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Fixing what has broken.
Thursday, February 04, 2021      2 comments

Last month, when we wanted to go to church, the key wouldn't start our Dodge Journey. It was an expensive repair. The oven quit working on our gas stove and we found a repairman. The first man we called, never called back. Now the oven w... Read more
My sister is making progress.
Tuesday, February 02, 2021      2 comments

My sister wrote: "Betty White just turned 99. Doing better today. Got showered by myself. Finally could lean forward enough to play with the watercolors. Hope tomorrow is better still. I see surgeon Feb 7. See oncologist Feb 17 so he should kno... Read more
Today, my mother would be 99 years old if she were still alive.
Monday, February 01, 2021      3 comments

Mom made it to 91. We made another YouTube recipe yesterday, Philly Cheesesteak peppers. We cooked 6 red peppers in the Instant Pot. I had two for lunch and one for dinner. Our pastor called this morning and his test came back nega... Read more
My sister's progress.
Saturday, January 30, 2021      5 comments

I talked to my sister tonight using Facebook Messenger. She told me she has a hernia. She also said they told her that her A1C was normal. Your A1C is an average of your blood glucose for 3 months. Our grandparents on our mother's side were b... Read more
It's Saturday.
Saturday, January 30, 2021      6 comments

It's Saturday. I didn't contact my sister yesterday. I thought maybe she might like a day where she can relax at home and maybe catch up on things that she didn't get tp do while she was in the hospital. Her husband would do them for her if s... Read more
My sister is home from the hospital!
Thursday, January 28, 2021      7 comments

My sister wrote: "I was just looking you up to text you. Got home about six o’clock. Stomach very sore. Now I wait for them to check the lymph nodes to see if it spread and if I need chemo. Harder to move around at home. Furniture wrong height... Read more
I talked to my sister this morning on Facebook Messenger.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021      3 comments

My sister was online this morning. She had part of her colon removed and won't know until she talks with her oncologist whether she will have to have chemo. She wrote: "Feeling good thought I was going home today, but now sodium is down becaus... Read more
Rechecking on things that I may have gotten wrong or have forgotten.
Monday, January 25, 2021      1 comments

I won't call my brother-in-law until maybe Wednesday. By then he will know if they removed "all" of my sister's colon cancer. My sister told very few people that she had cancer. Today, I needed to call the VA about a diabetes self-managem... Read more
My sister called me today.
Sunday, January 24, 2021      5 comments

My sister called me today, she has colon cancer and will be having surgery, be the Lord Willing, tomorrow. She will be in the hospital for maybe three days. I didn't go to church today because of side effects of Clindamycin HCL. I was giv... Read more
Wedding Anniversary, 43 years.
Saturday, January 23, 2021      4 comments

My husband deserves a medal of valor for staying married to me for that long. I am back on the Veterans Administration's MOVE program. I use a tele-conference phone call to join other veterans to lose weight and improve my health. I quit ... Read more
Another murder to my nephew's wife's family.
Thursday, August 06, 2020      7 comments

Some of you will remember me blogging about the death of my nephew's son, Dakota Leo James. He was found dead in the Ohio River. Later the family was able to see pictures of his autopsy and there were marks around his neck. Last week, his... Read more
I have a new doctor.
Friday, July 17, 2020      5 comments

I went to the Veterans Administration Community Based Outpatient Clinic this morning. The hospital is in Chilicothe, Ohio. I like my new doctor, she is very thorough. I had written down things I was concerned about before I went to my appoint... Read more
A lid dropped out of an overhead cabinet and broke to smithereens!
Friday, July 03, 2020      6 comments

I wanted to put he cat food on a sandwich plate to feed her. I got the plate and a lid to a Pyrex or Corning Ware pan fell and hit the granite counter top. I don't know how it happened because the sandwich plates are not near the lids. It sha... Read more
My first trip to the VA since moving.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020      2 comments

My husband drove me to the VA outpatient clinic today in Portsmouth, Ohio. I had an appointment with a woman to help me fill out an Advanced Directive. My husband had to stand outside after a very hard and heavy rain and talk through the door.... Read more
Day 2 on the VA MOVE program
Saturday, June 27, 2020      2 comments

I had IBS (Irritable Bowel Snydrome) this morning. It is good for one thing-it helps to lower my weight! Four pounds gone since yesterday! I keep a log by the toilet where my scale is on the floor, and log my exercise since I do participate i... Read more

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