Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Summertime catch-up

Hope all of you are having a good summer!

Let's see - for me: 

The Social Security Admin almost gave me a heart attack.  When you are receiving benefits, you get reviewed either each year, every three years or every 7 years.  I am on the 3 year cycle.  I have no issue being reviewed and think it is a critical step in the process.  For me, I can give you a plethora of reasons why I am not able to work much less set up a lunch date (I don't eat much and it is usually soup - because food goes right through me) or I am so fatigued I can barely move.  So at first, I was denied!  Went into panic mode.  Then I was approved.  What cracks me up is that they say it takes 3 to 4 months to complete the review - however, they don't send you the paperwork to start the review until 2 months out.  Do the math people!

The kids, one of Sarah's friends and my mom went to my families' ranch a couple of weeks ago.  I made sure the kids and myself were packed and loaded up my vehicle.  Mom came here and put her things in my car and we were off.  Didn't realize I left my clothes here.  I slept most the ride there.  Once we got to our rooms at Fort Clark Springs, I went to bed and the girls and I slept until after 4!  Not sure what time the girls went to bed.  That is what the packing did to me - wiped me out.  I have learned to not go to more than one appointment a day.  I just can't do it.

Not sure if I posted this already but here goes:  had a PET scan from skull to mid-thigh.  No cancer - thank you God.  It is just all the cancer side effects that kick my tush.

Kids left yesterday with their dad for a week.  They are flying to PA today.  They will have so much fun and I get a quiet week.

More later -

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