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Adjusting to my new normal
Friday, December 06, 2019      10 comments

I'm adjusting to my new routines and role with helping my brother with his recovery from that heart attack that nearly took him from us. I'm feeling a little better. I'm tired but I think the last 10 weeks finally caught up with me. That and col... Read more
Back at my brother's house in Tennessee
Monday, December 02, 2019      8 comments

Last Saturday we had a 13 hour drive from Florida to my brother's house. There were 5 delays due to auto accidents so that slowed us down considerably. My bff and her significant other drove down to drive us back. My brother was in his vehicle a... Read more
Doctor mentality and your life
Thursday, November 14, 2019      10 comments

So the other day my brother's cardiologist here in the hospital goes on a lecture of how diet soda is good because you're not getting all that sugar. That's all well and good but I'm sick of that garbage from doctors and dietitians and diabetic ... Read more
Where has time gone?
Thursday, November 07, 2019      8 comments

Tomorrow will mark 8 weeks in Florida for me and my brother. Seven on Saturday with my brother in the hospital. Its been a stress two months. My brother is supposed to be transferred from the long term acute care hospital floor to the top floor... Read more
Sunday ramblings
Sunday, October 27, 2019      10 comments

It's the Sunday before Halloween. Wow, where did the year go. It's flown by. Two months left in the decade. Amazing. My brother is recovering nicely. They put in an IVC filter yesterday. They removed his vas cath for dialysis yesterday too. Howe... Read more
Update
Wednesday, October 23, 2019      12 comments

Last night my brother was really short of breath. The charge nurse called to let me know that they did a chest xray and he had fluid on his lungs. They gave him emergent dialysis and put him on oxygen. Today I find out they moved him to another... Read more
My world is upside down
Saturday, October 12, 2019      13 comments

September 21st was a day I will never forget. My brother had a major heart attack and coded as they hot him from ER to ICU. I mean we all rode up in the same elevator to ICU. Our friend, Shawn and I went to the waiting area. My brother wheeled i... Read more
Small changes can make a difference
Wednesday, September 11, 2019      2 comments

My scales died in early August. I haven't replaced them yet. I'm at my brother's house and have been weighing. Sunday's weight reflected not taking a fluid pill and traveling all day. Today's weight reflected the water weight has gone down. My ... Read more
Remembering this day 9/11
Wednesday, September 11, 2019      4 comments

I was home watching television. My husband and our friend, Chuck were adding an outlet in the kitchen and doing minor repairs I watched in horror as the planes flew in to the twin towers. I ran to the door and yelled for the guys to come in. I w... Read more
So much to do...
Friday, September 06, 2019      10 comments

I have so much to do before my brother picks me up Sunday morning. I've got a few things packed. My suitcase hasn't been started as I'll have laundry to do Saturday.. This time next Friday my brother and I will be headed to Florida for two week... Read more
My motivation
Tuesday, September 03, 2019      9 comments

What gets me up and moving even on my worst days? That's easy! I remember family members who didn't get up and move except to move from one room to the next. What I remember is the difficulty that they had as they aged. God willing, I will have ... Read more
Injuries
Monday, September 02, 2019      8 comments

If it can be sprained, it has been sprained and multiple times. It all started back in 8th grade when I fell off the balance beam in gym class. My first major sprain. My foot and ankle in 8 places. The doctor said I'd heal faster if I broke it.... Read more
Saturday update
Saturday, August 31, 2019      7 comments

Well trip postponed until next weekend. I got a call from my brother this morning saying he was waiting on a tow truck. A truck in front of him lost a drive shaft. My brother and several other vehicles hit it. He was in Knoxville TN. He called... Read more
It’s Monday again
Monday, August 26, 2019      9 comments

Well so far my eye drops for the glaucoma seem to help my vision. They sting and burn going in and for a couple minutes afterwards. Some of blurry vision has cleared up. So maybe it’s doing something for those massive floaters I have. They don’t... Read more
I'm alive, lol
Tuesday, August 20, 2019      14 comments

After dealing with a five day migraine that was made worse by two days of motion sickness I finally feel alive again. I took some CBD oil before bed last night and slept really good. Better than I have in a long time. So I felt rested when I got... Read more

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