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Decision about H1N1
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      8 comments

I've decided that I am going to get the vaccine for the H1N1 flu after being at a conference on it tonight. The benefits outweigh the risks all things considered. This flu is being classified like the pandemic of 1918 in which millions died worl... Read more
Up and About
Monday, October 12, 2009      4 comments

The back spasm is not as severe as it was so I am able to get up and about. It still catches at times and gives me a jolt of reality that it has not completely subsided. All in all though, I am on the road to recovery. Thanks for the prayers.... Read more
Back Spasm
Sunday, October 11, 2009      2 comments

Ouch! I've been in bed the last several days with a back spasm. It is starting to let up some and now I can sit with only mild pain. This has thrown a monkey wrench into my plans since Thursday. Looking at the bright side -- I don't get spasms t... Read more
Autumn
Tuesday, October 06, 2009      3 comments

Autumn is an enjoyable season for me. The spectacular colors as the trees prepare for their winter slumber near our area was pictured in National Geographic (Wellsville, by the Ohio River) several years ago. The weather is not too hot or too col... Read more
Sister's Birthday
Monday, October 05, 2009      2 comments

Today is my sister's (Kathy) birthday. At 5AM this morning, I was up and ready to sing to her but decided not to as I doubted that she would be up. So I waited until 9:15PM to call her and wish her a Happy Birthday. I decided it was better to be... Read more
Reunion
Sunday, October 04, 2009      2 comments

I was to a reunion yesterday with several people I went to high school. It was great reminiscing and updating. I went with my sister. We had a super time but were tired by the time we got home as it was a four hour drive each way. This was my f... Read more
Medical Conference
Friday, October 02, 2009      3 comments

I've spent the last two days at a medical conference, There were a variety of topics, from adult immuiztions to sleep apnea. It's amazing how quickly there are updates. It is so exciting to to learn new things.... Read more
Missing Tim
Thursday, October 01, 2009      2 comments

I am missing Tim tonight. I was to the cemetary today and visited his grave. The family and I are discussing options for his tombstone . I did enjoy supper with his brother and Elaine. Elaine has been such a help to me during this time.... Read more
Better Day
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      1 comments

Many times things are in the attitude. I decided that today was going to be better when I went to bed last night. Many things happened that could have been on the frustrated list, (such as my printer dying and needing to be replaced) but I decid... Read more
Frustrated
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      3 comments

Today was a frustration day. A new piece of medical equipment that cost several hundred dollars is not compatible with my laptop which is my only computer for work. Next I drove several miles to see a new patient who has been asking for me for 3... Read more
Back
Monday, September 28, 2009      2 comments

I am now back in OH. I think I brought some of the cold from AK with me as it has been a chilly, blustery day. The wind caused a semi to drift a little into my lane. Fortunately, the driver of it got it under control. The winds are supposed to d... Read more
Fun
Sunday, September 27, 2009      3 comments

I've had a really fun day today. We went to church as a family, had a luscious salad for lunch, and played on the Wii. In addition, we played hearts and spades (card games) and told jokes. Much laughter ensued. It is too bad I have to leave for ... Read more
Emoticon
Saturday, September 26, 2009      7 comments

Today I am on a faster computer at my son's house and my granddaughter, Morgan, suggested I try the emoticons, so here goes! ... Read more
New Nephew
Friday, September 25, 2009      3 comments

My sister had a baby boy yesterday morning. He was 3 weeks early but weighed in at 6lbs, 6oz. This is following a complicated pregnancy. Fortunately, both Mom and son are doing fine. They named him Luc.... Read more
In Alaska
Thursday, September 24, 2009      5 comments

My plane flight to Alaska was uneventful but long. My son and his family picked me up in Fairbanks. I am listening to my daughter-in-law home school my grandchildren. My son is working as a supplies officer while his arm continues to heal. Tonig... Read more

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