Haven't felt this way since I was 11 and had meningitis
Saturday, April 06, 2013      6 comments

I am not myself. Feel chilled and feverish. Temp is 99.3. Arms and legs feel like dead weights. Went to bed and slept as night. Have slept off and on all day. Trying to stay hydrated. Have no appetite which is extremely unusual for me. Head hur... Read more
Grand Daughter, Lyra, at Pilates class.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      3 comments

So proud of my daughter-in-law, Inta starting Lyra out right. ... Read more
3rd Chemotherapy Treatment Completed June 9th-One More to Go
Monday, June 20, 2011      10 comments

I have been so blessed that it does not seem that I am on chemotherapy. I had my 3rd treatment June 9. I have done very well due to all the support and prayers of my friends (on and off line) as well as family members. I have done so well, th... Read more
The safest and best sunscreens
Thursday, June 16, 2011      5 comments

Now that school is out and summer is in full swing, I wanted to share this information from Environmental Working Group (EWG) on sunscreens and protection. They say the best protection is a hat and a shirt. For their list of "Top Sunscreens" ... Read more
Drowning Doesn't Look Like Drowning--Read if you live near water!
Friday, May 27, 2011      16 comments

I copied this from the following link. I have lived in Florida and been around water most of my life and I did not know this information. Even years ago when I took advanced Life Saving, I did not learn this. It is a little long but very impo... Read more
Thank You All
Thursday, May 19, 2011      8 comments

Thank you all for reading my blogs about my breast cancer journey. Thank you for your kind words, thoughts, support and prayers. I am having a hard time keeping up with all of my emails and Spark Teams. Please forgive me for this global thank... Read more
I'm losing it--my hair
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      14 comments

I finally started losing my hair about day 15. It is now really thin but I have not cut it yet. I over indulged on sodium Sunday evening and was on my feet all day Monday, walking the local mall and purchasing some hats and scarves. Result-sw... Read more
Day 9 following first chemotherapy treatment
Friday, May 06, 2011      7 comments

Woke up at 4:30 and have been going strong all day. Fed and walked dog at 5:30. Finally found my new ATM card. Had to call Brighthouse and have them fix the home phone line before I could activate the card. Started the chicken and dumplings ... Read more
On a Good Note--stomach and other problems better.
Thursday, May 05, 2011      5 comments

Stomach feels better. Appetite is back with a vengence. Using witch hazel and cotton pads along with A & D ointment every time I go to the bathroom is helping the other problem. Also keeping up with the fluid intake.... Read more
Is it me or are people getting more inconsiderate?
Thursday, May 05, 2011      13 comments

Yesterday, I ran into Wal-Mart looking for a sturdier litter pooper scooper. I have put out a couple more liter boxes in the den since Parker is now sleeping in there with Max as she is more skittish with the dog. One I had bought was too flim... Read more
Day 8 after first chemotherapy--whiny and bitchy
Thursday, May 05, 2011      5 comments

Went to a Dr. Love/Avon Army of Women meeting last night. For some reason, my lower back began to really hurt after I got there. I think I was stressed and upset that my husband fails to notice what needs to be done and when I ask for one thin... Read more
Caution may be too much information-Day 7 after first Chemotherapy
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      12 comments

I put my weight watchers scale up on a shelf when pest control came yesterday. I did not want anything I use to get sprayed. I had a box of swiffer duster refills on top of the scale. When I got on the scale this morning it read 81.8. I know... Read more
Who is wearing who out?
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      4 comments

I wore him out today. Pest control came and sprayed house and we had to stay out 2 hours. Before that, I ran around the house putting things in plastic bags. Being the over achiever that I am, I stayed away 3 hours. Came back tied Rudy ... Read more
Son, Rudy and me
Sunday, May 01, 2011      4 comments

Rudy, granddog and I slept most of the day in between walks. It is getting hot here in FL. I have been remembering plastic bags and cell phone but realize I better start wearing a hat and make sure I have my keys. Good thing hubby home today.... Read more
Now that I am tied up with doctor visits, treatments and future surgeries I get job offers. Bummer
Saturday, April 30, 2011      4 comments

The biggest bummer is that I have been wanting a full-time job since 2008 with no success. Now that I am busy with Doctor visits, 2 more surgeries in the future for reconstruction and chemo treatment have had 3 people call out of the blue and o... Read more

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