LONKEN's Blogs

Will the sickness ever end?
Sunday, March 14, 2010      3 comments

Last Tuesday my little one was sick with a stomach virus. Fortunately, she rebounded well and only had to miss one day of school. That was Tuesday into Wednesday. Then, it was my turn. It hit me hard. I started getting sick early Friday mor... Read more
Brad was put on Hospice Care...
Friday, March 12, 2010      11 comments

From what all I can gather, Brad has been put on Hospice Care. He has no insurance because he had to leave his job due to the pain he was in and this is the only way he can get the medicine he needs to control his pain. He is currently at home, ... Read more
Brad will start treatments next week.
Thursday, March 04, 2010      7 comments

Thank you all who have been praying for my friend, Brad. According to his uncle, Brad is in a hospital in Memphis. He is to start radiation treatments (he thinks) next week. Brad has had back pains for over 2 years and was treated for... Read more
Asking prayers for Brad...
Monday, March 01, 2010      16 comments

Brad is a school chum of mine. We went to school from Kindergarten to 12th. We recently found out that he has pancreatic cancer. The doctors don't give him much hope. He is only 39.... Read more
Gran needs prayers for easing her pain
Saturday, February 20, 2010      11 comments

I need everyone to pray for my grandmother. Her foot started hurting yesterday and started swelling last night. She could not get out of the bed this morning. We went to the church building and borrowed the wheelchair so she can get around. ... Read more
My first day of Jury Duty
Monday, February 01, 2010      4 comments

Well, it definitely did NOT go as I anticipated. We got there, and all turned in our identification papers. The circuit court clerk then called roll. The judge came in and explained the "rules" to us. Then, he picked names out of a box to serve ... Read more
I won the Jury Duty lottery... again!
Sunday, January 24, 2010      6 comments

Well, I got a summons this week to serve on my county court's jury. This is the fourth time in the last twelve years to be called up... my first to time actually serve. The first time I was called up, I was living in Louisiana. I had been l... Read more
Christmas Cheer and a Happy New Year
Sunday, December 27, 2009      6 comments

Hello all my friends, We had a good Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We "partied" at my twin sister's house. We ate ham (cooked by my sister), chicken (mine), and a deep-fried Boston butt (cooked by dad... he took home the leftovers after t... Read more
I got a new scale!!!!
Monday, November 23, 2009      5 comments

Well, I hated the way that my old scale was weighing. Every time I got on it and got off, the dial wasn't on zero any more. So, I went out on a limb and paid a bit more than I typically would and bought a Weight Watchers scale. It is digitial an... Read more
Update on Daughter's Friend
Sunday, November 08, 2009      2 comments

Just wanted to give an update on my daughter's friend, Jas, who has/d brain cancer.... She is back in school, mostly half-days. She, of course, has no hair from the treatments. She wears a turbine style head covering. I made her a chemo-cap... Read more
Long day... well, afternoon!
Wednesday, November 04, 2009      3 comments

So, let's get caught up.... My last "feed" I let everyone know that the DH and kids were at the church building for a Lock-In. I went back over after posting and we ladies were giving the girls a Spa Night while the boys were playing light ... Read more
Back from the shop
Thursday, October 29, 2009      4 comments

Okay, So I took the van in to the shop on Wednesday. The guy said that it was something called a "wire harness." They, of course, had to order the part. I brought it back today. It took less than 50 minutes for them to put the part in.... N... Read more
Back in the shop
Wednesday, October 28, 2009      6 comments

Okay, I only thought the blinker was fixed. I got in on Monday to take my daughter to her chorus practice at school and NO left blinker. I called the service guy. He said bring it back Wednesday at 10 a.m. I got in today. It still didn't wo... Read more
MIA.... busy with kids, work, etc.
Sunday, October 25, 2009      5 comments

Has it really been a week since I've been on? That's hard to believe, but I guess it's true. Things have been busy around here. Thanks to my Caregiver's Support friends for my goodie letting me know that your missing me! I had to take my va... Read more
School, sub teaching, etc.
Friday, September 25, 2009      6 comments

First, I'd like to thank all of you who are praying for Jas, her family, and all the doctors and nurses who are caring for her at St. Jude's. As many of you know, I started substitute teaching this year. My first day was September 10. I wor... Read more

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