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Searching for my mojo
Monday, August 16, 2010      9 comments

I've lost my mojo and I'm searching for it. I was told by a reliable source (Jo Ann) that all the mojo's got together and went on vacation and I believe it! Since I'm taking a mini-vacation, I decided to follow it! My plan is simple. I packe... Read more
Latest Turn of Events
Monday, June 28, 2010      16 comments

For all of you following my updates on my mom etc, I learned that my uncle passed away this weekend. He fell and hit his head and died of a brain hemorrhage Friday night. This was the uncle that we were planning to visit in May when my mom inj... Read more
Mom is Going Home!
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      14 comments

Good news! My mom is being discharged from the hospital tomorrow morning. She'll be staying with us at night but will be able to spend time in her home during the day. As she heals, we're hoping she is able to get back to her previous levels... Read more
June 9 Mom Update
Thursday, June 10, 2010      11 comments

My mom is doing a lot better. They're doing a better job keeping the pain under control and she's able to work more easilyr with the therapists. She might possibly be released next week. We're starting to make plans for her to stay with us at... Read more
June 3 Mom Update
Friday, June 04, 2010      10 comments

Long day! We had a meeting with the "Care Team" at the skilled nursing unit. It went very well and we were able to voice our concerns about the problems with administration of pain medication. Some nurses weren't giving her the extra pain med... Read more
June 1 Update on Mom
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      11 comments

Yikes, I can't believe it's been a week since I posted info on my mom. I've been stressed out this week and it's all starting to get me down. She shows some signs of improvement one day and then the next she's in pain and not doing well with t... Read more
Tuesday Mom Update
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      9 comments

Mom is really starting to look better every day! Of course, she still has some pain and that will continue as she heals, but most of the time it is controlled. There are some abdominal issues and they're still trying to figure out the cause of... Read more
Sunday Update on Mom
Sunday, May 23, 2010      11 comments

Today was a pretty good day for mom. When I arrived there this afternoon, she told me she wanted out of the hospital - she could lie in bed at home! I explained that lying in bed wasn't what she was there for anymore - now she had to start doi... Read more
Saturday Mom Update
Saturday, May 22, 2010      7 comments

Mom was a little better today - until they gave her a shower. The "shower chair" wasn't very comfortable and didn't give her enough back support. I helped with the shower and we worked as fast as we could. She was fine again when we got her back... Read more
My Mom in the Hospital
Friday, May 21, 2010      15 comments

I don't want to continue to whine and moan in the message boards! I know venting is good, but I decided to post the updates on my Mom's progress here in the blogs. Then those that are interested can check up on what's going on and everyone els... Read more
BLC13 Goals
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      10 comments

I know this is a good idea but I hate writing goals! LOL Goals: 1. Lose 15 pounds - that's a little over a pound a week and I know I can do it because I've done it before! 2. Do Strength Training with the 24/7 Gym every day of ... Read more
Busy Day
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      5 comments

I've spent the better part of the day getting ready for a month long trip in our motorhome. We're heading to the Phoenix area for a week and then on to San Diego. Fortunately I'll have internet access and will still be able to Spark! It makes... Read more
Goals for the day
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      11 comments

I didn't have much time today to reflect on my goals or my progress. In fact, I didn't feel like I did a very good job of Sparking today. But sitting here, trying to write a blog entry because of a challenge, made me realize that a lot of what... Read more
Looking back and then forward
Sunday, February 28, 2010      12 comments

This has been a good exercise in redefining where I'm at and where I want to be. Thinking about the things that I've learned with Sparks and how it has helped me get to where I'm at has made me realize that the road forward isn't so hard. I kn... Read more
Staying focused
Saturday, February 27, 2010      8 comments

It's easier to think about my personal program after I've read some of my friend's blogs! It makes me look at things that I do and/or have done. Another reason that the sharing of ideas, suggestion, highs and lows is such an important part of ... Read more

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