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Anemia ~ Hematologist Visit
Tuesday, December 11, 2018      5 comments

I went to the hematologist and his conclusion is that it is still iron related. He says that I do have hypothyroidism and that is just exacerbating everything. He says that when a person has iron deficiency anemia and hypothyroidism, the hypothy... Read more
Anemia, But What Kind??
Thursday, November 15, 2018      4 comments

I went to the doctor around 8 weeks ago for my yearly check-up and my bloodwork showed I was anemic and a hypo-thyroid. The doc said he wanted me to follow up in 8 weeks and have my blood re-checked for the thyroid and anemia before he put me on... Read more
Grandmother & Hospice
Monday, May 28, 2018      10 comments

Today makes 6 weeks that my grandmother was sent home on Hospice. It also marks 11 days since she has ate or drank ANYthing. Let me backtrack just a little bit and fill you all in on what got us here. Last summer she started losing blood and ... Read more
2017 is Gone, Looking ahead to 2018
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      6 comments

Yes, I know that I’m about 3 weeks late writing this blog! I still want to put some of my thoughts here though. 2017 was a rather rough year for me so I am VERY glad it is over. I am definitely looking forward to this year starting off on the ri... Read more
Husband's Discectomy Surgery
Saturday, October 01, 2016      3 comments

My husband had his surgery on Thursday morning and it went well. We had to be there bright and early for pre-op lab work and prep. They took him back between 7:30 and 8:00 am and started surgery at approximately 8:04. He came out and went to ... Read more
Huband's 3rd Injection & Follow-up
Thursday, September 22, 2016      3 comments

The 3rd Injection didn't make any change in Josh's progress. He seems to have plateaued with his improvements. They still can't get much reflex out of his left leg or foot. He still has burning and pain down the back of his leg to the knee an... Read more
Husband's Injection #2 and Follow-Up
Monday, August 29, 2016      5 comments

Well injection #2 did much better than injection #1. They do want to do a 3rd one to see how much he improves with it. They do a series of physical therapy-type tests each time before and after to check his progress. They check his reflexes on... Read more
MIA Status ~ I'm Back
Monday, August 01, 2016      7 comments

I know I've been gone for over a month. I have no excuses. I have just been out of it emotionally. Ever since my husband herniated the disc in his back, it has just been VERY draining on me. I can't even describe what toll this has taken on ... Read more
Broken Scale & 3lbs to go
Tuesday, December 22, 2015      5 comments

My scale broke sometime over the last week to 10 days...I am not real sure the exact day, I just know when I went to weigh-in on my usual Wednesday of th... Read more
Here's the Math
Thursday, November 12, 2015      7 comments

This morning I sat down and did the math. I really, really, really want to be to 140 by the end of this year. I am SO close to that goal. I only have 5.2 lbs to get there. There is 7 weeks left in this year. 5.2 lbs divided by 7 weeks equal... Read more
My Workout Schedule
Tuesday, September 15, 2015      6 comments

Part of my Plateau Busting Challenge today was to make a blog post about my workout schedule. Currently, I am doing P90X, Zumba, and the Couch to 5K with my 9th grade daughter. She is doing the Couch to 5k as her P.E. credit. =) So, as y... Read more
Update on Sam (The Rescue Dog)
Thursday, September 03, 2015      10 comments

Sam is healing up really well and continues to adjust to his home. Sarah has decided to keep him and not put him up for adoption after all. She go... Read more
My Measurements!
Monday, August 31, 2015      4 comments

So, I joined the Plateau Busting Challenge here on SP and yesterday was measurements day. We were instructed to measure instead of weigh ourselves to see if we had any non-scale victories. I will admit it has been a while since I have compared... Read more
Dog on My Doorstep!
Tuesday, August 25, 2015      17 comments

I had a dog show up on my doorstep yesterday morning bright and early. He was whining outside our door so DH got up to investigate. Turns out he was severely injured. ... Read more
Ziplining Fun!!
Wednesday, August 12, 2015      3 comments

My son went down the zipline with his daddy at the back to school bash Monday evening. It was about 30 feet up. He really enjoyed it once he go... Read more

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