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Something that actually tastes good made with zucchini
Thursday, September 20, 2012      7 comments

Not this year but about 10 years ago, I had a zucchini plant that tried to "take over the world." It was so prolific, I had to invent something that tasted good with zucchinis in it (besides zucchini bread).... So I chopped up lots of zicc... Read more
Diagnosis number ??...
Friday, September 14, 2012      5 comments

So I was reading my medical chart and there is a new diagnosis now: 2+ mitral regurgitation. I know what mitral regurgitation is but I have spent hours trying to find out the different levels and haven 't had much luck. I assume it is not sev... Read more
Why the chocolate didn't melt....
Thursday, September 13, 2012      4 comments

So I asked myself (2 nights ago) just before I fell asleep whle eating a chocolate Dove bar, why isn't the chocolate melting? Well, I figured out my mouth was cold from eating a frozen banana.... Also, when I went to sleep I had eate... Read more
Death by Chocolate?
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      7 comments

I fell asleep while eating a small chocolate Dove candy bar. I remember saying to myself, "I wonder why it isn't melting? The next thing, it was midnight and I woke up with chocolate all over my nightgown and even in my hair. Good thing... Read more
Chronic headache? It's there again...
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      6 comments

I was able to sleep a good 8 hours last night (the night before slept only 2 hours) but woke up with a pretty bad headache. My coffee hasn't kicked in yet and so by the time I get to work it might be gone. Gotta run and take all my meds an... Read more
Blood pressure, headaches, etc.
Monday, September 03, 2012      5 comments

I am still having occasional chest discomfort. In the hospital, NTG (nitroglycerine) helped relieve it, but they did not send any home with me. The headaches are pretty much all the time and I think are related to sinus congestion (polle... Read more
High blood pressure...ER visit..etc
Saturday, September 01, 2012      6 comments

Went to podiatrist and before he saw me the nurse took my blood pressure twice...first 180/122 and then 169/105. Was told to go to ER where after six hours of mostly waiting was sent to telemetry unit and stayed overnight. Next morning had che... Read more
pollen count has me sneezing....
Monday, August 13, 2012      4 comments

and when I sneeze it hurts.... Over the weekend the pollen counts in our area (Minneapolis, MN) were in the red zone, nearly 10 on a scale of 1 to 10. They are probably just as high today as I have already had a couple super sneezes and h... Read more
Mowed only 1/2 hour today..
Saturday, August 11, 2012      3 comments

Got the broken mower back (cost $98 for a tune-up) and though I only spent 1/2 hour out there it was a good workout. Had to finish the job I started last week. Phew!!! ... Read more
A "new tongue twister"....
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      7 comments

So I ran across an address on Wood Duck Trail in Excelsior, MN and what went through my head? How much wood would a wood duck duck If a wood duck would duck wood. I got a few laughs from coworkers but daughter said it made her "die a... Read more
Slept 10 hours last night...
Sunday, July 29, 2012      4 comments

At this point I can recommend ZZZquil. It is working for me. I did not check with my doctor first but I don't think it is anything dangerous as the package says non-habit forming. But to be on the safe side I will check with my pharmacy and c... Read more
Slept about 11 hours last night...
Saturday, July 28, 2012      2 comments

Got up twice during night but otherwise slept well. I was a little restless and slept about 3 hours without my CPAP on which is new for me. It oh, now my button for a letter is missing... Will have to search for that letter or find anoth... Read more
No trouble sleeping last night....
Friday, July 27, 2012      2 comments

First of all, I did NOT have my t.v. on....not by choice. I usually fall asleep with the t.v. on and it wakes me up occasionally (espcially if I forget to set the timer to turn it off). I had a problem turning the t.v. on and this morning I di... Read more
Trouble getting to sleep....
Monday, July 23, 2012      3 comments

So there I was...went to bed about 9:30 and laid awake until 1:00 a.m. Alarm went off at 5:40 (reset from 5:15 in middle of the night). When morning came, I could have easily turned over and slept 4 more hours, but have to leave the house in a... Read more
Good Grief!!! Modern technology!!! Planned obsolescence.
Saturday, July 21, 2012      5 comments

I found out that my old camera (about 5 years old) cannot run on my new computer with Windows 7. What this means is not only do I ned a new printer but also a new digital camera. I have salvaged the chip from the camera to upload the few... Read more

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