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Stress = pain

Tuesday, February 09, 2010      10 comments

My body always gives me increased pain or reduced pain threshold when I am under stress. Yesterday was one of those days when my stress load was extremely high due to issues at work regarding loss of FMLA job protection and feeling that I may b... Read more

Keep your eye upon the donut and not....

Sunday, February 07, 2010      7 comments

Can I show my gratitude for the positives in my life and quit concentrating on the negatives? Will it make me feel better? I hope so.. I remember back in the 1960s a small cafe had a poem on the wall which I liked: As you ramble on t... Read more

Resting, exercising, organizing...

Saturday, February 06, 2010      10 comments

Pretty much covers my goals for today. Would like to finish Chapter 7 of The Spark...should be able to sneak that in. First week of half days at work was difficult especially with bad cough lingering on. Getting 10 hours of sleep a nigh... Read more

Odd schedule...

Friday, February 05, 2010      4 comments

Went to bed last night at 6:30 p.m. Am now wide awake at 1:30 a.m. Will stay up an hour or 2 and then go to gym around 6:00 to get some exercise, steam room and whirlpool to loosen up before going to work. My new schedule at work is 9 a.m. to ... Read more

Still coughing, but feeling better with good rest.

Thursday, February 04, 2010      3 comments

Cough, cough, sputter, sputter....But I am feeling much better and work gets better with each day back. However, thank god it's Friday (tomorrow). I am not disturbing my coworkers so much with my hacking as the new inhaler is helping and I am ... Read more

Saw dr to make sure I don't have pneumonia...

Wednesday, February 03, 2010      4 comments

She said my lungs sound good except for wheezing on expiration so she gave me an inhaler with steroids. I joked to a coworker they should watch for 'roid rage (I am sure he knew I was kdding). I will be able to go to work tomorrow as I am not ... Read more

Not completely well, but returning to work anyhow..

Tuesday, February 02, 2010      6 comments

I still have a bad cough but no fever and I really have to get back to work after my LOA. I am done with the Z-pack and tomorrow will be done with the prednisone. I am bringing my inhaler and lots of cough drops and kleenex. I have to work on... Read more

Worn out from doing nothing....

Monday, February 01, 2010      6 comments

This evening I feel bedraggled from worrying about everything. Haven't done much as far as exercise and haven't made much headway on my recent problems. I feel like I am treading water with no shore in sight. Guess it's some anxiety. I think... Read more

Mom's Mail Order Service, may I help you?

Sunday, January 31, 2010      5 comments

I seem to have a new subdivision of my Ebay enterprise, called Mom's Mail Order Service. My daughter moved to ****** and I have mailed out 5 packages in the past month. How can a mother say no"? Actually it makes me feel good, just wish the US... Read more

Shakespeare paraphrase: There are more things in heaven and earth than dreamt of in your philosophy

Saturday, January 30, 2010      2 comments

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cold is worse and have to go out for 4 Rxs...

Friday, January 29, 2010      4 comments

Prednisone, Z-pak, cough syrup with codeine and inhaler. Geesh...Dr. s office said if I get worse to go directly to the ER. I am wheezing and short of breath and they are afraid I might have pneumonia. I don't feel quite that sick yet but I... Read more

Nasty cold...

Friday, January 29, 2010      7 comments

Was released to go back to work today after hand surgery but I picked up a really awful cold and am coughing and wheezing. Saw doctor 2 days ago and she said to keep in touch. She thought it was probably just a virus and the man who fitted my b... Read more

Possibly last day of LOA...and back to work tomorrow

Thursday, January 28, 2010      7 comments

I went swimming for 35 minutes in the morning at the therapy pool and that made my knees feel a lot better. My friend said the AA expression 1 day at a time might be a good one for me. I have been feeling rather afraid of things pretty far... Read more

Lord, how about 1 less problem today?

Wednesday, January 27, 2010      5 comments

I was going to pray for 1 problem at a time, but I think that is impossible, but I know I need to focus on 1 at a time or I won't get anything accomplished. I know God helps those who help themselves, so I am working on it. I started out t... Read more

Pretty, pretty, pretty busy....

Tuesday, January 26, 2010      6 comments

Yesterday it turned out the doctor called in sick so we have to go see her today. Yesterday the weather and driving conditions made me stay home after the dentist visit and so I didn't go to the gym. Hopefully the weather will be a little bett... Read more

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