Happy Birthday to me, 69 today.
Sunday, May 31, 2015      5 comments

Yesterday was a day to remember...played the piano at the nursing home and after talking to a nurse there decided to go the ortho walk-in (or limp-in) clinic. I was there 4 hours. Dr. decided to rule out ruptured disc and/or cauda equina. Was... Read more
More really good news (blood glucose readings(
Sunday, April 19, 2015      3 comments

Finally found my 2 back up blood glucose monitors (MIA for 3 months). After a 500 calorie breakfast reading was 120. Before evening meal it was down to 69. 2 hours after spaghetti dinner with desert it was at 125. I am supposed ... Read more
doing very well with eye injections...
Friday, April 17, 2015      1 comments

"SRF" *subretinal fluid) resolved." Dr. said all the excess fluid in eye is gone which is great news. Eyes tested with glasses at 20-20 left and 20=25 on right (wet macular degeneration). Very happy I have such great results, though still... Read more
Went 6 months without fall with injury...
Friday, February 13, 2015      2 comments

The walk-in clinic I went to yesterday after a bad fall going into eye specialist's office has a very funny phone number : 952-456-OUCH. I had eye injection, went home and napped about 5 hours. (Eye doctor hit a blood vessel and I have a... Read more
On the zigzag of weight chart....
Saturday, January 31, 2015      0 comments

Was down to 235 this last week but today am up to 238.8. Overate, I assume. Had a smaller breakfast and need to watch the snacking and ice cream!... Read more
Great combo for breakfast!
Friday, January 23, 2015      3 comments

My cereal was 1/4 cup of oatmeal, 1 tbs alfalfa powder, 1 tbs psyllium powder, 1 tbs of chia seeds, 2 scoops of egg white powder, sweetened with stevia and topped with a banana and 1/2 cup of almond milk. I used hot water (4 glugs from the... Read more
Went back to nursing home to play piano...
Sunday, January 18, 2015      4 comments

Last week I felt exhausted and didn't go but the week before there was a flu outbreak in the unit where I play piano so didn't take chance of getting infection. Today some of the people looked a bit dragged out (especially Tony, he is usual... Read more
Did not go swimming but I did shovel snow today...
Sunday, December 28, 2014      2 comments

Finally, I tracked some exercise, 30 minutes of shoveling. I took it easy on my back and tried not to lift but mostly push the snow. I don't think I strained my back too much, but am taking it easy before I cook dinner. I am making spaghetti ... Read more
No vertigo..."cured" ....
Sunday, December 21, 2014      2 comments

When I thought I was falling out of bed, I was but didn't know it. My adjustable bed mattress slides toward the side I am on if I am not in the middle of the bed while moving up and down. So after investigating the dizzy effect thoro... Read more
Falling 2 x last week, vertigo this a.m & lichen planus
Saturday, December 06, 2014      2 comments

Lordy, Lordy. What next, dear God? Two new diagnoses in 2 weeks. I hope the vertigo improves as I had it in bed when turning over and thought the bed was tipping and I was falling out of bed. This is the worst vertigo I have ever had.... Read more
I can't believe I tripped and fell twice, then next day smashed shin on trailer hitch...
Saturday, November 29, 2014      3 comments

I had a bad fall and had trouble getting up. I tripped over a rolled up rug while carrying a metal basket of laundry. Scraped elbow, bumped chest and twisted left knee(knee replacement). Later in the day I fell on that basket again (on other s... Read more
Bags under eyes...etc., etc.
Saturday, November 22, 2014      2 comments

Too much sleeping and resting in new bed lately. Have irritated my spine from sitting in bed with computer and have all kinds of nerve pain, numbness in lower extremities, spine and all the way to neck Even have some symptoms in hands. ... Read more
Got my new adjustable bed today...
Saturday, October 25, 2014      0 comments

Had a nice nap before dinner which reminds me I forgot to put away the leftovers....bye I'm baaack.... So glad I put away the chicken in the kitchen...... Read more
Down another lb today! Yeaaaaay!
Sunday, October 19, 2014      5 comments

237...down 13 lb since July. I am eating more protein and fewer carbs (when I don't succumb to occasional cookie). Having my annual physical this Friday. My doctor should be happy on the weight loss. Having a bit of a problem with ... Read more
Weighed in today...good news!
Saturday, October 18, 2014      3 comments

I am at 238 which is great news for me. I did not weigh myself all week and am pleased with my result. I had a 500-calorie breakfast (high protein, low fat) and checked my blood sugar shortly afterward and was shocked to see a reading of... Read more

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