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Detracting from weight loss.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      3 comments

I just finished reading a blog from another member, and sent her this message. I really appreciated your comment about clutter detracting from weight loss. I have been wondering for a couple of days now why I have been sabotaging myse... Read more
Time for Smoothie, Thanks for the RAIN!
Thursday, November 02, 2017      4 comments

OK. My life is not going as I would have it, but it IS going. There ARE things I can manage, in spite of the situations with my DD. Today I was thinking about donuts. I didn't have any in the house, but I was almost willing to grab my ke... Read more
New Phone, New Lessons
Wednesday, November 01, 2017      5 comments

DD decided we needed Apple I-phones. Her original plan was to give each of us one for Christmas so we could do Facetime. Well, with the new cancer aboard our lifeboat, she decided we need them NOW. So now I have a new Apple I-phone to learn a... Read more
Zucchini and Spark
Saturday, October 07, 2017      5 comments

A dear friend gave me a really BIG zucchini. At first I thought "Now what am I going to do with THIS??" Then I thought "Zucchini Bread!". I haven't made that in over 20 years. Don't know why, just never made it. So I get out the s... Read more
Coming Out of the Fog
Thursday, October 05, 2017      8 comments

Six months ago my DH passed away. While I knew he was extremely ill and wouldn't have long to live, I was shocked when it happened. I didn't recon his BEING SO GONE!!! I look back now, and can see where I was walking and living in a kind ... Read more
Carpe Diem
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      9 comments

I used to be very socially active, and had a full life with lots of smiles and happiness. Then DH became very seriously ill, and I wound up being his care taker. That put the kabosh on my social life. For 2 1/2 years I rarely got ou... Read more
Outdoors in the Sunshine
Monday, June 05, 2017      5 comments

I have had flu the past three days, and today awoke feeling a lot better, except for this stupid persistent coughing fits. It was a lovely day here.......warm temps, full sunshine, and I noticed a beautiful rose in bloom on one of my plants... Read more
Trip to Family Part 4
Thursday, June 01, 2017      3 comments

Ok. So now you know what happened to me, and probably think "there isn't any more she could possibly tell us about her trip". Well, not so. As you read yesterday, we did attend the college graduation. GD graduated with highest honors in ... Read more
Trip to my family part 3
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      3 comments

Okay. So we got up, got dressed and off to Urgent Care we go. Even though it is a bit chilly, I have to wear shorts because my jeans won't go over the swollen foot and leg. It is throbbing and totally black with bruises. The Doc takes xr... Read more
Trip to my family part 2
Tuesday, May 30, 2017      3 comments

My DD and I have a favorite story about when she was little that she loves to tell to her kids. Being a single parent, I had to leave my daughter with a babysitter while I worked. Every evening after work, I would pick her up and head to t... Read more
Trip to my Family
Monday, May 29, 2017      4 comments

I went to Massachusetts for a visit with my daughter and her girls for over Mother's Day. The weather in Mass was as usual......all four seasons in one day. We didn't put away our winter jackets, just left them on the chair backs. The n... Read more
Taking Care of Me
Friday, May 26, 2017      5 comments

I did care taking for my DH for over 2 1/2 years. He had Alzheimer's, along with TB and MAC. He was a very sick man. Many people told me I should put him in an Assisted Living Center, but both he and I vowed we would never put the other i... Read more
Tuesday, April 18, 2017      6 comments

Ah. Another day to explore and redefine. I woke up early and tried to get back to sleep, but that wasn't possible. So Benny and I got up and went outside for a short walk. We noticed the plum tree is in full open bloom, and the pea... Read more
Developing a New ME
Thursday, April 06, 2017      6 comments

Yesterday I went to Quilt Club, and today went to Caregiver's Support Group. I feel quite proud of myself for getting out. What my REAL intentions are is to hibernate. That is not good. I must begin to develop myself into a new way o... Read more
The Memorial Service is over, and the real Memorial has begun
Tuesday, April 04, 2017      9 comments

DD left to go home yesterday. She took her dog, Henry, with her. Benny and I are missing them this morning. last evening I spent my time going through old photos and sorting them out. Some how, without realizing it, I had forgott... Read more

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