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Day 247 UGH
Saturday, April 18, 2015      2 comments

Yup this plan is working fine. It has confused my dad a bit. He's called to find out what time the boys are coming twice today. But then he called "pushy" and seems to understand better. As for me I took a trip to town with some food f... Read more
Day 246 Now we've gotten on a Merry go round.....
Friday, April 17, 2015      1 comments

Of course it's Fri. so I got my hair done this morning. Then was in town before 10 to take my dad to the facility to sign the lease and get all the paper work done. He really doesn't want to be responsible for much of anything. So he made me h... Read more
Day 245 Today starts a week from H#$%^(*!
Thursday, April 16, 2015      1 comments

I did get up and go to Senior Sneakers yoga class this morning. I knew I wasn't very flexible and don't have great balance but that class sure will get me to work on those things. For me to walk into a completely unknown activity is hard. I'v... Read more
Day 244 Tomorrow is going to be a biggy
Wednesday, April 15, 2015      1 comments

First of all I have to thank all my faithful supporters. This last month has been a really really bad time for me and my family. But tomorrow there is a big meeting with doctors about sending my mother closer to home. My brother goes to those... Read more
Day 243 New things can certainly be scarry
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      3 comments

I woke up this morning feeling excited about getting to finally go to exercise class. By the time I got there I had 3 meltdowns all over somewhat silly stuff. I decided today would be a good day to pay my taxes..well the form didn't work in th... Read more
Day 242 I think I'm a bad daughter today
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      2 comments

For some completely unknown reason my dad does not think I'm able to drive down to see my mom. So today he called a family friend and asked him to drive us down to see her tomorrow. I took a stand this afternoon and told him I wasn't going alo... Read more
Day 241 Getting ready for a battle tomorrow......
Sunday, April 12, 2015      3 comments

Today was a busy one but I was busy at home. I did have some phone calls but did not need to run anywhere to put out any panic trips or fires or any of the other things that elderly parents can do. I've been up and down 5 flights of stai... Read more
Day 240 The very busy week caught up to my today.
Saturday, April 11, 2015      1 comments

Boy when you wake up and try to stand and your ankle feels like you twisted it and your knee doesn't want to straighten out...you know you need a day of rest. I did both my morning physical therapy exercises with 1 lb. weights and the ban... Read more
Day 239 So many choices....
Friday, April 10, 2015      1 comments

I agree with all my followers that putting the cats down is just plain out of the question. So today I took a stand. Max and Peanut now live with me. I went to my dad and told him I agreed with some of the things the boys wanted but on one is... Read more
Day 238 The cat was a hit!
Thursday, April 09, 2015      3 comments

Boy did this day ever go wrong for me. But only for me everyone else seemed fine with it all. I overslept. Was supposed to pick my dad up before 10. Woke up at 9:37. Threw the dog out, fed the cats, got dressed in the bathroom while I did e... Read more
Day 237 A little retail therapy didn't hurt at all today.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015      1 comments

Oh my without my wonderful Spark friends I think I'd be a wreck. I've decided to divide my brothers but calling them the pushy one and the quiet one. The pushy one drove out here last night. I don't know how he gets dad to do all these ... Read more
Day 236 My Spark friends are a glue that holds me together....
Wednesday, April 08, 2015      3 comments

Today was sort of traumatic. I'm the oldest and don't want to be the one making decisions. I fell back on an old method or coping from when I was diagnosed with a sever case of clinical depression years ago. A lot of the time the meds h... Read more
Day 235 Here we go again
Monday, April 06, 2015      3 comments

Both my brother and myself spent a good portion of today talking to social workers about where to place my mother again. She will be leaving the hospital again tomorrow. This new "normal" is going to drive me crazy. I could not even mak... Read more
Day 234 New challenges
Sunday, April 05, 2015      1 comments

My mom is still recovering in the hospital and my dad is bored at home alone. So not much is changing there. But fitbit and Spark have made some changes to how the fitbit counts. For several days it counted my steps by gave me no exerci... Read more
Day 233 Mom want me to break her OUT
Saturday, April 04, 2015      3 comments

My mom is weak and very tired. But when I talked to her today she reminded me I was her keeper and I needed to get her OUT (and she spelled it). Sorry mom nothing I can do. I don't want to be part of this crazy thing called life right n... Read more

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