Observations on Growing Older
When you needed the discount, you paid full price.
Now you get discounts on everything... movies, hotels,
flights, but you're too tired to use them.
Your spouse is counting on you to remember things you
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Back to the Hospital
Hubby has been having little twinges and didn't tell me till yesterday and then had a couple during the nite so this morning when they persisted, I called the cardiologist and off we went to the ER again! Had to find someone to care for Abbie a... Read more
Got to bring hubby home Mon about noon and it has been a busy few days. I had to get all his followup dr appointments set up and it is amazing the time one spends on the phone doing these things. I also had to check to make sure his new meds w... Read more
Thank you, thank you, thank you. I can't say it enough to all my wonderful Spark friends for all the prayers. I am a firm believer in the power of prayer and today they took DH down again to do the cath and went in on the left side and had not... Read more
Please Lord, Let it Go Good Tomorrow
I didn't get to blog last evening, but DH finally got approved for the heart cath and it was scheduled for this morning. He was given some medicine to help clear the dye from his kidneys and extra fluid in the form of an IV to help flush them o... Read more
Drs Drive Me Crazy
The way it is going the drive is pretty short! Remember I asked for patience, well I need it in megadoses now.
After about 5 hrs of sleep, I was back at the hospital before 7 am this morning in hopes of catching the drs as they usually come b... Read more
Finally - DH in Hospital
Spent about 7 hrs in the ER and got DH admitted about 10 PM. I talked to cardiologist nurse this am and she said to call and find out if nephrologist got the info and what was going on with that. Made that call and yes, they had it, but dr was... Read more
Patience Lord Patience
I know one of my worst traits is that I am very much a Type A personality-Virgo-want things done NOW. Waiting on drs is wearing on my nerves-it may be me in the hospital instead of DH the way things are going. Dad isn't making my life any easi... Read more
Deep Breaths - Just Breathe
I like to think I am normally a positive and cheerful person, but this past week has really put me to the test. We were all set for DH's heart cath tomorrow and wham, we got a phone call, his kidney function is not where the cardiologist would ... Read more
Thank You Everyone
I am so overwhelmed by all the messages from everyone. My DH could not believe how many of you sent messages to us. It was wonderful for him to know that even strangers care.
We both want to send out a big Thank You to all for this. You w... Read more
All I need to know
I learned from the Easter Bunny!
Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
Everyone needs a friend who is all ears.
There's no such thing as too much candy.
All work and no play can make you a basket case.
A cut... Read more
It has been a rough couple of days, but we are so blessed to have wonderful friends who are making sure they are here for us. I am so thankful for all of my Spark friends who have sent notes and goodies. We may be strangers but I will be forev... Read more
Sad Tragic News
Many of you followed along last August when our grandson, Jeremy, had a horrific motorcycle accident and we didn't know if he would survive. After many weeks of hospitalization and nearly a month of rehab, he made it thru this and was released.... Read more
We complain about the cross we bear
but don't realize it is preparing us for
the dip in the road that God can see and we can't.
Whatever your cross, whatever your pain,
there will always be sunshine, after the rain....
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Smile for Today
An elderly man on a Moped,looking about 90 years old, pulls up next to a doctor at a street light.
The old man looks over at the sleek shiny car and asks, "What kind of car ya got there, sonny?"
The doctor replies, "A Ferrari GTO. It c... Read more