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New life move
Thursday, October 19, 2017      3 comments

We finally decided the yard and building maintenance were getting to difficult to keep up with both physically and financially. We sold our manufactured home for less than we paid for and put a good chunk of it on credit debt. We got rid of a ... Read more
Labs and such
Friday, October 07, 2016      2 comments

I'm feeling frustrated. I just visited my cardiologist and was told that my labs show my liver is fat and it's that way because I'm fat and I need to loose weight. I had seen him 3 months ago and he wanted me to loose 5 pounds in 3 months. We... Read more
Thursday, October 22, 2015      4 comments

I've made many entries about stress related to my mom and her dementia illness. Well she finally was able to rest on August 2. She passed on in her sleep. At that time she no longer knew who I was, could no longer talk, couldn't feed herself,... Read more
Thursday, September 11, 2014      3 comments

We've been working on our kitchen. My husband added some trim to our cupboards and raised a counter, adding an open cabinet space underneath. It gives us a much better working space which I'm more apt to use. We chose a new color theme and pa... Read more
New Workout
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      4 comments

Yesterday was my first time in the YMCA pool for the arthritis workout. This last year I have had increasing arthritis pain even with the Celebrex I take. It was getting so I could hardly walk. As my husband says I was gimping around. I stil... Read more
One step forward, two back
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      2 comments

I am making progress again. If I don't keep track, I end up eating more. I'm trying to stay active every day. So I'm slowly making progress. I find it very helpful to go to the meetings on Sat. Everyone is very supportive even if I don't ma... Read more
Weight Watchers
Sunday, April 13, 2014      1 comments

I've already lost 4.2 lbs. My meeting day is Saturday and I weighed in at 244.2 on their scale. I've only been on WW about 4 days and weighing on my home scales, I've already lost weight. For some reason following their program has cut back o... Read more
Getting things done.
Sunday, April 06, 2014      1 comments

I've dealt with my emotions from putting my failing mother in a nursing home. She's settled down some. I finally got in touch with an auction house to get rid of her stuff and added some of our stuff too. It took a couple of months for me to ... Read more
Stalemate time
Thursday, January 30, 2014      2 comments

I am not loosing any weight right now......BUT I am not gaining right now. And I am doing an hour long workout for seniors at the Y three times a week. So I have made some progress. I have also cut back on my evening grazing ....another step ... Read more
Diet needed
Sunday, December 29, 2013      4 comments

I'm afraid my blood sugar has headed up, my weight up, my energy way down. I need to make 2014 my year to recoup my health. My husband is doing pretty well. Because of his Barret's disease he can only eat so much at a time and he has to eat i... Read more
Some mom issues are better
Thursday, December 05, 2013      3 comments

I had to get mom to a nursing home. She fell 4 times in one week. Her dementia was getting worse in the last few months. I was hearing complaints for people in her apartment complex. She didn't seem to know what day it was and if it was morn... Read more
I'm back.
Thursday, November 07, 2013      4 comments

I'm starting to settle down after dealing with my mothers problems. She's now at an excellent nursing home as she needs 24 hour care. She doesn't believe that but she's fallen twice since she's been there, but at least she has almost instant h... Read more
Mother's struggles
Friday, October 18, 2013      1 comments

My 90 year old mother is having multiple problems. She has fallen down 4 times in one week. Unable to pull herself up, she has dragged herself across the floor, pounded on walls and yelled for help. She hasn't used the phone because she has f... Read more
Friday, September 27, 2013      6 comments

I'm dealing with my mother who has dementia from a stroke. Her memory is getting worse and she's getting very confrontational with the people who live in her apartment complex. She's been told, one more complaint and she has to leave. She wou... Read more
Thursday, September 12, 2013      2 comments

My husband is doing heart rehab after his double bypass. They are letting me work out with him as long as there is a space for me too. I figure I don't want to have him get into great shape and leave me behind. I didn't realize how out of sha... Read more

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