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  • Saturday

    7/24/2021 7:42:16 AM, by PICKIE98

    I was awake most of the night,,I just got up and started laundry, read a book. Today is shopping and watching the rain storm.... Read more

  • Friday

    7/23/2021 12:46:41 PM, by PICKIE98

    This morning I had an eye appointment with the specialist. Some good news, some not so.. but now mmy pupils are dialted, so not much to say today.. foggy!... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/22/2021 5:49:23 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today was library day. We then visited Karen and returned a phone and a sack-o-masks.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/20/2021 2:00:24 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today is another hot day, so we are indoors after the clinic. DD heel wound is looking great. I can see where the new tissue has formed, about a two inch circumference of it so far. She still has a long way to go, but that Juven, collagen supplement, is really helping. The new treatment, Ilofl... Read more

  • Monday

    7/19/2021 11:16:53 AM, by PICKIE98

    Today is going to be a scorcher, so I will do indoor chores. I continue with my workout, doing food prep today for stir fry. Tomorrow is wound clinic day, so nothing gets planned except that appointment. We are ina routine of healing and it seems to be working.... Read more

  • Sunday

    7/18/2021 12:03:12 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today I did some yard work that I postponed from yesterday. retirement and no rain, gives me that option. Nice. DD is doing much better. She only has two wounds left. She now wears a regular shoe on one foot and the ortho shoe on the other. It makes for clompy walking, but that left heel is a... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/17/2021 11:57:06 AM, by PICKIE98

    I opened the windows this morning. The humidity is still at 64%, but that is low for MI. I made pasta salad and finished laundry, will probably do some yard work later. I love fresh air!... Read more

  • Friday

    7/16/2021 5:21:07 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today was wound nurse-day. We both showered and got supplies ready before she arrived. I did four loads of laundry and I am really tired. This humidity is ragging on my lungs.... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/15/2021 2:49:58 PM, by PICKIE98

    It is another rainy day here, It is very windy and dark, more like autumn than summer.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/14/2021 2:07:58 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today I went to the grocery store to pick up DD Rx's. One other customer in the store, so it was nice. I got everything taken in the house, brought the trash can to the garage, and did the dishes. I am praying for the people that are suffering today.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/13/2021 2:31:05 PM, by PICKIE98

    This morning was a visit to the would clinic. They are pleased that her left heel is basically healed. The skin is closed, but still tender. They are trying a new treatment on the other heel.. The hip wound continues to be treated as well. It began raining when we got home. We need it. The ar... Read more

  • Monday

    7/12/2021 5:08:45 AM, by PICKIE98

    I am awake at 4 bells.. I need to get some lab tests done early this morning, but I wish I could have slept a bit more. My psychic powers (tongue-in-cheek) tell me that I will be dozing later.. I still will do my workout.... Read more

  • Sunday

    7/11/2021 10:36:26 AM, by PICKIE98

    This morning, I feel blessed, feel calm and feel grateful. DD is healing nicely with her left heel healed, she is eating healthier and losing weight. I am also eating less and healthier, losing some weight. We are not able to go out and do things as we did before, but she is alive, has o... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/10/2021 11:53:51 AM, by PICKIE98

    Today I just putz around the house, paying bills, laundry, etc. Normally, we would be up in the U.P now, but it is not to be this year. With so many people not wearing masks, we feel safer at home. Vaccine does not guarantee no covid. People forget that because they WANT to be back to the way... Read more

  • Friday

    7/9/2021 3:50:29 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today I stepped on the scale and saw another three pound loss. I guess there are perks to running around with all for the appointments for DD! This morning, the wound nurse came to treat the three wounds. DD left heel is finally healed, but a bedsore that she never mentioned to anybody, has got... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/8/2021 11:07:41 AM, by PICKIE98

    This morning we finally both went to the salon for a haircut. IT is the first time in over a year and a half. We feel so much better. I must say, they said that I still had good guides for cutting, so we did a good job with the grooming kit I bought.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/7/2021 4:58:47 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today was one of DD specialist's appointments. After having a procedure done, he ordered a Rx for her, so I dropped her at home and went back to the pharmacy. ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/6/2021 5:52:12 AM, by PICKIE98

    I am going to ask Kristy to teach me one of the PT exercises that is a pelvic tilt. It is supposed to be great for the knees, hips and helping with balance.... Read more

  • Monday

    7/5/2021 1:52:15 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today is doing random things around the house.. I took the trash out, started the dishwasher, sorted laundry, washed some dishes, sorted mail, started Kristy's car up and let it run for a few minutes. Tomorrow is the weekly visit to the wound clinic, library, and taking some soup to Buddy. ... Read more

  • Sunday

    7/4/2021 5:18:38 AM, by PICKIE98

    I am very thankful today. I talked for a very long time with Mike, John's son in AZ. John is my very close friend who died the day after Father's Day. Mike and I are very close as well. We talked for at least two hours until all of the batteries on my three cordless phones beeped incessantly. ... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/3/2021 4:26:39 PM, by PICKIE98

    I slept much better last night with the windows opened and no expected in-home care today. I decided to do yard work tomorrow.... Read more

  • Friday

    7/2/2021 5:19:33 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today is about some cleaning and wound nurse visit. Kristy's wound is too deep for her to walk very far, so we just move around here... I see some more yard work in my very near future..(this weekend).... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/1/2021 4:15:39 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today is a rare day of no in-home visits or clinic appointments. We are just relaxing. ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    6/30/2021 2:03:40 PM, by PICKIE98

    I am still very sad about John. He was instrumental in getting a lot of things through in legislature, even though he never was in the senate. He is close friends with Mr. Musser, the man who just sold The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island here in Michigan. Today DD was discharged from the... Read more

  • Tuesday

    6/29/2021 7:29:07 AM, by PICKIE98

    I have been off blog because I am grieving for a VERY close friend that died last week. He was the brother I never had, lifelong friend, we told each other everything. I have stopped crying for the most part, but am reeling from the loss. Today is wound clinic, shower lady and PT visit for p... Read more