God Is Good!
Last night my husband and I had an accident in which a car ran head on into the side of our car .The good news is that neither the occupants of the other car nor my husband had any injuries.
Since I was in the passenger seat when our right sid... Read more
Cracked or Bruised Sternum (Breastbone)
I recently fell at home and hit my sternum on the arm of my easy chair. I didn't think I had hurt myself until the next morning when I woke up, I couldn't breathe deeply without pain. I went to my doctor and he said "You have either bruised or... Read more
A New Experience I Don't Want To Repeat
I just got out of the hospital after six days on IV's to fight flu and pneumonia. I had the very best care available and I was so impressed in how much better hospital care now is than the last time I was in one, which was 30 years ago. The do... Read more
Sixty-Six years ago my husband and I went to Mammoth Cave, KY on our honeymoon and this past Sunday and Monday, we went back to Mammoth Cave and stayed in a cabin just like the one we stayed in on our honeymoon. We went on two cave tours inside... Read more
Injury Invites Creativity
A little over a week ago, mu achilles tendon (the one behind my heel) suddenly ruptured (partially) and I ended up wearing a big heavy space boot to keep my foot and ankle immobile.
I'll have to wear it at least 3 more weeks, which means no mo... Read more
Looking Forward To Spring And Summer
When we turned our clocks ahead to start Daylight Saving Time for 2015, it woke me up to the fact that spring is almost here, meaning no more figure-hiding coats and jackets. I ... Read more
Going On A Trip
We've been gone from home for two weeks and have changed time zones a lot. Going from KY to CA via OK and back involves moving the clock back and forth a lot, not to mention going back to standard time from dailylight saving time. Needless to ... Read more
Getting My Head On Straight
Many years ago, I belonged to a weight-loss group in which the leader kept talking about "getting your head on straight." When a member of the group stuck to the prescribed diet for as long as a month, she would say, "You've finally got your he... Read more
Yesterday was our 64th wedding anniversary and we really celebrated. We very rarely eat out, but we went to a local restaurant and, because we have great memories of summers in Maine when my husband was teaching summer school at the University ... Read more
Back Among the Living
A week ago, I suddenly started running a fever, had a terrible headache, and ached in every joint.
I thought, "Uh Oh, I've got the flu." So I did what you're supposed to do for flu. I drank lots of liquids, took ibuprofen for the fever and h... Read more
I NEVER DREAMED I'D BE AN INSPIRATION
Recently I was changing my shoes after a Jazzercise class and one of my fellow Jazzercisers
came up and said to me, "You are my inspiration. Would you mind if I took a picture of you?" I was overwhelmed and just gasped, "OK". I remember way... Read more
Families Are Precious
I have 4 daughters, 6 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter and 1 great grandson on the way.
This past weekend we've had a joyous family reunion to which our 4 daughters from across the country ( California, Texas, Oklahoma, Kentucky) and 3 ... Read more
Chewing on "all cylinders" Now
I've got a new artificial tooth now that feels just like the old "real" one and I'm back to enjoying the fresh fruits and vegetables I hesitated to eat when I had a 'hole' in my mouth. I just got back from a women's retreat with my church and w... Read more
Eating isn't as pleasurable as it was
Recently I had to have a tooth pulled. For the first 24 hours I lived on liquids and soft foods. Then
I stayed away from raw vegetables and fruits, especially the ones with seeds or strings such as strawberries or celery. I didn't want to g... Read more
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I've Become an Exercise Junkie
My husband says if I ever drank an alcoholic drink, I'd become addicted, so I don't drink. But I have bec... Read more