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Mom's funeral today
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      5 comments

I never wanted this day to come. I loved her so much. We had so much fun together. I am happy for Mom that the Lord called her home. Mom had so many things wrong with her body. She just couldn't keep going any more. Now she is in h... Read more
Hospice care for Mom
Saturday, January 26, 2013      5 comments

Mom had another serious bladder infection 10 days ago. This has been her undoing this past year and led to her worsening kidney failure and infections in her bloodstream which resulted in several heart attacks, an infection in her spine and now... Read more
Trying a different approach-WW
Saturday, January 12, 2013      8 comments

I joined Weight Watchers at work for 12 weeks. I think I need some good old fashioned peer pressure to use to my advantage. The person I eat lunch with joined and she needs to lose 100 pounds. I figured that I could help her by being a diet b... Read more
Sunday, November 11, 2012      6 comments

I spent the weekend with my mom and dad. We celebrated their 85th birthdays. Dad and I were able to get mom out of the nursing home on Friday and Saturday. Today she did not feel well enough to go to church. At least we were able to spend so... Read more
Trying again and feeling blessed--parents and grandkids
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      6 comments

I am trying to get back on the weight loss track again. I have logged every bite for the last three days now. I have been over my calorie limit each day. Ouch.....reality hurts. I start out fine with breakfast and lunch and then overdo at di... Read more
My trip to Alaska--reliving the memories
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      12 comments

Better late than never.... Here are just a few pictures of our cruise to Alaska July 7-14th. I took over 2000 pictures! We disembarked from Seattle ... Read more
Sunday, August 05, 2012      10 comments

This year has been very difficult all in all. The biggest challenge has been my mom's declining health. It has been emotionally, physically, financially draining. Her short term memory is really bad now. She is dealing with an infection in t... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
Sunday, August 05, 2012      0 comments

Sunday, August 05, 2012 Never Quit Pledge Sunday, August 05, 2012 Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW ... Read more
Prayer request---Mom's getting discharged from the nursing home????
Monday, May 21, 2012      3 comments

My mom is supposed to get out of the nursing home on Thursday. I really have mixed feelings about it. I am happy she is doing better physically. The physical therapy twice a day has helped her to get her strength back. What concerns me is my... Read more
Woe is me no more. Out of to get healthy again
Thursday, May 03, 2012      5 comments

My life has been up and down this year. My grandson had surgery again. My mom had several heart attacks and strokes and is now in a nursing home. I am her durable power of attorney for healthcare which is not easy from 200 miles away. My fr... Read more
Mom is septic, has pneumonia, had a heart attack today, and may have an infected heart
Friday, April 06, 2012      8 comments

I have known for years that my parents will not be here forever. That doesn't make it any easier. My 84 year old mom has been declining the past few months. Dad took her to the hospital yesterday and now she is in ICU. Mom had a high tempera... Read more
Grandson update
Friday, March 23, 2012      8 comments

God continues to be gracious. My grandson had surgery on his skull on Wednesday. Yesterday he had a blood transfusion in the morning and moved out of ICU in the afternoon. To... Read more
God give me strength. Prayers requested!
Saturday, March 17, 2012      7 comments

Things just haven't been going well lately. Well up and down at least. Last month I went to visit my 84 year old mom and dad. I found that mom had her medications all mixed up. She quit taking her heart medications. She was quite forgetful... Read more
Grandson has pneumonia, Mom is declining and I am sick. God help me!
Sunday, January 29, 2012      15 comments

On Tuesday I started to feel sick. I have bronchitis and a sinus infection and no energy. I hope I can make it to work tomorrow and last the whole day. My grandson is scheduled for surgery on Thursday to get all of the hardware removed ... Read more
Struggling with a 15 pound weight gain---HELP
Sunday, January 22, 2012      11 comments

I have be on a feeding frenzy since September. Why? I was doing so well. 1. My grandson had surgery. I am an emotional eater and I used this as an excuse to lose control. He is scheduled for another surgery on Feb. 2. Will I get myself... Read more

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