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Tuesday, July 28, 2015      3 comments

I am so hopeful that this week will be better. I saw the eye doc yesterday and he is pleased with my progress finally. It sure took a long time! I can now see with both eyes focused. That means I am walking better. I had to stop exercising ... Read more

Surgery over

Friday, July 24, 2015      5 comments

I am having one hell of a week! Tuesday's pre op was cancelled because there was no date on the faxed form. When I got a dated one, I found out they gave away my appt and couldn't get another one. I was supposed to have surgery on Wedsday so ... Read more

Funeral turned party!

Saturday, July 18, 2015      6 comments

I wrote an entire blog yesterday only to have it disappear before it posted. So today will be a continuation of it. I went to my aunts funeral this morning. She had a long life, passed away at age 93 and was up and walking right up to when sh... Read more

Make today a good day!

Monday, July 06, 2015      4 comments

Today is the first day of a new week. It's time to put some effort into my workouts so I started this morning with over 1,000 steps. It doesn't sound like a lot but with my legs it is. I also have to get some veggies in as I have been sorely ... Read more

More surgery

Friday, June 26, 2015      6 comments

How I wish I had goods news today at the eye doctors but it was not to be. My pressure is creeping up and it's reached the unacceptable point even with all the drops I'm using. So next Thursday, I meet with the surgeon about opening the tear d... Read more

Numbers are going down!

Friday, June 12, 2015      7 comments

I'm always here when I have to vent so today I decided to share some good news instead. I've been working hard to get my sugar numbers down and for the first time in over 6 months this morning it was 105! Those that know can appreciate this. ... Read more

The mind rules!

Thursday, June 11, 2015      4 comments

I had a new to me thought today that I want to share. I play a game sometimes on line where I find the hidden objects. There are days when I can whiz right thru it and then there are days when I can't find anything and how easy it is to give u... Read more

Where's the fun!

Tuesday, June 09, 2015      3 comments

It's been awhile and things have finally calmed down in my life. Perhaps I've just accepted how they are and am moving forward. I've let go of most of my stress and that made a world of difference. I am still dealing with the eye doctor situa... Read more

New Doc

Monday, June 01, 2015      2 comments

Today, I had an apt with my new oncologist as I was frustrated with the one I had. We had a difference of opinion and he dismissed me when I went against his recommendation for radiation. My surgeon said it wouldn't help and don't put myself t... Read more

5 years

Thursday, May 28, 2015      6 comments

In 2010, I hit rock bottom and was determined to do something about it. I found a diet site called iChange and with the support of the people I met there, I started my journey. I was doing great, I had lost 77lbs and was the biggest loser on t... Read more

This never ends!

Sunday, May 17, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday I got another setback. It was not well received. I didn't make a public spectacle but I could have screamed and then cried. My poor husband got the brunt of it all day. My mood started off good but then turned quickly after going b... Read more

A bright, sunny day!

Thursday, May 14, 2015      3 comments

Today is a new, good day, bright and sunny. The best part of it is I can see it! Yesterday's procedure restored a lot of my sight and I am so grateful for that. I don't think you really appreciate anything till you are faced with losing it. ... Read more


Tuesday, May 12, 2015      4 comments

Stress! How do I handle this? Growing up I did just fine with this. I subscribed to the theory of don't worry till it actually happens. This year that changed. I couldn't stop myself from worrying and in the process I made myself sicker. I... Read more

Happy Mothers Day

Sunday, May 10, 2015      2 comments

Happy Mothers Day to all my spark friends. Whether you have children or not, you have nurtured and supported all your friends on here and been like a mother to them so you deserve being honored on this day. I hope you all have a great day! ... Read more

Life is good!

Monday, May 04, 2015      4 comments

Last week is over and I have some breathing room now so I'm considering this a vacation. After the eye Dr, the next day, I went to the sugar Dr who upped my meds. Still not great but better. She was very understanding and didn't mention my we... Read more

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