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What Went - Thursday

Friday, March 06, 2015      3 comments

1. I guess I spoke too soon on my tummy being better. I ate fruits and veggies yesterday and things went back to being a problem. Oh well. I went back to chicken and rice today. And more probiotics. 2. Dd was sick all day on the couch... Read more

What Went - Wednesday

Thursday, March 05, 2015      4 comments

1. My stomach is all better. I can eat fruits and veggies again. Today I had a banana, lettuce, avocado, apple, asparagus, onion, mushrooms. 2. My daughter was sick today with yet another cold. Now I have the start of a sore throat. ... Read more

He Who Has Health. . .

Tuesday, March 03, 2015      5 comments

Today's motivational quote: "He who has health has hope and he who has hope has everything." - Arabian Proverb. Well, that's a bit of a kick in the teeth to those of us with chronic health problems. . . I was a bit nervous about getting ... Read more


Monday, March 02, 2015      7 comments

Just got back from the doc. We're hoping that I am not getting C-diff. My tummy problems, while increasing, are not that bad at this point. I'm pushing the probiotics. I was very unhappy to discover that while I'm not having throat pain, my ... Read more

What Went - Sunday

Sunday, March 01, 2015      7 comments

1. My tummy is still grumpy. I'm taking probiotics in the a.m. and p.m right now trying to get things put back together. 2. Dd and I went to the big county library today. She finally paid off her fines and was able to pick out new boo... Read more

What Went - Saturday

Saturday, February 28, 2015      5 comments

1. My tummy is Not Happy. About the only thing it can tolerate is a bit of rice and chicken. I tried a bite of green beans and it really was unhappy. I was taking high doses of probiotics but had run out of the special colon specific ones. ... Read more

What is Going - Friday

Friday, February 27, 2015      4 comments

1. Doctor's appointment went well. The doctor looked at my weight and then at the records and said "You've lost weight!" Then he looked at me and said "how did you do that?" I told him that I don't know. I am eating the same way (healthy) a... Read more

What Went - Thursday

Thursday, February 26, 2015      4 comments

1. I got my 6000 steps today. 2. I had to use my Mommy Voice on the union rep. to get them to resolve things for my son. I was trying to let him resolve it on his own but seeing as he's not an adult and they were being uncooperative for a... Read more

What Went - Wednesday

Wednesday, February 25, 2015      4 comments

1. Is it good when you go in for lab work and the technician says "I know you. Let me get the hot pack?" Bad news is that it took two tourniquets, a hot pack and ten minutes until he got blood. The good news is that he was very patient and d... Read more

What Went - Tuesday

Tuesday, February 24, 2015      5 comments

1. I felt good today. I found that I still tire easily (not that that is something totally new with this latest illness or anything!) But my busy spurts were a bit more enjoyable. 2. I actually walked on the treadmill for about ten minu... Read more

What Went - Sunday

Sunday, February 22, 2015      6 comments

It is about 8:30 at night and I don't feel so well. This has sort of been the story of today. I woke up with a sore throat again, I saw the family off to church and went back to bed. Then I've had a mix of trying to get some much needed thin... Read more

What is Going - Saturday

Saturday, February 21, 2015      7 comments

1. I overdid it yesterday plus had to wake up early this morning. I had a sore throat as a result. I'm glad that I'm still on the antibiotic. 2. Because I learn from overdoing it, I had an extra long walk with Rocky this morning. ;) W... Read more

What Went - Friday

Saturday, February 21, 2015      4 comments

1. I slept lying down last night! Not only did I not have to spend part of the night in my armchair, I didn't need to use the wedge to keep myself propped up. I still woke up to a couple of coughing jags but my nights are getting better every... Read more

What Went - Thursday

Thursday, February 19, 2015      6 comments

1. I can eat again. Most of the pain in my throat and tongue is gone. 2. I am still coughing a lot. I get coughing jags where I'm gasping for breath. Laughing so hard that you start to cough like that is kind of a strange oxymoron. (I'... Read more

A Tale of Two Doctors

Wednesday, February 18, 2015      9 comments

One week ago I got sick - intense sort throat, fever. One week ago I weighed four pounds heavier - four pounds lost due to not being able to swallow, not due to good healthy choices. I thought it was getting better and then it seemed to start ... Read more

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