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  • 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

  • Some kind of Sunday

    9/4/2016 1:06:07 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    During the night I heard water trickling but didn't pay much attention because there are all kinds of sounds around here. We woke up this morning... Read more

  • Randomness

    9/3/2016 4:54:51 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Yesterday I caved and ordered three kits for pairs of socks. I tried to resist, but they were substantially marked down. But now I have projects ... Read more

  • Bad/sad day

    9/2/2016 1:26:42 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Two years ago today my best friend and unofficially adopted sister Lynda passed away (my profile picture). Not a day goes by I don't miss her and... Read more

  • Okay, well...

    8/30/2016 5:40:41 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Recently I started a light blue shawl but this morning I put it aside. At a certain point in the pattern, despite a dozen tries, I kept coming up... Read more

  • Bad mood

    8/27/2016 5:06:21 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm in a terrible mood today, although the knee has quit hurting. There's a CNA here who is seriously bugging me. Last week he came to my ro... Read more

  • Friday thoughts

    8/26/2016 4:37:20 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    My left knee is giving me grief today. I've had trouble with it for years but since yesterday it's hurt worse than usual I've asked for pain medi... Read more

  • Stuff and (some) nonsense

    8/24/2016 5:12:00 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    As much as the last year has generally sucked, it occurs to me that I'm probably better off without my old landlord (overbearing and overpriced).... Read more

  • 9 Months...

    8/15/2016 8:17:10 PM, by SARAHL817

    That's how long it's been since I've updated here. I will always be grateful to SparkPeople for helping give me the tools I needed to work toward... Read more

  • Still here

    8/15/2016 1:58:40 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm still in the rehab center, pretty much stuck in bed. The TV here hasn't gotten Food Network for a week and a half. And I've had a beastly col... Read more

  • And on and on

    8/3/2016 9:24:15 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Yesterday they used a lift to put me into a wheelchair so I was able to leave my room for only the second time in almost three months. Unfortunat... Read more

  • Gaining weight while exercising

    7/31/2016 7:32:44 PM, by SHADOWCHIC12

    http://www.sparkpeople.com/blo
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    r_starting_an_exercise_plan This was a good little... Read more

  • So...

    7/16/2016 4:11:41 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    There seems to be some movement regarding therapy. The social worker met with me to discuss my activity levels before I got sick. He's composing ... Read more

  • Zucchini, zucchini, zucchini

    7/12/2016 7:03:42 PM, by SHADOWCHIC12

    I should have taken pictures from the start, but I am... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/2/2016 2:48:26 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    So far so good with the new roommate. Last night my best friend Sacha brought Indian food for dinner. OMG...tandoori chicken, naan, samosas... Read more

  • In a holding pattern

    7/1/2016 3:17:42 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Still waiting for Medicaid to loosen up and start paying for physical therapy so I can get walking again. Meantime, the roommate from (Hade... Read more

  • Sigh of relief...

    6/26/2016 1:56:36 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    In the middle of the night last night my roommate demanded yet again to be taken to the hospital, so the ambulance came for her. I can't fully r... Read more

  • Okay, well...

    6/25/2016 1:43:14 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    My Medicaid is still stalling, but it occurs to me there may be an up-side. The social worker here is looking for housing possibilities for me. T... Read more

  • Roadblocked

    6/19/2016 4:12:04 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    My physical therapy is on hold again. Last time it was for a week due to a problem with my Medicaid. Nobody's telling me what's going on despite ... Read more

  • Oh, phooey...

    6/17/2016 4:26:44 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    (Side note: thanks to my social worker Eric for helping me with this IPad!) Now the "phooey" part: I just found out that my favorite show,... Read more

  • I haven't died

    6/17/2016 1:19:40 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I haven't had access to a computer since February. I was hospitalized the first week in April for cellulitis in my right leg. I was there for fiv... Read more

  • Guys I did it - I finally joined a gym :)))

    6/1/2016 11:48:42 AM, by SPANISHWHISPERS

    So guys I always said to myself that if a gym ever opened up within a realistic distance of where I lived I would join. So what happens a gym is... Read more

  • How amazing children are in our life

    3/21/2016 5:51:59 PM, by CHICAM

    My dear grandson is on his March break and this week I have the honor of taking care of him. He will be making his 5th birthday pretty soon and ... Read more

  • Going out for dinner today

    3/18/2016 2:21:04 PM, by CHICAM

    Today is my beloved husbands 55th birthday. I thank God so much for giving me the second chance to find love. I thought my life had closed in e... Read more

  • Donīt let the scale put you down

    3/16/2016 10:56:28 AM, by CHICAM

    Yesterday I wrote a blog on how the scale did not go down for me. It honestly put me down because I know I have been doing so much in my healthy... Read more

  • Weight

    3/15/2016 11:06:03 AM, by CHICAM

    Well yesterday I had posted on my main page that I had lost 2.5 pounds and I was so happy. I got to my sp page and noticed that on my weight rec... Read more

  • Commit is the word!

    3/11/2016 1:23:19 PM, by CHICAM

    My dear SP friend Jane wrote another gold blog. She hits the root of everything! I had lost weight 4 times and then I saw such remarkable resul... Read more

  • Day 427: Week 1 Reboot Results

    3/8/2016 10:13:08 PM, by PATRICIALUCIA

    Starting March 1st I began tracking my food again. I tend to make healthy choices overall, but I know for sure I am making good choices when I wr... Read more

  • Cooking a delicious soup outside

    3/6/2016 11:35:26 AM, by CHICAM

    Today was such a beautiful spring day outside, We have been very fortunate in having early spring weather. I started off my day helping my husb... Read more

  • Day 424: Keep on Tracking

    3/5/2016 11:54:18 AM, by PATRICIALUCIA

    Hi All - I am back to blogging and tracking this week! Over the past 8 months or so, Nikki and I have had our hands full with our search for... Read more

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