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  • Sunday

    7/25/2021 2:29:36 PM, by PICKIE98

    I woke up with a lot of knee pain in the middle of the night, but did get more sleep later. today I am doing exercises and being thankful for A/C in this hot weather. Tomorrow is a doctor appointment; I am hoping for a good lab report. I am going to address the issue of getting this loop re... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day ☀️

    7/25/2021 12:40:32 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've done the mega miles DVD this morning and I feel great. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Breakfast casserole

    7/25/2021 12:19:50 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I made this breakfast casserole this morning. It has artichoke hearts, black olives, spinach, onions, mushrooms, and a yellow bell pepper. I have been eating a lot of vegetables here lately. Been cutting back on the meat. I have noticed how I feel here lately. I still have meat but not as much as... Read more

  • A beautiful day

    7/24/2021 10:03:09 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a beautiful day here today. Later on, in the evening it's calling for a lot of rain 🌧️ here. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! My daughter and I are going out for lunch today. I'll be going for a walk later in the afternoon. Have a great... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/24/2021 7:42:16 AM, by PICKIE98

    I was awake most of the night,,I just got up and started laundry, read a book. Today is shopping and watching the rain storm.... Read more

  • Friday

    7/23/2021 12:46:41 PM, by PICKIE98

    This morning I had an eye appointment with the specialist. Some good news, some not so.. but now mmy pupils are dialted, so not much to say today.. foggy!... Read more

  • a lovely summer day

    7/23/2021 12:26:50 PM, by MOMMY445

    it's a beautiful sunny and warm day here today. my daughter says hello to everyone. both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! i have been for a walk and i feel great! i will be going for another walk later on to get some groceries. have a great day, everyone! take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/22/2021 5:49:23 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today was library day. We then visited Karen and returned a phone and a sack-o-masks.... Read more

  • A beautiful summer day ☀️

    7/22/2021 10:47:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a beautiful sunny day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. After lunch I will be doing some dancing. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • A beautiful day

    7/21/2021 12:16:58 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a much cooler day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. I'm watching a funny movie on TV and I am really enjoying the movie. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk later on in the morning. Then I will be doing some dancing later in the afternoo... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/20/2021 2:00:24 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today is another hot day, so we are indoors after the clinic. DD heel wound is looking great. I can see where the new tissue has formed, about a two inch circumference of it so far. She still has a long way to go, but that Juven, collagen supplement, is really helping. The new treatment, Ilofl... Read more

  • It's a beautiful sunny day 🌞

    7/20/2021 11:01:49 AM, by MOMMY445

    It'll be a warm and humid day here today. There's a chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon here. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Later on in the afternoon I will be doing some dancing. Have a great day, ever... Read more

  • Veggie scramble

    7/19/2021 6:48:25 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I fixed myself a veggie scramble tonight for supper because I didn't feel like anything heavy or will take forever to cook. This has kale, mushrooms, red bell pepper, eggs and cheese. I am still eating meat but cutting back on it. I noticed a difference with the way my stomach feels. My stomach g... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    7/19/2021 1:42:29 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've done the mega miles DVD this morning and I feel great! Have a wonderful day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Monday

    7/19/2021 11:16:53 AM, by PICKIE98

    Today is going to be a scorcher, so I will do indoor chores. I continue with my workout, doing food prep today for stir fry. Tomorrow is wound clinic day, so nothing gets planned except that appointment. We are ina routine of healing and it seems to be working.... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    7/18/2021 1:01:12 PM, by MOMMY445

    The weather is warm and sunny today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'll be going for another walk after lunch today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Sunday

    7/18/2021 12:03:12 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today I did some yard work that I postponed from yesterday. retirement and no rain, gives me that option. Nice. DD is doing much better. She only has two wounds left. She now wears a regular shoe on one foot and the ortho shoe on the other. It makes for clompy walking, but that left heel is a... Read more

  • New version of my mom's Shepherd's Pie

    7/17/2021 12:52:59 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I have been hungry for my mom's Shepherd's Pie. So I decided to use some of the leftover lentils that I made this week. I took some of the lentils and spinach and did 2 batches in a saucepan with half a can of peas and carrots and a half of a container of diced onion. Put them into a 9x13 inch pa... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/17/2021 11:57:06 AM, by PICKIE98

    I opened the windows this morning. The humidity is still at 64%, but that is low for MI. I made pasta salad and finished laundry, will probably do some yard work later. I love fresh air!... Read more

  • It's Saturday

    7/17/2021 12:14:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    I'm watching a funny movie on DVD just now. It feels good to watch something that is funny. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Later on in the morning I will be going for a walk. In the afternoon I will be doing some dancing. Have a great day, ... Read more

  • Friday

    7/16/2021 5:21:07 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today was wound nurse-day. We both showered and got supplies ready before she arrived. I did four loads of laundry and I am really tired. This humidity is ragging on my lungs.... Read more

  • A beautiful day

    7/16/2021 12:07:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    I'm watching a funny movie on television just now. It's a great way to relax. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Later on in the morning I will be going for a walk. It's going to be another warm and humid day here today. I will keep cool and st... Read more

  • Tried something new

    7/15/2021 7:49:04 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I have never cooked any kind of dried bean before. Tonight I did that. I have been craving lentils from dry. I used a 32oz bag because I have a lot of meatless meals in mind. I got a 5oz container of organic baby spinach from Walmart a couple of days ago and added it to the lentils. I have cereal... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/15/2021 2:49:58 PM, by PICKIE98

    It is another rainy day here, It is very windy and dark, more like autumn than summer.... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    7/15/2021 10:24:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a warm and humid day here today. There's a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Later on in the afternoon I will be doing some dancing 🕺. Have a great day, everyone! T... Read more

  • Tropical smoothie

    7/14/2021 6:36:14 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I didn't feel like fixing anything hot or heavy tonight for supper. Yesterday I got some groceries and in it I got some pineapple, strawberries and bananas. I got some milk too. I already had vanilla yogurt so I blended everything up. It is good and filling. I don't fix smoothies too often.... Read more

  • Tropical smoothie

    7/14/2021 6:35:57 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I didn't feel like fixing anything hot or heavy tonight for supper. Yesterday I got some groceries and in it I got some pineapple, strawberries and bananas. I got some milk too. I already had vanilla yogurt so I blended everything up. It is good and filling. I don't fix smoothies too often.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/14/2021 2:07:58 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today I went to the grocery store to pick up DD Rx's. One other customer in the store, so it was nice. I got everything taken in the house, brought the trash can to the garage, and did the dishes. I am praying for the people that are suffering today.... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    7/14/2021 12:28:45 PM, by MOMMY445

    tit's a sunny and warm day here today. my daughter says hello to everyone. both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! i have been for a walk and i feel great! i will be going for another walk later in the afternoon. have a great day, everyone! take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/13/2021 2:31:05 PM, by PICKIE98

    This morning was a visit to the would clinic. They are pleased that her left heel is basically healed. The skin is closed, but still tender. They are trying a new treatment on the other heel.. The hip wound continues to be treated as well. It began raining when we got home. We need it. The ar... Read more

  • a warm day

    7/13/2021 12:36:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    it's a warm and humid day here today. i have been for a walk and i feel great! i'll be doing some dancing after lunch. my daughter says hello to everyone. both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! have a great day, everyone! take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • New mani

    7/12/2021 8:41:14 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I gave myself a manicure yesterday afternoon. The color is called Juneau The Drill. Its from Color Street. Its purple with some sparkle in it. Since I have been doing my nails this way (with no dry time), I hate having my nails naked.... Read more

  • Monday

    7/12/2021 5:08:45 AM, by PICKIE98

    I am awake at 4 bells.. I need to get some lab tests done early this morning, but I wish I could have slept a bit more. My psychic powers (tongue-in-cheek) tell me that I will be dozing later.. I still will do my workout.... Read more

  • A beautiful day

    7/12/2021 12:34:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be a sunny day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk later in the morning. Then I will be doing some dancing 🕺 later in the day. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • A beautiful day

    7/11/2021 1:16:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a cooler day here today. I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'll be going for another walk later on. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Sunday

    7/11/2021 10:36:26 AM, by PICKIE98

    This morning, I feel blessed, feel calm and feel grateful. DD is healing nicely with her left heel healed, she is eating healthier and losing weight. I am also eating less and healthier, losing some weight. We are not able to go out and do things as we did before, but she is alive, has o... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    7/10/2021 1:48:04 PM, by MOMMY445

    The weather here is sunny and mild. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Later on I will be doing some dancing 🕺. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/10/2021 11:53:51 AM, by PICKIE98

    Today I just putz around the house, paying bills, laundry, etc. Normally, we would be up in the U.P now, but it is not to be this year. With so many people not wearing masks, we feel safer at home. Vaccine does not guarantee no covid. People forget that because they WANT to be back to the way... Read more

  • Friday

    7/9/2021 3:50:29 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today I stepped on the scale and saw another three pound loss. I guess there are perks to running around with all for the appointments for DD! This morning, the wound nurse came to treat the three wounds. DD left heel is finally healed, but a bedsore that she never mentioned to anybody, has got... Read more

  • A cloudy and cool day

    7/9/2021 2:22:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    The weather here today is mostly cloudy and cool. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'll be going for another walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • It's Thursday

    7/8/2021 12:27:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a mostly rainy day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've done a Leslie Sansone exercise DVD this morning and I feel great! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/8/2021 11:07:41 AM, by PICKIE98

    This morning we finally both went to the salon for a haircut. IT is the first time in over a year and a half. We feel so much better. I must say, they said that I still had good guides for cutting, so we did a good job with the grooming kit I bought.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/7/2021 4:58:47 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today was one of DD specialist's appointments. After having a procedure done, he ordered a Rx for her, so I dropped her at home and went back to the pharmacy. ... Read more

  • A wonderful day

    7/7/2021 10:49:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a mostly cloudy day here today and it's not warm and humid. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • A wonderful day

    7/6/2021 12:27:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's another warm and humid day here today. Then the weather will be cooler for the rest of the week. I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'll be doing some dancing 🕺 later on. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/6/2021 5:52:12 AM, by PICKIE98

    I am going to ask Kristy to teach me one of the PT exercises that is a pelvic tilt. It is supposed to be great for the knees, hips and helping with balance.... Read more

  • Monday

    7/5/2021 1:52:15 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today is doing random things around the house.. I took the trash out, started the dishwasher, sorted laundry, washed some dishes, sorted mail, started Kristy's car up and let it run for a few minutes. Tomorrow is the weekly visit to the wound clinic, library, and taking some soup to Buddy. ... Read more

  • It's Monday

    7/5/2021 1:03:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be a very warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk later in the morning. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • It's Sunday

    7/4/2021 2:49:41 PM, by MOMMY445

    Happy July 4th to all who celebrate! My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Later on I will be doing some dancing 🕺. Have a great day! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Sunday

    7/4/2021 5:18:38 AM, by PICKIE98

    I am very thankful today. I talked for a very long time with Mike, John's son in AZ. John is my very close friend who died the day after Father's Day. Mike and I are very close as well. We talked for at least two hours until all of the batteries on my three cordless phones beeped incessantly. ... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/3/2021 4:26:39 PM, by PICKIE98

    I slept much better last night with the windows opened and no expected in-home care today. I decided to do yard work tomorrow.... Read more

  • it's saturday

    7/3/2021 3:22:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today! my daughter says hello to everyone. both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! i have been for a walk and i feel great! i will be doing some dancing later on today. have a great day, everyone! take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Friday

    7/2/2021 5:19:33 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today is about some cleaning and wound nurse visit. Kristy's wound is too deep for her to walk very far, so we just move around here... I see some more yard work in my very near future..(this weekend).... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    7/2/2021 2:33:09 PM, by MOMMY445

    The weather is nice today. It's sunny and a bit windy. I've been for a walk in the morning and I feel great. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/1/2021 4:15:39 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today is a rare day of no in-home visits or clinic appointments. We are just relaxing. ... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    7/1/2021 12:54:51 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a beautiful sunny day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'm going for another walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    6/30/2021 2:03:40 PM, by PICKIE98

    I am still very sad about John. He was instrumental in getting a lot of things through in legislature, even though he never was in the senate. He is close friends with Mr. Musser, the man who just sold The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island here in Michigan. Today DD was discharged from the... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/30/2021 12:03:53 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a warm and humid day here today. It's going to be cooler here after today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'll be doing some dancing 🕺 later in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take car... Read more

  • A warm and humid day 🙂

    6/29/2021 11:33:55 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's another warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm exercising indoors today. I'll be doing some dancing 🕺 and a walking DVD. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    6/29/2021 7:29:07 AM, by PICKIE98

    I have been off blog because I am grieving for a VERY close friend that died last week. He was the brother I never had, lifelong friend, we told each other everything. I have stopped crying for the most part, but am reeling from the loss. Today is wound clinic, shower lady and PT visit for p... Read more

  • Chicken and vegetables and rice

    6/28/2021 6:20:58 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I wasn't in n the mood for anything heavy or hot for supper tonight so I made something that helped clean out my utility/pantry room on cans. I took 2 cans of chicken (like you would get tuna in),a can each of green beans, green peas, chick peas, corn and carrots. I had a a cup of dried brown rice l... Read more

  • A warm and humid day

    6/28/2021 11:48:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's another warm and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk in the morning and I feel great! I'll be doing some dancing 🕺 later on in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take ... Read more

  • A warm and windy day

    6/27/2021 2:39:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've done some yoga and I feel great! I'll be doing some dancing 🕺 later in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • New mani

    6/27/2021 8:51:31 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I gave myself a manicure yesterday. Its called Never Forgotten. It's for pregnancy and infancy loss awareness and it's by Color Street. I love it but the ones that are on my middle finger and pinky you can't see the butterflies on them. I am going to go through my stash later for my next manicure... Read more

  • It's Saturday

    6/26/2021 2:00:30 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Earlier this morning I did the 5 mega miles DVD and I feel great! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more