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Friday's Quote
7/4/2014 12:52:14 PM,  7 COMMENTS

“We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves; that is our only commitment to others. ” ~ John F Kennedy ...  Read more

PMAY0313

It's Hot!
7/4/2014 12:38:28 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So far so good :-) it's definitely weird being away from my uncle but it's something that needs to be done because I can't always be home. I've been c...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Thursday's Quote
7/3/2014 1:16:06 PM,  6 COMMENTS

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that...  Read more

PMAY0313

Chico
7/3/2014 11:09:01 AM,  5 COMMENTS

We're going to Chico today for the weekend and will be back Sunday night. I set up a schedule for my uncle's medicines and put reminders in his brothe...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Wednesday's Quote
7/2/2014 1:05:02 PM,  4 COMMENTS

A well-spent day brings happy sleep. --Leonardo da Vinci ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Migraines
7/2/2014 11:52:25 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I didn't expect to wake up to a killer migraine that keeps throbbing :( I have so much to do today it's crazy. I have some more exercises to do, pack...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Tuesday's Quote
7/2/2014 1:17:01 AM,  4 COMMENTS

(Where did the day go.?!?) I don't have a problem with caffeine. I have a problem without caffeine! ~Author Unknown ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Progress
7/1/2014 10:35:52 AM,  0 COMMENTS

My uncle had a really good day yesterday! I set him up for the shower and he was able to take a shower by himself! I set up a shower chair and one of...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Monday's Quote
7/1/2014 1:25:48 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My dear doctor, I am surprised to hear you say that I am coughing very badly, as I have been practising all night. --John Philpot Curran ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Murph Challenge
6/30/2014 11:48:08 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm apart of a facebook group for weight loss and there are monthly challenges that we do... let's just say I smoked the challenge and went above and...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Sunday's Quote
6/29/2014 2:55:02 PM,  6 COMMENTS

“It doesn’t matter what temperature a room is, it’s always room temperature.” ¯ Steven Wright ...  Read more

PMAY0313

He's Home!
6/29/2014 10:56:57 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So my uncle is home now! He enjoyed the many surprises and was able to eat a slice of pear pie that I made and 1 slice of pizza for dinner. I set up a...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Saturday's Quote
6/28/2014 2:18:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

“Trust me, Wilbur. People are very gullible. They'll believe anything they see in print.” ¯ E.B. White, Charlotte's Web ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Uncle Comes Home Today!
6/28/2014 11:01:07 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a very busy day! I did a 3.25 mile walk, 100 wall pushups, 100 situps, 200 leg exercises, 100 squats with 1lb dumbbells, 300 crunches, 3...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Friday's Quote
6/27/2014 11:37:03 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I hate being sick with a stuffed up nose and coughing! --Me (this morning) ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Cleanup
6/27/2014 11:25:51 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I've been working in the back yard/side yard for the past 2 days and I've gotten a lot done! I've been pulling weeds and sweeping and just trying to g...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

1st Half of 2014!!!
6/27/2014 10:09:54 AM,  3 COMMENTS

The 1st half of 2014 has been a cold, nerve racking, tiring, and exciting one. Here in Michigan, we had one of the worst winters on record and it all...  Read more

SHOSHANA192

Thursday's Quote
6/26/2014 6:11:15 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. ~ Albert Einstein ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Oink Reflection
6/26/2014 11:40:03 AM,  3 COMMENTS

On my morning walk today someone began yelling "oink" from their car at me. It wasn't just once but the guy kept doing it over and over again. The old...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Wednesday's Quote
6/25/2014 1:30:32 PM,  5 COMMENTS

“You're an investigator - can't nobody find stuff out like a woman. Y'all put the police to shame, make the little investigative tricks they show on C...  Read more

PMAY0313

Bad Day
6/25/2014 11:18:22 AM,  2 COMMENTS

We went to the gym last night and they were so packed that there was no parking and all of the machines were taken and with a few people standing arou...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Tuesday's Quote
6/24/2014 1:21:00 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I guess this is a form or re-gifting. As we all know it can be dangerous!! “While browsing in a second-hand bookshop one day, George Bernard Sha...  Read more

PMAY0313

My Opinion Is Not Valid
6/24/2014 11:15:48 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So I'm basically just about done with the basement. All that's really left is the pile of stuff that belongs to the bf that he has to sort through, pu...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Monday's Quote
6/23/2014 12:34:52 PM,  2 COMMENTS

“Like Alexander the Great and Caesar, I’m out to conquer the world. But first I have to stop at Walmart and pick up some supplies.” ¯ Jarod Kintz ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Way Of Thinking
6/23/2014 11:13:33 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So we are halfway done with the basement! I'm so glad to be so close to being done with that room because it truly is time consuming. We've run into p...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Bubble No More!
6/22/2014 9:12:55 PM,  24 COMMENTS

Today I decided I will not live in a bubble any longer and Eliquis (my anti-coagulant) was NOT going to keep me off the bike! A friendly nudge from 4-...  Read more

DDOORN

Sunday's Quote
6/22/2014 1:34:04 PM,  5 COMMENTS

“I named my dog Stay, so I can say, 'Come here, Stay! Come here, Stay!” ¯ Steven Wright ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Basement
6/22/2014 11:20:29 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So we took some measurements in the basement and determined that the 5 tier shelving unit at the hardware store would fit in the 2 spots we picked out...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

The "Twinkie Defense" a Gambler does not Make!
6/22/2014 10:24:57 AM,  0 COMMENTS

This entry goes out to an old-school gambling haunt of my late Aunt. And I used to tag along with her on her multi-day, comped jaunts to Atlantic Cit...  Read more

TINIERTINA

Saturday's Quote
6/21/2014 12:54:44 PM,  4 COMMENTS

“Everyone is guilty at one time or another of throwing out questions that beg to be ignored, but mothers seem to have a market on the supply. "Do you...  Read more

PMAY0313

Movie Night
6/21/2014 11:02:09 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Last night I turned it into movie night and surprised my bf with 4 movies from Redbox. We watched The Nut Job, Pompeii, The Monuments Men, and Veronic...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Friday's Quote
6/20/2014 12:16:45 PM,  6 COMMENTS

“We are no longer the knights who say Ni! We are now the knights who say ekki-ekki-ekki-pitang-zoom-boing!” ¯ Graham Chapman, Monty Python and the...  Read more

PMAY0313

Photos From Night Out
6/20/2014 11:06:25 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday I posted a blog about going out with friends the night before and I promised some photos so here they are! There was someone who asked what...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

To My SparkFamily: I Just Wanna Say...
6/19/2014 10:47:13 PM,  22 COMMENTS

www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCDWMqWZbqQ I Am BACK! My night opened up: totally free to head to the fitness center and see what I coul...  Read more

DDOORN

Thursday's Quote
6/19/2014 12:45:40 PM,  6 COMMENTS

“Laughter is good for you. Nine out of ten stand-up comedians recommend laughter in the face of intense stupidity.” ¯ Jim Butcher ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Fun Night
6/19/2014 11:32:04 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Last night I met 2 of my friends from middle school/high school for drinks at a local bar. I got dressed up and felt amazing in my outfit and my hair...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

1st Day of Experiment: Definite Improvement!
6/18/2014 10:31:11 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Thank you to everyone for your wonderful support, suggestions and for being "with me" through my struggles! I skipped my Ramipril last night and...  Read more

DDOORN

What day is it?
6/18/2014 4:37:28 PM,  7 COMMENTS

At this moment I sincerely don't know. I think it's Wednesday. Thank goodness I'm surrounded by calendars. After I saved the blog it said the 18t...  Read more

WOLFKITTY

Wednesday's Quote
6/18/2014 12:12:48 PM,  2 COMMENTS

“A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths.” ¯ Steven Wright ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Uncle Not Improving
6/18/2014 11:15:04 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Well my uncle is not exactly improving but instead is going slightly down hill. The social worker caught him out of bed at midnight and was trying to...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

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