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Rested
Sunday, April 07, 2019      10 comments

After Church, I spent the day resting at home. Normally, I would have spent a sunny, 70 degree spring day active outdoors. 'It is what it is.'... Read more
Continuing recuperation
Saturday, April 06, 2019      12 comments

It's amazing to me how long it takes to recuperate after having the stress of back-to-back surgery. A flight of steps seems like a 10 mile trek. As the 2nd surgery was half as long and only 1 incision (as vs 2 in the original surgery), I m... Read more
Fish Fry
Friday, April 05, 2019      6 comments

My cousin and I have a tradition of going to a different fish fry every Friday in Lent. We have several to choose from in the metropolitan area. The ones we really like are on the agenda for half the Fridays in the next year. The remaini... Read more
Drained
Thursday, April 04, 2019      8 comments

I'm feeling drained. 2 surgeries with general anesthesia in 2 weeks left me exhausted. I don't even have the energy to go to Bible study less than a mile away. I'm thankful I've a bed and can sleep.... Read more
Post Surgery x 2.
Wednesday, April 03, 2019      8 comments

I'm at my friend's house after my 2nd surgery for breast cancer. A wider excision was needed as those pesky cancer cells decided to 'sneak' along the milk ducts. Waiting for the pathology report stating the margins are clear. After the o... Read more
Spring
Tuesday, April 02, 2019      10 comments

The snow is melting. The birds are singing. A few crocuses are beginning to bud. The sun peaked out from behind the clouds. It appears spring is struggling to arrive.... Read more
Birthdays
Monday, April 01, 2019      10 comments

4 of my grandchildren have birthdays in the 1st part of April. Gerard (today) 5. Emily (4/7) 21. Finn (4/11) 18. Gideon (4/15) 14. Then, none until June. ... Read more
Lazy Day
Sunday, March 31, 2019      7 comments

After Church, I ran a couple of errands. Then after coming home, I spent the day reading, resting and talking on the phone.... Read more
Home
Saturday, March 30, 2019      8 comments

We had a woman's retreat at Church this morning. A friend's 80th birthday party was this afternoon. Also, ran a couple of errands. It's good to be home.... Read more
Grandchildren
Thursday, March 28, 2019      11 comments

I went to my granddaughter's Lacrosse game (they won) then to the high school musical where her brother was part of the pit orchestra.... Read more
Exercise Class
Wednesday, March 27, 2019      8 comments

As I'm 'banned' from aqua therapy until both surgical sites are totally healed, I joined an exercise class. My thighs and biceps went through episodes of 'burn' as this was the 1st time going to this class.... Read more
Bed
Tuesday, March 26, 2019      9 comments

As I didn't sleep well last night, I'm planning to go to bed early tonight.... Read more
Unwanted News
Monday, March 25, 2019      11 comments

I had my 1 week f/u with the surgeon today. Although the margins from the lumpectomy and the sentinel node biopsy were negative, the ducts didn't have a good margin on the anterior aspect. I'm scheduled for further surgery on 4/4. The a... Read more
Long (but good) Day
Sunday, March 24, 2019      9 comments

After Church, I went to a nursing home in another county and visited. From there, I drove an hour to a healing service which was powerful. After being there for 5 hours, I stopped for something to eat and to pick up milk. It's good to be... Read more
Reaction
Friday, March 22, 2019      7 comments

I woke up this morning with redness and tenderness from the bandage. I called the doctor's office and was advised to remove the clear outer layer. Fortunately, the tenderness is reducing.... Read more

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