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Do raisins help you sleep?
Wednesday, February 03, 2016      1 comments

The doctor called me at home last night...even tho I'd seen her at 9am. She is ordering a liver ultrasound because my labs are abnormal...again, and she stopped the amitriptyline (elavil) that I take every bedtime to help me stay asleep. She th... Read more
Out of challenges, what next?
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      1 comments

I'm still starving for points, and now I have completed all the challenges I have no way to earn more! It's almost an obsession...seeing how many points I can get each day. I saw my doctor today and have to have a liver ultrasound...bummer.... Read more
Going back to vegan to heal my fatty liver!
Monday, February 01, 2016      2 comments

Again, fatty liver. If I were needing pate I could harvest myself... I suppose a lovely coconut walnut tea bread sample from the bread store isn't advisable almost every day, nor celebrating with Krispy Kreme donuts when the Panthers win! Back... Read more
Time for severe change...fatty liver is back!
Sunday, January 31, 2016      4 comments

The doctor called, all my liver studies are elevated again so it;s back to lots of raw veggies, greens without dressing, and cooked cabbage. I have reversed this before with loads of raw veggies...it means no sugar, nothing white, and no wine ... Read more
God has a special place in heaven for teachers!
Friday, January 29, 2016      2 comments

And it may include alcohol because if I had to do this full time...well, I couldn't. I was not called to be a teacher, I was called to be a nurse, and it's takes a real calling to be excellent at either. The classroom has not burned down nor ha... Read more
Prayers needed...I have to cover a classroom this week!
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      4 comments

And I am NOT a teacher, never was, just a Registered Nurse for neonates, but I AM a volunteer. One of the teachers where Mum and I volunteer has an autoimmune problem that has attacked her corneas so she's out for the week. They have nobody to ... Read more
The sun is shining!
Monday, January 25, 2016      1 comments

We had two days of snow which is all melted now, just enough to close school and church. I enjoyed the quiet time with my beloved who brought Mum over for chili and an afternoon of Downton Abbey. My eye is rid of pink-eye, my cough is almost go... Read more
Pink eye, sinus infection, hacking cough!
Friday, January 22, 2016      1 comments

All came on the day before yesterday but I was blessed to actually have a doctors appoint yesterday! Got started on the proper treatments but still don't feel any better yet. We were supposed to be volunteering at school today but are getting ... Read more
home again for two weeks
Sunday, January 17, 2016      4 comments

Over fed, over wined. Now two weeks to cut back before I see the doctors. My bones are even thinner than before although I drink almond milk, take fosamax, and eat leafy greens. Guess I'll have to resort to the dreaded weight lifting. Bummer!... Read more
Tour bus crash in Jamaica
Friday, January 15, 2016      5 comments

One of the tour buses from the cruise ship was hit by a semi-truck yesterday afternoon coming back from the Dunn falls. One guest killed, 21 guests injured. We sailed out of Jamaica four hours late, the Captain is making up the lost time today... Read more
Very busy day at school!
Friday, January 08, 2016      1 comments

It was non-stop, but Mum is in the classroom next door and this "keeps her going", she says. I have been trying to arrange rides for her to get to school and back Wednesday and Friday of this next week since we will be gone. No parents "availa... Read more
Hubby is volunteering...I'm taking the day off!
Sunday, January 03, 2016      2 comments

It was a very full day yesterday with Mum, church, lunch at our house, driving her back to her place. Today beloved is at the school and church with the electricians, I'm staying home with my tea, book, and newspaper. School resumes tomorrow b... Read more
Got in a long hike yesterday
Saturday, January 02, 2016      2 comments

The weather was perfect for hiking, just above 60. Beloved and I walked the Swamp Rabbit Trail for over 3 hours, then went to Starbucks and shared a New Year's Mocha. I'm still trying to arrange rides for Mum to get to school...to no avail as y... Read more
New year, new start.
Friday, January 01, 2016      4 comments

I joined three challenges for these first 30 days and today I'm going to find a notebook and start blogging. My BP has shot up through the roof again this week, stress of trying to arrange transportation for Mum to and from school when we are g... Read more
End of the year...goals not reached...
Thursday, December 31, 2015      4 comments

Another year older, weigh goal not reached...it was ALMOST reached at one point but then my old habits kicked it when my stress rises. I am blessed to still have my Mum but the stress of arranging rides so she can still volunteer wears me down.... Read more

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