Week 2 blog Father's Day Memories of my Dad Active Apples!
Saturday, June 14, 2014      5 comments

My father has been gone since 1979/ He was a big part of my life as a child. He would go to work at 7am and come home at 7pm. We didn't spend much time together those times we did have together we made the most of them. My daddy taught me ho... Read more
Active Apples Week 1 blog! Looking back on May. Goals for June!
Tuesday, June 03, 2014      5 comments

Looking back on May's goals. I was actually surprised that I managed to get more accomplished than I thought I would. I am exercising more per day and seem to have my nutrition back on track. I also lost 3lbs by the end of May. WOOHOO! F... Read more
Determined Dahlias Week 4 May Challenge. Celebrating Memorial Day
Sunday, May 25, 2014      3 comments

Usually I have spent Memorial Day taking flags and poppy wreaths to local cemetaries and placing them on veterans graves. This year however my plan is to visit my parents graves. Memorial Day means a good deal to me since both my father and hu... Read more
Determined Dahlias, May Challenge Week 3 Mom and Me!
Sunday, May 18, 2014      4 comments

My mom was a wonderful woman and a great mom. Unfortunately it wasn't until after I was out on my own that I strated to appreciate her. She was the one who helped me gain a love for cooking and experimenting with different foods to come up wit... Read more
My Goals for May! Dahlias Team, Week 1 BSG Challenge.
Saturday, May 03, 2014      8 comments

I am determined to get my weight loss back on track starting this month. Here are my goals for May. 1 Walk as much as possible every day. 2 Keep my salt intake down to 2000mg a day 3 Make the right choices for meals and snacks. 4 Los... Read more
Well I finally made a decision on what to do next about the Cancer
Thursday, April 24, 2014      8 comments

After visiting with the radiologist oncologist today. I made the decision to monitor for at least the next 3 months instead of any treatment. The doctor I saw today explained to me that once the lung tissue has been radiated it is dead and ther... Read more
It has been a hectic week!
Saturday, April 19, 2014      4 comments

Well this week has been very hectic. I have had two Drs apptments and been visited by two nurses and my PT and OT. I also had to have Apria (oxygen company) out to replace my refill station for my oxygen tanks. I told Leslie we needed a revol... Read more
I am back again!
Monday, April 07, 2014      11 comments

My dear SP friends. The past 5 days have been crazy. I went in last Thursday for a check up with my Pulmonologist and ended back in the hospital. I am sorry Leslie did not have a chance to let anyone know. She has been busy all weekend with ... Read more
Been Home a Week! Things are getting better!
Friday, March 28, 2014      10 comments

This is the first time I have felt up to sitting up at the computer since getting home a week ago Thursday. I have nursing care coming in 3 times a week and a PT an OT coming inat least once a week. I haven't left the house since coming home.... Read more
It has been a while. Here is the latest update
Thursday, March 06, 2014      13 comments

Well it has been a while since I gave an update on my health issues. I have been to see a dermatologist, a surgeon, had an MRI and a Lung Scan done in the past two weeks. The 3 moles the dermatologist removed came back negative for cancer... Read more
Things could be worse! For some reason I am not sure how.
Friday, February 21, 2014      13 comments

I got the call from my pulmonologist yesterday morning. The news wasn't what either of us expected. Seems that Big C has struck for a second time at me. The tumor is a melanoma (skin cancer). My pulmonologist referred me to an oncologist. I... Read more
Hello Friends!
Monday, February 17, 2014      10 comments

It has been a while since I have been on SP. I wanted to drop in and give everyone an update. I went in this morning nad had a biopdy done on a nodule of my right lower lobe of my lungs. The doctors assured me that it was the only way to be p... Read more
Heard from the Doctor today!
Thursday, February 06, 2014      7 comments

After 7 days of worrying about the results of my Pet Scan last Friday. I finally heard from the doctor today. The mass is benign. Good news at last! I will go in on Tuesday morning to see the scan itself and talk to the doctor about what we ... Read more
Update on me!
Friday, January 24, 2014      9 comments

As some of you may know I have lost two family members this week. My brother in law died this past Sunday. My first cousin died on Monday. I received some disturbing news about my own health just prior to cousins funeral today. Last we... Read more
BSG January Challenge Goals! Snowy Owls
Saturday, January 04, 2014      6 comments

We are supposed to write about our progress from December and our goals for this month. Since didn't progress very well in December. I have decided to focus my blog on this months goals. My main goal is to get back on track and stay there... Read more

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