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Second Lenten Devotional
Saturday, January 16, 2021      5 comments

I Will Be A Light Wherever I Am Planted My mom inspired by example. In my early childhood years, during Lent, she denied herself foods she felt were unhealthy, specifically desserts or sugar or bread. As I grew into teenhood she g... Read more
Lenten Devotional
Saturday, January 16, 2021      7 comments

One of the pastors at our church asked us to write up to three devotionals for a Lenten booklet to be distributed to all our housebound members which is all of us. I am sharing what I wrote here because I want to remember it. Get Back On ... Read more
Adjusting Mindset For A Healthy Winter
Saturday, November 28, 2020      4 comments

This entry is an exercise that the health coach and I devised for this week. I want to remember it. ***** Adjusting mindset for a Healthy Winter. Belief: Every thought we think, every word we say, every deed we do is a prayer. ... Read more
Back Surgery for Timeline purposes.
Saturday, November 28, 2020      2 comments

Back surgery for spinal fusion and laminectomy was October 13th. Very grateful they squeezed it in before this latest surge in Covid. I got to see the xrays, The fusion screws and bolts look like an eight legged spider clinging to my spine. I... Read more
Another Health update for timeline purposes
Wednesday, July 08, 2020      6 comments

Granddaughter had her MRI. There has been no more bleeding from the bubble on the vessel in her brain, but there is some brain damage. Too early to tell much. No one is pushing her to do anything that causes much anxiety including school as t... Read more
Now it is the back
Wednesday, April 29, 2020      3 comments

Mostly posting this here for me for timeline purposes. But you are welcome to read too. It has been one year since I was in hospital with angina. I was diagnosed with coronary artery disease. I refused to go on statins and made a deal wi... Read more
Wednesday Feb 5 More Great News!
Wednesday, February 05, 2020      9 comments

GD met all the criteria to go home today. I waved as her and her mom drove out of the hospital parking lot. Still a lot more to come, but sleeping in her own bed is going to be a blessing. Thank you all for the kind words and prayers.... Read more
Has It Been A Week? AND...GREAT NEWS
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      6 comments

GDs CT scan showed no new problems and continued absorbtion of the original bleed and fluid. Also she lapped ICU twice, SO.....She moved on up to the 8th floor. Hoping to go home in a couple days. Doctor keeps consulting with other neurosurgeo... Read more
Tuesday Update:
Tuesday, January 28, 2020      8 comments

The vein started spasming during angiogram just before the turn into the AVM mass. Doctor was able to back out, get medicine on it to settle it down. He ... Read more
UPDATE
Monday, January 27, 2020      2 comments

Update: The neurosurgeon decided against the surgery as the AVM is too deep in her brain. He consulted with other neurosurgeons and as a team decided on more testing and to see if they couldn't try doing the coil again. They have her on seiz... Read more
Need to remember
Monday, January 27, 2020      7 comments

This has been quite a year. I am basically recording this here for me. Sorry if you stumble upon it and read. November 2018: Sister falls and breaks hip. Brother in law has dementia. Spring 2019: They move from home to assisted livi... Read more
Teeth 9/20/19
Friday, September 20, 2019      6 comments

Almost two weeks ago on a Monday I had that dang infected tooth pulled. I got sicker and sicker and temps started pushing towards 103. I went to urgency care on Thursday. They upped the antibiotics. Friday morning I was better and then Frida... Read more
CAD Part Two
Sunday, July 07, 2019      5 comments

Good Morning, And it is a very good morning here. The Good: 1) Buds stitches are out of his snout and the Vet thinks she got all of the cancer. He has also lost another two tenths of pound, so we are getting closer to his desir... Read more
Coronary Artery Disease Does Not Define Me.
Saturday, May 11, 2019      7 comments

I don't want to forget this, so am documenting here. First Draft, warning, no editing if you choose to read. In 2017 I managed to lose enough weight to walk several 5Ks and road trip half the country. When I returned home DH whom I always... Read more
I Choose Happiness
Thursday, October 25, 2018      5 comments

I wrote this on my LALO team and decided it belonged here too. **** Bone density scan was yesterday. That team was warm, friendly and nice and seemed genuinely glad to see me. So unlike my primary NP. Anyway, halfway through the scan al... Read more

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