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Embers
Sunday, October 11, 2009      15 comments

Mom died today at 11:10 am surrounded by family. She was trying to hold on for something. I called my nephew in California yesterday knowing it must have been him. He called today and I put him on speaker phone. He was able to say, "I love you ... Read more
Oct 11
Sunday, October 11, 2009      10 comments

Its Oct 11, 2 days after what would have been my parents 61st Anniversary. Funny how she picked this time to be reunited with my dad. Telling in a way how much she loves him. On Friday afternoon, The Hospice MD gave her 4-5 hours to live. M... Read more
Transitions
Thursday, October 08, 2009      9 comments

(Mom 2 weeks ago) Mom is a little further along on her journey from this life. But she is comfortable and doe... Read more
Decisions to make
Monday, October 05, 2009      8 comments

I have a meeting tomorrow at 3pm to discuss what I want to happen with mom. I was with her a lot today and she was doing some things like trying to reposition herself a little but most of the time she was totally asleep. She opened her eyes a fe... Read more
New Update
Monday, October 05, 2009      11 comments

I just spoke to the doc at the Hospital and they believe that mom is starting the dying process. Saturday she was singing and dancing and getting into everything. I feel bad because she was frustrating me. Now, I may lose her and I'd give anythi... Read more
Mom Update
Sunday, October 04, 2009      11 comments

Mom fell out of bed at 04:00am. I was able to get her to the bathroom and back into bed. The Hospice nurse was coming today at 11:00 to give her a bath but called to say she'd be late, At almost 1pm mom was still sleeping. I decided to get mom ... Read more
Wherefore art thou, energy?
Saturday, October 03, 2009      8 comments

Well....I don't know where my energy went. Does anyone see it lying around? I know I had some yesterday and I feel like I put it in a really safe place for today. But when I went to get it, it wasn't there. It's a nice rainy day in NH, perfect f... Read more
Update
Sunday, September 27, 2009      9 comments

Well...I hope the drama of the past few days is gone. My foray into dairy taught me a lesson. The least little bit of dairy or gluten totally seizes up my digestive track. Yesterday I had gained almost 2 pounds so I wasn't going to use that for ... Read more
Sometimes Bad Days Yield Good Results
Saturday, September 26, 2009      5 comments

I'll be the first to admit it, yesterday and today were more than "bad days". To say that I was peeved to the max would be an understatement. I tore through my workout yesterday like I was ripping someone's head off and only stopping to check e... Read more
Mistake!
Thursday, September 24, 2009      7 comments

So.....today was a busy day. I was running around like crazy getting work done. At the end of the day I needed to go to the Whole Foods Store to get the type of gluten free Vegan canned meals I lke, I had like 10 min before I needed to get home ... Read more
Feeling Great
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      7 comments

I seem to have rouded a corner. I had a cortisone shot in my rt knee yesterday and have less pain today. Next week I get fitted for a knee brace for stairs. My knee is super unstable on stairs and I am afraid I'll fall going down. I feel "lighte... Read more
Ickie Firstie Here
Monday, September 21, 2009      10 comments

Wow. What an exciting day. I found Moaning Myrtle in the Loo and she seemed all a dither. Peeves found me skulking about. I had one too many Butterbeers. Hagrid wants me to tend one of his fav "pets" (shudder)...and I am running late on my trans... Read more
Happy Saturday
Saturday, September 19, 2009      7 comments

The weekend is finally here and this marks one week of me being fully vegan. I even posted a Vegan Salsa Stew recipie on the boards but don't know how to edit it once posted. It serves 4-6 people not 1.....unless that one is a hippo for real. I ... Read more
Another Brand New Day
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      4 comments

Sometimes surprising things happen when you do something you don't think you want to do. Today, I had a meeting with a woman at the gym re: exercises to do on land that are good for my knee. I didn't really want to go. I had a million and one ex... Read more
Having a hard day.
Monday, September 14, 2009      9 comments

I guess it started yesterday. Mom has been in respite care and I started noticing over the weeked that my energy was at a low. Last night, I started to not feel well along with low energy. I called I sick to work this morning which is something ... Read more

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