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Good sleep again...shopping for mittens...
Sunday, December 19, 2010      6 comments

One day this past week I lost one of my favorite (and warm mittens). No one turned it into lost and found so I have to buy another pair as the weather is still frightful, last week got about 18-20 inches of snow and Monday and Tuesday are expec... Read more
9, no maybe 10 hours of sleep!!!
Saturday, December 18, 2010      5 comments

A bit broken when I woke up at 2:30 and ate a whole mango....put on my sleep mask which I didn't have on when I went to sleep and when I finally got up at 8:30 a.m. I had a sore tongue as I had forgotten to put in my mouth guard (bruxism)...toni... Read more
Friday, December 17, 2010      6 comments

Lutefisk Lament Charlie Boone & Roger Erickson FROM WCCO in Minnesnapolis, Minnesnowda (there is an MP3 online with them reading it)...it was written by someone else who seldom gets credit and has given up on his copyright)..... 'Twas t... Read more
Got 9 hours of good sleep last night....yeaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!
Friday, December 17, 2010      4 comments

Good morning, world!!! Feeling so much better after a good night's sleep. Today is payday, Friday and only 8 days to Christmas.... We plan to have lutefisk on Christmas eve and haven't decided about Christmas yet. Have a single g... Read more
Going to bed early tonight...I'm worn out..
Thursday, December 16, 2010      3 comments

I did not get enough sleep enough last night mostly because I stayed up too late....I finally got to sleep about 10:30 and got up at 4:45 (6.25 hours).....I feel so much better when I get 7.5 to 8 or more hours of sleep. Tonight I plan to be in... Read more
Short blog so I get to work on time....
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      6 comments

Even though "most" of the streets are plowed there is still traffic congestion due to piles of snow everywhere and some lanes not plowed on the highways and byways...and I hit some "black ice" yesterday morning and started sliding on the highway... Read more
A simple and economical solution to dry eyes at night....
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      3 comments

I wear a CPAP mask and it leaks air into my eyes (and I don't think that is good for my eyes). Yesterday I finally thought of an easy solution...cover the eyes...I bought a sleep mask at Walgreen's for $9 (a little pricey but it is nice and ha... Read more
Good news on eye tomography....
Monday, December 13, 2010      5 comments

I have dry macular degeneration just in the beginning phase so my test turned out well. I need to check my vision a couple of times a week with the Amsler Grid to catch any change in my vision...particularly watching for distortion of straight ... Read more
Back to work today...eye tomography this afternoon.
Monday, December 13, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday when I fell and got all upset and hyperventilated....I realized that probably was not good for my blood pressure. I am feeling better today but a bit worn out feeling from too much excitement. I will work 6 hours today and after ... Read more
Friday already????
Friday, December 10, 2010      3 comments

As I am sparking, my 18-lb cat (who is hard to ignore) is sitting on the top edge of my recliner and swatting me in the head with his 2-lb tail....rather distracting...... ... Read more
Back home safe and sound...weather is still good...
Thursday, December 09, 2010      4 comments

Driving home from the hospital this morning was uneventful as the snow that was predicted missed us. We are supposed to get snow on Saturday which is the day we are going to my husband's sister's funeral. Thank goodness it is only about 20 mil... Read more
Need to get oxygen level checked at hospital tonight...
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      7 comments

I will be sleeping over in the hospital tonight for a wired up sleep study. I think there are about 25 wires to be connected to my head in addition to respiration belt around my chest, leg movement monitors, etc. It is amazing all the things t... Read more
Three more days off for bereavement....really?
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      13 comments

It is nice to have the rest of the week off for bereavement but the reason is not so nice....My husband's sister died a week after my sister died. My sister died after 10 years in assisted living. His sister died after approximately 10 years o... Read more
More reality...that is not so pleasant...
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      5 comments

My sister died a week ago yesterday. I just went back to work today after 6 days off work. I checked my messages before I left work and my husband found out his sister died yesterday. I just can't believe it....so I will have 3 more days off ... Read more
Reality bites....
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      7 comments

I am a bit upset to find out the macular degeneration in my right eye is advancing. Because it was just in the beginning stages a year ago I was not very concerned about it. I actually thought my vision was improving as I don't need my glasses... Read more

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