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Thursday, February 04, 2016      4 comments

So the doctor appt today didn't go so well. My lab numbers are as follows. Creatinine is up to 5.64 and GFR is down to 7.7 Neither of these are good. Doc says I am standing on a ledge and my kidney is seriously hanging on by a thread. Instead of... Read more

Lab Day

Wednesday, February 03, 2016      5 comments

Had my monthly lab work done today. She got me on the first stick. YAY!! Results will be in tomorrow and I will also have my checkup with my Nephrologist. I had a sudden burst of energy a couple of weeks ago and did some wild and crazy dan... Read more

Thank you

Monday, January 25, 2016      5 comments

to all my Spark friends who responded to my last post. I enjoyed reading the responses and thinking of ways to incorporate all the ideals. I am putting together a ne plan for myself and will eventfully add each of the suggestions given to me. I ... Read more


Sunday, January 10, 2016      8 comments

3 tubes of blood less of me and my lab values have stayed steady. Had my checkup with my kidney doc on Friday. GFR is still at 9. My one and only kidney is functioning at 9%. Read more

Surgery Update

Tuesday, January 05, 2016      6 comments

My Fistula Surgery has been CANCELLED. No reschedule date set and no explanation given. emoticon I won't pretend I ... Read more

New Beginnings

Wednesday, December 30, 2015      8 comments

Sorry that I have been MIA. Haven't been feeling well since Christmas. Beyond tired so I've been sleeping a lot. Anyway Christmas went well. Spent it at my daughter's. Tried Deep fried Turkey for the first time. Not for me I'm still a roast turk... Read more

Vascular Surgeon

Wednesday, December 16, 2015      5 comments

4 hours spent at the Vascular Surgeon's office today and I'm beat. 2 of those hours were spent in ultrasound hunting for any decent veins they could use. I have horrible veins, tiny and deep. Anyway here is the current plan: Surgery will be Thur... Read more

NEW Christmas Tree Is UP!

Saturday, December 05, 2015      13 comments

Thank you for all he suggestions. DH shed a tear or two this morning as we said good bye to our real tree and hello to an artificial one. His very first. emoticonRead more

NOT the way to start off the holidays

Saturday, December 05, 2015      5 comments

Ahhhh Man! emoticon We lost our beautiful Christmas Tree this morning. It fell over and completely broke in half a... Read more

Appt Rescheduled

Monday, November 30, 2015      3 comments

So I called Asheville's Vein Specialists this morning to confirm my appt for tomorrow only to learned they had me down for an ultrasound only. No surgery consult wih the doctor which I need. So they had to reschedule me for the 16th. More wait a... Read more

Quiet Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 29, 2015      9 comments

DH and I decided based on our daughter and her new husband's attitude on the recent trip that we wanted to spend Thanksgiving just us 2. We felt as upset as we still were, it would only end in an argument if we went so he called her and told her... Read more

Weigh In

Wednesday, November 18, 2015      7 comments

I've enjoyed the last couple of days resting up since returning home, restoring what little energy I have these days. Kidney Failure takes a lot out of you and I've learned over the past 2 years to work with what my body can do. Read more

Some of My Daughter's Wedding Pics

Tuesday, November 17, 2015      14 comments

Bride & Groom with Best Man and Maid of Honor Lindsa... Read more

Wedding Trip n Cruise Report

Monday, November 16, 2015      7 comments

We made it home finally. I thought last night Florida was going to up and keep us but alas, they let us go. emoticonRead more

Missing Someone Very Special

Monday, November 02, 2015      9 comments

I lost someone near and dear to me some 35 years ago that shook my world to the core. My mother Kathryn Marie passed on this day at age 53 after a long illness and there hasn't been a single day since where I haven't missed her. She was my rock ... Read more

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