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Twas the Day before Mother's Day

Sunday, May 08, 2011      15 comments

This sums up my visit to the group home that my father moved into this past Monday. They told us not to come so soon. Boy were they right, but my mother really wanted to see him before her heart surgery this coming Thursday. Twas the day ... Read more

The saga continues

Wednesday, April 20, 2011      12 comments

To follow up on my last blog, my mother had an angiogram two weeks ago. About three years ago, she told me that she had a problem with hardening of her aortic valve (calcium). When she blacked out and had the car accident last month, we suspec... Read more

A long overdue update

Thursday, March 31, 2011      14 comments

The purpose of this blog (which will probably be rather lengthy) is to let my friends know what has been going on and why I have more or less gone missing for a few weeks. As some of you know, I have been dealing with issues concerning my... Read more

Perfect Cup - Follow Up

Tuesday, June 15, 2010      5 comments

I actually wrote a long entry after the event and never posted it. Now that the Chicago event is over, I am revising it somewhat. I was very glad I went, and I had a good time. The fitters were extremely efficient, so things moved quite f... Read more

Skinny Cow Perfect Cup Event

Friday, June 04, 2010      5 comments

I am very excited that I will be attending this event on Sunday in New York www.dailyspark.com/blog.
asp?post=enjoy_a_day_of_fu
n_with_2_skinny_cow_events I did not see the email when I first received it. By th... Read more

Suddenly I See

Friday, May 21, 2010      7 comments

The title of this blog refers to the song by KT Tunstall, also in the opening scene of one of my favorite recent movies, The Devil Wears Prada. It also refers to my epiphany about how different music can improve my workout. About two weeks... Read more

Food Issues (long)

Monday, May 17, 2010      8 comments

WARNING: This blog is very long. I feel like I am making up for lost time. Please do not feel obligated to stay with it. Why is eating such a complicated issue? Why canít we just eat to get nourished and to satisfy our hunger? For ... Read more

My Fall from Grace (literally)

Thursday, February 25, 2010      13 comments

Ok, as they say in I Love Lucy, I have a lot of 'splaining to do. I truly apologize for being MIA and losing my spark. It has been diminished but not extinguished. A lot of the issue is that I have been out of work since December 1. I ha... Read more

Mom's Driving Test

Saturday, October 31, 2009      5 comments

A few times this week I have alluded to some personal problems. I want to let you know what is going on. Also, on the off-chance that anyone has experience with these things, I'd like some advice. Back in June, my 81 year old mother had a... Read more

Sugar free for you and me

Sunday, October 11, 2009      6 comments

I actually started to create this as a message on one of my team's boards but decided to make it a blog instead. I am sitting in a hotel outside Philadelphia right now. DH had to go to a lacrosse event this weekend. He is a referee and tr... Read more

I pre-ordered the Spark!

Tuesday, October 06, 2009      7 comments

I am so excited. I wish it would come tomorrow. I haven't bought a book in a very long time, now that I have discovered the joys of my local library. But Spark People made this such a good deal with the extra giveaways that I couldn't resist.... Read more

I've been lazy

Friday, September 25, 2009      10 comments

And I am not proud of myself. It is not a complete disaster, but I feel like I am developing some bad habits that are taking me in the wrong direction. 1. I've all but stopped tracking my food. 2. I've been lazy about tracking my fitne... Read more

My daughter just got engaged

Saturday, September 19, 2009      11 comments

This past Tuesday, Sharon's boyfriend called and said he was planning to propose to her and wanted our blessings. I guess it was sort of old-fashioned thing to do. The only problem was the ring. Apparently his mother had given him a ring. In... Read more

Another Update

Friday, August 28, 2009      6 comments

I just got back from the hospital. I don't think things are good, but I don't think he is dying. His blood pressure and sugar are still a little too high. The biggest concern is his kidneys. He also had a blood transfusion because his hemogl... Read more

Update

Monday, August 24, 2009      7 comments

First of all, a big hearty emoticon for all the comments and good wishes regarding my father. I really appreciate ... Read more


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