SAYRAH-M's Blogs

Things get worse before they get better
Friday, February 25, 2011      10 comments

Well, I lost 50 lbs mainly due to stress. Hubby got fired because his sick leave ran out and we had some other family trauma. BUT hubby is still cancer free and now thankfully "retired". He turned 67 this week and is eating by mouth since la... Read more
Well then....
Saturday, January 16, 2010      10 comments

I don't think I knew how low I could go. My darling Zell has been through Stage IV Cancer diagnosis, heart attack, chemo allegery, dehydration, kidney failure, inability to eat and then swallow, confusion, etc, etc.... to come out of this after... Read more
back at it
Monday, July 06, 2009      15 comments

Well just when I decided I didn't care if I got round as an apple, I found out why my health and weight matters. My darling husband, Zell, has been diagnosised with cancer. I will need to be on my feet waiting on him and carrying the weight. ... Read more
Wow where am I?
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      13 comments

I have been trying to figure out what is wrong with me? I feel sort of in a fog. I have been quite sick for the last three weeks, my mom was in the hospital and very very sick... Read more
Three redheads or Four?
Thursday, January 15, 2009      10 comments

Katrin will be a big sister around her fourth birthday this July! Big news and exciting. My mom got very sick a couple weeks ago and now I am fighting bronchitis myself. I ... Read more
Shoveling grasshoppers
Friday, December 12, 2008      10 comments

Katrin asked to keep a bunch of her "work" as her Christmas present from me. She wants to keep her coloring book, her paints and her markers. I guess I will have to let her. ... Read more
Dressed up and have somewhere to GO
Sunday, November 30, 2008      12 comments

WELL, I am about to realize my being MIA may be more than a temporary thing. We are beginning to keep Katrin on Friday night and Saturday. Work has become work. Actually I... Read more
What do you see?
Tuesday, November 25, 2008      8 comments

My husband told me this week, during one of our romantic conversations, that he fell in love with me because of my optimism. Someone else told me that I have beautiful eyes. A... Read more
Oh here I am....
Tuesday, November 11, 2008      7 comments

I am not sure what has been happening to me. I haven't been well and haven't felt like me. I started to do things that I had quit. Like drinking diet coke. I had a lot of it... Read more
Thursday, November 06, 2008      9 comments

When I was young I liked the image of a strong Oak tree, then I learned to appreciate the Bamboo because although it is strong it can bend and not break in the wind. I never li... Read more
Tuesday, October 21, 2008      13 comments

I am so sorry that I am not on much. WORK has become very demanding and my laptop at home is busted. I love you all and am trying to answer emails, etc. I am back on my GERD diet and making some improvements. Loves you all!!... Read more
Tuesday, October 14, 2008      16 comments

I have had my family visiting. My stepson and his wife, my nephew and his three boys, My sister who is an attorney for EXXON and makes lots and lots of money… My sister had lots of constructive criticism. It is tiring to be judged. Katrin... Read more
My Heart
Monday, October 06, 2008      15 comments

Once you have children and grandchildren your heart is outside your body. It can be broken or made tender without your own body even being present. This is my son being shown by Katrin how to operate his IPhone with games. Oh my!!... Read more
Being Strong
Tuesday, September 30, 2008      22 comments

I seem to conjure up the impression that I am strong. There is some real irony in that if it is true. My father used to always tell me I was “thin skinned” and “easily discouraged”. My mom accused me of quitting anything that got too diff... Read more
Being Different
Tuesday, September 23, 2008      17 comments

Maybe I like being different……………. I have often felt that I have no peers. I am an outlier which means that I fall outside the lines of the averages, not within the bell curve. I am a white woman from Northern Ohio who grew up around a lot ... Read more

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