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Life is good!
Sunday, January 25, 2015      5 comments

Things are way better at my house. Hubs and I worked through our financial issues. We have resumed saving with a vengeance and and I am feeling waa-aay more secure! My foot wound has healed. I pray it stays that way. I'm accepting... Read more
Unhappy New Year at my house!
Thursday, January 01, 2015      5 comments

Well, last night I found out I have $25 in savings. Altough I make over $4000 per month, I have left managing our bills and savings to my husband. My husband is unemployed and I have not been able to motivate him to find a job....any job. ... Read more
Sit Down and Exercise
Tuesday, November 11, 2014      4 comments

Exercise is a bane to my existence even when I'm feeling good. When I have a foot ulcer on the bottom of one toe that is so sloooooooow healing, when my podiatrist tells me to walk as little as possible, most exercise goes out the window! I... Read more
More than just the Winter Blues: SAD
Sunday, November 09, 2014      2 comments

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is no myth. I first heard of it in 1978 and loved my light box till it and I got separated in a series of moves. If you have seasonal depression or just hate winter, please look into SAD more. It is a very ... Read more
Starting Over isn't so bad
Sunday, November 02, 2014      6 comments

Today I'm starting again. This time it's for me. If I read on diabetes or fitness or positive food selection, I find I make better choices when I eat. If I pray, God does help me. I look for opportunities to exercise...no mat... Read more
Forgiveness is not a four-letter word!
Sunday, October 19, 2014      4 comments

Oh my. I had to do a ton of praying on this one. I have struggled for over two months with someone in authority who uses verbal threats to communicate with me. I have cried so much through all this. And what makes it worse is that its such ... Read more
C-Diff and Exercise
Sunday, October 05, 2014      5 comments

In May, I had sepsis, an infection in my blood stream. They got it early so no respiratory issues and intubation needed this time. Unfortunately, I developed c-diff from the antibiotics needed to make me well. Here it is October, and they S... Read more
Been a long time since I posted a Blog....Stuff you all missed
Monday, July 21, 2014      3 comments

Not sure I remember how. Last was in 2011. Yikes! Now things have really, really changed. I'm now working from home in a job I adore. I'm a case manager for a major insurance company and I've never been professionally happier! Gre... Read more
Getting older . . .
Monday, January 31, 2011      1 comments

Today I realized I'm getting older. Had a birthday last week but not until I saw multi-system challenges assaulting my system did I really beging to feel old.... Read more
Myositis and Me
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      1 comments

Inflammation in the muscles--that's myositis. Sounds simple. How bad can it be? My lab work has confirmed the muscle inflammation. I'm waiting to hear more on my EMG (nerve conduction test). I'm still in the diagnostic process and trying to... Read more
Me and Diabetes
Monday, January 10, 2011      1 comments

Time to talk about the ugly truth...I stink at keeping my blood sugar (BG) in line! Meds have been adjusted and changed. Actos caused awful swelling in tremendous proportions. Cut out the Actos and BG shot up over 100 points a day as fastin... Read more
On the road again!
Thursday, April 15, 2010      2 comments

Hubby and I are headed home to Texas. emoticon I have my Texas RN license in hand and I'm ready to roll! Be in... Read more
Time for Boot Camp!
Saturday, January 02, 2010      2 comments

I'm psyched! Hubby and I are committed to supporting thru this boot camp. We need a kick start and hope to put movement in our lives! Have you exercised today?... Read more
More Delays
Monday, December 28, 2009      1 comments

Well, 2 weeks ago I got prints done for my license. Rejected, they ask I have them re-done. Gotta love the electronic age...not! Well, results still aren't back. So here I sit. Technically employed but on leave. I could just cry. I am the b... Read more
Christmas delayed.
Friday, December 25, 2009      2 comments

While I realize the day cannot be stopped, our finances grossly interrupted our celebration this year. Currently I'm off work and waiting for my nursing license to practice in Texas. No income till the State sees fit means no Christmas for us! ... Read more

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