LIZS101's Blogs

Tuesday, February 11, 2014      1 comments

I thought that when I got out of rehab that I could just jump back into my prior life, pick up my diet and all would be great. I did not count on having to deal with new and different issues. I had missed spring and most of summer. All ... Read more
A New Start
Saturday, August 03, 2013      1 comments

Here I am again. I was released from the Rehab facility on August 1, 2013. How amazing it was to set foot in my home again for he first time since April 29, 2013. I cannot believe that everything is the same. The jewelry I was working on bef... Read more
I thought I had been through it all!
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      3 comments

Well, when I posted last, I thought I had been through it all and was now well on my way to a healthy me. I am here to tell you that it is still true however I did hit one more little glitch in the way. On April 29th, 2013, we went to the a lo... Read more
Time Flies
Monday, April 08, 2013      2 comments

I can't believe it has been over a month since my last post. I am doing really well but it is a battle. I am keeping food down most days, but still have trouble once in a while but I think that is normal. It is so nice to look at my calendar ... Read more
Just an Update
Monday, March 04, 2013      6 comments

A phone call from a friend here on SparkPeople reminded me that I have not posted for a while and it was time to tell everyone how well I am doing. Although it does not show on my spark record, I am now down over 100 pounds since I started this... Read more
A Great Day and Progress
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      5 comments

emoticon Today was a wonderful day. I had an appointment with my surgeon and the dietitian today. My wounds are... Read more
Home and on track
Thursday, January 31, 2013      7 comments

I am finally home. I was hospitalized from the afternoon of January 17th through the afternoon of January 29th. Believe me 13 days in a hospital is more than I ever want to spend in a hospital again. I am so glad to be home and my dogs are so... Read more
Back in the Hospital
Monday, January 21, 2013      4 comments

I was readmitted to the hospital once again on Thursday, January 17, 2013. My Cardiologist feels that they now have my A-Fib under control and Congestive Heart Failure in the process of reversing which is fantastic news. Since those are under... Read more
Never a Dull Moment
Sunday, January 06, 2013      4 comments

I saw my regular cardiologist Thursday and the good news is that he feels that if we can get the A-Fib under control then any damage to my heart should reverse and recover. The bad news is that the current diagnosis for me is A-Fib with Congesti... Read more
Just Another Hurdle
Sunday, December 02, 2012      4 comments

I finally had my heart ablation last Wednesday. I was hoping that this would be the solution to my last remaining problem, and it may still be but it isn't going to happen as soon as I thought. I went in and had the procedures Wednesday aftern... Read more
Achieving those goals
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      2 comments

emoticon The first goal I had set for myself was met today. I have now lost 51 pounds. I am so excited. Despit... Read more
The Right Direction
Friday, November 02, 2012      2 comments

Everything seems to finally be going in the right direction now. It's taken a while, but hanging in there was so right. Now that I can see progress it is really worth it. Believe me there were many times that I wanted to give up but then I wo... Read more
Progress Finally
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      4 comments

I had my last dilation this past Thursday and am feeling much better. The Dr. says that it is no guarantee that this will not happen again but he is satisfied with the opening now and feels it should hold. I am so pleased to be able to eat and... Read more
It's All Learning and Patience
Friday, October 19, 2012      2 comments

I had what turned out to be my first dilation yesterday. Yes, I said first. While they were prepping me one of the nurses mentioned that she was sure I was aware that it can take several procedures to correct a stricture. That was the first I... Read more
Endoscopy Results
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      2 comments

It looks like I am finally getting some answers. I had my endoscopy today and I have a stricture. The summary the Dr. gave me did not explain where the stricture was or how tight it was. I have an appointment for Thursday of next week (10/18/... Read more

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