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Walking Up The Hill

Sunday, September 18, 2011      20 comments

First and foremost many thanks to those of you who took time out of your day to show me some love, encourage me and give me advice on dealing with my back and leg issues. I have not been absent from Spark this past week by design. I have been v... Read more

Learning To Deal

Monday, September 12, 2011      30 comments

Life is made up of events, both large and small that determine our outlook. No one ever has a free ride. It often seems that way, especially when we see ourselves standing at the bottom of a steep hill and everyone else is at the summit and appe... Read more

More Stuff............ Dad

Tuesday, September 06, 2011      28 comments

My dad went back in the hospital this morning. He felt very light headed and had the presence of mind to sit down before he feel. If I understood my sister correctly his heart rate was close to 170 and they are saying they need to sync it with h... Read more

Me and My Dad.......... Again

Monday, September 05, 2011      25 comments

My dad came home from the hospital on Saturday. He is doing okay. He sounds frail and admitted to me he is scared of falling again. Otherwise he is doing as well as an 87 year old with multiple health problems can. I see a neurosurgeon tomo... Read more

Some Good News

Thursday, September 01, 2011      27 comments

My dad had his pacemaker put in late yesterday afternoon. Everything went fine and he should be home at the latest on Monday. I havent spoken to him as of yet. I was traveling yesterday to prepare for a seminar I'll be conducting today on c... Read more

More News On Dad

Wednesday, August 31, 2011      28 comments

After all is said and done, along with adjusting his medication bot for his BP and his thyroid, the cardiologists have determined that he needs a pace maker. Because he is on blood thinners it may be a few days until his levels are at a point wh... Read more

More On My Dad And A Bit On Me

Monday, August 29, 2011      24 comments

Again I wanted to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers for my dad and give you a bit of an update. They determined the reason for his falling. He is suffering from atrial fibrillation. When he stands up his blood pressure drops about fi... Read more

You Are Appreciated

Friday, August 26, 2011      25 comments

Yeah you!!! Dont look behind you to make sure Im not talking to anyone else. Quit playing the game that starts with Ha-ha, if he only knew the REAL me.. Just stop it!!! You are appreciated for who you are, right now. That may be at y... Read more

An Update On My Dad and A Bit About Me

Thursday, August 25, 2011      34 comments

Thanks so much for all the thoughts and prayers for my dad. It never surprises me how much love there is here and I know all I have to do is ask for support and its like turning on a faucet ---- It instantly appears. That is so very reassuring.... Read more

Prayers Please

Wednesday, August 24, 2011      54 comments

My eighty seven year old dad fell down last night and put a rather nasty lump on the back of his head. Not really sure what the issue was or is. He's in the hospital awaiting more tests. They said is standing BP dropped fifty points from h... Read more

Looking For A Life Coach or Personal Trainer? Read This First

Tuesday, August 23, 2011      24 comments

I am old enough to remember door-to-door sales men. I remember them opening their display case and showing my mom all sorts of wonders which were guaranteed to make household chores simple and easy and, giving the user more time for leisure. Som... Read more

Explaining, Life, Love, Humor and Dr. Phil

Friday, August 19, 2011      48 comments

I am going to do my best not to make this be a rant. Its not my intention. Since Ive changed my wall paper on my Spark Page Ive received more than a few Spark Mails telling me some people find it offensive and derogatory. They questione... Read more

Somedays, All I Want To Say Is............

Wednesday, August 17, 2011      35 comments

That there are other folks out here just like you who have highs and lows. That you are not alone in your journey. Many of us pause on the side of the road to catch our breaths but we dont end the journey........... Neither do you. ... Read more

The KISS Principle plus The 5 P's

Tuesday, August 16, 2011      22 comments

If you look at my ticker youll notice its not to awfully ambitious. In my last posting I said Id weigh on Monday and take life in ten pound increments. Well, I forgot about being away from home yesterday. I wanted to work off the scale Id ... Read more

A Family Moment (video blog)

Saturday, August 13, 2011      17 comments

A family trip to the North.... Read more


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