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WALKING BUDDY THIS MORNING
Friday, October 16, 2009      4 comments

I woke this morning after a wrestless night and my first thought was that today it is a week since my mother-in-law passed away. I knew at that point I had to make a conscious decision on what my day would be like. Do I stay in bed and pull th... Read more
RETURN TO HAPPINESS
Thursday, October 15, 2009      4 comments

As I laid in bed last night tossing and turning unable to fall asleep I made some decision and made the choice to return to happiness and my fitness goals. I came to the realization that I had been grieving the eminent loss of my dear mother-in... Read more
AN EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTER
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      2 comments

Hello Friends, what an emotional journey I have been on and still continue to be. After months of attending to my dying mother-in-law I am relieved and grateful that she is finally at peace. It was a difficult journey with her, but one I wou... Read more
JOURNEY'S END
Friday, October 09, 2009      5 comments

Dear Spark People friends, the journey I have been on with my mother-in-law for the past several month has ended, she passed away at 5:40 this evening with myself and my husband at her side. The saddness and loss are overwhelming, but I have... Read more
AN ENJOYABLE DAY
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      2 comments

Finally a day that felt like it had some sort of normalcy. My husband and I are alternating days so see his Mom so we each get a day off and it seems to be working well for saving our sanity and nerves. So I had a date with a girlfriend today ... Read more
DEAR SPARK PEOPLE FRIENDS..................
Monday, September 28, 2009      6 comments

I don't know where to begin, I am so touched and moved by the overwhelming response I have gotten from all of you on my last blog. The media bombards us with so much hate, violence and negativity that we sometimes forget that there are loving,... Read more
ANOTHER TEARY DAY
Sunday, September 27, 2009      11 comments

Man, I feel like I am on an emotional roller coaster, so many ups and downs. Yesterday was a good day, I got to go to one of my Red Hat Society events and in the afternoon went to my surrogate grand daughter's 2nd birthday party. I just love be... Read more
MY STRENGTH GAVE OUT TODAY
Wednesday, September 23, 2009      4 comments

I have been doing fairly well staying strong while dealing with my mother-in-law and her failing health, but today was the day that I finally broke down and have been crying most of the afternoon. I spent a good part of the day with her today a... Read more
GETTING BACK ON TRACK
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday I was successful with getting back on track. I did my walk in the morning and then went through my recipes to find a couple of meals to prepare. One of my dear Spark People friends was so kind as to share a recipe with me for Purple ... Read more
IT WAS JUST A MATTER OF TIME
Monday, September 21, 2009      5 comments

Well, the day finally came, I knew in the back of my mind it would. I had been sharing how good I was feeling about not gaining any weight during this family crisis even though I am smart enough to know you can't eat and not exercise and expec... Read more
FEELING REJUVINATED AND RECHARGED
Sunday, September 20, 2009      1 comments

I had a great walk this morning with my Long Beach Spark team and it was just what I needed. I have spent so much time sitting at my mother-in-laws bedside that I really needed to get out for a good long walk. I feel so much better and of cour... Read more
TAKING A BREATHER
Saturday, September 19, 2009      3 comments

I'm taking a breather today and tomorrow from sitting at my mother-in-laws bedside. She seems to be holding her own, no better and no worse. They started her on a new medication so she is not so agitated and confused. I saw her this morning bu... Read more
GIVING UP NOT AN OPTION
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      3 comments

Giving up on diet and exercise is not an option, likewise neither is giving up on my mother-in-law. She is now so confused and you cannot have a conversation with her nor reason with her. I was with her for several hours today and I am exhaus... Read more
SO CONFLICTED
Monday, September 14, 2009      5 comments

I am feeling so conflicted. The situation with my mother-in-law is grave and I am afraid to leave the house in anticipation of getting "the call". My husband has been put on graveyard shift for the next 2 months so will be sleeping during the ... Read more
THROWN FOR A LOOP!
Sunday, September 13, 2009      3 comments

I rarely get sick, but boy did I get hit last night. Spent most of the night hanging over the toilet bowl. Since becoming Vegan the beginning of the year I haven't had any dairy products for over 9 months. Last night my husband and I went out... Read more

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