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Total Knee Replacement
Tuesday, July 31, 2018      7 comments

I just got home from 3 days in hospital and 7 days in rehab after surgery to replace my left knee. It's so good to be home again and able to get back to Sparkpeople. I tried very hard to eat healthy while I was away from home and got lots of ... Read more
God Is Good!
Friday, January 12, 2018      6 comments

Last night my husband and I had an accident in which a car ran head on into the side of our car .The good news is that neither the occupants of the other car nor my husband had any injuries. Since I was in the passenger seat when our right sid... Read more
Cracked or Bruised Sternum (Breastbone)
Thursday, July 13, 2017      3 comments

I recently fell at home and hit my sternum on the arm of my easy chair. I didn't think I had hurt myself until the next morning when I woke up, I couldn't breathe deeply without pain. I went to my doctor and he said "You have either bruised or... Read more
A New Experience I Don't Want To Repeat
Thursday, February 09, 2017      10 comments

I just got out of the hospital after six days on IV's to fight flu and pneumonia. I had the very best care available and I was so impressed in how much better hospital care now is than the last time I was in one, which was 30 years ago. The do... Read more
66th anniversary
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      5 comments

Sixty-Six years ago my husband and I went to Mammoth Cave, KY on our honeymoon and this past Sunday and Monday, we went back to Mammoth Cave and stayed in a cabin just like the one we stayed in on our honeymoon. We went on two cave tours inside... Read more
Injury Invites Creativity
Saturday, October 31, 2015      7 comments

A little over a week ago, mu achilles tendon (the one behind my heel) suddenly ruptured (partially) and I ended up wearing a big heavy space boot to keep my foot and ankle immobile. I'll have to wear it at least 3 more weeks, which means no mo... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Looking Forward To Spring And Summer
Tuesday, March 10, 2015      38 comments

When we turned our clocks ahead to start Daylight Saving Time for 2015, it woke me up to the fact that spring is almost here, meaning no more figure-hiding coats and jackets. I... Read more
Going On A Trip
Wednesday, November 12, 2014      7 comments

We've been gone from home for two weeks and have changed time zones a lot. Going from KY to CA via OK and back involves moving the clock back and forth a lot, not to mention going back to standard time from dailylight saving time. Needless to ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Getting My Head On Straight
Wednesday, September 24, 2014      30 comments

Many years ago, I belonged to a weight-loss group in which the leader kept talking about "getting your head on straight." When a member of the group stuck to the prescribed diet for as long as a month, she would say, "You've finally got your he... Read more
A Celebration
Wednesday, August 20, 2014      4 comments

Yesterday was our 64th wedding anniversary and we really celebrated. We very rarely eat out, but we went to a local restaurant and, because we have great memories of summers in Maine when my husband was teaching summer school at the University ... Read more
Back Among the Living
Thursday, August 14, 2014      2 comments

A week ago, I suddenly started running a fever, had a terrible headache, and ached in every joint. I thought, "Uh Oh, I've got the flu." So I did what you're supposed to do for flu. I drank lots of liquids, took ibuprofen for the fever and h... Read more
Sunday, June 29, 2014      1 comments

Recently I was changing my shoes after a Jazzercise class and one of my fellow Jazzercisers came up and said to me, "You are my inspiration. Would you mind if I took a picture of you?" I was overwhelmed and just gasped, "OK". I remember way... Read more
Families Are Precious
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      1 comments

I have 4 daughters, 6 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter and 1 great grandson on the way. This past weekend we've had a joyous family reunion to which our 4 daughters from across the country ( California, Texas, Oklahoma, Kentucky) and 3 ... Read more
Chewing on "all cylinders" Now
Tuesday, April 29, 2014      0 comments

I've got a new artificial tooth now that feels just like the old "real" one and I'm back to enjoying the fresh fruits and vegetables I hesitated to eat when I had a 'hole' in my mouth. I just got back from a women's retreat with my church and w... Read more
Eating isn't as pleasurable as it was
Wednesday, April 02, 2014      1 comments

Recently I had to have a tooth pulled. For the first 24 hours I lived on liquids and soft foods. Then I stayed away from raw vegetables and fruits, especially the ones with seeds or strings such as strawberries or celery. I didn't want to g... Read more

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