Cold and windy here In Greenville
Friday, May 06, 2016 1 comments
Winter seemed to come back for a visit. Yesterday was cold, windy, and rained in the afternoon. My left foot hurt from the bad little toe and the whole foot is swollen...I wonder if it's arthritis. Don't know why my body is falling apart so su... Read more
Not volunteering today
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3 comments
Just too darn tired. When Mum eventually dies I'm packing in all this volunteering. So busy beloved hasn't been to kung-fu in 6 months, neither of us have been to the gym, we haven't been to a park. Life has been a constant treadmill and I'... Read more
Mum fell again!
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 6 comments
I call her every 2 hours but she never said anything. In the late afternoon when we were at Costco picking up allergy meds I called her again. He voice sounded off so I reassured her she "wouldn't have to ever go in a facility if she didn't wa... Read more
Looked at assisted living facilities yesterday
Monday, May 02, 2016 3 comments
Mum, beloved and I looked at two A-rated private facilities yesterday. Had an OK lunch at one of them...I can't imagine putting Mum there, but if she moves in with us it means our travelling is over until she dies. It's hard balancing a husban... Read more
My girlfriend's divorce and eating raw
Sunday, May 01, 2016 3 comments
She called me last night, an old friend I used to do Bible work with. He husband decided he wanted "to be happy" so walked away from 40 years of marriage and cleaned out the bank account. Now he's living in Malaysia where the girls look young ... Read more
First of May tomorrow!
Saturday, April 30, 2016 1 comments
And school is almost out...hurrah! I have to start driving again...beloved leaves next week for TWO WEEKS! Ugh! We are almost through with our dance lessons. Not continuing them will free up a whole bunch of time. I have really enjoyed them b... Read more
Counting the days until school is over!
Friday, April 29, 2016 3 comments
Beloved drove me this week but next week he leaves to go to Florida for a few weeks so I have to be able to drive myself. I can't wait for school to be over so I can just rest, read, and relax! When Mum can't volunteer anymore then I will pack... Read more
Slept in, finally!
Thursday, April 28, 2016 1 comments
I was tired to tears yesterday. Mum just says, "why? You haven't done anything!" Health problems, soaring and crashing BP, doctor visits, all are exhausting. Sometimes I wish she weren't around and I instantly banish those thoughts because I kn... Read more
Raw foods, day 1
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 2 comments
I have to do something so am willing to try this drastic step. For breakfast I had 5 cups baby greens pureed with water and two apricots...not tasty but not awful either. A few hours later I had 24 raw almonds. For lunch I had a huge raw vegg... Read more
Has anyone done a raw foods diet?
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 2 comments
Heard from a dietician friend, very slender, no medical problems whatsoever, that she recommends a raw foods diet to many of her difficult patients...difficult to treat, she means. Has anyone tried it? I'm looking for resources, anything to g... Read more
Cannot drive? How do I volunteer?
Monday, April 25, 2016 3 comments
The doctors tell me I cannot drive until they "get the orthostatic hypotension under control." Cannot tell me how long that may take but my blood pressure is officially "uncontrolled" and I now have to take readings 4X day. How do I volunteer? ... Read more
Another ambulance ride!
Saturday, April 23, 2016 5 comments
Today is my birthday, 63, and I am back in the hospital AGAIN! I was driving to volunteer at school yesterday and half way started to feel light head , like I was going to pass out. I pulled into some guy's yard, waited a while, and drove some ... Read more
Friday, April 22, 2016 2 comments
School today...beloved is going to ride the hills and he deserves the break. He spent yesterday meeting the TV guy to fix Mum's 3ABN satellite, lowered her bed so she can get in and out, then was working at the school. I met with the allergist... Read more
Back on the treadmill of life, at full speed!
Thursday, April 21, 2016 5 comments
Beloved drove straight back. The next day we were at Mums' with groceries, new phones, new lamps...all had "died" while we were away. The next day beloved and I were at her house building a ramp from the garage into the house since she can no ... Read more
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