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My Vent On Crushing Pain
Sunday, May 05, 2019      7 comments

The pain medication that my orthopedist gave me makes me sick. The nausea and abdominal cramps were awful. I didn't realize that the laws regarding opioids changed recently, due to the opioid epidemic. The laws are super strict. I agree that t... Read more
The MRI Results For My Wrist
Tuesday, April 23, 2019      12 comments

Yesterday, I finally had my doctor's appointment to go over the results of the MRI on my wrist. The doctor had 90 patients (Yes, you read that correctly. - 90 patients!) on his schedule yesterday. To me, that seemed very excessive and to be ve... Read more
Taking Hand Use For Granted
Friday, April 12, 2019      6 comments

Taking the pain medication and having the brace back on my hand really stopped the crushing pain cycle! Yay! I only took one pill yesterday (before the MRI) and none today - so far so good! The problem is that the whole hand is so tender that... Read more
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
Monday, April 08, 2019      6 comments

Well..... After two weeks without my wrist brace, five days wrestling with severe pain (9/10 on the pain scale), unexpected hand/wrist swelling and a frantic call to my orthopedist, I'm now back in the brace. The doctor also gave me pain m... Read more
The Shots And Therapy Didn't Work
Friday, April 05, 2019      8 comments

After 2.5 months of treatment, I have come to the disappointing conclusion that the PT and steroid shots did work on my wrist. I had hoped to avoid surgery, but it looks like that will be the only option left. I will have an MRI on the wrist t... Read more
The Highlight Of My Day #30
Monday, April 01, 2019      8 comments

Yesterday was a slow paced day. We took Zeus (the wonder dog) to the doggy park, where he romped and played. We dropped him off at home after which hubby and I went out to brunch. I had an omelet and fresh fruit. I only ate part of the omele... Read more
Highlight Of My Day #29
Sunday, March 31, 2019      5 comments

Yesterday's highlight was driving to help hubby do a pickup for his job. Zeus rode shotgun with me. We took two cars and the guys loaded both vehicles. We dropped some items (that hubby can't use) off at a busines associates house, dropped Ze... Read more
The Highlight Of My Day #28
Friday, March 29, 2019      4 comments

Today's highlight was seeing a friend and catching up on several months of news. We've been friends for about ten years. This was the first time she has been to our new house. Another first was having her meet Zeus (the wonder dog) for the f... Read more
Highlight Of My Day #27
Friday, March 29, 2019      6 comments

The highlight of yesterday was going to a little family restaurant that serves Mom and Pop's favorite recipes. I'm not kidding! They have on their menu several items that were their parent's favorite recipes. The parents used to own the restau... Read more
Highlight Of My Day #26
Wednesday, March 27, 2019      7 comments

The highlight of my day today is working with one of my doctors to try to get off one medication that is a big cause of my weight gain. I can't try the new medication until I'm finished with the antibiotic but I only have one more week on that.... Read more
The Highlight Of My Day #25
Tuesday, March 26, 2019      6 comments

The highlight of my day today was finally getting the builder to fix our sliding glass door! Now we can use our backyard, patio and grill. I'm so happy that this has been fixed!... Read more
The Highlight,Of My Day #24
Monday, March 25, 2019      5 comments

The highlight of my day occurred at the grocery store. I initially felt exhausted this morning and looked about the same way I felt. But, I needed to get a few items at the grocery store. I decided to go after resting a bit. Maybe it w... Read more
The Highlight Of My Day #23
Sunday, March 24, 2019      8 comments

The weather is glorious outside today. It is 81 degrees with low humidity. The highlight of my day, is being able to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful sunshine and cool breeze! It lifts the soul and makes me feel peaceful.... Read more
The Highlight Of My Day #22
Saturday, March 23, 2019      4 comments

Today's highlight was a visit with a nice friend. We've know the man and his wife for eight years but have never been to their home. Today he called and asked us over. They have a beautiful home. We brought Zeus (the super dog) with us, after... Read more
It's always something....
Saturday, March 23, 2019      9 comments

I've tried two times to write this blog and both times it disappeared. Now I know that I'm technologically challenged! LOL On March 13th, I saw my primary care doctor and I had the follow up visit to all of my testing and my previous two ... Read more

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