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Another "Two Appointment Day" yesterday
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      11 comments

Yesterday was another two appointment day for me. It could not be helped. Both my oncologist and pain specialist are only in town on Tuesdays. I could not skip chemo this week because I had last week off. I tried to change the time of my pain cl... Read more
A funeral and a milestone today
Thursday, March 14, 2013      7 comments

My mom and I went to a funeral today for a very dear lady. She lost her battle with cancer last week, her third time with dealing with this disease. She was a beloved member of our church, and before she retired in 1997, she was head librarian a... Read more
Product Review: Skechers Gowalk shoes
Friday, March 08, 2013      11 comments

I recently bought a pair of Skechers Gowalk shoes from Zappos.com, they were on sale for a good price. The ones I bought are called "Toasty"; they are light brown s... Read more
Chemo and grocery shopping yesterday
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      13 comments

Yesterday I had another long session at the chemo clinic; they were short one nurse so that meant more waiting time for everything. My hemoglobin went down more, to 9.1. That didn't surprise me, because of the level of my fatigue. Sometimes, I t... Read more
Long power outage yesterday
Saturday, March 02, 2013      12 comments

I started doing my laundry yesterday morning, and just a few minutes after getting the last load done, around 1pm, the power went out. I tuned my radio to one of the local stations, and after awhile, found out the outage was wide spread, affecti... Read more
Blood counts better this week
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      15 comments

Chemo went fine today; my hemoglobin went up a little bit, and my WBC up to almost normal. I also had my monthly Zometa infusion. My best friend gave me a ride home from chemo and we stopped for lunch out first. Very windy and cold today; w... Read more
Getting another free book!
Friday, February 22, 2013      16 comments

I am a member of Goodreads.com, and got this in my email from author Martine Lacombe: ****************************
****************** " I read your review of Water for Elephants – a book that I greatly enjoyed as well. I am an autho... Read more
Feeling better today
Thursday, February 21, 2013      12 comments

Had another rough day yesterday, left hip and knee really hurt, and so did the bursitis in my left shoulder, to point where it made me want to cry, and on top of that, a sinus headache which started in the afternoon. So yesterday really sucked! ... Read more
No chemo for me today
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      12 comments

Not having one of my best days. There is a weather system moving through, aggravating my pain issues. Almost every joint in my body hurts today. Woke up feeling a little nauseous, not sure if it's from my gastroparesis or if I possibly caught so... Read more
Another friend lost to cancer
Monday, February 18, 2013      22 comments

I lost another friend to cancer. I never met RaNae in person, but were online friends. We first "met" on the Yuku message boards; we were both on boards for cat lovers and avid book readers, and we liked a lot of the same kinds of books. Af... Read more
Still very icy
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      12 comments

As you can see from the photo I took this morning, I still have a lot of ice around my house. (And you can see my trash can too, I don't normally keep that by the front d... Read more
A couple of wins for me!
Monday, February 11, 2013      16 comments

Recently, I've won prizes in a couple of contests. About 2 weeks ago, I entered a giveaway that one of the members of the Chair Exercise team here on Spark was hosting. I won a Jodi Stolove Life's A Celebration Chair Dancing Fitness DVD; it... Read more
A lot of snow
Friday, February 08, 2013      12 comments

We had almost 8 inches of snow from the storm system that went through yesterday. Our weather was not nearly as bad as what the east coast will be getting, but it's more snow than we usually get in my area. My car was stuck when I tried to move ... Read more
Shoe box news
Monday, February 04, 2013      17 comments

As many of you know, I do shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. Last year, I put together 3 boxes to send out. They request a donation of $7 per box to cover the shipping cost, and if you pay online, you can track where your box goes. I... Read more
I am back online, and with bone scan results
Friday, February 01, 2013      20 comments

I am finally back online today! I have a lot of messages and emails to catch up on, but too much to do all in one day. Of all the things I do online, I missed Spark the most, even more than Facebook! I ended up having to get a new computer.... Read more

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