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  • New Windows Tomorrow

    6/24/2016 8:32:32 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Finally, tomorrow our new windows will be installed. We ordered them almost 3 months ago. I think our energy bill will go down, sure hope so anyw... Read more

  • Blueberries

    6/23/2016 1:48:58 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today I picked another big bowl of blueberries from our trees. They are really good. Also picked 3 nice peppers. Nothing better than picking and ... Read more

  • Good results today

    6/21/2016 9:56:26 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Bob's endoscopy went well today and nothing bad was found, yeah!! He has the green light to start radiation Monday. This is really great news for... Read more

  • Back to Chapel Hill tomorrow

    6/20/2016 9:21:23 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Tomorrow it's back to Chapel Hill. Bob is having an endoscopy with biopsy. It's not until the afternoon but he can't eat or drink after midnight.... Read more

  • Anybody else tired?

    6/18/2016 8:46:21 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today I felt really tired all day. I still worked hard and finished the tasks I wanted to get done today, but, tired all day.... Read more

  • Radiation coming

    6/17/2016 8:14:47 PM, by JO88BAKO

    The last week of this month is when Bob will get his treatments. I'm so glad it's scheduled.... Read more

  • No More Bugs

    6/14/2016 5:30:01 PM, by JO88BAKO

    The exterminator came today and hopefully this nightmare is over. We went to the store and bought mattress and box spring enclosures for them. Ou... Read more

  • Markers are in

    6/12/2016 9:20:13 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Friday we went to UNC and Bob got his markers put in. We will go back next Friday, he will have an MRI to make sure they are in the right place a... Read more

  • Sunday funday

    6/12/2016 12:12:11 PM, by KRISTY7275

    About to head to grapevine mills mall, I can get my walking in while there. Worked on patio. Foundation yesterday for three and a half hours. Nee... Read more


    6/12/2016 12:01:19 AM, by L*I*T*A*

    A ROAD TO TOMORROW I have always seen my lif... Read more

  • Egads, what's next

    6/8/2016 7:36:27 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Somebody along the line has entered our house with a bug in tow, so now it's the exterminator. Have to pack up all our clothes in our dressers, c... Read more

  • Summer Rain

    6/6/2016 4:47:21 PM, by JO88BAKO

    We are getting some rain today which is great. The garden and new trees do so much better g when God gives them a good big drink... Read more

  • Whew, it was hot

    6/4/2016 8:40:06 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today we volunteered at the music festival. It was so hot and humid, but that didn't keep people away. The beach was packed. We were there 3 1/2 ... Read more

  • Workout room

    6/4/2016 11:00:39 AM, by KRISTY7275

    Well today is the end of my 2 week quick start. I am working on setting up my media room with workout equipment. Have my treadmill, but a workout... Read more

  • Summer is here

    6/3/2016 8:24:03 PM, by JO88BAKO

    The heat and humidity has arrived which we expect here in the south. Tomorrow is a music festival at the beach. Bob and I are volunteering with o... Read more

  • Change for the better

    6/3/2016 12:38:47 PM, by KRISTY7275

    Everyone wants change in their lives, sometimes the change isn't what we want but it's a change. No matter what that Change is take it with eager... Read more

  • Change for the better

    6/3/2016 12:38:36 PM, by KRISTY7275

    Everyone wants change in their lives, sometimes the change isn't what we want but it's a change. No matter what that Change is take it with eager... Read more

  • Finally

    6/2/2016 9:06:44 PM, by JO88BAKO

    UNC called this afternoon and Bob will get his MRI and CT scan on the 10th. They will put the markers in around the cancer at that time.... Read more

  • Still Waiting

    6/1/2016 7:02:06 PM, by JO88BAKO

    First this morning they said we were on to start the 10th. Then no, had to wait for paperwork.Bob called a couple of the involved places and he a... Read more

  • Waiting to get scheduled

    5/31/2016 4:27:05 PM, by JO88BAKO

    We should have gotten things scheduled by now, but nope. Bob called this morning and they are waiting on something, sure it has to do with the VA... Read more

  • Feeling hopeful

    5/27/2016 10:04:24 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Things have had a couple of days to sick in and I've thought a lot. I'm very confident this treatment will get rid of Bob's cancer. I also have t... Read more

  • Treatment

    5/25/2016 10:15:29 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today we met Bob's oncologist and found out about his treatment. He will be getting Cyber knife radiation. It will target the cancer and kill it.... Read more

  • REALLY Sore Bacj

    5/24/2016 10:18:44 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today we got our furniture out of storage. Between Iowa and here it has been in storage over 2 years. Finally I can get our house together. I unp... Read more

  • Beautiful Day

    5/23/2016 8:17:50 PM, by JO88BAKO

    It was a nice day, not hot so I spent a lot of time in the garden. Gave all the plants a drink of Miracle Grow. All the rain we have had over the... Read more

  • Getting ready for furniture

    5/22/2016 9:04:53 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today I unloaded at least 10 boxes. On Tuesday we have hired a couple guys to move our good furniture from the storage unit to our house. At last... Read more

  • A Better Day

    5/21/2016 9:24:52 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today we had a Parrot Head social at the Legion. It was a pot luck so lots of good food which I didn't need. We took a pasta salad with a lot of ... Read more

  • Reality sets in

    5/20/2016 9:34:17 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today the shock of Bob's diagnosis seemed to have worn off and reality came front and center. This stinks and is really scary. Our trust is in th... Read more

  • Radiologist and Oncologist Wednesday

    5/19/2016 8:25:26 PM, by JO88BAKO

    We got a call today and we will go to Chapel Hill to University of North Carolina next Wednesday and meet with the radiologist and oncologist. I ... Read more

  • Bad news

    5/18/2016 9:57:28 PM, by JO88BAKO

    My husband's Dr. just called. The results of his MRI with contrast shows he has liver cancer. We are praying.... Read more

  • New outlet, new dryer coming

    5/17/2016 8:16:28 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today the electrician came and put in a new outlet. Said he couldn't tell if it was the dryer cord or outlet that started the fire. I will get a ... Read more

  • Short Term Goal: Build a Habit, Get New Kicks!

    5/16/2016 12:45:19 PM, by KATHYM617

    I spent some time a week or so ago figuring out what kind of mileage was on each of my last two pairs of running shoes. The answer: too many (I ... Read more

  • Banana trees, Palm trees

    5/15/2016 10:07:13 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Our friends gave us 4 Banana trees and 6 Palm trees. We got them planted in the front yard which is pretty big. They will get full sunlight all d... Read more

  • Busy Day

    5/14/2016 11:22:20 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I spent time today working on the dryer problem. We are having it looked at on Tuesday by an electrician to determine the cause, faulty wiring o... Read more

  • New dryer on fire

    5/13/2016 11:12:01 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Late last night I was watching tv and finishing up some laundry. We had just bought this washer and dryer less than a week ago when the other one... Read more

  • Good bye Broom

    5/12/2016 9:49:40 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today I got a stick vacuum to clean our new floors. There is so much sand and all I do is sweep, sweep, sweep. My DD suggested I get one of these... Read more

  • Road trip to get car serviced

    5/11/2016 9:38:34 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today we took our KIA for service about 90 miles from here. We don't like the local dealer at all, so that's why it's not done local. There is al... Read more

  • Picking strawberries and lettuce

    5/10/2016 7:41:24 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today I picked a quart of strawberries from my patch. They are yummy. I also had dumped a package of leaf lettuce seeds in a flower pot. It grew ... Read more

  • Another day in the car

    5/9/2016 9:10:43 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today we went back to Chapel Hill, UNC for Bob's MRI. It was 7 hours in the car and 3 hours at the hospital. We will get the results in a few day... Read more

  • What a beautiful day!

    5/8/2016 9:42:15 PM, by JO88BAKO

    This was such a beautiful sunny day, warm and blue skies. Not only was it Mother's Day but also Bob's birthday. We went to the beach after church... Read more

  • More and more boxes

    5/7/2016 8:30:40 PM, by JO88BAKO

    We brought home another big load of boxes today. Every box is a surprise as a lot of it has been packed for 4 years. This is a huge job!... Read more

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