Saturday, September 02, 2017
Bob passed away on August 9, 2017. I was his acute caregiver for 5 years. We had almost 45 years of marriage. Yet, I am at peace. His body had weakened. His mind was sharp. We did what we could to keep him going.
I am now defining t... Read more
Bob and I are hanging in. He refused surgery for a stuck kidney stone. He is a high risk person for surgery. He currently has no pain. I am his caregiver. My residents at the Highlands are offering help to me. Some will sit with Bob. Othe... Read more
I read the book, When Breath Becomes Air. My life with Bob is so similar to the book. We are discussing many deep issues. He has been weak and unable to eat. He rallied this evening. He has been on dialysis for 4.75 years. Today I attended... Read more
My husband had his medication sensipar increased to a 90 mg tablet per day. He began to have splitting headaches, nausea, and other problems. The doctor kept him on the he medication despite his complaints for over 4 months. My husband also h... Read more
I decided to stop taking my drug, anastrezole. My feet were so painful. Neuropathy was setting in. I noted ease of weight gain and more. My cancer was caught early. The drug therapy was a prevention. I had to weigh pain that caused less qu... Read more
Each day I am thankful for 24 hours to do something good. I am grateful for all of you who also want to help others. Today I received good news that I may safely stop a drug that was suspected of giving me more foot pain. Tomorrow begins my t... Read more
Bob is exhibiting all the signs of dialysis not working well. Been on the phone with his nurses and with the Baxter staff as well. He is on dialysis now. I am to call nurses at 8:30 am tomorrow. If he is still as bad, I will order an ambulan... Read more
I enjoyed lunch and time with my cousins on 9/16. I had not been in their company for 10 years. Today I connected with 2 friends. We have not seen each other for 50 years. We plan to get together in a month. I connected with another friend on... Read more
Bob still is more fatigued from his fall. He did not have bleeding or a fracture, but has some memory problems and fatigue. The headache is almost gone.
I have tests on my nerves in my legs and feet. I am uneasy as I don't know much ab... Read more
My husband had a nasty fall. I am working with him so that he recovers. He had a mild concussion. I am slowly getting relief for the radiation burn like problem on the soles of both feet. I am returning to SparkPeople minus the ads. I use S... Read more
I want to keep exercising when I have a Rheumatoid Arthritis flare, but do not want to cause more joint damage. I also changed my exercising routine to adjust to limitations.
Sunday - Line dancing for 1 hour
Monday - yoga flow and training ... Read more
I am having less pain if I limit what I do. The newsletter is almost done. Printing for my organizations is done. My mailing committee needs to accomplish two small mailings.
I can only work at the computer for 30 minutes at a time. I ... Read more