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Aches and Pains.
Monday, October 17, 2016      8 comments

I haven't been feeling my best. I think whatever it was is over now. For several days, I had a pain in my right side about waist level. I have to admit, I was afraid that it was my kidney. It has gone away. IBS did not stop with the... Read more
Colonoscopy Wednesday morning.
Thursday, October 06, 2016      9 comments

I was up all night Tuesday into Wednesday morning. My prep went like this: 2 PM: Drink a bottle of citrate of magnesia 6 PM: Mix two pouches of powder with lukewarm water and drink down to each line on the container in 15 minutes. Dr... Read more
Visit with my gastroenterologist today.
Monday, October 03, 2016      12 comments

I have the old IBS problems again and now I can't blame them on Metformin. I had my last colonoscopy in 2005. My doctor moved his practice and I had to go out to his office and fill our a form to have my records transferred. I went today for ... Read more
Leash training Bayau.
Saturday, September 24, 2016      7 comments

Day 40 Walked 63 minutes 347 calories burned I didn't walk Bayau twice today. My husband takes her out to walk twice a day. I didn't sleep well with him not being here. So we walked another long walk this evening. He walks holding h... Read more
Chewing, digging and catching crickets.
Friday, September 23, 2016      7 comments

Day 39 Walked 75 minutes 345 calories burned Whew! I just came in from walking Bayau and it is 88 degrees here at 7:27 PM. We walk Bayau twice a day, but she still manages to get into trouble. She has been digging holes in the back yard... Read more
The new grill.
Sunday, September 18, 2016      9 comments

Hubby has it in his head to order a new regulator for the gas grill. This man is not handy at all. I tried to teach him when putting the grill together, to orientate the way the grill was with the illustration he was looking at. There was a h... Read more
Lists and checking things off.
Friday, September 16, 2016      9 comments

Day 38 Walking, Speed: 2.4 mph 4.0 km/h 12 minutes 64 calories burned Today, our son came over after work. We bought a grill for him for his birthday, but he wanted the bigger gas grill. My husband and I put the grill together yes... Read more
What's Your Story?
Monday, September 12, 2016      8 comments

We are eating from the pantry and awaiting my Social Security check. Our son had a family get together at his house on Saturday. Tomorrow is his birthday. He will be 34. We got him a gas grill, but he had given a bigger one to us and decided... Read more
Having a blast with Bayau.
Saturday, September 03, 2016      10 comments

Day 37 Walking: 2 mph (30 minutes per mile) 20 minutes 89 calories burned Our son had us bring the dog to his town house on Thursday evening. They have a black cat named, Lillian or Lily for short. Bayau was there once before, but this... Read more
Spreadsheets and our finances.
Friday, August 26, 2016      14 comments

I completed putting the month of April 2016 onto a spreadsheet today. We keep our receipts and I compare them to the entries in the check register. My husband writes with his left hand and I have trouble telling his 3's from his 8's, his zeros... Read more
Active days.
Monday, August 22, 2016      9 comments

Day 36 Around the block going to Linganore Avenue 27 minutes 120 calories burned Last night, I put January's receipts onto a spreadsheet and hubby helped me today to go over three check registers for errors and to make corrections. This... Read more
The pool party was a success.
Saturday, August 20, 2016      9 comments

There were nine of us here for the pool party and to celebrate our son's fiancee's birthday. Vacuumed main level Dusted Mom's sewing machine cabinet in the basement Dusted Mark's chest in the basement Dusted black stand by Jaime's c... Read more
House cleaning for the pool party
Saturday, August 20, 2016      6 comments

Day 35 Friday, August 19, 2016 Heavy Cleaning or house cleaning 120 minutes 1030 calories burned Day 36 Saturday, August 20, 2016 Heavy Cleaning or house cleaning 180 minutes 1545 calories burned Last night, I vacuumed and edge... Read more
Exercise for Thursday
Friday, August 19, 2016      6 comments

Thursday, August 18, 2016 Heavy Cleaning or house cleaning 60 minutes 515 calories burned Day 34 We went to our son's house for dinner tonight and shut Bayau in the bathroom. We were gone for 2 hours and she peed on the floor. I just w... Read more
Wall washing.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      11 comments

Day 33 Heavy Cleaning or house cleaning 120 minutes 1030 calories burned Blood glucose after lunch 124 I am washing my walls in the kitchen. Hubby had to go to the store and buy latex gloves, spray bottles and a big container to store... Read more

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