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Part three of Mother's Day 2016.
I finally got my gift from Erik this Sunday. He was feeling better, and wanted to go out. We hit Applebee's and then went to Lowe's where he bought me two double knock out roses. The delay was due to issues following his two seizures Tuesday, t... Read more
Mother's Day Week 2016
Well from Friday to Sunday was great.
On Monday, Erik had to have blood work for his physical that was scheduled for yesterday. And his caregiver had to go for a second mammogram and to see the doctor about the results. She had planned on... Read more
Mother's Day 2016
Mother's Day for me is bittersweet. Two of my children live about an hour away and sometimes I don't hear from them on Mother's day or I get a text or a call (which I can't take in church) during Mass. This year I made up my mind I was not going... Read more
Thank you all, my foot is better.
Hello my dear friends. My foot is recovering nicely. Thank you so much for the well wishes, goodies and concern. Y'all and Erik were a great help as was my friend who picked me up for Mass Sunday, took me to our usual brunch and brought me home ... Read more
Careless accident! RANT!!!!!
Last night I was walk/running around my house in stocking feet. I slid on the hardwoods into a corner and hurt my little toe on my right foot. I'm waiting for 8 am so I can call the doctor's office. I know that it's most likely broken and that I... Read more
February 7, 1970
On that day so many years ago (46) my dear Steve and I got married at St. Rita's Catholic Church in Ohio. My in-laws were celebrating their 22nd anniversary and my sister Vicky her 16th birthday.
We were married on the 7th by default, I had w... Read more
Why I am thankful. Wishing all a Happy Thanksgiving!
I have so much to be thankful for my 35 years and 9 months with my dear Steve, it ended ten years ago the 19th of this month. Too soon I felt but it was best he go home to our heavenly father. ... Read more
Hello SFs, it's been a while.
Yesterday was the first day of "real" sun for over two weeks. We've had moments of peek-a-boo sun but it's been basically dreary, drizzly, rainy (total 12 inches over the last two weeks).
Since I got home in September, exhausted, emotionally ... Read more
Home from Ohio
I gained five pounds did a lot of running around-mostly in the car, or was watching over my 83 year old cousin who took a tumble getting out of the car for the wedding so my steps were minimal. The family helped with Erik, but I helped with Barb... Read more
Erik at Camp BIAG and after
So Erik is remembering a few things that he did at BIAG camp at Ft. Yargo park. Swimming, fishing, golf (put put), cards and dancing. Fishing is the top of the list 17 fish even small ones is too good. Other things are explained as in the entry ... Read more
Addendum to Catching up!
The doctor is adamant that Erik could NOT know he had a seizure...so we don't know what his experience was-tremors....I have no clue. Erik swears he was seizing...once again I cannot discount Erik's feelings but I have to rely on the doctor's kn... Read more
Claire has been asking what's going on with Erik since I specifically asked for prayers for his needs.
Well, Erik was accepted to camp. We received the news when I was in Ohio for the week, his camp is from 6PM Thursday, September 17th throug... Read more
Prayers are needed here for Erik
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
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
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