February 7, 1970
On that day so many years ago (46) my dear Steve and I got married at St. Rita's Catholic Church in Ohio. My in-laws were celebrating their 22nd anniversary and my sister Vicky her 16th birthday.
We were married on the 7th by default, I had w... Read more
Why I am thankful. Wishing all a Happy Thanksgiving!
I have so much to be thankful for my 35 years and 9 months with my dear Steve, it ended ten years ago the 19th of this month. Too soon I felt but it was best he go home to our heavenly father. Read more
Hello SFs, it's been a while.
Yesterday was the first day of "real" sun for over two weeks. We've had moments of peek-a-boo sun but it's been basically dreary, drizzly, rainy (total 12 inches over the last two weeks).
Since I got home in September, exhausted, emotionally ... Read more
Home from Ohio
I gained five pounds did a lot of running around-mostly in the car, or was watching over my 83 year old cousin who took a tumble getting out of the car for the wedding so my steps were minimal. The family helped with Erik, but I helped with Barb... Read more
Erik at Camp BIAG and after
So Erik is remembering a few things that he did at BIAG camp at Ft. Yargo park. Swimming, fishing, golf (put put), cards and dancing. Fishing is the top of the list 17 fish even small ones is too good. Other things are explained as in the entry ... Read more
Addendum to Catching up!
The doctor is adamant that Erik could NOT know he had a seizure...so we don't know what his experience was-tremors....I have no clue. Erik swears he was seizing...once again I cannot discount Erik's feelings but I have to rely on the doctor's kn... Read more
Claire has been asking what's going on with Erik since I specifically asked for prayers for his needs.
Well, Erik was accepted to camp. We received the news when I was in Ohio for the week, his camp is from 6PM Thursday, September 17th throug... Read more
Prayers are needed here for Erik
Erik wants a Saebo Reach, they are quite expensive ($1600.) and the OT said Medicare covers them-well they might but Erik's supplemental insurance company is giving us fits...because they are NOT in their approved services! really!!!! what's mor... Read more
Another new caregiver
Boy, I learned a big lesson. In June, I hired a friend of someone who works at the Rehab place that Erik goes to. I did not ask for a background check. I asked a lot of questions, but had this nagging feeling about the person but Erik wanted som... Read more
5 years of upside down living
Be aware this is a trip down an unhappy memory lane.Five years ago today this is what I had to face. I was called shortly after 8AM on June 17, 2010 to be advised that if I knew Erik John ...I should get to the hospital they had him there, he'd ... Read more
Mother's Day 2015-for ERIK
Erik had a good mother's day. He's feeling better, got his surround sound and some other things done for him that he waited "a long time" for. He started his grill and Kim and I made dinner with some steaks the she and Steven got for my Mother's... Read more
Fun, fun, fun....but I don't have a T-Bird for daddy to take away!
I'll find it soon, fun that is.
Erik's birthday was April 17th and he wanted a new grill, so mom chipped in and made sure he got one. I remember sharing that he said he wanted a charcoal but kept looking at the gas ones, which would have been... Read more
Raindrops keep fallen on my head...
Don't remember the rest or the artist, but it's still dreary, drizzly and now chillier. THink I'm turning the heat back on for the day. My bones are achy but I have a smile on my face...Raindrops on kittens---Oh well music is good for the soul, ... Read more
It's been a blue blue day, I feel like running away....
Bobby Vinton-I believe. It's so dreary and wet outside and I needed/wanted sunshine today. I do want to run away, but that costs money and I don't want to try to schedule Erik's care for 3 weeks-besides a day or two is already hard enough.
The... Read more
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