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Update on job/health
Saturday, June 19, 2021      4 comments

Well today was my last day at my current job after 5 years. I did get that job I interviewed for! I start July 6 and am so excited about it. I don't know what to do with myself with 16 days off work!! We leave Monday for the beach since our ... Read more
Doing well, trying to avoid sabotage
Sunday, May 02, 2021      0 comments

I have been following Whole30 and using WW consistently for 3 weeks now, and feel pretty good. I had a nasty stomach bug last weekend so had a few days where I was not following Whole30. Wish I could lose more weight, but feeling better is a g... Read more
Building momentum
Monday, April 19, 2021      0 comments

Well got my abdominal ultrasound on Friday. It takes quite awhile to get results, which I don't understand. If I were an inpatient, we'd have them immediately, but outpatient, 2 weeks! and I work there!! but I lost 1.6 pounds last week, ... Read more
Still frustrated
Thursday, April 15, 2021      0 comments

Well my doctor is back to just ignoring me. Said to come back in if symptoms persist. I said I DID come back in time to do something about it! They hadn't even scheduled the ultrasounds. So i pushed for that and now they are tomorrow, but th... Read more
Guess it was a good thing...
Wednesday, April 14, 2021      2 comments

...that I went to see my doctor and pushed her for some answers. She did a bunch of labwork and several tests came back elevated so they are supposed to be scheduling me for an abdominal scan. She also started me on protonix to see if that mad... Read more
So tired...
Sunday, April 11, 2021      1 comments

I'm so tired of feeling bad and hurting. I see my doctor tomorrow about the pain in my left side that has been there for a year now. I went in a year ago, they said it was kidney stones, and sent me on my way. Pain is still there and now I'm ... Read more
Finally made a choice
Sunday, January 31, 2021      3 comments

Well I finally got disgusted with myself and joined WW. I'm tired of hurting all the time and feeling miserable. My husband and I have been talking about ways to get myself motivated and I finally decided on joining WW. So far I am loving the... Read more
Dare I say??
Friday, January 15, 2021      8 comments

Well hate to say this out loud, but I think I may have finally kicked this fever. And I finally feel somewhat normal today! Plan to rest again today. Can't go back to work until Monday tho.... Read more
Side effects
Thursday, January 14, 2021      5 comments

So Tuesday afternoon I got my 2nd Covid vaccine. Yesterday morning about 8:30 I started having really bad chills and nausea. About an hour after that I started running a fever. Occupational health said I had to go home and can't come back unt... Read more
Made it home
Wednesday, October 28, 2020      2 comments

Got a rental car and drove home yesterday. Flights are still canceled into town. The drive was fine until I hit city limits. We got more moisture last night and it’s currently snowing again! I don’t think I’ve ever seen it snow/ice for this man... Read more
Monday, October 26, 2020      3 comments

Trying to get home from my annual girls weekend in Minneapolis but my flight out of Dallas was cancelled due to bad weather back home. So I’m holed up in a hotel room, waiting on my dinner to be delivered, and hoping for the best in the morning.... Read more
Time to do something
Monday, October 19, 2020      3 comments

I did not like the number on the scale at the doctor today. And my blood pressure was up again. My husband said we need to look at a gym membership vs buying a treadmill or another piece of equipment. He said we need to get back to working out ... Read more
Sunday, October 18, 2020      4 comments

Had to work yesterday, off today, back to work tomorrow for 4 days then off for 4 days and headed to Minneapolis for my annual girls weekend with my sister, aunts, and grandmother. Can't wait. Was hoping to get a walk in today, a nice long one... Read more
Back to work today
Tuesday, October 13, 2020      1 comments

Went back to work today and the day went well. My hand is feeling better every day. we had our computers back for the most part today, which was so nice after the last 2 weeks of NONE. I've been recruited to the PTA board at my daughter's sch... Read more
Good doc appt.
Monday, October 12, 2020      2 comments

I think I finally found a podiatrist I like! I do have plantar fasciitis in my right heel, tendonitis, and a bone spur. He recommended icing it (which I've geen doing), some stretches, a good place in town to find good supportive shoes, and an... Read more

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