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I put clothes in the washer, this morning but maintenance had to shut the water off in the entire building, to make some repairs. I opted to take the 2:14pm bus up to Kroger to purchase the rest ...


I went through each room, this morning, allowing my apartment to look clean and presentable. I re-arranged the knick knacks on the mantle, and dusted it as well. I put a pretty Fall tablecloth on...


2 days ago

"Carol" in And So It Goes....

Ever since early-on, an acquaintance of mine named Carol, upon seeing me, addresses me as “Annie-Poo”. For the longest time, I put up with it. Anymore, I find it insulting and degrading. The next...


Several days ago, I went grocery shopping. I was transporting 4 full regular-sized cloth shopping bags on the bus. I phoned 2 acquaintances in the building, to ask them if they could bring me dow...


3 days ago

Bingo! in And So It Goes....

Bingo was fun. There were six people in attendance, including the bingo caller. I won nine times. Wow! It must have been my lucky night. One elderly tenant brought a homemade raisin pie. Another ...


Today, I baked oatmeal cookies and placed them on a table in the community room for the staff and tenants. Tonight I am going to the building’s Friday bingo. My oldest sister from Wheeling and I ...


Over the years, 2 of my daughters and their families settled into the general area in which their father resides. My other daughter, whom lives in Cincinatti with her family is very, very close t...


I moved through my morning routine, which at times can be somewhat challenging, but today I did fairly well. I washed, dried, folded and put away clothing and linens. Now I am simply chilling out...


This morning I went by bus downtown to buy a carton of cigars. After that, I took a bus up to Walmart. On the bus, there was a man from another high-rise whom liked to sing, as do myself. We ende...


My g.i. doctor gave me the diagnosis of possible ulcerative colitis, and is going to start me on a new medication. My father had the dx of ulcerative colitis. That would explain the stomach upset...


My wake-up time was 3am. I am doing much better. It is 6:45am in my corner of the world. I have moved through my morning routine, aside from taking my shower. I will do that after I rest for a fe...


September 11, 2020

Sick Day... in And So It Goes....

This morning, and early this afternoon, my stomach was giving me trouble. Twice, I took Pepto Bismol. It would relieve the queasiness, then it would return. I ate chicken soup, then later I nuked...


September 10, 2020

And So It Goes... in And So It Goes....

This afternoon, I had a teletherapy appointment. It went very well. Tomorrow, I am going down to the local library to borrow a few biographies, ton read. Maureen McCormick’s story, and Loretta Ly...


September 09, 2020

Mood Shift in And So It Goes....

I unfortunately received some bad news regarding Bear. He now has 2 open areas on his backside. This morning, when I awoke, my anxiety was very high. I took the Vistaril tablet that I had prepare...


September 08, 2020

I Had Fun! in And So It Goes....

This afternoon, my neighbor Deneice and I went thrift shopping at the Salvation Army. I bought some beautiful knick knacks and some nice clothing, which went straight to the washer. It was nice t...


September 07, 2020

Pizza Party... in And So It Goes....

I ordered a large double cheese pizza for a friend and myself. We watched music videos on my computer. It was a lot of fun. :) I am heading out early tomorrow, to Walmart before the heat sets in....


September 06, 2020

Of Sunday... in And So It Goes....

I am having a great day. I accomplished a lot. I am in a good mood. No hassles, no conflict, no discord. YAY! And the weather is beautiful, to boot! :)


We are having beautiful weather. Sunny with blue skies, a gentle breeze and a high of 80 degrees. I have been working on catching up on my laundry all week long. I am totally caught...


September 03, 2020

Recipes... in And So It Goes....

Life goes on and I have begun to leaf through piles of recipes to decide which recipes I am going to use for my holiday baking. I am hoping to begin baking this weekend, and freezing them. ...


I told my Pennsylvania sister that my oldest sister and I had VERY BRIEFLY discussed the FACT that she did not like me very much while growing up. I told Pennsylvania sister this, myself before m...


September 01, 2020

Of September 1... in And So It Goes....

Tomorrow, in the afternoon, I will be very busy. I have business to take care of, and am then going to Walmart. My youngest daughter is picking me up after she gets off of work from her direct ca...


Yesterday I underwent the colonoscopy. At this time, I will be brief. The findings showed that I have some irritation in my stomach. The physician whom performed the procedure removed one polop. ...


It was very nice to see my oldest sister. We first went to Goodwill. I found a button-down winter coat in a size 2x. It fits perfectly! It was on sale for $5.00! After that I took my cart across ...


In the morning, I will be going up to the hospital to receive my monthly vitamin B12 injection. At one pm, my sister will being arriving. We are going to shop at Goodwill and Dollar General, then...


August 22, 2020

Untitled in And So It Goes....

This was a very bad day, probably the worst, dysphoria-wise than I have had in quite a while. Things, several things piled up, quickly. I went from feeling great, yesterday to feeling terrible in...


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