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Happy Thanksgiving...
Thursday, November 24, 2016      4 comments

Happy Thanksgiving to all. I am in the middle of 3 days off and what have I done. Nothing but sleep in bed. I was afraid this would happen. I had wanted to spend the 3 days cleaning but didn't. It is kind of a form of escape. Well, I am up now... Read more
Talk about lifestyle change!
Monday, November 21, 2016      3 comments

Hi spark friends. I'm back. Yes I still here. A new diagnosis of diabetes will do that. It seems that my whole life has changed. I am still getting used to the diagnosis and the fact that I am a diabetic on insulin. I didn't think that I woul... Read more
Still on the learning curve......
Sunday, November 13, 2016      3 comments

Still trying to figure out the best way to organize my life around having to eat, take blood sugars, blood pressures, and insulin. It is difficult because my schedule seems to change. For now, I am doing my best and I will improve with time. ... Read more
Got so sick.....
Friday, November 11, 2016      3 comments

Hi everyone. Got my priorities out for order for such a long time. Let work get the best of me until I got really sick. Didn't think that I had diabetes like my twin brother, wrong. Finally, now I am working hard to get my health back. I now hav... Read more
They laughed at me.....
Tuesday, January 19, 2016      5 comments

Have you ever heard that quip that goes: "they laughed when I sat down at the piano ....until I started to play". Well, these last few months have proven to me the value of listening to one's own voice and ideas despite the fact that many will ... Read more
I never would have thought.....
Monday, January 18, 2016      2 comments

Hi spark friends. I am always amazed that at 55yrs I am finally realizing the payoff of experiencing difficult, sometimes even devastating times in my life. I am sure that I am like everyone else in this regard, that is having difficult times. T... Read more
I am really happy to hear from my spark friends!
Friday, January 15, 2016      6 comments

It was so nice to hear that I have not been forgotten. I really appreciate your responses. Slowly but surely things are getting better. As I am responsible for putting into place nursing interventions for the best health promotion of my resident... Read more
It's been a long time.
Friday, January 08, 2016      5 comments

Hi, all. It's been along time. I gave up my health in order to be successful at work. I have been the MDS nurse for about a year now. I was kinda of thrown into it when the previous one left. I was doing up about 65hour weeks and then got sick i... Read more
Hi all...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      2 comments

Hi everybody, it has been such a long time time. I hope that you are all well. Cheers, Keith... Read more
I can't believe I am back for a second day.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015      8 comments

Hello again spark friends. Found out today that the other LPN that was a royal pain in the tush has quit and he will not be finishing out his notice. The atmosphere of the place has changed. People are smiling. There is no tension in the air. ... Read more
Still at it......
Sunday, March 01, 2015      5 comments

Hello sparkfriends. Yes of course it has been a long time. Since Dec. 24th I have been in charge of the MDS program. The LPN left a mess. I have be working almost everyday trying to hold it together. My consultant for MDS liked the place so much... Read more
Who'd have thought......
Sunday, January 18, 2015      4 comments

Hello dear sparkfriends. I hope that all is well with you. I have not been writing on the board because about a week before Thanksgiving the the MDS LPN went on vacation with out telling me and when she came back she gave two weeks notice. So fo... Read more
The class of life....
Monday, December 01, 2014      5 comments

The older I get the more I realize that I don't know much. No not about papers and tests but about life. And life has a way of giving you "ah ha!" moments when you least expect them wether it is the passing of your parents or your dog, or change... Read more
Thank you so much....
Sunday, November 30, 2014      4 comments

Thank you so much....I really appreciate your kind words of support. I have always had a dog for the last 30 years. Many times I would take for granted the comfort and companionship that they brought me. The house is very quiet now with just the... Read more
One day at a time.
Saturday, November 29, 2014      8 comments

Boy i didn't think the death of dog would be so hard. One day at a time. Keith ... Read more

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