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  • Two Nights

    1/20/2017 5:44:55 AM, by PASTORVIC

    Last night was the second night we both slept all night. What a blessing! I realize how often we take "small" blessings for granted when things ... Read more

  • 1/19/17

    1/19/2017 9:57:45 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I had an evening off. Since I have been working extra hours, I needed to leave work at a normal time. I made it home for dinner with Marga... Read more

  • Looking for Community

    1/19/2017 12:52:28 PM, by DOUGDC

    Attended a "Men's Group" meeting yesterday. It's at a Senior Center in SF, and takes about an hour via buses to get there. The meeting lasts an h... Read more

  • Last Night

    1/19/2017 6:34:32 AM, by PASTORVIC

    We both slept the entire night-the first time in many weeks. Now if we would only hear from the cancer centre re. treatment.... Read more

  • 1/18/17

    1/18/2017 11:07:09 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I just got home a few minutes ago and it is now 10:00 p.m. This was a disastrous day. At work someone pulled the fire alarm twice. I work on t... Read more

  • Ready-Reset-GO!

    1/18/2017 4:06:16 PM, by SUBVET688

    I have been at a stall for the last three months. Not gaining, not losing, but I have been happy with where I am, so I have not been as diligent ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    1/18/2017 3:07:04 AM, by PASTORVIC

    Carolyn has been vomiting for the last 24 hours. We went to the emergency department last evening and got a stronger drug for her. Still no word ... Read more

  • Gimmicks and Gadgets

    1/18/2017 1:47:44 AM, by NITEMAN3D

    Double wall insulated stainless steel cups are my latest toy. They've been around a while, but I never appreciated what they do. I got a smalle... Read more

  • Great Performance Last Night

    1/17/2017 12:35:14 PM, by DOUGDC

    We're talking musical performance here. Last night joined a friend at a regular, free performance of chamber music in a most unexpected setting. ... Read more

  • Two 30+ minute workouts this week

    1/17/2017 7:10:25 AM, by DAVEINSEOUL

    So far, it's been a great exercise week - three days of cardio workout, and two days of spinning for more than 30 minutes. My legs are a little ... Read more

  • Carolyn

    1/17/2017 6:36:32 AM, by PASTORVIC

    We saw the doctor yesterday. She gave Carolyn some pain medication which has helped a lot. Still waiting to hear about treatment.... Read more

  • 1/16/17

    1/16/2017 10:03:10 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well another ugly day weatherwise. Was warm but foggy and rainy. Had a thunderstorm this afternoon. Someone forgot to tell Mother Nature that ... Read more

  • Can It Work?

    1/16/2017 12:23:02 PM, by DOUGDC

    Well, it has to work. That is, time management has to work. But I need to find a way to get there. Yesterday I blocked out the day in advan... Read more

  • 1/15/17

    1/15/2017 8:56:27 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well we kind of lucked out on our nasty weather today. The temperature hung around 34 degrees over night, and so we got rain instead of freezing... Read more

  • Time Obsession

    1/15/2017 1:23:02 PM, by DOUGDC

    I'm feeling oppressed by time. Not enough. A teacher once said, "You always have time for what you feel is most important." By which he mean... Read more

  • A Rough Night

    1/15/2017 6:34:21 AM, by PASTORVIC

    As we wait for Carolyn to begin her cancer treatment she continues to be in a lot of pain. She has been taking nonprescription pain medication bu... Read more

  • Up to 31 minutes

    1/15/2017 3:34:56 AM, by DAVEINSEOUL

    I am back up to 31 minutes on the bike trainer. It was a good way to start the week out right. I'm also back to tracking my food again - the Sp... Read more

  • Counting That Shouldn't Count?

    1/15/2017 12:51:22 AM, by NITEMAN3D

    I see now and then so many one word posts on the message boards. Many aren't even a response to the post. Just an emoticon to answer a question... Read more

  • 1/14/17

    1/14/2017 9:18:50 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well today was a very low key day! It started at 5:30 when Margaret came in and told me that the roof was leaking in the back bedroom. We put ... Read more

  • Gone Before It Started

    1/14/2017 4:28:51 PM, by DOUGDC

    No thought to greeting today with gratitude or otherwise. What's happened? My wife and I had planned a yard sale to get rid of accumulated stuff ... Read more

  • Gratitude

    1/14/2017 5:41:17 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I'm grateful that we are part of God's family and have supportive and caring friends. Whatever lies ahead we know He loves us and will walk throu... Read more

  • 1/13/17

    1/13/2017 9:36:40 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Friday the 13th! Wasn't a bad day, considering we got about an inch of ice, and we have been home all day. I am really mad at Margaret's work. ... Read more

  • Greeting the Day with Gratitude

    1/13/2017 12:06:52 PM, by DOUGDC

    Today I'm grateful that I wasn't driving that truck. That truck was a large tractor trailer truck that I often see delivering vegetables to local... Read more

  • Prayers

    1/13/2017 6:28:31 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I'm very thankful for God's people and their prayer support. It's good to know faithful people are praying for you when tough times come.... Read more

  • 1/12/17

    1/12/2017 10:12:21 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well we are under a ice storm warning from tomorrow morning until Sunday! They told us at work that all non-essential personnel should plan to ... Read more

  • Bad News

    1/12/2017 3:18:41 PM, by PASTORVIC

    Sad to report Carolyn's cancer has returned. A tumour is blocking a kidney and the doctor thinks that's what is causing her pain. The urologist w... Read more

  • How Did I Have Time to Work

    1/12/2017 12:33:57 PM, by DOUGDC

    Time for today is already spoken for, and that was at 8:30 AM. It's like this. Today my wife and I will attend a lecture on sculptor Rodin a... Read more

  • Thursday

    1/12/2017 5:50:25 AM, by PASTORVIC

    This morning Carolyn sees her surgeon. I'm thankful that the weather is mild and it's not stormy. I'm praying that he can help her. I appreciate ... Read more

  • 1/11/17

    1/11/2017 10:49:20 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Our crazy weather continues. We were 70 degrees today, and under a Winter Storm watch now. Friday-Sunday we are to get freezing rain/sleet etc.... Read more

  • Winnowing the Possibilities

    1/11/2017 12:46:11 PM, by DOUGDC

    Greeting the day with gratitude. Searching for hope. The day will do well enough. Although the sky is cloudy and looks a bit forbidding, the... Read more

  • Wednesday

    1/11/2017 5:14:02 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I'm praying for some answers when Carolyn sees the surgeon tomorrow. She's been in pain for over six months now and no one seems to know why.... Read more

  • 1/10/17

    1/10/2017 10:29:39 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Gee this weather is so ridiculous. Last Saturday, we were 6 degrees, today we were 67 degrees, with 50-60 mile an hour winds. The winds started... Read more

  • Rainy Meditation

    1/10/2017 1:04:34 PM, by DOUGDC

    The skies are grey and flat. Rain falls gently. Though the weather services refer to this as a storm, one badly needed for the drought diminished... Read more

  • Waiting

    1/10/2017 4:41:50 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I'm not good at waiting, but I have come to realize how blessed I am by having to wait. As we wait for Carolyn's latest scan results I have decid... Read more

  • 1/9/17

    1/9/2017 11:15:24 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I had a good day today. I was busy actually doing some real work and I actually worked a half hour over cause I wanted to finish what I was doin... Read more

  • Journaling on line

    1/9/2017 1:16:02 PM, by DOUGDC

    I enjoy writing. The act of writing. Using a fountain pen - I have several - to write with liquid ink on paper. But really it's only fun, and my ... Read more

  • Home

    1/9/2017 6:18:12 AM, by PASTORVIC

    After a bit of frustration waiting for our road to be plowed yesterday we got home okay. I'm back to my regular routine this week and we hope to ... Read more

  • 1/8/17

    1/8/2017 9:57:22 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I guess that life is saving myself from myself. I had typed out a long blog yesterday after an angry confrontation with another team leader over... Read more

  • Snow Storm

    1/8/2017 9:29:55 AM, by PASTORVIC

    We had a good stay at the hotel last night and Carolyn had her CT scan ahead of the scheduled time. We had breakfast at the hospital cafeteria. N... Read more

  • Week 2: Amazing what simple activity can do.

    1/7/2017 9:21:41 PM, by TACOMALO

    Week 2 was busy, busy, busy....I lost weight but it was strictly due to more passive activity (walking in a metropolitan area as opposed to schle... Read more

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