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No Cancer!

Monday, January 26, 2015      18 comments

On Friday I had a breast biopsy done at the Radiology department. Today a nurse called to say that the growth was BENIGN, not cancer!! Today's Positives: 1. I do not have cancer! 2. I am home for most of the day, relaxing and working on... Read more

Diagnostic Tests

Friday, January 23, 2015      19 comments

Last night I had a sleep study done. I was pretty sure I had sleep apnea and the test confirmed that I do. My oxygen level dropped down quite a lot and I was put on a CPAP machine for the rest of the night. Now I need to wait until my doctor cal... Read more


Monday, January 19, 2015      11 comments

I'm not a fan of winter. I lived on the equator in Africa for over 37 years but I am now in Omaha, NE for retirement. When I am in the States for winter I prefer cold over snow so this winter has been a good one. It has not snowed more than an i... Read more

Dr. Checkups!

Friday, January 16, 2015      8 comments

Since I was overseas for the past two years, I'm having lots of Dr. Checkups now. This week I had a bone scan, a thyroid scan (for my goiter) and a mammogram. My bone scan indicated that I have Osteopenia (weak bones) rather than Osteoporos... Read more

Good Day!

Monday, January 12, 2015      13 comments

Today was good. Most of my morning was taken up with checkups at the hospital: mammogram, dexascan of my bones and scan of my goiter. All exams that have been done before but just doing a "checkup". After the trip to the hospital I went to Bi... Read more

Five plus Two = Seven!

Thursday, January 08, 2015      13 comments

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Good News!

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      18 comments

Yesterday morning I went to my Doctor for a routine physical. Someone from the office called today to say that my blood work was all normal. YES!!! No diabetes, nor high cholesterol, etc.!!! What good news. Next Monday I have a Mammogram, a... Read more

15% in 2015!

Sunday, January 04, 2015      12 comments

Can you believe I joined such a challenge? Drop 15% in 2015! Well, I did. I'm not making that my resolution but at least I'll be accountable to others on the challenge. I weighed 266 yesterday, having dropped 4 pounds since I arrived in the Stat... Read more

"Settling In" but items missing!

Friday, January 02, 2015      11 comments

I finally moved most of the way into my new apartment. The process started Monday and ended Wednesday. BUT it's not ended. I still have a few things at Mom's house that I will get on Monday. Two items that are missing so far are hangars and my p... Read more


Sunday, December 28, 2014      15 comments

Change seems to be my theme... as I transition from living in Africa to living in the States. I had a man with a truck who was going to help with his truck plus get some college students to help move my stuff to my apartment on Tuesday but... Read more

Phone Camera Use.... Ugh

Friday, December 26, 2014      10 comments

I sold my camera to someone in Africa before I moved back to the States. The only camera that I have now is on my phone. I have not been happy with the photos I've taken this month so I do plan to buy a camera... soon! Here is one of me on Chris... Read more

Merry Christmas to my SparkFriends!

Tuesday, December 23, 2014      18 comments

Tomorrow is Christmas EVE and then it will be Christmas. I did not have many presents to buy this year and all is bought. I still need to wrap them. Tomorrow afternoon I will go to a Christmas Eve service at my church then I will go to my Stepbr... Read more

My Knee Bend!

Sunday, December 21, 2014      11 comments

Many of you followed my blog when I broke my knee back in 2012. My left knee was broken in March 2012, repaired and then needed a replacement in June 2012. I had what was considered a "catastrophic" injury since my artery in my knee also tore an... Read more

I Found it AGAIN!

Thursday, December 18, 2014      12 comments

On December 6th I wrote that I had found an apartment. This week I learned that the apartment was no longer available. Long story. Anyway, yesterday I went out looking at apartments and I found one again. This time I paid down a deposit and deci... Read more

I Lost It!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014      11 comments

It's a long story but I lost the apartment that I was trying to get into so now I'm again out looking for an apartment. Not fun. I don't like the snow and ice when I am a "fall risk". I have osteoporosis and with my bad leg, an orthopedic s... Read more

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