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Highlight for 3/8/19
Saturday, March 09, 2019      3 comments

Our friends came over for dinner last night. Eva made a new to her sweet potato vindaloo and know we enjoy Indian food so she brought it and a pan of matter paneer. I made chana masala in my Instant Pot as well as basmati rice to go with it all.... Read more
Highlight for 3/7/19
Friday, March 08, 2019      4 comments

We are working on a compressed schedule for rehearsals for our Baroque concert the middle of April so we had another rehearsal last night. Just two rehearsals and already the sounds are amazing. No coughing fit in the middle, either. A very good... Read more
Highlight for 3/6/19
Thursday, March 07, 2019      1 comments

It was Ash Wednesday yesterday. I sang with the choir at church again. Wow, twice i one week! Haven't done that in many months. The roads and church parking lot were pretty icy, but we got there and back safely. Glad to have planned ahead and ha... Read more
Highlight for 3/5/19
Wednesday, March 06, 2019      1 comments

Yesterday was a day of music which always lifts me up. My voice lessons are on Tuesdays and I always enjoy those. Working on a german song which is good. I like being challenged by singing in different languages. I took German in high school so ... Read more
Highlight for 3/4/19
Tuesday, March 05, 2019      3 comments

I've been thinking hard about what would I consider a highlight from yesterday. I realize that highlights aren't necessarily things out of the ordinary, but finding joy in the ordinary, thinking about it differently. Yesterday was a day that wor... Read more
Highlight for 3/3/19
Monday, March 04, 2019      1 comments

Yesterday I finally made it for choir at church. It's been a few months. I no longer go to Wednesday night rehearsals because of my husband's schedule. He gets allergy shots and then I drop him off at church to meet with another member who then ... Read more
Strength Training - not the kind I usually think of.
Monday, September 26, 2011      2 comments

I haven't been the best about strength training, but I've been getting my share the past two and a half weeks since my husband ended up in a wheel chair. Lifting that thing in and out of the back of the Highlander certainly has to be doing somet... Read more
Monday, April 12, 2010      0 comments

Took the dogs out for a fast paced walk tonight, that ended up being faster than I planned! About halfway down the trail along the Columbia River, Dori charged off the trail, almost pulled me off my feet. I pulled her back as quick as I could, b... Read more
Just when I thought I was on the mend...
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      2 comments

Last night was scary for my family and I. Out of the blue, I had a grand mal seizure while sitting in my recliner. DH ended up calling 911 and the paramedics came. I have absolutely no memory of the seizure activity. I do remember the paramedics... Read more
Back on track and life is good
Friday, September 25, 2009      4 comments

I have been on Spark People most every day, lurking in the shadows and reading other people's posts. Last week I found the tread about getting back on track. To find so many people struggling to get on track, constantly working to stay there, pi... Read more
It's been two months - can't believe it
Saturday, March 14, 2009      2 comments

It has been an adventurous two months, if you consider being laid up with a broken leg as being adventurous! I had surgery on February 9th to implant the prosthesis in my head, spent just one night in the hospital and then returned home fro... Read more
Things are on hold for a while
Thursday, January 15, 2009      2 comments

Just my luck that on the last day, 1/5/09, we had snow, with ice hidden below, I slipped on the ice while walking the dogs and broke the tip of my right fibula. ARGHHH!!! Now I am in a cast and on crutches. By next Wednesday, I will hopefully be... Read more
Finally, I have a surgery date!!
Wednesday, December 17, 2008      0 comments

My appointment in Seattle went well last week. The measurements for my prosthesis were completed without a hitch and they scheduled the surgery for the week I wanted to get it done. Since the surgery is on Monday, Jan. 26th, I should even be hom... Read more
Kevin is doing better
Wednesday, December 03, 2008      0 comments

Kevin worked only a half day yesterday before his boss told him to leave and work from home. It's nice to have him at home. I miss him during the weekdays. I went with him to see his surgeon yesterday afternoon and, despite the pain, everything ... Read more
Stepped over the calorie limit for the first time
Monday, December 01, 2008      1 comments

We had dinner at a friend's house tonight. I really watched my portions, avoided second helpings and had only a small (half) serving of the apple crisp I made (put it into the recipe calculator so I knew exactly how many calories I would be cons... Read more

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