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My Sister!

Thursday, March 17, 2016      9 comments

I am sorry to have to tell my Spark friends that my sister has passed. She died on March 9, 2016. Shae had down syndrome and she also had dementia. She was 62 years old. Her life expectancy was between the ages of 12-16. She is surely missed. I ... Read more

A Great Day!

Sunday, February 28, 2016      6 comments

Today has been a great day. I have eaten well and stayed within my calorie range. I have also exercised for 120 minutes. Tonight I am enjoying my grandsons. I couldn't ask for a better day.... Read more


Thursday, December 24, 2015      7 comments

Today I ate a healthy breakfast and I had a walk.... Read more

Meat Pies

Saturday, December 12, 2015      2 comments

Today I made meat pies for Christmas. I made 3 of them. We will have one Christmas Eve. The other two I will put in the freezer for another day. I now am cooking a meatloaf for dinner. Also baked potato and veggies. I made my daughter-in-law a c... Read more

A very busy day!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015      3 comments

Today was a very busy day. I brought my mom to visit my sister, helped my husband replace the controller on the furnace and played cribbage with my husband and my mom.... Read more

My Sister!!

Tuesday, November 03, 2015      9 comments

Yesterday my family had to bring my sister to a new home. She is 62 years old and she is suffering with dementia. She has been such a joy to us. She has down syndrome and over the past 2 years slowly getting worse. She is not far away from us ab... Read more

Doing Much Better!

Friday, October 02, 2015      4 comments

Well I am out of my boot and I am increasing my exercise. I am so glad that I can physically walk now. I still need to rest but I have been spacing it out. When I relax I sit in the recliner and elevate my legs. There are days that my knee and f... Read more

A Good Day!

Wednesday, August 19, 2015      5 comments

I have had a good day today. I did some errands, went to the dentist office for a cleaning, cooked a nice dinner and just relaxed.... Read more

Drs. Appointment today!

Thursday, August 13, 2015      4 comments

Well I go back to see my Dr. today. He is back this week so I get to see him. Yeah! I always feel more comfortable when it is the Dr. I started with. I'll see what he has to say about wearing the boot for a couple of more weeks. Deep down I hope... Read more

Doing Better!

Sunday, August 09, 2015      8 comments

Well I am still wearing the boot. I make sure every time I get up the boot is on my foot. It is hot and heavy, but I really focus on putting it on my foot. I see my Dr. on Thurs. hopefully only a couple more weeks with this on. I'm keeping my fi... Read more

Still Wearing the Boot!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      3 comments

Well I went to my Drs. appointment today. He removed the stitches and put me back in the boot. One good thing is I can take the bandage and boot off to take a shower. Yeah!! On Sat. I will be able to go swimming ( actually I can tread water). I ... Read more

Dr. App't!

Friday, July 24, 2015      2 comments

I went to my Drs. app't today. I was there for over an hour. The nurse took off the bandages and cleaned around the incision. When the Dr. came in he re bandaged the foot and gave me a walking boot to wear for the next 10 days. I can take the b... Read more

Getting Around!

Monday, July 20, 2015      5 comments

I'm finally hobbling around the house. Today my hubby took me for a ride just to get out for a short time. It really felt good. Tomorrow I may venture to the post office to get my mail. I need to do this in the morning or I will get too tired. W... Read more


Saturday, July 18, 2015      4 comments

I am now home and recuperating. I was able to exercise Thurs. because my surgery wasn't until 2:30, so I took advantage of the morning. Now I am lucky if I get up and sit for a while. Today is our family reunion but I don't know if I'm going. It... Read more

Surgery done!

Thursday, July 16, 2015      6 comments

Well I had my surgery today. The screw wasn't put on moot.y knee, it was put in my foot. I am home now and in intense pain. I am in bed now with my foor elevated. Hopefully tomorrow I feel better.... Read more

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