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The Fair is in town.
7/31/2014 10:56:47 PM,  0 COMMENTS

What a totally wonderful awesome day! I love my Thursdays - today especially. Thursday is my day off of work and today was the first day of the...  Read more

COMEUNDONE87

Feels like time is standing still
7/31/2014 10:16:26 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today has been a very slow day. It felt like time was standing still. I don't know why though. I know that it isn't because of my uncle's passing thou...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Not so good news
7/30/2014 10:20:39 PM,  1 COMMENTS

We lost my dad's oldest brother Francis this morning around 4am. I had the cell phone on this morning just in case and Francis' stepson's wife calls s...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Still keep family in prayers
7/29/2014 9:58:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Dad's oldest brother still isn't doing too good. They thought that he might pass away today but so far he hasn't. He seemed fine around noon but not t...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Prayers are needed
7/28/2014 10:38:35 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Prayers are needed for my dad's oldest brother. Got a call from the stepson's wife and she said that he's not eaten in 2 days and is on morphine. He h...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Feeling so lonely
7/27/2014 10:20:32 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Yeah I know that I shouldn't feel lonely but I do. Its been that way since my mom passed away in 2006. Seeing my brothers, sister-in-laws, nieces, nep...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Kind of productive day
7/26/2014 10:15:02 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Well, just on the crocheting part that was productive. I'm using up the leftover yarn to make an afghan. Its similar to the all yellow afghan that I m...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

It was a great day for a duck
7/25/2014 10:13:38 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It rained a good majority of the day. We had to take our neighbor's dogs to another town to get boarded while they were gone to Chicago because their...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

No exercises at all today
7/24/2014 10:17:21 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Dad and I didn't do our exercises today. He was sneezing like crazy and coughing and I was REALLY tired today. I got about 5 hours of sleep last night...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Another busy day
7/23/2014 9:56:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

We had to run a few errands today. Dad had a couple of bills to pay. Plus he went to see his chiropractor. His back was bothering him last night so he...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Busy day
7/22/2014 10:16:17 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm a bit sore. I got to do my exercises today. I just hurt in the hips but its the good kind of sore though. Lost 3 pounds while we were on vaca...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Made it home safe and sound
7/21/2014 10:37:47 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Dad and I have been home for a little over 5 hours now. Spent half an hour this morning packing the vehicle while we were up there and another hour of...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Last day in Minnesota
7/20/2014 9:33:14 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today is our last day in Minnesota. It was somewhat of a busy day. Went walking at an outlet mall and swam with my family. But I was fighting a headac...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

A beautiful day for a wedding
7/19/2014 10:09:52 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Well, got my youngest niece married today. She was such a beautiful bride. I about cried when I saw her in her dress. Dad said said that he about crie...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

A slow day
7/18/2014 9:21:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today has been a slow day. Dad went to the reversely dinner. I was kind of tired and didn't feel like going. There are other reasons why I didn't go b...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

I'm so ready for bed
7/17/2014 10:36:54 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am so ready for bed. But I want to do a few more things before I do. Dad is in bed already. We had a somewhat of a long day. Got to spend a few...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Need help, I need a new scale
7/17/2014 10:57:55 AM,  2 COMMENTS

The cheap scale I have is horrible. I know it's off by at least 13 pounds and it's so frustrating to use. I like to weigh myself each morning but I wa...  Read more

COMEUNDONE87

In Minnesota
7/16/2014 9:22:15 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My dad and I are in Minnesota in our room. We ended up eating what I fixed for lunch for supper instead. The weather was wonderful. Slept off and on t...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

No rest for me today
7/15/2014 9:59:04 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Been busy off and on all day long. Got the new water heater in. That's perfect because I got a really nice hot shower for the first time in weeks. Got...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Trying to track my joint pain...
7/15/2014 9:48:55 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well I thought this would be as good of a place to keep track of my pain to try to decide what it's from. I have a couple possibilities but I'll see i...  Read more

COMEUNDONE87

Got a hair cut today
7/14/2014 10:00:41 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I got a hair cut today. A first in a long time. And this short. It feels so good right now and its going to get some getting use to having it short. I...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Going to be a busy week
7/13/2014 10:11:34 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This week is going to be busy. Tuesday sometime we're getting a new water heater. Wednesday we're going to Minnesota. Thursday going to see a sneek pe...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Update...
7/13/2014 6:15:24 AM,  2 COMMENTS

These last few days have been rough on me. I have worked my behind off and have little to show for it other than a bad back and being very tired. ...  Read more

LANCE992

Its done finally
7/12/2014 10:11:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Finally got my grandniece's afghan done. I made the section that I was on smaller than I wanted to because it was getting way too big. Worked on some...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Wishing that she had more time
7/11/2014 11:02:08 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I wish that there was more time between now and when we leave for Minnesota. I got to the last section of my grandniece's afghan and I'm not sure how...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

It's a tough day
7/11/2014 4:49:25 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Today is the 1 year anniversary of my breast cancer diagnosis. I didn't think it would bother me much, but it is hitting hard. I've done fairly...  Read more

COMEUNDONE87

A lot of exercising today
7/10/2014 10:06:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I did a lot of exercising today. Here's how it went: 30 minute workout DVD 30 minute treadmill 30 minutes stationary/recumbent bike 30 minu...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

It's about time
7/9/2014 11:03:54 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Before my surgery I could do my 3 mile walk in about 45 minutes. When I started back up 2 weeks ago it was taking me an hour to walk those same 3 mile...  Read more

COMEUNDONE87

Not my day to be out of bed
7/9/2014 10:30:36 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Got up this morning sore from the knees down from my exercising. Hit my knee on the door frame while coming in from the outside with the dog. That did...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Exercise before exercise
7/8/2014 10:18:52 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Yes, I do exercise before I do other exercises. In the mornings before my dad gets up, I do a workout DVD. Then on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays is...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Realizing my inner goddess
7/7/2014 10:06:13 PM,  4 COMMENTS

After doing treadmills and stationary bikes, I was seeing my inner goddess. I wasn't looking into a mirror, I was seeing my inner goddess in my mind's...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Holly Holy
7/6/2014 9:45:22 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Okay, I'm listening to that song by Neil Diamond right now. The live version anyway at the Greek Theatre I believe in Los Angeles. I'm glad that my la...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

A rainy Saturday
7/5/2014 9:22:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It has rained off and on all day long. Dad was planning on mowing the yard but the rain beat him. Looks like midweek before he even gets the chance to...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Happy 4th!!!
7/4/2014 10:17:37 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Happy 4th of July to everyone. We didn't do too much. After I fixed breakfast for the both of us, we stayed home until it was time for supper. Dad had...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Thought wrong about water heater
7/3/2014 9:51:06 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Went to take a shower tonight, no hot water. We thought that it was fixed. Guess we have to have the repairman back to fix the water heater again. Thi...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Too cool outside to do anything outside
7/2/2014 9:48:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It didn't make it out of the 60s today here in west central Illinois. And tried to rain. It was the really light stuff. Not much to do anything outsid...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Still feeling great
7/1/2014 10:17:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

They almost stopped me in doing my exercises because my blood pressure was 166/100. I told them that I'm going to do it because I know that it'll be l...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

It's amazing
7/1/2014 8:47:49 PM,  2 COMMENTS

How good I feel exercising and eating better in just over a week. My energy levels are up. I feel good. Much of my pain is gone! I am really loving th...  Read more

COMEUNDONE87

Feeling so alive
6/30/2014 10:17:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Got to workout today. Did 2 treadmills today at 2.5mph (was at 2.0mph last week when I started back) and I added an incline of 6% to it too. But I put...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

A good day to stay inside
6/29/2014 9:35:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today was a really muggy day. It was hard to breath when we went outside. I'm glad that we stayed at home after going to the pot luck at the church. I...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

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