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Girls Like Us!
I just finished reading Girls Like Us: The Journey of a Generation. For those over 50, I highly recommend this book. I love, love, loved it! Couldn't put it down. I am now reading The Spark which I am also enjoying very much. However, we h... Read more
I'll Be Back!
This past year has been especially difficult. Early on, my precious Pocahontas died. She was my deaf "child" and as close to a baby as I'll ever have. I still miss her every single day.
The winter was pins and needles for my husband's ... Read more
One Year Anniversary
SparkPeople came onto my radar one year ago, on November 16, 2008. I don't remember how I found SparkPeople, but I remember that I thought it looked cool, plus it was free, so I joined.
First, I set up my SparkPage, which I now need to r... Read more
A Good Day
The guy finally came and repaired my washer, I am once again doing laundry, I took a walk in the warm sunshine, and we are going out to celebrate the repair of the washer. It's been a big old day in my little Debbie world! ... Read more
Finally, after a week of wind and rain, we are having a beautiful day of autumn sunshine in the metro Detroit area! Yay!!! Today will be a great day for a long, vigorous walk outside. I am so looking forward to it! ... Read more
Thank you Spark Friends
To those of you who sent words of sympathy, I would like to say Thank You. I apologize that it has taken so long to write this. It's just been very difficult to get back to normal activities. However, life must go on, and I am just now gettin... Read more
It's been a very difficult week. My father-in-law died. Watching my husband grieve is breaking my heart.... Read more
Now that I'm feeling more like my old self, I worked really hard today, both inside the house and outside. In fact, I didn't come inside until 10:00 pm! It may have been hard work, but it felt good. Soooo much better than being in bed and bei... Read more
This has been a very difficulty summer for me in terms of my health. I have been in the hospital twice, and still I haven't felt better. It's been a very slow recovery, but I have felt good for six consecutive days. Today I went on my first w... Read more
Gall Bladder Surgery
I had gall bladder surgery on Friday. I'm in bed recuperating. I'm very sore and feeling very fragile. It will all be worth it if my health improves and I start feeling better.... Read more
A Day Out!
I'm taking today for me! I'm going to the hair salon and then to get a pedicure for sure and maybe a manicure. Then tonight, my husband and I are going to see Chicago and Earth, Wind, and Fire! It's been a long time since I've had a full day ... Read more
Finally, an answer and a solution
After a springtime of feeling bad, I know what has been the problem. Apparently my gallbladder is causing my ongoing stomach pains. I will have surgery on Friday to have it removed. I am soooo looking forward to being pain free again!... Read more
It is a warm sunny Sunday. The sky is a beautiful blue, and there's not a cloud in sight! I have gone for a walk with my husband, and I've done my strength training workout. After a quick shower, I plan to handle those tasks (laundry, washin... Read more
After five days and two doctors, I'm finally starting to feel better. Thanks for the encouraging words from those of you who wished me well!... Read more
I don't feel well, and haven't for several days. If menopause doesn't kill me, then the hormone replacement therapy probably will.... Read more