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A Lovely Sunday...I'm ready for a great week!

Sunday, September 13, 2015      4 comments

I had a small episode on Friday, came home a couple of hours early and slept for several hours. I took easy yesterday, was careful about what I ate and as a result I felt fantastic today. So, grocery shopping done... laundry done...exercise... Read more

A Wonderful Holiday Weekend comes to a close

Monday, September 07, 2015      2 comments

It's so sad to see such a wonderful time come to an end, but I have many happy memories and some lovely new friends! We had gorgeous weather! I spent some happy hours with friends at the hotel pool and hot tub. I felt and (to me anyway)... Read more

Ginormous sigh (and a couple of tears) of relief

Friday, September 04, 2015      5 comments

I know this is going to sound kind of drama queenish...but with all the problems I have been having over the last few month, the fear of something more than a gallbladder problem has weighed heavily upon me. Aside from a small hiatal herni... Read more

Let the weekend commence!

Thursday, September 03, 2015      5 comments

Getting ready to head to the airport to pick up a friend I haven't seen in 5 years! Group of online friends getting together at the SunCoast hotel for a five day party...WooHoo! I will check in when I can...I hope everyone has a wonderful Holid... Read more

*sigh of relief*

Tuesday, September 01, 2015      3 comments

Last exam I wait for about 24 hours for the results...All day long I have been writing and chanting quietly: "I am healthy and my CT is normal." This is my mantra until I get the results. Good thoughts very much appreciated... ... Read more

An excited quickie

Sunday, August 30, 2015      4 comments

I just bought two tops at Walmart size 26/28...Go me! *LOL* emoticon Read more

Almost September!

Sunday, August 30, 2015      3 comments

I am so ready for Autumn! Our mornings are little cooler, though the days are still hot! We have had a lot of cloud cover and wind, so that tempers the heat a wee bit. It has been a summer to remember, although not all of it has been good. ... Read more

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

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