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    Irregular Heartbeat

    Went to Cardio last week and he suggested doing a monitor. Did not say he was having sent to my house. Thought I was getting an Early BD present. Got it was in shock. Not a bulky box with a shoulder strap like in the old days. But we are trying to figure out what is causing the irregular...
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    Changes coming my way

    Well, had a change in my Metformin to Metformin ER. I have had troubles it for years and recently got worse. So the doctor mistaken out me on one ER med that $243.00 for a three month supply, forgetting that being on SSDI means low income. So I let the clinic know what he made a mistake and so...
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    House cleaning

    I have decided to work on my bedroom in cleaning stuff up. I got baseboards to clean with Krude Jutter. I saw the DIY on You Tube. I happen to have a bottle of the stuff and will be doing that next week in some of the rooms. And to go through some unpacked boxes and see what can be put in...
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    Medication Change

    I went to the PC on Wednesday and got a change on my dosage of Metformin. I was taking 2000 a day, now it is 1000 a day. So happy. Testing glucose once a day or so, so the Metformin I have now is 1000, so I can take it once a day. Hopeful that someday be pill free. A1C has been 6.7 for several...
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    Shots-Flu and Covid-19 booster

    I went yesterday and got a double whammy, flu shot and Covid-19 booster. Only sore arms at the injection sites on each arm. Feeling fine. So glad I am so proactive on my health. Had the flu years ago as a child and was miserable for weeks. Never again. And feel great about the booster, just did...
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    20 years on September in 2001

    I can't believe it has been 20 years since that day I was under the knife again, this was for the replacement and waking up several times banging on the railing of my bed. And the pump head moments when I got back to work and had to relearn everything. But glad I went through it. I was 36 years...
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    Tomorrow Is The Big Day

    Tomorrow morning, I will be getting the right eye cataract removal. I am on pins and needles since the vision has gotten worse. I am glad to have this done now, cause I loved to read books, but the last few years have been hard on the concentration. And later we will get the left eye. So happy...
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    Going on 20 years this month

    Well, going on 20 years this years for my St. Jude's valve. And it was a heck of a time. Was out for leg infection(later was diagnosed as edema), slight fever and waiting for surgery the week of 9/11. And then was ready to go home afterward. Was in the hospital for 4 days, was glad to get home...
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    Cataract Surgery coming soon

    Well, I am looking forward to soon having Cataract Surgery. What made me so mad yesterday. I go to the Eye Clinic and the new Doctor said that the cataracts was getting worse. I can't even read the closed captioning on my television. I wondered why my eyeglass lens was dirty so much. But this...
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    Irregular Heartbeat

    Question to the ones who have the experience. Do you generally know about irregular heartbeat and what are the signs to look for? My doctors' have said that I have an irregular heartbeat, but I feel fine, just occasional heart palpitations every so often as I am 56 years young. Just asking...
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    edema ad DVT

    I was in a terrible place earlier this year with the pandemic. I had never known that I had edema in both my legs. Talking about over 30 years of being given Antibiotics and off the feet. Well, this year, I found out when I could have my leg problem looked at, found out it was edema and weeping...
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    19 Year Anniversary

    Well, I made it to 19 years, not long after 09-11-2001 when I had my Aortic Valve Replacement. So happy that answers are being answer after so many years on my legs. No more guessing. But happy anyway.
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    Dealing With a Loss

    I know I have shared my loss of my furry BFF Dixie. And I have shared about my move and changes. Well, move is halfway done, my grief has steadied a bit. And my new Fur Baby Zoey and I are still bonding very well. My INR has been stable and hope it keeps that way. Hope everyone has a great...
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    Moving

    Have been stressing for the last few days. Was to have moved into my new one bedroom unit over the weekend. Not happened. The manager waited till the day before he was to leave town to get the electrician in to fix some wiring. And was to have some helpers to help me move a heavy couch and two...
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    9/13/2001

    Yes I missed my anniversary date. Was busy with Dixie(who recently) passed and getting used to my new BFF Zoey. But so glad everything is going fine at the moment. Getting with a real Cardio in November. Going to change PC cause the other one did not make me feel comfortable. SO otherwise, doing...
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    A New Helper

    I recently lost my Dog Dixie, over a month ago. I want to share my new heart mender, Zoey. She has been a great help and in two days, we will be celebrating one month together. Got her the same place as I got my Dixie, a rescue shelter and we are BFF. She helps keep me going everyday. I just...
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    Dog got Sick

    My dog, Dixie, got sick two weeks ago, took her to the vet. She was not eating for over two days, very weak and looked sad in the eyes. He looked her over, sent her home with antibiotics. Two days later, she was not getting better, got blood work done, inconclusive of what was causing her...
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    Coagulation Reading

    I was freaking out the other day when I went to my lab and got the reading of 3.0. Forgot that was a normal reading. I figured it out yesterday. After having two readings of 1.8, it is a better reading. WOW! And I almost had a salad the day before. LOL! Just had to share. Thanks for listening...
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    Getting to do more work.

    I am getting a Hydro power washer to clean my patio chairs and it is coming in next week. Got on sale through Walmart and the washer is coming between Friday and Monday. Just the the soap and they had to reship it cause the first one was delivered to the wrong address. They got it back and I got...
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    Even Interns makes Mistakes.

    Had to go to a different person to get my type 2 diabetes check up and to get new scripts on my maintenance drugs so I would not run out after the upcoming 4th of July weekend. She got everything but the Metformin, which I only had a week left. I hope to hear about it being sent to my local...
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