today I left home at 0945hrs. My daughter, s-in-law and I (and g/son) went to my Mum's collecting a Rental Truck on the way, to bring the rest of Mum's stuff back home. We emptied the house up there, (apart from a few bits and bobs which shoul... Read more
After coming back from my holiday a ton heavier, it took about 3 weeks to settle back into MY normal eating pattern, but with a few less calories. It appears to be working. I haven't weighed myself since end of May, but I can now get into one ... Read more
I had a lovely time catching up with my son and his partner.
It started here on 15th April. A 13hr flight later, we landed in Vancouver BC BEFORE we had even left Auckland - LOL!. My son was at the airport to meet us. We had our first ... Read more
I spent most of the day at the Hospital. For a large portion of the time she didn't know who I was, but later, a while after the last dose of Fentanyl she recognized me, my brother, sister, and sister-in-law and her son.
Apart from a nas... Read more
Today I had the plumber coming in some stage re a perished rubber on the toilet. Water leakages onto the floor are NOT nice to clean up and I guess my 9yr old grandson didn't feel that great either when we were blaming him ..... you know the ol... Read more
Today I had the most horrible task of taking my beloved little Scruffy - part Border Collie and part (the vet THINKS) Foxie - to the Vet for her 'ever more' sleep. She only came up to just under my knee and was my most precious companion after... Read more
I saw this today on someone's FB Page
Mirror, mirror on the wall
It does not matter if I am short or tall ....
If I have skinny legs or my hips are wide,
It only matters who I am inside.
Blue eyes, brown eyes, black or green....... Read more
Have you ever had the feeling that everything happens at once? Well, I had a real doozy of a day, and a very busy one.
It started off when my daughter woke me to ask if I was going to be spending all day at my Mum's house, because if I was... Read more
I was watching our News on TV tonight, and was very interested to see how a parent came up with an enjoyable way of encouraging her children to try new things. They have a "Blind Tasting Tuesday". The kids have to wear a good blindfold and the... Read more
Well, I had one yesterday. It isn't a kind of day I want to repeat, but I couldn't help but laugh to myself about it all.
Yesterday morning I got a phone call. That in itself is o.k., BUT it was 4:30 AM. I answered it and no-one was th... Read more
...... that losing weight can affect your EARS!
I took my Step-father to the Audiologist today to get his repaired hearing aids and for adjustments to be made to them re his slightly altered hearing. They had been sent away for repair. An... Read more
Another year has passed
And we're all a little older.
Last summer felt hotter
And winter seems much colder.
There was a time not long ago
When life was quite a blast.
Now I fully understand
About 'Living in the Past'
We u... Read more
For a while I have been pondering the resolution to this unpleasant quandary. Yesterday I came up with a solution, so put it into action.
I have 3 wheat bags for the winter, and I figured that if it provides heat in winter, it can provide ... Read more