The Week That Was -- Glad it is over!
Last week was a week of roller coaster rides -- mostly downs! Pain from therapy; dd's kitty got run over; DD got some bad news from the Dr. that had most of us crying. The after surgery healing was suppose to be four to six weeks, but is now f... Read more
Another Day of Therapy
At therapy today, I mentioned the problem with the knees and the exercise was changed. It seemed to be better. But that one and a half hours wore me out. I could barely get lunch ready because I was so tired. After lunch, I took a long nap. ... Read more
Therapy! Oh, bother!
The hour and a half at therapy left my knees worse than when I went. The last time I did therapy for my back, something bugged my bad knee. Now both of them are a little out of whack. I decided that if this keeps up, I will talk to the head gu... Read more
Goodbye September! Looking forward to October!
September was a month of mixed emotions due to a lot of physical things going on. Bouts of dizziness and the sciatica had gotten worse. I started therapy for my back last week. I applied for a handicap plaque because it has gotten harder to wa... Read more
Try Something New Tuesday--new snack
I made some pepper jam last Thursday and decided I would like to have it on a Wasa rye cracker. I put a T of low fat cream cheese on the cracker and half a T of pepper jam on that. I like it! The calories are less than 125 and the cracker giv... Read more
A Monday Mistake Made Good
It was the opening night of the grange fair. We went to see our DGD perform in the marching ban. We visited with some folks while walking around and then my hubby wanted to see some of the garden tractor pull. When I went to sit down at the b... Read more
Sunday Praise, Some Wisdom. "Now" Hope
"From the rising of the sun to its going down the Lord's name is to be praised." PS.113:3 NKJ
Country wisdom: The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
Now hope does not disappoint . . . Rom. 5:5 ... Read more
Mixed Message Monday/Trees Down Tuesday/Woozy Wednesday
While looking through a woman's magazine I found mixed messages just a few pages apart.
One said, "You can get really hungry if you skip your meaning meal, and may make unhealthy food choices later that can contribute to health issues linked t... Read more
Hope for the Season
Please be gentle with yourself and others. We are all children of the Creator, and none can say why some fields blossom while others lay brown beneath the harvest sun.
Take hope. Your season will come! -- From a 17th Century Sermon
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A bit under the weather this week. Actually, it started last week with reoccurring sore throat. Throat seems to be better, but now I am just so easily fatigued.
Am working on getting more protein this week. It seems to be working, but ... Read more
Friday, Saturday, Sunday -- Going, going, going!
Friday, DH and I went on a part of the 100 mile yard sale north of us. It was interesting. My best buy was probably a new pair of shoes I paid $1 for. It was a long, hot day. While we were gone, we left a few things at my DD yard sale for sa... Read more
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday -- WooHoo July!
Saturday, DH's Family reunion. They do tickets for prizes to earn money for next year. DH won the largest prize. A bistro table and two chair set. It was what he wanted to get.
Sunday, Fourth of July lunch at DD's. I took leftover bea... Read more
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday wisdom
Monday, off to do some errands. Tuesday, finally, the shed is done! Then Tuesday evening we had a mess to clean up under the kitchen sink. The drain had sprung a leak! DH had it back together around 8 PM. We just let it sit overnight to le... Read more
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
A lovely Father's Day lunch at church on Sunday. I took a crockpot GF dessert. Still have some left. It was like a berry cobbler.
More frustration on Monday with the shed. Found out two panels were missing. Oh, bother!
Tuesday, ou... Read more
Friday, Saturday, Sunday--A Slab, A Funeral, A Birthday
We were busy all day Friday getting a slab ready for the shed. I went up and down the steps to and from the porch so much, my knees are still hurting! Planning to work on the shed this week.
Saturday we said our last good byes to a friend... Read more