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Great Views

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               The sun has been shining over the past several weeks and I just wanted to post something a little brighter than my previous post. The weather is beautiful and the last few weekends  have brought our family a chance to work in our yard and garden.  Even Tabitha helped water the tomatoes. We planted 300  tomato plants as well as onions, peppers, watermelons, catalops, beets, peas, radishes,  beans,raspberries and I'm sure there are more I have forgotten.  My son-in-law and two sons plan on selling most of the  produce at the local Farmer's Market. Kirby and Zoey enjoyed the outdoors too, Here are a "few good men outstanding in their field." Trent always works better while listening to a few good tunes  on his headphones. See the blue beehive in the background?  That's the new home of 30,000 bees  thanks to my son-in-law and another one of his new hobbies. Eggs anyone? What a great life I h

Giving In and Giving Up

Every few months or so I make the same stupid mistake.  Sometimes I just get so frustrated with my poor health, never ending infections and  PAIN,  that I just decide to throw it all up. I mean literally and figuratively!    Lately I have been dealing with nausea from too many antibiotics resulting in stomach aches and another ulcer.  Also... My liver decided to quit functioning properly. So a few weeks ago I had a liver biopsy.  The Liver doctor inserted a long needle between the ribs on my right side and pulled out a sample of tissue to be examined. (it was not nearly as painful as I had imagined-thank goodness) It's been over three long anxious weeks and I still have not received any results.   Th e nurse did tell me over the phone that it's not likely cancer from the lab report she read (whew). But still I must continue to wait! Very frustrating!!    So to sum it all up. I am sick of being sick!  Yesterday I decided to quit.  Instead of getting out