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Wednesday and reporting in!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Sorry for being missing on the boards. Lots happening.

I went to the sleep specialist Friday - I have sleep apnea - back into hospital on last Sunday night, wired up again and testing a mask. Appointment tomorrow to organise hiring the CPAP machine and a mask - back to that specialist 21 December.

Off to Albury today to see back surgeon - have to have another cortisone injection in my spine, and if that doesn't work, surgery on L3, L4 - not as big a surgery as before on L4, L5.

I had the cortisone injection in my hip for the bursitis - that has helped a bit. Don't think I will have the injection in the left hip - see how the one in the spine goes.

Been on track most of yesterday and all today. WI and WW in the morning.

I bought myself a Fitbit - I lost my Omron pedometer last Thursday grrrr.... but the Fitbit seems good.

Enjoyed the day today in Albury shopping before seeing the surgeon. Bought 3 new tops and some bits and pieces, had morning tea and lunch and stayed on plan! Woo hoo.

Hugs
Sandy

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  • v SVELTEWARRIOR
    It is good to hear from you. I think you will notice a world of difference with the CPAP.
    I hope the injections work for you.
    1374 days ago
  • v WILSONWR
    You have a lot going on! A have sleep apnea, and the CPAP machine made a world of difference as far as my quality of life with better sleep. Best of luck to you - hopefully some of the problems can get resolved!
    1375 days ago
  • v SUSIEPH1
    Great to hear from you Sandy and hope the injections help ..
    I am sure the CRAP machine will help too .. Have a great day my friend ..
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    1376 days ago
  • v GOLFGMA
    Glad you are looking after the body and that the CPAP will be the answer to the sleep problems. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! emoticon emoticon
    1376 days ago
  • v AZTLAN777
    Since you do have apnea, it is wonderful that you will get the CPAP. I had a sleep study done on the 11th of this month. I haven't heard from my doctor yet. Chances are I will be getting a CPAP too. Good going on the rest of your great accomplishments for staying on track! emoticon emoticon

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    1376 days ago
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