Monday at the ER
Monday, December 30, 2013 2 comments
Oh my...yesterday I began having severe left shoulder pain. I also felt fluttering in chest and sore elbow. Called the doctor, he's on vacation, his PA told me to go to ER ...at 8 today, began 6 hour excursion. Good news, heart ok, I already ... Read more
Saturday, December 28, 2013 0 comments
It feels so nice to have a quiet day to catch up on things, visit by phone with several people, read and do laundry, get the car washed...salt everywhere. I am chilling out for the evening, readying for New Years Eve. I have several options, ... Read more
My fitness challenge
Friday, December 27, 2013 3 comments
In early 2010, I went trout fishing with 3 of my grandchildren, nephew, my then-husband, and 4 friends, all male. I have been passionate about fishing all my life. We had a wonderful time stream fishing in Pennsylvania near my camp in the Alle... Read more
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 1 comments
As with so many, this is a special time to be thankful for the abundance of so many things in our lives. I am happy to walk into my family celebrations on my own power, no wheel chair or walker. In am blessed with six beautiful grandchildren, 2... Read more
Special day in several ways!
Monday, December 23, 2013 1 comments
Had a great day, finished up the passwords, won a battle with social security for benefit error correction, spent morning with my 15 year old a Grandson today, my treasure, and made a great new crab dip for tomorrow. As well, today I put my wal... Read more
Sunday, December 22, 2013 3 comments
Well, on my way to the holidays, Tina went off and lost her password book that I guarded so well. After tearing apart my house, desk, car, and the garbage, I began the task of reconstructing. I knew many by heart, changed what I could, then in... Read more
All is calm...all is bright!
Thursday, December 19, 2013 2 comments
Well, the frigid weather is calmer, it's in the 40's with flash flooding. Satellite service restored 2 days ago, for some reason blog entries would not post, hope this one does. So grateful for so much, including SP network. Lost another two... Read more
Snow, satellite, sabotage!
Sunday, December 15, 2013 4 comments
Living in the country has some wonderful advantages, living 350 ft off the road, on the side of a mountain, bordered by a creek, waterfalls, and park are a blessing. In my remodeled barn building, life is pretty tame, until we have ice and 10 i... Read more
Life in Excess
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 4 comments
You know, we tend to blame others for our mistakes, tragedies, errors, even our happiness. I am living proof of one who has and could continue to choose that path. If I were to sum up my life, it would be Excess. I have over studied, overwork... Read more
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 0 comments
The next 12 years are a blessing in many ways, I believed that I had met the man of my dreams. We shared family, career experiences, bought my parents cabin in Pennsylvania, Traveled winters to Florida. Hobbies of fishing, his life of hunti... Read more
Monday, December 09, 2013 2 comments
Well, good news is...my hair grew back, and I am so glad. I have damaged my body consistently by just carrying such excess weight all my life. Obesity is linked to so many diseases, I have arthritis in both knees, bone on bone, stress fracture... Read more
Co-dependent and finding my way...
Sunday, December 08, 2013 2 comments
Weighing 385 pounds didn't seem so bad, I am tall with the proverbial "big bones." Against the wishes of my mate, I explored job opportunities and made the decision in 1975 to go into business for myself. I chose street maintenances services,... Read more
I know how I got here...
Saturday, December 07, 2013 1 comments
You know, life in the city opened so many doors, tripled my income in 2 weeks, learned a new vocation as a medical assistant, found Lane B's big girl shopping, met many new people, Found dance clubs and alcohol, and a first husband who promot... Read more
Growing up a big girl
Thursday, December 05, 2013 3 comments
Living in a coal mining town, remote, father always working out of town, mother did not drive, made for interesting shopping and wardrobe choices. Clothes over size 18, not. Shoes over size 8, not. My clothes were clean, limited, not stylish,... Read more
Lord, why me..
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 0 comments
I was 6 pounds six oz when born. And 24 in long, downright a stick, and I was puny through third grade. At that point started growing up and out. I am the oldest of 4, with three shapely, fit siblings to this day. My habits and interests as ... Read more
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