Wednesday, November 3, 2010


Howdy, friends!

That about sums it up about my day.  My husband got paid and we did our usual thing like we do every all our pharmaceuticals, cat food (Jack would be ONE unhappy kitty if we skipped that part of the routine!), electrodes for my TENS machine, we washed the car, got cash from the bank, went to Checker for an air filter for our "baby", and stopped at the grocery store.  We JUST got back home and are exhausted.  My feet are sooooooo big I can hardly bend them.  I cannot WAIT for my weight loss surgery.  It's detrimental to my health. I can barely move around WITH my walker.  I can't bend down.....there's just so many things I can't do now, but I can do when I lose weight.

My husband and I are going to a support group on November 17th as part of my weight loss program.  It sounds really good-it talks about holiday eating and how NOT to blow it over the holidays!  What is the norm?  Gain 5 pounds over the holiday season?  I know they did a study about that, but because of my fibro "fog" that's another thing that got lost in the fog!  Anyway, at my initial assessment they said it would be beneficial to attend the support group even before I've had the surgery.  That way I can ask questions about what to expect.  Maybe take away some of the "fear" component of going under the knife!!
I really am scared (and excited about the outcome) about what's coming up.  I hope everything goes OK.

Well, I gotta eat supper and then put my poor, blown up feet high up on my elevator pillow edge and attempt to read my Janet Evanovich book.  I've got her brand new one out, "Wicked Appetite."  I just finished her other new Stephanie Plum book, "Sizzling Sixteen."  If you like reading funny mysteries, she is your author!!  I just love her to death.  I should have listened to my mom long ago and given her a chance!  Oh, well, I'm reading her now and have her whole Stephanie Plum series.  If you want to check her out, she has a cool website at  I should get commission, don't ya think? LOL!

Hope everyone has a great evening (or morning, wherever you are) and I hope I made it easier for my foreign visitors by adding a website translator at the top of my blog.  I was reading my blog stats and I have a lot of foreign visitors, so I thought I'd be nice and add that.  :0)

TO DAD AND GINA:  I hope you two are having the time of your lives. You both deserve it. Post more pictures, please.  And for all my faithful followers, Gina is a new blogger and you can find her by clicking HERE.  I'm sure she would love the company and some new followers.  She's a really great gal whom I'm growing to be quite fond of.  So Dad, don't mess it up!  LOL (just kidding)!  I love ya both!!

God bless you all!
Until next post,


  1. Missy,
    your blog today was superb as always. Thank you for posting my link here :-) I would love the company. Your dad and I are having an absolute blast. He has been such a blessing to me. (He says the same to me) He is so kind, gentle and caring. Missy I appreciate your support with us, it really makes me feel wonderful knowing that we have that from you. I am growing fond of you Missy....I mean it if you need anything and I am able consider it done. I will clawber your dad if he messes up (giggles) but don't think you have to worry about that one.
    HUGS n blessings
    Gina & Dad

  2. I love your new background, it is so festive and makes me smile to look at it. Hope you get your surgery soon.

  3. Really love the new background! I understand those days when you are out and trying to get stuff done and you just keep looking at your feet and ankles (and feeling them too) and all you can think of is getting home and getting them up on something to elevate them.

    Hope the surgery support group is helpful and you get some really great insight from others who've been there, done that.

    Good luck and Be well,


  4. I really enjoyed your post. I am happy to have discovered your blog. I am a new follwoer via the Thursday Blog hop!
    Please visit with me @

    I am sorry to learn of you and your husbands health issues. I hope that you are both doing well. I was diagnosed a few years ago with Fibroma. But havent learned much about it yet. Dealing with other stuff including thyroid and trying to lose weight. I wish you the best of luck on your surgery. I wish I could do that. Have a great day!

  5. I hope you feel better this evening! What a busy day for you! Me - I just went to the doctor and slept the afternoon away. this cold has got me down right now. I should feel better tomorrow when my antibiotic comes in sometime after 5. It is a new type that you only take 1 and it stays in your system for days. So good for that. let's hope it works. I do feel better than I did earlier today.

    I am excited about your surgery! i really hope it works. Learn all you can about it so that you are totally prepared.


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