Friday, November 30th, 2012 ~ Dad Takes The Day Off From Work To Get Some Things Done Around The House ~ Dad took the day off to get some computer/technical things done around the house. He met with the Geek Squad to get the computer network fixed. He also assisted with getting the television updated and connected. Mom Skips Hot Yoga Today ~ Mom took the day off from yoga today to help around the house. Dad Adjusts Tracy's Right Hand Splint Woth A Hairdryer This Afternoon ~ Tracy had a blister on the heel of her right hand where her resting hand splints were rubbing during the night. He warmed the area up with a blowdryer and made the adjustment. Hope this helps; it will save us a trip to Boca Raton to the Occupational Therapist. Wilmene Feeds Tracy 4 Ounces Of Strawberry Activia This Afternoon ~ Tracy ate 4 ounces of Strawberry Activia yogurt in about 20 minutes. She seems to be back on track with her eating yogurt. Grace Performs Tracy's Oral Stim Exercises ~ Grace worked with Tracy on her Beckman Exercises this afternoon, performing lip stretches to maintain Tracy's oralfacial musculature. Grace Gives Tracy A Handwarming Massage ~ Grace rubbed yummy scented lotion on Tracy's hands and then put her left hand in her warming mitts. (Her right hand still is sore from the blister.) Tracy loves wearing these mitts. They are so soothing and relaxing. Marcus Comes To Do Physical Therapy With Tracy This Evening ~ Marcus came to do Physical Therapy with Tracy this evening. He worked with Tracy on the therapy ball in front of a full length mirror. Tracy did a good job with her head and trunk control. She even resisted Lenny's hand on the back of her head, holding her head up against resistance. After her session on the ball, Marcus and Grace transferred Tracy to her bed for Passive Range of Motion exercises of Tracy's major muscle groups. Marcus does such a good job with Tracy's therapy. ~ Daily OM : Gladdening Nourishment: Silliness ~

Thursday, November 29th, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Kate's Hot Vinyasa Class This Morning At Awaken Yoga Studio In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom had a great Hot Vinyasa practice this morning with Kate at Awaken Yoga Studio in Lighthouse Point. It was a great class and just what she needed this morning. Tracy Vomits About 6 Ounces This Afternoon After Lunch ~ Tracy vomited about 6 ounces after her second can of Jevity this afternoon. Grace Performs Tracy's Oral Exercises This Afternoon ~ Tracy is getting much better at tolerating her oral exercises. These exercises are so important for Tracy's ability to one day speak. Grace Dons Tracy's Handwarmers & Yummy Scented Hand Lotion This Afternoon ~ Grace donned Tracy's handwarmers and yummy scented Twisted Peppermint hand lotion for a warming massage this afternoon. Dad Goes To Bikram Yoga This Evening At Bikram Yoga Of Boca Raton ~ Dad had a great Bikram Yoga practice this evening at Bikram Yoga in Boca Raton. He sure does love his Bikram yoga practice. Daily OM: Burdensome Feelings: Blaming Others ~

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Keri's Hot Yoga Class At Awaken Hot Yoga This Morning ~ Mom had a great Hot Yoga Flow this morning with Keri at Awaken Hot Yoga Studio in Lighthouse Point. She is such a creative yoga instructor. Wilmene Feeds Tracy 4 Ounces of Activia Peach Yogurt This Afternoon ~ Wilmene fed Tracy 4 ounces of Activia Peach yogurt in 19 minutes this afternoon. She is doing a good job with swallowing and moving her tongue during her feeding sessions. Grace Performs Tracy's Oral Exercises This Afternoon ~ Grace performed Tracy's oral exercises this afternoon; stretching her lips and cheeks. Grace Gives Tracy A Handwarming Massage This Afternoon ~ Grace gave Tracy a handwarming massage with Twisted Peppermint lotion this afternoon. She loves her warming mits. Mom Goes To The Board Of Directors Meeting For Bit-By-Bit This Evening ~ Mom went to the Board meeting for Bit-By-Bit Therapeutic Riding Center this evening. It was a rather long meeting, adjoining about 9 PM. Mom & Dad Watch Nashville & NCIS LA This Evening ~ Mom and Dad watched Nashville & NCIS LA this evening! Daily OM: The Understanding Underneath: Experiences With Multiple Meanings ~

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 ~ Tracy, Wilmene, & Grace Sit Outside In The Sunshine This Afternoon ~ Tracy, Wilmene and Grace enjoyed the pretty weather today outside by the pool. Mom is so happy that they like being outside in the sunshine. Mom Goes To Kate's Warm Vinyasa Class This Afternoon ~ Mom had a great Warm Vinyasa yoga class with Kate this afternoon. It was a great class; Mom loves Kate's classes. Grace Gives Tracy A Warm Hand Massage With The Handwarmers This Afternoon ~ Tracy really enjoys the hand warming mitts that Grace puts on her with scented lotion. It feels so good on the low setting, which she tolerates well for one hour. Marcus Comes To Do Physical Therapy With Tracy This Afternoon ~ Marcus came to do Physical Therapy with Tracy this afternoon. He started with Passive Range Of Motion exercises; stretching and ranging all of Tracy's major muscle groups. Then it was time for Tracy to sit on the peanut therapy ball to strengthen her trunk and head control. Tracy did a really good job holding up her head, even against Marcus' resistance. Tracy is working very hard during her therapy sessions. Mom, Dad & Tracy Watch Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars: The Finale Results This Evening ~ Mom, Dad and Tracy watched Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars: Results this evening. There was a double-elimination this week, and Emmit and Apollo went home. Daily OM : One Of A Kind: Black Sheep ~

Monday, November 26th, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Debra's Hot Vinyasa Class This Morning At Awaken Hot Yoga Studio In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom had a great hot vinyasa class this morning with Debra at Awaken Yoga Studio. It was very challenging and the room was hot and steamy; just the way Mom likes it. Tracy, Wilmene, & Grace Sit Outside In The Sunshine This Afternoon ~ Tracy, Wilmene and Grace spent some time outside in the sunshine by the pool this afternoon. It was so nice to get some fresh air today. Wilmene Feeds Tracy Strawberry Activia Yogurt In 15 Minutes This Afternoon ~ Wilmene fed Tracy 4 ounces of Strawberry Activia yogurt this afternoon in 15 minutes. She did a great job swallowing, even after several months without yogurt. Grace Performs Tracy's Oral Exercises This Afternoon ~ Grace performed Tracy's oral exercises this afternoon. Tracy is getting used to these lip stretches again. Mom Gets The Windows Washed This Afternoon ~ Mom got the windows washed this afternoon. They were way overdue, and what a difference it makes, to see out of clean windows. Grace Gives Tracy A Handwarming Massage ~ Grace gave Tracy a warming hand massage this afternoon, using yummy smelling Twisted Peppermint lotion and her warming mits. Tracy sure does love her handwarmers She actually had two sessions today; an hour each session. Tracy, Mom & Dad Watch Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars This Evening ~ Tracy, Mom, and Dad watched Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars this evening. The competition in the ballroom is in a dead heat. Mom predicts that Melissa and Tony will win the Allstars Mirrorball. It would be great; especially since neither one of them have won one. Daily OM: Lifting Pain's Veil: Bitterness ~

Sunday, November 25th, 2012 ~ Mom, Dad, & Tracy Skip Tracy's Hippotherapy Session This Morning ~ Mom, Dad and Tracy skipped Tracy's Hippotherapy session this morning to let Trac's left hip heal, since she had some discomfort with range of motion during last Friday's Physical Therapy session. Mom Goes For A Run Around Lighthouse Point This Morning ~ Mom went for a run Lighthouse Point this morning. The weather was awesome, with low humidity and temperatures in the 60s; great running weather for South Florida. Tracy & Grace Spend Some Time Outside By The Pool This Afternoon ~ Tracy enjoyed hanging outside with Gracy by the pool this afternoon. What a beautiful day! Grace Performs Tracy's Oral Motor Exercises This Afternoon ~ Grace worked with Tracy on her oral motor exercises this afternoon outside by the pool. Grace Gives Tracy A Handwarming Massage This Afternoon ~ Tracy enjoyed a warm hand massage with scented lotion this afternoon with her warming mitts. She usually tolerates about one hour in the mitts. Mom, Dad, & Tracy Watch Revenge & Once Upon A Time This Evening ~ Mom, Dad and Tracy watched two of their favorite shows: Revenge & Once Upon A Time this evening. Daily OM: Taking The Risk: Permission To Be Real ~

Saturday, November 24th, 2012 ~ Mom & Dad Skip Yoga This Morning & Go To Fresh Market In Boca Raton ~ Mom and Dad skipped their yoga practice this morning and went to Fresh Market to pick up food for the boat this afternoon. Wilmene Gives Tracy A Facial This Morning ~ Wilmene gave Tracy a facial this morning. She loves her spa Saturdays. Cousin Michelle & Tom Come To Go On The Boat This Afternoon ~ Cousin Michelle and Tom came over this afternoon to go on the boat with us and Aunt Diane and Jeff. It was a beautiful day, cool with low humidity and lots of sunshine. Aunt Diane and Jeff brought a delicious lunch from Publix! We headed north up the Intracoastal to Delray. Aunt Diane and Jeff brought Cousin Michelle a birthday cake, since her birthday is Monday. She was so surprised! What a great day everyone had! Mom & Cousin Michelle Cook Dinner This Evening ~ Mom and Cousin Michelle cooked sundried tomato and feta chicken breasts with organic baby field green salad and roasted veggie kabobs for dinner. It was so delicious! Daily OM : Combatting Emotional Vampires: From The Combatting Emotional Vampires On-line Course ~

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 ~ Mom & Dad Go To Bikram Yoga With Ron At Boca's Bikram Yoga This Morning ~ Mom and Dad had a great Bikram Yoga practice with Ron this morning at Boca's Bikram Yoga in Boca Raton. It was really hot and challenging and Mom really had to focus to make it through the class. Mom & Dad Take The Boat To The Marina To Get The Waste System Pumped Out ~ Mom and Dad took the boat to the marina to get the tank pumped out. It was so easy to dock and it took minutes to get it pumped out. Amazingly easy and very affordable. Mom and Dad took advantage of the pretty day and went down the intracoastal for a little ride. It was such a beautiful day, cool and sunny. Tracy, Wilmene, & Grace Sit Outside By The Pool For Some Sunshine This Afternoon ~ Tracy and the girls enjoyed the sunshine and cool weather outside by the pool this afternoon. Grace Gives Tracy A Handwarming Massage This Afternoon ~ Grace gave Tracy a handwarming massage with yummy scented lotion and her handwarming mits this afternoon. She really loves her handwarmers and enjoys them for about an hour. Marcus Comes To Do Physical Therapy With Tracy This Afternoon ~ Marcus came to do Physical Therapy with Tracy this afternoon. She did a good job with her trunk and neck strengthening exercises while on the peanut ball, but seemed a little uncomfortable when Marcus stretched her left hip. Mom and Dad will keep an eye on her hips over the next several days. Mom, Dad & Tracy Watch LSU v. Arkansas: The Battle Of The Boot This Evening ~ LSU played a good game and beat Arkansas this evening. Now they are waiting to see which bowl LSU will go to, depending on how the other teams do in their games this weekend. Mom & Dad Watch Previous Episodes Of Their Favorite Show This Evening ~ Mom and Dad watched previous episodes of their favorite shows this evening. ~ Daily OM : Bird Meditation: Witnessing Nature Through Meditation ~

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 ~ Happy Thanksgiving! ~ Mom Goes To Veronica's Thanksgiving Gratitude Hot Vinyasa Class This Morning At Awaken Yoga Studio In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom had a great Hot Vinyasa practice this morning with Veronica at Awaken Yoga Studio in Lighthouse Point. It was a great class and just what she needed on Thanksgiving morning. Grace Dons Tracy's Handwarmers & Yummy Scented Hand Lotion This Evening ~ Grace donned Tracy's handwarmers and yummy scented hand lotion for a warming massage this afternoon. Mom, Dad & Tracy Go To The Lighthouse Point Yacht Club With The Family For Thanksgiving Dinner This Evening ~ Mom, Dad, and Tracy went to the Lighthouse Point Yacht Club for Thanksgiving dinner this evening. They met Aunt Diane, Jeff, Uncle Johnny, Vincente, Silvario, and Kevin. It was a lot easier than cooking all day and night. Mom missed the delicious smells that are so typical of Thanksgiving dinner. Daily OM: Fully Committed To Now: Why We Are Not Shown The Big Picture ~

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Keri's Hot Yoga Class At Awaken Hot Yoga This Morning ~ Mom had a great Hot Yoga Flow this morning with Keri at Awaken Hot Yoga Studio in Lighthouse Point. She had the best playlist and the class was packed; 27 yoginis practicing in a super hot room. So awesome. Mom Stays For Jak's Beginner Vinyasa Class This Morning ~ Mom had another great yoga class, this time with Jak. He did a basic Barkan flow, and it was really enjoyable. It was Mom's first time taking Jak's class. Mom & Grace Take Tracy To North Broward Medical Center For Labs This Afternoon ~ Mom and Grace took Tracy to North Broward Medical Center for labs. Unfortunately, we just missed Laura, who knows where Tracy's veins are, and we had to go to Same day Surgery. The nurses there stuck Tracy four times, and altogether they got enough blood for the hormone tests. It took two hours, instead of the usual ten minutes. Timing is everything. Marcus Comes To Do Physical Therapy With Tracy This Evening ~ Marcus came to do Physical Therapy with Tracy this evening. She did a good job during her strengthening session, sitting up tall on the peanut ball and holding up her head. She even resisted Marcus pushing against the back of her head. She is such a trooper. After her strengthening session, Marcus does complete passive range of motion exercises, stretching and ranging Tracy's major muscle groups. Dad Watches Arrow This Evening ~ Dad watched Arrow this evening, while Mom and Tracy watched The X Factor in Tracy's room. They have some amazing talent this season. Mom & Dad Watch Private Practice This Evening ~ Mom and Dad watched tow episodes of Private Practive this evening. Another great show! Daily OM: Growing Day By Day: Becoming A Better Person ~

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 ~ Happy Birthday Uncle, Brother, Father John ~ Mom Goes To Debra's Hot Yoga Fusion Class This Morning ~ Mom had a great Hot Yoga Fusion class with Debra this morning. It was a great class; Mom loves Debra's classes. Tracy, Wilmene, & Grace Sit Outside In The Sunshine This Afternoon ~ Tracy, Wilmene and Grace enjoyed the pretty weather today outside by the pool. Mom is so happy that they like being outside in the sunshine. Grace Gives Tracy A Warm Hand Massage With The Handwarmers This Afternoon ~ Tracy really enjoys the hand warming mitts that Grace puts on her with scented lotion. It feels so good on the low setting, which she tolerates well for one hour. Dad Goes To Bikram Yoga This Evening At Bikram Yoga Of Boca Raton ~ Dad had a great Bikram Yoga practice this evening at Bikram Yoga in Boca Raton. He sure does love his Bikram yoga practice. Mom & Tracy Watch Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars: Results This Evening ~ Mom and Tracy watched Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars: Results this evening. There was a double-elimination this week, and Emmit and Apollo went home. Daily OM : Progressing With Patience: Doing The Best You Can ~

Monday, November 19th, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Debra's Hot Vinyasa Class This Morning At Awaken Hot Yoga Studio In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom had a great hot vinyasa class this morning with Debra at Awaken Yoga Studio. It was very challenging and the room was hot and steamy; just the way Mom likes it. Tracy, Wilmene, & Grace Sit Outside In The Sunshine This Afternoon ~ Tracy, Wilmene and Grace spent some time outside in the sunshine by the pool this afternoon. It was so nice to get some fresh air today. Grace Gives Tracy A Handwarming Massage ~ Grace gave Tracy a warming hand massage this afternoon, using yummy smelling lotion and her warming mits. Tracy sure does love her handwarmers She actually had two sessions, an hour each session. Tracy Watches Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars This Evening ~ Tracy, Mom, and Dad watched Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars this evening. The competition in the ballroom is sure heating up! There will be a double elimination tomorrow evening. I predict Emmit and Kelly will be going home. Mom & Dad Watch Castle This Evening ~ Mom and Dad watched Castle this evening. What a great show! Daily OM: The Dance Of Intimacy: Coming Back To Center In A Relationship ~

Sunday, November 18th, 2012 ~ Mom, Dad, Tracy & Grace Go To Hippotherapy With Susan This Morning At Sand & Spurs ~ Tracy had a good Hippotherapy session this morning on Chubby. She sat up tall and exhibited good head control. She is doing a great job with Hippotherapy, and making great strides. Mom Goes To Yin Yoga With Nellie This Afternoon ~ Mom went to Yin Yoga with Nellie this afternoon. It was just what she needed after a stressful week. Mom, Dad, & Tracy Meet Uncle Johnny, Aunt Diane, Vincente, Silvario, Cousins Chip & Eileen For Uncle Johnny's Birthday ~ Everyone had a great dinner at Charley's Crab in Palm Beach for Uncle Johnny's birthday celebration. Jeff reserved the private room and they even had a special birthday menu for Uncle Johnny with his name on it! Daily OM: Being Clear About Desires: Getting What We Want ~

Saturday, November 17th, 2012 ~ Mom & Dad Go To Bikram Yoga In Boca Raton This Morning ~ Mom and Dad went to Bikram Yoga this morning. Ron taught the class and it was packed and really HOT! Mom's shoulder was a little sore and she had to listen to her body: OUCH! Wilmene Gives Tracy A Facial This Morning ~ Wilmene gave Tracy a facial this morning. She loves her spa Saturdays. Dee Comes To Work With Tracy On Her Physical Therapy This Afternoon ~ Dee came to work with Tracy on her Physical Therapy this afternoon. He and Wilmene got Tracy on the therapy mat for her massage and Passive Range of Motion exercises. Dee massaged all of Tracy's major muscle groups, and stretched and ranged them on the mat. Tracy loves Dee's massages. Then it was time for Tracy's strengthening exercises on the therapy ball/peanut. Tracy worked on head and trunk strengthening exercises. She is getting stronger, especially in her neck strength; holding her head up on the ball. Mom, Dad & Tracy Watch LSU v. Ole Miss This Evening ~ LSU played a good game and beat Mississippi State this evening. A bigger surprise was that Texas A & M beat the undefeated #1 Alabama! Daily OM : Overcoming Creating Anxiety: Overcoming Creative Anxiety On-line Course ~

Friday, November 16th, 2012 ~ Mom & Dad Have An Appointment With The Lawyer This Morning ~ Mom and Dad had an appoinment with their lawyer this morning. Mom, Dad, Tracy, & Grace Go To Tracy's Botox Appointment With Dr. Rubin At His New Location ~ Mom, Dad, Tracy and Grace went to Dr. Rubin's office for Tracy's Botox appointment. Dr. Rubin injected Tracy with 750 units of Botox, focusing on her hands, wrists, pectorals, bicepts, etc. She was about two months overdue, so he injected more sites. We will return for a follow-up appointment in six weeks. Grace Dons Tracy's Handwarmers & Yummy Scented Hand Lotion This Evening ~ Grace gave Tracy a handwarming massage with yummy scented lotion and her handwarmers. Tracy really loves her handwarmers; they make her hands so relaxed and soft. Mom & Dad Watch Prerecorded Episodes Of Last Week's Shows ~ Mom and Dad relaxed and watched prerecorded episodes of their favorite shows! ~ Daily OM : Leaving A Positive Footprint: Blessing Space ~

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Kate's Hot Vinyasa Class This Morning At Awaken Yoga Studio In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom had a great Hot Vinyasa practice this morning with Kate at Awaken Yoga Studio in Lighthouse Point. It was a great class and just what she needed on a cool Thursday morning. Tracy Vomits 4 Ounces This Afternoon ~ Tracy vomited about 4 ounces this afternoon after her supplements. Hope she feels better soon. Grace Dons Tracy's Handwarmers & Yummy Scented Hand Lotion This Evening ~ Grace donned Tracy's handwarmers and yummy scented hand lotion for a warming massage this afternoon. Tracy's Specimen Results Came Back Negative ~ Mom was happy to hear that Tracy's stool and urine specimens came back negative! Marcus Comes To Do Tracy's Physical Therapy This Afternoon ~ Marcus came to work with Tracy this afternoon. She did a great job with her head and trunk control on the peanut therapy ball this afternoon. Marcus was very pleased with Tracy's performance. After her strengthening session, Marcus did Psassive Range of Motion exercises with Tracy, stretching and ranging her major muscle groups. He does such a great job working with Tracy. Dad Returns From DC This Evening ~ Mom and Tracy were so happy to have Dad home after three days. Mom never sleeps well when Dad is gone; she sleeps on the couch to be closer to Tracy. She is ready for a good night's sleep! Mom & Dad Watch Grey's Anatomy This Evening ~ Mom and Dad watched Grey's Anatomy this evening. Daily OM: Summon Your Aliveness: Being Fully Present ~

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 ~ Mom Relaxes In The Hot Tub This Morning ~ Mom needed a break, and decided to relax in the hot tub and sunshine this morning. It was a cool morning with lots of sunshine, and the hot tub sure felt really good. Mom Skips Hot Yoga This Morning To Be With Tracy Since Wilmene Is Off Today ~ Wilmene took the day off, so Mom skipped Keri's Hot Yoga Flow this morning and spent the day with Tracy. Thank goodness Grace came early to work with Ketteline for Tracy's morning routine. Tracy, Grace & Ketteline Sit Outside By The Pool This Afternoon ~ Tracy and the girls really enjoyed relaxing in the sunshine outside by the pool. It was a pretty day, with lots of sunshine and low humidity. Grace Gives Tracy A Handwarming Massage This Afternoon ~ Grace gave Tracy a handwarming massage with yummy scented lotion this afternoon. She loves her handwarmers, and can tolerate an hour at a time. Mom Watches Nashville This Evening ~ Mom watched Nashville this evening. She really likes this new show. Hope it makes it to another season. Daily OM: Embracing New Information: Be Open ~

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Diane's Hot Yoga Fusion Class This Morning ~ Mom had a great Hot Yoga Fusion class with Diane this morning. It was a great class; Mom loves Diane's funky fusion classes. Mom Stays For Debra's Yin Class After Diane's Fusion Class This Morning ~ Mom had a great Yin class this morning with Debra! It is a great class, and Debra does a lot of assisted stretching with her students. Tracy, Wilmene, & Grace Sit Outside In The Sunshine This Afternoon ~ Tracy, Wilmene and Grace enjoyed the pretty weather today outside by the pool. Mom is so happy that they like being outside in the sunshine. Grace Gives Tracy A Warm Hand Massage With The Handwarmers This Afternoon ~ Tracy really enjoys the hand warming mitts that Grace puts on her with scented lotion. It feels so good on the low setting, which she tolerates well for one hour. Dad Leaves For DC For The AsMA Executive Committee Meeting This Afternoon ~ Dad left for Washington DC this afternoon for his AsMa Executive Committee meeting. He was able to have dinner with Tiffany this evening in Old Town Alexandria. He said it was really cold, not quite like South Florida! Marcus Comes To Do Physical Therapy With Tracy This Evening ~ Marcus came to do Physical Therapy with Tracy this evening. She always fools us because she rests before Marcus arrives, and we always think she is going to snooze right through her session. Instead she worked her heart out, sitting up tall on the peanut therapy ball, and holding her head up. She even resisted Marcus pushing against the back of her head. She is such a trooper. Mom & Tracy Watch Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars: Results This Evening ~ Mom and Tracy watched Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars: Results this evening. There was a double- elimination this week, due to the election last week. Daily OM : Echoes Of Happiness: Belly Laughs ~

Monday, November 12th, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Debra's Hot Vinyasa Class This Morning At Awaken Hot Yoga Studio In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom had a great hot vinyasa class this morning with Debra at Awaken Yoga Studio. It was very challenging and the room was hot and steamy; just the way Mom likes it. Tracy, Wilmene, & Grace Sit Outside In The Sunshine This Afternoon ~ Tracy, Wilmene and Grace spent some time outside in the sunshine by the pool this afternoon. It was so nice to get some fresh air today. Grace Gives Tracy A Handwarming Massage ~ Grace gave Tracy a warming hand massage this afternoon, using yummy smelling lotion and her warming mits. Tracy sure does love her handwarmers She actually had two sessions, an hour each session. Tracy Watches Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars This Evening ~ Tracy, Mom, and Dad watched Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars this evening. The competition in the ballroom is sure heating up! There will be a double elimination tomorrow evening. I predict Kelly and Kirstie will be going home. Mom & Dad Watch Castle This Evening ~ Mom and Dad watched Castle this evening. What a great show! Daily OM: Voicing Faith In Another: The Gift Of A Positive Image ~

Sunday, November 11th, 2012 ~ We Remember Veteran's Day ~ Mom, Dad, Tracy & Grace Go To St. Mary's Church In Pahokee For Noon Mass Today ~ Mom, Dad, Tracy & Grace headed to Pahokee for Uncle Johnny's Mass this afternoon. They made it there on time, and were about fifteen minutes into the Mass (in Spanish) when Tracy vomited and they had to leave the church. Thank goodness they had a change of clothes and could go into the rectory and get Tracy cleaned up. She felt much better after that, and they were able to have a quick lunch with Uncle Johnny before it was time to make the long drive home. Mom & Dad Watch Once Upon A Time & Revenge This Evening ~ Mom and Dad watched Once Upon A Time & Revenge this evening. Great shows! Daily OM: Language Of The Soul: The Paradox Of Spirit ~

Saturday, November 10th, 2012 ~ Happy Birthday Aunt Kathy Sue! ~ Mom & Dad Met 34 Years Ago Today! ~ Mom Goes To Erika's Hot Vinyasa Class This Morning At Awaken Hot Yoga Studio In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom had a great hot vinyasa class with Erika this morning at Awaken Hot Yoga Studio in Lighthouse Point. It was just what she needed this morning. Wilmene Gives Tracy A Facial This Morning ~ Wilmene gave Tracy a facial this morning. She loves her spa Saturdays. Dee Cancels This Afternoon Due To A Schedule Conflict ~ Dee could not make it this afternoon, due to a trip to Tampa with his wife, celebrating his 7th anniversary. Mom, Dad & Tracy Watch LSU v. Mississippi State This Evening ~ LSU played a good game and beat Mississippi State this evening. A bigger surprise was that Texas A & M beat the undefeated #1 Alabama! Daily OM : Be Free From Unhealthy Relationships: Be Free From Unhealthy Relationships On-line Course ~

Friday, November 9th, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Veronica's Vinyasa Class This Morning At Awaken Hot Yoga Studio In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom had a great hot Vinyasa class this morning with Veronica at Awaken Hot Yoga Studio in Lighthouse Point. It was an awesome class, with lots of heat, humidity and great energy! Grace Dons Tracy's Handwarmers & Yummy Scented Hand Lotion This Evening ~ Grace gave Tracy a handwarming massage with yummy scented lotion and her handwarmers. Tracy really loves her handwarmers; they make her hands so relaxed and soft. Marcus Comes To Do Physical Therapy With Tracy This Evening ~ Marcus came to do Physical Therapy with Tracy this evening. She did a really good job with her head and trunk control, and Marcus was very pleased with her performance during her session. Way to go, Tracy! ~ Mom & Dad ~ Daily OM : Being Alone: A Relationship With Self ~

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Bianca's Hot Vinyasa Class This Morning At Awaken Yoga Studio In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom had a great Hot Vinyasa practice this morning with Bianca at Awaken Yoga Studio in Lighthouse Point. It was a great class and just what she needed on a Thursday morning. Ketteline Polishes Tracy's Nails Navy Blue This Morning ~ Tracy got her nails painted a pretty navy blue this morning. It is such a pretty color! ~ Mom Takes Urine & Stool Specimens To North Broward Medical Center Lab For Analysis This Afternoon ~Mom collected stool and urine (cathed) specimens and brought them to the hospital lab for analysis this afternoon. Mom wants to make sure that Tracy is not have a stomach or bladder ailment. ~ Grace Dons Tracy's Handwarmers & Yummy Scented Hand Lotion This Evening ~ Grace donned Tracy's handwarmers and yummy scented hand lotion for a warming massage this afternoon. Marcus Cancels Tracy's Physical Therapy With Tracy This Afternoon ~ Marcus had to cancel Tracy's Physical Therapy session this afternoon. He was not feeling very well, and had to stay home from work. We hope he feels better soon, and returns tomorrow for Tracy's therapy. Dad Goes To Bikram Yoga This Evening At Bikram Yoga Of Boca Raton ~ Dad had a great Bikram Yoga practice this evening at Bikram Yoga in Boca Raton. He sure does love his Bikram yoga practice. Mom & Dad Watch Grey's Anatomy This Evening ~ Mom and Dad watched Grey's Anatomy this evening. Daily OM: Generate Your Own Patterns: Becoming Your Parents

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 ~ Mom Relaxes In The Hot Tub This Morning ~ Mom needed a break, and decided to relax in the hot tub and sunshine this morning. It was a cool morning with lots of sunshine, and the hot tub sure felt really good. Mom Goes To Veronica's Warm Yoga Class This Afternoon ~ Mom had a great Warm Yoga class with Veronica this afternoon. It was just what she needed, especially after a very stressful and disappointing election. Emily Comes To Give Mom & Dad A Massage This Evening ~ Mom and Dad were overdue for massages this evening. Emily gave them really deep tissue massages, which was pretty intense for Mom. Her shoulders and rhomboids were so tight, and Emily really dug in. She always feels better after them! Thank God for Emily's magic massages. Mom & Dad Watch Arrow This Evening ~ Mom and Dad watched Arrow this evening. Daily OM: Consulting Heart & Mind: Making Choices From A Place Of Balance ~

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 ~ Election Day! ~ Mom Goes To Vote This Morning At The Community Center In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom was so excited to finally get to vote this morning at the Community Center in Lighthouse Point. There was a lot of excitement and enthusiasm at the polls. The extraordinarily long ballot made voting a very long process. Mom was glad that she made it through the line in less than an hour. Mom Goes To Kate's Warm Vinyasa Yoga Class This Afternoon ~ Mom had a great Warm Vinyasa Yoga practice with Kate this afternoon. She really needed this class, with all the election craziness. It sure felt good to get in there and sweat. Marcus Comes To Do Physical Therapy With Tracy This Evening ~ Marcus came to do Physical Therapy with Tracy this evening. She always fools us because she rests before Marcus arrives, and we always think she is going to snooze right through her session. Instead she worked her heart out, sitting up tall on the peanut therapy ball, and holding her head up. She even resisted Marcus pushing against the back of her head. She is such a trooper. Grace Gives Tracy A Warm Hand Massage With The Handwarmers This Afternoon ~ Tracy really enjoys the hand warming mitts that Grace puts on her with scented lotion. It feels so good on the low setting, which she tolerates well for one hour. Mom, Dad & Tracy Watch Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars This Evening ~ Mom and Tracy watched Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars this evening. There was no elimination this week, due to the election. Tracy Watches The Voice This Evening ~ Tracy watched The Voice this evening. Tracy really likes this show, especially this season. Mom & Dad Stayed Up Really Late To Watch The Election Results & Speeches This Evening ~ Mom and Dad were glued to the television this evening to watch the election results. It was so close, and went down to the wire. President Obama got reelected, taking Ohio, the most important swing state. Congratulations to President & Mrs. Obama, Malia and Sasha, on their second term. Daily OM : Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Aligning Actions & Words ~

Monday, November 5th, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Palm Beach To Ride Bikes With Uncle Johnny This Morning ~ Mom drove to Palm Beach to ride bikes with Uncle Johnny. They rode around the island of Palm Beach. Then they stopped at Tujays and picked up some pastrami sandwiches. They brought them to Starbucks and got some chais, and had lunch outside in thvialle. That pastrami sandwich tasted so good, especially after the 15 mile ride. So good! They had such a fun day! Tracy, Wilmene, & Grace Sit Outside In The Sunshine This Afternoon ~ Tracy, Wilmene and Grace spent some time outside in the sunshine by the pool this afternoon. It was so nice to get some fresh air today. Grace Gives Tracy A Handwarming Massage ~ Grace gave Tracy a warming hand massage this afternoon, using yummy smelling lotion and her warming mits. Tracy sure does love her handwarmers. Tracy Watches The Voice This Evening ~ Tracy watched The Voice this evening, while Mom and Dad watched Dancing With The Stars: The Allstars this evening. The competition in the ballroom is sure heating up! Many of the contestants are getting injured this season; both pros and stars. Due to the election, there is no one going home this week. Daily OM: Seeing Ourselves: You Are Beautiful ~

Sunday, November 4th, 2012 ~ Mom Changes The Clocks Back To Eastern Standard Time This Morning ~ Mom remembered to change the clocks back very early this morning, She is not a fan of the time change, and dislikes it getting dark earlier in the evening. Mom Relaxes In The Hot Tub & Sunshine This Morning ~ Mom took advantage of the extra hour and relaxed in the hot tub and sunshine this morning. It was really beautiful, a perfect day for the boat. Looks like Mom is going to have to look for a cute, hot boat captain (for Tracy of course)! Tracy, Mom & Grace Sit Outside By The Pool This Afternoon ~ Mom, Tracy and Grace spent the afternoon outside in the fresh air and sunshine. It was beautiful out, and they had to make sure that they got every last ray before the sun went down an hour earlier at 5:30 PM (Boo!). Mom & Tracy Watch Once Upon A Time This Evening ~ Mom and Tracy watched Once Upon A Time this evening. It is such a good show. Mom & Tracy Watch Revenge This Evening ~ Mom and Tracy watched Revenge this evening. Mom loves this show! Dad Returns Home From Louisiana This Evening ~ Dad returned home from Louisiana this evening, after a disappointing LSU v. Alabama game last night. Hope he doesn't try to watch the game again; he DVRed it! Once is more than enough! Daily OM: Language Of The Soul: The Paradox Of Spirit ~

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 ~ Dad Leaves For Louisiana To Be With Tiffany & The Family At The LSU v. Alabama Game This Evening ~ Dad left this morning for New Orleans to be at the LSU v. Alabama game this evening. Mom Goes To Erika's Hot Vinyasa Yoga Class This Morning At Awaken Hot Yoga Studio In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom and had a great Hot Vinyasa Yoga practice this morning at Awaken Yoga Studio in Lighthouse Point. Mom Goes In The Hot Tub This Afternoon ~ Mom enjoyed relaxed in the hot tub and the sunshine this afternoon. It felt so good to soak in the hot tub. Dee Comes To Do Tracy's Physical Therapy This Afternoon ~ Dee came this afternoon to work with Tracy on her Physical Therapy. He started with Tracy on the mat, stretching and massaging her major muscle groups. Tracy seemed to be fighting Dee, and not really into it today. He decided to skip her Physical Therapy portion of her session today. Tracy seemed happy to take a pass on this part of her session, and later fell asleep in her chair. Mom & Tracy Watch LSU v. BAMA This Evening ~ LSU played a good game but got beaten in the last 23 seconds of the game. They looked like a different team, and by all accounts, should have won that game! Oh well, it was just a football game but it would have been so sweet to have finally beat Alabama. Daily OM : How To Quiet The Mind: How To Quiet The Mind On-line Course ~

Friday, November 2nd, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Veronica's Hot Vinyasa Class This Morning At Awaken Hot Yoga Studio In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom had a great hot Vinyasa class this morning with Veronica at Awaken Hot Yoga Studio in Lighthouse Point. It was an awesome class, with lots of heat, humidity and great energy! Mom, Tracy, Grace & Wilmene Sit Outside By The Pool For Some Fresh Air & Sunshine This Afternoon ~ It was finally nice enough to sit outside by the pool for some sunshine and fresh air this afternoon. Mom was even able to relax and gett some sunshine! Grace Dons Tracy's Handwarmers & Yummy Scented Hand Lotion This Evening ~ Grace gave Tracy a handwarming massage with yummy scented lotion and her handwarmers. Tracy really loves her handwarmers; they make her hands so relaxed and soft. Mom & Dad Go To The Walking With Anthony Gala: Time To Soar This Evening At The Ft. Lauderdale Executive Airport ~ Wilmene stayed with Tracy while Mom and Dad had a fun time this evening at the Walking With Anthony: A Time To Soar gala to raise money for spinal cord injury scholarships for Project Walk in Carlsbad, California. Two $10,000 scholarships were awarded to two Cardinal Gibbons students. It was a great event and a great turn out. ~ Daily OM : Bear Medicine: Living In All Realms ~

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 ~ Mom Goes To Kate's Hot Vinyasa Class This Morning At Awaken Yoga Studio In Lighthouse Point ~ Mom had a great Hot Vinyasa practice this morning with Kate at Awaken Yoga Studio in Lighthouse Point. It was just what she needed on a Thursday morning. Wilmene Dons Tracy's Handwarmers & Yummy Scented Hand Lotion This Evening ~ Wilmene gave Tracy a handwarming massage with yummy scented lotion and her handwarmers. Tracy really loves her handwarmers; they make her hands so relaxed and soft. Mom Has A Nail Appointment This Afternoon ~ Mom had an appointment for a pedicure and manicure this afternoon at Boca Nails in Boca Raton. She was well overdue, and it felt so good. Ketteline Works For Grace This Afternoon ~ Grace had a doctor's appointment and so Ketteline worked for her from noon to 4 PM this afternoon. We are so fortunate to have such a great health care team working with Tracy. Marcus Comes To Do Physical Therapy With Tracy This Afternoon ~ Tracy had a great Physical Therapy session with Marcus this afternoon. She really resisted Marcus' hand on her back of her head, and held her head up for extended periods of time without fatiguing. She is working so hard during her therapy sessions. Dad Goes To Bikram Yoga This Evening At Bikram Yoga Of Boca Raton ~ Dad had a great Bikram Yoga practice this evening at Bikram Yoga in Boca Raton. He sure does love his Bikram yoga practice. Mom & Dad Watch The CMA Music Awards This Evening ~ Mom and Dad watched The CMA Music Awards this evening. Daily OM: Anxiety About Change: Anticipating The Good ~