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A Sad Day ~ May 3, 2021
Monday, May 03, 2021      9 comments

My younger brother passed away today. He was on the transplant list for a kidney but his time ran out. I'm very sad but I have to remember that he was not able to live the life he wanted. He was 68. I'm only posting this because I'll be a... Read more
April's Gone, May is Here ~ May 1, 2021
Saturday, May 01, 2021      5 comments

There are only about 39 minutes left in April as I start this blog. I am both sad and happy to say goodbye to April and welcome May. April has been a busy month for me with lots of good things and not so good things happening. The weathe... Read more
Ups and Downs ~ April 30, 2021
Friday, April 30, 2021      1 comments

Today is Thursday but I'm going to start this blog with events that happened Tuesday. I had a doctor's appointment on Tuesday afternoon. It was a 6 week check-up from my last surgery. I've been feeling well so I wasn't worried. I had t... Read more
A Neighborhood Walk ~ April 24, 2021
Saturday, April 24, 2021      3 comments

Checked the weather this morning and guess what? Another rainy day here in Ohio! I still managed to get outside and walk for about an hour before the rain came. Kari got here around one and we immediately talked about walking. Furry ears... Read more
Wacky Weather & The Blahs ~ April 21, 2021
Wednesday, April 21, 2021      6 comments

I'm feeling lazy today - not interested in walking or any form of exercise; not interested in any of the healthy foods in the fridge; craving chips and sour cream dip! The last few weeks have seen nice weather here in northeastern Ohio. I c... Read more
Walking in the Rain ~ April 18, 2021
Tuesday, April 20, 2021      6 comments

Kari and I (and Peaches) ventured out to Silver Creek Park last Sunday. We walked Pheasant Run trail and it really brought back memories for me. Mari and I walked every day and we walked it frequently. She has since moved to Minnesota and I a... Read more
A Walk in the Woods ~ April 15, 2021
Thursday, April 15, 2021      4 comments

emoticon I surprised myself and I'm so proud of myself! I walked in the park again today! I used to walk every ... Read more
Making Progress ~ April 15, 2021
Thursday, April 15, 2021      3 comments

Today is Wednesday, at least for about 18 minutes! I guess it will be Thursday when this is posted so I'll be starting my fourth day back on track. I am forcing myself to track both exercise and nutrition BUT that's only after I force myself ... Read more
April 6 ~ Looking for Opportunities
Tuesday, April 06, 2021      5 comments

emoticon “The Pessimist Sees Difficulty In Every Opportunity. The Optimist Sees Opportunity In Every Difficulty.”... Read more
A Decision to Make
Saturday, March 20, 2021      5 comments

This year is not unfolding as I had wished or planned. January was fantastic with high energy, high motivation, an 8 pound weight loss, and feelings of success. Then... I started feeling unwell and soon was spiraling down. I started ble... Read more
I'm Sorry! ~ March 7, 2021
Sunday, March 07, 2021      7 comments

These past weeks have been very difficult for me. I have had some serious medical issues and had surgery (kidney) last Thursday. I had 3 different procedures and a stent put in (from my left kidney to my bladder). I have had extensive bleedin... Read more
Surgery Scheduled
Thursday, February 18, 2021      5 comments

I'm finally getting some results from the medical tests I've had the past few weeks. Everything was fine with the blood work except my liver enzymes were slightly elevated. I have to go back and have another test in 6 weeks to see if there is ... Read more
February 11, 2021
Thursday, February 11, 2021      5 comments

I'm sorry I haven't been around lately. I haven't been feeling well - no energy, just want to sleep! I've been having some trouble with kidney stones and bleeding also. I went to the doctor last week and had abdominal x-rays. Now, I'm sched... Read more
Feeling a Little Better Today ~ Jan. 27
Wednesday, January 27, 2021      5 comments

emoticon I'm starting to see daylight shining through this dark tunnel; I'm feeling a little better but have to f... Read more
Struggling - Jan. 26
Monday, January 25, 2021      12 comments

It's getting harder and harder to stay positive. I'm really not sure why but I'm struggling to care anymore. I guess it's time to talk to my doctor about meds for depression again. I hoped I could get through this on my own but I realize I... Read more

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