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Thursday, May 31, 2018      12 comments

It's been a LONG time since I committed mental energy to loosing weight. I haven't put effort into the program. I've maintained a weight loss of over 20 pounds since I first started Spark. I changed my documented starting weight a few times sinc... Read more
Busy weekend
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      12 comments

It went from the two of us to a weekend of company! DD2, SIL2 and the granddog stayed with us for 3 days and helped around the house. Pool opened and summerized. Check. Salt in the water system/softener. Check. Minor repairs. Check... Read more
Life goes one one day at a time!
Thursday, May 24, 2018      13 comments

PT for my knee is going great. Brianna realized her role is to keep me from doing too much! Today, I ended up performing 70 bridges on various media ie; ball, half ball, with bands and without. Huh? I thought I was supposed to take it easy? ... Read more
Back to our regularly scheduled lives.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018      18 comments

DH looks fine, feels good and is almost back to his usual self. emoticon Me, too! ... Read more
Getting better every day
Saturday, May 19, 2018      12 comments

DH is doing much better although a source for his fever has not been determined. No fever since the night I brought him in and all doctors agree it's a big issue to go from normal to 103 without any other symptoms. He "may" come home tomor... Read more
When it rains, it pours.
Friday, May 18, 2018      16 comments

The "helicopter seeds" from the maple trees filled our gutters to overflowing. Yesterday DH balanced on a ladder using a gizmo to unblock the elbows while I ran water through this nifty shepherds hook for gutter cleaning. No ladder needed! Nice ... Read more
Rain, rain go away...for a bit
Thursday, May 17, 2018      12 comments

We've had rain for a few days. We also avoided the nasty stuff in the news by about 3 towns! Lucky us! I've been hoping for rain as standing to water my $$$ of foundation plantings done in March is a bit tough on the knee and boring. The 20... Read more
Wanting side effects without the illnesses
Wednesday, May 16, 2018      13 comments

When I was fighting the sinus infection, I wasn't hungry. When I was taking the antibiotics I had no appetite. I didn't sneak to the kitchen to see what DH had brought home from the store. The "curse" of his miraculous recovery means h... Read more
I want to be like my 95 year old neighbor
Monday, May 14, 2018      18 comments

I spent a bit of time with my 95 yr old neighbor yesterday and enjoyed every minute! Bright, lively and a fun neighborhood "mom" to look up to although I top her by about 14 inches! She'd broken her replacement hip in January in a fall, rec... Read more
6 generations of strong women. Happy Mother's Day!
Sunday, May 13, 2018      12 comments

Ah, the progression of womanhood in my family. Strong mitochondrial DNA passed down the female lines. My maternal great-grandmother, probably around 1895 Emigrated from England in the 1880's ... Read more
Waiting for my garden to grow and using up last years harvest
Saturday, May 12, 2018      10 comments

I renewed my cooked omelet veggies for quick breakfasts this morning. I set it aside and measure when needed, add egg substitute, cook and done! It's working rather well for me (thanks to WATERMELLEN for the veggie ideas) . Today's pan had ... Read more
Tortoise vs hare
Thursday, May 10, 2018      12 comments

DH said “Did you see the look on the doctors face when you told him you were walking a total of 1 mile?” They said walk 10 minutes every couple of hours. I did 3-4 times a day (totaled about a mile). No one said I couldn’t walk my normal ... Read more
Continue to improve.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018      11 comments

Walking. Leg lifts. Seated knee bends. CRACK! emoticon Yet, it doesn't hurt! That makes me very ha... Read more
Surgery went great, recovery better than I thought!
Saturday, May 05, 2018      15 comments

Surgery went fine! emoticon My doctor found several tears (who knew?) and moderate arthritis and he fixed it ... Read more
Bonus blog: WHYIZIT?
Tuesday, May 01, 2018      13 comments

I eat clean and healthy. Exercise. Take vitamins. Yet one simple cold gifted me by grandchildren reduced my immune system to one hot mess! The pressure started in my face while I was driving to my dentist. When I left there, with m... Read more

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