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NSV and I'm loving it!

Friday, January 30, 2015      3 comments

I'm having a great week regarding this challenge that I joined. There are 2 other girls that are very competitive and our numbers are so close that we really work for top place. The challenge is to get in the most steps on fitbit. As the day ... Read more


Tuesday, January 27, 2015      1 comments

The blizzard came last night and its still going on. It wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be but still a lot. The state is still shut down but I have no place to go. I did have a NSV yesterday when I hit over 10,000 steps on my... Read more

Just my luck!

Sunday, January 25, 2015      3 comments

Just when I think everything is all set, here comes another monkey wrench! How I want to get this biopsy over as my nerves are shot and the waiting is awful. So what happens, I have to cancel as we are going to have a blizzard Monday night int... Read more

New hope

Saturday, January 24, 2015      5 comments

Yesterday was a very long visit with a top Yale specialist. He was arrogant, egotistical, and had a horrible bedside manner. He also kept me waiting for almost 3 hours. Perhaps that is what makes him the best. He is the first Dr to offer me ... Read more

Results in...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      5 comments

I learned the test results and now it is certain that I have some form of cancer. It could be a carcinoid which is slow growing or it could be the metastatic kind, a faster growing one. My next step is seeing a Dr for a consult on Friday who w... Read more

Peace again!

Saturday, January 17, 2015      1 comments

Today is a new day and I'm back in my routine. I slept last night with a peaceful acceptance of what will be, will be. I can't change anything so it's time to put things aside and be as normal as possible. During this time, I gained 4 lbs, an... Read more


Friday, January 16, 2015      3 comments

I have my results and its a punch in the gut. I did see the heart Dr this morning and he said it was just a fluke and nothing to worry about. Then I heard about the results of the pet scan. Apparently there were 2 masses on my lungs, one defi... Read more

Following up

Sunday, January 11, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday I had a Dr appt for the hospital follow up. I learned that a part of my heart is not getting oxygen which is why I go see the heart Dr on Friday. More important, I learned I have to have a pet scan because of the suspicious cells in ... Read more

Thank you

Thursday, January 08, 2015      1 comments

Thank you to those that wrote on my last blog or thru emails about my hospital stay. I never felt so alone or down as when they hit me with the discharge details and follow ups I would have to go thru. It was like why bother anymore even to th... Read more

Hospital stay

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      4 comments

I have spent the last 4 days in the hospital with what started as a cardiac episode and ended with something also wrong with my lungs. I am so depressed as I have been working so hard and things are not good. If my days are numbered, I sure do... Read more

Day 3

Sunday, January 04, 2015      1 comments

I am so pleased to report that last nights crisis was averted. I made it thru without eating anything else and this morning my efforts were rewarded with the lowest sugar number I've had in months. Still not there yet but closer. So today... Read more

Tick tock!

Saturday, January 03, 2015      2 comments

It's 9:30 and I have an hour and a half till bedtime. I've already eaten my allotment for today but my head wants more. I've been watching the clock since 8:45, seeing the minutes pass ever so slowly. Today is the second day of this but I'm d... Read more

Happy New Year!

Thursday, January 01, 2015      2 comments

Happy New Year everyone! Today was a great start to a new year. It was a time of reflection and new resolves. Last year saw me lose 18 lbs of previous regained weight and I hope this year will take care of the rest. It showed me I can b... Read more

Happy New Year

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      1 comments

I'm just taking a minute to wish everyone a safe New Year's Eve and a very Happy New Year! I can't believe its 2015 already! This year ended on a good note, everyone is healthy and looking forward to a new year. I am so ready to recommi... Read more

Merry Christmas

Thursday, December 25, 2014      0 comments

I am so blessed to have met such wonderful people that have helped me in my journey and supported me through the highs and lows that life has thrown me. I hope everyone enjoys today and is also blessed in this coming new year. Merry Chri... Read more

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