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Day of Germany Unity
Friday, October 03, 2008      4 comments

Today is the German national holiday. It's also the day, one year ago, that I finally reached my goal weight of 58 kilos. I actually lost a bit more, then gained a bit and have been mostly hovering within my maintenance range of 58-60 kilos sin... Read more
October goals
Wednesday, October 01, 2008      3 comments

October goals: 1) Tracking 30 minutes a day intentional exercise, restarting the streak I broke on Aug. 30 after 224 days. 2) Track food two days a week. 3) Minimum 7 hours of sleep a night. 4) Make and go to doctor appoi... Read more
Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad!
Monday, September 29, 2008      4 comments

58 years together - Here's one of their wedding photos dated September 30, 1950.... Read more
Looking up
Thursday, September 25, 2008      5 comments

The trip to the ER on Monday, seemed to have gotten the attention of the staff at the rehab/nursing home and Dad reports that they are keeping a better eye on Mom since that incident. I guess sometimes things have to get worse before they get be... Read more
Jet Lag Day 3
Tuesday, September 23, 2008      3 comments

Didn't get much sleep last night at all. I called Dad yesterday evening and found out that Mom had to go to the emergency room Monday afternoon. Her blood oxygen level was down and they wanted to check her out. Turns out it wasn't anything too u... Read more
One week later
Sunday, September 21, 2008      3 comments

I decided to postpone my return trip to Germany. We had a huge challenge and much frustration trying to find a rehab place that would take Mom because of her tracheal breathing tube. Finally found ONE in their home county that would take her and... Read more
Thursday, September 11, 2008      4 comments

Mom was finally moved out of the SICU yesterday. That was encouraging for us. Now, we wait and see about the next steps. There are so many decisions to make. We're definitely on new territory here, but the hospital staff has been very help... Read more
From Florida
Friday, September 05, 2008      8 comments

Thank you for your comments and prayers and forgive me for not responding individually. We're spending most of our time at the hospital. Mom is making some progress and will have a second surgery today (Friday) I'll go into more details later, b... Read more
Flying Home
Sunday, August 31, 2008      4 comments

I'll be flying to Florida on Tuesday. Dparents had a serious car accident and Dmom needs surgery. DDad is fine but, of course, somewhat under shock. Prayers appreciated for both of them and a safe flight, unaffected by hurricane activity, for me... Read more
Declutter Challenge Week 4
Friday, August 29, 2008      0 comments

Wrapping up the August Declutter challenge today. It's been a busy week, so I sometimes had to search for things to declutter at the last minute. That doesn't mean I'm finished with decluttering, just that I didn't have the time to start any maj... Read more
Declutter Challenge Week 3
Saturday, August 23, 2008      4 comments

Only 6 photos this time - I don't have a photo of the big stack of paperwork that I decluttered from my locker and binders at the language school. That felt good - and, as I was sorting and tossing, I also got some good ideas about how I can be... Read more
Week 2
Friday, August 15, 2008      1 comments

Here's my stuff from Week 2 of the August decluttering challenge being hosted by Beth and Marcia ( organisingtips.blogspot.
efinitely-makes-my-butt.html ) I actually had more photos but accide... Read more
Easy like...
Monday, August 11, 2008      2 comments

Sunday evening...I often go Nordic walking or jogging on Sunday evening. I'm enjoying the longer days of summer while I can. Last night I decided to leave the poles at home and run my usual route. I've got my eye on a 10K race at the beginning o... Read more
200 Days
Friday, August 08, 2008      5 comments

I just noticed on the calendar that today is Day 200 of my exercise streak. emoticon ... Read more
Done and Decluttering
Friday, August 08, 2008      1 comments

Just finished my Old Testament final exam and feel like I did pretty well. Time for a nap before I go to praise team rehearsal in a couple of hours, but I thought I'd have some fun and post a collage of the "objets d'out" that I've gotten rid of... Read more

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