Medical Update #2
Tuesday, April 25, 2017      25 comments

I was very disappointed with the lack of wherewithal from my previous general practitioner. I went to a NEW doctor today. Not only did she know my cardiologist, but she also knew my pain specialist and the surgeon doing my surgery!! I was ver... Read more
40 Things About Me
Monday, March 27, 2017      15 comments

Borrowed from MISSDORKNESS, ONEKIDSMOM, POLSKARENIA, ADAKARA, et. al.: Learn 40 things about your friends and let them learn 40 things about you. 1. Do you like blue cheese? I do! With crisp apple slices and whole grain crack... Read more
An Update on My Medical Issues
Thursday, March 23, 2017      28 comments

As many of you know, I was scheduled to have neck surgery tomorrow, March 24th. That's been postponed temporarily. I had bloodwork on March 1st under my GP. When the results came back, I was classified as diabetic, and the GP put me on 1,... Read more
A Good Doctor's Visit
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      27 comments

I went to the doctor this morning. I was a little impressed with myself for being able to shower, get dressed and have DH drive me to the doctor's by 7:58 am. Of course there were other people ahead of me, but the doctor saw me as I was signin... Read more
It Just Never Ends...
Monday, March 06, 2017      25 comments

Last Wednesday I went for the first of my Pre-Operative check ups. It was with my regular physician. I had lots of bloodwork done, a chest x-ray, and a general overall exam, with the promise of doing other tests after my neck surgery. I got a... Read more
The Ongoing Saga
Thursday, March 02, 2017      25 comments

Yesterday I felt my shoulder "twinge" and then get achy. Oh no, I thought!!! Maybe I had done too much the day before. Although I haven't been forbidden to use a broom or a vacuum ... Read more
Health Update #3
Wednesday, February 15, 2017      24 comments

Yesterday I had my meeting with my orthopedic surgeon. He had copies of my "films"; the MRI and the CT scan. I have osteophytes, aka bone spurs. When bone spurs are on the spine, they're called osteophytes. I have them on the front of my ver... Read more
Health Update #2
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      25 comments

Well, I went to my pain specialist this morning. He gave me a shot in the shoulder to help the knot that was there work loose. It feels better, although my arm is still in pain. He had received the written report of the MRI, but not the cd with ... Read more
Health Update and a NSV
Monday, February 06, 2017      29 comments

Last Friday I went to have a MRI and I wasn't able to do it because of the level of pain I was in. It didn't help that the technician doing it lacked compassion. Today, I went back to try again, and had a totally different experience. The... Read more
Where have I been?
Saturday, January 28, 2017      30 comments

Hi friends! I have been absent for most of last week. I had been signing in until Thursday. I just forgot, and I broke my streak. Sigh. Last Thursday, I woke up with a stiff neck. By Friday, my neck was still sore and tender, with pain i... Read more
Consistency and Perseverence
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      24 comments

I think those two things go hand in hand during our journey towards a healthier lifestyle and a fit body. I've posted many a quote through my daily status update about those two characteristics. I actively pick a theme, do a Bing search, and t... Read more
January 6th - Three King's Day
Friday, January 06, 2017      17 comments

If you want to get the whole historical information about Three Kings Day, or Epiphany, I encourage you to "google it". It is very interesting. In my blog today, I'm going to share three personal stories about Three Kings Day. From 1999 -... Read more
January 5th - The 12th Day of Christmas
Thursday, January 05, 2017      15 comments

On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: 12 drummers drumming, 11 pipers piping, 10 lords a leaping, 9 ladies dancing, 8 mai... Read more
January 4th - The 11th Day of Christmas
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      10 comments

On the 11th Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me 11 pipers piping, 10 lords a leaping, 9 ladies dancing, 8 maids a milking, 7 swans a... Read more
January 3rd - The 10th Day of Christmas
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      10 comments

On the 10th Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me 10 Lords a leaping 9 ladies dancing 8 maids a milking 7 swans a swimming 6 geese a layi... Read more

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