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Fine tuning of issues
Friday, September 16, 2011      4 comments

Saw my Rheumatologist today. Love her office scale it weighs too light by 5 lbs. Nice way to encourage your patients to allow you to weigh them. I noticed the nurse adjusted the correct number on her notes however. The doctor is pleased ... Read more
Leaving base camp!
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      3 comments

I was reassessed at physical therapy today. Just finishing painting the deck the other day was great feedback. Sure I needed to have breaks and yes I felt slower the day afterwards - but I actually painted the deck and finished it myself. ... Read more
Setting the pace
Monday, September 12, 2011      4 comments

I'm not a runner, but I've been starting to read a magazine for runners. Brain washing the synapses to think of the joy of moving. Today has been a challenge. One project I'm working on is staining the new desk. The first day I worked ... Read more
10 day break
Thursday, September 08, 2011      2 comments

I felt so cheated at first after the Remicade. I've always been tired the day after, but in continued this time. The previous two sessions I've had a burst of energy afterwards. Just didn't happen this time. So basically after the Monday inf... Read more
Gaining calm
Monday, August 29, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday, I just sat around the house all day. I'd sincerely intended it to be a return to church day. Even had my clothes ready, but again I failed to sleep well and I was completely exhausted. My husband keep hinting at having a drive ... Read more
Sunday, August 28, 2011      4 comments

Just tired. Things have been going better. I got out and did a list of errands yesterday. Early in the day, Friday, got the new higher dose (.8ml inject) MTX in my system. Compared to last week. more side effects and within 2 hours, but noth... Read more
Good ouch
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      1 comments

This will be quick 'cus I'm tired. PT first thing this morning. 20 minutes on treadmill and some balance exercises. Some planning to help a friend with some flowers for a wedding next Wednesday, Catching up with Internet while eating ... Read more
Witness to hope
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      1 comments

All those days spent in bed. All those hours thinking that if this is all life is, what's the point. All the embarrassment of watching my progress of weigh loss slip away. All the pain. All the suffering. All the moments of hopelessness. ... Read more
Mad Magazine Foldout
Monday, August 22, 2011      7 comments

Today is the first day that I will officially I feel normal. A small word - normal. After weeks of having a hard time even rising to go to the bathroom in the morning it is huge. I don't feel that I'm having to work at being happy it just hap... Read more
Saturday, August 20, 2011      3 comments

So I was planning to blog about the the glitches of yesterday, today. It is amazing that when things go better you have to little time to want to relive that and you can't wait to go out and take advantage of what is... I woke up late thi... Read more
Success Day
Friday, August 19, 2011      2 comments

How many day have you had to hear about me moaning and groaning. So there were some other things that happened today, but I'm going to be very focused on good so you can cheer with me. 1) Did 45 minutes non stop weigh lifting today 2) ... Read more
Hot Packs
Thursday, August 18, 2011      4 comments

So I dropped by a maxillary surgeons office today, since I didn't get any solution at my dentist's office. They wouldn't even see me if I didn't have a panorex of my teeth. That's plain silly. The "rex" refers to the crown of the tooth, so it ... Read more
What now?
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      1 comments

I just think I've started getting the pattern of my body and something new comes up. On Sunday night, when I had the migraine I was also getting jaw pain and where my bite didn't align correctly. Monday morning the whole left back part of ... Read more
Migraines and MTX
Sunday, August 14, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday seemed like such a fine day. Then after getting home from my outing I started feeling grumpy and off. Light started bothering me and then I was right back into a migraine. Things that helped me. Cold pack on the head. Laying d... Read more
Push to well
Saturday, August 13, 2011      5 comments

Have I been feeling well - truth no - however I've been pushing. Testing to see how much this body is up for. Thurday right after PT I took my methotrexate (5 pills) broken up over the afternoon. I went to my annual OBGYN exam. When to sl... Read more

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