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Staying busy today
Wednesday, July 08, 2020      3 comments

I've already done some cleaning this morning and before noon I want to- put everything together for a pot roast cooked in the slow cooker, transplant some basil seedlings, clean out the refrigerator, and do the dishes that my boyfriend's kids le... Read more
Doctors visit
Tuesday, July 07, 2020      3 comments

Today I have a follow-up appointment and in the afternoon I take my daughter to get her wisdom teeth removed. I'm most nervous about my daughter because when her dad got his wisdom teeth removed he had a terrible time, and I hope it goes better... Read more
An amazing weekend
Monday, July 06, 2020      3 comments

I didn't know how the weekend was going to go, but it was much better than I could have expected. I got lots of rest and I ate to address my anemia problem, and found a cast iron pan to cook with for extra iron, I did more walking than I've done... Read more
Bustling Around
Friday, July 03, 2020      5 comments

For a good hour I've been up and about, letting the dogs out, doing dishes, arranging things in the kitchen and in the bedroom, sorting laundry and making a plan to get it done, which is harder than it sounds because 1. There's a washer but not ... Read more
Managing the tiredness
Thursday, July 02, 2020      2 comments

Yesterday started out really well but by the early afternoon I was too tired to follow through on plans. So I rested, skipped eating my snack and making dinner to eat pulled pork and tabouli instead, and finally got the energy up to go to the st... Read more
Please don't read if medical stuff bothers you
Wednesday, July 01, 2020      4 comments

It actually bothers me, but medical stuff has been my life for past month and I need to write about it. A little less than a month ago I got really sick and my boyfriend took me to the emergency room because it was obvious that something was wr... Read more
Tea without sugar
Wednesday, July 01, 2020      6 comments

What can I say but that it's a challenge to drink tea without sugar? I can do without sugar in most things, but tea, it's hard to drink it without sugar and creamer. I don't like sugar in coffee, but right now I'm solving having a big case of ... Read more
The Big Comeback
Thursday, June 25, 2020      8 comments

I'm recovering from major surgery. I'm healing much more quickly than I thought I would, and I'm so much better two weeks out from surgery that I hardly seem like the same person I was before surgery. Part of the reason I'm healing so quickly ... Read more
Suddenly Busy
Wednesday, August 22, 2018      4 comments

On Sunday I applied to volunteer for two English as a Second Language programs, and since Monday I've been busy with appointments and interviews. I'm already scheduled for one class, which goes from September to December, and I'm working on tu... Read more
A Good Weekend, A New Week
Monday, August 20, 2018      3 comments

I had to get my medication refilled this week and that meant a four hour road trip and going to see my daughters. My sister went with me, and we both got to vent about mom and then we talked about how awful the whole Dad dying thing was, how di... Read more
This Week Hasn't Gone Like I Planned
Friday, August 17, 2018      4 comments

It wasn't a total washout, because I've gotten exercise and I've been drinking the right amount of water. I finish the coursework for my class today, and I've been good about setting schedules and sticking to them. But the week still hasn't lo... Read more
The Rollercoaster, Part 103
Thursday, August 16, 2018      2 comments

Yesterday I was so down I didn't feel like doing anything, just wanting to sit and try to get my head straight. My appetite finally came back, too, so I was struggling with that. I ended up doing some work for my class, which made me feel good... Read more
Ups and Downs
Tuesday, August 14, 2018      4 comments

I did really well yesterday until I got some concerning news about my mom. She wanted to go to a buffet for dinner so I went with her, and although I mostly ate vegetables, a few of them might have been fried. ... Read more
New, Exciting Week!
Monday, August 13, 2018      4 comments

Today is the day I start my certificate coursework so I can teach English overseas. I'm excited! I've been watching videos about Cambodia, kind of obessesively, to get motivated to do what I have to do. I had some friends move to Vietnam once... Read more
Regrouping After A Bad Week
Sunday, August 12, 2018      5 comments

Well I survived until Sunday even after a terrible week, that's something to be thankful for. I mostly ate as well as can be expected, even when I didn't feel like eating at all, and I drank a lot of water, which wasn't hard at all. Learning t... Read more

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