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Embarrassing moment
Sunday, October 11, 2020      6 comments

Today after church, I was talking with my ds and his girlfriend about a whole variety of things - where I had just been, a recipe of mine he wanted to make, our lunch plans, which we had to change at the last minute, because he had forgotten abo... Read more
Unpleasant medical tests
Wednesday, October 07, 2020      8 comments

I got a phone call today telling me that my doctor had ordered a colonoscopy and endoscopy for me, and did I want to schedule it? I said, "Oh? That's news to me." She said, "Your doctor didn't tell you about it?" And I said, "No, she didn't ... Read more
Conditioning Formulation with Oatmeal & Brightening Agents
Monday, October 05, 2020      3 comments

So I'm doing some picking up around the downstairs, and I see a bottle of shampoo sitting on the hutch. I immediately get annoyed at my dd, who is really bad about putting her things away. I put the bottle on the stairs to remind her to take i... Read more
Allergy??
Wednesday, September 30, 2020      8 comments

For some time now, I have had problems with very itchy skin. Which is made worse because I can't tolerate itching, and I scratch far too much. This has become a very big issue for me, especially in the evening, when I can't concentrate on much... Read more
Mohs Surgery
Friday, September 18, 2020      9 comments

I had this tiny skin cancer on my forehead. Not a good place to have it, because of the possibility of scarring. My dermatologist had biopsied it back in January, and was mildly upset at me for not having had it removed when he saw me in July.... Read more
MRI Results
Tuesday, September 08, 2020      6 comments

I picked up my MRI results today. Haven't spoken to the doctor yet, but that won't happen until I get the whole-body MRI done, and that probably won't be for some time, since it is going to be a huge and expensive hassle to get it done. In... Read more
Medical update
Saturday, August 29, 2020      6 comments

Tuesday I had my appointment with the oncologist who is by way of being an expert in Li-Fraumeni Syndrome. She was very nice. She told me - this was the good news - that the likelihood of my breast cancer's returning was very low, that if HER-... Read more
Seeing a Special Specialist
Thursday, August 20, 2020      9 comments

I fortuitously already have a doctor's appointment scheduled for next Tuesday with a special specialist. She is an oncologist specializing in breast cancer. But that's only part of her specialization. I already have a breast cancer-specializi... Read more
Oh, my Knee!
Thursday, August 20, 2020      6 comments

So yesterday I needed to kneel down, and found I wasn't able to without extreme pain in my right knee. Or, to be exact, pain just below and to the left of the knee, in one particular spot. Basically, if you touch it right there, I scream. ... Read more
Clothes shopping
Tuesday, August 11, 2020      7 comments

I am not big on clothes shopping. In fact, it is normally a task that ranks right up there with scrubbing the bathroom in enjoyment level. However, I had been told by a friend that Catherine's, a plus-size store, was having a going out of busi... Read more
Tire Troubles
Sunday, July 05, 2020      6 comments

So, Friday night we were invited to a friend's house for hot dogs (lots), fireworks (not very many), and fun. Said friend lives over an hour away, but it sounded like a great time, so we went. About halfway there, the 'low air in your tire' li... Read more
Hip Replacement Surgery
Friday, June 26, 2020      8 comments

I had been needing this surgery for literally years (started having pain back in 2007 and 2008), and I could hardly believe that it was finally going to happen. It was scheduled for Monday, June 22nd. I already knew that this doctor was, shall... Read more
Plane trip
Saturday, June 20, 2020      8 comments

We made it to Georgia, where I am going to have my surgery. The flights were not too bad (I hate flying!), mostly because they left all the middle seats empty, which meant more room and much quicker getting in and out of the plane. Plus, being... Read more
Final Trivia Comments and Surgery News
Thursday, June 18, 2020      9 comments

The team that beat us in the trivia tournament ended up getting second place, and the team that was in first place hung on to their lead, and won the tournament. The final match, which I watched, had very challenging questions, even more than a... Read more
Third Place
Thursday, June 18, 2020      7 comments

Well, we lost the trivia competition last night. It was pretty close, but there is no denying that we blew some fairly easy questions. I know what stock options are, but could I come up with the word 'option' when push came to shove? No, I to... Read more

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