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The Club
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      1 comments

Well, my trips to the 24-Hour Fitness Club are slowly beginning to pay off! Have lost about a pound and am feeling so much more energetic. I have been spending only about 30 minutes there about 3 or 4 times a week for the past month, so it is ... Read more
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      1 comments

Have been reading some articles here about being sugar free - found some really good suggestions. And, I have found some that will work for me. I have started drinking more water!! YEAH!! Have a pink hob-nail glass that I love - fill it with ... Read more
Kathi's Birthday
Monday, January 23, 2012      1 comments

Tomorrow is my daughter's birthday - she will be 48!! Whoo!! Where did those years go?? I called her yesterday to see if I could take her out for lunch - we have not been to our favorite Chinese restaurant for a long time!! But, she is o... Read more
A New Year!
Saturday, December 31, 2011      0 comments

I had such good intentions and good goals for this past year, and somehow life just got in the way! A couple of unexpected events. First my older daughter, Vicki, is now in a long-term health care facility near her home in Salem. Still ... Read more
This Year - 2011
Saturday, December 10, 2011      0 comments

2011 has been a challenging year! Had 7 goals for the year and have accomplished only 3 of them - the other 4 are still in progress!! I have always welcomed change - like an new adventure with so many possibilities - but the changes this y... Read more
This Year's Plan
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      1 comments

When this year began I had 7 things I wanted to accomplish - have just looked at the list and discovered that I had actually only finished 3 of them - have reestablished a couple of lost relationships, have downsized "stuff" to half - again, a... Read more
My Visit to Portland
Friday, September 16, 2011      1 comments

I was not able to log onto SparkPeople while I was gone so was not able to do any blogging - really missed being here!! I met Gordon in Hood River Friday evening and we had such a good visit - of course, Friday evening we went to Pietro's... Read more
Goin' to See My Youngest!!!
Friday, September 09, 2011      3 comments

Today am going to Hood River to meet my youngest - am so looking forward to being with him. We will go to Pietro's for pizza - his favorite - and I love the salad bar!!! We will spend time walking thru town and visiting all the little shops a... Read more
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

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