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  • Is it naptime yet?

    2/27/2017 2:51:47 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    They these rooms hot. Add that to a poor night's sleep and I'm kind of drowsy. Nap is out of the question right now so I'm watching Food Network ... Read more

  • Sunday afternoon

    2/26/2017 7:35:31 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Today I retired my sister's picture as my profile image. I'm torn between wanting it there forever and knowing for a fact that she'd tell me it w... Read more

  • And then there's that

    2/25/2017 2:53:30 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Yesterday I was a mess. I was shaky, I was so tense. I even freaked out when I downloaded Microsoft Office to my laptop and saw Excel (bad flashb... Read more

  • Now I know I'm cracking up

    2/24/2017 11:57:57 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    They tested my cognition this week, and it would appear I still have whatever marbles I came in here with. However, I'm not sure about emoti... Read more

  • Midweek funnies

    2/22/2017 12:18:55 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I figure we could use a laugh or two. ... Read more

  • Random Tuesday stuff

    2/21/2017 12:44:15 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I think the cough may be letting up. I've still got it, but I don't think it's as frequent. Still annoying, though. At least Food Network ha... Read more

  • This may be long

    2/18/2017 9:25:24 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm struggling. Last week I came down with a very bad cold. Most of the symptoms are gone except the cough, but I'm still barking like a harbor s... Read more

  • Valentine's Day (such as it is)

    2/14/2017 4:59:31 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    How I'm feeling today: I've got a bad cold and... Read more

  • Tired.

    2/5/2017 5:13:28 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm drained. Yesterday was my baby's birthday. She'd have been 35. I would love to think she'd have grown into a feisty Nasty Woman like me. ... Read more

  • Losing my humanity

    1/31/2017 5:44:13 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I feel like I'm losing my heart and my compassion. My roommate bursts into tears several times a day over trivial things, and instead of sympathy... Read more

  • Rainy day randomness

    1/10/2017 9:11:21 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    The weather here has been nuts. We've had such strong winds and heavy rain that we had a six-hour blackout here on Sunday. The power crashed fift... Read more

  • It's been a long, crazy time

    1/7/2017 6:42:40 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I know I've been away a long time, and I apologize. My focus lately is terrible. They recently started me on Tamiflu, and it's messing with me (I... Read more

  • I'm back!

    12/28/2016 11:28:09 PM, by COCK-ROBIN

    Hey, everybody, after a long hiatus in posting, ... Read more

  • Technology does not equal accountability

    11/29/2016 9:31:35 PM, by SHADOWCHIC12

    As I sit here on my computer and type this blog post, I have realized that I have not been on the SP website in quite some time, since I have onl... Read more

  • Whine and roses

    11/22/2016 7:43:00 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    They moved a new roommate in with me. She brought so much stuff with her, we can barely move. She wants the window shut tight because she's alway... Read more

  • It's been crazy

    11/10/2016 11:17:04 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    I know I've been away for awhile. Things have been crazy, even before the elevtion. Two weeks ago the staff here suggested I move to another... Read more

  • Crabby

    10/27/2016 3:24:50 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Yesterday they asked me if I'd like to transfer to another room. They told me it's a much quieter part of the building, and that the CNA I can't ... Read more

  • The rambling wreck

    10/26/2016 2:26:28 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    The rain has stopped for the moment, but I sure hope we get more. California needs all the rain it can get. I also would enjoy a good thunderstor... Read more

  • Tuesday trifles

    10/25/2016 2:48:58 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    The roommate who constantly complained went home, but the CNA who usually takes care of me on the day shift fills the gap. She constantly gripes ... Read more

  • Through the Looking Glass

    10/17/2016 2:12:36 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I feel like this place is some alternate universe I've fallen into. The CNA who usually takes care of me in the morning complains constantly abou... Read more

  • How and why

    10/16/2016 9:06:35 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Some people have asked how I got here. It's a long story. A year ago April I had a mental and emotional breakdown. This resulted in my losin... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/15/2016 1:40:05 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Today is National I Love Yarn Day. Just saying... I'm going to finish the current shawl today or tomorrow. Next one -- hmmm -- the complicat... Read more

  • Rainy Friday

    10/14/2016 2:24:03 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Heavy rain, coffee and my knitting. It would be an enjoyable morning if my roommate wasn't in full complaint mode since six A.M. She doesn't like... Read more

  • New idea for an old problem - cucumber seeds

    10/13/2016 4:39:58 PM, by 4AMAZINGME

    Today I was slicing cucumbers and hating the seeds in ... Read more

  • New idea for an old problem - cucumber seeds

    10/13/2016 4:39:46 PM, by 4AMAZINGME

    Today I was slicing cucumbers and hating the seeds in ... Read more

  • Drifting along

    10/11/2016 6:15:13 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I finished the sea green shawl and I'm knitting a new one in a multi-color yarn in jewel tones of blue and purple. I've wondered if I really need... Read more

  • This, that and the other thing

    10/5/2016 6:38:23 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm trying to figure out why they pureed the "roast beef" at lunch today. Most of us still have teeth. Today the ombudsman came around. I di... Read more

  • I'm okay, just sad

    10/3/2016 5:54:03 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Thanks for all the help and support. I'm not in a position to hurt myself, but I wouldn't even if I could. Maybe I'm just tired of living he... Read more

  • Feeling low

    9/30/2016 2:23:29 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I don't tell anyone, but I feel like I have a lump of lead inside. I can't even cry any more. It feels like I'm disappearing. ... Read more

  • Thoughts and stuff

    9/25/2016 2:13:43 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Friday night my dear friend Sacha came to visit (and brought fish & chips for dinner -- yum!). During dinner as we talked, I told her something I... Read more

  • This and that

    9/23/2016 12:11:51 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I just sent a thank you message to the designer of the shawl I'm knitting. With her help I was able to get past the obstacle and now the shawl is... Read more

  • And then there's that

    9/22/2016 1:48:25 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I was able to get my yarn, and I got three different ones so that I'll be set for awhile. I restarted a shawl I had a lot of trouble with before.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    9/21/2016 4:31:59 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    At least I was able to get some decent sleep last night. This morning I finished the blue cotton shawl. I'm pleased with how it turned out. ... Read more

  • Discouraged

    9/20/2016 4:32:26 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm a mess today. Last night my roommate had insomnia, so of course I did too. And we're voting opposite sides this election, and she loves to wa... Read more

  • Afternoon

    9/18/2016 3:57:40 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm having a cup of after-lunch coffee and watching tv while I surf the web. I'm also nearing the finish of the blue shawl I'm knitting. Awh... Read more

  • Thoughts

    9/17/2016 11:57:54 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    If I ever have my own home again, I'm going to USE my belongings. I have new-looking cookware that's a couple of years old, shelves of pristine c... Read more

  • La Triviata

    9/14/2016 5:18:24 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm convinced that hospital lab people are vampires. Not only do they take your blood, but you never see them after dawn. This morning the l... Read more

  • Fluff and nonsense

    9/13/2016 6:45:55 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    The cough is abating, though not fast enough (of course). This morning the RN brought my medicine, and she was coughing and sniffling. I said, "S... Read more

  • Afternoon

    9/11/2016 4:15:42 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    This miserable cough has kept me awake the last couple of nights. They're giving me Robitussin for it but it isn't doing a lot. The other da... Read more

  • Here we go again

    9/6/2016 2:52:47 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I have my second cold and sore throat in less than a month. Phooey... I'm tired and grumpy today. It gets noisy in the hall at night so I st... Read more

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