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Looming...
Wednesday, December 07, 2016      11 comments

I am enjoying my looms! I have been busy every night making Christmas gifts. I have completed 6 scarves. Extra bonus: My hands are so busy I never thin... Read more
Moving my MIL
Thursday, December 01, 2016      16 comments

Tomorrow we are moving my MIL to an independent adult senior facility. It is a beautiful place. We showed it to her last year. She loved it but couldn't get over the price. She broke her hip 10 years ago while helping at her senior center... Read more
Catching Up...
Friday, November 25, 2016      16 comments

Letting you all know I am ok! I haven't been on my computer in a while, I use my smart phone instead. It's not the easiest way to blog. Here is a quick update: We raised $18000. during our first NEDA walk! I am going to organize it again fo... Read more
NEDA Newark, DE Walk...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      14 comments

Saturday was the big day and it was a HUGE success! We received a lot of compliments, a lot of people were surprised it was the first one. I had over 100 volunteers, and 192 walkers. NEDA gave us the goal to raise $10,000. Right now ... Read more
NEDA Newark,DE Walk Added Entertainer...
Sunday, September 18, 2016      11 comments

Nadjah Nicole from The Voice 2015 will perform her song "Sunflower" at our Eating Disorder Awareness Walk Saturday! Never hurts to ask! Boy, this event is getting big! ... Read more
Where I Have Been...
Thursday, September 15, 2016      14 comments

Still working on the NEDA Newark, DE Walk. A little less than 11/2 weeks to go! So glad I have help. I have 4 speakers lined up - a college student (rec... Read more
I Am Going To Be On TV Today...
Sunday, September 11, 2016      20 comments

Hubby and I were interviewed for the health segment to be aired on NBC 10 Philly today (Sunday) at 11:30am. It is about our son, who passed away from a... Read more
Lots of Good News Yesterday...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016      14 comments

I went to the Doctor for a 2 month check of blood lab work. My overall cholesterol score went from 242 to 203 thanks to Red Yeast Rice (1200 mg/twice per day) and maybe my almost daily oatmeal. My blood pressure went from 145/95 to 111/78 thanks... Read more
A Little About A Lot...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      12 comments

I have put a lot of time in soliciting potential sponsors for the NEDA (National Eating Disorder Association) Newark, DE Walk I am holding in September. I have reached out to over 50 businesses. This is the first year - I have already learned a ... Read more
Couples Retreat
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      14 comments

Signed up for a retreat this Fall for couples who have/had a child with eating disorders. Most couples attending have lost a child. It's being held at a cabin on Lake Superior. We have never been out there. A therapist is running it and she has... Read more
Job Interview and Eating Disorder Stuff and a Trip...
Monday, August 01, 2016      13 comments

I interviewed for a position at Child Protective Services. It was a 2 hour interview. First, I watched a video of a "typical" work day as a case worker. I was then interviewed by 3 people. I think I did very well answering all of their quest... Read more
Hard day (may be a hard blog for some of you)...
Friday, July 29, 2016      21 comments

It's been 1 year, 8 months since I lost my 26 yr old son. I just got up enough courage to add the pictures from his old phone into my computer. And, yup, there it was - a shirtless selfie and then shot of his scale -- 96.6 lbs!! Dated March 2013... Read more
Cooking Corn on the Cob the Easy Way...
Sunday, July 10, 2016      15 comments

I learned of a new way to cook corn on the cob! I tried it tonight and it went very well. And, an added bonus - no silk on the corn! Here's how to do it... Place the unpeeled corn on the cob in the microwave. Cook on high for 4 minutes. Let coo... Read more
I am officially a CASA...
Thursday, July 07, 2016      22 comments

Yesterday, I was sworn-in by the judge as a CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocate for children. This is a volunteer position which requires about 15 hours per month. I completed 30+ hours of training over a six week period - some at meet... Read more
Newark, DE NEDA Walk is booked...
Saturday, June 25, 2016      16 comments

I did it! With perseverance, I reserved "The Green" at University of Delaware for the first National Eating Disorder Association Awareness Walk. I picked Sept 24 - the weekend before what would have been my son, Joey's, 28th birthday. I have a l... Read more

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