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Monday, March 25, 2013      4 comments

I'm not sure where to begin on this blog. But my purpose is to begin to become happier and stronger. Right now, I am struggling with insomnia and depression. Because of this my weight is slowly creeping up. I'm not sure which comes first the... Read more
Long time, no blog (1 Year SP)
Monday, January 14, 2013      2 comments

I see me last blog was back in November as we were moving my Mom. We moved her essentials in November. But, with the holidays are now moving the rest of her things. January 26th is when the moving truck is scheduled. After that we will have... Read more
Moving Mom to Assisted Living
Thursday, November 29, 2012      6 comments

Hello! Just a quick note to my sparkfriends, that an opening happened in the Assisted Living Apartments my Mom is wanting. She will be moving on Saturday. As I have two days to prepare for the move, I will not be on Sparkpeople until afte... Read more
My Mom
Monday, October 22, 2012      6 comments

Just a note to let you know that I had to take my Mom to the hospital last night as she was very confused. It turns out she was dehydrated and has a UTI. They are keeping her for observation, OT and PT today. So, hoping if she is fine that sh... Read more
Hip Bursitis with tendonitis
Saturday, October 06, 2012      6 comments

I visited the orthopedist, and he confirmed that it is hip bursitis with tendonitis. They gave me a hydrocortizone injection to help with the inflammation. I will also need to visit a physical therapist for a while. So, it will be a lit... Read more
Possible Bursitis
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      6 comments

I went to the doctor yesterday as I was having sharp, burning pain in my right hip. My doctor says it may be bursitis and would like an xray to check. Hopefully, I can schedule an evening time when my husband is home with the car. Not sure, ... Read more
My Daughter & Her Surgery
Friday, September 14, 2012      7 comments

I am writing this blog from my daughter's hospital room. Imagine, wireless internet in a hospital. My daughter's surgery went very well. After the overdose this spring, this is such a relief. I had worried about her being in pain, but ... Read more
My health
Sunday, September 09, 2012      8 comments

It has been such a long time since my last blog. So, much has happened since I last wrote, that I will just talk about me today. I received my test results back and they were all wonderful. My doctor was very happy and said, "I would be happy... Read more
Cholesterol Panel
Monday, August 06, 2012      5 comments

Tomorrow I go to the doctor's office to have a cholesterol panel & my glucose checked. I feel like I am getting ready for a final exam. I have given 100% to becoming healthier and stronger. If the test doesn't come back the way I'm hoping, th... Read more
Mother-Son Day
Sunday, July 22, 2012      3 comments

We had such a fun day today. Quinn and I went on a boat ride on the Mississippi today. We both love boats and water. On the way up we saw two eagles in trees. On the way back I saw a Great Blue Heron. We also went canoeing, while he fished.... Read more
Surgery Cancelled
Thursday, June 28, 2012      9 comments

Just a quick update on my daughter. Shortly after beginning prep for surgery my 15-year daughter's blood pressure elevated. It was high enough that surgery was immediately stopped. The surgeon came to let us know what was happening. As soon... Read more
Bad Day Yesterday
Sunday, June 24, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday started out a beautiful, sunny Saturday morning. We decided to go down to the new Menard's for the things for the new garden. We were going straight through an intersection when an eighteen-year old making a left turn failed to yield... Read more
So tired this last week...
Friday, June 22, 2012      4 comments

It's been some time since I posted a blog. I have tried, but was so tired I couldn't string words together. I had so much fun on my anniversary, but we stayed up late and my body woke me at my usual time. For someone struggling with insomnia ... Read more
June Goals
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      3 comments

My June goal is very simple, I want to get as close to weighing 135 pounds as I can by the end of the month. That is a 10 pounds loss, to reach by the end of June. So, more realistically, if I could just break into the 130's I would be happy. ... Read more
Blood Pressure Readings
Sunday, June 03, 2012      6 comments

I thought about the visit with the cardiologist for about a week. I understand why he didn't want to reduce the dosage, from his perspective the safest thing to do was to maintain the status quo. After all, reducing or eliminating the med coul... Read more

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