Category Archives: Autoimmune disease

October 22, 2020

Winter has arrived.  It snowed for a while yesterday however it disappeared overnight.  We are consistently experiencing below zero temperatures.  Hopefully, the snow will stay away until the end of October.  These barometric pressure changes and temperature changes sure play … Continue reading

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September 29, 2020

Woke up to a chilly house this morning. Won’t be long now and we will have to turn on the heat. The big tree outside my den window lost all it’s leaves this past week. We have experienced some very … Continue reading

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September 22, 2020

In 1998 I was diagnosed with Graves’ disease.  After my diagnosis, I built and maintained a message board with over 900 members called Widebertha’s Message Board.  The name Widebertha was very appropriate at that time in my life.  The main … Continue reading

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September 19,2020

Today I am incredibly thankful that my son and daughter-in-law arrived safely in Seattle.  Crossing the US from Boston to Seattle was a five-day road trip. They left Boston to go back to their island paradise. Our son’s employment situation … Continue reading

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September 3, 2020

The weather here in Manitoba seems to change as soon as September 1st rolls around.  It went down to 8C last night and the forecast for early next week calls for temperatures of -2C at night. Last Saturday I received … Continue reading

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August 17, 2020

Another week-long summer vacation at the lake came to an end on Saturday, August 15th.  Renting a cabin this summer became a real fiasco.  I first rented a two-bedroom cabin with sleeping accommodations for six at the Caddy Lake Resort.  … Continue reading

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August 3, 2020

Time does not standstill.  There are only three weeks left in the month of August.   Here in Manitoba, it seems that fall begins on September 1st.  Actually this morning it felt like it had already begun.  It was 9C at … Continue reading

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July 20, 2020

Another Monday morning.  Yesterday afternoon I ordered Linda Costillo’s latest book called the “Outsider.”  It is the 12th book in the Kate Burkholder series.   I read a few chapters this afternoon and so far it seems like another good read.  … Continue reading

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July 5, 2020

It is the end of another hot and humid day in southern Manitoba.  Storm warnings were in effect this afternoon but have since been cancelled.  We have been fortunate that most of the bad thunderstorms have bypassed Steinbach.  The southeastern … Continue reading

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May 20, 2020

Summer-like temperatures have finally arrived. This afternoon my husband planted the gladiola bulbs from last year. Hopefully, they will do better this year. Tomorrow we are planning to put in the Hostas which a generous neighbour gave to us. I … Continue reading

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