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Spoke too soon...
Friday, August 17, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday, I was saying that Mom had been doing pretty good & then last night at 3 A.M. she walked into my bedroom, flipped on the overhead lights & yelled for help.. I was up most of the night with her. The nursing home assessment team will be ... Read more
Got to get Sparked...
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      13 comments

Wow, I just realized that I have not blogged since Aug. 10th. I have tracked my food here & there but I need to dive back in like I did when I started SP, back in Dec. 2012. The paperwork is starting to fall in place & applications completed, bu... Read more
This lovely state of Ohio...
Friday, August 10, 2012      9 comments

I spent the majority of the day, trying to reach people at the DMVehicles, Green Co. Courthouse, Belmont Co. Courthouse, Social Security office...you name it, I talked with them...to incl. MANY recordings...made me crazy. Mom had an "off" day to... Read more
Quick check in...
Thursday, August 09, 2012      4 comments

Had a good night with Mom but I still did not get much sleep. Gave Mom a shower. She hates it, but we get through it with a lot of prayer & singing. She is napping right now & I am watching the USA/Japan women's soccer game...GO USA...will talka... Read more
Missing my Dad...
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      18 comments

Today is the 5 year anniversary date of my dear, sweet Dad's death. He was 90 yrs. YOUNG & he taught me how to love life. His smiles warmed my heart & his hugs calmed my fears. His laugh was contagious & music to my ears...I still miss him so ve... Read more
Don't know where to start...
Sunday, August 05, 2012      13 comments

Lots of things happening...Today is my daughter(Jan-Marie's) 23rd Birthday. My sister (from Myrtle Beach) & my son (from Wheeling, W.Va.) came in for the weekend to help celebrate & visit with my Mom. Unfortunately, she doesn't recognize or reme... Read more
OK, seriously...
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      12 comments

Taking a REAL hard look at what I am doing or NOT doing...I'm not sleeping well & I'm certainly not getting enough sleep. I can change that by getting myself to bed by 11:00 instead of 1:00 A.M. I can stop eating a cookie or two during the day &... Read more
Don't give up the faith...
Saturday, July 28, 2012      7 comments

It has been almost 3 days since I checked in, but I am happy to announce that I tracked all my food today. Mom & I had a better night last night, so maybe that is why I am functioning better. My daughter, Jan-Marie helps to motivate me. She post... Read more
Try, Try, Try Again...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      10 comments

I really can't put my finger on it, but I have gotten away from tracking DAILY... EVERY meal for almost a week. Other than the GS cookies, it is not like I'm going back to the old ways of eating. Right now, I think that my biggest problem is get... Read more
Monday...I am SO behind...
Monday, July 23, 2012      9 comments

HELP, I feel like I am losing my grip on the SparkPeople plan. I haven't blogged or tracked my food seriously since Friday & yesterday I ate an entire sleeve of Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies. I have not had a decent amt. of sleep for almost a wee... Read more
Friday, July 20...
Friday, July 20, 2012      12 comments

Mom did better last night, but I slept with one eye & one ear open...NOT a good look for me...Haha. Even though she had a good night...no confusion, I just had trouble getting to sleep & then staying asleep. I need to get back to tracking again.... Read more
Thursday, July 19...sigh......
Thursday, July 19, 2012      9 comments

I was up with my Mom last night at 2, 3:30 & 5:15...it was a LONNNNNG night. I am so exhausted & on the verge of tears. My Juno acct. is shot & now I am trying to retrieve all my e-mail addresses...My inbox is long gone. I now have a new e-mail ... Read more
Later-in-the day...Tuesday...
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      4 comments

Today was a pretty good day for Mom & needless to say...a good one for me. Invited a neighbor over for dinner...everything was delicious...it was just good to have some additional adult conversation. Hope that everyone had a lovely day too. Take... Read more
Just Checking In...
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      3 comments

Didn't realize until today that I never actually posted my blog last night so it looks like I missed Monday. I'll get it together eventually. Mom had a pretty good day. I decided to fix supper for Mom at 5 instead of 6:00, so that she would be o... Read more
Spoke too soon...
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      1 comments

Last night, Sunday, was one "hellacious" night. Mom was no problem. I went to bed at 12:30, after taking my allergy meds & that usually make me sleepy & I also took an Advil P.M. Tossed & turned till 3:30...got up at 4:00...took 3 Melatonins & f... Read more

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