I Made it Through This Too...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 9 comments
... and boy, am I tired. Funny how something like this can trigger all the worst symptoms I get. I'm lying there on a hospital 'gurnie', having FMS spasms in my abdominal muscles! Good thing they weren't trying to put in the IV just the... Read more
a "Letter to Nicole"
Saturday, May 21, 2011 9 comments
Nicole. That blog... Normally, I really enjoy your blogs and find them fun and informative-- and this was no exceptiong, until I hit that 'cardio doesn't count unless it's 10 minutes...' Sorry Nicole, but I do not believe you can put blanket f... Read more
HERE I GO AGAIN...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 9 comments
So. I've been trying to keep up with my regular threads, but I haven't blogged for a bit because I've been too busy with doctor mumbo-jumbo etc... now I've got the news to share, and here goes. I'm having that surgery on Monday morning... Read more
STILL Waiting... but an Interesting Day
Saturday, May 14, 2011 6 comments
I know the lab has finished the reports for the CT scan: I called and they have my copy waiting for me to pick up. But... My doctor's office HAS it, but the doctor has apparently not seen it yet. The receptionist tells me they 'have a pro... Read more
The Next Step?
Thursday, May 12, 2011 9 comments
Well, here I am again. I had that appointment with the GI doctor this morning... No Crohn's disease, no celiac disease... it's some kind of rectal ischemia, an issue with the blood flow to the area-- and he sent me for a CT scan. There may... Read more
OMG What NEXT??
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 10 comments
I've been having a few issues with my bowels lately, ESPECIALLY since that sigmoidoscopy back in January, and the recent colonoscopy alleviated them to an extent--but they are back now with a vengeance! ... so I called Digestive Health Spec... Read more
The Good, The Bad, and the UUUGGLY!
Friday, May 06, 2011 7 comments
Okay. Got some rest, feeling a bit more like me... so here goes. The colonoscopy, as usual, was a piece o'cake. Easy schmeasy. Out like a light, over and done. And I'm glad the wait is over, I hate waiting. They took pics. The sur... Read more
I'M HUNGRY! lol
Wednesday, May 04, 2011 6 comments
Day three of colon prep. No raw veggies, everything cooked for DAYS--and nothing solid since Monday... and I'm thanking my lucky stars someone invented Zofran! LOL I'm on my second day of clear liquids, and the second half of what Brian ... Read more
What does a 'HANGOVER' feel like?...
Friday, April 29, 2011 4 comments
I woke with a wicked headache this morning, and in spite of my medications last night, my BP was 174/96... and I didn't take my Niaspan; my BGL was 71. Good reason to feel bad. Bad dreams all night didn't help, I suppose... Not a great w... Read more
Everybody Loves the Movies...
Saturday, April 23, 2011 3 comments
"Rudy", and "Save the Last Dance" Two of my favorite films that involve athletic endeavors. It was a question asked on my MOVIE LOVERS team... our favorite sport or athletic based film, and did it inspire us or motivate us to be more ... Read more
Thursday, April 21, 2011 6 comments
Okay, I promised I'd blog about my visit with my endocrinologist so... I was sitting waiting in the exam room after the nurse did all her little chart updates, BP etc... and the doctor came in with the biggest GRIN on his face!... I'd never... Read more
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