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Wednesday, March 29, 2017      6 comments

Yesterday I felt great. The past two weeks have been ROUGH for the daily headaches.6 full blown migraines in 10 days. (Instead of just the usual headache.) But I was super grateful for the relief, because yesterday kicked off my spring yard work... Read more
Book Review: "The Five Love Languages"
Friday, March 17, 2017      6 comments

"The Five Love Languages" - Gary Chapman 4.5 out of 5 stars I'd read this book a decade ago while in a terribly abusive relationship, hoping it would fix things. (It did not, shocking!) I wanted to read it again now that I'm in a happy... Read more
Call from the Health Dept?!
Friday, March 17, 2017      10 comments

A few weeks ago I posted a blog about my Sis contracting a potentially fatal blood infection after having knee surgery.
al.asp?blog_id=6320834 She's been on the ... Read more
Nice Weekend
Monday, March 13, 2017      6 comments

Friday after work I got home and made the YUMMIEST teriyaki chicken stir fry with a side of teriyaki carrots. (The fam loved it; Emma was obsessed with the chicken, lol.) After dinner I got Ellie to bed. (She's feeling MUCH better from Influenza... Read more
Weight , Baby , Weekend
Friday, March 10, 2017      4 comments

Well, I hit my post-pregnancy goal weight just before baby turned 6 months. Yay! I was a bit worried, since I gained 50 pounds during the pregnancy. (FIFTY! GAH!) (Thankfully I carry weight well, so I never looked hugely disgusting.) Actual... Read more
Book Review: A Walk in the Woods
Monday, March 06, 2017      3 comments

"A Walk in the Woods" - Bill Bryson
?ie=UTF8&psc=1 2 out of 5 stars I wanted to love this book. I don't. I bought this after ... Read more
Prayers for Sis PLEASE!
Friday, February 24, 2017      9 comments

So in my previous blog I gave a bit of an update about Sis having a follow-up knee surgery to clear out infection and check on the cadaver graft in her leg. So she called Wed night after her surgery to fill me in. The surgery went well. Th... Read more
Oh Just Life....
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      4 comments

Emma (step-kiddo) had been sick for around a month. (Not uncommon. Poor kid is sick ALL THE TIME. Literally about 3 weeks a month. We really push the fruits, veggies, exercise, etc...but...we only have her about 30% of the time...) I've really ... Read more
Book Review - "The Shack"
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      5 comments

"The Shack" - Wm. Paul Young
485977519&sr=8-1&keywords=the+shack 5 out of 5 stars I read this ... Read more
God Talks to Me
Monday, January 30, 2017      5 comments

When God talks to is QUITE evident. It is not in a way that makes me think "Hmm....I wonder if that message came from God." It is in a way that makes me think "Ok, God. I hear you. " There is no doubt. It's quite a blessing (even if som... Read more
High Functioning Migraineur and Goals!
Monday, January 23, 2017      2 comments

Sunday morning I woke up with quite a nasty headache. Not at all uncommon for me, as I have a headache every day/ (Going on for 18 years now. Seen every specialist, done every drug and every therapy.) Emma has been sick all week. (Granted she's ... Read more
Book Review - "The Secret Chord"
Monday, January 16, 2017      2 comments

"The Secret Chord" by Geraldine Brooks
4257&sr=8-1&keywords=the+secret+chord 3.5 out of 5 Stars ... Read more
Ice Skating
Monday, January 16, 2017      1 comments

Maddie, Emma and Tyler getting ready! Sister Ashley ... Read more
Whiplash, Ehlers-Danlos, Ice-Skating
Friday, January 13, 2017      5 comments

So as an update to Wednesday's blog about pain.... I went to my PT appointment yesterday. After a thorough exam, the diagnosis is whiplash. Yup. No wonder I was in so much pain! Apparently, I fell down the stairs so hard, that I gave myself whip... Read more
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      6 comments

So much pain...! (In addition to my daily pounding headaches....) Since baby was born in August, I've had a lot of severe wrist pain. Not constant, but at least once a week it would "pop" funny and give me super bad pain for a day or two, t... Read more

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