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Hospice came today... a little long but now you can understand.
Friday, May 20, 2011      70 comments

7 years ago on Jan 1, 2004 my mother left this world and I inherited my father. His health was poor as he was barely healed from a total Colectomy - removal of the entire colon - due to excessive diverticulitis and the fear was if even one blee... Read more
Thursday, May 19, 2011      31 comments

Thank you all for your support - Pop decided this morning that he's had enough. I have known it was coming for months now. Dialysis 3X week isn't easy. And taking 15 medicines daily is a chore. Even getting the Fistula was rough on him - 3 s... Read more
wednesday update
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      18 comments

it's wednesday now and Pop came home monday night. we went to physical medicine yesterday and he has been put on low-dose morphine, yes I know what this means. one day at a time. one day he will refuse dialysis and we will be in the end... Read more
Who's Tiny??
Monday, May 16, 2011      29 comments

... the lady with the food cart needed to use the elevator so she went in first, then me - but another couple was afraid to get in. I told them there was plenty of room and they finally entered the elevator for a one floor ride. The Lady c... Read more
Taking a breather!
Sunday, May 15, 2011      23 comments

Pop had a major meltdown on Saturday when he called, almost crying, to tell me to get him out of the hospital. Thankfully I had the presence of mind to call the nurses station to see what the problem was and they talked him into staying until m... Read more
The SP Grand Exodus - are you going too??
Saturday, May 14, 2011      33 comments

There has been much comment about a spark member's blogs being removed and the member in question leaving SparkPeople. Many are following this member and leaving SP but before you do, make sure you are going of your own accord. Some blogs ... Read more
Friday, Day 7
Saturday, May 14, 2011      4 comments

5/13 Calories Eaten 1,537 BMR* 1,434 Exercise 399 Total Burned 1,833 Differential -296 Starting Weight 122 Today's Weight 120 ... Read more
Thursday, Day 6
Friday, May 13, 2011      18 comments

Calories Eaten 1,267 BMR* 1,434 Exercise 343 Total Burned 1,777 Differential -510 Dad still in hospital but doing great! Weak as a kitten but cranky as an old goat! Had to have a "late snack" before bedtime - my calories ... Read more
Wednesday, Day 5
Thursday, May 12, 2011      18 comments

Calories Eaten 1,451 BMR* 1,434 Exercise 405 Total Burned 1,839 Differential -388 Had to take Pop to the ER - but a few sugar-free candies held me for 4 hours and Praise the Lord I didn't get hungry before my sister came and relie... Read more
Tuesday was good too!
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      24 comments

Calories Eaten 1,312 BMR* 1,434 Exercise 430 Total Burned 1,864 Differential -552 Day 4 down, 52 to go (in the 5% spring challenge)! My walking buddy had a doctor's appt so no morning walk - but I had to rack up 120 fitness m... Read more
Monday was a great day!
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      26 comments

Calories Eaten 1,314 BMR* 1,434 Exercise 401 Total Burned 1,835 Differential -521 Off to a good start for this 5% Challenge! 3 days down, 53 to go!... Read more
Another blog for my Spring Challenge
Monday, May 09, 2011      19 comments

I know - daily blogs - I really do prefer to blog on a weekly basis, but I gotta help my team and daily blogging is this week's challenge. I'm a stay-at-home-wife so I can't say no time to blog. So - my first weekend was a bit rough - I wa... Read more
another email - from my BIL
Sunday, May 08, 2011      16 comments

777367@N03/5685812126 I received this email yesterday and it made me LOL - almost spit my coffee out!! It's supposed to b... Read more
Gotta get those point!
Saturday, May 07, 2011      28 comments

This week in Spring 5% Challenge we must blog daily - so here is today's blog! Weighed in at 122 this morning - and we're off and losing!! We also get points for commenting on other members blogs, up to 10 daily, 2 down - 8 to go! ***... Read more
Spring 5% Challenge Goals
Monday, May 02, 2011      15 comments

One of the "challenges" from the 2011 Spring 5% Challenge Spark Team. List all the reasons you want to lose weight Get back to my "ideal weight" What do you want to change? I need to be doing my WATP more often again. No more ... Read more

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