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OVERWORKEDJANET
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Bonus Blog: Emulating politicians.
Thursday, June 30, 2016      2 comments

No, not those ones. I wish I could paste the AP news picture of Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Pena Nieto walking between the saluting Mounties in the National Gallery of Canada on Wednesday. My 62 year old female self enjoyed the... Read more
Oops. I found the man I married.
Thursday, June 30, 2016      8 comments

Who knew? On top of every other indignity the man could face in his struggles, he was suffering withdrawal from his pain meds! They do not keep the extended release medication, a strong narcotic, he uses daily to keep the pain at bay. He nor... Read more
When familiarity breeds contempt.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      8 comments

The last three days have been a week! DH will be in the hospital for another few days for the antibiotics to do their thing. He shipped to a regular floor yesterday where he is only one of many. The area joining what's left of his stomach to... Read more
A little more drama, a delicate issue not too many people talk about and with a happier ending
Monday, June 27, 2016      15 comments

This afternoon I walked into a conversation between DH and the Infectious Disease doctor. The sheepish and recovering husband told the MD I nailed his diagnosis yesterday. Septicemia (blood infection). Yep. The you-could-be-6-hours-away-fro... Read more
How it changes in an instant.
Monday, June 27, 2016      13 comments

In the blink of an eye it all turns upside down. DH is in the hospital with diagnosis being refined. He felt slightly ill yesterday morning and settled in for a nap. I was doing outside chores, peeked in on him once or twice and I spent an ... Read more
Happiness is...whatever makes your day!
Saturday, June 25, 2016      15 comments

Good Saturday morning! emoticon My happiness is many things today: Spark People ... Read more
Updates and busyness.
Thursday, June 23, 2016      12 comments

The pneumatic chair system sprung a leak and DH volunteered to climb out of the therapy pool yesterday. This meant 5 ladder steps up, turn and 3 down; without help. Shaky, slow but accomplished to cheers all around! You don't know your potential... Read more
Healthy meals. They ARE doable.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      15 comments

Yes, yes, you've all told me. I've even done it a time or two. Measure and plan. Plan and measure. Don't keep triggers in the house. Use the Tracker. I have been doing all of the above and I think it's working. Not so much on the sca... Read more
RV shopping?????
Saturday, June 18, 2016      12 comments

Sure, that sounds silly considering the past 6 months, but heck there was nothing else to do! DH has had a few really good days so I said let's go see. We've spent countless days at RV shows in the past getting painful quad exercises stepping ... Read more
Hello, deer!
Wednesday, June 15, 2016      9 comments

While I was dutifully logging in for the 366th day in a row, I was distracted by some large movement outside. These guys came to play. My camera was still set for the night sky so my pictures are not what I'd like. And my movements disturbed t... Read more
What has occured in a year of daily logging into Spark or; why haven't I gone crazy yet?
Tuesday, June 14, 2016      13 comments

I "spun the wheel" June 14 of last year not realizing it would become a lifeline during the year to come. That day I posted a picture blog of our visit to Salt Lake City after spending a week in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks with th... Read more
My night sky
Sunday, June 12, 2016      17 comments

I stood out on my pool deck for an hour at sunset tonight to catch glimpse of planets and moons. I wish I had better equipment but I'm satisfied. And I got some nice cool evening air. The moon ... Read more
Happy weekend.
Saturday, June 11, 2016      12 comments

Miscellaneous doings and information, even if you're not interested. emoticon Something is sticky on my kit... Read more
Reordering.
Thursday, June 09, 2016      12 comments

I grin every time I open my page and see the "new" labels. "Reorder" friends. "Reorder" teams. verb 1. request (something) to be made, supplied, or served again. 2. arrange (something) again. I've only used this word in the... Read more
Owning a pool is sexy. Until...
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      11 comments

Got your attention with the word sexy? emoticon We've been backyard pool people for 30+ years. It's the hole ... Read more

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