Monday, June 01, 2009      5 comments

Sometimes life throws you a curveball that you're unprepared for, and my family has had our share. But this week was a tough one. My oldest sister has been diagnosed with a ... Read more
Broken Hearted Today
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      18 comments

Today my heart is bruised. I have received news about my oldest sister, Judy, that I didn't really want to hear. For about three years now, she has had some serious health is... Read more
Special Olympics
Saturday, May 16, 2009      12 comments

Today was the annual Alabama Special Olympics statewide games in Troy, Alabama. This is the first year in a long time that I was unable to be with my son, Taylor, while he co... Read more
When God Created Mothers, by Erma Bombeck
Saturday, May 09, 2009      2 comments

When God Created Mothers by Erma Bombeck When the good Lord was creating mothers He was into His sixth day of "overtime" when the angel appeared ... Read more
New Doctor
Tuesday, May 05, 2009      9 comments

Well, today was the big day--meeting with a new specialist who will hopefully figure out how to stop my vertigo. I admit I was praying he would say it's no big deal--I'll jus... Read more
Mean, Mean, Virus
Saturday, May 02, 2009      5 comments

Boy, it's getting to the point where I have Meniere's symptoms so often that I can't tell when I'm really sick! Started off the day on Thursday feeling really dizzy and... Read more
Another Miserable Weekend
Sunday, April 19, 2009      9 comments

Well, I know that we can expect a lot of rain in Alabama during April, but I am so-o-o tired of it! The pressure change only exacerbates the symptoms of Meniere's Disease and... Read more
What a Weekend!
Sunday, March 29, 2009      4 comments

It has done little but rain in my area all week, and I am feeling the effects of it. Every time we have a pressure change, the Meniere's Disease acts up even more than usu... Read more
Feeling Low, But Still Blessed
Saturday, February 28, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday was a miserable day for me and today's not looking too good, either. We're having bad weather and it is kicking my butt with the Meniere's symptoms it causes. I'm having to take the low dose valium just to function without walking into... Read more
Wonderful Sunday!
Sunday, February 08, 2009      1 comments

Today was a wonderful day for me! Vertigo was better and I even went out to lunch with my family (had to take my medicine and chose the restaurant carefully; luckily there's one place where I can always get a booth in a corner where we're ... Read more
A Not-So-Nice Anniversary
Friday, February 06, 2009      1 comments

As anniversaries go, this one stinks. Today is one year to the day that I got my first episode of vertigo. Little did I kow that it would change my life forever. Since that day at work when the room began to spin around me, it has been an ... Read more
Beautiful Sunday
Sunday, February 01, 2009      0 comments

Today was a beautiful, sunny day in North Alabama; the kind of day that makes you yearn for springtime. I was even motivated to walk today. I put my mp-3 player on praise music and walked until I started getting vertigo, which unfortunatel... Read more
Misery, Day Two
Friday, January 23, 2009      1 comments

On Tuesday, I had my second injection of gentamicin in the middle ear in the hopes it will alleviate some of the Meniere's symtoms I've been dealing with for nearly a year (vertigo, nausea, nystagmus, unable to tolerate any kind of visual stimul... Read more
Going For the Treatment
Saturday, January 17, 2009      2 comments

Well, I had an appointment with my Meniere's Disease doctor yesterday. My vertigo, nystagmus, and nausea are so severe that we've decided that I have no alernative but to have another gentamicin injection into the middle ear. Since I had a horri... Read more
Better Day
Sunday, January 04, 2009      1 comments

Today was a better day healthwise. I've done well with my calories and exercise, too. But I feel like I'm starving to death! It's so hard for me leave off the sweets. It's a lifetime struggle for me to resist chocolate. On a positive note, tho... Read more

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