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I hear the Pitter-Patter...
Thursday, December 06, 2012      8 comments

Will type fast...I hear Mom moving around so the "other" part of my day is about to begin...she will not be thrilled to hear that I am giving her a shower today...always tells me that she is clean...always a battle...Tracked my food & have been ... Read more
One Day At A Time...
Wednesday, December 05, 2012      11 comments

OK, I feel like I have done what I needed to do, as for getting Mom's physical & shots & getting the form filled out by the doctor for the nursing home. I just have to "hurry up & wait" for the final word & placement...I am so tired of whisperi... Read more
One Year Anniversary...
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      9 comments

This time last year (Dec. 4, 2011) my daughter, Jan-Marie told me about SparkPeople.com...I certainly have NOT done anywhere near as well as her. She is down 91 lbs. & I am only down 27 lbs. (I was down 35 lbs. on JM's BD in August)..I'm just ha... Read more
Monday, Monday...
Monday, December 03, 2012      8 comments

HEY EVERYONE...today has been a long day with Mom. She was very confused & argumentative...Thank You, Lord...I had a sitter that came at 5:00. I went out to dinner with friends & then I met a friend at Hospice for the annual Hope For the Holiday... Read more
Sunday & I'm Hung Over already...
Sunday, December 02, 2012      12 comments

I did not sleep well last night...Mom did...& for that I am thankful. Met some friends at Panera's for brunch. I had the lowest cal quiche they serve, but I ordered an orange juice & was told I get a free pastry & I said YES...not a good idea. I... Read more
OK, it is really Sat. now...
Saturday, December 01, 2012      5 comments

Mom slept all night but was up early today & confused. Fortunately we had a sitter from 10 A.M. till 3:00 P.M. Had a good time at the BFD Christmas party...I helped Santa give out gifts. There was a TON of food, but OMG, nothing healthy. I drank... Read more
Waiting to go to bed...
Saturday, December 01, 2012      12 comments

Even though the date on this blog says Sat. it is still Fri. night to me, as it is 12:41 A.M. & I am still up. My Mom went to bed about 8:30 P.M. but is awake now & talking up a storm. I am hesitant to walk past her room & have to deal with 20 q... Read more
A Room With a View...
Thursday, November 29, 2012      12 comments

Decided that I was not going to blog until I tracked my food for the day...helps to keep me accountable. I did pretty well, but I have to tell the truth...I missed my "Trigger Foods" today...I just tried to drink a LOT of water...Met w/ the Admi... Read more
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      11 comments

Today a friend of mine came over to sit with Mom so that I could take my Angel-Neighbor-Donna to lunch (she is the one that helps me with Mom so much)...it was so nice to get out & have a real conversation with someone. Naturally we talked about... Read more
Make Some Changes...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      11 comments

To Get Something You Never Had, You Have To Do Something You Never Did...I received an e-mail from a friend the other day & that statement jumped out at me & said GET BUSY...I have not tracked my food for almost 2 weeks, not because I've been bi... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving...
Thursday, November 22, 2012      7 comments

I just wanted to take a min. to wish everyone a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING. Several people asked me...what are you MAKING for dinner? I said that I am MAKING it EASY on ME. I called Bob Evans & ordered the Holiday Meal pkg. deal... it had the works... Read more
Getting closer?
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      7 comments

It has been almost 11 days since I tracked/blogged...this is not good. Slowly getting it together. Still no calls from the nursing homes, but I talked with the Dir. of Admissions at one place & she sounded like there was a good possibility that ... Read more
OMG...Too Long...
Friday, November 09, 2012      12 comments

Wow...my last blog was Oct. 25th...16 days ago...not proud of that...my weight is up approx. 7 lbs. Can't say that I'm binging or doing anything crazy...just NOT tracking & definitely NOT drinking as much water as I should. I find myself getting... Read more
Six days later...
Thursday, October 25, 2012      5 comments

It has been awhile since I last blogged & longer since I tracked my food...don't have any real good excuses, just struggling to get focused. I also know that the longer you stay OFF the wagon, the longer it takes to get back ON the wagon. I'm no... Read more
Friday Night...Home Alone...
Friday, October 19, 2012      12 comments

Trust me, I'm not complaining...it is just the facts...whoa...before you get the wrong idea...my Mom is still here & with me. My husband went out of town till Sun. so I am on my own & winging it. I had a dentist appt. on Thursday & after 4 phone... Read more

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