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Memory Loss and Death of a Loved One
My Uncle died quietly in his sleep Wednesday/ Thursday. He was a quiet man with a good sense of humor, and always a twinkle in his eyes. I knew his health was not great, but am surprised to find him gone. He will be missed.
My Mom, has v... Read more
Not such a good week as far as sleeping has been. I am only getting about 3 hours a night. Not much, I can do about it. Nothing really seems to work long term. So, I try to be positive about it. This morning, I was up early, so I let the do... Read more
Sleep Journal 1
I've decided to start a sleep journal, to try and track what is happening. Also, not so good at communicating.
I fell asleep in five minutes. Slept for 3 hrs 50 minutes. Woke 8 times during the night and was up and 3:30am. I hour before... Read more
So, tired. It is 3am and I have had 2.5 hours of sleep. That's it for the day. Ugh, welcome to Monday. I've been doing better, sleeping longer. I slept an entire 7 hours on Sunday. I honestly don't remember the last time I slept that well.... Read more
Building a Healthy Life
Well, it kind of feels like starting over. Since I am down only about 10 pounds since I started SP. But, without SP I don't know that I would have made it through this last year. It was a year, August 25th that my Dad died (day after my birth... Read more
I'm not sure where to begin on this blog. But my purpose is to begin to become happier and stronger. Right now, I am struggling with insomnia and depression. Because of this my weight is slowly creeping up. I'm not sure which comes first the... Read more
Long time, no blog (1 Year SP)
I see me last blog was back in November as we were moving my Mom. We moved her essentials in November. But, with the holidays are now moving the rest of her things. January 26th is when the moving truck is scheduled. After that we will have... Read more
Moving Mom to Assisted Living
Just a quick note to my sparkfriends, that an opening happened in the Assisted Living Apartments my Mom is wanting. She will be moving on Saturday. As I have two days to prepare for the move, I will not be on Sparkpeople until afte... Read more
Just a note to let you know that I had to take my Mom to the hospital last night as she was very confused. It turns out she was dehydrated and has a UTI. They are keeping her for observation, OT and PT today. So, hoping if she is fine that sh... Read more
Hip Bursitis with tendonitis
I visited the orthopedist, and he confirmed that it is hip bursitis with tendonitis. They gave me a hydrocortizone injection to help with the inflammation. I will also need to visit a physical therapist for a while.
So, it will be a lit... Read more
I went to the doctor yesterday as I was having sharp, burning pain in my right hip. My doctor says it may be bursitis and would like an xray to check. Hopefully, I can schedule an evening time when my husband is home with the car. Not sure, ... Read more
My Daughter & Her Surgery
I am writing this blog from my daughter's hospital room. Imagine, wireless internet in a hospital.
My daughter's surgery went very well. After the overdose this spring, this is such a relief. I had worried about her being in pain, but ... Read more
It has been such a long time since my last blog. So, much has happened since I last wrote, that I will just talk about me today. I received my test results back and they were all wonderful. My doctor was very happy and said, "I would be happy... Read more
Tomorrow I go to the doctor's office to have a cholesterol panel & my glucose checked. I feel like I am getting ready for a final exam. I have given 100% to becoming healthier and stronger. If the test doesn't come back the way I'm hoping, th... Read more
We had such a fun day today. Quinn and I went on a boat ride on the Mississippi today. We both love boats and water. On the way up we saw two eagles in trees. On the way back I saw a Great Blue Heron. We also went canoeing, while he fished.... Read more