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What did I do to get this backache?

Monday, October 24, 2011

I have no idea. But when I woke up this morning I wanted to lie down again and get some more sleep. I did get 8 hours but lately my body has been wanting 10, 11 and sometimes 12 hours I have a follow-up appointment with the neurologist I saw 1 time back in January of this year and it may be related to one of th prescriptions he prescribed (or not). Hopefully, I can go off 1 or 2 of these medicines.

Today I have my follow-up with the hand surgeon and most likely will be released back to work full time. I plan to ask him about the crazy-big arm splints the physical therapist supplied me with. I actually feel my hands at times hurt more because of these contraptions. I have to remember to bring them with. My appointment is in about 2 hours so have to keep moving.....

Hope everyone has a great day!!!

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THISISIT-PA 10/24/2011 11:16PM

    Good luck with your appointment and I hope you get some answers!

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BRAVEONE92 10/24/2011 6:19PM

    My back hurts lot anyway, from surgery that didn't
fix all. However, if I lie down very much, my back
aches like a toothache, or if rain is in the forecast.
Hope your appointment goes well and that your
back pain eases off.

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MCGS62 10/24/2011 4:10PM

    Hope your appointment goes well today!
with all those prescriptions maybe you should join us in the eye condition forum
cautions and questions we have a discussion about that subject going on right now.

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FRAN0426 10/24/2011 2:33PM

    Hope your back feels better soon., and that your DR. today has more infor about the splints.

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MSLZZY 10/24/2011 11:07AM

    Good luck and maybe you can get rid of those splints or get smaller ones. HUGS!

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Hurray, it's Friday!!!

Friday, October 21, 2011

This coming Monday I will see my hand surgeon in the morning for follow-up and probable return to full time work. In the afternoon I will see the podiatrist to remove my left big tonail which I dropped a can of pop on about 15 years ago and has never been the same since. I can hardly wait.... emoticon

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 10/22/2011 8:40PM

    Good luck with your doctors' appointments. Hope everything goes well! Enjoy your weekend!!!

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MCGS62 10/21/2011 4:00PM

You seem like you are looking forward to seeing doctors --
they scare me sometimes---most times

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MSLZZY 10/21/2011 7:16AM

    TGIF! Good luck with the doctors!

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Thursday is garbage day....

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Gotta leave on time so I can put the garbage out before leaving for work so cannot blog a long one.

I have been late for work twice last week (traffic problems) and so I have been barely making it to work on time this week and need to leave in plenty of time in case of bad traffic again.

Next week I will be back to working full time and still am not up to par.....I slept about 12 hours last night so you know I didn't get anything done as far as paperwork or housework. Tonight I will go to gym after work and get some pool exercise so I won't feel so decrepit.


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MOMMA_BEAR_69 10/22/2011 8:39PM

    It definitely takes quite a while to feel up to par from having surgery. I think you are doing a great job. Just take it easy on yourself for a while...your strength and energy will return.

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FRAN0426 10/20/2011 10:09PM

    Amazing how much surgery can wear one out for quite a long time after surgery and recovery has started.

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MSLZZY 10/20/2011 7:45AM

    Just do the best you can. You are soming back from surgery and still making progress. What can you do about traffic except leave earlier? HUGS!

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What do corn nuts and gummy bears have in common?

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

They both are damaging to fillings and/or teeth....

My hubby lost a filling while eating a gummy bear....
Hard to believe...

I knew corn nuts were culprits in broken teeth but the gummy bears are a new one on me. The day before this happened someone at work said they lost a filling eating a gummy bear and I thought it was a stale one...but hubby's were fresh...


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PICKIE98 10/25/2011 7:14AM

    I had to smile:I just read the title to the blog and was going to write exactly what you DID write!! My sister lost filings to the bears and mom broke her dentures on Cornnuts,,

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 10/22/2011 8:36PM

    I love gummy bears but haven't had any in a very long time!

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MSLZZY 10/19/2011 10:22PM

    I think I'll just skip the gummy bears LOL!

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LINOVER 10/19/2011 10:14AM

    Thanks for the warning! Since my granddaughters left some gummy bears at my house, I have become addicted to them for my evening snack. On another note, several years ago, I did some dental damage while eating a hard pretzel! They were fresh too!

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Another Monday.....

Monday, October 17, 2011

Tomorrow will be my third Tuesday back to work half time. Next Tuesday I will see the surgeon and will probably get clearance to return to work full time.

It is hard to come back after a 3-week LOA but I am doing it. My internal clock is still not used to getting up at 5:00 a.m. even though I have been going to bed by 9 at night.

I got my new swim gloves and that is helping when I am swimming for my usual half hour sessions. I have been going about 3 times per week and next week will bump it up to 4 or 5 times. I need to get in 12 visits to the gym before the end of the month for my $40 savings on our family membership (hubby and me).

I do like the 2 hour limit on stuffing envelopes and might ask to extend that part of my work restrictions for another 2 weeks or so. Last Friday my hands started hurting from thatjob duty after only 1 hour.

Have a great week everyone!!! emoticon

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 10/22/2011 8:33PM

    Hope you are doing much better. Enjoy your weekend!!!

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WENDYSPARKS 10/17/2011 8:47AM

    You have a good week too!!

Wendy emoticon

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MSLZZY 10/17/2011 8:21AM

    Take care! Do what you can and do ask about the extension. HUGS!

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