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I Think I Am Back - for Today At Least
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      3 comments

I have gotten so far off track - have been so distracted by my daughter's illness. She is now in a long-term health care facility in Portland. She is not recovering. The doctors know what is happening in her brain, but not what is causing it.... Read more
Still Waiting
Friday, August 12, 2011      2 comments

My daughter, Vicki, is still at OHSU in Portland. And, she is slowly slipping from us. The doctors do not know what is happening in her body. Mostly she is unresponsive and does not know anyone or where she is. They have sent samples t... Read more
Update on my Daughter, Vicki
Sunday, August 07, 2011      3 comments

I have not written for a while - my daughter was taken to OHSU - a teaching hospital in Portland. She has been there over a week. Now we are not sure that she has MS. They are doing so many tests - but it just seems that she is shutting down.... Read more
My Daughter, Vicki
Thursday, July 28, 2011      2 comments

Finally walked outside this morning - about half mile. The first part is slightly uphill - then downhill for a way - then flat. Was a good walk. I plan to do that each morning the rest of the week. If I am going to increase my steps each day... Read more
An Evening with Maggie
Friday, July 22, 2011      1 comments

This evening I walked down town - all of about 6 blocks to meet a friend for dinner. Left early so I could stop at the Quilt shop to pick up a piece of material i need for a project. Of course, I found a couple of pieces in the sale basket I j... Read more
Getting To Know Me (Taken from Purplespedcow)
Friday, July 15, 2011      1 comments

1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Barbara Stanwick - a star of the early movies. 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? This morning. 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Not particularly. 4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE L... Read more
So Here I Am!
Saturday, July 09, 2011      1 comments

Many time someone will say something that will remind me - or my son - of a line from a movie. " So here I am, so here I am!" - a line in Medicine Man. Sean Connery is a research scientist in the Amazon rain forest. Lorraine Bracco has gone t... Read more
A New Day!
Sunday, June 26, 2011      0 comments

Boy, did I take yesterday off!!! I was having a pity party! You know, one of those "nobody loves me, everybody hates me, guess I'll just go dig some worms" days!! Not a pretty site - even my son kept a safe distance. But, the sun is out... Read more
So Blessed Am I!
Saturday, June 18, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday at VBS Karen brought me a bouquet of carnations - white and pink. What a surprise! Mom's favorite. Then in the evening I received an email from Tom with a picture of an iris - white on the top with a purple bottom. My favorite! N... Read more
Need to Take a New Look at Goals
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      0 comments

Something is wrong!! I have been on SparkPeople for almost 2 years! And, still have not lost any weight. I am exercising more tho - and am more conscious about what I eat. However, my arthritis is worse - so am hurting more and moving slow... Read more
Up Too Late
Thursday, June 02, 2011      0 comments

My days have been quite busy - again. And, I am running late this morning. Stayed up too late last night and then slept and extra 30 minutes this morning. I am really a morning person - and when I do not have at least a couple hours of "my t... Read more
God's Plans are Always Better Than Mine!
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      0 comments

Well, last night did not go at all like I had thought it would. God had a better plan!! Met Greg at WalMart and we looked for the movie "Patton" - not there. So then to Rite Aid and then to BiMart. So picked up "Megaman" and "Green Hornet" f... Read more
A Rough Day
Monday, May 30, 2011      1 comments

Am having a rough day! Dreamed last night - almost nightmares. Then woke stressed and with a headache. Have tried to do some things today, but have not accomplished much. Did a couple loads of wash and have sorted thru a couple of boxes of ma... Read more
Busy Week!
Wednesday, May 25, 2011      0 comments

What a busy time - and it is not really summer yet!! Yesterday my daughter came by the church office where I work and we went to Starbucks - right next door - just too close!! She got her usual (she has lost about 30 pounds in the last 6 m... Read more
A Full Weekend.
Monday, May 16, 2011      1 comments

Saturday was going to do some quilting - want to finish a quilted flag wall hanging I am making for my sister's husband. But, instead, went flower shopping with my daughter. We bought lots. Then we spent the afternoon at her home planting and... Read more

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