Monthly Archives: April 2012

Medical tests don’t reveal I’m Wonder Woman!!

I finally went in for my medical tests yesterday. The long awaited CT scan and echo cardiogram — along with multiple vials of blood. I got two missed calls from my doctor yesterday evening and by the time I called … Continue reading

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Another day, another infection …

You would think I’d be used to it by now. I seem to spend most of my life at the doctor’s office. Whether it’s my primary care physician, my allergist, my rheumy or my OBGYN (I’ve seen them all in the … Continue reading

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tulip

So far this spring has meant bronchitis, lung problems, possible heart problems, a chronic sore throat and cough, asthma attacks nearly every day and a sinus infections for me … but it still brings beautiful flowers! 🙂

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How do you keep your heart from breaking?

I had never even heard of cor pulmonale until today. Now I’m anxiously awaiting an echocardiogram and cat scan to rule it out. What is it you ask? In laymens terms — it’s heart failure. Do I feel like my … Continue reading

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Joint swelling, soreness, headache, depression — and that’s just today!!

Most days are fairly normal living with autoimmune diseases. Ok, maybe not. Unless you consider multiple trips to the doctor, waking up with visible joint swelling (when your 35 mind you), constant fatigue, hoarseness, shortness of breath, headaches, depression and an … Continue reading

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covered bridge

covered bridge

The beginning of major changes in my life started here!

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Yet another diagnosis

“Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about. ” ~ Oscar Wilde One of my favorite authors (Oscar Wilde) said that life is far too important a thing to ever talk seriously about. I would venture … Continue reading

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