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Sunday, 8/7/11

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Still working on celaning off my futon of moms paperwork and sorting and filing it all again. Baked a blueberry pie, boxed garage sale things up, etc. more cleaning today..

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NORASPAT 8/9/2011 1:40PM

    Linda, I was away on Saturday and sunday and just catching up. I hopw you ar doing better with the meds Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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OCTOBER2842 8/7/2011 8:11PM

    AND getting ready for vacation it is just around the corner.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/7/2011 7:49PM

    few more days and it's vacation time.
Are you bringing me a slice of that pie?

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    Wow you've had a productive Sunday! I just rolled out of bed :) Tehe. I hope your day is great!! Oh blueberry pie....my mouth is watering. YUM!

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Saturday, August 06, 2011

SO far, new BP med with diuretic, seems to be working, but having some extra-beat issues, wondering if catching my breath is an adjustment to this new med..
Still have this week to monitor it.. so glad to stop taking lasix and sleep at night,, slept three whole hours in a row!!!

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NORASPAT 8/9/2011 1:39PM

    Linda what is the surgery??

I thought it was your hand for carpal Tunnel but it cannot be since I could not drive for a whele. HUGS Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticonHoliday will be soon emoticon

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    Yay for sleep! Glad to hear the meds are better. Keep smiling :) :)

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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/6/2011 2:32PM

    I sure hope it starts working and you get completely better.
It can be your excitement for vacation, too.

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RONNIEHUEY 8/6/2011 1:08PM

    Hope you get a bit more sleep than 3 hours.Have a good weekend emoticon

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OCTOBER2842 8/6/2011 9:04AM

    When is the surgery, after or before the vacation.

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Friday, August 05, 2011

Five more working days until vacation and they cannot go by fast enough. I am going to do some organizing this weekend , need to make a space to pack and check off my list of stuff to put in car ,,

Lots of lists to leave here, with phone numbers of all places I will be for DD and moms care place..
I think the beaches of Lake Superior, Burt Lake, and maybe Mullet Lake have my name on them, along with a lawn chair at every place I stay. Packing my shoes, plan on lots of walking!!
New BP med is one day-in so far, hoping it works because I am not planning on any down time alone in the wilds of Northern Michigan!!

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GRACIELA_ELENA 8/5/2011 10:36PM

    Love the sound of all that walking. Some time by a lake sounds perfect. Glad you have a few days to get used to your new med and get organized before you trip. Hope we both get alot done this weekend!

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    Hope this next week flies for you so you can finally start enjoying your time away.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/5/2011 5:07PM

    you should have a lap top!

don't forget your meds and your glucometer.

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Thursday, August 04, 2011

off to dentist, not feeling well, been of BP meds for all week, going to stop in pharmacy to get new ones later,,

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GRACIELA_ELENA 8/4/2011 11:25PM

    Glad to hear you are getting your meds...its tough to feel normal when we cant get what we need. Feel better!

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OCTOBER2842 8/4/2011 8:09PM

    You sure keep the meidical field in business, they must love you. I hope each and everyone of them help you and make your life easier

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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/4/2011 7:43PM

    Hope you feel better, friend.
I'm being alzy today. Want to nap.

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CRIMSCOUT 8/4/2011 4:51PM

    I said a short prayer for you, and am believing you will be feeling better soon. If you need us for anything, let us know.

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MRS_BRENDA_P 8/4/2011 4:50PM

    emoticon Feel better!!

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OLLYBIRD 8/4/2011 4:10PM

    Those pills will help balance you back out! I hope the dentist is kind and you feel better soon.

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JENNB149 8/4/2011 3:32PM

    emoticon! I hope you feel better soon!

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so angry I could spit, and I did.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

waited five weeks for today's neurosurgeon appointment, office called while I was at work to cancel it because he does not stay in office past two on Wednesdays,, then why did they schedule this appointment for 2:45 five weeks ago???????????
After many calls to prepare my Rx and PCP list, I find out that I do not even have an appointment with him today,,

after more calls and more waiting, I re-schedule for August 24 in the afternoon, the day after I return from my vacation.. I was told that my surgery should be scheduled about two weeks after my appointment, depending on the OR schedule,etc. They could get me in a week from today to be seen, early in the morning, which means that I would have to take a day off work for a ten minute appointment.. which is not going to happen because boss already made out schedules for next week,, THIS MORNING.
It would not make any difference if I did go next week, he still would schedule me for surgery about two weeks after I return from my vacation, so this way, I just find out the day after I com back home, after work.

I did spit, too, I was so mad,,

just got off phone with dental office,, going there tomorrow to make my smile(If I ever have one again) a little brighter.. (ting!! emoticon

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NORASPAT 8/3/2011 10:34PM

    LINDA That is really too bad. I have truly been in the same boat when the receptionist wrote the date but the wring day, When i arrived a day late they even wanted to charge me for it. I went home and took the card back to them She had the audacity to say she never writes the day on the card. I did not spit i exploded.

So what to now, take your vacation and have a great time and get the surgery when you get back?
Will that work or does it mess up at work for you?.
I hope it works out for the better and you have a fabulous time at the cabin. HUGS Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GRACIELA_ELENA 8/3/2011 10:11PM

    ARGH! I feel for you and understand completely...I have on occasion called to make an appt only to find they already made one for me - like they know what my calendar is like, are they kidding me!?! And they never even called to let me know what day they gave me so when I hadnt shown up they would have probably tried to charge me for the missed appt...GET REAL! As you can see I have issued too but hope we can both calm down. Hope you find your smile and have a good Dentist appt!

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KILLERANGEL47 8/3/2011 9:01PM

    WOW! That is aweful! I can't believe that! Why did he take so long to change his mind and why didn't just book the appointment for 1:45 instead of 2:45 in the first place?! I also can't believe he is ao lazy that he has to leave work at 2 EVERY day! I he must get paid vast sums of money too if he only feels the need to work a few hours a day. emoticon

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MARTHASPARKS 8/3/2011 6:04PM

    There is an unbelievable shortage of neurologists in the US right now. I would be angry, too, but in all likelihood, the doctor got called out for a emergency. When that happens, it wreaks havoc with their schedules, pisses off their patients but usually saves someone else's brain. My daddy had 3 strokes before he died and without the immediate attention of the neurologist, he would have left us sooner and been a vegetable longer. I hope everything works out for you!

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    You have more than a lot on your plate and you have a right to be upset. I hope after all this that you'll at least be able to enjoy your vacation.

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PICKIE98 8/3/2011 4:55PM

    regilieh, you are right, If I trusted the Lord, I would not be angry, but I have been marking the days to find out the OR date, so I could plan,, I care for my mom and her home, mine, work full time.. I have to plan.. so I will take your comment to heart and let it go..

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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/3/2011 3:25PM

    Aww damn! I would be furious, too If I were you. I know you were looking forward to the appt and surgery date now everythings alls crewed up. Least we can't blame OBANA for this one.
Wish I could make you feel better and smile.

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REGILIEH 8/3/2011 3:14PM

    Stuff happens for a reason.

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