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The Baby Shower's Done
Sunday, May 04, 2014      12 comments

Friday was spent doing last minute errands for the shower. I finally found a dress Friday night at 7:30. (I had tried on so many that I can't remember how many!) Satur... Read more
Lost: Me and My Goals Offering Reward
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      10 comments

I sit and think about goals. I write them down. I occasionally look at them. I haven't been striving for them lately. I haven't taken time for me: rest, relax, do something that I want to do. What happened? The usual. I've been doin... Read more
High Ups and Low Downs This Week
Friday, April 25, 2014      12 comments

My grand-baby gave me a lot of joy this week. I felt dancing and hiccups. I got to see a 3-D ultrasound that was just amazing. There's no words to describe this. And the baby looks like Momma! I am grateful that I had this good in my life t... Read more
Easter Sunday Mass
Sunday, April 20, 2014      8 comments

My pregnant daughter, Sherry came back into town Wednesday night. She wanted to go to church with me today - partly because it is Easter and partly because she knew I wanted to show off my beautiful daughter. I go to St. Patrick's Episco... Read more
New Mantra
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      14 comments

I have to keep saying my new mantra: It is what it is. I can't change circumstances. I can deal with them better. I can't change others. I can change myself. The purpose of starting on Spark People was to improve myself, mentally ... Read more
Challenged
Monday, April 14, 2014      11 comments

I will admit it: I am over-extended, exhausted, and in dire need of a refill. Going and doing for Mom since September has caught up with me. I realize I need a break, some me time, a vacation. BUT...I can't see it happening. Mom has 4... Read more
Uh-Oh
Monday, April 07, 2014      13 comments

I realize I've been complacent lately. I looked at my goals and had to be honest with myself. I'm not working on them like I should. So...TODAY I WILL SET NEW GOALS. I WILL WORK ON THEM. I have a reason to work on them: the baby will be he... Read more
April 1, 1982
Tuesday, April 01, 2014      12 comments

I told everyone that my due date was April 1. Do you think they believed me? NOOO!!! First, I had to convince the husband that my water really did break. Then, I had ... Read more
Under the Gun...Again!
Monday, March 31, 2014      12 comments

My daughter will be back here in 18 days... emoticon But...wait...is the condo ready? Have I even started?... Read more
I Feel Like I'm In Limbo
Friday, March 28, 2014      17 comments

Mom's still the same. I'm still not getting any answers from anyone. Anew nurse got grumpy with me because I asked her how come Mom still has a headache. "If she doesn't tell the doctor, then nothing can be done!" What the... It's got m... Read more
The Signs Have Hit Me Over The Head This Morning
Monday, March 24, 2014      13 comments

I have been on the stress merry-go-round since October. I knew I was getting dizzy. My body reminded me the first of the year when I came down with shingles. Little noises kept going off in the back of my head. Yesterday, before church, ... Read more
C-Diff Questions
Friday, March 21, 2014      12 comments

The more I read and the more people I talk to, the more confused I am about C-Diff. When Mom was in the hospital in December, for check pains, she got bad diarrhea. They put her on antibiotics and sent her home. January wasn't bad, but her s... Read more
Hey, Dad: Happy St. Patrick's Day
Monday, March 17, 2014      9 comments

Hi, Dad. It's St. Patrick's Day. I think of you so much more today. I know that it's a favorite day of yours. I miss hugging you, hearing your voice, just being in your presence. I talk to you all the time. I know you hear me. I know how ... Read more
Mixed Emotions
Saturday, March 15, 2014      9 comments

Mom was moved from the horrible hospital to a really nice rehabilitation center last Friday. It still took a couple days for her "bathroom" problem to completely stop, but she was in better spirits immediately, I called her on Sunday and my si... Read more
Baby Z Fix
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      6 comments

Sherry and I Skyped for two hours last night. I got to talk to my Baby Z and see how big that baby is getting - bigger that the picture already. She is now 6 months one... Read more

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