So the last two weeks have been huge inflammation flare. Daily I wake up not with just stiff hands but ones locked into place. The tendon swelling in my wrists got so bad it itched terribly from the stretching. Can't dress myself, brushing t... Read more
What the heck happened to me last night?
I got together to help a friend while her car was being fixed. I was more exhausted than usual, but pushed myself to get up early as she has been the very best at understanding and support during th... Read more
It has been Busy BUSY since I last wrote. Out of town guests, my MIL's car breaking down so transporting her to the store, doctor etc and then her refrigerator broke so an emergency run the save the food, shop for a new old, clean out the old o... Read more
I have gained three pounds after doing very well on tracking and doing normal moving (I don't call that exercise just not sitting around).
Frustrating not to see fab result when you know you have been doing it right. But I know what this i... Read more
Things I did today right:
-read through voters pamphlet, voted and got it turned in
-ate a good start breakfast
-logged my food at the start of the day and I still have more I can eat (need to eat)
-set an appointment for my dog to get v... Read more
I'm so filled with anger over the life I've been stuck with. And I can see the writing on the wall for the future. It will be me taking care of my mother and aunt during old age...basically the next 10-15 years. I'm already involved with help... Read more
Day 2: Sore lymph nodes swollen but still tried. Tracked food, 12-min seated core workout, took Cole-dog for claw clipping, got part of my car fixed. Wanted to lay in bed but didnt, two fainting episodes, doubled water intake.... Read more
Symbols can seem so silly. I remember the first time I looked and Sparkgoodies and it was like - say what?! But today I got a tiara Sparkgoodie and it brought back all the sensations of being the woman that daily did stairs, mile walks and rea... Read more
I've always been a rather weak sports fan. Partial because my family didn't own a TV while I was growing up. However, my father and grandfather we true Yankees fans, which my dad would listen to in the garage from a maroon Bakelite radio. The... Read more
I have never been so ready for a new year. 2013 I was so sure was going to be the year that turned things around and rather it was the year I lost my father, aunt, my neighbor, the woman I was caring for, for awhile and mother of a best friend.... Read more
With fruits and vegatables, never let anything to waste. Any even on a low budget add some.
A) Avoid the grocery store. Check at local u-pick farms, organic farms, road side stands. A few bug holes are not the end of the world. If you ... Read more
My Computer has died and life has been full so it has been an extremely long time since blogging.
What's been happening?
1) a long spring and summer of laying in bed while not feeling well at all. The only thing that gave me joy ways ... Read more
I've made an appointment for next Wednesday with a preventative health doctor. I've decided to proactively stop the chemo agents and look at other ways to heal my body. My pragmatic side is hating this. All my training focuses my on tradition... Read more
To day was the first time in 8 days, I was able to keep food down. My infusion last Monday did a double loop on me. I'd take the hit if now that I'm eating again the inflammation was gone: it is not. Worst than ever.
Call into the docto... Read more
Nine deaths in four months.
Having a super tight budget.
Having a body that is hurting more than ever.
Having run short on funds for everything,
Including basic repairs - replacing lights, fixing
A toilets, replacing a broken door hand... Read more