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Lemonade from lemons
Sunday, September 20, 2020      4 comments

Got my wife home from the hospital yesterday. Dr. wanted to put her in a nursing home. She had a stroke and dementia has set in. With Covid-19 spreading thru nursing facilities I chose to bring her home. The Dr. said I have to stay with her 24/7... Read more
Squashed spider bite
Sunday, July 05, 2020      1 comments

After two days on Rocephlin IV and now on Doxycycline oral for another week, my infection is healing. I had to go to the outpatient clinic as my doctor has been out of contact since March. The clinic said it looked like a spider bite that turne... Read more
Knocked down by an itsy bitsy spider
Sunday, June 28, 2020      4 comments

After getting through Covid-19-so far, I woke up last week with a spider bite on my side.Here it is 4 days later and the bite is infected has ballooned out and is very sore plus running a temp. Called the doctor locally and he prescribed Cephal... Read more
Quiet Time
Monday, March 16, 2020      5 comments

Had to stop cancer rehab exercise class. I picked up a cold so staying in except to walk the dog in the woods. The cold is a blessing as JQPublic isn't supposed to socialize until this coronavirus is under control. I still have plenty of fire w... Read more
Radiation is Over
Friday, January 03, 2020      4 comments

I am glad that is over. The worst part was lowering my arms after a half hour of having them stretched out over my head while the machine did its thing. Though my radiology oncologist gave me a 20 minute spiel on what side effects I might experi... Read more
Decision Time
Tuesday, October 22, 2019      6 comments

Saw my oncology surgeon today after a CT scan. He said another tumor on my right lung is ready to be dealt with. Chemo is out due to other problems, so it is either surgery or radiation. I am aiming toward radiation as the local hospital now has... Read more
Lemonade from lemons
Friday, July 26, 2019      1 comments

Neighbor brought over 8 oak trees downed in the storm. Friend that gave me the huge maple tree last spring is bringing another truckload of logs today from the storm. The same friend is going to cut down the three damaged oak trees in our front ... Read more
New COPD med
Sunday, December 16, 2018      6 comments

I just started Trelegy Ellipta on a one month trial and it works great. I hardly use my rescue inhaler at all now. With that positivity comes some negativity, it cost $609 a month here and $127 in Canada which is beyond my budget on SS retiremen... Read more
Just lost best friend
Saturday, May 06, 2017      9 comments

Yesterday I had to take my fur pal, Molly, to the vet as she was not eating and having a hard time getting up two steps at the front door. The vet said that she has had a long full life but now it is time to let go as she has a mass inside that... Read more
Christmas Eve Day
Saturday, December 24, 2016      4 comments

Today is prep day. I don't feel like spending half of Christmas Day in the kitchen so I'll prep as much as possible today. I have the chicken broiler all set to barbecue tomorrow, a dozen small white potatoes are all scrubbed and cut for roast... Read more
Update No Doctor
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      2 comments

Perseverance does pay off. I went to a walk in clinic near me and found out one whole half of it is primary care and affiliated with Cape Cod Healthcare. After checking in with the receptionist, who found my history on the computer, she inform... Read more
No Doctor soon
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      5 comments

When I had my annual physical Monday, my Dr. informed me that I should start looking for a new PCP as he is retiring at the middle of 2017. I thanked him for the timely notice not knowing what was in store. When Tufts Medical disassociated its... Read more
Daily Challenges
Saturday, May 21, 2016      4 comments

I will admit I was getting a bit bored here as I have lost the weight I wanted and am on maintenance with minor fluctuations in my weight. I happened to be looking for something different to change things up a bit and found the Daily Calendar C... Read more
Getting a new Glaucoma Dr.
Sunday, April 10, 2016      5 comments

My present glaucoma Dr. and I had a talk Fri. Rather I talked and he listened. I told him I would no longer wait 1-2 hours beyond my appt. time to see him for 10 min. I have bent over backwards to accommodate him but nothing changes. My sigh... Read more
What Price Pain
Sunday, February 07, 2016      4 comments

DW is paying a heavy price for pain relief. In 1994, as a nurse, she got mowed down by an Alzheimer patient trying to go down a flight of stairs in a wheelchair. That messed up DW's Cervical spine and forced her retirement. After being told b... Read more

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