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Dad's Sister Died
Tuesday, July 16, 2019      5 comments

Got word yesterday one of Dad's sisters died of pneumonia. I told my brothers and sister and told them not going to tell Mom til after vacation. After a brother of his in June and one the first part of this month she seemed to get worse each tim... Read more
ER
Saturday, July 13, 2019      7 comments

Went to emergency room last night for migraine that would not go away. IV of pain and nausea meds took care of most of it before I left. Orders to rest which I've slept since 3 a.m. and now headed back to bed. Had to call off sick today. Back to... Read more
Mom Ill-Seems Improving
Wednesday, July 10, 2019      6 comments

Mom hasn't been feeling well. I think it's her new BP med but she won't go to dr again or let me take her to ER because she says it isn't the meds. I came home after work last week and couldn't find her. Her vehicle was still there. Thought mayb... Read more
Motivation Down
Saturday, June 29, 2019      9 comments

Up at 7 a.m. on Thursday then no sleep for midnight shift. Did get 15 mins sleep when I got off Friday morn then cleaned and organized Mom's apt so it was done before vacation. Then an aunt called. Dad's brother died Tuesday. Already cremated an... Read more
Pre-Vacation Work
Wednesday, June 26, 2019      6 comments

Took my vehicle in yesterday for maintenance and check for vacation in less than a month. This year is costing me less than last. $450 this year. Last year was near $2500. It is much easier to do pre-checks than to break down on interstate. I am... Read more
Chiropractor Advice For Walking
Monday, June 17, 2019      6 comments

Finally asked my chiro why I have so much pain in my hips when I walk on flat level ground as exercise. He said my shoes are good and the only thing he could think of I lift my feet higher off ground when hiking or on beach. He showed me some ex... Read more
Ash Cave Hike Again With Mom
Tuesday, June 11, 2019      4 comments

Beautiful day for a hike, blue skies and not too humid so I took Mom to Ash Cave for a hike. Here are some pics. There was one hiker who told us that Conkles Hollow now has some handicap accessible trails so we will go there next Still havi... Read more
2019 Summer 5% Challenge Blog
Tuesday, June 11, 2019      5 comments

I joined the 2019 Summer 5% Challenge which hasn't started yet so there is still time to join in. Here is the link to that page if you are interested https://www.sparkpeople.
com/myspark/groups_individ
ual.asp?gid=70711 ... Read more
Spark Anniversary-One Year
Wednesday, June 05, 2019      10 comments

Today is my one year spark anniversary! I am not sitting here wishing I had started the year before like I was saying to myself then. A year seems a long time when you first start, but here I am a year later and can actually be proud I started. ... Read more
Baby Steps
Saturday, May 25, 2019      4 comments

I went back to doing baby steps today since I woke with excruciating pain in my hips and lower back. My phone was in LR and I in BR and no way to call anyone for help getting up. All I wanted to do was Ben Gay (BG), ice pack, and heating pad so ... Read more
Non-Scale Victory
Saturday, May 18, 2019      5 comments

I had Mom compare pics from March to ones I took today. She sees a difference. My headache is so bad today I can barely see difference so I compared chiropractor visits per month. A year ago it was about 12 times a month. January was 6 a month. ... Read more
Ash Cave With Mom
Wednesday, May 08, 2019      6 comments

Went to Ash Cave again this week since Mom was with me. It is the one of the main hiking areas that have anything for handicap. Here are a few images and it is much greener than last hike. Also included pic of my Mom. It was a beautiful warm day... Read more
Life Line Screening
Tuesday, April 30, 2019      5 comments

Went for Life Line screening today mainly because Mom wanted to do it again and I thought I'd see if I'd improved in 5 yrs. Most was good. Total cholesterol was 172, HDL 73, Triglycerides 129 all of which according to pamphlet is green - thumbs ... Read more
Re-evaluation Time
Sunday, April 28, 2019      4 comments

I've been having trouble getting in my planned exercise so it was time to re-evaluate again. My plan to be at 52 mins a day was working but when I added strength in March I just set a value of 90 mins total a day. It was a lot of work but I was ... Read more
Okay Dad
Wednesday, April 24, 2019      5 comments

That was Mom's comment to me after I got her back from dr Monday (she's now on antibiotics for infection and feeling better). I told her I was going to my apt and lay flat on floor. It's what Dad did when he'd put his lower back and ribs out of ... Read more

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