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Sunday, March 01, 2015      2 comments

Greetings from Rochester Mn, I weigh myself today and I am down 14.7 pounds since starting this at the New Year. It has been slow going compared to all the exercise I have done, and I have never worked out this long of a streak and was getting d... Read more

Looking Good

Friday, February 20, 2015      7 comments

My son is out of the hospital and we are back at the hotel, we did the first dressing change since the surgery and his legs look amazing, we are so pleased, it is the lift we both needed. We will be up here for quite awhile which is difficult be... Read more

Not just another Saturday

Sunday, February 08, 2015      7 comments

Yesterday we buried my Dad, we got the call that prior Monday so we were both able to come home. The service was very nice, my Dad served in the Army so he got full honors and a flag that lined his casket. My son bought him a Chicago Cubs Ron Sa... Read more

Greetings From Mayo

Friday, January 30, 2015      8 comments

We've been here since Sunday, My son's 1st surgery is Feb 11th so we will be up here for quite awhile, he will have skin graphing with time for recovery, then bladder surgery with a 3 month recovery then surgery on his ankle, in between working ... Read more


Monday, January 19, 2015      8 comments

Today I want to write about my Dad. My parents were married 63 years when my Mom passed away, they taught me that marriage can last . Towards the end of my Mom's life she developed alzheimer's and my Dad would be the one to take care of her. My ... Read more

My New Life

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      7 comments

Well the last time I wrote on my blog I was working in a job that I hated and going on weekends to be with my son in the hospital, as of May I walked away from my job to take care of my son, it seemed like I was the only one he could count on to... Read more

Starting a new chapter

Saturday, April 05, 2014      10 comments

I can't believe it has been that long since my last update!! Time has really flew by lately I am back to work, had to leave my son at Advocate because my FMLA was up, it was the most heartbreaking time in my life. I only go up for weekends now I... Read more

Getting there

Wednesday, February 19, 2014      10 comments

Well I only have 2 more weeks left of my FMLA with my son, I am happy to say he continues to be an inspiration, that is words taken out of all his nurses and doctors. We have the whole left leg that is now grafted and a small amount on the right... Read more

Hello Everyone

Monday, January 27, 2014      13 comments

Coming to you from the freezing town of Park Ridge. The skin graphs and femur bon fix are healing quite well, my son is such a strong guy and for the most part has kept a positive attitude thru all this, he does have his down times when it all g... Read more

Big Day

Friday, January 17, 2014      11 comments

This is a big day for us, my son was critically injured on Dec 9th when he was at work an excavator ran over him crushing him from the pelvis down. He lost his right calve and foot and his left leg the femur bone was crushed among a lot of other... Read more

We are still here

Monday, January 13, 2014      15 comments

Just an update as I've been off for a while, Nick is coming along slow and steady. We are now on the 7th floor intermediary care. ICU. He has had countless surgeries with many more to go but we are lucky because he is still here with us . Thank ... Read more


Sunday, December 15, 2013      12 comments

Thank you to everyone who have contacted me and praying for Nick. He is holding holding his own. He has been running a high fever but it has come down so I'm thankful.... Read more

My worst nightmare

Saturday, December 14, 2013      48 comments

To all my sparkpeople friends I will be absent from this for long periods of time as my middle son Nick had a severe work injury on monday, he was run over by his company excavator, he has lost his right leg just below the knee and we are fighti... Read more

Head spinning

Monday, November 18, 2013      7 comments

Well it is Monday, my favorite day as I can "Start my diet" "Be Good" and many other versions of that. Now I have "Started my diet " on every day of the week with the same result, I have tried every kind of diet there is, ones with deprivation, ... Read more

Feeling Better

Friday, September 20, 2013      7 comments

Well I can say that I am feeling better, I have not ate better yet still working on that but I am resolving my financial status and even though I don't want to have decided to file bankruptcy , I just can't do it anymore with my medical bills a... Read more

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