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Prayers are needed here for Erik

Friday, July 31, 2015      11 comments

Erik wants a Saebo Reach, they are quite expensive ($1600.) and the OT said Medicare covers them-well they might but Erik's supplemental insurance company is giving us fits...because they are NOT in their approved services! really!!!! what's mor... Read more

Another new caregiver

Wednesday, July 15, 2015      12 comments

Boy, I learned a big lesson. In June, I hired a friend of someone who works at the Rehab place that Erik goes to. I did not ask for a background check. I asked a lot of questions, but had this nagging feeling about the person but Erik wanted som... Read more

5 years of upside down living

Wednesday, June 17, 2015      17 comments

Be aware this is a trip down an unhappy memory lane.Five years ago today this is what I had to face. I was called shortly after 8AM on June 17, 2010 to be advised that if I knew Erik John ...I should get to the hospital they had him there, he'd ... Read more


Monday, May 25, 2015      9 comments

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Mother's Day 2015-for ERIK

Monday, May 11, 2015      8 comments

Erik had a good mother's day. He's feeling better, got his surround sound and some other things done for him that he waited "a long time" for. He started his grill and Kim and I made dinner with some steaks the she and Steven got for my Mother's... Read more

Fun, fun, fun....but I don't have a T-Bird for daddy to take away!

Friday, May 01, 2015      13 comments

I'll find it soon, fun that is. Erik's birthday was April 17th and he wanted a new grill, so mom chipped in and made sure he got one. I remember sharing that he said he wanted a charcoal but kept looking at the gas ones, which would have been... Read more

Raindrops keep fallen on my head...

Thursday, April 16, 2015      12 comments

Don't remember the rest or the artist, but it's still dreary, drizzly and now chillier. THink I'm turning the heat back on for the day. My bones are achy but I have a smile on my face...Raindrops on kittens---Oh well music is good for the soul, ... Read more

It's been a blue blue day, I feel like running away....

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      9 comments

Bobby Vinton-I believe. It's so dreary and wet outside and I needed/wanted sunshine today. I do want to run away, but that costs money and I don't want to try to schedule Erik's care for 3 weeks-besides a day or two is already hard enough. The... Read more

Erik John 42 on the 17th.

Monday, April 13, 2015      10 comments

Erik will be 42 this Friday. He is at once amusing and annoying, interesting and difficult to understand-this is not his fault. He is on one had generous and on the other selfish-never know which way that is going to go. Actually Erik's accident... Read more

Trip to Unicoi Park a trip down memory lane and yet a new experience

Monday, April 06, 2015      9 comments

Yesterday's blog was about the last weekend in March, including Palm Sunday. Today I want to talk about our trip to Unicoi State Park, where you can find the beautiful Anna Ruby Falls. I've been before, with my DH; with my daddy in 1995-he was a... Read more

Joyeuses Pacques, Happy Easter, Feliz Pasquas, Frohe Ostern

Sunday, April 05, 2015      11 comments

I saved this blog for today, because I knew I would have time on Easter morning after attending the 6 am Mass. It was beautiful but very cold for GA 37 when I was on my way home. The sun is out now and Erik is sleeping all is blessedly peaceful.... Read more

Glad the weekend is behind me

Monday, March 09, 2015      11 comments

ONEKIDSMOM's blog Deep with in a cave spoke to me this morning. I've had a weekend. My struggles started when Erik became ill Wednesday afternoon and was in a desperate hurry to get home from the grocery store. He insisted on eating what he... Read more

February EOM

Saturday, February 28, 2015      9 comments

End of month I started February at 172.5 and ended the month at 168 (unfortunately not on my reporting date). I have also lost an inch and a half this month with 3/4 of an inch being from my waist. It's a NSV for me, and I plan on keeping ... Read more

New weight tracking day and why!

Friday, February 20, 2015      9 comments

Okay, I'm contemplating doing Beck Diet Solutions, have been for some time thanks to GABY1948. I ordered the books when I did not get them for Christmas and am waiting for the workbook to show by the end of this month. Also at Gaye's advice I'm ... Read more

What an Ash Wednesday! Only 2 things went according to plan!

Thursday, February 19, 2015      6 comments

My plan was to start my Lenten journey early with prayer and meditation before the 6AM Mass. However I had a rough night not being able to sleep for fear of waking up late. I had bathed, set my hair etc Tuesday evening, so that was not a problem... Read more

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