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Hard Summer
Thursday, September 13, 2018      6 comments

This summer has been incredibly difficult as my future father in law has had a series of strokes and TIAs, his mind is pretty much gone. He has spent a lot of the summer in the hospital and was going to go into a rehab facility. He turned violen... Read more
Sunday, September 02, 2018      7 comments

Today's goal is to write about things that I have trouble taking in moderation and some solutions. OREOs - period - no moderation on those - they come in the house, I will eat the package until it's gone. Solution - I have to either not pu... Read more
Food Saboteurs
Thursday, January 18, 2018      1 comments

Matt, my teenager, and Tim, my fiance', are horrible food saboteurs - Tim is the candy man with the sweet tooth that never stops - he is diabetic bu... Read more
Vikings Won!
Sunday, January 14, 2018      1 comments

When you look at the Vikings vs Saints game today, you see the fight and the "never give up" attitude. They could have said only 17 seconds left there is no way we can do this and boom - they got a touchdown. Never quit, never give up - you can ... Read more
I have a code in my node
Saturday, January 13, 2018      0 comments

Remember those long ago days of having a cold and mommy would tuck you in bed with kleenex and chicken noodle soup? Yea, neither do I! But I have the cold and I know I am not getting help from the family so I am up and running around as usual. U... Read more
Life as a Country Music song...
Thursday, January 11, 2018      2 comments

What a roller coaster ride we have been on since right before Christmas. On December 23rd, Bear decided to to run out the door and straight into a car. We thought he was dead. Brought him in and he collapsed in a ball. Quick run to the ER Vet wh... Read more
Emotional Eating...
Friday, February 03, 2017      7 comments

Last night emotional eating took me away and afterwards I felt like crap - I need to come up with a better solution. I ended up eating a large McDonald's fries with a salad - I would have been better off doing the kid's meal to appease my inner ... Read more
little bit of activity today
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      4 comments

found some stretching exercises that I can do from the chair so did those - will repeat those several times during the day. Groin muscle is acting up again - I guess the pain meds from the surgery kept it from hurting, but now it's back an... Read more
Day 4 after surgery
Sunday, January 22, 2017      0 comments

Still weak and in some pain - took myself off the percocet due to side effects that were unpleasant. I did manage to get up and do some dishes, but ... Read more
Cochlear Implant Surgery
Saturday, January 21, 2017      2 comments

Wednesday I had cochlear implant surgery on my left ear which was a success this time (I crashed during surgery in December). While this makes me take a step back from starting my full weight loss and healthy regimen - I am still going to try. I... Read more