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Saturday in a nutshell
Saturday, October 08, 2011      3 comments

Slept pretty well, better than I have, and woke with less spasms. Got a haircut. Pushed a grocery cart for my walking today. Helped hubby clean out the fridge (Tough when you can't bend down to get the stuff out - yuk -) Put stuff out of... Read more
Philosophy of Right Now:
Thursday, October 06, 2011      8 comments

Soooo, If you have read the previous few days blogs, you know that this has been quite a week for many things. Today: Looked at cameras, no suitable replacement, yet... (I am a bargain hunter, I will find something) I went to phy... Read more
Thursday, October 06, 2011      8 comments

My son took this with his cell phone, after I dropped my camera and it broke.... Read more
Counting the Roses and the blessings
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday, Ron brought me pink roses, a day early birthday gift. He is right now grilling chicken, and making a sweet supper. My son Danny just brought me a card, an... Read more
Working over the Birthday Blues.
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      10 comments

This is not my normal feeling. Really. Truly. But, I have been hit with a ton of bricks. Oh joy. Really. This was a morning of mornings. Hardly slept, and have upper and lower back spasms to boot, and am broken out. Yep. I think it's nerve... Read more
By a thread
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      12 comments

I am hanging in there. Yesterday I went for another follow-up visit for my lumbar spine - discussed the spasms I have been getting, and was given a longer extension for more physical therapy through the end of November I believe - with the goa... Read more
Birthdays times three = 146 years
Friday, September 30, 2011      8 comments

Yesterday was my husband's birthday - 69, last week was our daughter-in-law's 21, next week is my birthday - figure out the math if you dare! So, I made a marble cake, the first one I have made in a while. I opted to use canned frosting, blah ... Read more
one, two double punch
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      7 comments

I am still feeling a little underwhelmed at this point in time. My encouragement level is pretty low. I am working on self-talk, working at positive thinking, prayer, and the process to keep re-handing all situations over to my maker. Sleep... Read more
When the ice hits the fan
Monday, September 26, 2011      8 comments

This is a reference to the day that my body took the ice, when I fell down and sustained bodily damage re: Feb 2009. Stuff is happening, not physically, but regarding the situation (See Paperwork Rant blog from early September, and multiply th... Read more
Not much to say
Saturday, September 24, 2011      9 comments

Yesterday, my dh was sick most of the day, to the point of having fever, and I had to give him an injection ( he has a form of Addison's disease - and needs cortisone when his body experiences trauma, illness, etc.) He finally slept, but I had t... Read more
Friday, September 23, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday starting physical therapy at 7 a.m. set me up for a long tiring day. I made it through, and could see results, although I am extra sore today. I was more flexible first thing this morning, then stiffened up later. But there may be a re... Read more
Are you guilty of sloppy tracking ?
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      12 comments

Yep. There it is. I said it. It started slowly. One little thing at a time. I could say, yes, I have just finished having the third of three surgeries, and have tons of excuses. But, now that I am beginning to get different function... Read more
A Positive PT assessment for my lumbar spine and crochet pictures
Monday, September 19, 2011      9 comments

Assessment: According to my trusted physical therapist, everything going according to time - muscle spasms are what are giving me trouble, next session on Thursday. Meanwhile, I combat the muscle spasms and aim towards slow, easy moving. My... Read more
Let the games begin...
Monday, September 19, 2011      6 comments

Well, not quite fun and games: I begin physical therapy for my post surgery lumbar spine this afternoon. I have had a difficult time doing the home based exercise I was sent home with, and know that I am not in the greatest condition after this ... Read more
Friday, September 16, 2011      8 comments

Every year there is a spiritual ladies retreat up in Maine this week. I have spent many an anniversary there. It is meaningful, and at the similar retreat for the men is where my husband decided to study to be a minister. When I finally went to ... Read more

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