Saturday, October 26, 2013

October 26, 2013

I woke up today with a burning sensation when I urinate and sit.  Called the doctor.  Saw the doctor.  I have a urinary tract infection.  Medication was prescribed, I took some,  and I am waiting it out.  Yippee!

Signed up for National Novel Writing Month.  We'll see how that goes.

Heather and I got out new winter coats out of layaway today.  It's a good thing because winter is upon us.  It is really cold outside.

Worked on one of my novels today.  Since signing up for NaNoWriMo I may be taking on an additional novel in November.  Got to figure out if I have a germ for starting one.

I spent most of my time yesterday at the IV clinic due to my transportation person.  I got to the hospital at 9 a.m. and got home at 3:30 p.m., so I didn't get much done.  I did get to work on one novel.

Wednesday I actually worked on my other two novels.  Plus put away the dishes, washed the dishes, gathered the trash, crocheted two granny squares, and took care of dinner.

My plans for tomorrow are to work on all my novels, crochet two more granny squares, put away dishes, wash dishes, and make my meals.  Maybe even squeeze in a nap.

I know all this is boring but that's been my days.  Jumping off for now....good night. 

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

October 22, 2013

Due to technical difficulties last night I did not get to work on my third novel.  Sigh!

Today I have put dishes away, washed dishes, called Mt Carmel business office (returning their calls actually), called Aetna to see if I can get answers for some of the questions I had about next years insurance cycle, and called Aussie Fit to discuss the Silver Sneakers program there.

I now plan on working on my two novels that I worked on yesterday because they are here on my desk top whereas the third one is on my laptop.  Hopefully I can stay awake.  I seem to be more sleepier than usual.

Well, I'd better get started.  See ya later. 

Monday, October 21, 2013

October 21, 2013

Good afternoon!

So far today I have worked on two of my novels.  I tossed out a bunch of old papers in the effort to reduce some of the unneeded things around here.  We are planning on taking my office apart.  Some of it will still stay in the current office space.  Some of it will go into the living room and the rest will go into what will become my bedroom.  My current office will become Heather's bedroom.  This will take a while to accomplish.

Paid a bill.

The rest of my afternoon will be spent putting away the dishes, washing dishes, crocheting, working on my other novel, and making dinner.

Things that we have accomplished in the effort to reduce things around here:  Heather made the guest bathroom usable again.  We replaced the two broken windows in the front of the place.  Put skirting in the spots where skirting was missing.  Cleaned the entryway out so I could walk through there without problem.

I'll close for now.  Have a good day. 

Sunday, October 20, 2013

October 20, 2013

I started my morning by making a big bowl of Israeli Salad.  It's a favorite of mine and Heather's.  It's chocked full of vegetables.

I worked on two of my novels and plan on working on the third one later this evening.  I crocheted two granny squares for the afghan I'm working on.

I put on compression hose today because the past two days and nights my legs have ached and cramped up,  I don't know if this is part of the heart failure but I do know that they check my potassium levels on Thursday and there were no red flags.  My appetite is not up to what it has been.  Breathing is iffy when I moving around.  Dizzy when I stand up and I feel tired.  Outside of that life is rosy!

My friend in England, Steve Finn, sent me a friend's request today.  I accepted it.  He is such a nice guy and I think he's new to Facebook.
I need to sign out now and start dinner.  We're having cabbage soup.  

Saturday, October 19, 2013

October 19, 2013

On Thursday, October 17, I had my dobutamin infusion.  All went well.  While I was there I got some reading done; wrote on my novel; and took a couple of cat naps.  Got home and got online for an hour or so, then I took a nap.  Before laying down I sent Heather a text asking if pizza would be okay for dinner.  Several hours later while I was sleeping she woke me up with texts (numerous) saying she wanted lasagna with lots of sauce and garlic bread.  Like I could just pull that out of the air.  At 9:30 p.m. I had to get up to pee so I decided to stay up and see if I could fake lasagna...I knew I could fake garlic bread.  Anyway I did, devised a vegetarian lasagna with garlic bread for dinner.

Friday, October 18, I worked on another of my novels and did some crocheting before going out to dinner and a movie with Hollie.  We saw "Gravity" and it was GREAT!  Loved it!

Today I worked on all three of my novels, crocheted, washed up the dishes, caught up on some DVR'd shows, and did my regular email stuff.  My appetite is down.  I'm just not hungry for some reason.  It's raining out and my breathing is rough now and then.  I have covered my whole day here so I will not be doing an update to today's entry. 

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

October 16, 2013 - Update 2

Time - 10:16 p.m.

Played games on Facebook.  Did a little crocheting on the granny afghan for a friend.  Put dinner in the oven 15 minutes ago.  Heather will have something hot to eat when she gets home.

Got my cab arranged for my hospital infusion visit tomorrow, so I may not be on the computer tomorrow.  It'll depend on how the infusion goes and how I'll feel afterwards.

Finished gathering the trash.  It's ready for Heather to take out.

I will be up for a while longer eating dinner, watching TV, and spending a little time with Heather.  Plus she needs to change the dressing on my left arm.  I accidentally peeled some skin back on my arm and since I'm diabetic and on blood thinners it bleeds and takes a while to heal.  I'm on week two and its still bleeding a little.  You can tell its healing though.

I will sign off for tonight.  Sweet dreams.    

October 16, 2013 - Update 1

It is 4:17 p.m. (Eastern time).

Here is what I have done so far today.

Gathered up the trash.  Put away the clean dishes and washed the dirty dishes.  Read my emails, looked at facebook and played numerous games there.  Spent an hour working on one of my novels.

October 16, 2013

Again late!

I'm going to try to change the frequency that I actually post here.  Yesterday I joined FeedSpot where you can add me to the list of people you follow.

Now to catch you up on things.

I submitted a novel to an e-book publisher and I'm waiting to hear back from them.  I've got two books that I'm reviewing and revising so that I can submit them to publishers.  I am writing the third installment to my American Indian saga.

I'm dating a nice man.  Charlie and I were not a good fit and we both knew it, but we are friends.  The new guys name is Hollie and we seem to fit.  He's 77 years old.

My health seems to have become stable.  The infusion that I get every Thursday seems to be doing its job.

I'm able to do a little more at home.  Hopefully, that will get better as well.

I will go for now and I will try to make this a part of my normal daily routine.  Thanks for hanging in there with me.