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My husband's eldest brother died tonight.
Friday, February 23, 2018      2 comments

We got a call tonight that my husband's brother died. He was in hospice in Kansas. Out of 10 children born to my husband's parents, now only six are still alive. He was the eldest of the 10. I don't know what to expect in the days to co... Read more
I hope to go with my husband to the VA Center today.
Friday, February 23, 2018      2 comments

We enjoy going to the VA Center. They offer a free computer class, just the basics, but the building is huge and we can get some exercise on this rainy day. I hope to get laundry done in preparation for the weekend, be the Lord willing. ... Read more
Bogged down with e-mail.
Thursday, February 22, 2018      7 comments

I was going to post comments last night, but Spark People was doing maintenance. I found out why I haven't heard from the urologist at the VA. I called over to Martinsburg, West Virginia, and found out the urologist I had seen was retiri... Read more
Copied from another Spark person.
Monday, February 19, 2018      11 comments

There are five frogs sitting on a log, three frogs decide to jump off the log. How many frogs remain on the log? ... Read more
No weigh, it's portion distortion.
Sunday, February 18, 2018      8 comments

I was answering a comment last night to my Spark friend, IMAVISION. She mentioned portion distortion and I came up with the "no weigh." I have a food scale that measures in ounces or grams, 2 sets of measuring spoons, 2 sets of measuring cups ... Read more
Saturday, February 17, 2018      6 comments

I sometimes read The Devotional Writings of Oswald Chambers. Today I read, The Discipline of Spiritual Tenacity. Someone commented on my Spark page and when I went to hers, there was a quote about tenacity. I felt it was something I need to a... Read more
I'm going to be seen by a dermatologist today.
Friday, February 16, 2018      6 comments

I have been developing moles across my shoulders. They weren't there when I was a teenager. They itch like crazy. I had my VA primary care doctor take a look at them and she wants me to be seen by a dermatologist. Years ago, I had 5 mo... Read more
The song "Get Back" keeps playing in my mind.
Thursday, February 15, 2018      7 comments

I need to get back to where I once belonged. I am heading in the wrong direction and gaining weight. I need to start again, set some goals and keep at it. There is little in the house that is edible on my ketogenic way of eating. I haven't e... Read more
Trash thrown or dumped where it pollutes is a pet peeve of mine.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018      5 comments

I watched public broadcasting the other night and there was a story about a water wheel being used to clean trash out of the Inner Harbor in Baltimore. Baltimore's sewage system is leaking and that too goes into the water. You cannot swi... Read more
I've had an attitude adjustment.
Saturday, February 10, 2018      12 comments

There are times I don't bother to write anything on Spark People because other than doing my household chores, my day was uneventful. It dawned on me last night, after my husband told me that he had wrecked the car, to be glad for uneventful da... Read more
A surprise in my e-mail.
Saturday, February 10, 2018      6 comments

I opened my e-mail after midnight to find that I am a Spark People Motivator! I don't have much going on in my life, and just write about what happens to me. I do like to be a source of encouragement to others. The notification was defini... Read more
Hubby wrecked our car today.
Friday, February 09, 2018      10 comments

My husband was going to go to the VA today for a free computer class. After that, he was supposed to go car shopping with our son. Our son totaled his car in January and my daughter-in-law had her new car get dinged up by a valet service while... Read more
Friday, February 09, 2018      6 comments

I got good news after getting home from Nashville that my A1C was down by 2 points. I had labs done before we went on the trip. Then after a 10-hour drive to Nashville and picking up our daughter and her husband from the airport, the next morni... Read more
We went to Nashville, Tennessee
Sunday, February 04, 2018      8 comments

We packed last Friday night and loaded the car Saturday and drove to Nashville, Tennessee. Our daughter and son-in-law had points with their timeshare and chose Nashville,Tennessee to have the family come together for a visit. We arrived ... Read more
Life is like a vapour.
Thursday, January 25, 2018      10 comments

Our son called this evening, he was in a car wreck. He is okay, but he is fairly sure his car is totaled. His wife came to stay with him while the police investigated and they just got home after work. Love on your children and tell them you lov... Read more

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