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Short blog so I get to work on time....
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      6 comments

Even though "most" of the streets are plowed there is still traffic congestion due to piles of snow everywhere and some lanes not plowed on the highways and byways...and I hit some "black ice" yesterday morning and started sliding on the highway... Read more
A simple and economical solution to dry eyes at night....
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      3 comments

I wear a CPAP mask and it leaks air into my eyes (and I don't think that is good for my eyes). Yesterday I finally thought of an easy solution...cover the eyes...I bought a sleep mask at Walgreen's for $9 (a little pricey but it is nice and ha... Read more
Good news on eye tomography....
Monday, December 13, 2010      5 comments

I have dry macular degeneration just in the beginning phase so my test turned out well. I need to check my vision a couple of times a week with the Amsler Grid to catch any change in my vision...particularly watching for distortion of straight ... Read more
Back to work today...eye tomography this afternoon.
Monday, December 13, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday when I fell and got all upset and hyperventilated....I realized that probably was not good for my blood pressure. I am feeling better today but a bit worn out feeling from too much excitement. I will work 6 hours today and after ... Read more
Friday already????
Friday, December 10, 2010      3 comments

As I am sparking, my 18-lb cat (who is hard to ignore) is sitting on the top edge of my recliner and swatting me in the head with his 2-lb tail....rather distracting...... ... Read more
Back home safe and sound...weather is still good...
Thursday, December 09, 2010      4 comments

Driving home from the hospital this morning was uneventful as the snow that was predicted missed us. We are supposed to get snow on Saturday which is the day we are going to my husband's sister's funeral. Thank goodness it is only about 20 mil... Read more
Need to get oxygen level checked at hospital tonight...
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      7 comments

I will be sleeping over in the hospital tonight for a wired up sleep study. I think there are about 25 wires to be connected to my head in addition to respiration belt around my chest, leg movement monitors, etc. It is amazing all the things t... Read more
Three more days off for bereavement....really?
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      13 comments

It is nice to have the rest of the week off for bereavement but the reason is not so nice....My husband's sister died a week after my sister died. My sister died after 10 years in assisted living. His sister died after approximately 10 years o... Read more
More reality...that is not so pleasant...
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      5 comments

My sister died a week ago yesterday. I just went back to work today after 6 days off work. I checked my messages before I left work and my husband found out his sister died yesterday. I just can't believe it....so I will have 3 more days off ... Read more
Reality bites....
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      7 comments

I am a bit upset to find out the macular degeneration in my right eye is advancing. Because it was just in the beginning stages a year ago I was not very concerned about it. I actually thought my vision was improving as I don't need my glasses... Read more
Macular degeneration is advancing in right eye...
Monday, December 06, 2010      1 comments

I am scheduled for a tomographic scan next week. Ophthalmologist said if it looks like wet AMD (age-related macular degeneration) he said injections (he did not say what kind of injections) are supposed to help. I have decided to get a sec... Read more
Forgot to do trivia yesterday////where did Sunday go?
Monday, December 06, 2010      5 comments

Today is my last day of vacation (3 days were for sister's death a week ago). Today is a "vacation" day to go for yearly eye exam and take hubby in this afternoon for a crown. He is not a happy camper about this so I have promised him he can h... Read more
No snow today....going to gym today...
Sunday, December 05, 2010      0 comments

So glad we are not iced in nor snowed in. Tomorrow I have eye doctor appt and hubby has appt to get first stage of a new crown.... I go back to work on Tuesday but on Wednesday night I will have another overnight sleep study so my CPAP ma... Read more
We got 8.8 inches of snow.... looking forward to lutefisk!!!!
Saturday, December 04, 2010      4 comments

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Friday...going to gym this a.m. to avoid new snowstorm....
Friday, December 03, 2010      2 comments

We are supposed to get another dump (up to 6 inches) of snow starting this afternoon. I will take hubby and me to the gym so we can avoid slippery driving conditions. I am sparking now but will soon be getting ready to leave the house. ... Read more

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