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Monday
Monday, October 03, 2011      1 comments

Hoping to get some cardio in by finishing sorting through, and hauling all those attic boxes out of garage and into the trash.. doing squats with ball and using resistance band on left side,,, anxious to get to use my right hand again,, still wa... Read more
Furnace on..........
Sunday, October 02, 2011      2 comments

Had to turn my furnace on last night for awhile:54 degrees indoors... I detest fall and winter... Today we made another trek out of town to return moms deadbolt ($48), last trip hardware department in Lowe's hassled me, refused to exchange de... Read more
Getting things done..
Saturday, October 01, 2011      2 comments

DD drove me to Frankenmuth last evening to enjoy some spa time with my dear friend Di. THe outdoor temp was a balmy 35 degrees, so the water felt great in the 100's! We spent two hours in there , on the deck, in the dark except the underwate... Read more
HOt tubbing evening tonight
Friday, September 30, 2011      4 comments

DD and I are invited to a dear friends' home tonight to relax in their spa before they close it. We are providing the snacks:fresh fruit tray with pineapple, grapes, honeydew, honeyrock; we are baking oatmeal scotchies and chocolate chip cookie... Read more
Thursday's Thought
Thursday, September 29, 2011      1 comments

How many times has the same drop of water rained down from the clouds in the same spot? Out of a cloud, fall on the lake, evaporate back up in the air, fall back down, but in the same spot twice?... Read more
Wednesday
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      4 comments

DD and ex used my chainsaw yesterday to trim and eliminate some pesky limbs, bushes,etc from my yard. HE then treated us to dinner. I have not been able to use my hedge trimmer or saw this summer, nor the weed whacker. Guess what the yard lo... Read more
Tuesday
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      4 comments

One more day of hand-healing,, kind of stir-crazy not working or using that hand.. patience..... Read more
Heavy rainy Monday
Monday, September 26, 2011      4 comments

I had a great time meeting with Steve from our Saginaw,MI team yesterday. DD and I arrived earlier to take advantage of some discounts we had. Bought some things to take to a hot tub party this Friday.. we are providing the snacks, so we selec... Read more
sunday in Frankenmuth
Sunday, September 25, 2011      10 comments

Today we meet Sparker Steve from our Saginaw, Michigan team. HE sent us his description so we will know him from all the people around that Glockenspiel. Joe installed teh insulation yesterday, had half of it left over, took all but one r... Read more
saturday
Saturday, September 24, 2011      4 comments

nice sunny day,, Since I can never sit still, I was doing too much post surgery, pain is awful, so after getting read the riot act at docs office and by DD, I called my cousin JOhn, ,, we had our surgeries 30 minutes apart by the same surgeon... Read more
Sparkventure Sunday!
Friday, September 23, 2011      2 comments

Sunday afternoon DD and I will be meeting a fellow Saginaw, MI team member, Steve. We are meeting in Frankenmuth,MI at the Glockenspiel at the Bavarian Inn. He lives and works there, so we know we have a great tour guide, although we are frequ... Read more
Thursday
Thursday, September 22, 2011      3 comments

Stronger pain med seems to help a little,, Vicodin is HIGHLY overrated... Took my very first full walk since before Pooky died last year,, I was so tired when I got home, BUT I did not take anap .. We finally got our new dining table! No m... Read more
one long year
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      4 comments

Our dear beloved furbaby, Pooky Bear has been gone from us a year already. We still look for her in the window when arriving home, walk around the spot where her bed was,,, still cannot bear to look at other dogs for more than a second..... Read more
pool closing
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      3 comments

Ex is here to help DD close the pool.. first time in 23 years I am not doing it.. ok with me,, spending the morning on the phone with HR at work, insurance companies,etc.. trying to sort out which Rx meds I can afford to refill until Jan1,... Read more
more pain
Monday, September 19, 2011      7 comments

For some reason I am in more pain now than immediately post-op. Vicodin works like chewing gum: nothing. Using my tramadol for the pain,, takes about 2% of the top of the pain away,, tomorrow is suture-removal day,, I wonder if I am just be... Read more

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