a nice meal. emoticonRead more

What Do You Do?

Tuesday, December 23, 2014      7 comments

Just out of curiosity: Do you wrap or not wrap stocking stuffers? I use to wrap each and every thing but now I don't. I now figure the stocking is the wrapping. Perhaps I am just getting lazier. Read more

My Daughter Graduates

Tuesday, December 23, 2014      7 comments

My daughter graduated Summa Cum Laude from Nursing School on Saturday. Lots of blood, sweat and tears went into the last 15 months but she made it. We are so proud of her. Here are some highlights: Read more

Last Day Of Nursing School For tthe Daughter

Wednesday, December 17, 2014      6 comments

Today marks my daughter Lindsay's last day in Nursing School. Congrats to her and to the rest of South College's Nursing Class of 2014! It's been a long, tough 15 months (Accelerated Program) but she met this challenge head on like she does ever... Read more

No Fistula For Me!

Monday, December 15, 2014      8 comments

Well, NO Fistula for me! My veins are way too small to support one in either arm. So it looks like an AV graft is in store for me instead. An arteriovenous (AV) graft is a man-made tube that is inserted into your arm to connect an artery to a ve... Read more


Monday, December 15, 2014      7 comments

Not looking forward to meeting the Vascular Surgeon this morning who will put in my fistula (Dialysis port) sometime in the near future. I guess it's just another challenge I must face head on! My knee is slowly improving so I am thankful f... Read more

I Should Come With A Warning Label

Friday, December 12, 2014      10 comments

Well, I had a great time tonight with the husband, Peanut, his mom and baby brother Parker despite my fall at Asheville Mall. Yep, I did it again! Lol I need a warning label. Read more

Medical Test # 1

Thursday, December 11, 2014      8 comments

Your Mammogram is normal! YAY!!! One less think to worry about. Aced my first medial test ordered by the UNC Transplant Team now on to the next. Feeling grateful!!! ... Read more

Missions Week 2

Tuesday, December 09, 2014      4 comments

I mislogged my weight last week here on Spark. It should have read 259 but instead I just realized I put in 257 but its all good because today I weighed in at 257!!! Down 2 lbs for the week!! Read more

This Week

Monday, December 08, 2014      3 comments

Today I had the first of many medical tests to come my way on my path to a new kidney. My annual Mammography. I will get the results by Friday. Part of this feels scary as I never know if something else will be found. Fear of the unknown, I gues... Read more

Met With Transplant Team

Friday, December 05, 2014      8 comments

Met with the UNC Transplant Team out of Chapel Hill, NC today. The group of people who will be working on my behalf to hopefully provide me with a new Kidney. They are truly a special group of surgeons, doctors, nurses, coordinators, and social ... Read more

Mission Week 1

Tuesday, December 02, 2014      7 comments

Had my first weigh in with the Mission Weight Loss Program after my initial enrollment and I have dropped 5 lbs. emoticonRead more

Happy December 1st

Monday, December 01, 2014      6 comments

Good Morning Sparkers! It's the first day of a brand new month so make it a good one. I'll be meeting with the UNC Transplant Team out of Chapel Hill this week. This will start off a very busy month of more, yes more doctor appts and medical tes... Read more

Not Feeling So Hot

Monday, November 24, 2014      10 comments

Second day of not feeling so good. It began yesterday and today I am so physically tired. it's pathetic! Sleep is fine so I'm not sure what the deal is? I'm sure though the docs will say it's kidney related. Poor thing gets blamed for everything... Read more

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