Mary, the problem is, I can't tolerate or am allergic to EVERYTHING! ALL of the statins, ALL of the fenofibrates, even Niaspan... Lovaza (a modified fish oil derivative) is the only thing I could even take, and it only helps a little bit. This... Read more
Saw my endocrinologist yesterday. All that business with the new lipid medication? My cholesterol was UP SIXTY-FIVE POINTS! 300! Yikes. My Tri's were right up there too. He had the saddest look on his face. "We have tried every... Read more
First, I may need to apologize... because I can't remember whether I already posted this one! LOL But then, I can't remember what I had for lunch today either...
"Army of Words
I can if I wish
Raise an army of words,
And make t... Read more
I woke early today... only slept about 4 hours, actually. The rain/wind storm yesterday has my system going nuts, and I have this absurd craving for Reese's peanut butter cups... so I had peanut butter toast for breakfast.
Craving all go... Read more
"What you plant now, you will harvest later." ~Og Mandino
This quote came up on my email today, and it seems like just another reminder that we are the sum of our life choices. Every moment we are living, we are making choices, and like t... Read more
Well, now, where to begin...
Yesterday was my Dad's 83rd birthday. I called and talked to him to wish him a happy day. It was kind of a short conversation (his water pills! LOL) but a cheerful one. My stepfamily sponsored a party for hi... Read more
An odd couple of days...
Four days ago, my sister's MIL had a stroke. She was having some difficulties swallowing, and the usual other things that go with it, but she was otherwise doing okay. She signed a living will a while back, though... Read more
Wow. First MOD... then all those funny little awards on my activity feed... amazing responses! I usually take the time to answer them all individually, but there are literally HUNDREDS--I can't get caught up! LOL
So I am here to say ... Read more
Miss Dolly has been "AWOL" for about four days now. I suspect someone has taken her in, she is SO sweet... except for the puppy next door! LOL
Amigo spends at least part of the night in the shelter I built, but he's stil... Read more
I saw another interesting blog this morning... Check it out.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4710002
Cute... I like this style of illustration, and I'm glad I got to se... Read more
I hadn't planned on posting another poem until next month--since they don't grow on trees! LOL-- but Helen (aka MOMMABEAR69) posted a blog this morning... and it immediately had me hunting this one down. I guess great minds DO run in the same t... Read more
IMAGINATION RULES THE WORLD."
Imagine. Napoleon Bonaparte said that... hm. LOL
It's true, though.
Whatever we can put energy into, and vividly imagine in all it's detail, is real. Thinking about where I want to be, what I am ab... Read more
Last summer, I started posting some of my poems. I don't remember which, and I'm too busy/lazy/whatever to go hunting through all my blogs for them, so if this is a repeat, I apologize! LOL
I wrote it back in '07...
On the State o... Read more