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A Moment to Celebrate

Posted by SassyBetsy in SassyBetsy's Blog, 23 November 2014 - - - - - - · 16 views

Last night I went to a conference at a hotel by the sea. I enjoyed the beautiful sunset over the ocean. I left the wheelchair in the corner and sat in a real comfy padded seat verry grateful for a soft seat. At the end of it there was a little reception with wine bar. I waited until everyone else went through the little buffet line so I could walk throug...

day111 11.21.2014 video of grandma(taken on day93)

Posted by Cipeko in Cipeko's Blog, 21 November 2014 - - - - - - · 47 views

Hello all,

It's been a long time since last entry. Grandma Adile is doing great, she's learned to carry her own paralysed leg, and she even learned to climb up and down the stairs in her own apartment, thanks to the great physio therapist's efforts.

I'm now sharing a video of my grandma with you all, this was taken on day93, she's trying to walk with he...

laughing at life in spite of everything

Posted by HostSue in Sue's Sentiments, 20 November 2014 - - - - - - · 55 views

Life is busy. It is mostly good too but a couple of events this week have cast a shadow over the joy of the season, one is that an old and trusted friend has stage 4 cancer and I can't get to see her right now and the other is that my younger son's wife has walked out and is preventing him from seeing the children. I am so far away from both of them and I...

Been reading--but not posting and I miss it!

Posted by Tinamomof2 in Tinamomof2's Blog, 19 November 2014 - - - - - - · 32 views

Hi all, today marks week number 7 that we buried mom. It is still so hard :( I am 47 and Mom was 72 when she passed. What an experience this has been. 2 good things--Mom is not in pain any more and I will see her in Heaven and now I know how a funeral works and what all you have to do as in dealing with the funeral home and cemetery. What I really miss is...

And Life Takes Another Weird Turn

Posted by lydiacevedo in Conversations with myself, 19 November 2014 - - - - - - · 58 views

It's been more than a year since I updated this. In the "Reader's Digest Condensed" version:

The relationship didn't work out and I am, once again single (See more about that below)

I changed jobs...to a better one with better pay

I moved to the bigger house next door to where I was living (good thing too)

My eldest, Garion moved "back home" (wait for...

Remembering Friends and Other Updates

Posted by srademacher in spacie1's Blog, 18 November 2014 - - - - - - · 48 views

This past week we lost a friend here in the park. Roger was a very active member of the HOA and worked on all the events in the park with his very active young wife. He was in his early 80's and had been diagnosed about a year ago with leukemia. The last four weeks he had been pretty much homebound with hospice so we knew it was coming, but still sad to s...

winter has arrived

Posted by lmctrouble in Lynda's thoughts, 17 November 2014 - - - - - - · 36 views

How do I know? Because the stinkleys don't spend more than an hour outside at a time. It seems like no sooner do I let them out and get comfortable in my chair then I see a furry face pop up in the window saying "let me in mumma - it's cold and wet out here". We got a little bit of snow the other day which reminded me that I need to get to Cabela's and...

Up until now

Posted by ed54 in ed54's Blog, 17 November 2014 - - - - - - · 51 views

Up Until Now

OK…so this is to be my first blog entry (I guess) so first of all for all that read it I suppose I need to tell you a little bit about myself.
I was born on Aug. 26, 1960 around Sacramento.
When I was 9, on March of 1970 I had the first of 12 operations for an appendix that had ruptured 5 day before hand. Peritonitis spread through out of m...

just rambling about my life in general

Posted by achandra in achandra's Blog, 16 November 2014 - - - - - - · 65 views

life is full of up & down moments. you can not look too far in future it creates anxiety. can't look back at things you lost that creates depression, just have to stay in present & try to do your best in this present moment & then just go with flow. I know I have repeated this words many times in my blog & to myself but I guess its one o...

Mom back in hospital

Posted by johnk6749 in johnk6749's Blog, 16 November 2014 - - - - - - · 59 views
uti, confused

Yesterday I took Mom out to get 2 of her prescriptions and pick up ice cream. When we got back home in the driveway she refused to get out of the car because she said it wasn't her house, she didn't live there, and wanted me to take her home. No amount of reasoning would change her mind. She has lived in the house for 20 years. I got a neighbor who lived...


Posted by ajcee in ajcee's Blog, 15 November 2014 - - - - - - · 56 views

Yesterday, Tony Fraiser introduced the board to “Ted talks” I was intrigued with the two videos he posted and searched the “Ted” site and discovered a fascinating account by a brain surgeon who had suffered a massive stroke. She revealed some paranormal experiences similar to my own experiences that occurred while in hospital several years ago suffering f...

I'm Getting Therapy Now!

Posted by fking in fking's Blog, 15 November 2014 - - - - - - · 47 views

I got therapy twice a week but my walking is not good at all. My left leg is still paralyzed making it very hard for me to move my left foot and leg. I'm doing the best I can and hopefully in due time I will be walking much better. They stopped the OT until I can walk better then I will work on that for my left arm and hand.

I can still drive my car and...

Being a Caregiver

Posted by Debbyavery0 in Debbyavery0's Blog, 15 November 2014 - - - - - - · 102 views

I thought I would take a break today from discussing daddy's stroke and just talk about my very limited experience as a caregiver. I just got my mind wrapped around the fact that my little mama has Alzheimers earlier in the summer. Daddy and I got her to the doctor and he put her on an anti-depressant, Alzheimer's medication and a tranquilizer. During...

lest we forget November11th

Posted by lharrison in AmbassadorLenny's Blog, 10 November 2014 - - - - - - · 50 views

well, it"s almost remembrance day, a day to remember our service man, who fight to make this land a free place to live in . a time when it is very important to give thanks , for all our brave soldiers and to all of the brave soldiers who lost there lives to give us peace thank you for now , forever I will never forget

My Emotions are Just all over the place...

Posted by Grannyjudymac72 in Grannyjudymac72's Blog, 10 November 2014 - - - - - - · 1,952 views

I wish I could just sit down and cry. Maybe a whole river of tears. To wash away the feelings that are roaming around in my head. Feelings of frustration, anger, tired, overwhelmed, etc. At first I was more patient with things. I took most every day in stride, for the most part anyway. I did have very tired days, but lately it seems my days are more full...

Walking and Other Stuff

Posted by lwisman in Lin's Musings, 08 November 2014 - - - - - - · 56 views

The holiday season is upon us. Hmm…

I am stilling walking outside most mornings. I do wear a light weight jacket, hat and gloves. One day I went out and four blocks from home it suddenly started snowing – hard. There were lots of large light weight flakes. By the time I got home I was covered in snow! Next week we are scheduled for snow and freezing temp...

Driving again

Posted by Kristenhe in Kristenhe's Blog, 06 November 2014 - - - - - - · 55 views

I passed the test! I was surprised on how fast it was, I could have driven home but I was worn from all the testing.

Typing resources for Stroke Survivors

Posted by kylereynolds04 in kylereynolds04's Blog, 01 November 2014 - - - - - - · 69 views
Typing, Stroke, keyboards and 1 more...

Hey everyone I wanted to share my latest blog post with you'll. It discusses some of the options that are currently available for stroke survivors in regards to typing on a computer. This is an important domain for stroke survivors to speak up about. If you know of any other resources like keyboards, software, or programs that I missed, please suggest the...

One Year Later: Reflections on Nursing Home Placement, etc.

Posted by djs202 in djs202's Blog, 31 October 2014 - - - - - - · 54 views

I do believe today marks the day, one year ago, when Lauren fell in our bathroom once again and began the painful journey through yet one more hospitalization, acute rehab, skilled rehab, and ultimate nursing home placement. It was a second compression fracture in his back that made him unable to come home. He spent November in a skilled unit trying to he...

Where has the time gone?

Posted by Broken247 in Broken247's Blog, 30 October 2014 - - - - - - · 91 views

It is hard to believe that 15 years ago today I met my soul mate. He is the man who has changed my life and the way I was living my life. He has taught me to give of myself, put others first and always do more for someone else than yourself. I am not sure how I became so lucky to have this man come into my life.

We were only together for not even two mon...

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