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  • Stuff and (a little) nonsense

    4/22/2018 11:58:42 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Craftsy, please go away with your 60% off sale! I have absolutely no room for any more yarn, and I think I've reached SABLE status (Stash Acquisi... Read more

  • A bit sore

    4/20/2018 5:56:20 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I sat up for five minutes today. I did NOT want to. I just wanted to take a nap, even though I am almost never able to sleep during the day. But ... Read more

  • I don't know

    4/19/2018 6:03:08 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I sat up on the edge of the bed for four minutes today. I know that sounds like pitifully little, but it's quite difficult. I should every day, b... Read more

  • Thud

    4/17/2018 10:09:36 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Roomie was supposed to leave today. She didn't. Now I don't know when or even if. I don't get it. She's raised havoc since she arrived and disres... Read more

  • I'm kind of stuck

    4/15/2018 9:32:44 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    One morning last week a guy came from the lab and drew a vial of my blood. Okay, no problem. Then, in the afternoon, a woman came from the lab. ... Read more

  • I must be getting old

    4/14/2018 9:25:11 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    One of the CNAs here constantly has her earbuds in. Not surprisingly, she has trouble hearing what's said to her. The other day I asked her to th... Read more

  • In other news...

    4/13/2018 1:31:33 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Roomie is leaving Monday! I hope I get at least one night to myself before they reassign the bed. Meantime, this morning the plumbing is on ... Read more

  • It just gets weirder

    4/11/2018 3:11:41 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    On the plus side, roomie has been told that she has to leave by next Tuesday. I hope they give me at least one night to myself before they reassi... Read more

  • It's Tuesday, so...

    4/10/2018 1:03:52 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    At least I get to spend the day with my Ted! I'm... Read more

  • Weekend blues

    4/8/2018 3:21:16 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Yesterday was my kid brother Larry's birthday. He ended his life 33 years ago. It's really weighing on me right now. This weekend has been t... Read more

  • (Almost) back from the (nearly) dead

    4/4/2018 3:26:32 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I have been miserably sick for almost a month. It's only in the last few days that I feel even faintly normal, whatever that is. Now roomie ... Read more

  • Okay...

    3/11/2018 8:09:17 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    What a long, crazy several days I've had. I'm still having the pain in the left side of my face. The doctor keeps increasing the dose of a medici... Read more

  • It's official

    3/3/2018 3:30:33 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm officially old. Today is my 65th birthday. Tomorrow is my great-niece Angie's tenth birthday. I knitted her two pairs of socks (I never... Read more

  • Sometimes...

    2/28/2018 2:18:57 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Sometimes I think I'm in a bad comedy movie. Sunday night roomie howled that someone had stolen her teabags. A laptop and iPhone have sat untouch... Read more

  • Kicking the can

    2/25/2018 9:42:44 PM, by LAKEMERMAID86

    So...I have been a diet coke addict for as long as I can remember. Pretty much since I moved out at 18. I've tried to quit before. I did pretty w... Read more

  • Still alive -- sort of

    2/24/2018 7:06:42 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I have been sick for quite a while. I've had terrible pain in the left side of my face, bouncing from sinuses to ear to teeth to tongue (the tong... Read more

  • Is it just me?

    2/7/2018 10:00:59 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    This morning roomie called me too noisy because the headphone plug on my TV came loose. She said it was "blasting" her. This is the same person w... Read more

  • Bleaahh...

    2/5/2018 7:20:28 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Yesterday was my Margaret's 36th birthday. I miss my feisty little redhead, even after all these years. I have had about eight hours of slee... Read more

  • Beam me up, Scotty

    2/3/2018 3:35:51 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I got a new roommate yesterday. She says she's allergic to tap water, that the air here is toxic, she demanded "organic, cold-pressed coconut oil... Read more

  • Ready to track

    2/1/2018 9:43:27 PM, by LAKEMERMAID86

    I have resisted the tracking for a long time...I was always too busy, and felt that it didn't work. I had tried Weight Watchers, which required s... Read more

  • Stop me if you've heard this one...

    1/27/2018 9:57:29 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    ...but my roommate decided she wanted a window bed so she moved to another room. A few minutes later the woman who occupied the other bed in that... Read more

  • Friday funk

    1/26/2018 12:23:31 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I am feeling terrible. I have a bad headache and the sinus infection just isn't going away. But it's more than that. I went to Facebook this... Read more

  • Cheese and whine

    1/24/2018 9:20:51 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I got a new roommate today. So far she's willing to use headphones to watch TV and she's okay with closing the door at night, so we might be all ... Read more

  • Another manic Monday

    1/22/2018 10:32:25 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    The man across the hall has his TV way too loud (again). The woman next door to me shouted at the CNA for going in to check on her earlier this m... Read more

  • I am Learning:

    1/19/2018 3:17:22 PM, by KELTYCPHOENYX

    * To love myself; always. * To forgive myself; for, I do not have to be perfect * To heal; emotionally, as well as physically... Read more

  • Yesterday

    1/19/2018 3:13:12 PM, by KELTYCPHOENYX

    Yesterday, out of the blue, I started my journey again. Why I let the trials of life halt my progress, I may never understand. Today, I stand ta... Read more

  • Wet and (a little) wild

    1/18/2018 3:13:04 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    We're getting light rain today. I'm enjoying it but we seriously need more. Yesterday I had a visitor. Gracie's human brings her around to v... Read more

  • Wednesday Wackies

    1/17/2018 9:38:11 AM, by LADYIRISH317

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  • Early Tuesday morning

    1/16/2018 10:11:17 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Sunday they moved roomie to another room on the other side of the building. I never said anything, but I'd had about all I could handle of her at... Read more

  • It's Been a Long Time

    1/12/2018 8:41:16 PM, by 1COCOATEXAN

    When I started this journey back in 2010, I was going through a lot. Nevertheless, 7 years later, I'm older and ready to truly to stick with the ... Read more

  • Totally random stuff

    1/11/2018 10:44:49 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Roomie doesn't close the bathroom door (which is right across from my bed). I need eye bleach. She may go home next week. Please... Last ... Read more

  • Well, gee...

    1/7/2018 2:37:02 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    There may be hope. Roomie told admin she wants a window bed. Admin told her the next one that comes open will be hers. I'm praying for someone to... Read more

  • Yawn...

    1/5/2018 10:24:16 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Another night of listening to roomie argue with people who aren't there. I broke down and ordered a set of noise-cancelling headphones. It's the ... Read more

  • In a fog

    1/4/2018 10:18:08 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    I've had practically no sleep for the last two nights. My roommate talks loudly and constantly in her sleep and when she's awake. I'm not convinc... Read more

  • Cancel Search & Rescue

    1/3/2018 1:15:28 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Sorry I've been gone so long. I've had a miserable sinus infection for the last three weeks. It withstood five days of antibiotics (I don't remem... Read more

  • Well, this stinks

    12/14/2017 12:46:54 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm sick with a horrendous cold. My sinus, jaws and ears hurt. I haven't slept past three in the morning since Monday. My ex called me Mond... Read more

  • Free Style

    12/13/2017 12:57:49 PM, by OSONIYE

    Well, I've gained 13# since August. I'm back on the same scales so I can be sure it's accurate. I just let things get out of hand and built some ... Read more

  • If it's Tuesday...

    12/12/2017 10:07:14 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    It's been a long, eventful time. I'm knitting an Irish cardigan for Elizabeth for her first Christmas. Saturday, while starting the second s... Read more

  • Never enough

    12/2/2017 6:42:46 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I finished my son's Christmas stocking, but I'm not totally happy with it. I sort of "invented" the lettering putting his name on it, but I don't... Read more

  • Funny time

    11/29/2017 2:16:04 PM, by LADYIRISH317

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