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Slept more last night...
Thursday, February 21, 2013      1 comments

I woke up only a few times during the night and hope I am getting to the end of the croup, etc. As they used to say in a teen magazine when I was a teen (many, many years ago)...it's catarrh! It drives everyone at work crazy cause it sounds so ... Read more
Sick and tired of being sick and tired....
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      5 comments

So the Z-pack did not work and now the prednisone taper does not seem to be improving my coughing and wheezing. I have a call into the dr or nurse and they will call me tomorrow. I am hoping for a suggestion as I have had trouble sleeping due ... Read more
Inhaler malfunction due to user error...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      2 comments

I did another test spray of my inhaler and there is nothing wrong with it. I had accidentally taken it apart and the first 2 sprays were defective but after that it was fine. I am a bit paranoid as I want to get over this coughing stuff and fe... Read more
Monday, Monday!
Monday, February 18, 2013      3 comments

Would love to hide out at home this week but must go. I have no fever (temp 97.0 this morning) and that is the criteria my doctor used to send me back to work. I noticed the inhaler I got as a "rescue inhaler" doesn't squirt out much of a mist... Read more
Still coughing and using inhaler quite often.
Sunday, February 17, 2013      2 comments

Sleep disturbed by coughing. Hope I sleep better tonight cause I have to go to work tomorrow. Coworkers were surpirsed dr sent me back to work on Friday as my cough is still quite deep. At least I was able to do some laundry today so w... Read more
Feeling a bit better (could be cause it's Saturday?)
Saturday, February 16, 2013      1 comments

I have had three days of prednisone for my asthma exacerbation and was also given a "rescue inhaler" for wheezing. I think I can see the light at the end of the tunnel! and not the one that ends in heaven....LOL (pardon me, I usually laugh at ... Read more
Reluctantly returning to work..today
Friday, February 15, 2013      3 comments

Since I do not have a fever and checked with my doctor yesterday (exam and blood tests) I was diagnosed as having an upper respiratory infection (cold) with asthma exacerbation. I was put on a prednisone burst for about 6 days and told I need t... Read more
Home sick from work this week and wedding dress search continues.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      6 comments

My daughter's second dress from Overstock was tight, also, and it appears that the made in China dress is cut too small in the chest area. She even ordered a 10 and she usually wears 5s. So back to the drawing board on her search for a dress. ... Read more
Disturbing cold and cough...etc.
Saturday, February 02, 2013      6 comments

I saw my internist on Thursday and Strep culture was negative. Dr. did give me Rx for cough syrup to help with sleep (cough is waking me up at night) and she said I could use it at work as there is a minimal amount of codeine in 5 ml (1tsp). ... Read more
Wedding dress saga continues...
Friday, February 01, 2013      6 comments

First one did not fit but ordered another in the next size but different style. Daughter likes the just below the knee dresses as they are having an outdoor wedding. Hope the second one fits perfectly. Need to add that my new low weight... Read more
ordered a wedding dress ...
Sunday, January 27, 2013      7 comments

For my daughter's fall wedding. She picked it out on line. I hope it fits with little altering needed. She said she had to end all the well intentioned suggestions from family and friends. I can tell she is getting excited. Her fianc... Read more
daughter's wedding in the fall...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      6 comments

Now I am really under the gun to re-lose some of that weight I lost before. So far, so good...my pants actually buttoned this morning. ... Read more
Slow and steady wins the race....
Monday, January 14, 2013      3 comments

Since a year ago I have lost about 11 pounds. This month I have lost about 3 pounds so far. I am really watching portion size and avoiding fried foods, espcially in restaurants. (I asked at a couple of fast food places what kind of oil th... Read more
co-worker's back in hospital
Thursday, January 10, 2013      3 comments

emoticon Laura's lungs are not working well. She has fluid in the lungs. Otherwise have only heard her kidn... Read more
Good news about co-worker...
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      3 comments

She is reported to be doing better and might be going home sometime this week. Everyone is greatly relieved. Thanks for your prayers and good wishes. ... Read more

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