I MADE IT TO O'HARE!!!!
Friday, September 05, 2008 14 comments
I STARTED THIS ADVENTURE AS A CHALLENGE FOR THE MOST WONDERFUL TEAM AROUND. I ADDED 1 MILE A DAY TO MY BIKE RIDE AND ENDED UP GOING A DISTANCE OF 108 MILES IN 6 DAYS. WHEN I STARTED I DECIDED THAT I WOULD CHOOSE O'HARE AIRPORT. NOW, I COME... Read more
O'HARE HERE I COME. ARE YOU READY MAURI?
Tuesday, September 02, 2008 7 comments
OK, SO I DECIDED TO WRITE A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT MY BIKE TRIP TO O'HARE AIRPORT. I KNOW, YOUR ASKING YOURSELF, 'WHY WOULD ANYBODY RIDE A BIKE TO AN AIRPORT'? WELL, IT WAS WHERE I DECIDED TO GO AND PICK UP MY FRIEND MAURI. SHE IS COMING TO CHICA... Read more
89 MILES TO GO!
Sunday, August 31, 2008 9 comments
WELL HERE WE ARE! THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF A CHALLENGE ON OUR NEW TEAM. I AM RIDING MY STATIONARY BIKE 107 MI. TO CHICAGO O'HARE AIRPORT. I RODE 18 MI TODAY. THAT TOOK ME FROM MY SMALL HOMETOWN OF ROSCOE ,IL. IF ANY OF YOU FOLLOW RACE CAR DRIVIN... Read more
like leaves on a tree
Sunday, August 24, 2008 13 comments
So like Kathy, yesterday was one of those scratch my head days. It is no wonder that we give up and stay fat. It is so much easier. But there in lies the problem. Instaed of stopping and figuring it out, we have spent our lives doing what ... Read more
Monday, August 04, 2008 10 comments
SO FINALLY THE DOCTORS' OFFICE HAS CALLED ON MY BLOOD TEST. I REALIZE THAT THEY DO A LOT OF TESTS AS A PRECAUTION. THAT IS WHAT THIS BLOOD TEST WAS. NORMALLY MY CA125 IS LOW. IN DECEMBER IT WAS 4.1. WHEN I HAD IT DONE IN JUNE IT WAS 16.4, S... Read more
WHEN IT RAINS IT POURS!
Sunday, July 27, 2008 8 comments
OK, THIS MAY TAKE A WHILE. I KNOW I'M USING CAPS SO OK I'LL STOP. I like caps coz they are easier to see. Ols age ,Ain't it grand!! Life has thrown a few curves here lately. I'm hoping that it straightens out and levels off for a while. M... Read more
I hate getting my picture taken!
Sunday, July 06, 2008 11 comments
I really hate getting my picture taken. my sister sent me this pic that we had taken with our brothers( i cropped everybody else out) A few years ago. My hair was growing out from having had chemo, and I had bleached it blonde coz that was the c... Read more
Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8 comments
Ok so the doctor told me today that my culture reports came back . They say Heavy staph both breasts. Well ,I suppose this is going to take some time. Not what I wished for but I do feel better then I did last Friday. The doctor cleaned things u... Read more
Infection sets in...
Friday, June 27, 2008 7 comments
So ,went to the doctor today. He had the results of the cultures, well at least the right side. The right breast has a staph infection. Very nasty and it hurts. The left side is red and swelled and looks almost burnt. The hospital didn't have t... Read more
It seems like years........
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 9 comments
Ok, so I know it has only been 2 wks and 5 days, but it sure feels like longer. I thought I'd get to start exercising this week but not yet. I had to go to the doctor yesterday coz the right breast is running like I have a broken faucet and the ... Read more
Monday, June 09, 2008 15 comments
Well the deed is done. Do I feel better? Oh yea!! I can stand better and my upper back has not hurt since thursday morning. I went to the doctor today and he told me he removed 3 lbs rt side and 2 lbs lt side. I almost fainted. I thought it woul... Read more
Tomorrow is BREDUC day!
Wednesday, June 04, 2008 16 comments
Ok, here goes. I am looking forward to this so much. I am scared coz things can go wrong. I have had surgery that didn't go smoothly and had less then satisfactory results. I am so hoping that this will go smoothly. My daughter said last nigh... Read more
My quit, weight and surgery
Thursday, May 29, 2008 12 comments
OK!! So where do I begin. It has been 20 days since I quit smoking and it is going well. I no longer use my patch, although I still have them just in case. The food is ok. It could be a lot better. I weighed at the hospital today for pre-op and ... Read more
And on the 5 th day she faltered!!
Wednesday, May 14, 2008 7 comments
Ok, so today is the fifth day of my quit and I just had to blow it by slipping and having half a cigarette. Why do we do this to ourselves? I wish I could figure out the answer to that question. Not only did I smoke half a cigarette but I had Mc... Read more
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