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New Granddaughter's Surprise Entrance
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      18 comments

My newest granddaughter decided she wanted to be born and quickly... We got the call Tuesday morning at 6:00 that they were on the way to the hospital. We were to watch the three older girls. 45 minutes later we got the call...baby was born o... Read more
Week After Surgery
Thursday, March 06, 2014      11 comments

Well, it is 10 days after torn meniscus repair knee surgery. I am able to walk without a cane now. I was only on the crutch for 3 days. Yesterday I went without a cane, though I use it when I am tired or if I go out. My doctor said to weight... Read more
Surgery Update
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      14 comments

This morning I had arthroscopy knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus. It went well. I have been sleeping most of the day. It is very hard to move around. I can barely lift my leg -- my husband has to help a little. I am using crutches. ... Read more
Cardio Day
Saturday, February 22, 2014      3 comments

I have had a very busy day. I am finally sitting down tonight to relax and spark a little This morning I got up and worked out on the elliptical for 75 minutes. Then I headed to the gym for an official weigh-in. I was down one pound! I the... Read more
Memory Quilts
Friday, February 21, 2014      16 comments

Since last July, I have been working on making memory quilts from my grandparents clothes. I have made 12 tops so far and am working on 3 more. Plus, I have at least 4 more planned. My four aunts and uncles will get to choose which one they w... Read more
To Do's Checked Off
Thursday, February 20, 2014      3 comments

Everything on my today's to do list I was able to check off. I have been staying pretty busy trying to get things done before surgery next week. One nice thing about staying busy - I don't tend to snack or eat as much. I even almost forgo... Read more
Pressing On
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      7 comments

Yesterday, I finished the quilt top made from my grandmother's sweatshirts. Then I started working on the "pumpkin" quilts. Today I finished cutting out the pieces and started sewing. I think I have cut pieces to make blocks for 3 quilts. ... Read more
Monday
Monday, February 17, 2014      5 comments

I worked on the quilt some more today. I got two borders sewn on. Now I just need to put one more border on. I went to the gym tonight and did a good hour of cardio. Daily Goals.... 1.Exercise 30-120 min -- ... Read more
Rest Day
Sunday, February 16, 2014      4 comments

Last night and tonight I am doing a follow-up sleep study for my sleep apnea dental appliance. I didn't sleep as well, because it is not "fun" wearing the monitoring device. Glad it is only for two nights. Hopefully tonight will be better. ... Read more
Better
Saturday, February 15, 2014      4 comments

I slept well last night and even slept in this morning, My headache is gone. I still am a little congested, but I am on the mend. ... Read more
Still Sick
Friday, February 14, 2014      6 comments

The intestinal bug I had Mon & Tues went into sinus congestion - go figure. I haven't had a cold in 10 years or so, so I guess I was due. I have had a sinus headache for almost 4 days now. Plus, my knees have been extremely achy. I was won... Read more
Surprise -- Surgery Scheduled
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      11 comments

This morning I had an appointment with my orthopedic doctor. I have chondromalacia in my knees. Three years ago I had a Synvisc One injection in my right knee. I was going in to see if I could get injections in both knees. Well, come to find... Read more
Whirlwind Weekend & Bug
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      3 comments

This last weekend was crazy. I had my granddaughters Sat - Mon. We had a family celebration on Sun. Then I the other two grandchildren stayed overnight Sunday. All the grandkids went home @4:00pm. Then last night I got hit with a bug. I am sta... Read more
3K's
Saturday, February 08, 2014      5 comments

I have my granddaughters (the 3K's) for the weekend. The oldest earned an ice cream cone and new book for finishing her reading chart. She wanted to do it with me. So this afternoon we went to Baskin Robbins for ice cream. It has been a long... Read more
Granddaughter's Dress
Friday, February 07, 2014      10 comments

This week I have been working on my 3 year old granddaughter's birthday present. I made her a dress and matching doll's dress. I have struggled this week being tired. ... Read more

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