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This is how my kidney stone surgery went.
Monday, October 23, 2017      13 comments

When the urologist came back to the recovery room after he had done the procedure, he told me that what they thought was a 9 millimeter stone was a bunch of smaller stones which were bunched together. He was able to flush them out and I didn't ... Read more
I wrote a letter documenting the nurse practitioner's negligence.
Sunday, October 22, 2017      6 comments

I spent some time this evening writing a letter of complaint about my visit with a nurse practitioner on Wednesday at the Urological Center. I plan to give it to the doctor in the morning. I also want to have a copy entered into my records at ... Read more
I had two phone calls today.
Saturday, October 21, 2017      5 comments

My sister called me today and we talked until my phone went dead, then I called her back on my husband's phone. I was glad for her call. I was able to give her the name of the kidney doctor I had seen because he goes to her city. Her arteries... Read more
This was in my e-mail. I thought it was just perfect to keep all of the "what ifs" out of m
Friday, October 20, 2017      4 comments

Nestle in our Savior's arms! (J.R. Miller, "Daily Bible Readings in the Life of Christ" 1890) "He took a little child and had him stand among them. Taking him in His arms," Mark 9:36 This picture of "Jesus with the little one in ... Read more
Doctor's visit prior to kidney stone surgery Monday morning.
Friday, October 20, 2017      3 comments

I went to the VA Clinic in Hagerstown, Maryland this morning as a follow-up from my hospital stay ending Monday, October 16, 2017 Blood Pressure 130/79 mm[Hg] 20 Oct 2017 @ 0938 I don't know where this reading came from Pulse Rate 97 /mi... Read more
Preparing for my kidney stone removal on Monday morning.
Thursday, October 19, 2017      7 comments

Today, my husband and I went to the Veterans Administration Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia. We are finding out what services they offer and I want to start getting my prescriptions through them. Tomorrow, be the Lord Willing, I will see ... Read more
I am upset and angry tonight.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      5 comments

Day 53 of exercise in 2017 0.51 Miles / 0.82 Kilometers Walked around the block 18 minutes 84 calories burned I was prescribed sulfamethoxazole-TMP DS tablet for my bladder infection and the urologist told me to be sure to get it and st... Read more
Surgery Monday, but it is not how I thought it was going to be.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      7 comments

I have to have surgery on Monday morning. Uric acid stones can't be seen on x-rays, though I had to have an KUB x-ray today before I was told that. They will go through the urethra, find the stone, laser it, and try to pull out the pieces. I wil... Read more
My visit with the urologist today.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      7 comments

Day 52 of exercise in 2017 Walked around the block 18 minutes 84 calories burned 0.51 Miles / 0.82 Kilometers I have three kidney stones, two on the left and one on the right. The one on the right is too big to pass. I go back tomor... Read more
I'm still having problems.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      7 comments

Facebook entries: Requesting prayer. I awoke this morning to what feels like a bladder infection. I am on my second glass of water, but I am in a lot of discomfort. I am supposed to see a urologist today at 1:20 PM, but if this worsens, I may... Read more
I had another kidney stone.
Monday, October 16, 2017      6 comments

Day 51 of exercise in 2017 Walked around the block using a cane 20 minutes 92 calories burned 0.51 Miles / 0.82 Kilometers I didn't feel well Saturday evening. We were invited to our son's house for shrimp and pasta. I am not supposed to... Read more
3.6 pounds down. I'm trying to get back to 233 lbs., but it will take time.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      8 comments

Down 3.6 pounds since coming home from the Bible conference on Sunday. Hubby went to Arby's today and brought home a milk shake and a roast beef sandwich and wanted me to taste the milk shake. I knew if I did, that it would kick in my sugar ad... Read more
The Bible conference.
Monday, October 09, 2017      6 comments

We took Bayau to the kennel on Friday morning. The previous evening we spent almost $400 for tires and the bank had put money that was to go into our savings account into the checking account. They fixed that. We took out money from sa... Read more
We are home from the Bible Conference at Buffalo Valley Baptist Church in Clay, West Virginia
Sunday, October 08, 2017      7 comments

We got in before 7 PM and unpacked and put our stuff away. We had a very close call Sunday on the road. The speed limit was 70 mph and we were behind a tractor trailer. All at once we saw brake lights and the tractor trailer in front of ... Read more
Proverbs 23:5 Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves
Thursday, October 05, 2017      4 comments

Day 50 of exercise in 2017 Walked 0.74 Miles / 1.19 Kilometers 20 minutes 96 calories burned Our daughter-in-law called us this week and asked to borrow my van. Her car wouldn't shift into gear and she was going to use my van to go bac... Read more

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