A Day in the Life

by chocolatechip

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I did not really celebrate the 4th of July. I was unable to walk the distance to and from the downtown area, where they had the parade, followed by a street fair. I did, however see film clips of...

I hope that all of you have an awesome 4th of July weekend! :)

5 days ago


My early morning consisted of trying to get my apartment in order, and give my latrine a good cleaning, because I put in that work order. I didn’t get to shower because I thought they were going ...

Short of writing “duplicate” entries, I will say that a lot has been going on, and it has not been pretty. You can read about it over on Open Diary, if you wish in my most recent entry. ...

June 25, 2022


It has been a basically good Saturday. Sister is coming up for a visit, one day soon. Bear has been acting like he has found some type of distraction. I do not know how long I will put up with it...

June 24, 2022

Of My Course

I finished the chapter on body mechanics and positioning. The next chapter deals with personal care skills. I am on the home stretch of my course. My goal is to finish the course before the end o...

June 24, 2022

Just for Today

I am having a good day. :)

June 23, 2022

Long Time...

I have been up since 3 am. This is eastern standard time. I live in West Virginia. I had to catch my transportation out, at 8:30 am. Needless to say, they expect that you have everything clean a...

June 23, 2022


I hope that everyone is doing well. :)

June 22, 2022

The Weather...

According to my pc, it is ninety degrees outside. The heat index is supposed to reach 102. Right now there is a severe thunderstorm watch for our area.

June 21, 2022

Hospital Visit

This mornin g, I went up to WMC to receive my vitaminb12 injection.

June 20, 2022

Veterans Project

To show my appreciation of their serving our country, I baked 5dozen oatmeal cookies, then distributed them to all of the veterans in our building.

June 19, 2022

My Sentiments...

God bless all of you. Have a great and safe week ahead!

June 19, 2022

Hello Friends!

I need to ask the head of case management NOT to call my house at 10pm, on a Saturday night, or any other night for that matter. That was rude. She left a message on my landline’s voicemail. Afte...

June 17, 2022

Of Open Diary

I kind of like the idea of keeping up to journals, because I am a writer and a published author. A little while ago, I finished a section in my textbook in which the author discusse...

June 16, 2022


It is a warm one here, in the Upper Ohio Valley. The temperature is 91 degrees. Later on, I am going to read my textbook. For all who do not know, I am now on Open Diary, as well. I am studying a...

June 15, 2022

Feeling Somewhat Better

I was pretty sick this morning. My signs and symptoms were anxiety, depression, upset stomach, febrile and short of breath. I made a Carafate slurry for my stomach. I went to lie down. When I got...

June 15, 2022

Caregiver Returns

My caregiver came back to work today, after her vacation. She washed laundry, washed dishes and swept my apartment. It was good to see her and to be able to get some assistance. We get along well...

June 14, 2022


Today, I decided to get out to do something fun. I went down to the local thrift store, via the transit. I bought a statue of The Virgin Mary, with room to put artificial flowers in the back. Clo...

June 13, 2022

Of Yesterday

Bear now thinks he may a decubitus ulcer. He told me that he is afraid to ask the aides for a blanket when they turn on the air conditioning. Since the inception of Bear’s being admitted into lon...

June 13, 2022

Of Monday

I am due for my B12 injection on the 21st. I have a follow up appointment with the neurologist on the 23rd. I scheduled transportation to and from both of these appointments. Toda...

June 13, 2022

My Philosophy

“Love of mankind knows no exclusion nor has it any boundaries”. -chocolatechip

June 11, 2022

What's Been Going On

I ordered groceries from the Schwann’s truck Thursday. Friday, my case mgr. took me to Walmart for grocery shopping, so I am pretty well set for groceries. I made tuna salad for a friend of mine....

June 08, 2022

Busy Day!

I went through my usual routine, then went downstairs to ask maintenance for a bottle of bedbug spray. I then cleaned out my fridge, because on Friday, I am going shopping. My friend called and a...

June 07, 2022


I think that I may have been dehydrated. It is 4pm Eastern time. I am feeling somewhat better. Friday, my case manager is taking me to Walmart.

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