Saturday, September 01, 2012      8 comments

I just downloaded my 1st book on Kindle Cloud to my PC. Amazon has a free app for PCs so you don't need to buy a reader. Only I cannot take my PC on the go, I guess my laptop will have to do. ... Read more
A quote
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      7 comments

I read this when a friend posted it on line, and I loved it. So I wanted you to enjoy it too! "I have been to a lot of places, but I've never been in Cahoots. Apparently you can't go alone. You have to be in Cahoots with someone. I've also... Read more
Answers to a question...
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      7 comments

DEBBIEANNE1124 asked me this question: "Deb, how are you keeping your numbers so good. whats your secret? several people ahve asked you that in the blood sugar and other threads. I don't think you see it unless you answer them privately. Are you... Read more
My Story
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      5 comments

Hi Everyone -Just wanted to give you all some background on me and my bladder; sounds like a song, doesn't it? I am one of those who doesn't have classic IC symptoms, although that is my most recent diagnoses. It started when I was about 10. I ... Read more
That's done!
Thursday, April 01, 2010      2 comments

Well, I had my surgery done on March 30. They did a sacrocolpopexy with a cystoscopy and vaginal vault repair. In other words, they repaired the additional hernia (which they found during the surgery) with more mesh, and added "ligaments" to hol... Read more
Another setback
Sunday, February 07, 2010      4 comments

Well, I haven't posted here in a while. I found out in December, that one of the hernias was back. My OB/GYN referred me to a Urogynocologist at the Medical College in Alpharetta, GA, about 125 miles North of here. Had my initial consultation ... Read more
Sage words
Thursday, January 21, 2010      5 comments

I wrote this in answer to a plea for self-control and help in losing weight. I think its important enough to make it a permanent part of my spark page, as a reminder to myself, as well as others. We can all give you encouragement and suppor... Read more
Saturday, November 07, 2009      2 comments

Well, I had my Mini-arc sling inserted 1-1/2 weeks ago. Everything seems to be doing okay. I still have some urge incontinence, which hopefully vesicare will take care of. I didn't go to my aerobics class the first week, and I'm still not ... Read more
Next surgery scheduled...
Friday, September 25, 2009      1 comments

Well, Saw the OB/GYN Surgeon today, and he thinks I am a good subject for a bladder sling. Only caveat would be possibly not being able to go to the bathroom, and having to use a catheter to eliminate. UGH! But I think that is better then possib... Read more
A new day, another challenge : July 18, 2009
Saturday, July 18, 2009      2 comments

Here it is, several months since I last posted on my blog. I have lost many pounds since last October, around 40, with still more to go. I feel so much better about myself, knowing that I can and have done this. My MD is really happy with my we... Read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2008      2 comments

I joined Spark people about 4 months ago. I've been FAT since I was 15, then only @ 150 lbs, but now over 200. The highest I've ever gotten was 237. I just sort of gave up a few years ago, because nothing ever really helped for long. I'd lose a ... Read more