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Me time day two
Friday, May 10, 2019      2 comments

I had another productive day off but also got to relax by knitting and catching up on Call the Midwife. It was a rainy day. Then went to an early mother’s day dinner that was really good. Tomorrow going to Mimosas with Mom and then the movies wi... Read more
A little me time
Thursday, May 09, 2019      4 comments

Since I was off today I got a massage, did some shopping for much needed clothes and some things for my baby girl, and had my annual eye exam. I’ll run back by tomorrow to pick out glasses. I looked a little today but with dilated eyes it was ha... Read more
Surgery date
Monday, May 06, 2019      6 comments

Got our daughter’s heart surgery date today. Got about 6 weeks to prepare. I hate this for her. It’s going to be a stressful time for us.... Read more
Feeling down
Sunday, May 05, 2019      4 comments

I have been so tired since we got back from Dallas. I have to work 8 days straight but then I’ll be off for 4 days so I’m looking forward to that. Haven’t done the best job of eating right or exercising. Just feeling kind of down about a lot of ... Read more
Tuesday, April 30, 2019      4 comments

We are home and tired. But unpacked and 2 loads of laundry done. Kind of looking forward to our normal routine and eating better! But I was backing my car out tonight and my husband’s truck was closer than usual so I broke my side mirror on his... Read more
Day 4
Monday, April 29, 2019      4 comments

My daughter’s heart cath went well this morning. However she is going to need open heart surgery in the very near future and we weren’t expecting that. The doctor wasn’t either. We will drive home tomorrow stopping frequently so she can get out ... Read more
Day 3 of trip
Sunday, April 28, 2019      2 comments

Today we went to the zoo. RMH has passes so it was free plus we got a discount on anything we spent in the zoo. Then we came back and relaxed. I did some laundry. Ate dinner then our daughter made friends with a couple of girls so she played wit... Read more
Day 1 of trip
Friday, April 26, 2019      2 comments

Loooong but good day. Our daughter did good at her appointment although she wasn’t thrilled with us. Heart cath on Monday for her and we may be able to head home the same day. Did get to the Galleria tonight and had good burgers for lunch. Lots ... Read more
Getting ready for Dallas
Wednesday, April 24, 2019      2 comments

We leave super early Friday morning to take our daughter to Dallas for heart stuff. She’ll have an echo on Friday and a cath on Monday. We did this 10 years ago with her to repair one defect and now might need to repair the other defect. We plan... Read more
Lab results
Thursday, April 18, 2019      2 comments

Well my A1C is up and my TSH is super low. He wants to repeat my TSH level in 8 weeks but didn’t make any changes to my thyroid meds. I looked up symptoms and it would explain a lot! Gotta get my A1C back down. I’ve enjoyed being in the Star Sp... Read more
Being recognized
Wednesday, April 17, 2019      6 comments

Attended an awards ceremony at the university tonight to be awarded the MSW Field Supervisor of the Year award. Made me feel pretty special. I’m supervising a great student right now who nominated me. She wrote a great nomination letter that mad... Read more
Too much
Tuesday, April 16, 2019      5 comments

I ran errands during my lunch today so I picked up fast food. Big mistake. I overate and it was not good food so now I feel terrible. I tracked it all so I know how bad it was. Big mistake on my part. But I already have my healthy lunch packed f... Read more
This week’s focus
Sunday, April 14, 2019      5 comments

I want to increase my exercise this week. I’ve already gotten out and taken a walk around our new neighborhood this morning. The one thing I’ve enjoyed about this neighborhood is how quiet it is! The wind was picking up of course so it was chil... Read more
Happy Friday Eve!
Thursday, April 11, 2019      3 comments

So glad tomorrow is Friday. I’ve been training a new girl and overall she’s good but there are a few concerns that my supervisor wants us to address in the morning. Got a massage last night and she worked on my lower back/hip/leg/foot pain. Have... Read more
Tuesday, April 09, 2019      1 comments

Got the time off I wanted! My sister and I planned some things to do while she’s here. Had a brownie today but got some extra walking in and my blood sugar is great tonight. Things are going smoothly so far. Now to list 10 things I’m grateful f... Read more

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