Anne Marie ⋅ 60

I am simply trying to be a better person than the person I was yesterday.

'I chose the road less traveled, and that has made all of the difference'.

Robert Frost

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December 28, 2020

My Dilemna... in And So It Goes....

I have a neighbor, to my right with whom I like being friends. She and her daughter are acquainted and have spent a lot of time with the neighbor to the right of me, of whom I was told is a hardc...


My daughter is picking me up this afternoon, to take me up to her house for a Christmas party. I am taking an assortment of cookies and a bottle of Sparkling Grape Juice. I would have liked to ha...


It was great! My sister, Kathleen planned the party. My daughter, Anne picked me up to take me to the restaurant, where the family had brunch in a private room. I received lots of wonderful gifts...


December 19, 2020

Birthday Brunch... in And So It Goes....

Tomorrow is my 60th birthday party. Ready to go are my outfit and my coffee. I will also need to pour my medications, so that I do not have to do that in the morning. This way, I will feel less o...


December 17, 2020

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

I am going to try to get an aide to come in to assist me. I need help. The snow on the trees is pretty. Saturday is my 60th birthday party in a private room at a local restaurant. Bear is doing o...


I am wondering if it might be time to say goodbye.


December 15, 2020

Busy, Busy.... in And So It Goes....

Last night, I was up somewhat later than usual b/c I accompanied my friend to the laundry room, and paying for two washes and two dries. She left her wallet at her dad’s, needed to do laundry and...


December 13, 2020

A Good Day.... in And So It Goes....

‘Tis the season of giving…this morning I made reuben sandwiches for some of my friends. It felt so good, doing something nice for someone else. It helps me to not focus so much on my own problems...


December 10, 2020

No Title... in And So It Goes....

The Carafate 1mg. tablet which was prescribed for me by my gastroenterologist is effective for the symptoms I was experiencing due to Acute Duodenitis. No longer am I experiencing morning nausea ...


My sister is renting a private room at a local restaurant to celebrate my 60th birthday. My tree is up and decorated. I passed out Christmas cards to everyone in the building. I have not started ...


December 04, 2020

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

Today, I will present at the local hospital’s mammography department for my yearly mammogram, of which I am required to have under my health insurance. Originally, it was scheduled for last month...


I cannot say that my life is absolutely perfect, but then, whose is? I have much for which to be grateful. I have even made a new friend, my neighbor, “Stella”. We hang out together, at her apart...


November 25, 2020

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

Visited oldest daughter and family, today. Had a nice dinner. Got to see the grandkids. Her husband picked me up. Had a nice day.


November 24, 2020

Tuesday Morning... in And So It Goes....

I let my neighbor borrow my laundry card, on Saturday afternoon, so that she could wash and dry a small load of laundry. She said that she is still going to wash that load, and would give it back...


November 23, 2020

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

It was not a bad day. I got all cleaned up and wore my brand new winter coat when I went up to the hospital to get my vitamin B12 injection. I bundled up. It was cold up there. After that, I went...


November 23, 2020

Of Monday... in And So It Goes....

Going up to the hospital to get my b12 shot. Have a new friend, my next door neighbor. She invites me over. Received a new gov’t cellphone. On Carafate for the symptoms of my new diagnosis, Duode...


November 19, 2020

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

I took the bus up on the hill to Kroger, which is one of our local grocery stores. I bought what I need to make a single batch of cabbage rolls for one of my acquaintances that lives here, in the...


November 18, 2020

Catching Up... in And So It Goes....

My daughter invited me up to her house for Thanksgiving. Her name is Anne. She is married and has 4 children. I will be bringing a double sized cheeseball, 2 boxes of Triscuit Crackers, a Cherry ...


November 15, 2020

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

Tomorrow, I have to catch an early bus up to the hospital’s blood draw lab to complete fasting bloodwork. I got ready my black coffee, my outfit and my medications. That way, when I get up I will...


November 13, 2020

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

Today, in regard to one of the poor choices that I made, a while back, and of which I took complete ownership, I was asked by someone of whom I discussed these mistakes in complete confidence, if...


November 11, 2020

Mood Shift... in And So It Goes....

Once I got up this morning, I started feeling better. I took ownership of the two poor choice that I made, several weeks ago which may have caused my recent bout of Bipolar Depression. But on the...


My depression is getting close to its worst. I wonder why I am here, and what is the point of it all? It is the illness talking. I do not want to have to be admitted to the outpatient facility, b...


November 08, 2020

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

My Bipolar 1 Disorder has been getting the best of me, but I sort of have a game plan. Next month, I will be 60 years old, which means that I can apply to the government nutrition program, possib...


November 07, 2020

Saturday Night... in And So It Goes....

The time is 11:30pm. I got up to make myself a snack. After that, on the news I watch film clips regarding the election results. I tried to fall asleep on the sofa, but started to think about a d...


At the nursing home, Bear has a Certified Nursing Assistant that provides his a.m. care, every morning. He likes her very much. She takes good care of him, and is nice to him. That counts for a l...


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