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My Continued Recovery--I can walk!
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      6 comments

I was able to walk out to the mailbox and back today. Wednesday I have a doc. appt. with my GI and I also have to go to the DMV and get my license renewed. I am hoping to the energy soon to do a little shopping. Marti and I both need summer clot... Read more
My Recovery--Slowly but Surely
Thursday, April 01, 2010      3 comments

I am finally on a good road to recovery from this recent flare-up. This was a bad one, triggered by a bad UTI. Thanks to having a GI I can see in clinic, I barely escaped being hospitalized this year. He was able to get me on Prednisone and a sl... Read more
My Antibiotics
Friday, March 05, 2010      4 comments

After 2 days, I was finally able to get my antibiotics to start taking them. I am so glad, because the lymphatic pain was getting worse again due to the increasing inflammation caused by infection. Not to mention my UC is still flaring up until ... Read more
My Chest Pain & Swelling
Thursday, March 04, 2010      7 comments

I spent most of the day at the hospital yesterday. I got concerned because I was suffering from severe chest, back, neck, shoulder, and arm pain just on the left side of my body. I also had some strange swelling right below my collar bone. ... Read more
My Relief
Monday, March 01, 2010      6 comments

Maintaining a healthy diet makes more of a difference than I originally thought it would. My stomach has been hurting so much less today than it has been. I have also been tracking all my food today. I haven't done that in a long time. I a... Read more
My Husband's Healthy Invention
Sunday, February 28, 2010      5 comments

DH and I had a discussion today about how we really need to start eating healthy. I'm going to have to cut most dairy out of my diet and fast food seeing as how I have been having a lot of intestinal problems lately most like due to my diet. He ... Read more
My Yesterday
Thursday, February 25, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday, DH, baby girl and I went to the gym. They were having an anniversary party, so they were letting members bring in extra people for free. Marti went to Kids Club, while DH and I went swimming, but after a few mins I was ready to relax,... Read more
My Poor Baby
Monday, February 22, 2010      6 comments

My poor baby had to get a TB skin test and it came back positive. The next step is to have blood tests done to check her organ function and a chest x-ray to check for active lesions. Best case scenario, the chest x-ray is negative and she will t... Read more
My Darling Daughter
Thursday, February 04, 2010      6 comments

My precious little one is out in the backyard, digging in the dirt, observing "creatures" and she keeps coming in to tell me about everything that happens. It's so cute. ... Read more
My Good Day
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      2 comments

Today was a good day. I wasn't able to eat all morning because I had to have to some blood tests done that I had to "fast" for at least 14 hrs before having the blood drawn. It was a beautiful day outside and I felt pretty good. I wasn't sore, m... Read more
My Need for Food
Saturday, January 30, 2010      3 comments

I am craving food. My appetite is finally coming back, and I've been practically living off of Wendy's caesar side salads and crackers and that sort of thing since my surgery. My husband doesn't cook meals and if he does he doesn't make them nut... Read more
My Recovery
Friday, January 29, 2010      3 comments

My recovery seems to be going smoothly. I'm a little sore, but I'm keeping up with my pain meds as instructed. I was given info that explained it's important to take the pain meds as instructed because pain inhibits movement and movement is impo... Read more
My Surgery/Discovery
Thursday, January 28, 2010      4 comments

My surgery this morning went fine. No extra bleeding or any dangerous complications. Once we got the pain under control and I got some sleep, I started to feel much better. I woke up before they took the breathing tube out, so I remember kinda f... Read more
My Pre-Op Prep
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      5 comments

I had some labs drawn and consult with a nurse. I have to do a 14 hr fast in order to have some more blood tests in the morning before my surgery. So I have officially had my last meal for today. The only thing I am allowed to have is juice or w... Read more
My Anticipation
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      2 comments

I'm going in for minor surgery on Thursday. Tomorrow I have to get blood drawn for pre-op labs. I have no idea if the antibiotics are working or not because it just looks like it's not doing anything. It doesn't look like it's getting any b... Read more

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