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Sunday, December 11, 2011      2 comments

"The best laid plans of mice and men.." If you read yesterday's blog, I had grand plans,,huh! I slept the whole day IN THE CHAIR! I am not kidding,, DD tried to wake me up a lot of times, I was passed out,, Drank my liquids, stood up, sat dow... Read more

I made it through a whole week!

Saturday, December 10, 2011      3 comments

I survived coming back to work and starting to get back on my schedule of arising and meals, exercise,etc. The problem is, one day I must rise at 4:45 am, the next 4, the next 3, then back to 4,,,, The hot stone massages were a stroke of geni... Read more

Two more weeks!

Friday, December 09, 2011      2 comments

Two weeks from tomorrow is Christmas eve, the celebration of the birth of Our Savior. How the time flies, seems like he was just born and such a small baby... remember saying that about your own children?... Read more

getting colder

Thursday, December 08, 2011      5 comments

It is finally becoming much colder this week:the melted snow on teh pool cover is now frozen halfway through. NO more pumping the water off that cover now until next year.. I went to get my hot stone massage again, scheduled another for next ... Read more

Somewhat better..

Wednesday, December 07, 2011      2 comments

Day three of work return and at the minimum, my groin muscles are not screaming at sonic level, but my back is not enjoying the being on my feet for four hours. My boss just called and asked me what hours I would like to work next week,, I t... Read more

Who beat me up when I was asleep?

Tuesday, December 06, 2011      5 comments

It is now day two of return to work. I cannot BELIEVE how sore I am! Remember that first canoe trip you took, paddling down the river for 25 miles? It was a beautiful day, rushing water, nature, sun, ahhh.. BAM! Bambambambambambambam!!!! ... Read more

Holy old body, Batman!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, December 05, 2011      3 comments

My first day back to work after exactly three months not being able to do anything... I cannot believe how sore my hips and legs are!! I only worked a half shift and I was watching the clock after two hours!!! Whew! This old body is feeling li... Read more

lazy day yesterday

Sunday, December 04, 2011      4 comments

My meds make me drowsy, plus I am rising earlier to adjust the bod to that 4 a.m. clock starting tomorrow. Slept in chair for a few hours, got up, wrote out all of my Christmas cards except two that I do not have the winter addys to put on the... Read more

Notice another

Saturday, December 03, 2011      2 comments

Taking the time to notice another person's day, their mood.... maybe today I can do one thing to help or change somebody's mood or day to be better. I will try to be more aware and share something, whether it be time or talent, to help another ... Read more


Friday, December 02, 2011      4 comments

I am seeing something this winter that I did not see last winter: I do not feel so depressed. Maybe it is the fact that we just got snow one day before December, maybe because I am not exhausted from working,, or the fact that mom is now in a... Read more

hot stone massage

Thursday, December 01, 2011      4 comments

Today I am having another hot stone massage return to work after three months unpaid time off for surgery. It is so easy to schedule one when you are not working. They are students and do a fantastic job, PLUS I have a coupon for $5 off thei... Read more

First snowfall..

Wednesday, November 30, 2011      8 comments

Supposed to get 4-6 inches from last night until this morning, another inch of the stuff today! DD was still pumping rainwater off the pool cover Monday evening, it was that warm, now BAM!! IT is a blizzard! We were out of town yesterday vi... Read more

Holy Mackeral!

Tuesday, November 29, 2011      4 comments

Up and at 'em at 3:20 a.m. Trying to get prepared for work return next Monday.. I forced myself to stay up and do something productive. I have many plans for today and will have to stay awake to do them. The state of Michigan frowns on sleep-... Read more


Monday, November 28, 2011      4 comments

It is now time to get my system geared back towards arising at 3 a.m. I am overwhelmingly tired in the past four days,, must be the fibromyalgia.. Yesterday was baking, laundry,shopping for mom and taking personal items to mom, checking out ... Read more


Sunday, November 27, 2011      4 comments

It has been raining continuously since yesterday afternoon. I have been doing six loads of laundry for awhile,, getting that cardio up and down the basement stairs though!! Got a cal form moms assisted living,, another thing they want me to t... Read more

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