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Sunday help
Tuesday, October 21, 2014      1 comments

One of my neighbors came over to the farm to help me Sunday, good to have such good neighbors, we got tons done without bruising me more lol! The bigger bull calf is now disbudded, he sure was fiesty! The two litters of baby rabbits are no... Read more
Saturday chores
Saturday, October 18, 2014      1 comments

Seems like I have been on the road for several days now! Went to Millinocket to get my Lab work done and Dr's appointment on Thursday, my platelets have gone up to 95 so that is real good, not normal but sure beats 3. Friday I was back to Mil... Read more
Low impact day!
Wednesday, October 15, 2014      3 comments

Took my time doing chores today, that kitten is such a joy, I have to remember to take my camera when she plays. She hops sideways with her back up and tail puffed at the bantam chickens and chicks. Some of the bantams take offense and some do... Read more
Home at last!
Tuesday, October 14, 2014      2 comments

I finally got out of captivity, platelets up to 29, I am going to have to be careful, they are still critical and I am kind of a klutz. It felt so good to be in my bed with my pillow, I slept really great but was kind of tired today. Went to s... Read more
Hurry up and wait!
Monday, October 13, 2014      1 comments

Well nobody came to draw my blood at 6, or 7, checked with the nurse twice, she checked the orders and the Dr forgot to order any lab work. Today is Monday so new Dr, who doesn't know what is going on, so wait some more. They finally came a fe... Read more
still at the hospital
Sunday, October 12, 2014      3 comments

well my platelets are only 16 today so I can't go home yet, checking again in the morning sigh!... Read more
Platelets are up!
Saturday, October 11, 2014      3 comments

Well not a lot but up to 12, that is quadruple the platelets I had yesterday! Nose bleed has stopped totally, but still working the the technicolor thing on my arms and legs. I am itching to get home so I can do some more apples and dry some m... Read more
3 hospitals in less then 24 hours!
Friday, October 10, 2014      5 comments

I went to work last night with a nose bleed, plus all kinds of bruises, hit the ER about 8 pm and my platelet count was 3 (3000), no wonder my legs and arms are technicolor, They transferred me to St Joseph's hospital in Bangor, I got there abou... Read more
Trip to town!
Wednesday, October 08, 2014      1 comments

Kind of a wasted day today, I took my truck to Millinocket to get it inspected and it failed, I need a new brake line, they didn't have time to do that today so I have to take it back next friday, which is my next day off, well week day anyway. ... Read more
Apple Cider day!
Tuesday, October 07, 2014      2 comments

We did apple cider today, I had about 8 5 gallon pails of apples and my neighbor brought over 4 more, we pressed about 11 gallons of cider, and it was very tasty! Nice and sweet, and much tastier then the batch we did earlier with apples that w... Read more
Fence building day!
Monday, October 06, 2014      4 comments

Today I pounded fence posts, can't believe it is all done for the new pasture, over new 50 posts plus replaced 11 old ones on the back line of the new pasture. Tomorrow I am going to move the left over big bales of hay, and leave the wiring of ... Read more
Two busy days trying to get stuff done!
Sunday, October 05, 2014      2 comments

yesterday and today I spend some time cleaning in the barn, that sure takes a lot of muscle and energy, I am tired tonight. I also spent some time assisting with ladder work, a 28 foot ladder is hard to manage, I was afraid the top would come d... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Woo Hoo new achievement, 50 lbs lost
Thursday, October 02, 2014      71 comments

Well here we are, as of today I have lost 50 lbs, 50 lbs, that is a feed sack full of weight! I put away 50 lb feed sacks every week in the barn sometimes several times a week, just think of always carrying around a 50 lb feed sack! Now I am ... Read more
Tonight is my last work night!
Wednesday, October 01, 2014      1 comments

Seems like my life is on hold while I work, nothing else gets done and I just wait for it to be over to get to the next time off. Work times hold very little sleep time, usually less then 5 hours, and are a haze of tiredness and not much fun. ... Read more
Just plain tired today!
Tuesday, September 30, 2014      1 comments

Got home this morning and did chores as quick as possible, and made peppers and eggs for breakfast, yum. Also had some fried apple slices, with a little maple syrup. I then fell asleep like the dead for a couple of hours, and woke up thinking ... Read more

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