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    Almost there!

    5/21/2015 9:37:44 PM, by JOJOBEE318

    All tests done! Now to wait and see.... Read more

  • Achieving little things

    5/21/2015 7:16:32 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Got stuff accomplished today, but I felt a little off-kilter all day. I am not certain if it is a result of the injections yesterday or TOM. Ei... Read more

  • Neurologist appointment...

    5/20/2015 10:29:23 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Going to the neurologist takes up a large chunk of my day. I left my place before 1pm, and didn't get home until 5pm. And the appointment itsel... Read more

  • Thanks!

    5/19/2015 10:20:43 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was moving for most of the day. Some with Cooper, and some without. I have been doing a little ST almost every day for the past week or so. ... Read more

  • Visiting with my niece...

    5/18/2015 9:17:48 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got in a walk with Cooper and went and got my bloodwork done (for the third time this month, because my levels are wonky), and then my niece, T... Read more

  • Movie day

    5/17/2015 9:07:14 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I went to see Avengers with my BFF, Jen, this afternoon. and I am probably going to pitch perfect with my niece, Tigan, this evening. Also did ... Read more

  • Insomnia...

    5/16/2015 9:41:34 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Ugh, insomnia again last night. I was functioning on no sleep today. Glad I didn't have to drive. Mom and dad picked me up this morning as the... Read more

  • PT and dinner out... future goal

    5/15/2015 11:33:19 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I went out for dinner again tonight. This time I went with my neighbor. We went to my favorite restaurant, because I can generally find somethi... Read more

  • On vacation to Ohio

    5/15/2015 10:31:06 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    My dad and I got in about 5 hours go to my brother's house in Ohio. Got to meet the two male cats that him and his wife have. Loki and Bailey. Sw... Read more

  • I lost at Trivia

    5/14/2015 10:53:28 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Our team had a perfect score heading into Round 3 tonight, but we fell all the way to fourth place in that final round. I guess we got complacen... Read more

  • Will it freeze tonight?

    5/13/2015 10:55:41 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    There was a freeze warning issued for our area tonight. It was cold enough to warrant a light weight winter coat today when I walked the dog. I... Read more

  • Clarification

    5/12/2015 7:17:32 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    In yesterday's blog I mentioned a ketogenic diet. Not as "a diet", but as a new way of eating for the rest of my life. I know this is a lifesty... Read more

  • Storm's a comin'

    5/11/2015 9:21:23 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got Cooper out for his last walk just as the storm started rolling in. We were actually walking up to the door as it started pouring. We are ... Read more

  • Mother's Day

    5/10/2015 9:45:13 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My family never does things at the scheduled time and today was no different. We were supposed to eat at 12, but didn't end up eating until 2:30... Read more

  • Saturday

    5/9/2015 9:15:07 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got some sleep last night. Not enough to make up for not sleeping the night before, but I did feel halfway human today. Did my usual routine ... Read more

  • Another sleepless night

    5/8/2015 11:35:48 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    No sleep last night. I am beyond tired today. I did take a 2 hour nap today after PT, but I am going to go to bed early tonight. My headache i... Read more

  • I love berries...

    5/7/2015 9:48:29 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Mom came home today. We will see how this goes. Dad seems nervous but pleased. It has been over a month since she went to the hospital. She s... Read more

  • Quick update...

    5/6/2015 10:53:05 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I drove to the neurologist's office in Orchard Park today for another set of trigger point injections. I have stopped getting the nasty rebound ... Read more

  • I will get there

    5/5/2015 8:02:30 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Eventually. Right now I feel like I am in a holding pattern. I am doing the bare minimum for exercise (well, MY idea of what the bare minimum i... Read more

  • No mojo

    5/4/2015 11:33:01 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was feeling completely unmotivated today. I am not certain why. I was still active, but it was a struggle to keep moving. I am having more a... Read more

  • No mojo

    5/4/2015 11:32:44 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was feeling completely unmotivated today. I am not certain why. I was still active, but it was a struggle to keep moving. I am having more a... Read more

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    Things are moving now!

    5/3/2015 7:00:32 PM, by JOJOBEE318

    Getting so excited!... Read more

  • Pretty day

    5/3/2015 6:16:50 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I actually got some sleep last night, thank goodness. I got about 10 hours, but I am still tired. I could function today though, so it is all g... Read more

  • I am tired

    5/2/2015 8:05:50 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got zero sleep last night. Not a single minute. So, now I am dragging. I am going to take something to help me sleep tonight though. Mo... Read more

  • Highlight... All errands done

    5/1/2015 10:35:09 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got everything done that was on my agenda for the day. It worked really well to have Cooper stay with my dad last night. I don't worry about ... Read more

  • Highlight... Trivia Night

    4/30/2015 11:02:56 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Our team took first place again at Trivia Night tonight. We would have had a perfect score if it weren't for the football questions. We got a c... Read more

  • Being grumpy...

    4/29/2015 10:37:28 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was cranky most of the day for no good reason. I did get in exercise, starting with an hour long walk with the dog this morning, and ending wi... Read more

  • An old friend?

    4/28/2015 10:52:36 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Yep, I have been entertaining my old friend, insomnia, the last few nights. Last night was especially hard. Four hours just is not enough sleep... Read more

  • Plans? What are those?

    4/27/2015 10:33:42 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I started my day with an emergency call to the dentist as I somehow lost a filling last night or this morning. Weird that I don't know when. Y... Read more

  • Lazy day

    4/26/2015 8:07:36 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I let Cooper dictate when we got out of bed today... and we were still in bed when my dad called me at 12:45pm! That dog just wanted to laze abo... Read more

  • Another calm day...

    4/25/2015 8:08:43 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    It wasn't just me and the dog today, but it was mostly family I was interacting with, so it was generally low stress. I did go to see mom twice ... Read more

  • Calm day...

    4/24/2015 6:40:56 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Most of the day it was just me and my dog. I took him for a long walk this morning... about 9 miles. Then we cuddled for a while after I ate lu... Read more

  • People make me giggle...

    4/23/2015 8:49:43 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    After a very sober month so far, I have caught a case of the giggles the past couple of days, even though the weather sucks, and people around me... Read more

  • Neurologist and saying goodbye...

    4/22/2015 11:05:41 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I knew I would be gone all afternoon at the neurologist's office, so I made sure I took Cooper for a 7 mile walk this morning. He was happy abou... Read more

  • Quick update...

    4/21/2015 6:17:35 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Got mom successfully transferred to a different rehab facility. We are hopeful this will make a difference in the progress she makes towards com... Read more

  • Terrific weekend and the start of a decent week...

    4/20/2015 11:42:34 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My niece, Tigan, and I took a luxury weekend off in Niagara on the Lake, Ontario. We could not have asked for better weather. It was gorgeous o... Read more

  • Sorry for the long delay

    4/17/2015 11:53:13 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm sorry for the delay but there hasn't been much news coming from here. I have been feeling better since my trip to the emergency room but the ... Read more

  • The scale isn't a measure of success

    4/17/2015 9:20:20 AM, by KEELYJACK

    Oh that darned scale. I feel like I'm doing all of the right things and it won't budge. Okay now I did go on vacation twice this past month and d... Read more

  • Have a good weekend...

    4/17/2015 7:15:14 AM, by LESLIELENORE

    I am checking out for the weekend. Time to relax and recharge! On the menu for the weekend are a tour of a lavender farm, a winery, massage... Read more

  • Trivia Night Winners

    4/16/2015 10:50:49 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Our team reclaimed our first place spot at Trivia Night tonight. We were in second place heading into the third round, but did really well in th... Read more

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