I am working on myself again.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      4 comments

I have been so busy handling all that my deceased brother left me to do as his Personal Representative, that I keep letting myself and my health fail. I never dreamed it would be so much work and I retired a few years ago to be there for my... Read more
Family is everything to me.
Sunday, July 22, 2012      6 comments

My daughter and her family came to visit for a few days from out of town. Gosh, I needed that ! Since my brother passed in April and I've had so much to do in regards to all of his things, I don't think I've hardly even cracked a smile lat... Read more
Getting myself back together
Saturday, July 07, 2012      7 comments

I have had so much to do, as a personal Repesentative for my deceased brother and, litterally made myself physically ill from dealing with all of his things and the job he appointed me to do after his death. But, I'm getting better and now... Read more
My Brother Passed on April 12, 2012
Sunday, May 06, 2012      17 comments

He was ill for several years and was under Hospice Care since the day before Thanksgiving. 2011. He died at 63 years old. I was his Healthcare surrogate, Power of Attorney and now the Executor of his Estate. He was buried with Honors ... Read more
Continuing to take care of me ....
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      5 comments

This year has been a steady up hill battle for me and I'm winning - SOME. My blood pressure is lower - no more meds for that ! Lost some weight and inches ! And, I got some help with a condition I have called primary lymphodemia. I have... Read more
Time to slow down and reflect...
Thursday, February 09, 2012      3 comments

After all of the care-giving I've done for several years, I've decided to read more and write more, too. My father was a "writer". I'm so greatful that I saved some beautiful letters he wrote to me over the years. He majored in Journalism a... Read more
Got outside with a plan
Sunday, January 29, 2012      3 comments

emoticon To do some re-designing of the back yard. We just sit on the porch and look at the same old thi... Read more
My attitude has made me happier
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      5 comments

December was such a downer for me this past year. I felt like I was being pushed down into a hole because of all that was going on medically in my family. Things are geting better now and I've developed a better attitude about the future... Read more
Starting over
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      1 comments

This year I'm going to devote as much time as I can to my grand-children. 2011 was almost TOTALLY devoted to my brother, sister and husband (and me). I want to look tow... Read more
Moving along taking care of me .
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      5 comments

Carpel Tunnel Surgery on my left hand on august 23rd is schedualed now. I hope that this is it for me this year and for a long time ! Just had to squeeze in m colonoscopy in July between to surgeries. FUN ! HUGS Linda... Read more
Moving along - taking care of some more things for me - 6-26-2011
Monday, June 27, 2011      2 comments

emoticon Carpel Tunnel surgery wen... Read more
carpel tunnel surgery
Saturday, June 04, 2011      5 comments

First it was my knees, now, both of my wrists (one at a time this time) ! I finally went to a specialist in only hands and wrists and now am scheduled for my right hand surgery on this coming Tuesday (7th of June). He said I have NO cartil... Read more
I forgot about me.
Saturday, February 05, 2011      5 comments

Went to the PCP yesterday. Blood work wasn't bad (except kidneys). But, I have had a bad cough since right after Christmas. MY dh is a severe Heart Patient and was in the hospital in mid-December for the 10th time for CAD. We've been married... Read more
December 11- Rescue Squad again for dh
Saturday, January 22, 2011      6 comments

I wrote in last blog about dh due for another heart attack in December - # 10. Well, it happened and now he's on time-released nitro and is up for by-pass in the future still. I've tried to be as calm as I can and not be "nasty", but I do... Read more
Living with a Cardiac Patient
Monday, November 29, 2010      5 comments

My husband of 32 years has had 8 heart attacks over the past several years. He has C.A.D. and still hasn't had by-pass surgery - just angioplasty and stents. I have health problems of my own. However, his condition is like living with a ti... Read more