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Back on Track
I did not do so well this summer. Regained some of the weight I had lost. I tried using the diabetic exchange program and it failed me miserably though I know it is a very good diet. I've come back to SparkPeople and counting calories, carbs,... Read more
Thursday June 16 2011
It's been almost a week since I last blogged....I've gotten busy and just haven't found the time.
The breast MRI I had showed that the left breast is fine but the right one needs a needle biopsy which will be done Monday June 20th....I'd ap... Read more
Friday June 10th 2011 #2
Back from the orthopedic doc's....here's the story.... I have posterior tibial dysfunction with severe flat feet. My leg bone stays at an angle to my foot bones and not perpendicular like it's supposed to....it impinges on nerves, caus... Read more
Friday June 10th 2011
Well, it's off to see the ankle doctor bright and early. I hope he can tell me why my ankles hurt so much (besides the fact that I'm morbidly obese ;-((
My Nurse Practioner thinks my ankles have collapsed whatever that means and that I mig... Read more
Got a letter from Social Security saying they want to review my disability benefits. I was disabled due to bipolar disorder back in 2002. Although I have gotten better symptom wise, I still struggle with a few things. And, I believe I can sta... Read more
The Return of ....Prednisone
I hurt so bad yesterday and last night that I went back on the prednisone.....feeling better already. So, I have to weigh good quality of life against prednisone side effects. Just hope I don't go back down into depression again. I would appr... Read more
Still hurting, actually a little more than usual, from being off the prednisone, but I'm not depressed. Today's a great day!... Read more
Ah, the weekend
So, I did some more research and found that prednisone can be linked to depression so even though I'm in a lot of pain, I really don't want to go back on it as you can understand. It's yet another beautiful day and I am not depressed...I've bee... Read more
Friday...can be a day of new beginnings
Well, another beautiful day and I woke up not depressed again! 4 days in a row...I'm psyched! I wonder if it has anything to do with coming off the prednisone? Never heard of that before and I can't find it in any drug info online but a week ... Read more
It's Thursday again already?
Well, this is my 3rd day with no depression....what an awesome feeling! Hope it lasts!
Ate too much pico de gallo last night and my feet are swollen today....never would've noticed when I was on the Lasix 'cause it prevented that.....now I... Read more
Lost 4.5 lbs as of last night's weigh in. I was pretty happy!
Went to see the surgeon re: the mammogram abnormalities. He wants to do bilateral MRI's and then schedule the needle biopsy. MRI is June 7 and I see the surgeon again on the... Read more
Joy, joy, joy!
I have struggled with bipolar disorder depression for quite a long time now, but today I woke up with joy in my heart. Not the usual, "I don't feel anything, no pleasure in anything" but joy! I am very happy (which is also unusual) to say the ... Read more
Enjoy the day
enjoy the day! Many have died to give you the freedom to do so. when I think about that, it humbles me. It also helps with the healthy lifestyle change....I decide to experience each day as it comes and enjoy the little joyful moments within ... Read more
My weight is down a little more today. Boy, would I be happy if coming off the prednisone helped me drop a little more. So far so good. I've been 6 days without it and the polymyalgia pain has not come back yet. I have other aches and pains ... Read more
Daily Devotional Time....check
Memorial Day Cookout planned..........check
It's just that kind of day....sun is out, everything is right and I'm hoping for nothin... Read more