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Travel starts today
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      2 comments

Took a really long walk this morning in preparation for a long drive today. Will post when I can. Heading to pick up a ship on Friday for three weeks...I need a break so badly!... Read more
Great walk today
Monday, July 07, 2014      3 comments

Now I have to drive to my mother's place...she's 88 and grumpy that we still like to travel. I realize she is left alone when we're gone but she does have friends in church she can call for rides. My stomach churns and gets all acidy...I've be... Read more
3 hour bike ride!
Sunday, July 06, 2014      3 comments

We just finished a 3 hour, 35 mile bike ride along the Swamp Rabbit Trail in Greenville, SC. Now I honestly crash for the rest of the day!... Read more
So good to have friends...
Saturday, July 05, 2014      2 comments

Beloved and I threw a party at our house yesterday evening and we invited two sets of friends we met when we moved here to SC. We love having parties and inviting the neighbors! We all sat on the deck and enjoyed lots of good food and laughter... Read more
More CT scan results
Thursday, July 03, 2014      2 comments

My friend's cancer has also been found in her lungs. Yesterday they brought in a nutritionist and a dietitian to show her the healthiest ways to eat. They were told food today is apparently pretty awful for us and we should be eating as much ra... Read more
PET scan results for my friend Bridget
Monday, June 30, 2014      2 comments

Cancer has destroyed the left kidney...nothing there but tumor. Scan shows the cancer has all ready metastasized to her liver, lungs, and fifteen spots in her brain. She is at home and will be undergoing 18 runs with chemo and radiation to her... Read more
Her PET scan is today...I suggested suing!
Saturday, June 28, 2014      2 comments

The PET scan will show if there is any metastasis...we hope none. I did suggest to her daughter, also an RN, and to her husband, a PT, that I would sue the bas^#@ds who dropped the ball. Suing wont change anything but golly, if we can't expect... Read more
Be diligent about your health, PUSH THE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
Friday, June 27, 2014      5 comments

My friend from CA is smart, highly educated, and an RN. She has been complaining for OVER A YEAR to her doctors about lower flank pain and blood in her urine. Now, after 17 months, she COLLAPSED in the doctor's office and they finally did a CT... Read more
Tired of being a caregiver!
Sunday, June 15, 2014      4 comments

I am TIRED of caring for an ungrateful mother while my other 2 sisters sit around on the other side of the country doing absolutely NOTHING. HUBBY AND I are the one's who moved to SC to care for my mother yet she STILL complains to me about my h... Read more
1 mile swim followed by 18 miles on the bicycle!
Thursday, June 12, 2014      2 comments

I swam at the pool yesterday morning then beloved and I decided we'd load our bicycles and take them to the Swamp Rabbit Trail in downtown Greenville, SC. Road all the way to the town of Travelers Rest, nine miles away. Stopped in a darling ca... Read more
Now Mum wont answer her phone
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      5 comments

Why can't mothers and adult daughters get along all the time? I tried calling my mother yesterday, wanted to speak kindly but firmly...if she wants me she has to not trash my husband of 40 years..but she wouldn't answer the phone. Tried again ... Read more
devestated Mum trashed my husband...what do I do?
Sunday, May 25, 2014      8 comments

We got Mum home and beloved went to the grocery store to get fresh stuff for her, then he drove us home. Mum always tells me "call when you get home" so I did. She IMMEDIATELY started in on my husband , that he didn't say goodbye properly when... Read more
Should be home today
Saturday, May 24, 2014      1 comments

Three days driving to get the the beach house in Maryland since we heed to stop frequently and early with Mum. Had six good days with my sister and her family, despite some stress from my sister....family stuff. Now we are driving home after c... Read more
Heading for Maryland
Thursday, May 15, 2014      0 comments

Yesterday was the last day of school. The two teachers and one teacher assistant and I had our combined twenty-five little K-3 graders out on the playground for a piƱata party to celebrate their reading 3000 books this school year. I was asked t... Read more
Following up on my rant...
Thursday, May 08, 2014      1 comments

One "father" of a couple kids at school is never in the picture. He floats in and out a couple times a year and uses those times to try to "parent" the kids and tell us, the school, what we need to be doing to "help" his kids. He had agreed las... Read more

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