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Day 732 One of those stiff all over days....
Monday, August 15, 2016      3 comments

That is just something that can't be avoided once in a while with arthritis. Oh well it will be better again. I did get another shopping run done. Now there is plenty of cat food and several other things. I will still need to make a co... Read more
Day 731 Sleep makes for much nicer days
Sunday, August 14, 2016      5 comments

I managed to sleep 9 hours last night. I was up to the bathroom a bit but still that is amazing for me. It's usually closer to 4 hours for me. I took my shop hop passport to my quilt store today and got a treat for visiting all the stores in ... Read more
Day 730 A very pleasant day for a drive.
Saturday, August 13, 2016      5 comments

Today was lovely. I did take my little road trip. Stopped at the 4 quilt stores I wanted to and the bakery. Got mom and dad a couple of bags of things they like and bought myself 1 cinnamon roll with raisins. I'm saving mine for breakfast. ... Read more
Day 729 Big sigh for a 2nd day at home
Friday, August 12, 2016      3 comments

I did have some big plans for today. But since it rained really hard all night we had flash flood warnings for today. I did get my hair done and my doctors appointment out of the way. But then when I was going on my trek well it started to ra... Read more
Day 728 My only contact with the outside world was the phone.
Thursday, August 11, 2016      4 comments

I stayed home. I slept late and took 2 naps. The last couple of weeks with all the appointments and fighting because I'm such a terrible child have really taken a toll on me. I even enjoyed cooking myself a nice meal. Usually it's been what'... Read more
Day 727 The best day yet this week.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      1 comments

Today had lots of challenges but no screaming at me or name calling. My dad only called me 3 times to find something out and only complained a little because when I took mom home from the hospital it took longer than he expected. But they are ... Read more
Day 726 It got worse today. Much worse.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      6 comments

I picked my dad up at 9 for his bath and then we went back to the apt. to get my brother who was having breakfast with mom. So off we went to todays appointments. They went so so. But we didn't get back until just after 4 and I had an appoin... Read more
Day 725 I am empty......no more to give right now.
Monday, August 08, 2016      4 comments

After todays explosion I just am not in a position to take it anymore. I have nothing much more to give. When I got there this afternoon I was informed he wasn't speaking to me. But in the next breath he had plenty to say. He wanted his car... Read more
Day 724 Enough is enough....no more trip to the ER.
Sunday, August 07, 2016      4 comments

I set off today to do some quilt shop hopping. I had a path all laid out that would have taken me about 4 hours and the dog and I were going to have a pleasant afternoon. I never even got to the first shop...the nurse calls. You dad can't bre... Read more
Day 723 Ahhh a whole day at home
Saturday, August 06, 2016      3 comments

I got the day here with my pets today. I planned to clean but kept getting distracted. I'd go into a room to pick something up and end up going to another room to put something away and them into another to deal with something I picked up in t... Read more
Day 722 Ok that's done...one more day of appointments for dad
Saturday, August 06, 2016      5 comments

The laser for the eye pressure was hard today. There is a lot of my dad in me. I hate things any where near my eyes. Then when he found out the pressure in his right eye was almost as bad as the left and he needed the treatment in both eyes h... Read more
Day 721 First time in 2 weeks there was no emergency.
Friday, August 05, 2016      2 comments

I was able to stay home all day. I did make several phone calls on behalf of my dad to try to figure out what is going on with his eye appointments and more information about a VA program. I started cleaning the bathroom but didn't get t... Read more
Day 720 This was a hard day all around.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      2 comments

According to the paper work my dad had 3 appointments at the VA clinic. That means an hour car ride to get there. I had no idea what all those appointments were for but thought maybe one of them would be the physical he didn't get last week be... Read more
Day 719 Only 3 more days of running around. Yea.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016      3 comments

I so agree Koffee but ever since I retired about 20 years ago I've wondered how I ever managed to work full time, have super active kids, and sort of keep house or do laundry. Today I took dad to his whirlpool bath and then talked to them ab... Read more
Day 718 We have appeared to have reached resigned to this new ...
Monday, August 01, 2016      1 comments

Dad wanted some bakery treats yesterday so today when I went in to talk with Medicare and his supplemental insurances I stopped and grabbed one I know he likes. The rest of my day was 2 hours of phone calls that only got me half of what I wante... Read more

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