Saturday, September 29, 2012      1 comments

Years ago I inadvertantly experienced witdrawal from caffiene. My husband had bought decaf coffee and we didn't notice. I had the worst flu. I ached all over and the headaches were terrible. I was even sensitive to sound and light. It took a wee... Read more
Fantastic day
Friday, September 28, 2012      3 comments

I am almost feeling normal again. (another sinus infection, what else is new?) It was upper body day and test day today! My first test was at thend of May, then the second at the end of July and the third today. I have set some goals that I will... Read more
Run for the Cure
Thursday, September 27, 2012      3 comments

Sept. 30 is the big day. Last year we were a team of 5. This year just my son is 'running' with me. I put running in quotations because I am running and my son is walking at the same time. The last time I did the 5 K (my first) in 43 minutes. I ... Read more
what should I do
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      1 comments

After I visited my Dad yesterday I felt upset. He had a soiled sheet on his bed that had been there for 3 days. I mentioned it at the front desk and they said that he gets clean sheets on Tues. and Sat. after his shower. His walker went missing ... Read more
End of July
Sunday, August 05, 2012      2 comments

I decided to do the fitness (goal) tests for the end of July. Two months ago I could do 4 pushups from the knee and now I can do 9. My goal was 6. Last time I did the assisted pull up machine the weight difference was 25 lbs. This time it was 43... Read more
Long term care
Wednesday, August 01, 2012      5 comments

Well today was not the best of days. Logic flies out the window and emotions take over. I know that the systems are inplace to make things run smoothly for large groups of people but that didn't make it any easier to say yes to the room for Dad ... Read more
My Dad
Monday, July 30, 2012      5 comments

We got the call today that there is a room available for my dad in one of the Long Term Care homes we visited. We have until Wednesday to get him there. Devastating. I feel like I am betraying him.... Read more
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      2 comments

Today I had to come up with some goodies for the Diabetes Clothesline program today. I left it rather late so I had 5 minutes to get the bag filled, labelled and on the front porch. So I sidled up to the closet and opened the door with alacrit... Read more
Mixed bag
Monday, July 23, 2012      1 comments

It is so hot! My plan is to go from one air conditioned place to the next! My first stop was the gym. By the time I got my shoes on I was in a sweat! Warm up and work out with my trainer. The dreaded legs today. Leg press, calf pulses, hamstring... Read more
Where did I get all this stuff!
Sunday, July 15, 2012      5 comments

Have you ever watched that show on TV about people who hoard? It boggles the mind trying to understand the mindset and emotional place they are in. Well I am not saying that I am a hoarder but I do have years of memories and 'I can use that"s in... Read more
Bimi Blasts
Sunday, July 08, 2012      1 comments

For some time I have had difficulty getting in my greens. I would do well one day and not the next. I came across a site where a lady named Jane uses her Vita Mix blender to make all kinds of fabulous stuff in minutes with little clean up. Just... Read more
Canada Day
Sunday, July 01, 2012      4 comments

Up until the sixties our July 1 holiday was called Dominion Day. This was so because we were part of the Dominion of Great Britain. We got our own flag in 1967 and we started our celebrations on Canada Day. I know that I am a little old fashione... Read more
Another day for Dad
Thursday, June 28, 2012      2 comments

When I got over to Dad's this morning his PSW was there giving him a shower. Soon after that Jay arrived to do the caulking around the windows and repair a shingle problem. From the sttic we could see daylight. Not a good plan. Dad seemed to und... Read more
A great day for Dad
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      3 comments

I spent a good deal of the day at my Dad's house today. Jay, a man of all trades, was coming to do some repairs at my dad's. I need to be there because my dad forgets that someone is there and why and when he hears a noise he wants to know what'... Read more
Last day for setting start point
Friday, June 22, 2012      0 comments

Today was benchmarking for my fitness plans. Today was upper body. My goal is to be able to do 5 assisted pull ups (using rubber bands at the pull up station) by March. So I reached up to the handles and tried to pull up and I couldn't get my f... Read more

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