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Honesty Check
Monday, November 03, 2014      8 comments

I had a doctor's appointment on Friday for sinus infection and a cold. I got a nasty shock when I got on the scales. Since my surgery in July, I haven't been able to exercise like I had gotten into the habit of doing. I topped the scales ... Read more
Sad Today
Thursday, August 28, 2014      18 comments

I am on an emotional roller coaster today. Last night Clyde found our cat curled up dead. He was our 4 legged son and we loved him dearly. He had been in great shape until 2 days ago when he started crying and acting listless. He was sup... Read more
Cancer Free
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      8 comments

I had my follow-up today. I am cancer free and will not need chemo or radiation therapy. I will have CT Scans and follow-up appointments every 6 months for at least 2 years to make sure that there isn't any new growths. I did find out tod... Read more
Home Again
Friday, August 08, 2014      9 comments

This is the first chance I have had to update everyone on my surgery. The VA Hospital didn't have WiFi. They surgery itself lasted a little over 7 hours. They removed the whole upper lobe of the right lung. The cancer was just a small sp... Read more
Tuesday, July 22, 2014      4 comments

I finally have a time to check-in for surgery. I have to be there at 5:30 am which means leaving home at 3:30. Or as my DH says, "Oh my God that's early!!". ... Read more
Big Day Wednesday
Monday, July 21, 2014      6 comments

I have had all the preliminary appointments now and I'm just waiting for the surgery. The wait is the worst. At least until after surgery. I have had a very busy 2 weeks! The surgery will be done on Wednesday. It will take between 2 and... Read more
Surgeon's Visit
Tuesday, July 01, 2014      7 comments

I had my appointment with the thoracic surgeon this afternoon. We went over all the test data and I have a pretty good understanding of what to expect over the next few weeks. She showed me the PET Scan results. The mass is near the botto... Read more
Crunch Time
Thursday, June 26, 2014      3 comments

All the tests are done and the results are in. I got a call from the doctor a little while ago. She had just seen the results of the breathing function test that was done yesterday and the PET Scan that was done this morning. The PET Scan... Read more
Another Udpate
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      7 comments

I got a call from Dr. Cella at the Pulmonary Clinic at the VA Hospital in Seattle at 8:45 this morning. She is in her Residency (UW Medicine) there and is working under the Pulmonologist doctors. 1. The mass has been growing over the past... Read more
Speed Bump Update
Tuesday, June 17, 2014      3 comments

I had my appointment with the pulmonologist today. He said that the symptoms of my chest heaviness and shortness of breath are common with COPD. He is requesting lung/breathing tests to access that. He put a urgent on the request. He is al... Read more
Another Speed Bump
Saturday, June 14, 2014      7 comments

On Monday night my hubby took me in to the ER because of chest pain and shortness of breath. This has happened in the past but with my aneurysm we went to be on the safe side... They did a CT Scan of my chest and compared it to ones done on... Read more
Feeling Down
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      9 comments

I am not doing so well emotionally and haven't for the past few days. I don't deal well with death and there has been another in the family. It was one of my cousins who I have known since I was 3 years old. She was 15 at the time. My family... Read more
Another Hubby Update
Monday, September 23, 2013      7 comments

Hubby got taken off 2 of his meds!! emoticon One was a blood thinner and the other was one of the 2 he was taking... Read more
Thursday, September 05, 2013      5 comments

I received an e-mail this morning with a link to an interesting article. I had thought about putting a post on all my SparkTeams but this way is just as good to reach my SparkFriends. Here's the link. www.foodrevolution.org/b
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Sunday, August 25, 2013      6 comments

Okay... Maybe an extreme title for some... BUT!! I had an awesome day at Church this morning! The Holy Spirit was moving and we were all blessed. A young man was waiting for the doors to open to be baptized when our pastor showe... Read more

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