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Humor on the flipside
Saturday, July 16, 2011      2 comments

How luck to be able to cut off emotions from logic - huh?, but then what if the world swirls past logic. Yesterday I had a really good day. My hands seemed close to normal, I did errands, it almost seemed possible that I was turning the bend. ... Read more
Thursday, July 14, 2011      6 comments

My doctor get much more information than I share here - they also get reports from my PT. Anyone that has been reading my blogs know that my BP and heart rate are all over the place. I informed the doc that I was taking myself off the Norv... Read more
Resting beside my dragon
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      2 comments

That was a solid ride. Friday night joined my parents for a movie. Saturday was sunny and I popped in at a fraternity reunion picnic. Took it slow and enjoyed seeing faces. Then my husband took me to see a fireworks display - so I really ... Read more
Self talk is so important.
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      3 comments

During the midst of my "bad day" yesterday, I went to the Panic Button community while waiting for my husband to bring home something to settle my stomach. (by the way with time, many others did answer my post) One of the woman that I answe... Read more
Monday, July 04, 2011      3 comments

After five weeks of just having an edgy stomach when I take the methotrexate I got Mack truck slammed this morning. Not sure if it is the higher dose or what. Room spinning, cold sweats, not keeping anything down. The hardest part was the hou... Read more
Tide is High
Saturday, July 02, 2011      5 comments

but I'm moving on. Turned 52 on Friday with one of my best birthdays yet. I share my birthday with my daughter and had so many greetings and surprised and a quiet wonderful dinner. Thursday my treatment course changed. I will be take... Read more
Monday, June 27, 2011      6 comments

Been doing a lot more. Some because my environment/situation demanded it, but also from my secret helper Providgil. Med that keeps you awake and turns on more blood flow to the brain) I've not taken this for a long time, but the cabin fever wa... Read more
The gap was not empty!
Saturday, June 25, 2011      5 comments

That's was a long gap away from Spark. After having fallen into the pit of gloom, then making the decision to not give up, I came up with some new rule to "ride the dragon" with that kept me very busy -- and have made some major changes for... Read more
For you Lynn, thanks for tightening the saddle
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      5 comments

I can't let my friends down. Even when I feel completely like giving up - which I did this morning through silly sobs that wouldn't stop - I was feeling very sorry for myself..the brain was sounding something like this. Fat slob you've... Read more
3am thoughts
Sunday, June 12, 2011      7 comments

I've taken an opiate for the pain, but am still awake. In the silence comes thoughts that you normally bite your tongue on. I don't want to be cremated, I don't want to be embalmed. I don't want flowers - just boughs of cedar and ... Read more
Increasing Dose
Saturday, June 11, 2011      6 comments

Wednesday night a coworker of mine took me to ER. At the start my BP and pulse were high, but then dropped off to top normal range. I was released with order to come back the next morning for a holter monitor (does h24 hr tracking of pulse and... Read more
Gorilla on my chest
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      4 comments

Ever since last Thursday I've had a gorilla pounding on my chest. My heart rate has not gone under 107. Thet put me on Norvas (sp) and the bp went down but not into normal range,,,the pounding however continues with a headache the is yucky. ... Read more
Dragon may be sleeping, I'm not
Sunday, June 05, 2011      1 comments

Second night that I didn't sleep all night. Side effect of prednisone. So as much as I pulled my act together yesterday, I'm wiped out today. Taking it easy, watching a movie and hoping for a good night rest tonight.... Read more
Reptilian Fear
Saturday, June 04, 2011      3 comments

Such a strange week. Monday despite feeling really tired, drove over to Ellensburg area with my mother. Just needed to escape the house...too many hours being inside and looking at the same walls. The weather there was warm and found a pr... Read more
Sleeping Dragon
Monday, May 30, 2011      4 comments

Hush be very quiet my dragon is sleeping. For the last two days the hot/chill cycles and the blast furnace flashes from my dragon have died down. On Saturday I walked over to our park and attended our community Spring Fling (pool opening).... Read more

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