So I Have Hashimotos and a Hernia!

I finally was able to meet with the surgeon yesterday. (If you haven't been following, here's Part 1 and Part 2)The fluid filled "pocket" that I have is a hernia. This will require me to have surgery. From now on, I'm not allowed to lift anything heavier than a gallon of milk until I have the surgery. I will also be out of commission for about a week ...continue reading

Holiday Cleanup

How do you clean up after the holidays?  For us, it is a tad more interesting.  Madison's birthday was yesterday (she turned 5!), so we always have the quick cleanup that needs to be done from the time we get back from visiting Wisconsin and her birthday party.  I usually get about a week if we are lucky.  Since we have the basement now, Bill let me keep up ...continue reading

About that new car . . .

Remember that Prius we went on the waiting list for back in July?  Well, we had one false start about 3 weeks ago when they told us our car was in.  However, when we got there, it was the wrong car completely!  Needless to say, we were not happy campers.  However, there really wasn't much we could do besides complain.  Well, we got a phone call today (after ...continue reading

About that mailbox . . .

I've never been a big fan of my mailbox.  However, it served its purpose till last night.  We woke up this morning to our mailbox laying on the ground.  Since a lot of my product reviews are sent by the mail, this is a very bad, bad thing.  Second problem, it snowed here last night, so the ground is frozen.  We think it was hit by the snow plow in the middle ...continue reading