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SHORT WALKS
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      4 comments

These last few days I have managed to get at least 1 short (30 minute) walk a day, I have to be happy with that for now as that is all I can physically and emotionally manage. Tomorrow and Friday are work days for me so will get some walking in... Read more
A SEMI-NORMAL DAY
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      1 comments

Well, today was a semi-normal day for me for a change. I got up and was able to linger over my cup of coffee while checking my email and the SP website. I did some grocery shopping and meal planning, something I haven't done in weeks and even... Read more
A MUCH NEEDED WALK WITH SP FRIENDS
Sunday, September 06, 2009      3 comments

I finally got in a much need walk this morning with my Long Beach Sparkers friends. I was so nice to be back in the nature center walking and to catch up with my friends. I have been so involved with my mother-in-laws care and her well being t... Read more
FINALLY CAUGHT UP WITH ME
Saturday, September 05, 2009      4 comments

I thought I was doing ok, but today realized the depression and sadness has finally caught up with me. It's so hard watching my mother-in-law deteriorate, I love her so much. Today she couldn't remember my name, she called me everything but D... Read more
I LOST JOY
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      4 comments

I had made a committment a few months back to pick a feeling or emotion each month and focus, study and read about it for the entire month. Well, August I selected Joy, I purchased a book, started reading artiles on line and practicing being... Read more
FINALLY, A DAY FOR ME
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      2 comments

After strong encouragement from my husband I stayed home today and didn't make that long trip out to Corona to be with my mother-in-law. I have to admit I really needed this. I slept in a little this morning and then went out to walk. I didn'... Read more
LESSONS ON LOVE
Sunday, August 30, 2009      3 comments

The lessons on Love are abounding these past several weeks as I spend time with my dear mother-in-law and she shares her heart with me. The greatest act of love I have learned from her is forgiveness. Her mother's love for her daughter's who h... Read more
A REPRIEVE
Sunday, August 23, 2009      4 comments

Finally, a reprieve from hospitals and health care. Today is a welcome day of emotional rest as my sister in law from OR is spending the day with my mother in law today. I feel good that I got out this morning with my SP team and was able to ... Read more
WHAT A ROLLER COASTER
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      4 comments

What a roller coaster these past 10 days have been with my mother-in-laws critical health issues. We know there is no hope for her recovery and are hoping for her sake that this won't be a long, lingering demise. When we saw her yesterday she... Read more
FINALLY GOT A SHORT WALK IN
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      1 comments

I finally got a short walk in this morning, about 40 minutes and it felt good. With the situation with my mother-in-law I haven't gotten a walk in for 3 days. Funny how just when you feel you are in the best place you can be in your life you ... Read more
A VERY DIFFICULT DAY
Sunday, August 16, 2009      7 comments

Today was very difficult. My husband and I spent 8 hours in the emergency room of the hospital with my mother-in-law. Her health is deteriorating and she is in bad shape. After 8 hours in the E.R. she was admitted to the hospital with I.V.'s ... Read more
LOVE THE COMPLIMENTS
Friday, August 14, 2009      5 comments

Yesterday at work was a real confidence builder and really encouraged me. I work in the cardiology department in the hospital and am pretty much confined to that one area. Occasionally I have reason to leave for a little while and yesterday wa... Read more
WORK IN PROGRESS
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      5 comments

I just got back in from walking, I did 4.16 miles in 82 minutes and I am feeling good. What a difference being healthy, active and fit makes in your outlook on life. I am seeing the benefits of the inner work I have been doing on myself as w... Read more
THANK YOU FRIENDS
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      2 comments

I just want to thank all of my Spark People friends for all your support and encouragement through a difficult few days. I am feeling much better about things today and will continue moving forward. I already did my walk this morning and recei... Read more
WEEKEND STRUGGLE
Monday, August 10, 2009      3 comments

It was a weekend of struggle for me and I am glad the weekend is over and I can get back on track. My husband is agonizing over a decision of weather his Mom needs to be put into a skilled nursing facility instead of the assisted living home sh... Read more

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