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05.23.21 A busy two weeks!

I think I may start writing about my week at the end of each week either on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. It will help me remember what when on and when!  This is a lot of stuff that I'm just now catching up on. I begin every week by saying I'm going to not do… Continue reading 05.23.21 A busy two weeks!

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05.14.21 A week of doctor visits

I just finished a week of four doctor visits. Two on Monday in Hammond, one on Thursday in Baton Rouge, and one on Friday in Independence. The first was a visit with my endocrinologist, diabetes doctor Dr. Corey Majors. I would highly recommend him to anyone. He knows I have dementia and tries to take… Continue reading 05.14.21 A week of doctor visits

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05.13.21 Retired Husband

This story begins with June Woolf receiving a letter from Walmart claiming that her husband was no longer welcome in the store. When she reads over the reasons why it’s no wonder they don’t want him coming in! Reading through the imaginative and mischievous things her husband gets up to in a store made me… Continue reading 05.13.21 Retired Husband

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05.12.21 Dexcom G6, my new blood sugar monitoring system that I wear on my belly!

I have a Dexcom G6 which is a small, discreet wearable blood sugar tester that you apply yourself. It lasts up to 10 days monitoring your blood sugar every five minutes. Don't let the every five minutes testing stop you from getting one. Mine doesn't show me the reading unless I check it on my… Continue reading 05.12.21 Dexcom G6, my new blood sugar monitoring system that I wear on my belly!

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05.10.21 RED SKELTON’S RECIPE FOR THE PERFECT MARRIAGE

For those of us who grew up being entertained by Red Skelton, I hope this will remind you of how wonderful he was. Whether you're old or young I think you will enjoy this! RED SKELTON'S RECIPE FOR THE PERFECT MARRIAGE 1. Two times a week we go to a nice restaurant, have a little… Continue reading 05.10.21 RED SKELTON’S RECIPE FOR THE PERFECT MARRIAGE

Mothers and Others

05.09.21 An open letter to my Mama, sweet Josie Traylor, on Mother’s Day

I wrote this back in 2013, eight Mother's Days ago. I started to write something this year and looked at older posts for pictures. I came across this and it is all so true and dear to me that I'm publishing it once again. I miss that little lady just as much today as I… Continue reading 05.09.21 An open letter to my Mama, sweet Josie Traylor, on Mother’s Day

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05.06.21 My Buddy’s Story, by Grannie Rosie

Ya'll know that we adopted Buddy who was a rescue poodle at the Tangipahoa Parish Animal Shelter. We adopted him back in December. We've been taking him to the veterinarian in Amite that the Shelter recommended. There he was treated for an infected eye when we first got him, was neutered, tested for heartworms (was… Continue reading 05.06.21 My Buddy’s Story, by Grannie Rosie

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04.30.21 My fun (not) day of Neuropsych testing and what it’s all about

In my opinion as someone who has taken different combinations of these tests three times, Neuropsych testing is the best way to see if someone has dementia and how it's progressed from one testing to the next. This took me four days (a couple of hours each day) to put together so that ya'll understand… Continue reading 04.30.21 My fun (not) day of Neuropsych testing and what it’s all about

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04.27.21 Almost eight months of grief

I originally posted a wrong version of this post so if you get two emails notifying you of this post that is why. This post is about thoughts that I need to share about grief and how I miss my hubby, Roy. I'm not real sure it flows well or even says all I'm feeling.… Continue reading 04.27.21 Almost eight months of grief

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04.20.21 Spring flowers have Sprung at the Chauvin home

I have always looked forward to this time of year to see the flowers start to form and bloom. I walked around our property taking pictures of flowers and bushes. Here's the pictures! One of my rock flowers and ladybugs My metal chicken and a new tiny windmill in front of it Now for the… Continue reading 04.20.21 Spring flowers have Sprung at the Chauvin home