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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.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

The Wee Hours

I love to get up early and on my days off, I even wake up early.  I sit in my robe, drink coffee, eat cookies and read my email.  I blog and contemplate my life.  It is my quiet time, even though I am listening to the morning news in the background.

I work today and it will go fast.  I think I will stop at the store after work and look for shirts for my son.
He is so small and slim, it is a challenge finding him dress clothes for his job.

Do you send Christmas Cards?  I am turning into a Grinch.  I think, why send cards to those I see all the time, and why send cards to those who I only hear from once a year?  What do you do?  Postage is getting so high, and time so short.  With phones and email, cards have lost their lustre although it is nice to get something in the mail other than bills!  People might get New Year's cards and letters.

How are your Christmas preparations coming along?  I have nothing but some shopping done.  Hopefully, will get some outside decorating done tomorrow, and maybe on Sunday can do some more inside.

Happy Day!

1 comment:

Tracey said...

I cut my xmas card list in half a couple of years ago. I thought the same as you, why just contact once a year? xxx