Still Trying to Get Back
Hello, again, my friends,
I've been psyching myself up to try to get back to healthful eating, instead of stress eating--so naturally I thought of Sparkpeople:)
I'm still dealing with a lot of health issues--Meniere's Disease, Rheumat... Read more
Trying to Get Back on Track
Friends, I've been away for far too long and so much has changed in my life. In the last year, my Meniere's Disease and positional vertigo has worsened to the point that I must use a cane if I'm walking more than a few feet and have had to obta... Read more
We say it every year: "where did the time go?" But this year it seems more true than ever for me.
For the last 20 months, I have been sick and miserable for most of the... Read more
First Night on the CPAP
Well, friends, I had my doctor's appointment today and got my sleep lab report and my CPAP machine, so tonight is the big night.
Believe it or not, my sleep study showed... Read more
Missing in Action
Hello, friends. I know I have been missing in action for a while now. I just need to get myself feeling healthy again before I can concentrate on anything else.
I have mostly recovered from the ear shunt surgery, although it is still sore.... Read more
Signs That the Surgery is Working!
I'm so thankful to report that there are finally signs that the surgery may be successful! It has rained two days in a row and I didn't get vertigo or nausea! That is what we were hoping for! The change in pressure does not seem to... Read more
When Will I Feel Better?
Well, friends, I have to admit that I thought I would be recovering much faster than I am. My plan was to go back to work on Monday, then changed it to tomorrow, but no... Read more
Wow! Spark people are the most faithful, encouraging people on the planet! I am overwhelmed by the love and support I have received. I thank every one of you for your prayers.
I'm still in a good bit of pain--like my heart is throbbing in m... Read more
My wonderful friends, thank you for your prayers and encouragement. As I write this I am still groggy and on lots of medication, so I hope I can make sense.
As the surgery neared, I started to feel that God was trying to tell me that things... Read more
Surgery is Eminent
Monday is the big day for my endolymphatic shunt surgery and I am feeling more stressed as it gets closer. I am truly surprised at how anxious I am; I have had other surgerie... Read more
Pre-Op Physical is Over!
Well, it took all day, but I'm finally done with all the pre-op stuff for my shunt surgery on August 17th. Had to see the doc again for a short physical, then meet with anesthesia, and then labwork. Naturally, everyone was an hour or tw... Read more
Praising God After MRI
Thanks to all my sparkfriends who have been praying for me. I had my MRI today and the results were normal--no tumor, as was feared! God is so good to me!
That means th... Read more
Another Rainy Day
I woke up this morning, took all my meds, and still felt wobbly. Now I know why--it's pouring rain, so the Meniere's is acting up. We certainly need the rain, though. Maybe my tomatoes and peppers will perk up a little!
Hope it stops ... Read more
My friends, it's been a hard week and an even harder day. As you know, today was the big day with all the tests.
First up was the MRI. Well, apparently, I am severely claustrophobic--because I freaked out within about 10 seconds. Now mind ... Read more
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Well, today is Day One of preparing for my balance tests and MRI on Friday. I have to be off all medications from now until the tests are finished; I'm not allowed to even ta... Read more