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dental work
Tuesday, March 14, 2017      4 comments

I finally got all my dental work done yesterday. I'm sure glad cuz I hate to go to the dentist. I had to have three implants and have some cavities filled. I'm gonna try to take better care of my teeth. It can adversely affect your eating a... Read more
New Year's Update
Thursday, February 16, 2017      2 comments

Well, I got through the holidays with a 14 pound gain. I've just lost feelings of motivation. I have two good Spark pals who have stood by me and encouraged me. The medical issues and holidays made it difficult to keep up with SP. I ignored ... Read more
Thanksgiving's over, How do yo stay motivated
Monday, November 28, 2016      3 comments

Thanksgiving's over. Christmas time is the hardest time for me to eat sensible. My husband used to be a rural route mail deliverer. People would leave little tid bits and snacks for him in their mailbox and he'd bring them home to me. It woul... Read more
medical updates
Monday, October 24, 2016      2 comments

I continue on my journey of healing. I finished my last (I think) test before the doctor dencides to do surgery or not. I had another NG tube passed through the nose to my stomach and it was left in place for 24 hours. I'm surprised that I di... Read more
continued medical testing
Thursday, October 06, 2016      5 comments

In July my gastroenterologist had scheduled me for surgery to repair a hiatal hernia and help control the symptoms of GERD (Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease -Acid Reflux). The day before surgery he called me and said he was reviewing my x-rays ... Read more
continued tests before deciding whether to have surgery or not.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      4 comments

Last month I had x-rays that showed I had a moderate sizes hiatal hernia. Part of my stomach protrudes into my chest through the hole where the esophagus passes down through the diaphram. Anyway I was scheduled for hernia repair surgery and wa... Read more
surgery postphoned
Wednesday, July 06, 2016      2 comments

My surgeon telephoned me this morning. He said he was reviewing information for my hiatial hernia repair surgery that was scheduled for tomorrow morning. He said that it looked more involved than he first thought and that he wanted to get a ga... Read more
upcoming surgery
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      2 comments

The nurse called and the date for my hiatal hernia repair surgery is July 7; in just a week. Friday I go to the hospital to give my history and give blood for tests. I know I have low WBC's caused by taking antidepressants. But I don't thin... Read more
still grieving
Saturday, June 25, 2016      5 comments

I'm still mourning the death of my pet Snooker. This poem helped me: Poem for Cats And God asked the feline spirit Are you ready to come home? Oh, yes, quite so, replied the precious soul And as a cat, I am most able ... Read more
pet death and depression
Monday, May 09, 2016      6 comments

The last time I left a blog, it was around Oct 2013 when a pet cat, Angie, was euthanized. Now Snooker (another pet cat) has fallen ill unexpectantly and passed Sunday morning. My heart is broken and i'm back in a mindless circle again. I f... Read more
grief and depression
Monday, October 14, 2013      1 comments

thank you, everyone. your support and especially suggestions for things to try to attempt to keep the emotional eating to a minimum were so helpful. it is so heartwarming to know that there are people who care who don't even know us. you have... Read more
pet death and depression
Sunday, October 06, 2013      7 comments

a couple of days ago, i had to have my beloved pet cat of 20 years euthansed. of course, this has resulted in grief and depression. when i'm depressed, ofter i eat to "stuff" those feelings down so i don't have to feel them. has anyone else e... Read more