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JEANINNEWCASTLE
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Personal Support
Friday, September 14, 2012      2 comments

I have had so many hugs and prayers and other support over the last week of health uncertainty with my daughter that is has been almost overwhelming. I've found out that I have some true friends out there. (I've found out that a couple of frie... Read more
My daughter's MRI/MRA results
Thursday, September 13, 2012      8 comments

I just heard from the nurse with the results from yesterday's scan. Her brain is clear - ie. there are no tumors! We will still follow up with the neurologist in November because she does have the tumor in her eye that needs to be watched. And s... Read more
MRI Today
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      3 comments

Update - the MRI/MRA went well. Dd was a bit anxious at the start but was able to settle down and relax. But we have no news on results yet - that will be tomorrow at this point. I kind of expected that it might be because even though they said ... Read more
Cinnamon
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      3 comments

I've had some very good blood sugar results after taking cinnamon capsules before my meals. Yesterday I started to add it to my everyday routine and was pleasantly surprised. I hope that keeping my blood sugar lower will help me to finally los... Read more
MRI Scheduled
Monday, September 10, 2012      3 comments

After a couple of very down days we've had one piece of good news - our daughter's MRI and MRA have been scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. We were told we would get same day results.... Read more
What's the Use?
Saturday, September 08, 2012      6 comments

I took one week off of exercise because the Y was closed for maintenance and life has been hectic trying to get medical help for my daughter. My weight actually went down to the lower part of it's usual fluctuation, mostly due to less inflamma... Read more
Hanging on Tight
Friday, September 07, 2012      1 comments

The challenges of navigating the medical world to get answers on my daughter's condition seem overwhelming right now. Both my husband and I made the mistake of looking it up on Google. This is what I'm doing to get through this: Psalm... Read more
My daughter
Thursday, September 06, 2012      2 comments

Two days ago my children and I went for our annual pre-school eye exams. I was called in the back by the concerned doctor. She said that she saw something in my daughter's retina that she'd never seen before in anyone. She gave us a referral... Read more
Too busy
Thursday, September 06, 2012      3 comments

We're getting ready for school. It starts Monday. I am way too busy right now! The stress makes me achy. And it makes it hard to wind down at night and go to sleep. But I'm getting things done. I'm not tracking my food this week though. A... Read more
September Goals -
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      1 comments

It is a new month and time for new goals. The thing is, while I met most of my goals for the summer except for my goal for 3 hours of gardening a week, I didn't progress at all in losing weight. I feel depressed putting down the same goals of ... Read more
Monday Musings
Monday, September 03, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday was a stressful day. Today I have all the makings of a flare. The good thing is that my husband has an out-of-town meeting and my kids are going hiking with their cousins. I have the house to myself! I have tons to do so hopefully ... Read more
My Evil Plan Worked
Sunday, September 02, 2012      1 comments

Because we stay after church every Sunday to close up the building, we tend to eat out. My blood sugar always sky-rockets when I do so even when I try to get "healthy" foods that stay well within calorie limits. Today I took two cinnamon capsu... Read more
The Never-ending blog
Saturday, September 01, 2012      1 comments

Today I'm doing an experiment in motivating myself. I will be adding to this blog all day as part of a running accountability list. AM - Woke up for the final time at 7:30 am. I slept fairly well for me last night. I only got up tw... Read more
Friday's Fancies
Friday, August 31, 2012      0 comments

Today we put out stuff bright and early for our garage sale. All of our customers came in the morning. The afternoon was dead. I hope that since tomorrow is Saturday we'll get more customers. I started to get tired and grumpy in the afte... Read more
Thursday Thoughts
Thursday, August 30, 2012      1 comments

Magnesium and stretching got me over yesterday's abdominal "charley horse". Today is a much better day. Which is good, because we're having a yard sale tomorrow and the next day. My 10 year old daughter is doing the bulk of the work. W... Read more

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