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Moving another small trailer of things

Wednesday, September 02, 2015      9 comments

My dear sister in law Judy is back for a few days with me. Having someone to help move a table, etc, made it so much easier and fun to work. So over 7000 steps and not as weary as I normally would be. Had a small hamburger for dinner, then we sp... Read more

Boy do I feel out of shape!

Friday, August 21, 2015      9 comments

Even though I am moving a lot more, when I walked to the Family Dollar this afternoon, I felt rather icky. I had food, water and ibuprofen. But I do seem to have a sinus/inner ear problem making me a tad dizzy. It did make me feel a bit b... Read more

28 days into widowhood

Thursday, July 30, 2015      15 comments

How is that for a title? Scary to type, yet I am keeping so busy, I do not think the reality has set in fully yet. I am boxing up possessions for a short move into town. Culling things as I go, smiling a bit when I find something that bring... Read more

James, July 2, 2015, 12:15pm, Thursday, R.I.P.

Friday, July 03, 2015      26 comments

At 12:15pm, after lunch my husband of 37 years died peacefully at the Circle of Life Hospice House, after only 4 days there. I was with him all the time, and the night before he was restless and kept sitting on the side of his bed, so I sat next... Read more

June Jitters

Saturday, June 06, 2015      17 comments

So June brought the horrid news of advanced terminal cancer of my husband so I am stressed to the maximum this month. He can't taste food much so it is liquid Boost for him, but on limited liquids as well. I did finally find a Very High Ca... Read more

Good May Madness

Saturday, May 16, 2015      14 comments

I've been staying on the low end of my calorie ranges, and my body really is responding, like average of 4 lbs a week for last two weeks. It almost is weird since usually my body fights weight changes tooth and nail. My belly is shrinking.... Read more

Fur problems in long hair cat... lost some weight

Saturday, May 02, 2015      8 comments

Well I do not normally weigh on a Saturday, but did to find a 1.8 lb loss so that was encouraging. Then I noticed on my lone kitty, a white long haired, outside cat, that the odd thing I thought was a growth along his back, was loosening an... Read more

Staying the course

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      4 comments

I've been on the low end of my calories for weeks, and finally the scale down eight tenths of a pound. I am feeling sluggish with allergies and thyroid most likely in a slow down mood. I log my food but don't spend much time on Spark. ... Read more

Don't be an April Fool

Thursday, April 02, 2015      8 comments

This is a reminder to myself, to not waste the perfect spring days, by staying inside, when I could be outside, tidying up massive areas of the yard. This place was abused and neglected for decades, and as I rake the yard, I find so much garbag... Read more

Lazy slug. I don't wanna be a...

Friday, March 20, 2015      7 comments

I am inspired to keep doing, even with a painful back and nerve problems by several friends. One is just six years younger than I am so it spurs me on to keep doing things and being part of the human race. They accomplish so much in a week, and ... Read more

Spring is mud season

Sunday, March 15, 2015      7 comments

Three times a day I sweep my kitchen floor to clear off clods of dirt that are getting tracked in, so it must be spring. Husband has had no work for three weeks, so we have plenty of foot traffic. He has had to pull his lawn mower and pickup tru... Read more

Three below tonight

Wednesday, February 18, 2015      10 comments

Winter has finally decided to hit full force. A few weeks ago it was fourteen inches of wet snow. This week, lots of wind and cold. I have a very old zinc hot water bottle, and will fill it tonight to keep both our feet warmer as DH watches... Read more

Eek, husband in the kitchen cooking

Thursday, December 04, 2014      16 comments

I was going to start lunch at 11am, but fifteen minutes before, husband started pouring oil in a pan, and deep frying himself many fish and many quartered potatoes. I react badly to a lot of oil, my throat gets a lot of phlegm - so avoid... Read more

Traditions or not... countdown to the end of the year

Saturday, November 29, 2014      8 comments

Now that Thanksgiving day is over, the countdown to New Year's Day is on us. Not having any children to disappoint, our holiday traditions can change without upsetting anyone, and my husband doesn't care if I decorate or not. I used t... Read more

Multiple Thanksgiving feasts...oh my.

Sunday, November 23, 2014      10 comments

This year appears to have three meals for thanksgiving! First at a church, second tonight at the church I attend, and third was changed as we got invited to a couple's home for Thursday. I ate properly at first dinner. I ate more at seco... Read more


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