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The Legend Of The Dogwood
Wednesday, March 31, 2021      4 comments

LEGEND OF THE DOGWOOD TREE In Jesus time, the dogwood grew To a stately size and a lovely hue. 'Twas strong & firm it's branches interwoven For the cross of Christ its timbers were chosen. Seeing the distress at this use of their ... Read more
Getting Stronger
Friday, March 12, 2021      3 comments

I have been going to physical therapy to strengthen my core, which I began at the end of January. It has been a long road since the surgery in October. First I had home physical therapy and occupational therapy. This is definitely the b... Read more
In The World Of Tag, I'm It
Tuesday, February 02, 2021      4 comments

What a last 8 months for me! Heart ablation, lumbar surgery, fractured tooth root and abscess, skin cancer (the aggressive type of basal cell carcinoma in a bad place, my face) and now a hemorraghic cyst on my kidney. I visited the neuro... Read more
Health And Plant Eating
Friday, January 29, 2021      3 comments

It has been a long hard road for me the last 8 months. I have had (in order) a heart ablation, back surgery lumbar fusion which I am still healing from, tooth extraction which started as discovering fractured root and then abscess, and skin can... Read more
Resolution or Plan?
Monday, January 04, 2021      5 comments

I don't like New Year's resolutions. I lieu of the word "resolution", 1. I plan to start studying the Bible by theme ( like looking up all the verses for health, or peace, for example) and studying those verses each day. 2. I plan to wa... Read more
Having A Happy Life
Thursday, December 17, 2020      9 comments

How to have a happy life... from a non-expert. I am overall happy. The main key is to give more than you get. Listen in conversations instead of going over what you are going to say. Appreciate your husband. Smile at him in th... Read more
Is It Over Yet? Good with the Bad
Sunday, December 13, 2020      5 comments

Not only have I told you already about my heart ablation in July, my lumbar back surgery in October... now I have two other things going on. I had an abscessed tooth. It will be pulled Dec. 22, then I wait 4 months and get an implant. The... Read more
Teeth, Teeth, Teeth
Tuesday, November 24, 2020      4 comments

I had a crown replaced earlier this year. Then before surgery, another tooth was bothering me and I had another crown replaced. Insurance would not pay, and it is under appeal. The crown was very old. Then after surgery, I noticed a tooth n... Read more
Post Back Surgery
Wednesday, October 28, 2020      4 comments

Wow! I am improving. Spinal fusion of L4, L5, bone graft and bone spur removal. Ouch! I wear a brace during the day and cannot bend or twist or lift. I took myself off hydrocodone and had some bowel effects from that! I am taking Tylen... Read more
It's Really Happening
Tuesday, September 29, 2020      10 comments

Next Tuesday is my back surgery, lumbar fusion. I will be in the hospital 2 to 3 nights. They will also give me physical therapy. I plan to give it all I've got! My friend at church had this same surgery last month (different doctor) and... Read more
Next Up, Back Surgery
Tuesday, September 08, 2020      5 comments

While this covid mess has been going on, I am getting "fixed." First, I had the heart ablation. It worked, no more AFIB! October 6, I will have Lumbar fusion and bone graft. They will also shave down some bone spurs in my lower back.... Read more
We Know That We Know
Monday, August 10, 2020      7 comments

Today's blog is about eating. Why do we act like we don't know what to eat? I think it is because we are bombarded with all this advice and assaulted by TV commercials. So what is right and what is wrong? Animals in the wild know w... Read more
If You Leave, Let Me Know?
Wednesday, July 22, 2020      9 comments

Yesterday I was on Facebook wishing Happy Birthday to my friends. A funny lady I met here on Spark years ago... had passed away. I don't know when. I knew she was in poor health several years ago and was in a nursing home. Someone had po... Read more
Post Ablation
Thursday, July 16, 2020      3 comments

Well, it has been quite the experience. I am still weak but trying to do a bit more each day. Funny thing, I thought I would have pain in my heart, but I don't. One of the places in my right groin that they punctured would not qui... Read more
Heart Ablation
Saturday, June 27, 2020      9 comments

The words sound daunting. I am having a heart ablation on July 7. The bad is the procedure itself, risk of stroke, will still have a-fib some while the heart heals and will have to continue blood thinner for a few months after. The ... Read more

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