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Wednesday, October 28, 2009      8 comments

My sister-in-law has lost another sister to cancer. I was at calling hours today. The funeral is tomorrow but I have to work. It is very hard on my sister-in-law as her parents are also gone. We shared hugs.... Read more
Back to Work
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      4 comments

After the great weekend, I developed laryngitis, so took Monday off to sleep and recuperate. Today, I was back to work. I saw one new patient and a few others. I gave a couple of flu vaccines and taught a patient how to use a piece of medical eq... Read more
Terrific Weekend
Monday, October 26, 2009      6 comments

On Friday night, two of my sisters, five nieces and I arrived to set things up for our weekend. We decorated the cabin in Halloween style and the pavilion for a wedding shower. On Saturday, the rest arrived (in all, 24 more for a total of 32). W... Read more
Sisters' Weekend
Thursday, October 22, 2009      6 comments

Once a year, my sisters and female relatives (Mother, nieces, daughters, granddaughters) get together for a weekend of fun. This can include anything from hiking and horseback riding to facials and pedicures. We have gone shopping in Amish count... Read more
Moving More
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      3 comments

Today was a better day for exercise. I walked and did steps. After the weekend, I decided that was enough. I know if I overdo and get too sore, I'll skip exercising completely. So, I'll build back up into my routine.... Read more
Busy Weekend
Monday, October 19, 2009      2 comments

After babysitting my grandchildren, on Friday, I went to a medical conference. It continued all day Saturday. On Sunday, after Church, I went to a play, "The Mystery of Edwin Drood". It was unique as thee was audience participation in some aspec... Read more
Friday, October 16, 2009      5 comments

I am babysitting 2 of my grandchildren today. They are first and third graders so are constantly active. We've played games and are on our way outside to ride bikes. I am baking pumpkin seeds which were from their jack-o-lantern. They keep me ho... Read more
Thursday, October 15, 2009      3 comments

I went to the chiropractor to check about my back pain. I had an adjustment, heat and massage treatment. With all of that, I felt better when I left the office. However, a few hours later, the pain returned with a vengeance! I'm taking a muscle ... Read more
Decision about H1N1
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      8 comments

I've decided that I am going to get the vaccine for the H1N1 flu after being at a conference on it tonight. The benefits outweigh the risks all things considered. This flu is being classified like the pandemic of 1918 in which millions died worl... Read more
Up and About
Monday, October 12, 2009      4 comments

The back spasm is not as severe as it was so I am able to get up and about. It still catches at times and gives me a jolt of reality that it has not completely subsided. All in all though, I am on the road to recovery. Thanks for the prayers.... Read more
Back Spasm
Sunday, October 11, 2009      2 comments

Ouch! I've been in bed the last several days with a back spasm. It is starting to let up some and now I can sit with only mild pain. This has thrown a monkey wrench into my plans since Thursday. Looking at the bright side -- I don't get spasms t... Read more
Tuesday, October 06, 2009      3 comments

Autumn is an enjoyable season for me. The spectacular colors as the trees prepare for their winter slumber near our area was pictured in National Geographic (Wellsville, by the Ohio River) several years ago. The weather is not too hot or too col... Read more
Sister's Birthday
Monday, October 05, 2009      2 comments

Today is my sister's (Kathy) birthday. At 5AM this morning, I was up and ready to sing to her but decided not to as I doubted that she would be up. So I waited until 9:15PM to call her and wish her a Happy Birthday. I decided it was better to be... Read more
Sunday, October 04, 2009      2 comments

I was to a reunion yesterday with several people I went to high school. It was great reminiscing and updating. I went with my sister. We had a super time but were tired by the time we got home as it was a four hour drive each way. This was my f... Read more
Medical Conference
Friday, October 02, 2009      3 comments

I've spent the last two days at a medical conference, There were a variety of topics, from adult immuiztions to sleep apnea. It's amazing how quickly there are updates. It is so exciting to to learn new things.... Read more

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