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Down and Out

Friday, October 17, 2008      6 comments

I was down a pound on Monday! But I've been doing some emotional eating since then. Stressing out a bit about all that needs to be done before my trip to the States, and also fighting a cold. But hanging in there none the less... DMom is a... Read more

Peeked

Saturday, October 11, 2008      4 comments

I snuck a peek at the scale this morning and think I'm going to have some good news to report after my "official" Monday weigh-in. Thought I'd post that here so that I won't be tempted to sabotage myself over the weekend. Instead, I'm going to g... Read more

Changes coming

Wednesday, October 08, 2008      4 comments

I got the good news that my boss has okayed my leave of absence. This is also kind of scary because now I have to make the big decisions about my stay in the States and set a time frame. I did a little panicky snacking today as a result, but not... Read more

Day of Germany Unity

Friday, October 03, 2008      4 comments

Today is the German national holiday. It's also the day, one year ago, that I finally reached my goal weight of 58 kilos. I actually lost a bit more, then gained a bit and have been mostly hovering within my maintenance range of 58-60 kilos sin... Read more

October goals

Wednesday, October 01, 2008      3 comments

October goals: 1) Tracking 30 minutes a day intentional exercise, restarting the streak I broke on Aug. 30 after 224 days. 2) Track food two days a week. 3) Minimum 7 hours of sleep a night. 4) Make and go to doctor appoi... Read more

Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad!

Monday, September 29, 2008      4 comments

58 years together - Here's one of their wedding photos dated September 30, 1950.... Read more

Looking up

Thursday, September 25, 2008      5 comments

The trip to the ER on Monday, seemed to have gotten the attention of the staff at the rehab/nursing home and Dad reports that they are keeping a better eye on Mom since that incident. I guess sometimes things have to get worse before they get be... Read more

Jet Lag Day 3

Tuesday, September 23, 2008      3 comments

Didn't get much sleep last night at all. I called Dad yesterday evening and found out that Mom had to go to the emergency room Monday afternoon. Her blood oxygen level was down and they wanted to check her out. Turns out it wasn't anything too u... Read more

One week later

Sunday, September 21, 2008      3 comments

I decided to postpone my return trip to Germany. We had a huge challenge and much frustration trying to find a rehab place that would take Mom because of her tracheal breathing tube. Finally found ONE in their home county that would take her and... Read more

Mom

Thursday, September 11, 2008      4 comments

Mom was finally moved out of the SICU yesterday. That was encouraging for us. Now, we wait and see about the next steps. There are so many decisions to make. We're definitely on new territory here, but the hospital staff has been very help... Read more

From Florida

Friday, September 05, 2008      8 comments

Thank you for your comments and prayers and forgive me for not responding individually. We're spending most of our time at the hospital. Mom is making some progress and will have a second surgery today (Friday) I'll go into more details later, b... Read more

Flying Home

Sunday, August 31, 2008      4 comments

I'll be flying to Florida on Tuesday. Dparents had a serious car accident and Dmom needs surgery. DDad is fine but, of course, somewhat under shock. Prayers appreciated for both of them and a safe flight, unaffected by hurricane activity, for me... Read more

Declutter Challenge Week 4

Friday, August 29, 2008      0 comments

Wrapping up the August Declutter challenge today. It's been a busy week, so I sometimes had to search for things to declutter at the last minute. That doesn't mean I'm finished with decluttering, just that I didn't have the time to start any maj... Read more

Declutter Challenge Week 3

Saturday, August 23, 2008      4 comments

Only 6 photos this time - I don't have a photo of the big stack of paperwork that I decluttered from my locker and binders at the language school. That felt good - and, as I was sorting and tossing, I also got some good ideas about how I can be... Read more

Week 2

Friday, August 15, 2008      1 comments

Here's my stuff from Week 2 of the August decluttering challenge being hosted by Beth and Marcia ( organisingtips.blogspot.
com/2008/08/this-clutter-d
efinitely-makes-my-butt.html ) I actually had more photos but accide... Read more


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