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Lab Results In

Wednesday, April 16, 2014      3 comments

LAB RESULTS: A1C Blood Sugar, excellent. Vitamin D, extremely low, could explain why my bones hurt, adding a daily D3 supplement. Cholesterol not so good, adding a statin. :( Will recheck next month. Kidney numbers, on the rise. Not a huge in... Read more

Blood work

Tuesday, April 15, 2014      4 comments

First stick was not so successful this morning but another one and finally the blood suckers got the 4 tubes of blood they needed. Amanda is fast becoming my GO-TO LAB GIRL. So happy today is done, just need to sweat out the results now. Prayin... Read more

Primary Update

Tuesday, April 08, 2014      7 comments

Got the ALl clear, Kep Up the Good Work from my primary today. Blood pressure 150/82 which is okay, Blood sugar holding steady. He has ordered Full Labs next Tuesday. Liver & Kidney functions, Cholesterol, A1C, Vitamin D and more. FUN! Hell NO!!... Read more

Kidney Update

Friday, March 21, 2014      6 comments

So the kidney doctor is pleased with my current lsb work but nonetheless he is cautiously optimistic. Said to not forget no matter how good my numbers look, I still have Stage 4 kidney disease with a GFR of 21. 15 would mean automatic dialysis! ... Read more

Latest Blood work Results

Wednesday, March 19, 2014      7 comments

OMG, I could just cry! Tears not from anything bad but from sheer relief. Anyone who knows what I have been going through since January knows how much I sweat out my blood work results these days. I hope for the best but know full well the botto... Read more

Primary Care Update

Tuesday, March 11, 2014      6 comments

Primary Care Doctor appt went well. Blood Pressure is staying within range. Oxygen level, Temp, and pulse all good. Blood work postponed until next week just prior to me seeing the Kidney Specialist again. NO needles this week. YAHOO!! I can re... Read more

Trudging along day by day

Monday, March 10, 2014      4 comments

Slow going but hanging in as best I can. Doc apt and lab work in the morning than its waiting for the results... a nail biter for sure. Nevertheless it is what it is. Doing my best at home: taking meds as directed, eating right according to the ... Read more

Kidney Update

Friday, February 28, 2014      5 comments

So yesterday's meeting with my kidney specialist didn't quite go as planned. Despite good lab results on Wednesday, it looks like my kidney is much too damaged (stage 4 kidney disease) to last , and dialysis and transplant will be in my future. ... Read more

Lab Results

Wednesday, February 26, 2014      7 comments

CELEBRATING GOOD LAB RESULTS!!! KIDNEY NUMBERS HAVE COME DOWN EVEN MORE THAN WHEN I WAS IN THE HOSPITAL LAST WEEK. HALLUJAH! I AM SO HAPPY AND RELIEVED. AT LEAST FOR NOW. I KNOW FULL WELL THAT THIS CAN CHANGED IN A HEARTBEAT BUT PRAYING IT CONT... Read more

Much Needed Rest

Sunday, February 23, 2014      9 comments

is on the agenda but absolutely NO sleep. That is how it is these days At least my appetite is back . Baby steps! I am eating, what I am allowed that is. And that is a food thing. I was eating next to nothing for a solid week than nothing at al... Read more

2nd Hospital Visit

Friday, February 21, 2014      5 comments

It's good to be back home AGAIN and I'm feeling blessed! 2nd hospital visit not as scary as the first but it did hold just as much drama. Riding in EMS trucks is becoming a habit with me and that is not a good thing. LOL Came down with a rather ... Read more

Kidney Dietitian

Friday, February 07, 2014      4 comments

Kidney Dietitian appt went really well today. Not so bad. Keep doing what I'm doing, watch my carbs, potassium, protein and sodium and hang in there! Dropped another 2 lbs. Fluid or Fat? Don't care much which it is at this point just as long as ... Read more

Dietitian Appt

Thursday, February 06, 2014      2 comments

YAY! Another a[[ppt done. Will see the Kidney Dietitian tomorrow. I am sure she will add to my list of THINGS I I NEED ADVOID. My life= Bread crumbs & water NO, Wait, NO BREAD CRUMBS either. Must keep my sense of humor...... Read more

2nd Post Hospital Checkup

Thursday, February 06, 2014      6 comments

2ND post Hospital appt TODAY. Lost a few more lbs bringing the total to 41 lbs now in 2 weeks. MGot a better ideal of what actully happened to me 2 weeks go. A BP med I was on since June 2013 has severely damaged my only remaining kidney spiking... Read more

Day 6 Home: First Post Hospital check Up

Tuesday, February 04, 2014      4 comments

My first Post-Hospital Check up went well today! Down 42 lbs. in 2 weeks. Most of this is excess fluid. Although I wouldn't recommend this as a means to weight loss The whole turning The Walking Dead on eveyone is a bit scary. So far so good tho... Read more


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