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day25 08.27.2014 funny grandma

Posted by Cipeko in Cipeko's Blog, 27 August 2014 - - - - - - · 25 views

Hello all,

Spent nearly 2 hours with grandma today, had my lunch there with mom and my uncle and washed the dishes to help mom. Grandma never had a dishwasher, she never wanted anything from us, although she had the money to buy stuff, she just did not...we call those kind of people not stingy but rather "someone who has seen war times", it was a habit...

Car Sales

Posted by srademacher in spacie1's Blog, 27 August 2014 - - - - - - · 22 views

Car Sales There is nothing I have dreaded more in my life than having to deal with car sales people.........not even a colonoscopy, mammogram, root canal is as bad as this. I worried about Dan earlier this week when I knew he was out looking for a new truck. Now with all the websites on the internet, you can look up exactly what you want, price them from different...

Mom Coming Home

Posted by johnk6749 in johnk6749's Blog, 24 August 2014 - - - - - - · 77 views

Mom is coming home on Tuesday 8/26. The insurance company decided she has been in rehab long enough. Mom is going to love it. She has never been away from home this long in her life(6 1/2 weeks). Every day she wants to go home. She just says "Let's get our stuff and go." She cries at night and calls my name. She will be so much more comfortable in her fam...

Welcome Jade!

Posted by lwisman in Lin's Musings, 23 August 2014 - - - - - - · 55 views

Welcome Jade! On Tuesday I adopted a new cat. Actually she was the first cat I was shown at the shelter. They have 130 cats for adoption, but after telling them my parameters they suggested about six. She is a tortoiseshell cat with the most magnificent green eyes. Hence her name is Jade. She also has a yellow “bib” which is an interesting feature.

A volunteer found h...

bare arms, a feeling of Spring in the air

Posted by HostSue in Sue's Sentiments, 22 August 2014 - - - - - - · 78 views

The birds are going mad today, lots of puddles to bathe in, green grass, plenty of worms near the surface so lots of birds out and about. Plenty of nest building too as I have seen the smaller birds flying around with dry grass or twigs in their beaks, and several of them are squabbling over a favourite tree for that, my paper bark tea tree out on the fro...

going with flow instead of resisting

Posted by achandra in achandra's Blog, 21 August 2014 - - - - - - · 48 views

I was just thinking how come I don't blog bad things which happen from time to time in my life. But I have also noticed that I tend to not dwell on things which when don't go my way, instead of getting aggravated I just go oh well whatever. Well it does drive some of perfectionists in my extended family crazy. luckily hubby is glass half full type of guy...

Feelings change day by day!

Posted by Grannyjudymac72 in Grannyjudymac72's Blog, 20 August 2014 - - - - - - · 101 views

Two months ago it started! This incredible journey that no one fully understands until the path crosses them. It was 6 am June 20th, I was asleep and Ray called out for me. I went into the living room and he asked me help him to the couch that he could not do it himself. He was slightly slumped in our overstuffed chair. I said something is wrong, he sai...

Bad Day for Me, Yesterday...Oh No, What's next?!

Posted by LadyRose in LadyRose's Blog, 18 August 2014 - - - - - - · 68 views

On Saturday, the 16th I had a really enjoyable day outside attending a friend's birthday party but the good day was, unfortunately, followed by a bad day yesterday (Sunday, August 17th)... I spent 4 hours at the hospital ER. I had got out of bed in the AM , hubby did not and my son was on another level of the house. After using the bathroom, I went to th...

Loss of cognition has some plus points...

Posted by ajcee in ajcee's Blog, 17 August 2014 - - - - - - · 68 views

Most individuals suffer memory loss as the years add up. Certainly, with a stroke, this loss often increases concerns of dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. At age 87, I know too well of what I speak, and find it more complex, as my spouse is near my age with a number of serious illnesses, including memory loss. We are learning to accept these shortcomings i...

Happy 1st year Post Stroke Anniversary to me!!

Posted by Tinamomof2 in Tinamomof2's Blog, 16 August 2014 - - - - - - · 47 views

Today marks my 1 year post stroke anniversary! Yeah! I made it through the year with no more strokes, mini strokes or nothing!!

I am happy because I read some where, during the 1st year after stroke the chances of having another one is 35%--I have been worried about that.

This anniversary means so many things, good and bad. I wouldn't wish a stroke on m...

I'm Back From Las Vegas With A Few Bucks

Posted by fking in fking's Blog, 16 August 2014 - - - - - - · 70 views

Hello gang, I'm back home for a day or three of needed rest, man this trip tired me plum out physically trying to ride those buses that picks you up from the Airport to take you to your hotel!!! I tell you now the steps to get in are to tall if you got one side of your body paralyzed like I do!!! My good knee gave out and I couldn't support my other leg t...

Quick update

Posted by GeorgeLesley in Gizmo, Gadget Guy, 04 August 2014 - - - - - - · 110 views

Just have time for a quick update. Summer is flying by as always up here. June was a blur as several cousins, etc came to FISH. The pressure was on to guide them to good fishing. I worried about all the usual things like will the weather allow it, will the bugs eat them alive, etc, etc. In the end it all went well, all caught fish including the 9 yr old b...

More Bad News!

Posted by catbeleu in catbeleu's Blog, 20 July 2014 - - - - - - · 199 views

Ok so one of these days, and I hope it is in the very near future, I am going to be able to post some good news. For now I will just fill you in on what has happened to my family yet again! As most of you know I lost my Mom in February, my Dad in May and now my sister in law and on the 3rd anniversary of my brothers death! She was not the spouse o...

Lindsey Sterling

Posted by wiremanranch in wiremanranch's Blog, 19 July 2014 - - - - - - · 88 views

Lindsey Sterling is amazing. Lzzy Hale is guest vocals from Halestorm. . They have several videos on You Tube.
https://www.youtube....h?v=iGzyHskJ_G0

Our midsummer update

Posted by 1967stingray in 1967stingray's Blog, 19 July 2014 - - - - - - · 138 views

Figured it’s time for an update, nothing major but we’re moving along I guess.

We go Monday to see the orthopedist, to find out if Ray’s arm is officially “healed”. Luckily the break was minimally displaced, plus it’s his paralyzed arm, so he hasn’t needed a cast or sling. That does makes things tough for me, I didn’t realize how much I used his arms a...

Catching up from the beginning.

Posted by StevenM in StevenM's Blog, 18 July 2014 - - - - - - · 114 views

On July 9th, 2014, I did not think when I woke up that I would and up being a stroke caregiver. My day started out like any other day going to work coming home helping my wife with any activities or anything events going on around the house. That day she had been outside in our high heat high humidity day painting the house climbing a ladder to get to the...

tingling

Posted by trena777 in trena777's Blog, 13 July 2014 - - - - - - · 193 views

I have a question maybe someone on here has or is experiencing. I had several tia's and my main issue is numbness, tingling and burning sensation in my hand and face so far nothing seems to be helping any suggestions?

no cancer!

Posted by follys in follys' Blog, 03 July 2014 - - - - - - · 257 views

did the barium swallow today. I thought it a little unlikely that I might have esophageal cancer. but since the outcome is entirely grim I was very concerned. the equipment at out regional hospital was really quite good. but the first thing they did was take a number of chest exrays and then redid some of them. Debbie then told me she was taking them...

stroke recover its all about new goals and baby steps

Posted by AmbassadorLenny in AmbassadorLenny's Blog, 02 July 2014 - - - - - - · 275 views
july, 2nd

well time to get started now that summer is finally here time to get a new goal and not just any goal oh no your goal and pick a goal just for you one that once accomplish will make you feel really good about your self butto reach your goal it does take some thought firest it has to be whay you really want to do ine that is doable just a baby steps really...

Update (Vanity)

Posted by susanmarshall in susancm's Blog, 05 June 2014 - - - - - - · 159 views

I had my hair cut today. The stylist told me that my hair was thinning on the paralyzed side, but the cut being layered would help.
I've got some meditation music, an acquaintance to get me out of the house, and a different attitude. This time of life is looking good.



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