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Heart Ablation
Saturday, June 27, 2020      8 comments

The words sound daunting. I am having a heart ablation on July 7. The bad is the procedure itself, risk of stroke, will still have a-fib some while the heart heals and will have to continue blood thinner for a few months after. The ... Read more
Don't Dwell On It
Saturday, June 20, 2020      4 comments

I have been writing about my health, but just know I am not dwelling on the negative. I am looking forward to the positive... feeling better! Yes, we all have our issues, some worse than others. My life the next few weeks will be busy... Read more
The Health Saga
Tuesday, June 16, 2020      3 comments

Well, my results from the cardiologist are: 1. I will be having a chemical stress test. 2. I will be having a heart ablation. This should happen before I consider back surgery. I am still keeping the MRI and neurosurgeon appointments, mayb... Read more
Tell Me About Your Back Surgery
Friday, June 12, 2020      2 comments

Have you had back surgery? I posted this question in the community feed and did not like what I read. What were your results? Recovery? Did it work? My back is worse, a year later. Last year, I had L4 and L5 out of place and now L3... Read more
Back Pain with Disclaimer
Tuesday, June 02, 2020      4 comments

Disclaimer: Don't read if this is a boring subject for you. emoticon Have you had back surgery? Tell me yo... Read more
How ARE You?
Thursday, May 21, 2020      2 comments

I am doing OK except for back pain. I will have another shot for pain on June 16. Plus I will also be getting a Vertiflex inserted in between L4 and L5 vertebrae to relieve the pressure of herniated discs. Vertiflex is a titanium spacer. ... Read more
A Bit Of Levity
Tuesday, May 19, 2020      7 comments

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New Porch
Friday, April 24, 2020      12 comments

We now have a screened in porch! It is for both us and the indoor kitties to enjoy some fresh air in the cooler mornings and evenings. It is very small and might fit four people comfortably. We still have more to do, but it will come. Here ... Read more
Don't Lose Your Humor
Monday, April 20, 2020      3 comments

I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. - Rita Rudner (We are finding out how much during this corona business!) Morality is simply the attitude we adopt tow... Read more
ROFL After Texting Hubby
Thursday, April 09, 2020      10 comments

Well this might make you laugh. It did me, but I am alone most of the day and that is dangerous. As many know I went to a vegan lifestyle. I was cooking lentils today and they were looking like mush. I texted hubby and told him I would have... Read more
Angel From Montgomery R.I.P. John Prine
Wednesday, April 08, 2020      5 comments

In honor of John Prine, who passed from Covid-19 yesterday, age 73, here is my favorite song he wrote. Rest in Peace, John. Sometimes I love a sad song. Angel From Montgomery Bonnie Raitt, John Prine I am an old woman named after my ... Read more
It Crept Up.. Or Off!
Monday, March 23, 2020      4 comments

During this pandemic, my cardiologist office is having my appointment by phone. His nurse called me yesterday to get my vitals. She stated that I have lost 20 pounds! This is in 6 months because I go to the doctor every 6 months. I did... Read more
The Great Shopping Panic
Monday, March 16, 2020      4 comments

My story from Friday. I order curbside because I have always disliked grocery shopping and online is easy! So I ordered online and went to pick it up. They always send you messages about substitutions or things not available. I generall... Read more
Oh, The Ups And Downs
Monday, February 03, 2020      6 comments

For me, eating is hard. Dh does not make it easier. He still eats junk and brings home sweets. I also eat more when stressed. I am still eating whole food plant based, but not always SOS (meaning low sodium, low oil and low sugar). So... Read more
Lab Results, Some Worse, Mostly GOOD!
Sunday, January 12, 2020      8 comments

After earnestly going for my WOE (way of eating) in November, I finally got my labs done. My last labs were in August. Creatinine went up and eGFR went down. Not good. BUT BUN, which is also an indication of kidney function is NORMAL! ... Read more

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