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  • Vacation

    7/7/2017 1:31:35 PM, by SOULFISH80

    I posted my vacation pics last blog but I didn't talk... Read more

  • What doesn't serve me

    7/7/2017 1:06:22 PM, by BEESHELL8

    In the mix with my mom's death and burial in Kansas has been a fluctuating array of emotions. My mom was ill for a long time, first acquiring a f... Read more

  • What's left of a life

    7/6/2017 8:26:51 PM, by BEESHELL8

    I'm sitting in the midst of a mess again - memories of 4 years ago when my dad died and I had so much to do and to take care of. Then, I had been... Read more

  • Haps

    7/6/2017 12:42:10 PM, by SOULFISH80

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  • One day at a time

    7/6/2017 10:00:44 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Morning to everyone. I am up bright and early trying to track down my father who has gone rogue. Just kidding, he is around but he forgets his c... Read more

  • Times are tough

    7/5/2017 12:42:51 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Day 9 of my moms hospitalization. Checking in daily by phone, sometimes several times. She has an elevated white blood count and yesterday had ... Read more

  • Feeling that control regained.

    7/4/2017 10:42:39 AM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    So I made a commitment and yesterday I followed through. I got up and walked 3.5 miles for 1hr and 5 minutes. (Mostly just to get that .5 mile i... Read more

  • Beautiful day in San Diego

    7/3/2017 1:12:08 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Love this town, had a great walk this morning. Saw seals and otters I believe. Stinky but beautiful. Last day as we head home this afternoon. B... Read more

  • Sunday fun day

    7/2/2017 10:06:43 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    We are still in San Diego and the girls won a game yesterday afternoon and have one more to play this morning at 10 am. We will pick our grandda... Read more

  • Numbness

    7/1/2017 7:38:52 PM, by BEESHELL8

    My mom died on June 16. That's the same day my dad died in 2013. I had been visiting her the first week of June and the day I was supposed ... Read more

  • Happy 4th of July Weekend 2017

    7/1/2017 6:23:11 PM, by VDALE4

    Hope everyone will be celebrating this Tuesday, our Country's Birthday. Enjoying the Fireworks and BBQ's Swimming and exercising. We are having f... Read more

  • Happy 4th of July weekend

    7/1/2017 10:52:56 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Happy 4th of July. I have always loved to celebrate the birth of the USA. Four years ago we were in Washington DC, Gettysburg a... Read more

  • Baby steps

    6/30/2017 10:19:12 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Mom is still in the hospital and very unhappy as she wants to be home. Dad is living life large, went out to McDonalds for lunch and then to hosp... Read more

  • Life continues part 2

    6/29/2017 12:00:28 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    My mom was admitted to the hospital today and I got a call at 4 am from a neighbor of theirs that the ambulance was at the house. I went back to... Read more

  • Taking a tiny piece of control one moment at a time.

    6/28/2017 2:13:38 PM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    I have had a calm couple of days. Choosing to not drink and focus on good food choices. I have not quite gotten back to food prep and menu plan... Read more

  • Spiralling out of Control

    6/26/2017 5:24:52 PM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    I returned stateside on June 7. It has been a whirlwind of chaos to be sure. Sadly I have gained back most of what I had lost when I did my re... Read more

  • Tigers, Lions & Bears! Oh my!

    6/26/2017 1:24:34 AM, by BTINCHER2001

    Wow. I just read my last blog. I was oblivious to how my world would change. In late April, we discovered that we'd brought home bed bugs from ... Read more

  • Life continues

    6/25/2017 8:38:06 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    GMC has no idea on how to fix the car. It is a 2010 Denali Yukon XL. They are calling Detroit? I am astounded that they told me they don't know... Read more

  • kids and fire bombs

    6/25/2017 12:42:11 PM, by GETDONE

    Ok, I know kids will be kids. I know it is near the 4th of July. But I did not expect neighborhood kids to put the loudest one under my bed... Read more

  • Visited

    6/24/2017 2:31:49 AM, by GETDONE

    Lost another dear cousin. He was an amazing person full of love. He received 2 purple hearts. He was that kind of man. He will be missed by ... Read more

  • New Challenge: 2017 Summer 5% Weight Loss Challenge

    6/24/2017 12:52:17 AM, by PRYTANIAS

    So I've started a new challenge on Spark People, the 2017 Summer 5% Weight Loss Challenge! So excited to be on Team Weight Warriors! I start... Read more

  • Starting over

    6/23/2017 10:44:29 AM, by KATNIP2017

    We just came back from an incredible vacation. Four days in Rome then a cruise from Rome to Barcelona and back again. We saw so many great ... Read more

  • More difficulties

    6/21/2017 11:56:09 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Car still in shop and its still hot out, over 110. But trouble like that isn't really an issue and today I had a call that my mom is very ill an... Read more

  • Sprang my right ankle two weeks ago.

    6/21/2017 11:12:39 PM, by VDALE4

    Yes, got up from my desk on June 8th and my left sandal toe, hung up on my office carpet and I fell to my right knee twisting my right ankle. Read more

  • Hot in Sac

    6/19/2017 9:10:57 PM, by GETDONE

    My air conditioner can't keep up with this heat. Time to linger in a tub of water. Cooler than the lakes ... Read more

  • Difficult day

    6/19/2017 8:22:24 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Yesterday was a bit of a challenge. Great Fathers Day but our actual day was cruddy. We were up early to get chores done as it was going to be 1... Read more

  • the book that I was reading

    6/19/2017 2:50:02 AM, by GETDONE

    I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS. I started reading it and thought it would be a lighter read than I had heard it was. Well, she starts out with... Read more

  • Happy Fathers Day

    6/17/2017 9:41:40 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Wishing everyone a fantastic weekend and hope that all the Fathers, Grandfathers, father figures, and everyone enjoys the day.... Read more

  • my day so far

    6/15/2017 4:33:58 PM, by GETDONE

    I so wish that I could skip a few days from home and have happy music and room service!! Maybe next month I can sit on a beach somewhere. ... Read more

  • Eventually.

    6/14/2017 7:27:53 PM, by BEESHELL8

    That's the only E word I can think of today. Eventually we all die. My mom has been in hospice since April and I went to visit her last wee... Read more

  • Remembering how far I've come

    6/11/2017 11:57:31 PM, by PRYTANIAS

    As I wind down the first 17 weeks of my "entering the land of the healthy", I'm taking a quiet moment to remember how far I've come. I start... Read more

  • Granddaughter

    6/11/2017 2:43:12 AM, by GETDONE

    Youngest 16 granddaughter visiting for a couple days. So nice to have her here. We have shopped, eaten out, been to the moves, etc. And of ... Read more

  • Well I have to better than just, Hope I don't start gaining Weight ! !

    6/10/2017 10:44:26 PM, by VDALE4

    Last Thursday afternoon I twisted my ankle. I have done all the ice packs and ace bandage. I have now been hobbling around, so it is going to ta... Read more

  • Home again

    6/8/2017 11:18:03 PM, by GETDONE

    Had lots of fun. Had lunch with granddaughter and seven kids. I so love to watch teen boys chow down! It is fun to get away but really good to... Read more

  • My life is a cliche

    6/7/2017 10:47:22 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    When it rains it pours, well its pouring here. I continue to struggle with the heel which makes my life so challenging as I can't do the things ... Read more

  • So now old carpet out but

    6/7/2017 12:27:56 AM, by GETDONE

    Proud that I completed the carpet removal. Then I tried to screw in a screw and it bent. I was trying to fix a squeak. Now I le... Read more

  • Old carpet

    6/5/2017 10:31:42 PM, by GETDONE

    Ok. I can't stand it the old carpet needs to go. I have allergies and believe that to be one trigger. Holds dust. I have been moving furniture... Read more

  • Great celebration

    6/5/2017 12:47:15 AM, by GETDONE

    Crazy amount of teens and adults. Crazy fun photo booth Amazing how much and fast they have grown...now more off to college. Food... Read more

  • Back at it

    6/4/2017 10:11:53 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Had major issues with heel and muscle cramps etc, too depressing to discuss but Im back at it. Ive had 5 good days and I am stoked. Played golf ... Read more

  • D is for Drama

    6/4/2017 1:13:21 AM, by BEESHELL8

    I'm not a big fan of drama. I tried to avoid it at work, though sometimes found myself drawn into it a bit. Now that I'm retired, I have even les... Read more

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