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Long week/weekend
Saturday, February 29, 2020      1 comments

Today little miss had her basketball tournament for special Olympics. It was a long day but she had fun. Last night was opening ceremonies. Tomorrow is her last cookie booth for Girl Scouts. Then I start a 10 day in a row work stretch. My ... Read more
A long week already
Wednesday, February 26, 2020      3 comments

My husband spent all morning yesterday in the ER, two doc appointments today, scheduled for surgery Friday morning, but is back in the ER right now. He has a stone that won’t move and now his white counts have doubled since yesterday so probably... Read more
More loss
Saturday, February 22, 2020      3 comments

Some good friends Of ours lost a family friend today. We knew the friend too, she was a sweet giving woman, albeit “rough around the edges”. Cancer took her quickly. We took their younger daughter with us this afternoon and she and our daughter... Read more
Thursday, February 20, 2020      3 comments

My blood sugar is back up. It’s not been normal at all since starting insulin, but it’s creeping back up close to 400. I just don’t get it and don’t get why my doc isn’t being more aggressive. My husband found out he has a large hernia and... Read more
A good meeting
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      3 comments

We had our daughter’s annual IEP meeting tonight and it went well. They agreed to do the testing we requested. I’m sure they will want to refuse to diagnose her with dyslexia or provide additional services, but we’ll fight that battle when we ge... Read more
Another weekend over
Sunday, February 16, 2020      1 comments

Another weekend almost over. They just go faster and faster. My daughter handled the funeral yesterday very well. Her teacher was there and I think that was good for both of them. We took her to Starbucks afterwards and she enjoyed that. Today w... Read more
Is this week over yet?
Thursday, February 13, 2020      2 comments

This has been a long week of sickness. I called in to work on Monday. Went back on Tuesday even tho I probably shouldn’t have. Kept the kiddo home two days. Then got a call yesterday from the school that one of my daughter’s friends at school pa... Read more
My turn
Saturday, February 08, 2020      3 comments

Well I ended up at urgent care today. Double ear infections for me. Got a shot of rocephin and a week's worth of amoxicillan, and a cough syrup. Bad thing is we had a date night arranged, so I loaded up on meds and we went anyway! It was a n... Read more
Some hope????
Friday, February 07, 2020      3 comments

Wow, I am already seeing an improvement in my blood sugar and how I feel just after today using the short acting insulin! I went and took a walk during my lunch break. I feel like a fog has lifted. My vision is better! I can think more clear... Read more
Thursday, February 06, 2020      5 comments

Finally got my doctor to set me up with a short acting insulin to use before meals. Of course it’s really expensive and we can’t afford it! But I got it anyway to see if I can get to feeling better. Changes at work again but it looks like... Read more
Really Struggling
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      3 comments

Blood sugar has crept back up into the 300's. Still waiting to hear on reassignments at work. Got lots of snow/ice today and took over an hour to get home (usually takes 15-20 min) and will have to drive in it tomorrow to work-they won't let u... Read more
Friday, January 31, 2020      0 comments

So glad it's Friday again. Found out this week that one of our social workers resigned so we're down 2 now and they want to move me again. Did have an interesting conversation with someone from our rehab...think we both planted a seed with eac... Read more
Feeling down
Tuesday, January 28, 2020      6 comments

More changes at work =more stress that I don’t need. (We’ve lost 2 social workers and they want to move me again, and we will have to rotate Saturdays again). Blood sugar is still high and I keep going up on the units of insulin. Husband still d... Read more
Sunday, January 26, 2020      2 comments

Yesterday I spent the day running the kid around to dance class, delivering cookies, and the library. She helped me drop off some clothes that were donated to me for the hospital (a lot of times when the homeless come in they cut off their clot... Read more
Tummy troubles
Wednesday, January 22, 2020      4 comments

Woke up with tummy troubles today. Made it to work, decided to do a BRAT diet today and that worked well. Also got some good "Calm" hot tea that settled my tummy. Ate a lighter dinner, hoping that doesn't cause problems!!... Read more

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