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a vicious cycle
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      2 comments

I feel like I am completely fine with being miserable and overweight and unhealthy. It's like I don't care. I know I've been fighting that feeling for awhile now. I would get off track in the past, but have no problem getting back on track. ... Read more
Just lazy
Thursday, June 23, 2011      4 comments

That's what I am, just lazy. There is no other reason for not eating right, working out, or taking my blood sugar regularly, which I have stopped doing all of these!!! So, I have got to get back on track!! It doesn't help that my husband ... Read more
Back on the radar
Monday, June 20, 2011      2 comments

Well time got away from me. I ended up asking my doctor for some time off work so I could just rest and get over the pain. He said it takes awhile for the body to absorb the blood, and boy did it. But that week off helped tremendously. I've ... Read more
Doing better so far
Sunday, May 29, 2011      3 comments

Despite having to go up to the hospital every morning for the blood draws, we're having a relaxing weekend. My blood work is looking a little better and I haven't had to be admitted yet! My pain is much better, of course that is with hydrocodo... Read more
Listen to your body
Saturday, May 28, 2011      4 comments

So last weekend besides my foot hurting I started having horrible abdominal pains. Long story short, I finally saw my doctor yesterday (in the meantime found out my blood was too thin now so I had had a shot of vitamin K and stopped the coumadi... Read more
Relaxing weekend
Sunday, May 22, 2011      3 comments

Having a good weekend for the most part. Been pretty relaxing. I took a 2 mile walk yesterday, which surprised me since I was worried about my leg giving me fits, but it didn't. However, later in the day my foot on that leg started hurting pr... Read more
Friday, May 20, 2011      0 comments

I have just been so sleepy this week, mostly at night. Which drives my husband nuts since he has a hard time sleeping! But I'm taking half the day off today and he and I are going to grab some lunch, handle some errands, maybe catch a movie, a... Read more
turning out to be a pain
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      3 comments

I didn't eat so well yesterday. It was a combination of being on the go all day and poor planning. but I'm right back on track today. It was amazing how yucky I felt last night too. Monday night I was so tired. Not sure why, but I was. Tod... Read more
Still feeling good but...
Friday, May 13, 2011      0 comments

... the cramps have been bad. I've been trying natural remedies to help alleviate them. I am feeling a little better today though. We went out to eat last night but I ate pretty well. Probably a little more red meat than I needed, but it sur... Read more
Spent a week in the hospital
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      5 comments

Well, my superficial blood clot in my leg formed a second one then sent one on up to my lungs. I ended up in the hospital with a pulmonary emoblism. Spent 7 days there on a heparin drip and coumadin. Still taking the coumadin. They did a ful... Read more
The verdict is
Friday, April 08, 2011      3 comments

Turns out I do have a blood clot, but it is on the superficial vein in my leg. So I have to take naproxen 2x a day for the next month and repeat the US. I am also supposed to apply warm compresses and get some compression stockings. I am goin... Read more
Waiting for the doc...
Thursday, April 07, 2011      1 comments call me with the results of the sonogram yesterday. I woke up Saturday with pain in my lower left leg. Sunday it had moved up my leg some. Monday the pain was no different, so I went to my PCP. He was concerned I might have a blood clo... Read more
Still hurting
Friday, April 01, 2011      1 comments

Well I didn't get that job I interviewed for. I'm kind of bummed about that. I interviewed this past Monday for a social worker position with the school district, so we'll see; and I also put in an app with DARS so we'll see about that too! ... Read more
Slow going, but good
Monday, March 14, 2011      1 comments

I have started off the week with a great job interview. It went really well. I feel real good about it. I might have to take a slight pay cut, but we'll see. She said they could negotiate salary. Also, I thought the job would be housed down... Read more
I'm seeing a trend
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      4 comments

and not just from my doctors saying I need to lose weight...I was doing some research last night about foods that might help arthritis (my massage therapist recommended foods to me), and turns out it's mostly foods that are also recommended to h... Read more

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