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Wednesday, September 15, 2010      31 comments

The moment I heard will always be frozen in time; one of those moments you never forget. My daughter yelled, "Mom," and I could tell by her voice that something was very wrong! I ran as fast as I could down our stairs to her computer and s... Read more
Symponi, the New RA Medicine, Can It Be Working Already?
Thursday, April 01, 2010      13 comments

I have had RA for so long I'm not sure for how many years! Maybe I've had it for at least 25 years undiagnosed, 14 or 15 diagnosed but that is debatable because my RA factor has always been negative. So I, like a lot of newly diagnosed RA pat... Read more
Planting My Own Victory Garden For Healthy Amy 2010 Campaign
Friday, March 05, 2010      4 comments

This weekend, I am going to start my seeds for my own "Victory Garden." Recently, there was a blog on the Spark Blogs about how in WW11, many families planted gardens, and they were aptly named Victory Gardens. London, I believe, started the "... Read more
Continuing Story With My Daughter: Unconditional Love & Forgiveness
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      6 comments

I just want to thank everyone who wrote back with support or sent goodies to me when I wrote my blog entry "I need help with a situation with my daughter - read on." I was so angry, hurt, and upset when I wrote that blog, I did need some comfor... Read more
I Need Help With a Situation With My Daughter - Read On:
Monday, February 22, 2010      11 comments

Last week, I spent 4 days going to 4 doctors - 2 new and 2 established. I have been putting off taking care of my health for about 2 1/2 years as I cared for my very ill husband who had a double bypass, was on dialysis, and finally received a ... Read more
Almost All Women Doctors -WHAT A WONDERFUL FEELING!!
Thursday, February 18, 2010      2 comments

Today I see my last new doctor today - my new internist - Dr Cohen. Every doctor and nurse I have talked to and mentioned her name have said such good things about her - I feel kind of excited about seeing her! Imagine that - excited about see... Read more
Healthy Amy L 2010 Campaign
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      2 comments

Today I went to the first of four doctor appointments this week. It is part of my "Healthy Amy 2010" campaign this year. I've ignored my health and myself mostly because of my husband's illnesses - he had a kidney transplant last year - Janua... Read more
Finally, Two New Kittens To Come Home Sunday!
Monday, January 25, 2010      5 comments

YES! I am going to be a cat mom again! Yesterday I went to the Millionaire Cat's Home (Really! She still lives there with a lot of other cats, kittens, and some dogs) which is a wonderful no-kill shelter. Although it still smelled some, it w... Read more
Laughing About Gaining 2 (Two) Pounds!!
Friday, January 08, 2010      2 comments

I gained 2 (two) pounds. Can you believe it? I exercised most days. If I didn't exercise (only 1 day), I stretched and walked around the house a lot doing housework, etc. which burned some calories - although they don't "count". I also chase... Read more
Sorting Socks/Sorting Feelings Why I Eat/Losing Weight In 2010
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      2 comments

I have been married to a wonderful man for almost 39 years. Can you believe it? Long time!! We have supported each other through health and sickness (he recently go a new kidney!), lean times and abundant years, careers, children, grandchildr... Read more
Searching for My Serenity
Sunday, January 03, 2010      4 comments

Today, as I have been for the last month or so, I am in a lot of pain. I have tried everything I know of - physically, mentally, emotionally, medically, spiritually, and just plain acceptance. But the pain is still there and darn it, it still ... Read more