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Busier than Busy
Friday, November 15, 2019      2 comments

I want to apologize to all my Spark friends who have sent me messages and or spark goodies lately and I have not responded. With my mother getting closer to death, I am now at her home every other day and night . I have not had much time for pos... Read more
The New Monday is Tuesday?
Tuesday, October 15, 2019      8 comments

Yesterday was Thanksgiving here in Canada with most businesses being closed so we could celebrate our blessings. It seems that I have been thinking all along that yesterday was Sunday and today is Monday but no no no. Today that I thought was Mo... Read more
Struggling to get back
Thursday, October 03, 2019      8 comments

I just realized that I have not posted a BLOG since August. I guess it goes to show me just how much I have been down in the doldrums I will be very honest and say, it's been one heck of a struggle to get back on track and stay on track. H... Read more
Feeling my age...frustrating!
Thursday, August 22, 2019      7 comments

For years I have always had an abundance of energy and for being 67 I still have it however this year I have really felt myself slowing down and feeling the aches and pains of an aging body. Chasing my 21 month old great granddaughter aroun... Read more
Getting my power walking in
Wednesday, August 14, 2019      7 comments

I am steadily getting the power walking in and getting used to the distance of 3 miles. Next week will increase to 4 miles and see how that feels. Little Tyson (my overweight chihuahua) is getting some good walking in as he accompanies me. He lo... Read more
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Sunday, August 11, 2019      30 comments

Today I awoke at 4:30. I had hoped to fall back to sleep however my brain just started going crazy with past memories (good, bad and stressful times) and I could not get it to shut off. After tossing and turning for well over and hour, I decid... Read more
Sunday, August 04, 2019      9 comments

My daughter and son in la had invited her closest friends and both immediate families to share in a barbecue at their place Saturday since they are moving 8 hours away from us. They have been living together for 14 years now but we love our ... Read more
Looking for better days ahead
Monday, July 22, 2019      11 comments

It has been a while since my last post where I had mentioned that my mom has terminal lung cancer and only a few weeks to live. Well my mother is still with us however she has been reduced to just skin and bones. I feel that her time is getting ... Read more
Taking Care of Mom
Sunday, June 09, 2019      5 comments

I had a good one week vacation in the Caribbean and have been back for a week now. With my sister, my oldest daughter and niece and myself, we are taking care of my mom who is at home as per wish and dying of lung cancer. She remains sleeping fr... Read more
Leaving for a respite
Sunday, May 26, 2019      12 comments

Today I am leaving for a week vacation in the caribbean with my oldest daughter. I will come back refreshed (hopefully) so I will be able to resume taking care of my mother. She has lung cancer and is palliative care. Luckily I have my niece, my... Read more
Life takes another bad turn
Sunday, May 12, 2019      12 comments

Making a long story we found out that my mother who has been doing poorly for several weeks now has an explanation as to why. Although she has had no symptoms, the chest xray she had yesterday reveals a large mass on her left lun... Read more
Going strong
Monday, May 06, 2019      6 comments

One week into my return of daily fitness , strength training 3 times a week and healthy eating and I am on a roll. I feel positive, happy with my progress and I am certain if obtaining my goals. This is all a part of me maintaining my healt... Read more
Felling positive
Friday, May 03, 2019      3 comments

This week my GD has been off work so I have had some time to relax from babysitting my 18 month old GGD. It has felt good to just get up and go as I please and do my own thing. I have taken advantage and done power walking every day which m... Read more
Busier than busiest
Tuesday, April 23, 2019      7 comments

Life just has not yet settled down over the past two months. Life has been hectic, chaotic and so busy I can hardly keep track of the days. With family matters concerning my mother's health both physical and mental, cat surgery, dogs diagno... Read more
Busier than Busy
Saturday, April 06, 2019      6 comments

Since returning home from my vacation on March 2nd, I have been on the go busy every single day. With MIL placed in a nursing home now we have been clearing out years of stuff and having to sort through everything that has accumulated for over 6... Read more

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