Thai food, swimming, and Costco
Friday, January 21, 2011      2 comments

Had a great time at the Thai Restaurant....I told my daughter I was not even going to try and track what we had for dinner. I knew going in I was already over my calories for the day! We had a great time. Our whole family was together. My hu... Read more
Just keep movin'...
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      3 comments

Today is my daughter's 18th birthday, and I am so proud of her! She is a wonderful young woman. I am posting a picture of her from Sports Day in Thailand. She is in the lacy high necked blouse. Tonight we will celebrate at a Thai restaur... Read more
Frustration...still have sinus pain...
Monday, January 17, 2011      3 comments

Really ready to be well...but my body isn't. Tears today from pain and frustration. Getting back into the entrepreneur mode with Valentine's Day approaching. No exercise yet today but went to Subway for dinner with my hubby and split a ... Read more
Financial baby steps
Sunday, January 16, 2011      3 comments

Since finances cause me the most stress today I am finally addressing them after the holidays and the health crisis with my father in law. Still not feeling 100%, taking my meds and hoping to feel better soon! The first step to working on my f... Read more
COPD stinks...
Friday, January 14, 2011      2 comments

Sitting in the hospital next to my father in law's bed. He is having his breathing treatment and is doing much better after being loved on by my daughter. Shaved, fed his ground up food. He was refusing breathing treatments when we got here. ... Read more
The pool is a dangerous place...
Friday, January 14, 2011      1 comments

I feel so much better this morning. A totally quiet house as well, even the puppy isn't barking. I am going to throw a load in the laundry and load and start the dishwasher and go for a walk. I keep forgetting that I am no longer a cold wimp... Read more
Getting back on track!
Thursday, January 13, 2011      3 comments

Got back to the pool today. Decent night's sleep, got the family out of the house, then straight to the pool. It meant I needed to navigate the perils of walking through the water aerobics lane and switching lanes to get my time in but I feel ... Read more
Sick again
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      4 comments

Still sick...head is all congested, sneezing like crazy...might be the common cold, or all my pets...found the bunny again outside in front of my house and brought him in. The kitten spent all day on my lap, the puppy (my father in laws) on the... Read more
He's baaack....
Monday, January 10, 2011      7 comments

Really didn't want to get up this morning...we are tired, and sick, but needed to get to the hospital to take my father in law off the vent. We were expecting the worst, but so far so good. He came off it fine, and thanked the doctor when he c... Read more
Non Exercise Related....still on the life or death rollercoaster.
Sunday, January 09, 2011      6 comments

Found out that in addition to pneumonia and a heart attack my father in law is also suffering from sepsis. Have been living at the hospital in his room in the intensive care unit. LOTS of black coffee. Friday night they said he had 3% chance ... Read more
New suit, goggles, and swim cap...swim on!
Friday, January 07, 2011      7 comments

Bought a new size too small, but it was on sale. I will shrink! Bought new goggles...they are awesome! Bought a new swim cap, it keeps the hair out of my eyes! Swam 40 minutes, it feels good after a week of being o... Read more
when it rains it pours.
Friday, January 07, 2011      3 comments

I slept again sleepy. I never go back to sleep anymore in the morning, but this week is the exception. Had a nice time at the hospital last night visiting my father in law who is on a ventilator, suffering from heart disease... Read more
The hospital saga continues, but I did not eat my stress.
Thursday, January 06, 2011      3 comments

Spent 7 hours at the hospital yesterday with my father in law in order to give my husband and sister in law a break. I learned a lot in those hours. When I left my father in law there was a tear in his eye and tears were rolling down my cheeks... Read more
I will not eat my STRESS!
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      4 comments

Life is in limbo right now. My father in law is being kept alive by a machine. I am going to the hospital today to sit with him, deliver a radio to be set on classical music which he loves, and read him some of the newspaper, something he also... Read more
So tired...
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      4 comments

In survival mode. My father in law had suffered a heart attack sometime this weekend, we are not sure when. Made the decision to intubate and put him on a ventilator to get all the co2 out of his body that was causing the heart attack. ... Read more

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