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Another 20 miles on the tandem!
8/21/2014 3:08:00 PM,  2 COMMENTS

DH and I just finished another 2 hour bike ride on our tandem. Lots of hills so I'm really tired. It's so much fun!...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Volunteering at school again
8/19/2014 7:35:13 AM,  2 COMMENTS

My volunteering at the Christian school starts tomorrow and I'm tired just thinking about it. It means getting up early, driving 30 minutes to the sc...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Another 3 hour bike ride
8/17/2014 1:09:39 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Lots of hill work....my tush is sore but we had a blast on the tandem!...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Skinny points today!
8/16/2014 7:40:34 AM,  2 COMMENTS

2 for long-on, each team point a 1. Oh well...Like our weight it's just numbers...onword and upwards!...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Just finished a 30 mile ride!
8/15/2014 5:44:46 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Beloved and I just finished a bike ride along the beautiful river of Greenville, SC. We were on our tandem so I had to pedal twice as hard as I usual...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

my dear friend died, two months after diagnosis
8/11/2014 2:30:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

In June I told about my friend who went to doctors for TWO YEARS trying to figure out why she was having left flank pain and light blood in her urine....  Read more

CHERYLHURT

riding in the rain
8/10/2014 2:59:16 PM,  3 COMMENTS

We had a fabulous 3 hour bike ride today along the rapidly flowing Reedy River. It started out just misting, then we got a drizzle, then it turned in...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

4 pounds gone
8/4/2014 7:21:51 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So it was a lot of fluid retention and I intend to get rid of the last 4 pounds too. This morning I went a long walk and once the suitcases are put a...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Up a few pounds
8/2/2014 4:57:28 AM,  2 COMMENTS

It was a great 3 weeks meeting with cruising friends, exploring Gettysburg and Jamestown. We are finally home and I badly need a good night sleep. Ha...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Adventure!
7/11/2014 7:36:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

We explored Gettysburg yesterday and had a marvelous time. We're driving back from PA to Maryland and our 2008 car lost all power. My husband had to...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Walking for hours every day
7/10/2014 6:34:25 AM,  2 COMMENTS

We are getting a ship tomorrow so yesterday we stopped and explored Wiliamsburg and Jamestown, areas of first American settlements . We walked for a...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

My girlfriend starts brain radiation today
7/9/2014 6:31:41 AM,  7 COMMENTS

The cancer is also in fifteen spots in her brain so prayers are asked for. She starts eighteen day of radiation to the brain today and will lose all...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Travel starts today
7/8/2014 7:16:44 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Took a really long walk this morning in preparation for a long drive today. Will post when I can. Heading to pick up a ship on Friday for three weeks...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Great walk today
7/7/2014 7:35:48 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Now I have to drive to my mother's place...she's 88 and grumpy that we still like to travel. I realize she is left alone when we're gone but she does...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

3 hour bike ride!
7/6/2014 8:13:16 AM,  3 COMMENTS

We just finished a 3 hour, 35 mile bike ride along the Swamp Rabbit Trail in Greenville, SC. Now I honestly crash for the rest of the day!...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

So good to have friends...
7/5/2014 7:45:49 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Beloved and I threw a party at our house yesterday evening and we invited two sets of friends we met when we moved here to SC. We love having parties...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

More CT scan results
7/3/2014 7:30:37 AM,  2 COMMENTS

My friend's cancer has also been found in her lungs. Yesterday they brought in a nutritionist and a dietitian to show her the healthiest ways to eat....  Read more

CHERYLHURT

PET scan results for my friend Bridget
6/30/2014 4:49:06 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Cancer has destroyed the left kidney...nothing there but tumor. Scan shows the cancer has all ready metastasized to her liver, lungs, and fifteen spo...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Her PET scan is today...I suggested suing!
6/28/2014 7:18:28 AM,  2 COMMENTS

The PET scan will show if there is any metastasis...we hope none. I did suggest to her daughter, also an RN, and to her husband, a PT, that I would s...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Be diligent about your health, PUSH THE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
6/27/2014 3:52:10 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My friend from CA is smart, highly educated, and an RN. She has been complaining for OVER A YEAR to her doctors about lower flank pain and blood in h...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Tired of being a caregiver!
6/15/2014 7:14:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am TIRED of caring for an ungrateful mother while my other 2 sisters sit around on the other side of the country doing absolutely NOTHING. HUBBY AND...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

1 mile swim followed by 18 miles on the bicycle!
6/12/2014 7:25:26 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I swam at the pool yesterday morning then beloved and I decided we'd load our bicycles and take them to the Swamp Rabbit Trail in downtown Greenville,...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Now Mum wont answer her phone
5/28/2014 7:10:41 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Why can't mothers and adult daughters get along all the time? I tried calling my mother yesterday, wanted to speak kindly but firmly...if she wants m...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

devestated Mum trashed my husband...what do I do?
5/25/2014 8:15:39 AM,  8 COMMENTS

We got Mum home and beloved went to the grocery store to get fresh stuff for her, then he drove us home. Mum always tells me "call when you get home"...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Should be home today
5/24/2014 7:05:57 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Three days driving to get the the beach house in Maryland since we heed to stop frequently and early with Mum. Had six good days with my sister and h...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Heading for Maryland
5/15/2014 7:30:53 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Yesterday was the last day of school. The two teachers and one teacher assistant and I had our combined twenty-five little K-3 graders out on the play...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Following up on my rant...
5/8/2014 6:54:49 AM,  1 COMMENTS

One "father" of a couple kids at school is never in the picture. He floats in and out a couple times a year and uses those times to try to "parent" th...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Just let me vent!
5/7/2014 7:08:07 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I volunteer at the private /Christian school in the next town and find it very disturbing how many parents expect other people to carry the cost of th...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Wonderful neighbors here in South Carolina
5/4/2014 8:25:01 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So different from California where everybody works too hard, but here in South Carolina we gather with neighbors on backyard decks and share food, win...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

I only lasted 4 days before caving!
4/29/2014 8:06:46 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Seemed like a week but as I check it has been only 4 days since I posted how my labs are and how I am supposed to eat so very carefully. Yesterday I...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Who never sugar could be a "poison?"
4/24/2014 2:51:37 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Came from the Dr. today to get the latest kidney and liver labs. I told her I felt I was very careful in my eating but sweets were a downfall, even w...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Bad day at the doctor's office!
4/19/2014 7:34:47 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Seems I have "fatty liver disease and stage 1 kidney disease"!!! Here I am at my goal weight with a fatty liver? Turns our the culprits are PROCESSE...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Hot flashes and stubborn weight!
4/14/2014 9:54:46 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'll be turning 61 in a few weeks and don't mind the increase in age but do mind the increase in weight. Here I am, exercising, volunteering, taking...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Off to the gym
4/11/2014 8:57:04 AM,  5 COMMENTS

One pound off since we got back a week ago, not as much as I'd hoped but and least it's something. We are going to the gym then will be working in th...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Got a new haircut
4/10/2014 2:57:33 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Beloved took me to the beauty shop for my monthly appointment. Got my hair cut a little shorter in celebration of spring! Then we went to the school...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Downloaded 3apps!
4/9/2014 12:17:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Whee! Have 3 apps on my iPad now that will help me get this weight OFF! Now out with beloved to pay taxes......  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Back on loads of green beans!
4/7/2014 1:58:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

My favorite food when I need to cut back is green beans. I can eat a big bowl of them because they are delicious, full of fiber, and low in calories!...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Home but weight is UP!
4/6/2014 5:33:58 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Home now but the scale showed disturbing numbers....seems chicken wings and several glasses of wine every evening are not good for the waistline! Bac...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Heading home today
4/5/2014 4:48:40 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Will be driving all day to get back home by tonight. Will get on the scale in the morning tomorrow to see how much damage I have done!...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

Heading home
4/4/2014 8:18:46 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Rested, ready to resume full time volunteering and caring for Mum but I need a break every 3 months. Is that unreasonable to expect?...  Read more

CHERYLHURT

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