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Happy Sabbath!
Saturday, October 26, 2013      2 comments

Came back yesterday from the school trip to the park an hour from my home. It was a busy day and Mum wanted to "take a hike" so holding onto my arm she walked for about an hour. Not a hike but when one is 87 you have to keep them moving! Today i... Read more
Happy Sabbath!
Saturday, October 26, 2013      0 comments

Came back yesterday from the school trip to the park an hour from my home. It was a busy day and Mum wanted to "take a hike" so holding onto my arm she walked for about an hour. Not a hike but when one is 87 you have to keep them moving! Today i... Read more
driving to North Carolina tomorrow
Thursday, October 24, 2013      3 comments

It was an exhausting day at school yesterday volunteering with 2nd and 3rd graders. I stay so busy! Then I had to drive Mum to her bank, then to her beauty shop so i didn't stay to visit with her as I usually do but headed home. Living with fibr... Read more
It's COLD outside!
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      1 comments

The weather has changed and it's very cold in the mornings. I am still volunteering at the private Christian school half an hour away where my Mum volunteers also. It's great to peek in her classroom and see her, or pop in just to give her a kis... Read more
Much needed rest
Tuesday, October 08, 2013      3 comments

Friday was busy, Saturday was busy with church and seeing my Mum, Sunday was "Sports Day" at our church school and was supposed to be from 2-4 but as volunteers hubby, Mummy, and I had to be there at 1pm. We didn't finish until after 6pm, then d... Read more
an exhausting week
Friday, October 04, 2013      4 comments

It's been an exhausting week. My Mum needed to get labs done this morning at 7am so instead of driving 30 minutes to her place, then to the lab this am I decided to spend last night at her place. I'm volunteering half time at an elementary schoo... Read more
last day of September
Monday, September 30, 2013      1 comments

So we have a fresh, clean slate before us. What will I do? I'm volunteering 3 days a week at a local elementary school, teaching art, of all things. We have been so blessed and love to pass blessings on. I see my Mum 4 days each week and go to t... Read more
Caring for Mum
Saturday, September 21, 2013      6 comments

My hubby and I are sole caregivers to my Mum who lives 30 minutes away. I was there 6 times in 7 days this past week and the gas costs are eating our budget. She doesn't contribute a penny because she SENDS MY YOUNGER SISTER $1000/month to "he... Read more
nutrition updates
Thursday, September 12, 2013      1 comments

My husband and I have labs scheduled for Oct 14th and see the dr the next week. Because of my high BP and his high glucose we have decided to go vegan. He has lost 4 pounds since my last posting and "doesn't feel hungry" any more. We are both ... Read more
Blood pressure up and more scary news....
Saturday, September 07, 2013      6 comments

I went to the dentist and my blood pressure was 125/99 even tho I have been on meds since my 30s. I assured the tech I must be stressed from having "rushed over" but I know it was because I'd been cruising for 2 weeks. Only gained 2 lbs but ce... Read more
Home again and only up 2 pounds!
Saturday, August 31, 2013      5 comments

The first week on a cruise we try little bites of everything wonderful but by the second week I'm "fooded out". Got back just now and am only up 2 pounds! Will have that off in no time!... Read more
At sea...clothes shrinking...
Friday, August 23, 2013      1 comments

A week down, a week to go. Clothes are getting snug despite best intentions to be careful. Too much food, too much wine, too many late nights. Will be good to return home and get back to spartan food and lots of exercise!... Read more
going on vacation for a few weeks...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      2 comments

I wont be around much for the next couple of weeks, beloved hubbie and I are once again boarding a ship. This time we will be heading to Bermuda. I'll be walking lots and will be careful with my food selections...last trip I found I'd lost a p... Read more
Getting older and sleeping patterns change!
Friday, August 02, 2013      2 comments

I go to bed, read a little, lights off by 9pm. Sleep until midnight when a HUGE HOT FLASH hits me and I THROW off the covers and fan like crazy. This disturbs the cat who decided she wants to eat so she nibbles at my hair until I calm her down ... Read more
Mummy took a spill...
Thursday, August 01, 2013      3 comments

My Mum had a bad fall at her house which is 30 minutes from ours. She is badly bruised and shaken but still refuses to wear the Life Alert bracelet. She figures she will always be able to crawl to the back of the house and reach the button in ... Read more

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