Sorry I've been MIA
So sorry that my last post was on September 10th. A lot has happened, but I'll try to make this a quick update. I had the aneurysm surgery on Octo... Read more
Day 90 - How Are You Feeling?
My Pastor sent me a text message yesterday and asked, "How are you feeling?" I responded, "frustrated, big adjustment depending on others, feel like a trapped mouse!"
Seeing that the message came from him, now why didn't I just simply say,... Read more
Day 84 - Blessed
Day 84 - Not accustomed to being so dependent
Day 84 - So so tired of yogurt
Day 84 - Reducing the negativity
This is my 4th attempt at writing a blog today. I've been at it since about 4:15 AM. Everything I started to write was fille... Read more
Day 80 - Finally
Monday I finally connected with both the Neurologist (she had left me a message on Saturday 4:30 PM - who knew doctors called on the weekends?), and the assistant at the Neurosurgeon's office.
Surgery has been scheduled for October 2, and I... Read more
Day 77 - Counting my Blessings
Well I called the Neurologist again on Friday, and asked if she was not available, isn't there someone else I could speak to? I was told her assistant; however, she was not at her desk at the time. Did I want to leave a message? I said yes, a... Read more
Day 75 - Trying to hide my disappointment
8/20/15 - Left 2 voice mail messages at Neurologist office re prescription for lab work
8/20/15 - Dropped off FMLA forms at Neurologist office
8/21/15 - Left voice mail message for Neurologist to please call me - Neurosurgeon recommending su... Read more
Day 71 - Readjusting my meals
I had a nice routine going on of six small meals a day, staying within my calorie limits of 1200 - 1500. Well, the doctor recommended that I take my m... Read more
Day 70 - How I Surprised my Doctors
When I was in the hospital I was overwhelmed by the number of doctors that were coming and going out of my room. It seemed when one doctor left, another one came in not 5 minutes later, asking me the same questions. Then there was a group of t... Read more
Day 70 - Doctors' are entitled to ...
I last saw my Neurologist on August 13th and let her know my next appointment was with the Neurosurgeon on August 20th. When I went for my blood work on the 20th, because the Anti MuSK test is so new that the Neurologist had ordered, it wasn't ... Read more
Day 69 - Neurosurgeon's Final Answer
After my son and I met with the Neurosurgeon yesterday, more consultations were needed. On our way home, my son and I talked about our disappointment, because we both thought with all of the tests that had been conducted since July 28th, this w... Read more
Day 68 - So Much to Think About ... So Little Time
Instead of relieving my stress, I've been creating stress. Friday is my deadline date to give the HR Manager my new mailing address so I can take the position I was selected for in Buffalo, NY. She said it was important because it had to be pr... Read more
Day 67 - Rethinking
Today was a frustrating day. Usually a very conscientious worker, I'm finding myself making more mistakes which is quite disturbing. I don't know if I should blame it on memory loss, double vision, stress or what. When I go to the doctor on T... Read more
Day 65 - Relaxing
Doctor's orders were to relax, limit time in sun, wear sunglasses, use sunblock,, drink plenty of ice water, limit time on computer, and more important... Read more
Day 64 - Refocusing
Finally had my appointment with the Neurologist on Thursday and my BP was up to 146/84! Very high for me. 2:00 appt. didn't start until 4:15, in addi... Read more
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Day 60 - I'm OBSESSED with the scale!
I know it was only 2 blogs ago that I wrote "To Weigh or Not to Weigh!" and I even shared a link about ... Read more