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Hello SFs, it's been a while.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015      11 comments

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

Wednesday, September 30, 2015      8 comments

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

Tuesday, September 22, 2015      9 comments

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!

Thursday, September 10, 2015      8 comments

The doctor is adamant that Erik could NOT know he had a 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

Catching up!

Thursday, September 10, 2015      9 comments

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

Friday, July 31, 2015      11 comments

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

Wednesday, July 15, 2015      12 comments

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

Wednesday, June 17, 2015      18 comments

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


Monday, May 25, 2015      9 comments

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Mother's Day 2015-for ERIK

Monday, May 11, 2015      8 comments

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!

Friday, May 01, 2015      13 comments

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...

Thursday, April 16, 2015      12 comments

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....

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      9 comments

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

Erik John 42 on the 17th.

Monday, April 13, 2015      10 comments

Erik will be 42 this Friday. He is at once amusing and annoying, interesting and difficult to understand-this is not his fault. He is on one had generous and on the other selfish-never know which way that is going to go. Actually Erik's accident... Read more

Trip to Unicoi Park a trip down memory lane and yet a new experience

Monday, April 06, 2015      9 comments

Yesterday's blog was about the last weekend in March, including Palm Sunday. Today I want to talk about our trip to Unicoi State Park, where you can find the beautiful Anna Ruby Falls. I've been before, with my DH; with my daddy in 1995-he was a... Read more

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