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Doctor visit today
Monday, April 16, 2018      17 comments

I had my yearly visit with my ENT doctor today. I had quite the surprise when I got there & discovered he no longer took my insurance. When informed of this I cancelled the appointment. I called my primary care doctor from my car for a referr... Read more
Under the weather
Saturday, March 10, 2018      10 comments

Yesterday I felt like a UTI was coming on. I drank lots do water & took my d-mannose to try to ward it off. I went to bed thinking I had successfully dodged that bullet. Well this morning it hit me head on. I couldn’t get to the clinic soon q... Read more
Looking for a weekend trip
Friday, March 09, 2018      11 comments

I’ve been looking for somewhere to go with the hubby since we are both retired now. It doesn’t have to be far, I want to keep the cost reasonable, and wherever we stay has to have a nice pool area. I’m not finding much within about 250 Miles f... Read more
Not a good way to start the day... and a Monday no less...
Monday, February 26, 2018      11 comments

I woke up this morning at 7 am. I went into the bathroom and could feel my heart pounding and racing.. I took my pulse and it was upwards of 180 per minute. I sat down, took a few deep breaths to see if it would calm down on it's own. No luc... Read more
January 2nd... first real day of retirement
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      8 comments

I hope everyone had a wonderful New Year celebration. Hubby & myself did the usual... toast the new year about 9pm, hubby went into bedroom to read & I stayed up & watched the CNN New Year’s celebration with Anderson Cooper & Andy Cohen. I was ... Read more
Feeling like a fraud
Saturday, November 11, 2017      13 comments

I check into SP every day and have for quite some time now. I’ve given encouragement and shared other Sparkies high & lows with them. But the one thing I haven’t done is motivate myself back into action. One of the first times I found myself ... Read more
Just returned from Hubby's family reunion.
Sunday, July 30, 2017      5 comments

We just got home from my Hubby's family reunion in central Northern Michigan, or as we Michiganders call it Up North. We took our travel Trailer and camped at my BIL's campground that his association has for family members and friends . The w... Read more
Damm you Sprint!
Sunday, July 30, 2017      7 comments

I have logged in to SP every day for over 500 days and because I was out of my normal area I couldn't log in yesterday even though I tried from several different spots at different times of the day. Thanks a lot Sprint. And even more maddening... Read more
My night in the hospital
Wednesday, July 19, 2017      16 comments

Monday after a particularly stressful day at work I came home to an even more stressful night at home. Hubby was being very unsupportive at a time when I needed it most. So at about 10 pm my heart started to race & wouldn't slow down . So off to... Read more
MIL's Memorial yesterday
Sunday, July 16, 2017      7 comments

My MIL passed away at the end of December just before her 98th birthday down in Georgia. Today was her memorial for family and friends in Michigan where she had lived most of her life. It was a beautiful celebration of the life of a kind, lovi... Read more
Long time, no blog...
Thursday, June 01, 2017      14 comments

I haven't blogged since before the holidays. Life has had more downs than ups lately & I hate being a Debbie Downer. Today would have been my dad's 94th birthday. He passed in 1975 from heart disease. He just sat down outside at work, fell o... Read more
A not so happy holiday season.. Part 2
Tuesday, December 20, 2016      23 comments

We got word this morning that our nephew passed away from a massive heart attack. He was only 48 years old. He died on his birthday. Between my MIL passing now Nick passing within 5 days of each other the entire family is in shock. My SIL is b... Read more
I love seeing posts...
Sunday, December 18, 2016      9 comments

that talk about the weather in your areas.. I'd like to have Sparkys post where they live. Some people talk about how hot ... Read more
A Not so Happy Holiday season
Sunday, December 18, 2016      17 comments

My dear MIL passed away yesterday just two weeks short of her 98th birthday. It was quite sudden and everyone is in shock because she had just had a stent put in and the doctors told us and her that her heart was in the best shape it has been i... Read more
Sis chomping at the bit to come home
Thursday, December 15, 2016      7 comments

Her leg is still swollen although it's gone down some. The purple ankle has lightened to a deep red and the pain is not as severe. The infectious disease resident and the dr overseeing her case all said it looked a lot better but the head infec... Read more

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