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I can do this! (Waiting is the hardest part)

Thursday, August 20, 2015      6 comments

3 tests down, 1 to go....and this one I am really dreading. (it's kinda psychological....I found out inadvertently from a CT scan that I had cancer...) So tally for tests: ultrasound-gallbladder polyp, Hida scan -dysfunctional gallbladder,... Read more

I survived! (Time for bed now!)

Thursday, August 13, 2015      3 comments

Thank you all so much for your support! I can't tell you how much I appreciate it! *HUGS* The hida scan was not as bad as I was led to believe it would be. According to my nuc med technologist. most facilities inject the cck (the radioact... Read more

Going to be a long day

Thursday, August 13, 2015      3 comments

Today is the dreaded hida scan. I couldn't sleep last night...mostly dozed in and out. Not to mention, apparently something is blooming, because my allergies flared up big time about 2:00 am. I'm trying not worry, but lack of sleep tends t... Read more

Happy Day

Wednesday, August 12, 2015      6 comments

I finally broke 30 pounds! It's taken me a long time, but I did it...7 pounds more and I break below 300...I CAN DO IT! emoticonRead more

More evidence that soda(Non diet and diet) is horrible

Tuesday, August 11, 2015      2 comments

Soda is something I am doing my best to eliminate from my life completely. I don't drink it often, usually reserved for when I am really dragging or at the movies. I know it is bad in a lot of ways, but an article I read really drove it home (es... Read more

Wonderful Weekend...and exercise too

Monday, August 10, 2015      3 comments

Best Star Trek Con yet! 2 whole days of my favorite Trek actors, dear friends, and laughter...lots and lots of deep, long, often hysterical laughter. Patrick Stewart! I finally got to see Patrick Stewart! Wheeeeeeeee! Oh and the whole Voyag... Read more

Totally unrelated to much of anything...

Saturday, August 08, 2015      2 comments

I am so excited! I just received my Ancestry DNA results. It's most cool and just wow! Just thought I'd share... Europe 100% Europe West 39% Ireland 23% Scandinavia 16% Italy/Greece 11% Great Britain 9% ... Read more

Pushing through...making progress

Friday, August 07, 2015      1 comments

The last couple of weeks have been somewhat better. Still not feeling 100%, stomach pains daily, but not like the three episodes that had me doubled over for hours on end. I am more and more determined to get back to normal as much as I humanly ... Read more

I've had a great morning...time for a nap!

Saturday, July 25, 2015      3 comments

I was up at 4:30 this morning(early for a weekend when sleeping in is about 6:00...I'd feel late if it was a work day..I'm odd) I had blood drawn at 5:30 for my followup appointment on Thursday, then grabbed a bite to eat and went to the park t... Read more

One down

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      4 comments

I had my ultrasound today. It will be 2 or 3 days before I find out the results. I am really tired of not feeling good. I am missing who I was more and more! I'm not quite sure what I need to do in order to get me back. I'm really emotional ag... Read more

Now it's time for tests...

Thursday, July 16, 2015      5 comments

My new doctor is delightful... She feels it very well could be my gall bladder. So now for blood work, an ultrasound and a Hida scan. I guess I will watch what I eat, just in case. I have no idea what will set it off. I really don't want a repe... Read more

I am so very done with this!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      4 comments

I had another episode Sunday night...I was up all night with horrible stomach pain and so very sick to my stomach. About 3:30, I got dressed, pulled my futon back together and was seriously going to wake my roommate up and have her take me to ER... Read more

Getting there...

Sunday, July 12, 2015      1 comments

I'm finally feeling more like myself. My stomach is still a little off, but I'm eating all right and my energy is slowly returning. I had to work on my room yesterday, after two weeks of being sick. It wasn't awful, but it wasn't how I prefer it... Read more

Rain Glorious Rain!

Monday, July 06, 2015      4 comments

Oh what a beautiful evening! We have been having the most wondrous rain storm for the past hour. We have all the windows and doors open and the temp has dropped several degrees. There is a mighty wind blowing and a lovely roll of thunder in the... Read more

Strange, but unexpectedly good day

Sunday, July 05, 2015      1 comments

Headed out for the meeting which the automated yahoo group email said started at noon. I get there (a small, dingy old casino and it's only cafe) and no one is there. I sent a text to my good friend who runs the group, hoping the number I had fo... Read more


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