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I have a 4 month check up with my primary care physician, at 2:45pm. I will be taking the bus, after my appointment. Because at 3pm, the driver will be heading back to her office. The nurs...


November 07, 2018

Catching Up... in And So It Goes....

My mammogram was unremarkable. I am still suffering from RLS. I need to let my nurse practitioner know. The Olanzapine (Zyprexa) is helping me with overall functioning, and pretty much evens out ...


October 24, 2018

Of Wednesday... in And So It Goes....

Friday, the dentist pulled out a tooth that was “dead”. The discomfort was minimal, because they did a good job of anesthetizing my mouth. The bleeding, post-procedure, was also minimal. ...


Today I started my holiday baking. I baked German Cookies. One of the ingredients in the recipe is two tablespoons of sour milk. I did not have any buttermilk, on hand so I googled on my computer...


October 02, 2018

The Results! in And So It Goes....

I was early for my appointment, so I was seen early. The dental tech recorded my vital signs and went over my medication list. They took x-rays. The dental hygienist examined the bump on my upper...


Last night, I was up for the better part of the night, due to restless leg syndrome. Yesterday I phoned the nurse practitioner’s office, to let them know that the RLS is getting worse. I cannot g...


I was practically up all night, last night. The RLS was very bad. I tried taking a warm shower. That did not help. Sunday night, I got up and made pasta salad. Moving about in the kitchen reliev...


Well, this past week I was able to keep all of my appointments, aside from the appointment with my therapist, as I was having severe pain and had to cancel it. I made it to recertification. I saw...


This morning, I woke up with severe discomfort in the right lower quadrant of my abdomen. I could barely move w/o experiencing terrible pain. Bear brought down Ibuprofen. I took one w/ food and w...


September 25, 2018

Recertification... in And So It Goes....

This morning, at 9:30, I had to go for recertification on my apartment to determine if the housing authority would be renewing my lease. I brought all of the necessary documentation. I am good fo...


September 23, 2018

Sunday Afternoon... in And So It Goes....

Hello, everyone. It has been several days since I have been on here. Yesterday was spent catching up on laundry, 5 loads to be exact. I started washing at 9:30am and did not finish up until 1:30p...


One of my sisters had a birthday on September 11th. She turned 60. She is three years older than I am. Tomorrow, my oldest daughter is going to pick me up, then we are going to meet my sister at ...


September 17, 2018

Monday Afternoon... in And So It Goes....

My wake-up time was 6am. I went through my usual routine, then took a shower. After taking my trash to the rubbish shute, I took back to the first floor balcony, a grocery cart that one of my nei...


September 16, 2018

Sunday Afternoon... in And So It Goes....

I think that I am very withdrawn, on this new medication. It took everything that I had to leave my apartment, to go outside for a smoke. I was feeling as if I did not want to run into anyone, es...


After being up for three hours, during the night due to restless leg syndrome, I did not get up until 8am. I had no trouble with RLS until I got on the Olanzapine (generic for the antipsychotic m...


September 14, 2018

Friday Afternoon... in And So It Goes....

My wake-up time was 5am. Last night, I did not experience RLS. This morning, I went up to Walmart to do some shopping for Bear and myself. Bear asked me to get some chopped ham and swiss cheese, ...


Last night, I was up for three hours, straight suffering from restless leg syndrome. It is awful. I am going to google, “What can you do to relieve restless leg syndrome”? I lost so much sleep la...


September 10, 2018

Monday Fun-Day? in And So It Goes....

I set my alarm for early morning, so that I could set aside enough time to wash my hair before my appointment. Well, when it got time to get up, I decided to sleep longer. This morning, I had an ...


September 09, 2018

Sunday Evening... in And So It Goes....

Someone just set off the fire alarm in the building. I just heard the fire truck pull off onto the road adjacent to our building. Today, I helped out Bear, a great deal. I fixed him some oa...


September 07, 2018

Friday Afternoon... in And So It Goes....

My wake up time was 6:30 am. I went through my usual routine, then when I got back from having a smoke, I cleaned out my refrigerator, washed out bowls and containers, and had more trash to take ...


This morning, the van driver phoned to ask me if I would like to go out for lunch, before taking me to Walmart. We went to Burger King, which opened downtown, last spring. I ordered a Whopper, fr...


I got up very early this morning, because the van driver was supposed to pick me up at 8:45 am. After I straightened my apartment and got ready, I went outside for a smoke. At the gazebo were th...


Tomorrow Bear will see his primary care physician to discuss what the outcome of his mobility impairment will be. He might suggest some type of knee surgery, or he might recommend his going into ...


September 02, 2018

On Down the Road... in And So It Goes....

For myself, October marks the unofficial start of baking season. I think I will just see what develops. I am not going to put too much pressure on myself, this year. What I do, I do and what I do...


September 01, 2018

Saturday Evening... in And So It Goes....

Tomorrow is laundry day. I have 5 loads to wash. I think that I am going to try that no-bake peanut butter cookie recipe that I posted, today. It sounded good to me. I have made the kind that cal...


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