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January 23, 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015      8 comments

January 23, 2015 is the one year anniversary of the horrific day last year when 3 organs of mine failed plunging me head on into Life Support. I was a complete mess with heart, lung and kidney failure, and I was as close to death’s door as one c... Read more

Check Up

Thursday, January 15, 2015      7 comments

Two of my doctors said today how very pleased they are with my motivation to do all they have asked of me this past year. I am the ideal patient they said! Woohoo!! Lol Fear of dying is a BIG motivator!! Anyway my Kidney numbers are holding stea... Read more

Lack There Of

Thursday, January 08, 2015      6 comments

Okay so my weight loss is not going along as planned. My weigh in Tuesday at Mission's Weight Management showed I gained 2 lbs. The doctor and I figure its not from my diet but from my lack of exercise sue to my knee injury a few weeks ago. Alth... Read more

Super Excited!!

Thursday, January 08, 2015      9 comments

And very proud of my daughter Lindsay!! She graduated with honors last month from nursing school and nailed the NC State Licensing Boards this week. WOOHOO!!!! Her dad and I are on cloud 9, 10, 11 and 12. Lol And I am sure her feet are not touch... Read more

Lab Results

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      5 comments

Okay, so I know that my health this past year as well as the present is up a creek without a flippin paddle, it bites, but one still has to have hope. No matter how tiny it may be I believe I must hold onto whatever little glimmer comes my way. ... Read more

A NEW Day, A NEW Year

Thursday, January 01, 2015      6 comments

Wishing everyone a really great year full of LOVE, HEALHT and HAPPINERSS. Make it a good one Peeps! NO excuses!! ... Read more

2nd Round of Tests

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      5 comments

Mammogram done Results normal. WOOHOO! Kidney Ultrasound, X-rays are done and 3 sticks, 11 tubes of blood, and 2 lab ladies later so is the Transplant Blood work. Results in next week. YAHOO! I am free at last. Well, until the next test, th... Read more

Christmas Memories

Saturday, December 27, 2014      7 comments

Presents from Mom, Dan and DH and I under one tree. Presents from Santa under the other. Read more

Christmas Day

Thursday, December 25, 2014      4 comments

Had an enjoyable time at the daughter's with the grandson and Dan. Thank you Lindsay for spoiling me. I love you so much!! I actually received 4 gifts this year from my daughter. 3 cookbooks from a practical standpoint to aid in my new lifestyl... Read more

Christmas Eve

Wednesday, December 24, 2014      4 comments

Spending a quiet Christmas Eve with the husband. WE plan on opening gifts tonight after enjoying a nice meal. emoticonRead more

What Do You Do?

Tuesday, December 23, 2014      7 comments

Just out of curiosity: Do you wrap or not wrap stocking stuffers? I use to wrap each and every thing but now I don't. I now figure the stocking is the wrapping. Perhaps I am just getting lazier. Read more

My Daughter Graduates

Tuesday, December 23, 2014      7 comments

My daughter graduated Summa Cum Laude from Nursing School on Saturday. Lots of blood, sweat and tears went into the last 15 months but she made it. We are so proud of her. Here are some highlights: Read more

Last Day Of Nursing School For tthe Daughter

Wednesday, December 17, 2014      6 comments

Today marks my daughter Lindsay's last day in Nursing School. Congrats to her and to the rest of South College's Nursing Class of 2014! It's been a long, tough 15 months (Accelerated Program) but she met this challenge head on like she does ever... Read more

No Fistula For Me!

Monday, December 15, 2014      8 comments

Well, NO Fistula for me! My veins are way too small to support one in either arm. So it looks like an AV graft is in store for me instead. An arteriovenous (AV) graft is a man-made tube that is inserted into your arm to connect an artery to a ve... Read more


Monday, December 15, 2014      7 comments

Not looking forward to meeting the Vascular Surgeon this morning who will put in my fistula (Dialysis port) sometime in the near future. I guess it's just another challenge I must face head on! My knee is slowly improving so I am thankful f... Read more

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