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and then,....
5/26/2013 1:20:05 PM,  2 COMMENTS

lost my balance and broke a bone in my wrist....casted. Of course it is my right hand and I am right handed ,,, I also sprained my right ankle (but t...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Second Avastin injection and good prognosis...
5/18/2013 12:14:53 PM,  5 COMMENTS

The specialist I have changed to could see an improvement in my right eye (the one with the wet macular degeneration) in just 2 weeks. She said she w...  Read more

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Don't know my right eye from my left....
5/13/2013 5:01:13 PM,  2 COMMENTS

In my previous blog I confused right and left regarding which eye I was talking about. My right eye has the wet macular degeneration and had an Avast...  Read more

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Renewed driver's license with no problem...
5/11/2013 9:09:40 AM,  4 COMMENTS

My right eye which is close to 20/20 passed even without glasses. The other eye did pass with glasses on and just for laughs I tried it without glass...  Read more

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I saw the vitreoretinal surgeon yesterday.
5/1/2013 12:39:15 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I was told by the scheduler that the eye drops might last 24 hours so I took 2 days off work. I felt more confident of receiving excellent care for t...  Read more

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I'm Just Bidin' My Time
4/28/2013 3:30:19 PM,  4 COMMENTS

'Cause that's the kind of gal I'am." I find music helps relieve tension and get my mind off of my main concern which is macular degeneration an...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

I am trying visualization with my mind's eye....
4/23/2013 6:19:08 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Today I am having a small degree of difficulty with my "gooder" eye and am a somewhat worried about the eye's condition. Will be checking the Amsler...  Read more

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SUNDAY AND DECIDED TO WRITE IN CAPS DUE TO DIFFICULTY READING
4/21/2013 10:54:18 AM,  6 COMMENTS

SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT CAPS MEANS YOU ARE YELLING OR BEING RUDE ON THE INTERNET. BUT I THINK AN EXCEPTION CAN BE MADE WHEN PEOPLE HAVE LOW VISION WHICH...  Read more

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Yesterday was payday and I got my Federal tax refund...wow
4/20/2013 8:35:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I returned to work yesterday following an Avastin eye injection the afternoon before. It went pretty well but I did a lot of closing of the right eye...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

I knew this might happen.. re: macular degeneration
4/19/2013 6:37:00 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Yesterday afternoon at work I had a sudden change in vision with things looking double and difficulty reading. I did a quick check with the Amsler gr...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Monday...already?
4/15/2013 7:03:54 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I had a 3 day weekend. Most of Friday was spent at a funeral for one of my few cousins. I was pleased the family invited my husband and me to sit at...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

What? Can my primary doctor cancel a prescription ordered by a specialist?
4/13/2013 4:19:56 PM,  11 COMMENTS

And no one told me until I called pharmacy inquiring why it was taking so long to renew my prescription. The pharmacy told me the prescription...  Read more

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Monday morning and a new kind of cough...more like allergies now
4/8/2013 7:17:50 AM,  3 COMMENTS

It is what my mother would call a "spring cold." Well it is a "cold spring" so why not? I think it may be allergies. I was into some dusty places...  Read more

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Tax return amazing!!!
4/7/2013 7:52:36 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I was flying high and took my hubby out to Red Lobster for a celebration lunch...Even ate lobster. (I can't remember the last time I had that!) ...  Read more

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Teddy's ready to face the CPA tax lady today at 11:00!!!
4/6/2013 8:43:38 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I knew I could do it. It wasn't too bad. I even did a dry run myself to see whether I would get a refund. I should get enough back from the Federal...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Another half day of work...
4/5/2013 7:31:56 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I slept so little on Wednesday night, I got off work at 11:15 and took a 4 hour nap yesterday afternoon and went back to bed at 10...Will have to get...  Read more

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working half day...to get papers ready for tax lady...
4/4/2013 7:00:29 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I have been going to the same CPA for about 15 years. She is a little pricey but she is thorough and finds deductions I never think of. I used to do...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Cough, cough, gasp, etc.
4/3/2013 12:53:10 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I still have occasional outbursts of choking/coughing but it is much improved over a few weeks ago. I am hoping I will do better when I get on a larg...  Read more

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Monday...off to the nursing home to play piano...
4/1/2013 12:55:06 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I brought some "new" old music today, including It's Only a Paper Moon 1933, Mona Lisa 1934, I Don't Care if the Sun Don't Shine 1939, Paper Doll 1930...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

quick update...
3/28/2013 7:33:12 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So now after over 2 months of coughing which I attribute to 2 different antihypertensive medications, my doctor has started me on the 3rd one plus hyd...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Today is Monday, you know what that means...
3/25/2013 7:21:05 AM,  6 COMMENTS

After work I play the piano at Ebenezer Nursing Home during dinner time. There are several people who look forward to hearing those old songs they lo...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Volunteerism...
3/24/2013 9:51:22 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I have been playing the piano for an hour once a week (except for February when I was sick with asthma and URI and out of work for a week) and decided...  Read more

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Back to the drawing board...shoes for daughter didn't fit...
3/23/2013 12:34:36 PM,  4 COMMENTS

She said they were too wide and probably were worn by some "fat" woman.... She said not to send any more shoes.... Today I am sendng her vintage...  Read more

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Mother of the bride finds wedding shoes at thrift store....
3/15/2013 12:50:24 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Daughter is thrilled. I found a beautiful pair (exactly her size, 9-1/2) yesterday at one of my favorite thrift stores. I showed them to her o...  Read more

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Daughter found the "perfect" wedding dress!!!
3/10/2013 4:25:01 PM,  9 COMMENTS

She went to a vintage store and walked in and literally found it in a minute. She sent phone pictures and it is darling. (She calls it a fab dress.)...  Read more

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Saturday...mundane shopping list..
3/2/2013 11:35:56 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Get totally salt and mud covered car washed at Paradise Car Wash (half price coupon from Happenings Book). Shop the sale at Goodwill's Second D...  Read more

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Another boring blog..
2/23/2013 1:42:38 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am a bit better today. Will be shopping this afternoon as we are out of quite a few things. Hopefully, will be feeling "back to normal" soon a...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Taking today off work..saw Dr. yesterday...
2/22/2013 9:35:47 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I had a chest x-ray which was clear or normal. (I did not read the actual report.) The dr saw me and gave me an inhaler ($63 copay) with more steroid...  Read more

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Slept more last night...
2/21/2013 7:30:43 AM,  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 te...  Read more

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Sick and tired of being sick and tired....
2/20/2013 8:07:51 PM,  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 an...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Inhaler malfunction due to user error...
2/19/2013 7:33:40 AM,  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 bu...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Monday, Monday!
2/18/2013 6:43:41 AM,  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 bac...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Still coughing and using inhaler quite often.
2/17/2013 7:53:14 PM,  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 F...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Feeling a bit better (could be cause it's Saturday?)
2/16/2013 2:01:39 PM,  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...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Reluctantly returning to work..today
2/15/2013 7:15:12 AM,  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...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Home sick from work this week and wedding dress search continues.
2/12/2013 10:12:06 AM,  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 o...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Disturbing cold and cough...etc.
2/2/2013 11:53:51 AM,  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...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

Wedding dress saga continues...
2/1/2013 6:57:32 AM,  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...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

ordered a wedding dress ...
1/27/2013 10:12:03 AM,  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 inte...  Read more

TEDDYTEDDY

daughter's wedding in the fall...
1/23/2013 12:48:06 PM,  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. 15...  Read more

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