Driving home from the hospital this morning was uneventful as the snow that was predicted missed us. We are supposed to get snow on Saturday which is the day we are going to my husband's sister's funeral. Thank goodness it is only about 20 mil... Read more
I will be sleeping over in the hospital tonight for a wired up sleep study. I think there are about 25 wires to be connected to my head in addition to respiration belt around my chest, leg movement monitors, etc. It is amazing all the things t... Read more
It is nice to have the rest of the week off for bereavement but the reason is not so nice....My husband's sister died a week after my sister died. My sister died after 10 years in assisted living. His sister died after approximately 10 years o... Read more
My sister died a week ago yesterday. I just went back to work today after 6 days off work. I checked my messages before I left work and my husband found out his sister died yesterday. I just can't believe it....so I will have 3 more days off ... Read more
I am a bit upset to find out the macular degeneration in my right eye is advancing. Because it was just in the beginning stages a year ago I was not very concerned about it. I actually thought my vision was improving as I don't need my glasses... Read more
I am scheduled for a tomographic scan next week. Ophthalmologist said if it looks like wet AMD (age-related macular degeneration) he said injections (he did not say what kind of injections) are supposed to help.
I have decided to get a sec... Read more
Today is my last day of vacation (3 days were for sister's death a week ago). Today is a "vacation" day to go for yearly eye exam and take hubby in this afternoon for a crown. He is not a happy camper about this so I have promised him he can h... Read more
So glad we are not iced in nor snowed in. Tomorrow I have eye doctor appt and hubby has appt to get first stage of a new crown....
I go back to work on Tuesday but on Wednesday night I will have another overnight sleep study so my CPAP ma... Read more
We are supposed to get another dump (up to 6 inches) of snow starting this afternoon. I will take hubby and me to the gym so we can avoid slippery driving conditions.
I am sparking now but will soon be getting ready to leave the house. ... Read more
Still on leave from work due to death in family. I got to stay up and watch Letterman and sleep later today. I have been going to the gym every day this week and feel my knee stiffness is getting better.
I am having fun surfing on the web... Read more
At first when I got the news it was surreal.. My sister is dead? It is starting to sink in the reality and finality of it. I am sure she is in heaven and God is taking good care of her. She had a very hard life and she coped as well as she c... Read more
I think I had started grieving before my sister died as she was sick most of this year. She was transferred to hospice and expected to die around Eastertime but got better for awhile but then got sick again. Her course was pretty level but eve... Read more
I was at work and had forgotten to turn off my cellphone. It rang and I saw the Duluth, MN area code and knew right away the reason for the call. My sister had just died one hour before. I left work within the hour and am going to have 3 paid... Read more