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Forgetting Fiona
Tuesday, December 05, 2017     

My step mother Fiona is in a nursing home. She had a severe stroke almost 2 years ago and went from being a pretty vibrant self sufficient 78 year old to a woman who need round the clock care. She put my Dad in a nursing home a few years e... Read more
Losing Dad
Sunday, October 09, 2016     

My father passed away on Tuesday he was 90 in fact he had just turned 90 on Saturday. As his dementia worsened and he was falling just about every other week my step mother made the decision to put him in the nursing home about two years a... Read more
Plus Size Clothing Complaint
Tuesday, August 16, 2016     

Why big floral prints? Why in the world do they make plus size blouses in big gaudy floral prints? If I were a size 5 it would look cute and stylish but in a size 22/24 it looks matronly and like a muumuu! I also have the dreaded apple sha... Read more
I need an Intervention
Tuesday, November 17, 2015     

Hello, my name is Lisa and I am a Vera Bradley addict. Hello Lisa... I thought I had this obsession under control but then it happend, I got a coupon in the mail. It was a 25% off your entire purchase birthday coupon. It would have be... Read more
Sunday, September 27, 2015     

My husband and I are preparing to leave for vacation soon. We went through our closet today pulling out some clothes we haven't worn since last fall/winter season. Although we are headed south the nights still get chilly and we thought it would ... Read more
What is that? Wait... Is that a wrinkle?
Sunday, September 06, 2015     

A funny thing is happening on my weight loss journey... I'm gaining some wrinkles. I'm not a young woman but I'm not an old one either I'm 48 well at least for the next 3 months then I enter the last year of my 40's. One of the advant... Read more
1st Blog & 1st Black eye
Tuesday, August 18, 2015     

I will get to the black eye in a moment but, this is my first ever blog. One of my new years resolutions was to blog and here I am August 18th and I am finally blogging. Thankfully my healthy eating resolution is going better than my blogging an... Read more