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I have spent a great deal of my life battling illness. I suffered from Crohn's Disease and eventually had abdominal surgery, thwarting the Crohn's and budding cancer cells. Since my surgery in 1995 I have been relatively free from Crohns', although I had several subsequent surgeries related to my ileostomy..When my disease was in remission, I don't think my husband realized how bad it could get, but he has stood by me. I also have suffered from various autoimmune disorders and am diagnosed with Stage IV Kidney Disease. Fortunately, I am maintaining and do not need dialysis at this point. We adopted our son and later found out he had cerebral palsy, so he became my career. Dan has had two surgeries and tons of therapy and is able to walk because of it. He is a college graduate and is employed as an Information Specialist. We are very proud of his accomplishements. I am now part of the retired generation and still getting used to the idea. I do enjoy crafting, traveling and being with family and friends. I am active in my church and feel that the hardships we endure are there to build our faith. I like to live life in the "now" as we never know how much time is left.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

An Intruder and other things

Thursday night we had an intruder.  About 1 am, my son awoke to the screen door slamming.  He got up and heard someone, quick went back in his room to cower and slammed it shut.  The next sound was the screen door slamming again.  (I was always upset with hubby that this screen door has such a tight spring on it, but glad this time as it does slam shut!)  Son gets up, comes into our room to wake me up, hubby jumps out of bed and inspects.  He hears tires screech.  The storm door is wide open!  Nothing is missing, Thank God!  Perhaps Dan's door slamming was enough to scare them and they thought the house was empty?  Apparently, when Dan went to work that day, the door wasn't tightly closed and our house always looks like no one is home as we all go to bed or to the back of the house early, and the lights are out.  Last night, the door was double locked, the porch light on, and we kept a house light on.

I am so worried about my sister.  She has family problems.  She is a recent widow and they are draining her dry financially and emotionally.  I don't know what she can do.

We have a new web program at work.  What a challenge!  First it wouldn't accept my password.  Then it wouldn't load.  Finally in the afternoon, I got to work with the tech person  and work on it.  I don't work again until next Thursday, so hope I remember what I learned and can use it successfully.

1 comment:

Tracey said...

ooer, how awful. Scary isn't it? We once had someone try to break into our garage in the middle of the night.....luckily the dog barked! xxx