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So many conflicting feelings.
7/29/2014 10:26:37 AM,  26 COMMENTS

DH and I went to visit his father yesterday and it isn't good. FIL hardly recognized us and was in bed. The nurses told us that they called a cardio...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Getting ready for the grandkids
7/28/2014 10:26:35 AM,  21 COMMENTS

So the family starts arriving on Friday. That is when the two sisters come and then Saturday is when the two son's arrive, the DIL and two gran...  Read more

MEXGAL1

The Dim Sum Bully
7/27/2014 4:55:48 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I just got back from an interesting restaurant experience, and I am realizing that I should have been more assertive about food. I am staying with a...  Read more

AJR2013AJR

Feel like I am on a roller coaster with FIL
7/27/2014 10:46:53 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Geez, but it is hard. You all must be going nuts with me saying one day that FIL is doing well and the next not well. When my DH and I went out yest...  Read more

MEXGAL1

How can this be?
7/26/2014 9:50:31 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Thank you all again for your encouraging thoughts regarding both my FIL and my weight gain "problem". FIL report was better yesterday. The IV is...  Read more

MEXGAL1

FIL not doing well again
7/25/2014 9:59:54 AM,  24 COMMENTS

When I went out to visit him yesterday he was in bed again on IV and not doing well. The say he is not eating. Yesterday they were going to cut back...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Fun time with dear friends
7/24/2014 9:58:28 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Last night we went to dear friends house for dinner. Our friend likes to make home made pizza. They have both also gone gluten free recently after...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Finally a half pound down
7/23/2014 10:13:43 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Thank you all for your feedback and support from my blog yesterday regarding stubborn weight and putting weight on. I agree with many of you that it...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Nice surprise yesterday
7/22/2014 10:12:04 AM,  27 COMMENTS

When I went out to visit FIL he was outside in a wheelchair sitting up and had just finished doing his arm and leg exercises. I sat outside with him...  Read more

MEXGAL1

The white pelicans are back.
7/21/2014 10:39:20 AM,  18 COMMENTS

Yep, the white pelicans are back and flying in formation over our casa. They are fun to watch. Very majestic. Yesterday not a good day...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Woo hoo systems back up to working
7/20/2014 10:46:47 AM,  21 COMMENTS

Well most septic systems are functioning....we are able to use all 5 potties now. No need last night to use my "bucket'. There is still a bit of a p...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Keeping my sense of humor
7/19/2014 9:37:53 AM,  18 COMMENTS

We are still without our plumbing at our casa. They worked all day yesterday and think they will be able to get to the clog but had to tear up many p...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Always something!!!
7/18/2014 9:40:56 AM,  19 COMMENTS

So we have a major problem in our casa. One of our shower drains was running slow so my DH and the plumber ran a wire thingy in it to unclog it. Wel...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Continued progress with FIL
7/17/2014 9:32:17 AM,  24 COMMENTS

So when I got there to visit the nurses were getting him into a sitting position. they were told by the doctor that he is supposed to sit up 3 times...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Reporting a better day yesterday for FIL
7/16/2014 9:29:13 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Thank God yesterday when we went to visit FIl he was sitting up and doing better. His stomach had calmed down and he had just ate a decent breakfast....  Read more

MEXGAL1

I think FIL is giving up
7/15/2014 9:48:33 AM,  23 COMMENTS

We met with the surgeon yesterday and he brought the brace. It is made out of a hard material and pushes on his chest to keep him upright. His postu...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Have a great week!
7/14/2014 9:44:30 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Thank you all again for your wishes and kind words regarding my FIL. When we visited yesterday he still was not doing well and the nurse was again co...  Read more

MEXGAL1

FIL not good.
7/13/2014 9:53:36 AM,  21 COMMENTS

Started of with a photo of my FIL during better times when his two daughters were here for a visit. This is before the first back surgery. It...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Alignment (Running, Yoga, and Life)
7/12/2014 11:48:55 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Arches. Ankles. Knees. Hips. They all connect, and the cause of the pain might have nothing to do with where it hurts. At least that is what the...  Read more

AJR2013AJR

Doctors say the "cure" is a Scam
7/12/2014 9:50:13 AM,  21 COMMENTS

So I emailed both my doctors whom I really respect. Both said empathically "NO". My autoimmune specialist said that these people are "stealing" peop...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Interesting Seminar yesterday
7/11/2014 10:45:59 AM,  22 COMMENTS

So I went to the seminar given by two doctors here in Mexico. It was very interesting and I will do more research. Basically they base their therapy...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Interesting
7/10/2014 10:43:20 AM,  17 COMMENTS

So I received an email announcing that there will be a talk/seminar here in Ajijic, Mexico on Autoimmune disease and a doctor who is now trained in a...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Wow what an upset World Cup
7/9/2014 10:09:55 AM,  17 COMMENTS

DH and I were watching it and could not believe how Germany scored 7 goals and Brazil only 1. It was something else. Glad that we were able to see a...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Fun Movie last night
7/8/2014 9:41:55 AM,  23 COMMENTS

My DH and I like movies but have been on role with ones that aren't very good. But last night we watched one that my husband recorded with Robert DiN...  Read more

MEXGAL1

A tip from me.
7/7/2014 9:29:01 AM,  25 COMMENTS

So one habit that I thought I would share with all of you that I thought of as I did it this morning. As soon as I get out of bed I go directly to wh...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Yep, it was the gum.
7/6/2014 8:56:55 AM,  24 COMMENTS

NO bloating and gas last night. Slept great. What a difference. I am getting rid of the gum. Thanks everyone for your comments. Who would have kn...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Cloudy days.
7/5/2014 10:11:22 AM,  18 COMMENTS

It is our rainy season and I love it. I love listening to the rain on the roof while sleeping. Most of the time during the rainy season it only rain...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Eating in Other People's Houses
7/5/2014 8:52:27 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I was able to run two miles a few months ago, and now I am lucky if I figure out a way to walk two miles a day. I am trying to put this in perspectiv...  Read more

AJR2013AJR

4th of July 2014
7/4/2014 5:23:58 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Wishing all those who observe Happy 4th of July. I hope you are having a good day. It is rainy, dark, humid and icky here in New Hampshire. Most a...  Read more

RD03875

Happy 4th of July and Happy Birthday Mom
7/4/2014 10:59:59 AM,  22 COMMENTS

My Mom turns 88 today and is doing well after her surgery. She is a fighter and still doesn't have her mojo back but doing well after such serious su...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Gaining weight.
7/3/2014 10:48:57 AM,  20 COMMENTS

So I have been eating the same calories and eat plenty but I am now hungry seems like all the time. I really don't like that feeling. And for some r...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Victory: Sitting in Dunkin' Donuts all morning....thinking about the....COFFEE!
7/3/2014 7:50:38 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Routines just feel good, no matter what they are. Yesterday, I decided that when I stay with my sister, I would wake up early and go surf the web at...  Read more

AJR2013AJR

Thank you all again for comments and support
7/2/2014 12:13:54 PM,  19 COMMENTS

I do so appreciate all your comments on yesterdays blog. They meant so much to me and made me feel good about how I handled things with the girlfrien...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Trying to Stay Grounded (staying with family for a month)
7/2/2014 7:59:06 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I just arrived back in my hometown, and I will be staying here for a month, couch surfing between relatives. I am in the process of moving to a new h...  Read more

AJR2013AJR

Girlfriend next door.
7/1/2014 10:06:08 AM,  24 COMMENTS

So our friends who we bought the house next door so they could move here and rent from me sent me an email that basically said that she felt that our...  Read more

MEXGAL1

June 30, 2014
6/30/2014 10:11:49 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Still trying to deal with my sister's death, it is not easy. So many times i want to pick up the phone and tell her about a new craft picture I saw o...  Read more

RD03875

Have a terrific week!
6/30/2014 10:21:01 AM,  18 COMMENTS

I am happy to report that when we went out to see FIL yesterday that he was doing better and not in pain as much. My DH and I felt much better seeing...  Read more

MEXGAL1

FIL is back in the nursing home.
6/29/2014 9:36:10 AM,  24 COMMENTS

FIL got discharged yesterday after his 10 hour surgery on Tuesday. As you can imagine he is in a lot of pain which they are trying to control with mo...  Read more

MEXGAL1

Incredable Mexicans.
6/28/2014 10:29:21 AM,  24 COMMENTS

So my FIL has rare blood type and he needed several transfusions. Here in Mexico they ask people to donate blood for relatives when transfusions are...  Read more

MEXGAL1

FIL out of ICU
6/27/2014 9:08:56 AM,  23 COMMENTS

Woo hoo. He is doing okay. Still in pain where the incision was but is doing okay. He needed blood transfusions. They were asking for blood donat...  Read more

MEXGAL1

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