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Dads Dr apointment

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

First off I too got an ad, but when I made it small enough was able to click it off and get to the videos. oh well.
So dads dr appointment was a surprise for me and probably him too. Not cancer which I am sure lisa( dd )and I to some extent) thought cos he has smoked since he was 15 and is almost 89. but will write what I told a friend I was messanging with so I don't copy it all again.

-so dads appointment, was mostly blood work results. which show his kidneys are very very poorly functioning. of a 5 they are 4 , 5 is dyalisis and they probably wont do it and he doesn't want it. He also can hear fluid so said don't be surprised you will have to go back to ER. He checked his heart and his neck veins and said you are not in heart failure. So he said while you both here and okay, I want to clarify DNR etc. so no breathing assistance either which I knew. But he did say not to worry about that now. I said does he need to go to the urologist now cos he doesn't seem to want to and he said there are more pressing things than that and what the urologist will say is what I have said. If you want to go then yes but don't stress over that. -


So, I knew he had to pee all the time, and didn't pee much, but didn't know it was kidney disease or that advanced. Anyway dr is going to send him for CT scan of chest and to a respirologist to see if there is anything to do with this fluid build up. I don't think there is much more he can do for the kidneys. also he is anemic and is checking his calcium too.

Not much to say right now as not really sure what's going to happen. Guess he was telling us what to expect down the road. anyway.

I had a good day at supper. After the dr dad wanted to go to supper, I chose fish and when they said baked, mashed or fries I said can I have extra veggies instead of any potato. Sure. so that's what I did. Also cos my heartburn is bad, bad, bad with the prednisone really bad. I started taking my nexium and don't want any choc. as it just makes it worse.

The video I listened to really made me think and then the 2nd one she said two lines.

What I put inside my body is 100% my control. Don't ask yourself if you are full, ask is my hunger gone..... Melissa Joulwan

I really took that to heart and today it helped more than once! I have to get ready for bed as haven't been sleeping well again and it is nearly 11 pm.

HUGS and hope you all had a great day.

  
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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/22/2014 10:15AM

    I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. Kidney function does seem to go down a lot when they get up in years but your dad's is progressing rapidly. My mom and dad managed their problems for years with diet. It would probably help your dad as well.

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NEW-CAZ 10/22/2014 3:02AM

    Sounds like the docs were thorough in your dad's assessment Cinders, hard on him and on you, sorry hun.

Good supper choice. emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 10/21/2014 10:05PM

    Well, glad there's clarification on what to expect in the future for your Dad., **SIGH** It's hard!

You did good with your choices. Good job!

HUGS

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AWESOME

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

women.paleohacks.com/neely-quinn/

I so hope this works, as it is awesome. goes on about binging, emotional eating her breaking up with chocolate forever. and also how she learned bout her body. 36 mins but fantastic. only available for today .

She says some can have treats in beginning, some can't and you have to learn what is right for you. She also said say out loud to yourself or hubby etc. I am CHOOSING To binge now, I am going to compromise my body's health. often that will stop you or really make you binge less.

very interesting video.

  
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TEMPEST272002 10/21/2014 3:42PM

    Sounds cool. Too bad we have limited internet here (can't download videos).

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1CRAZYDOG 10/21/2014 1:40PM

    Same . . . only got an advert, but the premise of saying "I am going to binge" out loud sounds like a good strategy to stop and think.

Wishing you luck.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/21/2014 1:37PM

    It sounds good. That statement would definitely make one think before binging.

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NEW-CAZ 10/21/2014 12:46PM

    the link didn't work for me Cinders only got an advert! emoticon

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Just had to share....

Thursday, October 16, 2014





Pictures of my grandbabies... Dil puts them on FB but has a very closed page which is great but at times I gotta share LOL

  
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CLAIREINPARIS 10/19/2014 12:34AM

    Awwwww they are both so cute!

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JUSTYNA7 10/17/2014 4:35PM

    I'm looking forward to that day... kids are not ready yet but talking... lovely GB's!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/17/2014 12:23PM

    They are beautiful! Just like grandma.

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DS9KIE 10/17/2014 1:00AM

    cute

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SLENDERELLA61 10/16/2014 7:27PM

    How darling! Thanks for sharing.

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LIVINGLOVINLIFE 10/16/2014 5:52PM

    They are so cute.

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1CRAZYDOG 10/16/2014 5:45PM

    DEFINITELY the daily dose of supremely cute!

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NEW-CAZ 10/16/2014 3:54PM

    awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww cute or what!!!! emoticon

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2014TODAY 10/16/2014 3:33PM

    Owwww they must be such a joy to you.

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BROOKLYN_BORN 10/16/2014 3:19PM

    Beautiful!

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GRANDMABABA 10/16/2014 1:24PM

    Adorable!

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FORZACHANDMATT 10/16/2014 12:59PM

    So cute

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So tired from yesterday...

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Well dad had dr appointment at 9:45 so took him and we got out at 11. so had to go to dil as we promised we would get them a load of stone as they are having flooding issues at their back basement door and the guy was going to fix it for them that afternoon. NO problem had dr not suggested dad go for xray. So we told lay down and rest for bit and we will not be long. so we arrived at the hospital at 12, had his exray and they said yes go to ER..... over 7 hrs later he got into the bed area and then saw a dr. He had an ultrasound to see where was the best place to go in and drain again. Then dr did that and then had another xray to check and said go home. we got home at 12:30 am! he will be 89 in November - what a figgin long wait. geesh.

Anyway glad it worked this time but nervous of the fact that 2 wks after getting out of hosp. he has to get this done again, nearly 1.5 liters again. they don't know what is causing it so presume it will start up again. Man every 2 wks of going and getting this done - not good for him and wears us all out. Hoping he sleeps today, he did go out alone this am for his coffee but right back. Sigh. feel bad for him, but nothing that can be done till they figure what to do. I have a dr apt oct 29th and he has a heart spec. same day 1 hr apart so probably hubby will take him. I tried to get either apt changed, his wouldn't be till mid nov and mine end nov. so don't want that. My dr secretary will try to fit me in wed afternoon if able other wise hubby said he will take him, but I wanted to go in with him. He wont go in with him.

Well today off to get some groceries, out of veggies and such and some good sales at one store. best go and get a bit done. my arm is still very sore.
HUGS

  
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CLAIREINPARIS 10/19/2014 12:37AM

    I am so sorry, for your dear father and for you... what a stressful and exhausting day it was! I really hope they figure out very soon what to do.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/17/2014 1:18PM

    I hate to hear that dad is having this problem again. They need to admit him and find the root cause.

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DS9KIE 10/17/2014 1:03AM

    emoticon

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2014TODAY 10/16/2014 3:37PM

    Hugs. These are very difficult things to deal with.

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NEW-CAZ 10/16/2014 10:38AM

    For an 88 year old to have to deal with this must be hard..................and no doubt he's being cantankerous too!! Poor Cinders, hang in there hun.
I hope the appts go well, not long to wait now! emoticon

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Day after Thanksgiving

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Had a great time yesterday, didn't eat too much, visited lots and came home to clean kitchen as we ended up at dd after all. Hubby is having a real problem with installing the door. No matters he is back at it today.
Dad isn't breathing well, said yesterday eve that it was bad again. I didn't notice except at the supper table. But dd said when he went up her 4 stairs he was really bad. Anyway he goes to the dr tomorrow for check and I will insist as best I can that I go with him. I am wondering if they got the more comprehensive test results back on that fluid.

Dil called just a few mins ago, Eva woke in the night with 103 Fever so hoping she has not gotten that bad breathing flu type bug going around. She said she was better even now so that is good temp is down to 101 and she is up and around. She was okay last eve but didn't eat any supper. Hope Thomas doesn't get sick too, dil doesn't need 2 sickies!

So I have given myself a short challenge from today, day after Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve I am going to do my best to get some wt off. I have been doing pretty well, but not losing at all. I have my plan in place and it isn't a long time period vs my 100 days that I do.
We have only Evas bday at end of this month and Dads end of Nov. neither will be huge food things so that is okay. And that is life which I have to learn. Very pleased at my one pc of pie and no apple crisp or pumpkin cheese cake. Anyway will keep at it. I MUST get this wt moving to the curb!

HUGS off cos this is enough typing and then my arm gets sore. cya have a super day!

  
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SEATTLE58 10/14/2014 4:38PM

    Sure hope that your family get feeling better and better soon. Not much fun at all. You can stick with your plan and keep well! emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 10/14/2014 12:51PM

    Hope your "sickies" feel better. No fun!

HUGS

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NEW-CAZ 10/14/2014 10:54AM

    Sounds like a great time. Hope Eva and Thomas will be okay!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/14/2014 9:35AM

    Sounds like a nice Thanksgiving other than Eva's and your dad's problems. I hope they both are okay.

My husband is having lots of problems with the remodel too due to how the former owners messed it up.

Good luck with your new goal!!

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GOLFGMA 10/14/2014 8:58AM

    Hope all will be well with your DD and your GD. Wishing you success with losing the weight the next 100 days. emoticon

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HMBROWN1 10/14/2014 8:05AM

    I am with you! I need to get about 30 pounds off by then. Here's to us!!!

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