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Friday, October 16, 2009      5 comments

I am babysitting 2 of my grandchildren today. They are first and third graders so are constantly active. We've played games and are on our way outside to ride bikes. I am baking pumpkin seeds which were from their jack-o-lantern. They keep me ho... Read more


Thursday, October 15, 2009      3 comments

I went to the chiropractor to check about my back pain. I had an adjustment, heat and massage treatment. With all of that, I felt better when I left the office. However, a few hours later, the pain returned with a vengeance! I'm taking a muscle ... Read more

Decision about H1N1

Tuesday, October 13, 2009      8 comments

I've decided that I am going to get the vaccine for the H1N1 flu after being at a conference on it tonight. The benefits outweigh the risks all things considered. This flu is being classified like the pandemic of 1918 in which millions died worl... Read more

Up and About

Monday, October 12, 2009      4 comments

The back spasm is not as severe as it was so I am able to get up and about. It still catches at times and gives me a jolt of reality that it has not completely subsided. All in all though, I am on the road to recovery. Thanks for the prayers.... Read more

Back Spasm

Sunday, October 11, 2009      2 comments

Ouch! I've been in bed the last several days with a back spasm. It is starting to let up some and now I can sit with only mild pain. This has thrown a monkey wrench into my plans since Thursday. Looking at the bright side -- I don't get spasms t... Read more


Tuesday, October 06, 2009      3 comments

Autumn is an enjoyable season for me. The spectacular colors as the trees prepare for their winter slumber near our area was pictured in National Geographic (Wellsville, by the Ohio River) several years ago. The weather is not too hot or too col... Read more

Sister's Birthday

Monday, October 05, 2009      2 comments

Today is my sister's (Kathy) birthday. At 5AM this morning, I was up and ready to sing to her but decided not to as I doubted that she would be up. So I waited until 9:15PM to call her and wish her a Happy Birthday. I decided it was better to be... Read more


Sunday, October 04, 2009      2 comments

I was to a reunion yesterday with several people I went to high school. It was great reminiscing and updating. I went with my sister. We had a super time but were tired by the time we got home as it was a four hour drive each way. This was my f... Read more

Medical Conference

Friday, October 02, 2009      3 comments

I've spent the last two days at a medical conference, There were a variety of topics, from adult immuiztions to sleep apnea. It's amazing how quickly there are updates. It is so exciting to to learn new things.... Read more

Missing Tim

Thursday, October 01, 2009      2 comments

I am missing Tim tonight. I was to the cemetary today and visited his grave. The family and I are discussing options for his tombstone . I did enjoy supper with his brother and Elaine. Elaine has been such a help to me during this time.... Read more

Better Day

Wednesday, September 30, 2009      1 comments

Many times things are in the attitude. I decided that today was going to be better when I went to bed last night. Many things happened that could have been on the frustrated list, (such as my printer dying and needing to be replaced) but I decid... Read more


Tuesday, September 29, 2009      3 comments

Today was a frustration day. A new piece of medical equipment that cost several hundred dollars is not compatible with my laptop which is my only computer for work. Next I drove several miles to see a new patient who has been asking for me for 3... Read more


Monday, September 28, 2009      2 comments

I am now back in OH. I think I brought some of the cold from AK with me as it has been a chilly, blustery day. The wind caused a semi to drift a little into my lane. Fortunately, the driver of it got it under control. The winds are supposed to d... Read more


Sunday, September 27, 2009      3 comments

I've had a really fun day today. We went to church as a family, had a luscious salad for lunch, and played on the Wii. In addition, we played hearts and spades (card games) and told jokes. Much laughter ensued. It is too bad I have to leave for ... Read more


Saturday, September 26, 2009      7 comments

Today I am on a faster computer at my son's house and my granddaughter, Morgan, suggested I try the emoticons, so here goes! emoticonRead more

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