HANGING IN THERE, DOING MY THING.
Since my last blog, I had breast surgery to remove a 3 1/2 cm. tumor. It was followed by a 18 day radiation treatment. I was placed on a hormone treatment. but had adverse reactions, so switched to another. It seems to be OK, no side effects. I... Read more
Some Words You Never Want to Hear.
"You need a SECOND mammogram."
"You need to have an ultrasound."
"You need a breast biopsy."
"The biopsy is positive."
"You have BREAST CANCER."
Upon hearing the word CANCER, it's like someone described ,"a tsunami hitting you full ... Read more
Cat Waylays Foot
Here's a photo of my Artistic black cat. He sits in the corner by the front door . I use him sometimes to hold the door open.
Somehow by accident ... Read more
Days of My Life.
I live in the beautiful state of Oregon.
This last week we had a terrible senseless mass killing in Roseburg.
Roseburg is south of Salem, about 170 miles.
The first craft show I do every year is in Roseburg.
as I watched the announcer's... Read more
At certain times I get very nostalgic about the past and what I remember as being so yummy and tasty I want to recreate it.
My Grams strawberry shortcake with home made sweet biscuits and heavy whipped cream, served with loads of fresh pick... Read more
FIVE Years, Still Here, Going Strong.
Thank you Spark
Thank you Spark Friends.
Thanks to all Spark members who I have interacted with during my five year journey here on Spark.
I was already working on my weight loss on May. 17. 2010. Sitting in my office staring at a lis... Read more
Normal ??? What's That ??
Normal is an Adjective.
1. conforming to the standaed or common type, usual, not abnormal, regular, natural.
2. serving to establish a standard
3. psychology: if we take this as normal
a. approximately average in psychologi... Read more
Spent More Than Usual.
As some of you know I design and sell jewelry.
I had a three day craft show last month. During that show... Read more
Chic Thrifty Shopper.
You know I am a Thrift Store shopper.
Money doesn't grow on trees.
I have a... Read more
Walk in the Park
I try to walk everyday.
My walking buddy is Titan. My little adorable Yorkie
I live in a suburban area, nice streets and areas to walk in.
Most days we head out to the park.
This is one of our favorite ,Woodmanssee.
Yesterday , it was ... Read more
RENEWED,REFRESHED,I'M STILL DOING MY THING.
The last six months have been rough.
Emotional. financial, difficulties created turmoil, depression in my life.
There was one week where I could hardly get out of bed.
I just didn't want to deal with all that was happening.
I'm a very ... Read more
Disappointment..But Life Goes On!!!
I have been so preoccupied with my different ailments that have seemed to shadow my life relentlessly. I have failed to notice the speed at which the calendar is speeding through the days.
Back in October I spoke with Lisa Maxbauer, a wri... Read more
Lost in Translation
Wong Chow calls into work and says" I can't come in, sick, got headache,stomach ache, legs hurt, I no work."
The boss says," You know Wong, I really need you today. When I feel sick like you do, I go to my wife and tell her to give me sex. ... Read more
A Dog's Story
A guy is driving around the back woods of Virginia and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty style house:"Talking Dog For Sale." He knocks on the door and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard.
The guy goes i... Read more
It's Never Too Late.
Here I am at 68, 335 lbs, . 235 lbs, after 100 lbs loss. Then goal 135 lbs.
When I embarked on this weight loss, some women I knew thought I was wasting my time. I should ... Read more