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Missed phone call and a terrible day yesterday
Monday, May 20, 2019      5 comments

Yesterday was supposed to be a good day but it was awful! The night before we spent most of the night in ER. My daughter Cassie had bad abdomen pain. I got off work and we took her to ER because we thought it might be her appendix. After being u... Read more
Depressed and procrastinating
Saturday, June 30, 2018      10 comments

I have been on leave from work while recovering from a left total knee replacement. It has been a rough recovery. I have had a lot of pain and that is getting better but I still don't sleep well. I wake up around 1 or 2 Am with pain and stiffnes... Read more
40 things about me
Wednesday, October 25, 2017      6 comments

1. Do you like blue cheese? I don't know. I never tried it. 2. Have you ever smoked cigarettes? Yes, I quit 21 years ago. Quitting was the best thing I ever did. Starting was one of the dumbest things I ever did. 3. Do you own a ... Read more
In memory of My stepdaughter Karen May 23, 1978 - January 29, 2017
Saturday, February 04, 2017      6 comments

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Missing my step daughter
Sunday, January 29, 2017      13 comments

Today while I was at work I was told my husband was on call park for me. I picked up right away because he rarely calls me at work. He was crying which he very rarely does. He told me his daughter Karen had passed away. As my mind flooded with m... Read more
Big Decision to make
Monday, June 13, 2016      6 comments

I'm thinking about accepting different work hours at my job. Right now I work 3 8 hour shifts every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7-3:30. With my job you sometimes get out a hour late depending on the day. I have been thinking about asking for the... Read more
Clinical Portfolio
Monday, May 30, 2016      6 comments

I have been working on my portfolio for clinical ladder. I agreed to do it last fall. I only have a couple of weeks left before its done. Its a three ring binder with different categories marked off with tabbed sections with typed labels. The n... Read more
Last Sunday Mothers Day
Tuesday, May 10, 2016      8 comments

I had a great birthday/ Mothers day last Sunday. My husband gave me sentimental cards, many of them and he made me breakfast and supper that day. He also gave me Roses and he got me a large birthday cake. My son Nick got me a vase of flowers and... Read more
Water heater broken No water!
Sunday, March 13, 2016      8 comments

Last night I went to take a shower and the water was cold! My husband thought the pilot light was out on the water heater but it was worse then that. All the water had to be turned off because otherwise the broken water heater will leak all over... Read more
Monday, December 14, 2015      6 comments

My daughter Melissa (shes 16) is making baby blankets with me. She is a better knitter then I am even though I taught her how to knit. She can do complicated patterns like doing a lot of different directions in the same stitch. She's amazing any... Read more
Good and Bad in my life
Monday, October 19, 2015      6 comments

Most of the good in my life these days comes from work. I feel like I really help people at work both co workers and patients. I often feel like a failure at home. My oldest daughter has been going through depression. Shes refusing therapy. Shes... Read more
I like filling these out
Sunday, September 27, 2015      3 comments

This is a copy and paste, I got the idea from a spark friend Claireinparis who got it from one of her spark friends. I like filling these out so I did it! Where is your cell phone? In my purse. Spouse? Yes, here watching tv. We have been married... Read more
Snowstorm last weekend
Monday, February 02, 2015      9 comments

I'm posting pictures of our yard after the big snowstorm for my spark friend snowyoga. She loves snow but doesn't have any. Snow is pretty if you don't have to drive in it. I had to be at the hospital to work yesterday when it was snowing and b... Read more
Almost 4 weeks post op and addicted to walking
Sunday, January 25, 2015      9 comments

I had my surgery 4 weeks ago tomorrow. I see the Dr and the nutritionist tomorrow. I think they will start me on soft foods tomorrow. I have walked outside every day this week. I got 10,000 or more daily steps on my fitbit most of this week. Tod... Read more
One week post op
Monday, January 05, 2015      8 comments

I'm feeling more like myself again. I haven't needed any medicine for pain or nausea since saturday. I decided to take 4 weeks off work. I'm never hungry but I can get my fluids in without a problem. Its hard to get my protein in. Its too cold ... Read more

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