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Missed 2 days of work due to tummy troubles....
Saturday, October 13, 2012      4 comments

By Friday at noon thought I was all better. I never lost my appetite but today am having cramps, etc. If I am not feeing well on Monday will have to go to work in spite of that as I am maxed out on sick days called in. Will try bland diet tod... Read more
Saturday, October 06, 2012      6 comments

Grabbed a hot cup of joe out of the microwave and scorched my hand...wrong cup to put in there....a "happy face mug from Telefloral." Note to self...DO NOT PUT HAPPY FACE IN MICROWAVE!!! ... Read more
Friday, October 05, 2012      4 comments

Only thing I hate about Fridays is that we have to turn in our "production grid" at work....have been having difficulties putting times in correct columns. it is a huge grid with about 20 categories of work duties.... We have to acco... Read more
potassium containing foods...
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      6 comments

m/food/potassium-foods.htm So many good sources of potassium, including winter squash. ... Read more
Still struggling to get the zigzag out of my weight chart...
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      2 comments

Up and down...right now am on an up stroke. I know I snack on the wrong things and lately have been craving pistachios (and not measuring!!!). Also, have been helping my DH eat up his gummy worms before they get stale. I will go back to f... Read more
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

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