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Grandchildren are the greatest!
Saturday, March 25, 2017      13 comments

I received two of the very BEST get well cards in the mail yesterday - home made from my granddaughter Faith (10) and grandson Reese (6) who live in Roanoke. Little Jamey (4 on April 4th) is not quite old enough. These cards were so specia... Read more
Who knew a shower would be so much work.....
Friday, March 24, 2017      10 comments

or feel so good! Showering was today's challenge and I got through it just fine! Let me first say how thankful I am that I bought the shower chair. It is a simple little platform that you set inside the tub about where the shower head is poin... Read more
Outpatient Physical Therapy - Day 1
Thursday, March 23, 2017      16 comments

Today I saw Jerusha - my physical therapist. It was nice to see her again and know that she has my best interest at heart. It was a rough evening. A lot of pain and not too much sleep. Tom made up the bed in my Family Room for me to slee... Read more
I'm home!!!
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      16 comments

And I have never been so happy to be here. We arrived about 1:00 p.m. Tom got out to get my walker and he opened the door to the house - where Daisy was waiting. She had to be kenneled so he could get me inside - poor little thing was whimper... Read more
Day after surgert
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      26 comments

I have a new Knee! Hooray!!! Right now I am waiting for lunch and General Hospital. Everyone here has been so kind and helpful. My overnight nurse was the greatest. I am still in a lot of pain but I had one hour of Occupational and physic... Read more
I am as ready as I can be
Saturday, March 18, 2017      20 comments

Two more days until the big day. I have done everything that needs to be done, and have left a few things for later. On Thursday we went to the knee replacement class. I have really mixed feelings about that one. While it did answer some... Read more
The dreaded stress test
Monday, March 13, 2017      15 comments

Okay, so admit it; I was stressing out over the stress test. Yesterday was a rough day for me. I worked on taxes for hours, never quite getting done. It was so much easier and so much more fun when I did taxes with my dad. Every hour o... Read more
9 days and counting down
Saturday, March 11, 2017      10 comments

I have only 9 days left to get things done. I have been faithfully doing my exercises every day and adding in some light yoga and the stationary bike. My legs were feeling pretty achy yesterday afternoon so I skipped the bike. I've been doing... Read more
A special Birthday!
Thursday, March 09, 2017      12 comments

Today is my 3rd daughter Lauriellen's birthday, and what a day it was 38 years ago. I woke up feeling not quite myself but it was still 2 weeks unt... Read more
Spark Friends are the Greatest
Wednesday, March 08, 2017      6 comments

I was never lucky enough to have many friends. I would consider myself a true introvert. In school people called me shy. While so many kids had d... Read more
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      10 comments

I woke up this morning to snow. Seriously, it was about 50 degrees when I went out with Daisy the night before. It wasn't a lot of snow but in addition the temp had dropped and the wind had picked up. Even little Daisy didn't want to be outsi... Read more
To walk again
Monday, March 06, 2017      14 comments

I am two weeks away from my knee replacement surgery and I have so much to do. That's a really good thing because it helps keep my mind occupied with positive things. Since scheduling this surgery on Friday I have felt such a sense of peace - ... Read more
A plan has been made
Friday, March 03, 2017      13 comments

Hello dear Spark friends. I hope you are all having a wonderful Friday and looking forward to the weekend. We are getting back into the 60's on Sunday, that will truly be a blessing. Some of you may have noticed I've been a bit quiet late... Read more
Waiting is so hard
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      16 comments

Oxford Dictionaries defines waiting as: 1.the action of staying where one is or delaying action until a particular time or until something else hap... Read more
What a day today has been
Thursday, February 16, 2017      12 comments

It began at 8:30 a.m. with a phone call from my youngest daughter Lauriellen asking if she could come over today, do her laundry and make us dinner. WHAT????? This is the girl who's primary cooking skill was making Kraft Mac & Cheese. Well, s... Read more

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